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Goodgirl Badhabits Shines During Preakness Week

May 17, 2024

Keeneland September yearling purchase GOODGIRL BADHABITS started Preakness weekend with a dominant allowance win for owners Jim Bakke and Gerry Isbister at Pimlico yesterday for Brittany Russell. She is now 3 for 4 lifetime with her wins combining for a total of 27 lengths.

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Spirit And Glory Runs Away with Plenty of Grace

April 22, 2024

Private purchase Spirit And Glory earned her fourth career stakes win, leading every step of the way under jockey Jose Lezcano to capture Sunday’s Listed $150,000 Plenty of Grace, a one-mile inner turf test for older fillies and mares, at Aqueduct Racetrack.   Congratulations to Michael Nentwig, Michael Dubb, Beast Mode Racing, John Rochfort, and…

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Almostgone Rocket Shoots to ‘Rising Star’ Status on Debut

April 8, 2024

Almostgone Rocket (f, 3, Into Mischief–Bound, by Jump Start) made it look easy on her debut at Oaklawn Park to the tune of ‘TDN Rising Star‘ honors for the effort. Breaking well and keen to press the issue early, she took over at the half after :22.25 and :46.45 splits, and had opened up a notable…

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Shidabhuti Earns First Graded Stakes Triumph

April 8, 2024

White Birch Farm’s Shidabhuti came off the bench and rallied to upset a quality but compact field of older filly and mare sprinters and score her first graded stakes victory in Saturday’s 70th running of the Grade 3, $175,000 Distaff, at Aqueduct Racetrack in South Ozone Park, N.Y.

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Glengarry Cruises to Lafayette Victory

April 8, 2024

Coming off a 4-month layoff, GLENGARRY cruised to victory in the Lafayette Stakes at Keeneland for Aaron Kennedy, Doug Anderson, and Toby Joseph.   Glengarry was a Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-old purchase in 2023.

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In Theory Cruises to Debut Victory

March 25, 2024

Crow-Sharp Venture graduate IN THEORY cruised down the lane and was geared down to break her maiden on debut. She was purchased by Marette Farrell on behalf of Speedway Stables from Paul Sharp’s 2023 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-old Sale.

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Miss Mottley Wins on Debut at Tampa Bay Downs

March 17, 2024

2022 Keeneland September Yearling purchase MISS MOTTLEY won on debut on the turf at Tampa Bay Downs for First Row Partners and Team Hanley. The filly by Speightstown is trained by Chad Brown.

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Spirit and Glory Starts 2024 Season with a Stakes Win

February 19, 2024

Private purchase SPIRIT AND GLORY made a triumphant return to the races after a 6-month layoff this past Saturday at Fair Grounds, cutting the corner turning for home and riding the rail under Flavien Prat to win the $100,000 Albert M. Stall Memorial over the soft turf course by three-quarters of a length.

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Bergen Wins Jimmy Winkfield Stakes

January 29, 2024

Bergen earned a career-high 87 Beyer Speed Figure for his 5 1/4-length score in Saturday’s $100,000 Jimmy Winkfield, a six-furlong sprint for sophomores, at Aqueduct Racetrack. Bergen, a grey son of Liam’s Map, is owned by Spendthrift Farm, Martin Schwartz, Gandharvi, Big Easy Racing, Rick Kanter, James Bakke, Titletown Racing Stables, Kueber Racing, Golconda Stable,…

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Goodnight Olive Wins Second Eclipse Award

January 29, 2024

MG1W and 2-time Breeders’ Cup Champion GOODNIGHT OLIVE was a repeat winner as the Eclipse Champion Female Sprinter. Congratulations to First Row Partners and Team Hanley, Chad Brown, and Irad Ortiz. Bred by Stonestreet Farm, Goodnight Olive was a $170,000 Fasig-Tipton October yearling purchase and was broken by Paul Sharp. She sold for $6,000,000 to John Stewart…

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Honey Pants Secures G3 Las Cienegas

January 19, 2024

HONEY PANTS earned her first graded stakes win in the G3 Las Cienegas at Santa Anita Park under a masterful ride by Frankie Dettori. The daughter of Cairo Prince is owned by Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister and trained by Phil D’Amato.

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Goodnight Olive Rolls For Second Breeders’ Cup Filly And Mare Sprint Win

November 4, 2023

From the Paulick Report: Goodnight Olive left zero doubt about who the dominant mare is in the one-turn division with a visually impressive dusting of the PNC Bank Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint on Saturday at Santa Anita Park, giving her a second career victory in the race in what will likely be her…

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Blown Cover Wins on Debut at Indianapolis

October 29, 2023

BLOWN COVER, a 2-year-old colt by Gun Runner, surged down the stretch to break his maiden on debut for Spendthrift Farm LLC, Martin Schwartz, Gandharvi LLC, Big Easy Racing LLC, Rick Kanter, Jim Bakke, Titletown Racing, LLC, Kueber Racing, LLC, Golconda Stable, Ali Goodrich, and Mark Parkinson.

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Glengarry Wins Bowman Mill as Keeneland Fall Meet Concludes

October 29, 2023

Undefeated Iowa-bred Glengarry, the 2-1 favorite, took command inside the eighth pole and posted a half-length victory in the fourth running of the $169,775 Bowman Mill for 2-year-olds at Keeneland on Saturday, closing day of the Fall Meet. With Luis Saez aboard for trainer Doug Anderson, Glengarry covered 6 furlongs on a fast dirt track in…

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Turf Champion Channel Maker Retired

October 15, 2023

MGISW and 2020’s Eclipse Champion Turf Male Channel Maker (English Channel) has been retired from racing, his connections said Saturday. The announcement came one day after the 9-year-old gelding finished next to last in the GIII Sycamore at Keeneland. “It’s time,” part-owner Adam Wachtel said. Channel Maker ran a record six times in the Breeders’…

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Notinamillionyears Surges Home for Maiden Score

October 13, 2023

2021 Keeneland September yearling purchase NOTINAMILLIONYEARS was impressive in breaking her maiden on the turf yesterday at Aqueduct after breaking slow and gobbling up ground in the stretch for Peter Brant’s White Birch Farm and trainer Chad Brown.

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Bergen Wins on Debut for the Colts Group

October 8, 2023

Bergen drew in off the also-eligible list, and made the most of the opportunity, tracking from sixth early before overtaking the longtime leader inside the 1/16 pole to score by a 3/4-length for owners Spendthrift Farm LLC, Martin Schwartz, Gandharvi LLC, Big Easy Racing LLC, Winners Win, Jim Bakke, Titletown Racing, LLC, Kueber Racing, LLC,…

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Gina Romantica Becomes Multiple G1W With First Lady Success

October 8, 2023

Fom Bloodhorse: That owner Peter Brant and trainer Chad Brown captured the First Lady Stakes (G1T) for a second year in a row did not surprise the betting public, but the filly they did it with this year supplied a bit of a jolt. In fact, the Brant-Brown team finished first and second in the Oct….

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Soldier Rising, Donner Lead Weekend Stakes Action

September 29, 2023

Soldier Rising Faces Strong Field in G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic SOLDIER RISING (GB) has ran second in three G1’s this year and is looking for his first G1 win in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Aqueduct on Sunday for Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables, Morris Bailey and Mike Caruso. Hybrid Eclipse, Battle Bling, Face Off…

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Giant Mischief Rolls Home In Sprint Return

September 22, 2023

GIANT MISCHIEF returned to sprinting after a brief refreshening and turned in an impressive score at Churchill Downs for trainer Brad Cox and owners Spendthrift Farm LLC, Steve Landers Racing LLC, Marty Schwartz, Michael Dubb, Ten Strike Racing, Jim Bakke, Titletown Racing Stables, Kueber Racing, LLC, Big Easy Racing LLC, Winners Win, Mike Caruso & Stonestreet…

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Queen of the Mud Impressive in Maiden Score

September 21, 2023

QUEEN OF THE MUD took the field gate to wire at Aqueduct to break her maiden for trainer Graham Motion and owners Siena Farm, Peter Deutsch, Michael Kisber, and the Elkstone Group. She was purchased from Tattersalls Book 2 in 2021 and the buying team returns to Tattersalls next week for the October Yearling Sale.

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Trio of Maidens Shine at Saratoga, Prairie Meadows

September 1, 2023

GOLD LIGHTNING weaved her way through traffic for a decisive debut score at Saratoga on Thursday for Martin Schwartz. The filly by Bolt d’Oro is trained by Brad Cox and was broken by Paul Sharp. She was a $150,000 yearling purchase from the 2022 Fasig-Tipton October Sale. Spendthrift Farm and Frank Fletcher’s ROCKET AND ROLL would not be…

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Dave Portnoy Celebrates Barstool Is Back With Big Purchase

August 11, 2023

From the NY Post Dave Portnoy is back in the media spotlight and loving every minute of it. Following the deal to buy back Barstool Sports, he celebrated the occasion by appearing to purchase a horse. “I bought myself a present tonight. Goodnight,” Portnoy wrote on Twitter. The tweet was accompanied by a photo and…

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L Street Lady Draws Into Coronation Field

July 14, 2023

Last night, heavy rain showers in Saratoga resulted in races being taken off the turf today. Stakes winner L STREET LADY, who entered as an MTO in the Coronation Cup, is now in the field as she tries for back-to-back stakes wins for owner Madaket Stables.

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Prerequisite Heads Weekend Stakes Action

July 7, 2023

Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2YO purchase PREREQUISITE looks to add the G1 Belmont Oaks to her resume on Saturday for Chad Brown and owners First Row Partners and Team Hanley. She won her Graded Stakes debut last month in the G2 Wonder Again. Keeneland September yearling purchase EYEING CLOVER looks for his second stakes win in the Iowa Derby at Prairie Meadows on Saturday. Brad…

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Two Phil’s, Power in Numbers Pick up Stakes Wins

June 25, 2023

Private purchase Two Phil’s earned his third career graded stakes win in yesterday’s G3 Ohio Derby at Thistledown, winning by 5 3/4 lengths in the end while earning a 105 Beyer and 5 1/2 Ragozin figure for owners Patricia’s Hope, Phillip Sagan and Madaket Stables. At Monmouth Park, yearling purchase Power in Numbers picked up…

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Goodnight Olive Rebounds With G2 Bed o’ Roses Success

June 18, 2023

From Bloodhorse: When you owned a mare as courageous and successful as Lady Eli , it can make questions about your best distaff runner a foregone conclusion. Yet for Jay Hanley that question is no longer a slam dunk. Thanks to Goodnight Olive , he has a reason to smile and think about it for a few seconds before…

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Prerequisite, L Street Lady Complete Stakes Double at Belmont

June 12, 2023

2022 2yo Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2yo in training purchase Prerequisite made her graded stakes debut a winning one yesterday at Belmont Park, going gate to wire in the G2 Wonder Again for owners First Row Partners and Team Hanley. The win boosted her record to 2 wins from 3 starts and earnings of $163,000. Earlier in…

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Spirit and Glory Flies Late to Take Miss Liberty

May 29, 2023

The winner of last year’s Virginia Oaks at Colonial Downs, Spirit and Glory (IRE) notched her second career stakes victory in yesterday’s Miss Liberty Stakes at Monmouth Park, getting up in the shadow of the wire for owners Michael Nentwig, Michael Dubb, Beast Mode Racing, John Rochfort and Rob Falcone.

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Queen Picasso Takes G3 Soaring Softly in Stakes Debut

May 28, 2023

From the Bloodhorse: In only her second start, 3-year-old filly Queen Picasso  proved a maestro on the turf when running down graded winner American Apple  May 27 at Belmont Park to capture the $169,750 Soaring Softy Stakes (G3T). Nestled behind an energetic American Apple, who led the way in the seven-furlong race with fractions of…

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Manciata D’Oro Makes Debut a Winning One

May 26, 2023

MANCIATA D’ORO made his debut a winning one at Horseshoe Indianapolis earning an 84 Beyer. Congrats to Colts Group partner Chris Jean who named him. Congratulations to Spendthrift Farm LLC, Steve Landers Racing LLC, Martin S. Schwartz, Michael Dubb, Ten Strike Racing, Jim Bakke, Titletown Racing Stables, Kueber Racing, LLC, Big Easy Racing LLC and…

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Crow-Sharp Venture Tops Session at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale

May 22, 2023

HIP 245, a filly by Mendelssohn out of Lady Hansen, breezed 10.1 over the Timonium track before topping the first session at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale. Consigned by Paul Sharp, she was sold for $800,000 to Speedway Stables. She was originally purchased for $125,000 at the Keeneland September Sale. This was the 2nd best pinhook…

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Two Phil’s All Heart in Kentucky Derby Defeat

May 8, 2023

Private purchase for Madaket Stables, TWO PHIL’S put himself at the top of the 3-year-old division with a gutsy second place finish in the Kentucky Derby. A Graded Stakes winner at 2 and 3, TWO PHIL’S has hit the board in every start this year.

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Balpool Earns First Stakes Win

April 30, 2023

BALPOOL, a $75,000 yearling purchase from Fasig-Tipton July, notched her first stakes win in the off-the-turf Memories of Silver Stakes at Aqueduct for owner Madaket Stables and trainer Rob Atras.

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Goodgirl Badhabits Spectacular in Allowance Win

April 30, 2023

GOODGIRL BADHABITS posted another impressive win at Laurel Park, geared down across the wire to win by 10 1/4 lengths earning a 2 Thoro-Graph for trainer Brittany Russell. She was a $135,000 Keeneland September Yearling purchase for owners Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister.

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Goodnight Olive Victorious in Madison Return

April 13, 2023

Reigning Eclipse Award-winning female sprinter GOODNIGHT OLIVE made a successful return to the races in Saturday’s GI Madison S. at Keeneland, the site of her victory in last year’s GI Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.

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Eyeing Clover Earns First Stakes Win in Hot Springs Stakes

April 2, 2023

Ten Strike Racing, Michael Kisber, and Colin Reed’s EYEING CLOVER held off all challengers in the Hot Springs Stakes for his first stakes triumph to improve his record to three wins from four starts.

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Colts Group Goes Back-to-Back at the Fair Grounds With Bishops Bay, Promise Me a Ride

March 20, 2023

BISHOPS BAY posted a noteworthy 97 Beyer Speed Figure on debut Feb. 18 at the Fair Grounds, defeating next-out ‘Rising Star‘ First Mission in the process and showed his own ‘TDN Rising Star‘-worthy determination Sunday at the venue in his first trip at two-turns for owners Spendthrift Farm LLC, Steve Landers Racing LLC, Martin S. Schwartz, Michael…

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BSW/Crow Exacta in Busher Stakes

March 7, 2023

BSW/Crow yearling purchases SHIDABHUTI and ASSET PURCHASE ran 1-2 in the Busher Stakes for trainer Chad Brown. SHIDABHUTI, owned by Peter Brant, picked up 50 points for the Kentucky Oaks and ASSET PURCHASE, owned by Klaravich Stables, earned 20 points.

