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, Ruston Vow faces Starter Optional company at Evangeline.  On Friday, Rifle Man goes for two in a row when facing a tough, unrestricted Allowance Optional turf route field.  On Saturday, Lodi Street races at Lone Star and should have a good chance at hitting the board. 

Crossing the line   On Tuesday, Parade Blue was a 15-1 winner of a big Allowance Optional at Indiana Grand, powering home by 3 lengths.  On Saturday, She Began Again missed by a head at Emerald in another big effort.  On Sunday, Raintree Starlet was third, missing second by a nose, in a six-figure Churchill Allowance.  At Pleasanton, Sensorrey was fifth after a wide trip.

Work tab:  On Friday, Mistletoe Miss worked a half in :50 3/5 at Arlington.  On Saturday, Chloe Raven worked a half in :50 4/5 at Lone Star.  Cutter Helm drilled 5 furlongs in 1:02 at Monmouth.  At Golden Gate, Bornonvalentineday posted the bullet half-mile drill in :48 3/5.  California Appeal went a half in :50 2/5.  On Sunday, Abraa Jabraa drilled 5 furlongs in 1:03 2/5 at Emerald.  At Golden Gate, Peppered Appeal worked an easy half in :52 3/5.  At Lone Star, Three Day Weekend worked a half in ::51 1/5 over the muddy surface.  Lodi Street went in :51 3/5.

2019 foals:  On February 27, Daleo’s Angel foaled a Stonesider filly in Texas; on April 29, Holy Mama foaled an Abraaj colt in Washington

HRC Horse Race Records

2019 Record:         Starts: 79         20-15-11           $382,784         25.3% wins            58.2% ITM

2018 Record:        Starts: 186       36-30-22           $528,508         19.4% wins            47.3% ITM

2008-2018:           Starts: 1932     278-309-284     $4,694,873      14.4% wins            45.1% 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.

She’s produced several winners with collective career earnings over $250,000 and counting.  She’s got an Early Flyer two-year-old and a Bradester yearling.  She foaled a gorgeous Stonesider filly this year.  Her 2019 breeding mate isn’t finalized yet.

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.

Birdie has foaled several good horses, including stakes winner Raintree Starlet and $150,000 winner Boom Box.  

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.

Mama has several foals on the ground, including another Abraaj colt foaled in late April. 

Boom Box


RACE RECORD:    36  STARTS  6-6-7     $139,881

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 fifth, beaten three lengths, in his seasonal debut at Arlington last time out.  Surprisingly, he was claimed away from us.  



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.  She’s in foal to Star Guitar for a 2020 baby.  

Mistletoe Miss


RACE RECORD:   11 STARTS  2-2-0    $49,015

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 is in the barn of trainer Brian Williamson.

Mistletoe was a winner by 3 lengths in her last race at Arlington, thanks to smart ride after dueling early, easing back off the leaders then pouncing 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. 

 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.  She was a modest $12,500 claim and went on to win a couple stakes for us before we retired her for our breeding program.

OBOB foaled her first baby, a handsome Graydar colt, on St Patrick’s Day in Louisiana.  



RACE RECORD:   37 STARTS  10-5-5   $204,773

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 sharp in winning his second in a row, this time taking down a Turf Paradise Allowance Optional by 3 1/2 lengths in near track record time.  

Raintree Starlet


 RACE RECORD:  8 STARTS  3-0-2   $136,251

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.

Raintree was third, missing second by a nose, in a six-figure Churchill Allowance sprint.  She stalked the early pace, made a wide and bold move to threaten for the lead and then hung late against a very tough group. 

California Appeal


 RACE RECORD:   8 STARTS  122-0  $15,975

Cal Appeal is a homebred Cal-bred daughter of quality sire Yes It’s True out of our big winning mare Appealing Resume, who banked over $250,000 in her racing career.  She’s in the barn of Ed Moger.

Cal Appeal won her first start off a little layoff, scoring by a neck in a stretch-long duel at Golden Gate.   



RACE RECORD:   3 STARTS  1-0-0  $7,325

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.  She’s in the barn of Tim McCanna.

Bellamagic was 5th in her seasonal debut at Emerald on opening day.  Surprisingly, she was claimed away, too. 

Cajun Creed

Cajun Creed

RACE RECORD:   16 STARTS  3-4-4  $130,775

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 third in his most recent start, stalking the pace and then getting stalled in traffic around the turn, otherwise he’d have been second.



RACE RECORD:   11 STARTS  2-2-2   $40,250

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 a good second at 17-1 last time out in her first start off the layoff at Golden Gate, facing tough Allowance fillies.  She rallied strongly around the last turn and finished up solid. 

Global Nation

Gio Ponti

RACE RECORD:   6 STARTS  0-2-1  $14,626

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.  He’s in Kate Demasi’s barn and currently located in Pennsylvania.

