IRONY OF REALITY wins her 4th for the Elkstone Group 05/22/2019
Elkstone homebred IRONY OF REALITY (Animal Kingdom) won still again - her fourth - this time going a mile on the all weather surface back at her home track, Presque Isle Downs. Her last win was on the turf at 1 1/16 at Tampa Bay. Off the favorite in allowance company she won by 3.4 of a length with mild urging. She is trained by Ron Potts.
CARRERA CAT wins her 3rd - in allowance company at Belmont 05/17/2019
Late in the fall of 2018, CARRERA CAT (Courageous Cat) won resoundingly with a wire to wire graduation by 4 lengths at Aqueduct racing 7 furlongs on the dirt. Once she had figured out the game she ran back to start the New Year with a bang and a win in her first allowance condition. Wiring the field again she skipped home by over 10 lengths! Today she annexed her 2 x condition in an off the turf sprint. She won by a neck, The 4-year-old filly is owned by Stone Bridge Farm and Very Un Stable and trained by John Morrison.
Lifetime Record: 10-3-2-2, $155,756.
GLORY STARS makes it 3 in a row 05/13/2019
Racing for new connections, GLORY STAR (Repent) on his 3rd race in a row taking an allowance race at Lone Star; He was claimed for $62,500 following his last winning race at Oaklawn. and has started to make good on his claim already.
Lifetime Record: 23-7-2-3, $304,280.
O-Keene Thoroughbreds LLC;
B-Dee-Ellen Cook (FL);
MISS LILY B wins her 2nd in a row 05/07/2019
A homebred for Ronald A Brown, MISS LILY B broke her maiden at the end of the 2018 Finger Lakes season and won again in her first allowance consdition at the start of the 2019 season. Sprinting 4 1 /2 furlongs she sailed out of the gate and won as she pleased by 3 1/2 lengths.
2 graded stakes placed horses for Custom Care - both on the KY DERBY card 05/05/2019
Graded Stakes placed CLYDE'S IMAGE (Get Stormy) ran third on the KY DERBY card in the G1- Old Forester Turf Classic S to add more graded black-type to his resume. Last month he almost got the win in the Maker's Mark G1. He missed by a neck in a very exciting race. CLYDE'S IMAGE was second in both the GIII Dania Beach S. and Kitten’s Joy S.in early 2017 but did not race for almost a year before re-emerging to take a Belmont allowance by a nose over yielding turf in the fall of 2018. . The 5year old gelding is owned by Sullimar Stable and trained by Thomas M. Bush. With a record of 9 3 3 1,he has earned over $294,000.
SOCIAL PARANOIA (Street Boss) ran third in the G2- American Turf Son the same KY DERBY card. SOCIAL PARANOIA was aleady G3 placed in the Pilgrim S. Sept. 29 at Belmont before breaking his maiden last out (by 8 lengths).Lifetime Record: GSP, 7-1-3-3, $152,700. He is owned by The Elkstone Group, LLC (Stuart Grant) and trained for them by Todd A. Pletcher.
GLORY STARS wins his 6th - earnings of over $287K 04/26/2019
Racing 6 furlongs in allowance company at Oaklawn, 5-year-old gelding GLORY STARS (Repent) swung wide and surged late to get up for the win by a neck. Trained by Robertino Diodoro, he is owned by M and M Racing (Mike Sisk). He has the enviable record of 22:6 - 2 - 3 and earnings of $287,540.
TOP LINE GROWTH wins 1st out easily by over 9 lengths 04/23/2019
Three year old Tapizar gelding TOP LINE GROWTH drew the rail in his first start, exploded out of the gate and never looked back winning in a romp by 9 1/2 lengths. He raced 1 1/16 on the dirt at Laurel. TOP LINE GROWTH is a homebred for the The Elkstone Group LLC and is trained by Kelly Rubley
MONAGHAN graduates at Aqueduct 04/15/2019
Making his third start, 3-year-old gelding MONAGHAN (Desert Party) graduated going 1 1/16 on the Aqueduct turf. He came thundering wide from way off the pace and won by 3 lengths. He was bred by Gerald A. Nielsen (NY) and is owned by Michael Boylan, Jr. MONAGHAN is trained by Michelle Nevin.
