A BSW Public Auction Purchase by Liz Crow out the of the 2016 Keeneland September Sale in Book 3 for $100,000, the Chestnut Filly by Tapizar closed out her 2018 campaign as the obvious and deserving favorite of Eclipse Champion 3yo filly honors. Stringing together an unbelievable campaign of 4 back-to-back G1 victories (G1 Ashland, G1 Kentucky Oaks, G1 Acorn, G1 Coaching Club American Oaks), she put on her biggest show to date with a dominant win in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Distaff in her first test against older fillies and mares.
Owner: Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group, Mike Dubb and Bethlehem Stables
BSW purchased an interest in the Triple Crown hopeful prior to his win in the G1 Santa Anita Derby on behalf of Sol Kumin’s Head of Plains Partners. After his victory in the G1 Belmont Stakes, Justify became the 13th horse ever to be crowned a Triple Crown Champion.
Owner: WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners and Starlight Racing
A private purchase by BSW Bloodstock for Head Of Plains Partners after running 2nd to Nyquist in the GII San Vicente Stakes, the son of Curlin went on to win the G1 Santa Anita Derby, run 2nd in the G1 Kentucky Derby and then win the G1 Preakness Stakes.
Owner: Head of Plains Partners, Big Chief Racing and Rocker O Ranch
Bobby flay acquired a part interest in the G1 Arkansas Derby winner just weeks before he won the G1 Belmont Stakes. BSW Bloodstock brokered the deal between Bobby Flay and WinStar Farm. Creator retired to stud in Japan for the 2017 breeding season.
Owner: Winstar Farm and Bobby Flay
Uni (GB) was privately purchase by BSW Bloodstock and Mandore Agency in April of 2017. In her next start, she won the Prix Matchem (Stakes) at Maison-laffitte and she was subsequently shipped overseas to the USA. In her US debut, she was third in the G1 Belmont Oaks, then second in the G2 Lake Placid. On September 16th with new owner Robert LaPenta joining, Uni showed an extremely strong turn of foot to win the G2 Sands Point Stakes at Belmont Park. She went undefeated in her 4yo season winning the Plenty of Grace (BEL), the De La Rose (SAR), the Noble Damsel (BEL) and the G1 Matriarch at Del Mar. At 5, she took the Perfect Sting (BEL) and was third against older males in the G1 Fourstar Dave at Saratoga.
Owner: Mike Dubb, Head of Plains Partners, Robert LaPenta and Bethlehem Stables
BSW Bloodstock privately purchased an interest in Mia Mischief after her win in the Purple Martin Stakes at Oaklawn Park. In her next out for the new partnership of Sol Kumin’s Madaket Stables, Heider Family Stables and W. & C. Heiligbrodt, Mia Mischief went wire-to-wire in the G2 Eight Bells on Kentucky Oaks day followed by a gutting 2nd place finish to MG1W Separationofpowers in the G1 Test. At 4, she started her season with a win at Oaklawn and a second in the Carousel (OP). Her biggest win to date came over KY Derby weekend when she romped home in the G1 Humana Distaff at Churchill.
Owner: William & Corinne Heiligbrodt, Madaket Stables, Heider Family Stables
After her 3rd place finish to Monomoy Girl in the 2017 G1 Kentucky Oaks, BSW Bloodstock purchased an interest in the talented Midnight Bisou on behalf of Madaket Stables to join existing owners Bloom Racing Stable and Allen Racing LLC. Since purchase, Midnight Bisou has gone on to win the G2 Mother Goose (BEL), finished 2nd in the G1 Coaching Club American Oaks (SAR), 3rd in the G1 Alabama (SAR), 1st in the Cotillion (PRX) and closed out her 3yo season with a 3rd in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (CD). At 4, Bisou is undefeated having won the G3 Huston Ladies Classic (HOU), G2 Azeri (OP), G1 Apple Blossom (OP), G1 Ogden Phipps (BEL), G3 Molly Pitcher (MTH) and G1 Personal Ensign (SAR).
Owner: Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC
BSW Bloodstock in conjunction with the Mandore Agency purchased A Raving Beauty from the December 2017 Arqana sale. She was shipped to America in early 2018 to begin training with Chad Brown and strung together an impressive USA campaign including a win in the G3 Beaugay, a win in the G1 Just a Game, a 3rd in the G1 Diana, a win in the G1 First Lady and a 3rd in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf. A Raving Beauty then sold in November 2018 for $2,000,000 at Fasig-Tipton’s ‘Night of the Stars’.
