June 13, 2016

Kentucky Horse Farms #9

Kentucky Horse Farms #9
Shackleford
Darby Dan Farms
Lexington, Kentucky
At Darby Dan Farm we got up close and personal with Shackleford, a beautiful chestnut Thoroughbred stallion who won the 2011 Preakness Stakes. Winning horses are more valuable at stud than racing (with stud fees ranging into the hundreds of thousands of dollars), so they are frequently retired young. Shackleford was retired in 2012.