Miss Ella Impresses

Written by Sue Kenny on July 25, 2017

Last to first on a rain soaked Saratoga course yesterday Miss Ella was very impressive in the Caress Stakes, winning it for the second year in a row (last year on the dirt).  It was five and a half furlongs and as you can imagine they didn’t hang around, so for her to come from

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Quidura so close!

Written by Sue Kenny on July 23, 2017

I don’t usually post about horses who lost but Quidura lost nothing yesterday when JUST being  beaten by the great Lady Ei in the Grade 1 Diana.  She showed to everyone was a tough, honest competitor we know her to be while literally battling Lady Eli down the stretch – she wasn’t giving up and

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Untamed Domain

Written by Sue Kenny on July 22, 2017

A 2-year-old who is pretty close to our hearts at Herringswell as he’s by Animal Kingdom.  Today was his second start and what a race!  Congratulations to West Point Thoroughbreds – and AK! His decisive win received a good deal of press. And Maggie Kimmitt was on site at Saratoga so we’ve got our own

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Just Howard

Written by Sue Kenny on July 15, 2017

From allowance win to Stake win.   He’s run from six furlongs to a mile and three sixteenth but both his wins have been at the mile and one sixteenth measure, today being the Caveat Stakes at Laurel.  He was bred by the late Howard Bender who had so many great Maryland bred horses during his

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Written by Sue Kenny on July 11, 2017

By Australian stallion Redoubt’s Choice out of a Kingmambo mare she ran her first race at Presque Isle last night and blasted to the wire by 10 1/2 lengths!  Congratulations to Jon and Sarah Kelly, Flaxman Holdings and Jack Swain.

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Written by Sue Kenny on July 10, 2017

She is a half sister to Tapit by Elusive Quality who has just started her racing career at the age of three.  Her two runs have been at Presque Isle where she seems to like the surface.  She ran about a month ago and came a promising second, besting that last night with a nice

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Shining Star

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on July 9, 2017

He’s one of those horses that everyone in the barn loves. Shine Bright earned his first tick in the win column this afternoon at Laurel Park. With Ashley Castrenze aboard, the flashy 3-year-old son of Gemologist “rated kindly” throughout and then took the lead within the last sixty yards of the 6 furlong contest to

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A Graded Stakes Win For Guilty Twelve

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on July 9, 2017

Craig Bennett’s Merry Fox Stud had a banner day at Delaware Park when homebred Guilty Twelve stuck her head down at the wire to win the Grade 3 Robert G. Dick Memorial. The 5-year-old daughter of Giant’s Causeway – Arkadina (IRE) (by Danehill) got up in the last strides to best favorite Zipessa by a

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A Visit With The Boys

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on July 5, 2017

Anita Motion and Maggie Kimmitt grabbed their respective cameras and headed to Phillip and Evie Dutton’s True Prospect Farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania this morning for an update on Herringswell’s “Eventing Team.” Anita did the videoing and Maggie shot still photos, which you can see by following the link below to the brand new Gallery

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Until We Meet Again

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on June 28, 2017

We begin this day with the heaviest hearts, so saddened to have to share this news. Our gallant, beloved Better Talk Now was euthanized late last evening at New Bolton Center. Complications from intestinal surgery had become too much to overcome. Blackie came to Fair Hill as a 3-year-old in 2002 and never left us.

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