Famous Horse Barns

Well-known stables

It' the most famous stable in the world. Godolphin was founded by His Highness Sheik Mohammed as an expression of his lifelong passion for horses and racing. Kentucky Horse Racing Lists Situated in the heartland of Kentucky's famous Bluegrass and in the possession of John Magnier, Ashford Stud (Coolmore USA) is Coolmore's home base in America. Initially the area was used for livestock until Dr. Bill Lockridge began converting it into a stud farms in the 1970s.

One of the most recent offspring is American Pharoah, the winning stallion of triples crown, who could soon be followed by another of them. For the 2018 title, Coolmore acquired the right to raise $60 million for the 2018 title of triply crown champion. He' ll probably be here in Kentucky, but he can commute to other Coolmore farms in Australia or Ireland to raise.

Having two triple crown champions on a ranch at the same moment would be almost crazy to think about. - Well-known as the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farms, Claiborne originates in Virginia. There, the civil war vet captain Richard Hancock bred thoroughbred on his wife's family's Ellerslie Farma.

Moving to Kentucky came with the next generations when Captain Hancock's boy Arthur B. Hancock founded a second estate on his own bride's land and renamed it Claiborne. It is a strong story of champion and horse that are borne, reared, sold and ridden. The Kentucky Horse Parks - The Kentucky Horse Parks is a horse theme parc and competitive complex devoted to the human relation to the horse. http://www.kyhorsepark. com/Lane's End - The first 240 Morgen of what was to become Lane's End were bought in 1979.

Part of the estate was the former Bosque Bonita Farms ("Beautiful Woods"), a full-blooded estate of Abe Buford, a general of the Confederation. Later Bosque Bonita belonged to the leader John H. Morris. The mother of the great DOMINO, MANNIE GRAY, was reared in Bosque Bonita and LEAMINGTON, father of the first Kentucky Derby champion ARISTIDES, was at the Gestüt.

W. T. Young built many paths to prosperity before turning his thoughts towards it. While he had a flair for the country and the thoroughbred horse, he gave up until he could recreate with a luxury note. Over the years, the company has won a number of Breeders Cup, Eclipse Award and U.S. Classic titles.

Includes Grindstone, winner of the 1996 Kentucky Derby. Spend Thrift Farms - Property of B. Wayne Hughes and Lexington, Kentucky. Leslie Combs II established the estate and gave it its name after the amazing Spendthrift sire. Dondthrift was the great-grandfather of Master Man o' Was. Over the years the yard has been connected with several large ponies.

Born in 1966 at Spendthrift Farm, Majestic Prince was named Seattle Slew after his race success. The WinStar Farm today consists of approximately 1400 acre, which includes the initial 450 acre plot once known as Silver Pond Farm. Populated in the 17th century by the Williams of Tidewater Virginia, the Silver Pond estate has been in the hands of the Silver Pond estate for over 150 years.

Nowadays, the pristine farm house, the smoke house, the pond, barns and the Pisgah Pike alley of sagas are registered in the National Register of Historic Places, and the area under cultivation comprises lands of the Olsen, Johnson and Kinkead estates. Breeder and owner of 2010 Kentucky Derby Winner Super Saver, now a Win Star sire.

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