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 Friday, The Craic should be a contender in her Allowance Optional race at Santa Anita. On Saturday, The Gold Monkey drops and should be flying late at Turf Paradise.
Crossing the line: On Friday, Ruston Vow was second in his race at Fair Grounds. At Santa Anita, Conquest Cobra won and was unfortunately claimed away. On Saturday, Raintree Starlet ran another huge race, scoring by a length in the $100,000 Dixie Belle at Oaklawn. At Delta, Perfect Trip was fifth in his race, never really making much of a threat. On Sunday, Kaabraaj was second in the Honest Mac stakes at Turf Paradise in a good effort. On Monday, Beauty of Autism was second, beaten just a neck, in her race at Golden Gate.
Work tab: On Thursday, Three Day Weekend posted a :25 quarter mile breeze as our first two-year-old to work this year. At Delta, Hopeful Joy worked a half in :52 1/5. On Sunday, The Craic worked a half in :48 flat at Santa Anita.
2018 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; on St Patrick’s Day, March 17th, Oh Baby Oh Baby dropped her first foal, a Graydar colt, in Louisiana and she’ll visit Half Ours; on April 23rd, Cajun Yankee foaled a My Pal Charlie colt in Louisiana and her return match isn’t confirmed; on April 26th, Appealing Resume foaled a California-bred Grazen filly; on May 22nd, Birdie Told Me foaled a Straight Line filly in Illinois.
HRC Horse Race Records
2019 Record: Starts: 33 9-7-5 $208,403 27.6% wins 62.9% 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 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.
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.
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.
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 and will visit Star Guitar on her cover.
Dream It Again
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.
RACE RECORD: 8 STARTS 1-1-0 $29,605
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 fourth in her last start, a tough Allowance sprint at Arlington that was moved off turf to synthetic. She broke tangled up and never got on track.
Wings of Silver
RACE RECORD: 14 STARTS 2-2-1 $15,775
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 last in her most recent start at Louisiana Downs, running near the back throughout. She’s developed a minor health issue that may limit the length of her racing career.
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.
RACE RECORD: 3 STARTS 0-0-0 $1,395
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. She’s in the barn of Ben Root.
In her last start, Colonel was third at Portland. She broke a bit slow, showed a little run and did well to outfinish a foe while making no threat to the winner.
RACE RECORD: 20 STARTS 3-4-3 $40,824
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 was triumphant in his last race, taking the lead down the backside and gradually drawing a couple lengths clear down the lane at Turf Paradise.
Matador was sold privately after his last race.
RACE RECORD: 7 STARTS 1-1-1 $8,780
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.
Datboy broke his maiden last time out in another improved effort, scoring by nearly a length at Evangeline. Unfortunately, Datboy suffered a career-ending injury in training after his last race.
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: 35 STARTS 8-5-5 $187,346
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 good second in his last start, facing a tough group in the Honest Mac at Turf Paradise.
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.
RACE RECORD: 4 STARTS 0-1-0 $2,725
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.
Desert Mama was a disappointing 7th in her last start at Golden Gate, making a big move around the turn and fading down the lane.
RACE RECORD: 5 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.
Nodoubt was last in a disappointing effort in her last start at Evangeline. She washed out in the paddock, broke through the gate before the start and never got involved in the running.
RACE RECORD: 12 STARTS 1-1-2 $32,156
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 about 2 1/2 lengths, by Allowance Optionals in his most recent start at Emerald. Unfortunately, Oldtoy suffered an injury coming out of his last race and will be sidelined for several months.
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.
Unfortunately, Bellastime suffered a career-ending injury in training recently and has been retired.
RACE RECORD: 29 STARTS 7-6-4 $120,495
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 was third, beaten just a neck, as the beaten favorite at Evangeline in his last race and was unfortunately claimed away from us.
RACE RECORD: 4 STARTS 3-0-1 $120,100
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 ran another huge race, scoring by a length in the $100,000 Dixie Belle at Oaklawn for her third win in a row and on the big step up to stakes company.
RACE RECORD: 7 STARTS 1-2-0 $10,475
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 pressed the pace and tired down the lane and finished sixth in her most recent start at Golden Gate.
RACE RECORD: 2 STARTS 1-0-0 $7,050
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 7th, beaten 11 lengths, in the $50,000 Washington Cup Juvenile Fillies stakes at Emerald in her last start. Well regarded as the second-choice, she pressed the pace into the stretch and tired down the lane. She’ll enjoy some time off and come back bigger and stronger as a three-year-old next season.
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.
RACE RECORD: 13 STARTS 2-4-3 $120,730
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 last in his comebacker against very tough Allowance horses at Fair Grounds. He’s trained better than he raced, so we should see big second-back improvement next time out.
