Oh Baby Oh Baby went wire-to-wire in the $65,000 Lookout Stakes and $70,000 Eldorado Stakes at Delta, scoring back-to-back stakes wins.  Amazing for a $12,500 claim.

In the starting gate:  On Wednesday, Datboygofast drops in class and faces his own age in a Maiden Claimer at Delta.  On Friday, Cajun Creed drops into Allowance company and should be tough in his race at Delta. 

Crossing the line:  On Friday, we claimed Ruston Vow out of an Allowance Optional at Delta, winning a four-way shake to get him.  On Saturday, Sir Matador was second, beaten less than a length, in his race at Turf Paradise. On Monday, Hotflickarue worked a half in :48 3/5 at Golden Gate.  Bornonvalentineday worked the same in :48 2/5.  

Work tab:   On Thursday, Global Nation zipped through 3 furlongs in :36 at Parx.  On Friday, Catty Krys worked a half in :50 1/5 at Delta.  Datboygofast worked in :50 3/5.  On Sunday, Desert Mama worked 5 furlongs in 1:06 1/5 at Golden Gate.

2017 foals: On February 6th, Daleo’s Angel foaled a big, handsome Bradester colt in Texas and will visit Stonesider next; on February 10th, stakes-placed Glamoride had her first foal, a gorgeous Half Ours filly in Louisiana and she’ll visit Star Guitar next;

HRC horses race records

2018 Record:        Starts: 19             4-4-4                $84,085        21.1% wins            63.2% ITM

2017 Record:        Starts: 194       38-36-21           $568,544        19.6% wins            49.0% ITM

2008-2017:           Starts: 1746     242-279-262     $4,166,365      13.9% wins           44.8% ITM



Daleo’s Angel


Daleo’s Angel is a broodmare by classic winner and Champion Silver Charm. This gray mare is out of stakes-winning mare A Northern Angel out of a chef-de-race Sir Ivor mare. The second dam is a half-sister to $695,930 grade I winner At the Threshold and $510,675 grade II winner Zabaleta.

Her first starter, homebred Goldandsilver, won three races for us, including his debut as a two-year-old. Katillac Charm, her second foal to race, is an double Allowance winner and well over $100,000 in earnings. Her third foal is a two-time winner as is her fourth runner.  She’s got an Early Flyer yearling colt and a 2018 Bradester colt, all foaled in Texas.



Cajun Yankee


RACE RECORD:     0 STARTS   0-0-0     $0

Cajun is a young mare by Yankee Gentleman out of Cajun Flash, by Bertrando.The filly is by Yankee Gentleman, a quality sire out of southern California allowance winner Cajun Flash, who won 3 of 4 on the track for $90,000.  She’s by perennial leading California sire Bertrando.

Our filly is a full sister to stakes placed Cajun Gent, an active campaigner with $191,000 in earnings and a half-sister to grade II stakes placed Snapshot, another current campaigner with earnings at $254,000. A third half-brother is at $109,000 in earnings.The dam is a half-sister to $394,212 stakes winner Wild Lightning, the dam of two stakes winners, and is a full sister to $244,327 California stakes winner Lacquaria. The filly was retired from racing after suffering a knee injury in training. She’d worked fast at Churchill and Oaklawn and had lots of promise.

She foaled a handsome My Pal Charlie colt in March in late Louisiana this year.

Birdie Told Me


RACE RECORD:    16 STARTS   1-3-2     $28,107

Birdie Told Me is an Illinois-bred mare. She’s by graded stakes winner Eavesdropper, by Kingmambo and a half-brother to former leading sire AP Indy. She’s out of $156,635 stakes winner Dixie Bird, by Dixieland Brass. The first dam is a half-sister to $557,107 stakes winner Homing Pigeon. This is the immediate family of grade I stakes winning millionaire Western Playboy and $850,141 graded stakes winner Bungalow.

Her first runner is impressive Boom Box, a winner at Arlington.  She foaled a gorgeous Giant Oak filly in 2014.  She foaled another filly, this one by Get Stormy, this year. She’s in foal to Bold Warrior this year.

