Anchor & Hope Farm

Editorial Relocated To Rancho San Miguel

Stakes-siring stallion Editorial (War Front--Playa Maya, by Arch), a half-brother to successful sire and champion Uncle Mo (Indian Charlie), will move to Rancho San Miguel in California to stand for $3,500 live foal guaranteed next year. He most recently stood at Anchor & Hope Farm in Maryland. His oldest foals are 3-year-olds. "If I were to compare the U.S. stallion market to the U.S. stock market, I would say we are acquiring an emerging stock at the optimal time for California breeders," said Rancho San Miguel owner Tom Clark. "Editorial...

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Maryland-Based Stallion Imagining Dies

Imagining (Giant's Causeway--Daydreaming, by A.P. Indy) was euthanized Aug. 23 due to complications from colic, according to a release from Anchor & Hope Farm. The 14-year-old, who won the GI Man O' War S. in 2014 for Phipps Stable and Shug McGaughey, was under the care of veterinarians at New Bolton Center, where surgery was attempted, but the damage was deemed too severe. "Imagining has been with us since the start in 2015. We want to thank Shug McGaughey and the Phipps family for trusting us to bring a Grade...

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Wanamakers February Catalogue Online

The catalogue for the upcoming Wanamaker's February Sale, which features 32 hips, was released Wednesday. The catalogue includes nine no-guarantee stallion seasons for 2022, as well as eight broodmares from Ron Lombardi's Mr Amore Stable and two Maryland-bred juveniles from Anchor & Hope Farm. The on-line auction will be open for nine days, with live bidding opening at 8 a.m. ET Feb. 16 and the first listing closing Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. Subsequent listings will end in three-minute increments. To view the entire catalogue, visit

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Stud Fees Announced for Anchor & Hope Farm

Anchor & Hope Farm in Port Deposit, Maryland has released reduced stud fees for 2021. Bourbon Courage and Imagining will each stand for $2,000. Holy Boss and Long River will each stand for $1,000. Bourbon Courage leads Midatlantic second crop sires by stakes horses. Imagining is represented by multiple stakes winner Monday Morning QB. Holy Boss will be represented by his first runners in 2021 and Long River will have yearlings of 2021. "In an effort to support the breeding industry in challenging times, we want to do our part...

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Force the Pass to Saudi Arabia

Grade I winner Force the Pass (Speightstown--Social Queen, by Dynaformer), who stood his first season at stud in 2020 at Anchor & Hope Farm in Maryland, has been sold and will continue his stud career in Saudi Arabia. The 8-year-old stallion was acquired last year by TK Kuegler's Wasabi Ventures Stallions, LLC, and represented Wasabi's first foray into the stallion business. "When we obtained Force the Pass a year ago, we had every expectation of turning him into a successful Midlantic stallion," said Kuegler. "We never had any intention of...

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First Foal For Long River

The first foal for Long River (A.P. Indy) arrived at Anchor & Hope Farm in Maryland Jan. 23. Bred by Lady Olivia, the chestnut colt is out of Joe Bee (American Lion). MSW & GISP Long River stands for $3,000.

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