IL EST VITE won his second start digging in late and hanging on for the win by a neck. He raced 7 furlongs at Evangeline for owner Earl Toups. He was bred by Clear Creek Stud. IL EST VITE is just about to hit $50K in earnings.
HIGH HEELED by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins her second 08/03/2017
HIGH HEELED added her second win - this one going 7 furlongs on the turf in allowance company at Mountaineer. She chased inside, cleared and then moved over into the 4 path. She won by 3 1/2 lengths for owner Michael J Annechino. The 4 year old filly is trained by Jay Bernardini and was bred by Lynne Boutte & Thomas Hopkins.
OPELOUSAS, LA – Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable’s Ready Prospector was able to survive an early speed duel and then withstand a furious charge from the favored I Want a Picture to prevail in the $75,000 D.S. “Shine” Young Futurity for Colts & Geldings on Saturday night at Evangeline Downs
BITSY'S CC by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS made it 3 in a row! 07/28/2017
BITSY'S CC broke her maiden in a ROMP for her Owner/Breeders Rose C Hernandez & Earl Hernandez, She ran off the race by almost 10 lengths! Running back in her first allowance condition, BITSY'S CC had learned the way to the winner's circle and wired the field for the second win in a row. She did it AGAIN - 3 in a row - wire to wire - this one by 2 1/2 lengths! She is trained by Sam David Jr.
SKIPPING LIGHT by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates at Louisiana Downs 07/25/2017
3 year old filly has been hitting the board and today she got the job done clearing the field and drawing off to won by 3 lenghts going 6 furlongs at Louisiana Downs. She is owned by Phyllis J. Hodges and is trained by James E. Hodges.
TENSAS THOUGHT by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wires the field and wins by 6 07/24/2017
3 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. She is owned by Peter Loriaux and was bred by Curt Leake (LA). Keep an eye out for this one, She likes to WIN!
BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS to Sell at Fasig November 07/24/2017
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Maggi Moss will offer this year’s GI La Troienne S. winner Big World (Custom for Carlos–Tensas Wedding Joy, by Broken Vow) at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton November Sale through the Bluewater Sales consignment. The 4-year-old filly, a five-time stakes winner, captured the 2015 GIII Tempted S. as a 2-year-old. She capped a four-race win streak with a 1 1/4-length victory in the May 5 La Troienne. On the board in all but one of 13 starts to date, Big World has won seven times for earnings of $629,190.
“Big World has taken me on a great journey and her victory in the La Troienne was a highlight of my career as an owner,” Moss said.
Big World’s juvenile full-sibling Gracida, a $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream purchase by Amr Zedan, was a front-running winner of his debut at Del Mar Saturday.
Custom for Carlos's Gracida Goes Wire-to-Wire in Del Mar Debut 07/23/2017
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GRACIDA (r, 2, Custom for Carlos–Tensas Wedding Joy, by Broken Vow), acquired for $400,000 by Amr Zedan’s fledgling Zedan Racing Stables at the Fasig-Tipton Florida sale, made his debut a winning one with a front-running tally Saturday at Del Mar. Breaking a bit outwardly from the outside slot, the chestnut quickly shot to the front and cleared the field through a composed quarter-mile in :22.34. Turning for home with a commanding lead, he never allowed a rival to reach even terms and zipped home to score by some two lengths in :58.44. GRACIDA traveled to the West Coast following his March sale in Florida and drilled steadily at Santa Anita in recent weeks. The winner is a full-brother to GI La Troienne S. heroine BIG WORD. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $36,000.O-Zedan Racing Stables. B-Curt Leake & Elm Tree Farm LLC (LA). T-Doug O’Neil
MGSW BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS adds a stakes placing 07/16/2017
MGSW BIG WORLD, winner of the La Troienne G1 and the G3 Tempted S ran third in the Mari Hulman George Stakes at Indiana Downs. She made a bid in the stretch and just came up short. BIG WORLD has a juvenile full-brother named Gracida who brought $400,000 as a 2 year old in training at Gulfstream. She is owned by Maggi Moss and trained by Thomas M. Amoss. Lifetime: 13-7-0-5, $629,190. Of her 7 wins, 5 are in stakes races!
