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Daaher

Awesome Again - Irish Cherry, by Irish Open
2018 Fee: $5000 Live Foal
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3YO ASCOT WALK Determined in Belmont Allowance Win
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A Maiden Special Weight winner in her second start at Saratoga in July, ASCOT WALK held off her nearest rival to take a seven-furlong allowance at Belmont by a length. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER took the lead after the first half mile, was on top by 1 1/2 lengths turning for home and dug in down the stretch to earn the victory against stakes horses. In her third career start she placed in an $87,000 allowance at Saratoga to a last out stakes winner. She became the 17th $100,000-plus earner for her sire. Out of the Unfuwain mare, Millenia (GB), ASCOT WALK is trained by Kiaran McLaughin for Shadwell Stable.

3YO DATS HER Rallies to Get Maiden Win
Friday, October 12, 2018

Having placed in her last four starts, which includes three seconds, DATS HER closed down the stretch to win a six-furlong maiden test by a neck. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER broke last from the outside gate to be 11 lengths behind after the first quarter. She began to pick up the pace going three wide on the turn, continued her drive on the outside down the lane and got to the wire first at Penn National. She was bred by Joseph G. Birnbaum out of Terrific Interview, by Private Interview.

3YO WON AND DONE Fends Off Challenger for Another Win
Monday, September 17, 2018

WON AND DONE won for the second time in his last three starts when he turned back a strong threat at the top of the stretch and edged away to win by 1 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER vied for the lead early in this six-furlong test at Parx. He took over midway on the turn, repelled a sustained challenge turning for home and pulled away to get the win. In mid-August, WON AND DONE rallied from three lengths back to win a five-furlong off-the-turf maiden test at Monmouth Park by one length. WONE AND DONE was bred by Pull Tackett Revocable Trust out of the Strong Hope mare, Upsetter.

OUR CARAVAN Runs Win Streak to Seven
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The veteran OUR CARAVAN won his seventh straight race after taking this 1 1/16-mile test by 1/2 length. The $509,848 earner by DAAHER is undefeated in his three starts this season which started in June after a seven-month lay-off. In his win here at Finger Lakes, OUR CARAVAN, as is his usual custom, rallied in the stretch to get up for the win. A three-length Gulfstream Park Maiden Special Weight winner in his only start at two, OUR CARAVAN won the $250,000 Calder Derby by 9 3/4 lengths in his fourth career start. He has registered at least one win every year and has victories at five different tracks.

3YO ASCOT WALK Wins Maiden Special at Saratoga
Sunday, July 22, 2018

After placing in her debut at Belmont in early June, ASCOT WALK made her second start a winning one taking this seven-furlong Maiden Special Weight at Saratoga by 1 1/4 lengths. Never more than 1 1/2 lengths back of the frontrunner racing in second, the 3-year-old filly by DAAHER began to inch up closer on the turn. She pulled even with that one inside the eighth pole, put a head in front with a sixteenth to go and won the battle to the wire. Out of the Unfuwain mare, Millenia (GB), ASCOT WALK is trained by Kiaran McLaughin for Shadwell Stable.

3YO ONE LAST EMPRESS Best in Iowa Stallion Filly Stakes S.
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Coming off a win in the Bob Bryant S. last out, ONE LAST EMPRESS made it two in a row taking the $95,000 Iowa Stallion Filly Stakes S. by four lengths. Stretching out to two turns in this race, the 3-year-old filly by DAAHER raced four wide for most of this one mile & 70 yards event. She began to move on the top two around the far turn, secured the lead at the top of the stretch and pulled away as the heavy favorite. ONE LAST EMPRESS also won the six-furlong Bob Bryant by four lengths. She was twice stakes-placed last year at two and has finished in the top two in six of seven career starts, the only other start was an on-the-board finish in her debut where she was beaten 2 1/4 lengths after lacking room late going 4 1/2 furlongs. ONE LAST EMPRESS is a Runaway Racing homebred out of the Empire Maker mare, Swift Empress.

3YO HILTON MAGIC Makes It Two in a Row With Allowance Win
Saturday, July 7, 2018

HILTON MAGIC notched his third victory from five career starts with a two-length win in a six-furlong allowance at Prairie Meadows. Now a winner of his last two, the 3-year-old son of DAAHER secured the lead by the first quarter. He began to pull away from his rivals before they reached the top of the lane, opened up by seven lengths in upper stretch and held his rivals at bay. HILTON MAGIC has done all his racing in just the last 2 1/2 months and his other wins were a 6 1/2-length, five-furlong allowance in which he ran just 2/5’s off the track record last time out, and an 8 1/2-length debut Maiden Special Weight win. He is a Black Oak Farm homebred out of the Evansville Slew mare, Des Moines.

DARK DESERT WINE Goes Wire to Wire in Allowance Win
Sunday, June 24, 2018

Now a winner of four of five starts this year, DARK DESERT WINE led the way for a 2 1/2-length allowance score at Lone Star Park. The 4-year-old filly by DAAHER broke quickly from the inside post to set the pace, turned back a challenger on the turn and kicked away to get the victory going 5 1/2 furlongs. A Maiden Special Weight winner at two, DARK DESERT WINE set or disputed the pace in all six career wins.

3YO HILTON MAGIC Runs Away in Allowance Win
Thursday, June 14, 2018

An 8 1/2-length Maiden Special Weight winner here in his debut, HILTON MAGIC ran just 2/5’s off the track record in a 6 1/2-length allowance score in open company at Prairie Meadows. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER broke on top and sprinted clear to be five lengths in front heading into the turn and remained well on top to the wire. He set fractions of :21 4/5 and :44 1/5, and finished up in :55 2/5 in this five-furlong event. He is a Black Oak Farm homebred out of the Evansville Slew mare, Des Moines.

IRISH WIND With Strong Performance in MSW Debut Win

With a final five-furlong work of :59 2/5 from the gate, IRISH WIND rolled to a 4 1/4-length Maiden Special Weight win in his debut at Prairie Meadows. Going a mile and 70 yards on the main track, this 3-year-old son of DAAHER was well reserved early. He began his rally going four wide on the far turn, then five wide into the stretch and kicked clear extending his lead to the wire. IRISH WIND is a Joel Hunsburger homebred out of Blew Me Away, by Indy King.

MISS SAVVY Now Undefeated in Three Starts This Year
Sunday, June 3, 2018

MISS SAVVY has now won all three starts this season, including a 6 1/2-furlong Woodbine Allowance by four lengths. As is her custom, this 3-year-old filly by DAAHER assumed the lead soon after the break. She drew off through the turn and continued to stay comfortably in front to the wire. MISS SAVVY kicked off the year with a three-length win after a more than 4 1/2 months layoff, and followed that up with another win here in May. Last year in her second start at two, MISS SAVVY came from off the pace to earn that victory. She was bred by Tom Evans and Pam Clark out of the Rahy mare, Soother.

2YO ROMANI Rolls in Maiden Special Debut
Saturday, June 2, 2018

With a couple bullet works under her belt, including a three-furlong breeze in :35 2/5 from the gate, ROMANI was much the best as she drew off in her debut to win a 4 1/2-furlong Maiden Special Weight  by seven lengths at Monmouth Park. The Wesley Ward trainee by DAAHER dueled early between foes on the turn, then took command at the top of the stretch and widened her margin to the wire. Bred by Catalyst Bloodstock, LLC & John Hicks out of the Indian Charlie mare, Gabby’s Alibi, ROMANI was a $50,000 purchase out of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2017 Select Yearling Sale and races for Hat Creek Racing.

ONE LAST EMPRESS Becomes Newest Blacktype Winner
Friday, June 1, 2018

Twice blacktype placed at two last year, once against males beaten less than a length, ONE LAST EMPRESS overpowered this field to win the Bob Bryant S. by four lengths. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER was close early, went to the front on the turn, then edged away through the stretch racing six furlongs at Prairie Meadows. A 5 1/2-length Maiden Special Weight winner last year in her second career start, ONE LAST EMPRESS has finished first or second in five of her six career starts, with an on-the-board finish in her debut. She is a Runaway Racing homebred out of the Empire Maker mare, Swift Empress.

