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Shining Stars From The Executive Corner by DONALD VALPREDO All of us here in California’s Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry are excited and elated over the prospect of the three-year-old California-bred colt California Chrome. What runs deeper, though, are the connections of this fine racehorse. The owners, the Coburns and the Martins who race under DAP Racing, have hit lightning in a bottle, but the real rewards and what shines through is their belief in what they are doing and how they go about their business. The owner of California Chrome’s sire Lucky Pulpit is another tribute to the Golden State. Larry Williams started out in the lumber and cattle businesses and has parlayed those into a successful Thoroughbred operation. He had enough confidence in our local breeding program to retire this stallion to California where the Horse Division team at Harris Farms in Coalinga has since established him as one of California’s leading sires. California Chrome’s jockey Victor Espinoza has been a leading rider in the Golden State for more than 20 years, and had success in Kentucky Derby with a victory on War Emblem in 2002. Through hard work, he has earned a fine

reputation with leading trainers and seems to be a comfortable fit for this magnificent animal. Art Sherman, California Chrome’s trainer, has been a friend and colleague of mine for way too many years. We go back to socializing days with Frank Costa and Jerry Lambert and our many friends included Dean Hall and Dale Long. Art is the classic California horseman, always attentive to his work, accepting the highs with the lows, but a believer in knowing he is doing it right. The real reason for the success of California Chrome is the perseverance of all his connections by believing in the California program and utilizing the lucrative Golden State Series races for foundation and experience. With a dedicated work ethic, they now get to reap the rewards of those efforts. All of us in California have a new enthusiasm, hoping we can do the same, and want to compliment and thank everyone connected with “Team Chrome” for the positive notoriety they have given our state. We wish you all the best and continued success, especially in the Kentucky Derby (grade I) at Churchill Downs in Louisville on May 3.

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The Thrill Of A Lifetime Over the years, especially during the last two decades, horse racing has given me many great moments at the track, but it could be the California-bred colt California Chrome who gives me the thrill of my lifetime when, God willing, he is able to win this year’s Kentucky Derby (grade I). I will be at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, to witness the 140th running of this great event and my anticipation surrounding this race’s current favorite brings back memories of a few other wonderful times that I’ve had the pleasure of spending in the company of some very special Thoroughbreds. In September of 1993, I witnessed my racing silks at the racetrack for the first time when Centauri won in her first start for me and my partners at Greyville Racecourse in Durban, South Africa, and I attended my first-ever Breeders’ Cup at Hollywood Park in November of 1997, while I was also honored to see Barbaro win the 2006 Kentucky Derby. Then it is a couple of Breeders’ Cup Classic (grade I) wins that come to mind: a second consecutive triumph in this signature event of the World Championships for Thoroughbreds by Cal-bred Tiznow at Belmont Park in New York in October of 2001, and the “un-be-lieve-a-ble” win by the incomparable Zenyatta at my home track of Santa Anita Park in November of 2009. So I just can’t wait for May 3. In this May 2014 issue of our monthly California Thoroughbred magazine, we feature California Chrome’s impressive victory in the grade I, $1,000,750 Santa Anita Derby (grade I), along with editorials on Big Macher and Tribal Spy who were the other Cal-bred graded stakes winners at this Arcadia track during April. Also included in this publication are: an In Memoriam tribute to Cal-bred Bertrando, a legend both at the races and at stud; advertorials on some of the 2014 foals at Madera Thoroughbreds and Paradise Road Ranch; a story on Cal-bred Wishing Well, the graded stakes-winning dam of 1989 Kentucky Derby winner Sunday Silence; and an article titled, “Have You Ever Won A Kentucky Derby?” The latest CTBA Member Profile spotlights Dennis “DJ” Johnston, the breeder of 2013 and 2014 stakes winner L. A. Weekend, and there’s a preview of this year’s Barretts Sales & Racing May Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training being held in the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex in Pomona on May 12. Racing in Southern California features the past month’s stakes wins at Santa Anita by the Cal-bred trio of Alert Bay, Rovenna and Uzziel, while Another Man’s Treasure and A Blast From The Past respectively highlight the memorable exploits of Cal-breds Road to Slew and Olden Times. Amazombie, the 2011 Eclipse Champion Male Sprinter, is the subject matter of Cal-Bred Millionaires’ Row and Down On The Farm provides valuable information about common reproductive problems in mares. There are also complete details of the CTBA’s Incentive Awards Program, including listings of all the 2013 Breeder and Stallion Award recipients, while the balance of the magazine includes all our other regular columns, features and departments that we hope will also prove to be both enjoyable and helpful. Until next time, may you In the Company of. . .Art Sherman (left), a member of the CTBA breed the best to the best and not and the trainer of California-bred California Chrome who won just have to hope for the best! the April 5 Santa Anita Derby (grade I) worth more than $1 million in preparation for this year’s grade I, $2 million Kentucky Derby on May 3, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on September 25, 2007.

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May 2014 Contents

Cover Story

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Bred and owned in California by Perry Martin and Steve Coburn and by Harris Farms’ Lucky Pulpit, the three-year-old colt California Chrome became the early favorite for this year’s May 3 Kentucky Derby (grade I) worth $2 milliion at Churchill Downs after winning the grade I, $1,000,750 Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita Park on April 5, when he improved his record to six wins, a second and $1,134,850 in earnings from 10 starts. ©Benoit & Associates

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News Bits The CTBA Working For You California Thoroughbred Foundation (CTF) Notes—May 2014 California-Bred Incentive Awards: The Cal-Bred Incentive Program California-Bred Incentive Awards: Breeder Awards For 2013 California-Bred Incentive Awards: Stallion Awards For 2013 Leading Sires in California Leading Lifetime Sires in California CTBA Calendar Dates in California Classified Advertising Index to Advertisers & Stallions Advertised

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The Grade California-Breds: California Chrome—Derby Bound by Rudi Groothedde

Features In Memoriam: Bertrando—The Complete Horse by Rudi Groothedde

The Grade California-Breds: Big Macher—Onward And Upward by Gene Williams P A G E

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The Grade California-Breds: Tribal Spy—Another One To Watch by Emily Shields

California-Bred Matriarchs: Wishing Well—A Worldwide Impact by Emily Shields

The Triple Crown: “Have You Ever Won The Kentucky Derby?” by Ken Snyder

CTBA Member Profile: Dennis “DJ” Johnston—Horses Remain His Passion by Emily Shields

Regional Sales: Talent Search by Lisa Groothedde

Racing In Southern California: Cal-Bred Sophomores Score At Santa Anita by Rudi Groothedde

Cal-Bred Millionaires’ Row: #58 Amazombie—Living Proof Of Success by Emily Shields

Another Man’s Treasure: Road To Slew—On The Road Again by Marcie Heacox

A Blast From The Past: Olden Times—Young At Heart by Jackie Barnes

Down On The Farm: Common Reproductive Problems In Mares by Heather Smith Thomas

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California-Bred Foals: The 2014 Crop—Madera Thoroughbreds California-Bred Foals: The 2014 Crop—Paradise Road Ranch

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Managing Editor’s Welcome: The Thrill Of A Lifetime by Rudi Groothedde

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Cal-Breds Top Santa Anita Meet

In the Media Poll for Santa Anita Park’s 2013/2014 Winter-Spring meet that concluded on April 20, this year’s Santa Anita Derby (grade I) winner California Chrome was voted both the Horse of the Meet and outstanding three-year-old, while fellow California-bred Big Macher, who won the Potrero Grande Stakes (grade II), was honored as the top sprinter. Let Faith Arise, a daughter of Tommy Town Thoroughbreds

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Kafwain who won the Santa Margarita Stakes (grade I), was the top older filly/mare and the meeting’s top owners were Perry Martin and Steve Coburn, the breeders of California Chrome, the early favorite for this year’s $2 million Kentucky Derby (grade I) on May 3.

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On April 22, Fairplex Park in Pomona announced its intention through a press release from the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) to transfer its Thoroughbred dates for the 2014 Los Angeles County Fair meeting to Los Alamitos Race Course in Orange County. To make this change official, this action would need to be approved by the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) at one of its monthly meetings.

Vessels Stallion Farm For Sale The 1,390-acre Vessels Ranch property in Bonsall, including Vessels Stallion Farm LLC’s 275 acres, has been listed for sale with Sotheby’s International Realty in association with Equestrian Real Estate. It was determined that it is in the best interests of its owners, a trust for the benefit of Frank “Scoop” Vessels’ sons Kash and Colt, to seek to realize the value of this property now rather than continuing to hold it for investment. However, this does not mean the closure of Vessels Stallion Farm. Presently home to more than 260 Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses, it will remain open throughout the sale process, which is likely to take an exatended period of time and will have to allow several additional months for a winding down of its use of the equine facilities and relocation of its horses and those of its clients.

Horse Racing Documentary In The Spotlight

Jockey Club Releases Equine Injury Statistics

“Behind the Gate,” a film that examines the horse racing industry by taking a look at the power and brevity behind the racehorse, has not only gained the sponsorship of Santa Anita Park in advance of its worldwide May 15 release date on www.Yekra.com, but it has also received a Wrangler Award for the Outstanding Documentary in Film and Television at the National Cowboy Museum’s 53rd Anniversary Heritage Awards in Oklahoma City on April 12. California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA) members Mark and Daryle Ann Lindley Giardino produced the movie, while the former directed it with Jack Lucarelli and Joe Pesci did the narration. More information about Behind the Gate is currently available at www.behindthegatemovie.com.

On March 31, The Jockey Club released fatality statistics collected from the Equine Injury Database for the fiveyear period of Jan. 1, 2009 through Dec. 31, 2013. The prevalence of race-related fatal injury for that timeframe was 1.91 per 1,000 starts, based on the analysis of 1,871,522 starts. Synthetic racing surfaces yielded significantly fewer fatal injuries than dirt and turf surfaces, with 1.22 such incidents per 1,000 starts, compared to 2.08 for dirt and 1.63 for turf. The fatality rates were highest for horses aged four years old and upward, and for races carded at less than six furlongs.

California Chrome Is 60th Cal-Bred Millionaire Rising star California Chrome became the 60th California-bred Thoroughbred to reach the seven-figure earnings plateau when he romped to a facile, 5 1/4-length victory in Santa Anita Park’s grade I, $1,000,750 Santa Anita Derby on April 5. The three-year-old colt by Lucky

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Harris Farms’ Pulpit out of the winning Not For Love mare Love the Chase has won six of 10 starts—including four consecutive stakes races in Southern California—and banked $1,134,850 to date for owners and breeders Perry Martin and Steve Coburn.

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Stallion News Sierra Sunset This grade II winner, a nine-year-old son of Bertrando whose oldest foals are now yearlings, has relocated within the state to stand at Paradise Road Ranch in Lathrop.

CURRENT CALIFORNIA SIRES OF STAKES WINNERS Named Foals of

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Unusual Heat (1990)

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Benchmark (1991)†

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Tribal Rule (1996)

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Olympio (1988)†

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Stormin Fever (1994)

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Swiss Yodeler (1994)

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Game Plan (1993)

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Old Topper (1995)

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Kafwain (2000)

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Sea of Secrets (1995)

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Ministers Wild Cat (2000)

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Atticus (1992)

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Rocky Bar (1998)

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Siberian Summer (1989)†

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Western Fame (1992)†

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Southern Image This Rancho San Miguel resident was flattered on April 19, when his seven-yearold daughter Winning Image captured Pimlico’s $100,000 Primonetta Stakes to elevate her career bankroll to $650,137.

Benchmark Pensioned On April 21, Ballena Vista Farm announced the retirement from its breeding shed of Benchmark, the 23-year-old son of Alydar and dual grade I winner Tranquility Lake whose progeny earnings stand at more than $30 million. Among his more than 40 stakes winners, including at least two in each of his 12 crops to race, are the grade I winners Points Offthebench, the 2013 Eclipse Champion Male Sprinter and California Horse of the Year, Brother Derek, the 2006 Santa Anita Derby winner, Idiot Proof, now a sire in the Golden State, and Silent Sighs, winner of the 2004 Santa Anita Oaks.

Auction Action The California-bred broodmare Theresa’s Tizzy, a grade III winner by Cee’s Tizzy, was flattered during the 2014 Fasig-Tipton Texas Two-YearOlds in Training & Horses of Racing Age Sale on April 1, when her juvenile filly by Pomeroy elicited a winning bid of $100,000 from buyer Charles Castille Jr., marking the third-highest price of the one-day auction. Theresa’s Tizzy is the dam of the 2006 grade III winner Got the Last Laugh and the 2013 stakes winner Puddifoot. During the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale in Newmarket, England, on April 17, a juvenile colt by Henrythenavigator out of the 10-year-old Johannesburg mare La Traviata, a 2007 graded stakes winner foaled in California, was sold to PFI Cole for 90,000 Guineas ($158,760). La Traviata’s first foal is the 2011 two-year-old group I-winning colt Crusade.

Qualifying Claiming Levels The following claiming levels for California owers premiums and stallion awards are currently in effect:

Santa Anita Park—$40,000 Golden Gate Fields—$20,000

Racing Age

In Excess (Ire) (1987)† Bertrando (1989)†

† Indicates stallions who have died or have been retired from the stud. • Indicates stallions who have moved out of state but have California-bred two-year-olds of this year. All sires will remain on the list until the year after their last foals are twoyear-olds.

Making The Grade The following runner(s), either bred in California or sired by a stallion currently based in the Golden State, won or placed in graded stakes races in North America (United States, Canada & Puerto Rico) from March 24 to April 20 inclusive: California Chrome c.3. Lucky Pulpit—Love the Chase 1st Grade I Santa Anita Derby $1,000,750 1 1/8 m. Santa Anita Park April 5 Breeders: Perry Martin & Steven Coburn Big Macher g.4. Beau Genius—Insight 1st Grade II Potrero Grande Stakes $200,750 6 1/2 f. Santa Anita Park April 12 Breeder: Ballena Vista Farm Tribal Spy f.4. Tribal Rule—Victory Spy 1st Grade III Las Cienegas Stakes $100,500 abt. 6 1/2 f. (T) Santa Anita Park April 12 Breeder: Gary Barber Cyclometer h.6. Cyclotron—Moana Loa 3rd Grade II Potrero Grande Stakes $200,750 6 1/2 f. Santa Anita Park April 12 Breeders: Bruce Headley & Irwin & Andrew Molasky Lakerville h.6. Unusual Heat—Foreverinthegame 2nd Grade III San Simeon Stakes $101,000 abt. 6 1/2 f. Santa Anita Park April 13 Breeders: Abrams & Team Green

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California Closers Following a Training Preview at Fairplex Park on Friday, May 9, Barretts Sales & Racing’s May Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training will be held in the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex in Pomona on Monday, May 12…On Thursday, May 22, Cal Expo in Sacramento will be the venue for the next monthly meeting of the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB)...The formal dedication ceremony for the listing of Seabiscuit’s stud barn in the National Register of Historic Places will be held at Ridgewood Ranch in Willits on Friday, May 23…California-bred California Chrome was listed as the second wagering choice at 9-1, behind “All Other Three-Year-Olds” at 5-1, when Pool 4 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager closed on March 29…Effective Apr. 7, Tom Ludt is the new President of Santa Anita Park, replacing George Haines who will now head Southern California Off Track Wagering Inc. (SCOTWINC)…In April, the 2014 Track Ratings by the Horseplayers Association of North America (HANA) ranked the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in 4th, Santa Anita Park in 11th, Golden Gate Fields in 35th, Fairplex Park in 53rd, the California Authority of Racing Fairs (CARF) tracks in 59th and Los Alamitos Race Course in 63rd.

News Bits Cont’d.

Kay Bender Kay Bender, a member of the Board of Directors of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA) during the 1990s and owner of the Kay Bender Thoroughbreds sales agency, died in April.

Lathrop Hoffman Longtime CTBA member Lathrop Hoffman, a prominent businessman and civic leader in the Los Angeles area, died on April 2 at the age of 89. The founder and chairman of the expansive Sierra Autocars dealership group was a World War II veteran, former president of the Monrovia Chamber of Commerce and one-time owner of the former Fairway Farm in Anza. Among the prominent California-bred racehorses bred by Hoffman were the grade II winner Trailthefox, the eighttime stakes winner Hayley’s Halo and Miss Adela, the latter a group I winner in Mexico.

Phyllis Lambert Former CTBA member Phyllis Lambert, 67, died in Chino on March 27. A fixture at California Thoroughbred sales since the late 1960s, Lambert managed several large farm dispersals. She also established Notjustanother Horse Farm, where she specialized in lay-ups and sales preparation.

10 Years Ago On May 31, 2004, the California-bred gelding Yougottawanna posted his first of two consecutive wins in the grade III, $86,250 Seabiscuit Breeders’ Cup Handicap at Bay Meadows Racecourse. Also a graded stakes winner at three in 2002, the chestnut son of Candi’s Gold and five-time winner Chapel’s Sister, by Midway Circle, was bred by Halo Farms and raced until April of his eightyear-old year before retiring with a record of 44-12-8-9 and $729,127 in earnings. May 6, 1989

25 Years Ago Sensational Star, a five-year-old by Inherent Star out of Election Day’s Forty Percent, won the grade III, $83,450 Triple Bend Handicap at Hollywood Park on May 6, 1989. Bred in California by Lila Lomax, the chestnut gelding became a dual graded stakes winner the following year, after which he retired with a bankroll of $442,455 from 13 wins and 11 seconds in 39 starts.

50 Years Ago

Sensational Star Grade III Triple Bend Handicap

The winner of the $34,200 Will Rogers Stakes for three-year-olds at Hollywood Park on May 30, 1964, was the California-bred colt Count Charles. The bay son of Nashville and the winning Pavot mare Lovely Wac was bred by Mrs. N. J. Curry and completed his career as a seven-year-old having earned $92,004 from a 64-6-16-9 record.

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Bertrando: The Complete Horse

In Memorium

by RUDI GROOTHEDDE Late in March, it was announced that California-bred In 1997, Bertrando was California’s leading freshman sire Bertrando, the 1993 Eclipse Champion Older Male and with an initial crop of foals that earned more than $250,000 California Horse of the Year and the Golden State’s leading and was led by the stakes-winning fillies Rattle My Nerves sire in 2005 and 2007, had died of the infirmities of old age at and Hi Rythm. He was also the Golden State’s leading sire of Martin and Pam Wygod’s River Edge Farm in Buellton. juveniles in both 1999 and 2001, with the latter crop Foaled at Cardiff Stud Farm in Creston on highlighted by that year’s Champagne Stakes (grade I) Feb. 18, 1989, he was bred by Ed Nahem and winner and California Champion Two-Year-Old was a dark bay son of the 1985 Santa Anita Male, Officer, who himself has sired the earners Derby (grade I) and 1986 Breeders’ Cup of almost $30 million to date. Classic (grade I) winner Skywalker out of Other grade I winners sired by Gentle Hands, a two-time winner by Bertrando are the 2011 colt Tamarando Buffalo Lark. and the geldings Bilo, Karelian and Bertrando’s racing career encomUnfurl the Flag, while his best racing passed 24 starts from August of 1991 to fillies were Smooth Player, both a January of 1995, during which time he California champion and grade II earned $3,185,610 from nine wins, six winner on three occasions, and the seconds and two thirds. Besides a trio dual grade II winner Queenie Belle, of victories in both grade I and grade II the dam of 2010 Breeders’ Cup company, he also ran second in both Ladies Classic (grade I) winner Unrithe 1991 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (grade I) valed Belle. and 1993 Breeders’ Cup Classic. Led by his triumph in the Del Mar When trained by Bruce Headley for Futurity (grade I), Tamarando was voted his first six lifetime starts, he won both the last year’s California Champion Two-YearDel Mar Futurity (grade II) and Norfolk Old Male, while Bertrando’s other local Stakes (grade I) at two and the San Felipe champion was Pirate’s Deputy, the Golden ©Mesaros Stakes (grade II) as a three-year-old in State’s leading juvenile colt or gelding of the silks of his breeder, his trainer’s son 2006. Besides a season high of Bertrando Gus and Marshall Naify’s 505 Farms. $4,235,168 in 2007, Bertrando ranked 1989 – 2014 among California’s top 10 sires every For his final sophomore start, as well as his nine championship efforts at four, Bertrando was condi- year from 1999 to 2013, with at least $1.5 million of progeny tioned by Bobby Frankel to victories for Naify and Nahem earnings in each of those years. Overall, he sired the earners in the San Fernando Stakes (grade II), Pacific Classic Stakes of more than $46 million. “When we saw he wasn’t up to par, we took him home (grade I) and Woodward Stakes (grade I). After covering 69 mares in 1994, Bertrando came back to for the rest of his life,” said Marty Wygod. “He lived a great the races under the care of John Shirreffs to win the Good- life.” River Edge’s Farm Manager, Russell Drake, said, “I wood Handicap (grade II) as a five-year-old before returning always loved him and I wanted to have him here where he to River Edge where he spent the next 16 years at stud, could live out his days eating grass and doing what he wanted before relocating to Ballena Vista Farm for one final breed- to do. Everybody here really enjoyed him because he was a happy horse, a good horse to be around.” ing season in 2011.

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To further assist the membership of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA) and subscribers of its official publication, California Thoroughbred, this monthly editorial page provides readers with updates about the association’s current policies, latest news and upcoming events in the Golden State.

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.

Legislator Enjoys Santa Anita Derby Day

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In the walking ring during Santa Anita Derby day at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia on Apr. 5, were California Assemblymember Marie Waldron (second from right) and her staffer Johnathon Herrera (right) with California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA) member Mike Pegram (left), his wife Mary Ellen and grandson Gator Pegram.

Doug Burge, Leigh Ann Howard, Brian Jones, Tribal Rule, Heather Jones, Gail Ramer and Leann Files (left to right).

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 Eurociser, viewing the breeding shed and lab, and visiting leading sire Tribal Rule. At E.A. Ranches, farm manager Marguerite Eliasson showed everyone the stallions Uh Oh Bango and Rocky Bar, as well as their 5/8th-mile training track. Assemblyman Jones, and his group, emerged quite educated after asking many questions while thoroughly enjoying their day learning about the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry.

