Sharing Back in Action This Weekend

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies’ Turf champion SHARING returns to the races this Saturday, May 23, in the $100,000 Tepin Stakes going a mile on the grass at Churchill Downs. Owned by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gainesway Stable, this will be the much-anticipated sophomore debut of the daughter of Speightstown and Breeders’ Cup Filly & MareContinue reading

Cat’s Pajamas

She came to us on Valentine’s Day of this year, after a little break.  We trained her Mom, Worthy Cat who was quite a tricky filly!  Cat’s Pajamas is as easy going as they come.  Jack Swain III bred her and owns her with partner Larkin Armstrong.  Congratulations to them both.

Off Track Thoroughbred Magazine

Anita was happy to contribute to this edition of Off Track Thoroughbred Magazine which is part of The Retired Racehorse Project. If you’d like to be on the mailing list to receive a copy each quarter you can do so using this link To read Anita’s article, click here (PDF)    


We received a message from a friend who is a Respiratory Therapist asking for help from the racing community.  Amy Vega – a former jockey and exercise rider for us back in the day – is spearheading the effort to obtain sorely-needed supplies for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading

Mean Mary Strikes Again

Taking command as she likes to in life, Mean Mary was mean again to everyone today in beating them in the Grade 3 Orchid Stakes at Gulfstream, one only a few tracks still running.  On a day like today, glad they did.  Many, Many congratulations to owner and breeder Alex. G. Campbell, Jr.  It alsoContinue reading

Sister Otoole

With only racing in Florida right now and with a late jockey change to Luis Saez as unfortunately Javier Castellano has been diagnosed with Covid-19, it was nice to have a runner and a winner with Sister Otoole.  Bought privately by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners a couple of races ago she controlled every bit of today’sContinue reading

Messi The Hunter!

One of our all time favorites was Messi.  He was/is the sweetest character, wise beyond his years. When he retired he was adopted by Sue Haldeman who lives in South Carolina.  He now lives at Lucky Dog Farm and boy is he a lucky guy.  Today he had his debut hunting with Tryon Hounds, SueContinue reading

Happy Birthday Peace Quest aka George!!

George our retired lead pony happily resides at Grattan Farm under the care of Fenella O’Flynn.  George is 26 today. He last raced in 1997, trained by Robert Reinacher, Jr and ridden by Pat Day. George raced three times and won once. Photo credit : Fenella O’Flynn taken yesterday March 9 2020

Prevail Upon

His three previous races have yielded him place finishes but today, after a break, a little extra distance and a year older Prevail Upon won his first race at Laurel.  Congratulations to owner and breeder Richard Golden.


First time starter Amanite, by Tapit won her race at Laurel today in very nice fashion.  She was originally slated to run at last years Keeneland Fall meet on the grass but got sick.  Given loads of time to recover and ready to run, her only option was dirt but it didn’t seem to matterContinue reading

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