EXCITING LA CHAMPIONSHIP DAY|
HUGE DAY for CLEAR CREEK STUD at LA CHAMPIONS DAY|
2 yo SIMPLY GUCCI by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates via a DQ|
2 year old SIMPLY GUCCI won by a DQ at the Fair Grounds sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs in his second lifetime start. He was badly blocked and then checked by the eventual winner losing all chance. He recovered well to be 2nd and was awarded the win by disqualification . Trained by Howard Alonzo he is owned by J. Patrick Lee Racing LLC.
Gentlemen's Bet by HALF OURS to Stand at McDowell Farm in Arkansas|
OURS TO RUN by HALF OURS takes the Happy Ticket Stakes by over 8 lengths|
On Sunday at the Fair Grounds when Half Ours’ daughter, OURS TO RUN, kicked away from the competition in the stretch to win the Happy Ticket Stakes by an ever widening eight and three quarters lengths in a time of 1:09:42. The Larry Jones trainee was making her first start since capturing the Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle at Evangeline Downs in May. Her win was her eighth from sixteen starts and put her earnings at $217,988 for owner Colonel Thoroughbreds, LLC.
EXCITING WEEK FOR CLEAR CREEK STALLIONS|
MONTE MAN by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS Goes Gate-To-Wire For Seventh Consecutive Victory In Heitai|
CLEAR CREEK STALLION PROGENY BUSY TODAY|
At the Fair Grounds:
SW MONTE MAN by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS won the Heitai Overnight S and upped his earnings to $373,74. The 5-year-old gelding is owned by Ivery Sisters Racing LLC and trained by Ron Faucheux.
Following him across the wire in third was DEVINE BEAN by STAR GUITAR. DEVINE BEAN is a homebred for Brittlyn Stable Inc trained by Albert Stall,
CUSTOM FOR CARLOS also had a 2-year-old winner in MISS PERSISTENT who is now two for two. She is owned by Val C Murrell and Ted Brandon and trained by Sam: David.
At Delta Downs, JIMI'S A STAR but STAR GUITAR added his first black-type finishing 2nd in the Louisiana Legacy S. He is a homebred James Boyd trained by Henry Johnson.
MSW TESTING ONE TWO by STAR GUITAR takes the Treasure Chest Stakes to remain undefeated at Delta Downs |
FROLIC by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins her 4th - on the board 10 out of 12 starts|
FROLIC wins her 4th. The 4-year-old stakes-placed filly is owned by Bill Langford and Roland Bruno and trained by Roland Bruno. FROLIC has been on the board in 10 of her 12 starts including a 3rd in the Louisiana Cup Filly and Mare Sprint Stakes this August. Today sprinting 5 furlongs in an AOC, she came on with a rush to win by 3 1/2 lengths. She has earned over $112.000.
2 yo HOORAY AUSTIN by HALF OURS graduates MSW in his second start|
HOORAY AUSTIN graduates in his second start for owner Shirley Young and trainer Patricia G. West. The two-year-old went off the favorite, dueled early and then cleared to win easily. He sprinted 5 furlongs at Delta Downs.
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OUR DIAMOND by HALF OURS graduates MSW in a romp|
OUR DIAMOND has been knocking at the door of the graduation ceremony, but she flew through the door today sprinting to a win by over 5 lengths without being asked. The three-year-old filly is a homebred for Wendy Schutte and is trained by Joseph M. Foster
STAR GAZE by STAR GUITAR wins again|
STAR GAZE, trained by Sarah Delany and owned by Anthony A Faulk got his nose on the wire first to win his third race. He raced 6 /12 furlongs at Delta Downs. He has a solid lifetime record of 12 3-3-3 and earnings of over $54,000.
MR MAKEITHAPPEN by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS made it happen in wire to wire fashion|
MR MAKEITHAPPEN made it happen almost a year to the date of his first start in which he was 3rd. This year the 3 year old gelding went to the front and stayed there sprinting 5 furlongs at Delta Downs. He is trained and owned by Ricky Demouchet.
2 winners for STAR GUITAR!|
Both off the favorites:
Three-year-old gelding LEGENDARY LARRY won his 3rd race - this one sprinting 5 furlongs at Delta Downs for owner/breeder Love Partnership Interests LP and trainer Karl Broberg. He has earned over $75,000.
In the next race, four-year-old gelding SENOR GUITAR also won his 3rd race. He raced a mile for his owner ER Racing Stables LLC and trainer Eduardo Ramirez. He won off by 5 1/2 lengths. He has bankrolled over $69,000.
OUR EASTER LILY by HALF OURS graduates in a MSW|
Racing 7 1/2 furlongs on the dirt at Delta Downs, 3-year-old filly OUR EASTER LILY dueled briefly and then went straight to the lead and won off by over 5 lengths, She is a homebred for R. Brent Gasaway and is trained by Henry B. Johnson, Jr..
2 yo OUR MOTIVE by HALF OURS wires the field to graduate at Delta Downs|
Two-year-old gelding OUR MOTIVE wired the field to win in his second start. He sprinted at Delta Downs for trainer Patrick Devereux, Jr.
and owner/breeder Coulee Croche Thoroughbreds, LLC.
2 yo BROTHER RICHIE by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 3rd in the Jean Lafitte S|
BROTHER RICHIE 3rd in the Jean Lafitte S at Delta Downs racing 7 furlongs.He had no problem wiring the field and graduating first out by almost 6 lengths sprinting at Canterbury Park. The Two-year-old gelding is special to the Scherer family as he is named for trainer Gary M. Scherer's brother Richie who died this past year of cancer. It must have been a happy/sad moment in the winner's circle. Right behind him in second was RICHIE GARY for the same connections. BROTHER RICHIE is owned by the Scherer Strong Racing Stable and was bred by Gary Scherer & Clear Creek Stud, LLC.
2yo colt ASONGFORYOU by STAR GUITAR wins 1st out|
Sprinting 5 furlongs on the turf at Indiana Grand, ASONGFORYOU dueled furiously with the favorite through blazing fractions of :20.54 and :43.70. He cleared his $400,000 OBSAPR grad rival by a neck to win his first start. The 2-year-old colt is owned by Maggi Moss and was bred by Jerold Murrell (LA). He is trained by Thomas M. Amoss.
BIG GIG by STAR GUITAR wins his third|
Starting as the favorite, BIG GIG came from off the pace to win his 3rd race - an off the turf 7 1/2 furlong race at Louisiana Downs. The earner of over $78,000 is now owned by Robert Asaro Enterprises Inc and trained Karl Broberg.
2 yo JIMI'S A STAR graduates at Louisiana Downs|
JIMI'S A STAR, a homebred for James A. Boyd, had no trouble handling a mile and seventy on the dirt when his 7 1/2 furlong turf race came off the grass. He progressed evenly from 6th on the inside to get up in time to in by a length. The 2-year-old gray gelding is trained by Henry B. Johnson, Jr.