LADY JOAN wins her 6th - this time at Gulfstream 04/14/2019
SW LADY JOAN (Courageous Cat) garnered her first stakes win in a Stallion Series Stakes at Belmont as a 2-year-old. LADY JOAN is a homebred for Hilly Fields Stable and is trained by Philip M. Serpe.Lifetime Record: SW, 18-6-5-3, $403,930. Her half-sister GOODBYE BROCKLEY,(Cosmonaut) just won the NEW YORK STALLION SERIES S. at Saratoga for the same connections.
CLYDE'S IMAGE just misses in the Maker's Mark G1 at Keeneland 04/13/2019
Graded Stakes placed CLYDE'S IMAGE (Get Stormy) almost got the win in the Maker's Mark G1. He missed by a neck in a very exciting race. CLYDE'S IMAGE was second in both the GIII Dania Beach S. and Kitten’s Joy S.in early2017 but did not race for almost a year before re-emerging to take a Belmont allowance by a nose over yielding turf in the fall of 2018. . The 5 year old gelding is owned by Sullimar Stable and trained by Thomas M. Bush. With a record of 8 3 3 0,he has earned over $200,000.
GLORY STARS wins his 5th 04/07/2019
GLORY STARS (Repent) takes his 5th - this one an easy win going 6 furlongs at Oaklawn. He is now trained by Robertino Diodoro
and owned by M and M Racing (Mike Sisk), The 5-year-old gelding has earned $232,340,
NOT ABOUT THE NAIL wins the Belle Gallantey Stakes - her 3rd win in a rwo 03/31/2019
7-year-old mare NOT ABOUT THE NAIL is not done yet! She notched her 9th victory (her 3rd in a row) racing 7 furlongs at Aqueduct for her new connection and winning the Belle Gallantey Stakes by 7 lengths! The intriguingly named mare has a record of 44 9-4-7 and over $201,000 in earnings. Claimed out of her last race by trainer Edward R. Barker for owner Danny J. Chen, she has already paid for herself.
SOCIAL PARANOIA takes MSW at Gulfstream 03/31/2019
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$68,200, Msw, 3-30, 3yo, 1 1/16mT, 1:40.90, fm. SOCIAL PARANOIA (c, 3, Street Boss--Shutterbug, by Deputy Minister) had been knocking on the door all through his freshman season: second or third in four maiden special weights from May to August, from Gulfstream to Saratoga, from five furlongs to 1 1/16 miles, on the dirt and the turf. Entered in the GIII Pilgrim S. Sept. 29 at Belmont, he saw the same result--a solid third. Back here at even money to finally break that maiden after a six-month layoff, Social Paranoia left the gate smoothly and settled into fifth while parked three wide. Racing in tandem with two to his inside, the dark bay pounced on the leader entering the last turn with the two briefly dueling until Social Paranoia suddenly swallowed him up and ran away to win by eight commanding lengths. Bad Boy (Curlin) closed for second.
Sales History: $75,000 Ylg '17 FTKJUL.
Lifetime Record: GSP, 6-1-3-2, $115,900.
O-The Elkstone Group, LLC (Stuart Grant)
B-Mineola Farm II, LLC & Silent Grove Farm, LLC (KY)
T-Todd A. Pletcher.
CLOUD CHARMER graduates in a MSW by over 8 lengths at Tampa Baty 03/30/2019
Racing a mile and 40 yeards on the dirt at Tampa Bay, CLOUD CHARMER (Flatter) was briefly 2nd and then surged to the lead to win going away by almost 9 lengths. She is a homebred for Patricia Pavlish and is trained by Timothy E. Hamm.
CLYDE'S IMAGE victorious in allowance at Gulfstream 02/25/2019
Graded Stakes placed CLYDE'S IMAGE (Get Stormy) raced to an allowance victory at 1 1/16 on the Gulfstream turf . He was over eager early, then moved up through horses and finally rallied 4 wide once clear for the win. CLYDE'S IMAGE was second in both the GIII Dania Beach S. and Kitten’s Joy S.in early2017 but did not race for almost a year before re-emerging to take a Belmont allowance by a nose over yielding turf in the fall of 2018. Now he is back with win # 3. The 5 year old gelding is owned by Sullimar Stable and trained by Thomas M. Bush
Lifetime: 7 - 3 - 2 - 0 $142,500
RED GUM makes it 2 in a row 02/22/2019
Elkstone homebred RED GUM (Sky Mesa) graduated last out and liked the winner's circle so well he found it again in his next outing. He prompted the pace 4 wide and then moved out even further to clear the leader and blow by for a win by 6 1/4. He raced 1 1/16 on the dirt at Laurel. Record: 7 -2-2-1 $89,143.
