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WEEKLY Volume 7 • Number 16

Official publication of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Gold Rush XV Saturday, April 26 Tamarando Likely Snow Chief Pick

Melair Draws Swiss Lake Yodeler

Grade I winner Tamarando returns to state-breds in Saturday’s $250,000 Snow Chief Stakes for Golden State Series eligible three-year-olds on the California Gold Rush XV card at Santa Anita Park.

Multiple stakes winner Swiss Lake Yodeler is the 125-pound high weight in Saturday’s $250,000 Melair Stakes for Golden State Series eligible three-year-old fillies on the California Gold Rush XV card at Santa Anita Park.

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Marks Mine In Spring Fever Stakes Rousing Sermon Back With Cal-breds Marks Mine is the high earner in the field for Saturday’s $125,000 Spring Fever Stakes for Golden State Series eligible fillies and mares on the California Gold Rush XV card at Santa Anita Park. Continued on page 4

Rousing Sermon drops out of the Santa Anita Handicap to face defending champ Kate’s Event in Saturday’s $125,000 Tiznow Stakes for Golden State Series eligibles on the Gold Rush XV card at Santa Anita Park. Continued on page 4

Halo Dolly Looks For A Million

Halo Dolly seeks to become the latest California-bred millionaire when she faces a talented field in Saturday’s $100,000 Fran’s Valentine

Stakes for Golden State Series eligible fillies and mares on the California Gold Rush XV card at Santa Anita Park.

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$850,000 California Gold Rush XV, for California-breds and sired $250,000 Snow Chief Stks., 3-y-o, at 1 1/8 m. (T) (purse paid down to eighth place) $250,000 Melair Stks., 3-y-o f., at 1 1/16 m. (purse paid down to eighth place) $125,000 Tiznow Stks., 4-y-o & up, at 1 m. $125,000 Spring Fever Stks., f. & m., 4-y-o & up, at 6 f. $100,000 Fran’s Valentine Stks., f. & m., 4-y-o & up, at 1 m. (T) Call Rick Hammerle (Racing Office): (626) 574-6352 or Rick.Hammerle@santaanita.com

Sherman Followed Owner’s Plan

Art Sherman was a teenager hanging around his father’s barber shop at Silver Lake in the center of Los Angeles one day when a few of his father’s customers offered some career advice. “They were horseplayers, and they told my father I was just the right size to be a jockey,” said Sherman, who was

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Tribal Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113 Unusual Heat . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Lucky Pulpit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Decarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Kafwain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Benchmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Ministers Wild Cat . . . . . . . . .70 Bertrando† . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Eddington# . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Southern Image . . . . . . . . . . 43 Good Journey . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Heatseeker (Ire) . . . . . . . . . . 35 Old Topper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Swiss Yodeler . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Vronsky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Stormin Fever . . . . . . . . . . . 42 In Excess (Ire)* . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Tizbud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Marino Marini . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Dixie Chatter . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Peppered Cat . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Papa Clem . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Rocky Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Comic Strip . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Terrell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Surf Cat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Affirmative . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Sea of Secrets . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Globalize† . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Cindago* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Perfect Mandate . . . . . . . . . 20 Fullbridled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Cyclotron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Atticus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Square Eddie . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

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7'-)()*. $1,529,083 $1,244,095 $1,199,880 $797,590 $764,720 $737,807 $687,861 $669,632 $580,218 $531,670 $506,931 $379,577 $362,863 $360,707 $352,755 $346,763 $336,802 $325,390 $311,058 $260,892 $231,795 $231,425 $228,769 $209,162 $205,506 $191,875 $183,464 $177,465 $171,760 $169,235 $159,047 $157,220 $153,930 $150,210 $148,060

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1. Tribal Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 2. Ministers Wild Cat . . . . . . . 65 3. Unusual Heat . . . . . . . . . . 76 Benchmark . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 5. Kafwain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 6. Eddington# . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 7. Old Topper . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 8. Rocky Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 9. Decarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 10. Bertrando* . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Swiss Yodeler . . . . . . . . . . 55 12. Good Journey . . . . . . . . . .48 Heatseeker (Ire) . . . . . . . . . 35 Stormin Fever . . . . . . . . . . .40 In Excess (Ire)* . . . . . . . . . .35

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,6'-6. 7'-)()*. 91 $1,160,771 206 1,113,410 268 1,339,857 72 334,392 55 247,041 158 708,264 53 227,780 160 674,574 156 638,866 127 487,460

;<&-'*& 7'-)()*.B ,6'-6 $12,756 5,405 4,999 4,644 4,492 4,483 4,298 4,216 4,095 3,838

The statistics contained in these rankings are compiled by The Jockey Club Information Systems Inc. (TJCIS). While every effort is made to prevent errors and omissions, California Thoroughbred cannot guarantee their complete and total accuracy. A dagger (†) indicates that a stallion has been pensioned, an asterisk (*) that he has died, a dot (•) that he is now standing elsewhere, a number sign (#) that he did not stand in California in 2013 but is standing in the state in 2014, a double dagger (‡) that he is not standing in California in 2014 but will stand in the state in 2015 and in !"#$ that he is a freshman sire. In all cases, a sire will remain in the rankings until the year after his last California foals are two-yearolds. Statistics cover racing in North America (U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico), England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates only.