Nor Cal Auction Introduces Biggest Owners Sale Bonus Ever! CTBA Sales is excited to offer the “$250,000 G1 Bonus” at its 2014 Northern California Yearling & Horses of Racing Age Sale being held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton on Tuesday, Aug. 12. The bonus money will be paid out to the registered owner at time of nomination according to The Jockey Club papers. The yearling has to go through the sales ring and win a grade I race in North America at two, three or four years old. The official rules are listed under the consignor’s contract in the entry form. Monday, June 9, is the closing date for entries to this year’s auction, which has a $300 entry fee, $1,000 upset price and $500 minimum commission charge. For additional information about the sale, visit the CTBA’s www.ctba.com web site or contact Cookie Hackworth, its Sale Coordinator, at either cookie@ctba.com or (626) 445-7800, extension 243.

New CTBA Members Jorge Arias Tracy, CA

Elliston Black Los Angeles, CA Rene Celaya Las Vegas, NV Tony Citarrella San Rafael, CA Albert Dominguez Whittier, CA

Bill & Christine Dugan Ramona, CA Deron Filip Phoenix, AZ Peter Guidry Jr. Temecula, CA Gloria Haley Richmond, CA J. Michele Kuelbs Ballard, CA

Herb & Kathy Lang Parlier, CA Irwin Molasky Las Vegas, NV Jan Osborn Cave Creek, AZ Cecil Peacock Alliance, AB (Canada) John Pinates Jr. Vernal, UT

Dr. Michael Pirrone Anthony, NM Nat Rubinfield Burbank, CA Bienville South Los Angeles, CA Gary Stevenson Pomona, CA Don Terwilliger Del Mar, CA

Gary West Omaha, NE Josh Yoshinaga Gardena, CA

The CTBA Calendar Corner CTBA Northern California Yearling & Horses of Racing Age Sale Tuesday, August 12,Alameda County Fairgrounds. Pleasanton (Contact Cookie Hackworth at cookie@ctba.com/(800)573-2822, extension 243) For further information, contact the CTBA’s Event Coordinator Christy Chapman at either christy@ctba.com or (800) 573-2822, extension 247.

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Notes — May 2014 California Thoroughbred Foundation 2014 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS Gerald F. McMahon Mrs. Jeanne L. Canty, President Neil O’Dwyer Mrs. Gail Gregson, Vice-President Mrs. Ada Gates Patton Gregory L. Ferraro, DVM, Treasurer Thomas S. Robbins Mark W. McCreary, Secretary John W. Sadler Peter P. Daily Peter W. Tunney Tracy Gantz Warren Williamson Jane Goldstein Mrs. Kenneth M. Schiffer, Director Emeritus

The California Thoroughbred Foundation The California Thoroughbred Foundation (CTF) is dedicated to the advancement of equine research and education. Since 1958, the Foundation has operated as a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation that can accept tax deductible contributions. For more than four decades, the CTF has sponsored numerous research and educational projects and awarded scholarships to veterinary students at U.C. Davis. The Foundation maintains the Carleton F. Burke Memorial Library, one of the most extensive collections of equine

literature found anywhere. Several generous donations of book collections and artwork form the core of the library, which is housed in the CTBA offices in Arcadia. Among its 10,000 volumes are current veterinary publications, turf histories, sales catalogs, and books spanning a wide range of subjects from equine nutrition and care to fine arts. The latest instructional videos also are available for viewing in the Library. The resources of the CTF’s Carleton F. Burke Memorial Library are available to the public for research and pleasure.

Memorial Donations The CTF accepts donations in memory of relatives and friends, with all such donations allocated to Scholarship Funds of the Foundation and to the Carleton F. Burke Memorial Library. Please remember members of our industry with a donation to the CTF Memorial Fund. Donations may be sent to CTF, P. O. Box 60018, Arcadia, CA 910666018.

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California Chrome: Derby Bound

The Grade California-Breds

by RUDI GROOTHEDDE On April 5, a day that saw 35,241 horse racing fans visit Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, the 77th running of the grade I, $1,000,750 Santa Anita Derby did not disappoint them when this program’s signature event provided a great moment to remember. In the 1 1/8-mile test on the main dirt track, California-bred California Chrome dominated seven Kentuckybred opponents, including runner-up Hoppertunity, by 5 1/4 lengths and more to confirm himself as the current favorite for the grade I, $2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 3. Bred by his owners Martin Perry and Steve Coburn, the flashy chestnut stalked the pacesetting longshot Dublin Up before taking command on the far turn and posting a winning time of 1:47.52 that was just a couple of ticks off the stakes record, while being hard held at the wire by jockey Victor Espinoza as the 3-5 favorite. Trained by 77-year-old Art Sherman, California Chrome’s record stands at six wins, a second and $1,134,850 in earnings after this latest $600,000 payday and he remains unbeaten this year with additional wins in Santa Anita’s March 8 San Felipe Stakes (grade II) worth $300,500 and $250,750 California Cup Derby on Jan. 25. By Lucky Pulpit, a 13-year-old son of Pulpit who has been the Golden State’s leading sire of his generation since his first crop hit the races in 2010, California Chrome is the first foal out of the eight-year-old Not For Love mare Love the Chase. After breaking her maiden at Golden Gate Fields on Feb. 7, 2009, for a partnership that included the Blinkers On Racing Stable that Martin and Coburn were a part of, this chestnut was then purchased by that duo for the $8,000 claiming price that she had just raced for. Since foaling California Chrome on Feb. 18, 2011, Love

the Chase has produced two more full sisters to him in 2013 and 2014, while she is now back in foal to Lucky Pulpit, a grade II-placed stakes winner of $209,928 from the family of such prominent national sires as Unbridled’s Song and Seattle Song who has stood his entire stud career at Harris Farms in Coalinga. Rousing Sermon, the 2011 California Champion TwoYear-Old Male, is also by Lucky Pulpit, while California Chrome was the runner-up last year to the Golden State’s male juvenile champion, grade I winner Tamarando. At two, California Chrome’s seven trips to post included victories in the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s $100,250 Graduation Stakes and the $200,500 King Glorious Stakes, the final stakes race ever run at Hollywood Park. With his last four races producing wins by a combined 24 1/4 lengths under Espinoza, who won the 2002 Kentucky Derby on War Emblem, California Chrome certainly has the race record to become only the fourth Cal-bred to win the “Run for the Roses” on the first Saturday in May. He also has the female family to follow in the hoofprints of Morvich in 1922, Swaps in 1955, and Decidedly in 1962. Not only was his seventh dam Judy-Rae a half-sister to Del Mar stakes winner Iron Maiden, both the dam of 1957 Kentucky Derby winner Iron Liege and grand dam of Swaps, but his ninth dam Uncle’s Lassie produced the 1959 victor, Man o’ War’s Clyde Van Dusen. “He’s my Swaps, let’s put it that way,” said Sherman who as an exercise rider accompanied that great Cal-bred to Louisville nearly 60 years ago. “If all goes well, we’ll ship to Kentucky probably a week before the Derby.” In his quest for history, California Chrome is now scheduled to work out at his Los Alamitos Race Course base on April 20 and 27, and then it will be on to Kentucky.

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Grade I Santa Anita Derby Santa Anita Park—April 5, 2014

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Big Macher: Onward And Upward

The Grade California-Breds

by GENE WILLIAMS Big Macher has quickly become a big deal among California-breds since the beginning of the year, by first winning January’s $126,000 California Cup Sprint Stakes and then taking April’s grade II, $200,750 Potrero Grande Stakes, both at Santa Anita Park. In between, the four-year-old gelded son of Ballena Vista Farm’s pensioned stallion Beau Genius was a very close second in March’s $251,250 San Carlos Stakes, another grade II event in open company. Those three efforts won him recognition in a media poll as the top sprinter in the track’s winter-spring meeting. The Potrero Grande win on Apr. 12, gave him a career record of four victories, two seconds and two thirds in 10 starts and two stakes wins and a second in three outings this year. In five dirt sprints, he’s posted three wins and two seconds and all of his trips to post have been at sprint distances. And trainer Richard Baltas, a veteran of the Southern California turf wars, isn’t expected to change that. There appears to be little need to mess with near-perfection for the big bay owned by Tom Mansor of San Diego and Brendan Bakir of Malibu, who races as Tachycardia Stables. Big Macher, loosely translated from Yiddish as “big shot,” is the first stakes winner for his dam Insight, a 14-year-old daughter of Kris S. But his Potrero Grande effort surprised neither trainer Richard Baltas nor jockey Tyler Baze. “He’s a horse that is getting better and better,” Baltas said after the race. “I don’t even know how to explain it. He’s the type of horse who has the will to win. I don’t take any credit for it.” Whatever’s happening with the horse, Baltas is willing to go with the flow. As for the winning Baze, the veteran rider said, “I had a

beautiful trip. I got to do what I wanted out there and I got to keep him happy. I knew this horse was going to lay his body down and give me everything he had. I just rode this horse with confidence and knew he was going to give me 100 percent.” Big Macher was bred by Ballena Vista Farm and was claimed by Baltas out of the gelding’s first race last summer at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Baltas said both he and the owners were impressed with the horse’s pedigree and his looks. He was claimed for $20,000 and has so far put $316,178 in his new owners’ coffers. He had sold to trainer Peter Miller and Doubledown Stables Inc. for $10,000 at the 2011 Barretts October Yearling Sale As for what’s next, Baltas said he hadn’t made a plan yet, but expects Big Macher to continue sprinting, something that seems to be dictated by his pedigree. His unraced dam Insight’s produce all lean in that direction. So, Baltas said, Del Mar’s Bing Crosby and Pat O’Brien Stakes at six and seven furlongs, respectively, are the most likely next steps for the speedy gelding. Big Macher was something of a big pain during his early training with Baltas, exhibiting major problems in the gate. But consistent gate training turned him into an ideal pupil and the gate troubles are now a thing of the past, Baltas says. As a result, says the trainer, Big Macher has become a big joy to train. “Now that the gate problems are out of the way, he’s turned out to be really an easy horse to train.” So Baltas and his owners have the best of both worlds: a winning horse and one whose temperament translates well to training. So it’s onward and upward, they hope, with Big Macher. Baltas now is hoping that what’s gone on with the big gelding will inspire the rest of his 30-strong stable.

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Grade II Potrero Grande Stakes Santa Anita Park—April 12, 2014

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Tribal Spy: Another One To Watch

The Grade California-Breds

by EMILY SHIELDS Cambiocorsa, Unzip Me, and now Tribal Spy. The four-year-old chestnut is the latest in a parade of California-bred fillies who call Santa Anita Park’s unique hillside turf course home. She has won three of four starts down the hill since December, and notched her first graded score there with a win in the grade III, $100,500 Las Cienegas Stakes on April 12. After several unsuccessful starts on the dirt and then breaking her maiden by five lengths on Hollywood Park’s allweather Cushion Track surface last June, Tribal Spy made the switch to turf in time for the $82,670 Unzip Me Stakes in September of 2013. She finished second in that race—her hillside debut—at boggling odds of 51-1. After a disappointing seventh-placed finish after a wide trip in October, she won an open company allowance event on Dec. 29. That victory propelled her to a third-placed effort in the $126,500 Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Sprint Stakes on Jan. 25, to kick off the new season. Tribal Spy, under Irving Orozco, only missed by half a length for the victory. She then won her first stakes race in the $100,500 Irish O’Brien Stakes on March15, leading throughout to score by a length. Despite that effort and her fantastic record on the course, she was sent off as the 11-1 longshot in a field of seven in the graded Las Cienegas. Under jockey Joe Talamo, Tribal Spy settled back third behind the dueling duo of Sky High Gal and 7-5 favorite Biorhythm before swinging wide around them in the stretch and getting up to lead deep in the stretch. She scored by a head over the rallying Llandudno, stopping the clock in 1:12.12 for

the about 6 1/2-furlong distance. Sky High Gal finished third, while Biorhythm faded to fourth. Adam Kitchingman trains the daughter of Ballena Vista Farm’s Tribal Rule for H. Paul Boghossian and his sons, Paul and Chris Boghossian, who race as Triple B Farms. They led the partnership that purchased the two-time Pacific Classic (grade I) winner Richard’s Kid in 2012, and now stand that new stallion at Magali Farms in Santa Ynez. Richard’s Kid earned $2,482,259 over seven racing seasons with 12 wins in 47 starts. The nine-year-old son of Lemon Drop Kid is standing his first season for $4,500. The Boghossians will now decide between retiring Tribal Spy to breed her to Richard’s Kid or keeping her in training. Kitchingman indicated that the $75,000 Mizdirection Stakes, to be run down the hill on May 25, was a logical target for Tribal Spy. With earnings of $298,610, Tribal Spy now boasts a record of six wins, three seconds and a third in 15 starts. She was bred by Gary Barber and is the only foal out of the four-time winner Victory Spy, a daughter of Victory Gallop and the winning Clever Trick mare Clever Frosty, a half-sister to the graded stakes winner Digstal Dan. While Tribal Spy has a ways to go before reaching the level of Cambiocorsa or Unzip Me, both of whom scored seven times down the hill, she is headed in that direction. All three of these fillies won the Las Cienegas, which was enjoying its 40th running and has been won by Cal-bred runners on 11 occasions. The first was Woodland Pines, who took the inaugural edition of the race in 1974.

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Grade III Las Cienegas Stakes Santa Anita Park—April 12, 2014

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Wishing Well: A Worldwide Impact

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California-Bred Matriarchs

by EMILY SHIELDS In recent years, there have been a number of Californiabred mares who have produced outstanding Kentucky-bred runners. The Cee’s Tizzy mare Tizso foaled the 2012 grade Iwinning millionaire Paynter, while the Moscow Ballet mare Golden Ballet produced 2011Breeders’ Cup Classic and 2010 Belmont Stakes hero Drosselmeyer, in addition to being a grade I winner herself. Perhaps the most famous Cal-bred mare to produce a superstar was Wishing Well. The daughter of Understanding not only had a career in which she won multiple graded stakes events, but she went on to be the dam of the Hall of Famer, Sunday Silence, who at one time was possibly the best stallion in the world. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the year Sunday Silence won the Kentucky Derby (grade I) and was named Eclipse Horse of the Year. Wishing Well was foaled in 1975, and was already both a former claimer and a multiple stakes winner when she won the May 1980 Gamely Handicap (grade II) in front of a record Hollywood Park crowd of 80,348. During that same meet, she also won the grade III Wilshire Handicap and finished second in the Beverly Hill Handicap (grade III), both during June. She was named California’s Champion Older Female that year. Wishing Well proved difficult to breed, and she had three unsuccessful seasons before she produced a dark bay son of Halo in 1986. When he was an unraced juvenile, Wishing Well went through the ring at the 1988 California Thoroughbred Sales (CTS) Winter Mixed Sale, topping the auction with a bid of $135,000 from Thoroughbred Associates. That son of Halo went on to be Sunday Silence. After breaking his maiden at two in 1988, Sunday Silence steamrolled through 1989 with wins in the grade II San Felipe Handicap and grade I Santa Anita Derby. He

then reeled off victories over East Coast darling Easy Goer in both the grade I Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. The latter race produced one of the greatest duels of all time, as Sunday Silence scored by a nose after a tremendous stretch drive. Although Easy Goer swept the Belmont Stakes to deny Sunday Silence the Triple Crown, he returned with wins in the grade I Super Derby and the Breeders’ Cup Classic, in which he defeated Easy Goer a final time to earn Horse of the Year honors. At four, Sunday Silence won the grade I Californian Stakes before injury forced his retirement with nine wins and five seconds in 14 starts for earnings of $4,968,554. American breeders weren’t interested in the horse as a stallion, so he was sold to Japan’s Shadai Farm. There, Sunday Silence quickly became one of the greatest sires of all time, leading the country’s sire list a record 13 times. He sired 25 champions among his earners of more than $730 million who also won group I races in Hong Kong and Dubai. His standouts include unbeaten 2005 Triple Crown winner and 2012/2013 leading sire Deep Impact (Jpn), as well as dual group II winner Stay Gold (Jpn), who went on to sire 2011 Triple Crown winner Orfevre (Jpn). Heart’s Cry (Jpn) is the sire of Just a Way (Jpn), recent winner of the Dubai Duty Free (group I), while Deep Impact sired two-time Japan Cup (group I) heroine and Dubai Sheema Classic (group I) winner Gentildonna (Jpn). Wishing Well produced only four runners from six foals, but all of them were winners. She is remembered not only by races that were named in her honor at both Santa Anita and the now defunct Hollywood Park, but also by the hundreds of horses racing around the world carrying Sunday Silence in their bloodlines.

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Sunday Silence Grade I Kentucky Derby on May 6, 1989

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The Triple Crown

“Have You Ever Won The Kentucky Derby?”

by KEN SNYDER

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There’s the story of the eternal optimist who, when Derby, a “no-horse’s land” in a race that demands a good asked if he’d lived all his life in a certain locale, replied “not trip. Adding to the disappointment was his game fourthyet.” For Jerry Hollendorfer and Dan Hendricks it might be placed finish. the best response to the inevitable question asked by those Hendricks, like Hollendorfer, adopts a positive outlook outside horse racing: “Have you ever won the Kentucky about what might have been with a better post position. Derby?” He regards the disappointment of Brother Derek’s finish Both trainers, standouts by any standard, have “been and the high hopes for a Derby win with a glass-half-fullthere” but not “done that” with regard to winning the not-half-empty grace. “I’d rather be the favorite in every Derby. But neither is dissuaded from the dream or the chal- race because that means I’m in the right spot.” lenge. Of course, Doug O’Neill can answer the question, have “Todd Pletcher won the Derby (in 2010 with Super you won the Kentucky Derby, with “As a matter of fact. . .” Saver), but before he won, he started 24 horses and didn’t I’ll Have Another won the “Run for the Roses” in 2012, win it,” said Hollendorfer, exhibiting a “not yet” mindset giving O’Neill a Derby win with only his third starter in that has undoubtedly contributed to making the venerable the race. His duo of Great Hunter and Liquidity finished conditioner a member of horse racing’s Hall of Fame. 13th and 14th, respectively, in the 2007 Kentucky Derby. “We just haven’t won it, but we’re not going around Mentality as much as physicality is a huge and totally brooding about it.” Telling, perhaps, of Hollendorfer’s unpredictable factor in getting to the Churchill Downs’ winacceptance of racner’s circle, to hear ing’s ups and downs, O’Neill tell it. Referis that, while he ring to his two starters cites two fifthin 2007, O’Neill said, placed finishes with “They both kind of Eye of the Tiger in melted in the pad2003 and Chocolate dock. We schooled Candy in 2009, he them and what not, doesn’t mention but they did not enjoy Derby favorite Event the whole experience. of the Year fracturing But I’ll Have Another Jerry Hollendorfer Dan Hendricks Doug O’Neill a knee a week before thrived on it. You just the race in 1998 or 2000 starter Globalize being kicked hope you have a horse who, the more pressure you put on out of the race, literally, two days prior to the Derby by them, the more they want and the better they get.” a stable pony. O’Neill might have optimism to spare in a sport that Experiences like that most assuredly help in accepting seems to rarely reward it. He said he was “kind of prepared” this year’s turn of events on his Derby trail. Shared Belief, for his Derby win. “I just visualized for a long time having undefeated in three starts, including the grade I CashCall horses in the Breeders’ Cup Classics and Derbies. So prior to Futurity, will miss the Derby with a hoof ailment. Anoth- it ever happening, I was kind of already mentally prepared er Hollendorfer grade I winner, Tamarando, a promising because I’d already dreamt about it.” Derby hopeful, ran a dismal and inexplicable eighth among O’Neill points to a factor with California racing not 12 horses in the Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park in Kentucky often recognized that should conceivably give West Coast during March. This Derby prep could have, with the 50 qual- trainers the ability to also dream of Derbies like he did. ifying points earned by the winner, propelled Tamarando “One of the big luxuries we have on the West Coast is into the starting gate at Churchill Downs on May 3. Adding the weather is so nice consistently. The fact we’re getting insult to injury, Tamarando bested a horse named Dance With cardio-exercise every day is to our advantage. Day in, day Fate by half a length in the El Camino Real Derby (grade III) out, being able to exercise and keeping them fit is a huge at Golden Gate Fields in February. Dance With Fate then won positive for us on the West Coast.” But it is no guarantee the Blue Grass Stakes to earn his way into this year’s Derby. of success. Just ask Dan Hendricks or Jerry Hollendorfer Hendricks’ luck has been unenviable in its own way. His who have not been able to answer affirmatively the ques2006 Derby starter and pre-race favorite, California-bred tion as to whether they’ve won the Derby. Not yet. Brother Derek, drew the number 18 post position for the

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Dennis “DJ” Johnston: Horses Remain His Passion

CTBA Member Profile

by EMILY SHIELDS

L. A. Weekend—$75,000 Phoenix Gold Cup Handicap—February 16, 2013

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For the first quarter of his life, Dennis “DJ” Johnto him. The trainer was Red Lowery, and he offered ston wanted nothing more than to be around horses. Johnston his dream job. Growing up, he could see Golden Gate Fields from The next morning, Johnston showed up at the his home in Oakland Hills, and he lived for the barn at Bay Meadows Racecourse and learned days when his dad would take him riding nearby. how to clean stalls and ice horses. “We became “I would cut up pictures of horses out of magfast friends,” Johnston recalled. “I went with azines and put them on the wall,” he said. him to Phoenix; I drove for him. But at “My parents couldn’t understand it, but I the end of the year, my funds were runmust have been around horses in a former ning low. I told him I needed to go back life.” to work.” A young Johnston begged his father Johnston couldn’t stay off the backfor a horse, promising to care for it, but stretch for long. Shortly after restarting was regularly denied. For some, this a career without horses, he was ready would have ended the fascination, but at to try the claiming game. The second 34 a grown up Johnston was quite literally horse he claimed was Gert E., an struck by a blow of fate. As an insurance Oregon-bred daughter of Pilot John who investigator, Johnston regularly had to drive his car on busi- won a few times for Johnston. ness, and one day was hit head on Although racing was fun, Johnwhen a motor home came across a ston couldn’t help but recall all the double yellow line. Miraculously, books he had read on horse care as a Johnston escaped the wreck with youngster, and wished to try his hand just minor head injuries. at breeding. He started buying mares “I couldn’t go back to work,” from the Barretts and Del Mar sales, Johnston explained, “and after three including one named Skate Queen, a months they said they were going to 1983 full sister to the graded stakesreplace me if I couldn’t come back. I placed mare Double Smooth. In thought ‘this is my chance to get 1995, Double Smooth’s son Knockinvolved with horses.’” adoon finished seventh and fourth to On a hot afternoon at the Thunder Gulch in the Kentucky Pleasanton fair, Johnston walked up Derby (grade I) and Belmont Stakes Dottie & DJ Johnston to the stable gate and told the guard (grade I), respectively. Knockadoon he was willing to do anything with horses for free. The guard went on to win the 1996 Ben Ali Stakes (grade III) at pointed out a trainer nearby, and Johnston boldly went to talk Keeneland and retired with earnings of $357,018.