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Bishops Bay Earns 97 Beyer, 2 Thoro-Graph in Debut Win

February 19, 2023

Bishops Bay, owned by the partnership of Spendthrift Farm LLC, Steve Landers Racing LLC, Martin Schwartz, Michael Dubb, Ten Strike Racing, Jim Bakke, Titletown Racing, LLC, Kueber Racing, LLC, Big Easy Racing LLC, Winners Win, Michael Caruso and WinStar Farm, LLC, broke his maiden in his debut at the Fair Grounds on Saturday, earning a…

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Goodnight Olive Lights Out as Champion Female Sprinter

January 27, 2023

From The Bloodhorse: With a nearly spotless record and two back-to-back victories in grade 1 company, First Row Partners and Team Hanley’s Goodnight Olive became a shoo-in for an Eclipse Award as the champion female sprinter of 2022. Tension was high Nov. 5 of last year as a field of 12 took to the Keeneland main track while crowds…

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L Street Lady Scores First Stakes Victory in Xtra Heat

January 24, 2023

From the Paulick Report: Madaket Stables’ L Street Lady, making just her third career start and first in a stakes, pressed favored Chickieness before taking over at the top of the stretch and sprinting clear to a 2 ¼-length triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 Xtra Heat at Laurel Park. The six-furlong Xtra Heat for 3-year-old fillies…

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Victory Formation remains unbeaten with front-running score in Smarty Jones Stakes

January 2, 2023

From DRF: HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Victory Formation delivered as an odds-on favorite Sunday, when he wired his rivals in the $250,000 Smarty Jones at Oaklawn Park to lift his career record to 3 for 3 and pick up 10 points for the Kentucky Derby. The one-mile race was the two-turn debut for Victory Formation,…

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Victory Formation Heads New Year’s Weekend Stakes Action

December 30, 2022

A last out allowance winner at Churchill Downs, VICTORY FORMATION looks to take his record to 3-for-3 in Sunday’s Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn Park for owners Frank Fletcher and Spendthrift Farm. He is the 6-5 morning line favorite in a field of 8. 2yo in training purchase MALIBU COAST, who has won 2 of…

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Sweetlou’sgotaces Breaks Maiden in Tepin Stakes

November 28, 2022

Sweetlou’sgotaces, who was privately purchased on behalf of Gary Barber and Wachtel Stable, joining Twin Sports Racing, broke her maiden in the Tepin Stakes, winning in gate to wire fashion by an easy 4 lengths.

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A Cornucopia of Stakes Action on Thanksgiving Weekend

November 24, 2022

SOLDIER RISING (GB), owned by Madaket Stables, Michael Dubb, Morris Bailey, Wonder Stables and Mike Caruso, looks for his first graded stakes win in Saturday’s G2 Red Smith at Aqueduct. He will be facing Elite Sales graduate BEACON HILL, who was sold for $180,000 at the 2020 Fasig-Tipton Julu Horses of Racing Age Sale. Jim…

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Good Sam Makes it Two for Two in Tempted Win

November 7, 2022

2021 Keeneland September Yearling purchase Good Sam stretched her record to two for two with a 3 1/2 length score in the Tempted Stakes in New York for owner Peter Brant.

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Goodnight Olive Overpowers Foes in Filly & Mare Sprint

November 5, 2022

From the Bloodhorse: Patience lies at the center of Chad Brown’s operation—an attribute of his stable that has paid off over the years and especially at Keeneland Nov. 5 with Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) winner Goodnight Olive . “A couple of different times she’s had to stop, and she doesn’t run often, but when…

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Battle Bling, Miss You Ella Notch Stakes Wins

November 5, 2022

Battle Bling won her second consecutive stakes race for owners Michael Dubb and Gandharvi Racing, this time going gate-to-wire in the G3 Turnback the Alarm Stakes after winning the Twixt last out at Laurel. At Gulfstream Park, Miss You Ella won her first stakes race for owners Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables and Golconda Stable, after…

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Giant Mischief Earns TDN ‘Rising Star’ Status at Keeneland

November 4, 2022

From the TDN: Giant Mischief (Into Mischief) was a bit under the radar here at 6-1 after overcoming a fair bit of adversity to win on debut at Horseshoe Indianpolis Sept. 22, but he assured that won’t be the case next out with an impressive score over ‘TDN Rising Star’ Arabian Lion (Justify) in a…

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2022 Breeders’ Cup Weekend Has Arrived With 6 Entries

November 3, 2022

GOODNIGHT OLIVE, a last out winner of the G1 Ballerina in Saratoga, lines up as the morning line favorite in Saturday’s G1 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint for owners First Row Partners and Team Hanley. She’ll be taking on Frank Fletcher and Ten Strike Racing’s LADY ROCKET, who comes into the race off a 104…

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Going Global “Simply Awesome” in Second G2 Goldikova Win

October 30, 2022

G1W Going Global captured her 8th graded stakes win in yesterday’s G2 Goldikova, a race which she won last year against older fillies and mares during Breeders’ Cup weekend in Del Mar. Running for owners CYBT, Michael Dubb, Saul Gevertz, Michael Nentwig and Ray Pagano, Going Global has now earned $1,137,292 in a career where…

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Victory Formation Named TDN ‘Rising Star’ In Gate to Wire Debut Score

October 21, 2022

From the TDN: Sent away at a well-backed 7-2 in arguably the toughest and deepest 2-year-old maiden of the fall meet at Keeneland Friday afternoon, Spendthrift Farm and Frank Fletcher Racing Operation’s Victory Formation (c, 2, Tapwrit–Smart N Soft, by Smart Strike) led past every pole to become the 10th individual winner and the first…

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Into Mischief’s Gina Romantica Scores ‘Special’ Victory in QEII

October 16, 2022

From the TDN: Trainer Chad Brown and owner Peter Brant were represented by the 1-2 finishers in last week’s GI First Lady S. at Keeneland, and were right back at it again in Lexington Saturday as Gina Romantica (Into Mischief) scored a breakthrough win in the GI Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S. Presented by…

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Battle Bling, Whereshetoldmetogo Pick Up Stakes Wins

October 3, 2022

Battle Bling picked up her second career stakes win at Laurel Park on Saturday, taking the Twixt Stakes while just edging out a hard-charging Coach. Owned by Michael Dubb and Gandharvi Racing, she now has earnings of more than $535,000. On Friday at Delaware Park, Whereshetoldmetogo picked up his 12th career stakes win for owners…

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Whereshetoldmetogo Looks for 12th Career Stakes Win, Coach Returns at Laurel

September 30, 2022

WHERESHETOLDMETOGO ships to Delaware Park today to contest the New Castle Stakes, a race he won last year, where he will be looking for his 12th career stakes win for owners Madaket Stables, Ten Strike Racing, Michael Kisber and BTR Racing. The multiple stakes winner and G2P COACH returns to action tomorrow at Laurel Park where she will…

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Loggins Sprints to TDN Rising Stardom at Churchill Downs

September 17, 2022

From the TDN: Loggins (c, 2, Ghostzapper–Beyond Blame, by Blame) had a trio of bullet workouts on display for trainer Brad Cox and ran to the money as the 4-5 favorite with an impressive ‘TDN Rising Star’ performance on debut Saturday at Churchill Downs. Away in good order from a middle gate in a field of 11,…

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Goodnight Olive, Jack Christopher Post Saratoga G1 Double

August 29, 2022

2019 Fasig-Tipton October yearling purchase Goodnight Olive made her stakes debut a winning one yesterday at Saratoga where came home much the best in the G1 Ballerina, winning by 2 3/4 lengths in the end over a talented field for owners First Row Partners and Team Hanley. She earned a career best 102 Beyer Speed…

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Jack Christopher Heads Busy Travers Weekend

August 26, 2022

After running 3rd last out in the G1 Haskell, JACK CHRISTOPHER will look to get back to his winning ways in tomorrow’s G1 H. Allen Jerkens at Saratoga for owners Jim Bakke, Gerald Isbister, Coolmore and Peter Brant. LADY ROCKET, a last out winner of the G3 Chicago Stakes at Churchill Downs, goes for her first G1…

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Gina Romantica Flies Late to Take Riskaverse Stakes in Saratoga

August 26, 2022

Yearling purchase GINA ROMANTICA made her turf debut a winning one, flying late to take the Riskaverse Stakes in Saratoga for owner Peter Brant, trainer Chad Brown and jockey Flavien Prat.

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Going Global Romps in G2 Yellow Ribbon

August 14, 2022

G1W GOING GLOBAL (IRE) earned her 7th career graded stakes win in the G2 Yellow Ribbon yesterday at Del Mar, winning by a widening 3 lengths for owners CYBT, Michael Dubb, Saul Gevertz, Ray Pagano and Michael Nentwig.

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Rockemperor (IRE) Becomes Racing’s Newest Millionaire with G2 Bowling Green Score

August 1, 2022

By virtue of the $137,500 that Rockemperor (IRE) earned when winning the G2 Bowling Green, he became racing’s newest millionaire with career earnings of $1,134,904 for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables, Michael Kisber and Mike Caruso.

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Crystal Cliffs, Whereshetoldmetogo Take July Stakes Races

July 3, 2022

Crystal Cliffs got up late to dead heat for the win in the G2 Nassau at Woodbine yesterday, marking her first graded stakes victory for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables, Rebhan, K-Mac Stables, Goodrich and Parkinson. At Delaware Park, Whereshetoldmetogo notched his 11th career stakes win, taking the Alapocas Run for the second…

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Stakes Action Heats Up on 4th of July Weekend

July 1, 2022

A last out 2nd in the G3 Gallorette at Pimlico, CRYSTAL CLIFFS (FR) looks for her first graded stakes win in the G2 Nassau at Woodbine tomorrow for Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables, Rebhan, K-Mac Stables, Goodrich and Parkinson. DREAMING OF DREW, who has won two stakes races this year after being off for…

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Lady Rocket, Eminent Victor Take Weekend Stakes Races

June 26, 2022

Making her 3yo debut in the Wild Applause Stakes at Belmont Park, Eminent Victor captured her first stakes win, taking the race for owners Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Louis Lazzinnaro and Mike Caruso. At Churchill Downs, Lady Rocket became a multiple graded stakes winner after taking the G3 Chicago Stakes in gate to wire…

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Quintet of Fillies Take in Weekend Stakes Action

June 24, 2022

At Belmont Park, last out maiden winner LAKOTA SPIRIT makes her first start against winners in the Wild Applause Stakes for owner Peter Brant. EMINENT VICTOR makes her 3yo debut in the Wild Applause for owners Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Louis Lazzinnaro and Mike Caruso. She was last seen finishing 3rd in the G1…

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Goodnight Olive Airs in 4yo Debut

June 24, 2022

Yearling purchase GOODNIGHT OLIVE stretched her record to three wins from four starts yesterday at Belmont Park where she took her 4yo debut by en eased down 5 1/2 lengths for owners First Row Partners and Team Hanley, earning a career best 95 Beyer.

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‘Exceptional’ Jack Christopher Dominates Woody Stephens

June 13, 2022

From Bloodhorse: Jack Christopher  rolled to a fourth straight victory to start his career and soared to the top of at least one list for his trainer Chad Brown. The high praise from the multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainer followed Jack Christopher taking command of the $400,000 Woody Stephens Stakes Presented by Mohegan Sun (G1) in…

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Jack Christopher Heads Belmont Weekend Stakes Entries

June 9, 2022

JACK CHRISTOPHER, a last out winner of the G2 Pat Day Mile, puts his unbeaten record on the line in Saturday’s G1 Woody Stephens for owners Jim Bakke, Gerald Isbister, Coolmore and Peter Brant. He’ll be going for his second G1 score after winning the Champagne last fall at Belmont Park. The ageless CHANNEL MAKER,…

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Crystal Cliffs, Honey Pants Head Preakness Weekend Stakes Action

May 20, 2022

After turning in a career best effort last out when winning a Gulfstream Park allowance, HONEY PANTS lines up in the The Very One Stakes today at Pimlico for owners Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister where she’ll be looking for her first career stakes victory. After returning to the races a winner last month in…

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Jack Christopher Returns In Style With Pat Day Mile Win

May 9, 2022

Originally published on by David Grening. Jack Christopher winning a race on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs was something trainer Chad Brown thought about after the horse won his 2-year-old debut by 8 3/4 lengths last summer at Saratoga. The race he thought about was not the Grade 2 Pat Day…

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Jack Christopher and Just One Time Lead Derby Weekend Stakes Entries

May 4, 2022

G1 Champagne winner and Eclipse Award Finalist JACK CHRISTOPHER makes his 3yo debut on Saturday at Churchill Downs in the G2 Pat Day Mile for owners Jim Bakke, Gerald Isbister, Coolmore and Peter Brant. A last to first winner in last month’s G1 Madison at Keeneland, JUST ONE TIME looks for her second consecutive G1…

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Miss J McKay Romps in License Fee

May 2, 2022

The multiple stakes winning MISS J MCKAY coasted to a 3 1/4 length score License Fee Stakes at Belmont Park on Sunday for owners Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables, Tony Weintraub and Brandon Dalinka, going the 6 furlongs in an extremely fast 1:07 4/5, earning a career best 96 Beyer Speed Figure.

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Just One Time Goes Last to First in G1 Madison, Going Global Takes G2 Royal Heroine

April 12, 2022

Private purchase Just One Time landed her second consecutive graded stakes race since being bought at the end of the 2021, this time winning the G1 Madison in last to first fashion for owners Warrior’s Reward, LLC and Commonwealth New Era Racing. At Santa Anita, private purchase Going Global notched her 6th graded stakes victory,…

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Busy Weekend of Stakes Action as Keeneland’s Spring Meet Begins

April 8, 2022

A last out winner of the G3 Go For Wand where she earned a 107 Beyer, LADY ROCKET makes her 5yo debut in the G1 Madison tomorrow at Keeneland for owners Frank Fletcher and Ten Strike Racing. She will be taking on private purchase JUST ONE TIME, who won the G2 Inside Information last out…

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Crystal Cliffs Flies Home to Take Sand Springs

April 3, 2022

Private purchase Crystal Cliffs (FR), making her first start since June of 2021, showed an explosive turn of foot around the far turn to take the Sand Springs Stakes at Gulfstream Park for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables, Rebhan, K-Mac Stables, Goodrich and Parkinson. Crystal Cliffs has never been off the board in…

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Crystal Cliffs and Shad Nation Return at Gulfstream Park

April 1, 2022

The talented CRYSTAL CLIFFS (FR) makes her first start since last June in tomorrow’s Sand Springs Stakes at Gulfstream Park for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables, Rebhan, K-Mac Stables, Goodrich and Parkinson. Yearling purchase SHAD NATION, who broke her maiden in her debut last fall at Belmont Park, makes her 3yo debut tomorrow…

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Wondrwherecraigis, Drain the Clock run in Golden Shaheen; Bernabreezy Goes For Oaks Points in G2 Fair Grounds Oaks

March 25, 2022

Having crossed the wire in front in five consecutive races, WONDRWHERECRAIGIS now makes his first start against G1 company in the Golden Shaheen on the Dubai World Cup undercard tomorrow for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, The Elkstone Group and Mike Caruso. Also running in the Golden Shaheen is private purchase and G1 Woody Stephens…

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Whereshetoldmetogo Takes Not For Love Stakes in 7yo Debut

March 21, 2022

Making his first start of the year, Whereshetoldmetogo won the Not For Love Stakes at Laurel Park for the second consecutive year. Owned Ten Strike Racing, Madaket Stables, Michael Kisber and BTR Racing Inc, Whereshetoldmetogo has now won 14 of his 33 career starts with earnings of $792,791.

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Old Pros Warrior’s Charge, Whereshetoldmetogo Back in Stakes Action

March 18, 2022

On the heels of a 9 3/4 length allowance score last out at Oaklawn, WARRIOR’S CHARGE is back in against stakes company in the G3 Essex tomorrow for owners Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stables. Off since running in the Dave’s Friend at Laurel in December, WHERESHETOLDMETOGO makes his 2022 debut in the Not For…

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Girl With a Dream Goes for Four in a Row in G2 Davona Dale

March 4, 2022

A last out winner of the G3 Forward Gal, yearling purchase GIRL WITH A DREAM stretches out to a mile in the G2 Davona Dale where she’ll be looking for her fourth win in a row for owners Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister.

