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  • LOST MY SOCK by TOURIST takes salty Colonial allowance
    07/19/2024

    LOST MY SOCK won her first race at Aqueduct almost 2 years ago but has been on the board in most of the 18 starts. Today she sprinted to her 2nd win on the outer turf course at Colonial Downs. She raced first in the second flight then swung wide and surged late for the victory. The 5-year-old mare is trained by Derek S. Ryan for owner Bonnie Rye Stable.
    Breeder: Don Alberto Corporation

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    18 2 2 3 $182,258

  • SWEET TRAVELS by TOURIST graduates at Colonial
    07/19/2024

    SWEET TRAVELS tried  Laurel and Gulfstream but waited to break his maiden going a mile on the inner turf course at Colonial Downs, He was at the back of the field early then found racing room and surged late to win by a length, SWEET TRAVELS is owned by Marie F. Trombetta and trained by Michael  Trombetta. 
    Breeder: Maccabee Farm


  • JAXIMUS by AL KHALI graduates MSW for the Englehart family
    07/16/2024

    JAXIMUS  is a "family horse" trained by Chris J. Englehart for owner/breeder Sheila J. Englehart. Sprinting at Finger Lakes, he spurted from the gate and wired the field to win by 2 1/2.
     


  • Mind Control's 'Resilience And Soundness' Drives Popularity
    07/13/2024

    Courtesy of the Paulick Report
    Stallion Spotlight offers stud farm representatives a chance to address breeders and answer questions as they plan their future matings.

    In this edition, Michael Lischin and Bill Leak of Irish Hill and Dutchess Views Stallions in Stillwater, N.Y., discuss Mind Control, a Grade 1-winning son of Stay Thirsty who recently completed his second season at stud.


  • HEAVENLY RICH by SLUMBER(GB) wins 2nd in a row in a romp
    07/11/2024

    A true homebred, HEAVENLY RICH is trained by Donna Riley for herself and co-owners Carter Riley and John Cole. She was bred by Donna & Carter Riley. Last out she won and broke her maiden  won by 3 3/4 going away. She liked the winner's circle so much, she made it 2 in a row and won again going away by 4 3/4 despite the jock losing his stick. In her first allowance condition, she raced 1 1/16 on the dirt at Horseshe Indianapolis,


  • PARTNER TOURS by TOURIST wins race #2
    07/10/2024

    PARTNER TOURS graduated on the all-weather track and Gulfstream and likes it at Presque Isle Downs too.He went right to the lad well rated going 1 1/16 and the opend up in the stretch to win by 3, He is now trined by  John Fennessy for owner Clair Walker. Breeder: H Barbazon Racing & Bloodstock, and is trained by Kathleen O'Connell.


  • MARVELOUS MAUDE, by SLUMBER(GB) adds a stakes placing in the Port Washington Stakes
    07/08/2024

    MARVELOUS MAUDE, came off a win in the Mount Vernon Stakes last spring and a long break before runnung 3rd in the Plenty of Grace Stakes at Aqueduct in her first start back in 2024. Today she repeated the show position but this time in the Port Washington Stakes at Belmont at the Big A, This "marvelous" mare has only been off the board one time in 14 starts.
    O-Michael J. Dubb, The Elkstone Group, LLC & Michael J. Caruso; B-Beechwood Bruckner LLC (NY); T-Chad Brown

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    14 5 3 4 $407,500

  • OWEN'S TOUR GUIDE by TOURIST now G3 placed!
    07/07/2024

    Racing 6 1/2 furlongs in Hendrie Stakes (Gr. 3) on the all-weather surface at Woodbine, OWEN'S TOUR GUIDE went right to the lead early, but just got nipped by a closer and had to settle for the place. Still she is now graded stakes placed!.   The 6 year old mare is trained by W. V. Armata for Tequesta Racing Inc. She was bred by Joey Gee Thoroughbreds. 