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At the 2006 October Barretts Mixed Sale, Johnston went to $8,500 to acquire the Avenue of Flags mare Storybook Fair. The multiple stakes-placed 12-year-old had already produced dual stakes winner Shining Nuggets, a 1998 colt by Half Term who took the $109,100 I’m Smokin Stakes at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in 2000. Storybook Fair was in foal to Marino Marini, and dropped that colt in March of 2007. “She had the baby, and we brought the horse to the (2008) Barretts January Mixed Sale,” Johnston recalled. “They told me he might bring $15,000.” The bidding continued to climb well past that figure, ultimately reaching $70,000. “I’ve had a lot of fun, but I’ve also poured a lot of money in,” Johnston said. “My heart was pounding during the sale. I couldn’t believe it.” The colt, named Bold and Brave, won his only career start by 2 1/2 effortless lengths in March of 2011. Johnston bred Storybook Fair back to Tribal Rule for the 2008 foaling season. Although he sold the resulting foal, L.A. Weekend, he has followed the horse’s career quite closely. California-bred L.A. Weekend won his debut against maiden special weight company at Hollywood Park on May 21, 2011, winning by 1 3/4 lengths at odds of 25-1. He then won four allowance events in both California and New Mexico over the next 20 months, before scoring a length win in the $75,000 Phoenix Gold Cup Handicap at Turf Paradise in Arizona on Feb. 16, 2013. From there, L.A. Weekend took the $35,000 Coyote Handicap by 6 1/4 lengths, a title which he successfully

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defended on Mar. 29 of this year. He also has victories in the 2013 Caballos Del Sol Stakes and 2014 Swift Stakes, boosting his record to 11 wins in 22 starts for earnings of $340,523. “When he was in California, I was getting those good breeder awards for him,” Johnston said. “It felt almost like I still owned him.” L.A. Weekend worked a bullet halfmile on April 15 in preparation for his next start. Johnston has made an impression off the track as well. After his wife died, he attended a singles’ dance in Chico where he met his current wife Dottie. “I waited about an hour just to talk to her,” he recalled. “I married her six months after we danced, and we’ve been together 17 years.” The Johnstons have been going to the Humboldt County Fair at Ferndale for 18 consecutive years, and when there was consideration towards closing it, Johnston spoke passionately about keeping it operating. Locals thanked him profusely for his support, and the decision was later made to continue the short meet. Red Bluff resident Johnston affably calls himself “Mr. Nobody,” but remains in the game. Although he only owns two horses now—a far cry from when he had 16—he eagerly awaits their return to the track later this summer. Dot’s Onthewarpath, a winning homebred daughter of Chatahoochee War named after Dottie, and the recently claimed Magico are both preparing for the 2014 fair circuit. While Johnston has never started a horse at the Humboldt County Fair, he already has reservations to return this season. Perhaps this is the year he will see a runner carry his colors there.

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by LISA GROOTHEDDE Owners and trainers seeking to infuse their racing barns with untapped juvenile talent will have their second and final opportunity of the year on Monday, May 12, when Barretts Sales & Racing hosts the 2014 Barretts May Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training in Pomona. A single session, featuring 127 cataloged juveniles, will get underway in the Hinds Pavilion at 2 p.m. Among the graded stakes performers emerging from this auction since its most recent edition was conducted in 2013 are the $1,525,364-earner Jeranimo, who became a dual grade I winner with his victory in Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s Eddie Read Stakes last July, 2014 Santa Ana Stakes (grade II) winner Stormy Lucy, 2013 La Jolla Handicap (grade II) winner Dice Flavor and 2013 Miesque Stakes (grade III) heroine Full Ransom. Prominent North American sires represented in the 2014 catalog include Artie Schiller, Awesome Again, Candy Ride (Arg), More Than Ready, Old Fashioned, Pioneerof the Nile, Scat Daddy, Tapit, Tiznow, Tiz Wonderful, War Front, Wildcat Heir and the deceased Harlan’s Holiday and Rockport Harbor. Also available are offspring from the respective first crops of the grade I winners Discreetly Mine, Majesticperfection, Midshipman, Summer Bird, Super Saver, Tale of Ekati and Warrior’s Reward. In addition, youngsters by leading California-based sires Dixie Chatter, Lucky Pulpit, Marino Marini, Square Eddie, Swiss Yodeler, Tribal Rule and the deceased Bertrando are also scheduled to be available for buyer consideration. An under-tack preview session for all sale entrants will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 9 at adjacent Fairplex Park. During the auction’s 2013 edition, 88 of the 109 juveniles offered were reported as sold for gross receipts of $4,869,200, yielding an average price of $55,332 and a $30,000 median. Fifteen youngsters commanded six-figure purchase prices last year, led by an Into Mischief colt who was acquired by Racing Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert for a sale-topping bid of $320,000. Subsequently named Can the Man, the colt won Santa Anita Park’s $100,000 Speakeasy Stakes and ran third in Del Mar’s $301,500 Del Mar Futurity (grade I) within five months of his purchase. California-breds constitute more than half of the 2014 catalog, with 65 entries. During the 2013 auction, 24 statebred juveniles sold for a collective $1,012,000, yielding a $42,167 average. There will be 27 consignments housed at the Barretts sales grounds this year, under the management of 15 consignors. Ciaran Dunne’s Wavertree Stables, the leading consignor from the 2013 Barretts May Sale, will be represented this

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year with eight listings, including a Cal-bred After Market filly out of the multiple winner Reine des Neiges, a Smart Strike half-sister to the six-time grade I winner Snow Chief, California’s Horse of the Year titleholder in 1985, 1986 and 1987. Presenting the largest assembly of racing prospects this year, with 25 entries, is Havens Bloodstock Agency. Included among the group is a Midshipman filly whose second dam is the dual grade I winner Tout Charmant, and who is being offered at the venue on behalf of H & E Ranch. The presence of 2013 Hopeful Stakes (grade I) winner Strong Mandate in his immediate bloodlines enhances the pedigree of a War Front colt who is being managed for the auction by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds. A full sister to two graded stakes-winning sons of Candy Ride—2010 Santa Anita Derby (grade I) winner Sidney’s Candy and 2014 San Simeon Stakes (grade III) winner Sweet Swap—is a catalog standout this year for consignor Sam Hendricks. On behalf of Vessels Stallion Farm, agent Mary Knight will exhibit a Cal-bred filly by Square Eddie out of Local Color, a winning half-sister to grade I winner Vivid Angel. A Successful Appeal colt from the productive family of three-time Southern California grade I winner Zensational is featured in the McCarthy Bloodstock consignment; meanwhile, the NexStar LLC arsenal includes a Bertrando half-brother to Repo, California’s 2009 Champion TwoYear-Old Filly. Listed under the Sequel Bloodstock banner of agent Becky Thomas is a Rockport Harbor filly whose stakes-placed dam, the six-time winner Livermore Leslie, has produced 2013 Spinaway Stakes (grade I) winner Sweet Reason and 2009 Florida Oaks (grade III) winner Don’t Forget Gil. A Dunkirk half-sister to dual grade I winner Elloluv headlines Steven Venosa’s SGV Thoroughbreds consignment, while a Munnings ridgling from the family of two-time Eclipse Horse of the Year Affirmed anchors John Brocklebank’s TIP Sales listings. Highlighting the Eddie Woods consignment is a Calbred Tribal Rule half-sister to the dual stakes-placed dam of My Conquestadory, winner of Keeneland’s 2013 grade I Darley Alcibiades Stakes. Also listed with consignments in the upcoming auction are Adrian Gonzalez’s Checkmate Thoroughbreds, Bruno De Berdt’s and David Scanlon’s Excel Bloodstock, McKee Bloodstock and Spencer Training Stables. For more information about the 2014 Barretts May Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, call (909) 629-3099 or visit www.barretts.com.

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Racing In Southern California

Cal-Bred Sophomores Score At Santa Anita

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by RUDI GROOTHEDDE Alert Bay, Rovenna and Uzziel, a trio of three-yearolds bred in the Golden State, proved too good for their opposition in stakes races at Santa Anita Park in April, a month when three other California-breds also posted graded stakes wins. The Streak Continues On the same program that fellow Cal-bred California Chrome emphatically won the Santa Anita Derby (grade I) for a fourth victory in a row, Alert Bay improved his own win streak to three with a half-length score over 2013 stakes winner Life Is a Joy at the generous odds of 9-1 in the $200,000 Echo Eddie Stakes for runners bred or sired in the Golden State on April 5. Ridden by Tyler Baze, the dark bay gelding gave trainer Blaine Wright his first stakes win at Santa Anita when rallying from fifth in the field of eight Cal-breds to post a final time of 1:15.61 for 6 1/2 furlongs on the main dirt track. In his two previous starts, Alert Bay had won at a mile in both a grassy maiden special weight event at the same Arcadia track on Feb. 2, and then in allowance optional claiming company at Golden Gate Fields on the all-weather Tapeta surface. Alert Bay’s record for owner Peter Redekop B. C. Ltd. stands at 6-3-3-0 and $187,800 in earnings and this son

of City Zip and Dushyantor’s Hickory (Chi), a group Iplaced dual stakes winner in her native land of Chile, was bred by Thomas Newton Bell and Ross John McLeod and sold for $65,000 to ARB Agent as a yearling at Keeneland’s 2012 January Horses of All Ages Sale. A Valuable Victory Less than three quarters of an hour later, the $200,250 Evening Jewel Stakes also enjoyed its third running when the 7-5 favorite Rovenna, a daughter of Old English Rancho’s Vronsky and the winning Northern Afleet mare Amadamprez, raced to a 2 3/4-length triumph over Harlington’s Rose in 1:15.55. Against seven Cal-breds and a Kentucky-bred, the Mike Machowsky trainee dueled outside of one rival before taking control of the race on the far turn under jockey Victor Espinoza. Rovenna’s prior record included a maiden special weight win on her July 19 debut going 5 1/2 furlongs on dirt at Calder Racecourse in Florida, three stakes placings on the dirt and turf at Santa Anita going a mile and at seven furlongs on the all-weather Cushion Track surface at Hollywood Park, and an allowance optional claiming victory in her most recent start in Arcadia at 6 1/2 furlongs on the main track.

Alert Bay—$200,000 Echo Eddie Stakes—April 5, 2014

Rovenna—$200,250 Evening Jewel Stakes—April 5, 2014

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The bay filly has earned $257,760 from three wins, a second and three thirds in eight trips to post for her breeder and owner Donald Dizney, while Machowsky stated, “We have a ton of options for her. We are definitely looking at Cal-bred options but if there is a nice spot for a graded race we’d like to try that.” Growing In Strength One day prior to graded stakes wins by the Cal-bred duo of Tribal Spy and Big Macher, 42-1 longshot Uzziel defeated six Kentucky-breds and two Virginia-breds in the $78,700 Santa Paula Stakes on Apr. 11, when she won gate-to-wire by 2 1/4 lengths in 1:17.19 for 6 1/2 furlongs on the dirt with Tyler Baze in the irons. Trained by Mike Puype, the dark bay filly was bred by her owners James and Tammy Mckenney and is the seventh foal out of the 15-year-old Lord at War (Arg) mare Pretti Woman whose previous offspring have earned more than $400,000 while winning at least four races each. After Uzziel’s first two career starts produced a third-placed finish and then a win in maiden special weight company on Nov. 23, she sandwiched another victory at six furlongs on Golden Gate’s main track on the last day of January in-between unplaced finishes in stakes races at Santa Anita. “This is our first-ever stakes win,” said James Mckenney after Uzziel had increased her bankroll to $96,310 from three wins and a third in six starts. “We’ve been breeding horses for ten years now and we’ve never really had much luck at Santa Anita. You couldn’t believe how excited we are. We’ve got a full sister to this filly

who’s a yearling and we’ve got the mare in Florida to be bred back to Harlington.”

Uzziel—$78,700 Santa Paula Stakes—April 11, 2014

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Cal-Bred Millionaires’ Row

#58 Amazombie: Living Proof Of Success

by EMILY SHIELDS The story of Amazombie is almost unbelievably fantastical, which makes it even better since it is true. The California-bred went from being a surprise arrival at the barn to being nothing less than a nationally known champion sprinter. In just three seasons, he made the journey from an unknown, injured juvenile, to California’s 58th millionaire. The story starts with development tycoon Gregg Anderson who, along with business partner and close friend Ron Waranch, helped to develop the Palmdale area as well as Westlake Village. They owned a bay colt named Northern Afleet, who was a dual grade II winner in 1997. After his retirement, Northern Afleet took up residence in the Taylor Made Farm stallion barn alongside such stallions as Saint Ballado and Unbridled’s Song. In 2005, Anderson bred his five-year-old In Excess (Ire) mare Wilshe Amaze to Northern Afleet, who later that year was represented by Preakness Stakes (grade I) and Belmont Stakes (grade I) hero Afleet Alex. On the track, Wilshe Amaze was nothing better than a two-time winner in claiming company, but she was a half-sister to the 2001 dual stakes winner Flom’s Prospector. Wilshe Amaze dropped a colt on April 18, 2006. That

bay, later gelded and named Amazombie, progressed through his early training without much fanfare until he suffered a hind-leg tibia fracture. He was rehabilitating on a farm in Hemet when trainer Bill Spawr stopped by to check on his own recovering horses. The chilly weather of the morning caused both Spawr and the farm manager to be bundled against the cold with hoods on. When the manager pointed out Amazombie and another horse galloping together and offered to sell them, Spawr considered and said, “I can give you $5,000 for him.” The manager heard “for them,” and shipped both horses to Spawr’s Santa Anita Park barn the next day. On Aug. 22, 2009, Amazombie made his debut for Spawr and co-owner Thomas Sanford going a mile on the grass at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. He finished second in a promising debut, but in his subsequent starts, Amazombie ran fifth, third and second. He finally broke his maiden in his final start of the year, scoring by a head in a six-furlong contest on the main track’s all-weather Cushion Track surface at Hollywood Park on Dec. 3. Breeder Anderson died just weeks later, on Dec. 23, at the age of 81. Amazombie ramped his game up during the 2010 season

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California-bred Amazombie, the 2011 Eclipse Champion Male Sprinter and Breeders’ Cup Sprint (Grade I) winner who was bred by Gregg Anderson and has earnings of $1,920,378, as an eight-year-old gelding at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, during April of 2014.

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with back-to-back victories at Santa Anita and Hollywood in March and July, respectively. He went four for nine that year, making all his starts in allowance company. All those victories came on the grass, but it was a Dec. 30 dirt sprint that spoke volumes of Amazombie’s potential. He finished second, beaten a head by that year’s Ralph M. Hinds Handicap winner Cayambe, but defeated the 2009 Breeders’ Cup Sprint (grade I) winner and California Horse of the Year, Dancing in Silks, and the graded III-placed stakes winner My Summer Slew. Just one start later, Amazombie broke through. He made his 2011 debut in the $200,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint Stakes against grade I winner Cost of Freedom and graded stakes winner Quick Enough on Jan. 29. Amazombie defeated them both, scoring by a head over Apriority at 11-1 odds. He’d made his stakes debut a winning one, and would never run in anything less than a black-type race again. After finishing second by a half-length to Quick Enough in the state-restricted $100,000 Sensational Star Handicap on the turf, Amazombie switched back to the main track for his graded stakes debut. The target was the grade II, $150,000 Potrero Grande Stakes on April 3, against a field of open-company stakes winners, such as the grade I-winning Cal-bred M One Rifle. Under jockey Mike Smith, Amazombie rallied past all of them to score by a head. Joel Rosario subbed for Smith in the $125,000 Tiznow Stakes at California Gold Rush XII on Apr. 23. Amazombie made quick work of the 7 1/2-furlong contest, leading

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throughout to score by 2 3/4 lengths in 1:29.06. The race was contested over Hollywood Park’s main track, proving that Amazombie did not care about the surface or the distance, as long as the race was less than a mile. Next out, Amazombie and a reunited Smith did cross the wire a half-length clear in the grade III, $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap, but a late-stretch bumping incident caused their disqualification. Amazombie was placed third behind Camp Victory and M One Rifle. Despite that disappointment, Amazombie still went favored in the grade I, $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap, but finished third again, this time behind previous dual grade I winner Smiling Tiger and Camp Victory. After finishing third yet again, in the grade I, $250,000 Bing Crosby Handicap, it seemed as though Amazombie had lost a step. He had always run well, but couldn’t find the winner’s circle until the grade I1, $250,000 Ancient Title Stakes on Oct. 8. Returned to the dirt for the six-furlong contest at Santa Anita, Amazombie rallied from second-last in a six-horse field to win by three quarters of a length. Even though Amazombie had proven he preferred dirt and didn’t need to take his racetrack with him, there was still a stigma against him entering the $1,363,500 Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky on Nov. 5. East Coast rivals Jackson Bend, Big Drama and fellow California invader Euroears, all grade I winners, were Continued on next page 2nd

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Bay Gelding, April 18, 2006— Bred in California by Gregg Anderson

Polite Lady Northern Afleet Nureyev Nuryette Stellarette Siberian Express In Excess (Ire) Kantado (Ire) Wilshe Amaze Floriano Flom Delaware Squaw

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Cal-Bred Millionaires’ Row Cont’d. considered the main threats, with Amazombie going off as the 7-1 sixth wagering choice in a field of nine. He showed the country what California sprinting was all about, however, and closed brilliantly four-wide to win by a neck over Force Freeze. The Breeders’ Cup victory not only pushed Amazombie’s earnings over the $1 million mark, it also granted him the title of Eclipse Champion Male Sprinter, which he won over Caleb’s Posse. He was also named California’s Champion Sprinter, but missed out on other titles—such as the Golden State’s Older Male and Horse of the Year accolades—to Acclamation, the multiple grade I winner who was campaigning at the same time. Amazombie started a campaign to defend his Breeders’ Cup title early in 2012, with his seasonal debut coming in February’s grade II, $200,000 San Carlos Stakes. Trainer Spawr later admitted that the gelding was “heavy” and not in prime racing condition for the race, which resulted in Amazombie running third behind the speedy dual grade I winner The Factor. Having the start under his belt was all Amazombie needed, however, and he rebounded to retain his title in the Potrero Grande on April 7. This time he outran Roman Threat and Camp Victory. After the Potrero Grande, both Smith and Spawr announced that Amazombie was even better than he had been in his championship season. So instead of going through Hollywood Park’s sprint stakes schedule again, Spawr shipped the champion back to Churchill Downs for May’s grade II, $441,600 Churchill Downs Stakes. Amazombie ran gamely, but missed the win by a length. It took the 2011 Preakness hero and eventual three-time grade I winner Shackleford to beat him. Despite all of his credentials, Amazombie was not the favorite when he returned to Del Mar for a second shot at the grade I, $300,000 Bing Crosby on July 29. That honor

went to The Factor, who had defeated the champion earlier in the year. Grade I winner Comma to the Top also joined the compact field of five, but Amazombie had been flourishing at Del Mar. Every day he was turned out in a large covered pen outside, and had trained more aggressively than usual. He showed that fervor in the Crosby, rolling past The Factor to win by 1 1/4 lengths. After that effort, Amazombie continued on his march to defend his Breeders’ Cup crown. He next started in the grade I, $250,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship Stakes. He was heavily favored in the six-furlong contest, but finished fourth behind 2011 Haskell Invitational Stakes (grade I) hero Coil, that runner’s grade II-winning stablemate Capital Account, and eventual Malibu Stakes (grade I) victor Jimmy Creed. Amazombie was only beaten 1 1/4 lengths for the victory. A field of 14 assembled for the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Sprint, worth $1,363,500 on Nov. 3. Amazombie was favored, but Smith was forced to go four-wide throughout, and the popular gelding did not have his usual late rally. He finished eighth, 6 1/4 lengths behind surprise winner Trinniberg. To that point, Amazombie had earned $1,920,378 with 12 wins, five seconds and six thirds in 29 starts. He resumed training in early 2013, but was plagued by quarter cracks and sat on the sidelines until May. He was ready for his first breeze early in the month when an over-eager pony horse darted in front of him, causing Amazombie to wheel around and nearly fall. He injured his left ankle badly in the incident, and it was quickly clear that he would miss the entirety of the season. A year later, Amazombie is not officially retired, but it becomes increasingly unlikely that he will make it back to the races. He still resides in Spawr’s barn, and is eager to accept visitors, especially if they come bearing carrots. Whether or not he makes it back, Amazombie’s legacy is already cemented by his blinding speed and brilliant victories.

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With a victory in the grade I, $1,363,500 Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Nov. 5, 2011, the five-year-old Northern Afleet gelding Amazombie, who was bred by Gregg Anderson and is owned by his trainer Bill Spawr in partnership with Thomas Sanford, became the 58th California-bred millionaire.