FROLIC by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates 2nd time out 07/14/2017
The wonderfully named FROLIC was second first out and won her second start to graduate going 6 furlongs at Evangeline Downs in a MSW. She broke right with the first flight and then swalled them up to head for the wire on her own and win by over 5 lengths. She is owned and was bred by Bill Langford and is co-owned by her trainer Roland Bruno. Keep an eye on this one.
2 yr old TONNERRE wins first out for sire CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 07/09/2017
Two year old gelding TONNERRE sprinted to a win first out for owner/trainer Brett A. Brinkman. He was bred by Coulee Croche Thor.LLC & C. F. Newman. TONNERRE broke well and forced the pace and then overtook the leader for the win going 5 furlongs in a MSW at Evangeline.
BITSY'S CC by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS made it 2 in a row! 07/02/2017
BITSY'S CC broke her maiden in a ROMP for her Owner/Breeders Rose C Hernandez & Earl Hernandez, She ran off the race by almost 10 lengths! Running back in her first allowance condition, BITSY'S CC had learned the way to the winner's circle and wired the field for the second win in a row. She is trained by Frank Leggio
2 yr old PIRANHA TOUGH by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wires field for a MSW win 06/30/2017
Two year old colt PIRANHA TOUGH chewed up his competion and wired the field to break his maiden in a MSW at Evangeline Downs. He splashed 5 furlongs on a sealed sloppy surface. PIRANHA TOUGH is a Valene Farm homebred trained by Sturges J. Ducoing. Keep an eye on this one.
BIBLICAL STRENGTH by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS scores in allowance company 06/24/2017
BIBLICAL STRENGTH, a four year old gelding owned by Racing To The Cross LLC, scored sprinting in allowance company at Evangeline Downs. He had to draw on his name as he had to fight the whole trip and needed all the strength he could muster. He is trained by Jason H. Meaux and was bred by Coulee Croche Thor., LLC & C. F. Newman. He has been hitting the board regularly and has already earned over $75,000.
2 winners for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 06/16/2017
4 year old filly FAIRWELL TAX BREAK added her 4th win - this one going 6 1/2 furlongs on the dirt. She went to the lead, rated and followed through with a wire to wire win. She is a homebred for Eddie Jackson & B. Carlene Jackson and is trained by Howard Alzono. She has earned over $123,000.
3 year old homebred gelding CORK ARM broke his maiden last out and made it a repeat win - wiring the field this time to win again at Evangeline Downs. He is owned and was bred by Earl Hernandez, Keith Hernandez, John Duvieilh & Bill Langford. CORK ARM is trained by Frank Leggio
NO ONE GREATER by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS takes 1x Allowance 06/11/2017
NO ONE GREATER lived up to his name as he grabbed the lead early and powered to a 5 length win in a MSW at Evangeline Downs going 6 1/2 on the dirt last year. Today he pressed the early pace and then took over to hit the wire in front by a neck to win his first condition allowance race also at Evangeline. He stretched out to a mile on the dirt and had to repell a late closer for the score. He is owned by Leo Savoy, was bred by Bill Langford and is trained by Rickey N. Castille.
ELEKTRACUTIONER by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins her 2nd 06/10/2017
LA Bred Equine Enterpriseshomebred, ELEKTRACUTIONER, won for the second time for trainer Ray Sibille. Sprinting 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs, she hopped out of the gate wen to the lead right away and held sway to score wire to wire.
AND HERE COME THE CUSTOM FOR CARLOS TWO YEAR OLDS 05/20/2017
BIONIC BUTTERFLY took to racing on wings! She flew out of the gate and easily distanced her field - first time out. She won by over 3 lengths sprinting 4 1/2 at Evangeline Downs. The filly is owned by Whispering Oaks Farm and was bred by Relentless Racing. She is trained by Steve Flint.
On the same card, 3 year old gelding CORK ARM broke his maiden for owners Keith and Earl Hernandez, John Duvieith and Bill Langford. He also hit the wire over 3 lenths ahead.