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    34 6 3 6 $334,586

  • DON'T LET ME DOWN by TOURIST takes allowance at Century Mile
    07/06/2024

    DN'T LET ME DOWN  has  moved from Gulfstream to Century Park and the change suits him! Racing a mile he settled off the pace then moved wide to clear the field for a narrow win. He is traind by rainer: Gonzalo Anderson for owner Ralh Brock.
    Breeder: Equus Farm


  • HALLOWEEN by TOURIST victorious in Belterra Allowance
    06/27/2024

    HALLOWEEN raced 6 1/2 furlongs to a win at Belterra in Allowance company. He secured  spot by the rail initially and then swung out to clear and won by 2 lengths. He is now trained by Jamie L. Grubbs for owner Rebecca Moore.
    Breeder: Gary Barber


  • GO GET THE BAG by TOURIST graduates at Finger Lakes
    06/25/2024

    GO GET THE BAG has actually never been off the board in his 8 prior starts seeking his first win, but today racing 5 1/2 furlongs at Finger Lakes, he got it. Despite being jostled at the start. he drew off to win by over 6 lengths. He is trained by his owner Paul W. Barrow
    Breeder: Laurel Least & Gabriel McDonough.


  • TOURIST gets a stakes placed horse and an allowance winner
    06/23/2024

    Last out stakes winner and multiple stakes placed SPELLCAST added more black type winning the Best of Ohio Green Carpet Stakes at Belterra. Today he added more black type running 3rd in the Daniel Stearns Cleveland Gold Cup S going 1 1/8 at Thistledown on Onio Derby Day He is co-owned and trained by Timothy E. Hamm and is a homebred for Blazing Meadows Farm LLC & WinStar Farm.

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    7 3 2 1 $166,470
     

    On the same day at Canterbury TOUR QUEEN raced a mile  TOUR QUEEN has won 50% f her starts.  She is trained by Ty J Garret  for owner/breeders Jason Hall, Stephen Baker and David Branch.

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    9 3 2 1 $74,680

  • TOERIS by TOURIST wins AOC at Woodbine
    06/21/2024

    Stakes placed TOERIS found the lead by the half mile post racing 6 1/2 furlongs on the all-weather surface at Woodbine to hold on and win by a nose . She is owned and was bred by Team Valor International & Gary Barber and is trained by Mark E. Cass

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    17 3 2 4 $166,430

  • KHALI MAGIC by Al KHALI wins 2nd in a row = total 10 wins
    06/21/2024

    KHALI MAGIC, now a 6-year-old romped again in a mile AOC at Belmont at the Big A for her 10th win in wire to wire fashion. This mare has taken several owners/trainers to the winner's circle and she was claimed again. We wish her new barn the best of luck.  KHALI MAGIC  is a  Wachtel Stable homebred.

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    35 10 8 5 $581,068

  • JAYLA by TOURIST gradates at Finger Lakes going away
    06/18/2024

    JAYLA has been trying for awhile to graduate from the maiden ranks, but when she did, it was with a vengeance! She pressed the pace going a mile and seventy at Finger Lakes and won wrapped up by over 7 lengths, She is trained by Ralph D'Alessandro
    for owner Gumpster Stable LLC.
    Breeder: Everything's Cricket Racing


  • HEAVENLY RICH by SLUMBER (GB) graduates at Horseshoe Indianpolis
    06/12/2024

    A true homebred, HEAVENLY RICH is trained by Donna Riley for herself and co-owners Carter Riley and John Cole. She was bred by Donna & Carter Riley. Second last out. Indiana Bred  HEAVENLY RICH raced a mile and 1/16 on the turf at Horseshoew Indianapolis to graduation. She stalked the pace inside, then swung out and won by 3 3/4 going away.


  • CLASSIC EXPRESS by TOURIST graduates MSW
    06/11/2024

    Indiana Bred CLASSIC EXPRESS raced a mile on the turf at Horseshoe Indianapolis to break his maiden in a MSW. He stalked the pace in 2nd and cleared to win by 2 1/2. He is trained by George Leonard, III for  owner/breeder L. T. B., Inc. and Hillerich Racing, Inc.
     