Holy Mama


RACE RECORD:    22 STARTS  5-3-3     $43,846

We claimed this big, gray daughter of Champion Holy Bull out of $174,154 stakes-winner All the Honor out of a winning effort at Golden Gate.  She was a quick sprinter and should become a nice broodmare.  She’s a half-sister to stakes winner Blazing Charcoal.

Her first foal was rather chicken hearted.  Her second foal is a speedy, Cal-bred multiple winner.  


Boom Box


RACE RECORD:    35  STARTS  6-6-7     $139,326

This colt is by Straight Line out of our Eavesdropper mare Birdie Told Me. Straight Line was a grade III winner of $489,000. The mare was an Allowance-level filly in Chicago.

Boom was a fast-closing second in his last start, nearly running down the winner in a 5-furlong Starter Optional turf sprint at Hawthorne.  



RACE RECORD:   31  STARTS  6-5-6     $202,260

This Louisiana-bred filly is by grade III winner Ide, sire of 14 stakes winners and earners over $21 million. The filly is the first foal out of a Forestry mare who is a half-sister to a $335,557 stakes winner and another grade III stakes-placed winner. This is the immediate family of grade I winner Home At Last, who banked $972,914.  Glamoride was retired after her last race, finishing a brilliant career as a stakes-placed winner of over $200,000. 

Glam had her first foal, a gorgeous Half Ours filly, in February 2018 and will visit Star Guitar on her cover.    

Dream It Again

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RACE RECORD:    7 STARTS  1-2-2    $60,345

This striking gray colt is by Breeder’s Cup Classic winner Awesome Again out of a stakes-winning Tapit mare.  He’s got good size, excellent conformation and a tremendous pedigree.  He could be something very special. He’ll be in the barn of Breeder’s Cup winner Steve Margolis.

Dream it Again was sharp in his second start off the long layoff, missing by a head in a first-level Allowance race at Churchill Downs.  



RACE RECORD:   9 STARTS  2-2-2    $22,524

Our first first of 2014, this filly with lots of flashy white on her is by Washington Champion Demon Warlock out of our mare Trainingat the Bar.  That makes this filly a full-sister to our young Allowance runner Redsolocup.  This filly is an Oregon-bred and is already stakes-placed at Portland.

LTB went wire-to-wire in winning her seasonal debut at Emerald in her last start, drawing away by four lengths.  Unfortunately she was claimed away from us.

Mistletoe Miss


RACE RECORD:   3 STARTS  1-0-0    $18,083

This white-faced filly is by promising young sire Giant Oak, a grade I millionaire son of Giant’s Causeway, out of our Eavesdropper mare Birdie Told Me.  This Illinois-bred filly will be raised at Fairberry Farm and eventually trained by top conditioner Brian Williamson.

Mistletoe was last as the odds-on favorite in the Arlington feature last time out.  She set a modest pace and looked to be in a good spot turning for home, but came up empty in the final furlong.  

Wings of Silver


RACE RECORD:    12  STARTS   2-2-0    $15,170

This filly is by Early Flyer, one of the top sires in Texas over the past decade, out of our Silver Charm mare Daleo’s Angel. She’s in the barn of trainer Danny Pish on the Texas circuit.

Wings was a distant fourth against the boys in her last start at Sam Houston, running from the back of the pack and unable to close ground down the lane.   

Appealing Resume


RACE RECORD:  46 STARTS  14-6-7  $254,417

Appealing Resume is a classy Kentucky-bred mare.  We campaigned this brilliant mare for over four years, losing her just once through claiming and taking her back.  She’s been retired and is a broodmare now.

AR had her first foal in May 2016, a nice filly by major sire Yes It’s True.  The California-bred filly should grow up to be a good one.  She foaled a good looking Peppered Cat colt in April 2017 and will visit Grazen next.

Sheza Colonel 

Girls World

RACE RECORD:  0 STARTS  0-0-0  $0

This California-bred filly is by grade I winning millionaire Colonel John out of an Allowance filly by Holy Bull.  She’s from a deep and strong family.  

