BENT ON BOURBON won his third straight race in five lifetime starts when he pulled away through the stretch to take the $250,000 Iowa Derby-G3 by three lengths. The 3-year-old colt by ARCH stalked the pace early after breaking from post eight against nine rivals going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Prairie […]

DEPARTING captured his fourth Graded event and pushed career earnings to $1,720,559 with a bold move along the inside to win the Firecracker S.-G2 by 1/2 length. Making only his second lifetime start on turf, the Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider homebred settled off the pace early racing one mile. DEPARTING snuck through a narrow […]

A narrow runner-up finish last out in Golden Gate’s Golden Poppy S., THEATRE STAR shipped East to capture her first stakes taking Delaware’s second division of the Justakiss S. by 1 1/4 lengths. The daughter of WAR FRONT tracked the pacesetter in second for the first six furlongs in a field of 10 going 1 […]


Claiborne Farm has been in operation for over 100 years. It is the birthplace of more than 75 Champions and 22 members of National Racing Museum’s Hall of Fame were foaled and/or raised at Claiborne.