WILD ABOUT STAR wins her 5th|
Four-year-old, WILD ABOUT STAR is a homebred for Brittlyn Stables and by Albert Stall. She has earned over $180,000 for her connections. Most recently she wore down a foe to win for the 5th time - all in allowance company sprinting on the turf at Louisiana Downs. She topped her Eqibase past speed figures - this one a 108. WILD ABOUT STAR has only been off the board twice in 12 starts, She is very very consistent.
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SHAMROCK STAR scores her 6th win|
Stakes-placed SHAMROCK STAR was third in the LA Bred Premier Night Matron Stakes at Delta Downs and in the Cajun Miss S at Evangeline. Today she scored her 6th win sprinting 5 furlongs on an off the turf race at Retama. Trained by Karen Jacks and owned by the Carl R. Moore Management LLC, the filly was bred Half Moon Stables, LLC (LA). She has earned over $156,000.
BERMUDA STAR by STAR GUITAR victorioous in the River Cities S |
Last month Stakes winner and multiple staked placed filly BERMUDA STAR added another stakes win to her laurels in the Louisiana Cup Distaff. She squeezed up the rail just in time. Today she won the River Cities S at 1 1/16 on the turf. She advanced from far off the pace to get her nose on the line in the final jump. The four-year-old filly has now earned over 1/4 of a million dollars for her owner Brittlyn Stable Inc. She is trained by Victor Arceneaux.
HALF SEXY by HALF OURS graduates in her 2nd out|
A homebred for Wendy Schutte and trained by Joseph M. Foster, 3-year-old HALF SEXY came on strongly after stalking the early pace and won convincingly by 5 lengths. She raced 6 furlongs at Louisiana Downs.
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BIBLICAL STRENGTH by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins #7|
BIBLICAL STRENGTH recently won race 6 and was claimed out of the race. He has now made it 2 in a row winning first out for his new connections trainer Karl Broberg and owner Timothy C. Guidry. He has earned over $133,000. Trainer Karl Broberg has re-claimed BIBLICAL STRENGTH more than once for different owners,
SMILEY BRILEY by HALF OURS gets win #6 |
Bred by Michelle LaVoice, five-year-old mare SMILEY BRILEY won her 6th this time, an AOC traveling 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Louisiana Downs. SMILEY BRILEY has earned over $116,000. She was claimed out of this race and we wish her new connection the best.
TUNE MY GUITAR by STAR GUITAR graduates in a MSW|
TUNE MY GUITAR has been knocking on the door but got the job done today graduating in an over 7 length romp in a MSW at Evangeline Downs. Originaly scheduled for a mile on the turf, the race ended up at a mile on the dirt. The 4-year-old gelding is owned by Karen Peterson, was bred by Terry Peterson and is trained by Brent Delahoussaye. He has already earned over $40,000
TOR CON SIX by HALF OURS makes in 3 in a row|
TOR CON SIX sprinted to his 4th win in 9 starts - this one 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. He has now won 3 races in a row. Claimed last out, he stepped up into allowance company for this win. He is owned by Flurry Racing Stables LLC and trained by Karl Broberg.
RACH'SLASTSCARF wires the field to win at Evangeline|
As a 3 year old Rach`slastscarf ran 2nd in the D. S. Shine Young Futurity added more black type running 2nd in the Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle Stakes. Today she wired the field sprinting 5 furlonsg at Evangeline Downs for trainer Ricky Courville and owner Per form Stables, Inc. She has earned over $130,000.
BORN AGAIN GEORGE by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wires the field in allowance company|
BORN AGAIN GEORGE broke his maiden in a MSW this spring. He hit the board last out in his first allowance condition and nailed it today going wire to wire at Evangeline Downs. He raced 6 1/2 furlongs on the dirt. He is a homebred for Keith Hernandez, Earl Hernandez & John Duvieilh and is trained by Sam B. David, Jr.
AN EXCITING LOUISIANA CUP DAY|
STAR GUITAR was also busy at Louisiana Downs|
Stakes winner and multiple staked placed filly BERMUDA STAR added another stakes win to her laurels in the Louisiana Cup Distaff. She squeezed up the rail just in time. The four year old filly has now earned over $193,000 for her owner Brittlyn Stable Inc. She is trained by Victor Arceneaux.
DIVINE BEAN added black type to his resume running 3rd in the Louisiana Cup Sprint S coming off 2 allowance wins in a rowm. He is a homebred for Brittlyn Stables.
CUSTOM FOR CARLOS offspring busy across Louisiana|
At the big day of racing at Louisiana Downs, MONTE MAN off the favorite got the job done by a neck in the Louisiana Sprint Stake. The win was the SIXTH in a row for Monte Man and the fourth straight stakes score. Monte Man was bred in Louisiana by Val C. Murrell. He is owned by Ivery Sisters Racing, trained by Ron Faucheux. He has earned $343,055 with the eviable record of 27 9-4-3
Also stakes placed: FROLIC who ran third in the Louisiana Cup Filly And Mare Sprint. The 4-year-old filly is owned by Bill Langford and Roland Bruno and trained by Roland Bruno. 2 year old filly WHODATWHODAT owned and trained by Denise Schmidt ran 3rd in the Louisiana Cup Juvenile Fillies S. In the colt divisions of the BETO, still a maiden and also placed in the the D S Shine Young Futurity at Evangeline Downs gained more black-type in the Louisiana Cup Juvenile S for his owners L. William and Corinne Heiligbrodt.
At Evangeline Downs, 2 year old filly CUSTOMS IN DIXIE had no problem winning first out sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs in a MSW for trainer Keith G. Bourgeois and owner Troy Williams. She was bred by Ray Willie & Steve Holliday.
Back as a 6 year old SW JOCKAMO'S SONG wins his first start of the year|
Last year JOCKAMO'S SONG won his second stakes in a row taking the Louisiana Cup Sprint S at Louisiana Downs. He won the Louisiana Legends Sprint Stakes last out for owner Dare To Dream Stable LLC (Michael Faber) and trainer Michael Stidham. Coming back for the first time in 2018 as a 6 year old, he got off with a flourish winning in allowance company right off the bat. He has an outstanding record of :
AFRO BLUE by HALF OURS sprints to allowance win by almost 6 lengths|
At 3 AFRO BLUE sprinted right to the winner's circle in his first start. Now 5, and lightly raced he came back 3rd in allowance company and today sent off the favorite sprinting at Evangeline Downs, he got the job done with ease by almost 6 lengths. AFRO BLUE is owned and trained by Maynard T. Chatters.
OUR MILLIE by HALF OURS wins AGAIN - her 10th|
Last update for OUR MILLIE read: Racing for trainer Ron Faucheux and owner Ming Yan Ng, Multiple Stakes Placed OUR MILLIE has now made it 4 in a row with a determined finish sprinting 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs, Earlier she won at Evangeline Downs and the Fair Grounds. She is approaching $200,000 in earnings.
