Winter Quarter Farm

Early Impressions: Kentucky Derby 147

LOUISVILLE, KY - With the first Saturday in May quickly approaching, TDN Senior Editor Steve Sherack caught up with the connections of leading GI Kentucky Derby contenders to get some of their 'Early Impressions.' In this edition, we check in with: Godolphin USA President Jimmy Bell and Winter Quarter Farm Owner/General Manager Don Robinson. Unbeaten 2-year-old champion and 'TDN Rising Star' Essential Quality (Tapit) heads to the Kentucky Derby as the one to beat. The Godolphin homebred's unblemished five-for-five record is highlighted by wins in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile,...

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Malibu Moon Filly Sets New York Sale Record

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY - The two-day Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Yearlings Sale couldn't match up to its record-setting 2018 renewal, but when the dust settled Monday evening at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion, the auction had seen its fourth straight record-priced yearling. The record bid came from Larry Best, who said he had only seen the filly two hours before he spent $775,000 to acquire the daughter of Malibu Moon from the Winter Quarter Farm consignment. In all, 186 yearlings sold during the 2019 New York sale for a total of...

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Malibu Moon Filly Brings $775k at FT NY-Bred Sale

A Malibu Moon filly brought $775,000 from Larry Best's Oxo Equine to take the lead at Monday's Fasig-Tipton New York-bred Yearling Sale in Saratoga. Hip 592, consigned by Winter Quarter Farm, agent for Oak Bluff Stable LLC, was bred in New York by Oak Bluff Stables and Christophe Clement. She is the second foal out of the winning Street Sense mare Savvy Sassy, a half-sister to Canadian MGSW Southdale (Street Cry {Ire}).  

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