Global was third, beaten six lengths, in his comebacker at Monmouth, sitting behind the leaders early and just unable to sustain his rally down the lane. 

Carrier Pigeon

 RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0  $0

This Kentucky-bred 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.



RACE RECORD:   6 STARTS  1-1-0   $12,015

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 put it all together in her last start, romping home by five lengths to break her maiden in a turf route at Golden Gate.

On the Hassle


RACE RECORD:  111 STARTS  3-3-2   $63,990

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.

In her last race, OTH was an impressive winner, handling pace pressure from the bell, drawing clear and then holding on to score by three lengths at Penn National while on the wrong lead.  

Ruston Vow


RACE RECORD:   35 STARTS  7-6-4   $187,068

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 fourth in his last race at Evangeline in a spot where we thought he could win.  He stalked from the outside, got shuffled back a bit, swung wide and hung.  

Hopeful Joy


RACE RECORD:   17 STARTS  4-5-2   $58,540

Hopeful Joy is a Kentucky-bred daughter of Kitten’s Joy, one of the country’s top 10 sires.  A former $100,000 baby, this filly is a versatile sort being able to run short or long on dirt or turf.  She’s now in the barn of Justin Jeansonne on the Louisiana circuit.

Joy was third, beaten about six lengths, in her last race at Louisiana Downs, rallying from off the pace.  

The Craic


RACE RECORD:   18 STARTS  6-3-3   $208,777

The Craic is a well-bred daughter of millionaire and quality sire Sidney’s Candy out of a Point Given mare from the immediate family of grade I millionaire Early Pioneer.  The filly is a consistent sort, best on synthetic and turf.  She’s in the barn of Vladimir Cerin for us on the southern California circuit.

The filly was a good second, beaten just a head, in her last race against tough company in a $100,000 Starter at Kentucky Downs.  

Beauty of Autism


RACE RECORD:   16 STARTS  3-3-4   $32,535

Beauty is a California-bred daughter of multimillionaire sire Richard’s Kid out of an Awesome Again mare.  She’s best going two turns and now in the barn of Tim McCanna on the northern California circuit.

Beauty was sixth, beaten just three lengths, in her most recent race at Golden Gate, trailing early and closing some ground, just not enough. 

Cutter Helm

Cutter Helm

RACE RECORD:  14 STARTS  1-3-1   $33,150 

Cutter Helm is a gelded son of Derby winner Super Saver out of a nice Fit to Fight mare.  Well-bred, Cutter was a $150,000 Keeneland baby.   Now he’s in the barn of Kate Demasi.

Cutter was a disappointing 7th in his last race at Penn National this afternoon, pressing the pace and fading away down the lane.   

Giant Mesa


RACE RECORD:   9 STARTS  1-0-0   $18,760

Giant Mesa is a son of grade I millionaire Giant Oak out of a $225,774 winning Sky Mesa mare.  The big colt is a Kentucky-bred that we purchased privately at OBS.  Some big names pop up in his pedigree, including Derby winner Barbaro.  He’ll be in the barn of Justin Jeansonne on the Louisiana circuit.

In his last start, Giant Mesa was last at Evangeline in a disappointing effort as the beaten favorite, pressing the pace and fading down the lane.  He was claimed away from us. 



RACE RECORD:   6 STARTS  1-2-0   $11,400

This California-bred filly is by Slew’s Tiznow out of a quality Smart Strike mare.  She should mature into a nice filly and likely benefit from two turn racing.  She’s in the barn of Jeff Metz.

Sensorrey was fifth, beaten four lengths, after a wide trip at Pleasanton in her last start, her first against winners.  

Abraa Jabraa


RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

This big Washington-bred filly is by Abraaj out of our Holy Bull mare.  She’ll be in the barn of Tim McCanna when she’s ready for race training.

Gentleman Charlie


RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

This Louisiana-bred son of My Pal Charlie is out of our Yankee Gentleman mare.  He’ll be in the barn of Justin Jeansonne when he’s ready for racing. 

Peppered Appeal


RACE RECORD:   1 STARTS  0-1-0   $$7,800

This California-bred son of Peppered Cat is out of our Successful Appeal mare.  He’ll be in the barn of Ed Moger in northern California. 

In his career debut, Pepper was a strong second, beaten just a neck by MSW company at Golden Gate after leading most of the way. 

Three Day Weekend

17 Daleo's Angel 2

RACE RECORD:   1 STARTS  0-0-0   $100

This Texas-bred colt is by Early Flyer, a perennial leader on the Texas sire list, out of our productive Silver Charm mare.  The colt will be in the barn of Danny Pish. 

In his career debut, Three Day was outrun in a sixth place finish at Lone Star against MSWs.



RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

This Louisiana-bred filly is by grade I stakes winner and winner of $1.9 million Wicked Strong from his first crop.  She’s out of an Allowance-winning Runaway Groom mare and the filly is a half-sister to $396,610 stakes-winner Surfcup. 