Owner: Mike Dubb, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables
Purchased by Liz Crow for $100,000 as a maiden from the 2016 Keeneland November Sale, LEOFRIC has gone on to earn just shy of $1,000,000 in his 11 starts for new owner Steve Landers.
While he has never finished out of the money under trainer Brad Cox, LEOFRIC really rounded into form midway through 2018 year when he picked up his first Graded Stakes win in the G3 West Virginia Governors Cup. He then went on to finish a good 3rd the the G1 Woodward, win the G2 Fayette at Keeneland and earned his first G1 win in the Clark H. at Churchill this November.
Owner: Steve Landers Racing LLC
Purchased from the 2017 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale for $100,000, Long on Value then went on to get his first G1 victory in 2018 at the age of 7 years old in the G1 Highlander at Woodbine for new owners Madaket Stables, Ten Strike Racing and Steve Laymon.
Owner: Madaket Stables, Ten Strike Racing and Steve Laymon
An interest was purchased privately in Mind Your Biscuits before his 3rd place finish in the G1 Breeders Cup Sprint for Michael E. Kisber and Head Of Plains Partners. Since then, Mind Your Biscuits went on to win 3 G1s (2016 G1 Malibu, 2017 G1 Golden Shaheen, 2018 G1 Golden Shaheen). Earning $4,279,566, he is the richest New York-bred ever and heads Japan’s Shadai Stud to start his 2019 career at stud.
Owner: J Stables, Head Of Plains Partners, Michael E. Kisber, Summers
An interest in Catholic Boy was acquired in early 2018 on behalf of Madaket Stables. Since purchase, Catholic Boy has gone on to win the G1 Travers, G1 Belmont Derby and G3 Pennine Ridge. In his 3 year old year, Catholic Boy has shown tremendous versatility winning Grade 1s on both Dirt and Turf. At the start of his 4yo season, BSW Bloodstock brokered the stud deal with Claiborne Farm, where Catholic Boy will stand at stud upon retirement.
Owner: Robert LaPenta, Madaket Stables, Siena Farm and Twin Creeks Racing Stables
BSW Bloodstock privately purchased Whitmore for Head of Plains Partners after he won the Hot Springs Stakes at Oaklawn in March of 2017. In his 5-year-old campaign, Whitmore kicked off the year with back to back victories at Oaklawn in the Hot Springs Stakes and G3 Count Fleet Spring Handicap. Since then, he has paired back-to-back close seconds in G2 company in the G2 True North Stakes on Belmont Day and the G2 Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes and went on to win the G1 Forego on Travers Day- a “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. In prep for the Breeders’ Cup, he ran a gut-wrenching second by a head in the G2 Phoenix and showed his mettle once again with a 2nd place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint. At 6, Whitmore became the winningest horse in Oaklawn’s history, taking the Hot Springs Stakes for the third consecutive year.
Owner: Robert V. LaPenta, Ron Moquett and Head of Plains Partners LLC
Privately purchased for BSW Bloodstock client’s Head of Plains Partners before his win in the G2 Holy Bull, this Todd Pletcher-trainee went off as the post-time favorite in the G1 Florida Derby. Under a perfect trip from Johnny Velazquez, Audible romped home to win. Fast forward to one of the wettest Kentucky Derbys in recent history, Audible prevailed through the slop to finish a convincing third behind Justify and 2 year old Champion Good Magic.
Owner: China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Starlight Racing, WinStar Farm
Channel Maker was a BSW Private Purchase for clients Adam Wachtel and Gary Barber after his 3rd place finish in the G2 Summer Stakes at Woodbine in September of 2016. Since his purchase, he has run in five Graded Stakes including a 2nd place finish in the G3 Marine Stakes in May of 2017 and won the Breeders’ Stakes at Woodbine on August 20th. Channel maker rounded out 2017 with a very close 2nd in the G1 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar. In his 4-year-old campaign, Channel Maker finished a fast closing 3rd in the G1 Kilroe Mile and found the winners circle once again in the G2 Bowling Green Stakes at Saratoga. In his most recent start, Channel Maker finished 2nd in the G1 Sword Dancer on Travers Day. He went on to win the G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park, notching his first G1 victory.
