creative cause

Client Success: Creative Cause Filly Proves Best At Lone Star

Erin’s Creation (f, 4, Creative Cause – Highest Ground, by Lemon Drop Kid) ERIN’S CREATION (f, 4, Creative Cause—Highest Ground, by Lemon Drop Kid) was rated back and moved to the inside. The chestnut filly saved ground to past the quarter pole and advanced into contention. The Creative Cause filly angled out leaving the turn […]

bloodstock agent

OPTIMAL Mating Purchase: OBSMAR21 Hip 461 – American Freedom Colt

OBSMAR21 – Hip 461 – American Freedom / Divine Happiness, by Divine Park Clark Shepherd (Shepherd Equine Advisers), bloodstock agent for Highlander Training Center (Larry Hirsch), purchased this American Freedom colt at the 2021 OBS March Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale from the consignment of Pick View LLC for $260,000. The American Freedom  colt shared […]

summer front

OPTIMAL Maidens: Summer Front Firster Gets Geared-Down Win

CAMP HOPE (c, 2, Summer Front–Praising, by Pulpit) Camp Hope (Summer Front), overlooked at 10-1 for his debut, raced forwardly placed four-wide into the first turn as a pair of longshots slugged it out through moderate opening splits. Eagerly closing on the leaders on the far turn, the dark bay forged an advantage turning for home […]


Case Study: A Look At Upstart’s Quick Start

A Look At Upstart’s Quick Start Each year, a mad rush to breed to first-year stallions occurs. Some do it because they were outstanding racehorses; others do it because they have outstanding physical characteristics; still others do it because he may be descended from a sire-of-sires; and still others do it simply because. Upstart stands […]