The filly is in the barn of Tim McCanna.  She’s completed the initial breaking and training process and will hopefully debut in the summer.  

Sir Matador


RACE RECORD:  18 STARTS  2-3-3  $34,044

A handsome son of $1.3 million grade I stakes winner Tizway, this Cal-bred colt is out of a Churchill Downs Allowance winning Hennessy mare.  This is a deep, strong European family with the second dam being a full-sister to European three-year-old filly highweight High and Low.

Matador ran a good second last time out, beaten less than a length, in his race at Turf Paradise.   He settled in behind the leaders early, split horses turning for home and simply couldn’t gun down the winner.  


Toccet-Cajun Yankee colt July 2015

RACE RECORD:   2 STARTS  0-0-0 $155

Our first foal of 2015, this fella is by Toccet, one of the leading sires in Oklahoma, out of Cajun Yankee, a well-bred Yankee Gentleman mare.  He’s in the barn on Donnie Von Hemel. 

Datboy found tougher, older horses too good for him at Oaklawn last time, pushing the pace early and then fading away down the lane in a last place finish.  He’ll find softer company somewhere else next time out.  

 Oh Baby Oh Baby


RACE RECORD:   24 STARTS  9-3-1    $254,652

Oh Baby Oh Baby is a Louisiana-bred daughter of Orientate out of a Forty Niner mare.  We claimed this allowance winning filly at Fair Grounds and she’s now in the barn of Sam Breaux.

OBOB was last in the $75,000 Gold Coast at Delta after setting the pace to the 3/8ths pole.  She’s had a very good run and needs a little freshener now.



RACE RECORD:   25 STARTS  7-3-4   $160,639

Kaabraaj is a Washington-bred son of, Abraaj out of River Special mare. We claimed him out of his career debut at Emerald based on breeding and strong workouts.  He’s in the barn of trainer Jeff Metz now.  He’s a stakes-winner for us, a track-record setter (6 furlongs in 1:06 4/5) and a Washington Champion Sprinter.

K was a disappointing fifth in a Turf Paradise Allowance Optional sprint last time out as the heavy favorite.  He cleared early, but got hooked turning for home and backed up.   

Kaabraaj came out of the race with a knee chip and will have it surgically removed.  He’ll likely return to training during the summer.   



RACE RECORD:   7 STARTS  2-1-3   $13,495

This attractive filly is by stakes winner Abraaj out of a stakes-producing Basket Weave mare from the family of Scat Daddy.  The filly should be blessed with speed with Carson City on top and a speed pedigree on the bottom.  She’s in the barn of Jeff Metz.

Weave went wire-to-wire in scoring her second win at Turf Pardise, romping by four lengths last time out.  Unfortunately, she was claimed away from us.  

Desert Mama

desert code

RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

This filly is by Desert Code, an improving young sire in California sire and former Breeder’s Cup winner.  She’s out of Holy Mama, our Holy Bull mare.   The filly is in the barn of Tim McCanna and training forwardly towards her debut at Golden Gate.  



RACE RECORD:   4 STARTS  1-0-1   $13,170

This Louisiana-bred filly is by $1.7 million stakes winner Paddy O’Prado out of a strong Grand Slam mare.  The filly is a half-sister to $315,000 stakes-winner Hero Force and several other good Allowance horses.  

Facing winners for the first time, Nodoubt was outrun and finished last in her most recent start at Delta. She’ll do better next time out against softer company.



RACE RECORD:   7  STARTS  1-1-1   $22,991

This Arizona-bred is by red-hot California sire Vronsky out of our quality mare Trainingat the Bar.  The colt is a half-brother to stakes-winner Redsolocup and he should have plenty of talent.  He’s in the barn of Tim McCanna now.

Oldtoy was fourth, beaten less than four lengths, by tough Allowance Optionals at Turf Paradise in his last start.  He made a mild rally and wasn’t able to gun down these tougher horses.  



RACE RECORD:   4  STARTS  0-1-0   $4,581

This Arizona-bred filly is by California sire Time to Get Even out of our Cahill Road mare.  She’s in the barn of Roddina Barrett.

