TRUBS, a 3-year-old son of FIRST SAMURAI, earned his second black-type victory August 6th in the Super Derby Prelude S. at Louisiana Downs. During the 1 1/6 mile race, TRUBSpatiently positioned just behind the pace to the inside. Into the stretch he drove to the front, and when challenged kicked into gear to post a […]

OAK MARSH,  a 3-year-old filly from the first crop of FIRST SAMURAI, earned her first black type with a runner-up finish in the 1 1/16-mile Desert Vixen S. on the turf at Monmouth on July 24. Battling between foes in the early going, she swung out for the final drive and finished well to be […]

BAFFLE ME, a 2-year-old filly from the second crop of FIRST SAMURAI, won her career debut by taking this 5 1/2-furlong Maiden Special Weight at Monmouth Park on July 10. After bobbling at the start and settling near the back early, this $130,000 Keeneland 2010 September sales graduate swung out four wide for the drive […]

JUSTIN PHILLIP, a 3-year-old colt by FIRST SAMURAI, won the G2 Woody Stephens S. on the Belmont undercard in impressive fashion. The colt vied for the lead the start of the 7 furlong race and broke free to the front where he remained for the entire race to score by over three lengths. JUSTIN PHILLIP […]

LIABLE, the dam of 2010 Eclipse Champion Older Male and Claiborne stallion BLAME, was given the prestigious title of 2010 Broodmare of the Year on April 29. BLAME, winner of the historic G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic in 2010, and 2011 stakes winnerTEND (by Dynaformer) are among LIABLE’s best progeny. A daughter of Seeking the Gold, […]

SWIFT WARRIOR went wire-to-wire to win the $100,000 Rushaway S., giving FIRST SAMURAI his third stakes winner from his first crop. Allowed to set the pace through this 1 1/16-mile test, the 3-year-old colt opened up as many as four lengths at the top of the stretch and kept his rivals at bay to win […]

ESCORT, a 3-year-old colt by FIRST SAMURAI, won his second in a row in a Gulfstream Allowance March 20. ESCORT settled just behind the pace at the beginning of the six furlong race. The 3-year-old then went wide going for the turn and accelerated in the stretch to win by a half length. ESCORT had […]

TRUBS won the six-furlong Black Gold S. by a neck at Fair Grounds after a contentious stretch battle. Bred and owned by Claiborne and Adele Dilschneider, the 3-year-old old son of FIRST SAMURAI is trained by Albert M. Stall.

Claiborne’s newest addition to the stallion roster, BLAME, was named 2010 Champion Older Male at the Eclipse Awards for his tremendous 4-year-old season. The title was a unanimous selection for the son of ARCH, who defeated other finalists Quality Road and Richard’s Kid. It was the only unanimous vote of the night. Bred and campaigned by […]

Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) winner BLAME  has been judged the best horse to race in North America during 2010 by the compilers of the World Thoroughbred Rankings, unveiled in London, England, on Tuesday, Jan. 11.  BLAME, who just held the late burst of the previously unbeaten ZENYATTA by a head in the Classic, received a […]