Owner: Wachtel Stable and Gary Barber
BSW Bloodstock acquired an interest in Bowie’s Hero in early 2018 for Sol Kumin’s Madaket Stables and ERJ Racing. Shortly after purchase, Bowie’s Hero went on to upset in the G1 Frank E. Kilroe Mile at Santa Anita and continues to loom as a forceful presence in the division of west coast turf milers.
Owner: Agave Racing Stable, ERJ Racing LLC and Madaket Stables
The son of Heart’s Cry (JPN) was part of a lease deal put together by BSW Bloodstock on behalf of Head of Plains Partners at the beginning of 2017 to join existing owners WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and SF Racing. Yoshida broke his maiden at Keeneland in April by 4 lengths and was named a TDN Rising Star for the effort. He has subsequently won the James W. Murphy Stakes at Pimlico on Preakness day and 2nd in the G2 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes. He finally got his Graded Stakes victory in the G3 Hill Prince against many of his rivals and went on to win the G1 Old Forester Turf Classic (CD) and the G1 Woodward (SAR).
Owner: WinStar Farm, Head of Plains Partners, China Horse Club, SF Racing Group
Ascend was purchased privately by BSW Bloodstock in June of 2016 on behalf of Madaket Stables and has won four races since. He won an Allowance race at both Saratoga and Keeneland, two of the best places to get in a winners circle photo. In 2017 he won the G1 $1,000,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan on Belmont Stakes Day as well as the Henry S. Clark Stakes.
Owner: Stone Farm and Madaket Stables
Beginning his career in France, Al Shaqab Racing sent Mshawish to the States in 2014 under the management of BSW. Placed with top trainer Todd Pletcher, Mshawish exploded onto the scene, winning four Graded Stakes races including the G1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap and the G1 Donn Handicap on dirt. Mshawish retired with earnings of $2,421,351 and BSW brokered the stud deal with Taylor-Made Farms.
Owner: Al Shaqab
After winning four G1’s in France Al Shaqab Racing sent Ectot to America to join Todd Pletcher’s string. He upset Champion Flintshire in the G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park in his 3rd start in the U.S., a “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders Cup.
Owner: Al Shaqab Racing
While Bradley was COO of Team Valor, Animal Kingdom won the worlds richest race, the 10 Million Dollar Dubai World Cup. This followed up his three-year-old Champion year where he won the 2013 Kentucky Derby. Bradley was heavily involved in syndicating Animal Kingdom for an eight figure sum to Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Maktoum and Arrowfield Stud.
Owner: Team Valor International
Originally purchased as a yearling then an interest was brokered privately to Mike Moreno in April 2012, Bodemeister ran 2nd in the G1 Kentucky Derby. He went onto run 2nd again to Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another in the G1 Preakness Stakes by a short head. He retired to stud in 2012, syndicated to WinStar Farm and covered over 150 mares per year in his first four seasons at stud for a fee of $30,000.
Owner: Zayat Stables and Mike Moreno
Decked Out was acquired privately after her G3 win in the Providencia on behalf of Head Of Plains Partners. She went on to a big second in the G1 Del Mar Oaks beaten only a head. She finished off 2016 with a win in the G1 American Oaks at Santa Anita. Consigned by ELiTE Sales, Decked Out was sold for $900,000 at the 2017 Fasig-Tipton November Sale to Lake Villa Farm in Japan.
Owner: Big Chief Racing, LLC and Head Of Plains Partners, LLC
Purchased privately in May 2011, she won the G1 Prioress in the same season for chef Bobby Flay. She ended her three-year-old season with a gutsy 3rd in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint against older fillies and mares. She was sold in November 2011 for $1,000,000 to Adena Springs. In November 2015, she was sold for $1,650,000.
Owner: Bobby Flay
Purchased privately in May 2015, she won the G1 Del Mar Oaks in the same season. She was then sold privately for a seven figure sum with a lease back to the current owners to race her for the remainder of her career.
Owner: Barner, Brous, Wachtel and Kumin
After an impressive 2nd place finish in the G3 Sham Stakes, BSW Bloodstock privately purchased an interest in American Anthem for clients Head of Plains Partners. The son of Bodemeister went on to string together an impressive summer ’17 campaign that included winning the G3 Lazaro Barrera Stakes, G2 Woody Stephens Stakes followed by a 3rd place finishes in the G1 Allen Jerkens Stakes and G1 Santa Anita Sprint Championship Stakes. Now in his 4 year-old year, American Anthem has returned with back to back victories, most recently in the G2 San Carlos Stakes.
