Darley’s Australian and New Zealand-based stallions are enjoying a truly exceptional season, both on the track and in the sales ring, with 21 Darley-sired G1 winners and 57 Group winner
Ninth Street took the lead on the far turn and continued to pull away in the stretch on his way to a six-length victory in the Jean Lafitte Stakes at Delta Downs Oct.
Hence swept past his rivals on the far turn and pulled away in the stretch to win the $175,000 Governor’s Cup Stakes by four lengths at Remington Park Sept. 30.
Hence overcame a poor start with an impressive last-to-first victory in the Downs At Albuquerque Handicap 4 Aug.
The countdown to the inaugural running of the $1 million ‘Showdown’, a race exclusively for two-year-olds by VOBIS Sires’-nominated stallions in April 2019 is on, with all Darley stallions located
Right Hand Man battled the length of the stretch with Mach One Rules before prevailing by a stubborn nose to win the six-furlong Oakland Stakes November 18.
Highway Boss took the lead at the top of the stretch and pulled away to win the S.W. Randall Plate Handicap by seven lengths at Hastings Racecourse Sept. 9.
Long Hot Summer bulled her way through a narrow opening along the inside rail and charged to a one-length victory in the five-furlong Daisycutter Handicap at Del Mar.
Darley will stand a roster of 24 stallions in 2017 which includes 15 stallions whom have arrived safely in Australia after shuttling from the Northern Hemisphere including:
Hence made a sweeping last-to-first move in the final furlong to take the G3 Iowa Derby by one-and-a-half lengths at Prairie Meadows July 7.