Lawmaker Tours Thoroughbred Farms On April 18, Assemblymember Brian Jones, along with his wife Heather, their children, his mother and father, family friends, and staff members Gail Ramer and Leann Files joined the CTBA’s President Doug Burge, Past President Leigh Ann Howard and Event Coordinator Christy Chapman in eastern San Diego County to tour Ballena Vista Farm and E.A. Ranches at his request to visit Thoroughbred breeding and training farms. At Ballena Vista Farm, farm foreman Frank Ochoa guided the group along a tour that included viewing a newborn filly by Calimonco who was born just hours before their arrival, witnessing first-hand the vet checking a mare

to confirm pregnancy, learning about the use of an Euroxciser, viewing the breeding shed and lab, and visiting leading sire Tribal Rule. At E.A. Ranches, farm manager Marguerite Eliasson showed the group its stallions Uh Oh Bango and Rocky Bar, as well as its 5/8th-mile training track. Assemblyman Jones, and group, emerged quite educated after asking many questions while thoroughly enjoying their day learning about the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry. Pictured in the photo are Doug Burge, Leigh Ann Howard, Brian Jones, Tribal Rule, Heather Jones, Gail Ramer and Leann Files.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014

MELAIR STAKES Continued from page 1

Swiss Lake Yodeler is by Lovacres Ranch’s Swiss Yodeler, out of the Meadowlake mare Domasco Lake, was bred by owners Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams and is trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. She has three wins in seven starts, earnings of $248,850 and is coming off a ninth in the March 22 Bourbonette Oaks. Rovenna is by Old English Rancho’s Vronsky, out of the Northern Afleet mare Amadamprez, was bred by owner Donald Dizney and trained by Mike Machowsky. She has three wins in eight starts, earnings of $257,760 and is coming off a win in the April 5 Evening Jewel. Wonderful Lie is by Poplar Meadows’ Bedford Falls, out of the Flying Continental mare Flying Alibi, was bred by Carol Lingenfelter, is owned by Victor Racing, Altobello, Bolyard, Kenney, O’Boyle, et al and is trained by Dan Blacker. She has one win in two starts, earnings of $37,080 and is coming off a fourth in a February 17 optional claimer. Magic Spot is a Kentucky-bred by Legacy Ranch’s Papa Clem, out of the Generous mare Sweet Spot, was bred by Royalty Stables and BG Stable and Hector Palma and is trained by Palma. She has two wins in five starts, earnings of $82,260 and is coming off a win in a March 21 optional claimer.

Anniversary Kitty is by Ballena Vista Farm’s Tribal Rule, out of the Bertrando mare Justanotherblonde, was bred by Mike Abraham, is owned by Highlander Racing Stable and West Point Thoroughbreds and is trained by Craig Dollase. She has one win in four starts, earnings of $72,210 and is coming off a third in an April 11 allowance. Versye is by Vessel Stallion Farm’s Square Eddie, out of the Jade Hunter mare Sarah Jade, was bred by J. Paul Reddam, is owned by Reddam Racing and is trained by Doug O’Neill. She won her lone start September 28 with earnings of $28,800. Shakeitupbetty is by Ghostzapper, out of the Is It True mare Ring True, was bred by Thomas Bachman, is owned by Seltzer Thoroughbreds and trained by J. Eric Kruljac. She is coming off a maiden win in her fourth start with earnings of $56,920. Harlington’s Rose is by Harlington, out of the Orientate mare A Rose for You, was bred by Y-Lo Racing Stables, is owned by Thomas Halasz, Ryan Johnson, Paul Newhart, Martha Miller, et.al., and is trained by Steve Knapp. She has two wins in 12 starts, earnings of $188,290 and is coming off a second in the April 5 Evening Jewel.

SNOW CHIEF STAKES Continued from page 1

Kukaluka is a filly by Gray’s Farm’s Comic Strip, out of the Roar mare Ms. Booty, was bred by Dr. and Mrs. William Gray, is owned by Wachtel Stable and Gary Barber and trained by Peter Miller. She has one win in seven starts, earnings of $39,464 and is coming off a fifth in the April 5 Providencia Stakes. Tamarando is by Bertrando, out of the Dehere mare Tamarack Bay, was bred by owners Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams and is trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. He has four wins in 11 starts, earnings of $630,120 and is coming off an eighth in the March 22 Spiral Stakes. Pray Hard is by Tommy Town Thoroughbreds’ Kafwain, out of the Songandaprayer mare Unbridled Prayer, was bred by owner Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and is trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. He has two wins in eight starts, earnings of $130,900 and is coming off a fourth in the April 5 Echo Eddie. Patriots Rule is by Ballena Vista Farm’s Tribal Rule, out of the Seattle Bound mare Candy Factory, was bred by Dahlberg Farms, is owned by Charles Garvey and trained by Robertino Diodoro. He has two wins in four starts, earnings of $43,930 and is coming off an April 5 starter allowance win.—By Ken Gurnick, www.ctba.com