Two winners for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 05/14/2017
MONTE MAN now owned by Paradise Farms Corp and trained by Steve Asmussen splashed to a wet win going 6 furlongs on an off the turf race at Belmont, He has earned $82,131.He is far from home having been bred by Val C. Murrell at Clear Creek. Closer to home, BITSY'S CC broke her maiden in a ROMP for her Owner/Breeders Rose C Hernandez & Earl Hernandez - in her 4th start. She ran off the race by almost 10 lengths! BITSY'S CC is trained by Frank Leggio
BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins AGAIN and CUSTOM FOR CARLOS daughter LUCKY BAND wins MSW second time out 03/31/2017
GSW BIG WORLD winner of the G3 Tempted S. as a 2 year old, triumphed in a two of Louisiana-bred stakes at 3 and then scored big time in the LA Bred Premier Night Distaff S. in Feb. Delta. Off as the heavy favorite going 1 1/16 at Oaklawn in aloowance company, she pushed the pace then moved to the front soon after straightening for home for a 1 1/2-length win. BIG WORLD has a juvenile full-brother named Gracida who brought $400,000 as a 2 year old in training at Gulfstream. BIG WORLD is owned by Maggi Moss and trained by Thomas M. Amoss. Lifetime: 10-6-0-4, $428,400.
At the Fair Ground, LUCKY BAND raced like a pro in her second start. Sprinting 5 1/2 she raced just of the pace and then came wide when it counted a scored by 1/2 a length. She made ALL her connections HAPPY in one fell swoop: LUCKY BAND is owned and was bred and aslo is trained by Peter L. Orlando. And in the pipeline, the winner has a 2-year-old full-brother named Captain Kip and a yearling full-sister named Lady Carlos. Her dam foaled another Custom for Carlos colt this spring.
FINAL DEED by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates at 03/19/2017
FINAL DEED went off the favorite as he has been knocking on the door of a maiden win. Sprinting 5 furlongs, he did not disappoint despite being in tight on the rail early. When the time came he moved to the outside and won by 2 lenghts, He is a "family" horse, trained by Eric L. Heitzmann, owned by Kelly P.Heitzmannand Eric Heitzmann and bred by Mike Heitzmann, Roger Heitzmann & Roger Heitzmann Sr.
FONDA CARLOS graduated sprinting at Sam Houston 03/14/2017
FONDA CARLOS liked racing at Sam Houston. She has been knocking at the door to graduation, but sprinting on the dirt, she went right to the lead and wired the field for the win. She is trained by Karl Broberg and is owned by Love Partnership Interests LP.
$400,000 CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 2 YR OLD 03/12/2017
The CUSTOM FOR CARLOS colt,which sold for $400,000 at the 2017 FT Gulfstream Two Year Old in Training Sale, seems to be thriving in Doug O'Neill's barn. What a hunk!
OUR FOOLISH GIRL by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates in a MSW 03/04/2017
OUR FOOLISH GIRL was not so foolish afterall, she dueled almost the entire 5 1/2 furlong sprint to out game her opposition at the wire and win by a nose in her third start. She is a homebred for Eddie & B Carlene Jackson and is trained by Alonzo Howard.
CUSTOM FOR CARLOS colt brings $400,00 at FT Gulfstream 03/02/2017
Exciting result at Fasig Tipton Gulfstream for the CUSTOM FOR CARLOS colt, The full brother to G3 SW BIG WORLD, went to Dennis O'Neill for $400,000. He was puchased for brother trainer Doug O'Neill. From the O'Neill barn came Derby winners NYQUIST and I'LL HAVE ANOTHER to name only a couple. The pair also bought Crosscheck Carlos last year. Check out his breeze video below. He worked easily and efficiently.
