Made Up by Bluegrass Cat wins at PARX and Big Bazinga a willing 4th in the Bluegrass G1 04/13/2014 Made Up won again at PARX and pushed her earnings over $230,000. She is owned E and G Stable and was bred by Nardelli, Markcrow, Lander & Clarke & Hundley. She spurted clear along the rail to win by 3 1/2.
At Keeneland graded stakes placed Big Bazinga was a willing 4th in the Bluegrass G1 after a slow start.
Horatio by Posse gets the job done at Aqueduct 04/12/2014 Hoartio has been knocking on the door long enough to have earned over $88,000, but today was his day. He went off the favorite, made the lead and held it without trouble to break his maiden. He is owned by Pasquale Hudson and was bred by Dr. Jerry Bilinski and Jennifer Contessa.
Blue Ballerina wins at Aqueduct 04/07/2014 Blue Ballerina slipped slightly at the break but recovered,was asked and went right to the lead and stayed there. She is owned by Blooming Graciously Stable and Ourbestpal Stable, LLC and was bred by WinStar Farm, LLC.
E B RYDER stakes placed and 2 additional winners for Bluegrass Cat 04/06/2014
SW E B RYDER, winner of the Frances Genter S, was second in the Pleasant Acres Stallions Distaff Turf at Tampa Bay. She fanned wide but was impeded close to the wire and placed second. She has earned over $209,000 for her connections owner Miller Racing and breeder Farnsworth Stables LLC.
On the same day Bluegrass Genius broke her maiden easily by over 4 lengths in a MSW at Calder for owner Regina Racing Inc and breeder International Equities Holding Inc. Also a winner in Florida was I Cat owned by James O'Connor & Kathleen O'Connell and bred by Mark Raney. He won at Tampa.
Posse gets two winners 04/06/2014 Upward won at Aqueduct pushing his earnings over $100,000 and Dusterino won at Penn National. His earnings stand over $167,000.
Buttercup Bay by Bluegrass Cat wins MSW at Tampa 04/04/2014 Buttercup Bay rated close behind the leaders and then came on and shook clear to win in her third start. She is owned by LW XXI, LLC and bred by Casner Racing, LP.
Rodinia by Bluegrass Cat wires the field again 04/01/2014 Rodinia went right to the lead and rated and then held on well to win. She pushed her earnings just under $200,000 with her 5th win.
Possessivevibration romps at Aqueduct 03/28/2014 POSSETIVEVIBRATION (f, 3, Posse -Uno Dos, by Two
Punch) was let out a notch and romped by 5 in the third at Aqueduct. She has earned $77,720 for her connections owners Three Aces Stable LLC & Joseph Aquilino and breeders Bona Venture
Stables LLC (NY).
Flying Posse scores in an allowance going a flat mile 03/25/2014 FLYING POSSE was true to his name and wired the field going a mile in allowance company at Mountaineer. He has 37 lifetime starts with 9 wins, 10 seconds and 7 thirds and he has earned $219,120 for his owners Billy, Dona and Justin Hays. Imagine if he were a NY bred?
Celtic Katie second in the Conniver and a MSW at Penn National for Posse 03/23/2014
Multiple stakes placed Celtic Katie tracked 3 wide and held on for second in the Conniver S at Laurel. She is owned by Lewis Family Racing Stable and was bred by her owner. She has earned $153,685 for her connections.
At Penn National Riot Squad made his third start the charm by wiring the field and breaking his maiden in a MSW for owner/breeder Thomas McClay.
Bluegrass Cats busy adding blacktype 03/23/2014
SW PERCUSSION by Bluegrass Cat ran third in the G3- Excelsior S at Aqueduct. He is a Todd Pletcher trainee owned by Gary Barber and bred by B. P. Walden & Bluegrass Farm Partners. He is closing in on $500,000 in earnings. Multiple stakes placed Nicklas Way added more black type to his resume running a strong second in the Challenger Stakes at Tampa Bay. He is owned by the Lothenbach Stables and was bred by D. H. Niall & M. L. Niall. He has earned almost $150,000 for his his connections. Bluegrass Cat also had a winner in Winning Deal at PARX.
Rodinia wires the field at Aqueduct and Everydoghashisday wins too 03/17/2014 RODINIA went right to the lead and stayed there to capture a race at Aqueduct by 5 lengths. She notched her 4th win and pushed her earnings to $171,874. She is owned by her trainer Rudy Rodriguez and Andrew Gurdon and was bred by Oakbluff Stable.
Also at Aqueduct EVERYDOGHASHISDAY rallied on the inside to win in a dead heat. He is owned by Wilfred Johnson and was bred by Berkshire Stud.
Posse is sizzling ...3 winners today! 03/14/2014 Stakes placed Geaux Mets annihilated the field in an allowance race at Aqueduct winning by 6 1/4 lengths and upping his coffer to $114,500. He has 3 wins and a 3rd from 7 starts. Also at Aqueduct, Upward wired the field by 7 lengths for his connections owner Midwest Thoroughbreds and breeders Colts Neck Stables, LLC and Weisbord & Etkin. At Turfway, 8 year old mare Cha Ching Jackpot won for the 7th time in her career. She is owned by the Lou Dunn Diekemper Trust and was bred by Lou Bates.
Posse colt brings $120,000 at OBS 03/12/2014 Hip 318 C Posse x Pegasus Sea picked out by Patrice Miller EQB, Inc., Agent for Joe DiRico for 120,000. The colt worked in 10 flat. Once a horse is on its short list, EQB uses gait analysis, heart measuring and other means of selection for its clients. That he was chosen is a plus for this Posse colt.
