Visit Horse Country: Raising Star Racehorses at Saxony Farm
“A Farm for All Reasons” is the motto of Saxony Farm outside of Lexington, and the family operation has done right by clients for nearly 50 years by focusing on individualized, comprehensive care for each horse it takes in. Broussard and Rosie Hundley currently manage Saxony, and carry on the tradition Bruce Hundley, Broussard’s father, began in 1970 when he founded the farm.
Visit Horse Country: Darby Dan a Pillar of Kentucky’s Horse Heritage
Lexington’s Darby Dan Farm has been a constant leader in Thoroughbred racing and breeding ever since John Galbreath purchased the former Idle Hour Farm owned by legendary figure Colonel E.R. Bradley in the 1950s. Situated off of Old Frankfort Pike just east of Lexington, Darby Dan’s beautiful landscape houses stallion barns, boarding and quarantine areas, and plenty of
Twelve Things You Should Know About Horse Farms
Visiting farms is a great way to see stallions like Noble Mission. (Photos by Melissa Bauer-Herzog) Oct. 12 is National Farmers Day in the United States, a day that acknowledges some of the hardest working people in the country. In celebration of the day and those who work on farms in horse racing, here are some things to know about farms and what you should know before going
Calumet Farm: The Rebirth of a Legend
The extraordinarily reclusive new owner of this 91-year-old Thoroughbred nursery has revealed little about his plans since purchasing the most public of Lexington properties, but one goal is clear: to breed Triple Crown runners and, hopefully, winners.
Meadow Farm – Birthplace of Secretariat
Caroline County, VA Marker No. ND-10 Marker Text: This famous horsebreeding farm was established in 1936 by Christopher T. Chenery and continued under the management of his daughter, Helen "Penny" Chenery until 1979. Secretariat (1970-1989), also known as "Big Red," was born and trained here. A bright chestnut stallion with a white star and narrow stripe, he was a horse of uncommon excellence as he proved when he captured the Triple Crown in 1973. His win at the Belmont Stakes by 31 lengths…