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.
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
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.
Kudos to Kelsey Riley on the following article regarding the pedigree of Sherbet Lemon. https://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/lemon-lives-up-to-big-pedigree/
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.
Mt. Brilliant Farm is proud to support KEEP’s new industry education initiative. Click here to read the article in the TDN.
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’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 (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, 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 (Authorized-Debonnaire), Godolphin’s iron horse makes news again. Click here for the latest
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
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
Please enjoy My Old Kentucky Home thanks to Woodford Reserve on what should be Kentucky Derby Day 2020.
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 (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