Earlier this month she missed making it 5 in a row by a neck, but she fixed that today an easy 5 1/2 length win - ridden out. This time sheraced 6 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. The win also put her OVER $200,000 in earnings.
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2 yo GLADEE'S GRAY LADY took at MSW at Evangeline Downs|
2nd in her first 2 starts, GLADEE'S GRAY LADY, broke her maiden today in a MSW at Evangeline Downs. She pushed the pace, cleared and went on to win by 4 lengths, The two-year-old filly is owned by Laurence Jones and Evans Thoroughbred Racing, LLC. She is trained by Justin Jeansonne
ROSE GUITAR by STAR GUITAR takes AOC|
As a three-year-old ROSE GUITAR became the first stakes horse for her sire. Today at 4 she won an AOC after chasing the pace and then inching past a foe to hit the wire a neck to the good. She raced about a mile on the turf at Louisiana Downs. ROSE GUITAR is a homebred for Oak Leaf TC LP She is trained by Michael McEachern.
OLE SKIP ROPE by OLE REBEL wins his 5th|
5-year-old gelding OLE SKIP ROPE has been either in the winner's circle or on the board for more than half of his starts for his connections breeders Linda Brown & Farrell Fresh, owner Phyllis J Hodges and trainer James E Hodges. Going a flat mile on the turf this time, he added his fifth win and raised his earnings over $121.00. His record stands at 30 5-4-7.
2 yo BETO by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS stakes placed in his 2nd start|
Although still a maiden, trainer Steven M. Asmussen entered BETO in the D S Shine Young Futurity at Evangeline Downs and he sprinted to gain the show position for his owners L. William and Corinne Heiligbrodt. Watch for him in his next start!
2 winners for HALF OURS|
THEBOYZHOUR opened the throttle and sprinted to graduate in a romp by over 8 lengths at Louisiana Downs for owners Betty & Joseph Gillis and trainer Ronnie P. Ward.
LEFTFIELDJUNCTION also won for owner/breeder Earl Hernandez & Keith Hernandez and trainer Sam David. He raced a mile at Louisiana Downs.
PEGGYS OUEST by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS scores in allowance company|
5-year-old mare PEGGYS OUEST had one start as a three year old and then she was away from the races for almost 2 years. This April she graduated at Evangeline Downs. Since then she has had a second and now a nice allowance win going 6 1/2 furlongs also at Evangeline Downs where she kicked clear and won by almost 5 lengths. Their patience has panned out for owner Jerome Webb and trainer Ricky Demouchet. .
AND HERE COME THE NEW STAR GUITAR 2 YEAR OLDS|
2-year-old filly IONA GUITAR was bred by Clear Creek Stud and offered for sale as a yearling at the Equine Sales of Louisiana. She was purchased by Brittlyn Stable, Inc. She made an exciting debut dueling for the lead early, taking over and winning by 3 1/4 lengths of trainer Albert M. Stall, Jr. She raced 4 1/2 furlongs at Lousiana Downs.
MY NEW GUITER dead heats for his 5th win - second in a row|
Less than a month ago, MY NEW GUITER kicked clear to win for the 4th time - 3 of them since this spring. Today he notched his 5 win, his 2nd in a row, but had to share the honors as he dead-heated. Racing in allowance company at Evangeline Downs, he held onto the lead tenaciously to the wire He is a homebred for Louis W Smith and is trained by Dale White.
Stakes Placed FROLIC takes allowance|
Last out, FROLIC ran third in the Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle S. Today she circled the field and drew clear to score by 2 lengths sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. The 4 year old filly is owned by Bill Langford and Roland Bruno and trained by Roland Bruno.
2 winners for HALF OURS|
TOR CON SIX sprinted to his 3rd win in 7 starts - this one 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. He was claimed out of the race and we wish his new connections the best of racing luck.
Five-year-old mare SMILEY BRILEY won again for owner J J Thoroughbreds and trainer A Cates. This time traveling a mile on the turf at Louisiana Downs. It was win number 5 and she is approaching $100,000 in earnings. She was bred by Michelle LaVoice.
STAR PERFORMER by STAR GUITAR wins her second in a row|
Last month. STAR PERFORMER, a homebred for M. Richard Colton raced about a mile on the turf to annex her maiden win. Running back, she found she liked the winner's circle just fine and she has won her second in a row. She is trained by Albert Stall.
MY FIRST GUITAR bags his 2nd|
MY FIRST GUITAR decided it was his time to win and he came full of run from way off the pace to graduate at Evangeline Downs. The 3-year-old gelding is a family affair, owned by Philman Ladner and trained by Herman F. Ladner, Jr. Today going a mile at Evangeline. He hit a traffic jam but cleared to go on for win number two.
NEON SKY by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates in a MSW|
NEON SKY has already bankrolled over $53,000 with on the board finishes and today he rang the bell with a wire to wire win at Evangeline Downs racing about 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf. He is owned by Elaine Raby and trained by Jon Ney.
LEADING SIRES IN LOUISIANA: STAR GUITAR, HALF OURS, CUSTOM FOR CARLOS|
OVER THE WEEKEND|
Exciting 1st out 2 yo winner for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS|
BROTHER RICHIE had no problem wiring the field and graduating first out by almost 6 lengths. He sprinted 5 furlongs at Canterbury Park. The Two-year-old gelding is special to the Scherer family as he is named for trainer Gary M. Scherer's brother Richie who died this past year of cancer. It must have been a happy/sad moment in the winner's circle. Right behind him in second was RICHIE GARY for the same connections. BROTHER RICHIE is owned by the Scherer Strong Racing Stable and was bred by Gary Scherer & Clear Creek Stud, LLC.
The ACADIANA STAKES belongs to Clear Creek Stud: winner by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS,+ 2 on the board finishers for STAR GUITAR|
SOUTHERN CUSTOM by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wires the field to graduate|
SOUTERN CUSTOM wired the field in an off the turf sprint on a muddy track at Louisiana Downs to break his maiden for owner Robert and Dana Salome and trainer Joe O. Duhon. He won by 3 1/4 lengths.
HALFFLATT by HALF OURS adds win #3|
HALFFLATT sprinted to a win - his 3rd - at Louisiana Downs for owner/trainer Lynn A Wallace. He raced 5 furlongs on the turf in allowance company and wired the field for the win. He has earnings over $58,000.
C C HARRIS by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates in a MSW|
C C HARRIS hit the board in his last 2 starts and went off the heavy favorite to graduate today at Evangeline Downs. Despite a slow start putting him at the back of the field he sprinted 4 wide, circled the field and hit the wire in front by 4 lengths. The 3-year-old gelding is owned by Nelson Bordelon and trained by William Bret Calhoun.
MY NEW GUITER scores his 4th win|
MY NEW GUITER kicked clear to win for the 4th time - 3 of them since this spring. He is a homebred for Louis W Smith and is trained by Dale White. This time he sprinted 5 furlongs at Evangeline.
