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!”
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.
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).
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 — 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.”
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!