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No. 1 — Five Years In A Row!

Brittany Farms was harness racing’s leading breeder in average earnings per starter in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021… and it repeated the title again in 2022!

Mares I/F To Perfect Sting Top Sale

Two mares carrying first-crop foals by 2 and 3-year-old Dan Patch and Breeders Crown champion Perfect Sting were the top-priced in-foal pacing broodmares sold at the Harrisburg Mixed Sale on Thursday, Nov. 10.

Pebble Beach Makes His Case

Pebble Beach p,2,1:48.4; 3,1:48.1 ($1,685,800), bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, polished his credentials and made a statement as to why he should be voted the Dan Patch Award with an authoritative win in the Matron Stakes.

Still No. 1 In Breeders Crown Champions

After victories by Brittany-breds Pebble Beach and Special Way in the Oct. 28 & 29 Breeders Crown Finals, Brittany remains the leading breeder of Breeders Crown champions, with 30 — although it now shares that no. 1 ranking with Hanover Shoe Farms.

Brittany-Breds Win Two Crown Elims

Horses bred by Brittany Farms won two of last weekend’s elims of the Breeders Crown at Woodbine Mohawk Park, with Pebble Beach capturing his 3-Year-Old Colt Pace elim and Special Way scoring in the 2-Year-Old Filly Trot.

Brittany-Breds Win 7 Red Mile Stakes

From the first day of the Red Mile major stakes meet on Sept. 29 to the Futurity Day finale on Oct. 9, horses bred by Brittany Farms won an astounding seven stakes races — more than horses bred by any other farm.

"Thank You" Yearling Buyers!

Brittany Farms extends a sincere “thank you” to everyone who took the time to inspect and bid on the farm’s yearlings at the recently concluded Lexington Selected Sale. The farm wishes the greatest racing success to all of the successful purchasers.

Dual Eligibility Has Its Perks!

Never was the "double-value" of dual-eligible horses proven any better than it was this past week, with the success of dual-eligible Brittany breds in the Kentucky Sire Stakes Finals at the Red Mile.

Special Way Wins KYSS Championship

Brittany Farms-bred Special Way trotted back to her National Season’s Record of 1:52.2 in winning the $400,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes Championship for 2-year-old filly trotters at the Red Mile on Sept. 18.

Two NYSS Champs For American Ideal

American Ideal added two more New York Sire Stakes Champions to his lengthy list, as his sons American Fling and Pleaseletmeknow created a sweep of the $200,000 NYSS colt pace finals at Tioga Downs for their World Champion sire.

Britflix! Yearling Videos Now Available

The new fall shows streaming on your favorite devices just got a whole lot better, as high-definition videos of Brittany Farms’ 26 yearlings are now available for your viewing pleasure. Up-to-date pedigrees are also posted.

Special Way Year’s Fastest 2YO Trotter

UPDATED! Special Way 2,1:52.2 (Walner-Special Hill), a 2-year-old filly bred by Brittany Farms and partners, scorched the Red Mile's surface in 1:52.2 in the $80,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes Championship Series to become the year’s fastest 2YO trotter.

Lexington Selected Yearlings Go Live

The Brittany Farms yearling roster for the Lexington Selected Sale has now been finalized and is available by clicking on the “Yearlings” tab above. The horses will be sold beginning Monday, Oct. 3, with sale sessions continuing through Oct. 7.

Theresa Quinlan Passes

Brittany Farms is sad to report the loss of Theresa Quinlan at the age of 68. Theresa managed the Chicago Accounting Office of Brittany Farms for 29 years.

Pleaseletmeknow Wins Messenger Stakes

American Ideal’s 3-year-old son Pleaseletmeknow p,3,1:51.3h raised his career earnings to more than $360,000 with a powerful victory in the first leg of pacing’s Triple Crown — the $261,730 Messenger Stakes at Yonkers Raceway.

Brittany-Bred 2YOs: Early Achievers!

Last year a Lexington Selected Sale yearling; this year, a 2-year-old winner on the racetrack! That’s the way it’s been for 2022 2-year-olds bred by Brittany Farms, as the farm has already sent out nine freshman winners through June 26.

Pebble Beach Wins $1,000,000 NA Cup

Pebble Beach, bred, raised and sold as a Lexington yearling by Brittany Farms, won the $1,000,000 North America Cup with authority Saturday night to place himself squarely at the top of this year’s 3-year-old division.

And They’re Off!

The 2022 open stakes races for the 3-year-old”glamour division” of harness racing are just underway, and already a Brittany-bred, raised and sold performer is in the spotlight, as Pebble Beach won his split of the $161,000 Somebeachsomewhere Stakes.

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Pebble Beach Makes The A-List

Pebble Beach, bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, has been ranked among the top five 3-year-old pacers in North America as the sport heads closer to the rich summer and fall stakes season.