Derby Contenders

Gary Barber & Stoneway Farm LLC

Gary Barber has been involved in horse ownership in the states and internationally for over 15 years. He is a Hollywood movie mogul, the CEO and co founder of Spyglass Entertainment which has produced such top films as Seabiscuit, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Insider and The Sixth Sense. In partnership he has raced Grade 1 winners, The Deputy, Gitano Hernando, and Becrux. In 1982 he won an all expense paid trip to the Arlington Million from his native South Africa by winning a handicapping contest. Stoneway Farm in LaGrange, Kentucky is owned by Jim Stone who is also owner and president of Mercer Transportation a trucking company. He has over 30 horses in training and broodmares and young stock at Stoneway Farm. Some of his top runners include Exfactor, Irish Smoke and Caminadora.