The Legacy Lives On

Nearly half a century ago, Ernest L. Samuel began building a legacy when he founded Sam-Son Farm. At the heart of that legacy is an extraordinary band of broodmares, earning Sam-Son Farm 84 Sovereign Awards, including 2019 Owner and Breeder of the Year. Fifty years in the making, discover your opportunity to buy-in to Sam-Son Farm’s prized bloodlines, highlighted by 21 in-foal mares, at the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale.

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Sam-Son Farm

"Ernie Samuel believed successful breeding was created by building an impressive broodmare band, believing the mare played a vital role with the overall breed equation."

- International Racehorse Magazine
Live Stream Broodmare Parade

Live Stream Broodmare Parade

Join us for a first-hand look at the extraordinary broodmare draft from the historic Sam-Son Farm dispersal at Keeneland. If you're attending in-person, enjoy food and drink while experiencing an exclusive presentation of each Sam-Son broodmare on offer on the morning of Saturday, Jan 9.

Check back the morning of Jan. 9 to watch via live stream.


January 9, 2021 | 9 a.m. | Barns 12 + 14

Success In Red And Gold

Sam-Son’s iconic red and gold silks have been a mainstay in winner’s circles at racetracks across the United States and Canada. In its 50 years of racing, Sam-Son Farm has produced standouts like Dance Smartly, the first Canadian-owned and bred horse to win a Breeders’ Cup Championship, before being inducted into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame. Then came Eclipse Award winners like Chief Bearhart and Sky Classic, followed by Smart Strike, a Grade 1 winner who went on to become one of the most influential sires of the 21st century.

The Sam-Son farm families have produced...

84

SOVEREIGN AWARD
WINNERS IN CANADA

37

CANADIAN CLASSIC WINS

14

GRADE 1 WINNERS

4

ECLIPSE AWARD WINNERS