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  • LUCKY TOWN by POSSE breaks his maiden at Belmont
    06/26/2016

    LUCKY TOWN, a three year old gelding owned by Lake Star Stable pressed the pace in second and then collared the leader to break his maiden going 7 furlongs on the turf at Belmont. He was bred by Patricia Calandro & Susan Georgas. LUCKY TOWN was an $85,000 2 year old purchase.


  • SAME KINDA CRAZY by POSSE graduates in a MSW at Belmont
    06/17/2016

    SAME KINDA CRAZY, a three year old filly owned by Michael Schrader and  Paul O'Neil scored in a MSW at Belmont going 7 furlongs on the turf. She pressed the pace, swung out 3 wide to take the lead and held off a late closer. She has earned over $52,000. The filly is trained by  Bruce R. Brown and was bred by Michael Schrader.


  • WE DID by POSSE graduates at Belmont
    06/16/2016

    WE DID, did it, breaking his maiden going 7 furlongs at Belmont. He traveled via the overland route but cleared the field and won by 2 lengths. He is owned by Ishak Noiman and was bred by Colts Neck Stable & Alan Goldberg. With a 2nd and a 3rd under his belt, he has earned over $31,000.


  • D'FUNNYTHING wins second in a row!
    06/16/2016

    D'FUNNYTHING sailed to a 14 length maiden win in his second start. Coming back in his first allowance condition at Finger Lakes, he made short shrift of that field too, winning by 5 1/2. He is owned by Happy Face Racing Stable, trained by  Michael S. Ferraro and was bred by Brendan Mullery. Watch for this one! 


  • HOT CAJUN SAUCE by POSSE sizzles to graduate
    06/10/2016

    3 year old filly, HOT CAJUN SAUCE, owned and bred by Sugar Maple Farm & H. Lewis Rapaport had no trouble breaking her maiden in a MSW at Finger Lakes. Despite being carried wide, the heavy favorite sailed to the wire by 4 1/2 lengths.




  • 06/07/2016

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    06/06/2016

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  • Posse 2 year old wires field at Monmouth first out
    06/04/2016

     

    PHONE MY POSSE, a two year old gelding out of a Phone Trick mare, dumped his jockey and got loose in the post parade, but was all business when it mattered. the NJ bred gelding sailed straight to the lead from his rail draw, and opened up daylight on The favorite along the bend. Seemingly in the sights of that rival as they straightened, Phone My Posse kept on finding, while The favorite exhibited serious greenness, and the Posse Forster hit the wire 1 3/4 lengths to the good. He is owned by Josrph & Gayle Ioia & his trainer Chuck Spina. He was bred by Bright View Farm (NJ).


  • Busy stakes day at Belmont for POSSE
    05/31/2016

    MSW ROYAL POSSE had to fan 6 wide but got up to be second in the Commentator S. He has not earned over $581,000 He is owned  by  Michael Dubb,,Bethlehem Stables LLC and Gary Aisquith and was bred by  Richard J. Troncone & Richard J. Troncone Jr. ROYAL POSSE was claimed in May of 2015 for $20,000 and has certainly rewarded his new connections.

    In the Mike Lee, Mind Your Biscuits, who has not been off the board in 7 starts, for  Jumping Jack Racing LLC, added more black type rallying late to get up for the place. He has earned over $128,000.

     


  • Multiple Stakes placed Apprehender by Posse adds black type and Pistol Posse graduates at Pimlico
    05/29/2016

    7 year old gelding Apprehender added to his earnings and his pedigree rallying to run second in the Ed Skinner Memorial Stakes at Prairie Meadows. He has an enviable lifetime record of 23 7-5-5 with earnings over $390,000. Apprehender is owned by  Dream Farm LLC and was bred by Jayeff B Stables.

    On the same day at Pimlico, 3 year old Pistol Posse broke his maiden by over 4 lengths sprinting 6 furlongs. He is a homebred for Louis C Carrico.  


  • BARONET by D'FUNNYBONE graduates by 6 wire to wire
    05/29/2016

    BARONET  shot to the lead and stayed there going 1 1/16 on the turf at Belmont to graduate for owners Dan and Michael Henning. He drew clear in hand. As he has 2 seconds already, he has earned $40,239. BARONET was bred by Paul Pompa and is trained by Gary Sciacca.
     


  • D'FUNNYTHING wires the field to win by 14 MSW
    05/27/2016

    D'FUNNYTHING, was third in his first start and figured out the game in a hurry. Sprinting 5 1/2 fulongs he zipped out of the gate and sailed off by himself to win by over 14 lengths. He is owned by Happy Face Racing Stable, trained by  Michael S. Ferraro and was bred by Brendan Mullery. Watch for this one! Without a doubt, his owners chose the right name for their racing stable.