Frensham is by Vessels Stallion Farm’s Square Eddie, out of the Formal Gold mare Farnham, was bred by J. Paul Reddam, is owned by Zillah Reddam and trained by Doug O’Neill. He is a maiden making his fourth start with earnings of $15,450. Alert Bay is by City Zip, out of the Dushyantor mare Hickory, was bred by Thomas Bell and Ross McLeod, is owned by Peter Redekop and trained by Blaine Wright. He has three wins in six starts, earnings of $187,800 and is coming off a three-race win streak, including the April 5 Echo Eddie. Aotearoa is by Magali Farms’ Good Journey, out of the Lil Tyler mare Madera Royal, was bred by owner Paul Viskovich and trained by Leonard Powell. He has two wins in seven starts, earnings of $138,250 and is coming off most recently was eased in the January 25 California Cup Derby. Awesome Return is by Magali Farms’ Decarchy, out of the Mr. Broad Blade mare Awesome Broad, was bred by owner Richard Kritzski and trained by Mike Puype. He has one win in five starts, earnings of $63,608 and is coming off a second in a March 27 optional claimer.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014

TIZNOW STAKES Continued from page 1

Multiple stakes winner Rousing Sermon is by Harris Farms’ Lucky Pulpit, out of the Awesome Again mare Rousing Again, was bred by owners Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams and is trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. He has five wins in 26 starts, earnings of $710,992 and is coming off a sixth in the March 8 Santa Anita Handicap. Soi Phet is by Harris Farms’ Tizbud, out of the Siberian Summer mare Summer Jersey, was bred by ARCHA Racing, is owned by Gerald Benowitz and Sandra Powell, Mathilde and Paul Viskovich and is trained by Leonard Powell. He has five wins in 23 starts, earnings of $269,526 and is making his first start since a fifth in the December 14 Native Diver. Storm Fighter is by Golden Eagle Farm’s Stormin Fever, out of the Deputy Commander mare Throne Seeker, was bred by Larry Mabee, is owned by Golden Eagle Farm and trained by Bruce Headley. He has two wins in six starts, earnings of $84,718 and is coming off a win Apr. 5 in an optional claimer. Lakerville is by Harris Farms’ Unusual Heat, out of the out of the Out of Place mare Foreverinthegame, was bred by Abrams and Team Green, is owned by Barry Abrams and Madeline Auerbach and is trained by

Abrams. He has five wins in 10 starts, earnings of $312,910 and is coming off a second in the April 13 San Simeon Stakes. He’s also entered in Friday’s Last Tycoon Stakes. Defending champion Kate’s Event is by Event of the Year, out of the Mane Minister mare Nordidid, was bred by owner William Ziering and is trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. He has six wins in 22 starts, earnings of $354,016 and is coming off a third in a March 20 optional claimer. He won this race last year at Betfair Hollywood Park. China Prince is by Daehlilng Ranch’s Peppered Cat, out of the Corslew mare China Princess, was bred by Baljit Singh, is owned by West Point Thoroughbreds and is trained by Craig Dollase. He has four wins in 12 starts, earnings of $162,028 and is coming off a March 9 optional claiming win. Toledo Eddie is an Idaho-bred by Tommy Town Thoroughbreds’ Ministers Wild Cat, out of the Cape Town mare Cape Town Charmer, was bred by Billingsley Creek Ranch, is owned by Art Elbert and trained by Craig Dollase. He has seven wins in 19 starts, earnings of $122,641 and is coming off an eighth in an April 5 optional claimer. —By Ken Gurnick, www.ctba.com

SPRING FEVER STAKES Continued from page 1

Marks Mine is by Benchmark, out of the Capote mare Ermine Fever, was bred by owners Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams and is trained by Steven Specht. She has eight wins in 16 starts, earnings of $363,854 and is coming off a win in the March 15 Camilla Urso. Could Be Trouble is by Tommy Town Thoroughbreds’ Ministers Wild Cat, out of the Devon Lane mare To B. Devon, was bred by John Pinner & Louie Rotunno, is owned by Altamira Racing Stable, Gary Barber, Adam Wachtel and Cecil Barber and trained by Peter Miller. She has four wins in 11 starts, earnings of $147,450 and is coming off a third in the March 23 Dream of Summer. Sudden Sunday is by Bertrando, out of the General Meeting mare Sunday Dress, was bred by owner Nick Alexander and is trained by Steven Miyadi. She has four wins in 13 starts, earnings of $127,050 and is coming off an April 5 allowance win. Yes She’s Unusual is by Yes It’s True, out of the Unusual Heat mare Christiana’s Heat, was bred by owners Albert and Kathleen Mattivi and is trained by Steve Knapp. She has one win in five starts, earnings of $47,770 and is coming off a third in an April 6 optional claimer. Quizzical is a Washington-bred by Cindago, out of the Just the

