When Shang Shang Shang crossed the finish line first in an absolute thriller today in the Group 2 Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot, I could only imagine the thrill it brought to her American connections. To bring your young filly overseas to perhaps the greatest venue in all of horse racing,
Outside of Triple Crown winner Justify, all of the other sophomore runners, both male and female, have been inconsistent at best, while Monomoy Girl has reeled off four straight stakes victories in 2018, with the three most recent being in Grade 1 races. Monomoy Girl has a modest pedigree and thus she
The first Derby Day Racing gathering happened on a beautiful sunny Saturday morning at the barn of trainer Buff Bradley with the iconic twin spires of Churchill Downs in the background. Current and prospective partners from several states in the East and Midwest arrived early for coffee and donuts and
We are thrilled to announce Derby Day Racing and two-time Breeders’ Cup winning trainer Buff Bradley will be hosting a meet and greet for all those interested in becoming a racehorse owner. You are cordially invited to attend and join us on the backstretch of iconic Churchill Downs on the morning of Saturday, June 2.
The group will watch horses work up close, and then come off the track and head back to the barn. There you will see firsthand Buff’s stable, operation, and all the people that take such good care of the horses on a daily basis.
Doughnuts and coffee will be served, as you meet the team from Derby Day Racing, including Buff and his staff, and talented bloodstock agent, Josh Stevens.
Please come armed with questions for the team about how you can get involved, and specifically about the current two-year-old partnership. Most of all, be ready to have a great morning behind the scenes one of America’s finest racetracks.
Historically, horse racing has been considered a past time of royalty. Its designation as “The Sport of Kings” has given many the impression that involvement of the average blue collar worker was impossible, with cost being the primary barrier to entry.
While that may have been the case
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to see your horse in person, as they sprint to the wire ahead of the pack? Perhaps it has been just a dream, but now there is more opportunity than ever. Would you like to know a little more about becoming an owner through racing partnerships?
For Wayne Rives, the passion for horse racing has never left. It’s a passion that has led Wayne to living out a lifelong dream of being a Thoroughbred owner. He doesn’t have his first horse yet, but as one of the first partners of Derby Day Racing, Wayne will soon be able to proudly call himself an owner of three
Let me tell you about a personal hero of mine. Cot Campbell turned a dream into reality half a century ago, and the sport of racing has been better off ever since. A fun loving character from the South, Campbell is an idea man. The colorful fan of horse racing is also the father of horse racing partnerships, starting
The popularity of 2-year-old sales around the country has been on the upswing the last few years. The quality of the horses being offered in the spring sales in Florida, California, and Maryland has improved significantly providing owners with the chance of buying a horse that can make an immediate impact on the racetrack at a high level.
Written by Steve Haskin
It used to be that Derby dreams were pretty much confined to the moguls who dominated Thoroughbred racing through their powerful breeding operations and racing stables. These were the true sportsmen, willing to invest fortunes in establishing their massive breeding establishments, mainly throughout the bluegrass of Kentucky. The empires they built