Springtime Means Foaling Season

Here in Kentucky spring is in the air, and that can mean only one thing: it’s foaling season! Anyone driving around the outskirts of Lexington, in “Bluegrass Horse Country” as it’s called, is sure to see it.

New Commercial — HOF Bloodlines

Brittany Farms' impact on the breed is perhaps best measured by the Hall of Fame horses it has bred or owned — 17 in all! Click "Read More" below to watch the spot and see the horses.

World Champion American Ideal Dies

World Champion racehorse and sire American Ideal, a dual hemisphere stallion managed by Brittany Stallion Management, died on Jan. 29 at the age of 22. He stood at Blue Chip Farms in the U.S. and Llowalong Farms in Australia.

Pebble Beach Added To HOF

The recent update to the Brittany Farms Hall Of Fame page here on the website includes the addition of Brittany bred, raised and sold Pebble Beach, a $1.7-million earner and 3-Year-Old Champion who now stands his second season at stud.

Hambo Oaks Winner No. 6?

Is she on her way to becoming the sixth Hambletonian Oaks winner bred by Brittany Farms? Only fate will tell, but Pizzelle has put herself into the conversation with her win in the $428,000 Goldsmith Maid 2YO Filly Trot at the Meadowlands.

Twin B Joe Fresh Defeats Elders

Three-year-old pacing filly Twin B Joe Fresh p, 3,1:48.2 ($1,440,203), among the 47 millionaires bred by Brittany Farms, took on older mare pacers in the $175,000 FanDuel Open Mare Pace at the Meadowlands last Saturday and proved much the best.

American Ideal: NYSS Opens Eligibility

The New York Sire Stakes program has changed eligibility requirements beginning with the 2024 breeding season, and for the state’s leading money-winning pacing sire American Ideal, it opens up a world of opportunity.

Perfect Sting Bookings To Deo Volente

Brittany Stallion Management and the Perfect Sting Syndicate announced that 2024 bookings to 2 and 3YO Champion Perfect Sting should be directed to Deo Volente Farms for the 2024 breeding season, and not to Brittany Stallion Management as before.

Brittany Millionaire No. 46

With $1,160,575 now on her card, Special Way 2,1:52; 3,1:51.2-’23 became the 46th million dollar-plus winner bred by Brittany Farms or Brittany Farms and Partners, thanks to her recent victory in the elim of the Breeders Crown 3-Year-Old Filly Trot.

A Leading Seller In Lexington

Brittany Farms ranked among the top three consignors by yearling average at the just-concluded Lexington Selected Yearling Sale, at $99,316. The farm’s sale-topper was the colt Wavemaker at $300,000.

Triumphant Return For Special Way

Last year’s Dan Patch Champion Special Way 3,1:51.2 ($887,475), bred by Brittany Farms, made a triumphant return to the racetrack, winning her $80,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes Championship Division 3-Year-Old Filly Trot at the Red Mile on Labor Day.

Yearling Videos Now Available

The new fall season of one of harness racing’s most popular series has arrived, as “Britflix” yearling videos are now available for streaming on-demand by clicking on the link in the maroon bar above or on "Read More" below.

Selling 3 Yearlings At Blooded Horse Sale

Brittany Farms will be selling 3 dual-eligible yearlings at the Blooded Horse Sale’s Aug. 30 Mixed Sale, to be held in Springfield, Ohio. The yearlings are consigned by Spring Haven Farms, agent. Click "read more" below for pedigrees and videos.

‘Strongest Ever’ Roster Now Available

The roster of yearlings that will be offered by Brittany Farms and Brittany Farms and Partners at the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale this fall are now available for review. Up-to-date pedigrees are linked; videos will be added later this summer.

Bringing You The Best In Racing!

Brittany Farms has a long history of shared success with the harness racing industry, and the farm is pleased to “give back” by proudly sponsoring the upcoming North America Cup at Woodbine-Mohawk and many more classic events.

Stakes Success For Brittany-Bred Fillies

A pair of Brittany-bred sophomore distaffers — Special Way and Hungry For Love — won their respective sire stakes races at the Meadowlands and Harrah's Philadelphia last weekend in impressive fashion.

Good News For NZ Breeders

Prospects for the Southern Hemisphere’s upcoming breeding season got much brighter after Brittany Farms announced that frozen semen from champion pacer Perfect Sting and the late, great trotting sire Cantab Hall will be available there this fall.