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Time mare Mahaska, was bred by Doris Konecny, is owned by Allen and Susan Branch and trained by Mark Glatt. She has three wins in 17 starts, earnings of $185,400 and is coming off a fourth in an April 3 allowance. Our Pure Creation is by Pure Prize, out of the Smart Strike mare Creative Karen, was bred by owner Joe Parker and is trained by Jeff Bonde. She has four wins in nine starts, earnings of $170,668 and is coming off a consecutive wins. Warren’s Veneda is by Brazeau Thoroughbred Farms’ Affirmative, out of the Flying Continental mare More Cal Bread, was bred by owner Benjamin Warren and is trained by Craig Lewis. She has five wins in 11 starts, earnings of $300,064 and is making her first start since a third in the December 7 Bayakoa. Top Kisser is by Tommy Town Thoroughbreds’ Old Topper, out of the Cherokee Run mare Cherokee Kiss, was bred by owner Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. She has four wins in eight starts, earnings of $190,550 and is making her first start since a seventh in the July 20 Osunitas Stakes.—By Ken Gurnick, www.ctba.com

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SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 2014

FRANS VALENTINE STAKES Continued from page 1

Graded winner Ciao Bella Luna is a Kentucky-bred by Ballena Vista Farm’s Tribal Rule, out of the Conquistador Cielo mare Shadow of the Moon, was bred by Dennis and Carol Yokum, is owned by Rockingham Stable and trained by Peter Miller. She has four wins in 14 starts, earnings of $284,110 and is coming off a fifth in the April 12 Las Cienegas Stakes. Defending champion Unusual Hottie is by Harris Farms’ Unusual Heat, out of the Ski Champ mare Branco Como Neve, was bred by owner Ali Nilforushan and is trained by Jeff Mullins. She has seven wins in 20 starts, earnings of $418,128 and is coming off a second in the March 29 American Beauty. She won this race last year at Betfair Hollywood Park. Multiple stakes winner Unusual Way is by Unusual Heat, out of the Great Above mare Way Up, was bred by Thomas Bachman, is owned by Edward Brown and Philip Lebherz and trained by Jeff Bonde. She has five wins in 16 starts, earnings of $685,960 and is coming off a second in the March 23 Dream of Summer. Halo Dolly is by Cottonwood Creek Ranch’s Popular, out of the Comic Strip mare Spanish Halo, was bred by Rod and

Lorraine Rodriguez, is owned by Hoefflin, Hoefflin, Hollendorfer, O’Farrell, Robin, et al and is trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. She has 18 wins in 37 starts, earnings of $982,316 and is coming off a win in the March 23 Dream of Summer. Kathleen Rose is by Magali Farms’ Good Journey, out of the Decarchy mare Cantina’s Rose, was bred by owner B&B Zietz Stable and is trained by Mike Machowsky. She has three wins in seven starts, earnings of $134,040 and is coming off a March 7 optional claiming win. Journey On is by Good Journey, out of the American Chance mare Miss Del Mar, was bred by Leatherman Racing, is owned by Neil Haymes and Robert Master and is trained by Doug O’Neill. She has four wins in 10 starts, earnings of $154,910 and is coming off a sixth in the March 29 American Beauty. Dancingtothestars is by Good Journey, out of the In Excess (Ire) mare A Lil Excess, was bred by owner Ren-Mar Thoroughbreds and is trained by Doug O’Neill. She has six wins in 22 starts, earnings of $413,122 and is coming off a third in the March 15 Irish O’Brien. She was fourth in this race last year.—By Ken Gurnick, www.ctba.com

Weekly Update California Chrome Works At Los Al Santa Anita Derby (grade I) winner California Chrome, early favorite for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (grade I) took another step forward when he cruised four furlongs at his Los Alamitos headquarters the morning of April 19 in :47 4/5. Regular rider Victor Espinoza was aboard for drill, the first for the California-bred son of Harris Farms’ Lucky Pulpit since romping in the April 5 Santa Anita Derby by 5 1/4 lengths.—continued at www.Bloodhorse.com, By Blood-Horse Staff PUBLISHER’S NOTE: With permission from www.bloodhorse.com

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Lakerville Enters Last Tycoon Lakerville is the lone California-bred entered in Friday’s grade III, $100,000 Last Tycoon Stakes at Santa Anita Park. Lakerville is by Harri Farms’ Unusual Heat, out of the Out of Place mare Foreverinthegame, was bred by Abrams and Team Green, is owned by Barry Abrams and Madeline Auerbach and is trained by Abrams. He has five wins in 10 starts, earnings of $312,910 and is coming off a second in the April 13 San Simeon Stakes.—By Ken Gurnick, www.ctba.com

Fairplex Meet Transfers To Los Alamitos Fairplex Park announced its intention April 21 to transfer its Los Angeles County Fair Throughbred racing dates beginning this fall to Los Alamitos Race Course in Orange County, California. The announcement came in a press release from the Thoroughbred Owners of California, which has endorsed the plan.—continued at www.Bloodhorse.com, By Jack Shinar PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Republished with permission from www.Bloodhorse.com

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Stallion Benchmark Pensioned Ballena Vista Farm announced today that Benchmark has been retired from the breeding shed. Initially the farm thought he was physically and reproductively capable of another season and bred a handful of mares to him the first two months of the 2014 season. Benchmark failed to impregnate them and will now be pensioned alongside fellow retiree Beau Genius. Throughout his stud career Benchmark has been a stalwart of the California breeding industry. He had nine consecutive years

of over $2.3 million in progeny earnings and has total progeny earnings of $30.1 million. His 41 stakes winners and 10 graded winners from 742 foals of racing age, include grade I winners Brother Derek, Idiot Proof, Silent Signs and Eclipse Award winner Points Offthebench who was honored as the 2013 Champion Male Sprinter. Benchmark, as a racehorse was a multiple grade II winner of $636,707, and as a sire, he is the leading son of Alydar by progeny earnings.