Bella was sixth in her most recent race at Turf Paradise, breaking slow and racing near the back of the pack most of the way around in a disappointing effort.  

Fire Lake


 RACE RECORD:   24 STARTS  7-6-2   $115,980

Fire Lake is a Louisiana-bred son of Haynesfield.  The former $100,000 sales purchase has a quality pedigree.  He’s in the barn of Sam Breaux now.

Fire Lake won a thriller by a nose last time out, going all the way on the front end in a Fair Grounds Allowance Optional over a very sloppy track.  This hard-knocking gelding is as game as they come.  

Raintree Starlet


 RACE RECORD:  0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

This white-blazed filly is a Kentucky-bred daughter of Get Stormy out of our mare Birdie Told Me.  Get Stormy was a grade I winning millionaire and has all the credentials to become a very nice sire.

The filly will eventually race for Brian Williamson on the Illinois circuit.

California Appeal


 RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0  $0

This cutie is by grade I winner and major sire Yes It’s True out of our $254,000 winner Appealing Resume, by Successful Appeal.  This Cal-bred filly could grow up to be a very good one. 

She’s in the barn of Ed Moger and has completed the initial breaking and training process.



RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0  $0

This Washington-bred filly is by Demon Warlock out of our Cahill Road mare.  She should have speed from the sire line and stamina on bottom.



RACE RECORD:   15 STARTS  4-2-2   $99,935


Overcomer is a California-bred gelded son of Old Topper out of an Unbridled mare.  He’s a talented sprinter and in the barn of Jeff Metz on the southern California circuit.

Overcomer was fifth, beaten 6 lengths, in his last start at Del Mar and was claimed away from us.  

Cajun Creed

Cajun Creed

RACE RECORD:   9 STARTS  1-4-2  $86,600

This Louisiana-bred colt is by speedy grade I stakes-winner Jimmy Creed is the first foal out of a stakes-placed Stephen Got Even mare.  The immediate family includes several stakes horses and a couple grade I winners.

Cajun Creed was sixth in the $120,000 LAPN Price at Delta over the sloppy surface in his last start, stalking the pace early and unable to muster a rally down the lane against the best two-year-olds in the state.



RACE RECORD:   5 STARTS  2-0-1   $20,730

This Kentucky-bred filly is by grade I stakes winner Data Link, a son of War Front.  The track record setter’s first crop of babies are averaging over $44,000 at auction.  The filly is out of a stakes-placed Kris S mare who has already produced a $100,000 winner and a talented two-year-old gelding. This is the immediate family of several graded stakes winners.

Valentine was the beaten favorite in the $50,000 California Oaks in her last start, pressing the pace into the stretch before tiring in the final furlong.

Global Nation

Gio Ponti

RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0  $0

This flashy youngster is by grade I winning, $6.1 million dollar winner Gio Ponti out of a black-type, quality female family.   As a sire, Gio Ponti has already produced a Breeder’s Cup and Champion.  High hopes for this one.  He’s in Kate Demasi’s barn and currently located in Pennsylvania.

Bold Warrior colt 2017

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RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0  $0

This colt is by Bold Warrior, a royally-bred son of Bernardini.   He’s a half-brother to nationally prominent sire War Chant.  The colt is out of our Allowance mare Birdie Told Me, whose first two foals are very nice winners.

Onde Ah Mo

Onde Ah Mo

RACE RECORD:   4 STARTS  0-0-1   $5,000

This well-bred colt is by Uncle Mo out of a stakes-winning mare from a solid, black-type family.  He’s the highest-priced prospect we’ve ever been involved with, so we’ve got high hopes for him.  He’s in the barn of trainer Jeff Metz on the southern California circuit.  

Onde ran a much improved third in his most recent start, battling for the lead and taking the field into the stretch before tiring in the final furlong.

Mike Man’s Bro



RACE RECORD:   19 STARTS  7-5-2  $23,880

Mike Man’s Bro is a Washington-bred son of Liberty Gold out of a Slewdledo mare.  He is a full-brother to stakes-winner Mike Man’s Gold, a winner of over $270,000.  Mike is now in the barn of trainer Roddina Barrett at Emerald.

