A BSW/Crow Public Auction Purchase out of the 2016 Keeneland September Sale in Book 3 for $100,000, the Chestnut Filly by Tapizar closed out her 2018 campaign as the obvious and deserving favorite of Eclipse Champion 3yo filly honors. Stringing together an unbelievable campaign of 4 back-to-back G1 victories (G1 Ashland, G1 Kentucky Oaks, G1 Acorn, G1 Coaching Club American Oaks), she put on her biggest show to date with a dominant win in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Distaff in her first test against older fillies and mares. After an 18 month layoff, Monomoy Girl made an emphatic return to the races with a dominant win at CD before following up that effort with a win in the G2 Ruffian in 2020. Monomoy Girl would add another G1 win to her CV with a success in the La Troienne back at CD before becoming the fourth filly or mare to win multiple runnings of the G1 Breeders’ Cup Distaff. The very next day, Monomoy Girl sold through Elite Sales for $9.5 million at Fasig-Tipton’s Night of the Stars to Spendthrift Farm, setting a world record price for a racing/broodmare prospect. Her 2020 campaign saw her earn her second Eclipse Award as she was named Champion Older Female Dirt Horse.
Owner: Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group, Mike Dubb and Bethlehem Stables
A BSW/Crow Public Auction Purchase on the Euro Venture’s first foray to the Tattersalls October Yearling sale, Aunt Pearl was purchased for 280,000 guineas out of Book1. She would make an immediate impact on the American racing scene when becoming a TDN ‘Rising Star’ with a 5 length success in her debut over the CD turf course. Making her stakes debut in the G2 Jessamine at KEE, she ran in similar fashion, going gate to wire in a 2 1/2 length success. Sent off as the favorite in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, she ran just as she had in her two prior races, recording another front running score while never seriously being challenged, beating a classy group of fillies by 2 1/2 lengths in the end.
Owner: Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Peter Deutsch, Michael Kisber and The Elkstone Group
Purchased from the October Fasig-Tipton Yearling Sale for $40,000 by BSW/Crow, British Idiom went undefeated in her 2-year-old season. While impressively breaking her maiden at Saratoga, British Idiom went on to win the G1 Darley Alcibiades which earned her a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies. She then went on to win the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies for owners The Elkstone Group, Madaket Stables, Michael Dubb and Bethlehem Stables LLC and trainer Brad Cox, closing out her season as Champion 2-Year-Old Filly of 2019.
Owner: The Elkstone Group, Madaket Stables LLC, Michael Dubb and Bethlehem Stables LLC.
A BSW/Crow public auction purchase for $100,000 as a maiden from the 2016 Keeneland November Sale, Leofric went on to earn just shy of $1,000,000 in his 11 starts for new owner Steve Landers.
While he has never finished out of the money under trainer Brad Cox, LEOFRIC really rounded into form midway through 2018 year when he picked up his first Graded Stakes win in the G3 West Virginia Governors Cup. He then went on to finish a good 3rd the the G1 Woodward, win the G2 Fayette at Keeneland and earned his first G1 win in the Clark H. at Churchill this November. He is now standing at stud in New York.
Owner: Steve Landers Racing LLC
Purchased from the 2017 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale for $100,000, Long on Value then went on to get his first G1 victory in 2018 at the age of 7 years old in the G1 Highlander at Woodbine for new owners Madaket Stables, Ten Strike Racing and Steve Laymon. Long on Value is now standing at stud in Florida.
Owner: Madaket Stables, Ten Strike Racing and Steve Laymon
Purchased from the Arqana May Breeze-Up Sale in 2019, Mr. Monomoy is the half-brother to Champion Monomoy Girl. Campaigned by owners Madaket Stables, Michael Dubb and Doheny Racing, Mr. Monomoy is also trained by Brad Cox and ridden by Florent Geroux- many of the same connections behind his superstar sister. After graduating with ‘TDN Rising Star’ honors at Churchill Downs, Mr. Monomoy found himself on the 2020 KY Derby Trail with a 3rd in the G3 Lecomte Stakes followed by a wire-to-wire victory in the G2 Risen Star at the Fair Grounds earning 50 qualifying points. Mr. Monomoy has been retired and sold to stud to begin his stud career in 2021.
Owner: Madaket Stables, Michael Dubb and Doheny Racing
Purchased by BSW/Crow and Brad Cox from the 2019 OBS March sale for $105,000 for owners Lance and Glint Gasaway, Wells Bayou broke his maiden on debut at Keeneland in October of his 2yo season. He went on to win an allowance at Oaklawn before stepping up to Graded Stakes company in the G3 Southwest where he set an extremely hot pace and showed his class to gamely dig in finishing second. After this performance, BSW/Crow clients Madaket and Wonder Stables bought into the colt joining his original owners and were instantly rewarded as the 3yo son of Lookin At Lucky took the field gate to wire in the $1M Louisiana Derby (G2).
Owner: Clint and Lance Gasaway, Madaket Stables LLC and Wonder Stables
Purchased for $65,000 from the Keeneland September sale in 2017, Royal Charlotte kicked off her career with a bang, going 5-for-5 in her 3yo season, including impressive wins in the G2 Prioress at Saratoga and the G3 Victory Ride at Belmont Park.
Royal Charlotte sold through Elite Sales for $400,000 at Keeneland January in 2021.
Owner: First Row Partners
Purchased in partnership with Hidden Brook for First Row Partners, Nay Lady Nay (IRE) was selected by Liz Crow for $210,000 from the 2018 OBS March sale. Under trainer Chad Brown, she went on to win her 2nd career start and later took the Parx Fall Oaks followed by the G2 Mrs. Revere Stakes at Churchill Downs.
