ONE FAST FROG became FIRST SAMURAI’s newest winner on Friday. In a Santa Anita maiden, ONE FAST FROG immediately sped to the lead, set the pace down the backstretch, and was a head in front at the wire. This was fourth career start for the 4YO filly, all on the west coast. ONE FAST FROG […]

TRAPPE SHOT, impressive 8 1/2-length winner of this year’s True North H.-G2, has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2012 at Claiborne Farm, according to farm representative Bernie Sams. The 4-year-old son of leading sire Tapit raced for Mill House and retires with six wins, two seconds, and earnings of $703,884. Bred […]

Eclipse Champion and Breeders’ Cup Classic-G1 winner BLAME saw strong results from his first mares through the ring in Book 1 of the Keeneland November Sale. On Tuesday Hip 378, the Coronado’s Quest mare LE RELAIS in foal to BLAME, went to Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings for a final bid of $800,000. The mare was consigned […]

Over this past weekend, graded stakes winner HORSE GREELEY’S sire, Mr. Greeley, came up with three additional Grade 1 winners. They are the 2yo colt Crusade (Middle Park S.-G1), the 3yo colt Western Aristocrat (Jamaica H.-G1), and the 4yo filly Aruna (Spinster S.-G1). This now gives Mr. Greeley a total of 13 G1 stakes winners. […]

NORTHERN PASSION, a 2-year-old daughter of FIRST SAMURAI, and a $95,000 Claiborne Sales grad out of their 2010 Keeneland September consignment, became his newest graded stakes winner with a determined win in the G3 Natalma S. at Woodbine. During the one mile turf race NORTHERN PASSION settled on the inside just off the pacesetters. Into […]

HORSE GREELEY was represented by a $45,666 average from three yearlings offered at the first session of the OBS August Yearling Sale August 23rd. The yearlings are from the first crop of HORSE GREELEY. The sire’s highest price was Hip 137, sold to Becky Thomas for $80,000. The colt is from the consignment of Hunter […]

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 […]