Mike was 7th in the Portland Mile Handicap last time out after a wide trip against the best horses on the grounds.  He’ll catch a little freshener now.  

Get Stormy yearling

Get Stormy

RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0  $0

This Illinois-bred filly is by graded stakes winner Get Stormy out of our strong mare Birdie Told Me, making the filly a half to quality runners Boom Box and Mistletoe Miss.  

She’s in the barn of Brian Williamson on the Illinois circuit.  She’ll start the breaking process later this year.

Man Can Dance

Can the man colt

RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0  $0

This colt is by stakes-winner Can the Man, now a promising young sire with nearly 250 foals in his first two crops.  The colt is out of a $153,488 stakes-placed mare and is a half-brother to a $145,309 stakes-placed filly.

He’s in the barn of Sam Breaux on the Louisiana circuit.  He’ll start the breaking process later this year.

Cats Gulch

Cats Gulch

RACE RECORD:   27 STARTS  4-4-6   $32,938

Cats Gulch is a Washington-bred son of Parker’s Storm Cat.  He’s a versatile type, being able to run short or long and from on the pace or stalking.  He’s in the barn of Ben Root and will be based at Portland Meadows.

In his first start off the claim, Cats Gulch scored by a length at Portland Meadows and was claimed away from us.   It was a short, profitable and fun ride with him.



RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

This well-bred filly is by $3m grade I winner Goldencents out of a Hard Spun mare.  Goldencents won the Breeder’s Cup Mile twice among his six graded stakes wins.  A son of top sire Into Mischief, he should make a great sire.  The filly is from a black-type family of grade I winning millionaire and Champion Sacahuista and grade II stakes winning millionaire and sire A P Arrow.

The filly will be in the barn of Tim McCanna when she’s ready for racing.

Pretty Soon


RACE RECORD:   13 STARTS  1-5-2   $15,326

A Kentucky-bred filly, this daughter of $1.6 grade I stakes winner Include,  a sire of more than 35 stakes winners and earners of nearly $40 million, is out of a Mazel Trick mare and a half-sister to a $215,000 winner.  The second dam was stakes-placed and produced three six-figure stakes horses.  The filly is now in the barn of Ben Root.

Sooner was second again at Portland, tallying five wide on the turn to take the lead in midstretch only to get gunned down in the closing strides.  

On the Hassle


RACE RECORD:  3 STARTS  1-1-0   $38,060

On the Hassle is a well-bred daughter of Kentucky-bred daughter of Kentucky-Derby and double millionaire Orb.  From his first crop, the filly is the first foal out of a talented $155,035 stakes-placed mare who ran fourth in the Black-Eyed Susan.

OTH romped by five against Penn National MSWs in her first start for us, coming off the layoff in her three-year-old debut.  She’s got a bright future.  




RACE RECORD:   8 STARTS  1-2-1   $27,895

Flicka is a California-bred daughter of Vronsky out of a Unusual Heat mare and from the immediate family of grade II turf stakes winner Norvsky.  The filly is in the barn of trainer Tim McCanna.

Flicka was fourth as the odds-on beaten favorite in the race we claimed her out of.  She should enjoy extra ground a chance to run on turf in the near future.

Catty Krys



RACE RECORD:   10 STARTS  3-2-0   $34,380

Catty is a well-bred daughter of Discreet Cat out of a Pine Bluff mare.   The speedy filly is now in the barn of Justin Jeansonne on the Louisiana circuit.

The filly ran second, beaten less than a length, in the race we claimed her out of at Fair Grounds, leading and then fighting back when passed and beaten by a slumming $150,000 Allowance winner.  

Ruston Vow



RACE RECORD:   24 STARTS  6-4-3   $160,326

Ruston Vow is a hard-knocking LA-bred son of Broken Vow, annually one of the country’s top 50 sires.   Ruston is a versatile sort able to run short or long from near or off the pace and on dry dirt, wet and turf.

Ruston was second in the race we claimed him out of last time out, beaten by the odds-on favorite, who was on the early Derby trail last year.  Our boy should be tough back against statebreds.



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