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Coach, Miss J McKay Go for Three in a Row

February 11, 2022

$65,000 Fasig-Tipton October yearling purchase COACH looks to make it three in a row when lining up in the G3 Bayakoa tomorrow at Oaklawn Park where she’ll be looking for her first graded stakes victory for Kueber Racing. After winning the Abundantia on New Year’s Eve at Gulfstream, MISS J MCKAY will also be looking…

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Another Step ‘Forward’ for Girl With a Dream

February 6, 2022

Girl With a Dream, by Coolmore sire Practical Joke, made it three straight victories with a front-running decision in Saturday’s G3 Forward Gal S. at Gulfstream. She was sent to the lead and showed the way through an opening quarter in :22.85. The chestnut let it out a notch rounding the far turn as unbeaten ‘TDN…

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Wondrwherecraigis Stretches Streak to 5, Warrior’s Charge Wins Big at Oaklawn

January 31, 2022

Yearling purchase WONDRWHERECRAIGIS finished 1st past the post in his 5th consecutive race over the weekend, comprehensively winning the Fire Plug Stakes at Laurel Park by 3 3/4 lengths while earning a 98 Beyer Speed Figure for owners Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Madaket Stables and Mike Caruso. At Oaklawn Park, WARRIOR’S CHARGE got himself…

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Coach Dominates Pippin in 4yo Debut

January 10, 2022

Fasig-Tipton October yearling purchase COACH kicked off her 4yo season in emphatic fashion, taking the Pippin Stakes at Oaklawn Park by a widening 3 lengths for owner Kueber Racing. The daughter of Commissioner earned a career best 91 Beyer Speed Figure for her efforts. She has now won 5 of her 10 lifetime starts with…

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Miss J McKay Much the Best in Abundantia

January 3, 2022

Miss J McKay was much the best in Friday’s Abundantia Stakes at Gulfstream Park for owners Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables, Tony Weintraub and Brandon Dalinka, winning by a widening 1 1/2 lengths after encountering some trouble at the top of the lane. The now 5yo daughter of Hangover Kid now has 4 wins in 12…

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2021 Year In Review

December 31, 2021

A year that brought back a bit of normalcy to the racing and sales calendar, 2021 has been highlighted by 57 stakes wins for our clients, a total which includes 18 graded stakes wins and 4 individual G1 winners. Those G1 winners include Fasig-Tipton October yearling purchase JACK CHRISTOPHER who went 2 for 2 on…

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Girl With a Dream Takes Letellier Memorial

December 28, 2021

2020 Keeneland September yearling purchase Girl With a Dream won the Letellier Memorial at Fair Grounds on Monday for owners Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister. After breaking sharply from the gate, Girl With a Dream went straight to the lead and never looked back, turning back a challenge in the stretch to win by a…

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Stakes Opportunities at Across the Country for BSW/Crow Clients

December 17, 2021

A three-time winner at Oaklawn Park, WARRIOR’S CHARGE returns home tomorrow where he will line up in the Tinsel Stakes for owners Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stables. He was last seen earning a career best 101 Beyer Speed Figure at Keeneland. The syndicated ALLWORTHY also returns home this weekend, heading back to Gulfstream Park…

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Lady Rocket Posts 106 Beyer in Go For Wand Score

December 6, 2021

2019 OBS April purchase Lady Rocket posted a 106 Beyer Speed Figure in her 9 lengths score in Saturday’s G3 Go For Wand at Aqueduct for owners Frank Fletcher and Ten Strike Racing. The 106 Beyer Speed Figure that she earned is the highest Beyer earned by any filly or mare in 2021. Lady Rocket…

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Full Stakes Menu on Thanksgiving Weekend

November 26, 2021

Private purchase ZOFELLE (IRE) goes in search of her first G1 win in Sunday’s Matriarch at Del Mar for owner Scott Heider. She was last seen finishing a strong 2nd in the G2 Goldikova on Breeders’ Cup weekend. Private purchase FLASHIEST takes on G1 company in tomorrow’s G1 Hollywood Derby for owners Wachtel Stable, Gary…

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Four Breeders’ Cup Entries Highlight Busy Opening to November

November 5, 2021

The Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships kick off today at Del Mar and BSW/Crow clients will be represented by four individual entries.   Private purchase CARAVEL runs in the Turf Sprint for owners Bobby Flay and Elizabeth Merryman. Since being privately acquired over the summer, CARAVEL has won the G3 Caress in Saratoga before finishing…

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Wondrwherecraigis, Lady Rocket Produce Stakes Double at Belmont

November 1, 2021

After being disqualified from a win in the G3 DeFrancis Dash last time out, yearling purchase WONDRWHERECRAIGIS left no doubt yesterday, going gate to wire in the G3 Bold Ruler at Belmont Park for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, The Elkstone Group and Mike Caruso. The four year old son of Munnings now has 6…

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Hello Beautiful, He’smyhoneybadger, Goodnight Olive Highlight Strong Weekend

October 23, 2021

Syndicated private purchase Hello Beautiful became an 8-time stakes winner and only the 7th horse in history to win three Maryland Million races after taking the Distaff for the second consecutive year for owners John Frassetto, Madaket Stables, K-mac Stables, Mark Parkinson, Dan Carroll, Eric Rebhan and Magic City Stables. At Keeneland, 2020 OBS March purchase…

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Coolmore, Brant, New Partners in Jack Christopher

October 7, 2021

Originally posted by the Thoroughbred Daily News on October 6, 2021.  Coolmore Stud and Peter Brant have purchased a minority interest in Jack Christopher (Munnings), who figures to be one of the top choices in the GI Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov. 5. A TDN Rising Star in his debut Aug. 28 at Saratoga for trainer Chad Brown, Jack…

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Jack Christopher, Jester Calls Nojoy Lead the Way On First Weekend of October

October 1, 2021

TDN ‘Rising’ Star JACK CHRISTOPHER will look to build on his debut romp when stepping up in class on Saturday in the G1 Champagne at Belmont for owners Jim Bakke & Gerald Isbsiter as well as new owners Coolmore and Peter Brant who recently joined the ownership line. The Fasig-Tipton October yearling purchase broke his…

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Hello Beautiful, Dreamalildreamofu Take Stakes at Laurel Park

September 19, 2021

Hello Beautiful and Dreamalildreamofu both won stakes races at Laurel Park on a day where Wondrwherecraigis crossed the wire in front in the G3 DeFrancis Dash before ultimately being disqualified to 2nd.   Private purchase Hello Beautiful won her 7th career stakes race in the Weathervane for owners John Frassetto, Madaket Stables, K-mac Stables, Mark Parkinson,…

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Fledgling Colt-Buying Partnership Loads Up at Keeneland

September 17, 2021

From Bloodhorse: The new yearling-buying partnership headed by Bradley Weisbord, Liz Crow, and Brad Cox made some serious headway on building their arsenal over the past four days at Keeneland. After wading with the purchase of three horses at The Saratoga Sale, Fasig-Tipton’s selected yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., the partnership has purchased 17 yearling…

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There’s No Cooling Off Sub-Zero’s Jim Bakke

September 1, 2021

From the TDN: By Bill Finley Owner Jim Bakke’s experience in horse racing has been fairly typical. He started off with a small stable, didn’t have much success and waited for his day to come. It looks like he’s not going to have to wait any longer. Along with Gerald Isbister, Bakke is the co-owner…

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Jack Christopher Becomes TDN Rising Star; Three Other 2yo’s Become Winners

August 30, 2021

Four two year old’s broke their maiden over the last week for four different ownership groups, including Jack Christopher, who earned TDN ‘Rising Star’ status after his 8 3/4 length romp at Saratoga on Saturday for owners Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister. The effort saw him earn a 92 Beyer Speed Figure, the second fastest…

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Lady Rocket Scores in Misty Bennett

August 28, 2021

2yo in training purchase Lady Rocket became a stakes winner last night at Charles Town with a gate to wire win in the Misty Bennett Stakes for owners Frank Fletcher and Ten Strike Racing. Full Replay: Lady Rocket wins the 2021 Misty Bennett Pink Ribbon Stakes at @HollywoodCCTR on Charles Town Classic weekend! #RaceCharlesTown #CTClassic21…

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Busy Travers Weekend Awaits BSW/Crow Clientele

August 27, 2021

On what is typically one of the best cards of the year, BSW/Crow clients have several opportunities to land graded stakes races on a lucrative Travers day card. The day begins with the Lloyd Madison Farms homebred SCONSIN who will be looking for her first G1 win the Ballerina. Barn favorite WHITMORE looks for his…

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Going Global Wins G1 Del Mar Oaks

August 22, 2021

Privately purchased earlier in the year, Going Global (IRE) became a G1 winner today with an explosive win in the Del Mar Oaks for Michael Dubb, who joined original owners CYBT, Saul Gevertz, Michael Nentwig and Ray Pagano on the ownership line prior to her win in the China Doll Stakes. #3 Going Global takes…

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Caravel, Going Global Look for First G1 Wins

August 20, 2021

Private purchase CARAVEL, a last out winner of the G3 Caress at Saratoga for new owner Bobby Flay who joined owner/breeder/trainer Elizabeth Merryman before the race, ships up to Woodbine this weekend to contest the G1 Highlander. After finishing 2nd in last month’s G2 San Clemente, private purchase GOING GLOBAL (IRE) will be looking to…

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Flashiest Ships East for G1 Saratoga Derby, Landers Favorites Line Up in Stakes Races

August 6, 2021

After taking the Oceanside Stakes at Del Mar for new owners Wachtel Stable and Gary Barber, who joined Nicky Drion and Mathilde Powell on the ownership line prior to that start, Flashiest now takes his talents to New York where he will be contesting the G1 Saratoga Derby. The 3yo son of Mizzen Mast has…

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Hello Beautiful Notches 6th Stakes Win; Private Purchases Run Big in Graded Stakes

August 1, 2021

The syndicated HELLO BEAUTIFUL earned her 6th stakes victory yesterday at Pimlico, winning the Alma North by 3 3/4 lengths for owners Madaket Stables, John Frasetto, K-mac Stables, Mark Parkinson, Dan Carroll, Eric Rebhan and Magic City Stables. At Saratoga, private purchase ROCKEMPEROR (IRE) remained in good form, finishing a good 2nd in the G2…

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Private Purchase Caravel Wins G3 Caress at Saratoga

July 26, 2021

Recent private purchase CARAVEL won the G3 Caress at Saratoga on Saturday afternoon, cruising past a couple of rivals in the stretch to win by an easy 2 1/2 lengths. Purchased on behalf of Bobby Flay, who joined original owner/trainer/breeder Elizabeth Merryman on the ownership line, Caravel’s record now stands at 9-7-0-2 with five stakes…

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3yo Turf Fillies Take Spotlight at Saratoga and Del Mar

July 23, 2021

A winner of four straight races since she arrived in the US, private purchase GOING GLOBAL (IRE) will try to add to her résumé in the G2 San Clemente for Michael Dubb who joined original owners CYBT, Saul Gevertz, Michael Nentwig and Ray Pagano prior to her win in the China Doll Stakes. After finishing…

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Flashiest Flies Late to Take Oceanside

July 20, 2021

Recent private purchase Flashiest flew home late to take the Oceanside Stakes on opening day at Del Mar for new owners Wachtel Stable and Gary Barber who joined original owners Nicky Drion and Mathilde Powell. The three year old gelding now has three wins in four starts and earnings of $120,102.

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Coast to Coast Stakes Action on Opening Weekend at Saratoga, Del Mar

July 16, 2021

Grade 2 Ruffian winner VAULT heads to New Jersey this weekend to take her chance in the G3 Molly Pitcher for owners Kueber Racing, Madaket Stables, Little Red Feather, Barlar LLC and Elayne Stables #5. Vault will be running against Elite Sales graduate OUR SUPER FREAK. Also representing the team at Monmouth this weekend will…

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Jackson Makes the Grade at ELiTE Sales

July 14, 2021

From the Bloodhorse. A lucky few are born into the Thoroughbred industry, immersed in life with no regard for another folly. Katelyn Jackson, a native of Fair Hill, Md., is one of those kids. The daughter of Bruce and Amy Jackson, who own and operate Fair Hill Equine Therapy Center, she grew up in the…

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Several Stakes Opportunities Highlight Closing Weekend at Churchill Downs

June 25, 2021

Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stables’ WARRIOR’S CHARGE looks to be the controlling speed in a top class field in the G2 Stephen Foster tomorrow at Churchill Downs where he will be looking for his third graded stakes victory. Also running in the G2 Stephen Foster will be SOUTH BEND, privately purchased last year for…

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Drain the Clock Becomes a G1 Winner with Woody Stephens Success

June 6, 2021

Drain the Clock maintained his perfect record around one turn with a rousing success in the G1 Woody Stephens for owners Madaket Stables and Wonder Stables, both of whom joined in with original owner and breeder Slam Dunk Racing earlier this winter. The colt is also co-owned by Michael Nentwig. The win was particularly special…

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Belmont Weekend Yields Several G1 Chances

June 3, 2021

Consistently one of the strongest racing weekends of the year outside of Breeders’ Cup Friday & Saturday, this year’s Belmont Stakes weekend is no different as our clients will be represented by five starters in Grade 1 events including private purchase MISS BRAZIL who goes in search of her first graded stakes score in Saturday’s…

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T D Dance Runs Up the Score in James Murphy to Top Preakness Weekend

May 17, 2021

T D Dance, a 2020 OBS April purchase, took down his first stakes victory over the weekend when running away with the James Murphy late to win by a widening 3 3/4 lengths for owners Madaket Stables, Wonder Stable, Paul Farr and Team Hanley. T D Dance certainly wasn’t the only client horse to turn…

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Stakes Action Aplenty on Preakness Weekend

May 13, 2021

Bubbles on Ice (IRE) looks to make it two in a row when she lines up in the Hilltop this afternoon for owners Cheyenne Stables, Glen Hill Farm and Madaket Stables. Making her first start in the US last out in the Memories of Silver, the three year old daughter of Starspangledbanner went last to…

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Vault Locks Up Graded Score in G2 Ruffian

May 3, 2021

Vault made it two in a row with her first graded stakes success yesterday at Belmont Park where she took the G2 Ruffian under a hand ride for owners Kueber Racing, Madaket Stables, Little Read Feather, Barlar LLC and Elayne Stables #5. A half-sister to G1W Mirth, Vault had previously won an Oaklawn Park allowance…

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The Stars Come Out for Derby Weekend

April 29, 2021

Kentucky Derby weekend kicks off on Friday and the action looks to get off to a strong start with undefeated Breeders’ Cup Champion AUNT PEARL (IRE) starting her three-year-old campaign in the G2 Edgewood for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Michael Kisber, Peter Deutsch and Stuart Grant’s The Elkstone Group. She will run just hours…

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Bubbles On Ice Wins US Debut; Monomoy Girl 2nd in G1 Apple Blossom; Brooke Marie, South Bend Win at Keeneland

April 19, 2021

Private purchase Bubbles On Ice (IRE) made her US debut a winning one yesterday at Aqueduct, taking the Memories of Silver Stakes for new owners Glen Hill Farm, Madaket Stables and Cheyenne Stables. When last seen, Bubbles On Ice was racing in Ireland, finishing 4th in a loaded version of the G1 Moyglare Stud Stakes…

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Three Stakes Wins Highlight First Weekend of April

April 6, 2021

BSW/Crow clients notched three stakes wins over the first weekend of April, starting with private purchase DRAIN THE CLOCK who took down his second graded stakes win in the G3 Bay Shore at Aqueduct. There three year old son of Maclean’s Music is owned by Slam Dunk Racing, who also bred Drain the Clock as…

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Stakes Action Aplenty at Across the Country as Spring Beckons

April 2, 2021

Private purchase DRAIN THE CLOCK goes in search of his second graded stakes victory for owners Slam Dunk Racing, Madaket Stables and Wonder Stable in the G3 Bay Shore at Aqueduct on Saturday. That race comes a day after the G3 Distaff Handicap where Ten Strike Racing’s PORTAL CREEK will be looking to take down…

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BSW/Crow Acquires Farm; To Stand Stallions in 2022

April 1, 2021

Bradley Weisbord and Liz Crow are proud to announce that they have finalized the purchase of a 600-acre horse farm located in the heart of the Kentucky Bluegrass. With the purchase of this farm, the team of BSW/Crow plans to stand stallions in 2022. Not only will this allow the company the chance to break…

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Three Stakes Wins for BSW/Crow Private Purchases

March 15, 2021

The weather is starting to heat up as we head towards Spring and the racing action is heating up with it.   Excellent Timing, privately purchased in December for Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables and Wonder Stables cantered to an easy win in the Damon Runyon yesterday in his three year old debut, building on his…

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Return of Sprint Champ Whitmore Highlights Busy Weekend

March 12, 2021

BSW/Crow private purchase WHITMORE, the newly crowned Champion of the Sprint division and last year’s Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner, returns to the races on Saturday at Oaklawn Park where he’ll be making his eight year old debut in the Hot Springs Stakes for owners Robert LaPenta, Head of Plains Partners and Southern Springs Stable. The…

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Coast to Coast Stakes Action Opens March for BSW/Crow Clients

March 5, 2021

As we head towards spring, the weather is beginning to heat up and so is the stakes action.   The Elkstone Group’s Social Paranoia ships out to California to contest the G1 Kilroe Mile at Santa Anita on Saturday after running a good 4th in the G1 Pegasus World Cup Turf at the end of…

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Royal Prince Takes Black Gold; Zofelle Just Misses in G3 Honey Fox

March 1, 2021

Public auction purchase Royal Prince took down his first stakes victory in Saturday’s Black Gold Stakes at the Fair Grounds for owner Steve Landers. THAT is the Royal Prince we know! Public auction purchase Royal Prince got back on track today with a hard fought win in the Black Gold S. @fairgroundsnola for owner Steve…

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Hello Beautiful Bids for First Graded Stakes Win on Busy Weekend

February 12, 2021

Fresh on the heels of her half-brother Hello Hot Rod selling for $335,000 at Fasig-Tipton February, Hello Beautiful will be looking for her first graded stakes victory in tomorrow’s G3 Barbara Fritchie over her home track at Laurel Park. 📽️ HELLO HOT ROD (Mosler) sells for $335K at Kentucky Winter Mixed! Congrats to the connections….

