Acclamation Son 5-for-6 in 2021

Albany, CA (December 3, 2021) – Silver Claim, the 5-year-old son of Acclamation has put together a stellar season. He has started six times and come away with five victories. His latest visit to the winner’s circle came in the 8th race at Golden Gate Fields, a five furlong allowance over the firm turf course.

Dashing away from gate, he opened a clear advantage. A challenger emerged around the turn, but Silver Claim found another gear, extended his lead and crossed under the wire a length and one-half best.

Silver Claim has been first or second in all but one of his career starts for owner MJVET Stables and trainer Jonathan Wong. Bred by Andrew Molasky and Bruce Headley, he is out of the multiple Grade-1 placed Alphabet Soup mare, Silvery Swallow.

Lakerville Filly Best in MSW at Golden Gate

Albany, CA (November 28, 2021) – Lakerville 2-year-old filly Worthy of Magic made her second start a winning one in the 9th race at Golden Gate Fields, a maiden special weight going six furlongs over the all weather.

Fourth in her debut after pressing the pace on November 6, she used the same early tactic and was rewarded with the victory. Sharp from the start, she engaged in a battle for the lead until the final furlong. She put her rival away and held off a closer to win by a clear length.

Worthy of Magic was bred in California by Watchorn, Morrow and Fast Lane Farms. She races for Nina Morrow, Andrea Warner, and Ron Watchorn. She is out of the winning Reddatore (BRZ) mare, Red Intrigue.

Tiger Dad Wins Luke Krytbosch Stakes

Phoenix, AZ (November 26, 2021) – Tiger Dad, the 5-year-old son of Smiling Tiger, gamely came back after being headed to win the $60,000 Luke Krytbosch Stakes going one mile over the fast main track at Turf Paradise.

Tiger Dad got first jump from the gate and quickly dashed to a clear lead. A challenger made a run around the final turn and poked his head in front at the top of the stretch. Tiger Dad responded and was not going to be denied. He regained the lead and drew away to win by a length and one-half.

Trained by Robertino Diodoro, Tiger Dad races for Rosette Racing LLC. He has won or placed in fourteen of his twenty-two starts and has earned $358,025. Bred in California by Mark Devereaux, Scott Gross, and Mark Gross, he was produced by the Unusual Heat mare, Q T Shae.

To watch video of the race, courtesy of the Blood Horse, click here.

Three Stakes-Performing 2-year-old Fillies for Harris Farms Stallions

Albany, CA (November 27, 2021) – Three juvenile fillies by Harris Farms stallions earned black-type yesterday in the split divisions of the $50,000 Golden Gate Debutante Stakes going six furlongs over the Tapeta at the Northern California circuit.

The first division was carded as the 6th race. Tam’s Little Angel, the daughter of Tamarando, moved up from her maiden special weight victory to finish third. She has been in the top three in all three of her career starts.

The second division was run as the 8th race. Desert Code’s daughter Code Ribbon came within a head of victory. She has made six starts in her first season and has two wins, two seconds, and two thirds.

Sen Sen, the daughter of Smiling Tiger, rounded out the stakes-performers, coming home third in the second division. She earned her first victory in maiden special weight company and then finished fourth, three lengths back of the winner, in the Pike Place Dancer Stakes on October 30.

Kristi’s Tiger Captures Del Mar Feature

Kristi’s Tiger Wins Del Mar Feature.                                                                                                                                                   ©Benoit Photo

Courtesy of Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (November 19, 2021) – Bell and Brewster’s Kristi’s Tiger, responding promptly to the cues of Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, went widest and fastest of all through the lane and rung up and easy victory Friday in the $73,500 allowance feature at Del Mar.

The 4-year-old filly by Smiling Tiger was well back in the field of seven down the backside, but then took the sixth path turning for home and scampered away to a five and a quarter-length victory after covering the six and one-half furlongs in 1:17.34.

Finishing second in the California-bred filly/mare test was Bobby and Carol Ann Grayson Living Trust’s Saturday Heist and pulling in third was Abrams, Dutko and Paran’s Big Summer.

The winner was capturing the fifth race of her career and the $43,200 winner’s share of the purse lifted her earnings ledger to $232,900. She is trained by co-owner T.R. Bell II, who races the filly with Clark Brewster. She was bred by Premier Thoroughbred and Alan Klein and is out of the Indian Charlie mare, Lottawampum.

 

Acclamation Homebred Issa Court Wins MSW at Del Mar

Del Mar, CA (November 13, 2021) – Issa Court, our homebred Acclamation filly who endured a rough trip in her career debut, made her second start the charm in the 5th race today at Del Mar.

Nine juvenile after the winner’s share of the $72,000 purse lined-up for the one mile contest over the firm going . Showing good early speed, Issa Court was boxed in early on, but memories of that first outing were on the back burner. As soon as was possible, she was switched out for clear running by jockey Juan Hernandez and the race with the pacesetter was on. The two fought it out until Issa Court took over nearing the final furlong. Although she didn’t manage to change leads and was a little green, she opened up to win by a length and three-quarters.

Trained by Dan Blacker, Issa Court was produced by the winning Johannesburg mare, Subpoena the Dress.

Harris Homebred Debuts a Winner

Albany, CA (November 7, 2021) – It may have taken Harris Farms’ homebred Seems Logical a while to make her racing debut, but it was worth the wait as she came home a debut winner in the 4th race at Golden Gate Fields, a maiden special weight going six furlongs over the all weather.

The 4-year-old filly settled at the back of the pack for the first three furlongs. She was able to close in the two path around the turn and moved out wider to continue her bid. She made a strong run through the stretch to catch and go by the leader with the wire in sight. She opened up in the final strides to win by one length.

Seems Logical races for Harris Farms in partnership with Donna Rowe. Trained by Sheldon Paldanius, she is by Grazen and is out of the stakes winning Singletary mare, Logical Single, who was also bred and raced by the farm.

To see her departure from Harris Farms photo and pedigree, click here

Acclamation Son Table for Ten Makes it Two-in-a-Row

Albany, CA (November 7, 2021) – Acclamation son Table for Ten overcame trouble at the break to make his second consecutive visit to the winner’s circle after the 6th race at Golden Gate Fields, a mile and one-sixteenth allowance over the Tapeta.

His journey began getting pinched back just after the break. Jockey Pedro Terrero let him find his best stride in sixth for the opening half-mile. They had moved into fourth after six furlongs and he was ready to roll in the final furlongs. Moved out from the inside for the drive, he hit the front a furlong from home and drew away to win by two and one-quarter lengths.

Table for Ten was bred by Old English Rancho and he was produced by the Sky Mesa mare, Mesaatmimiscafe. He has won or placed in ten of his fourteen starts for the partnership of Dino Forristall, Herb Robinson, Heather Taylor and her trainer, Bill McLean.

Tamarando Filly Romps to Maiden Special Weight Victory

Albany, CA (November 6, 2021) – Tam’s Little Angel, the 2-year-old daughter of Tamarando, earned her maiden special weight diploma over five and one-half furlongs in the 9th race at Golden Gate Fields.

Making her second start after a third place finish in her debut, the dark bay filly settled midpack down the backstretch as the leading group duked it out up front. She began to close the gap around the turn and moved into contention at the top of the lane. Rolling down the outside, she gained the lead inside the final furlong and opened up to win by nearly three lengths.

A second generation homebred for Mr. & Mrs. Larry Williams, she was produced by the Lucky Pulpit mare, Angel Diane. She is trained by Steve Specht.

To see a foal photo of Tam’s Little Angel, click here

Majestic Harbor Colt Wins Maiden Special Weight

Shelbyville, IN (November 1, 2021) – Grand in Bay, the 2-year-old son of California’s Leading Second Crop Sire Majestic Harbor, overcame early trouble to win in maiden special weight company going one mile over the fast main track at Indiana Downs.

Grand in Bay was making his second career start and drew the rail post. Away well, he showed some pace, but was in tight going into the first turn and the jockey had to check sharply and had his feet in the dashboard all the way to the start of the backstretch. He leveled off and challenged for the lead passing the half-mile pole. He was headed around the turn, but full of run, he accelerated through the stretch to open up and win by more two lengths.

Grand in Bay was bred by David W. Osborne, Loren C. Hebel-Osborne and Carol Hebel and he races for Deerfield Farm Racing, Carol Hebel and Charles Bebber. Trained by Tim Glyshaw, he was produced by the multiple stakes-placed Alphabet Soup mare, Grand in Grey.

To download the race, courtesy of TRAKUS, click here.