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O'Sullivan Farms competed in the West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association Annual Horse Show on September 2nd, 2018. The following placings were:

WV Bred or Sired Young Horse Grand Champion - 2018 filly by Golden Years out of Runaway Brae

WV Bred or Sired Young Horse Reserve Grand Champion - 2017 colt by Creative Cause out of Littlemissgogo


Other placings include:
2018 WV Bred or Sired Fillies:
    1st place-18 Runaway Brae by Golden Years
    3rd place-18 Julie B Mine by Creative Cause

2018 WV Bred or Sired Colts:
    1st place-18 Julie B by First Samurai
    3rd place-18 Pardon My Excess by Golden Years

2018 WV Bred or Sired Foals:
    Champion-18 Runaway Brae by Golden Years
    Reserve Champion-18 Julie B by First Samurai

Yearling Fillies:
    2nd Place-Ani Winehouse
    3rd Place-17 Splediferous Moon by Creative Cause

Yearling Colts:
    1st place-17 Littlemissgogo by Creative Cause
    2nd place-17 Pink Gloss by Limehouse

Yearlings: Champion-17 Littlemissgogo by Creative Cause


Thoroughbred Broodmare:
     2nd place-Runaway Brae
     5th place-Atlantic Rainbow

Some horses shown are being offered for sale. Be sure to check out our sales pages for any horses that may be available or contact our office for information.



Congratulations to Sandy'z Slew, Limehouse's leading 2018 earner, on winning the $200,000 Grade 3 Troy Stakes on August 5th at Saratoga, defeating millionaire Disco Partner!  #Limehouse

 



The History of O’Sullivan Farms

Founded in 1939, O’Sullivan Farms is West Virginia’s oldest Thoroughbred farm. Located on fertile limestone soil once settled by the Washington family in the northern Shenandoah Valley, the farm has developed a long tradition of breeding and racing quality horses.

Our nutritional program is designed to raise the soundest, strongest, horses possible. Pastures are all spacious, rounded and fenced with new oak boards. Hay is a homegrown alfalfa and clover/timothy harvested from fields that are soil tested and fertilized annually.

Our staff is experienced and dedicated, allowing us to offer our clients a full range of services; including boarding, breeding, foaling, breaking, training, racing partnerships, pedigree analysis, stallion syndication, and accounting and tax consultation.

For four generations, family owned and operated O’Sullivan Farms has been a landmark of the West Virginia’s Thoroughbred industry. If you want your horse to have the utmost in experienced care, contact us.

ALDRIN

Randy and John Funkhouser are proud to introduce Aldrin, a three-quarter brother to Tapit, America’s champion sire for the last three years. Aldrin will stand his first season at O’Sullivan Farms, West Virginia’s oldest thoroughbred breeding farm, in Charles Town, WV, in 2018.  Aldrin is a winning son of Malibu Moon out of stakes winner Tap Your Heels, by Unbridled Song. He was the most expensive of Tap Your Heels’ offspring to go through the auction ring, topping the 2014 Keeneland April Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training at $1,000,000 after posting an eighth-mile in 9.80 seconds. Aldrin’s first four dams have all produced extremely influential sires: Foggy Note (dam of Relaunch), Moon Glitter (dam of Glitterman), Ruby Slippers (dam of champion Rubiano), and Tap Your Heels (dam of Tapit). Aldrin is Tapit’s only brother to stand at stud. Limited lifetime breeding rights for Aldrin are available now. Please contact O’Sullivan Farms for further details at 304-725-2276 or osullivan1939@hotmail.com.   

We were very excited to see Tapit, Aldrin's three-quarter brother, recently top the Keeneland Book 1 Sale with three horses, Hip 49 for $2.6 million, Hip 69 for $2.7 million and Hip 105 for $2.5 million.  This just further establishes Tapit's reputation as America's #1 sire.  Considering that Aldrin will stand for a fraction of Tapit's $300,000 stud fee, we think that Aldrin will offer breeders a bargain both on the race track and in the sales ring!!!




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1504 Earle Road
Charles Town, WV 25414

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