Ursula Dominates in Maiden Victory at Fairgrounds

Ursula (Tapit-Debonnaire) broke her maiden in impressive fashion at Fairgrounds on November 30.  Making just her second start for owners Mt. Brilliant Stable, LLC & Orrin Ingram, and trained by Michael Stidham, Ursula drew away from her competition to graduate by 5 lengths in just her second start. Click here for the chart.

Sweet N Discreet newest member of the Mt. Brilliant broodmare band

Sweet N Discreet (2010) Discreet Cat – West Side Dancer (Gone West) became the newest member of the Mt. Brilliant broodmare band when purchased that the Fasig-Tipton November Sale (click here) for $1.6 million (US).  The striking chestnut is already the dam of Sweet Melania a Grade 2 winner at two this year and most recently third in the Breeders’ […] Continue Reading

Mt. Brilliant Maintains a Strong Presence at Keeneland

Mt. Brilliant bred and raised yearlings were well received in Keeneland’s books 2 and 3 this week.  Selling four horses each in books 2 and 3, the farm bred and raised horses turned heads of the buyers in both books.  Leading the way was a dark bay or brown colt by Union Rags – Sky Girl selling for $650,000 to […] Continue Reading

Union Rags colt leading the way for Mt. Brilliant

Mt. Brilliant’s Union Rags – Sky Girl colt is leading the way for the consignment this year selling for a sum of $650,000 to Mayberry Farm.  The beautiful colt was very popular from the time he started showing.  Click on the link below for more particulars. https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/235800/colt-out-of-half-sister-to-abel-tasman-hammers-at-650k  

LOVE BEACH WINS FIRST TIME OUT

Mt. Brilliant Stables and Orrin Ingram’s Love Beach made her debut a winning one on the verdant turf at Colonial Downs last night.  The two-year old filly, Bernardini – Famous (Danehill Dancer) was a $150,000 Keeneland September yearling who was bought back later by the breeders.   Click on the link below for the replay. https://bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/race/usa/cnl/2019/8/29/2/race-2-msw-at-cnl-on-8-29-19

The Gift that Keeps Giving

Private Gift’s yearling filly, Hip #89,  by the red hot Into Mischief sold at Fasig-Tipton on Monday for $750,000.  The pretty bay filly bred by Mt. Brilliant Broodmares, I LLC was purchased by Donato Lanni, agent on behalf of BAOMA CORP and was the fourth highest priced horse to go through the ring on Monday.  Mt. Brilliant wishes the new […] Continue Reading

Fasig-Tipton The Saratoga Sale

Mt. Brilliant is proud to offer Hip #89 at Fasig-Tipton The Saratoga Sale on august 5.  The attractive Bay Filly by hot sire Into Mischief -Private Gift (Unbridled) will be sold through Lane’s End Farm and has a nice update on her pedigree in the highly regarded Dunbar Road.  

IL Paradiso

Il Paradiso got back to the winners circle on July 21st, winning the Curragh Summer Festival Handicap handily.  The son of Galileo out of Famous and bred in Kentucky by Mt. Brilliant Broodmares II, LLC was never in contention in  his previous start in the Irish Derby, but had previously impressed on his maiden win at Leopardstown.

Cardano Gets The Nod At Newmarket

Cardano added a third win in his last five starts to his 2019 record on June 29 at Newmarket.  The three-year old Oasis Dream-Astorg’s Galaxy bred by Mt. Brilliant Broodmares II, LLC is the second winner in as many foals to race.  Cardano looks to be prepping for more middle distance races and to possibly put some black type on […] Continue Reading

2019 Foaling Season Ends

May 22, 2019 was the last day of foaling season for Mt. Brilliant.  The last foal of the year is a colt Ghostzapper-Waterway Run.  A total of 28 foals were foaled at the farm this year, twelve fillies and 16 colts.  Check out the Broodmare and Foal  lists for a complete list of the 2019 crop.  Now it’s time to […] Continue Reading