Owner: First Row Partners and Hidden Brook Farm
Purchased as a 2-year-old off of McKathan Bros. farm in Ocala, FL by Liz Crow, Warrior’s Charge is the product of BSW/Crow management through and through. Bred by Al Shaqab, Warrior’s Charge is raced by partners Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stables and is trained by Brad Cox. While making noise as a talented 3-year-old, the son of Munnings ran in the G1 Preakness while finishing a valiant 4th only to be sidelined by colic surgery for the rest of 2019. However, he proved his resilience to come back in 2020 kicking off his comeback campaign with a strong allowance win followed by a win in the $500,000 G3 Razorback at Oaklawn Park with over 60 Ten Strike partners in attendance. After finishing 2nd in the G2 Oaklawn Handicap, he would add another graded stakes win to his CV in taking the G3 Philip Iselin at Monmouth.
Owner: Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stables
Purchased at the 2017 December Tattersalls sale, Santa Monica shipped overseas to begin a training regimen under the guise of Chad Brown. Running under the partnership of Mrs. John Magnier, Madaket Stables LLC and Deron Pearson, she won impressively in her U.S. debut at Keeneland followed up by a third-place finish in the G2 Sheepshead Bay and a win in the G2 Dance Smartly at Woodbine on Queens Plate Day. She was sold privately to R Unicorn Stable at the conclusion 5-year-old season.
Owner: Mrs. John Magnier, Madaket Stables LLC, Deron Pearson
Empressof the Nile was a $300,000 Keeneland November racehorse purchase by BSW/Crow purchase on behalf of Madaket Stables, Manganaro Bloodstock and Rob Masiello.
After taking an allowance race at Saratoga in the summer of 2019, she followed up that effort with a 2nd place finish in the G2 Glens Falls where she was only beaten 3/4 of a length. She added her first stakes win to her résumé with a success in the Zagora Stakes at Aqueduct that fall.
Upon retirement, Empressof the Nile was consigned by ELiTE and sold for $875,000 at the 2020 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale carrying her first foal by Quality Road.
Owner: Madaket Stables, Manganaro Bloodstock and Rob Masiello
Coach was purchased for $65,000 on behalf of Kueber Racing at the 2019 Fasig-Tipton October Yearling Sale. After capturing her first two starts by a combined 14 lengths, Coach stepped into stakes company for the first time in the Rags to Riches S. at Churchill Downs where she maintained her unbeaten record, winning by 2 1/2 lengths in the end. She finished her 2-year-old season with a good 3rd place finish in the G2 Golden Rod.
Owner: Kueber Racing, LLC
Liz Crow purchased Allied Air Raid on behalf of Ten Strike Racing at OBS June for $50,000. He finished third in the (G3) Iowa Derby and second in the (G2) Super Derby as a three-year-old and was second in the (G3) Salvatore Mile as a four-year-old. Switching to turf in September 2016 he won in hand in the $75,000 Unbridled Stakes at Louisiana Downs. He has only been out of the money once in 13 lifetime starts and has earned $338,600.
Owner: Ten Strike Racing
Purchased for $75,000 at OBS April in 2020, TD Dance took his first stakes race after showing an explosive turn of foot to run away with the James Murphy at Pimlico on Preakness Day.
Owner: Madaket Stables, Wonder Stables, Paul Farr and Team Hanley
Pole Setter was purchased for owner Steve Landers for $220,000 from the 2018 OBS April Sale. After winning on debut, he picked up Graded placing in the G3 Iroquois Stakes in September of his 2yo year. As a 3yo, he earned his first Stakes win in the Paradise Creek Stakes at Belmont.
Owner: Steve Landers
Royal Prince, a $70,000 Keeneland September purchase and half-brother to Champion British Idiom, broke his maiden at Keeneland in the fall of his two year old season. At three, he notched his first stakes victory with a hard fought success in the Black Gold Stakes at the Fair Grounds. Royal Prince earned in his second consecutive stakes win in the Bayou City at Sam Houston in April of 2021.
Owner: Steve Landers
Purchased by BSW/Crow for $130,000 at the 2019 Fasig-Tipton July Sale on behalf of Kueber Racing, Emro has gotten her career off to a perfect start, taking her Ellis Park debut by 2 3/4 length in gate to wire fashion before coming from off the pace to win the $400,000 Untapable S. at Kentucky Downs by that same margin after coming from off the pace.
Owner: Kueber Racing, LLC
A $55,000 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Yearling purchase, Maythehorsebwithu broke his maiden by a widening 10 1/4 lengths in his debut. In his stakes debut, he ran on well to finish 2nd in the First State Dash at Delaware Park before rounding out his two year old campaign with an allowance score at Laurel before beginning his three year old year with a four length score in the Miracle Wood Stakes at Laurel Park.
Owner: Michael Dubb and Bethlehem Stables
A 2020 Crow-Sharp Venture graduate, Capo Kane broke his maiden with ease at Parx before making his stakes debut in the Jerome as a newly turned three-year-old at Aqueduct. Employing the same pace setting tactics as his maiden score, Capo Kane went straight to the lead again before coasting to a first stakes success, coming home 6 1/4 lengths in front in a race that earned him 10 points towards the leaderboard on the 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby.
Owner: Bing Cherry Racing, Inc. and Liberto, Leonard
Purchased as a short yearling for $120,000 at Keeneland January in 2019, Russian Influence broke her maiden in her debut for ending her two year old season with a come from behind 2 3/4 lengths score in the Miss Indiana S. at Indiana Grand.
Owner: The Elkstone Group, LLC
Tatters to Riches, a $60,000 yearling purchase from the first Crow-Sharp Pinhook venture, was later sold for $1,000,000 the next April at OBS in 2017. For the connections of trainer Jeff Mullins and owners Red Baron’s Barn and Rancho Temescal LLC, Tatters to Riches won impressively on debut at Del Mar as a 2yo and won the Shared Belief Stakes in his 2nd start at 3.