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One for the thumb: BSW/Crow Clients Represented by Five Eclipse Award Winners

January 29, 2021

We officially put 2020 to bed last night at the Eclipse Awards where BSW/Crow clients were represented by five Eclipse Award Champions.   The amazing Monomoy Girl, formerly owned by Monomoy Stables, Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables, took down her second Eclipse Award last night, taking the honors as Champion Older Dirt…

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Busy Pegasus Day Lineup Again in 2021

January 22, 2021

Pegasus World Cup day is typically the start of any new year’s busy graded stakes schedule and this year is no different.   Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister’s Mr Freeze takes aim on the G1 Pegasus World Cup again after finishing 2nd in the race a year ago. The now six year old son of…

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Syndicated Hello Beautiful Takes Third Consecutive Stakes Win

January 18, 2021

Hello Beautiful, owned by the syndicate of Madaket Stables, John Frasetto, K-mac Stables, Mark Parkinson, Dan Carroll, Eric Rebhan and Magic City Stable, took her third consecutive stakes race yesterday at Laurel Park, this time winning the What a Summer S. to kick off her four year old campaign.   Now a 7 time winner,…

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Talented Four Year Olds Make 2021 Debuts

January 14, 2021

Wells Bayou, last year’s G2 Louisiana Derby winner makes his four year old debut on Saturday at Fair Grounds in the G3 Louisiana where he will line up against eight older colts and geldings for owners Clint & Lance Gasaway, Madaket Stables and Wonder Stables. The two year old in training purchase has been off…

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2020 Brings More Records, Success for BSW/Crow Clients

December 31, 2020

In what was a bizarre year from start to finish, 2020 was highlighted by an unforgettable Breeders’ Cup weekend as well as an unforgettable comeback by the horse of a lifetime, Monomoy Girl.   BSW/Crow clients doubled their Breeders’ Cup win totals from 2019, winning four races this year after capturing two last year. 2020…

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Charlatan Runs Off the Screen; Whereshetoldmetogo Wins Two in a Row

December 27, 2020

Charlatan returned to the races yesterday like he had never left, winning the G1 Malibu by 4 1/2 lengths for owners SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Stonestreet Stables, Fred Hertrich, III, John D. Fielding and Golconda Stables. Charlatan earned a career best 107 Beyer Speed Figure for his effort. On the east coast, private purchase…

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Charlatan Returns in G1 Malibu

December 24, 2020

Charlatan, off since crossing the wire in front in the G1 Arkansas Derby at the beginning of May, makes his first start since that day in the G1 Malibu at Santa Anita on Saturday. Returning for owners SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Stonestreet Stables, Fred Hertrich, III, John D. Fielding and Golconda Stables, Charlatan has…

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Monomoy Girl, Midnight Bisou top 2020 Public Auction Scene

December 23, 2020

From the Racing Post. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic having a sizeable impact on sales – in terms of prices, location and dates – there have still been some astronomical sums spent on the most sought after bloodstock in 2020. We run the rule over the five biggest prices registered at public auction over the last…

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Spielberg Provides Drama in Los Alamitos Futurity

December 21, 2020

  From the Bloodhorse: Leave it to Spielberg to add drama to a six-horse Los Alamitos Futurity (G2). The 2-year-old Union Rags  colt, a $1 million yearling purchase, needed the length of the Los Alamitos Race Course stretch to get up in the final stride and register a nose victory over 33-1 longshot and pacesetter…

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Social Paranoia Comes Back a Winner

December 17, 2020

Stuart Grant’s multiple graded stakes winner Social Paranoia came back to the races a winner on Wednesday at Gulfstream, posting a half-length success in an allowance race. The four-year-old son of Street Boss will now head back into graded stakes company and we look forward to a successful 2021 campaign.

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Lambeau Lady goes gate to wire in Laurel Debut

December 7, 2020

$100,000 two-year-old in training purchase Lambeau Lady made it look easy in her debut for owners Madaket Stables and Paul Farr, going gate to wire to win by two lengths in her Laurel Park debut. Trained by Brittany Russell and ridden by her husband Sheldon, Lambeau Lady earned a nice 74 Beyer Speed Figure for…

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Miss Nondescript Makes First Start for New Connections

December 4, 2020

Recent private purchase Miss Nondescript tries to make it three for three this Saturday in the Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship. The Maryland-bred filly will be looking to follow in the footsteps of her fellow syndicated Maryland-bred Hello Beautiful who took this race last year. Miss Nondescript (8), 2YO @MarylandTB Mosler filly, goes to 2-for-2 by getting…

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Trio of Stakes Wins Closes out Busy November

December 1, 2020

BSW/Crow clients racked up three stakes victories over the weekend at Laurel Park and Del Mar.   The syndicated Hello Beautiful notched her fourth stakes victory in the Safely Kept at Laurel Park for owners Madaket Stables, John Frasetto, K-mac Stables, Mark Parkinson, Dan Carroll, Eric Rebhan and Magic City Stable. The win took Hello…

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Black Friday and More; Coast to Coast Action Closes out Action Packed November

November 27, 2020

An already unforgettable month comes to an end with a veritable smörgåsbord of stakes action from coast to coast for BSW/Crow clientele.   The action starts later on today when Mr Freeze lines up in the G1 Clark at Churchill Downs for management clients Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister. The chestnut son of To Honor…

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A Breeders’ Cup to Remember

November 19, 2020

In what has been a bizarre year, Breeders’ Cup weekend signified the highs of the highs this game has to offer, with four winners coming in during a weekend which will be tough to top.   Breeders’ Cup weekend kicked off on Friday with Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf where Aunt Pearl (IRE) took the…

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Champions Monomoy Girl, Uni Headline 13 Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entries

October 30, 2020

Champions and former Breeders’ Cup winners Monomoy Girl and Uni headlined 13 Breeders’ Cup pre-entries for BSW/Crow clients. Monomoy Girl, 2018’s Champion Three-Year-Old Filly will try to become fourth horse to win the Breeders’ Cup Distaff twice, joining an elite group of fillies and mares. The big chestnut mare is unbeaten in her 2020 campaign…

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Aunt Pearl Sends Euro Venture to Breeders’ Cup

October 9, 2020

Aunt Pearl (IRE) stretched her record to two wins from two starts on Wednesday at Keeneland with an outstanding performance in the G2 Jessamine.   Sent off as the 3-2 favorite for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Michael Kisber, Peter Deutsch and The Elkstone Group, Aunt Pearl shot right to the front just as she…

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No Catching CHANNEL MAKER in G1 Sword Dancer

September 4, 2020

Originally published on A clear early lead and a liking for a turf course softened by an afternoon thunderstorm Aug. 29 was a recipe for success for Channel Maker in the $500,000 Sword Dancer Stakes (G1T) at Saratoga Race Course. The 6-year-old English Channel gelding went to the lead under Manny Franco and was never challenged en…

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Better Late Than Never; Kentucky Derby Weekend is Here

September 4, 2020

Usually Kentucky Derby week brings about the excitement of having several runners in stakes races at Churchill Downs throughout the week and though Derby weekend was delayed by four months, the stakes opportunities are much the same.   Authentic drew post position #18 for this year’s Kentucky Derby for owners Spendthrift Farm LLC, MyRaceHorse Stable,…

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Lope De Vega Filly Romps to Rising Stardom

September 3, 2020

Originally published on Aunt Pearl (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) went straight to the lead and never looked back, coasting home to become the newest ‘TDN Rising Star’ on opening day of Churchill Downs’ abbreviated GI Kentucky Derby meet. Dispatched as the 9-5 second-choice in this career bow, the 280,000gns TATOCT purchase seized the early advantage, coasting…

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Euro Venture Debuts This Weekend With Four Runners in Five Days

August 28, 2020

The inaugural BSW Euro Venture will have its first runner today when Threatlevelmidnite (GB) makes her debut in Monmouth’s 2nd race.   The venture purchased nine fillies at last year’s Tattersalls October Sale, the priciest of which was Aunt Pearl (IRE) (feature photo) who is scheduled to make her debut next week at Churchill Downs….

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End of August Serves as Derby Week Appetizer

August 28, 2020

August has nearly come and gone, but it looks sure to end on a high note as several stakes runners will be representing our clients this weekend.   The ageless wonder Whitmore goes in search of his second G1 Forego success, having taken the race in 2018 for owners Robert LaPenta, Head of Plains and Southern Springs…

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Uni Looks for Revenge in G1 Fourstardave; Warrior’s Charge Invades Jersey Shore

August 21, 2020

After finishing 3rd in the G1 Fourstardave at Saratoga last summer, Uni will be looking to avenge her lone loss of 2019 on Saturday in this year’s running of the Spa staple. The loss didn’t weight heavily on her mind as Uni went onto become 2019’s Champion Female Turf Horse after annexing the G1 Breeders’…

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Authentic Heads Stakes Action on the Jersey Shore

July 16, 2020

The actions continues this weekend at Monmouth Park, headed by Authentic who lines up as the morning line favorite in the G1 Haskell.   Hitting the road for the first time in his career, Authentic goes in search of his first G1 win after a good 2nd place finish last out in the G1 Santa…

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Monomoy Girl Back to Her Best; Speech Captures First G1

July 12, 2020

Monomoy Girl, the Champion Three Year Old Filly of 2018, returned to graded stakes company just as she left it in 2018: with a win.   Shipping up to New York for the G2 Ruffian, Monomoy Girl faced a short field after crushing a group of allowance horses at Churchill Downs in May. Away from…

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Monomoy Girl Returns to Graded Stakes Action on Stakes Filled Weekend

July 10, 2020

As we barrel towards the dog days of summer, the weekends begin to feel like Groundhog Day as every weekend is filled with stakes action. This weekend is no different.   Headlining the action is the 2018 Champion Three Year Old Filly, Monomoy Girl, who returns to graded stakes action for the first time since…

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Fireworks and More; Big 4th of July Weekend Beckons

July 2, 2020

We’ve reached the midway point in the year and with that comes possibly the strongest weekend of racing yet, headlined by several entries in the big races at Belmont Park.   Warrior’s Charge will return to Grade 1 action in an incredibly tough renewal of the G1 Met Mile for owners Ten Strike Racing and…

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Midnight Bisou Returns in Style; Euros Pick Up Graded Blacktype

June 29, 2020

Reigning Champion Older Female Midnight Bisou blasted her foes in the G2 Fleur de Lis at Churchill Downs yesterday, where she was making her first start since running 2nd in the $20,000,000 Saudi Cup.   Away from the races for nearly four months, Midnight Bisou broke alertly under jockey Mike Smith before biding her time…

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The Stars Are Out to Play on Final Weekend of June

June 25, 2020

It’s not often you get two stable stars reappearing on the same weekend, but that’s exactly what BSW/Crow clients will get this weekend.   Reigning Champion Female Turf Horse Uni will make her six year old debut this Saturday in the G1 Just a Game at Belmont Park. When last seen, the daughter of More…

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Hello Beautiful Returns to Form, Earns 94 Beyer

June 21, 2020

Hello Beautiful, owned by Madaket Stables, John Frasetto, K-mac Stables, Mark Parkinson, Dan Carroll, Eric Rebhan and Magic City Stables, bounced back with a huge effort at Laurel Park over the weekend, earning a 94 Beyer Speed Figure, the second 90+ Beyer of her career. Out of the gate like a shot, she went straight…

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Noor Sahara Makes US Debut, New York Groove Back at Woodbine

June 12, 2020

Noor Sahara, a daughter of top European sire Lope de Vega, makes her US debut today in Race 6 at Belmont Park for owners Madaket Stables, Siena Farm, Michael Dubb and Bethlehem Stables. Privately purchased in conjunction with Mandore Agency, Noor Shara won the Listed Prix de Pontarme at ParisLongchamp last May and arrives here…

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Super Saturday: Busy Weekend Ahead for Clients

June 4, 2020

On what was supposed be Belmont Stakes day, our clients are still loaded with stakes entries from coast to coast on the back of Secret Message’s G3 Mint Julep success last weekend.   The weekend kicks off on Friday where public auction purchase G2 Prioress winner Royal Charlotte returns to the races for the first…

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A Twin Spires Double: Secret Message and Crystal Cliffs

June 2, 2020

The duo of trainer Graham Motion and jockey Johnny Velazquez gave us a BSW/Crow daily double this weekend when SECRET MESSAGE won the G3 Mint Julep and CRYSTAL CLIFFS (FR) made a splash in her U.S. Debut. Having not been seen since her run in the G1 E. P. Taylor, SECRET MESSAGE turned in a…

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Rockemperor Ships West, Vault Lands at Churchill

May 22, 2020

Rockemperor, a BSW/Crow private purchase in conjunction with Mandore Agency for owners Madaket Stables, Michael Dubb, Wonder Stables, Michael Kisber and Bethlehem Stables, ships to Santa Anita where he’ll be contesting the G2 Charles Whittingham over 1 1/4 miles tomorrow. The Irish-bred son of Holy Roman Emperor was last seen finishing a fast closing 3rd…

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Monomoy Girl, Sniper Shot Mark a Return to Racing Normalcy for BSW/Crow Clients

May 18, 2020

This weekend marked the return of Churchill Downs as well as Santa Anita and with it came some outstanding performances for some BSW/Crow favorites.   Monomoy Girl, 2018’s Champion Three Year Old Filly, Breeders’ Cup Distaff and Kentucky Oaks winner, made her first start in 18 months a winning one with an easy allowance score…

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“I’m Back.” – Monomoy Girl

May 15, 2020

BSW/Crow public auction purchase Monomoy Girl, the Champion Three Year Old Filly in 2018, returns to the races tomorrow at Churchill Downs in a high level allowance race that is scheduled to go as the 4th on the card with a post time of 2:32 pm for owners Monomoy Stables, Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group…

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Unorthodox Derby Week Yields Big Entries for BSW/Crow Clients

April 30, 2020

Though this is not the Derby week we’re used to having, BSW/Crow clients are still firing on all cylinders when it comes to big time entries.   Champion British Idiom makes her second start of the year in tomorrow’s $400,000 G3 Fantasy Stakes at Oaklawn Park as part of a loaded field of 14. The…

