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.”
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.
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, 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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, 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, 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, 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 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.
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.