Mike Mitchell To Step Down As Head Trainer The stable of leading Southern Californian conditioner Mike Mitchell will be restructured starting April 21, with longtime assistant Philip D’Amato taking over the reins as head trainer. Mitchell has been a mainstay on the Southern California circuit for the past 40 years with 2,690 winners and $67,294,321 in earnings.He has earned 19 Southern California training titles, as well as the distinction of being the all-time leading trainer at Del Mar. Mitchell, who turns 66 April 25, believes it is the time is right to step down from his head trainer role. He underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor in June 2012, and while he is winning his fight against cancer, it has given him a new perspective on life.—continued at www.Bloodhorse.com, By Blood-Horse Staff

Kay Bender Passes Away Longtime horsewoman and former California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA) Board of Directors member Kay Bender has passed away. Bender suffered a head injury in a fall at home two weeks ago, lapsed into a coma and died shortly after, according to Sue Greene, CTBA’s Secretary. A memorial service will be held in Yorba Linda May 18, with final details to be determined.

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Stronach Takes Stand On Integrity Reforms Industry leader Frank Stronach has taken a stand on integrity reforms and his racetracks will take the lead in implementing measures aimed at eliminating drug abuse and the mistreatment of horses, it was announced April 16. The Stronach Group owns Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park, Pimlico Race Course, Golden Gate Fields, Laurel Park, and

Behind the Gate Opens May 15 “Behind the Gate,” a documentary examining the changes in the horse racing industry, has gained the sponsorship of Santa Anita Park in advance of its May 15 release date on www.yekra.com. The movie recently won a Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. The film is produced by Mark and Daryle Ann Lindley Giardino; directed by Mark Giardino and Jack Lucarelli and narrated by Joe Pesci. Among the sport’s stars appearing in the film are Bob Baffert, Doug O’Neill, Laffit Pincay Jr., Gary Stevens and Ron McAnally. 8 CALIFORNIA THOROUGHBRED WEEKLY • Apirl 23, 2014

Portland Meadows. Its outspoken founder and chairman is one of North America’s top Thoroughbred breeders, represented by his Adena Springs operations in Florida, Canada, and Lexington.—continued at www.Bloodhorse.com, By Blood-Horse Staff PUBLISHER’S NOTE: With permission from www.bloodhorse.com

10th Annual HERO Ride For Life Of Ferndale May 3 The 10th Annual HERO Ride For Life will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Ferndale Fairgrounds racetrack. The HERO Ride For Life is a relay fundraiser on horseback and the proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Teams of horses and riders relay at a walk at the Ferndale Fairgrounds Racetrack from 9am to 4pm. Download and mail a team registration form or register at the event beginning at 7am http://www.herorideforlife.org. In 2004, as a freshman at Eureka High School in Eureka, California, Holly LaCount enrolled in a service learning program called Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) in which students develop projects to solve problems in their community. Holly wanted to develop a project that would combine her love of horses and her desire to make a difference in her community. —From HERO Ride For Life www.ctba.com


Top Hit—French Debutante, by French Deputy

MULTIPLE GRADED STAKES WINNER OF $691,502 Triple digit, 102 Beyers as a two-year old winning the PRAIRIE MEADOWS FRESHMAN S. going away by 10 lengths. WON the G2 SAN PASQUAL S. and the G3 BERKELEY S., SECOND in the G2 SAN ANTIONIO S. behind GAME ON DUDE clearing the field by 14 lengths, THIRD in the G1 SANTA ANITA HANDICAP to RON THE GREEK rallying five wide in a troubled trip; just missed the board in the G1 TRIPLE BEND H. to AMAZOMBIE and SMILING TIGER. Out of FRENCH DEBUTANTE half-sister to ROCKY BAR, dam of EZ DREAMER, TOP DEBUTANTE and TOP FORTITUDE.

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In Excess (Ire)—To the Post, by Bold Ego

Sire Of Multiple Graded Stakes Winner and 35% Stakes Horses Among his earners of more than $3.5 million are CARLSBAD ($437,126), winner of three graded stakes races, including the Hollywood Oaks (G2), and champion PAGE SPRINGS. 2013 stakes winners include LEWKACK ($108,445), and WHAT’S HIS NAME. 80% winners from starters, average earnings per starter of more than $44,700.