THREE SPOKES Battles to Maiden Special Weight Win
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Runner-up here last out after a five-month lay-off, THREE SPOKES pulled ahead late for a 1/2-length win in a six-furlong Maiden Special Weight at Indiana Grand. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER tracked the leaders early in this eight-horse field. She began to inch closer on the turn, got through an opening along the rail before they reached the top of the stretch, took the lead near the eighth pole and proved best. THREE SPOKES was twice placed in Maiden Special Weight company last year as a juvenile, including a runner-up finish to a next out stakes winner. She is out of the Cozzene mare, Mocha Queen.

3YO MISS SAVVY Wins Second Straight at Woodbine
Friday, May 18, 2018

MISS SAVVY is now two for two this year after her wire-to-wire win a Woodbine. The 3-year-old daughter of DAAHER broke well from the outside post in a field of eight to seize the lead promptly. Pressured by the runner-up all the way around, MISS SAVVY was able to fend off her closest challenger to get the win by 1 1/4 lengths going six furlongs. She was coming off a three-length win her last month which was her first start in more than 4 1/2 months. Last year in her second start at two, MISS SAVVY came from off the pace to earn the victory. She was bred by Tom Evans and Pam Clark out of the Rahy mare, Soother.

3YO GYPSY JANIE On Top in Belmont Allowance
Thursday, May 17, 2018

A debut winner at two last year at Ellis, GYPSY JANIE won for the fourth time in eight starts taking an off-the-turf allowance at Belmont Park by 2 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER began to close on the leaders around the turn, secured the top position in upper stretch and led the way to the wire going six furlongs on a sloppy sealed track. GYPSY JANIE won two of three starts as a juvenile, including a one mile test at Churchill to close out the season. She opened her 3-year-old campaign with a seven-length score at Aqueduct the first of February. GYPSY JANIE was bred Richard J. Forbush out of the Honour and Glory mare, Peaceful Splendor.

3-Year-Olds Win Impressively
Saturday, April 28, 2018

At Woodbine, MISS SAVVY, making her first start in more than 4 1/2 months, broke sharply in this five-furlong sprint to take the lead soon after the break. The daughter of DAAHER was challenged near the top of the stretch, but quickly disposed of that threat and pulled away down the lane to win by three lengths in a hand ride. She won her second start at two here last year coming from off the pace to win by 1 1/4 lengths. MISS SAVVY was bred by Tom Evans and Pam Clark out of the Rahy mare, Soother.

At Prairie Meadows, HILTON MAGIC was making his debut and ran away with this five-furlong Maiden Special Weight to win by a dazzling 8 1/2 lengths. The son of DAAHER began to pull away on the turn and then drew off through the stretch under token pressure. In his five works leading up to this race, HILTON MAGIC registered bullets in three of those, including a :47 flat for a four-furlong breeze from the gate. He is a Black Oak Farm homebred out of the Evansville Slew mare, Des Moines.

DARK DESERT WINE Remains Undefeated in 2018 After Allowance Score
Friday, April 20, 2018

DARK DESERT WINE won for the third time in as many starts this year battling to the wire to win a six-furlong allowance. The 4-year-old filly by DAAHER disputed the pace from the start in this six-furlong sprint at Lone Star Park. She battled with the runner-up through the length of the stretch and came out on top by a head. In her last start, DARK DESERT WINE led the entire way drawing off through the stretch to win by nine lengths. Out of Lady Countdown, by Captain Countdown, she was a winner in her juvenile season taking a Maiden Special Weight by nearly three lengths.

Multiple Blacktype Winner RETROSPECTION Earns Championship Honors
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Multiple Blacktype stakes winner RETROSPECTION was awarded the 2017 Champion Indiana-Bred 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding at the Association’s annual banquet. The now 4-year-old son of DAAHER finished first of second in six of eight starts in 2017, including three wins, and earned $215,730. He captured the $150,000 Governor’s S. and the $100,000 Hoosier Breeders Sophomore S, finished runner-up in the $100,000 Snack S. in his turf debut, and also finished on the board in the $100,000 A. J. Foyt S., beaten only two lengths, after being boxed in the final furlong of the race, in just his second start on turf. Out of the Silver Hawk mare Atherbest, he was bred by Randy Burkett, is owned by Beth Burkett and trained by Michael Maker. RETROSPECTION is the only Blacktype winner from seven foals to race out of Atherbest and he is currently working towards his seasonal debut

3YO MEILLEUR Chalks Up Third Allowance Score at Tampa
Saturday, March 31, 2018

MEILLEUR has now won four of his last six starts, including three in 2018, after taking an allowance test at Tampa Bay Downs. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER set the pace after breaking from post five and led the way to the wire to win by 1/2 length going a mile on the turf. His other wins in this stretch include a 5 1/2-length allowance tally and a pace-setting four-length Maiden score. MEILLEUR is a $40,000 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sales purchase by current owners DARRS, Inc., and is trained by Michael Stidham.

MOOSIR Wins for the Third Time in Last Five Starts
Saturday, March 3, 2018

MOOSIR took control with a little more than a furlong from home and finished strongest of all to win the one mile Mina Hamriya Handicap by 1 1/4 lengths. The homebred son of DAAHER tracked the leaders for the first six furlongs, then moved up to seize the lead and finished well at Meydan. The two other wins in this stretch were at six and seven furlongs where MOOSIR took the lead soon after the break and won both races comfortably. He is out of G1 SW Torrestrella (IRE), by Orpen, who won the G1 Poule d’Essai des Pouliches at Longchamp

ETIJAAH Places in Curlin H. in Second Start of the Year
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Multiple blacktype stakes winner ETIJAAH placed in the $160,000, 1 1/4-mile Curlin H. in his second start of 2018 on the main track at Meydan, finishing in front of Graded stakes horses. The homebred son of DAAHER has now won of placed in three stakes in his last six starts, including two blacktype stakes wins. He was a six-length winner here in December of The Entisar-L and also won the 2017 running of the Curlin H. The veteran campaigner has earnings of $343,103 to go along win his eight wins and eight placings.

3YO MEILLEUR Makes It Two for Two in 2018
Sunday, February 11, 2018

MEILLEUR notched his second win in as many starts this year with a powerful 5 1/2-length win at Tampa Bay. An allowance winner here in January, the 3-year-old son of DAAHER dueled from the outset of this nine-horse, 1 1/16-mile turf event. Eventually able to shake clear midway around the far turn, MEILLEUR drew off through the stretch in a strong performance. He now has three wins and two runner-up performances in his last six starts. A $40,000 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sales purchase by current owners DARRS, Inc., he is trained by Michael Stidham.

DAAHER Closes Out 2017 With 50% 2YO Winners
Saturday, January 20, 2018

DAAHER finished up the year with an impressive 50% 2-year-old winners from starters. His eight winners from a small number of starters at 16, included at tracks such as Gulfstream, Woodbine, Ellis, and Tampa Bay, and they won on dirt, turf, and all-weather surfaces, from 4 1/2 furlongs up to one mile. On the year-end sire list, DAAHER finished up with more juvenile winners and also had a higher percentage than Bernardini (6/45, 13%), Giant’s Causeway (5/37, 14%), Flatter (5/28, 18%), Maclean’s Music (7/19, 37%), Temple City (4/22, 18%), Munnings (7/25, 28%), etc.

3YO MEILLEUR Gets Second Win in Allowance Score at Tampa
Friday, January 19, 2018

MEILLEUR won for the second time in his last three starts after winning this one mile turf allowance at Tampa Bay. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER rallied from off the pace, challenged in between rivals turning for home, dug in and battled to the wire for a close finish and was awarded the win via a disqualification. Coming off a runner-up allowance effort last time out, MEILLEUR won his Maiden as a 2-year-old last year on the front end by four lengths. A $40,000 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sales purchase by current owners DARRS, Inc., he is trained by Michael Stidham.

ETIJAAH Wins Second Stakes in Last Four Starts
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Making his second start after an eighth-month lay-off, ETIJAAH seized control before the eighth pole and pulled away for a dominating six-length win in The Entisar-L at Meydan. The homebred son of DAAHER tracked the leaders in third for the first mile of this 1 1/4-mile stakes. He began his rally with 1/4-mile to go, took the lead before they reached the final furlong marker and sprinted away from his 12 challengers, including Graded stakes winners, for an impressive win. Out of Hasheema (IRE), by Darshaan (GB), ETIJAAH notched his eighth win, and second listed stakes victory, and now has career earnings over $329,000. Also on the card, Shadwell Farm’s 2016 Dubai Golden Shaheen-G1 winner MUARRAB (GB) made a victorious return after a nine-month lay-off with his own six-length win in The Garhoud Sprint-L.

