Hall of Champions
Brookdale Farm has been home to many influential stallions, leading broodmares and race horses.
I’ll Have Another (Flower Alley/ Arch’s Gal Edith) was named the Champion Three Year Old in 2013 after capturing both the Kentucky Derby (G1) and the Preakness Stakes (G1) in 2012. When retired I’ll Have Another finished with 5 wins in 7 lifetime starts and earnings of $2,693,600. I’ll Have Another was born and raised at Brookdale Farm and was bred by Harvey Clarke.
Deputy Minister (Vince Regent) was a successful race horse with multiple graded stakes wins and a two time leading sire. He was the Horse of the Year and Champion Two Year Old Male in the USA and Canada in 1981. He was inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame inductee in 1988.
Deputy Minister stood at Brookdale farm from 1988 and was buried on the farm in 2004.
Crafty Prospector (Mr. Prospector) was one of the leading sons of Mr. Prospector by North American Earnings. Crafty Prospector moved to Brookdale Farm near Versailles, KY in 1990 and was pensioned from stud duty in March 2007.
Crafty Prospector died March 27, 2010 at Brookdale Farm at the age of 31 and is buried on the farm.
Forest Wildcat (Storm Cat) was a two-time Grade 3 winner and a successful stallion. Notable progeny include Var, who won the Majestic Barriere Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp (Fr-G1) in 2004, Forest Secrets, D’wildcat,Wildcat Heir, and Snow Dance.
Forest Wildcat is buried at Brookdale Farm.
Silver Deputy (Deputy Minister) sired over75 stakes winners, including Silverbulletday, the champion 2-year-old filly of 1998 and the champion 3-year-old filly of 1999. Silver Deputy also sired Canadian champions Deputy Inxs, Archers Bay, Deputy Jane West, Scotzana, Poetically, and Larkwhistle.
Silver Deputy was pensioned from stud in 2008 and currently lives on the farm.