Special Way Is On Her Way

Brittany Farms-bred Special Way 2,1:52 ($712,745), last year’s richest and fastest 2-year-old filly trotter and Dan Patch Champion, embarked on her journey to hopefully bigger and better things with a win in her first start of the year.

Baby Boom On Its Way

The 2023 foaling season has started at Brittany Farms, as under the watchful eyes of our veteran crew the stars of tomorrow are born to what is perhaps the most select broodmare band in all of harness racing. First out: a royally-bred Walner filly.

Brittany To Close… But Not Yet

Brittany Farms owner George Segal, along with farm manager Art Zubrod and his wife Leah Cheverie, recently announced plans to close the farm in the fall of 2025, after that year’s yearling consignment is sold at the Lexington Selected Sale.

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.

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.

Let’s Hear It For Brittany!

Brittany Farms is not the largest of the Standardbred industry’s commercial breeding operations, nor is it the smallest. But without question, it has to be considered the best! So “let’s hear it for Brittany Farms!”

Update! 44 Brittany-Bred Millionaires

Brittany Farms, far and away the sport’s leading breeder in percentage of million-dollar winners from foals bred, now has 44 to its credit after the recent addition of two more seven-figure earners.

Perfect Sting Joins Our HOF

The Brittany Farms “Hall Of Fame” here on our website is proud to welcome its newest member, 2 and 3-year-old Dan Patch Champion and Breeders Crown Champion Perfect Sting p,2,1:49.2; 3,1:48.1 ($1,808,147).

American Ideal: $15,646,204-’21

The “King of New York Pacing Sires” American Ideal wrapped up the 2021 racing season as the nation’s no. 1 money-winning active pacing sire, with progeny earnings of more than $15.6-million.

Manchego Wins Third Dan Patch

Manchego — bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms — won the third Dan Patch Award of her career when yesterday the U.S. Harness Writers Association announced her as the “Older Trotting Mare of the Year.”

Perfect Sting Wins Second Dan Patch

It was announced yesterday that Perfect Sting p,3,1:48.1 ($1,808,147) was named the recipient of harness racing’s highest divisional honor, as the U.S. Harness Writers voted him the Dan Patch Champion “3-Year-Old Male Pacer of the Year.”

Brittany No. 1 In Average Earnings

For the fourth year in a row, Brittany Farms ranks as harness racing’s leading breeder in average earnings per starter, with a 2021 average of $49,952 — more than $12,000 ahead of its closest competitor.

Perfect Sting’s Book Full & Closed

Brittany Stallion Management is pleased to announce that the initial book for first-year stallion Perfect Sting is full and closed for the 2022 season. Applications are being reviewed and breeders will be contacted after the process is further along.

Perfect Sting To Stand In NJ

Perfect Sting, the undefeated Dan Patch Champion at 2 and Breeders Champion at both 2 and 3, will enter stud in 2022 and stand at Deo Volente Farms in Flemington, N.J. His initial fee has been set at $10,000.

Real Desire Retired From Stud Duty

Brittany Stallion Management has announced that 2002 “Horse of the Year” and World Champion sire Real Desire, a stallion that Brittany has managed since he began his career in 2003, has been retired from stud duty.

Perfect Sting, Brittany No. 1 In Crown!

Perfect Sting took his second Breeders Crown triumph Saturday and in so doing, made his breeder Brittany Farms the all-time leading breeder of Breeders Crown champions, with 28 now to its credit.

Perfect Sting Buzzes ‘Em In BC Elim

Brittany-bred Perfect Sting won his elim for the Breeders Crown 3-Year-Old Colt Pace Saturday afternoon in handy fashion, adding his name to the list of four horses bred by Brittany that will make their way to the Crown finals at the Meadowlands.

Brittany-Bred 2YOs Win Crown Elims

Two-year-old pacers bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany Farms captured two of Friday night’s Breeders Crown eliminations at the Meadowlands, with Pebble Beach in the 2-Year-Old Colt Pace and Queen Of Success the 2-Year-Old Filly Pace.

Record-setting sale for Brittany Farms

The just completed 2021 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale was an all-time record-setter for the sales company — and for Brittany Farms as well! Brittany sold the sale-topping pacing yearling and ranked third among all consignors in sale average.

Manchego retired from racing

The three time World Champion and $3-million winner Manchego, bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, has been retired from racing and will soon begin her new career as one of the sport’s most prominent broodmares.

A new millionaire – and her $450k sister

Blue Diamond Eyes, bred raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, has become the 43rd millionaire bred by Brittany, or Brittany & Partners. And two days after she joined the exclusive list, her yearling full sister Seashell sold for $450,000.