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Weekly Update Northern California Yearling Sale Set For Tuesday, August 12 The 2014 CTBA Northern California Yearling & Horses Of Racing Age Sale will be held Tuesday, August 12, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Entries close on Monday, June 9. For more information, please contact Cookie Hackworth, California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Sales Coordinator, at (800) 5732822 ext. 243. or cookie@ctba.com Since the sale returned under the direction of the CTBA in 2004, it has produced stakes winners such as: Bai and Bai, an earner of $724,983; grade II winner Sierra Sunset; and grade III winner Autism Awareness.

NTRA Reports Positive Financial Results The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Board of Directors on April 17 approved the organization’s audited financial results for the fiscal year concluding January 31, 2014, which reflect net revenues of $667,477. The results continued a positive trend from the previous fiscal year when NTRA net revenues were $66,850. The board’s action took place during its regularly scheduled second-quarter meeting.—continued at www.BloodHorse.com PUBLISHER’S NOTE: With permission from www.bloodhorse.com

Barretts May Catalog Online The catalog for the Barretts May Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age is now on-line and will be mailed soon. This auction of 128 horses will be held on Monday, May 12 in the Hinds Pavilion located on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Pomona, California beginning at 2:00 p.m. The catalog can be viewed now at: http://www.barretts.com/sales/catalogs/catmay2014/catalog.asp

Send Photos Of 2014 Foals Through the August 2014 issue of California Thoroughbred, the official publication of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA), this year’s crop of Thoroughbreds foaled in the Golden State will again be spotlighted in each monthly magazine with advertorials featuring six to eight photos of foals per page. The cost to publish individual photos is $75 each, while a full page insertion will be discounted down to $500. These charges represent a reduction of more than 50 percent on the price of a regular full-page advertisement in the magazine. Insertions will include a caption with each foal’s sire, dam, broodmare sire, sex, date of birth and breeders, as well as the details, including a logo, of their farm location. Photos need to be submitted by the following Monday deadlines; May 5 (June issue); June 2 (July issue); and July 7 (August issue). For additional information, please contact the magazine’s Advertising Manager, Loretta Veiga, at Loretta@ctba.com/(626) 445-7800, extension 227, or its Managing Editor, Rudi Groothedde, at rudi@ctba.com/(626) 445-7800, extension 226. Photos for free inclusion on the CTBA’s web site, CTBA.com, can be submitted to Ken Gurnick at kgurnick@ctba.com or ctbaken@aol.com. The California Thoroughbred Breeders Association, encourages breeders to submit photos of newly arrived foals for posting on the site. Digital photos only will be accepted and should be sent as email attachments, accompanied by the names of the sire, broodmare, broodmare sire, breeder and foaling date. 10 CALIFORNIA THOROUGHBRED WEEKLY • Apirl 23, 2014

Stanislaus County Pilot Project For At-Risk Youth “Stable Kids” Healing Arenas, Inc., a new and diversified non-profit has partnered with the Stanislaus County Office of Education in a pilot project for the county’s at-risk youth. Entitled “Stable Kids,” the initiative pairs EAGALA certified mental health professionals and equine specialists with retired racehorses to serve youth who are facing emotional and behavioral challenges; announced by Julie Baker, founder and President of the non-profit. The Healing Arenas, Inc. mission is to “support emotional healing through equine interaction and provide safe and restorative homes for retired racehorses” is realized through all their programming. HA (www.healingarenas.org) is the first program in the country to utilize retired racehorses and is sponsored by the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) for the emotional healing of youth. The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation was established 30 years ago to save retired racehorses from neglect and abuse (www.trfinc.org). The “Stable Kids” project benefits both horse and human, much like another project offered by HA, Second Chances California (www.trfsecondchances.org). SCC offers EAGALA personal growth and development services, as well as a vocational program to teach new life skills to probationers for their re-entry into society after incarceration. EAGALA (the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization developed in 1999 to address the need for resources, education and professionalism in the fields of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning (www.eagala.org). With over 4000 members in 49 countries, the association has set the standard for professional excellence in how horses and humans work together to improve the quality of life and mental health of individuals, families and groups worldwide. “We’re working with Healing Arenas to help our students who are facing personal challenges,” said Victor Serrato, Director of Student Support Services at the Stanislaus County Office of Education. “We are looking forward to seeing positive personal and educational outcomes.” Hosted by Diamond Bar Arena, owners Shane and Kim Parson are highly involved in local community activities and have generously donated a space at their ranch for services. “It’s only through partnerships with the community, the Office of Education, the TRF and EAGALA that these projects can exist. We thank everyone tremendously for their support” emphasizes Baker.—Second Chances CA 2ndchancescalifornia@gmail.com Julie Baker, Equine Program Director Second Chances California 209.988.7800 healingarenas@gmail.com www.ctba.com


Weekly Update Schedule Your Tour Of Beautiful Ridgewood Ranch Walking Tours of Ridgewood Ranch Visit the special place that Seabiscuit called home... With the destruction and development of Glenn Riddle Farm, home of Seabiscuit’s greatest rival, War Admiral, and his great grandsire the legendary Man O War, Ridgewood Ranch becomes one of the few existing sites that can depict the time in our history when a small racehorse with a great heart captured an entire nation. —View film footage of Ridgewood Ranch, including scenes of Seabiscuit’s 1940 homecoming, Red Pollard’s wedding and breathtaking horse racing scenes. —View Seabiscuit memorabilia, hear historical facts, fun stories and poignant memories. —Tour Seabiscuit’s Stud Barn and Mare Barn, once part of Charles Howard’s first class Thoroughbred breeding operation. —Visit the historic craftsman-style ranch house built by William Van Arsdale in 1905. —Receive a commemorative souvenir and —See the Lil’Biscuits...Seabiscuit’s descendants. Tour and Event proceeds benefit ongoing historic preservations efforts of the Seabiscuit Heritage Foundation.