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Eight Rings Cuts Back For Return in Bachelor Stakes

April 24, 2020

Published on April 23, 2020 by  Eight Rings, one of the top 2-year-olds in the country last year, makes his 2020 debut Saturday at Oaklawn Park in the $100,000 Bachelor Stakes, a six-furlong race for 3-year-olds that drew eight others. This will be the shortest distance at which Eight Rings has competed since a…

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The $3 Million Man – Whitmore Scores Count Fleet Hat Trick

April 20, 2020

Whitmore, the pride and joy of Oaklawn Park, won his third G3 Count Fleet Handicap, notching his ninth career victory at the Hot Springs, AR venue. That's THREE Count Fleet Sprint Handicaps for WHITMORE @OaklawnRacing! Congrats to connections @MoquettRacing97, Southern Spring Stables & Jockey @JoeTalamo! More to come on Trackside Live on @TVG & @NBCSN!…

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Whitmore Looks for Hat Trick in G3 Count Fleet

April 17, 2020

Oaklawn Park is the epicenter of the racing world this weekend, with an outstanding Saturday card that features two graded stakes races, including the BSW private purchase Whitmore who will go in search of his third Count Fleet score in addition to his ninth Oaklawn win. Whitmore wins fourth consecutive Hot Springs Stakes at Oaklawn:…

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Social Paranoia Dominant in 4-Year-Old Debut

April 3, 2020

Stuart Grant’s The Elkstone Group debuted Social Paranoia who faced older horses for the first time last Saturday on the Florida Derby card. The 4yo son of Street Boss made a stunning last-to-first move on the far outside to outrun stablemate Sombeyay by 1 1/4 lengths to win the $100,000 G3 Appleton Stakes. Social Paranoia…

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Wells Bayou Punches Derby Ticket, Rockemperor Returns

March 24, 2020

BSW public auction purchase Wells Bayou went one better on Saturday, taking the $1,000,000 G2 Louisiana Derby in gate to wire fashion after a strong 2nd place finish in last month’s G3 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park. Making his first start after Madaket Stables and Wonder Stables joined original owners Clint and Lance Gasaway via…

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BSW Clients Pick Up Two More Stakes Wins

March 17, 2020

This past weekend was another fruitful one for BSW clients, with two stakes victories in addition to a dominant allowance win. The multiple G1 placed Piedi Bianchi is now two for two since coming off a year layoff, picking up her first stakes victory in the Correction at Aqueduct on Saturday. Privately purchased in the…

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BSW Clients Rack Up Three Stakes Victories

March 13, 2020

Authentic, stretched his undefeated record to three with another dominant victory in the G2 San Felipe last weekend at Santa Anita for owners SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Fred Hertrich, John Fielding and Golconda Stables. Prior to this race, Authentic was an easy debut winner before he ran away with the G3 Sham in…

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Authentic Headlines Busy Weekend for BSW Clients

March 6, 2020

On the heels of a big Saturday that closed out a successful February, BSW clients are entering the first weekend of March with a full head of steam that includes seven stakes entries.   Headlining the group is Authentic, who takes his undefeated record to the G2 San Felipe tomorrow at Santa Anita for owners…

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Powerhouse Performances – Midnight Bisou 2nd in Saudi Cup, Mr Freeze Wins G2 Gulfstream Park Mile

March 2, 2020

Saturday featured a couple of outstanding performances for BSW related horses, both internationally and domestically. Midnight Bisou, last year’s Champion Older Female Dirt horse, was shipped halfway across the world to take on males for the first time in the inaugural running of the $20,000,000 Saudi Cup and she did not disappoint. Privately purchased on…

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Super Saturday – Midnight Bisou Draws Post 6 in Loaded Saudi Cup Field

February 27, 2020

BSW clients were due for a quiet weekend after the successes of both Mr. Monomoy and Warrior’s Charge, but the action heats back up on Saturday, led by Midnight Bisou’s entry in the inaugural $20 Million Saudi Cup against some of the world’s best competition. Privately purchased in the spring of her three-year-old year on…

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Warrior’s Charge, Mr. Monomoy Lead Weekend Success for BSW Clients

February 18, 2020

The President’s Day weekend has come and gone, but not without some exhilarating performances from BSW related horses.   Warrior’s Charge, who was making just his second start since a bout of colic sidelined him last summer, took down his first graded victory in the G3 Razorback Handicap at Oaklawn after an exhilarating stretch drive…

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Three Day Weekend Brings More Graded Opportunities for BSW Clients

February 14, 2020

Five BSW connected horses will take their spots in stakes races this weekend, including when Champion British Idiom makes her three-year-old debut in Saturday’s G2 Rachel Alexandra at Fair Grounds.   A $40,000 BSW public auction purchase, British Idiom will be looking to maintain her perfect record for Stuart Grant’s The Elkstone Group, Michael Dubb,…

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BSW Private Purchases – Young and Old – Make 2020 Debuts

February 7, 2020

A couple of BSW private purchases will make their 2020 debuts this weekend, one of which was acquired days after the other had been born. Whitmore, a BSW private purchase in the spring of his four-year-old year on behalf of Head of Plains Partners, joining original owners Robert LaPenta and Southern Springs Stables, will begin…

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British Idiom works in company, on schedule for Rachel Alexandra Stakes

February 4, 2020

Article originally written by Marcus Hersh of on February 3, 2020. Two-year-old filly champion British Idiom took another step toward her 3-year-old debut Feb. 15 in the Rachel Alexandra Stakes with an in-company five-furlong workout Sunday morning at Fair Grounds. British Idiom was timed in 1:01.80, a full second slower than her work the…

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Busy Weekend Ends with Success for BSW Clients

January 28, 2020

Pegasus weekend came and went, but not without some success for BSW clients.   Mr Freeze ran a big race to finish 2nd in the G1 Pegasus World Cup for management client Jim Bakke, picking up a check of $544,000 and marking himself as one of the country’s top handicap horses in the process. The…

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A Trio of Champions for BSW Clients at Eclipse Awards

January 24, 2020

After another successful year of racing in 2019, BSW clients struck for three Eclipse Awards last night. BSW public auction purchase British Idiom, who went three for three last year with two Grade 1 successes, including the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies took the Eclipse Award for Champion Two Year Old Filly in a landslide vote,…

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BSW Clients Lined Up for Big Pegasus Day

January 23, 2020

BSW clients are represented by six stakes entries across Saturday’s card at Gulfstream Park, including entries in both the Pegasus World Cup and Pegasus World Cup Turf.   Jim Bakke’s Mr Freeze will take his shot in the G1 Pegasus World Cup, coming into this race off a 3rd place finish in the G1 Clark…

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New Year, Same Results for BSW Clients

January 20, 2020

BSW Clients stayed hot this weekend, with BSW affiliated horses accounting for six victories, including Bellera’s victory in yesterday’s Ladies Handicap at Aqueduct. The four-year-old daughter of Bernardini and recent BSW private purchase on behalf of Doheny Racing Stables and Madaket Stable, joining original owner Mathis Stables, took her second stakes victory in a row…

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BSW Clients Look for More Stakes Successes to Start 2020

January 17, 2020

BSW clients are gearing up for the first big weekend of the year, with multiple stakes entries across the country.   Down at the Fair Grounds, Mr. Monomoy will be among a field of 14 in the G3 Lecomte, Louisiana’s first stop on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. The three-year-old half-brother to Champion Monomoy…

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BSW Bloodstock Soars Again in 2019

December 31, 2019

After all of the success for our clients in 2018, it seemed as though 2019 had a mountain to climb to reach those lofty heights. It came pretty darn close. BSW clients took down more than 70 stakes victories this year, led by the successes of British Idiom and Uni at the Breeders’ Cup. Additionally,…

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Final Private Purchases of 2019 Close Out Year with a Bang

December 30, 2019

The final two BSW private purchases of 2019 both concluded the year with stakes victories over the weekend. Zofelle, privately purchased on behalf of Scott Heider’s Heider Family Stables, secured a first stakes victory with a late rush to overtake the longtime pacesetter and win the Pago Hop at Fair Grounds. She took her North…

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Warrior’s Charge Returns with Authority

December 21, 2019

Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stables’ Warrior’s Charge, 4th in the G1 Preakness Stakes when last seen, returned to the races on Wednesday for the first time since that gallant effort, with a two length allowance score at Fair Grounds.   The dark bay son of Munnings sped out of the gate and went to…

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BSW Syndicated Munchkin Money Adds to 2019 Success

December 16, 2019

Munchkin Money, syndicated by BSW Bloodstock in June of this year, added to her resume when picking up an open company blacktype placing when finishing 3rd in the My Charmer at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.     Owned by Sweet Home Stables, Mark Parkinson, Brian Martin, Steven Bouchey and Tony Weintraub, the six year old…

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BSW Private Purchases Put Exclamation Point on 2019

December 9, 2019

A couple of BSW private purchases wrapped up their 2019 seasons over the weekend, both of which seem primed to make even bigger splashes in 2020.  Hello Beautiful, an August BSW private purchase on behalf of Madaket Stables, John Frasetto, K-mac Stables, Mark Parkinson, Dan Carroll, Eric Rebhan and Magic City Stables, dominated a field…

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BSW Clients Hit Breeders’ Cup Double

November 18, 2019

Most years, you’re happy to show up to Breeders’ Cup weekend with a live chance. Coming away with a win? Amazing. Coming away with two? Unbelievable.    It all started on Friday with BSW public auction purchase British Idiom, who was purchased for $40,000 out of the Fasig-Tipton October sale by Liz Crow on behalf…

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MR. MONOMOY (Palace Malice Half to Monomoy Girl) Romps to Rising Stardom

November 17, 2019

Originally published by the TDN on November 16, 2019.  Mr. Monomoy (Palace Malice), a half-brother to champion Monomoy Girl (Tapizar), earned the ‘TDN Rising Star’ moniker with an impressive graduation at Churchill Downs Saturday. Rallying from last to be fourth in his six-panel unveiling at Keeneland Oct. 19, the €180,000 ARQMAY juvenile buy was hammered down to 4-5…

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Lucky 12: BSW Runners Breeders’ Cup Bound

October 29, 2019

With the post positions and morning lines now finalized for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup, BSW clients hold several strong chances for glory this weekend at Santa Anita, with a total of 12 horses entered for this weekend’s showcase.  BSW affiliated runners hold a strong hand in the Distaff, lead by division leader MIDNIGHT BISOU, who…

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BSW, Crow On The Board at Tatts

October 11, 2019

Originally published on  NEWMARKET, UK–On the one hand, their advent in Newmarket this week represented an entirely new venture in the diversifying portfolio of Bradley Weisbord and Liz Crow. On the other, both partners see a seamless efficiency between the things that have worked for BSW Bloodstock in the U.S., through Crow’s domestic selection…

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G1 Double Header Strong Start to Keeneland Fall

October 11, 2019

A pair of Grade 1 victories over the opening weekend of Keeneland got BSW clients off to a strong start for the Fall meet.  On Friday, BRITISH IDIOM wowed by winning the G1 Alcibiades in just her second lifetime start. A $40,000 OBS October Yearling sale purchase by Liz Crow for The Elkstone Group, Madaket…

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BSW Clients Close out September with a Bang

October 1, 2019

September was a big month for BSW clientele and this past weekend was no exception.    On the west coast, Eight Rings captured the G1 American Pharoah at Santa Anita on Friday, marking himself as one of the favorites for next month’s G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. The son of Empire Maker went straight to the…

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BSW Closes Out Successful Keeneland September

September 20, 2019

The 2019 Keeneland September sale winds down on Sunday and BSW Bloodstock has been busier than ever.    Agent Liz Crow shopped the sale up and down, leaving no stone unturned while searching for the next generation of stars. Several other purchases were made in addition to the three horses who were bought out of…

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BSW Clients Gear Up for Another Busy Weekend

September 20, 2019

BSW clients will be represented by twelve stakes runners on Saturday and Sunday, marking yet another strong weekend of entries.   Irish Mischief returns to graded stakes company off a couple of strong efforts in allowance company in Kentucky for owners Mike Pietrangelo, Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stables. The three-year-old daughter lines up in…

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BSW Bloodstock Strikes for Three in Book 1 at Keeneland

September 13, 2019

Book 1 has concluded at Keeneland September where Liz Crow was able to purchase three yearlings during the three day event.    The most expensive of the trio was Hip 526, a colt by Frosted out of the Curlin mare, Maria Maria. Bought for $325,000 out of the Gainesway consignment, the colt will be heading…

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Big Weekend for BSW Management Clients

September 9, 2019

BSW clients continued their run of good fortune this weekend with a couple of good results in stakes races.   Social Paranoia, a $75,000 yearling purchase by Stuart Grant’s The Elkstone Group, took down his first stakes victory yesterday at Kentucky Downs, getting up in the shadow of the wire in the Dueling Grounds Derby….

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Crow at the Top of the Charts as September Sale Looms

September 6, 2019

With the Keeneland September Yearling sale commencing on Monday, the Bloohorse published a list of Leading Buyers by Average Earnings of yearlings bought from 2014-2017.   Liz Crow comes in at third on the list, with her yearling purchases averaging $343,203. Furthermore, she also has the lowest average purchase price among the top ten buying…

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BSW Clients Set For Strong Finish to Summer with 17 Stakes Entries

August 30, 2019

BSW clients are represented in stakes races across the country this weekend as meets at both Del Mar and Saratoga draw to a close.   At Saratoga, G1 winner Yoshida (JPN) will be aiming to take down his second consecutive G1 Woodward on Saturday for owners China Horse Club, WinStar Farm and Head of Plains…

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Midnight Bisou Highlights Travers Weekend with 5th G1 Success

August 30, 2019

BSW clients struck twice at Saratoga last weekend, taking down two G1 races on a loaded card.   Midnight Bisou anointed herself “Champion In-Waiting” with a scintillating stretch drive with rival Elate, resulting in a nose victory for the dark bay daughter of Midnight Lute in the G1 Personal Ensign. The win continued Midnight Bisou’s…

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Heider Hits the Ground Running

August 23, 2019

From Bloodhorse: Horse racing may not be considered a team sport, but owner/breeder Scott Heider has a different take on the matter. About three years ago, after Heider made some key hires for Chartwell Capital, his private equity real estate investment firm, and his philanthropic endeavors, he suddenly found himself with extra time on his…

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BSW Connected Runners Litter Star Studded Travers Card

August 22, 2019

The marquee event of the summer at Saratoga is upon us and BSW connected runners will feature throughout the Travers day card on Saturday.   In the G1 Ballerina, Mia Mischief will aim to take down her second top level race of the year for owners Bill & Corinne Heiligbrodt, Heider Family Stables and Madaket…

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Public Auction Purchases Score on Debut

August 20, 2019

Breaking your maiden in your debut at Saratoga is difficult, but two of Liz Crow’s public auction purchases managed to accomplish this feat in a matter of days.   On August 15th, British Idiom debuted for owners Michael Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables and trainer Brad Cox. The Churchill Downs based…

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BSW Runners Post Big Numbers at the Spa

August 12, 2019

Last week at Saratoga featured a couple of BSW private acquisitions, both purchased in conjunction with Mandore Agency, who showed up in a big way.     Uni (GB), a G1 winning daughter of More Than Ready, posted a gallant 3rd place finish in the G1 Fourstardave against males after being more than ten lengths…

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La Feve Captures First Stakes Win

August 5, 2019

La Feve, a graded stakes placed three year old French-bred filly purchased by BSW Bloodstock in conjunction with Mandore Agency on behalf of Madaket Stables, Robert LaPenta, Lindy Farms and Team Hanley, hit pay dirt in the Duchess Stakes at Woodbine on Saturday, winning the seven furlong all-weather sprint by 3/4 of a length as…

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Busy Whitney Saturday for BSW Clients

August 2, 2019

Saturday is Whitney day in Saratoga and BSW Clients will be stacked with several entrants throughout the day, not just at Saratoga, but across the country. The day features several stakes runners, including Yoshida (JPN) in the G1 Whitney itself. He runs in addition to Please Flatter Me, who will make her G1 debut in…

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BSW Runners Hit for a Royal Double at Saratoga

August 2, 2019

BSW runners took down two of the final three races at Saratoga on Thursday, marking a “Royal” double. In the eighth race, Empressof the Nile, a BSW public auction purchase for Madaket Stables, Manganaro Bloodstock and Rob Masiello, flew late to capture her first win for the partnership. The five year old daughter of the…

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Secret Spice Gains More G1 Blacktype

August 2, 2019

Secret Spice, a BSW private purchase on behalf of Bobby Flay, joining original owners Little Red Featheer, ran a gallant 2nd in yesterday’s G1 Clement Hirsch, going down by just a neck after bobbling at the start and going wide on the turn. The G1 winning daughter of Discreet Cat was making her first start…

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Uni (GB) Stretches Win Streak to Five

July 3, 2019

Uni (GB), a BSW Bloodstock/Mandore Agency European private purchase, stretched her winning streak to five races after an easy win in the Perfect Sting Stakes at Belmont on Saturday.   Coming into the race off a layoff of nearly seven moths since her triumph in the G1 Matriarch at Del Mar in December, Uni sat…

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Big Spring for BSW Client

July 2, 2019

Adam Wachtel had a lot of fun with his G1 Breeders Cup Mile winner Tourist but when it came time to send him to stud at WinStar Wachtel realized the need to support him with his own mares. Wachtel, generally strictly a racehorse owner had never delved into the breeding side of the sport. Turning…

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BSW Syndicate Horses Continue to Prosper

June 28, 2019

Munchkin Money, purchased and syndicated off a 2nd place finish in the Mt. Vernon Stakes at Belmont, paid immediate dividends for syndicate partners Sweet Home Stables, Parkinson, Martin, Bouchey, Weintraub, Carroll, Furey and McGeorge, when coming home a ready winner of an open allowance race back at Belmont for trainer Christophe Clement on June 23rd….