DAAHER Gets Eighth 2YO Winner at Tampa
Friday, December 1, 2017

Stretching out to two turns and trying the turf for the first time, MEILLEUR drew away in the stretch to win a one mile Maiden test by four lengths. The son of DAAHER vied early for the lead around the first turn and then secured it on the backstretch. MEILLEUR continued to control the front end around the far turn and then showed he was much the best through the lane pulling away to the wire. Bred by Dean Hayes out of the Dayjur mare, Hallie and Beth, he was runner-up in a Maiden Special Weight in his second career start at Presque Isle Downs. The eighth 2-year-old winner this year from 14 starters for his sire, MEILLEUR was a $40,000 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sales purchase by current owners DARRS, Inc., and is trained by Michael Stidham.

2YO GYPSY JANIE Gets Second Win at Churchill
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Debut winner GYPSY JANIE made her third start a winning one taking a one mile test at Churchill Downs by 1/2 length. The 2-year-old filly by DAAHER raced up close through most of the race until swinging four wide to claim the lead with a furlong to go and maintained the advantage to the wire. In her debut, GYPSY JANIE rallied to win a six-furlong maiden race at Ellis Park by a length. She was bred Richard J. Forbush out of the Honour and Glory mare, Peaceful Splendor, and is trained by Wesley Ward for Hat Creek Racing.

Veteran OUR CARAVAN Breaks 42-Year-Old Track Record in Win
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Nearing the $500,000 mark in earnings, OUR CARAVAN chalked up his fourth straight win, and seventh of the year, with a new track performance going a mile and 40 yards on the dirt. The son of DAAHER raced close to the frontrunner until midstretch, then caught that one with a furlong to go and inched away to earn the win by a head in a time of 1:40, breaking the track record that was established back in 1975, at Finger Lakes. OUR CARAVAN won his only start at two taking a Gulfstream Park Maiden Special Weight by three lengths. The 9 3/4-length Calder Derby winner now has career earnings of $482,308. He was bred in Kentucky by Hare Forest Farm out of the Elusive Quality mare Alwaan.

2YO MISS SAVVY Rallies in the Stretch for Woodbine Win
Monday, October 9, 2017

Making the second start after an on-the-board finish in her debut, MISS SAVVY closed through the stretch to win this maiden test at Woodbine by 1 1/4 lengths. The seventh 2-year-old winner so far this year for DAAHER broke outward from the outside post in a 10-horse field to find herself 6 1/2 lengths off the frontend after a half in this 6 1/2-furlong sprint. Swinging four wide on the turn, MISS SAVVY rallied through the stretch and ran past the leader in the final sixteenth to get the victory. Bred in Kentucky by Tom Evans & Pam Clark, she is out of the Rahy mare, Soother.

2YO VIRTUE AND VICE Rallies for Second Win
Sunday, October 1, 2017

A Maiden Special Weight winner here in July, VIRTUE AND VICE split horses in deep stretch to take a one mile and 70-yard test on the all-weather surface at Presque Isle Downs. The 2-year-old son of DAAHER raced between horses on the far turn and into the stretch, then closed in the middle of the pack down the lane to get up for the win by a neck. VIRTUE AND VICE has now won or placed in five of seven career starts. Out of the Gilded Time mare, Tabadabado, VIRTUE AND VICE races for owner/trainer Ron Potts.

3YO Allowance and Maiden Winners for DAAHER
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

2017 multiple Blacktype stakes winner RETROSPECTION returned to the winner’s circle with a strong stretch run to take an allowance race by 1 1/2 lengths. After stumbling at the break, the 3-year-old son of DAAHER raced off the pace early, moved up to challenge on the far turn, then took the lead in mid-stretch and pulled away going one mile and 70 yards at Indiana Grand. In seven starts this year, RETROSPECTION has three wins and three seconds, including wins in the $150,000 Governor’s S. and $100,000 Hoosier Breeders Sophomore S. Out of the Silver Hawk mare Atherbest, RETROSPECTION was bred by Randy Burkett, is owned by Beth Burkett and trained by Michael Maker.

MAD ANT, another 3-year-old son of DAAHER, rallied through the stretch to win a six-furlong Maiden test by a head. Fourth at the half-mile marker, MAD ANT was five wide turning for home and ran down the frontrunner to get the victory at Indiana Grand. Out of the Cozzene mare, Mocha Queen, he was bred by Michael Lauer, Jack Danehy, Barry Ward & Terry Ward, is trained by Lauer for Penny Lauer.

2YO CLEAN MIND Takes Gulfstream Maiden
Saturday, August 26, 2017

Having placed in his last two starts here, CLEAN MIND rolled past the leader in the stretch to win this six-furlong Maiden test at Gulfstream Park by 2 1/4 lengths. The fifth 2-year-old winner by DAAHER raced in second behind the pacesetter, then ran past that one in mid-stretch to get the win. The colt was bred by Hal Snowden Jr. out of Very Unnecessary, by West Acre.

ONE LAST EMPRESS Runner-Up in Second Straight Stakes
Saturday, August 12, 2017

ONE LAST EMPRESS, a 2-year-old filly by DAAHER, finished runner-up in the $93,000 Iowa Sorority S., this following her runner-up effort against males in the Iowa Stallion Futurity. She was a 5 1/2-length winner in a Maiden Special Weight in her second career start July 1, before jumping into stakes competition in her last two starts. Out of the Empire Maker mare, Swift Empress, ONE LAST EMPRESS races for her breeder Runaway Racing LLC.

RIQQA Puts in Strong Rally for Allowance Win
Friday, August 11, 2017

RIQQA made it two straight wins and his fourth in the last eight starts with a 3 1/2-length allowance score. The 4-year-old son of DAAHER was five lengths back after a half mile in this six-furlong test, but went four wide turning for home and put in a strong closing kick to win going away at Prairie Meadows. RIQQA was a two-length winner at Oaklawn Park for the first of four wins in this stretch. Bred by Shadwell Farm out of the Sahm mare Ishraak, he is handled by the meet’s leading trainer by wins, Karl Broberg, for owner End Zone Athletics, Inc.

3YO RETROSPECTION Wins Second Stakes
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

RETROSPECTION came from far back to win his second stakes in his last three starts taking the $150,000 Governor’s S. by two lengths. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER was coming off a runner-up finish in his initial start on turf, the $100,000 Snack S. Prior to that start he won the $100,000 male division of the Hoosier Breeders Sophomore S. He has now finished first of second in his last six starts from seven career outings. Out of the Silver Hawk mare Atherbest, RETROSPECTION was bred by Randy Burkett, is owned by Beth Burkett and trained by Michael Maker.

86% Won/Placed From 2YO Starters in 2017
Sunday, July 30, 2017

From his 2-year-old starters this year, DAAHER has sired four winners and two placed horses from seven starters, an impressive 86% won/placed ratio. The winners, two which are now stakes horses, all had victories in Maiden Special Weight company. They include DA GRUMP, who won his maiden by five lengths and next out won the Silver Cup Futurity by 4 1/2 lengths, and ONE LAST EMPRESS (pictured), who won by 5 1/2 lengths, then finished runner-up against males, beaten less than a length, in the Iowa Stallion Futurity in her next start.

2YO DA GRUMP Romps in Silver Cup Futurity
Saturday, July 29, 2017

Following up his five-length Maiden Special Weight score on July 7th, DA GRUMP once again took the lead near the top of the stretch and pulled away to win the 5 1/2-furlong Silver Cup Futurity by 4 1/2 lengths at Arapahoe Park. In his only other start, the 2-year-old son of DAAHER finished runner-up in his debut to a next out stakes winner and was nearly eight lengths in front of the third-place finisher. Out of the Pioneering mare, Kranky Karol, DA GRUMP became the fifth stakes winner this year for his sire.

3YO RETROSPECTION Runner-Up in $100,000 Stakes
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Stakes winner RETROSPECTION pushed his earnings to over $114,000 with a runner-up effort in the $100,000 Snack S. at Indiana Grand Race Course. It was the first start on turf for the 3-year-old son of DAAHER who has now finished first or second in his last five starts from six career outings. RETROSPECTION overcame a tremendous amount of trouble to win the 1 1/16-mile Hoosier Breeders Sophomore S. last time out. Last year at 2, he won a Maiden Special Weight in his second career start..