Brittany-Breds Win Two KYSS Finals

Two “dual-eligible” horses bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany Farms — Pebble Beach and Blue Diamond Eyes — won their respective $250,000 finals of the Kentucky Sire Stakes on Sunday at the Red Mile.

Blue Diamond Eyes Fastest 3YO Pacer

Brittany bred, raised and sold Blue Diamond Eyes set her gaze upon a season’s record Sunday and pulled off the feat! She blazed to victory in the $40,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes Championship Series 3YO Filly Pace in 1:47.2 — fastest mile of the year!

American Ideals Take 2/4 NYSS Finals

Brittany Stallion Management’s American Ideal continues to dominate the New York program, as he sired two of the four winners of the $200,000 New York Sire Stakes Pacing Finals last Friday at Yonkers Raceway.

BRITFLIX Yearling Videos Available

You can now watch all 25 of harness racing’s most popular streaming movies, as the “new fall season” of Brittany Farms’ virtual inspection yearling videos are now available.

Perfect Sting Wins NA Cup Elim

Perfect Sting, the undefeated Dan Patch Champion 2-year-old, made his way into the sport’s richest pacing event in emphatic fashion, winning his elimination of the $1,000,000 Pepsi North America Cup at Mohawk last night in 1:49.4.

Pebble Beach Year’s Fastest 2YO

Pebble Beach, bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, became the season’s fastest 2-year-old pacer by way of his scorching 1:50.1 win in his $40,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes “Championship Division” on Aug. 2 at the Red Mile.

American Ideal – Best year ever?

American Ideal, coming into 2021 off one of his best yearling sale seasons ever, may be on the verge of having perhaps his most successful season at stud this year! He currently ranks No. 1 in earnings among active U.S. pacing sires.

Manchego equals Big M track record

Manchego made it four wins in five seasonal starts and equaled the track record for trotting mares when she won a leg of the Miss Versatility Series on Saturday night’s Meadowlands Pace undercard.

Yearling roster now available

The roster of yearlings that will be sold by 2019 and 2020 "Breeder of the Year" Brittany Farms at the Lexington Selected Sale this fall are now available on the website’s “Yearlings” page.

Brittany Farms: Elitlopp Influencer

You’ve perhaps heard of social media “influencers” — those celebrities whose example you might follow to buy an iced mocha from Dunkin instead of Starbucks. Brittany Farms is an influencer of a different variety – in pedigrees of global champions.

Manchego ‘giant’ in Cutler Memorial

World Champion Manchego, making her first start of the season, turned in perhaps the gutsiest performance of her great career when she won the $141,250 Cutler Memorial Free For All Trot at the Meadowlands last Saturday night.

Now Arriving: Millionaire No. 41!

Stakes and classics winner Bettor’s Up, bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, made her way from the Hoosier Park winner’s circle last Saturday night straight to the Brittany Farms “Millionaires Row.”

Stars Of Tomorrow – Today!

Just where are the “stars of tomorrow," harness racing's future champions? Many are right here, on the Brittany Farms website. The site includes not only the farm’s inventory of 2021 yearlings, but also this year’s foals, listed as they are born.

Bettor’s Wish Joins Our HOF

The Brittany Farms “Hall of Fame” welcomed its newest addition today, as two-time Dan Patch Champion and $2.6M winner Bettor’s Wish joins the 23 other members of the pantheon of Brittany-bred greats. Click "Read More" below for links and videos.

Brittany again voted Breeder of the Year

For the second year in a row, Brittany Farms has been voted harness racing’s “Breeder of the Year” by the U.S. Harness Writers Association. The award was announced at the Jan. 16 Dan Patch Awards show, a “virtual” production this year.

American Ideal’s book nearly full

Fresh off a remarkable season at the yearling sales, breeders are choosing the pacing stallion that can get them both top-market yearlings and exceptional performers in major national stakes and in the NYSS program.

No. 1 In Average Earnings... Again!

For the third year in a row, Brittany Farms ranks as North America’s leading breeder in average earnings per starter, with a lofty per-racehorse earnings figure of more than $35,000 in this shortened racing season.

Real Desire: Yearlings In High Demand!

Despite having only a few yearlings on offer, Real Desire led all pacing sires at the 2020 Hoosier Classic Yearling Sale with an average of $42,833. Larry Bond and Burke Racing took home his top sellers at $65,000 and $48,000, respectively.

Two Superstars Make Glorious Exits

Manchego and Bettor’s Wish, both bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany Farms, ended their racing careers in splendid fashion last Saturday, winning their respective TVG Finals at the Meadowlands in convincing fashion.