Owner: Red Baron's Barn LLC and Rancho Temescal LLC
March X Press was a $90,000 Book 3 Keeneland September purchase by BSW/Crow on behalf of clients Ben Goldberg and Elliot Friman of Golconda Stables.
March X Press broke her maiden at Saratoga first time out in a $73,000 Maiden Special Weight after walking out of the gate and putting in a massive stretch run. She continued her running style only two weeks later when she broke slowly and bulled her way through an opening down the stretch to win the Bolton Landing Stakes at Saratoga by 1/2 a length.
Upon retirement, March X Press was consigned by ELiTE and sold for $330,000 at the 2019 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale carrying her first foal by Tapit.
Owner: Golconda Stables
A $150,000 two-year-old in training purchase, Stellar Agent broke her maiden in her debut at Saratoga by a widening 3 1/2 lengths. From there, she would finish 3rd in the G2 Miss Grillo at Belmont before finishing 3rd again in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.
Stellar Agent sold in-foal to Gun Runner through Elite Sales in November of 2020 for $400,000.
Owner: Madaket Stables, Steve Laymon, Martin Scheinman and Roger Kaplan
K P Dreamin was a $100,000 yearling purchase before being sold for $170,000 by the Crow-Sharp Venture at OBS April in 2019. After breaking her maiden in her second start, she finished 3rd in the G1 Chandelier before finishing her two year old season with another G1 placing in the Starlet.
Owner: Karl Pergola
Andesite was our first two year old purchased in 2019 and he made an immediate impact on the track, breaking his maiden with ease in his debut. Andesite made his graded stakes debut in his very next start, finishing 3rd with a rough trip in the G3 With Anticipation before finishing 2nd beaten a head in the G3 Pilgrim. Andesite closed out his two year old season with a terrible trip in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf.
Owner: Kent Spellman and Madaket Stables
Purchased for $90,000 at Keeneland September in 2019, Honey Pants broke her maiden by 4 lengths in her turf debut at Belmont Park before finishing 2nd in the Stewart Manor S. at Aqueduct to finish her two year old season before beginning her three year old season with another 2nd place finish in the Ginger Brew S.
Owner: Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister
Purchased for $120,000 at Fasig-Tipton July, Vulcan won two in a row at two by a combined eight lengths before finishing a narrow 2nd in the Kip Deville S. at Remington Park.
Owner: Steve Landers
Uni (GB) was privately purchased by BSW/Crow and Mandore Agency in April of 2017. She became a star in America, defeating males in the 2019 G1 Breeders’ Cup Mile, a win that earned her the Eclipse Award as Champion Female Turf Horse in 2019. The Breeders’ Cup Mile was one of four G1 victories for Uni in addition to back-to-back scores in the G1 First Lady at Keeneland in 2019 and 2020 as well as the G1 Matriarch at Del Mar in 2018. Uni earned $2,650,000 on the track and sold at the end of her 6yo season through Elite Sales for $4.1 million at Fasig-Tipton’s Night of the Stars in 2020 to White Birch Farm (Peter Brant).
Owner: Mike Dubb, Head of Plains Partners, Robert LaPenta and Bethlehem Stables
BSW/Crow client Madaket Stables acquired an interest in SPEECH in May of 2020. Already G3 placed in the Santa Ysabel at Santa Anita, the daughter of Mr. Speaker went on to finish 2nd in the G2 Santa Anita Oaks before winning the G1 Central Bank Ashland securing her spot in the starting gate for the Kentuck Oaks.
Owner: Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Madaket Stables LLC
BSW purchased an interest in the Triple Crown hopeful prior to his win in the G1 Santa Anita Derby on behalf of Sol Kumin’s Head of Plains Partners. After his victory in the G1 Belmont Stakes, Justify became the 13th horse ever to be crowned a Triple Crown Champion. Justify is now standing at stud with Coolmore, shuttling between North America and Australia.
Owner: WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners and Starlight Racing
A private purchase by BSW/Crow for Head Of Plains Partners after running 2nd to Nyquist in the GII San Vicente Stakes, the son of Curlin went on to win the G1 Santa Anita Derby, run 2nd in the G1 Kentucky Derby and then win the G1 Preakness Stakes. He would go on to add an additional G1 victory to his résumé when taking the G1 Haskell, beating Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist and future Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Gun Runner.
Owner: Head of Plains Partners, Big Chief Racing and Rocker O Ranch
Bobby flay acquired a part interest in the G1 Arkansas Derby winner just weeks before he won the G1 Belmont Stakes. BSW Bloodstock brokered the deal between Bobby Flay and WinStar Farm. Creator retired to stud in Japan for the 2017 breeding season.
Owner: Winstar Farm and Bobby Flay
BSW/Crow privately purchased an interest in Mia Mischief after her win in the Purple Martin Stakes at Oaklawn Park. In her next out for the new partnership of Sol Kumin’s Madaket Stables, Heider Family Stables and W. & C. Heiligbrodt, Mia Mischief went wire-to-wire in the G2 Eight Bells on Kentucky Oaks day followed by a gutting 2nd place finish to MG1W Separationofpowers in the G1 Test. At 4, she started her season with a win at Oaklawn and a second in the Carousel (OP). Her biggest win to date came over KY Derby weekend when she romped home in the G1 Humana Distaff at Churchill. Since becoming the first Grade 1 winning filly by Into Mischief, she added another win in the Dream Supreme Stakes at Churchill to become a millionaire and was sold by ELiTE at the 2019 Fasig-Tipton November sale for $2,400,000 to Stonestreet Stables.
