True Zip

Written by Anita Motion on March 12, 2010

On a horrible rainy, sloppy day at Laurel True Zip got it done.  This was her first win this year, after winning at the back end of last year.  Congratulations to High Five Racing Stable.{jcomments on}

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Vamos A Ver

Written by Anita Motion on March 10, 2010

Vamos A Ver was very well ridden by Daniel Centeno at Tampa this afternoon to take his second career win.  Laying in second position most of the way he was headed by another horse in the stretch but the jockey got after him and he ran on gamely.  Congratulations to George Strawbridge, Jr. {jcomments on}

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Unlucky Apple Charlotte

Written by Anita Motion on March 7, 2010

Apple Charlotte just missed out on her first Graded Stake win yesterday in the Herecomesthebride Stakes (Grade III)  at Gulfstream Park.  She clipped heels on the final turn, Jeremy lost his irons and she still made up 5 lengths in the stretch to lose by just half a length.  This talented Smart Strike filly has gone

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Closer Look At A ‘Youthful’ Saturday

Written by Anita Motion on March 5, 2010

The first Saturday in March marks a big one for Herringswell Stables as 3-year-old stakes runners Apple Charlotte, Cat Park, Check The Label, Turf Melody and Zilva headline seven entrants. Our eyes will pin-ball from Aqueduct to Gulfstream to Santa Anita and then to Penn National as we look on our runners that all have

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Written by Anita Motion on March 4, 2010

I just watched Sillium’s race at Penn National and talk about inhale the competition!  He had a bad break and was at least 12 lengths behind the leaders but before the turn he started to ‘eat’ them up!!  A little bother in the stretch didn’t deter him as he’s a big horse and he won on

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Augustin Fillies Featured In Racing’s Bible

Written by Anita Motion on March 4, 2010

Motion poised for a big day By Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. – Saucey Evening and Smart Seattle may provide trainer Graham Motion with a breakthrough day at Santa Anita on Thursday. Motion’s small California stable has had one win from 12 starters this winter, but he could have a winner, or two, on Thursday for

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Herman Greenberg

Written by Anita Motion on March 3, 2010

One of Graham’s long-time owners Mr. Herman Greenberg passed away on Sunday.  He was a wonderful man who absolutely adored his horses and his racing.  Below is the published report from the Thoroughbred Times. Colonial Affair’s breeder Greenberg dies   Hermen Greenberg, who bred 1993 Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Colonial Affair and owned five-time stakes winner

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Turf Melody Points To New York; Rcuandry Draws In

Written by Anita Motion on February 27, 2010

It was a busy morning on the scratch front for Herringswell Stables. Just one of the two important scratches was our horse. Turf Melody was scratched from today’s 7-furlong Miracle Wood in favor of the March 6 Gotham at Aqueduct in New York. The Maria’s Mon 3-year-old breezed 5-furlongs Saturday morning at Fair Hill in

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Written by Anita Motion on February 26, 2010

{jcomments on}Had to post these photos of Graham and Anita’s dogs, Ginger and Sasha sitting like perfect girls!  Also a furry deer and a couple of our horses going out on a set.  All taken this week.  (You’ll have to read more for next photos).  No use taking any today as the blizzard is obliterating

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Happy Birthday Blackie!

Written by Anita Motion on February 25, 2010

Today is Better Talk Now’s official 11th birthday.  He was born on February 25th, 1999.  He’s spending it the same as every other day, getting turned out in his paddock with Gala Spinaway!  Now I know why he wasn’t interested in the carrots I offered him this morning – he was looking for Birthday cake!

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