Comme Chez Soi

Empire Maker - Downthedustyroad, By Storm and a Half

Old Tavern Farm


Malibu Moon

Bred To

Born at 1 a.m. on February 23, 2019

Foaling Date

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Old Tavern Farm’s Comme Chez Soi to be featured in National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2

Comme Chez Soi
November 19th, 2018

Old Tavern Farm’s Comme Chez Soi to be featured in
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2


Comme Chez Soi

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Comme Chez Soi, a 7-year-old mare owned by Old Tavern Farm, will be on the roster of featured horses for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2, which will debut online in December at

The first season of Foal Patrol, a one-of-a-kind collection of live cameras following the daily activities of in-foal mares, had more than 1.6 million views from December 2017 through September 2018. The Museum will be making weekly announcements of the participating horses leading up to the debut of Season 2 in late December. Comme Chez Soi is the second mare announced for Season 2, joining Viva Sheila, owned by Lady Sheila Stable and Edition Farm residing at Edition Farm in Hyde Park, N.Y.

Bred in Kentucky by Grousemont Farm, Comme Chez Soi is a bay daughter of Empire Maker out of the Storm and a Half mare Downthedustyroad. Foaled on April 10, 2011, she was purchased at the Keeneland September 2012 Yearling Sale for $325,000 by Skara Glen Stables and raced for Skara Glen in partnership with William S. Farish. Comme Chez Soi was trained by Michael Matz. Comme Chez Soi broke her maiden in her career debut on Sept. 27, 2013 at Laurel Park in a one-mile maiden special weight contest with Alex Cintron in the irons. Comme Chez Soi was second in an allowance race at Gulfstream Park in her second start and finished in the money twice more in her career but never won another race.

Old Tavern Farm’s Walt Borisenok purchased Comme Chez Soi as a broodmare prospect for $210,000 at the Keeneland November 2015 Breeding Stock Sale. Comme Chez Soi is in foal to Malibu Moon with an estimated foaling date of Feb. 14, 2019.

For more information about the Museum, including special events and program offerings, please visit our website at

Comme Chez Soi and filly update

Comme Chez Soi
May 13th, 2019

Greg Daley at Old Tavern Farm provides an update on Comme Chez Soi and her filly. They are doing well and the plan is for them to travel back to New York in June. 

National Pet Week - Porkchop and Walter

Comme Chez Soi
May 9th, 2019

It's National Pet Week and who else do Foal Patrol fans think of but Porkchop and Walter at Old Tavern Farm. We have followed their life behind the scenes through videos as well as snippets on the Foal Patrol cameras. These are a couple fun videos of Porkchop out with the chickens, in his bed of hay, his new spring location. Walter, on the other hand, spends time lounging and sleeping with a great view of Thoroughbreds behind him. 


Comme Chez Soi and filly in Kentucky

Comme Chez Soi
May 2nd, 2019

Greg Daley from Old Tavern Farm shared that Comme Chez Soi and filly are both doing great, enjoying the grass and pastures with Sally Thomas in Kentucky. This time of year they are both turned out for most of the day with a few hours in stall during the morning to check-in on the mare. Comme Chez Soi was bred to Good Magic in late April and the farm staff at Old Tavern is waiting for her first check up to see if she is in foal.

Stay tuned for updates on Porkchop and Walter next week during National Pet Week!