Hip 157 by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 02/28/2017
Hip 157 a chestnut colt by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS will sell at Fasig Tipton Gulfstream on March 1 consigned by Wavertree. He breezed fluidly in 10.1. The colt is a full brother to G3 SW BIG WORLD. CLICK FOR PEDIGREE
RUN AWAY RALPH by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS takes allowance with authority! 02/25/2017
Run Away Ralph, second this past December in the Louisiana Futurity, ran away with an allowance race at the Fair Grounds at a mile on the dirt. He tracked wide and then took over the lead when he wished and won "with authority" in the words of the chart caller. He has earned $64,170 for owner Energy Solutions Consultants, LLC, He was bred by Trey LaVoice (LA),
CUSTOMARY by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins at Sam Houston 02/22/2017
CUSTOMARY wired the field to break her her maiden at Delta Downs in December of 2016. She won as she pleased by 5+ lengths. She had to work harder for her second win, this time at Sam Houston, but she got the job done. She went right to the lead, lost it briefly, came right back and held sway for the win by a neck. She is owned by Love Partnership Interests LP, trained by Karl Broberg and was bred by John Roven & Clear Creek Stud, LLC
And the beat goes on...a CUSTOM FOR CARLOS EXACTA 02/14/2017
LION HEART LEGEND a 3 year old son of CUSTOM FOR CARLOS won for the second time in a row at the Fair Grounds. He had to wait behind horses for racing room and when finally clear, he closed with determination to get the win by a nose - sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs. He is owned and trained by L. Jay Cuccia and was bred by Lynne Boutte & Chris Boutte. Only a nose behind was a second son of CUSTOM FOR CARLOS, the well named IL EST VITE. This time he just missed and like LION HEART LEGEND, he lacked racing room - watch for him next time. IL EST VITE is owned by Earl Toups and was bred by Clear Creek Stud.
CUSTOMIZED by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS duels to graduate in a MSW 02/05/2017
CUSTOMIZED engaged in a duel right out of the gate and fought all the way to the finish line without getting a break. He outfinished his foe by 3/4 of a length sprinting 5 furlongs in a MSW at Delta Downs. It was his third start lifetime and he had a third already on his resume. He is trained by Efren Loza, Jr. and owned by Victor Achar. CUSTOMIZED was bred Allen J. Guillotte Jr.
FAREWELL TAX BREAK by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS scores AGAIN 02/04/2017
FAREWELL TAX BREAK likes the winner's circle so much she repeated again in allowance company - once again she scored wire to wire drawing off by over 5 lengths. FAREWELL TAX BREAK is a homebred for Eddie Jackson & B. Carlene Jackson. She is trained by Haward Alonzo.She has earned over $100,000. KEEP WATCHING FOR THIS ONE!
LION HEART LEGEND by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates 01/27/2017
3 year old colt, LION HEART LEGEND, trained by Tom Amoss, went off the favorite and tracked the pace before angling out to get clear for the stretch drive. He won by over 7 lengths sprinting at the Fair Grounds. He was claimed out of the race and we wish his new connections the best. The colt was bred by Lynne Boutte & Chris Boutte.
FAREWELL TAX BREAK by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins her second in a row - this one by 10 lengths! 12/16/2016
FAREWELL TAX BREAK has only been off the board once in 7 starts. She figured out the game in her 6th start, graduating at th Fair Grounds MSW in wire to wire fashion last month. It seems she liked the winner's circle so she repeated today in allowance company with another wire to wire win - this time ridden out by 10 lenghts! FAREWELL TAX BREAK is a homebred for Eddie Jackson & B. Carlene Jackson. She is trained by Haward Alonzo.WATCH FOR THIS ONE!
The photo shows All Star Hockey player Erik Johnson with his CUSTOM FOR CARLOS Stakes Winner CROSSCHECK CARLOS
BIG WORLD third in the Si Cima - ELEKTRACUTIONER wins first out 11/21/2016
SW BIG WORLD experienced a bumper car scenario coming out of the gate in the Si Cima at the Fair Grounds. She was hit hard on both sides and had to be taken up. She went wide, brushed again with a rival and checked in third. She has increased her earnings to over $258,000 for owner Maggi Moss. She is trained by Tom Amoss.
Also at the Fair Grounds, 2 year old filly ELEKTRACUTIONER won her first start. She was also bumped at the break, but recovered and set splits of :22.27 and :45.71 and held on gamely when challenged. She is a homebred for LA Bred Equine Enterprises, LLC (LA) and is trained by Ray Sibille
FAIRWELL TAX BREAK takes MSW for her sire CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 11/20/2016
FAIRWELL TAX BREAK, a homebred 3 year odl filly for Eddie Jackson & B. Carlene Jackson wired the field to break her maiden at the Fair Grounds by over 3 lengths. She has been knocking at the door, so she already has almost $46,000 in earnings.
