Month: December 2018

Visit Horse Country: Darby Dan a Pillar of Kentucky’s Horse Heritage

Lexington’s Darby Dan Farm has been a constant leader in Thoroughbred racing and breeding ever since John Galbreath purchased the former Idle Hour Farm owned by legendary figure Colonel E.R. Bradley in the 1950s. Situated off of Old Frankfort Pike just east of Lexington, Darby Dan’s beautiful landscape houses stallion barns, boarding and quarantine areas,…

Young Guns With Carla O’Halloran | TDN – Thoroughbred Daily News

After its popularity earlier this year, Young Guns returns with all new questions for young professionals. Today we speak with trainer Carla O’Halloran who is a trainer based in Chantilly, France. TDN: Tell us about your career to date? Carla O’Halloran: Showjumping until I was 16, amateur rider in Spain and Italy (champion in 2003…

Malibu Stakes 2018: Post positions, odds and more – Horse Racing Nation

Wednesday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Malibu Stakes represents the final opportunity of the season for current 3-year-olds to compete in a race restricted to their age group, and horsemen responded as an overflow field singed on to go seven furlongs on opening day at Santa Anita.Bob Baffert trains four runners entered into the main body of…

St Stephen’s Day horse racing tips for Leopardstown – Irish Mirror

Impressive on his fencing bow at Punchestown, Mengli Khan looks the horse to beat in the Grade 1 Racing Post Novice Chase, feature of Leopardstown’s St Stephen’s Day card. Gordon Elliott’s charge, successful as a two-year-old for Hugo Palmer, enjoyed a successful campaign over hurdles last season, winning the Royal Bond (Grade 1) at Fairyhouse…