Irish Hill Century Farm

Cyberknife's First Foal a Filly

The first foal for GI Arkansas Derby and GI Haskell Invitational S. winner Cyberknife (Gun Runner) was reported Jan. 3 when a filly was born at Irish Hill Century Farm in Stillwater, New York. Bred by Clay Scherer, the bay is the first produce of the unraced Hildee John (Gormley), a half-sister to five-time stakes winner and GI Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint runner-up Chalon (Dialed In). "This filly has a good rear end and a nice round shoulder, a lot like Cyberknife," said Irish Hill Century Farm's Rick...

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Taylor Made Stallions' Tacitus Represented by First Foals

Taylor Made Stallions' MGSW Tacitus (Tapit) out of MGISW Close Hatches, sired his first reported foals in New York on Monday, Jan. 16. The arrivals were a colt born at Waldorf Farm out of the Bustin Stones mare Super Stone who was bred by Jerry Bilinski, DVM, and a filly produced from SW Courageous Cat mare Lady Joan who was bred by Irish Hill Century Farm and foaled there. "She is what I was expecting a Tacitus foal would look like," said Rick Burke of Irish Hill Century Farm. "She...

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NY Favorites, Top Sire Lines, Head to Empire State

The New York State Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund's incentive and rewards program continues to drive new interest and investment in New York stallions, particularly those whose pedigrees fit the race conditions and surfaces of the New York Racing Association (NYRA). Sons of champions and horses that were popular and successful in New York are debuting at stud and coming with significant mare bookings generated in part by the buyers' market at the breeding stock sales during the past three months. Rick Burke's Irish Hill Century Farm, established by his...

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