2014 Bi-Monthly Guided Tour Schedule Special Date: Friday, May 23, (guided tour by reservationtion) in Celebration of Seabiscuit’s Stud Barn listing the National Register of Historic Places *Please RSVP for RECEPTION by May 13, 2014 to Ann Alumbaugh via email here or call 707.459.1440

June 7 - June 21 - July 5 - July 19 - August 2 - August 19 September 6 - September 20 October 4

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Price: $20.00 per person - Children under 11 are FREE Tour Details: All tours are docent led and reservations are preferred. Individual tours start promptly at 9:30am to noon. Rain or shine! Group Tours of 8 or more may be arranged for bus tour companies or private parties, based on availability. Tour starts at 9:30am and last 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Only disability assistance pets, please. Buildings are handicap-accessible.

Owners, Trainers Pledge To Make Vet Records Public Dozens of owners and trainers have pledged to make the veterinary records of their horses publicly available for graded stakes run in the United States, The Jockey Club announced Thursday, several days after the chairman of the organization called on the owners of Triple Crown horses to do the same. The list includes prominent racing and breeding operations such as Adena Springs and Stonestreet Stables, along with many top trainers with influential clients, including D. Wayne Lukas, Shug McGaughey, and Bill Mott. —continued at www.DRF.com, By Matt Hegarty PUBLISHER’S NOTE: With permission from www.DRF.com

5 Tips For Feeding Weanlings Young horses are considered weanlings from the time they’re separated from their mothers until one year of age. This is a critical time in the young horse’s life, and nutrition plays an important part. Here are five important points to consider when feeding a weanling: 1. NUTRITIONAL NEEDS: From the time foals are weaned to the time they turn one, the young horse is considered to be on the highest nutritional plane of its life. Weanlings consume approximately three percent of their body weight in dry matter per day. Key components in the weanling’s diet include: • ENERGY—Weanlings need energy to support their growth and development. Weanlings that consume too much energy will grow too fast, while too little energy will slow their growth. Both scenarios can put weanlings at risk for developmental orthopedic disorders. Consult a veterinarian or equine nutritionist if questions arise on determining the ideal amount of energy for each weanling. • PROTEIN—High-quality protein is essential for muscle, ligament, and tissue development, so ensuring your weanling consumes adequate amounts of protein each day is crucial. —continued at www.theHorse.com, By Roy A. Johnson, MS PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Republished with permission from www.Bloodhorse.com

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RECENT EARNERS OF THE MAIDEN BONUS PROGRAM • Nick Alexander, owner of Doctor Glynis earned $10,000 on April 20th at Golden Gate Fields

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IMPORTANT EVENTS & DATES

California-Bred Flashback: Ringaskiddy

FRIDAY, APRIL 25 CALIFORNIA HORSE RACING BOARD (CHRB) MONTHLY BOARD MEETING Golden Gate Fields, Albany • http://www.chrb.ca.gov

On April 21, 2002, Ringaskiddy, a son of Slewvescent, won the grade I, $400,000 San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap at Santa Anita Park, with Staging Post second and Continental Red third in a field of eight. Ringaskiddy was trained by Juan Garcia and ridden by Eddie Delahoussaye. He ran the 1 3/4 miles on turf in 2:44 2/5 and won by 3 1/2 lengths at odds of 10-1. Ringaskiddy was the fourth of nine foals out of the Halo mare Halo at Dawn. The San Juan Capistrano was Ringaskiddy’s sixth win in 45 starts. He also won the Quicken Tree Stakes and finished his career with six wins in 55 starts and earnings of $639,531. Ringaskiddy was bred by Robert H. Walter Family Trust, foaled at Longview Stud Farm in Los Alamos and owned by Juan Garcia and Leonard Scofield.

