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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.

American Ideal Yearlings “Best In Lex”

American Ideal enjoyed yet another tremendously successful run at the recently concluded Lexington Selected Yearling Sale. Once again his yearlings averaged more than five times his stud fee, with four selling between $100,000-$200,000.

"Thank You" To Our Yearling Buyers!

Brittany Farms takes this opportunity to thank everyone who inspected, bid on, or purchased a yearling from our consignment at the recently concluded Lexington Selected Sale. We also wish successful buyers the best of racing luck!

Brittany Farms: Quality Over Quantity

It’s sale week in Lexington... and whether yearling buyers show up in-person at Fasig-Tipton, or bid by phone or online, we hope a visit to Barn 10 at Fasig-Tipton or a look at the farm's virtual inspection videos is on one's itinerary.

“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.

“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.

“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 https://brittanyfarms.smugmug.com.

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.