Owner: William & Corinne Heiligbrodt, Madaket Stables, Heider Family Stables
After her 3rd place finish to Monomoy Girl in the 2017 G1 Kentucky Oaks, BSW Bloodstock purchased an interest in the talented Midnight Bisou on behalf of Madaket Stables to join existing owners Bloom Racing Stable and Allen Racing LLC. Since purchase, Midnight Bisou has gone on to win the G2 Mother Goose (BEL), finished 2nd in the G1 Coaching Club American Oaks (SAR), 3rd in the G1 Alabama (SAR), 1st in the Cotillion (PRX) and closed out her 3yo season with a 3rd in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff (CD). At 4, Bisou was crowned Champion Older Dirt Female with wins in the G3 Huston Ladies Classic (HOU), G2 Azeri (OP), G1 Apple Blossom (OP), G1 Ogden Phipps (BEL), G3 Molly Pitcher (MTH) and G1 Personal Ensign (SAR).She was second in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (SA) and started her 5yo season with a 2nd against the world’s best older dirt males in the $20,000,000 Saudi Cup. After coming back to America, Midnight Bisou picked up where she left off, winning the G2 Fleur de Lis (CD) before running 2nd in the G1 Personal Ensign (SAR) to finish her career. Consigned through Elite Sales at the 2020 Fasig-Tipton November sale, she hammered for $5 million to co-owner Chuck Allen.
Owner: Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stables LLC and Allen Racing LLC
Privately purchased on behalf of Madaket Stables in early 2018, World of Trouble developed into a sprint phenom on both dirt and turf. Only off the board once in 13-lifetime starts, World of Trouble logged 9 victories including wins in the Grade 1 Carter (Dirt) and Grade 1 Jaipur (Turf). As a 3-year-old, World of Trouble ended his season with a narrow 2nd in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, falling 2nd by a nose to defending champion Stormy Liberal. At 4, World of Trouble earned his status as a dual Grade 1 winner and retired undefeated that year. He is now standing stud at Hill N’ Dale Farm in Kentucky through a deal brokered by BSW Bloodstock.
Owner: Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables LLC and Bethlehem Stables LLC
BSW/Crow in conjunction with the Mandore Agency purchased A Raving Beauty from the December 2017 Arqana sale. She was shipped to America in early 2018 to begin training with Chad Brown and strung together an impressive USA campaign including a win in the G3 Beaugay, a win in the G1 Just a Game, a 3rd in the G1 Diana, a win in the G1 First Lady and a 3rd in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf. A Raving Beauty then sold in November 2018 for $2,000,000 at Fasig-Tipton’s ‘Night of the Stars’.
Owner: Mike Dubb, Madaket Stables and Bethlehem Stables
Drain the Clock, privately purchased off a win in the Limehouse Stakes at Gulfstream Park, came back to win his very first start for his new owners, posting a dominant 6 1/4 length score in the G3 Swale at that same venue. In his first start around two turns, Drain the Clock nearly took them all the way before finishing 2nd in the G2 Fountain of Youth. Drain the Clock would get back on track in his very next start, notching his second graded stakes win in the G3 Bay Shore at Aqueduct.
Drain the Clock became a G1 winner in his very next start, taking the Woody Stephens at Belmont, beating the multiple G1 winner Jackie’s Warrior after a thrilling stretch battle.
Owner: Slam Dunk Racing, Madaket Stables LLC, Wonder Stables and Nentwig, Michael
An interest was purchased privately in Mind Your Biscuits before his 3rd place finish in the G1 Breeders Cup Sprint for Michael E. Kisber and Head Of Plains Partners. Since then, Mind Your Biscuits went on to win 3 G1s (2016 G1 Malibu, 2017 G1 Golden Shaheen, 2018 G1 Golden Shaheen). Earning $4,279,566, he is the richest New York-bred ever and now stands at Japan’s Shadai Stud where his stud career began in 2019.
Owner: J Stables, Head Of Plains Partners, Michael E. Kisber, Summers
BSW/Crow privately purchased an interest in Mirth in the fall of 2019. The 4-year-old filly by Colonel John earned her ticket to the 2019 Breeders’ Cup after her win in the G1 Rodeo Drive at Santa Anita for owners Little Red Feather. She added more Graded Stakes success to her resume after her win in the G3 Robert J. Frankel Stakes. In-foal to Constitution, Mirth sold for $1.05 million at the 2020 Fasig-Tipton November Sale through Elite Sales.
Owner: Little Red Feather Racing
BSW/Crow privately purchased Whitmore for Head of Plains Partners after he won the Hot Springs Stakes at Oaklawn in March of 2017. In his 5-year-old campaign, Whitmore kicked off the year with back to back victories at Oaklawn in the Hot Springs Stakes and G3 Count Fleet Spring Handicap. Since then, he has paired back-to-back close seconds in G2 company in the G2 True North Stakes on Belmont Day and the G2 Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes and went on to win the G1 Forego on Travers Day- a “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. In prep for the Breeders’ Cup, he ran a gut-wrenching second by a head in the G2 Phoenix and showed his mettle once again with a 2nd place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint. At 6, Whitmore became the winningest horse in Oaklawn’s history, taking the Hot Springs Stakes for the third consecutive year and kept that streak rolling all year long to close out the year with a 3rd in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Sprint. At 7, Whitmore took the Hot Springs at Oaklawn for the fourth year in a row before picking up the G3 Count Fleet to end the meet at Oaklawn. After a 2nd place finish in the G1 Vanderbilt in Saratoga, Whitmore finally got his head in front in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Sprint, taking the race by a widening 3 1/4 lengths. Whitmore earned his first Eclipse Award for his 2020 campaign as he was named Champion Sprinter.
Owner: Robert V. LaPenta, Ron Moquett and Head of Plains Partners LLC
An interest in Catholic Boy was acquired in early 2018 on behalf of Madaket Stables. Since purchase, Catholic Boy has gone on to win the G1 Travers, G1 Belmont Derby and G3 Pennine Ridge. In his 3 year old year, Catholic Boy has shown tremendous versatility winning Grade 1s on both Dirt and Turf. At the start of his 4yo season, BSW Bloodstock brokered the stud deal with Claiborne Farm, where Catholic Boy now stands at stud.
