Enjoy this piece from WLEX’s Alan Cutler during his visit to Man O’ War’s old stud barn. (This aired on May 6, 2017, courtesy of Alan Cutler & WLEX). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccKS6mKJpO0&feature=youtu.be
Senior writer Wright Thompson pens a narrative on his visit to central Kentucky this week, enjoy…http://www.espn.com/horse-racing/story/_/id/19308840/spirit-derby-ambition-lives-kentucky-bluegrass
This is a great story about the Man o’ war statue: http://ireader.olivesoftware.com/Olive/iReader/LexingtonHeraldLeaderPress/SharedArticle.ashx?document=LHL%5C2017%5C04%5C12&article=Ar00310
Thank you to WKYT and Darnell Crenshaw, great grandson of Will Harbutt, for this feature on Man o’ War. https://d2pvyxdw30n8fd.cloudfront.net/WKYT/v58dc1f0305750/30c1b93a9a73418ba0a269fc3ca12f76-SD.mp4
As we approach the celebration of Man o’ War’s 100th birthday, we thought we would share an article posted by the Daily Racing Form by renowned photographer Barbara Livingston. The celebrations begin on the date of his birth, Wednesday, March 29th, at the Kentucky Horse Park. http://www.drf.com/manowar
Mt. Brilliant closed out their sales year with the highest priced yearling at the Tattersalls December Yearling Sale. The dapper dark bay or brown colt Frankel/Debonnaire was consigned by Highclere Stud and purchased by Charlie Gordon Watson for 250,000 Guineas. Read all about this handsome colt. http://www.tattersalls.com/news_article.php?id=539 http://www.bloodstocknews.eu/pdf/2016/EBN2016-11-22.pdf http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/record-yearling-season-concluded-at-tattersalls/#.WDx92BIGOxQ.email
Mt. Brilliant sold two yearling colts by the outstanding sire Galileo today. The first colt consigned by Highclere Stud, a grey colt by Galileo o/o Famous, realized 155,000 guineas, purchased by Highflyer Stables. The second colt, a bay colt by Galileo o/o Gooseberry Fool and consigned by Watership Down Stud, realized 750,000 guineas and was purchased by M.V. Magnier/Mayfair/P&R […] Continue Reading
Mt. Brilliant is looking forward to selling its yearling at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale which kicks off Monday, September 12. Please click on the link to read some insights on a few on offer. http://bloodstock.racingpost.com/news/bloodstock/goodman-on-the-hunt-for-finest-pedigrees/2154092/
Secret Someone, owned and bred by Mt. Brilliant Broodmares I, LLC is entered to run in the Grade I Beverly D at Arlington Park on Saturday, August 13. The beautiful chestnut filly was last seen finishing 3rd in the Grade III Modesty Handicap. Trained by Michael Stidham, she will be ridden by Robbie Albarado. Good luck to her and her connections!
Secret Someone earned her first black type when she took the $100,000 Lady Canterbury Stakes at Canterbury Park on June 19. Making her first start of 2016, the chestnut mare A.P. Indy – Private Gift, gave her breeders mt. Brilliant Broodmares (H. Greg Goodman and Orrin Ingram) a celebratory Father’s Day. The five year old mare is trained by Michael […] Continue Reading
Creator won the Belmont Stakes today in dramatic come from behind fashion. The Mt. Brilliant Broodmares LLC bred colt, Tapit-Morena by Privately Held, edged out Destin to win the third leg of the Triple Crown. Congratulations to the winning connections; Owners: WinStar Farm & Bobby Flay, Trainer: Steve Asmussen and Rider: Irad Ortiz. The grey colt was consigned by Gainesway Farm at […] Continue Reading
Creator drew post position 13 in the Belmont Stakes slated for Saturday, June 11. The stellar race card is highlighted by the third leg of the Triple Crown looks to be an interesting race with three deep closers including Creator, Preakness winner Exaggerator and Lani. http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/pdf/tdn/tdn160609.pdf
Mt. Brilliant went shopping at Magic Millions this week securing two new mares for its broodmare band. Golden Cropper a four year old (More Than Ready – Sliding Cube) will be heading stateside to join the band in Lexington, KY, while Darci’s Dream a five year old mare (Darci’s Brahma – Sweet Dreams Baby) and in foal to Shooting To […] Continue Reading
Creator looks to make his next start in the 2016 Belmont Stakes on June 11. The colt, bred by Mt. Brilliant Broodmares is the second foal out of the Peruvian Champion mare Morena and by super sire Tapit. Good luck to WinStar Farm and soon to be Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen. ttps://twitter.com/drflivingston/status/739464870622572545 http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/pdf/tdn/tdn160607.pdf
The foaling season is in full swing at Mt. Brilliant and three colts have been born all arriving at 3:30 a.m. The first, a colt by Galileo-Famous (Danehill Dancer), the second a colt by Kitten’s Joy-Tabulation (Giant’s Causeway) and the most recent a colt by Oasis Dream-Astorg’s Galaxy (Galileo). Updates to our news section, and Facebook will be forthcoming.
The Mt. Brilliant Team had a successful trip to Newmarket, England for Tattersall’s December Sale. They successfully purchased three new mares: Al Jasrah (Shirocco(GER)- Ultra Finesse) in foal to Authorized, Dame Marie (Smart Strike- Crystal Crossing)in foal to Invincible Spirit, and Waterway Run( Arch – Princess Consort) in foal to Australia. Plans on whether mares will come back to Kentucky […] Continue Reading
Mt. Brilliant is very excited to now have Apologize (Lemon Drop Kid- Aurelia) as part of the Broodmare band ! We are also proud to welcome home Mt. Brilliant Bred Tocqueville (Harlans Holiday – Le Marais) back to the farm to take up duties as a broodmare.
Mt. Brilliant, along with Lexington Polo, are excited to announce the creation of The Kentucky Open- a 14 goal tournament. It is to be played September 2nd – 27th at Mt. Brilliant Farm and the Kentucky Horse Park. Teams include: Mt. Brilliant, Faraway, Orchard Hill, Hillcroft, Riverview, and SD Farms. Check back for game schedule!
Mt. Brilliant Farm has realized two winners in the span of six days in Europe. On July 31, Nova (Galileo-Justenuffheart) made all the way at Galway to break his maiden in impressive fashion. Nova is trained by David Wachman wand was ridden to victory by Billy Lee. On Thursday, August 6, Sun’aq (Kodiac-Zingeeyah), the two year-old filly trained by Sir […] Continue Reading