2YO VIRTUE AND VICE Rallies to Take Maiden Special
Monday, July 17, 2017

Runner-up one race back to a next out stakes winner, VIRTUE AND VICE closed through the stretch to win this six-furlong Maiden Special Weight at Presque Isle Downs by 3/4 length. Making his third career start, the son of DAAHER saved ground until the top of the stretch, went three wide turning for home and ran past the runner-up late to get the win. Out of the Gilded Time mare, Tabadabado, VIRTUE AND VICE races for owner/trainer Ron Potts and becomes the fourth 2-year-old winner, all in Maiden Special Weights, from seven starters for DAAHER.

2YO ONE LAST EMPRESS Runner-up in Stakes Debut
Friday, July 14, 2017

Coming off a strong win in a Maiden Special last out, ONE LAST EMPRESS put in a strong performance against males to finish runner-up in the Iowa Stallion Futurity, beaten less than a length. The 2-year-old filly by DAAHER stalked the frontrunner from the outset, lost a little ground on the turn, but closed the gap in the final furlong to make it close going 5 1/2 furlongs at Prairie Meadows. ONE LAST EMPRESS was over seven lengths in front of the third-place finisher. Out of the Empire Maker mare, Swift Empress, this was only her third career start and was coming off a 5 1/2-length Maiden Special Weight score just two weeks ago.

Two Maiden Winners for DAAHER
Friday, July 7, 2017

Making his second start after a runner-up finish in his debut, DA GRUMP took command of this Maiden Special Weight before they’d reached the top of the stretch and pulled away by five lengths as much the best. The 2-year-old son of DAAHER out of the Pioneering mare, Kranky Karol, defeated nine rivals in this 5 1/2-furlong race at Arapahoe. In his runner-up debut, DA GRUMP was eight lengths in front of the third-place finisher.

SOLID RED RUBY drew off through the stretch at Ellis Park to win this one mile Maiden race by 8 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER out of the Two Punch mare, Hope for Nations, was making her third career start. She was bred by Eric Foster & Brooklyn Foster, races for their Foster Family Racing, and is trained by co-breeder Eric Foster.

2YO ONE LAST EMPRESS Draws Off by 5 1/2 in Maiden Special
Saturday, July 1, 2017

With an on-the-board finish is her debut after encountering traffic problems in mid-stretch, ONE LAST EMPRESS made certain that didn’t happen again and pulled away as she pleased to win her second start by 5 1/2 lengths. The 2-year-old filly by DAAHER raced in second until mid-stretch, took command just outside the sixteenth pole and quickly drew off against nine rivals in this 5-furlong test at Prairie Meadows. ONE LAST EMPRESS was bred out of the Empire Maker mare, Swift Empress and races for her breeder Runaway Racing LLC.

3YO RETROSPECTION Gives DAAHER Fourth SW of 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Making his stakes debut, RETROSPECTION fought through contact and tight quarters in the stretch to prevail in the $100,000 male division of the Hoosier Breeders Sophomore S. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER raced off the front runners for the first half of this 1 1/16-mile contest. He began his rally along the inside on the far turn, was squeezed in between rivals at the top of the stretch as he challenged for the lead, then battled head-to-head with another to the wire to win in a photo finish by a head. In his two previous starts this year against older horses in allowance company, RETROPSECTION finished runner-up, but then turned the tables on the winners who finished fifth and seventh today. Last year as a juvenile he won a Maiden Special Weight his second career start. Out of the Silver Hawk mare Atherbest, RETROSPECTION was bred by Randy Burkett, is owned by Beth Burkett and trained by Michael Maker.

3YO DAHOG Becomes Third Winner in Five Days
Monday, June 5, 2017

DAHOG tallied his second win by pulling away to take a six-furlong sprint by 2 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER sat off the leaders early, but rallied to join the frontrunner with less than a furlong to go and drew away to get the win at Presque Isle Downs. DAHOG was a Maiden Special Weight winner here in his second start at 2 and followed that up with an on-the -board finish in the $125,000 Victoria S. at Woodbine in his third career start. Bred in Kentucky by Buck Pond Farm out of the Hold That Tiger mare Quite Familiar, DAHOG is owned and trained by Wayne W. Rice.

2YO CANYON BREEZE Wins Maiden Special Debut
Sunday, June 4, 2017

After a best of 34 four-furlong work from the gate here 10 days back, CANYON BREEZE made a good first impression winning a 4 1/2-furlong Maiden Special Weight in his debut. The 2-year-old son of DAAHER raced just off the pace after breaking on top. He began his move on the turn to be four wide at the top of the stretch, reached the frontrunner by midstretch and prevailed by a neck at Canterbury Park. Out of the Blumin Affair mare Blumin Beauty, CANYON BREEZE races for his breeder and trainer Doug Oliver.

3YO SET HUT Places in Lafayette S.
Saturday, June 3, 2017

SET HUT became DAAHER’s newest blacktype horse after closing from last to place in the seven-furlong Lafayette S. Coming off an allowance win at the end of April, the 3-year-old rallied from off the pace, went four wide turning for home and ran on to finish more than three lengths in front of the next horse at Evangeline Downs. In his allowance score, SET HUT again came from off the pace to win going a mile after a stretch-long duel.

RIQQA Prevails in Hard Fought Sprint
Monday, May 29, 2017

RIQQA won for the second time in his last three starts after a determined win by 1/2 length in this six-furlong test. The son of DAAHER vied for the lead from the start, turned back two different challengers around the turn, then held off a late closer to get the victory at Prairie Meadows. Two races back, RIQQA rallied from off the pace for a two-length win at Oaklawn Park and has now finished on the board in four of his last five starts. Bred by Shadwell Farm out of the Sahm mare Ishraak, he is trained by Kelly Von Hemel for owner Brian K. Hall.

RIQQA Rallies Up the Rail to Get the Win at Oaklawn
Friday, April 14, 2017

Taking advantage of an inside lane, RIQQA closed along the rail through the stretch and pulled away to win this six-furlong test at Oaklawn Park by two lengths. The son of DAAHER was in ninth after the first half mile, but used a ground-saving trip to put himself in scoring position and took advantage of the opportunity. A Maiden Special Weight winner at Prairie Meadows last year, RIQQA has now finished on the board in 10 of 15 career starts. He is trained by Kelly Von Hemel for owner Brian K. Hall and was bred by Shadwell Farm out of the Sahm mare Ishraak.

CLOTHES FALL OFF Repeats in Aqueduct’s Correction
Saturday, March 18, 2017

For the second straight year, CLOTHES FALL OFF used a placing in the G2 Barbara Fritchie S. as a springboard to victory in the $125,000 Correction S. The daughter of DAAHER was 4 1/2 lengths off the frontrunners after a 1/2 mile racing six furlongs, but rallied four-wide turning for home and flew by the leaders inside the 1/16th pole to win going away by 4 1/4 lengths. In this year’s $300,000 Barbara Fritchie, CLOTHES FALL OFF finished just 1 3/4 lengths back of the win. She has won or placed in 12 of 15 career starts, including five wins, and now has earnings of $474,160. Last fall, CLOTHES FALL OFF brought a final bid of $400,000 from Candy Meadows LLC. as a racing/broodmare prospect at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale. Bred by Dean Hayes & Shadwell Farm, LLC., she is trained by Kiaran McLaughlin for owner Cheyenne Stables LLC.

CLOTHES FALL OFF Places in G2 Barbara Fritchie
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Making only her second start since April, CLOTHES FALL OFF put in a solid performance to finish only 1 3/4 lengths back of the win in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie S.-G2. The daughter of DAAHER finished runner-up in this seven-furlong sprint last year and then followed that up with a win in the $125,000 Correction S. at Aqueduct in her next start. CLOTHES FALL OFF has won or placed in 11 of 14 career starts and now has earnings of $399,160.

DAAHER Tops APEX Category
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

In a recent TDN article by Bill Oppenheim, DAAHER was ranked the number 1 sire by B Runner Index with 4.49. This is an impressive ranking considering he had just 68 foals in his first six crops and already has eight B Runners from a limited number of runners. This means that these progeny of DAAHER are in the top 4% of the racing population with eight runners earning at least $93,200.

