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 […]

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 […]

congrats

Client Success: NY-Bred Congrats Colt Prevails At Saratoga

SMITE (c, 3, Congrats–Double Dinghy Day, by Forestry) SMITE (c, 3, Congrats–Double Dinghy Day, by Forestry) was hustled from the start, contested the past and vied inside on the turn. He was asked near the quarter-pole and responded well when put to the whip in upper stretch. The Congrats colt battled with the runner-up in […]

optimal mating

FTISPR20 Recap: OPTIMAL Mating Selections Prove Profitable

Sales Recap The two-day auction at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium produced numbers on par with last year’s record sale, emboldening the spirits of those involved in the business of buying and selling juvenile racing prospects. From 563 head cataloged, Fasig-Tipton reported 303 horses grossed $23,572,500, for an average $77,797 and a $40,000 median. […]