War Machine Wires Field

War machine made all of the running at Keeneland on Saturday, October 23. The handsome dark bay War Front – Ithinkisawapudycat broke sharply for jockey Tyler Gaffalione and cruised home to just stay up for the win for trainer Michael Stidham and owner/breeder Mt. Brilliant Farm. To watch the replay click here.

Million Dollar Yearling For Mt. Brilliant Farm

Mt. Brilliant Farm produced another $1,000,000 yearling at Keeneland in Book 2. The Bay colt by Into Mischief - Secret Someone (A.P. Indy) looked the picture during the vigorous bidding on Thursday when hammered down to agent Mike Ryan. The colt is the first yearling of the session to hit the seven figure mark. For more click here.

Mt. Brilliant Kicks Off the Keeneland September Yearling Sale with a Bang!

Mt. Brilliant Farm's Hip #177 light up the board at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale on Monday when the Bay colt by Into Mischief - Superioritycomplex (Hard Spun) brought $1,350,000 from Winchell Thoroughbreds, LLC. The pretty colt is a first foal from the mare who was purchased as part of the Ballymacoll Stud Dispersal at Tattersalls. To read more click [...] Continue Reading

War Machine Breaks Maiden in Woodbine Thriller

War Machine (War Front-Ithinkisawapudycat) broke his maiden in just his second start in a thrilling finish at Woodbine on July 10. Stalking in second, the flashy bay colt trained by Michael Stidham took the lead entering the stretch and held on with the bob of his nose at the wire in a hard fought finish. For more from The Blood-Horse […] Continue Reading

Sherbet Lemon Goes for the Cazoo Oaks at Epsom

Mt. Brilliant bred Sherbet Lemon (Lemon Drop Kid – Famous) goes for the Cazoo Oaks at Epsom on Friday, June 4. Click here to read the feature from The Owner Breeder by Nancy Sexton.

Sherbet Lemon latest stakes winner for Mt. Brilliant.

Sherbet Lemon, the three-year old filly by Lemon Drop Kid-Famous earned black type in just her second start. An impressive winner on debut, the grey filly bested a tough group at Lingfield in the Lingfield Oaks Trial donning the white and green silks of owner Apple Tree Stud.

First Foal of 2021 is a First for Demarchelier!

Mt. Brilliant welcomed it's first foal of 2021 on Thursday January 14. The bay colt is the first foal for Demarchelier and out of Limbo Loose (Fastnet Rock-Sail Away Home).

KEEP Industry Initiative Underway

Mt. Brilliant Farm is proud to support KEEP’s new industry education initiative. Click here to read the article in the TDN.

Gift On A Mission

Private Mission, the two-year old daughter of Into Mischief – Private Gift, became a TDN Rising Star on Sunday when she broke her maiden at Santa Anita. The bay filly, a $750,000 yearling, bred raised by Mt. Brilliant Farm was sold to Boama Corporation and is trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert. Best of luck to all of the […] Continue Reading

Mt. Brilliant Strike for Keeneland Book 1

Mt. Brilliant’s Hip 417 , a flashy chestnut filly Tapit-Strike Charmer by Smart Strike drew some fanfare when selling for $850,000 to Mayberry Farm in Session 2 of Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale. Mt. Brilliant, represented by Hutton and Bo Goodman, provide some of the details, click here for the TDN article, click here for The Blood-Horse article.

Established to Run in the Ohio Derby

Established (Constitution-Ithinkisawapudycat) is entered to run int he Ohio Derby on Saturday, June 27. The big bay colt faces a full field of experienced three-year olds. Best of luck to Twin Creeks Racing Stables, LLC, Mt. Brilliant Farm and trainer Michael Stidham. The Daily Racing Form has posted the following regarding the race: Marcus Hersh, Thistledown, June 24, 2020, 1:25 PM […] Continue Reading

Established Supplemented to the Triple Crown

Established, the three-year old son of Constitution – Ithinkisawapudycat has been supplemented to the Triple Crown. Owned in partnership with Twin Creeks Racing Stables, the Mt. Brilliant bred and raised colt has shown enough promise to garner the honors. Trained by Michael Stidham, the colt is currently in training at Fair Hill. Read the full article HERE.

Hartnell Still Making News

Hartnell (Authorized-Debonnaire), Godolphin’s iron horse makes news again. Click here for the latest

Creator Sires First Winner

Mt. Brilliant bred and raised, Creator (Tapit-Morena) sired his first winner in Japan. Creator’s first crop are two-year olds of 2020 and they have kicked off his stud career in Japan with a bang. His first winner, Lumiere, is a home-bred for owner Daito Bokujo. The 2016 Belmont hero was retired following a lackluster run in the Travers stakes later […] Continue Reading

2020 Foaling Season Finished

Mt. Brilliant wrapped up its 2020 foaling season this morning when Morena produced a Bay Filly by Justify. The filly born just after 2:00 a.m. is a half to Creator. Mt. Brilliant has 22 beautiful foals on the ground this year (click here to view a list). The crew has worked hard and we are thankful to everyone who has […] Continue Reading

My Old Kentucky Home

Please enjoy My Old Kentucky Home thanks to Woodford Reserve on what should be Kentucky Derby Day 2020.

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