Two winners for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 11/11/2016
BABY CUSTOMS won her second race out of 4 starts (and 1 third) for owners Samuel Breaux and David Citron III. She was bred by Colden R. Jones & Brian P. Jones. BABY CUSTOMS went off the heavy favorite and just wore down the competition to win by over 6 lengths sprinting 5 furlongs at Delta Downs.
In NY, MONTE MAN broke his maiden for owner Long Lake Stable LLC and Head of Plains Partners LLC. He chased and just got his nose in front at the wire going 6 furlongs at Aqueduct. With two seconds, he has earned over $33,000. He was bred by Val C. Murrell.
CUSTOM CLOVER by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins back to back 10/30/2016
CUSTOM CLOVER sprinted to graduate at Evangeline in his third start. He figured out the game fast and won back in allowance company at Delta Downs dueling throughout a 5 furlong sprint to get the nod at the wire. He is trained by Victor Arceneaux owned Eric Rasmussen and was bred by Wayne Simpson & Tom Curtis.
G3 SW BIG WORLD adds another stakes win 10/29/2016
BIG WORLD, owned by Maggi Moss, became a graded SW last year taking the G3 Tempted S at Aqueduct. After time off and a third in allowance company at Belmont, BIG WORLD was shipped south for the Magnolia S at Delta Downs. She stalked the pace and then pounced, cleared and went on for the win. She was bred by Curt Leake & Elm Tree Farm LLC (LA). and is now trained by Tom Amoss. She was a $98,000 yearling purchase at OBS August and has earned over $250,000 in 6 starts!
CUSTOM FOR CHLOE by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins her 3rd 10/10/2016
At Retama Park, CUSTOM FOR CHLOE added win number 3 to her resume. She raced some what erratically in the stretch, but won by a nose. She is owned byMike H Carson and was bred by 5 B Farm.
MADE TO FIT sprints to an allowance win at Presque Isle 09/21/2016
It was a family affair when 2 year old gelding MADE TO FIT wired the field to graduate in a MSW at Presque Isle Downs. He was ridden by Taylor B. Rice trained by Kevin Rice and his owner is Clyde D. Rice. Only his breeders Terry Gabriel & Lisa Meaux were not part of the family. Running back in allowance company he was second and then today won circling wide to clear sprinting 5 1/2 fulongs on the all weather track at Presque Isle Downs.
CROSSCHECK CARLOS by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS adds MORE black-type 09/19/2016
CROSSCHECK CARLOS, is well traveled for a 2 year old colt. He won at Santa Anita, arrived in Louisiana to capture theD S Shine Young Futurity, returned to RNA at Barretts and has now added to his resume by running second in the Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahe Park, Most recently he ran a very strong second in the Barretts Juvenile S at Los Alamitos.He has earned just over $117,000 for his owners ERJ Racing, LLC, Slam Dunk Racing and Neil Haymes. He was bred in Louisiana by Allen Guillotte Jr and is now trained by Doug O`Neill.
CUSTOM FOR CARLOS is HOT! 3 winners today with 2 of them two year olds! Yesterday he had a 2 year old winner too! 08/26/2016
Two year old colts RUN AWAY RALPH and IL EST VITE both won at Evangeline and as a bonus three year old filly CUSTOM FOR CORALES also won. RUN AWAY RALPH rallied strongly clearing the field and breaking his maiden MSW sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs. He is owned by Energy Solutions Consultants LLC and was bred by Trey LaVoice. Wiring his field, IL EST VITE was just that going 7 1/2 on a race which came off the grass. He is owned by Earl Toups and was bred by Clear Creek Stud LLC. Homebred for Corale A Richards, CUSTOM FOR CORALES added extra excitement also winning at Evangeline. CUSTOM FOR CARLOS - owned the Evangeline Winner's Circle yesterday!
IVANA'S WISH - 2 YO winner for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 08/25/2016
IVANA'S WISH, a 2 year old filly owned by Troy Collins and bred by BCS Thoroughbreds LLC, came wide and then cleared the field in the stretch to win her first start by 2 lengths. She raced 5 1/2 furlongs at Evangeline Downs on a wet track.