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Khozan Off to a Hot Start at Stud

June 12, 2019

Khozan sits atop the first crop sire list after two wins on Sunday at Gulfstream, both coming in Maiden Special Weight company. Top date, the son of Distorted Humor has 5 winners from 13 runners. Those winners go along with 4 seconds and two thirds from 17 total starts. Owned by Al Shaqab, Stonehedge and…

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BSW Private Purchases Post G1 Double on Belmont Day

June 10, 2019

While the success of the 2018 Belmont Stakes festival could never be match, BSW private purchases did their best imitation.   World of Trouble became a G1 winner on dirt and turf after he sped to victory in the Jaipur for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables. For his efforts, he earned a…

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BSW Clients Geared Up for Belmont Weekend

June 6, 2019

To say 2018 Belmont Stakes weekend was a “success” would be a gross understatement. Coming into the biggest weekend of racing in the first half of the year, the runners were loaded and ready to perform; they did not disappoint. Monomoy Girl took the G1 Acorn, A Raving Beauty took the G1 Just a Game…

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SECRET MESSAGE Gets Up for Nassau Stakes Win

May 27, 2019

Originally published by the  Madakat Stables, ERJ Racing, Elayne Stable, and Bouchey Thoroughbred Ventures’ Secret Message came through in the final strides of the Nassau Stakes (G2T) May 26 at Woodbine to bring her season record to 2-for-2. The $175,000 Nassau, featuring older fillies and mares, is the first leg of Woodbine’s new “Ladies of the Lawn” bonus…

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Public Auction Purchases Pair Stakes Wins over Memorial Day Weekend

May 27, 2019

Two BSW Public Auction purchases, ROYAL CHARLOTTE and POLE SETTER, bookended Memorial Day Weekend with a pair of Stakes wins. First Row Partner’s ROYAL CHARLOTTE (Cairo Prince) kept her undefeated record alive with a win in the Hystericalady S. at Monmouth for trainer Chad Brown. Purchased by Liz Crow for $65,000 at the 2017 Keeneland…

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Catholic Boy to Claiborne Farm

May 22, 2019

It was announced on Tuesday that Catholic Boy, privately purchased and syndicated by BSW Bloodstock, would stand at Claiborne Farm upon his retirement. Campaigned by Robert LaPenta, Madaket Stables, Siena Farm and Twin Creeks Racing, Catholic Boy took his four year old debut last Saturday when winning the G2 Dixie at Pimlico. A graded stakes…

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Crow-Sharp Pinhook Venture Profitable for 3rd Year Running

May 22, 2019

Liz Crow and Paul Sharp’s pinhook venture has become profitable for the third year in a row after good results at this week’s Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two Year Old in Training Sale. The venture’s American Pharoah colt out of the Tapit mare, Our Love Tap, sold for $530,000 to agent Josh Stevens on behalf of Tom…

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BSW Runners Feature in Weekend Stakes Results

May 21, 2019

BSW clients were represented by several runners over the weekend at Pimlico, including Catholic Boy, last year’s dual G1 winner, who was making his 2019 debut in the G2 Dixie. Sent off a 7-5 favorite, he kicked clear of the group, taking the 1 1/16 turf race by a half-length to get his four year…

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BSW Purchases Invade Pimlico on Preakness Weekend

May 16, 2019

Undefeated at sprint distances, Please Flatter Me, privately purchased in December of 2018 on behalf of Heider Family Stables, Madaket Stables and Doheny Racing, will try to get back on track in the G3 Miss Preakness at Pimlico, where she will be aiming to earn her graded blacktype for the first time. Nova Sol (GER),…

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Channel Maker Posts G1 Win for BSW Clients

May 13, 2019

Channel Maker, acquired by Adam Wachtel and Gary Barber through BSW Bloodstock before the 2016 Breeders’ Cup and when 50% was sold to form a new partnership with RA Hill and Reeves Thoroughbreds through BSW again before last year’s Breeders’ Cup, captured his second G1 victory, taking the $700,000 Man o’ War at Belmont by…

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BSW Clients Enjoy 4 Stakes Wins on Derby Weekend; Kumin Tallies 50 G1Ws

May 5, 2019

Derby Weekend started strong for our partners with WORLD OF TROUBLE posting his 6th straight triple-digit Beyer to win the G2 Turf Sprint (104) for owners Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables. Win this win, G1W WORLD OF TROUBLE increased his earnings to $1,043,300.     The next day, MIA MISCHIEF took the $500,000…

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BSW Private Purchases Strike in Stakes at Laurel

April 23, 2019

Secret Message, privately purchased out of an Allowance race at Turfway Park in the Winter of 2018 on behalf of Madaket, ERJ Racing, Herrick, Rebhan, Carroll and Bouchey, made her first start off the layoff a winning one, when getting up to with the Dahlia Stakes by a nose over La Moneda. For her efforts,…

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RYMSKA (FR) Earns G1 Blacktype

April 15, 2019

Rymska, bred in France, but purchased after her American debut on behalf of Madaket Stables, Long Lake, Tom Coleman, Jay Hanley and Norton Herrick. She was coming into the Grade 1 Jenny Wiley in the best form of her career, having just won the G2 Hillsborough. Prior to that race, she was a multiple Grade…

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ANOTHER BROAD Best in the Top Flight Invitational

April 15, 2019

When privately purchased at the end of 2018, ANOTHER BROAD had already won 3 of 7 starts and was Stakes Placed for her previous connections. However, in her 2nd start under trainer Todd Pletcher, the 4yo daughter of Include put in her best effort to date to take the $200,000 Top Flight Invitational at Aqueduct…

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BSW Purchases Live for Graded Action at Keeneland, Aqueduct & Oaklawn

April 12, 2019

Racing hits another high note this weekend as we hurdle towards the first Saturday in May, and BSW private purchases figure to play a large part yet again. RYMSKA (FR), a private purchase for Madaket, Tom Coleman, Team Hanley, Elayne Stable and Long Lake, out of France in 2016, goes for G1 glory in the…

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SOCIAL PARANOIA Impressive in 3YO Debut for The Elkstone Group

March 31, 2019

SOCIAL PARANOIA ran up the score to win by 8 lengths over Maiden Special Weight company at Gulfstream Park on G1 Florida Derby Day for BSW management client The Elkstone Group (Stuart Grant). The 3yo son of Street Boss, a $75,000 yearling purchase by The Elkstone Group from the 2017 Fasig Tipton July sale, earned…

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MIA MISCHIEF Comes Back Strong in Oaklawn Season Debut

March 4, 2019

Originally published by on March 4, 2019.  Longines Test Stakes (G1) runner-up Mia Mischief made a successful season debut at Oaklawn Park, taking a six-furlong optional-claiming allowance March 3 by three lengths. The 4yo Into Mischief filly last race four months ago in the Nov. 3 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1), marking…

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BSW Clients Sport 2 Chances in $7M Pegasus Turf Cup

January 22, 2019

BSW Clients sport 2 chances in this year’s running of the $7 million Pegasus World Cup. Private purchases YOSHIDA and CHANNEL MAKER will enter the gate as posts 2 and 3, respectively, on Saturday, January 26th at Gulfstream Park.   YOSHIDA, a private purchase from 2017 for Head of Plains Partners, makes his first start…

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Uni Explodes Late, Captures G1 Matriarch

December 3, 2018

Closing out a Chad Brown G1 double at Del Mar, Uni (GB)- a BSW Bloodstock/Mandore Agency European private purchase- exploded off the far turn and came flying late to capture Sunday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Matriarch Stakes at Del Mar. Breaking from post 13 under Joel Rosario, Uni settled at the rear of the field about fifteen lengths off…

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BSW Euro Purchases Go Head-to-Head in G1 Matriarch

November 30, 2018

Two of the most consistent European fillies on the BSW roster ship west to Del Mar for the $300,000 G1 Matriarch. Click to view race PPs. G2W/G1P UNI (GB) is undefeated in her three starts in 2018. Posting a career best 98 Beyer, she was most recently seen winning the G3 Nobel Damsel for Head…

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LADY PANAME (FR) Remains Undefeated in U.S. with G3 Long Island Win

November 25, 2018

With two starts in North America under her belt, LADY PANAME (FR) earned her first Graded Stakes win in the $400,000 G3 Long Island at Aqueduct. Purchased from the 2017 Arqana Breeding Stock Sale, trainer Chad Brown and owners Madaket Stables, James Covello, Kent Spellman and Doheny Racing Stable showed patience when their new purchase…

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LEOFRIC Earns First G1 Win in Clark H.; 24th G1 Winner for BSW Clients in 2019

November 24, 2018

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 the…

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MONOMOY GIRL Sensational in Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff Win

November 3, 2018

Originally written by Tom Pedulla of Monomoy Girl almost always makes it interesting. She also almost always wins. The sensational but quirky 3-year-old capped a dream season in winning the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff by one length against fast-closing Wow Cat on Saturday at Churchill Downs. Monomoy Girl ran down pacesetting Wonder Gadot but then, as is…

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French Fillies Pair Graded Stakes Scores

October 22, 2018

BSW Bloodstock’s European stars showed their might this past weekend picking up a pair of Grade 3 wins for our clients. Both COLONIA (FR) and RYMSKA (FR), showed their might and impressively defeated two star-studded fields at Keeneland and Belmont. COLONIA (FR) wins the G3 Valley View at Keeneland At the top of the stretch,…

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RA Hill Racing & Reeves Thoroughbreds Acquire Interest in Channel Maker

October 15, 2018

R.A. Hill Stable & Reeves Thoroughbred Racing have purchased an interest in Breeders’ Cup-bound CHANNEL MAKER (ON) to partner with current owners Wachtel Stable and Gary Barber. Privately purchased by BSW Bloodstock for Adam Wachtel and Gary Barber as a 2-year-old prior to his start in the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, CHANNEL MAKER makes…

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G1 Winning Millionaire Long on Value Retired

October 4, 2018

Grade 1 winner Long on Value has been retired from racing after a long and successful career. Plans for his stud career are still undetermined. Read the full release below.    

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BSW Tallies 22 G1 wins, 60 Stakes wins

October 1, 2018

With only 5 weeks to go the Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs, clients of BSW Bloodstock maintained their hot streak this last weekend and brought the tally to a record high: 22 G1s 60 Stakes Wins (47 Graded) The weekend was highlighted by CHANNEL MAKER who won the G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont…

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UNI (GB) Clinches 3rd Stakes Win of 2018 in G3 Noble Damsel

September 24, 2018

In her third start of 2018, Uni (More Than Ready) won the G3 Noble Damsel to remain undefeated in her 4yo year for Head of Plains Partners, Mike Dubb and Bob LaPenta. Returning to Graded Stakes company for the first time since 2017, she made easy work of the 1 mile test and drew away…

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BSW Clients Close Saratoga 2018 with 5 G1 Winners

September 14, 2018

To our outstanding clients, thank you for your trust and support in making this Saratoga meet unforgettable. BSW Clients walk away with 5 G1 winners- 4 purchased by BSW Bloodstock- from the 15 G1 races offered.  

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Crow/Sharp Pinhook Rolls in Stakes Company; OBS April Buy Scores on Debut at the Spa

September 1, 2018

Going two-for-two in 2018, TATTERS TO RICHES recently rolled in stakes company at Del Mar to win going away by 3 3/4 lengths making easy work of the 8 furlong test. Liz Crow and Paul Sharp purchased the colt by Union Rags from the 2016 Keeneland September sale for $60,000. The partnership then offered the…

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BSW Clients with 4 Entries in the G1 Woodward

September 1, 2018

As the summer meet at Saratoga comes to a close this weekend, BSW clients are set for another big weekend of racing headlined by 4 entrants in the G1 $750,000 Woodward. Yoshida (JPN), Kurilov (CHI), Leofric and Zanotti make up 4 of the 14 entrants in today’s feature on the Saratoga card. A G1 winner…

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BSW Purchases Shine on Travers Day

August 26, 2018

CATHOLIC BOY, now a G1 winner on both Turf and Dirt, demonstrated his brilliance and versatility to win the Grade 1 $1.25 million Travers Stakes. In the words of NYRA track announcer Larry Collmus, “Catholic Boy is pulling away. He’s so impressive today, the other’s didn’t even have a prayer!” Hustled out of the gate…

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BSW Bloodstock Purchases with 6 Graded Stakes Chances on Travers Day

August 23, 2018

Already having tallied four Stakes wins and twelve Stakes placings, 6 BSW Bloodstock purchases are entered in the 7 Graded Stakes on Travers Day headlined by Catholic Boy in the 149th running of the Travers Stakes. Read more.