RACE RECORD: 10 STARTS 2-1-2 $34,050
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.
In her last race, Valentine was fourth beaten 2 1/2 lengths at Del Mar in a tough turf route. She rallied nicely, but just wasn’t quite good enough in the final furlong.
RACE RECORD: 5 STARTS 0-2-0 $12,026
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 fifth in his last start against Tampa Bay Maiden Specials going long. He pressed the pace and faded down the lane.
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.
Mike Man’s Bro
RACE RECORD: 31 STARTS 8-6-3 $44,838
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 won a thriller in his last race, rallying from off the pace and getting up in the final strides to score by a head. It was his third win at the Portland meet.
Man Can Dance
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.
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: 4 STARTS 0-1-0 $3,915
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.
Hardsense was a disappointing last in her most recent start. She loomed a threat around the turn, but weakened in the stretch in the race moved off turf.
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: 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.
RACE RECORD: 11 STARTS 3-2-1 $36,565
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.
Flickarue was fifth, beaten about five lengths, in her last start at Emerald, pressing the pace into the stretch and flattening out in the final furlong.
RACE RECORD: 20 STARTS 5-5-1 $60,333
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.
Catty was second in her last start for us at Fair Grounds and unfortunately claimed away. She’d won a couple races and was a pleasure to won.
RACE RECORD: 33 STARTS 7-6-3 $183,828
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 again in another good effort at Fair Grounds, rallying down the lane and up for second in the final strides.
RACE RECORD: 9 STARTS 1-1-2 $34,670
Fiery Opal is a gelded-son of Gemologist out of a Mineshaft mare, foaled in New York. He’s in the barn of Kate Demasi.
Opal was the beaten favorite last time out after a very rough trip. He should be tough coming back against similar in the first start since we claimed him with our buddies at Pewter Stable.
RACE RECORD: 12 STARTS 3-6-0 $154,600
Efforting is a well-intended Louisiana-bred daughter of Into Mischief, one of the country’s top sires. She’s out of a Carson City mare from a strong, black-type family. The filly is a versatile type with tactical speed. She’s in the barn of trainer Al Stall. Efforting was a stakes-winner at three and has a bright racing and breeding future.
We sold Efforting at the November Fasig-Tipton sale for $180,000. She went to a high quality breeder and should enjoy many great years of producing nice foals.
RACE RECORD: 9 STARTS 5-1-0 $56,850
Carlsbad is a handsome son of Distorted Humor out of a Dixie Union mare. Distorted Humor is one of the top sires of our generation with dozens of stakes winners and several classic winners to his credit. The colt is in the barn of Justin Jeansonne.
Carl won his fourth in a row and was claimed away from last time out at Delta.
RACE RECORD: 29 STARTS 5-5-5 $295,599
Cobra is a Florida-bred son of Pionnerof the Nile, who stands in Kentucky for six figures. This middle distance specialist was third in the grade I Triple Bend last year, so he’s loaded with talent. He’s in the barn of Vladimir Cerin for us, based in southern California.
Cobra won his last race for us, scoring by a neck at Santa Anita and was claimed away, unfortunately.
RACE RECORD: 14 STARTS 4-5-1 $57,020
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 won her third straight in her last start, stepping up into Allowance company and gunning them down, beating the odds-on favorite and others in a 1 1/2 length score at Evangeline.
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.
RACE RECORD: 13 STARTS 2-2-1 $69,610
Quality Asset is well-bred son of Quality Road out of a Touch Gold mare. He was an $85,000 yearling baby. The stretch-runner is now in Kate Demasi’s barn in Pennsylvania.
Quality Asset was 9th in his most recent start, failing to fire in his turf debut at Monmouth. He was claimed away from us, as well.
Beauty of Autism
RACE RECORD: 15 STARTS 3-3-4 $32,235
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 second, beaten just a neck, when flying late in her last race at Golden Gate.
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.
Better in Leather
RACE RECORD: 31 STARTS 5-5-5 $70,852
Better in Leather is a well-bred daughter of grade I winner and nationally ranked sire Archarcharch, who sired Champion and now quality sire Blame among his four millionaires. The filly is out of a Distorted Humor mare and is a half-sister to an active stakes-placed winner of over $130,000. The filly is now in the barn of Jeff Metz for us.
In her second start off the claim, Better in Leather romped home by six at Emerald. Unfortunately, she was claimed away from us.
Cruzin in Style
RACE RECORD: 13 STARTS 3-1-4 $19,373
Cruzin is an Idaho-bred daughter of Reversal, by Gone West. The consistent filly is now in the barn of Emerald’s leading trainer Jeff Metz.