Owner: WinStar Farm, Head of Plains Partners, China Horse Club, SF Racing
BSW Bloodstock purchased an interest in Coal Front on behalf of client Head of Plains Partners after an impressive win in a $90,000 Allowance race at Belmont in his second career start. The 3 year-old son of Stay Thirsty continued his perfect record and added a Graded Stakes win to his resume when he won the G2 Amsterdam at Saratoga by 1 1/2 lengths followed by a win in the G3 Gallant Bob Stakes at Parx Racing. He then went on the win the G3 Mr. Prospector, the G3 Razorback Handicap and the $2,000,000 G2 Godolphin Mile in Dubai.
Owner: Robert V. LaPenta and Head of Plains Partners LLC
Rymska was purchased privately by BSW Bloodstock prior to the G1 Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf in 2016. She ran a troubled 5th in the Breeders Cup and started off 2017 with an impressive win in the G3 Sweetest Chant at Gulfstream Park. She followed that performance up with a win in the G3 Commonwealth Oaks and then a win in the Winter Memories Stakes to remain perfect in 2017.
Owner: Sheep Pond Partners, Alain Jathiere, Tom Coleman, and Norton Herrick
Good Samaritan was part of a lease deal that was put together by BSW Bloodstock for client Head of Plains Partners at the beginning of 2017. Good Samaritan returned in May of 2017 to run several close performances in the G2 American Turf, G3 Pennine Ridge Stakes and the G1 Belmont Derby. Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott decided to try Good Samaritan on the dirt for the first time in the G2 Jim Dandy and upset the field by making a huge stretch run to win by 4 ¾ lengths. He ran a huge race in the G1 Clark H. on the Friday after Thanksgiving to finish 2nd by a length.
Owner: WinStar Farm LLC, Head of Plains Partners LLC, China Horse Club and SF Racing Group
A BSW Private Purchase for clients Bill and Terry Mathis and Madaket Stables, Ivy Bell made her first start for the new connections a winning one in the G2 Inside Information at Gulfstream Park. After her win in the G2 Inside Information, China Horse Club purchased a majority interest in the filly and joined the partnership as she prepped for the G1 Humana Distaff on Kentucky Derby Day. Under the new partnership, she is now 2 time G1 Placed with runner up efforts in the Humana Distaff and G1 Ogden Phipps. Ivy Bell later sold in November 2018 at Fasig-Tipton’s ‘Night of the Stars’ for $1,000,000.
Owner: Mathis Stable and Madaket Stables
Purchased privately in April 2015, she won her initial start for new ownership group in the Memories of Silver Stakes at Aqueduct. She then went on to become G1 Placed in the American Oaks at Santa Anita and retired with earnings of $362,445. She sold at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton “Night Of The Stars” Sale for $700,000.
Owner: Brous Stables, Gary Barber and Wachtel Stables
Mated by BSW Bloodstock on behalf of owner Bobby Flay from the last crop of A.P. Indy, America was a very talented racehorse for Flay. She won the G3 Turnback The Alarm Handicap impressively in 2015 and retired a multiple G1 placed horse in 2016 to join Flay’s top class broodmare band. Her first foal, a colt by Curlin, sold for $1,500,000 at the 2019 Saratoga Select Yearling Sale.
Owner: Bobby Flay
A globetrotting winner on three different continents, Fanciful Angel (IRE) was privately purchased by BSW Bloodstock on behalf of clients Mike Dubb, Head of Plains Partners and Madaket Stables after his second place finish in the G1 Arlington Million. That was his first run in the U.S. and he backed that up with another huge effort when running 2nd to Beach Patrol in the G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic. As he was gearing back up for a big 2018 campaign at Palm Meadows in the winter of 2017, a freak stall incident cut his life short. He will be missed by many.
Owner: Mike Dubb, Head of Plains Partners, Madaket Stables LLC et al.
An interest in Eskenformoney was purchased privately by BSW Bloodstock on behalf of Lisa Troutt after her win in the G3 Rampart Stakes at Gulfstream Park. She has since hit the board in five Graded Stakes races including the G1 Beldame and G1 Personal Ensign. She finished off her career with a win in the G3 Turnback the Alarm H. and was subsequently sold in the 2017 Fasig-Tipton November Sale for $750,000.