Diamonds For Diamond

Brittany Farms bred-raised-sold Blue Diamond Eyes p,2,1:51f ($546,527) closed out her outstanding freshman campaign with a 1:51.1 win the $323,600 Three Diamonds 2YO Filly Pace last Saturday at the Meadowlands. (Click "Read More" below to watch race)

27 Breeders Crown Champions For Brittany

Victories by Manchego and Perfect Sting in last weekend’s Breeders Crowns at Hoosier Park raised the total of Brittany-bred winners to 27, tying the farm with Hanover as the all-time leading breeder of Breeders Crown Champions.

On To The $6-Million Crown Finals

Eight horses bred by Brittany Farms, or Brittany & Partners, competed in last weekend’s Breeders Crown eliminations or prep races at Hoosier Park, and five of them are successfully heading on to the $6-million finals on Oct. 30 and 31.

“Perfect” weekend for Brittany-breds

It was a “perfect” weekend for horses bred by Brittany Farms, as 2YO colt pacer Perfect Sting stayed perfect in the $359,300 (div.) Bluegrass at the Red Mile, while Bettor’s Wish took home top honors that evening in the $176,500 Dayton Pacing Derby.

Yearlings Available Saturday At F-T

The Brittany yearlings selling at the Lexington Selected Sale, Oct. 5-9, will be shipped to Fasig-Tipton Friday, Oct. 2 and will be available for inspection beginning Saturday morning, Oct. 3. They may be inspected at the farm beforehand.

Brittany-Bred 2YOs Win $250K KYSS Finals

Two of the year’s best freshmen pacers—both bred by Brittany Farms—swept the $250,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes Finals at the Red Mile last Sunday, as Blue Diamond Eyes won the final for fillies and Perfect Sting for colts.

Virtual yearling inspection videos available

This year, for the first time, Brittany Farms has added complete, “virtual inspections” of its yearlings to its video-only website, available now at

Blue Diamond Eyes wins $253k PASS Final

The freshman pacing filly Blue Diamond Eyes p,2,1:51f ($192,042), bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, won the $253,000 Championship Final of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes 2-Year-Old Filly Pace at Pocono last Saturday.

Captain Kirk Wins NA Cup Elim

Captain Kirk, bred and raised by Brittany Farms and sold as a yearling at the 2018 Lexington Selected Sale, will go toe-to-toe with Tall Dark Stranger when they meet Saturday in the $1,000,000 North America Cup Final.

Brittany-breds win big on Hambo Day

One horse showed front-end grit and determination, while the other closed from what seemed like an impossible spot. Regardless, both trips added up to Hambo Day stakes scores for Bettor’s Wish and Reflect With Me.

American Ideal’s NY Dominance Continues

Brittany Stallion Management’s American Ideal is the “Undisputed King of New York Pacing Sires,” and he showed his dominance yet again when his 2-year-olds nearly swept the New York Sire Stakes card last Saturday at Tioga Downs.

Eye-catching wins for these Brittany-breds

On the Hambletonian elim undercard at the Meadowlands last Saturday, Brittany-bred Lexington yearling grads Captain Kirk and American History took wins in fields where the term “loaded” would be an understatement.

Manchego notches her third World Record

Manchego, a 2019 World Champion on both mile (1:49) and 5/8-mile (1:50.1f) tracks, lowered her own world mark on a 5/8 when she won the $250,000 Spirit Of Massachusetts at Plainridge yesterday in a 1:49.3 tour de force.

Manchego, Reflect With Me Win Big M Stakes

More than $2.6-million in purses was on the line on the star-powered Meadowlands Pace card last Saturday night, and Manchego and Reflect With Me—both bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany Farms—stepped up to win their share.

American Ideal colt wins MGM-Springfield

The first open stakes race of the year for 2-year-old pacers was won by the American Ideal colt American Courage... who made it three wins in three career starts with the victory.

Brittany to offer virtual inspections

With the travel uncertainties caused by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic this year, Brittany Farms has announced that it will offer complete, virtual inspections of its yearlings via its website this fall.

That’s a wrap for foaling season!

When Aria Hanover gave birth to her Captaintreacherous filly last week, it marked the end of this year’s foaling season at Brittany Farms. In all, the farm foaled 33 babies from the chill of mid-February through the warmth of May 25th.

Brittany statement on today's indictments

Brittany Farms owner George Segal said he is in full support of the intervention and the federal indictments charging certain racehorse trainers with the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Who’s In Our Hall?