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Another Man’s Treasure

Road To Slew: On The Road Again

by MARCIE HEACOX The road to Damascus runs through Road to Slew, a 19-year-old, grade II-winning California-bred enjoying a renaissance as a lead pony for trainer Oscar Garcia. Nick Cafarchia, a California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA) member since 1992, bred and owned the chestnut gelding by Slewpy out of the unraced Bold Tropic (SAf) mare, Plumeria Lei. Road to Slew picked up a check in each of his 15 starts for Garcia, and on March 11, 2000, provided the trainer with his first career stakes victory in the $150,000 Crystal Water Handicap at Santa Anita Park. Two starts later, Cafarchia transferred Road to Slew to trainer Steve Miyadi for one race at Golden Gate Fields, and then brought him back south to new trainer Craig Dollase. Road to Slew won five of nine starts for that conditioner, including the 2001 Frank E. Kilroe Mile Handicap (grade II) worth $400,000 and the 2001 and 2003 renewals of the Crystal Water, becoming only the second horse in Santa Anita’s history to win the same stakes race thrice. The third Crystal Water win would be Road to Slew’s last race, as he suffered a minor tendon injury. “It wasn’t too bad, but (Cafarchia) didn’t want to run him in a claiming race and decided to stop him for good,” Garcia said. The trainer asked to have the gelding as a pony, stopping his racing record at 25-8-6-5 and $875,360 in earnings. Garcia retrained Road to Slew, whom he nicknamed “Roady,” right at Santa Anita. He said it wasn’t easy, but the horse is intelligent and eventually caught on. Roady wasn’t being used to his full potential, though, because Garcia had to ride many of his own racehorses in the morning, and thus had no pony rider. Enter Taylor Houser. The Washington state native has been around horses, especially Thoroughbreds, her

entire life. Someone told her Garcia had a pony he hardly used, and she got the job as Roady’s rider in October of 2012. Houser, 19, was able to re-awaken the youth in her 19-year-old mount. She said she often gets comments about how much perkier, leaner and stronger Roady is since he’s acquired a full time job. “You don’t find many ponies his age,” Houser said. “Even ones that are his age, they don’t have the spirit, the attitude. They don’t look as good as he does.” With a flaxen mane and tail and bright red tack, Roady stands out regardless of fitness. Houser said complete strangers will occasionally yell out the horse’s name as he passes by. However, Roady has the brains and heart to match his flashy exterior. He knows all the pole locations on the track, and stops by voice command. He also excels at working with two-year-olds. “He has a little more patience with them, because I think he can tell they’re young,” Houser said. Roady has a high physical and mental energy level despite his advanced age, which Houser said can sometimes be a drawback. He’s prone to excitement near the starting gate or around horses moving at high speeds. Houser once tried ponying during races, but Roady had a meltdown. He also occasionally lashes out if a racehorse misbehaves too much. Because of his vitality, Houser thinks Roady can continue working for five more years, and is already planning a luxurious retirement for him. She returned to her home state for a new job in late April, but plans to return to visit. Though his primary rider is gone, Road to Slew will always have a place in the Garcia barn. “He’s my son,” the trainer said. “Everybody likes this horse. He’s so smart, and he’s a great Thoroughbred. We need those kinds of horses all the time.”

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Road to Slew, winner of the $150,000 Crystal Water Handicap at Santa Anita Park on March 11, 2000 (left), with Taylor Houser aboard (right) as the pony horse for fellow California-bred Adrenaline Shot and exercise rider Ramon Machado at the same Arcadia racetrack in April of 2014.

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Olden Times: Young At Heart

A Blast From The Past by JACKIE BARNES Young at heart is a great way to describe Olden Times. A homebred for legendary Chino horseman Rex C. Ellsworth, who played a substantial role in shaping the history of California’s Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry, he was a top runner on both the East and West Coasts from 1960 to 1964, and also a major influence at stud. The 1958 bay won three $100,000 races in his career, the Metropolitan, San Juan Capistrano and Illinois Handicaps, and this year represents the 50th anniversary of this great achievement. With jockey Henry Moreno up, Olden Times took the Big Apple by storm with his victory in the 71st running of the $115,400 Metropolitan Handicap before a crowd of more than 59,000 at Aqueduct on May 30, 1964. Twelve of that season’s finest runners went to the post for this one-mile dirt test with champion sprinter Ahoy as the 132-pound highweight. He flew from the gate at the start, followed by Red Gar and Quadrangle, but quickly faded. Olden Times stalked the leaders to the backstretch and when his saddle slipped at the five-eighths pole, Moreno put his whip in his left hand and grabbed the reins and his horse’s mane with his right hand. At that point, Olden Times took off down the stretch and caught that year’s Belmont Stakes winner Quadrangle to win under a hand ride by two lengths. He became the first California-bred to win this race and got Ellsworth his first New York win. Olden Times’ final time of 1:34 2/5 was the fastest by four-fifths of a second of that New York season for the distance. The $118,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap at Santa Anita Park back on March 10, 1962, was an absolute masterpiece as jockey Bill Shoemaker guided Olden Times to a gate-to-wire victory over fellow Cal-bred Juanro and Canadian champion The Axe II in this turf marathon at about 1 3/4 miles. On June 20, 1964, Shoemaker and Olden Times paired to

win the inaugural running of the $111,300 Illinois Handicap at Arlington Park by 1 1/4 lengths. This victory pushed Olden Times’ career earnings to more than $500,000. After two more winning starts and with a record of 54-17-10-5 and $603,875 in earnings, Olden Times retired to stud in California for the 1965 breeding season. He then stood in Kentucky until his death on Aug. 14, 1985, siring more than 60 stakes winners, included among whom were the Eclipse Champion Two-Year-Old Colt, Roving Boy, and Ancient Regime, the champion two-year-old filly in France during 1980. With the success of Roving Boy, Olden Times was the nation’s leading juvenile sire of 1982. Olden Times was also influential as a broodmare sire with his dams producing more than 100 stakes winners, including the champions Johnny D. and Miss Secreto. His dam Djenne (Fr) was an unraced daughter of Djebel (Fr) purchased by Ellsworth for 4,000 guineas at the 1957 Newmarket Sale in England with Olden Times in utero. She produced 14 foals, 11 starters and four winners, including the 1969 dual stakes winner Prove It Girl, the grand dam of multiple stakes winner Duke of Sonoita. When Djenne was voted the California Broodmare of the Year in 1964, it was the sixth time that Ellsworth had won this award in its first 10 years of existence, following Iron Reward, Feather Time, Flying Choice, Dama II and Candy Dish. Olden Times’ sire Relic, a 1945 son of War Relic, won three stakes races at two and three, including the Hopeful Stakes, and earned $69,275. In 1950, he was sold to France where he was a huge success, siring many stakes winners including Texanita (Fr), the champion-two-year-old filly and twice the champion sprinter in her native land. A history making individual, Olden Times not only gave his best every time he stepped on the racetrack but passed his success on to his progeny. Both he and his connections will live forever on these pages reflecting the history of Thoroughbred breeding and racing in the Golden State.

O L D E N $118,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap March 10, 1962

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T I M E S $115,400 Metropolitian Handicap May 30, 1964

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Down On The Farm

Common Reproductive Problems In Mares

by HEATHER SMITH THOMAS Breeders face a number of challenges when trying to get mares safely in foal and then have them carry the pregnancy to term. James Bailey, DVM, reproductive specialist (Royal Vista Southwest, in Purcell, Oklahoma) says that post-foaling mares that will be rebred occasionally have problems. Post-Foaling Challenges “Some of the problems we experience in post-foaling mares are in individuals who take a longer time than normal to shed the placenta. If the mare has not shed her placenta within two to three hours, we begin assisting her medically, and later on sometimes with manipulation. Monitoring and getting rid of the placenta is very important in working toward easy breeding post-foaling.” There have been many studies showing that a lot of postfoaling antibiotics are not helpful in achieving higher conception rates at foal heat or the next heat. “But we do feel it is very important to do a lavage of the uterus and examine the cervix digitally, to see that it has not been damaged during foaling. Also, these mares usually benefit greatly from a Casliks because they don’t have much vulvar tone and we can prevent aspiration of whatever is in the environment,” says Bailey. “Getting rid of the placenta, ascertaining whether damage has been done internally, and suturing the vulva rather quickly post-foaling (at least the next day), are very important. We evaluate all mares at foal heat. Many mares just take more time than nine to 12 days for the uterus to involute or shrink down, and to stop pooling fluids, and become more able to conceive and carry a foal. Most mares who are still pooling fluid in the uterus at foal heat should be helped with treatment, as opposed to being bred at that time. Some mares may have a lingering infection that needs to be cleared up, and some may just need oxytocin to help with uterine clearance,” he explains. “After the foal heat, we are looking at the same things. We are always monitoring during the heat cycle for accumulation of fluid or any discharge through the cervix. Overall, the wet mares have a lower conception rate than dry mares. They just take a little longer, especially the older mares, to get back in shape for breeding,” he says. Hormonal Challenges The common hormonal problems can be divided into two categories—mares who fail to cycle, and mares who cycle but have problems becoming pregnant. Mares are seasonal breeders and most of them stop cycling during winter. Mats H. Troedsson, DVM, PhD, ACT, DECAR (Professor of Equine Reproduction, Department Chair of Veterinary Science, and Director of the Gluck Equine Researcy Center) says that mares generally don’t start cycling again until the end of April, even though breeding season will be from mid-February through May. Most people put mares under lights or use hor-

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monal treatments to get them cycling early. Otherwise, most mares are not fertile at the start of the breeding season. Mares often start to show heat about a month before they actually cycle and ovulate. “At some farms, people start to breed mares too early, when they show heat. This can set up problems because every time the mare is bred, the semen causes an inflammation,” says Troedsson. “This type of inflammation is normal and its purpose is to clear the uterus of excess sperm or bacteria. If the mare is repeatedly bred during her transitional period, however, this can create repeated inflammation challenge to the uterus that may become chronic even after she starts cycling normally. She already has a very challenged and inflamed uterine lining. These mares not only fail to become pregnant when bred too early in transitional heat but the repeated breedings also create a problem that reduces their ability to become pregnant later,” he says. This doesn’t happen as much in a well-managed breeding program because mares are being closely monitored by a veterinarian and checked for time of ovulation, and are not bred unless they are actually cycling. “Then we have the mares who don’t start cycling. We are seeing more of this problem than in the past, and we don’t always know why they don’t start cycling. One reason, recently described, is a condition called persistent endometrial cups. These cups are formed in the uterine lining during pregnancy at about 37 days, and persist until about 120 days. They produce hormones to maintain the pregnancy. Mares do not cycle when they have these endometrial cups. If a mare loses the pregnancy for some reason after day 37 and the endometrial cups remain, she won’t start cycling again,” says Troedsson. “This was one of the problems we found with MRLS (mare reproductive loss syndrome). Mares lost their pregnancies after they’d formed these endometrial cups and didn’t start cycling again for at least 120 to 150 days, and by then the breeding season was over. Mares who lost their pregnancies could not be bred back again that year,” he says. “We discovered that even though some of these mares went on and foaled normally, they sometimes had persistent endometrial cups throughout the pregnancy and even after foaling. Thus they didn’t come back into heat after foaling. This has been shown to be one cause of mares who don’t cycle during breeding season, and we don’t yet have a very good way to treat them,” says Troedsson. “The endometrial cups invade the uterine lining and you just wait for the mares to come out of this and resolve it on their own. There have been some attempts to remove the cups using laser surgery, and also some hormonal treatments, but none of these efforts have been very successful.

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This is one of the causes of non-cyclicity that should be kept in mind when mares don’t cycle.” “In looking at the general health of the mare, it may sometimes be necessary to treat the Cushingoid mare,” says Bailey. “We look at many hormones on the problem mares. We can measure and treat problems in the thyroid, and many times we have to look for a cyclical problem—measuring hormones in various areas,” he says. “We also see mares that have lactational anestrus and do not cycle. And some mares, even though they may be under lights or in the natural breeding season, don’t start cycling. There are many therapies to try to assist these mares, but none of these therapies are uniformly successful. Often mares who respond to one form of treatment don’t respond to another. Some mares respond to follicle stimulating hormone and others may respond to sulpiride after estrogen priming. There are many regimes that different veterinarians have worked with. Some methods seem to give results, but it’s very difficult to study any of these treatments. It’s hard to set up a study model where you could have controls, because you don’t know which mares are going to start cycling on their own, and which are cycling as a result of the therapy. Hormonal or cyclical abnormalities can be some of the most difficult things to treat,” explains Bailey. Some mares at their first pregnancy diagnosis are found to have insufficient progesterone to maintain pregnancy. “It’s fairly routine to do progesterone assays at a mare’s first pregnancy examination to determine if she has adequate levels. If not, the mare can be supplemented (with a variety of methods of supplementation of progesterone), to safeguard the pregnancy,” he says. Ovarian Cysts & Tumors An occasional mare may have ovarian cysts. “We see cysts that have no adverse affects on reproductive health. I know of one mare who had a big cyst on her ovary for four years and it has never bothered her; she is very normal,” says Bailey. “We sometimes see mares who do not ovulate a follicle

correctly because of hormonal abnormalities. Instead, they hemorrhage into the follicle. This is called an anovulatory hemorrhagic follicle. These follicles are not fertile and usually require a prostaglandin treatment several days in a row for them to go away and for the mare to cycle into heat again,” he says. Troedsson says this condition has been described for a number of years, but seems to be more common now. The mares grow a follicle and do everything right, and are bred, but they don’t go ovulate. “They either lutenize the follicle (and don’t release an egg, but still build up the CL) or the follicle completely fails to ovulate. Most of the time it is just one lost cycle and the mare doesn’t do it again. But I’ve seen mares who consistently—throughout several seasons—fail to ovulate. We don’t understand why this happens, and why this is no more common. We always used to see it at the end of the breeding season (a condition called ‘autumn follicles’) and this could have a hormonal explanation. Now, however, we are seeing it more and more often during the breeding season. In the vast majority of mares who do this, it’s just one lost cycle and the mare cycles and ovulates normally afterward, but on occasion we see mares who do it all the time,” says Troedsson. “We occasionally see a tumor problem,” says Bailey. “Some ovarian tumors will prevent a mare from cycling, but these are fairly rare. For instance, in 1,300 mares this year, I only saw one with a tumor.” Troedsson says granulose cell tumors have an affect on the other ovary and the mare stops cycling. “These tumors are fairly easy to diagnose with palpation and ultrasound or with hormonal assays for inhibin, testosterone and progesterone, and they can be easily removed. Then the mare will eventually start cycling again. This condition is fairly easy to treat, but if diagnosed during the breeding season and the tumor taken out, it can take several months—sometimes up to a year—before the mare is cycling normally again, so you may lose that breeding season.”

Impacts Of Stress Bailey emphasizes the importance of keeping mares in not handled carefully and slowly—they don’t do well. If a non-stressful situation. “If they’re acclimated to their they’re under stress, they do not get pregnant at a very high surroundings, happy and well fed, they breed much more rate. But if mares are healthy and acclimated, handled successfully,” he says. This is often more important than properly and quietly, pregnancy rates are generally excelpeople realize, and sometimes the biggest factor in hor- lent.” He recommends getting mares to the farm where they monal or cyclic imbalances. “When mares are being shipped during their cycle, or will be bred and cared for, well before the breeding season. moving to a new farm very close to the breeding season, “Then they can acclimate and become familiar with their gaining new pasturemates and having to figure out the surroundings and new pasturemates, and settle in. This pecking order, this is a very stressful situation. Some may makes a huge difference in helping get these mares in foal not show stress but they are under stress. Other mares will and to carry the foal.” Sometimes owners wish to save board money by not look very stressed. Many mares, though they may be cycling during breeding season, when moved to another sending the mare until the breeding season, but having farm they stop cycling,” Bailey points out. mares there a couple months early puts them in a better “If mares are not happy—and don’t have their pecking condition, as far as stress is concerned, and this pays off in order established or are not kept in their same groups or the long run.

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I. A $17,500 bonus will be made available for owners of registered California-Bred or California-Sired maidens in Maiden Special Weight races in Southern California; and a $10,000 bonus for owners of registered California-Bred or California-Sired maidens in Maiden Special Weight races in Northern California and at all Fair meetings throughout the state. Only races at 4 1/2 furlongs or longer will qualify. II. Significant eligibility changes for California-breds.

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The Cal-Bred Incentive Program

California-Bred Incentive Awards

Questions and answers concerning California-breds and Californiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lucrative incentive awards program, which was responsible for breeders, owners and stallion owners collecting more than $10 million for 2013. Who qualifies for the awards? The breeders and owners of registered California-bred Thoroughbreds and the owners of California-based stallions. What are Breeders Awards? A monetary award which is paid to the breeder of a registered California-bred Thoroughbred finishing first, second or third in any race run in California and any graded stakes races conducted within the United States. Breeders will receive 75 percent of the remainder of the total incentive award monies after owner awards are paid, with an individual breeder receiving a pro-rated share of this breeders fund. The maximum purse considered earned in any qualifying race within this state shall be $330,000 for a win, $120,000 for a second and $90,000 for a third-place finish. Breeder awards always are paid exclusive of nomination, entry and starting fees. What are Owners Awards? A monetary award which is paid to the owner of a registered California-bred Thoroughbred horse which runs in qualifying races in California. Owners can receive at least a 20 percent bonus on the finisherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s share for finishing first through fifth in an open allowance or overnight stake race and up to a 20 percent bonus for finishing first in an open starter allowance above $15,000 and open non-maiden claiming races with a claiming price of $40,000 or greater in Southern California and $20,000 or greater in Northern California. These levels are purposely set high to encourage the ownership of high-quality runners and to restrict the number of qualifiers so that the awards will function as a major incentive. Owner awards always are paid exclusive of nomination, entry and starting fees. They are listed in the racing program and will be distributed at the same time as the purse by the paymaster. What is the Maiden Bonus Program? A Maiden Bonus award will be paid to the owner of a registered California-bred or registered California-sired foal for winning a maiden special weight race. The bonus amount is $17,500 in Southern California and $10,000 in Northern California and at all Fair meetings throughout the state. These awards are paid directly to the owner approximately 45 racing days after the win. Only races at 4 1/2 furlongs or longer will qualify. What are Stallion Awards? In order to stimulate the acquisition in California of nationally prominent stallions, and retain high caliber California stallions, monetary awards are paid annually to the owners of registered California stallions whose California-conceived or California-bred get have won a qualifying race or have finished first, second, or third in a stakes race in the state or any graded stakes race within the United States during the year. Qualifying races are any non-claiming races, including maiden allowance and starter allowance races, with a purse of at least $15,000, and open non-maiden claiming races with a claiming price of $40,000 or

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greater in Southern California and $20,000 or greater in Northern California also qualify. Stallion awards are exclusive of nomination, entry and starting fees. Stallions must be registered by February 15 each year to be eligible for stallion awards. Stallion owners will receive 25 percent of the remainder of the total incentive award monies after owners awards are paid, with an individual owner of a registered California stallion (as of December 31) receiving a prorated share of the stallion fund based on the total qualifying earnings of the get during the year. The maximum purse considered earned in any qualifying race within this state shall be $330,000 for a win, $120,000 for a second and $90,000 for a third-place finish. The stallion must be continuously present in California from February 1 to July 15, inclusive, of the year 2010 or any subsequent calendar year in which he stood at stud and fathered the participant in the race. If a sire dies in this state in the year 2010 or any subsequent year and stood his last season at stud in this state, or was standing at stud in this state on the date of his death in the year 2010 or any subsequent year, he shall thereafter continue to be considered an eligible Thoroughbred stallion regarding a race participant fathered by him in that season. The California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA) will help compile data, but it is the ultimate responsibility of the stallion owner to advise that official registering agency, on or before February 15 of any year, of any and all purses earned during the preceding year that shall be considered in determining the amount of the stallion award to which the owner is entitled. Does the program include races outside of California? Yes. The breeder of a California-bred Thoroughbred finishing first, second or third in a graded stakes outside of California, but within the United States, will be paid a pro-rated share of the breeders fund. The maximum purse considered earned in any race shall be $165,000 for a win, $60,000 for second and $45,000 for a third-place finish. CTBA will help compile data, but it is the ultimate responsibility of the breeder to advise the official registering agency (CTBA), on or before February 15 of any year, of any and all purses earned during the preceding year in graded stakes races outside of this state by horses bred by the breeder. Also, the owner of a registered California stallion whose California-conceived or California-bred get finished first, second or third in a graded stakes outside of California, but within the United States, will be paid a pro-rated share of the Stallion fund with the maximum purse considered earned the same as the breeders above. When are the premiums paid? Owner awards are paid at the same time as the purse by the paymaster. Breeder awards are paid twice a year with a conservative advance payment of up to 10 percent being paid by September 1 and the final payment for 2014 being paid by March 31, 2015. The stallion awards are paid prior to March 31, 2015. Continued on next page CALIFORNIA THOROUGHBRED â&#x20AC;˘ MAY 2014 43

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California-Bred Incentive Awards Cont’d. Are there special racing opportunities for California-breds? Yes. Racetracks in California are required by law to offer one race per day which is restricted to California-breds. Last year this amounted to 275 additional racing opportunities and over $16 million in additional purses for California-breds. In addition, the California legislature has declared its intent that at least 10 percent of the total stakes purses paid at any race meeting in California be paid on stakes races restricted to registered California-breds. This amounted to almost $4.8 million in 2013 and will grow significantly through the creation of the Golden State Series. Also, in 2015, California Cup XXV will be held at Santa Anita Park on a date to be announced. Part of the funding for California Cup XXV will come from the incentive award category, the California-bred Race Fund. 9.5 percent of the total incentive award monies will be used for this category, with the monies funding the promotion of California-bred races, the supplement of purses for California-bred races and the creation of new California-bred stakes. What is the definition of a California-bred? The definition of a California-bred is as follows: A California-bred Thoroughbred is a horse dropped in California after being conceived in California, or any Thoroughbred foal dropped by a mare in California if the mare remains in California to be next bred to a Thoroughbred stallion standing in the state. If the mare cannot be bred for two successive seasons, but remains in California during that period, her foal will be considered a California-bred.