  • BERNIE'S BEST by POSSE still winning
    05/23/2016

    BERNIE'S BEST liked the all weather surface at Presque Isle and split horses to get up for his 4th win. He has earned over $105,000 and has raced over many tracks. The 7 year old horse has raced over many tracks and done well for several owners, he is currently owned by Winterhawk Farm and trained by Kimberly DePasquale.
     


  • THERESA'S HONOR by POSSE wins 2nd race in 3 starts
    05/22/2016

    THERESA'S HONOR broke her maiden iat Delaware Park n her first out for owner Felix Susi LLC and trainerT Arthur F. Stauffer, Sr.She did not hit the board in her second start, but won easily in her third also at Delaware Parl. She was bred by Classic Thoroughbred.


  • FOXY POSSE wires the field to graduate at Belmont
    05/19/2016

    FOXY POSSE, a 4 year ol filly owned by  Chow Down Stables, Last Dollar Racing, Anthony Kost, and  Chris Province wired the field to break her maiden at Belmont. She was either pressured or dueled throughout but was game to the wire. FOXY POSSE was bred by 
     Dr. Michael A. Samotowka.


  • AUTUMN LEAF by Giant Surprise breaks her maiden with ease
    05/19/2016

    AUTUMN LEAF sailed to the wire to break her maiden at Finger Lakes in her second start. She won wire ti wire by over 3 lengths, She iw owned by Chauncey D. Cole III and was bred by Donna Lee Sammons.


  • POSSETANO PRINCE wires the field in an allowance race at Finger Lakes
    05/11/2016

    In his second start, POSSETANO PRINCE  was urged from the gate and graduated to win going 6 furlongs on the inner dirt track at Aqueduct, He was claimed out of that race, claimed again out of the next one and then claimed back by his original connections. Today wired the field to win an allowance race at Finger Lakes for his newest connection, his owner/breeder Avanti Stable.


  • LAUGH LOVE LIVE by D'Funnybone graduates at Finger Lakes,
    05/07/2016

    With 2 third place finishes already, the wonderfully named LAUGH LOVE LIVE was poised to break his maiden. He did not disappoint, scoring by a nose for his owners Brooklyn Boyz Stables He is trained by  Daniel H. Conway, Jr.and was bred by At the Post Stables


  • BORN TO BE MILD by POSSE scores by 5
    05/07/2016

    4 year old POSSE filly BORN TO BE MILD welcomed the 2016 Finger Lake season with a resounding win. She sailed to a 5 length victory for trainer Chris J. Englehart and owner The Elkstone Group LLC. 


  • ANIMAL POSSE scores at Belmont first time out
    05/05/2016

    4 year old gelding ANIMAL POSSE broke slightly inward and then cleared to make the lead through a quarter-mile in :22.66 going 6 furlongs at Belmont. He overcame a challenge  in the final furlong and held tough to score by a nose in his first start.He is a homebred for his co-breeder Hayward R. Pressman. Steve Rubell is also listed as breeder.

    On the same day, BOLD OVER won at Mountaineer by almost 6 lengths.


  • Full sisters by POSSE win allowance sprints at Gulfstream one right after the other!
    04/29/2016

     POSSE full sisters wear a path to the Gulfstream winner's circle: BRANDY'S GIRLa  homebred for Edwin T. Broome and also trained by him went straight to the front, raced a sizzling half-mile in :42.83 and prevailed by two lengths going 5 furlongs on the turf at Gulfstream . The winner is a full to POSSE DREAMIN, SW, $192,954, who captured a five-furlong allowance event over this course Wednesday. Lifetime Record: SW, 6-3-0-1, $113,690. 


  • SW POSSE DREAMWIN takes allowance at Gulfstream
    04/28/2016

    As a two year POSSE DREAMIN, owned, bred and trained by Edwin T Broome, earned black type winning the JERSEY JUVENILE S. going away.  He has not been off the board so far in 2016 as a 4 year old running at Gulfstream and won an allowance race this time out. He chased the pace in second and then cleared for the win. He has earned over $192.000.


  • GETHOT STAYHOT by POSSE wins at PARX
    04/26/2016

    4 year old filly GETHOT STAYHOT pressed the pace and the cleared to win by almost 4 lengths - her thrid win lifetime. She is owned by  Bran Jam Stable and David W.  Clark and was bred by Gerry Reid. GETHOT STAYHOT has earned $80,417.




  • 04/25/2016

  • IN THE FAIRWAY victor in another stakes
    04/24/2016

    Multiple stakes winner IN THE FAIRWAY added black type winning the Confucius Say Stakes at Charles Town for owner/breeder Coleswood Farm, Inc. The six year old bettered his third place finish in this same race a year ago. He came late with a rush for the win and drew off by 2 1/4 lengths.  He has bankrolled  $414,789. 


