A Keeneland Win for Mia Martina

It’s always nice to score on opening day of a meet, and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners’ and Gianni Fittipaldi’s MIA MARTINA did just that Friday afternoon as Keeneland kicked off its stakes-laden fall festival. The atmosphere in Lexington is electric as the track prepares to host the Breeders’ Cup on November 4 & 5, and there […]

Graham Motion Trains Race Horses For The Long Haul

September 20th, 2021 – Stacey McKenna Chronicle Of The Horse “I’ve been training long enough now to have an incredible number of horses go through my hands, and we feel so responsible for finding them another career” Click to view    

Ring Weekend Retires to Old Friends

Fan-favorite Ring Weekend has been retired to Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farms in Kentucky reports The Blood Horse  Old Friends – a 501c3 “living-history museum of horse racing” “receives no government funding and subsist on donations, grants, revenue from our tours, gift shop, and annual fundraisers.”

Scholar Athlete 2013

Scholar Athlete came to us as a two year old and stayed until he retired at seven.  He was Graded Stakes placed and always ran his best and never gave up.  Like all the horses who are with you for many years everyone gets very fond of them and when they leave it’s as if […]

He’s No Lemon Wins Bald Eagle Derby

As mentioned in the ‘Three’s Company’ post He’s No Lemon won the Bald Eagle Derby over one mile and a half by default but he came from far back and widest on the turn, so he ran further anyway!  Congratulations to Alex G. Campbell, Jr. Photo by Jerry D., Track Photo, MD

Sweeping In

She was our final runner and winner to cap off a huge day yesterday.    She won easily by three lengths but she was leaving the field behind her at that.  Although it wasn’t a Stake it is so exciting for these horses to show their worth on the racetrack so very proud of her too.  […]


Fifth win for Cairenn.  A competitive allowance race at Colonial over seven furlong was her trip today.  A difficult distance but she has already been a Stakes winner at that distance.  A Florida bred by First Dude, congratulations to owners Heider Family Stables LLC, Madaket Stables LLC and Michael E. Kisber.

Saintly Samurai at Keeneland

The dark bay gelding owned and bred by Arthur Hancock’s Stone Farm broke his maiden today at Keeneland. “SAINTLY SAMURAI was bumped at the start, dueled early on, angled off the rail into the lane, shook clear in the stretch and held sway in the final stages.” It was lovely to see many of the […]

Malibu Uproar

Having always raced on turf and Tapeta until his first race last time out with us which was dirt, today was something different.  He was running on the dirt but ‘off the turf’, so running against turf horses.  Well, he bested the rest by two lengths!  Congratulations to owner and breeder Sam-Son Farm.

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