By the numbers, it’s 15 commercial sires, three Horses of the Year, three Hambletonian winners, five Hambletonian Oaks winners and a bevy of champion mares. Quite simply, the Hall shows the near and long-term value of Brittany Farms yearlings.

Foaling Season Has Arrived!

Even with the late night alarms and phone calls—and the occasional difficult delivery—it’s one of the most enjoyable times of the year, as it’s foaling season at Brittany Farms.

Six Pack, Manchego join our Hall Of Fame

The trotters that finished 1-2 in the final classic race of the 2019 season—the $350,000 TVG Open Trot Final at the Meadowlands—are the newest additions to the Brittany Farms website’s Hall of Fame.

Brittany Farms named Breeder of the Year

Brittany Farms is proud to have been voted 2019 “Breeder of the Year” by members of the U.S. Harness Writers Association. In addition, the Brittany-bred matron Secret Magic, the dam of multiple World Champion Manchego, has been selected as “Broodmare

Dan Patches for Bettor’s Wish, Six Pack

Bettor’s Wish and Six Pack--both bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany Farms--have been voted 2019 Dan Patch Champions by the U.S. Harness Writers Association.

American Ideal’s Shake That House wins Progress

Shake That House, a son of Brittany Stallion Management’s American Ideal, defeated North America Cup winner Captain Crunch and Breeders Crown Champion Dancin Lou when he won the season’s final major stake last Wednesday--the $335,000 Progress Pace.

Brittany-breds 1-2 in $350,000 TVG Final

Two World Champion trotters bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany Farms finished 1-2 in the $350,000 TVG Open Trot Final at the Meadowlands last night, with Six Pack three-parts of a length ahead of Manchego in track record time of 1:50 flat

American History to stand at Deo Volente

Although plans call for Bettor’s Wish to return to the races next year, another horse bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms will head off to stud duty, as American History will stand at Deo Volente Farms.

Bettor’s Wish takes 15th win of 2019 in Matron

Bettor’s Wish, the year’s leading money-winning Standardbred and top-ranked male pacer, added to his championship laurels by winning last night's $248,350 Matron Stakes 3-Year-Old Colt Pace at Dover Downs.

2019: The beat goes on for American Ideal!

American Ideal has been promoted over time as “the pacing stallion that never has a down year,” and 2019 was no exception. No. 1 in New York earnings; no. 1 in earnings among U.S.-based sires; and a new millionaire… the beat continues loud and strong

25 Breeders Crown Champions for Brittany

Brittany Farms has now bred 25 Breeders Crown champions, with Brittany bred, raised and sold Reflect With Me, Manchego and American History all capturing 2019 Breeders Crown titles last weekend at Woodbine-Mohawk.

Brittany breds win 3 Breeders Crown elims

Three horses bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany Farms took impressive victories in their Breeders Crown eliminations last Saturday at Mohawk: Bettor’s Wish, Manchego, and Don’t Let’em...

Bettor’s Wish: Train keeps rollin'

Brittany bred-raised-sold Bettor’s Wish, the sport’s #1 ranked male pacer, continues to dominate his class after taking his sixth win in his last seven starts in a division of the $540,000 Tattersalls Pace at the Red Mile...

Manchego now sport’s fastest female trotter

There is perhaps no trotter at the top of its game now more than Manchego. She followed her 1:50.1f World Record victory in the Dayton Trotting Derby two weeks ago with a powerful 1:49 win in the Allerage Farms Open Mare Trot last Sunday at The Re...

Six Pack notches third World Record

Six Pack—bred, raised, and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms—notched his third career World Record when he captured the $145,000 Allerage Farms Open Trot at the Red Mile Grand Circuit meet last Saturday...

American Ideal: From Lexington to NYC

American Ideal, New York’s number one money-winning pacing sire—and among the top three in North America—had yet another impressive siring weekend with his progeny making headlines from Lexington to New York...

Manchego gets her World Record

Manchego, the 2-year-old Dan Patch Champion and 3-year-old Hambletonian Oaks winner, has earned nearly every accolade in trotting except for one. And by winning last night’s $171,250 Dayton Trotting Derby in 1:50.1, she is now officially a “World...

Bettor’s Wish, Gai Waterhouse win KYSS Finals

Brittany Farms yearlings offer the distinct advantage of being dual eligible, and the connections of Brittany-breds Bettor’s Wish and Gai Waterhouse took full advantage of the additional money-making opportunities that dual eligibility afforded...