CUSTOM CLOVER graduates at Evangeline 08/19/2016
CUSTOM CLOVER sprinted to a win tracking the pace and then making a solid rally to score by 3/4 of a length. He is trained by Victor Arceneaux owned Eric Rasmussen and was bred by Wayne Simpson & Tom Curtis. It was his third start lifetime and he has a 2nd as well.
2 YO MADE TO FIT by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates at Presque Isle 08/16/2016
It was a family affair when 2 year old gelding MADE TO FIT wired the field to graduate in a MSW at Presque Isle Downs. He was ridden by Taylor B. Rice trained by Kevin Rice and his owner is Clyde D. Rice. Only his breeders Terry Gabriel & Lisa Meaux were not part of the family.
CROSSCHECK CARLOS by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS adds black-type 08/15/2016
CROSSCHECK CARLOS, is well traveled for a 2 year old colt. He won at Santa Anita, arrived in Louisiana to capture the D S Shine Young Futurity, returned to RNA at Barretts and has now added to his resume by running second in the Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahe Park, He has earned just under $100,000 for his owners ERJ Racing, LLC, Slam Dunk Racing and Neil Haymes. He was bred in Louisiana by Allen Guillotte Jr and is now trained by Shawn H Davis.
2 YO CUSTOM by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins first out 07/30/2016
Love Partnership Interests L.P.'s, two year old filly CUSTOM "got" the racing game right away, winning at Louisiana Downs in her first start. She dueled throughout, sprinting 5 furlongs, and prevailed at the wire to win by 3/4 of a length.
BIBLICAL STRENGTH, a three year old gelding owned by Racing To The Cross LLC figured out the game today winning a MSW at Louisiana Downs. He was never far off the pace and the edged clear for the win. He is trained by Jason H. Meaux and was bred by Coulee Croche Thor., LLC & C. F. Newman. He has been hitting the board and has already earned over $35,000.
3 winners for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS! 07/14/2016
Three year old filly CHINAWOOD broke her maiden earlier this year. Today she overcame traffic problems and steered clear for a win in her first allowance condition at Evangeline Downs. She has earned better than $50,000 for her owner John Duvieilh and Keith & Earl Hernandez. She is trained by Frank Leggio and was bred by Alston Thoroughbreds LLC.
Three year old gelding CUSTOMIZER shook clear and won his second race for owner Set-Hut LLC. He was sprinting 5 furlongs on the turf at Evangeline. CUSTOMIZER was bred by Perry Segura.
Also at Evangine, first time starter three year old gelding, CALEB HAWK, had an exciting trip. He was off slow but figured it out FAST and won by over 8 lengths. He is a homebred for John Duvieilh (who had a lot of excitment today) & Bill Langford. Keep and eye on this one.
Going a mile on the turf, three year old filly HIGH HEELED waited mid pack and the swung out to clear the field for the win. Shee has been knocking on the door for owner George J. Kerr. She is trained by J. David Braddy and was bred by Lynne Boutte & Thomas Hopkins.
2 winners for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 06/17/2016
At Lone Star, CUSTOM FOR CHLOE added win number 2 to her resume, winning by 2 lengths sprinting 5 furlongs on the turf. She is owned byMike H Carson and was bred by 5 B Farm. Also sprinting, but on the dirt, 3 three old KATE'S DANCER broke his maiden at Louisiana Downs. He is a homebred for Hooties Racing LLC and was co-bred by Moss Stables.
NO ONE GREATER by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS sails to MSW win 06/11/2016
NO ONE GREATER lived up to his name as he grabbed the lead early and powered to a 5 length win in a MSW at Evangeline Downs going 6 1/2 on the dirt. It was his third lifetime start. He is owned by Leo Savoy, was bred by Bill Langford and is trained by Rickey N. Castille.
CUSTOM FOR CHLOE by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates 05/21/2016
CUSTOM FOR CHLOE, an $80,000 two year old purchase by Mike H. Carson won at Lone Star. The 3 year old filly came up the rail to hit the wire in front. She is trained by George R. Bryant and was bred by 5 B Farm, LLC.
