Colonia’s Day

We had 14 runners on this busy Saturday and although most ran very well, Colonia, our newest import from France who came to us at the beginning of May ran a terrific race, very European style, at the back, getting into gear down the stretch and passing her rivals in the Hatoof Stakes at Arlington. Continue reading

Point System

Point System has now won 50% of her races, 4 wins out of 8 starts, with a couple of places thrown in between.  The previous wins for this big, beautiful filly by Broken Vow were on the turf and she tried the Presque Isle Tapeta for the first time and found it quite to herContinue reading

Shahroze Gets First Stake Win

Royally bred by HH The Aga Khan, Shahroze got cut off at the break and settled for last place most of the way around in the one mile and a half miles of the Grade 3 Singspiel Stakes at Woodbine.  No worries though as this gelding by Holy Roman Emporer can switch off and neededContinue reading

Stake Win For Peach Of A Gal

By Curlin, out of a Polish Numbers mare, the match works well for Peach Of A Gal.  Previously Stakes placed when she was third in the Hilltop Stakes during the Preakness meet which is always a competitive race, she upped the ante yesterday to win the Christiana Stakes at Delaware.  Congratulations to owner and breederContinue reading

Irish Strait Wins Second Stakes

As consistent as the day is long Irish Strait won his second Stake race today; he’s been placed in many others too.  A half brother to Irish War Cry by English Channel he of course loves the turf and the New Jersey bred turf Stake at Monmouth today over one mile and one sixteenth fitContinue reading

Bass Rock

Bass Rock came in to us almost a year ago and has taken quite a while to come to hand, running just one time last year, but Mr. Murray is thankfully one of our many patient owners.  It paid off like this – BASS ROCK quickly went clear, set a rated pace off the inside,Continue reading


By Smart Strike out of multiple graded stakes winning mare Owsley, Strike has the pedigree to be a good racehorse and to like the turf.   He wasn’t handed today’s race easily as he was pressed a lot of the way by a long shot and when he did go to win his race he wasContinue reading

Maya Malibu ‘Off The Turf’

Although she was going to try her feet on the grass for the first time yesterday it played into her hands nicely when it came off due to the heavy rain on Sunday.  Already Grade 1 placed twice as a two year old on the dirt Maya Malibu found her allowance race at Delaware aContinue reading

Manhattan Again

After two long shots winning the Manhattan Stakes (Grade 1) for us in subsequent years it might be a surprise to everyone else but not to us!  Two very talented horses, with last years winner Ascend and today’s Spring Quality.  As far as we were concerned it was just a matter of finding the rightContinue reading

Major Attitude

A horse with no attitude so obviously in name only!    Turf seems to be this son of Colonel John’s game as after two  ‘so so’ efforts on the dirt, today was a game changer.  Congratulations to long time owners High Five Racing Stable.

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