SATURDAY, MAY 3 2014 RUN FOR THE ROSES FUNDRAISER Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane, Atherton, California 94027 Contact us at: info@squarepegfoundation.org or (650) 440-5064 Click Here To Register: http://www.squarepegfoundation.org/run-for-the-roses (650) 322-4616 • christiant@menlocircusclub.com FRIDAY, MAY 9 TRAINING PREVIEW: BARRETTS MAY SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING SALE DATE: MONDAY, MAY 12TH, Hinds Pavilion, Fairplex Park, Pomona http://www.barretts.com • info@barretts.com Phone: (800) 467-7379 • (909) 629-3099 • FAX: (909) 629-2155

MONDAY, MAY 12

BARRETTS MAY SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING Hinds Pavilion, Fairplex Park, Pomona http://www.barretts.com • info@barretts.com ) Phone: (800) 467-7379 • (909) 629-3099 • FAX: (909) 629-2155 THURSDAY, MAY 22 CALIFORNIA HORSE RACING BOARD (CHRB) MONTHLY BOARD MEETING Santa Anita Park, Arcadia • http://www.chrb.ca.gov FRIDAY, MAY 23 TO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

SEABISCUIT HERITAGE FOUNDATION, RIDGEWOOD RANCH IN WILLITS Bi-Monthly Guided Walking Tours for 2014—May 23 - June 7 June 21 - July 5 - July 19 - August 2 - August 19 - September 6 September 20 - October 4 Call 707-459-5992 to make reservations or for more details. www.seabiscuitheritage.org seabiscuit@instawave.net ril 11 Region #4, No new— sales and Fair) A

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ENTRIES CLOSE ON MONDAY, JUNE 9 Accepting supplemental entries until the day of the sale for the 2014 CTBA Northern California Yearling & Horses of Racing Age Sale, Tuesday, August 12, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton. pril 18 Region #2, had no new sales reported for For more information, please contact Cookie Hackworth, April 4) California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Sales Coordinator, at (800) 573-2822 ext. 243 or cookie@ctba.com i

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2014 CTBA Northern California Yearling & Horses of Racing Age Sale Tuesday, August 12, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. For more information, please contact Cookie Hackworth, California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Sales Coordinator, at (800) 573-2822 ext. 243 or cookie@ctba.com

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The May 2014 issue of California Thoroughbred, the official publication of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA), is approaching completion and is scheduled to be mailed out to its subscribers and the CTBA membership at the end of next week. Featured as this edition’s cover story is a wrap-up of the impressive win by the three-year-old colt California Chrome, bredBand owned in California by Perry Martin and Steve Coburn and by Harris Farms’ Lucky Pulpit, in the grade I, $1,000,750 Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita Park on April 5. Besides this article, the latest magazine also includes advertorials highlighting a group of six 2014 foals each at Madera Thoroughbreds and Paradise Road Ranch, as well as many other feature stories of interest, such as: an In Memoriam tribute to California-bred Bertrando, the 1993 Eclipse Champion Older Male whose stud career produced the earners of more than $45 million and included two leading sire titles in the Golden State; an editorial on the grade II-winning Cal-bred mare Wishing Well, dam of the legendary sire Sunday Silence whose 1989 Eclipse Horse of the Year campaign include a victory in the Kentucky Derby; a CTBA Member Profile on Dennis “DJ” Johnston, the breeder of L. A. Weekend who won last year’s $75,000 Phoenix Gold Cup Handicap; a preview of Barretts Sales & Racing’s May Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training that will be held in the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex in Pomona on Monday, May 12; wrap-ups of the April 12 wins by the four-year-old Cal-breds Big Macher and Tribal Spy in Santa Anita’s grade II, $200,750 Potrero Grande Stakes and grade III, $100,500 Las Cienegas Stakes, respectively; reviews of the respective stakes wins on the Santa Anita Derby program by Alert Bay and Rovenna in the $200,000 Echo Eddie Stakes and $200,250 Evening Jewel Stakes, as well the victory by fellow Cal-bred sophomore Uzziel in the $78,700 Santa Paula Stakes at the same Arcadia track on April 11; the latest chapter in our Cal-Bred Millionaires’ Row series, featuring the 2006 gelding Amazombie who became the 58th locally bred runner to reach this plateau during his Eclipse Champion Male Sprinter campaign when he won the grade I, $1,363,500 Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Churchill Downs in Kentucky on Nov. 5, 2011; an Another Man’s Treasure article on the 1995 Cal-bred gelding Road to Slew, a grade II winner at the age of six and now a pony horse at Santa Anita for Taylor Houser; the latest chapter in our A Blast From The Past series which spotlights the 1958 Cal-bred Olden Times whose racing career was highlighted by wins in the 1962 San Juan Capistrano Handicap and 1964 Metropolitan Handicap and whose success at stud included his banner year of 1982, when he was the nation’s leading sire of two-year-olds due to the exploits of his Eclipse champion Roving Boy; a Down On The Farm editorial that provides information about common reproductive problems in mares; the annual California-Bred Incentive Awards section, including both an explanation of this lucrative program and listings of all the Breeder Awards and Stallion Awards recipients of 2013; and all the many other interesting and informative features, departments and columns that this publication’s loyal readers look forward to every month. So now is the time to secure valuable advertising space in the June 2014 copy of California Thoroughbred, the monthly publication that remains the best medium for marketing Thoroughbred stallions, farms and businesses in the Golden State. To ensure representation in this next issue, please contact the CTBA’s Advertising Manager Loretta Veiga without further delay at either Loretta@ctba.com or (626) 445-7800, extension 227. Arrangements can then be made to secure the placement in this magazine of a high quality, competitively priced advertisement that’s certain to provide the maximum possible exposure to your services and/or products on offer.

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