TAKREES Rallies to Win Aqueduct’s Interborough
Sunday, January 22, 2017

After placing in several stakes last year, including Saratoga’s Prioress S.-G2, TAKREES started the new year off right with a neck win in the $100,000 Interborough S. The 4-year-old homebred filly by DAAHER was seven lengths off the lead after the first half-mile in this six-furlong sprint. She began her rally on the turn and closed through the stretch to catch the frontrunner before the wire. Besides the Prioress, TAKREES placed in Laurel’s Safely Kept S. and Aqueduct’s Cicada S. She has now won or placed in eight of 11 starts and earned $248,740. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, TAKREES is out of the Dynaformer mare, Uroobah, who is a half-sister to multiple G3 SW/G1-placed Mustanfar. Third dam is Champion Height of Fashion (FR), dam of Champions Nashwan and Nayef.

OUR CARAVAN Gets Sixth Win at Aqueduct
Thursday, January 12, 2017

OUR CARAVAN won for the second time in his last three starts since a five-month lay-off taking a mile and 70-yard test at Aqueduct by 1 1/4 lengths. The son of DAAHER battled for the lead from the start on a track labeled good, relinquished it briefly on the far turn, then reclaimed the top position and edged clear to earn the victory. It was OUR CARAVAN’s third win in his last eight starts which also included three placings. The Calder Derby winner now has career earnings of over $386,000. He was bred in Kentucky by Hare Forest Farm out of the Elusive Quality mare Alwaan.

DAAHER With Highest Percentage of 2YO Winners 2016
Sunday, January 1, 2017

DAAHER ended the year with 88% juvenile winners from runners, the highest percentage in the nation with a minimum of four starters. His seven winners from eight starters all won in Maiden Special Weight company, including 5 1/2-length Belmont winner STRAWBERRY TEQUILA and 2 1/4-length Fair Grounds winner SET HUT. Also in 2016, a daughter of DAAHER, SW/GSP CLOTHES FALL OFF, brought $400,000 at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale as a racing or broodmare prospect. AND lifetime, he has sired an impressive 75% winners and a strong 17% Blacktype horses.

SET HUT Gives DAAHER Seventh 2YO Winner from Eight Starters This Year
Friday, December 2, 2016

Making his second career start after a runner-up finish in his debut, SET HUT set every fraction to win this Fair Grounds one mile Maiden Special Weight by 2 1/4 lengths. In his debut, he was beaten less than a length by a next out stakes horse in a Maiden Special Weight at the beginning of November. SET HUT was bred by Nathan Granger & Set-Hut LLC. out of the Honour and Glory mare Mist of Honour. All seven of DAAHER’s 2-year-old winners this year have been in Maiden Special Weights.

3YO TAKREES Comes From Far Back to Place in Safely Kept
Saturday, November 19, 2016

Graded-placed TAKREES was nearly 14 lengths back after the first quarter mile, but rallied on the turn and into the stretch to be runner-up in the seven-furlong Safely Kept S. at Laurel Park. The daughter of DAAHER was three lengths in front of the third-place finisher. Two races back, TAKREES again used her closing kick to place in the $300,000 Prioress S.-G2 at Saratoga. In her first start of the season, the 3-year-old filly was a 3 3/4-length Maiden Special Weight winner at Aqueduct.

ECHOESOFTIME Becomes 6th 2YO Winner From 8 Starters
Thursday, November 17, 2016

First-time starter ECHOESOFTIME took the lead soon after the break and remained in front to the wire to take a $38,000 Maiden Special Weight by 1 1/4 lengths. The sixth 2-year-old winner from eight starters this year for DAAHER broke well from post six in a 10-horse field. She continued her one-length lead until challenged in mid-stretch, but proved best pulling away in the end racing five furlongs at Delta Downs. The Blanchard Iles homebred in out of the E Dubai mare Eru.

OUR CARAVAN Pushes Earnings Over $360,000 With Aqueduct Win
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Coming off a five-month lay-off, OUR CARAVAN turned back several challenges in this one mile race at Aqueduct and proved up to the fight to earn the win by a head. Vying for the lead soon after the break, the veteran son of DAAHER put away the early leader, was greeted by another wave of rivals, fought them off and then dug in to beat back a late closer for the victory. The nearly 10-length Calder Derby winner has finished on the board in 14 of 19 starts and earned $363,150. He was bred by Hare Forest Farm out of the Elusive quality mare Alwaan.

2YO ROLLER BABE Leads the Way in MSW Win
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

ROLLER BABE became the fifth 2-year-old winner from seven starters this year, all Maiden Special Weights, with a front-running victory. The filly was hustled up to take the lead early and stayed in front the rest of the way to get a neck win going 4 1/2 furlongs at Charles Town. She finished runner-up to a “TDN Rising Star” at Arlington in her debut and also placed in another Maiden Special Weight at Parx. ROLLER BABE was bred by Bobby W. Austin out of Ashton Girl (IRE), by Elnadim.

CLOTHES FALL OFF Brings $400,000 at Fasig-Tipton November
Monday, November 7, 2016

Stakes winner and Graded-placed CLOTHES FALL OFF brought a final bid of $400,000 from Candy Meadows LLC. as a racing/broodmare prospect at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale. The 4-year-old filly by DAAHER has finished first or second in 10 of 12 career starts and earned $366,160, to date. She won the 2016 Correction S. defeating a multiple GSW/Breeders’ Cup placed earner of over $933,000 and a five-time SW/G1P earner of $865,000. She also was runner-up in the 2016 Barbara Fritchie S.-G2 finishing in front of three Grade 1 stakes horses. Bred by Dean Hayes & Shadwell Farm, LLC., CLOTHES FALL OFF was purchased out of the 2014 OBS Selected 2YOs in training sale for $150,000 by Cheyenne Stables. She raced for the partnership of Cheyenne Stables LLC, Southern Equine Stable LLC and Hat Creek Racing.

Back-to-Back Handicap Winners for DAAHER
Saturday, November 5, 2016

Sons of Grade 1 winner DAAHER won consecutive races, each high-level handicaps, at Meydan. EJRAAM has now won or placed in six of his last eight starts after taking a six-furlong sprint on the main dirt track by 1/2 length. Tracking the leaders early, he took command a furlong out and ran on to be first to the wire. ETIJAAH was winning for the third time in his last five starts taking a 1 1/4-mile main track event by 1 1/2 lengths. Settling at the back early on, he began to advance on the frontrunners with three furlongs to go, took the lead about the 1/16th pole and pulled away from there. EJRAAM is out of the Danehill mare, Abby Road, and ETIJAAH is out of the Darshaan mare, Hasheema. Both are Shadwell Farm homebreds.

DAAHER Gets Two Winners on Same Day at Meydan
Thursday, November 3, 2016

After a 7 1/2-month lay-off, ETIJAAH returned with a strong 5 1/4-length win in a 1 1/4-mile handicap race on the main track. It was the fifth win in the last 11 starts and pushed his earnings to $163,016. The consistent Shadwell homebred out of the Darshaan (GB) mare, Hasheema (IRE), has finished on the board in 19 lifetime starts. In March he won the Al Ain Mile by 1 1/4 lengths.

AJRAAM took the lead inside the 1/16th pole and won a six-furlong handicap on the main track by a nose. The versatile Shadwell homebred won his first two career starts, including a debut win going one mile on the turf at Newmarket. AJRAAM is out of the Danehill mare, Abby Road (IRE), and has won or placed in nine of his last 14 starts and now has career earnings of $128,406.

2YO RETROSPECTION Digs in For MSW Score
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Making his second start, RETROSPECTION took the lead with five furlongs to go and remained in front to win a one mile and 70 yards Maiden Special Weight by 1/2 length. The 2-year-old son of DAAHER stalked the pace down the backstretch after breaking full of run. He moved up to grab the lead heading into the final turn, opened a clear lead at the top of the stretch and then dug in in the late stages to earn the victory. Out of the Silver Hawk mare Atherbest, RETROSPECTION was bred by Randy Burkett, is owned by Beth Burkett, and trained by Michael Maker.

