Climax Stallions

Bloodstock Agents Try Hand in Restaurant Business

Bloodstock agents Sean Feld and Chris Brothers have plenty of experience flipping horses in the sales ring, but this spring they're trying their hand at flipping burgers as they venture into the restaurant business. Last month they took over Charlie Brown's Restaurant and Lounge, a beloved dining staple in Lexington for decades. Feld and Brothers are longstanding regulars at Charlie Brown's. The cozy, pub-like spot has been in the hands of David Fuller for almost 40 years. When Fuller decided to retire this year, he passed it on to longtime...

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Stallion Curlin to Mischief Retired

Curlin to Mischief (Curlin--Leslie's Lady, by Tricky Creek), who hails from one of the most prominent families in Thoroughbred racing, has been retired from stud duties at Rancho San Miguel, Climax Stallions announced Monday. A half-brother to champion Beholder (Henny Hughes) and super-sire Into Mischief (Harlan's Holiday, Curlin to Mischief is the sire of two regional champions during his stud duties has been recently plagued by infertility. Curlin to Mischief will now have the opportunity to live out his days in a new role as an amateur friendly riding horse...

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First Mares Check In-foal for Fulls to Laoban, Gun Runner

The first mares bred to Fortune Ticket (Candy Ride {Arg}-Quiet Giant, by Giant's Causeway) and Son of Thunder (Uncle Mo-Chattertown, by Speightstown) have been confirmed in foal via press release from Climax Stallions. Fortune Ticket, the full-brother to Horse of the Year and #1 two-year-old sire Gun Runner, is standing his first season at Anchor and Hope Farm in Maryland. On the board in four of six lifetime starts with two wins, he sold for $27,000 two years ago at KEENOV. Son of Thunder, the full-brother to the late Laoban,...

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First Foal a Colt for Mr. Monomoy

Mr. Monomoy (Palace Malice--Drumette, by Henny Hughes), the GSW half-brother to Champion Monomoy Girl (Tapizar), has sired his first foal. A bay colt out of the Freud mare Looksgoodfromhere was foaled Feb. 8 at Saratoga Glen Farm in Schuylerville, NY. "We are extremely pleased with Mr. Monomoy's first foal," says Sean Feld of Climax Stallions. "He's well put together with good size and great bone." Mr. Monomoy captured the GII Risen Star S. in 2020 and earned over $300,000 in his career. Owned in partnership between Climax Stallions, Michael Dubb...

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Waldorf Farm & Climax Stallions Hosting Open House Saturday

Waldorf Farm and Climax Stallions will host an open house at Waldorf Farm this Saturday, Jan. 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tom Durkin will host the event, which will take place in a heated outdoor space. Refreshments will be provided and a raffle will be held. All in attendance will be offered a free season to new stallion Son of Thunder, a full-brother to Laoban. Also available for viewing will be stallions Mr. Monomoy and Bustin Stones. The Waldorf Farm address is 89 Waldorf Road, Valatie, NY 12184....

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Mr. Monomoy Brings NY Pedigree to Waldorf Farm

Last year, veterinarian Jerry Bilinski and his wife Darlene celebrated the 25th anniversary of their purchase of Waldorf Farm, a stately property in North Chatham, New York, with hundreds of acres of rolling horse-friendly pastures and solid well-insulated barns. Upon their purchase of the property, they also brought back its original name, Waldorf Farm, and began standing stallions and boarding broodmares. Today, Bilinski foals between 105 to 110 mares each year. This year, when Mr. Monomoy (Palace Malice) begins his new career at stud, he will join Bustin Stones (City...

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MGSW Mr. Money Retired to Journeyman Stud

Mr. Money (Goldencents--Plenty O'Toole, by Tiznow) has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2021 at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud in Ocala, Florida. Mr. Money will stand as the property of Allied Racing LLC and Spendthrift Farm for $5,000 live foal in the 2021 breeding season. During his juvenile season, Mr. Money hit the board in his first two starts before breaking his maiden by 3 3/4 lengths going a mile and a sixteenth at Churchill Downs. The bay rounded out the season with a fourth...

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Mr. Monomoy to Stand in New York at Waldorf Farm

Climax Stallions LLC has obtained a majority interest in graded stakes winner Mr. Monomoy (Palace Malice--Drumette, by Henny Hughes) and he will stand at Dr. Jerry Bilinski's Waldorf Farm in North Chatham, NY. His initial stud fee has been announced at $5,000 Stands & Nurses. Mr. Monomoy is a half-brother to seven-time Grade I-winning champion Monomoy Girl (Tapizar) and hails from the family of champion Heavenly Cause (Grey Dawn {Fr}). "We bought Mr. Monomoy specifically for the New York breeding program" said Sean Feld, managing partner of Climax Stallions "It...

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Editorial to Stand at Haras San Pablo & Haras El Embrujo

Editorial (War Front--Playa Maya, by Arch) will shuttle to Peru for Haras San Pablo and Haras El Embrujo to stand for the 2019 Southern Hemisphere breeding season. The deal was brokered by Climax Stallions LLC, in conjunction with Dante Zanelli Bloodstock and Horse International LLC. The half-brother to MGISW and top sire Uncle Mo entered stud in 2018 at Roland Farm in Warwick, Maryland. Editorial retired from racing with a 2-1-1-0 record. "Editorial's first crop of babies have impressed a vast majority of their breeders," says Sean Feld of Climax...

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