GONE PECAN by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduatess|
In his last 3 starts, GONE PECAN was third, second and then a winner. He cleared the field and held for the win sprinting 5 furlongs t Evangeline Downs. He is trained by Dane Noel and owned by Noel's Racing Stable.
Stakes placed DIVINE BEAN by STAR GUITAR wins his 2nd in allowance company|
Brittlyn Stables homebred DIVINE BEAN was stakes placed at 2 in the Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile Stakes. Back for his 3 year old campaign, he was second in allowance company first time out and today added win #2 to his resume, racing 5 1/2 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. He was off the favorite and had to angle out wide to bid for the lead and gamely cleared the field. He is trained by Albert Stall.
Stakes placed filly OUR MILLIE by HALF OURS wins her 4th in a row!|
Racing for trainer Ron Faucheux and owner Ming Yan Ng, Multiple Stakes Placed OUR MILLIE has now made it 4 in a row with a determined finish sprinting 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs, Earlier she won at Evangelin Downs and the Fair Grounds. The 5 - 5 1/2 furlong sprint is her forte. She is approaching $200,000 in earnings.
SW ACEGUITAR by STAR GUITAR wins his 3rd|
As a 2 year old colt ACEGUITAR won first out at Lone Star and then became stakes placed in the Texas Thoroughbred Futurity also at Lone Star in his second start. Back on his home state he became a stakes winner in his third outing, wiring the field in the Louisiana Cup Juvenile S. Today at 3, he wired the field to win his third - this one at Louisiana Downs racing 5 furlongs in an off the turf sprint. He is a Danny Pish trainee and is owned by Scott Brown. Clear Creek Stud LLC is his happy and proud breeder.
STAR PERFORMER by STAR GUITAR graduates at Louisiana Downs|
A homebred for M. Richard Colton. STAR PERFORMER raced about a mile on the turf to annex her maiden win. The three-year-old filly stalked between horses and then was engaged and dueling until she was able to clear the field late to win by a length. She is trained by Albert Stall.
STAR GAZE by STAR GUITAR graduates in a MSW |
Another Brittlyn homebred finds the winner's circle. STAR GAZE has been knocking on the gate with 2 seconds and today was his day. He tracked the pace, inched clear and then dueled with a closer to win by 1 1/2 lengths. He raced 6 furlongs on the dirt at Louisiana Downs. Star GAZE is trained by Tyron Benoit.
MINIT TO STARDOM by STAR GUITAR remains undefeated!|
Brittlyn Stables homebred SW MINIT TO STARDOM dominated her debut against Louisiana-breds Nov. 18 at Fair Grounds and repeated with another facile score in the state-bred Louisiana Lassie S. there Dec. 9. Heavily favored in allowance company at Churchill to remain undefeated, the 3-year-old filly raced a close-up third through a quick 21.47 quarter and then took over as she wished in the stretch and romped by 6 1/4 lengths. She cruised home in 1:09 and change to keep her record perfect. She is trained by Albert M. Stall, Jr. KEEP AN EYE ON THIS ONE!
An Exciting Louisiana Legends Night!|
HUGE NIGHT at Louisiana Legends: STAR GUITAR|
TESTING ONE TWO s another filly that has certainly made her mark on Louisiana racing during her brief career and she came through with a two-length victory in the $75,000 Louisiana Legends Soiree. The victory on Saturday night was the fourth stakes win in her seven lifetime races. She covered the one mile distance in a time of 1:39.36. Testing One Two is owned and bred by Brittlyn Stable, Inc. She is trained by Victor Arceneaux and was ridden to victory by Diego Saenz. Testing One Two is by Star Guitar and is out of the Scat Daddy mare, Yes Sir.
2 lengths behind her in 3rd was TAP DANCE STAR a Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable LLC homebred trained by Oscar: Modica.
HUGE NIGHT at Louisiana Legends: STAR GUITAR|
DOUBLE STAR managed to record his second stakes victory of the 2018 Evangeline Downs season on Saturday in the $75,000 Louisiana Legends Cheval. Double Star made an aggressive move on the far turn to overtake the pace-setters, In Charge Halo and Battle At Sea. From there, he went on to win by 8-1/4 lengths in a time of 1:39.09 for the one mile. Double Star also won the Equine Sales Derby at Evangeline Downs on May 5. He was bred in Louisiana by Thomas Edward Vinci and Bill Mayfield. Double Star is owned by Four Star Racing, trained by Robert Schultz and was ridden to victory by Jose Guerrero. The colt is by Star Guitar and out of the Stormy Atlantic mare, Bond Queen.
HUGE NIGHT at Louisiana Legends: CUSTOM FOR CARLOS|
MONTE MAN overcame a squeeze at the start and a five-wide trip to win the $75,000 Louisiana Legends Sprint by 1-3/4 lengths in a time of 1:03.86 for the five and one-half furlongs. The win was the fifth in a row for Monte Man and the third straight stakes score for the gelding. Monte Man was bred in Louisiana by Val C. Murrell. He is owned by Ivery Sisters Racing, trained by Ron Faucheux and was ridden to victory by Gerard Melancon. Monte Man is by Custom For Carlos and is out of the Sutter's Prospect mare, Sarah's My Angel.
Add to that, 4-year-old filly FROLIC ran third in the Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle S. She is owned by Bill Langford and Roland Bruno and trained by Roland Bruno.
HUGE NIGHT at Louisiana Legends: HALF OURS|
OURS TO RUN claimed a second straight stakes victory over a dirt surface by winning the $75,000 Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle. Previously, she had won the Premier Night Matron at Delta Downs in February before trying the turf in consecutive losses at Fair Grounds and Keeneland. Ours To Run made a four-wide move around the far turn and surged to the lead at the top of the stretch. She went on to record a 4-1/4 length victory in a time of 1:03.41 for the five and one-half furlongs. Ours To Run was bred in Louisiana by Clifford Grum. She is owned by Colonel Thoroughbreds, LLC., trained by Larry Jones and was ridden to victory by Roberto Morales.
STAR BANJO by STAR GUTAR scores in MSW for breeder/owner/trainer!|
It was a real family affair when STAR BANJO broke his maiden. He is a homebred for Garland Goins and is trained by his owner and breeder, There must have been at least one very happy and excited person cheering his on as he withheld a late closer going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Louisiana Downs.
WILD ABOUT STAR by STAR GUITAR wins her second in a row in 2018|
Four-year-old, WILD ABOUT STAR made it 2 in a row in allowance company at Evangeline Downs wearing down her foe to notch her econd 2018 victory. She had wired the field to win a MSW at the Fair Grounds in her third start and won back immediately to make it 2 in a row. She has only been off the board once in her subsequent starts and today got the job done to win her third. The WILD ABOUT STAR is a homebred for Brittlyn Stables Inc, campaigner of her sire STAR GUITAR. The filly is trained by Albert Stall. She has earned over $100,000.