2YO STRAWBERRY TEQUILA Rolls in Belmont MSW
Saturday, October 22, 2016

Finishing runner-up in a Saratoga Maiden Special Weight in her debut to a next out stakes-placed filly, STRAWBERRY TEQUILA made an impressive third start winning by a dominating 5 1/2 lengths. In this off-the-turf six-furlong Belmont Maiden Special Weight, the 2-year-old filly by DAAHER moved up to challenge for the lead as they turned for home and drew off through the stretch on a sloppy sealed track. STRAWBERRY TEQUILA was a $130,000 purchase out of this year’s Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2YO Sale by her trainer Bruce Brown as agent and races for Bruce Lunsford. Bred by Stonewall Farm out of the stakes-winning/Graded-placed Tequilas Dayjur, by Dayjur, she is a full sister to stakes-winning, graded-placed CLOTHES FALL OFF ($366,160) who will be offered at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

3YO TAKREES Rallies to Place in Saratoga’s G2 Prioress
Sunday, September 4, 2016

With a strong allowance score here on opening day, TAKREES again showed a big closing kick to place in the $300,000 Prioress S.-G2 at Saratoga. The 3-year-old homebred filly by DAAHER was making only her second stakes start and first in a Graded event. Last in a 10-horse field and 10 lengths back after a 1/2-mile in this six-furlong test, TAKREES swung out wide for the run down the stretch and closed the gap on the front two all the way to the wire. In March she was runner-up by a neck to next out GSW Lost Raven in Aqueduct’s $125,000 Cicada S. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, TAKREES is out of the Dynaformer mare, Uroobah, who is a half-sister to multiple G3 SW/G1-placed Mustanfar. Third dam is Champion Height of Fashion (FR), dam of Champions Nashwan and Nayef.

2YO DARK DESERT WINE Pulls Away to Take Maiden Special Weight
Friday, September 2, 2016

Runner-up in her last Maiden Special Weight try, DARK DESERT WINE got the job done in this one drawing clear to win by 2 3/4 lengths. The 2-year-old filly by DAAHER dueled for the lead with two others after breaking from post two, then pulled away from her rivals through the stretch to win going 5 1/2 furlongs at Retama Park. She was bred by Charles E. Smith and Terry L. Propps out of Lady Countdown, by Captain Countdown.

Four Wins in Five Starts for SW BAREFOOT GYPSY
Sunday, August 14, 2016

Facing older females again and trying the turf for the first time, BAREFOOT GYPSY ran her record to four wins in five career starts with a 1/2-length win going five furlongs on the turf in a time only 2/5 second off the course record. Sitting off the pace early, the 3-year-old daughter of DAAHER rallied through the stretch to pass the frontrunner inside the 1/16th pole and get the win at Belterra Park. After a four-length debut win, BAREFOOT GYSPY went wire to wire to win the $75,000 Southern Park S. in only her second career start. The Wesley Ward trainee is owned by Hat Creek Racing and was bred by Peter J. Sheppell out of the Royal Applause (GB) mare, Ela Enta (GB)

3YO RIQQA Rallies Up the Rail to Win MSW at Prairie Meadows
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Having placed in two of his last four starts, RIQQA took advantage of an opening along the rail and rallied to win a six-furlong Maiden Special Weight by 1 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER was never far back racing on the inside of two others on the turn. He continued in that position and then moved up to challenge for the lead at the top of the stretch and eventually pulled clear to earn the victory at Prairie Meadows. Trained by Kelly Von Hemel for owner Brian Hall, RIQQA was bred by Shadwell Farm out of the Sahm mare Ishraak.

3YO TAKREES Takes Opening Day Allowance at Saratoga
Friday, July 22, 2016

Runner-up by a neck to next out GSW Lost Raven in the $125,000 Cicada S. in March, TAKREES battled through early adversity to win an $85,000 allowance on the Opening Day of the Saratoga Meeting. The 3-year-old homebred filly by DAAHER broke in a tangle when the horses on either side pinched her coming out of the gate. She was still five lengths back at the top of the stretch but made up that margin inside the final eighth to win driving past the leader by 1/2 length going six furlongs. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, TAKREES is out of the Dynaformer mare, Uroobah, who is a half-sister to multiple G3 SW/G1-placed Mustanfar. Third dam is Champion Height of Fashion (FR), dam of Champions Nashwan and Nayef. She now has two wins and three seconds in seven starts and earnings of $138,025.

Stakes Winner BAREFOOT GYPSY Wins Her Third in Four Starts
Thursday, July 14, 2016

The only 3-year-old and filly in the race, stakes winner BAREFOOT GYPSY won for the third time in four career starts taking a six-furlong allowance by 3/4 length. The daughter of DAAHER tracked the leader for the first half about a length off the front. She began to move up on the leader around the turn, gained command near the top of the stretch and edged away to get the win at Belterra. After a four-length debut win, BAREFOOT GYSPY went wire to wire to win the $75,000 Southern Park S. The Wesley Ward trainee is owned by Hat Creek Racing and was bred by Peter J. Sheppell out of the Royal Applause (GB) mare, Ela Enta (GB).

2YO DAHOG Wins Battle to the Wire in Maiden Special
Sunday, July 3, 2016

After finishing behind a next out stakes horse and a next out course record setter in his debut at Keeneland, DAHOG out battled his foes in his second career start to win a Maiden Special Weight by a nose. The 2-year-old son of DAAHER raced fairly close up until the turn for home and then split rivals in upper stretch and out finished them to the wire going five furlongs on the all-weather at Presque Isle Downs. Since his debut at Keeneland, DAHOG put in five works, three of which were bullets, including a :46 3/5 for the 1/2 mile on June 18, his last work prior to this start. Bred in Kentucky by Buck Pond Farm out of the Hold That Tiger mare Quite Familiar, DAHOG is owned and trained by Wayne W. Rice.

3YO GRAND GINJO Becomes Newest Stakes Horse
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Coming off a nearly three-length allowance win last time out, GRAND GINJO made only his second career stakes start and placed in the $100,000 Hoosier Breeders Sophomore S. (BT). The 3-year-old son of DAAHER was four lengths in front of the rest of the field that included three stakes winners in this 1 1/16-mile event at Indiana Grand. GRAND GINJO was a maiden winner at Fair Grounds last year in his third start as a 2-year-old. He becomes the fifth stakes horse this year for DAAHER.

3YO GRAND GINJO Pulls Away in Allowance Score
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A winner at Gulfstream earlier in the year, GRAND GINJO won for the third time taking a one mile and 70 yards allowance by nearly three lengths at Indiana Grand. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER tracked the front two until the far turn. He swung out for his rally heading into the stretch, took the lead near the top of the lane, then turned back the challenge from another and drew away. GRAND GINJO was a six-length maiden winner in his third start as a 2-year-old last year at the Fair Grounds going a mile. GRAND GINJO was bred by Bill Meyer and Cathy Meyer out of Brahms Top Shelf, by Brahms, and is trained by Joe Sharp for owners Wayne Sanders and Larry Hirsch.

$130,000 DAAHER 2YO at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic
Monday, May 23, 2016

On the first day of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, a filly by DAAHER brought a final bid of $130,000. Hip 277, an April 5th foal out of the stakes-winning/Graded-placed Tequilas Dayjur, by Dayjur, was consigned by Boutte Sales, agent, and purchased by Bruce Brown, agent. The filly is a full sister to stakes-winning, graded-placed Clothes Fall Off.

Two 3YO Winners, including Allowance Victor SET HUT
Thursday, April 28, 2016

With a second-place finish in a Fair Grounds allowance already this year to the Louisiana Futurity runner-up, SET HUT rallied on the far turn and won this one mile allowance test at Evangeline Downs by a length. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER was unhurried early but moved up on the far turn to claim the lead by the top of the stretch, then dueled with another through most of the stretch and won the battle to the wire. At 2, SET HUT was a 2 1/4-length Maiden Special Weight winner at the Fair Grounds in his second start after a runner-up finish in his debut. He was bred by Nathan Granger & Set-Hut LLC. out of the Honour and Glory mare Mist of Honour and races for Set-Hut LLC. Also on April 28th, ROLLER BABE won for the second time after being awarded first in a 4 1/2-furlong event at Charles Town. Bred by Bobby W. Austin out of Ashton Girl (IRE), by Elnadim, the filly was a front-running winner in Maiden Special Weight company as a 2-year-old.

3YO TAKREES Rallies for Runner-up Spot in Aqueduct’s $125,000 Cicada
Saturday, March 26, 2016

Making her stakes debut, TAKREES closed quickly in deep stretch to finish runner-up, beaten only a neck, in the six-furlong Cicada S. on the last Saturday of inner track racing at Aqueduct. A Maiden Special Weight winner here in her first start of the year, the 3-year-old filly by DAAHER raced along the rail after breaking from the inside post. With the eventual winner moving off the rail heading for home, TAKREES took advantage of the opening and closed in a hurry inside the sixteenth pole to make it close. She has now finished first or second in four of five starts. The homebred filly trained by Kiaran McLaughlin is out of the Dynaformer mare, Uroobah, who is a half-sister to multiple G3 SW/G1-placed Mustanfar. Third dam is Champion Height of Fashion (FR), dam of Champions Nashwan and Nayef.