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What is the definition of a California-sired horse? A “California-sired horse” is a Thoroughbred that was conceived in California by a registered California stallion. A California-sired horse is only eligible for entry in races restricted to California-bred or California-sired horses and is not eligible for any breeder or owner awards, except the maiden bonus awards. How does one register a California-bred? Registration applications must be filed with the CTBA. Only those horses which are both registered with The Jockey Club and fulfill all requirements as outlined in the definition of a California-bred are eligible. The fees for registration are as follows: 1) $100.00 for CTBA members, $200.00 for non-members if applied for by September 30 of foal’s yearling year; 2) $125.00 for CTBA members, $250.00 for non-members if applied for after September 30 of yearling year but before January 1 following; and 3) $750.00 if applied for after January 1 of two-year-old year. If desired, application can be made in advance of receipt of Jockey Club Certificates to escape penalty for late filing, but no actual registration will be made until certificates are available. CTBA has representation at California tracks to help facilitate late registrations. How can I obtain more information? Contact Doug Burge or Mary Ellen Locke at the CTBA offices across the street from the Santa Anita Park racetrack in Arcadia at the address and phone numbers listed below. California Thoroughbred Breeders Association 201 Colorado Place, P.O. Box 60018, Arcadia, Calif 91066-6018 • www.ctba.com (626) 445-7800 or (800) 573-2822 Fax: (626) 574-0852

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Breeder Awards For 2013

California-Bred Incentive Awards

California Breeders Awards Recipients For 2013 (Top 20) 1. Harris Farms Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$157,888.87 2. Mr. & Mrs. Larry D. Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$150,328.68

11. Old English Rancho . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$47,167.30

3. Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$129,403.95

13. Madeline Auerbach & Barry Abrams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$43,300.23

12. B & B Zietz Stables Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$45,763.50

4. Nick Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$112,920.44

14. Thomas W. Bachman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$39,435.61

5. Benjamin C. Warren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$104,476.93

15. Gary Rocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$39,095.74

6. Pam & Martin Wygod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$95,692.27

16. J. Paul Reddam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$37,809.24

7. Terry C. Lovingier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$85,743.72

17. Ted & Judy Nichols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$36,534.15

8. Pamela C. Ziebarth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$67,170.76

18. Applebite Farms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$35,314.44

9. Dahlberg Farms LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$61,780.52

19. Donald R. Dizney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$35,023.38 20. Nick Cafarchia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$32,915.34

10. Lee & Susan Searing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$47,921.25

California Breeders Awards Recipients For 2013 (Alphabetical) Abbott, Buck ................................................................................$880.94 Abraham, Mike..........................................................................$2,740.21 Abrams, David & Madeline Auerbach .....................................$21,887.20 Abrams, David & Tom Roberts ....................................................$507.45 Abrams, Auerbach & Bederian..................................................$8,967.61 Abrams, Auerbach, Bederian, Nakkashian & Roberts ..............$2,291.11 Abrams & Huston......................................................................$2,956.90 Abrams, Huston & Thoroughbred Equine Management ...........$4,190.50 Abrams, Huston Racing, Pais & Perez .....................................$1,216.15 Abrams, Huston Racing, Stoll & Young ....................................$1,710.61 Academic Farms .......................................................................$7,936.47 Adair, Bill & Phyllis ...................................................................$3,255.78 Adams, Craig & Joanna ..............................................................$177.61 Agnew, Dan J. ..........................................................................$1,615.20 AJM Racing LLC ..........................................................................$937.76 Alameda, Daniel J. ......................................................................$446.55 Albert & Kathleen Mattivi LLC ...................................................$1,339.66 Aldabbagh, Omar .....................................................................$1,494.33 Alesia, Ciaglia, Mellen & Westerlund ...........................................$106.56 Alexander, Nick ....................................................................$112,920.44 Ali Nilforushan Equestrian LLC ...............................................$18,705.91 Allen, Bill .....................................................................................$121.79 Allen, Michael............................................................................$3,027.42 Allen, Robert W............................................................................$564.79 Allred, Dr. Edward C. ...............................................................$1,953.67 Al-mudarris, Salah Said ...........................................................$4,972.98 Alvarez, Joseph T. III ................................................................$7,447.29 Anderson, Jerry & Carol............................................................$3,367.79 Anderson, Jerry & Carol & Gloria Buckridge.............................$2,521.00 Anderson, R. Gregg .....................................................................$292.29 Anthony, Lorrie .........................................................................$5,353.14 Antonelli, John ..........................................................................$7,910.07 Applebite Farms......................................................................$35,314.44 Applebite Farms, Bruce Hochman & Holly M. Kalloo................$1,833.91 Applebite Farms & Matthew Lomas .............................................$684.54 Arauj, Dr. John ..........................................................................$6,552.16

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Archa Racing Inc.....................................................................$20,611.07 Arendt, Edward & Michelle........................................................$1,056.81 Arias, Jorge ..............................................................................$2,469.74 Armstrong, Laura .....................................................................$1,948.60 Asadurian, Sam & Carl ...........................................................$10,351.92 Asadurian, Carl ........................................................................$5,041.99 Asistio, Luis .................................................................................$401.89 A & T Stock Farm......................................................................$4,993.99 Atwell, Wayne & Peggy.............................................................$2,725.51 Auerbach, Madeline ................................................................$25,325.67 Auerbach, Madeline & Barry Abrams......................................$43,300.23 Auerbach, Madeline, B. Abrams, V. Loverso, C. Perez, & Huston Racing ......................................................................$3,755.10 Auerbach, Madeline, Barry Abrams & Huston Racing ................$182.68 Auerbach, Madeline & Harris & David Abrams ............................$385.66 Auerbach, Madeline, David Abrams & Vincenzo Loverso.......$16,970.64 Auerbach, Madeline, David Abrams & Sonny Pais......................$426.26 Auerbach, Abrams & Hillas ..........................................................$706.37 Auerbach, Abrams, Huston Racing, Matties Racing.................$3,166.88 Auerbach Family Trust..............................................................$1,012.36 Augello, Vince ..........................................................................$6,420.63 Avila, A. C. ...................................................................................$594.73 Bach, Martin W. ........................................................................$1,928.80 Bachman, Thomas W..............................................................$39,435.61 Back, Stanley .................................................................................$92.86 Bailey, Laura Sue & Richard Abel Rosoff .................................$1,081.78 Ballena Vista Farm..................................................................$23,172.65 Barber, Don & Judi.......................................................................$303.45 Barber, Gary ...........................................................................$15,476.31 Barber, Gary & Team Valor.......................................................$1,956.72 Barclay, Rozamund...................................................................$1,765.92 Barclay, Rozamund, Katherine Robertson, Dr. Mikel Harrington, et.al. ..................................................................$1,323.44 Barczewski, Robert ..................................................................$1,709.08 Barenholtz, Bill & Pat Conner....................................................$1,370.10 Barnacastle, Keith.....................................................................$1,343.73

Barnett Stables L.C...................................................................$1,745.62 Bart, Glendon R., Frank Martin Jr. & Jon Winters........................$902.24 Baseline Equine LLC...............................................................$11,302.16 Bassett, Randy..........................................................................$3,446.58 Bay Cove Farm ............................................................................$796.99 B & B Zietz Stables Inc. ..........................................................$45,763.50 Beaty, Baker, Grover and Overgaauw ......................................$2,269.31 Bederian, Kamberian & Nakkashian .........................................$3,735.82 Bell, John C. & Robert W. Theisen Jr. .........................................$852.51 Bell, Richard A. ........................................................................$5,527.11 Bell, Thomas, Ross McLeod & Charles Ming............................$5,151.60 Bellasis, Paul................................................................................$365.36 Bergounous, Dexter & Tony Schleder.......................................$1,137.89 Bernstein, David & Bruce Rose.................................................$1,619.78 BG Stables...................................................................................$446.55 BG Stables & Royalty Stables...................................................$2,009.49 Bigon, Cheryl L. ...........................................................................$993.59 Bigon, Cheryl L. & Dr. Kim Kuhlmann.......................................$2,848.81 Biller, James M. ........................................................................$7,025.70 Black Diamond Racing LLC ......................................................$7,745.68 Blades, Van & Charles Bernhardt .............................................$1,396.49 Blakes Racing LLC....................................................................$2,411.38 Block-Forman Stables...............................................................$6,909.40 Block-Forman Stables, Art Guglielmi, Samuel Wenguer & Jose Rodriguez ....................................................................$2,269.30 Block, Louis .................................................................................$707.88 Bloodstock Management Services............................................$1,813.62 Blooming Hills Inc.........................................................................$502.37 BMWZ Stables ........................................................................$13,263.55 BnD Chase Thoroughbreds Inc.................................................$2,482.02 BnD Chase Thoroughbreds Inc. & Cheryl Bigon..........................$433.37 BnD Chase Thoroughbreds Inc. & Carol Davies.......................$1,998.52 Boghossian, Paul ......................................................................$2,301.78 Bollmann, Larry & Suzanne ......................................................$1,724.81

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California-Bred Incentive Awards Cont’d. Bollmann, Larry & Suzanne, Cindy Olsen & Jack Retzloff.............$87.28 Bone, Robert ............................................................................$1,421.86 Boone Family Trust...................................................................$5,115.06 Boots, Clydene .........................................................................$4,694.37 Bradvica, Louis A. .......................................................................$106.56 Brandjes, Eric & Lou Ann & Neale Jensen...................................$664.75 Bred Right Farm...........................................................................$974.30 Breton, Carl & Kim .......................................................................$365.36 Briere, James & Richard & Paula Capestro..............................$1,330.53 Briere Thoroughbreds ...............................................................$3,769.32 British Mist Breeding & Racing..................................................$1,595.40 Brogan, Patrick .........................................................................$3,417.15 Brogan, Patrick & Francis Oleary..............................................$1,613.68 Brook, Joseph .............................................................................$142.09 Brook, Joseph & Joseph Negri..................................................$1,272.68 Brook, Joseph & Michael Stoff..................................................$1,471.59 Brosi, Tom & Ken G. Hodges....................................................$1,146.84 Brown, Edward J. Jr., Phil Lebherz & Richard Meister ................$876.86 Brown, Richard & Charlotte.......................................................$1,656.81 Browne, David & Doug Silicz ....................................................$2,262.19 Bryan, Benjamin C. ...................................................................$3,922.76 Buckridge, Gloria & Tom O’Brien..............................................$1,201.62 Burnison, Chantal S. ................................................................$4,384.34 Busch, Peter S. ........................................................................$1,156.98 Cafarchia, Nick........................................................................$32,915.34 Caldwell, Mary H. ...................................................................$14,795.94 Calnan, Peter ..............................................................................$502.37 Cal Poly Corporation.................................................................$5,456.79 Calvert, D. Chadwick & Dustin Moore.......................................$2,005.43 Camacho, Rosa ..........................................................................$735.80 Campbell, Sacha..........................................................................$954.00 Cam Racing Farm LLC ................................................................$446.55 Canani, Julio ............................................................................$8,777.21 Capestro, Paula ........................................................................$2,488.52 Cardiff Farm Management Corporation & Gary Barber ...............$999.26 Carey, John J. .............................................................................$158.32 Carliwood Farms LLC, Bari & Peter Amadio.............................$1,808.54 Carmel, Judy & Brad ................................................................$1,136.68 Carney, Bryan ..........................................................................$2,094.75 Carothers, Donald .......................................................................$106.56 Carr, Fred & San Gabriel Investments...........................................$67.49 Carraway, Darren & Judd Whitworth.........................................$4,878.59 Carrillo, Fred & Daniel A. Cassella...............................................$126.86 Cassidy, Jim & Deron Pearson .................................................$1,644.13 Castanares, George J. & Araceli B. .........................................$1,147.34 Chaiken Family Trust ................................................................$3,498.54 Chainyk, Mike ...........................................................................$2,097.27 Chakmakian, George & Frank Aldrich.......................................$7,607.66 Chambers, Bernhardt & Macneil...............................................$7,209.81 Cheek, Michael John....................................................................$974.30 Christensen, David & Marion ...................................................$7,231.63 Circle B Ranch ..........................................................................$3,227.36 Cohen, Morry ..............................................................................$586.60 Cole Ranch Partners LP ...........................................................$2,379.92 Cooper, Michael & Pamela Ziebarth .........................................$1,826.81 Cordova, Henry R. ........................................................................$96.41 Corriente, Rodel........................................................................$8,829.58 C Punch Ranch Inc .................................................................$11,580.43 Craigmyle, John & Keith...............................................................$284.17

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Creel, Allan & Deborah & Paula Capestro ................................$2,687.44 Creighton, Robert ........................................................................$685.06 Cristofi, Pete & Bob Nugent ......................................................$4,696.93 Crown Jewels Racing Stables & Marian Fortier...........................$466.85 Crystal Valley Farms Inc. ..........................................................$1,229.03 Currie, Dave..............................................................................$4,640.50 Curt C. & Lila L. Lanning LLC .................................................$16,611.86 Curtis, Robert & Karen .............................................................$1,826.80 Daehling Ranch LLC...............................................................$16,516.55 Dahlberg Farms LLC...............................................................$61,780.52 Daphne, Daphne A....................................................................$1,889.74 Dates, Viviene ..........................................................................$1,609.93 Davies, Carol Anne .....................................................................$502.37 Davies, Pamela H. ....................................................................$2,041.97 Davis, Fred & Charlene.............................................................$2,302.80 Davis, Paula .............................................................................$1,303.12 Dawson, Anita & Judi ..................................................................$584.58 Dawson, Robert & Fonda..........................................................$1,156.77 Dayton, Dan & Jackie ..................................................................$462.80 DeBurgh, William, ....................................................................$1,035.19 DeBurgh, William, Richard Schatz & Jack Preston...................$1,321.39 Delaney, Ed ............................................................................$22,965.00 DeLeon, Rafael ...........................................................................$857.07 Delia, Bill, H. C. Martin & Ray Pagano.........................................$712.46 DeLima, Barbara.......................................................................$5,765.00 Demeo, John Francis & Julia G. ...............................................$1,372.13 DeNike, Edward & Theresa..........................................................$735.80 Denson, Jon..............................................................................$1,633.97 Derby, Susan & Gary Folgner...................................................$3,760.28 Der Manouel, Michael & Andrea ..............................................$2,423.57 Desperado Stables Inc............................................................$12,203.06 Desperado Stables Inc. & Merrill Stables..................................$3,048.43 Deter Family Trust........................................................................$875.35 Devereaux, Mark ......................................................................$1,132.62 Diamond A Racing Corporation ................................................$1,026.05 Diaz, A. L......................................................................................$791.62 Diaz, A. L., Andreas Psarras, Ronald Baldwin & Richard Stark ..$2,949.28 Dillenbeck, Bruce ......................................................................$1,940.99 Dizney, Donald R. ...................................................................$35,023.38 Doll, Kadner & Stein Stables Inc...............................................$1,621.79 Dominguez, Al ..........................................................................$2,837.64 Dominguez, Caesar F. & Joann ...............................................$1,339.66 Dominguez, Caesar F. & William Foltz ........................................$690.13 Dominguez, Caesar F. & The Womans Club...............................$807.85 Donald Valpredo Farms ............................................................$1,441.14 Doria, Anthony ............................................................................$464.82 Dory, Bill & Sandy .......................................................................$737.01 Double JH Stable Inc. ...............................................................$3,410.04 Douzos, Milton A. .....................................................................$7,141.27 Douzos, Milton A. & Gil Matos ................................................$3,730.75 Douzos, Milton A., G. Matos & F. Matos .................................$2,987.86 Dow, Bill, Bob Apodoca, Joel Walker & Guy Pfister..................$2,513.08 Dow, Bill, Joel Walker, B. Walker & G. McDonald .......................$535.35 Downes, Roger P......................................................................$1,461.45 Drake, Russell .............................................................................$712.46 Duffel, Joseph A. ....................................................................$19,939.62 Dunham, Leonard & Denise Halstead.......................................$2,997.48 Dutko & Abrams........................................................................$3,495.28 Dutton, Jerry & Thomas Kessler ...............................................$7,051.49 Dutton, Jerry, Laffit Pincay & Thomas Kessler..........................$1,449.27 Dutton Stables & Tom Capehart ...............................................$7,757.85 Dye, Marjorie ............................................................................$1,299.05 Eagle Oak Ranch LLC ..............................................................$4,109.51 Eaton, Jim .................................................................................$3,009.16 Eaton, Terri & J.H. Gibson ...........................................................$480.25 Eclipse Investments ..................................................................$1,280.79

Ehmcke, William........................................................................$1,612.16 Eichenberger, Joel & Cathy .....................................................$2,046.02 Eidson, Don ..............................................................................$7,941.15 Elder, John ...............................................................................$4,506.14 Elick, John W. & Kathy Laine ...................................................$2,090.67 Emerald Creek Farms LLC & Mark & Holly Rydman ...............$3,166.47 Emerald Q Partners Inc................................................................$172.02 Engelauf, Jerry.............................................................................$304.47 Engelauf, Marjorie & Jerry............................................................$822.58 Englekirk, Robert ......................................................................$2,313.96 E-Racing.com............................................................................$5,240.92 E-racing.com & Koriner................................................................$365.36 Erickson, Ronald..........................................................................$660.69 Ernst, John & Allegra ................................................................$6,503.44 Espinosa, Linda M. ......................................................................$289.25 Espinosa, Linda M. & Ruth M. Hawkins.......................................$411.03 Estate of Alesia, Bran Jam Stables & Ciaglia Racing LLC......$13,992.74 Everest Stables Inc. ..................................................................$2,150.55 Faeh, Rich & Judith...................................................................$2,922.89 Fairway Racing ............................................................................$488.67 Fanning Family Trust & John R. Harrison.................................$3,641.45 Farr, David C. & Billie A. .........................................................$13,200.92 Fast Lane Farms.......................................................................$1,217.87 Fastow, David & Joyce..............................................................$1,058.53 Fer, Pete .....................................................................................$712.46 Fernandez, Carole I. ...................................................................$121.79 Ferraro, Stephen ......................................................................$9,008.30 Feser, Mariko & Richard Mulhall...............................................$2,090.68 Figge, Leslie .............................................................................$1,808.54 Figone, Lewis ...........................................................................$3,153.07 Finkel, Jeffrey A. ......................................................................$2,485.88 Fleming Thoroughbred Farm LLC................................................$751.02 Fleming Thoroughbred Farm LLC & Dr. Dorothee Kieckhefer ........................................................................$2,740.21 Fontana, Rich ...........................................................................$4,597.47 Ford, Patricia ............................................................................$6,286.05 Ford, Shirley & Melissa ............................................................$3,435.42 Forrester, Geri.........................................................................$10,061.15 Four Quarters Corporation........................................................$9,496.77 Franco, Richard & Malinda Farmer...........................................$7,113.80 Frankel, Robert J. .....................................................................$1,684.72 Franklin, Jim .............................................................................$1,279.98 Franklin, Laura Ann ..................................................................$6,763.25 Friedman, Michelle & George & Claire Schmitt............................$528.76 Friedman, Michelle & William Nolan ............................................$357.75 Frost, Richard & Martha...............................................................$166.44 Frost, Robin & Larry .................................................................$3,119.78 Galea, Charles J. .....................................................................$3,468.39 Galea, Charles J. & Duane C. Offield ..........................................$623.14 Gallegos, Pete..............................................................................$385.66 Garfi-Partridge, Judi & Serenity Oak Farm LLC........................$9,270.05 Garner, Leland .........................................................................$2,664.71 Garrison, Elaine ..........................................................................$281.13 Gentry, David & Jay Yoshinaga ................................................$4,879.61 George & Martha Schwary Racing LLC....................................$6,162.45 Giampaoli, Ron & Diana............................................................$1,808.54 Giardino, Mark & Daryle Ann & John Elick................................$6,572.45 Gilley, Quinn & TKO Stables........................................................$237.99 Giordano, Charles & Kirk Marten ..............................................$2,050.09 Giovinazzo, Nick .........................................................................$304.47 Girvin, Russell & Shirley ...........................................................$2,906.16 Glassman, Richard L. & Stuart Tempkin.................................$11,688.15 Glatt, Mark....................................................................................$787.57 Goda, Marie L. .........................................................................$3,358.28 Goett, Andrew & Kyle Ferraro......................................................$869.77 Gomes, Monte M. ........................................................................$257.28

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Gomez, Francisco .......................................................................$606.90 Gomez, Risa ............................................................................$2,795.01 Gomez, Risa & Lisa Boyd ............................................................$967.19 Gomez, Ron E. .........................................................................$1,030.11 Gonzalez, Adrian.......................................................................$8,358.86 Gonzalez, Roberto & Wright & Marc Batlin..................................$319.69 Goodman, Ron .......................................................................$11,650.98 Goold Family 2005 Trust..............................................................$761.17 Goold & International Thoroughbred Port Trust...........................$168.98 Gorman, Mark & Doug O’Neill...................................................$7,814.69 Gorman Racing Stable & Sterling Stables LLC............................$908.33 Granton Bloodstock Inc................................................................$182.68 Graves, Gretchen A., Janet E. Griffin & Patricia Farmer...........$1,205.70 Gray, Dr. & Mrs. William T. ....................................................$16,729.81 Gray, Leigh ....................................................................................$82.71 Greco, Steven ...........................................................................$5,480.42 Greeley, John J. III..................................................................$20,469.01 Gregory, William P. & Nancy Rubin ..........................................$3,816.00 Grenier, Dennis & Norine..........................................................$6,691.39 Gross, Scott .............................................................................$6,518.06 Gross, Scott & Mark Devereaux..............................................$15,350.89 Guerra, Jacque ............................................................................$755.08 Gustafson, Jim & Michelle.........................................................$5,548.91 Gutierrez, Jorge & Richard Henig ................................................$552.10 Halo Farms................................................................................$1,748.15 Hanna, Keith ..................................................................................$96.41 Hansen, Clark A. & Janine Rae ................................................$4,348.82 Hanson, Larry D. ......................................................................$2,833.59 Hanson, Larry D. & Harmony Farms.........................................$2,277.42 Harmon, Brent .............................................................................$310.56 Harmon, Robert.......................................................................$15,730.84 Haro, Rosalio & Rosa B. .............................................................$882.44 Harralson, Daniel ........................................................................$309.54 Harrigan, William B. & Mike Pietrangelo ......................................$121.79 Harris Farms Inc....................................................................$157,888.87 Harris Farms Inc., Dr. Jeanne Bowers Lepore & Michael Lepore......$1,065.64 Harris Farms Inc. & Harold Chuhlantseff ..................................$8,914.03 Harris Farms Inc. & Double D Farms........................................$2,128.74 Harris Farms Inc. & Scott Gross ...............................................$8,540.73 Harris Farms Inc., Jose & Denice Mancilla .................................$948.92 Harris Farms Inc. & John Nicoletti................................................$942.83 Harris Farms Inc., Gary Parker & The Michael P. Orlando Family...$2,922.90 Harris Farms Inc. & Donald Valpredo .......................................$8,542.55 Harris Farms Inc. & Donald & Michael Valpredo.......................$3,332.80 Harris Farms Inc., Donald & Michael Valpredo & Clay Fritz .....$2,024.72 Harris Farms Inc., Donald Valpredo & Joseph Marchese ........$2,006.46 Harris Farms Inc., Donald Valpredo & John Nicoletti..............$13,508.25 Harris Farms Inc. & Sheila Williams..........................................$6,170.55 Harrison, Harold & Connie ........................................................$6,998.71 Harrison, Harold & Tara Ott .........................................................$284.17 Hatch, Jack .................................................................................$446.55 Hat Ranch West LLC ................................................................$3,279.10 Headley, Bruce..........................................................................$6,454.92 Headley, Bruce & Gus ..............................................................$6,671.10 Headley, Bruce & CPL Stables .................................................$4,433.06 Headley, Bruce & Richard Matlow ............................................$2,135.34 Headley, Bruce & Mercedes Stable LLC......................................$154.77 Headley, Bruce & Irwin & Andrew Molasky.............................$18,458.89 Headley, Bruce & Angel P. Unamuno.......................................$1,521.32 Headley, Lenner, Molasky & Yu...................................................$781.46 Hedrick, William L. & Judy ........................................................$5,960.46 Hedrick, William L. & Judy & Adrian Ortega.................................$126.86 Heidt, Kenneth & Janice .........................................................$29,013.59 Henderson, Frances..................................................................$3,351.69 H & E Ranch .............................................................................$1,836.96 Heredia, Juan ..............................................................................$395.81

