Author Archives: Autry Graham

Happy Birthday Beholder

The Queen of Racing is celebrating a big birthday & we are excited to announce our limited edition Birthday Tee! This comfort colors t-shirt features a limited edition logo on the front & the famous Gary Stevens quote on the back 💜 all proceeds from this shirt will be donated by The Spendthrift Shop to the Blue […]

Beholder x War Front is here!

She’s here! Beholder foaled a healthy filly by War Front last night around 8 pm. The foaling was smooth and both mom and foal are great. They will go outside today for the first time – don’t worry we will keep you updated! For now, enjoy these photos:

Q B One Update!

Q B One is doing great – he has filled out very nicely and is enjoying this new phase in his life. Recently he was moved from the yearling barn to a training barn on the farm – he has begun the “breaking” process with Silver Springs Training. This process is very routine and an […]

Beholder to visit Bolt d’Oro in 2020

Spendthrift Farm’s four-time champion & three-time Breeders’ Cup winner Beholder will be bred to Bolt d’Oro in 2020. “We strongly considered breeding Beholder to Bolt d’Oro this past season, so it’s a mating we’ve been excited about for some time. Frankly, Bolt d’Oro has been so tremendously in-demand that we decided to wait until 2020,” […]

Breeders’ Cup Weekend

Happy Breeders’ Cup Weekend! Can you believe it has been 3 YEARS since Beholder’s epic battle down the final stretch with Songbird? We definitely can’t. We are reminiscing on that history-making moment & hair-raising race call today. Enjoy! Team Spendthrift

Q B One – where is he now?

Great news: We are thrilled to announce that Q B One, Beholder’s first foal, will stay with Spendthrift. Q B One is currently enjoying turnout with a group of colts spending his days eating grass and just being a horse. As time continues, he will eventually enter training with us and you will receive updates […]

Old Friends

“It’s like I’m driving a Mac truck with the speed of a Porsche and the brain of a rocket scientist” – Gary Stevens We think Beholder recognizes her old friend!

Happy Birthday Beholder!

Dear fans, Beholder is turning 9 today and we’re celebrating! We hope you enjoyed Derby weekend and stayed dry – Beholder, Beholder 19, and Q B One are all doing very well! They are enjoying long days outside as the temperature rises and the lush grass from our April showers continues to grow. Q B […]

She’s here!

Dear Fans, You may have heard – she’s here! Beholder’s 2019 filly by Curlin has arrived and she’s both happy and healthy. Mare and foal are doing great, we will continue to keep you updated on them (and Q B One!) each month. Fun fact: Coup De Coeur, Beholder’s paddock buddy, is the only other […]