8 year old EYE LUV LULU makes his 50th start a stakes placing in the Hollie Hughes 02/19/2019
The hard knocking stakes winner and graded stakes placed, EYE LUV LULU (Pollard's Vision)has earned over$829,000 for several sets of connections and today added still another stakes placing ( he has 12 stakes placings to his name) in the Hollie Hughes. He has been 2nd or 3rd in this race three times counting today, EYE LUV LULU is an 8-year-old gelding who loves to run! In January of this year he raced to an easy victory - his 11th - in allowance company at Aqueduct. He is now owned by Michael Dubb and trained by Jason Servis. He is the PERFECT NY Bred with his lifetime record of 50 11-11-.7.
HIGHER PURPOSE wires the field to graduate at Laurel 02/18/2019
Tacing 6 furlongs, HIGHER PURPOSE ( Warrior's Reward) wired the field and drew off as he wished to graduate at Laurel for owner Monica Williams and trainer Donnovan Haughton. He was bred by The Elkstone Group LLC
NOT ABOUT THE NAIL annexes her 8th win 02/10/2019
7-year-old mare NOT ABOUT THE NAIL is not done yet! She notched her 8th victory racing 7 furlongs at Aqueduct. and she was claimed out of her race. The intriguingly named mare has a record of 43 8-4-7 and over $156,000 in earnings. We wish her and her new connections the best.
IRONY OF REALITY scores again at Tampa Bay 02/07/2019
Elkstone homebred IRONY OF REALITY (Animal Kingdom) won still again her third - this time in on the turf at 1 1/16 at Tampa Bay. She just got her nose on the wire for the victory. The four-year-old filly broke her maiden in late summer at Presque Isle Downs and has been on the board in 4 of her 7-lifetime starts. She is trained by Ron Potts.
CARRIER LANDING graduates at the Fair Grounds 02/02/2019
CARRIER LANDING pressed the pace and then went on to graduation at the Fair Grounds racing 6 furlongs on the dirt. The newly turned 3-year-old is an Elkstone Group homebred trained by Joe Sharp.
PERSIE wins his 17th! 01/25/2019
6-year-old PERSIE is not ready to stop. The Street Sense gelding has been claimed recently twice but has emerged from the claiming ranks into allowance company with his new owner Bush Racing Stable and trainer Lester J. Stickler, Jr. Racing in a starter allowance, he added WIN number 17. He has given excitement to many who have owned him and he has now earned over $238,000 and has a lifetime record of 48 17-6-6.
TAKE ME HOME graduates MSW at Tampa Bay 01/13/2019
TAKE ME HOME (Take Charge Indy) rallied from 5th and sustained a long drive to win by a neck racing 6 furlongs at Tampa Bay. The newly turned 3-year-old filly is owned by Patricia Pavlish and trained by Timothy E. Hamm
EYE LUV LULU starts for the 49th time and romps in an AOC at Aqueduct 01/06/2019
The hard knocking stakes winner and stakes placed, newly turned 8 year old gelding EYE LUV LULU (Pollard's Vision)has earned over$816,000 for several sets of connections and today added an easy victory - his 11th - in allowance company at Aqueduct. EYE LUV LULU has done well for all his owners. He is now owned by Michael Dubb and trained by Jason Servis. He is the PERFECT NY Bred with his lifetime record of 49 11-11-.6.
CUSTOM CARE GETS THE NEW YEAR OFF WITH A 10 length NYRA WIN! 01/02/2019
Late in the fall of 2018, CARRERA CAT (Courageous Cat) won resoundingly with a wire to wire graduation by 4 lengths at Aqueduct racing 7 furlongs on the dirt. Once she had figured out the game she ran back to start the New Year with a bang and a win in her first allowance condition. Wiring the field again she skipped home by over 10 lengths! The newly turned 4-year-old filly is owned by Stone Bridge Farm and Very Un Stable and trained by John Morrison. Lifetime: