Blackstone Farm HALL OF FAME
Top Runners Bred & Raised at Blackstone Farm
TOM’S READY - $1,036,267
C. by More Than Ready - Goodbye Stranger by Broad Brush
(Sold at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga)
Kentucky Derby & Breeders’ Cup Starter
1st Woody Stephens S. (G2) Bel
1st Bold Ruler H. (G3) Bel
1st Ack Ack S. (G3) CD
1st Leemat S. PID
2nd Street Sense S. CD
2nd LeComte S. (G3) Lad
2nd Louisiana Derby (G2) Lad
3rd Churchill Downs S. (G2) CD
3rd Forego S. (G1) Sar
3rd Kelso H. (G2) Bel
BRONX BEAUTY - $696,670
F. By Liaison - Forever Sunshine by Rockport Harbor
1st Colleen S. Mth
1st Regret S. (2X, 2019 & 2020) Mth
1st Blue Mountain Juvenile Fillies S.
1st New Start S.
1st Jose L. Flores Memorial S.
1st Penn Ladies Dash S.
1st Dashing Beauty S.
2nd Sugar Swirl S. (G3). etc.
THE CRITICAL WAY - $548,168
G. By Tizway - Critical Factor by Star de Naskra
(Sold at Keeneland November)
1st Parx Dash S. (G3) Prx
1st Wolf Hill S. Mth
1st Turf Dash S. Tam
1st Marshall Jenney H. Mth
1st Danzig S. Pen
3rd Shakertown S. (G3) Kee, etc,
DARK NILE - $250,230
F. by Pioneerof the Nile - Royal Society by Bernardini
(Sold at Keeneland November)
1st Delaware Oaks (G3) Del
1st Our Mims S. Del
Love in the Air Wire $200,000 Plum Pretty S.
September 24, 2022
Blackstone Farm-bred filly Love in the Air added another stakes win to her resume when she was triumphant in the $200,000 Plum Pretty at Parx September 24.
Nice Ace Rolls to Second Stake Victory
September 20, 2022
Blackstone Farm bred Nice Ace, confidently handled by rider Pablo Morales, eased to the lead at the top of the lane to gain command in the Dobbins Landing S. at Presque Isle Downs.
Love in the Air Soars by 6 in Mrs. Penny S.
August 23, 2022
Blackstone Farm-bred Love in the Air gained the early advantage in the $100,000 Mrs. Penny Stakes at Parx and never looked back, rolling to a 6 length victory.
$1.1 Million Yearling at The Saratoga Sale
August 9, 2022
A Blackstone Farm-bred yearling by Triple Crown champion Justify was hammered down for $1.1 million during the opening season of the The Saratoga Sale. The flashy colt is the second highest-priced yearling of the session and the first yearling from Justify´s second crop to top seven figures.
Nice Ace Draws Winning Hand in Hard Spun S.
July 27, 2022
Blackstone Farm-bred Nice Ace broke sharply in the $100,000 Hard Spun Stakes under Pablo Morales and never looked back, rolling to a 5 1/2-length victory in the Tuesday feature at Presque Isle Downs
Blackstone Farm-Bred Exacta in Malvern Rose S.
July 19, 2022
Roses for Debra bounded home an easy winner of her stakes debut at Presque Isle Downs on July 18, capping a Blackstone Farm-bred exacta in the $100,000 Malvern Rose Stakes.
$525,000 Blackstone Farm-Bred at F-T Midlantic
May 24, 2022
A Blackstone Farm-bred colt by Gun Runner was purchased for $525,000 by Speedway Stables at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Old in Training sale.
The Critical Way Speeds to 6th Blacktype Victory
May 22, 2022
At 8 years old, and coming off a nearly six-month layoff, The Critical Way showed that, as trainer Jose Delgado said, “he’s still got it.”
Two Blackstone Farm-Breds Named 2021 Champions
May 14, 2022
Blackstone Farm-breds The Critical Way and Dance Code collected three combined Iroquois Awards, the top honors for Pennyslyvania-bred thoroughbreds. Blackstone Farm was officially awarded as the Keystone State´s top breeder in two categories.
Blackstone Farm Mare Wrong Color Tops F-T April Digital
April 27, 2022
Broodmare Wrong Color topped the Fasig-Tipton April Digital Select Sale, which closed Tuesday. Consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent II as hip 4, the stakes-placed earner of $122,838 was picked up by Anglo Saxon Bloodstock for $400,000.
Full Brother to Tom´s Ready Makes Grade in Japan
April 9, 2022
Given a perfectly rationed ride from the front by the evergreen Yutaka Take, Jean Gros (More Than Ready) became the first winner at group level in Japan for his legendary sire in Saturday's $841,637 G2 New Zealand Trophy at Nakayama, a steppingstone to next month's G1 NHK Mile Cup at Tokyo Racecourse.
Blackstone Farm-Breds Up For 10 Iroquois Awards
April 8, 2022
Five Blackstone Farm-bred runners are among the finalists for a 2021 Iroquois Award, the Pennsylvania equivalent of an Eclipse Award.
Full Brother to Tom´s Ready Wins Stake in Japan
February 28, 2022
Jean Gros became the 214th worldwide black-type winner, and first in Japan, for his legendary sire More Than Ready with a spectacular performance in the February 27 $333,992 Listed Marguerite S. at Hanshin Racecourse.
Blackstone Farm Shines at Fasig-Tipton February
February 9, 2022
Owner/breeder Christian Black has enjoyed plenty of success in the sales ring over the past six months thanks to leading freshman sire Gun Runner. The principal of Blackstone Farm sold a colt by that Horse of the Year for $550,000 at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga sale.
Blackstone Farm Again Pennsylvania´s #1 Breeder
February 5, 2022
The proverbial “mailbox money” of breeder’s awards might seem like the easiest check to earn in the Thoroughbred industry, but the reality is those awards are the fruits of incredible time and effort on the part of the people bringing up the horses.