3YO BAREFOOT GYPSY Becomes Latest Stakes Winner

Making only her second start after a four-length Maiden Special Weight win here in February, BAREFOOT GYPSY went wire to wire to win the $75,000 Southern Park S. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER broke from post seven in an 11-horse field and quickly took the lead. She disposed of an earlier challenger and then held off a late closer to win this six-furlong stakes at Mahoning Valley by a neck. The Wesley Ward trainee is owned by Hat Creek Racing and was bred by Peter J. Sheppell out of the Royal Applause (GB) mare, Ela Enta (GB).

ETIJAAH Takes Al Ain Mile
Saturday, March 19, 2016

ETIJAAH has now won or placed in seven of his last 10 starts, including four wins, after pulling away in the Al Ain Mile. Sitting in mid-pack in a field of 11, the son of DAAHER began his rally near the quarter pole, battled for the lead with another for the next furlong and then pulled away in the final sixteenth to get the win by 1 1/4 lengths. The consistent Shadwell homebred out of the Darshaan mare, Hasheema, has finished on the board in 18 lifetime starts and earned $131,157.

CLOTHES FALL OFF Takes Aqueduct’s $125,000 Correction

Runner-up in the Grade 2 Barbara Fritchie S. in February, CLOTHES FALL OFF rallied from second to win the six-furlong Correction S. by 1 1/2 lengths. The 4-year-old filly by DAAHER hit the gate as she broke from the outside post but soon recovered to press the pace. CLOTHES FALL OFF began her rally on the turn, took the lead inside the quarter pole and pulled away for the final margin of victory, earning a 99 Beyer Figure. The Kiaran McLaughlin trainee set a New Track Record here in January and last year was runner-up, beaten a neck, in Keeneland’s Ft. Springs S. A TDN Rising Star after her 2-year-old debut at Saratoga, CLOTHES FALL OFF has now been first or second in 10 of 11 starts, earning $365,160. The $150,000 OBS March Select Sale 2-year-old purchase was bred in Kentucky by Dean Hayes and Shadwell Farm LLC out of the DAYJUR mare, Tequilas Dayjur, and races for Cheyenne Stables LLC, Southern Equine Stable LLC and Hat Creek Racing.

A SIDE NOTE: DAAHER’s MAMDOOHA won the 2015 running of the Correction S. and was also trained by Kiaran McLaughlin.

MOOSIR Wins for the Second Time in Two Weeks
Friday, March 11, 2016

Coming off a win at Sharjah in late February, MOOSIR took the lead soon after the break and easily won this one mile handicap on the main track at Meydan by 3 3/4 lengths. In February, the homebred son of DAAHER was part of a 15-horse field and won at 1 1/16 miles. MOOSIR was a debut winner at 3 in France on the turf. He is out of G1 SW Torrestrella, by Orpen, who won the G1 Poule d’Essai des Pouliches at Longchamp.

3YO SUNSHINE LIFE Draws Off in Win at Tampa
Friday, February 26, 2016

Switching back to dirt after two tries this year on turf, SUNSHINE LIFE rallied on the outside to win this Maiden test by 4 1/4 lengths. Cutting back in distance to six furlongs, the 3-year-old filly by DAAHER began to close on the frontrunners on the turn, was four wide heading into the stretch and proved much the best. She had previously placed on dirt and turf at four different tracks. SUNSHINE LIFE was bred by Rick Nichols and Bernie Sams out of the Danehill mare, Samut (IRE).

ETIJAAH Becomes Latest BTW With Curlin H. Win
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

ETIJAAH notched the seventh win and pushed his earnings over $283,000 with a strong closing kick to take the Curlin H. by 2 1/2 lengths. The homebred son of DAAHER raced in midpack for about the first mile of this 1 1/4-mile race on the main track at Meydan. With a little over two furlongs to run, ETIJAAH began to close in on the leaders. He took advantage of an opening along the rail and seized the lead with 1 1/2 furlongs to run and pulled away with a strong stretch run to get the win. ETIJAAH is out of Hasheema (IRE), by Darshaan (GB).

MUNTIJ Puts in Strong Effort for Runner-up Spot in Gulfstream’s Old Hickory
Monday, February 15, 2016

Coming off a runner-up allowance effort here to Florida Derby-G1 placed Ami’s Flatter in which he ran a 98 Beyer, MUNTIJ again finished runner-up, this time in Gulfstream’s $60,000 Old Hickory S. Stretching out to 1 1/16 miles after his seven-furlong start last out, the 4-year-old son of DAAHER stalked the pace only four lengths off the lead. He rallied between rivals on the far turn, then took the lead and was just caught near the wire, finishing 3/4 length back but more than three lengths in front of the next horse. In his last two starts in December, MUNTIJ won a maiden test at Churchill and then was a 5 3/4-length winner going a mile here in mid-December.

ETIJAAH Scores Again at Meydan
Sunday, February 14, 2016

ETIJAAH made it two in a row for trainer Doug Watson when taking a 15-runner Aquarius Handicap, going 2000m on the dirt and carrying top weight. The son of DAAHER is now a winner in both starts this year, ETIJAAH scored by over 18 lengths and was the 700th UAE winner for Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum. The five-year-old is out of the Darshaan mare Hasheema and has now won or placed in four of 14 career starts.

CLOTHES FALL OFF Closes to be Runner-up in G2 Barbara Fritchie
Saturday, February 13, 2016

Coming off a NTR performance at Aqueduct in January, CLOTHES FALL OFF rallied on the outside to finish runner-up, beaten less than two lengths, in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie S.-G2. In her game effort, the 4-year-old filly by DAAHER defeated three Grade 1 stakes horses and finished behind another G1 horse. CLOTHES FALL OFF was making only her third try in stakes, which included a runner-up finish, beaten a neck, in Keeneland’s $100,000 Ft. Springs S. A TDN Rising Star after her impressive 2-year-old debut win at Saratoga, CLOTHES FALL OFF has now been first or second in nine of 10 starts, earning $290,160.

3YO BAREFOOT GYPSY Wins MSW Debut by Four
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Facing eight, including older fillies and mares in her debut, BAREFOOT GYPSY pulled away in the stretch under a hand ride to win this Maiden Special Weight by four lengths. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER broke from the inside post and rushed up to challenge for the lead for the first quarter. She dueled with another through the turn, took command heading for home and drew off for the impressive win going six furlongs at Mahoning Valley. The Wesley Ward trainee is owned by Hat Creek Racing and was bred by Peter J. Sheppell out of the Royal Applause (GB) mare, Ela Enta (GB).

3YO TAKREES Pulls Away in MSW at Aqueduct
Sunday, February 7, 2016

Coming off a runner-up finish in a Laurel Maiden Special Weight in only her second start last December, TAKREES pulled away to win this six-furlong Aqueduct Maiden Special Weight by 3 3/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER moved up from third on the turn to challenge for the lead turning for home, dueled with the frontrunners until the sixteenth pole and sprinted clear for the final margin of victory. This homebred filly trained by Kiaran McLaughlin is out of the Dynaformer mare, Uroobah, who is a half-sister to multiple G3 SW/G1-placed Mustanfar. Third dam is Champion Height of Fashion (FR), dam of Champions Nashwan and Nayef.

A Pair of Winners at Gulfstream in Final Week of January
Sunday, January 31, 2016

DEER DOG followed up Grand Ginjo’s win here on January 27th with a win of his own taking a six-furlong main track event at Gulfstream by 3 3/4 lengths. The 4-year-old colt by DAAHER quickly sprinted to the lead at the break coming out of post five. By the time they’d run a half, he was in front by seven lengths and cruised home from there to get the win. In his 2-year-old Maiden victory, DEER DOG set the pace from the start and defeated 13 rivals winning here by 6 1/4 lengths. He was bred in Kentucky by Jack Reisz out of War Belle, by Lord At War (Arg).

3YO GRAND GINJO Makes It Two in a Row at Gulfstream
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A maiden winner at the Fair Grounds in November, GRAND GINJO followed that up with a 1 1/4-length tally going a mile on the main track at Gulfstream Park. The newly-turned 3-year-old son of DAAHER pressed the pace early between rivals. As they neared the quarter pole, GRAND GINJO went head to head with another for the lead and eventually pulled away in the stretch to get the victory. In his maiden win he drew off to win by six lengths, also at a mile. GRAND GINJO was bred by Bill Meyer and Cathy Meyer out of Brahms Top Shelf, by Brahms, and is trained by Joe Sharp for owners Wayne Sanders and Larry Hirsch.

