WAR STORY Captures G3 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream Park

Brookdale Grad WAR STORY (7, g, Northern Afleet/Belle Watling) pulled away in the stretch to win by 1.5 lengths on Saturday at Gulfstream in the G3 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes. With the win on Saturday, he has now earned $2,984,996 in 38 career starts. He was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain III and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. He was purchased at the 2013 Keeneland September Sale.

Brookdale Grads Finish 1-2 in G2 Los Alamitos Futurity

Brookdale Grads THOUSAND WORDS (2,c, Pioneerof the Nile/Pomeroys Pistol) and ANNEAU D’OR (2, c, Medaglia d’Oro/Walk Close) battled down the stretch in the G2 Los Alamitos Futurity with Thousand Words wining by a neck. This was THOUSAND WORDS stakes debut after winning impressively first time out back in October at Santa Anita. Both colts were purchased out of the Keeneland September 2018 Sale. Thousand Words was bred in Florida by Hardacre Farm and was purchased by current owners Albaugh Family Stables LLC and Spendthrift Farm LLC for $1 million last September. With the win Thousand Words also earned 10 points towards the Kentucky Derby.

BELLERA gets Graded Stakes Win in G3 Comely

Brookdale Grad Bellera (3,f, Bernardini/Habiboo) earned her first Graded Stakes Win on Friday in the G3 Comely Stakes at Aqueduct by almost 2 lengths. She now has 3 wins in 6 starts and has earned $209,960. She was bred in Florida by Hardacre Farm LLC and was purchased at the Keeneland September 2017 Sale by current owner Mathis Stable LLC.

Starship Jubilee 2nd in G3 Cardinal Stakes at Churchill Downs

Brookdale Grad Starship Jubilee (6,m, Indy Wind/Perfectly Wild) shipped down from Woodbine this week to contest in the G3 Cardinal Stakes at Churchill on Thanksgiving Day. She took the lead mid stretch but couldn’t hold off the eventual winner Kallio and finished 2nd. Starship Jubilee has now run 7 times this year and has never finished off the board and has now earned $1,171,387. She was bred in Florida by William P. Sorren and is campaigned by Blue Heaven Farm.

Anneau d’Or 2nd in G1 Breeders Cup Juvenile Stakes (Video)

Brookdale Grad Anneau d’Or (Medaglia D’Oro/Walk Close) showed on Friday that not only can he run on the turf but also the dirt after running a huge race to get 2nd in the G1 Breeders Cup Juvenile Stakes at Santa Anita. After breaking his maiden impressively at Golden Gate on 9/29 the colt was not able to draw in to the Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf so opted to run on the dirt.  He was bred in Kentucky by Highland Yard LLC and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. He has now earned $358,000 in just 2 career starts.   Anneau d’Or is out of the Graded Stakes winning mare Walk Close. 

Brookdale Grad WAR STORY 3rd in G2 Charles Town Classic Stakes

WAR STORY (7,g, Northern Afleet/Belle Watling) finished 3rd on Saturday night in the $1 million Charles Town Classic Stakes (G2) at Charles Town.  War Story has been a participant in this race for the last three years and has hit the board each year.  He has now earned his connections $2,761,305 in 33 career starts.  War Story was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain III and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm.  He is a graduate of the 2013 Keeneland September Sale where he was purchased for $90,000.

Mind Mapping 3rd in Prix Jacques Laffitte Stakes

Brookdale Grad MIND MAPPING(4,c, Medaglia d’Oro/Visual Mind) finished 3rd on Wednesday in the Prix Jacques Laffitte Stakes in France .  He has hit the board in 7 out of 9 career starts and has earned $97,896.  Mind Mapping was bred in Kentucky by Flaxman Holdings Ltd, Ted Folkerth, Double K LLC, Brookdale Farm, and Jack Swain III and is a graduate of the 2016 Keeneland September Sale.  Mind Mapping is out of the mare Visual Mind who is a half sister to current Kentucky Derby hopeful WAR OF WILL.