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Stall Street Journal Entry 22

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Stall Street Journal – Entry #22

Sales from last week’s Fasig-Tipton Midlantic two year old sale were solid for our stallions:


  • -Bob and John: Hip #33 colt out of Say Amen - $30K
  • -Stonesider: Hip # 279 colt by Gone Whirlin - $20K
  • -Stonesider: Hip #297 colt by I Drink Alone - $125K
  • -Touch Gold: Hip # 404 filly by Petrina Above - $90K
  • -Utopia: Hip # 410 filly by Playdemrocks - $50K

    There are more McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds/Highcliff Farm stallion progeny being offered at upcoming OBS Sale in June --- the last two year old sale in the country this year. Those of interest include:

  • -Bob and John: Hips # 200, 481
  • -Catienus: Hips #15, 288, 556
  • -Cosmonaut: Hip # 64
  • -Mr. Sekiguchi: Hip # 17
  • -Teuflesberg: Hip # 339
  • -Touch Gold: Hips # 495, 569
  • -Utopia: Hips # 59, 90, 184, 195, 222, 233, 314, 315, 342, 381, 455, 456, 529, 535


5/19: Saturday Appeal loved the slop at Belmont in a wire-to-wire effort to win by 3 ½ lengths. This horse was bred and raised by McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds.

5/20: At Finger Lakes, Winning Style, a three year old filly by Johannesburg, broke her maiden in a MSW event by 8 ½ lengths for Francis Paolangeli. She was born and raised at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds.

UTOPIA had a winner on the same card, as his Winmor Gold broke her maiden for Sheila Englehart and breeder Michael and Penny Lauer.

At Mountaineer racecourse, the hard-hitting six year old gelding by CATIENUS, Don’t Blame the Cat, won his sixth race in speeding five furlongs on the weeds in 56:1.Owner Joseph Whalen and breeder John Dorian must be awfully proud.

TOUCH GOLD’S Blue Baby won her fourth race for Wide Racing and breeder Adena Springs.

5/21: At Presque Isle Downs, Soup De Ville scampered home first to break his maiden in fine fashion for Sunshine Racing Stables and breeders Robert Christianson and Thomas Sweeney. The four year old gelding is by ALPHABET SOUP.

MR. SEKIGUCHI’S Lilsexi broke her maiden going six furlongs at Mountaineer for owner/trainer Geoffrey Dixon. The three year old was bred by Sandra Albus and Fona Mina.

TEUFLESBERG had another repeat winner named Nofinancingneeded at Parx Racecourse. The four year old has now earned more than $80K for owner John Lyle. He was bred by Green Hills Farm, LLC.

5/22: A BIG day for UTOPIA! His first time starter, Ideal Place, won in her debut at Belmont Park, winning a six furlong turf sprint in 1:10:2. The chestnut filly is out of Anyplace Anytime. She was bred by Smith Ridge Stable, LLC and is owned by Michael Dubb and Bethlehem Stables, LLC.

At Presque Isle Downs that evening, the two year old filly Champagne Ruby (Champagne for Lisa) won a $35K MSW four and half furlong event in 52:4 by 2 ¼ lengths. She is owned by Clyde Rice and bred by Carapan Farm, LLC.

5/24: Alphabet Time, a five year old mare by ALPHABET SOUP, won her second in a row at Thistledown for owner Shotgun Rag Stable and breeder Ric Deg Farm.

A real nice prospect by ALPHABET SOUP named Egg Drop won a $57K allowance event at Betfair Hollywood Park for Little Red Feather Racing and breeder Centaur Farms. This four year old filly is now 8-3-1-2 with $134K in earnings. She finished the six furlong turf sprint in 1:09:1!

Conchaser, by CONGAREE, won The Prairie Express Stakes ($50K) at Prairie Meadows for his thirteenth win for Robson Thoroughbreds.  He has amassed $352,889 in career earnings!

And, UTOPIA’s Forbidden City won her fourth race in eight starts at Golden Gate for David Milburn and Donald Muldoon. She was bred by Carapan Farm LLC.

5/25: MR. SEKIGUCHI has a four year old filly in sharp form by the name of Affair. She was claimed out of this four length repeat win, and she ran the 6 ½ furlongs in a crisp 1:16:1. She was owned by JBL Thoroughbreds and bred by doctors Jacquelyn Rich and Jennifer Durenberger. In addition, he also sired Sikura’s Gift, a winner at a mile at Canterbury Park for owner Bill Kroska and breeder Zayat Stables, LLC.

TOUCH GOLD’S  Dancing Lion won a mile and seventy yard race at 1-2 odds for owner/breeder Red Oak Stable. The three year old colt is now 5-2-1-1 with $70K in earnings.

5/26: MR. SEKIGUCHI evidently has a talented four year old filly named Lotosblume. She won her third in a row at Pimlico at odds of 2-5, in a $42K allowance feature. She should be in a stakes race for her next one. She is owned and bred by Robert Manfuso and Katherine Voss.

Speaking of nice one’s, Wizardry, a four year old daughter or TEUFLESBERG won the First Lady Handicap Stakes for Fox Pointe Thoroughbreds and breeder Shaker Ridge Farm. She has now won $115K with a record of 13-4-3-1.

And, TOUCH GOLD had a winner at Belmont named Hoppy Do, a three year old colt owned and bred by Wayne Widmer. He has now earned $140K!

Congratulations to the connections of all of these winners…we hope your luck continues!

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