blame

Client Success: Blame Filly Edges Clear at Aqueduct

I’M FINE (f, 3, Blame – Stormy Caress, by Stormy Atlantic) I’M FINE (Blame) got squeezed between foes and was forced to steady when Bella Dominica (Giant Surprise) shut down her lane after the start. The New York-bred Blame filly chased three to four paths off the inside down the backstretch. She then got floated […]

broodmare

Case Study: Buying Broodmares & Selecting Stallions

Buying Broodmares & Selecting Stallions Buying Broodmares The annual breeding stock sales are by far my most favorite to prepare for and to shop. The quest to find the perfect broodmare in hopes of breeding a future champion. Easier said than done! Stop dreaming and get focused! That’s what I must continually remind myself. That […]

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 […]

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 […]

Competitive Edge

Client Success: Competitive Edge Filly Wires Laurel Maidens

PAGO QUERIDO (f, 3, Competitive Edge–Lefreakcestchic, by Bellamy Road) PAGO QUERIDO (f, 3, Competitive Edge–Lefreakcestchic, by Bellamy Road) became the newest winner for Competitive Edge on Thursday with a Maiden Special Weight victory at Laurel. Dispatched at 10-1 in the cut back to seven furlongs, the dark bay filly broke strong, quickly took the lead […]

STALLIONS

Case Study: Two High-End Stallions to Mitigate Risk

Two High-End Stallions to Mitigate Risk The commercial market is infatuated with elevated stud fees and sales averages of stallions. If it were just that easy to “breed the best to the best”, the average to little guy wouldn’t have a shot. But, if the high-end of the market is where you choose to play, […]

spanish kingdom

Client Success: Spanish Kingdom Holds Keeneland Blue Bloods At Bay

SPANISH KINGDOM SPANISH KINGDOM (g, 3, Animal Kingdom–Mis Vizcaya {MSP}, by Successful Appeal), a winner in an 8 1/2-furlong Churchill allowance in May, was fifth–beaten a length–in the July 12 GIII Transylvania S. before finishing third going a sixteenth shorter last time out at Churchill Sept. 5. Sent off at 5-2 here, the gelding stalked […]