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Hernandez, Andres ..................................................................$8,114.08 Hernandez, Andres & Willard Russell.......................................$1,283.84 Hi Card Ranch...........................................................................$2,019.14 Hidden Meadows Farm LLC ...................................................$15,066.91 Hill, Arnold, Ron Holguin & Bill Branch .....................................$3,369.44 Hipwell, Billy .............................................................................$4,044.55 Hirsch, Bo .................................................................................$2,188.12 Hodge, Fran & Stan .................................................................$3,186.75 Hoffman, Lathrop G......................................................................$608.94 Hollendorfer, Jerry & Janet ..........................................................$446.55 Hollendorfer, Jerry & Janet & George Todaro.........................$24,280.32 Holloway, Vera A. ........................................................................$337.45 Holmes, Dagan & Jenifer .............................................................$712.46 House, Michael ...........................................................................$771.32 Howard, Gary & Marlene...........................................................$2,137.37 Howard, Leigh Ann ......................................................................$429.80 Howard, Leigh Ann & Phyllis Lambert.......................................$1,035.19 Howard & Janet Siegel Racing LLC..........................................$4,810.60 Huene, Dr. Donald ......................................................................$279.10 Hug, Jeff & Nancy Franklin ..........................................................$734.79 Hughes, Terry ..........................................................................$1,345.75 Hui, Kin & Man Herman ..............................................................$121.79 Hutto, Mr. & Mrs. John F...........................................................$2,485.98 Jack & Barbara Hatch Revocable Living Trust..........................$4,653.28 Jackson, Ellen L. ....................................................................$30,783.32 Jackson, Ellen L. & Paul Dallas ................................................$1,319.37 Jackson, Ellen L. & Ron Nalley.................................................$1,321.39 Jackson, Ellen L. & Margaret Sherr ..........................................$6,259.46 Jacobsen, Kevin D. & Terry .....................................................$1 754.44 Jacobsen, Wade & Daniel J. Alameda.........................................$231.40 Jacoby, Fred & Bill Spawr.........................................................$3,613.00 James, Greg & Robyn C. .........................................................$3,050.27 James, Greg & Roger Wynn ........................................................$823.07 January, Dennis ..........................................................................$616.55 January, Randall ......................................................................$3,661.74 Jawl, Michael.............................................................................$5,593.07 Jensen, Donna .........................................................................$2,212.57 Jensen, Eric Scott ....................................................................$3,271.01 Jesse Miller Trust & David Miller...............................................$1,002.72 Johnson, Troy ..............................................................................$390.73 Johnston, Dennis ......................................................................$1,112.32 Johnston, Les ..............................................................................$440.97 Joseph P. Morey Jr. Revocable Trust.....................................$25,287.45 Joseph P. Morey Jr. Revocable Trust & William E. Morey...........$121.79 J P Racing.................................................................................$1,264.56 Kaleem Shah Inc.......................................................................$3,032.50 Kalookan Racing Inc. ...................................................................$454.68 Karen & Mickey Taylor LLC ......................................................$4,086.46 Kasparoff, Tim & James...............................................................$893.10 Keeline, Richard & Patricia .....................................................$2,647.86 Keh, Steve....................................................................................$548.04 Keller, Marilyn & Marilyn Jacks .................................................$1,024.02 Kelly, Barbara ...........................................................................$7,031.20 Kempt, Douglas ........................................................................$1,058.53 Kerst, Ted & Joanne .................................................................$1,616.73 Keshisian, Al ............................................................................$4,955.93 Keshisian, Al & Mr. & Mrs. Dick Probert....................................$6,554.59 Kirk, Brent ...................................................................................$731.73 Kirkwood, Al & Saundra ...........................................................$4,474.67 Kisela, Donna ..............................................................................$459.14 K & J Farm ................................................................................$5,516.96 KLF Ventures LLC.....................................................................$2,438.79 Knightstep, Lynne C. ...................................................................$299.40 K & N Racing Stable .................................................................$3,653.61 Kono, Edward ...........................................................................$3,166.47 Koon, Shirley................................................................................$142.09

Koriner, Brian ...........................................................................$2,735.64 Kramer, Steve .............................................................................$389.72 Krikorian, George .....................................................................$4,707.58 Krinkie, Fred & Carolyn ............................................................$1,938.44 Kritzski, Richard Allen ..............................................................$2,740.21 Kritzski, Richard Allen & Ed Delaney ........................................$3,305.70 Kruljac, Eric & DAK Holdings LLC.............................................$4,262.56 Kruljac, Eric & Nezi O. Simmons...............................................$3,446.59 Krum, LeRoy ............................................................................$2,313.95 Kuelbs, Michele ........................................................................$1,453.33 Kuhlmann, Dr. Kim....................................................................$2,400.42 Kypros, Dr. George ..................................................................$3,117.74 Landeros Racing LLC ...............................................................$9,082.67 Lang, Ronald A. & Lillian T...........................................................$142.09 Lang, Ronald A. & Lillian T. & D. Wayne Baker........................$8,306.92 Lanning, Curt C. & Lila L. .......................................................$21,068.30 Larson, Harold E. .....................................................................$1,583.24 Layton, James A. ........................................................................$243.57 Lazy Oak Ranch...........................................................................$395.81 Leatherman Racing LLC .........................................................$32,833.85 Leavengood Blanco, Diana ........................................................$194.86 Leavengood Blanco, Diana & Sandra Thomason.....................$1,217.87 Lee, Gilman...............................................................................$1,015.91 Lee, Jerry .................................................................................$8,289.67 Legacy Ranch Inc. ..................................................................$10,563.10 Leone, Edie ..............................................................................$1,417.81 Lercari Thoroughbreds.................................................................$502.37 Lewis, Adam & Paul..................................................................$6,000.05 Lewis, Craig A. & Lawrence D. & Joe Valenti ...........................$3,223.31 Lewis, Leon & Bill Hipwell ............................................................$558.19 Liberty Road Stables...............................................................$17,778.60 Liebau, F. Jack & Leigh Ann Howard........................................$1,069.19 Lilley Ranch...............................................................................$1,594.90 Lingenfelter, Carol A. ...............................................................$4,319.39 Lingenfelter, Carol A. & Craig & Katie Allen..............................$1,173.22 Lingenfelter, Carol A. & Chuck Keller........................................$1,948.60 Litt, Howard & Alexandra ........................................................$10,589.70 Litt, Joshua & Jason..................................................................$2,021.68 Litt, Joshua & Jason & Dennis O’Neill.......................................$3,338.19 Litt, Joshua & AJM Racing........................................................$4,550.78 Little Mountain Stables.................................................................$385.66 Lomax, Lila ..................................................................................$825.62 Lopes, Barbara J.......................................................................$3,991.58 Lopez, Sebastian R. & Peggy S. .................................................$507.45 Loving, Theodore .........................................................................$182.68 Lovingier, Terry C. ..................................................................$85,743.72 Lucky Ladies Stable LLC ..........................................................$1,542.64 Ludovina, Frank ........................................................................$3,515.09 Lugo, Horacio...............................................................................$466.85 Lytle, Jane ...................................................................................$453.65 Mabee, Betty L. & Larry ............................................................$7,754.81 Machowsky, Mike .....................................................................$6,793.30 Macris, George & Catherine.........................................................$231.40 Madera Thoroughbreds ..........................................................$28,432.04 Madera Thoroughbreds, Sal Catanzarite & Judith Harrison ........$497.30 Madera Thoroughbreds, Kevin Kjelstrom & Keith Bertelotti .....$4,384.34 Madera Thoroughbreds & Cliff Naretto ........................................$280.11 Magali Farms LLC.....................................................................$4,039.27 Magali Ventures LLC.................................................................$8,905.18 Malibu Valley Farms Inc............................................................$3,452.66 Malibu Valley Farms Inc. & Arthur & Mary Alisi.........................$2,310.40 Malibu Valley Farms Inc. & William J. Preston.............................$127.88 Malibu Valley Farms Inc. & Red Baron’s Barn.............................$365.36 Malley, Earle & Sue Hubbard....................................................$1,372.14

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Mandato, Jack...........................................................................$6,232.96 Mangat, Baljit K. .......................................................................$8,953.40 Maniar, Dinesh .......................................................................$20,753.99 Maniar, Dinesh & Getaway Farm Inc. ..........................................$677.95 Marciana Associates.................................................................$3,803.82 Markwell, Nancy & Kenneth Jr.....................................................$303.45 Marshall, Todd & Andrew Molasky............................................$2,922.89 Martin, Jerry & Margaret .............................................................$608.93 Martin, Perry & Steve Coburn .................................................$13,158.50 Martinez, Lorenzo A. ...................................................................$304.47 Martinez, Reinaldo A.................................................................$3,128.92 Martinez, Silverio & Gilbert Medina..............................................$166.44 Mason, Brett .............................................................................$1,356.30 Mason, Donald .........................................................................$1,708.06 Mason, Lloyd & Carol................................................................$1,942.51 Mason, Lloyd & Robert Jones...................................................$7,596.07 Massagli & Christensen ............................................................$2,176.94 Mathis, Andy ............................................................................$6,111.69 Matson, Eileen ............................................................................$162.38 Matties Racing Stable LLC & Mill Ridge Farms ........................$1,688.78 May, Harold & Virginia ..............................................................$2,382.36 May, Harold & Neale Jensen ....................................................$1,730.40 McBride, Randy............................................................................$208.05 McCarthy, Sarah ..........................................................................$938.78 McClanahan, Westland HVAC..................................................$1,448.26 McCormick & Son ........................................................................$426.26 McCurdy, Ann ...........................................................................$2,742.44 McKee, Jay .................................................................................$258.79 McKenney, James W. & Tammy...............................................$6,135.03 McLaughlin, Peter.......................................................................`$842.36 McLean, Bill, Milt Lampros, Bill Sandeman & Dennis Santos ....$791.62 McLeod, Ross John ..................................................................$5,148.57 McLeod, Ross John & Thomas Newton Bell ..........................$10,160.11 McWilliams, Teresa...................................................................$9,065.82 Medallion Hill Farm ...................................................................$9,329.72 Mendenhall, John......................................................................$3,730.75 Mendes, Carolyn & Eddie ............................................................$657.65 Mercedes Stables LLC............................................................$25,496.26 Mermenstein, Frank, Edward Freeman & Dr. Victoria Banks ...$1,968.89 Mermenstein, Frank & Elliot Kohn................................................$304.47 Metaxas, Tony .............................................................................$142.09 Milch, David S. .........................................................................$2,435.75 Millard, Barbara E. ....................................................................$4,079.87 Millard, M. ...............................................................................$17,273.51 Miller, Brian .................................................................................$147.16 Miller, Michael J. .........................................................................$921.53 Miraleste Inc..............................................................................$3,142.11 Mitchell, Mr. & Mrs. Jay & Janine Shedlock & R. Joe Swearingen......$645.98 Moger, Ed Jr. & Alan Eriksen....................................................$6,655.27 Monroe, Sherrie A. & Joseph Borg ...........................................$1,927.49 Monroe, Sherrie A. & Rose Marie Lewis......................................$404.03 Monroe, Sherrie A. & Dr. Richard Scott .......................................$345.06 Montecito Stables LLC.................................................................$682.01 Mooncoin LLC..............................................................................$365.36 Moreno, Harvey B. ...................................................................$1,181.84 Moreno, Robert .........................................................................$1,895.83 Morey, William Joseph Jr........................................................$13,207.83 Morris, Randy............................................................................$1,725.32 Morton, Gloria J. .......................................................................$3,947.93 Moss, Mr. & Mrs. J. S. ..............................................................$1,547.19 Mostero Family Trust ...................................................................$726.66 Moualim, Jeffrey & Sue ............................................................$1,518.27 48 CALIFORNIA THOROUGHBRED • MAY 2014

Munari, Al ....................................................................................$479.54 Munari, Al & Patrick Gleason ....................................................$1,502.55 Murphy, John D. .......................................................................$1,871.46 Naify, Valerie ............................................................................$3,125.88 Nalley, Ron ..................................................................................$191.81 Naranjo, Jose L.........................................................................$1,808.54 Neeb, Rosemary .........................................................................$488.68 Neumann, Michael .......................................................................$890.05 Neve, Mr. & Mrs. Lou .............................................................$13,430.11 Newcomb, David B. ..................................................................$3,726.68 Newcomb, David B. & Walking G Ranch .....................................$959.07 Newton, Beverly...........................................................................$123.82 Nichols, Ted & Judy ................................................................$36,534.15 Nicoletti, John ..............................................................................$986.47 Niles, Rocky .............................................................................$1,678.33 Norman, Greg ..........................................................................$4,859.31 Nugent, Bob, Helen Hsieh & Pete Cristofi.................................$1,081.38 Oakcrest Stable.........................................................................$7,376.24 Oak Hill Farm ............................................................................$4,574.12 Offield, Duane C. ......................................................................$2,071.59 Old English Rancho ................................................................$47,167.30 Old English Rancho!& Patsy & Sal Berumen..........................$26,810.44 Old English Rancho, Berumen & Liberty Road Stables LLC ....$1,648.19 Old English Rancho & Bruce Headley ......................................$5,773.73 O’Leary, Timothy Francis.............................................................$614.01 O’Neil, Robert F. .........................................................................$497.29 O’Neill, Daniel .........................................................................$1,340.16 Oshiro, Walter ...........................................................................$1,030.12 Owens, Jack B. & Barbara........................................................$1,339.66 Paasch, Chris & Bonnie ...........................................................$2,444.88 Pacific Ridge Stable..................................................................$7,566.86 Packsaddle Road LLC ............................................................$11,932.90 Palisair Place ............................................................................$5,886.38 Papac, Andrew G. & Joseph.....................................................$2,443.36 Pappas, John & Coralie ...............................................................$231.40 Paradise Road Ranch & Herb Moniz ...........................................$776.39 Paradox Stable..........................................................................$2,830.55 Park, Mr. & Mrs. Patrick O. ..........................................................$994.59 Park, Mr. & Mrs. Patrick O. & Joe Tavera & Martin Valenzuela.....$67.49 Parker, Mr. & Mrs. Joe F...........................................................$9,763.07 Party Of Five ..................................................................................$87.79 Pasko, Richard S. ....................................................................$2,560.57 Paszkeicz, Alex ......................................................................$20,776.91 Pavich, Steve & Maria...............................................................$3,830.00 Payne, David J. ...........................................................................$574.42 Peacock, Cecil ............................................................................$537.90 Pearson, Deron............................................................................$426.26 Peeples, William R. .....................................................................$888.44 Peterson, Ric ...............................................................................$790.10 Phillips, Dr. & Mrs. Thomas E. .................................................$1,856.74 Phillips, Thomas E. & Carol A. & William & Jill Gray....................$587.12 Piacentino Farms LP....................................................................$563.27 Pinner, John & Louie Rotunno ................................................$10,132.70 Policzer, Milt A. ......................................................................$13,260.00 Policzer, Milt A., Bernie Fleming & Michael Timchenko............$4,546.72 Policzer, Milt A. & Geri Minott ...................................................$2,948.47 Policzer, Milt A. & Owners Stable .............................................$2,621.76 Policzer, Milt A., Zuer Racing & Ray Jones ..............................$1,441.15 Polster, John ................................................................................$633.29 Polzin, Victoria .............................................................................$121.79 Popovich, Vladimir ......................................................................$995.62 Power, Michael..........................................................................$1,412.73 Preston, William J. ....................................................................$3,012.41 Pro Selection Stable..................................................................$1,656.31 Probert, Mr. & Mrs. Dick............................................................$4,813.13 Probert, Mrs. Dick & Sacha Campbell.......................................$1,156.98 Pulliam, C. Norman .....................................................................$137.01

Quinn, Gilley & T.K.P. Stables ..................................................$1,877.55 Qvale, Kjell H. ..........................................................................$3,666.19 Racing Edge Inc......................................................................$10,307.26 Ragle, Shirley Ann ...................................................................$9,313.69 Rainbow Meadows Farm ..........................................................$5,553.49 Rainbow Meadows Farm & Maggie Fincher ................................$182.68 Rameriz, Danny ..........................................................................$162.38 Ramos, Mrs. Arturo Peralta ......................................................$4,847.13 Ramsey, Bob ...............................................................................$828.16 Ran Jan Racing Inc......................................................................$854.95 Rancho San Miguel.................................................................$10,856.41 Rancho San Roberto Inc. & Tom Galloway & Genaro Vallejo .....$791.62 Rasich, Matthew........................................................................$1,022.01 Recabaren Stables....................................................................$2,285.55 Red Baron’s Barn ...................................................................$27,115.94 Red Baron’s Barn LLC & A. C. Avila.........................................$1,753.73 Reddam, J. Paul .....................................................................$37,809.24 Redding Family Trust...................................................................$157.31 Rego, Don & Rita ......................................................................$1,443.68 Rehburg, Lisa...............................................................................$588.64 Reid, Sally ...................................................................................$971.25 Remmah Racing Inc..................................................................$8,346.50 Renning, Gidget & Rick ...............................................................$446.55 Ren-Mar Thoroughbreds Inc...................................................$13,699.85 Reseigne, Robert ......................................................................$2,318.83 Revocable Trust of Dr. Mikel C. and Patricia O. Harrington....$23,573.45 Reyes, Mr. & Mrs. George ........................................................$6,756.33 RG Racing Stables or Sergio Ledezma ....................................$1,808.54 Rhianon Farms Inc.......................................................................$502.37 Rhianon Farms Inc. & Don C. Smith.........................................$3,924.80 Rhoden, Valerie .......................................................................$1,684.73 Riders Up Racing Stable LLC ...................................................$2,117.06 Ridgeley Farm LLC ...................................................................$6,380.02 Riley, Michael J. ..........................................................................$410.01 Rivera, Beth .............................................................................$3,665.18 Rivera, Gilberto ........................................................................$3,686.60 River Edge Farm Inc. ................................................................$3,410.04 Riverview Farms Horses LLC ......................................................$558.19 RLI Investment Inc. ...................................................................$5,201.33 RL Management Inc..................................................................$2,288.58 Robert H. Walter Family Trust...................................................$1,298.04 Robert J. Frankel Trust .............................................................$3,422.22 Roberts, Trevor ........................................................................$1,670.72 Robertson, Debra & Keith Pronske...........................................$6,871.86 Robins Ranches...........................................................................$793.64 Robinson, Jim ..........................................................................$9,483.75 Robinson, Jim & Robert Bone...................................................$4,578.70 Robinson, Jim, Robert Bone, Ron Brewer & Jim Lyberger.......$1,401.57 Robinson, Jim, Ron Brewer & Jim Lyberger .............................$1,598.45 Robomar Racing Stables ..........................................................$3,283.79 Robomar Racing Stable & Lloyd Mason ...................................$3,405.98 Rocheford, Dana Lee................................................................$7,975.64 Rochelle, Diane.........................................................................$3,363.36 Rocks, Gary ...........................................................................$39,095.74 Rodriguez, Michael Anthony ........................................................$353.18 Rodriguez, Rod & Lorraine......................................................$29,467.34 Romulo & Asistio Stables.............................................................$355.21 Rose, Bruce G., Alan Aidekman & Christopher Whelpley............$555.15 Rosenberg, Richard ..................................................................$1,460.94 Rosenthal Ranch Trust ................................................................$708.40 Royal Match Stud Inc. & Ray & Wendy Norgaard ....................$1,017.43 R & T Thoroughbreds LTD........................................................$1,630.94 Rubin Family Trust.........................................................................$87.79 Rubinfeld, Nat & Alma ............................................................$13,672.66 Run For The Roses LLC ...........................................................$6,726.72 Running Horse Equine Training & Wellness Center LLC.............$568.34 Running Luck Ranch LLC .......................................................$17,326.44

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Sage, Stephen P..........................................................................$710.43 Salmeron, Marco A. .....................................................................$168.98 S.A.M.E. LLC ............................................................................$3,206.55 Sample, Lola J. ........................................................................$1,808.54 Sanchez, Armando ...................................................................$2,764.05 Sardo, Tony...............................................................................$5,888.92 Sarkowsky, Herman..................................................................$1,851.16 Sarkowsky, Herman & Martin J. Wygod..................................$15,834.38 Sawyer, Mr. & Mrs. David G. .......................................................$385.66 Scherr, Greg or Valorie .............................................................$1,258.47 Schlagel, Jim & Dr. Joseph Sciarra...........................................$7,839.04 Schmitt, George F. & Mary Clare..............................................$9,424.49 Schmitt, George F. & Mary Clare & Stan Hodge & Richard Meister.....$5,993.46 Schmutz, Dr. M. D. ...................................................................$1,583.23 Schneider, Eric .........................................................................$2,526.06 Schroeder Farms LLC...............................................................$1,522.34 Schvaneveldt, Paige & Chance Rollins ....................................$5,419.54 Sciarrino, Anthony & Peter, Peter Gargano & Mike Mitchell........$341.00 Scott, Dr. Richard W. ...................................................................$121.79 Scott Sherwood Blinkers On Racing............................................$167.46 Searing, Lee & Susan ............................................................$47,921.25 Seltzer Thoroughbreds LLC......................................................$2,033.85 Sengara, Jeffrey...........................................................................$307.51 Sentinel Thoroughbred Farms Inc.............................................$1,989.19 Sentinel Thoroughbred Farms Inc. & Robert G. Wehle Trust ......$473.24 Shaby, Selman .........................................................................$7,550.82 Shapiro, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A..................................................$6,585.75 Sheehan, Todd M. & Donald W. Lindemann................................$657.65 Sheehy, Patrick.........................................................................$2,902.59 Sheridan, Richard E.....................................................................$848.45 Sherlock, Abrams & Daniels ........................................................$389.72 Shields Thoroughbreds Inc. ......................................................$2,668.65 Shields Thoroughbreds Inc. & Cecile Hundley..........................$1,578.15 Shimamura Racing Stables.......................................................$1,194.54 Sibilio, Nicholas J. & Debbie L. ................................................$6,142.13 Siegel, Howard & Janet.............................................................$8,969.12 Siegel, Jeff ...............................................................................$3,233.46 Silva, Johnny.............................................................................$1,808.54 Silva, Rodrigo, Steve McDonald & Joan Skinner & John Crossetti.....$1,869.43 Simpson, Bob ..............................................................................$288.23 Sky Chase Farm ..........................................................................$588.64 Sky Chase Farm & TNIP LLC ......................................................$443.00 SLU Inc. ....................................................................................$3,853.04 Smith, Sommer D. ....................................................................$1,030.11 Smith, Steve .............................................................................$1,154.74 Smith, Vel .................................................................................$5,050.12 Smolich, Andy & Marilyn ..........................................................$7,127.11 Solis, Walther............................................................................$3,349.14 Somerton, Diana G. .................................................................$2,955.37 Spaulding, Dave J. & Carmel G. ..............................................$2,494.11 Specht, Steve ...........................................................................$1,476.66 Specht, Steve & Daniel O’Neill..................................................$2,329.18 Special T Thoroughbreds Inc....................................................$4,831.91 Special T Thoroughbreds Inc. & Jaime A. Harris.........................$355.21 Special T Thoroughbreds Inc. & Karen & Mickey Taylor LLC......$685.37 St. Georges Farm....................................................................$24,535.15 Stanford, Richard A. Jr.................................................................$720.59 Stapleton, Teresa Elizabeth......................................................$4,006.80 Stein, Larry ...............................................................................$5,504.78 Stein, Roger .............................................................................$4,434.05 Steinmann, Heinz H. ...............................................................$24,760.45 Stein Stable Inc.........................................................................$3,588.15 Stevens, Elizabeth .......................................................................$710.43 Stevenson, Gary & Morley N. O’Sullivan & Nezi O. Simmons ......$1,119.43 Stiefel, Jeff ...............................................................................$5,035.91 Stiefel, Jeff & Andrew Broberg ....................................................$712.46