  • TOURST BUSY WITH STAKES ACTIVITY at BELTERRA
    06/09/2024

    Stakes winner and multiple stakes placed SPELLCAST added more black type twinning the Best of Ohio Green Carpet Stakes at Belterra. Lat out he was 2nd in the Daryl E. Parker Memorial Tall Stack Stakes also at Belterra. Last year her was 2nd in the Best of Ohio Cleveland Kindergarten Stakes. He is co-owned and trained by Timothy E. Hamm and s a homebred for Blazing Meadows Farm LLC & WinStar Farm,
    LLC. 
    BRILLIANT JOURNEY 2nd in the Best of Ohio Sydney Gendelman S.O–Enjoy The Ride Stable. LLC and Dalton, Kenneth W., B–Blazing Meadows Farm, LLC & WinStar Farm, LLC (OH), T–Larry E. Smith, Lifetime:$230,586
    LAUGH A LOT followed him in 3rd  O–Maccabee Farm LLC, B–Maccabee Farm (OH), T–Thomas Drury, Jr. Lifetime $51,560




  • 06/09/2024

  • TIZ TACT TOE by TOURIST wins his 4th
    06/06/2024

    TIZ TACT TOE settled mid-pack then moved into position and drew clear late to win by 3 1/2 lengths - his 4th win. His race was at a mileon the all-weather surface at Presque Isle. He is now trained by Eduardo E. Rojas for Sajor Stable. 
    Bred by Don Alberto Corporation. Lifetime: $78,145.


  • FOREIGN TOURIST by TOURIST wins her 2nd in a row
    06/04/2024

    Patrick Mouton trainee FOREIGN TOURIST breaks her maiden racing a mile and seventy at Louisiana Downs in early May. She liked the winner's circle so well, that she won back today. She raced a mile on the dirt in an off the turf race also at Louisiana Downs, pressing the pace and then clearing to win bu a length, The 3-year-old filly is owned by Narcizo Reyes Velasquez.
    Breeder: Don Alberto Corporation


  • DON'T LET ME DOWN by TOURIST wins his 3rd
    06/01/2024

    DON'T LET ME DOWN traveled far north to Century Park to add his 3rd win. He shifted outside early and won on the far outside by 1 1/2 lengths racing 6 furlongs on the dirt in a starter allowance.  He is trained by Gonzalo Anderson for owner Ralph Brock. The breeder of record is Equus Farm.


  • ORLEANS TOURIST by TOURIST quikly wins his 1st allowance condition
    05/31/2024

    ORLEANS TOURIST sprinted to graduate in a MSW at Evangeline in his 2nd start. He raced back in allowance company in early May and was third. Today racing a mile also at Evangeline Downs he again went right to the lead and stayed there to win by 1 1/2 lengths.  He is owned by his breeder,  Danny M. Brown, and is trained by  Merlin Marechal.


  • KING KHALI by AL KHALI wins MSW
    05/30/2024

    Making his 3rd start acing 6 furlongs at  Finger Lakes, KHALI KING contested the lead from the outset, gained it early and went on to graduate by 1/2 a length. He is a homebred for Wachtel Stable and is trained by Chris J. Englehart.
     


  • C`MON MAN by TOURIST wins at Santa Anita
    05/28/2024

    C`MON MAN raced 6 fulongs on the dirt at Santa Anita to to win by 1/2 a length. He was off slow, got bumped and still rallied for the vidvotu. He was claimed out of his winning effort and we wish his new connections the best of racing luc
    B-WinStar;

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    25 5 2 2 $134,950
     

  • OWEN'S TOUR GUIDE by TOURIST wins her 6th in a Woodbine AOC
    05/26/2024

    Racing 6 1/2 furlongs in an AOC on the all-weather surface at Woodbine, OWEN'S TOUR GUIDE went right to the lead early, rated perfectly and won  by 5 3/4  lengths for her 6th victory.   The 6 year old mare is trained by W. V. Armata for Tequesta Racing Inc. She was bred by Joey Gee Thoroughbreds. 

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    33 6 2 6 $310,837

  • MIAMI TWOFER FIRST WINNER FOR SIRE DISCO PARTNER
    05/23/2024

    Sprinting 5 1/2 at FINGER LAKES, MIAMI TWOFER vied for the lead, shook loose and then had to duel to the wire for the win by a head. She was claimed out of her winning race and we wish her new connections the best of racing luck,
    Breeder: Moongate Racing LLC . CLICK HEADLINES TO READ MORE


  • WAR TOURIST by TOURIST wins his 3rd in a row
    05/22/2024

    Racing 7 1/2 furlongs at Louisiana Downs, WAR TOURIST settled early and then bid, dueled and won by 1/2 a  length - his 4th win and his 3rdnd in a row. He is trained by co-owner Justin Jeansonne  for co-owner Mike Powers.
    Breeder: Cloyce C. Clark, Jr.


