Morello

Morello – A Promising KY Derby Prospect? – OPTIMAL Mating Profile

MORELLO, 3yo colt, (Classic Empire – Stop the Wedding, by Congrats) Owner(s): Blue Lion Thoroughbreds, Craig Taylor and Diamond T Racing Breeder(s):  Robert B. Tillyer & Dr. Chet Blackey (KY) Trainer: Steve Asmussen Morello, a horse named after Rage Against the Machine’s lead guitarist, is gaining ground in the 3-year-old ranks. If he can keep playing […]

mo donegal

Mo Donegal – A Promising KY Derby Prospect? – OPTIMAL Mating Profile

MO DONEGAL, 3yo colt, (Uncle M0 – Callingmissbrown, by Pulpit) Owner(s): Donegal Racing Breeder(s): Ashview Farm & Colts Neck Stable (KY) Trainer: Todd Pletcher Donegal Racing bought Mo Donegal for $250,000 as a yearling from Ashview Farm’s consignment at the 2020 September Keeneland Yearling Sale. In his second career start, Mo Donegal broke his maiden. […]

will's secret

Case Study – KY Oaks Contender – Will’s Secret

WILL’S SECRET (Will Take Charge – Girls Secret, by Giant’s Causeway) A homebred campaigned by Willis Horton Racing and trained by Dallas Stewart, Will’s Secret was bred in Kentucky by her owner and is out of the winning Giant’s Causeway mare, Girls Secret. Will’s Secret has an overall race record of three wins and three […]

bloodstock agent

A Tale of Two Fillies

A Tale of Two Fillies I recently posted a client success story regarding a Distorted Humor filly that broke her maiden in her first start, “Client Success: Homebred Distorted Humor Filly Wins First Out At Laurel” (See pic above). I had the honor of designing the OPTIMAL Mating that produced her for her owner and […]

halama

Client Success: Halama Wires, Draws Away at Churchill

HALAMA (f, 2, Pioneerof the Nile–Milania, by Bernardini) Halama (f, 3, Pioneerof the Nile–Milania, by Bernardini) set the pace early, was off the rail into the lane then drew away under jockey Tyler Gaffalione. She was geared down to the wire in winning by three lengths. Halama was acquired in utero for $310,000 at Keeneland […]