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Stiehr, Michael & Dr. Cliff Naretto .............................................$1,420.86 Stiehr, Megan & Michael...........................................................$1,108.26 Stiglich, Joseph.........................................................................$3,987.52 Stiglich, Joseph & Carol Lingenfelter .......................................$4,217.91 Stiteler, Scott ...............................................................................$316.64 Stone Ridge Farm.....................................................................$8,823.07 Stuart McPhee Bloodstock Agency...........................................$1,002.22 Stute, Mel & Annabelle..............................................................$2,439.30 Suarez, Pablo & Michelle..........................................................$8,829.58 Sunset Stables..........................................................................$4,771.51 Super Horse Inc. .......................................................................$2,379.92 Sutherland Farm Inc..................................................................$3,087.30 Swain, Jack...............................................................................$1,469.56 Swan Equine Service Co. .........................................................$9,924.93 Swisher, Wayne .......................................................................$1,353.65 Talaugon, Jo Ann.........................................................................$158.32 Talaugon, Jo Ann & Garrie Thompson......................................$1,528.43 Tamborrino, Nick.......................................................................$2,282.49 Tannenbaum, Edward & Bud Petrick...........................................$162.38 Tatch, Mark .............................................................................$14,654.46 Taylor, Rick .................................................................................$936.24 Tejeda, Louis Sr...........................................................................$444.02 Terkerurst, Richard Frank & Cliff Wood ......................................$730.73 Tevis, Joe..................................................................................$2,017.61 That’ll Do’em Racing....................................................................$121.79 The Craig Family Trust............................................................$22,667.66 Thieriot, J. P. ...............................................................................$339.99 Thomas, Bill M. .........................................................................$3,072.07 Thomason, Sandra & Don Harrison...............................................$67.49 Thompson, Chris ......................................................................$5,607.29 Thompson, Melanie...................................................................$1,542.64 Thompson, Raymond G. & Roseanna M. .................................$1,476.16 Thomson, Walter J. .......................................................................$96.41 Thorson, Denise Kim & Nick Tamborrino..................................$8,180.05 Three Cent Stables ......................................................................$560.22 Tillema, Harold & Pamela .........................................................$3,490.22 Todd, Dick ................................................................................$1,510.57 Todd, Ralph Edward & Aury......................................................$3,952.99 Tom Grether Farms Inc.............................................................$3,301.44 Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC .......................................$129,403.95 Traverso, Richard E. & Tom Stewart ...........................................$701.30 Trela, Brian & Rosemary..............................................................$304.47 Trentler, Ron & Robert G. A. Jones ..........................................$2,090.67 Tricar Stables Inc. .....................................................................$2,763.56 Triple B Farms..............................................................................$507.45 Truman, Grant...........................................................................$5,569.33 Tsujimoto, Stuart ......................................................................$5,628.79 Tumbledown Farm Racing........................................................$1,878.56 Turner, Joe L. .........................................................................$29,140.85 Turner, Shawn..............................................................................$933.70 Turner, Shawn & Monte Pyle ..................................................$11,057.06 Tyler, Denise B. ........................................................................$1,315.31 Tyra, Roy L. ..............................................................................$3,568.37 Unruh, Greg .................................................................................$231.40 Utley, Doug & Ann McCurdy .....................................................$2,848.81 Vacca, Prisco ..............................................................................$196.38 Vadnais Family Trust ................................................................$2,051.91 Vajda,Peter ...............................................................................$3,982.46 Valpredo, Donald & Sally ..........................................................$3,365.39 Van Kempen, Carlee ................................................................$6,649.58 Vargas, J. Buenaventura..............................................................$544.49 Vendil, Bob ..................................................................................$345.06 Venneri Racing Inc. & Flintridge Stables...................................$4,644.15 Verchota, Robert J. ..................................................................$9,431.41 Vessels Stallion Farm LLC......................................................$22,241.39 Vessels Stallion Farm LLC & Bill Thead ...................................$1,895.82

Vetter, Linda L. .........................................................................$2,496.63 Villalba, Gaston Alberto.............................................................$2,443.87 Viskovich, Paul .......................................................................$11,867.15 Walker, Art ...............................................................................$1,530.46 Walker, Barbara ........................................................................$1,055.49 Walker, Bob .................................................................................$527.74 Waller, Mr. & Mrs. Rick ............................................................$1,627.89 Walski, Mr. & Mrs. Peter A. .........................................................$255.75 Walt, Carey L.& Sue..................................................................$1,257.96 Ward, Wesley & John Ray Haagsma........................................$1,992.23 Warder, Bud & Peggy Stevens ....................................................$405.96 Warren, Benjamin C..............................................................$104,476.93 Waterman, Martin .....................................................................$1,064.62 Waterman, Martin & Jimmy Oman...............................................$854.04 Waterman, Stanley.......................................................................$111.64 Weigel, James .............................................................................$365.36 Weinstein, Dr. Jack .....................................................................$584.58 Weissman, Stephen B. .............................................................$8,116.11 Wellman, Michael & Cory .........................................................$6,142.95 Wellman, Michael & Cory & Harris Farms Inc...........................$1,217.87 West 12 Ranch.............................................................................$573.41 West 12 Ranch & Clark................................................................$106.56 Whitham, Janis R. .......................................................................$137.01 Wicall, Buck & Luanne ................................................................$123.82 Wiesner, Bernardo & Israel .........................................................$390.73 Wiest, Michael & Kathleen ..........................................................$660.69 Williams, Mr. & Mrs. Larry D. ...............................................$150,328.68 Williams, Ted Franklin...............................................................$2,476.33 Williamson Racing LLC.............................................................$2,717.89 Willman, Mike & Norma Vermeer..............................................$1,808.54 Willman, Mike, Norma Vermeer & Mark Mandala........................$121.79 Willow Tree Farm Inc. ...............................................................$8,906.19 Willson, Jennifer...........................................................................$559.72 Wilson, Andy & Laurie...............................................................$5,899.29 Wilson, David W. & Holly F. ......................................................$1,664.43 Wilson, Jim & Richard Beharry ....................................................$355.21 Windfall Farms ..........................................................................$3,608.96 Wine Alot Stables......................................................................$1,205.70 Winemiller, Becky ........................................................................$705.35 Win More Farm ............................................................................$426.26 Wood, Greg..................................................................................$548.04 Wood, Jason W. & Candace A..................................................$1,002.21 Woodbridge Farm ........................................................................$636.33 Woodbridge Farm & Bay Cove Farm........................................$5,485.49 Woodbridge Farm & Bnd Chase Thoroughbreds Inc................$4,224.49 Woodbridge Farm & Desert Sun Stables .................................$1,554.82 Woodbridge Farm & James Eaton............................................$1,844.66 Woodbridge Farm & Clay Elrod ...................................................$468.88 Woodbridge Farm & Gloria Haley .............................................$1,269.93 Woodbridge Farm & Lilley Ranch .............................................$1,401.77 Woodbridge Farm, Lilley Ranch & Milton A. Douzos ...................$451.63 Woolsey, Lynn R. ........................................................................$442.49 Wrather, Charlotte M. .............................................................$10,415.35 Wright, Robert ..........................................................................$7,352.70 Wygod, Pam & Martin .............................................................$95,692.27 Yates, W. L. & Barbara .............................................................$4,938.46 Y-Lo Racing Stables LLC..........................................................$5,111.62 Young, Stephen A.....................................................................$5,084.61 Youngman, Patricia...................................................................$1,124.51 Zennedjian, Chris & Heather & Eddie .....................................$12,893.21 Zetcher, Arnold .........................................................................$2,313.96 Ziebarth, Pamela C. ...............................................................$67,170.76 Ziering, William Henry.............................................................$14,157.05 Zolezzi, John F. ........................................................................$2,139.39

Total = $4,581,118.19 CALIFORNIA THOROUGHBRED • MAY 2014 49

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Stallion Awards For 2013

California Stallion Awards Recipients For 2013 (Top 20) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Unusual Heat . . . . . . . . . . . .$204,493.55 Tribal Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145,249.33 Bertrando . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88,141.19 Ministers Wild Cat . . . . . . . . . . .86,189.98 Benchmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85,485.74 Tizbud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76,781.51 Good Journey . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60,166.00 Old Topper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51,383.86 Salt Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44,370.71 Lucky Pulpit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42,860.05

11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Decarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40,638.45 Affirmative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31,937.67 Game Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29,545.46 Vronsky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29,266.77 Cindago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25,578.26 In Excess (Ire) . . . . . . . . . . . . .23,197.63 Square Eddie . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20,440.12 Lucky J. H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20,047.41 Marino Marini . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19,974.87 Stormin Fever . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19,853.56

California Stallion Awards Recipients For 2013 (Alphabetical) Stallion Rank Affirmative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Alymagic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Anziyan Royalty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Atticus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Awesome Gambler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Bat Mobile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Beau Genius . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Bedford Falls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Benchmark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Bertrando . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Birdonthewire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Brave Cat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Bushwacker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Capsized . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Cee's Tizzy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Cindago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Comet Shine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Comic Strip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Council Member . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Cyclotron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Decarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Desert Code. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Dixie Chatter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Doc Gus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Don'tsellmeshort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Downtown Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 E Z Warrior. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Emerald Creme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Excess Danger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Freespool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Fruition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 50 CALIFORNIA THOROUGHBRED â&#x20AC;˘ MAY 2014

Stallion Rank Game Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Globalize . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Good Journey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Gotham City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Grazen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Heatseeker (Ire). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 High Brite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Idiot Proof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 In Excess (Ire) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Jet West . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Kafwain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Lasersport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Lit de Justice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Lucky J. H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Lucky Pulpit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Marino Marini . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 McCann's Mojave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Ministers Wild Cat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Momentum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Mr. Broad Blade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Muqtarib . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Nineeleven. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Old Topper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Olympio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Papa Clem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Peppered Cat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Perfect Mandate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Peteski's Charm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Popular. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Rio Verde . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Roar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

Stallion Rank Rocky Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Roi Charmant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Salt Lake . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Siberian Summer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Silic (Fr) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Singletary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Sought After. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Soul of the Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 Southern Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Square Eddie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Stormin Fever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Suances (GB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Surf Cat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Swiss Yodeler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Tannersmyman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Taskmaster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Terrell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 The Good Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Thisnearlywasmine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Time to Get Even. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Tizbud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Trapper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Tribal Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Truckee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Unbridled Native . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Unusual Heat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Vronsky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Western Fame . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Whatsthescript (Ire). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 91 Stallions in Total www.ctba.com


California Stallion Awards Recipients For 2013 (Earnings) 1. UNUSUAL HEAT—UNUSUAL HEAT SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$204,493.55

47. ROI CHARMANT—DR. BRUCE ZIETZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5,794.55

2. TRIBAL RULE—BALLENA VISTA FARM & RIVER EDGE OPERATING LLC . . . . .145,249.33

48. COMIC STRIP—RANCHO SAN MIGUEL & DR. BILL GRAY DVM . . . . . . . . . 5,783.60

3. BERTRANDO—BERTRANDO SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88,141.19

49. TERRELL—ROGER STEIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5,647.28

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50. ALYMAGIC—DAEHLING RANCH LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5,379.52

5. BENCHMARK—BALLENA VISTA FARM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85,485.74

51. DIXIE CHATTER—DIXIE CHATTER SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5,291.89

6. TIZBUD—PAM ZIEBARTH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76,781.51

52. SURF CAT—AASE HEADLEY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5,014.39

7. GOOD JOURNEY—MAGALI FARMS LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60,166.00

53. GOTHAM CITY—DAEHLING RANCH LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4,766.10

8. OLD TOPPER—TOMMY TOWN THOROUGHBREDS LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51,383.86

54. MR. BROAD BLADE—BROWN, KRITZSKI, AJL PRODUCTIONS, MITCHELL OR

9. SALT LAKE—GOLDEN EAGLE FARM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44,370.71

MAGALI FARMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4,123.48

10. LUCKY PULPIT—MR. & MRS. LARRY D. WILLIAMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42,860.05

55. ROCKY BAR—TRIPLE AAA RANCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,651.25

11. DECARCHY—MAGALI FARMS LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40,638.45 12. AFFIRMATIVE—BG STABLE OR HECTOR PALMA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31,937.67 13. GAME PLAN—GAME PLAN SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29,545.46 14. VRONSKY—OLD ENGLISH RANCHO & BERUMEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29,266.77 15. CINDAGO—LEE & SUSAN SEARING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25,578.26 16. IN EXCESS (IRE)—IN EXCESS SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23,197.63 17. SQUARE EDDIE—J. PAUL REDDAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20,440.12 18. LUCKY J. H.—HARRIS FARM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20,047.41 19. MARINO MARINI—RANCHO SAN MIGUEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19,974.87 20. STORMIN FEVER—GOLDEN EAGLE FARM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19,853.56 21. GLOBALIZE—LITT, TODARO, HOLLENDORFER OR JACKSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18,950.50 22. ATTICUS—RICHARD BARTON ENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18,547.73 23. SUANCES (GB)—RED BARON'S BARN LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18,060.72 24. POPULAR—ROD & LORRAINE RODRIGUEZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17,237.48 25. PERFECT MANDATE—PERFECT MANDATE SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15,091.85 26. MUQTARIB—WILLIAM DEBURGH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13,854.48 27. AWESOME GAMBLER—TERRY LOVINGIER & PETER WALSKI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12,848.28

56. DOWNTOWN SEATTLE—HARRIS FARMS INC. & DONALD VALPREDO . . . . . . . . .3,445.81 57. HEATSEEKER (IRE)—HEATSEEKER SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,332.38 58. SOUGHT AFTER—MIRALESTE INC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,297.49 59. E Z WARRIOR—GEORGE KRIKORIAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,285.64 60. EMERALD CREME—WILLIAM L. HEDRICK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,213.10 61. SILIC (FR)—DAVIS CUP THOROUGHBREDS LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3,083.60 62. TRUCKEE—FOUR QUARTERS CORP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,823.64 63. EXCESS DANGER—RONALD CLARK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,823.64 64. FRUITION—THE FRUITION SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,628.90 65. FREESPOOL—DESPERADO STABLES INC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,580.22 66. THISNEARLYWASMINE—DAEHLING RANCH LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,482.86 67. BEAU GENIUS—BALLENA VISTA FARM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2,336.80 68. UNBRIDLED NATIVE—OLD ENGLISH RANCHO, CRISTOFI & BERUMEN . . .2,093.39 69. TASKMASTER—STUART TSUJIMOTO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,553.00 70. DOC GUS—BENJAMIN C. WARREN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,460.50 71. BEDFORD FALLS—BEDFORD FALLS PARTNERSHIP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,445.90 72. CAPSIZED—BND THOROUGHBREDS & KRIS CAIATI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,445.90 73. LASERSPORT—ALVIN RUIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,445.90

28. CYCLOTRON—HEADLEY, MOLASKY, GREENSPUN & OLD ENGLISH RANCHO . . .12,152.99

74. THE GOOD LIFE—JOSE NARANJO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,445.90

29. ROAR—RAUL LOTTERO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11,416.75

75. GRAZEN—NICK ALEXANDER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,392.34

30. OLYMPIO—JOHN ZAMORA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11,133.90

76. WHATSTHESCRIPT (IRE)—TOMMY TOWN THOROUGHBREDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,213.27

31. PEPPERED CAT—ALEX PASZKEICZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10,574.84

77. IDIOT PROOF—BALLENA VISTA FARM & MR. & MRS. MARTIN J. WYGOD . . . . . . 1,204.91

32. SWISS YODELER—HEINZ H. STEINMANN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9,669.74

78. BRAVE CAT—GEORGE SCHMITT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,204.91

33. SIBERIAN SUMMER—BOBBIE KAY DAVIS OR ELLEN JACKSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8,621.82

79. BUSHWACKER—TERRY C. LOVINGIER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1,054.81

34. SOUTHERN IMAGE—RANCHO SAN MIGUEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8,261.16

80. TANNERSMYMAN—JIM EATON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .977.72

35. KAFWAIN—TOMMY TOWN THOROUGHBREDS LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8,146.83

81. PETESKI'S CHARM—FRANCES HENDERSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .973.67

36. COUNCIL MEMBER—KAREN & MICKEY TAYLOR LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7,984.08

82. RIO VERDE—TERRY C. LOVINGIER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .886.04

37. ANZIYAN ROYALTY—NICK CAFARCHIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7,886.71

83. NINEELEVEN—TERRY C. LOVINGIER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .881.82

38. PAPA CLEM—PAPA CLEM SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7,771.65

84. HIGH BRITE—HIGH BRITE SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .827.62

39. WESTERN FAME—ARTHUR E. LEMAY & MARK MARIANI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7,730.92

85. COMET SHINE—ELLEN JACKSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .827.62

40. MOMENTUM—VESSELS STALLION FARM LLC & J. PAUL REDDAM . . . . . . . . . . . .7,403.94

86. TRAPPER—JOSEPH P. MOREY JR. REVOCABLE TRUST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .827.62

41. DON'TSELLMESHORT—RUNNING LUCK RANCH LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7,353.79

87. SINGLETARY—SINGLETARY SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .827.62

42. DESERT CODE—DESERT CODE SYNDICATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6,938.12

88. JET WEST—ARTHUR E. LEMAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .827.62

43. TIME TO GET EVEN—TERRY C. LOVINGIER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6,830.44

89. SOUL OF THE MATTER—E. A. RANCHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .777.96

44. MCCANN'S MOJAVE—WILLMAN OR SPECHT OR MANDEL OR PADILLA . . . . . .6,801.07

90. LIT DE JUSTICE—MAGALI FARMS LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .730.25

45. CEE'S TIZZY—CEE'S STABLE LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6,377.52

91. BAT MOBILE—DAVID LANDEROS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .636.94

46. BIRDONTHEWIRE—MADERA THOROUGHBREDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6,041.12 www.ctba.com

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Leading Sires in California

Leading Sires by Number of Races Won

Leading Sires by Money Won Rank Sire Runners 1. Tribal Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99 2. Lucky Pulpit . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 3. Unusual Heat . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 4. Kafwain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 5. Decarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 6. Bertrando* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 7. Benchmark† . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 8. Ministers Wild Cat . . . . . . . . 65 9. Eddington# . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 10. Good Journey . . . . . . . . . . . 48 11. Southern Image . . . . . . . . . 42 12. Heatseeker (Ire) . . . . . . . . . 35 13. Old Topper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 14. Vronsky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 15. Stormin Fever . . . . . . . . . . . 40 16. Tizbud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 17. Swiss Yodeler . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 18. In Excess (Ire)* . . . . . . . . . . . 35 19. Marino Marini . . . . . . . . . . . 43 20. Dixie Chatter . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 21. Peppered Cat . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 22. Rocky Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 23. Papa Clem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 24. Comic Strip . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 25. Surf Cat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 26. Terrell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 27. Sea of Secrets . . . . . . . . . . . 38 28. Affirmative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 29. Cindago* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 30. Globalize† . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 31. Bedford Falls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 32. Atticus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 33. Cyclotron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 34. Fullbridled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 35. Tannersmyman . . . . . . . . . . 26 36. Stormy Jack . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 37. Suances (GB) . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 38. Freespool† . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 39. Square Eddie . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 40. McCann's Mojave* . . . . . . . 20 41. Popular . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 42. Siberian Summer* . . . . . . . . 16 43. Council Member . . . . . . . . . 19 44. Lucky J. H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 45. Awesome Gambler . . . . . . . .19 46. Don’tsellmeshort . . . . . . . . . 23 47. Time to Get Even . . . . . . . . . 10 48. Thisnearlywasmine* . . . . . . 13 49. Iron Cat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 50. Western Fame* . . . . . . . . . . . 8

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Starts 268 91 206 158 160 156 167 189 164 127 125 100 125 72 120 101 164 94 122 55 53 140 48 36 48 103 105 74 57 42 24 56 25 14 75 73 58 48 34 54 35 44 47 30 68 61 32 33 31 22

Races Won Earnings 56 $1,339,857 14 1,160,771 29 1,113,410 27 708,264 22 674,574 21 638,866 29 637,595 32 606,921 25 488,784 18 487,460 16 422,418 18 360,978 24 342,346 8 334,392 18 324,414 16 313,578 21 311,927 18 311,756 17 285,171 16 247,041 9 227,780 23 215,830 10 204,691 3 193,982 8 180,850 13 169,017 11 162,890 5 162,590 7 161,312 3 143,913 8 141,089 3 133,940 3 128,130 7 125,420 9 125,385 10 119,950 6 114,361 7 113,679 2 112,987 8 111,147 4 109,328 4 100,374 8 100,212 4 99,383 2 95,863 10 95,610 4 94,924 3 82,012 4 76,916 3 74,499

Rank Sire

Runners

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 16. Marino Marini . . . . . . . . . . 43 17. Southern Image . . . . . . . . 42 Tizbud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Dixie Chatte . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 20. Lucky Pulpit . . . . . . . . . . . 32