BERMUDA STAR by STAR GUITAR adds win #4|
Stakes winner and multiple staked placed filly BERMUDA STAR added to her bankroll taking an AOC at Evangeline Downs racing a mile on the turf. She split foes to reach the lead and stay there for the win - her 4th. The four year old filly has now earned over $156,000 for her owner Brittlyn Stable Inc. She is trained by Victor Arceneaux.
2 winners for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS|
LUCKY BAND sprinted to a win at Evangeline Downs for owner Linda Sternberger and trainer Howard Alonzo. It was the 4 year old filly's second win. At Louisiana Downs, SIR WEDGEANOLA broke his maiden in his 3rd start - also sprinting. He is owned by Phyllis J Hodges and is trained by James Hodges,
OUR MILLIE by HALF OURS makes it 3 in a row|
Racing for trainer Ron Faucheux and owner Ming Yan Ng, Multiple Stakes Placed OUR MILLIE has now made it 3 in a row with a determined finish sprinting 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs, Earlier she won at the Fair Grounds and won again last monthat Evangeline Downs. The 5 - 5 1/2 1/2 furlong sprint is her forte. She has earned over $183,000
MY FIRST GUITAR by STAR GUITAR graduates at Evangeline|
MY FIRST GUITAR decided it was his time to win and he came full of run from way off the pace to graduate at Evangeline Downs. The 3-year-old gelding is a family affair, owned by Philman Ladner and trained by Herman F. Ladner, Jr.
Two nice allowance winners for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS|
Both 4-year-old FROLIC and 3-year-old SEASIDE AMOUR won their second races - both fillies in allowance company. FROLIC owned by Bill Langford and her trainer Roland Bruno won sprinting 5 furlongs at Evangeline Down. The Stewart Madison homebred SEASIDE AMOUR raced to a win going 6 furlongs at Louisiana Downs. She is trained by Allbert Stall. Both fillies checked in with a win by two lengths.
HALF FAST ROSE by HALF OURS wins her 8th|
Making her 25th start, 6-year-old mare HALF FAST ROSE drew off as she pleased to win her 8th race. Usually on the lead, she lost it for only a few strides and then regained the front and stayed there to win by 2 1/4. She is a homebred for Earl Hernandez, John Duvieilh & Keith Hernandez and is trained by David Sam. She raced a mile on the turf. This wonderfully consistent mare has 2 seconds and 4 thirds as well as her 8 wins and has earned over $167,000.
GUESTAR by STAR GUITAR graduates by over 6 lengths|
Off the heavy favorite, GUESTAR broke his maiden as she pleased racing a mile on the turf at Louisiana Downs. She simply cleared the filed and won by almost 7 lengths. The 3 year old Brittlyn homebred filly is trained by Justin Jeansonne,
GIVEMEAMINIT by STAR GUITAR possible for Preakness or Woody Stephens|
Valene Farms' Louisiana-bred Givemeaminit, third in the Pat Day Mile after finishing fourth in the Louisiana Derby G2), is also a possibility for the Preakness Stakes, though trainer Dallas Stewart said the seven-furlong Woody Stephens (G2) on the Belmont Stakes undercard in New York is more likely.
“If it's a short field we might think about it,” Stewart said. “We jogged that horse this morning, and he jogged good. He looks great coming out of the race. We'll see. The distance is something we've got to think about.”
DOUBLE STAR SHINES IN THE EQUINE SALES DERBY|
EXCITEMENT FOR STAR GUITAR|
On the Ky Derby undercard, GIVEMEAMINIT, graded stakes-placed in the G1 Hopeful at Saratoga last year at 2 and on the board in the G1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile, ran third in the G3- Pat Day Mile S. He got up for the show despite being checked and encountering traffic and closed well on the rail for the show. He has earned $284,766 for owner Valene Farms and trainer Dallas Stewart. He was bred, foaled and raised by Clear Creek Stud LLC.
On the same day at Evangeline Downs, DOUBLE STAR came into the Equine Sales Derby with multiple stakes placings and got his first stakes win with some ease, He stalked the pace wide until time to go and then cleared the field and won by almost 3 lengths. He is owned Four Star Racing and trained by Robert D. Schultz. DOUBLE START was bred Thomas Edward Vinci & Bill Mayfield. He was consigned and sold at the Equine Sales of Louisiana as a yearling in 2016.
Equine Sales Company Juvenile Sale May 7|
BORN AGAIN GEORGE by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates in a MSW|
BORN AGAIN GEORGE had to fight and duel throughout the 5-furlong sprint at Evangeline Downs but he got to the winner's circle in front and broke his maiden in a MSW, He is a homebred for Keith Hernandez, Earl Hernandez & John Duvieilh and is trained by Sam B. David, Jr.
MSP SHAMROCK STAR by STAR GUITAR romps in allowance company |
Stakes-placed SHAMROCK STAR was third in the LA Bred Premier Night Matron Stakes at Delta Downs and in the Cajun Miss S at Evangeline. Today she raced between horses briefly going 6 furlongs in allowance company at Evangeline Downs and then accelerated as he pleased for the win. Trained by W. Bret Calhoun and owned by the Carl R. Moore Management LLC, the filly was bred Half Moon Stables, LLC (LA). She has earned over $139,000.
MSP OUR MILLIE by HALF OURS puts together 2 wins in a row|
Racing for trainer Ron Faucheux and owner Ming Yan Ng, Multiple Stakes Placed OUR MILLIE won at the Fair Grounds a month ago and won again today at Evangeline Downs. The 5 1/2 furlong sprint is her forte. She has earned over $173,000
TAP DANCE STAR by STAR GUITAR adds allowance win|
Racing a mile at Evangeline Downs, the Virginia Lazenby homebred filly, TAP DANCE STAR, annexed her second win in 4 starts. She ran just off the pace, dueled in the stretch and out finished her rival for a 1/2 length victory. She is trained by Oscar Modica.
LEGENDARY LARRY by STAR GUITAR wires the field in allowance company |
LEGENDARY LARRY graduated sprinting 5 furlongs. He came into this race with 2 third place finishes and went off the heavy favorite. The 3 year old gelding is a homebred for Love Partnership Interests LP and is trained by Karl Broberg. Running back and again after 2 more on the board finishes, he was off the favorite, he did not disappoint. The 3-year-old gelding wired the field and added win number 2 to his resume wiring the field in allowance company at Evangeline Downs. The horse has only been off the board once in 7 starts and that was his first out.