  • SOARING EMPIRE colt brings $110,000 at OBS Spring
    04/23/2016

    Hip 696a 2 YO colt by Soaring Empire out of D' Country consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent XIV was purchased by West Point Thoroughbreds for $110.000. The colt workd a strong 1/8th in 10 flat. See VIDEO 




  • 04/23/2016

  • A SHOT AWAY by POSSE wins AGAIN - earnings over 1/4 million
    04/23/2016

    Making her 75th start, A SHOT AWAY made it a winning one at Hawthorne - her 14th win lifetime with 20 seconds and 17 thirds and earnings of over $235,000! Talk about consistent! The 9 year old mare has worn a path to the winner's circle at Arlington and Hawthorne with Tampa Bay thrown in. She is owned by Dean E. Pantaleo, trained by Manny Perez and she was bred by Carson Springs Farm & Letto Thoroughbreds




  • 04/19/2016

  • GRIT by Posse wins again - 50% wins from starts
    04/17/2016

    Posse's  4 year old LA bred son, GRIT came late with a rush  to win an AOC at Eveangeline Downs and push his earnings over $100,000. GRIT has won 3 of six atarts. He is owned by  Double Dam Farm LLC and was bred in LA by Charles DeCou & Robert McDowell.




  • 04/10/2016

  • Mind Your Biscuits by Posse graduates at Aqueduct by over 7
    04/10/2016

    Aready stakes placed, the interestingly named Mind Your Biscuits splashed to break his maiden easily at Aqueduct for owner J Stables, M. Scott Summers, Hope  Summers and Daniel Summers. He won by over 7 lengths and is pushing $100,000 in earnings already. Mind Your Biscuits  was bred by Jumping Jack Racing LLC.




  • 04/09/2016

  • GOOD LAUGH by Posse had the last laugh - breaking her maiden at Aqueduct
    04/09/2016

    Three year old filly, GOOD LAUGH, is a family affair, owned by Clyde D. Rice, trained by Linda Rice and ridden by  Taylor B. Rice. She bid 4 wide and held for the win to break her maiden going 6 furlongs at Aqueduct. She had placed or held the show position in her prior 3 starts and has earned over $43,000.
     


  • ON TO TRENTON by Giant Surprise graduates at Aqueduct
    04/09/2016

    ON TO TRENTON, 2nd last out, had to duel to hold sway, but wired the field this time to break his maiden at Aqueduct in his third start. He is an Englehart "production" - owned and trained by Jeremiah C. Englehart and bred by Jesse Englehart.




  • 04/06/2016

  • MSW ROYAL POSSE takes stakes at Aqueduct
    04/03/2016

    Recent winner of the $200,000 Claiming Crown Jewel Stakes at Gulfstream Park, ROYAL POSSE nailed another stakes  win in a starter stakes at Aqueduct to up his earnings to  $541,245. He is owned  by  Michael Dubb,,Bethlehem Stables LLC and Gary Aisquith. He was bred by  Richard J. Troncone & Richard J. Troncone Jr. ROYAL POSSE was claimed in May of 2015 for $20,000 and has certainly rewarded his new connections.


  • Legal Precedent by Posse graduates at Laurel
    03/21/2016

    LEGAL PRECENT bobbled at the start but recovered fast and wired the field for the win at Laurel going seven furlongs on the dirt. He had been second in all 4 of his previous starts but now knows where to find the winner's circle. He is owned by Triple Tree Stable and was bred by Dr. & Mrs. A. Leonard Pineau.




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  • 03/04/2016

  • 2 winners for Posse
    02/28/2016

    MSW IN THE FAIRWAY, a six year old gelding,ranged up to clear the field and win an AOC at Charles Town going away for owner/breeder Coleswood Farm, Inc. It was his 11th win and he has bankrolled  $383,829. On the same day at Fonner Park a six year old mare LILY THE BEAR  won for her owners Jeffrey DeRudder and Sanda Sweere. Sandra Sweere is also her trainer.


  • GRIT by Posse takes allowance at the Fair Grounds
    02/27/2016

    Posse's  4 year old son, GRIT, overcame a bump at the break and a very wide trip to win an AOC at the Fair Grounds and push his earnings to a hair under $100,000. It was his 4th win. He is owned by  Double Dam Farm LLC and was bred in LA by Charles DeCou & Robert McDowell.




  • 02/25/2016



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  • 02/19/2016

  • Rahy's Bandit by Posse graduates at Aqueduct
    02/19/2016


    Rahy's Bandit raced wide, but continued strongly for the win in her third start lifetime. She had been second last out. She is owned by James H. Iselin and Carl Bennett and was bred by James H. Iselin. 