CARLIENTITA by Custom for Carlos graduates at the Fair Grounds 05/15/2016
CARLIENTITAbroke her maiden with dispatch at the Fair Grounds last out. Sent to Arlington she went off the favorite and won again this time by over 6 lengths. She won both wire to wire. The three year old filly is owned and was bred by Homewrecker Racing LLC & Dr. Carlos Riveria.
BAM BAM'S PRIDE by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wires the field to graduate at Evangeline 05/12/2016
3 year old filly BAM BAM'S PRIDE hopped at the start but recovered quickly to wire the field and win, breaking her maiden in her third start. She is trained by Frank Leggio and is a homebred for Keith Hernandez, Earl Hernandez & John Duvieilh.
Custom for Carlos and Star Gutar co-fastest breeze at the Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale 05/09/2016
A trio of Louisiana-bred fillies worked an eighth-mile in :10 1/5 on Sunday to tie for the fastest time during the under tack show for the Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale in Opelousas, Louisiana. Two of them were from Clear Creek stallions:
Consigned by Pike Racing, agent, hip #28is from the second crop of Custom for Carlos out of the winning Pollard’s Vision mare Stellar Vision, who is a half sister to Grade 3-placed runner Scarlet Starlet. Stellar Vision has one foal of racing age who has yet to race. WATCH VIDEO
Hip #76, named Shamrock Star and consigned by Benchmark Training Center Inc., agent, is from the first crop of four-time Louisiana Horse of the Year Star Guitar out of the winning Eugene’s Third Son mare Indian Treaty, who also has one foal of racing age that has yet to race. Indian Treaty is a half sister to Texas champion and three-time stakes winner There Goes Rocket. WATCH VIDEO
All graduates of the sale are eligible for the Equine Sales Derby and Equine Sales Oaks, which will be run next spring at Evangeline Downs for $75,000 apiece at 1 1/16 miles. The inaugural runnings of those races were held this past Friday and Saturday with Jerry Namy’s Couche Couche taking the Derby and Chance Yelverton’s Lil Allie Dancer winning the Oa
CUSTOM BUILT breaks her maiden at Gulfstream 05/06/2016
CUSTOM BUILT, a three year old filly owned by Diamond Racing, Inc, Four Star Thunder Run, LLC and Jay and Joan Janssen was well placed early and accelerated to the lead, She drew clear in the final 1/8 and won by 3 lengths. CUSTOM BUILT was bred by Wendell A. Templet and is trained by Leo G. Gabriel, Jr..
CRAZY CARLOS by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates at Mountaineer 04/25/2016
CRAZY CARLOS pressed the pace and then sailed on for the win to break his maiden by over 2 lengths going 6 furlongs on the dirt at Mountaineer. He is owned byPendleton W. Larsen, Jr., trained by Brent Angelle and was bred by Kara Gael Baggett & Val C. Murrell.
YO PHAT by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS scores by 4 at Mountaineer 04/19/2016
Dropped into claiming company, YO PHAT shook off his competition quickly to score by 4 lengths sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs ar Mountaineer Park. He is owned and trained by John W. Baird and was bred Avalon Farms, Inc.
Chinawood by Custom for Carlos graduates at 04/15/2016
CHINAWOOD cleared the field late in a MSW on a sloppy sealed track at Evangeline Downs going a mile. She won by 3 1/4 lengths. She is a homebred for Alston Thoroughbreds LLC and has earned $29,200.
Carlientita by Custom for Carlos graduates at the Fair Grounds 03/28/2016
Three year old filly Carlientita had no problem wiring the field and breaking her maiden at the Fair Grounds. From the one hole, she went right to the lead and won by over 6 lengths. Carlientita is a homebred for Homewrecker Racing LLC & Dr. Carlos Riveria.
Custom for Corales wires the field to graduate 02/16/2016
Three year old filly Custom for Corales (cleverly named for her owner) has been knocking at the door and she opened it today wiring the field going a mile on the dirt at the Fair Grounds. She is owned by Corale A. Richards and was bred Corale Richards & Roseanna Griffith
Wild Deal graduates at Delta Downs 02/13/2016
Wild Deal, a Brittlyn Inc homebred filly had no trouble breaking her maiden at Delta Downs going 6 1/2 furlongs. She won by 5!
