William S. Farish

Eagle Gets First Winner, Stakes Winner at Lone Star

Eagle Express became the first winner and stakes winner in one fell swoop from just eight first-crop foals for 2016 GIII Ben Ali S. winner Eagle (Candy Ride {Arg}). Second on debut here May 14, the 2-1 favorite broke on top before chasing Texas Thunder through a :22.67 opening quarter. Forced to go wide into the stretch when floated by the pacesetter, Eagle Express soared home from there much the best. The winner has a yearling ful-brother and a foal half-brother by Moonshine Mullin. TEXAS STALLION PAN ZARETA DIVISION S.,...

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Saturday's Insights: Code of Honor Sibling Returns Off Strong Debut

7th-GP, $55K, Msw, 3yo, 7f, 3:10 p.m. ET BEARS WATCHING (Karakontie {Jpn}), a half-brother to MGISW Code of Honor (Noble Mission {GB}), looks to earn his diploma at second asking following a very good closing third on debut in the Gulfstream slop Feb. 6. The William S. Farish homebred, trained by Hall of Famer Shug McGaughey, finished two spots ahead of subsequent 'TDN Rising Star' Collaborate (Into Mischief) that day, who returned with a daylight maiden victory Feb. 27. The field of 12 also includes $510,000 KEESEP graduate Stainless Steel...

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Barber, Farish, Karp Honored at TOBA Awards

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA)'s 35th Annual National Awards ceremony was held virtually on Saturday at Hill 'n' Dale at Xalapa near Paris, Ky. Gabby Gaudet was the host. TOBA's National Owner of the Year title went to Gary Barber, while William S. Farish was named the National Breeder of the Year. Larry Karp of Barlar LLC was honored as National Small Breeder of the Year. Beyond the Waves (Ocean Crest), dam of 2019 Horse of the Year Bricks and Mortar (Giant's Causeway), GSW Emerald Beech (Maria's Mon),...

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