Owner: Robert LaPenta, Madaket Stables, Siena Farm and Twin Creeks Racing Stables
Privately purchased for BSW/Crow client Head of Plains Partners before his win in the G2 Holy Bull, this Todd Pletcher-trainee went off as the post-time favorite in the G1 Florida Derby. Under a perfect trip from Johnny Velazquez, Audible romped home to win. Fast forward to one of the wettest Kentucky Derbys in recent history, Audible prevailed through the slop to finish a convincing third behind Justify and 2 year old Champion Good Magic. Audible retired to WinStar Farm to begin his stud career in the 2020 breeding season.
Owner: China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Starlight Racing, WinStar Farm
Channel Maker was a BSW/Crow Private Purchase for clients Adam Wachtel and Gary Barber after his 3rd place finish in the G2 Summer Stakes at Woodbine in September of 2016. Since his purchase, he has run in five Graded Stakes including a 2nd place finish in the G3 Marine Stakes in May of 2017 and won the Breeders’ Stakes at Woodbine on August 20th. Channel maker rounded out 2017 with a very close 2nd in the G1 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar. In his 4-year-old campaign, Channel Maker finished a fast closing 3rd in the G1 Kilroe Mile and found the winners circle once again in the G2 Bowling Green Stakes at Saratoga. In his most recent start, Channel Maker finished 2nd in the G1 Sword Dancer on Travers Day. He went on to win the G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park, notching his first G1 victory. In 2019, he added another G1 win in the G1 Man O’ War and went on to be 2nd in the G1 Joe Hirsch later that year. In 2020 at the age of 6, Channel Maker had his best year to date, picking up wins in the G1 Sword Dancer at Saratoga, then taking the G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park before finishing 3rd, beaten just a length in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Turf. Channel Maker’s outstanding 2020 campaign saw him earn his first Eclipse Award as he was named Champion Turf Horse.
Owner: Wachtel Stable and Gary Barber
The son of Heart’s Cry (JPN) was part of a lease deal put together by BSW/Crow on behalf of Head of Plains Partners at the beginning of 2017 to join existing owners WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and SF Racing. Yoshida broke his maiden at Keeneland in April by 4 lengths and was named a TDN Rising Star for the effort. He has subsequently won the James W. Murphy Stakes at Pimlico on Preakness day and 2nd in the G2 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes. He finally got his Graded Stakes victory in the G3 Hill Prince against many of his rivals and went on to win the G1 Old Forester Turf Classic (CD) and the G1 Woodward (SAR). Yoshida retired to stud at WinStar Farm for the 2020 breeding season.
Owner: WinStar Farm, Head of Plains Partners, China Horse Club, SF Racing Group
Ascend was purchased privately by BSW/Crow in June of 2016 on behalf of Madaket Stables and has won four races since. He won an Allowance race at both Saratoga and Keeneland, two of the best places to get in a winners circle photo. In 2017 he won the G1 $1,000,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan on Belmont Stakes Day as well as the Henry S. Clark Stakes.
Owner: Stone Farm and Madaket Stables
Decked Out was acquired privately after her G3 win in the Providencia on behalf of Head Of Plains Partners. She went on to a big second in the G1 Del Mar Oaks beaten only a head. She finished off 2016 with a win in the G1 American Oaks at Santa Anita. Consigned by ELiTE Sales, Decked Out was sold for $900,000 at the 2017 Fasig-Tipton November Sale to Lake Villa Farm in Japan.
Owner: Big Chief Racing, LLC and Head Of Plains Partners, LLC
Purchased privately in May 2011, she won the G1 Prioress in the same season for chef Bobby Flay. She ended her three-year-old season with a gutsy 3rd in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint against older fillies and mares. She was sold in November 2011 for $1,000,000 to Adena Springs. In November 2015, she was sold for $1,650,000.
Owner: Bobby Flay
Purchased privately in May 2015, she won the G1 Del Mar Oaks in the same season. She was then sold privately for a seven figure sum with a lease back to the current owners to race her for the remainder of her career.
Owner: Barner, Brous, Wachtel and Kumin
Privately purchased by BSW/Crow on behalf of Madaket Stables and Gary Barber in the summer of 2020, C Z Rocket went on to take the G2 Santa Anita Sprint Championship in his very next race before finishing 2nd to Whitmore in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Sprint.
Owner: Madaket Stables LLC, Gary Barber and Tom Kagele
After an impressive 2nd place finish in the G3 Sham Stakes, BSW/Crow privately purchased an interest in American Anthem for clients Head of Plains Partners. The son of Bodemeister went on to string together an impressive summer ’17 campaign that included winning the G3 Lazaro Barrera Stakes, G2 Woody Stephens Stakes followed by a 3rd place finishes in the G1 Allen Jerkens Stakes and G1 Santa Anita Sprint Championship Stakes. As a 4-year-old, American Anthem scored in the G2 San Carlos Stakes before being sold at the 2019 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.
Owner: WinStar Farm, Head of Plains Partners, China Horse Club, SF Racing
BSW/Crow purchased an interest in Coal Front on behalf of client Head of Plains Partners after an impressive win in a $90,000 Allowance race at Belmont in his second career start. The 3 year-old son of Stay Thirsty continued his perfect record and added a Graded Stakes win to his resume when he won the G2 Amsterdam at Saratoga by 1 1/2 lengths followed by a win in the G3 Gallant Bob Stakes at Parx Racing. He then went on the win the G3 Mr. Prospector, the G3 Razorback Handicap and the $2,000,000 G2 Godolphin Mile in Dubai. He added the Parx Dirt Mile Stakes to his resume before retiring to Spendthrift Farm to begin his career at stud starting in the 2020 breeding season.