Cruzin won her last start on the class drop for us at Emerald, drawing away to win by five lengths. Unfortunately, she was claimed away.
RACE RECORD: 8 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 set the pace and led the field into the stretch at Fair Grounds and then tired and faded in the final 16th to be fifth.
RACE RECORD: 1 STARTS 0-1-0 $2,200
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.
The filly was second in her career debut and we feel fortunate to have claimed her. She should improve a bunch in her second start.
The Gold Monkey
RACE RECORD: 55 STARTS 8-19-3 $100,584
The Gold Monkey is an older, hard-knocking stretch runner by Surf Cat out of a Doneraile Court mare. He’s a long distance specialist and is now in the barn of Jeff Metz.
Monkey wasn’t able to run down a good field after they set a modest pace in his most recent, fifth place effort at Turf Paradise.
RACE RECORD: 0 STARTS 0-0-0 $0
Private Max is a homebred colt by Private Gold out of Maxie’s Night Cap, one of our first horses in the HRC stable. The youngster is in the barn of trainer Roddina Barrett.
Max is working forwardly towards his career debut at Emerald.
Abraaj – Holy Mama 2018 yearling filly
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.
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 Cat 2018 yearling colt
RACE RECORD: 0 STARTS 0-0-0 $0
This California-bred son of Peppered Cat is out of our Successful Appeal mare. He’ll be in the barn of Ed Moger when it’s time for his racing career.
RACE RECORD: 16 STARTS 3-3-0 $67,815
Warned is a Louisiana-bred son of Interactif out of a Leestown mare. He’s in the barn of Justin Jeansonne on the Louisiana circuit.
Warned stalked and rallied to get up for second in his last star for us at Delta and was claimed away.
Three Day Weekend
RACE RECORD: 0 STARTS 0-0-0 $0
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.
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.
RACE RECORD: 59 STARTS 9-11-9 $120,879
Dynamo is an older Cal-bred gelding by Dixie Chatter out of a Kalemaat mare. He’s hard-knocking type with tactical speed. He’s in the barn of Ben Root now.
Dynamo was fourth beaten about five lengths as the odds-on favorite in his first start off the claim for us at Portland, stalking the pace early and unable to make a late move.
Knockout Kick (PA-bred)
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.
RACE RECORD: 6 STARTS 2-0-1 $24,450
Fiduciary is a Kentucky-bred daughter of First Samurai out of a Mineshaft mare. The well-bred filly was a $160,000 OBS purchase. We claimed her for a fraction of that at Fair Grounds and she’s now in the barn of Justin Jeansonne on the Louisiana circuit.
In her first start off the claim for us, Fiduciary was an impressive 3 1/2 length winner at Fair Grounds. Unfortunately, she was also claimed away from us.
RACE RECORD: 14 STARTS 4-3-3 $86,345
Larry is a Louisiana-bred gelded son of Star Guitar out of a Sunny’s Halo mare. He’s got good tactical speed and good on dry or wet dirt and turf. He’s in the barn of trainer Justin Jeansonne now.
Larry won his first start off the claim for us at Delta and was claimed away. He got a patient ride, snuck through on the rail and held off a deep closer to get the win by a head.
RACE RECORD: 22 STARTS 2-5-6 $20,887
Forty Caliber is an Oregon-bred by Derby winner Grindstone out of a Slew’s Saga mare. He’s now in the barn of trainer Ben Root.
Forty was third in his last start of the Portland meet, rallying from the back in a sprint.
RACE RECORD: 7 STARTS 1-2-2 $7,805
This Cal-bred son of Champ Pegasus is now in Ben Root’s barn. He’s a stretching running router and still on the improve.
Piece was third in his last start, rallying from last in a conditioned Portland Meadows sprint.
RACE RECORD: 3 STARTS 0-0-0 $930
Perfect Trip is a Louisiana-bred by Guild Trip out of a stakes-winning Saratoga Six mare. He’s a half-brother to graded stakes winner of over $500,000 Buffalo Man. He’s now in the barn of trainer Justin Jeansonne on the Louisiana circuit.
In his last start, Trip trailed early and was able to pass a few horses, but too little too late in a fifth place effort at Delta Downs
RACE RECORD: 12 STARTS 4-2-0 $44,710
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.
In his first start off the claim, Rife Man was romped by four lengths at Delta on the class jump. He’s a rapidly improving horse with a bright future.
RACE RECORD: 15 STARTS 7-0-2 $69,390
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 Justin Jeansonne on the Louisiana circuit.
In her first start off the claim, Chloe Raven scored by 2 1/2 lengths as the heavy favorite and was claimed away.