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

Hartnell Kicks Off 2018 With A GI Win In The CF Orr Stakes at Caufield

Hartnell kicked off his 2018 campaign in Australia with a breathtaking finish at Caufield in the GI CF Orr Stakes.   The 7 year-old by Authorized-Debonnaire looks to take aim at the Chipping Norton Stakes where he might face champion Winx. The dam, Debonnaire, owned by Mt. Brilliant Broodmares II, LLC, has a 2017 colt by Zoffany  and is in foal […] Continue Reading

Mt. Brilliant bred and raised Fly So High aims high after impressive Allowance win.

Mt. Brilliant bred and raised Fly So High is putting her sights on graded stakes competition in her next out after an impressive allowance win at Gulfstream Park.  The TDN article below has the details.

Spotlight on Greg Goodman in The Blood-Horse MarketWatch

MarketWatch spotlights Greg Goodman of Mt. Brilliant Farm on his hands on approach to breeding and sales, click below to read the full article by Julie Witt

Mt. Brilliant Farm Acquires New Blood From Ballymacoll Dispersal

Mt. Brilliant farm was able to obtain two lovely fillies from the Ballymacoll dispersal at Tattersalls on December 5.  The fillies, hip #1874, Superioritycomplex and hip #1876 Abingdon will ship stateside in December.  Plans for the two fillies are pending, so stay tuned. Tune into to this video regarding the Ballymacoll dispersal click here.


Fly So High earned TDN Rising Star status in her dominating Maiden Special Weight win at Aqueduct today.  The bay filly by Malibu Moon – Quiet Flight was purchased as a yearling last year at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale by the Phipps Stable and is trained by Shug McGaughey.

Sky Girl Joins Mt. Brilliant broodmare band

Mt. Brilliant reached to $1,500,000 to secure Sky Girl at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.  The beautiful daughter of Sky Mesa – Vargas Girl is in foal to popular stallion Union rags. Here is a peak at her pedigree

Kentucky Cup 14 goal Begins Today

The Kentucky Cup 14 goal begins this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. on the Faraway field.  Check out Lee Cruise and Hayley Harmon as they take a short polo lesson to promote the Bluegrass International Cup.

September Sellers by Stakes Winners Puts Mt. Brilliant On Top

Statistical analysis shows the odds are in your favor if you’re buying from Mt. Brilliant at the Keeneland September Yearling Sales.  We have some nice individuals to choose from.  Be sure to check out our consignment in barn 15 for Books 2 & 3.

Abyssinian Strikes Again!

Abyssinian made it two wins in a row for Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier & Michael Tabor and trainer Aiden O’ Brien. The colt bred by Mt. Brilliant Broodmares is by Galileo o/o Famous. The half brother sells at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale as Hip #201.

The Virginan a valiant runner up at Randwick

The Virginian showed true guts in his runner up effort in the G3 Show County Qlty. Stakes at Randwick.  Always traveling well, the handsome gelding gave tough chase to the winner, Deploy, who set a new course record.  The Virginian is out of Mt. Brilliant’s newly acquire Redwood Dancer.

Hartnell dominant in the G2 P B Lawrence Stakes in Melbourne

Hartnell dominated the solid field of G1 winners in the G2 PB Lawrence Stakes over the weekend in his first time over the course at Caulfield.  Mt. Brilliant will offer his half sister Frankel-Debonnaire at Tattersalls as Hip No. 424 through Highclere Agent.

Kookaburra Wins!

Kookaburra broke her maiden Monday night at Mountaineer Casino & Resorts.  The three-year old bay filly (Fastnet Rock – Sail Away Home), trained by Geoff Mulcahy  broke well, was soon in command of the race and was never in doubt.

TDN Rising Star Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Modigliani ran to TDN Rising Stardom Saturday with an impressive win at Galway.  The two-year old colt Galileo – Gooseberry Fool was bred by Mt. Brilliant Farm and is campaigned by owners Mrs Susan Magnier, Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Markus Jooste and trained by Aiden O’ Brien.  A full brother will be offered at the Keeneland September Yearling […] Continue Reading

Promising Two-Year old Tatters To Riches Impresses at First Asking

Tatters To Riches won at first asking in a maiden Special Weight at Del Mar on July 29.  The bay colt bred and raised at Mt. Brilliant, is out of of Poco Mas (A.P. Indy) and is a 1/2 to Grade II winner Carinosa (ARG) (Tiznow).  The colt made a big splash in April while selling for $1,000,000 at the […] Continue Reading

Redwood Dancer’s very own, The Virginian featured in the Glasshouse Handicap

The Virginian is featured in the Glasshouse Handicap at the Sun Coast this weekend.  Mt. Brilliant picked up the dam of handsome colt by Hinchinbrook, Redwood Dancer, a month ago in Australia, the mare’s first foal has been garnering a lot of attention.  We look forward to her future offspring.