Baby Customs ROMPS to graduate first out 01/15/2016
Three year old filly BABY CUSTOMS, hopped at the start sprinting 5 furlongs, but accelerated quickly to the lead and never looked back, wiring the field in a MSW by widening 7 1/4 lengths at Delta Downs. She had fired a bullet in her last work and went off the favorite. She is trained by her co-owner Samuel Breaux. The second co-owner is David E, Citron and the filly was bred by Colden R. Jones & Brian P. Jones. Watch for this one!
For Yu Michelle graduates in her second start 01/10/2016
FOR YU MICHELLE won second time out of the gate at the Fair Grounds. She chased outside around the turn and then turned on the after burners to clear her rivals. She is trained by her co-owner Merrill R. Scherer and was bred by Brehon Farm. Her proud co-owners are Daniel Lynch and Ken Sentel.
Courageous Dave broke his maiden at first asking at Los Alamitos Race Course and won today at Del Mar, He stalked the pace several lanes out from the rail and cleared the field at the top of the stretch to go on for the win. He has not been off the board in 4 starts. Courageous Dave was bred by the Coteau Grove Farm of Ginger and Keith Myers and was a $55,000 OBS June 2 YO purchase. He was claimed out of this race and we wish his new connections continued raing luck. .
Custom For Carlos gets his FIRST GRADED SW as BIG WORLD wins Tempted S G3 t Aqueduct 11/04/2015
Two year old filly BIG WORLD, owned by Maggi Moss, graduated lte in the Saratoga meet and,was tabbed a 4-1 chance in this step up to graded stakes company. She became the first stakes winner and graded stakes winner for her freshman sire. She shared pacesetting duties with a rival to her outside and stuck her neck in front after a quarter and dueled determinedly for the win. BIG WORLD was bred by Curt Leake & Elm Tree Farm LLC (LA). and is trained Anthony W. Dutrow. She was a $98,000 yearling purchase at OBS August.
Yo Phat scores in a MSW 10/15/2015
Another winner for Custom for Carlos: 2 year old gelding, Yo Phat wired the field to take a MSW at Mountaineer. He is owned and trained by John W. Baird and was bred Avalon Farms, Inc.
Courageous Dave breaks maiden first out 09/20/2015
Custom For Carlos added another winner to his first crop when Courageous Dave broke his maiden at first asking at Los Alamitos Race Course on Saturday. Courageous Dave broke slowly then rushed into contention, took the lead turning for home and won while in hand. Courageous Dave is a graduate of the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana Yearling Sale. Courageous Dave is in the stable of Reddam Racing LLC (Paul Reddam) and trained by Doug O'Neill, which is the same team that gave us Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another. Bred by the Coteau Grove Farm of Ginger and Keith Myers, Courageous Dave is the fourth winner from Custom From Carlos' first crop.
Custom for Carlos Filly Delivers at Saratoga 09/06/2015
2 year old filly BIG WORLD won a hard-fought victory over OBS Sales record-setting $1.9 million OBSAPR purchase Inheritance (Tapit) in a MSW at Saratoga. Big World had 2 thirds coming into the race, one in the wake of yesterday’s GI Spinaway S. victress Rachel’s Valentina. Tabbed as the favorite in this event loaded with regal pedigrees, she tracked the pace and bid for the lead turning for home. She has earned $65,600 for owner Maggi Moss. She was bred by Curt Leake & Elm Tree Farm, LLC (LA).
Two year old Pulchritude graduates second time out 09/06/2015
David Fontenot Racing's Pulchritude was second first out and cleared the field going 6 furlongs at Louisiana Downs to break her maiden in her second start. She was bred by Meghan Eileen Early.
Freshman sire Custom For Carlos had his first Two-Year-Old winner Thursday night at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas when his son Customizer led from start to finish and widened on the field in the stretch to cross the finish line ten and quarter lengths ahead of his nearest rival. His time for the five furlong event was a respectable 58:56. Customizer was bred in Louisiana by Perry Segura, who is the only living original incorporator of the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association. Mr. Segura sold Customizer to Set-Hut, LLC (Jake Delhomme) at the Breeders' Sales Company of Louisiana Annual Yearling Sale in West Monroe, La last year. He is trained by Jake's father, Jerry Delhomme.