  • Fluffy Socks by Slumber(GB) Overcomes Slow Pace in Gallorette Victory
    05/19/2024

    Millionaire Fluffy Socks  picked up her fourth graded victory May 18 as she pulled away from a small field in the $99,000 Gallorette Stakes (G3T) at Pimlico Race Course. CLICK HEADLINES TO READ MORE


  • PISTOL OR SHOTGUN by TOURIST wins at Delaware Park
    05/16/2024

    PISTOL OR SHOTGUN has been gone from Delaware Park since breaking his maiden and racing in the Midwest.  In his first race back at his home track he won, He pressed the pace and then drew off to win by 1 3/4 going 6 furlongs on the dirt He is owned and trained by  Chelsey E Moysey.
    Breeder: Don Alberto Corporation


  • TOUR THE CITY by TOURIST sails to an easy MSW win at Woodbine
    05/13/2024

    Racing 7 furlongs on the all-weather track at Woodbine, TOUR THE CITY waited then swung 5 wide to cruise to an easy victory by 1 1/4 lengths. He is a homebred for Gary Barber and is trained by Mark Casse,

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    7 1 1 1 $56,078

     


  • KHALI MAGIC by AL KHALI ,wins her 9th and tops 1/2 a million
    05/13/2024

    KHALI MAGIC, now a 6-year-old romped again in a mile AOC at Belmont at the Big A for her 9th win.  She won by 4 lengths. This mare has taken several owners/trainers to the winner's circle and she was claimed again. We wish her new barn the best of luck.  KHALI MAGIC  is a  Wachtel Stable homebred

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    34 9 8 5 $534,318

  • TOURIST: 1 stakes palcing and 1 salty NY allowance winner
    05/11/2024

    Stakes winner and multiple stakes placed SPELLCAST added more black type running 2nd in the Daryl E. Parker Memorial Tall Stack Stakes at Belterra. He set the pace inside and battled through the stretch but had to settle for the place. He is co-owned and trained by Timothy E. Hamm and s a homebred for Blazing Meadows Farm LLC & WinStar Farm, LLC. 

    At Belmont at the Big A, FACTUALLY CORRECT won by 3 lengths racing 6 furlongs in a muddy off the turf and salty AOC .  He is trained by part-owner Rudy R. Rodriguez for owners Robert Cotrone, Michael Imperio, Andrew Gurdon, Gabrielle Farm, Matthew  Mercurio, and Vincent Scuderi. Breeder: Thorostock, LLC. He is a good example of NY Bred earnings while hitting the board.

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    18 5 3 4 $329,475

  • FOREIGN TOURIST by TOURIST graduates
    05/09/2024

    Patrick Mouton trainee FOREIGN TOURIST breaks her maiden racing a mile and seventy at Louisiana Downs. She pressed the pace from the outside and gradually gained the lead to win by 1 3/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly is owned by Narcizo Reyes Velasquez.
    Breeder: Don Alberto Corporation




  • 04/28/2024

  • KATIE'S A LADY by TOURIST wins her 7th
    04/25/2024

    KATIE'S A  LADY is now trained by Kathleen O'Connell for Double D Stable, LLC. She has been on the board consistently since her allowance win at Monmouth last spring. Today in a starter allowance at Tampa Bay. she led every step of the way to win by 3 going 1 1/16 on the turf.
    Breeder: Don Alberto Corporation.

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    22 7 4 1 $153,315

  • MARVELOUS MAUDE by SLUMBER (GB) 3rd in the Plenty of Grace S
    04/23/2024

    MARVELOUS MAUDE, came off a win in the Mount Vernon Stakes last spring and a long break to be 3rd in the Plenty of Grace Stakes at Aqueduct in her first start back in 2024. This "marvelous" mare has only been off the board one time in 13 starts.
    O-Michael J. Dubb, The Elkstone Group, LLC & Michael J. Caruso; B-Beechwood Bruckner LLC (NY); T-Chad Brown

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    13 5 3 3 $392,500

  • ORLEANS TOURIST by TOURIST graduates at Evangeline
    04/13/2024

    ORLEANS TOURIST sprinted to graduate in a MSW at Evangeline. He vied for the lead out of the gate, got to the front  and went on to win by 2 3/4. He is owned by his breeder and is trained by  Merlin Marechal.
     