  • 02/12/2016

  • 2 winners for Posse
    02/12/2016


    Sweet Pursuit took a few tries but when she graduated at Aqueduct, she did so clearing the field by over 6 lengths. She is owned by M. McPoland, D., La Regina,  T. Macari, C Keister, C. and S  Delvecchio. She is trained by Joseph W. Mazza and was bred by Murdog Development.

     

     

    Heading south to Delta Downs, 6 year old mare, Lucky Fungo,  added another win and raised her earnings over $120,000. She is owned by End Zone Athletics Inc .




  • 02/07/2016

  • Posse had 3 winners
    02/06/2016

    Joey Cap won for Michael Dubb at Laurel, Deputize won for Nick Sanna Stables at Charles Town and finally Pozawan won for her owner/ trainer Terry Eoff at Sam Houston.


  • Take a Bite graduates at Aqueduct
    02/05/2016

    Second last out. 3 year old Take a Bite edged clear sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs to graduate at Aqueduct. He is a homebred for Lansdon B Robbins  and is trained by Michelle Nevin.


  • Stakes placed Taken by Surprise wins at Aqueduct
    02/05/2016

    Repole Stable's stakes placed filly Taken by Surprise, went off the favorite in a second condition $75,000 AOC, raced wide and cleared the field in the last 70 yards for the win. She is trained by Todd Pletcher and is closing on $90,000 in earnings.




  • 02/04/2016



  • 02/01/2016

  • Possetano Prince graduates at Aqueduct
    01/31/2016

    In his second start, Possetano Prince was urged from the gate on the inside and went on just off the rail to win going 6 furlongs on the inner dirt track, He was claimed out of the race, We wish his new connections the best.




  • 01/30/2016

  • ROCKRIDGE STUD WELCOMES WHITE FOAL BY HONORABLE DILLON
    01/28/2016

    2016 colt by Honorable Dillon out of Princesspatseattle (by Airdrie Apache)

     

    2016 colt by Honorable Dillon out of Princesspatseattle (by Airdrie Apache)

    Rockridge Stud announced Jan. 27 that the mare Princesspatseattle (Airdrie Apache – Finance, by Seattle Slew) has produced her second white foal.

    The colt, by first crop sire Honorable Dillon, was born Jan. 24.

    Bred by Rockridge Stud and Patricia Renzine's Hollywood Star Stable, he is the third foal out of Princesspatseattle. The mare also has a 2-year-old white colt by Bluegrass Cat, which currently is in training in New York.

    The mare resides at Rockridge Stud in Hudson, NY.

    Her first foal, a white 2yo colt by Bluegrass Cat, is currently in training in NY. 

     


  • Masterful Stride wins another at Turf Paradise
    01/24/2016

    NY Bred Masterful Stride migrated west and has been very successful for trainer Pedro Hernandez-Sandoval and owner H and E Ranch, Inc. with  2 wins and 2 thirds. Today he wired the field in allowance company going 6 furlongs and won by over 10 lengths.
     




  • 01/20/2016

  • ROYAL POSSE second in the Jazil + another winner on the card
    01/17/2016

    Winner last out of the $200,000 Claiming Crown Jewel Stakes Gulfstream Park, ROYAL POSSE returned to home base in NY to run second in the Jazil S. at Aqueduct for owners Dubb, Michael, Bethlehem Stables LLC and Gary Aisquith and breeders Richard J. Troncone & Richard J. Troncone Jr. ROYAL POSSE was claimed in May of 2015 for $20,000 and has certainly rewarded his new connections. 

    In the 5th race, Regal Minister went off the favorite and got the job done to bring his earnings to $162,825.  Claimed back in October by Drawing Away Stable, he has had a win and a second for his new connections.


  • Got Winged scores at Aqueduct
    01/10/2016

    The well named Posse colt, GOT WINGED was hustled out of the gate and gained the lead quickly and never looked back to garner his second win for trainer John T. Toscano, Jr. and owner Bran Jam Stable. He was bred by the Very Un Stable. GOT WINGED has earned $114,418 to date.




  • 01/08/2016

  • HONORABLE DILLON'S FIRST FOAL ARRIVES EARLY NEW YEAR'S DAY
    01/02/2016

    Happy Bird (Showing Up – Search the Church by by Holy Bull) had the honor of having Honorable Dillon's first foal in the early morning hours of Jan. 1. Bred by Lansdowne Thoroughbreds, the bay colt is the second foal out of Happy Bird, a winning mare out of the graded stakes-placed Search the Church.

    The mare and foal reside at Jerry Bilinski's Waldorf Farm.




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  • 01/01/2016

  • Rockridge Stud announces Stallion Show
    01/01/2016

    Rockridge Stud in Hudson, NY will have its annual stallion show and open house on Saturday, Jan.30th from 11 am – 2 pm. Buffet lunch will be served and drawings for free seasons to each of the farm’s eight stallions will be made at the show


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