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Breeders’ Cup winner New Money Honey to be featured in National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 3

November 18th, 2019

New Money Honey, a 5-year-old bay daughter of Medaglia d’Oro owned by e Five Racing, will be on the roster of featured horses for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 3, which will debut online Friday, Dec. 27 at www.foalpatrol.com. The live stream will coincide with a special free kickoff event at the Museum that day, the family-friendly “Foal Patrol Kids!” open house, from 10 a.m. to noon.

The first two seasons of Foal Patrol, a one-of-a-kind collection of live cameras following the daily activities of in-foal mares, had more than three million total views from December 2017 through September 2019. More participating horses will be announced weekly leading up to the debut of Season 3. New Money Honey, who resides at the 1,200-acre Indian Creek Farm near Paris, Ky., is the third mare announced for Foal Patrol Season 3, joining Alpine Sky of Old Tavern Farm near Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and Vaulcluse at Gainesway Farm near Lexington, Ky.  

New Money Honey is out of the Distorted Humor mare Weekend Whim. Racing from 2016 through 2018, New Money Honey won five of her 13 career starts with earnings of $1,516,857. As a 2-year-old in 2016, she won the Grade 3 Miss Grillo Stakes at Belmont Park before winning the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies at Santa Anita. Trained by Chad Brown, New Money Honey won the Grade 3 Wonder Again Stakes and the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks as a sophomore.

New Money Honey is in foal to War Front with an expected foaling date of late February 2020.

The “Foal Patrol Kids!” event  on Dec. 27 will feature a variety of fun and educational activities plus snacks, giveaways, and special guests. Visitors are invited to explore the Foal Patrol website on Museum iPads to learn about the new in-foal mares, make a craft, ride an equipony and see the HorsePlay! Gallery to groom a life-sized stuffed animal horse, dress in jockey attire, and investigate objects related to the many careers associated with horse racing. Admission to the Museum will be free throughout the day.

For more information about the Museum, including special events and program offerings, please call (518) 584-0400 or visit our website at www.racingmuseum.org.

Old Tavern Farm BloodHorse article

November 14th, 2019

BloodHorse magazine did a great story on Old Tavern Farm for their November 9 publication, entitled "Cheers for Old Tavern." 

Below is a link (click to download the whole article) where you can learn more about owner, Walt Borisenok, history of the farm and new endeavors for the future.

http://cs.bloodhorse.com/files/folders/tbh_regionals/entry649380.aspx

Gainesway Farm’s Vaulcluse to be featured in National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 3

November 13th, 2019

Vaulcluse, a 14-year-old dark bay daughter of Hall of Famer A.P. Indy owned by Gainesway Farm, will be on the roster of featured horses for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 3, which will debut online Friday, Dec. 27 at www.foalpatrol.com. The live stream will coincide with a special free kickoff event at the Museum that day, the family-friendly “Foal Patrol Kids!” open house, from 10 a.m. to noon.

The first two seasons of Foal Patrol, a one-of-a-kind collection of live cameras following the daily activities of in-foal mares, had more than three million total views from December 2017 through September 2019. More participating horses will be announced weekly leading up to the debut of Season 3. Vaulcluse, who was bred in Canada, is the second mare announced for Foal Patrol Season 3, joining Alpine Sky of Old Tavern Farm near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Vaulcluse is out of the Dehere mare Betty’s Pet. Vaulcluse made three starts in her short career and won them all. She broke her maiden at Belmont Park in October 2007 and won an allowance optional claimer two months later at Aqueduct. In her lone start as a 3-year-old, Vaulcluse won the Suncoast Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs in February 2008. She was trained by Tom Albertrani for Eugene Melnyk, her breeder.

Vaulcluse is in foal to War Front with an expected foaling date of March 16, 2020.

The “Foal Patrol Kids!” event on Dec. 27 will feature a variety of fun and educational activities plus snacks, giveaways, and special guests. Visitors are invited to explore the Foal Patrol website on Museum iPads to learn about the new in-foal mares, make a craft, ride an equipony and see the HorsePlay! Gallery to groom a life-sized stuffed animal horse, dress in jockey attire, and investigate objects related to the many careers associated with horse racing. Admission to the Museum will be free throughout the day.

For more information about the Museum, including special events and program offerings, please call (518) 584-0400 or visit our website at www.racingmuseum.org.

Viva Sheila and her filly sold at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale

Viva Sheila
November 8th, 2019

Viva Sheila and her Ghostzapper filly were at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale on November 8. Viva Sheila was purchased by Athens Woods for $130,000. Her filly, Viva Sheila19 was purchased by Sugar Valley Farm for $25,000. Best of luck at your homes Viva Sheila and filly!

Viva Sheila Keeneland sale


Viva Sheila Keeneland Sale

Viva Sheila filly Keeneland sale


Viva Sheila filly Keeneland Sale

Love and Pride19 sells at Fasig Tipton November sale

Love and Pride
November 7th, 2019

Love and Pride19, a filly from the first crop of Horse of the Year Gun Runner was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent at the Fasig Tipton November Sale on Tuesday, November 5 in Lexington, KY. The bay filly was purchased for $750,000 from the consignment of Taylor Made Sales, agent. She is a beautiful, well developed filly with great prospects for the future.