|Darley Racing is widely
considered to be one of the world's best known and most successful
thoroughbred horse racing operations. Launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin
Rashid Al Maktoum - the ruler of Dubai and vice-president of the
UAE - in 1981, today Darley Racing stands stallions in the UK,
Ireland, France, the United States, Australia and Japan.
Darley Racing currently employs over 250 people at its headquarters at
Dalham Hall Stud - near the famous Newmarket Racecourse - and its
pre-training facility at Hamilton Hill (both in England), as well as an
additional 600 people in the rest of its global operations. Darley
Racing's UK operations alone span 4,000 acres and Darley Stud is the
operation's breeding arm.
|In 1986 Darley Racing acquired Kildangan Stud in County Kildare,
Ireland, which is now the home of some top stallions and in 2001 bought
Jonabell Farm (founded in 1946) in Kentucky, USA. In 2002 Darley Racing
purchased the 300 acre Kelvinside Stud in the Hunter Valley in
Australia, and also stands stallions at its 1,100 acre stud farm in
Darley stand some of the best stallions in the world including Holy Bull, Bernardini, Street Sense, and Any Given Sunday.
favorite horse of all time is reported to be Dubai Millennium, the most
famous of Darley Racing's stallions to stand at Dalham Hall.
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