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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   www.shopspendthrift.com   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 […]

Housekeeping

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 […]

Graduation

Dear fans,   My how time has flown!   Q B One has already grown an independent spirit and is ready to create a herd of his own with other foals his age, meaning he will be weaned soon. This is a foal’s version of “graduation”. With this change, Q B One will go from […]

Happy Oaks Day!

Dear Fans, Happy Oaks Day & Derby Eve! What a world wind the last month has been preparing for this weekend. We are excited to have future Spendthrift Stallions, Bolt d’Oro and Free Drop Billy, running on Saturday in the Kentucky Derby alongside Spendthrift-Sired Mangum Moon (Malibu Moon) and Audible (Into Mischief). Not to mention […]

Prince B Has a Name!

Dear Fans, The Prince officially has a name! A HUGE thank you to everyone who submitted; there were over 4,000 submissions and it has taken us some time to narrow down our favorite. Our panel of judges have spoken and the official name is: Q B One The winner will receive: Spendthrift Swag and an […]