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  • 6 yr old ON A TOUR by TOURIST won her 9th race!
    03/22/2024

    Racing a 1 1/16th on the all-weather track at Turfway Park, ON A TOUR settled inside and then ran onto traffic as she began to make her move. She split horses and cleared determinedly for the win by 1 3/4.

    The 6-year-old mare was claimed out of her winning race and we wish the best for her new connections.

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    39 9 6 10 $150,185

  • FLUFFY SOCKS by SLUMBER (GB) 3rd in the G2 Hillborough S
    03/10/2024

    Multiple Graded stakes winner and millionaire, FLUFFY SOCKS is a homebred and a family favorite for Sol Kumin and  Head of the Plains. She is trained by Chad Brown.  This spring she won the G2 Churchill Distaff Mile Stakes and was 2nd in  Ballston Spa G2 missing by a head. thn 3rd in  the Athenia Stake at Belmont at the Big A. Sent to the west coast for the Matriarch G1, she was nipped by her stablemate for the win but still added G1 black type. Getting started in 2024, she added G2 black-type in the HILLSBOROUGH S at Tampa Bay. She chased then rallied but had to settle for 3rd

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    24 5 9 4 $1,196,080
     

  • WAR TOURIST by TOURIST wins at the Fair Grounds
    03/10/2024

    Racinig 6 furlongs at the Fair Grounds, WAR TOURIST tracked in 4th then swung out to challenge and won by 2 3/4 lengths - his 2nd win. He is trained by co-owner Justin Jeansonne  for co-owner Mike Powers.


  • FACTUALLY CORRECT by TOURIST takes Aqueduct AOC - earnings over 1/4 million
    03/03/2024

    FACTUALLY CORRECT wired the field to win another AOC racing 7 furlongs  at the Big A.  He is trained by part-owner Rudy R. Rodriguez for owners Robert Cotrone, Michael Imperio, Andrew Gurdon, Gabrielle Farm, Matthew  Mercurio, and Vincent Scuderi. Breeder: Thorostock, LLC. He is a good example of NY Bred earnings while hitting the board..Lifetime:

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    16 4 3 4 $270,015
     

  • AMERICN PEACHES by TOURIST graduates at Tampa 1st our first out
    02/29/2024

    AMERICN PEACHES raced a mile on the turf at Tampa to a wire to wire graduation. She was challenged briefly in the stretch but kicked clear to win by 1 3/4 lengths,. She is trained by Mario Roberto Lopez for Robert Taylor, III.Breeder: Derek Brown


  • KHALI MAGIC, by AL KHALI wins her 8th - an AOC at Aqueduct
    01/29/2024

    KHALI MAGIC, now a 6-year-old wired the field to romp in a mile AOC at Aqueduct for her 8th win - and 2nd win n a row. She won geared down by almost 10 lengths. This mare has taken several owners/trainers to the winner's circle and she was claimed again out of this race. We wish her new barn the best of luck.  KHALI MAGIC  is a  Wachtel Stable homebred

    Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
    32 8 8 4 $478,688

  • Lere Visagie elected Secretary Treasurer of the NYTB
    01/21/2024

    The Board of Directors of New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc. (NYTB) held its first meeting of 2024 on Friday, Jan. 19. The newly seated board elected Lere Visagie, owner of Rockridge Stud, to serve as Secretary-Treasurer.


  • First Reported Foal for Stallion Mind Control
    01/06/2024

    The first foal for multiple Grade 1 winner and popular second-year New York-based stallion Mind Control was believed to be born Thursday at Irish Hill Farm in Stillwater, N.Y. CLICK HEADLINES TO READ MORE

     


  • TOUR QUEEN wires the field for an easy allowance win
    01/02/2024

    Making her first start, TOUR QUEEN raced 6 furlongs on the all-weather track at Golden Gate to a wire-to-wire graduation. Racing back in the Pike Place Dancer Stakes, she was 4th. Her next start in the Golden Gate Debutante Stakes did not go well, but today in allowance company at Golden Gate, she was sent to the lead and held it easily for the win. TOUR QUEEN has won 50% f her starts.  She is trained by  O. J. Jauregui for owner/breeders Jason Hall, Stephen Baker and David Branch.


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