Owner: Robert V. LaPenta and Head of Plains Partners LLC
Rymska was purchased privately by BSW/Crow prior to the G1 Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf in 2016. She ran a troubled 5th in the Breeders Cup and started off 2017 with an impressive win in the G3 Sweetest Chant at Gulfstream Park. She followed that performance up with a win in the G3 Commonwealth Oaks and then a win in the Winter Memories Stakes to remain perfect in 2017. At 4, she won the G3 Athenia Stakes with a massive 104 Beyer and carried her momentum into her 5-year-old season winning the G2 Hillsborough Stakes followed by back-to-back 2nds in the G1 Jenny Wiley and G1 Gamely. In November of 2019, Rymska was sold by ELiTE Sales for $1,050,000 to White Birch Farm where she will begin her career as a broodmare.
Owner: Sheep Pond Partners, Alain Jathiere, Tom Coleman, and Norton Herrick
Good Samaritan was part of a lease deal that was put together by BSW/Crow for client Head of Plains Partners at the beginning of 2017. Good Samaritan returned in May of 2017 to run several close performances in the G2 American Turf, G3 Pennine Ridge Stakes and the G1 Belmont Derby. Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott decided to try Good Samaritan on the dirt for the first time in the G2 Jim Dandy and upset the field by making a huge stretch run to win by 4 ¾ lengths. He ran a huge race in the G1 Clark H. on the Friday after Thanksgiving to finish 2nd by a length.
Owner: WinStar Farm LLC, Head of Plains Partners LLC, China Horse Club and SF Racing Group
A BSW/Crow Private Purchase for clients Bill and Terry Mathis and Madaket Stables, Ivy Bell made her first start for the new connections a winning one in the G2 Inside Information at Gulfstream Park. After her win in the G2 Inside Information, China Horse Club purchased a majority interest in the filly and joined the partnership as she prepped for the G1 Humana Distaff on Kentucky Derby Day. Under the new partnership, she is now 2 time G1 Placed with runner up efforts in the Humana Distaff and G1 Ogden Phipps. Ivy Bell later sold in November 2018 at Fasig-Tipton’s ‘Night of the Stars’ for $1,000,000.
Owner: Mathis Stable and Madaket Stables
Vault, a half-sister to G1W Mirth, was privately purchased in December of 2019. Already a stakes winner, Vault turned in some promising performances in 2020 before turning it up a notch in 2021 when taking her first graded stakes race under a hand ride in the G2 Ruffian at Belmont Park.
Owner: Kueber Racing, Madaket Stables, Little Red Feather Racing and Barlar LLC
Zofelle was privately purchased in the winter of 2019 and took the Pago Hop at Fair Grounds in her very next start. She hit the board in both the G3 Mint Julep at Churchill and Sand Springs at Gulfstream to finish out her four year old season.
Coming in off the bench to start her five year old season, Zofelle showed her class by winning the G3 Marshua’s River at Gulfstream Park, setting he stage for a big 2021 campaign.
Owner: Heider Family Stables LLC
Scouted by BSW/Crow in early 2018 from Turfway Park, Secret Message made her debut for her new partnership on Preakness Day. On one of the wettest Preakness Days in recent history, Secret Message put on an impressive run to finish second in the historic Hilltop Stakes over an extremely soft turf course. She scored her first Stakes/Graded Stakes victory at Arlington Park on Arlington Million Day in the finale of the weekend in the G3 Pucker Up and improved at 4yo to win the G2 Nassau Stakes. Secret Message kicked off her 5-year-old season with a win in the G3 Mint Julep at Churchill Downs and finished her season with a G1 placing in the E. P. Taylor at Woodbine. Secret Message was sold for $625,000 through Elite Sales at the 2020 Keeneland November sale.
Owner: Madaket Stables, ERJ Racing, Elayne Stable, Bouchey Thoroughbred Ventures
Purchased privately in April 2015, she won her initial start for new ownership group in the Memories of Silver Stakes at Aqueduct. She then went on to become G1 Placed in the American Oaks at Santa Anita and retired with earnings of $362,445. She sold at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton “Night Of The Stars” Sale for $700,000.
Owner: Brous Stables, Gary Barber and Wachtel Stables
An interest in Eskenformoney was purchased privately by BSW/Crow on behalf of Lisa Troutt after her win in the G3 Rampart Stakes at Gulfstream Park. She has since hit the board in five Graded Stakes races including the G1 Beldame and G1 Personal Ensign. She finished off her career with a win in the G3 Turnback the Alarm H. and was subsequently sold in the 2017 Fasig-Tipton November Sale for $750,000.
Owner: Starlight Ladies and Lisa Troutt
A globetrotting winner on three different continents, Fanciful Angel (IRE) was privately purchased by BSW Bloodstock on behalf of clients Mike Dubb, Head of Plains Partners and Madaket Stables after his second place finish in the G1 Arlington Million. That was his first run in the U.S. and he backed that up with another huge effort when running 2nd to Beach Patrol in the G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic. As he was gearing back up for a big 2018 campaign at Palm Meadows in the winter of 2017, a freak stall incident cut his life short. He will be missed by many.
Owner: Mike Dubb, Head of Plains Partners, Madaket Stables LLC et al.
Whisper Not (GB) purchased in the spring on 2021 made his first start after the acquisition a winning one, taking the G3 San Francisco Mile for Madaket Stables who joined Electric City Racing, Chris Dunn and Jeremy Peskoff on the ownership line.