I'MWILDABOUTCARLOS by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates at Evangeline|
I'MWILDABOUTCARLOS has not been off the board in any of her prior 4 starts and today the 5th was the charm and she naied her rivals at the wire to win by a neck for owner/trainer Trainer: Victor Arceneaux. She sprinted 5 1/2 furlongs at Evangeline Downs
CHARZEE BABY by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS earns back to back wins|
CHARZEE BABY broke her maiden at the Fair Grounds in December of 2017. Since then she has notched 3 seconds and most recently back to back wins. The latest was going a mile at Evangeline Downs. The 4 year old filly is owned and was bred by John Duvieilh & Keith Hernandez and is trained by Sam B. David, Jr.
WILD ABOUT STAR by STAR GUITAR wins her 3rd for O/B Brittlyn Stables|
As a three-year-old, WILD ABOUT STAR wired the field to win a MSW at the Fair Grounds in her third start and won back immediately to make it 2 in a row. She has only been off the board once in her subsequent starts and today got the job done to win her third. The four year old filly is a homebred for Brittlyn Stables Inc, campaigner of sire STAR GUITAR. WILD ABOUT STAR is trained by Albert Stall.
2 exciting winners for HALF OURS at the Fair Grounds|
AW SHUCKS graduated racing 6 furlongs at the Fair Grounds earlier this month. He wasted no time returning to the winner's circle running back in a couple of weeks to win back to back, This time he sprinted 5 1/2 furlongs in an off the turf race. He cased the pace, was floated 4 wide (literally on the off track) and still took command to win by 5 1/2 lengths. He is owned by his breeder Mark Deckert and his trainer Ron Faucheux.
Making his first lifetime start, C`MON VE found the winner's circle to his liking as well. Also sprinting 5 1/2 on a race taken off the turf, he went right to the lead and stayed there to win by a length. C'MON VE is a homebred for Earl Hernandez, Keith Hernandez, John Duvieilh & Bill Langford. He is trained by Sam David.
LEADING SIRES IN LOUISIANA: HALF OURS, STAR GUITAR, CUSTOM FOR CARLOS|
LOUISIANA DERBY DAY|
Louisiana Derby Day at the Fair Grounds is always the highlight of the season. It also proved a highlight for Clear Creek Stud and it’s stallions. Brittlyn Stable’s Testing One Two got the day off to a good start by easily capturing the Crescent City Oaks by a comfortable three plus lengths. The daughter of Star Guitar previously won the Louisiana Jewel Stakes and the Take Charge Brandi Stakes, both run at Delta Downs. The addition of the Crescent City Oaks sets her record so far at four wins and a third from six starts and earnings of just short of $200,000. Star Guitar is the all time leading money winning Accredited Louisiana Bred with more than $1.7 million in earnings.
The Costa Rising Stakes, at about five and one half furlongs on the turf had a full field of sprinters, some trying the turf for the first time. Custom For Carlos’ son, Monte Man raced just off the pace for the early part of the race then closed strongly in the middle of the Fair Grounds track to chase down the early leaders and win going away as they neared the finish line. It was Monte Man’s fourth straight win since being in the Ron Faucheux barn having previously won two allowance races at the Fair Grounds and the Louisiana Premier Night Sprint at Delta Downs. Monte Man is now a winner of seven races from twenty-five starts and has earned $262,055, the majority of it for the Ivery Sisters Racing. Also in the Costa Rising Stakes, Rock N Sake, the fast closing son of Half Ours got up for second by 1 1/4 lengths and increased his earnings to $219,395. Congratulations to owner Roy Investments, LLC and trainer Shane Meche.
HUGE DAY ON LOUISIANA DERBY DAY FOR CLEAR CREEK STALLIONS|
Clear Creek bred BATTLE AT SEA takes the Crescent City Derby|
Clear Creek bred, BATTLE AT SEA (Into Mischief) graduated last out and made it two in a row taking the Crescent City Derby at the Fair Ground, in fact he wired the field. BATTLE AT SEA is owned by Three Diamonds Farm and was purchased at OBS March in 2017.
Stakes Placed OUR VALOR by HALF OURS adds another win|
As a three-year-old, OUR VALOR added black-type running second in the Tellike S at Louisiana Downs for her owner Love Partnership Interests LP and trainer Karl Broberg sprinting 5 furlongs on the turf. Now trained by Willa Calhoun, she is back at four with a win racing 5 1/2 furlongs at the Fair Grounds in an AOC., She has earned $90,821 and has 4 wins to her credit.
OUR WILD DANCER by HALF OURS wires the field for win #2|
OUR WILD DANCER won his 3rd start for his original set of connections and his 4th start for his new connections - trainer Eduardo Ramirez
and owner Red Rose Racing. The 5-year-old gelding raced all over the track but got his head in front for the win, his 2nd in a row, He sprinted 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf at the Fair Grounds. In his prior win, he raced 6 furlongs on the dirt. This versatile guy has earned over $116,000.
Also sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf at the Fair Grounds, was fan favorite PARTLY MOCHA who ran second. The multiple stakes-winning gelding has earned over $558,000. He races now for Michael M Hui and is one of the wonderful older geldings that trainer Mike Maker has so much luck with - making sure they continue to enjoy the game, The 9-year-old has the amazing record of 46 10-12-7.
CHARZEE BABY by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS notched her 2nd win at the Fair Grounds|
CHARZEE BABY broke her maiden at the Fair Grounds in December of 2017. She has run back 2nd twice and wired the field today to notch her second win - also ay the Fair Grounds. The 4 year old filly is owned and was bred by John Duvieilh & Keith Hernandez and is trained by Sam B. David, Jr.
DOUBLE STAR by STAR GUITAR adds black tye in the Pelican S|
DOUBLE STAR added to his resume with a third in the Pelican S at Delta Downs. The colt is owned Four Star Racing, bred by Thomas Edward Vinci & Bill Mayfield (LA) and trained by Robert D. Schultz. DOUBLE STAR has 2 wins, a 2nd and 3 3rds in 8 starts and has earned over $61,000.
BLUE SUADE GUITAR takes MSW in a romp|
Brittlyn homebred BLUE SUADE GUITAR hit the board in his prior 2 starts and used those starts as a springboard to graduate by over 7 lengths in a MSW going 7 1/2 furlongs at Delta Downs, He won off as he pleased for trainer Victor Arceneaux. Keep and eye on this one!
AW SHUCKS by HALF OURS graduates MSW |
AW SHUCKS went off the favorite based on his on the board finishes and he got the job done racing 6 furlongs at the Fair Grounds. He raced 2 or 3 wide and then cleared when it counted and went on to the wire for the score. He is owned by his breeder Mark Deckert and his trainer Ron Faucheux.
OUR SMITTY by HALF OURS makes it 2 in a row|
Less than a month ago we wrote: Making his 51st start in allowance company at Delta Downs, tough and consistent 7-year-old gelding OUR SMITTY wired the field to annex his 10th win. In addition, he has 9 seconds and 6 thirds. Currently trained by Karl Broberg and owned by R D Group LLC, OUR SMITTY has been in a number of barns and done well for many.
