Proud Of Just Howard

Written by Sue Kenny on February 13, 2018

Just Howard swept the board at the Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Renaissance Awards last night.  He took the MD bred three year old award, the MD bred turf horse award and to top it all off her also won MD bred Horse Of The Year.  Congratulations to Skeedattle Associates. Just Howard named Maryland-Bred Horse Of The

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Just Thrilling!

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on February 13, 2018

It was a very big night in downtown Baltimore last evening for Skeedattle Associates’ JUST HOWARD. The Renaissance Awards, held at the fabulous Sagamore Pendry Hotel in Fells Point, celebrated the Maryland-bred champions for 2017. The 4-year-old son of English Channel captured the title in three divisions: Champion 3-Year-Old Male, Champion Turf Horse, and Maryland-bred

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Rafting Wins Again

Written by Sue Kenny on February 12, 2018

I have no idea what happened to this post but it has disappeared so writing again as Rafting cannot go without a mention!  After being away from the races for almost two years he won his second race in a row on Saturday.  Although lightly raced with just eight runs, four of them are winning

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Ring!

Written by Sue Kenny on February 11, 2018

Almost five months away from the races put 7 year old Ring Weekend back on form with his game face on!  Not having a win in 2017, although running very well, this will have given him a load of confidence especially coming about five wide and still winning well.  This brings his win tally to

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Thewayiam Is The Sweetest Chant

Written by Sue Kenny on February 3, 2018

Thewayyouare is a stallion not known too much over here but is the sire of Thewayiam and also the sire of Toast Of New York so he’s appearing on our map!  Since arriving at our barn towards the end of last year Thewayiam has now won three of her four starts.  She has an incredible

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Lobkowicz Palace

Written by Sue Kenny on February 2, 2018

Lobster, as he is affectionately known as in the barn ran, and won, his second start today at cold Laurel.  He had a ding-dong battle down the stretch with the eventual second horse and it was so hard to see who was getting the best of who as the camera was showing from the head

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A bit of sad news

Written by Maggie Kimmitt on January 25, 2018

We learned just recently that Mrs. Gertrude Leviton, former owner of Gala Spinaway, passed away on January 12 at age 97. Mrs. Leviton and her late husband, Leonard “Skip” Leviton, were Graham’s first owners when he began his training career after the death of Maryland trainer Bernie Bond. Gala Spinaway, now 30, became Graham’s first

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Leighla

Written by Sue Kenny on January 21, 2018

After running a good second in her last race when it was taken off the turf and she had to run on a sloppy track Leighla went one better today on the turf, which she obviously preferred.  Congratulations to Team Valor International and Albert Frassetto.

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Almond Roca Digs In

Written by Sue Kenny on January 20, 2018

Unfortunately Phyllis Wyeth couldn’t make the trip to Tampa today to see her last years Fasig Tipton ‘whim’ purchase win her second Stakes race in a row!  Stretching out to seven furlongs from her maiden win over five and a half furlongs, and her last Stake win over six furlongs, she won comfortably by a

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Ultra Brat Wins Marshua’s River (Grade 3)

Written by Sue Kenny on January 13, 2018

Talented Ultra Brat by Uncle Mo out of a Storm Cat mare defies her pedigree by loving the grass.  She showed it again today by winning the Grade 3 Marshua’s River Stakes at Gulfstream Park.  Although her first two wins were on dirt her last three Stake wins have been on the turf.  Nik Juarez

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