Possetivevibration wins in a hand ride at Aqueduct 03/14/2014 Possetivevibration, f 3 (Posse - Uno Dos, by Two Punch)broke her maiden at the end of 2013 and ran back to win quite easily at Aqueduct. She has earned close to $50,000 for her owners Three Aces Stable and trainer Joseph Aquillino.
Catbird Seat by Bluegrass Cat starts out the year with a win 03/10/2014 Catbird Seat closed out 2013 breaking his maiden in a MSW at Tampa Bay and he won his first start in 2014 winning in allowance company also at Tampa. He overcame an awkward start and a wide trip to make a steady gain and prevail. He is a homebred for G Watts Humphrey Jr.
APPREHENDER adds black type 03/09/2014 5 year old stakes winning Posse gelding APPREHENDER had to run wide to get up for third in the Hot Springs S at Oaklawn. Recently he made his first 2014 start count with a win in the King Cotton S at Oaklawn. This was the second time in a row for this stakes. He has earned $280,349 for his connections, owner Dream Farm,LLC and breeder Jayeff B.Stables. His lifetime record is an impressive 15: 6 3 2
Bluegrass Cat has a winner in Japan 03/05/2014
Rocket Dash, c, 4, Bluegrass Cat-Unfinished Dream,
by Silver Deputy won in Japan at Kokura. He has earned $178,218 for owner Carrot Farm. He was bred by Northwest Farms LLC.
Bluegrass Cat and Posse progeny earn blacktype 02/23/2014
Bluegrass Cat's son PERCUSSION earns more blacktype 02/23/2014SW PERCUSSION by Bluegrass Cat ran second by a neck in the Stymie H. at Aqueduct. He is a Todd Pletcher trainee owned by Gary Barber and bred by B. P. Walden & Bluegrass Farm Partners. He has earned over $467,000.
At Oaklawn, Posse's daughter Chortle garnered her first blacktype running second in the Spring Fever. She was nipped at the wire by a nose for the win. She was bred by Mr. & Mrs. Harvey L. Vanier who still own part of her. Trianed by Brian Williamson, she has earned close to $168,000.
Shortbread Scotty by Bluegrass Cat wins in allowance company 02/19/2014 Shortbread Scotty, f. 4 ( Bluegrass Cat - Very Special Lite, by Majestic Light) won an allowance race at Charles Town swinging wide and getting up in late stretch. The WinStar bred filly is owned by Premier Stables Unlimited. She has earned close to $120,000 for her connections.
Maiden Rprettyboyfloyd by Bluegrass Cat now graded stakes placed in the San Vicente Stakes - Gr. 2 02/20/2014 Three year old third time starter and maiden Rprettyboyfloyd ( Bluegrass Cat - El Bank Robber, by Eltish) ran a good third in the San Vicente Stakes - Gr. 2. He broke on the slow side and had to contend with traffic. He came wide and then split horses to get up for the show. He is owned by Karl Pergola and was bred by Jeff Amling and Bluegrass Farm Partners Best Racing.
SW APPREHENDER wins King Cotton S. for the second time 02/17/2014 5 year old Posse gelding APPREHENDER came back in 2014 with a win in the King Cotton S at Oaklawn. He won this race last year too going wire to wire. This year he angled five wide to put his head in fron in the stretch and keep it there. He has earned $270,349 for his connections, owner Dream Farm,LLC and breeder Jayeff B.Stables.
Stallion Show a Great Success 02/10/2014 Thank you to everyone who came out for our stallion show! We had a wonderful day
with great weather, fantastic food, beautiful stallions, and nearly 150 patrons!
Thank you to our caterer, The Cascades, for the wonderful food!
Congratulations to our 2014 season winners from the show:
Bluegrass Cat - Sharon Blanford
D' Funnybone - John Jayko
Giant Surprise - Edward Berecky
Pomeroy - Melissa Grimm
Posse - Ed Gregory
San Pablo - Patricia Ahlschwede
Soaring Empire - Douglas Wickman
Trinniberg - Michael McPolani
We look forward to working with everyone for the coming season.
Geaux Mets stakes placed at PARX 02/09/2014 NY Bred Geaux Mets added blacktyoe to his pedigree running third in the Christopher Elser Memorial S at PARX. He loomed large in the stretch, but had to settle for third.
He broke his maiden in November at Aqueduct and won there again the next month, He is owned by Gold Square, LLC, was bred by Catherine Flanagan and is trained by David Jacobson.
First foal for SOARING EMPIRE 02/09/2014
Soaring Empire (Empire Maker--Flying Passage, by A.P. Indy) sired his first foal when In Your Eyes (Vision and Verse) produced a colt on Jan. 24. The foal was bred by Dan Bearden.
Soaring Empire won the 2011 GIII Hal's Hope S.
Celtic Katie adds blacktype to her page 01/04/2014 Celtic Katie finished willingly inside horses to run second in the Nellie Morse Stakes at Laurel. She has earned $135,685 for owner the Lewis Family Racing Stable and has now added blacktype to her page. She was bred by Fred T. Lewis DVM abd is trained by Christopher W. Grove.
MSW LAURIE'S ROCKET on the board at Oaklawn 01/19/2014 Multiple Graded Stakes Placed and Multiple Stakes Winner 5 year old LAURIE'S ROCKET showed up on the board at Oaklawn in an allowance race. He has earned over half a million for his connections owner Willis D. Horton, breeder Gulf Coast Farm and trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Last year he won the Hot Springs Stakes and ran third in the True North Handicap - Gr. 2 at Belmont, the Maryland Sprint Handicap - Gr. 3 at Pimlico and the Churchill Downs Stakes - Gr. 2