Today:OUR SMITTY made his 52nd start count with a second win in a row for his current connections. He went right to the lead, relaxed there and then rallied to the wire when it counted to make nail his 11th win. He has earned over $172,000.
HALF FAST ROSE by HALF OURS wires the field for another win|
Making her 23rd start, 6-year-old mare HALF FAST ROSE wired the field to secure her 7th win. She is a homebred for Earl Hernandez, John Duvieilh & Keith Hernandez and is trained by David Sam. She raced 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf. This wonderfully consistent mare has 2 seconds and 4 thirds as well as her 7 wins and has earned over $155,000.
BITSY'S CARLOS graduates at the Fair Grounds|
Already on the board in 2 of his 3 starts, BITSY'S CARLOS went off the favorite and did not let his backers down as he wired the field and won by 2 1/4 lengths. He is a homebred for Rose C Hernandez & Earl Hernandez and is trained by Sam David.
GUITAR KING by STAR GUITAR graduates at the Fair Grounds |
GUITAR KING had to go inside, overcome being checked in traffic, but got the job done going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf at the Fair Grounds. He is owned by Steve D. Roe and Patricia L Roe and is trained by Patrick Mouton. The 3-year-old gelding is trained by Warran Harang.
CLEAR CREEK STUDS 1 - 2 - 3 in LA RANKINGS|
EXIGENT by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins his 2nd|
On the closing night card at Evangeline Downs last year first time starter EXIGENT won a MSW by a comfortable 5 1/2 lengths. Today he went off the favorite, stalked the early pace sprinting 5 furlongs at Delta Downs and then inhaled the field for the win. He was claimed out of the race and we wish his new connections the best of racing luck with him,
Exciting first time starter/winner for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS|
Three-year-old filly SEASIDE AMOUR, a homebred for Stewart Madison, was off a step slow but saved ground behind horses and then swung out to clear the field in time for a 1 length win. It was her first start. She raced 6 furlongs at the Fari Grounds. She is trained by Albert Stall.
Hard Knocking OUR SMITTY by HALF OURS wins his 10th|
Making his 51st start in allowance company at Delta Downs, tough and consistent 7-year-old gelding OUR SMITTY wired the field to annex his 10th win. In addition, he has 9 seconds and 6 thirds. Currently trained by Karl Broberg and owned by R D Group LLC, OUR SMITTY has been in a number of barns and done well for many.
PREMIER NIGHT FOR CLEAR CREEK|
EXCITING NIGHT FOR CLEAR CREEK STALLIONS at LA BRED PREMIER NIGHT|
CUSTOM FOR CARLOS and HALF OURS both had first time stakes winners on the LaBred Premier Night Card and STAR GUITAR had a new stakes placed filly.
MONTE MAN by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS moved through his allowance conditions winning his last 2 in a row at the Fair Grounds, Stepping up into stakes company in the LA Bred Premier Night Sprint Stakes on a rainy wet track at Delta Downs, he overcame a slightly slow break and traffic to finally get clear and win with energy. He is owned by Ivery Sisters Racing, trained by Ron Faucheux and was bred by Val C. Murrell. He has earned over $226,000.
Earlier on the card, 3-year-old gelding, Ready Prospector, also by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS, ran second in the La Bred Premier Night Prince S to up his earnings over $115,000. He is a Virginia Lazenby homebred trained by Oscar Modica.
HALF OURS also had a first-time stakes winner as OURS TO RUN relished the slop and splashed to a win in the La Bred Premier Night Matron S by 3/4 of a length. She has earned over $140,000 for owner Colonel Thoroughbreds LLC and trainer Larry Jones. She was also off a step slow but came wide on the turn for the win.
STAR GUITAR'S Shamrock Star edged clear to run third in the La Bred Premier Night Matron S to add her first black type. She is trained by W. Bret Calhoun and owned by Carl R. Moore Management LLC.
PICKNNGRINN by STAR GUITAR wires allowance field by almost 10 |
PICKNNGRINN pressed the pace from inside and then drew off to an easy 5 length lead at the wire in his second star at 2 in a MSW at Remington Park. Back on his home track, he annihilated the field sprinting 5 1/2 lengths in allowance company. He again went to the lead from the inside and wired the field - this time by almost 10 lengths, The colt is owned by Asmussenequine.com and Gerald Rich. He was bred by Jacquelyn J. Rich DVM & Gerald Rich and is trained by Steven M. Asmussen. Keep an eye on this one!
New Award for Top-Placing Louisiana-Bred at 2018 Thoroughbred Makeover|
HALF A MILLION by HALF OURS wins hers 3rd|
HALF A MILLION, now 5 added her 3rd win getting up in the final strides in an AOC at Delta Downs, The gray filly is ultra consistent and has only been off the board 3 time in 15 starts, She is owned by Anne Lore Scardino and trained by John Rannie Ladner and has earned them just under $100,000.
DOUBLE OURS by HALF OURS still winning at 8|
Stakes placed Double Ours has made money for many of his connections. The 8 year old gelding is now trained by co-owner Robertino Diodoro for owners C Wiest, R Wiest, C Garvey, J Pitruniak, He likes Oaklawn having won there before, Today he added win number 7 and his earnings are approaching $300,000. Going six furlongs, he circled wide and cleared the field for the win.
G1SP GIVEMEAMINIT by STAR GUITAR romps in his MSW graduation|
GIVEMEAMINIT was 2nd in his debut at Saratoga as a 2 year old and followed that with a third in a blanket finish in the G1 Hopeful S. in his second trip to the post. He made three more graded appearances and finished out his 2 year old season witha narrowly beaten runner-up finish in the Louisiana Futurity S. Sent off the 1-20 favorite when finally back in the maiden ranks, he rallied three wide into the lane and strolled to the lead en route to a an eight-length romping victory. He has an interesting lifetime history for a horse in a MSW - GISP, 7-1-2-1, $213,466. The colt is owned by Valene Farms LLC and was bred by Clear Creek Stud LLC (LA). He is trained by Dallas Stewart.
TEE'S BLACK IRISH by HALF OURS graduates at the Fair Grounds|
TEE'S BLACK IRISH, a 3-year-old filly owned by Robert J. Wyres and trained by Melissa M. Wells tracked the pace just off the leader and then cleared her rival to get up for the win by a length. She raced 6 furlongs at the Fair Grounds.
2 winners for STAR GUITAR!|
Already on the board once. STAR GUITARIST broke her maiden at Delta Downs racing 6 1/2 furlongs in a MSW. She is a homebred for Thomas R Peters and is trained by Fletcher Player. The just turned 4-year-old came 3 wide and took over in the stretch. On the same card, LEGENDARY LARRY graduated sprinting 5 furlongs. He came into this race with 2 third place finishes and went off the heavy favorite. The 3 year old gelding is a homebred for Love Partnership Interests LP and is trained by Karl Broberg .
