Quake Lake won at Presque Isle last night for the second time this meet.  Last time she won from the front; this time being held up then let loose!  She won both races by a combined distance of 11 3/4 lengths!!  Congratulations to J. V. Shields, Jr who bred her in partnership with Robert ClayContinue reading

Three timer!

Bull Hole also won!  He won his maiden special at Delaware after being narrowly beaten last time out.  More congratulations!  This time to J. V. Shields, Jr who bred his own horse too.{jcomments on} Thoroughbred Times this morning Notable maiden winner   Mineshaft SD (95/44) BULL HOLE, Dk b. or br. c. 3, Quail Run,Continue reading

Jade’s Revenge

beat Jen’s Revenge!  Just as well Graham went to Delaware today as the horses are showing off for him!  Jade’s Revenge, again ridden strongly by Joe Bravo, won the seventh race of his career.  He was bred by the owners and has been a barn favorite for a long time now.  Congratulations everyone!{jcomments on}

Cloud Blue

She won at Delaware today ridden by Joe Bravo for the first time. After finishing first once, second twice and third once on the dirt Graham decided on the turf for the first time. It obviously suited her. She is nicely bred by Maria’s Mon out of a Storm Cat mare (which is dirt breedingContinue reading

Another Team Valor winner

Sweet Theresa was the second winner this week for Team Valor et al (Gypsy’s Warning won the Grade III Eatontown at Monmouth Park last Monday).  She won handily at Colonial Downs and just missed equalling the track record by two-tenths of a second!  Congratulations to them and good ride by Luis Garcia.{jcomments on}

Million Seller

Million Seller won at ultra-competitive Monmouth Park today.  She stumbled at the start, very athletically got herself together, had a duel in the stretch and won by half a length.  Congratulations to Dr. Masatake Iida who is in Japan.  Million Seller’s dam Million Gift is by their great late stallion Sunday Silence.{jcomments on}

Photography Contest

Sharon Castro, whose husband Dr. Luis Castro is our vet; both are good friends with Graham and Anita, recently won a photographic contest with the photo she let us use for our website.  It’s the black and white one of Better Talk Now – stunning  We’ve had a lot of great comments.  Well done SharonContinue reading

Gypsy’s Warning Did More Than Win

Last Monday, Monmouth Park ran the 40th Eatontown Stakes. There were 39 runnings before Gyspy’s Warning captured the Grade III $150,000 stakes for fillies and mares. With what the 5-year-old mare had to face before the gates broke, perhaps none were done more impressively.

Today’s press

Both of these articles are in today’s Thoroughbred Daily News Improving Check the Label strikes again for Motion. Brereton Jones’ homebred Check the Label slipped through a narrow opening in the stretch and unleashed a powerful closing rally to win the $150,000 Sands Point Stakes (G2) on Monday at Belmont Park.  The Stormin Fever fillyContinue reading

Happy Memorial Day!

Graham is certainly having one!  I’m sure he didn’t know what to do first.  Greet his Grade II winner of the Sands Point at Belmont, Check The Label (where he is), or wait a couple of minutes to watch Gypsy’s Warnng beat the 2008 Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner Maram at Monmouth in the EatontownContinue reading

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