Owner: Starlight Ladies and Lisa Troutt
Purchased privately in August of 2015, he paid back his partners instantly, winning an Allowance at Belmont Park followed by a win in the $250,000 G3 Red Smith by 5 lengths in November of 2015. He most notably secured Chad Brown’s 1,000th career win in the John’s Call Stakes at Saratoga in impressive fashion.
Owner: Highclere America, Michael Dubb and Head of Plains Partners
Scouted by BSW Bloodstock in early 2018 from Turfway Park, Secret Message made her debut for her new partnership on Preakness Day. On one of the wettest Preakness Days in recent history, Secret Message put on an impressive run to finish second in the historic Hilltop Stakes over an extremely soft turf course. She scored her first Stakes/Graded Stakes victory at Arlington Park on Arlington Million Day in the finale of the weekend in the G3 Pucker Up and improved at 4yo to win the G2 Nassau Stakes.
Owner: Madaket Stables, ERJ Racing, Elayne Stable, Bouchey Thoroughbred Ventures
Purchased for $65,000 from the Keeneland September sale in 2017, Royal Charlotte kicked off her career with a bang, going 4-for-4 at the start of her 3yo season. Her most impressive win to date came in the G3 Victory Ride at Belmont Park.
Owner: First Row Partners
BSW Bloodstock privately purchased this daughter of Thewayyouare from overseas on behalf of Great Point Stables, Mike Dubb, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables. In her first outing in the US, she captured an allowance win at Keeneland. In 2018, ThewayIam (FR) strung together a history making campaign at Gulfstream Park winning the Ginger Brew Stakes, G3 Sweetest Chant and G3 Herecomesthebride. In April, she ran an impressive 2nd to Breeder’s Cup heroine Rushing Fall in the G2 Appalachian at Keeneland, was 2nd in the $200,000 Penn Oaks, 2nd in the G1 Belmont Oaks and continued her consistency at 4 with a 2nd in the G3 Gallorette.
Owner: Great Point Stables, Mike Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Bethlehem Stables
Purchased at the 2017 December Tattersalls sale, Santa Monica shipped overseas to begin a training regimen under the guise of Chad Brown. Running under the partnership of Mrs. John Magnier, Madaket Stables LLC and Deron Pearson, she won impressively in her U.S. debut at Keeneland followed up by a third-place finish in the G2 Sheepshead Bay and a win in the G2 Dance Smartly at Woodbine on Queens Plate Day.
Owner: Mrs. John Magnier, Madaket Stables LLC, Deron Pearson
Liz purchased Allied Air Raid on behalf of Ten Strike Racing at OBS June for $50,000. He finished third in the (G3) Iowa Derby and second in the (G2) Super Derby as a three-year-old and was second in the (G3) Salvatore Mile as a four-year-old. Switching to turf in September 2016 he won in hand in the $75,000 Unbridled Stakes at Louisiana Downs. He has only been out of the money once in 13 lifetime starts and has earned $338,600.
Owner: Ten Strike Racing
Pole Setter was purchased for owner Steve Landers for $220,000 from the 2018 OBS April Sale. After winning on debut, he picked up Graded placing in the G3 Iroquois Stakes in September of his 2yo year. As a 3yo, he earned his first Stakes win in the Paradise Creek Stakes at Belmont.
Owner: Steve Landers
Tatters to Riches, a $60,000 yearling purchase from the first Crow-Sharp Pinhook venture, was later sold for $1,000,000 the next April at OBS in 2017. For the connections of trainer Jeff Mullins and owners Red Baron’s Barn and Rancho Temescal LLC, Tatters to Riches won impressively on debut at Del Mar as a 2yo and won the Shared Belief Stakes in his 2nd start at 3.
Owner: Red Baron's Barn LLC and Rancho Temescal LLC
March X Press was a $90,000 Book 3 Keeneland September purchase by Liz Crow on behalf of BSW Clients Ben Goldberg and Elliot Friman of Golconda Stables.
March X Press broke her maiden at Saratoga first time out in a $73,000 Maiden Special Weight after walking out of the gate and putting in a massive stretch run. She continued her running style only two weeks later when she broke slowly and bulled her way through an opening down the stretch to win the Bolton Landing Stakes at Saratoga by 1/2 a length.
Owner: Golconda Stables