Owner: Electric City Racing, Madaket Stables, Chris Dunn and Jeremy Peskoff
Purchased privately in August of 2015, he paid back his partners instantly, winning an Allowance at Belmont Park followed by a win in the $250,000 G3 Red Smith by 5 lengths in November of 2015. He most notably secured Chad Brown’s 1,000th career win in the John’s Call Stakes at Saratoga in impressive fashion.
Owner: Highclere America, Michael Dubb and Head of Plains Partners
BSW/Crow privately purchased this daughter of Thewayyouare from overseas on behalf of Great Point Stables, Mike Dubb, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables. In her first outing in the US, she captured an allowance win at Keeneland. In 2018, ThewayIam (FR) strung together a history making campaign at Gulfstream Park winning the Ginger Brew Stakes, G3 Sweetest Chant and G3 Herecomesthebride. In April, she ran an impressive 2nd to Breeder’s Cup heroine Rushing Fall in the G2 Appalachian at Keeneland, was 2nd in the $200,000 Penn Oaks, 2nd in the G1 Belmont Oaks and continued her consistency at 4 with a 2nd in the G3 Gallorette.
Owner: Great Point Stables, Mike Dubb, The Elkstone Group, Bethlehem Stables
Privately purchased off her maiden win at two, Quality Rocks paid immediate dividends for her new owners with a comprehensive win in the Arlington-Washington Lassie before adding a graded stakes placing when finishing 2nd in the G3 Jessamine at Keeneland.
At three, Quality Rocks added a graded stakes victory in the G3 Florida Oaks before finishing 2nd in both the G3 Edgewood and Penn Oaks. Quality Rocks was sold through Elite Sales for $440,000 at Fasig-Tipton November in 2017.
Owner: Flavor Racing, Brous Stable, Wachtel Stable and Destiny Oaks Of Ocala
Privately purchased in the spring of his two year old season, Night Ops paid immediate dividends by breaking his maiden by six lengths at Oaklawn Park. He went on to finish 2nd in the Oaklawn Invitational and 3rd in the Ellis Park Derby before finishing off his three year old campaign with an allowance score at Churchill.
Night Ops stepped his game up at four, taking the Essex Handicap at Oaklawn after receiving a terrible trip before winning the G3 Cornhusker at Prairie Meadows by 3 3/4 widening lengths.
Owner: Steve Landers
Privately purchased in February of 2021 off her win in the G3 Sweet Life, Going Global paid immediate dividends by capturing the China Doll Stakes at Santa Anita in her first start at a mile. Going Global continued her perfect run in the states with another G3 win, this time in the Providencia Stakes at Santa Anita when stretched out to 1 1/8 miles for the first time.
Owner: CYBT, Michael Dubb, Saul Gevertz, Michael Nentwig and Ray Pagano
Privately acquired in the spring of 2021, Dreamalildreamofu made her debut for new partner Madaket Stables, who joined original owner Full of Run Racing, in the G3 Allaire DuPont at Pimlico where she ran a gallant 2nd after doing all the dirty work on the front end.
Owner: Full of Run Racing and Madaket Stables
Purchased privately after her debut win at Ellis Park, Meadow Dance finished 3rd in two consecutive stakes races including the G1 Darley Alcibiades at Keeneland.
At three, Meadow Dance captured the Weathervane S. at Laurel Park before finishing 2nd in both the Dream Supreme and G3 Sugar Swirl. At four, Meadow Dance earned another stakes placing in the Iowa Distaff before selling through Elite Sales at Keeneland November in 2020 for $290,000.
Owner: Right Time Racing and Madaket Stables
Privately purchased in the summer of 2018 on behalf of Madaket Stables, Ten Strike Racing and Michael Kisber, Whereshetoldmetogo is perhaps most famous for a race he didn’t win. In the G3 Gallant Bob at Parx, Whereshetoldmetogo would run 2nd, but not before trying to maul eventual winner Firenze Fire in mid-stretch. This year, Whereshetoldmetogo has passed the post first in back to back stakes wins and though he was disqualified in the New Castle S., he got his revenge by taking the Frank Y Whiteley over a full field of older sprinters. He followed that win up with a second consecutive stakes score in the Dave’s Friend at Laurel to conclude his five year old campaign. Whereshetoldmetogo began his six year old campaign in similar fashion, taking the Not for Love Stakes at Laurel, marking his third stakes win in a row.
Owner: Madaket Stables LLC, Ten Strike Racing, Kisber, Michael E. and Black Cloud Racin
Acquired after finishing 4th in the G1 Moyglare Sud Stakes in Ireland, Bubbles on Ice was shipped stateside and given some time to settle in. Making her three year old debut in the Memories of Silver Stakes at Aqueduct, Bubbles on Ice made a last to first move around the turn and into the stretch to win, picking up her first stakes victory.
Owner: Glen Hill Farm, Madaket Stables and Cheyenne Stables
Private purchase Tobys Heart made her first start for Gary Barber a winning one, taking the Limestone Turf Sprint at Keeneland.
Owner: Gary Barber, Terry Hamilton and Brian Lynch
Privately purchased in the spring of 2021, I Get It paid immediate dividends for new owner Gary Barber when winning the Sanibel Island at Gulfstream Park on the Florida Derby undercard.
Owner: Gary Barber
Privately purchased in December of 2020, Excellent Timing made his first start for his new owners a winning one, taking the Damon Runyon Stakes at Aqueduct by an easy 6 3/4 lengths.
Owner: Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables and Wonder Stables
Privately purchased and syndicated in the summer of 2019, Hello Beautiful would record two stakes wins to finish her 2-year-old campaign while also posting a 95 Beyer Speed Figure, the fastest of any 2-year-old filly in 2019. At three, Hello Beautiful added a couple of more stakes victories to her name including blowout wins in the Maryland Million Distaff against older fillies and mares before finishing out her year with a win in the Safely Kept against her fellow 3-year-old fillies.