Britflix! Yearling videos now available

Individual videos for the 26 yearlings Brittany Farms will sell this fall are now available by clicking here. They were produced by the highly regarded videographer Larry Cohen and are once again housed on our special “video-only” website, hosted...

American Ideal’s American Mercury wins Messenger

Sitting second in the stretch and full of pace, American Mercury found a narrow opening inside to slip past the sport’s top-ranked sophomore pacer and heavily-favored Bettor’s Wish, who incidentally was bred, raised and sold as a yearling by...

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Bettor's Wish gets his win in $400k Milstein

Bettor’s Wish, after near-miss seconds in the $1,000,000 North America Cup, $682,000 Meadowlands Pace and $285,000 Cane Pace, got his much-deserved win Saturday night in the $400,000 Milstein Memorial at Northfield Park.

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American Ideals steamroll through NYSS

American Ideal is once again the leading money-winning active pacing sire in the U.S., with earnings of $8.7-million already this year. And for the fourth year in a row, he finds himself atop the New York Sire Stakes, with his 2 & 3YOs already...

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Another Hambo Day score for Manchego

A year after she won the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks in near World Record time, Manchego appeared again on yesterday’s Hambletonian card at the Meadowlands to take an impressive wire-to-wire victory in the $186,000 Steele Memorial...

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Brittany-bred CaptainT’s sweep Kindergarten

All of us at the farm were high on the Captaintreacherous yearlings we sold last fall, as they were an exceptional-looking group with the athleticism to match their pedigrees. And now, two of them are already making a statement as 2-year-olds, as...

Brittany yearling roster and pedigrees now available

The Brittany Farms 2019 yearling roster is now available here on the website’s “Sales” page. The sortable roster includes “live” TrackIt pedigrees for each horse. Videos will be added in early fall.

Brittany B/R/S Springsteen rocks Hempt Final

Springsteen p,3,1:48.3f ($479,423), bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, won Saturday night’s $500,000 final of the Hempt Memorial at Pocono Downs in season’s record time of 1:48.3.

American Ideal’s Shake That House wins Hempt

American Ideal’s 3-year-old son Shake That House p,3,1:49f ($410,903) capped an incredible weekend by his sire by winning the $500,000 Max Hempt Memorial at Pocono Downs on Saturday night...

Records fall for pair of American Ideals

Two horses by Brittany Stallion Management’s American Ideal--the 5YO mare Tequila Monday and 3YO gelding American Mercury--established a World Record, new Yonkers track records and North American season’s records over the last two days...

Don’t Let’em back on the Hambo trail

Don’t Let’em 2,1:51.4; 3,1:51.3 ($254,367), bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, served notice that he’s back among the top contenders for this year’s million-dollar Hambletonian after a sensational performance at the Meadowlands...

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American Ideal to Australia for SH season

American Ideal, who stands at Blue Chip Farms in New York, will slightly alter his flight plans for the upcoming 2019-20 southern hemisphere breeding season. In previous down under seasons he stood at Woodlands Stud in New Zealand; but this year he..

Brittany B/R/S Bettor’s Wish wins $300k Rooney

Perhaps the best known Brittany-bred bargain yearling purchase is He’s Watching, who was sold for just $3,000 before he went on to win the Meadowlands Pace and $1.1-million. But another is on the way, as Brittany bred/raised/sold Bettor’s Wish--a...

Western Fame takes $664,000 Levy Final

There was no looking back for Brittany-bred Western Fame, as the winner of four legs of this year’s Levy Series went gate to wire in the $664,000 final at Yonkers last Saturday, scoring in a stakes record-equaling 1:50.4.

Brittany employee Mary Sewell passes

Brittany Farms is sad to report the loss of Mary Sewell at the age of 78. Mary was the booking administrator for Brittany Stallion Management for 21 years.

Brittany-bred Western Fame leads Levy

Western Fame, making his way up the list of 38 millionaires bred by Brittany Farms or Brittany Farms & Partners, leads the point standings in the 2019 Levy Series at Yonkers Raceway after notching his third win in the event last Saturday night.

Brittany surpasses $50,000 in avg. earnings

Every year, Brittany Farms ranks at or near the top in average earnings for the racehorses it breeds and sells, and in 2018, Brittany ranked #1 among all major breeders with more than $50,000 in average earnings per starter.

American Ideal’s book full and closed

American Ideal, America’s leading active pacing sire in 2018 progeny earnings, 2 and 3-year-old earnings, and $100,000 winners, is now full and closed for the 2019 breeding season.