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Liam the Charmer Victorious After Year Lay-Off

August 17, 2018

Liam the Charmer (#7) proved victorious after a 363 day layoff for trainer Mike McCarthy under a perfectly timed ride by Drayden Van Dyke. Biding his time at the back of the field, Liam the Charmer displayed his quick turn of foot to weave his way through horses in the stretch, getting his nose down…

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Secret Message Flatters Success of BSW Bloodstock

August 17, 2018

Originally written on on Thursday, August 16.  BSW Bloodstock Manager Bradley Weisbord looks for horses with an explosive turn of foot when acquiring stock for his clients. Secret Message showed just that when taking the Grade III Pucker Up in the International Festival of Racing finale on August 11 at Arlington International Racecourse. Trained by Graham…

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Secret Message Closes Arlington Million Day With A Win in G3 Pucker Up

August 13, 2018

SECRET MESSAGE (3yo, f, Hat Trick (JPN)) scored her first Graded Stakes win in the G3 Pucker Up in the finale on Arlington Million Day.   Scouted by BSW Bloodstock out of Turfway Park in early 2018, this win marks her first Stakes/Graded Stakes win for the partnership of Madaket Stables, ERJ Racing, Elayne Stable…

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Public Auction Buys Score Hat Trick for Crow; 7-figure Pinhook Grad Strong On Return

August 5, 2018

Over the course of 48 hours, 3 public auction purchases by Liz Crow scored a trio of wins all for trainer Brad Cox. Two-year-old POLE SETTER (Take Charge Indy), a graduate from the 2018 OBS April sale for $220,000, scored on debut to win going away by 2 1/2 for Steve Landers Racing LLC. SHAKES CREEK,…

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Monomoy Girl Untouchable in Coaching Club American Oaks

July 24, 2018

Written by Bob Ehalt of the on July 22, 2018. There’s no doubt the 3-year-old championship for the boys—and almost assuredly Horse of the Year, too—was signed, sealed, and delivered June 9 when Justify crossed the finish line in the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) and became the 13th Triple Crown champion. Now you can…

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BSW Gears Up For A Saratoga Summer

July 20, 2018

Opening day of the Saratoga summer meet is here and BSW clients are locked and loaded for an action packed meet. A trio of star-studded ladies get opening weekend kicked off right with A RAVING BEAUTY in the G1 Diana and MONOMOY GIRL and MIDNIGHT BISOU in the G1 Coaching Club American Oaks. Click here…

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Crow/Sharp $1,000,000 Pinhook TATTERS TO RICHES Nears Return

July 18, 2018

Article originally written by Jay Privman of on July 18, 2018. DEL MAR, Calif. – Tatters to Riches was one of the most-exciting 2-year-old prospects on this circuit last summer, but went to the sidelines last fall with a chip in a hind ankle. He is just about set to return for trainer Jeff…

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Madaket Stables Purchases Minority Interest in G1W Midnight Bisou

June 25, 2018

Madaket Stables LLC (Sol Kumin) has purchased a minority interest in G1 winner MIDNIGHT BISOU (Midnight Lute). She will run under the ownership of Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables and Allen Racing LLC. To view the full release, click here.

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3 G1 Winners. 2 G1 Placings. 1 Epic Saturday.

June 21, 2018

BSW clients and team are still living in an Empire State of Mind after the most INCREDIBLE of a Belmont Stakes Weekend. Click to view the full story.

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BSW Bloodstock Purchases with 9 G1 Chances on Belmont Day

June 5, 2018

After a successful raid on Churchill Downs Derby Weekend, BSW clients are back in a big way for Belmont Stakes Weekend. Our clients are represented by 9 runners in 6 G1 races, headlined by KY Oaks winner Monomoy Girl and Justify’s bid for the Triple Crown. Runners include: G1 Acorn Stakes– MONOMOY GIRL G1 Belmont…

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BSW Bloodstock, Kumin and Partners Soar

May 7, 2018

Article written by Ron Mitchell of the May 7, 2018 During a 32-hour period May 4-5, the BSW Bloodstock agency of founder Bradley Weisbord and partner Liz Crow had phenomenal success. Horses they manage, or purchased in full or partial interests on behalf of clients, won or placed in 10 graded stakes. While the graded stakes victories and placings…

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BSW Invaders Gear Up For a Raid on Churchill Downs

April 26, 2018

Aside from 4 contenders in the Derby and Oaks themselves, Team BSW has the bases loaded as we look to a Stakes packed weekend coming up under the Twin Spires. Friday, May 4 G1 Kentucky Oaks- MONOMOY GIRL Kentucky Oaks Future Wager favorite MONOMOY GIRL goes into the Oaks fresh off her win in the…

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West Point Thoroughbreds Purchases Interest in My Boy Jack

April 22, 2018

West Point Thoroughbreds has purchased an interest in Kentucky Derby (G1) contender MY BOY JACK.   Trained by Keith Desormeaux, the son of Creative Cause will run under Sol Kumin’s Monomoy Stables, Kirk Godby and Matt Bryan’s Don’t Tell My Wife Stables, and West Point Thoroughbreds with regular pilot Kent Desormeaux carrying the Monomoy Silks….

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Full Circle at Keeneland: Monomoy Girl Scores in G1 Ashland

April 9, 2018

Things came full circle for the team behind MONOMOY GIRL this Saturday, April 7 at Keeneland. Purchased at the September Yearling Sale in 2016 by Liz Crow, the Brad Cox trainee went wire-to-wire in the G1 Ashland for owners Mike Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables. Heading into the gate as the…

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China Horse Club purchases interest in Ivy Bell

April 7, 2018

China Horse Club International Ltd. has purchased a 50% interest in G2W Ivy Bell. Ivy Bell will run under the name China Horse Club (Teo Ah Khing), Madaket Stables LLC (Sol Kumin) and Mathis Stable LLC (Bill and Terry Mathis) and will remain in training with Todd Pletcher. She will target the G1 Humana Distaff on Kentucky Derby…

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Double G1 Super Saturday

April 2, 2018

This Saturday was a first in BSW history as the first and last race on the day for our clients were impressive G1 victories from Private Purchases MIND YOUR BISCUITS and AUDIBLE. 10:40 a.m.- In an unbelievable repeat performance from 2017, Mind Your Biscuits stormed down the stretch late, blowing past X Y Jet and…

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MONOMOY GIRL on Target for G1 Ashland

April 2, 2018

MONOMOY GIRL put in her final work at Keeneland going a 1/2 mile in :47.00 this Sunday in prep for her first start against G1 company in the $500,000 Central Bank Ashland. “That was visually impressive,” said trainer Brad Cox, who claimed his second training title at the Fair Grounds meet that closed Saturday. “I…

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Florida Derby and more for BSW Clients on Saturday

March 29, 2018

Clients of BSW Bloodstock are locked and loaded for the biggest day of racing at the Gulfstream Park winter meet as they take on 5 Stakes races including 4 Graded Stakes Races and a G1. Also on Saturday, Mind Your Biscuits will return to Dubai to defend his title in the G1 Golden Shaheen. Mind…

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Siena Farm purchases minority interest in Catholic Boy

March 28, 2018

Media Release – Siena Farm purchases minority interest in Catholic Boy Siena Farm LLC has purchased a minority interest in three year-old Catholic Boy. Catholic Boy will run under the name Robert LaPenta, Madaket Stables and Siena Farm LLC and will remain in training with Jonathan Thomas. He drew post #6 in the G1 $1…

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MY BOY JACK Heads To The Big Easy

March 22, 2018

MY BOY JACK heads to the “Big Easy” for the $1,000,000 G2 Louisiana Derby (100-40-20-10) in hopes of keeping Monomoy Stables’ Derby/Oaks Double alive. After an ultra impressive last out, winning the G3 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn by 4 1/2 lengths, My Boy Jack is the early favorite heading into Saturday. Owned in partnership with…

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IVY BELL Rings It Home in the G2 Inside Information

March 21, 2018

  Scouted by BSW Bloodstock out of a listed Stake at Laurel Park in December, Ivy Bell was privately purchased for loyal owners Bill and Terry Mathis (Mathis Stables) and Sol Kumin (Madaket Stables). In her final prep breeze, trainer Todd Pletcher paired Ivy Bell with G2 Rebel winner MAGNUM MOON to go a bullet…

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BSW Bloodstock Bolsters Impressive European Roster

March 7, 2018

It’s no secret that our clients have enjoyed success over the years with European imports coming to America and winning top races on the turf. This year, BSW Bloodstock has gone back to the well, purchasing both publicly and privately, a number of Euros that bolster the roster of our clients and are ready to…

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ThewayIam Makes History

March 5, 2018

ThewayIam (FR) made history on Saturday while winning the G3 Herecomesthebride at Gulfstream Park. She became the first filly to ever win the Ginger Brew Stakes, G3 Sweetest Chant and G3 Herecomesthebride. Owned by Great Point Stables, Mike Dubb, Bethlehem Stables and The Elkstone Group, ThewayIam was a BSW Private Purchase from France in conjunction with Mandore…

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Leofric Turns Huge Results for Owner Steve Landers

March 1, 2018

Since his purchase at the 2016 Keeneland November sale, LEOFRIC (Candy Ride x Lady Godiva) has nearly tripled his purchase price in earnings for Arkansas-based owner Steve Landers. Liz Crow signed the ticket for $100,000; his post-purchase earnings now total $296,500. In his most recent start in the $500k G3 Razorback Handicap, Leofric was wide…

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Irish War Cry Solid in Return

February 28, 2018

Irish War Cry, syndicated by BSW Bloodstock and Hill ‘n’ Dale Stallions, made a strong 4 year-old debut when he ran 2nd in the G3 Hal’s Hope on February 24th at Gulfstream Park. Beaten by the talented G1P Economic Model, the race came back fast with Irish War Cry posting some very strong numbers: Thoro-Graph: 1 Ragozin:…

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March X Press Set for 2018 Debut in Melody of Colors

February 23, 2018

Article written by Marty McGee of February 23, 2018 HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – By ending a promising 2-year-old campaign in the Juvenile Turf Sprint on Breeders’ Cup Saturday last November at Del Mar, the filly March X Press faced some of the best horses anyone could round up in that particular category – male…

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Monomoy Girl Returns in a Big Way

February 19, 2018

Monomoy Girl made her 2018 debut a winning one as she won the G2 Rachel Alexandra and in so doing, qualified for the G1 Kentucky Oaks. Her next target will either be in the G1 Ashland at Keeneland or the G2 Fair Grounds Oaks at Fair Grounds before a run in the G1 Kentucky Oaks….

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Looking Back On A Record Year

February 7, 2018

2017 was a remarkable year for BSW Bloodstock and ELiTE Sales. While we’ve already got the ball rolling into 2018 by leading the Keeneland January sale by Average in both sessions sold plus 3 stakes victories on the books, we wanted take the time to reflect on last year’s accomplishments. BSW management clients saw over…

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BSW Bloodstock Fillies Go 1-2 in G3 Sweetest Chant

February 5, 2018

Thewayiam (FR), a BSW Private Purchase from France, scored her first Graded Stakes win in the G3 Sweetest Chant on Saturday at Gulfstream Park on Holy Bull day. Finishing a close second was Salsa Bella (FR), a public purchase from the Arqana Sale for Madaket Stables, Mike Dubb and Bethlehem Stables. Both fillies were purchased…

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BSW Public Auction Purchase Shines on Pegasus Day

January 28, 2018

Stormy Victoria, a BSW Public Auction purchase from the 2015 Arqana ‘Arc de Triomphe’ Sale, earned her black-type diploma on Saturday at Gulfstream Park, only one race before the $16 million Pegasus World Cup. Employing her usual strategy of breaking slowly, she stalked the field, swung widest of all into the stretch and flew down…

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Leofric Back to Winning Ways at Oaklawn

January 15, 2018

Leofric, the 5yo son of Candy Ride (ARG), returned to his favorite race place – Oaklawn Park – on Sunday, January 14th, and made it a memorable homecoming by returning to the winner’s circle… AGAIN. Purchased at the 2016 Keeneland November Sale by Liz Crow for BSW client Steve Landers, Leofric has now raced five…

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BSW Management Client Sol Kumin Enjoys Record Year

December 28, 2017

Sol Kumin hired BSW Bloodstock to manage his fledgling racing stable in April of 2015. On January 5, 2016, he was awarded the 2015 OwnerView New Owner of the Year award. Topping that accomplishment, Kumin and partners returned in 2016 to enjoy 7 G1 wins, 4 G2 wins and 4 G3 wins. It was hard…

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Crow Defies Stats and Looks to a Big 2018

December 16, 2017

This industry can be very hard on unraced yearling and two-year-old buyers with Stakes winning success stories coming in sparsely. It gets even harder when competing against bigger budgets to buy the horses that show the promise to be future stars. In only her second year out on her own and first crop of yearling…

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Headed into a New Year, Headed Back for the Same Result

December 15, 2017

For the second year in a row, clients of BSW Bloodstock are bringing the fireworks to Santa Anita’s New Year’s Eve weekend party. Completing the exacta last year with Decked Out and Sassy Little Lila, it’s déjà vu this year with Rymska (FR) who is on track for the G1 American Oaks at Santa Anita…

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Moderstone a £1 mil Home Run for BSW Client

December 5, 2017

Modernstone, a BSW Public Auction Purchase for client Bobby Flay out of the 2016 Keeneland November sale, made headlines on Tuesday selling for £1 million at “The World’s Most International Thoroughbred Sale” – Tattersall’s December Mare Sale. Boasting a strong race record and serious European pedigree, it only made sense that Modernstone be sent overseas…

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Mind Your Biscuits to Stay in Training for 2018

December 4, 2017

Source: Horse Racing Nation Multiple Grade 1 winner Mind Your Biscuits will ship down to Florida within the next few days for a week’s worth of walking in the sun following his runner-up performance to 5 ¼-length winner Sharp Azteca in the Grade 1 Cigar Mile on Saturday.  The 4-year-old Posse colt finished a willing second under Irad…

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BSW Fillies on Target for G1 American Oaks

December 3, 2017

By David Grening  OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Trainer Chad Brown swept the final two graded stakes run at the Del Mar fall meeting, which concluded on Nov. 26. Now, he is eyeing several graded events at Santa Anita when that Southern California track opens its meeting on Dec. 26. Brown said Friday that he is…

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Racing Winds Down, Mind Your Biscuits Gears Up

November 30, 2017

A BSW private purchase in 2016 for Mike Kisber and Head of Plains Partners, Mind Your Biscuits has gone on to win two G1s, placed in two Breeders’ Cup Sprint races, hit the board in two more Graded Stakes races and has also developed into a fan favorite. He returns to his old stomping grounds of New…

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A Weekend of Close 2nds

November 27, 2017

As it happens in racing, sometimes it all goes your way, and sometimes you fall just short… BSW Bloodstock experienced the latter this past weekend when three horses ran their career best Beyers but still finished 2nd in two G1s and a G2. Good Samaritan, G1 Clark H. at Churchill Downs On the Friday after…

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Turkey Day Recap: Rymska Flies Home, Kumin & Partners Bag 26th GSW of 2017

November 24, 2017

A BSW Private Purchase in 2016, Rymska (FR) proved that she is continuing to round into form at the right time as she won the Winter Memories Stakes at Aqueduct on Thanksgiving Day. Carrying top weight and breaking widest of all with a short run to the first turn, Rymska (FR) had many excuses not…

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Young Euros Shine in US Debuts

October 23, 2017

With Breeder’s Cup right around the corner, Saturday was a relatively quiet day in the racing community. Thankfully, BSW Clients had plenty to be excited about as they got a taste of what next year has in store — two new European imports, Thewayiam (FR) and Shahroze (IRE), both won their American debuts! Purchased privately…

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Breeders’ Cup Challenge Heats Up

October 5, 2017

With the clock winding down to Breeders’ Cup 2017, the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series has one of its biggest weekends on October 7th and 8th. Opening weekend at the Fall Keeneland Meet plus action at Belmont and Santa Anita result in two full days of racing at the highest level with horses competing for their…

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Low Budget, Big Results, More to Come for Crow and BSW Clients

September 30, 2017

Liz Crow joined BSW Bloodstock in December 2015 and has been an integral part to the accelerated growth and success the company has seen in the two years since. One of the key skill sets that Liz has brought to the company and which clients of BSW Bloodstock have used to their advantage has been…

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Big Weekend Offers Shot at G1 Repeat

September 29, 2017

Another weekend, another huge card for BSW Bloodstock clients. This weekend, our clients have 15 horses entered, 10 of which are running in six Graded races and one Stakes race. The main event this weekend features five BSW Purchased and/or Managed runners in the G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont. This will be an…

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All Eyes on Philly

September 23, 2017

It has been a little over two weeks since closing day at Saratoga and BSW clients are already gearing up for another big weekend of racing. This Saturday, all eyes will turn to Philadelphia as some of the best 3 year-olds in the nation compete at Parx. BSW Clients will be well represented in two…

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Loaded Travers Weekend for BSW Clients

August 24, 2017

Travers weekend is one of the premier racing events at Saratoga and clients of BSW Bloodstock have a weekend chalked full of Graded Stakes competition. BSW Clients have a total of 19 horses entered over Friday and Saturday, 13 of which are competing in Stakes or Graded Stakes races. On Friday, clients of BSW Bloodstock…