Dorrance Shows The Way At Oaklawn

Dorrance, the 3 year-old colt Distorted Humor-Apologize cleared his first level 1X Allowance challenge at Oaklawn on Sunday, March 10.  Set off as the second favorite, the attractive chestnut stalked the front runners in mid pack, took aim in mid stretch and drew off comfortably to win by 2 1/2 lengths.  Dorrance is the second foal for the Mt. Brilliant […] Continue Reading

Foaling Season In Full Swing

Mt. Brilliant’s foaling season is in full swing.  We have welcomed 14 foals to the heard since the beginning of the year including three in span of five hours.  Kudos to the team who help welcome these beautiful creatures into the world as this makes for a long day and night.  Check out our Broodmare page or our Foals of […] Continue Reading

Mt. Brilliant Broodmares Show International Flare in the News

Mt. Brilliant broodmares made international Thoroughbred news in The TDN today.  Notably, Where Are The Queens referencing the mares sold at the 2017 Tattersalls December Mare Sale, Abingdon and Superioritycomplex, and the spotlight article on the  TDN Australia, Brilliant Ambitions Reach Australia , featuring Golden Cropper, Darci’s Dream, Redwood Dancer and Debonnaire. Pedigrees on the mares can be found on the Broodmare […] Continue Reading

Superioritycomplex Runs Away From The Competition At Fairgrounds

Superioritycomplex made her second level allowance win look easy with a three and a half length tally over her rivals.  A game 4th in her last outing at Keeneland, chestnut filly led from post to wire with a shorter trip on the grass at the New Orleans track.  She also gave trainer Michael Stidham one of three wins on the […] Continue Reading

Two More Mares For Mt. Brilliant

Mt. Brilliant brought home two new mares from the Keeneland November Breeding Sale, Gypsy Princess (Hip # 808) and Miss Exclusive (Hip #898).  Both mares are by Unbridled’s Song, the former a young daughter of multiple graded stakes winner Buffythecenterfold and and the later young daughter of Champion grass mare Intercontinental.

Mt. Brilliant Brings Home Strike Charmer

Mt. Brilliant purchased the lovely bay mare Strike Charmer (Hip No. 212) at the opening session of the 2018 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.  The hardy race mare is a multiple graded stakes winner and is in foal to Tapit on a March cover.

Mt. Brilliant Tops Session 2 of Book 2 at Keeneland

Mt. Brilliant had a great day on Sunday with the session topper, a colt by Uncle Mo – Morena, fetching $875,000 from Winchell Thoroughbreds & Phoenix Thoroughbreds and the third highest of the session a colt by Empire Maker – Apologize bringing $540,000 from Boama Corporation. The day ended a strong showing in the first week of sales from Mt. […] Continue Reading

Big Updates For Mt. Brilliant Pedigrees

Mt. Brilliant had some big pedigree updates this past week.  Superioritycomplex (Hard Spun-Justlookdontouch) made her stateside debut a winning one at Arlington Park on August 18, making quick work of the Allowance group of fillies. Purchased in at Tattersalls December Mares sale from the Ballymacoll Stud dispersal, the four-year old filly is conditioned by the capable hands of trainer Michael […] Continue Reading

Conqueror Galactus Puts In Stellar First Race!

Conqueror Galactus (Holy Roman Emperor – Astorg’s Galaxy), broke his maiden on May 26 in impressive fashion at Woodbine Racetrack.  A lot of first for the three year old gelding as he is the first foal out of Astorg’s Galaxy and was making his first start for red hot trainer Norm McKnight. For the TDN write up click the link […] Continue Reading

Fly So High Dominates in the Devona Dale

Three Year-old filly Fly So High Malibu Moon – Quiet Flight (Quiet America) dominated in her win in the Devona Dale G2 at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.  The filly is now a winner of her last three and three out of four lifetime starts.  Purchased as a yearling by The Phipps Stable at Keeneland, the big bay filly was bred […] Continue Reading