CLOTHES FALL OFF Zips to NTR at Aqueduct
Thursday, January 14, 2016

CLOTHES FALL OFF established a new track record at Aqueduct going 5 1/2f. in 1:02.89 earning a 91 Beyer Speed Figure in a 1 1/2-length victory. The stakes-placed 4YO daughter of DAAHER has been first or second in eight of nine starts, earning over $230,000 to date. CLOTHES FALL OFF was posting her third win and she has been second five times by narrow margins, including a neck back in Keeneland’s $100,000 Ft. Springs Stakes. She is trained by Kiaran McLaughlin for Cheyenne Stables, Southern Equine Stable and Hat Creek Racing.

Versatile AJRAAM Rallies for Handicap Win at Meydan

AJRAAM won for the second time in his last three starts coming from off the pace to take a seven-furlong handicap on the dirt at Meydan. The homebred son of DAAHER also won a six-furlong handicap here two races back and has now won or placed in eight of his last 10 starts. He won his first two career starts on the turf taking a one mile contest at Newmarket and following that up with a win at seven furlongs at Thirsk. AJRAAM is out of the Danehill mare, Abby Road, and is trained by M Al Muhairi.

MUNTIJ Runner-up to G1 Horse in Gulfstream Allowance
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

MUNTIJ put his two-race win streak on the line in this competitive nine-horse, seven-furlong Gulfstream Park allowance. The 4-year-old son of DAAHER sat behind the leaders early, went four wide on the turn to put himself just a length off the lead, and continued to run strongly through the stretch to earn the runner-up spot. The final time of the race was 1:21 2/5, just a second off the track record. MUNTIJ finished more than 10 lengths in front of the third-place horse and behind Florida Derby-G1 placed Ami’s Flatter who was making his first start since the Queen’s Plate. In his previous two starts, MUNTIJ won a maiden test at Churchill and then was a 5 3/4-length winner going a mile here in mid-December.

MARVELOUS QUEEN Earns Year-End Championship Honors
Thursday, December 31, 2015

MARVELOUS QUEEN (Dom) went undefeated during the year winning three Graded stakes by wide margins and was named Champion Sprinter of 2015 in her native country. In May, the 4-year-old filly by DAAHER started her season off with a more than eight-length win in a hand ride of the seven-furlong G2 Clasico Dia de las Madres. In July, she soundly defeated a top flight of sprinters to easily win the six-furlong G3 Copa Sprinter Nativos, and closed out her year in October with another dominating performance to win the seven-furlong G2 Copa Dia de la Raza, again by more than eight lengths. MARVELOUS QUEEN was bred by Dr. Angel B. Contreras out of the Gone West mare, Hazimah, and purchased her out of the 2010 Keeneland November Sale carrying this filly. Hazimah, a half-sister to the Shadwell Farm homebred Dewhurst S.-G1 winner Mujahid, is also the dam of the Shadwell Farm homebred multiple stakes winner Elghayoor.

MUNTIJ Chalks Up Back-to-Back Wins
Thursday, December 17, 2015

Coming off a Maiden score at Churchill in November, MUNTIJ made it two-in-a-row with a commanding 5 3/4-length win at Gulfstream. The 3-year-old son of DAAHER broke well from post two in a 10-horse field and vied for the lead early, then backed off a little but still remained close to the frontrunners. He swung wide going into the stretch, ran by the front two and was ridden out to the wire in this one mile test. MUNTIJ was a 1 3/4-length winner going 6 1/2 furlongs at Churchill after runner-up finishes in Maiden Special Weights at Keeneland and Ellis earlier in the year. He was bred by Shadwell Farm out of Red’s Lucky Lady, by Lucky Lionel.

OUR CARAVAN Pushes Earnings Over $300,000 With Aqueduct Win
Saturday, December 12, 2015

OUR CARAVAN came from seven lengths back to run down the frontrunner and win by 2 1/2 lengths going a mile and 70 yards at Aqueduct. The 4-year-old son of DAAHER has won or placed in four of six starts this year and now has career earnings of $303,300. Two races back he was runner-up in the $75,000 DTHA Governors Day S. at Delaware Park and also has an allowance win to his credit there in July. Last year, OUR CARAVAN won the Calder Derby by an impressive 9 3/4 lengths. Bred in Kentucky by Hare Forest Farm Ltd., OUR CARVAN is out of the Elusive Quality mare Alwaan, a daughter of multiple G1 SW Jersey Girl. He is trained by Rudy R. Rodriguez for owner Michael Dubb.

2YO GRAND GINJO Draws Off by Six at Fair Grounds
Sunday, November 22, 2015

Making his third start, GRAND GINJO pulled away through the stretch to win this one mile Maiden test by a commanding six lengths. The 2-year-old son of DAAHER contested the pace from the start, eventually took the lead for good in upper stretch and drew off from there. GRAND GINJO was bred by Bill Meyer and Cathy Meyer out of Brahms Top Shelf, by Brahms.

MUNTIJ Prevails in Maiden Test at Churchill
Sunday, November 15, 2015

With runner-up finishes in Maiden Special Weights at Keeneland and Ellis this year, MUNTIJ got the job done here with a 1 3/4-length win at Churchill Downs. Shadowing the leader for most of the race going 6 1/2 furlongs on the main track, the 3-year-old son of DAAHER took over the lead in mid-stretch and pulled away late. Prior to this win, MUNTIJ had placed in five starts previous starts. He is a Shadwell Farm homebred out of Red’s Lucky Lady, by Lucky Lionel.

CLOTHES FALL OFF Rallies for Runner-up Spot in Keeneland’s Fort Springs S.
Saturday, October 31, 2015

Coming off a strong allowance win last time out at Belmont Park, 3-year-old filly CLOTHES FALL OFF closed through the lane to finish runner-up, beaten only a neck, in the six-furlong Fort Springs S., the race that followed the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland. The daughter of DAAHER raced no more than three lengths off the pace, went five wide on the turn, then split horses in mid-stretch and finished with a strong effort to just miss. In her only start at two, CLOTHES FALL OFF was designated a TDN Rising Star after coming from last to win a MSW at Saratoga by 3 1/4 lengths. She has now finished first or second in six of seven lifetime starts and has earned $174,960.

3YO filly CLOTHES FALL OFF Scores in Belmont Allowance
Sunday, October 4, 2015

CLOTHES FALL OFF, a TDN Rising Star after her 2YO debut win at Saratoga last year, started this season with two runner-up efforts at Belmont and missed by a nose at Saratoga. In her next start, the sophomore filly had a very troubled trip in the Prioress S.-G2 at Saratoga. In this 6 1/2 f. allowance at Belmont, CLOTHES FALL OFF unleashed a powerful surge into the stretch to win going away. The 3YO daughter of DAAHER has two wins, three times second from six starts to date. Bred in Kentucky by Dean Hayes and Shadwell Farm LLC out of the stakes-winning, graded-placed DAYJUR mare, Tequilas Dayjur, CLOTHES FALL OFF races for Cheyenne Stables LLC, Southern Equine Stable LLC and Hat Creek Racing.

Pedigree


Race Record
Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
3 7 4(2) 0 1(1) $447,039
4 2 0 0 1(1) $8,124
Total 9 4(2) 0 2(2) $455,163

WON

  • Cigar Mile H.-G1 1 mile in 1:33 3/5 on the dirt at Aqueduct, by 2 1/2 lengths, 114 Beyer, defeating subsequent Champion Midnight Lute, Naughty New Yorker, etc.
  • Jerome H.-G2 1 mile in 1:34 1/5 on the dirt at Belmont, by 2 1/4 lengths, 110 Beyer, defeating Forefathers, etc.
  • Allowance Race at Saratoga 1 1/8 miles in 1:49 2/5 on the dirt, by 13 3/4 lengths, 107 Beyer, defeating Chekhov, etc.
  • Maiden Race at Belmont 1 1/16 miles on the dirt, by 3 1/4 lengths, 2nd start

3rd

  • Prince of Wales S. 1 3/16 miles on the dirt at Fort Erie
  • Stymie H. 1 1/8 miles on the dirt at Aqueduct

4th

  • Queen’s Plate S. 1 1/4 miles on Polytrack at Woodbine