Starts

Races Won

268 189 206 167 158 164 125 140 160 156 164 127 100 120 94 122 125 101 55 91

56 32 29 29 27 25 24 23 22 21 21 18 18 18 18 17 16 16 16 14

Earnings $1,339,857 606,921 1,113,410 637,595 708,264 488,784 342,346 215,830 674,574 638,866 311,927 487,460 360,978 324,414 311,756 285,171 422,418 313,578 247,041 1,160,771

Leading Sires by Average Earnings Per Runner (Minimum 10 Runners) Rank Sire Runners 1. Lucky Pulpit . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 2. Comic Strip . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 3. Unusual Heat . . . . . . . . . . . .76 4. Peppered Cat . . . . . . . . . . . 16 5. Tribal Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 6. Vronsky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 7. Cyclotron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 8. Papa Clem . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 9. Dixie Chatter . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 10. Kafwain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 11. Decarchy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 12. Surf Cat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 13. Bertrando* . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 14. Benchmark† . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 15. Heatseeker (Ire) . . . . . . . . . .35 16. Good Journey . . . . . . . . . . . 48 17. Southern Image . . . . . . . . . 42 18. Lucky J. H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 19. Time to Get Even . . . . . . . . 10 20. Ministers Wild Cat . . . . . . . 65

Races Won 14 3 29 9 56 8 3 10 16 27 22 8 21 29 18 18 16 4 4 32

Earnings $1,160,771 193,982 1,113,410 227,780 1,339,857 334,392 128,130 204,691 247,041 708,264 674,574 180,850 638,866 637,595 360,978 487,460 422,418 99,383 94,924 606,921

Average Earnings/ Runner $36,274 17,635 14,650 14,236 13,534 13,376 12,813 12,793 12,352 12,211 12,046 11,303 11,208 10,807 10,314 10,155 10,058 9,938 9,492 9,337

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Leading Sires by Number of Winners

Leading Sires by Turf Earnings

(Minimum 50 Starts Lifetime) Rank Sire

Runners

1. Tribal Rule .......................... 99 2. Unusual Heat ..................... 76 Benchmark†....................... 59 Ministers Wild Cat............. 65 5. Kafwain ............................. 58 Eddington#......................... 59 7. Bertrando*.......................... 57 Swiss Yodeler.................... 55 Rocky Bar ......................... 37 10. Old Topper ........................ 43 11. Decarchy ............................ 56 Good Journey ................... 48 Stormin Fever..................... 40 In Excess (Ire)*.................... 35 15. Southern Image.................. 42 Heatseeker (Ire) .................. 35 17. Tizbud ................................ 36 Dixie Chatter ...................... 20 19. Marino Marini .................... 43 Terrell................................. 31

Rank Sire 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Races Winners Won 41 24 24 24 22 22 18 18 18 17 16 16 16 16 14 14 13 13 12 12

56 29 29 32 27 25 21 21 23 24 22 18 18 18 16 18 16 16 17 13

Earnings $1,339,857 1,113,410 637,595 606,921 708,264 488,784 638,866 311,927 215,830 342,346 674,574 487,460 324,414 311,756 422,418 360,978 313,578 247,041 285,171 169,017

Rank Sire 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Races Runners Starts Winners Won

Unusual Heat ............ 47 Tribal Rule .................. 24 Decarchy................... 24 Good Journey ........... 24 In Excess (Ire)* ............ 7 Bertrando*................. 16 Comic Strip................ 4 Heatseeker (Ire).......... 14 Tizbud ........................ 11 Benchmark†.............. 10 Papa Clem ................ 2 Southern Image ......... 7 Affirmative.................. 12 Lucky J. H................... 4 Terrell......................... 10 Eddington# ................ 9 Marino Marini ............. 7 Lucky Pulpit .............. 12 Birdonthewire†........... 4 Fullbridled .................. 1

98 37 41 57 17 29 6 25 14 16 6 13 23 5 16 12 11 15 7 2

12 5 4 6 3 3 1 5 1 3 2 1 2 1 4 2 1 0 1 1

13 5 5 7 4 4 1 5 2 3 4 1 2 2 4 2 1 0 1 1

Leading Sires by Median Earnings Per Runner

Leading Sires by Average Earnings Per Start

(Minimum 10 Runners)

(Minimum 50 Starts)

Runners

Papa Clem ...................... 16 Dixie Chatter................... 20 Peppered Cat .................. 16 Cindago*...........................19 Stormin Fever ...................40 Tribal Rule .........................99 Decarchy.......................... 56 Heatseeker (Ire).................35 Surf Cat ........................... 16 Old Topper ...................... 43 Unusual Heat ................... 76 Lucky Pulpit ..................... 32 Square Eddie ................... 13 Rocky Bar ........................ 37 McCann’s Mojave*............20 Good Journey.................. 48 Benchmark† .....................59 Vronsky ............................ 25 Eddington# ..................... 59 Suances (GB)................... 17

Races Won 10 16 9 7 18 56 22 18 8 24 29 14 2 23 8 18 29 8 25 6

Median Earnings/ Earnings Runner $204,691 247,041 227,780 161,312 324,414 1,339,857 674,574 360,978 180,850 342,346 1,113,410 1,160,771 112,987 215,830 111,147 487,460 637,595 334,392 488,784 114,361

$9,738 9,408 7,503 6,305 5,878 5,778 5,680 5,420 5,218 4,910 4,828 4,819 4,687 4,620 4,575 4,530 4,225 4,200 4,136 3,910

Rank Sire 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Runners

Lucky Pulpit ................... 32 Unusual Heat ................. 76 Tribal Rule ..................... 99 Vronsky ........................... 25 Dixie Chatter ................. 20 Kafwain .......................... 58 Peppered Cat.................. 16 Decarchy ........................ 56 Bertrando*...................... 57 Good Journey ................ 48 Benchmark†................... 59 Heatseeker (Ire) ............... 35 Southern Image ............ 42 In Excess (Ire)*................ 35 Ministers Wild Cat.......... 65 Tizbud ..............................36 Eddington#...................... 59 Cindago* ..........................19 Old Topper ..................... 43 Stormin Fever................. 40

Earnings $682,039 397,465 373,342 372,621 159,548 154,707 143,892 126,452 123,162 103,655 97,081 85,504 82,557 67,585 60,477 55,826 48,047 41,801 41,262 40,560

Starts

Earnings

Average Earnings/ Start

91 206 268 72 55 158 53 160 156 127 167 100 125 94 189 101 164 57 125 120

$1,160,771 1,113,410 1,339,857 334,392 247,041 708,264 227,780 674,574 638,866 487,460 637,595 360,978 422,418 311,756 606,921 313,578 488,784 161,312 342,346 324,414

$12,756 5,405 4,999 4,644 4,492 4,483 4,298 4,216 4,095 3,838 3,818 3,610 3,379 3,317 3,211 3,105 2,980 2,830 2,739 2,703

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 bold 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-year-olds. 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.

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Leading Lifetime Sires in California No Stallion, Year Foaled, Sire

Crops of Average Foals of Racing Crop Racing Age Size Age

Available Statistics Through April 6, 2014 Runners

Winners

2-Y-O Winners

Stakes Winners

Graded Stakes Winners

Progeny Earnings

Average Earnings Index

Comparable Index

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Unusual Heat, 1990, by Nureyev 14 47 662 466-70% 334-50% 44-7% 44-7% 11-2% $42,540,059 2.12 1.27 Cyclotron, 2000, by Grand Slam 5 12 59 18-31% 15-25% 0-0% 2-3% 0-0% $1,188,107 1.77 1.40 Lucky Pulpit, 2001, by Pulpit 5 30 148 69-47% 52-35% 22-15% 4-3% 1-1% $4,713,984 1.74 1.24 In Excess (Ire)*, 1987, by Siberian Express 19 52 990 738-75% 552-56% 117-12% 63-6% 11-1% $45,398,548 1.56 1.39 Vronsky, 1999, by Danzig 7 19 136 67-49% 37-27% 6-4% 5-4% 1-1% $3,824,638 1.54 1.14 Good Journey, 1996, by Nureyev 9 58 518 247-48% 148-29% 16-3% 9-2% 4-1% $12,148,882 1.46 1.02 Cindago*, 2003, by Indian Charlie 5 16 78 41-53% 31-40% 7-9% 2-3% 0-0% $1,885,187 1.42 1.38 Bertrando*, 1989, by Skywalker 18 59 1,061 793-75% 548-52% 122-11% 60-6% 14-1% $46,055,742 1.35 1.50 Tribal Rule, 1996, by Storm Cat 9 61 550 386-70% 267-49% 98-18% 36-7% 4-1% $20,960,820 1.35 1.16 10.Birdonthewire†, 1989, by Proud Birdie 17 16 268 192-72% 135-50% 39-15% 10-4% 1-0% $12,150,002 1.29 1.35 Eddington#, 2001, by Unbridled 6 57 339 253-75% 191-56% 52-15% 5-1% 3-1% $12,766,383 1.29 1.57 One Man Army†, 1994, by Roman Diplomat 9 9 83 49-59% 34-41% 3-4% 4-5% 1-1% $2,688,743 1.29 0.94 13.Benchmark†, 1991, by Alydar 13 54 705 525-74% 402-57% 104-15% 41-6% 10-1% $30,594,061 1.24 1.13 14.Lucky J.H., 2002, by Cee's Tizzy 3 17 52 19-37% 10-19% 6-12% 1-2% 0-0% $581,576 1.20 1.29 Southern Image, 2000, by Halo's Image 6 83 497 306-62% 191-38% 41-8% 8-2% 2-0% $13,905,134 1.19 1.31 Stormin Fever, 1994, by Storm Cat 12 60 714 500-70% 356-50% 110-15% 30-4% 12-2% $27,685,272 1.18 1.40 17.Tizbud, 1999, by Cee's Tizzy 7 21 150 97-65% 60-40% 9-6% 5-3% 1-1% $3,891,542 1.17 0.92 18.Kafwain, 2000, by Cherokee Run 8 61 484 348-72% 259-54% 85-18% 21-4% 6-1% $16,436,214 1.15 1.28 19.Heatseeker (Ire), 2003, by Giant's Causeway 3 34 103 63-61% 43-42% 17-17% 2-2% 0-0% $2,257,685 1.14 1.51 20.Awesome Gambler, 2004, by Coronado's Quest 4 29 116 62-53% 28-24% 12-10% 2-2% 1-1% $2,256,641 1.12 0.78 21.Affirmative, 1999, by Unbridled 6 14 86 53-62% 29-34% 5-6% 2-2% 0-0% $1,870,541 1.11 0.78 Prime Timber#, 1996, by Sultry Song 9 25 227 182-80% 144-63% 29-13% 5-2% 3-1% $9,662,731 1.11 1.25 23.Ministers Wild Cat, 2000, by Deputy Minister 6 45 269 203-75% 145-54% 35-13% 15-6% 2-1% $9,181,356 1.10 0.97 Olympio*, 1988, by Naskra 19 28 526 403-77% 298-57% 61-12% 30-6% 4-1% $19,226,203 1.10 1.28 25.Atticus, 1992, by Nureyev 14 32 450 333-74% 204-45% 39-9% 14-3% 5-1% $14,250,346 1.06 1.44 Popular, 1999, by Saint Ballado 7 11 79 57-72% 43-54% 15-19% 2-3% 1-1% $2,826,891 1.06 0.95 Robannier•, 1991, by Batonnier 15 7 107 69-64% 40-37% 8-7% 3-3% 0-0% $3,015,470 1.06 1.02 28.Swiss Yodeler, 1994, by Eastern Echo 13 56 733 550-75% 394-54% 159-22% 28-4% 2-0% $26,183,780 1.02 1.08 Rocky Bar, 1998, by In Excess (Ire) 7 17 117 82-70% 67-57% 23-20% 14-12% 1-1% $3,664,789 1.01 0.88 Siberian Summer*, 1989, by Siberian Express 13 32 416 304-73% 214-51% 28-7% 14-3% 4-1% $12,943,948 1.01 0.88 Suances (GB), 1997, by Most Welcome (GB) 7 17 116 57-49% 36-31% 4-3% 1-1% 0-0% $2,287,145 1.01 1.12 32.Desert Code, 2004, by E Dubai 2 29 58 14-24% 7-12% 5-9% 0-0% 0-0% $324,960 1.00 1.28 33.Silic (Fr)*, 1995, by Sillery 10 18 176 118-67% 76-43% 11-6% 3-2% 1-1% $7,494,839 0.97 0.92 34.Decarchy, 1997, by Distant View 8 40 323 216-67% 147-46% 39-12% 9-3% 1-0% $9,106,950 0.96 0.98 Old Topper, 1995, by Gilded Time 11 46 508 404-80% 314-62% 109-21% 22-4% 0-0% $18,274,332 0.96 0.86 Marino Marini, 2000, by Storm Cat 7 41 288 189-66% 133-46% 33-11% 7-2% 0-0% $7,090,308 0.91 1.03 Western Fame*, 1992, by Gone West 13 22 290 193-67% 142-49% 46-16% 14-5% 0-0% $7,843,587 0.90 0.83 38.Lightnin N Thunder#, 2001, by Storm Cat 8 23 180 131-73% 88-49% 28-16% 8-4% 0-0% $5,238,596 0.89 1.10 Sea of Secrets, 1995, by Storm Cat 12 38 455 369-81% 269-59% 75-16% 21-5% 3-1% $17,799,704 0.89 1.08 40.Papa Clem, 2006, by Smart Strike 2 56 112 23-21% 14-13% 10-9% 2-2% 0-0% $449,982 0.87 1.32 41.Game Plan, 1993, by Danzig 15 29 429 317-74% 248-58% 56-13% 23-5% 2-0% $13,256,050 0.85 0.80 Iron Cat, 1995, by Storm Cat 13 11 148 110-74% 92-62% 8-5% 6-4% 0-0% $3,988,595 0.85 0.97 Latin American†, 1988, by Riverman 17 18 313 211-67% 137-44% 28-9% 6-2% 2-1% $6,612,396 0.85 1.09 44.Dixie Chatter, 2005, by Dixie Union 2 38 76 29-38% 19-25% 10-13% 2-3% 0-0% $644,990 0.84 1.07 Globalize†, 1997, by Summer Squall 10 17 168 114-68% 81-48% 30-18% 5-3% 0-0% $4,187,550 0.81 0.78 Thisnearlywasmine*, 1994, by Capote 10 8 77 48-62% 31-40% 5-6% 0-0% 0-0% $1,637,923 0.80 0.71 47.Comic Strip, 1995, by Red Ransom 12 27 318 226-71% 165-52% 37-12% 12-4% 1-0% $8,157,526 0.79 1.17 48.Mud Route†, 1994, by Strawberry Road (Aus) 12 22 259 166-64% 104-40% 25-10% 6-2% 1-0% $4,664,317 0.75 0.88 49.Sought After, 2000, by Seeking the Gold 9 11 100 62-62% 38-38% 13-13% 1-1% 0-0% $1,610,959 0.74 0.87 50.Impeachment, 1997, by Deputy Minister 11 15 160 95-59% 58-36% 18-11% 2-1% 0-0% $2,710,098 0.73 1.16 Roman Dancer, 1999, by Polish Numbers 8 8 61 39-64% 25-41% 4-7% 2-3% 0-0% $1,055,562 0.73 0.99 85.Gotham City, by Saint Ballado sires with 8a minimum 20of 50 foals 163of racing98-60% 12-7%Earnings Index 1-1% (AEI.) The 0-0% 0.72 are compiled 0.81 by These statistics are1998, for active California-based age, ranked here64-39% by lifetime Average statistics$2,592,337 contained in these rankings 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 accuracyA 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 bold 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-year-olds. Statistics cover racing in North America (US, Canada and Puerto Rico), England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) only Percentages are based upon number of foals of racing age.

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IMPORTANT EVENTS & DATES FRIDAY, MAY 9 BARRETTS SALES & RACING TRAINING PREVIEW FOR MAY SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING Fairplex Park, Pomona, Calif. MONDAY, MAY 12 BARRETTS SALES & RACING MAY SALE OF TWO-YEAR-OLDS IN TRAINING Fairplex, Pomona, Calif.

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Regional Race Meetings, Stakes Races and Sale Dates

Dates in California

2014 REGIONAL RACE MEETINGS Golden Gate Fields, Berkeley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dec. 26, 2013-June 15 Santa Anita Park, Arcadia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .April 25-June 29 Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .June 19-July 6 Los Alamitos Race Course, Los Alamitos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .July 3-13 California State Fair (Cal Expo), Sacramento . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .July 10-20 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .July 17-Sept. 3 Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .July 21-Aug. 10 Humboldt County Fair, Ferndale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Aug. 13-24 Golden Gate Fields, Berkeley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Aug. 15-Sept. 14 Barretts Racing at the Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sept. 4-23 San Joaquin County Fair, Stockton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sept. 19-28 Santa Anita Park, Arcadia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sept. 25-Nov. 2 Fresno County Fair, Fresno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Oct. 1-13 Golden Gate Fields, Berkeley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Oct. 16-Dec. 21 Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nov. 5-Dec. 3 Los Alamitos Race Course, Los Alamitos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dec. 4-21

MAY AND JUNE 2014 REGIONAL STAKES RACES Date

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May 3 May 3 May 4 May 10 May 10 May 11 May 17 May 17 May 18 May 24 May 25 May 26 May 26 May 26 May 31 May 31

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Precisionist Stakes (Gr. III) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/16 m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$100,000 Desert Code Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .abt. 6 1/2 f. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . .75,000 Honeymoon Stakes (Gr. II) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/8 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . .200,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes (Gr. III) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 Golden Poppy Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up, f. & m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/16 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50,000 Alcatraz Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75,000 American Stakes (Gr. III) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 Angels Flight Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75,000 Adoration Stakes (Gr. III) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up f. & m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/16 m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 Charles Whittingham Stakes (Gr. II) . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/4 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . .200,000 Mizdirection Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up, f. & m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .abt. 6 1/2 f. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . .75,000 Gamely Stakes (Gr. I) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up, f. & m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/8 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .300,000 Los Angeles Handicap (Gr. III) . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 All American Stakes (Gr. III) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 American Oaks (Gr. I) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/4 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . .350,000 Californian Stakes (Gr. II) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/8 m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200,000

June 7 June 8 June 8 June 8 June 14 June 14 June 14 June 15

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Affirmed Stakes (Gr. III) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/16 m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 Crystal Water Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-y-o & up, Cal-Bred/Cal-Sired . . . . . . .1 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 Silky Sullivan Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o, Cal-Bred/Cal-Sired . . . . . . . . . . .1 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 Campanile Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o f., Cal-Bred/Cal-Sired . . . . . . . . . .1 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 Shoemaker Mile (Gr. I) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .400,000 Vanity Stakaes (Gr. I) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up, f. & m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/8 m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .300,000 Albany Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 f. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50,000 Desert Stormer Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up, f. & m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75,000

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Distance

Added Value

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Stakes (Grade)

Conditions

Distance

Added Value

Summertime Oaks (Gr. II) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/16 m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200,000 Singletary Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75,000 Santa Anita Juvenile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-y-o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 1/2 f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125,000 Landaluce Stakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-y-o f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 1/2 f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125,000 The Gold Cup At Santa Anita (Gr. I) . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1/4 m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .500,000 Triple Bend Stakes (Gr. I) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .300,000 Royal Heroine Stakes (Gr. II) . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o & up, f. & m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .200,000 Senorita Stakes (Gr. III) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-y-o f. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 m. (T) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100,000 San Juan Capistrano Stakes (Gr. II) . . . . . . .3-y-o & up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .abt. 1 3/4 m. (T) . . . . . . . . .200,000

2014 REGIONAL SALE DATES May 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Barretts Sales & Racing May Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training: Training Preview on May 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Entries closed March 26) July 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Barretts Sales & Racing Paddock Sale at Del Mar of “Race Ready” Horses in Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nominations close June 4) August 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CTBA Northern California Yearling & Horses of Racing Age Sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Entries close June 2) October 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Barretts Sales & Racing October Yearling Sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Nominations closed April 18)

It Pays To Be Cal-Bred

California-Bred/California-Sired Stakes Races May To September 2014

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

SANTA ANITA PARK

Sunday, June 8

Sunday, June 8

$100,000 Silky Sullivan Stakes Three-Year-Olds 1 Mile (Turf)

$100,000 Crystal Water Stakes Three-Year-Olds & Up 1 Mile (Turf)

$100,000 Campanile Stakes Three-Year-Old Fillies 1 Mile (Turf)

DEL MAR THOROUGHBRED CLUB Friday, July 18

Saturday, July 26

Sunday, July 27

Wednesday, July 30

$100,000 CTBA Stakes Two-Year-Old Fillies 5 1/2 Furlongs

$200,000 Fleet Treat Stakes Three-Year-Old Fillies 7 Furlongs

$150,000 California Dreamin’ Handicap Three-Year-Old & Up 1 1/16 Miles (Turf)

$100,000 Graduation Stakes Two-Year-Olds 5 1/2 Furlongs

Friday, August 1

Sunday, August 17

Wednesday, August 27

Monday, September 1

$200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes $150,000 Solana Beach Handicap $150,000 Generous Portion Stakes $150,000 I’m Smokin Stakes Three-Year-Old & Up, Fillies & Mares Three-Year-Olds Two-Year-Old Fillies Two-Year-Olds 1 Mile (Turf) 7 Furlongs 6 Furlongs 6 Furlongs

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Index to Advertisers & Stallions Advertised

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ADVERTISERS Ballena Vista Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OBC, 18 Black Sheep Equine Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Cal-Bred Maiden Bonus Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 California Thoroughbred Weekly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Cardiff, Suzanne, Pedigree Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58 Cole Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 CTBA 14/15 Industry Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 CTBA Foal Advertorial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 CTBA Membership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 CTBA Northern California Yearling Sale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 CTBA Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Daehling Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .59 Dickson Podley Realtors (Jeannie Garr Roddy) . . . . . . . . . .58 E.A. Ranches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

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STALLIONS Anziyan Royalty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Benchmark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OBC Calimonco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OBC Chattahoochee War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Desert Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IFC Dixie Chatter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OBC Eddington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OBC Game Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Heatseeker (Ire) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IFC Hidden Blessing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Impeachment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 James Street . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kafwain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Lightnin N Thunder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Lucky J.H. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IFC

Lucky Pulpit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IFC Ministers Wild Cat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Old Topper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Rocky Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Smiling Tiger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IBC Soul of the Matter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Sway Away . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IBC Thorn Song . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IFC Tizbud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IFC Tribal Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OBC Twice The Appeal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IBC Uh Oh Bango . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Ultimate Eagle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Unusual Heat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IFC Wolfcamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9

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