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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.

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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.

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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!”

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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.