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Channel Maker wins Breeders’ Plate

August 23, 2017

Channel Maker (3yo G by English Channel) won the $400,000 Breeders’ Plate at Woodbine on August 20th in a thrilling finish. Jockey Rafael Hernandez gave Channel Maker a stalking trip and came from last to first to win by a nose. Channel Maker was a BSW Private Purchase for clients Adam Wachtel and Gary Barber after…

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Uni (GB) runs 2nd in the Lake Placid

August 21, 2017

Uni (GB) (3yo F by More Than Ready) ran 2nd in the G2 Lake Placid at Saratoga on August 19th. Uni (GB) a private purchase by BSW Bloodstock and Mandore Agency on behalf of clients Mike Dubb and Head of Plains Partners in April of 2017 before winning the Prix Matchem (Stakes) at Maison-laffitte in…

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Fanciful Angel (IRE) Purchased Privately by BSW

August 21, 2017

Fanciful Angel (IRE) (5yo g. by Dark Angel (IRE)) has been privately purchased by BSW Bloodstock on behalf of a partnership including Mike Dubb and Sol Kumin. The European invader ran 2nd by half a length in the G1 Arlington Million XXXV Stakes on August 12th (Video Replay here). He has been transferred to trainer…

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March X Press Bounds to Stakes Win at the Spa

August 17, 2017

First time race horse owners and BSW clients Ben Goldberg and Elliot Friman of Golconda Stables seem to have hit a homerun with their first horse, March X Press. The 2 year-old filly by Shanghai Bobby gave yet another heart stopping performance to remain undefeated at the Spa when winning the Bolton Landing Stakes on…

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3 Wins on Jim Dandy Day at Saratoga

August 14, 2017

Clients of BSW Bloodstock had a day to remember at Saratoga on July 29th with three winners, two of which were Grade 2 winners. The day was started on a strong note as Coal Front continued his perfect record by winning the G2 Amsterdam by 1 ½ lengths. BSW Bloodstock purchased an interest in Coal…

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Launch of ELiTE Sales a Success

July 20, 2017

The idea for ELiTE Sales came about in January 2017 and by July 2017, the consignment sold its first draft of horses. Headlined by two 3 year-old stakes winning fillies, Adorable Miss and Happy Mesa were the second and third highest priced horses sold in the Fasig-Tipton July HORA sale. Overall, ELiTE Sales led the…

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14 Entered for ELiTE Sales’ First Consignment

July 3, 2017

ELiTE Sales was launched in 2017 to specialize in selling horses in training and broodmare prospects coming off the racetrack at public auction. Our plan is to provide buyers with more analytical data and information. Below are links to the ELiTE Buyers Passports for seven of the horses being consigned at ELiTE Sales first consignment…

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Flay Buys Into J Boys Echo

June 7, 2017

Bobby Flay will hope lightning can strike in back-to-back runnings of the GI Belmont S., having reached a deal Wednesday with Dennis Albaugh’s Albaugh Family Stables to acquire a minority interest in  ‘TDN Rising Star‘ J Boys Echo (Mineshaft). The celebrity chef purchased a piece last year’s winner Creator (Tapit) just days before the race….

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Successful Preakness Weekend for BSW

May 26, 2017

It was another banner weekend at Pimlico for clients of BSW Bloodstock as HAPPY MESA, YOSHIDA and WHITMORE all won stakes races. This marks the second year in a row that BSW clients have enjoyed success at the Baltimore racetrack in May. Last year, longtime BSW client Sol Kumin hoisted the Woodlawn Vase after BSW…

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New Company ELITE SALES Launches

May 26, 2017

BSW Bloodstock’s Bradley Weisbord and Liz Crow have partnered to launch Elite Sales, a new racehorse sales business specializing in selling horses in training and broodmare prospects coming off the racetrack at public auction. “Public auction is the natural extension of the management services we currently provide our clients, including acquisitions, racehorse management and private…

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BSW Puts Together Irish War Cry Stud Deal

May 2, 2017

First reported by the Thoroughbred Daily News, the breeding rights to Kentucky Derby contender Irish War Cry have been purchased by a group of leading breeders, and he will stand alongside his sire at Hill `n’ Dale Farm in Lexington, Kentucky upon his retirement. The deal was put together by Bradley Weisbord of BSW Bloodstock. The group includes Hill…

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Big Pinhook Score at OBS April

May 2, 2017

Liz Crow of BSW Bloodstock and two-year-old consignor Paul Sharp purchased nine horses at the Yearling Sales in 2016 to resell at the two-year-old in training sales in 2017. A group of eleven investors came together to raise $600,000. At the OBS March Sale both horses through the ring were sold for a profit. Hip #37…

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Big Night in Dubai for BSW Bloodstock

March 30, 2017

G2 UAE Derby  Master Plan shipped over to Dubai to compete in the G2 UAE Derby, a prep for the G1 Kentucky Derby. In only his 5th career start he made a good late run to finish 3rd under John Velazquez for owners Al Shaqab Racing, WinStar Farm, and China Horse Club. He earned 20…

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BSW Bloodstock Sends Two to Dubai

March 24, 2017

BSW Bloodstock will be represented by two runners on Dubai World Cup night with Mind Your Biscuits entered in the G1 Dubai Golden Shaheen and Master Plan entered in the G1 UAE Derby. Mind Your Biscuits was a private purchase by BSW Bloodstock for owners Head of Plains Partners and Michael E. Kisber after his…

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Rymska Wins G3 Sweetest Chant

February 7, 2017

BSW Bloodstock private purchase Rymska won the G3 Sweetest Chant Stakes on Saturday, February 4th in impressive fashion. She was purchased privately before the G1 Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf in 2016. She ran a good effort in that race having a troubled trip but putting in a nice effort closing down the center of the…

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WinStar’s Lisa Troutt Buys Into Eskenformoney

February 7, 2017

BSW brokered a deal between WinStar Farm’s Lisa Troutt and Starlight Racing for the 50 percent purchase of G3 Winner Eskenformoney. Blood-Horse article by: Blood-Horse Staff A half interest in StarLadies Racing’s graded stakes winner Eskenformoney has been sold to Lisa Troutt of WinStar Farm. The partnership will campaign the 5-year-old mare for the 2017 racing season. Eskenformoney, a…

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2016: A Year to Remember

January 2, 2017

2016 was a breakout year for BSW Bloodstock and clients. The year began with BSW managed Mshawish winning the G1 Donn Handicap and Sandiva winning the G3 Marshua’s River at Gulfstream Park for Al Shaqab Racing and trainer Todd Pletcher. Exaggerator was purchased privately in March of 2016 prior to his 3rd place effort in…

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BSW Bloodstock Leases 4.35 Million in Racing Stock

November 27, 2016

SF Bloodstock hired BSW Bloodstock to lease and manage racehorses: Illuminant, Paola Queen, Al’s Gal, Pricedtoperfection, and Ma Can Do It. “We’re honored that SF Bloodstock chose us to manage these horses. They’re great clients and friends of ours. We have been aligned for many years, but getting a chance to manage their racehorses all started in…

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BSW Brokers Deal on Lighstream

November 23, 2016

BSW Bloodstock and Taylor Made Sales Agency broker deal for Southern California based partnership, Little Red Feather. Little Red Feather has purchased a minority interest in Lightstream, a 3-year-old filly by Harlan’s Holiday. With only 6 career starts, the talented filly is already a multiple Graded Stakes winner with victories in the Adena Springs Beaumont…

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Successful Fillies Sell Well at Breeding Stock Sales

November 22, 2016

BSW Bloodstock enjoyed racing G3W/G1P Consumer Credit, G2W Paulina’s Love, and G3W Cay Dancer. All sold well and moved on to new careers this November at the Fasig-Tipton and Keeneland Sales.  Consumer Credit (4 year old filly by More Than Ready) campaigned by Brous Stable LLC, Gary Barber and Wachtel Stable, retired from racing as a Graded Stakes…

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BSW Primed for a Big Breeders Cup Weekend

November 2, 2016

The 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, the culmination of thoroughbred racing, will showcase a number of BSW Bloodstock horses. 8 different horses, including two private acquisitions within the last three weeks will take on the best horses in the world on Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita. Breeders Cup Sprint – Race 6 Saturday, November…

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BSW Ending October on a High Note

October 27, 2016

The international involvement of BSW Bloodstock has proven to be quite successful this month. Stormy Victoria (FR) ran 2nd in the G3 Athenia Stakes at Belmont Park despite an outside post position. She ran her career best Beyer speed figure (98) and now has 2 wins, 2 seconds and 1 third from 6 starts in…

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Happy Mesa Breeders Cup Bound

October 17, 2016

Trainer Graham Motion shipped stakes winner, Happy Mesa to compete in the Surfer Girl Stakes at Santa Anita Park on October 10th. The 2 year old filly, by Sky Mesa was fresh off two consecutive wins at Laurel Park. She was purchased privately by BSW Bloodstock after her win in the Selima Stakes and first…

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Ectot Wins G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic

October 2, 2016

Most handicappers were ready to concede Saturday’s GI Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational to Flintshire, given his domination over this country’s 10- and 12-furlong horses since his seasonal debut in June. But weeklong rains across metropolitan New York rendered the Widener turf course yielding, clearly not Flintshire’s preferred going, and recent French import Ectot proved…

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Two BSW Private Purchases Duel in the Travers

August 26, 2016

The “Midsummer Derby” is one for the ages. A full fourteen horse field stock full of top level three-year-old colts. Exaggerator and Creator were both private purchases on behalf of BSW clients prior to their Classic wins in the Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes respectively. Now they will face off in the $1,250,000 (G1) Travers…

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Mr Maybe Secures Chad Brown’s 1000th Win

August 25, 2016

It was a big day for  Highclere America yesterday that included two winners from two starters. Mr Maybe won the $100,000 John’s Call Stakes at Saratoga in impressive fashion and Runner Runner was promoted to an Allowance win at Indiana Grand. Mr Maybe saved all the ground under leading rider Irad Ortiz Jr. and made a great…

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BSW Makes Timely Dialed In Share Purchase

August 18, 2016

Freshman sire Dialed In is off to an exceptional start at stud leading the pack right now. From 15 starters he has had five winners, two black-type winners, and one Graded Stake winner. Before Gunnevera (Dialed In) won the (G2) Saratoga Special on August 14th BSW Bloodstock purchased two shares in the son of Mineshaft….

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Flay Buys Interest in Runway Doll

August 10, 2016

Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay has purchased an interest in talented two-year-old filly Runway Doll. Runway Doll broke her Maiden on July 31st at Saratoga in her debut. She was quick out of the gate going the first quarter in :22.73 under Julien Leparoux. Co-favorite Blind Pool came up the rail to challenge but she was…

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Exaggerator Wins the G1 Haskell Invitational

August 3, 2016

Exaggerator pulled through in a big way to win the (G1) Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Sunday, July 31st. He broke last and settled well back early behind the field. Kent Desormeaux began making a move down the backstretch behind a quick pace of :22.78 and :46.62. He launched an aggressive four wide move to roll by…

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Graham Motion and BSW Team Up for a Two Bagger

July 28, 2016

Ascend and Sallal both won nicely on Saturday at Saratoga and Laurel respectively for trainer Graham Motion.   Sallal (GB) made his U.S. debut for Al Shaqab Racing in an N3X Allowance Race at Laurel Park on Saturday, July 23rd. He broke a step slow, loomed up on the outside, swung four wide, and exploded down…

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Exaggerator and Creator Headline a Big Weekend for BSW

July 28, 2016

Creator will head to the (G2) Jim Dandy Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga while Exaggerator will head to the (G1) Haskell on Sunday at Monmouth, setting up for an exciting weekend packed with action. Creator was purchased the week of the (G1) Belmont Stakes for celebrity chef Bobby Flay, by BSW Bloodstock. He went on…

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BSW European Purchases Soaring

July 20, 2016

Adding to our Triple Crown success the first half of 2016 was also highlighted by two BSW Bloodstock European purchases. Stormy Victoria (FR) and Desiree Clary (GER) were purchased in 2015 and both made winning debuts for new owners at Belmont Park. Stormy Victoria (FR) was purchased on behalf of Tango Uniform Racing (Marc Levine), The…

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Creator, Exaggerator and The Wall Street Journal

June 15, 2016

Wall Street Journal Article, By PIA CATTON June 12, 2016 8:00 p.m. ET Just days before Creator won Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, his owners sold a minority stake to celebrity chef Bobby Flay. A few months before the May 21 Preakness Stakes, hedge fund manager Sol Kumin acquired a stake in Exaggerator, who won the second…

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Mshawish Retires to Taylor Made

June 14, 2016

A Multiple Grade 1 winner on dirt and turf, Mshawish (Medaglia d’Oro) will retire to stud at Taylor Made Farm for the 2017 breeding season. Not only was Mshawish managed by BSW Bloodstock through Al Shaqab Racing, BSW Bloodstock also brokered the stallion deal. Read more in the TDN here.

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New York Jockey Colony Takes On Running Man Challenge

May 1, 2016

New York Jockey Colony Takes On Running Man Challenge America’s Best Racing 06.08.2016 New York’s jockey colony pulled out their dance moves to take part in the Running Man dance challenge sweeping the nation. The video, released by the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) on Wednesday, was in response to a challenge issued by Thoroughbred…

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2016 Starts With a Bang

January 16, 2016

BSW Bloodstock got 2016 started on the right foot with three wins last weekend at Gulfstream Park. It was a three bagger type of day with Sandiva winning the (G3) Marshua’s River Stakes, Mshawish winning the (G3) Hal’s Hope and Next Shares breaking his Maiden in a MSW a few races later. Agawa, Fugacious Dancer,…

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Sol Kumin Named New Owner of The Year

January 6, 2016

OwnerView announced January 5th that Sol Kumin, has been chosen as the New Owner of the Year. The award honors a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry, and will be presented at the Thoroughbred Owner Conference being held January 11-14 at Gulfstream Park in…

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Rosalind Caps Great 2015 in G3 La Prevoyante

December 29, 2015

Rosalind closed out what was a win-win season for all involved running third in the (G3) La Prevoyante Stakes at Gulfstream Park on December 26th. She was purchased at the 2014 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale for $1,000,000 by SF Bloodstock and leased to Highclere America and partners. Making her debut for the new partnership…

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Gary Barber, Adam Wachtel and Brad Weisbord Rescue Dig Alittle Deeper

December 10, 2015

Stakes-Placed Runner Retired to Changing Leads Thoroughbred Retraining Project Last week, prominent Thoroughbred racehorse owners Gary Barber, Adam Wachtel and Bradley Weisbord partnered with emerging aftercare organization Changing Leads Thoroughbred Retraining Project to claim and retire Dig Alittle Deeper. The 4-year-old gelding, was stakes-placed in Canada as a juvenile but, failed to hit the board…

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Khozan Retired to Journeyman Stud

December 3, 2015

Khozan, the royally bred son of Distorted Humor who caught the horse racing world’s attention with two impressive victories last winter at Gulfstream Park has been retired and will enter stud this coming year at Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud in Ocala. Purchased by Bradley Weisbord for Al Shaqab Racing for $1 million at…

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Liz Crow Joins BSW Bloodstock

November 30, 2015

Liz Crow has been brought on as Bradley Weisbord’s partner at BSW Bloodstock. Liz brings valuable experience to BSW Bloodstock from her extensive racing background.  Most recently, Liz was Director of Racing for Peter Bradley of Bradley Thoroughbreds in Lexington, Kentucky where she developed, managed and expanded the racing partnerships for BT’s growing stable of clients….

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Mr Maybe Wins G3 Red Smith Impressively

November 18, 2015

BSW Bloodstock acquisition in August of 2015 came through huge for his new owners on November 14th at Aqueduct Racecourse. Mr Maybe sat behind slow fractions of :26 and :51.1  in eighth position for a majority of the 1 3/8 marathon distance before storming to the lead under Irad Ortiz Jr. around the final turn…

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