The filly is in the barn of trainer Justin Jeansonne.  

Knockout Kick (PA-bred)

Shackelford_Dixie 2017

RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

This well-balanced colt is by the classic winner of $3m Shackleford, now a quality sire in Kentucky and standing for $20,000.  The colt is out of an Allowance winning Two Punch mare of $161,220 who has already produced two good runners.  He’s in the barn of Kate Demasi now. 

Super Party (CA-based)


RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

This gorgeous filly is by Classic winner Super Saver, who is a high quality sire standing in Kentucky for $35,000.  He’s the sire of Champion Runhappy.  The filly is out of an Allowance winning Harlan’s Holiday mare from a solid black-type family.  The filly is in the barn of Tim McCanna.  

Rifle Man


RACE RECORD:   14 STARTS  5-3-0   $64,710

Rifle Man is a gelded son of Musket Man out of a Unbridled’s Song mare.  He’s an improving two turn horse with a big stretch run.  He’s now in the barn of Justin Jeansonne on the Louisiana racing circuit. 

Rifle Man was an impressive four-length Allowance winner last time out at Evangeline, rallying from just off the pace and drawing away down the lane.  

Chloe Raven


RACE RECORD:   17 STARTS  7-0-2   $70,278

Chloe is a Florida-bred daughter of Winslow Homer out of a Roman Ruler mare.  She’s a speedy filly who prefers sprinting.  She’s got a great race record with a high win percentage, indicative of her gameness.  She’s in the barn of Danny Pish on the greater Texas/Louisiana circuit.

Chloe was fourth at Lone Star in a tough turf sprint last time out.  She battled for the lead early and just wasn’t good enough down the lane, beaten just four lengths. 

Glad to be Gidget

Giddy baby

RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

Gidget is a two-year-old filly by Redeemed out of a Northern Afleet mare.  This PA-bred is in the barn of Kate Demasi with our friends at Pewter Stable. 

The filly is early stages of training and hopefully ready for racing later this summer.  

Stonesider 2019 filly

2019 Daleo's Angel 2

RACE RECORD:   0 STARTS  0-0-0   $0

Our first foal of the year, this Texas-bred filly is by young sire Stonesider, by Giants Causeway, out of our productive Silver Charm mare.  She’ll likely go to Danny Pish when she’s ready for racing. 



RACE RECORD:   17 STARTS  1-7-2   $58,804

Kopitar is a Kentucky-bred gelded son of Shackleford out a Siberian Empress mare.  He’s got tactical speed and has done his best work sprinting.  He’s in the barn of Tim McCanna. 

Kopitar was fourth in his first start off the claim for us when racing at Emerald, but moved up to second via a rare double DQ.  He was claimed away from us, too.   

Lodi Street


RACE RECORD:   33 STARTS  7-5-8   $96,740

Lodi Street is a Texas-bred gelded son of Street Move out of a Mr Greeley mare.  He’s a stretch runner capable of winning short and long.  He’s in the barn of Danny Pish. 

Lodi was fifth, beaten four lengths, in his most recent try at Lone Star against a very tough field of $5000 claimers.    



RACE RECORD:   25 STARTS  4-6-6   $55,869

Blingonthwing is a Texas-bred filly by Too Much Bling out of an AP Indy mare.  She’s got good, tactical speed and has won on dirt and turf.  She’s in the barn of Danny Pish. 

Bling was third in the slop last time out at Lone Star Park, rallying to get up for the show spot.  Surprisingly, she was claimed away from us for twice as much as we claimed her for two races back.

Parade Blue


RACE RECORD:   11 STARTS  4-0-3   $83,308

Parade Blue is a Kentucky-bred son of Speightstown out of a Military mare.  This talented Kentucky-bred sprinter is now in the barn of Jeff Metz on the Kentucky circuit. 

Parade Blue was an impressive Allowance Optional winner in his last race, flying down the lane and powering home by three lengths in a fast time at Indiana Grand.

Colonel Deering


RACE RECORD:   22 STARTS  3-4-4   $39,315

Colonel Deering is a filly by grade I winning millionaire Colonel John, a sire of bunches of graded stakes winner.  She’s out of a stakes-winning Montbrook mare from a super family, including grade I winners and quality sires Discreet Cat and Discreetly Mine.

Deering was last in her first start off the claim for us at Golden Gate after pressing the pace into the stretch and fading.  She had a valid excuse that we can fix and she should be much tougher next time out.

She Began Again


RACE RECORD:   27 STARTS  6-6-2  $56,406

She Began Again is a Cal-bred daughter of graded stakes winner and grade I sire Kafwain.  The filly is out of a $191,000 stakes-winning Jump Start mare.  The filly is a half-sister to two stakes runners with earnings over $200,000 each.  She’s in the barn of Tim McCanna.

Began was second, beaten a head, in her most recent start at Emerald after breaking slow and racing wide.  No doubt she was best. 



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