My MVP a great new choice for Ontario breeders

The classics-winning son of Cantab Hall My MVP 2,1:56.1; 3,1:52 ($879,804), a proven sire with a leading Grand Circuit stakes winner already under his belt, has moved to Ontario for the 2019 season, where he will stand at Winbak Farm at a fee of ...

Six Pack earns Dan Patch honors

The connections of multiple World Champion Six Pack were rewarded for an exceptional season by being voted the Dan Patch Award as “3-Year-Old Male Trotter of the Year” by the U.S. Harness Writers Association.

Western Fame becomes millionaire no. 38

Brittany Farms is harness racing’s leading breeder in percentage of millionaires from foals bred. It added yet another to the list Sunday, as Brittany-bred Western Fame took home honors in Rosecroft Raceway’s $100,000 Potomac Pace.

Believe in Brittany. And here’s why!

Just as it says on the website’s front-page slideshow, you can believe in Brittany. Year after year Brittany Farms breeds, raises and sells not only a significant number of stakes and big-money winners, but horses that are the leading lights in harne

American History wins $450,000 (div.) Tattersalls

American History, by Brittany’s New York-based stallion American Ideal, led a trio of Grand Circuit winners by his sire when he won the Tattersalls Pace in 1:48.3 on closing day at the Red Mile.

Six Pack: Brittany-bred millionaire no. 37!

Six Pack lowered his own World Record--and became the 37th millionaire bred by Brittany Farms--when he won both his elim and the final of the $620,000 Kentucky Futurity on closing day of the Red Mile Grand Circuit meet.

For Lexington, that's a wrap!

As the curtain falls on a week of record-breaking sales and two spectacular weekends of Grand Circuit racing, all of us at Brittany Farms send our thanks… to everyone who inspected, bid on and purchased our yearlings, and to the fans for showing such

Dual eligibility means double $$$

Nearly all of the Brittany Farms yearlings that will sell at the Lexington Selected Sale this week have dual eligibility, that is, they are eligible to the sire stakes program in the state in which their sire stands, as well as to the growing Kentuck

Britflix! Yearling videos are now available

Videos for the 23 yearlings that Brittany Farms will sell at the Oct. 2-6 Lexington Selected Sale are now available by clicking on the banner above.

Brittany B/R/S Six Pack wins Yonkers Trot

Six Pack 2,1:55.4f; 3,1:50 ($849,840), bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, added the second jewel of trotting’s Triple Crown to his glowing resume as he won Saturday’s $500,000 Yonkers Trot by nearly 8 lengths.

Manchego tops Atlanta in Casual Breeze

The $136,000 Casual Breeze S. at Mohawk, featuring Hambletonian Oaks winner Manchego and Hambletonian winner Atlanta, was hyped as the matchup of the season… and Manchego proved to be much the best on this occasion.

37% 2YO stakes winners from yearlings sold!

From the 38 yearlings sold by Brittany Farms or Brittany & Partners last fall--the first crop raised at the new farm--14 are already 2-year-old stakes winners this year… an amazing 37%!

Brittany-bred Don’t Let’em wins $422K Haughton

Following in the hoofprints of the successful Brittany-bred first-crop sire Father Patrick, Don’t Let’em, bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, won the $422,350 Peter Haughton Memorial on Hambletonian Day at the Meadowlands.

Oaks Winner No. 5 for Brittany Farms!

Brittany Farms is proud to have bred its fifth winner of the Hambletonian Oaks now that Manchego, bred, raised and sold as a yearling by the farm, joined that list of superstar fillies with her definitive score in the $500,000 trotting classic at the

American Ideal is at it again

American Ideal, the pacing sire who “never has a down year,” is at it again in 2018. He has sired the winners of more than $6.7-million though July 25 and leads all New York Sire Stakes pacing sires by more than a 2 to 1 margin in earnings over his c

Brittany no. 1 breeder in average earnings

Among harness racing’s top 10 breeders, Brittany Farms ranks far and away as the leader in average earnings per starter for 2018.

Brittany Farms: Home of Hambletonian favorites

Two of the likely favorites for the 2018 edition of the $1,000,000 Hambletonian—last Saturday’s Stanley Dancer Memorial sweepers Six Pack 2,1:55.4f; 3,1:50 ($557,840) and Wolfgang 2,1:54.2; 3,1:51.2 ($516,690)—are both strongly connected to Brittany

Brittany Stamps the Sun Stakes elims

Mohegan Sun at Pocono’s “Sun Stakes” elims last Saturday night were loaded with both Brittany Farms-bred winners and winners sired by American Ideal.

