Author Archives: Autry Graham

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 […]

Q B One Update

Hello fans!   Happy (early) Thanksgiving, we hope you spend the weekend with your family and friends!   With Breeders’ Cup in the rearview, we are ready to hunker down on the farm and prepare for winter – we’ve already had our first snow! We have officially finished our Beholder tours for the year in […]

Off to the races!

Dear Fans,   Fall is finally here! This time of year is very exciting for us. From cooler temperatures to Keeneland running in October to Breeders’ Cup in November (this year it will be at Churchill Downs), we’ve been very busy. Last week we had the wonderful opportunity to sponsor a little girl through the […]

It’s a…

GIRL!   Dear Fans,   We are thrilled to announce Beholder is having a Curlin filly coming Spring of 2019. In honor of this exciting moment, all pink Beholder hats in the Spendthrift Shop are %15 off through Monday with the code QUEENB   P.S. new and exciting Beholder apparel will be arriving […]

Special Visitor

Dear fans,   Beholder had a very special visitor this month! Fred Mitchell of Clarkland Farm stopped by to see her – you may recognize his name as the breeder of Queen B. He owns Leslie’s Lady, Beholder’s mother (he also bred and raised Mendelssohn). Fred came armed with peppermints (he knows the way to […]

And the winner is…

Dear Fans, We have a winner! In fact, we loved the entries so much, we have TWO lucky winners! BOTH of you will receive Richard Mandella signed Beholder hats. All winners have been contacted via email. Thank you to everyone who shared their favorite Beholder memory, we enjoyed reminiscing with you.   Winner 1: Sherrie […]


Dear Fans,   How is it already July? Beholder and Q B One are weaned and enjoying their days in the warm summer sun.   This month we have been doing some housekeeping here at the farm and found something we thought you would like.   We found a Beholder hat created right after her […]