MSW PARTLY MOCHA by HALF OURS back in the Mike Maker barn|
GOOD NEWS for PARTLY MOCHA. Multiple Stakes Winner. now 9 year old, PARTLY MOCHA came from far back in an AOC at Saratoga last summer and timed it to perfection, winning by a head sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf. He had been a wise claim for the Ramseys and Mike Maker a year ago at Saratoga. Regretably he was claimed out of that race. The good news is that although he did not win at the Fair Grounds today, trainer Mike Maker claimed him back for $40,000. He will race for Mike's owner Michael Hui.
MONTE MAN by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins his 5th and 2nd in a row|
MONTE MAN, a winner at Saratoga last summer added his 5th win and second in a row back home at the Fair Grounds. He raced 6 furlongs and won by almost 4 lengths, The 5 year old gelding upped his earnings over $154,000. MONTE MAN is owned by Ivery Sisters Racing LLC, trained by Ron Faucheux and was bred by Val C. Murrell at Clear Creek.
BIG GIG by STAR GUITAR wins his second|
AND THEY ARE RUNNING BACK! Newly turned 3-year-old gelding BIG GIG was 3rd first out, 2nd second out and the third time was the charm and he came from the clouds, wore down the field on got his nose on the wire to graduate at Delta Downs. Running back in an AOC at the Fair Grounds going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf, the Brittlyn homebred gelding came once again from off the pace andwon for the second time in a row. He is trained by Allen Landry
STAR GUITAR UPDATE|
The Star Guitar progeny are picking up in 2018 where they left off in 2017. Having closed out 2017 with a new stakes winner in the Louisiana Futurity on New Year’s Eve, Star Guitar added another stakes win when his Testing One Two won the Take Charge Brandi Stakes at Delta Downs on Friday night. This is, to go along with Testing One Two’s win in 2017 in the Louisiana Jewel Stakes, now gives the sophomore filly a record of three wins from four starts and earnings of $150,135. A homebred for the Brittlyn Stable of Evelyn and Maurice Benoit, Testing One Two is out of the Scat Daddy dam, Yes Sir.
Additionally, Star Guitar’s Double Star was beaten a nose in the Big Drama Stakes at Delta Downs, only to be disqualified and placed third in a rough run race.
DOUBLE STAR by STAR GUITAR just misses in the drama filled BIG DRAMA S|
The BIG DRAMA S. at Delta Downs was well named this year as a trio of contenders drove to the wire Newly turned 3-year-old DOUBLE STAR just missed the win by a nose, but was placed 3rd after an inquiry. Watch for this one! He is tough. DOUBLE STAR has 2 wins, a second and a third in 6 starts, The colt is owned Four Star Racing, bred by Thomas Edward Vinci & Bill Mayfield (LA) and trained by Robert D. Schultz.
INVENIAM VIAM by HALF OURS adds a stakes placing to her extensive laurels|
5 year old mare INVENIAM VIAM made her 11h win count as she won the LOUISIANA CHAMPIONS DAY LADIES S. Today she added to her laurels running third in the Marie G Krantz Memorial S going 1 1/16 on the turf at the Fair Grounds. INVENIAM VIAM is owned by Allied Racing Stable, LLC trained by Brad H. Cox and was bred by Paul E. Mullen. She has earned $358,589 and has the amazing record of 29-11-5-6. She was foaled raised and started by Clear Creek Stud.
CUSTOM FOR CARLOS filly TENSAS THOUGHT wins second straight|
Newly turned 4-year-old filly TENSAS THOUGHT was 2nd in her first start and laid waste to the field in her second - winning by 6 and never headed. She was racing 6 furlongs on the dirt at Prairie Meadows. Running back in allowance company at the Faur Grounds, she again wired the field to make it 2 in a row She had a change of ownership and is now back in Louisiana and owned by Kevin R. Kuta and is trained Wayne M. Catalano. The filly was bred in LA by Curt Leake (LA). Keep an eye out for this one, She likes to WIN!
MINE YOURS AN OURS by HALF OURS wins her 5th race|
MINE YOURS AN OURS sprinted 5 1/2 furlongs at Delta Downs to her 5th win - this one a SOC. The bay 5-year-old mare is trained by Karl Bromberg and owned by JerryT Wheeler .She was bred by Mary J. Adams and Charles Phillips. MINE YOURS AN OURS has bankrolled over $84,000.
STAR GUITAR''S daughter TESTING ONE TWO SCORES RESOUNDING VICTORY IN THE TAKE CHARGE BRANDI STAKES|
ROCK N SAKE wins his 6th|
Stakes winner of the A. L. (Red) Erwin Stakes, now 5-year-old ROCK N SAKE added his 6th win and pushed his bankroll to just under $200,000. He sprinted on the turf at the Fair Grounds and got his nose on the wire first. He is owned by Roy Investments LLC and grained buy Shane Meche. His breeders are Tom Curtis & Wayne Simpson
JACK SNIPE'S adds win number 5|
SW JACK SNIPE'S sprinted to a win at the Fair Grounds to bring is lifetime record to 13-5-1-3, $231,590. Jack Snipe’s, scored his second stakes wwin atLouisiana Downs when he captured the A.L. “Red” Erwin Memorial Stakes. He also won the Louisiana Futurity last year and additionally has four stakes placings. Owned by Jeff Drown and Gary Scherer, Jack Snipe’s is trained by Gary Scherer.
OURS TO RUN by HALF OURS takes allowance at the Fair Grounds|
OURS TO RUN, a 4-year-old filly owned by Colonel Thoroughbreds LLC and trained by J. Larry Jones won an allowance race going 6 furlongs at the Fair Grounds. She rallied outside for the win by 4 lengths. The filly was bred by Clifford Grum. She has earned over $69,000.
2017 was a Great year for the Clear Creek stallions |
HALF OURS will be Stallion of the Year for the 4 year in a row
CUSTOM FOR CARLOS had Big World win a G1
STAR GUITAR was leading 2nd crop sire, along with leading 2yr old sire. Sired G1 placed Givemeaminit and 5 stakes winners
GREAT START TO 2018 for STAR GUITAR!|
IONA STAR cruised to victory in the LOUISIANA FUTURITY at the Fair Grounds. After a couple of mishaps, IONA STAR graduated with a front-running score at Delta Downs on Nov. 21. Running in her first stakes race, the 2-year-old filly broke on top from her rail draw and dashed to the early lead then opened up for her second straight victory. She is a Brittlyn Stable homebred trained by Justin Jeansonne.
On the same card 2-year-old colt GIVEMEAMINIT, graded stakes-placed in the G1 Hopeful at Saratoga and on the board in the G1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile, ran second in the Louisiana Futurity. 6 furlongs is a bit short for him, but still happy for a good effort. He has earned 188,866 for owner Valene Farms and trainer Dallas Stewart. He was bred, foaled and raised by Clear Creek Stud LLC.
HALF OURS as sire of sires: GENTLEMEN'S BET to stand at Journeyman Stud|