Hello Beautiful began her four year old campaign in much the same way she ended her three year old campaign, with a stakes win in the What a Summer, marking her third consecutive stakes victory.
Owner: Madaket Stables, John Frasetto, K-mac Stables, Mark Parkinson, Dan Carroll, Eric Rebhan and Magic City Stable
Part of the first group of yearlings purchased by the partnership of SF/Starlight/Madaket, Authentic impressed on his debut to become a TDN Rising Star for trainer Bob Baffert. He then put himself on the derby trail with wins in the G3 Sham and G2 San Felipe. Before his start in the G1 Santa Anita Derby, Spendthrift acquired the breeding rights to Authentic upon his retirement with original owners Starlight and Madaket staying in on the colt to continue his racing career. Authentic ran 2nd in the G1 Santa Anita Derby to Honor A.P. before going gate to wire in the G1 Kentucky Derby. After finishing a close 2nd in the G1 Preakness, Authentic capped his season with another gate to wire score, this time in his first start against older horses in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic. Following that race, he was retired to Spendthrift Farm where he will begin his stud career in 2021. To cap his career, Authentic was named 2020 Horse of the Year in addition to earning the Eclipse Award for Champion Three Year Old.
Owner: Spendthrift Farm LLC, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables LLC and Golconda Stables
Part of the first group of yearlings purchased by the partnership of SF/Starlight/Madaket, Charlatan has been brilliant in his career thus far, recording three triple digit Beyer Speed Figures in four starts, including a 107 in his romp in the G1 Malibu at Santa Anita.
Owner: SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Stonestreet Stables, Fred Hertrich, III, John D. Fielding and Golconda Stables
Part of the first group of yearlings purchased by the partnership of SF/Starlight/Madaket, Eight Rings impressed on his debut to become a TDN Rising Star for trainer Bob Baffert. He then went on to become the partnership’s first Grade 1 winning juvenile after his win in the G1 American Pharoah. Before his start in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, it was announced that Coolmore acquired the breeding rights to Eight Rings upon his retirement.
Owner: SF, Starlight, Madaket, Hertrich, Fielding, Golconda, Magnier, Tabor, and Smith
Beginning his career in France, Al Shaqab Racing sent Mshawish to the States in 2014 under the management of BSW. Placed with top trainer Todd Pletcher, Mshawish exploded onto the scene, winning four Graded Stakes races including the G1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap and the G1 Donn Handicap on dirt. Mshawish retired with earnings of $2,421,351 and BSW brokered the stud deal with Taylor-Made Farms.
Owner: Al Shaqab
After winning four G1’s in France Al Shaqab Racing sent Ectot to America to join Todd Pletcher’s string. He upset Champion Flintshire in the G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park in his 3rd start in the U.S., a “Win and You’re In” race for the Breeders Cup.
Owner: Al Shaqab Racing
While Bradley was COO of Team Valor, Animal Kingdom won the worlds richest race, the 10 Million Dollar Dubai World Cup. This followed up his three-year-old Champion year where he won the 2013 Kentucky Derby. Bradley was heavily involved in syndicating Animal Kingdom for an eight figure sum to Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Maktoum and Arrowfield Stud.
Owner: Team Valor International
Originally purchased as a yearling then an interest was brokered privately to Mike Moreno in April 2012, Bodemeister ran 2nd in the G1 Kentucky Derby. He went onto run 2nd again to Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another in the G1 Preakness Stakes by a short head. He retired to stud in 2012, syndicated to WinStar Farm and covered over 150 mares per year in his first four seasons at stud for a fee of $30,000.
Owner: Zayat Stables and Mike Moreno
Spielberg captured his first graded stakes success in the G2 Los Alamitos Futurity to end his two year old season, putting him in 4th on the leaderboard on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. This graded stakes win comes after on the board finishes in both the G1 Del Mar Futurity as well as the G1 American Pharoah.
Owner: SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Golconda Stables, Siena Farm, and Robert Masterson
Purchased by The Elkstone Group (Stuart Grant) from the 2017 Fasig-Tipton July Sale for $75,000, Social Paranoia has established himself as one of the top turf horses in his division. Capping off his 2-year-old season with a 3rd in the G3 Pilgrim at Belmont, Social Paranoia kicked off his sophomore season on a high note with a dominant MdSpWt win from which he went on to be 3rd in the G2 American Turf, 3rd in the G3 Pennine Ridge, 2nd in the G1 Belmont Derby and won the $500,000 Dueling Grounds Derby at Kentucky Downs. In 2020, he went on to win the G3 Appleton Stakes and G3 Poker Stakes.
Owner: The Elkstone Group, LLC
Mated by BSW Bloodstock on behalf of owner Bobby Flay from the last crop of A.P. Indy, America was a very talented racehorse for Flay. She won the G3 Turnback The Alarm Handicap impressively in 2015 and retired a multiple G1 placed horse in 2016 to join Flay’s top class broodmare band. Her first foal, a colt by Curlin, sold for $1,500,000 at the 2019 Saratoga Select Yearling Sale.
Owner: Bobby Flay
Head of Plains Partners’ homebred Fluffy Socks was a revelation at two, taking three of her five starts including wins in the G3 Jimmy Durante at Del Mar and the Selima at Pimlico on Preakness day.
Owner: Head of Plains Partners
After beginning her career 3 for 6, Getridofwhatailesu took her first stakes win in her five year old debut at Oaklawn Park, going last to first in the Pippin Stakes for Stuart Grant’s The Elkstone Group. She followed up her Pippin effort with a strong 3rd place finish in the G2 Azeri where she earned a career best 96 Beyer Speed Figure.
Owner: The Elkstone Group, LLC
Winfromwithin, managed on behalf of Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister, notched his first stakes victory in the Columbia Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs, setting a stakes record in the process with a final time of 1:33.23 for the mile on the turf.
Owner: Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister