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GET A VALENTINE WIRES ALLOWANCE FIELD AT FAIR GROUNDS

Category : GET STORMY , News , Stallions

Get a Valentine, a four year old gelding by GET STORMY, won an Allowance gate to wire on Friday at Fair Grounds for Joe Sharp and Brad Grady! He set impressive fractions 22.07, 45.09, 56.44, and finished the 5-1/2 furlongs on turf in 1:02.48 to win by two lengths!


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ONE LOVELY STORM WINS MSW AT TURFWAY BY 6-3/4 LENGTHS

Category : GET STORMY , News , Stallions

One Lovely Storm, a four year old mare by GET STORMY, won a one mile Maiden Special Weight at Turfway Park on Thursday by 6-3/4 lengths.


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GOT STORMY WINS A MSW AT GULFSTREAM FOR CASSE & BARBER

Category : GET STORMY , News , Stallions

Got Stormy, a three year old filly by GET STORMY, graduated in a Gulfstream Maiden Special Weight on Sunday going one mile on turf in 1:35.00. She was making her first start for trainer Mark Casse, after being acquired privately by owner Gary Barber. Got Stormy was bred, foaled, raised and sold by Crestwood Farm.


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STORM RUNNER POINTED TO G2 FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH FOR DERBY PREP

Category : GET STORMY , News , Stallions

Recent Gulfstream Allowance winner Storm Runner (GET STORMY) will be pointed towards the $400,000 G2 Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream as a Derby Prep.

The news story below is from Team Valor’s website, in which they stated: “In notching a spiffy 6 on the Ragozin Sheets by completing 8-1/2 furlongs in 1:42 2/5, Storm Runner ran himself right into the Kentucky Derby picture. That Ragozin figure is faster than any of Barry Irwin’s previous Derby runners at this stage of the game, including Animal Kingdom, Captain Bodgit, Went the Day Well and The Deputy, who all scored major prep wins in March or April.”

Read more about Team Valor’s exciting Derby prospect by GET STORMY, here on their website: STORM RUNNER RISES INTO DERBY PICTURE WITH GULFSTREAM WIN GAME COLT NOW HAS TWO WINS AND A SECOND IN 3 DIRT OUTINGS HELD OFF HEAVY FAVORITE WHO WAS SCRATCHED AT 5-1 FROM GRADE 2


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FIRING LINE SIRES FIRST FOALS!

Category : FIRING LINE , News , Stallions

Firing Line, a precocious G1-Juvenile who finished a close second to American Pharoah in the 2015 G1-Kentucky Derby, has sired his first two foals.

The first was a colt foaled in Kentucky at Crestwood Farm. He is out of the Petionville mare, Honorville, who was a multiple winning mare that earned $108,040 on the race track. “He’s a nice size, very correct. He is going to be a classy colt!” said Marc McLean.

The second was another colt foaled in Kentucky at Flying H Stables, LLC. He is out of Alexandria J (Forest Camp), a multiple winning mare of $133,425 who is out of the stakes placed mare, Diamond Affair ($104,488). Kent Hersman of Flying H Stables, LLC said “I plan to bring Alexandria J back to Firing Line. It would be hard to beat the physical I see on this colt!”

Firing Line was a top class Graded stakes winner and multiple G1-placed earner of $976,000. A precocious two year old, he won a maiden special weight at Del Mar by 4-1/2 lengths, and then ran second by a head to Dortmund in the $500,000 G1-Los Alamitos Futurity. He rolled that form into his three year old year where he was a top Classic contender in 2015. He ran second in the $2,000,000 G1-Kentucky Derby, beaten just a length by Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah. He set a new track record in the $800,000 G3-Sunland Derby, winning by 14-1/4 lengths. During his career he defeated G1-winners: Frosted, Dortmund, Carpe Diem, Keen Ice, etc.

Firing Line comes from an active female family, full of Graded winners including; recent G1-Cigar Mile winner Sharp Azteca, along with many other champions, G1-winners, etc.

Firing Line retired to Crestwood in 2017 and bred a quality first book of mares. He ranked #1 by CPI and #2 by CI for all first year KY Stallions standing under $10,000 LF with more than 50 bred.

Firing Line stands at Crestwood Farm for $5,000 LFSN.


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CRESTWOOD BRED BOWIES HERO BEATEN A HALF LENGTH IN G3

Bowies Hero, who was just coming off a victory in the G2-Mathis Brothers Mile Stakes, ran a close second to Om in the G3-Thunder Road Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday. They finished the mile on turf in 1:33.54. Bowies Hero was bred, foaled, raised and sold by Crestwood Farm.


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MIHRAB RUNS 3RD IN $150K SUNCOAST STAKES AT TAMPA

Category : Bloodstock News , News

Crestwood Bloodstock yearling purchase, Mihrab (Tiznow), had to go widest of all but closed well to get up for third only beaten two lengths in the $150,000 Suncoast Stakes at Tampa on Saturday. The three year old filly owned by RMJ Stables, and trained by Graham Motion was making just her fourth career start.


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DRAGON DREW WINS MSW AT FAIR GROUNDS, STAKES COMPANY NEXT

Category : GET STORMY , News , Stallions

Dragon Drew, a three year old son of GET STORMY, won a maiden special weight by 1-1/4 lengths at Fair Grounds on Friday going 1-1/16th miles on turf. The colt was bred by and is trained by Buff Bradley, who says that the colt will most likely go in stakes company for his next start. Dragon Drew is also a full brother to Storm the Hill, a graded placed black-type winner of $181,145.


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TASTE OF PARADISE HAS A PERFECT SATURDAY

Category : News , Stallions

Perfect Paradise a, a daughter of Taste of Paradise, notched her seventh lifetime win, soundly defeating an eight horse field at Turf Paradise on Saturday, February 3.


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TEXAS RED SIRES FIRST TWO FOALS!

Category : News , Stallions , TEXAS RED

Texas Red, a G1-Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner and millionaire, has sired his first two foals born on January 22nd and 23rd respectively.

The first was a colt foaled in New York for Sandee Schultz. He is out of Betty’s Baroness (Smarty Jones), who is a half-sister to multiple G1-winning millionaire, Excellent Meeting ($1,402,396), as well as black-type stakes winners, Crowning Meeting ($514,732) and Crown of Crimson ($161,426). “He’s a big foal, stood up right away, very nice legs on this colt. I’m very pleased!” said Schultz.

The second was a filly foaled in Iowa for Jeff Hartz. She is out of Crystal Lake Drive (Giant’s Causeway), who is a half-sister to black-type stakes placed, Fleet Dude ($81,875). Crystal Lake Drive is out of a half-sister to Champion 3yo and successful sire, Afleet Alex ($2,765,800); coincidentally also the sire of Texas Red. She is also a half-sister to G2-placed Stakes winner, Unforgettable Max ($384,079), black-type stakes placed, Stormin Maggy, and also to Curlin Hawk, the dam of recent G3 Pilgrim winner, Seabhac. “I’m very happy with the result of this mating. This is a big healthy filly, a lot of substance to her; lots of leg and bone and very strong.” said Hartz.

Texas Red was a brilliant two year old and won the $2,000,000 G1 Breeder’s Cup Juvenile by 6-1/2 lengths. He earned a 104 beyer and also ran the fastest Breeders’ Cup Juvenile in the last 9 years. He was ranked co-#1 on the 2014 Experimental Free Handicap; tied with American Pharoah and was second by a very narrow margin in the voting for Eclipse Champion two year old. As a three year old, Texas Red won the $600,000 G2 Jim Dandy at Saratoga, defeating Frosted. He retired to Crestwood in 2017 with earnings of $1,767,300 and bred a quality first book of mares that consisted of 49% Black-type runners and/or Producers.

Texas Red stands at Crestwood Farm for $7,500 LFSN