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“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.

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