Those blazing Brittany-bred babies

The current crop of 2-year-olds bred by Brittany Farms--the first crop completely raised at the “new” farm--have gotten their racing careers off to a blazing start! Through the first two weeks of baby races, there have been nine 2-year-old winners th

Brittany-bred Six Pack wins $223,673 EBC Final

Six Pack 3,1:51.2 ($337,028), bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, equaled the Vernon Downs track record and national season’s record by winning the $223,673 final of the Empire Breeders Classic in 1:51.2.

Real Desire’s Rockin Ron honored in Indiana

Rockin Ron p,1:47.2 ($1,574,418), by Brittany Stallion Management’s Indiana-based stallion Real Desire, was named Indiana’s 2018 “Older Pacer of the Year” at the recent awards banquet conducted by the Indiana Standardbred Association.

Gala Dream now Hall of Fame broodmare

Gala Dream--whose foals have sold for $1.3-million at public auction and have gone on to earn $4-million on the racetrack--will be inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame as a broodmare during the Hall’s annual awards ceremony on Sunday, July 1

Western Ideal, Cantab Hall to Hall of Fame

Two racehorses and sires closely associated with Brittany Farms, Western Ideal and Cantab Hall, have been elected to harness racing’s Living Horse Hall of Fame and will be enshrined in the Goshen, NY museum this summer.

Youaremycandygirl rated no. 1 pacer

American Ideal’s World Champion filly Youaremycandygirl, voted last year’s Dan Patch Award as “2-Year-Old Pacing Filly of the Year,” has been rated the no. 1 pacer--among both colts and fillies--in Hoof Beats magazine’s 2018 Comprehensive Predictive

American Ideal’s book full and closed

The 2018 book for New York’s number one pacing sire American Ideal is full and closed for the 2018 season. Brittany Stallion Management thanks both syndicate members and outside breeders for their continued support, and hopes a top-selling yearling a

Brittany-bred Manchego rated No. 1

The 2017 Dan Patch award-winning “2-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year” Manchego--bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms--has been rated the sport's number one trotter in the 2018 Comprehensive Predictive Trotting Rankings compiled by

Real Desire’s Rockin Ron rolls in Levy

Real Desire’s newest millionaire Rockin Ron p,1:47.2 ($1,096,107), the 2017 Indiana Sire Stakes Champion, is now two for two in the Levy Series at Yonkers after winning last Saturday’s leg en route to the $200,000 final.

Hot stove league is warming up!

It’s the time of year when men and women in racing dream big dreams… as their 2-year-olds in training wind up a bit more, and begin to showcase those brief flashes of early speed. A pair of 2-year-olds bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany F

Another Down Under wonder for American Ideal

A pacer with a New York-themed name is more than making a name for himself in Australia. American Ideal’s son Soho Tribeca won his second Group One stakes last weekend, scoring in the AU$450,000 Western Australia Cup at Gloucester Park.

American Ideal: Now 11 millionaires worldwide

With the recent additions of Australia’s Fremantle Cup winner My Hard Copy and North America's top-class pacing mare Bedroomconfessions, American Ideal has now sired 11 million-dollar winners worldwide.

Youaremycandygirl wins $381,000 Three Diamonds

American Ideal’s World Champion 2-year-old filly and Dan Patch Champion-in-waiting Youaremycandygirl p,2,1:50 ($895,615) continues to update her ultra-sweet resume with captivating wins.

“Candy” crushes Breeders Crown foes

American Ideal’s World Champion 2-year-old daughter Youaremycandygirl p,2,1:50 ($627,195) tacked an exclamation point onto a remarkable season as she drew off to a 4 1/2-length victory in the $600,000 Breeders Crown 2YO Filly Pace Final last night at

Brittany B/R/S Manchego stays perfect in Crown

The undefeated and top-ranked 2-year-old trotting filly Manchego, bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms, kept her unblemished record intact as she trotted away from her rivals to win the $600,000 Breeders Crown Final last night at Hoo

Brittany B/R/S Six Pack wins NYSS Final

Brittany Farms has made national headlines recently as breeder of top-ranked 2-year-old filly Manchego. And now the farm is making headlines in New York as breeder of the freshman trotting colt Six Pack, who just won the $225,000 New York Sire Stakes

Found your Captain? Selling 5 of his colts at Harrisburg

If you’re in the market for yearlings from the first crop of 2 and 3-year-old “Pacer of the Year” Captaintreacherous--or if you bought one in Lexington and are anxious for more--then come see Brittany’s small but select offering at Harrisburg.