Recent Updates

Welcome to Foal Patrol Season 5! Check in here for our latest mare and foal updates and season announcements.

Elate Episode 9 - Breeding update

May 3rd, 2022

Enjoy our newest episode featuring Elate and her Speightstown colt in which we ask Claiborne's Mary Ormsby, "Who was Elate bred to for next year?"

If you have a question you would like us to ask farm staff in an upcoming episode, email your question to Be sure to let us know if your question is for a specific Season 5 mare or foal.

Bred back

April 28th, 2022

We are happy to announce Elate was confirmed in foal to Tapit earlier this week and is now 20 days into her pregnancy. Click here for more information on Tapit, who was a featured stallion on Foal Patrol Season 4 at Gainesway Farm.

Congratulations, Elate! Your Foal Patrol fans send well wishes your way now and in the upcoming months. 

Elate 22 update

April 25th, 2022

Elate's Speightstown colt has been turned out with pasture buddies for four weeks now. With plenty of opportunities to socialize with other foals and grow accustomed to being handled by the barn crew, the colt has come into his own. He is playful, happy, and well at Claiborne. 

Elate Episode 8 - When does labor most often occur?

April 14th, 2022

In our most recent installment with Elate and her Speightstown colt foaled on March 11 at Claiborne, we ask the farm's Equine Operations Manager, Mary Ormsby, "Does labor occur more often in the day or night?"

If you have a question about one of the season's mares or foals or their care and management, email your question to Let us know if your question is for a specific Season 5 mare or foal.

Special day

April 11th, 2022

It is someone’s big day at Claiborne. Elate 22 turns one month old today. We all love watching him grow by Elate's side, and Foal Patrol sends happy wishes his way!