Now booking for Derby Weekend

Still a working Thoroughbred operation, Hermitage is a wonderful setting for an unforgettable Kentucky Derby experience. The 19th-century farm estate is perfectly blended with 21st-century sensibilities, boasting an aura of both historic charm and modern refinement. The 2017 Derby rental package includes: Overnight accommodations for 14 from Thursday, May 4, 2017 – Sunday, May 7, 2017 Daily housekeeping Fully stocked… Read More >

Hermitage Graduate Bandwith Wins at Churchill Downs

Hermitage graduate Bandwidth romps in debut at Churchill Downs on Saturday, September 12, 2015, winning by 6-1/4 lengths. A $225,000 Mineshaft yearling at Keeneland September 2014, Bandwidth is out of the Speightstown mare Goforitmrsmiller – her second winner from two foals of racing age. Hermitage Farm is offering a half-sister to Bandwidth at this year’s Keeneland September Sale. The filly… Read More >

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Kiss Moon Makes Grade in Mint Julep

Exciting news for Hermitage! Hermitage-bred and -raised Kiss Moon collared front-runner I’m Already Sexy in late stretch and thrust out her head on the line to win the $100,000 Old Forester Mint Julep (gr IIIT) June 6 at Churchill Downs. Take a look at the article in The Blood-Horse here.

Steve Wilson Wins 2015 USEF Pair Horse Driving National Championship

Steve Wilson won the 2015 USEF Pair Horse Driving National Championship this past weekend at Live Oak in Ocala, Florida. After finishing a close second to Casey Zubek in the dressage and marathon phases of competition, Wilson had an excellent cones phase and took the National Championship title with a final score of 164.92. Congratulations to Steve and Team Hermitage!

Caressing Featured in Illinois Racing News Magazine

Multiple graded stakes winning mare and multiple stakes producer Caressing has been featured in this month’s Illinois Racing News Magazine. Take a look at Tom Ferry’s excellent feature highlighting her great career here!

Jamie Foxx, Ne-Yo, and DJ Cassidy to Headline Hermitage Grand Gala

Jamie Foxx, Ne-Yo and celebrity DJ DJ Cassidy will headline the first ever Hermitage Grand Gala on Friday, May 1, 2015 at Hermitage Farm. For table and ticket information for what is sure to be the hottest celebrity event of Derby weekend, call 502.805.2009 or email Tickets@HermitageGrandGala.com.

Julia’s Star Joins Hermitage Family

Hip 343, Julia’s Star, was acquired by Hermitage Farm on Tuesday. The stakes winning mare was Hip 343 from Keeneland January Horses of All Ages 2015, consigned by Haven’s Bloodstock. She is by El Prado (IRE), out of multiple stakes winning Holy Bull mare, Feisty Bull. Julia’s Star is currently in-foal to first-crop stallion Shanghai Bobby. The son of Harlan’s… Read More >

CARESSING to be Featured in Illinois Racing News Next Month

Thoroughbred Industry writer Tom Ferry caught up with the multiple graded stakes winning mare and Eclipse Award Winning 2YO Filly (2000) – and now multiple stakes producer, Caressing, before Christmas. A native of Illinois, Tom tracked down Caressing due to her Grade 3 win in the Singapore Plate S. and her multiple Grade 3 placings at Arlington Park. Be on… Read More >

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