Awesome Again – Irish Cherry, by Irish Open
2017 Stud Fee: $5,000 live foal
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.
Two 3YO Winners, including Allowance Victor SET HUT
Friday, April 28, 2017
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.
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.
ETIJAAH Becomes Latest BTW With Curlin H. Win
Thursday, February 23, 2017
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).
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
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.
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.
3YO BAREFOOT GYPSY Becomes Latest Stakes Winner
Saturday, March 26, 2016
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).
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.
CLOTHES FALL OFF Takes Aqueduct’s $125,000 Correction
Saturday, March 19, 2016
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Versatile AJRAAM Rallies for Handicap Win at Meydan
Thursday, January 14, 2016
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.
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.
MUNTIJ Runner-up to G1 Horse in Gulfstream Allowance
Thursday, 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.
Back-to-Back Handicap Winners for DAAHER
Thursday, November 5, 2015
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.
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.
OUR CARAVAN Runner-up in DTHA Governors Day S. at Delaware
Saturday, September 12, 2015
OUR CARAVAN has now won or placed in five of his last six starts dating back to last year, after a runner-up finish in the $75,000 DTHA Governors Day S. Going one mile and 70 yards on Delaware Park’s main track, the 4-year-old son of DAAHER had an awkward start and settled about four lengths off the lead. He moved up around the far turn and continued to close on the frontrunner through the stretch. OUR CARAVAN recorded an allowance win here in early July and last year won the Calder Derby by an impressive 9 3/4 lengths. OUR CARAVAN now has career earnings of $260,200.
VADVADA Becomes Newest Stakes Horse
Saturday, July 26, 2015
Coming off a 7 3/4-length allowance score in June, VADVADA became DAAHER’s newest stakes horse after placing in the Columbine S. The 4-year-old filly was more than seven lengths in front of the next place finisher at Arapahoe Park. VADVADA won her 2-year-old debut at Calder on dirt and also won on the turf at Tampa Bay. The Kentucky-bred is out of the Spectacular Bid mare Spectacular Morgan.
3YO VHAAR SHE GOES Draws Off in Maiden Score
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Making only her third start, VHAAR SHE GOES defeated 11 rivals to win a six-furlong Maiden test by 4 1/2 lengths. Stalking the pace early after breaking from post 10, the 3-year-old filly by DAAHER took command near the top of the stretch and drew away from the field for her final margin of victory at Indiana Grand Race Course. VHARR SHE GOES was bred by Bill Meyer and Cathy Meyer out of Brahms Top Shelf, by Brahms.
OUR CARAVAN Makes Valiant Return
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Off since December, OUR CARAVAN retuned to the races to win a 1 1/16-mile allowance at Delaware Park. The 4-year-old son of DAAHER took the lead at the break and held the advantage for the first six furlongs. He was passed by the eventual runner-up near the top of the stretch but fought back gamely to regain the lead and won by 3/4 length defeating a multiple Graded-placed horse. Last year, OUR CARAVAN won the Calder Derby by an impressive 9 3/4 lengths. The $190,000 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling was a three-length Maiden Special Weight debut winner at Gulfstream Park. Bred in Kentucky by Hare Forest Farm Ltd., OUR CARVAN is out of the Elusive Quality mare Alwaan, a daughter of multiple Graded stakes winner Jersey Girl. He is trained by Michael Dilger for Anstu Stables Inc.
MAMDOOHA Places in G3 Vagrancy at Belmont
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Multiple stakes winner MAMDOOHA earned additional Graded type with her placing in the six-furlong Vagrancy H.-G3 at Belmont Park. It was her second consecutive Graded placing to go along with her Correction S. win in 2015. The 4-year-old daughter of DAAHER has won or placed in all eight career starts, including four stakes wins, and has earnings of $325,200.
SALARIAQ Rallies to Get Second Win in Four Starts
Saturday, April 25 2015
Making her second start of the year after placing here nine days ago, SALARIAQ closed from fourth to win this one mile handicap on the turf at Limerick. The 4-year-old filly by DAAHER made her move to challenge for the lead in between horses with less than a furlong to go and finished strong to get the win by a neck. Last year, SALARIAQ won her second start after a runner-up finish in her debut, defeating 13 rivals to win a 1 1/16-mile maiden race on the turf at Gowran Park by two lengths. Bred in Kentucky by Galleria Bloodstock and Rhinestone Bloodstock, SALARIAQ is out of the Group 3 winner Alabaq, by Riverman. Her second dam is Salsabil, champion 3yo filly in Europe and Ireland and triple Classic winner who became the first filly in 90 years to capture the Irish Derby-G1 in 1990.
MAMDOOHA Places in Aqueduct’s Grade 2 Distaff
Saturday, April 18, 2015
A winner in five of six starts, MAMDOOHA made her Graded stakes debut and placed in Aqueduct’s $200,000 Distaff H.-G2, finishing behind a previous G2 winner. It was only the 4-year-old DAAHER filly’s second start since taking the Cicada S. in March of 2014. MAMDOOHA kicked off her current campaign with a come from behind win in the Correction S. She put together a string of four straight stakes victories and in her only other start prior to the Distaff, she finished runner-up in her juvenile debut to a next out stakes winner.
MAMDOOHA Takes Correction for Fifth Win in Six Starts
Saturday, March 14, 2015
MAMDOOHA made a victorious return to the races with a win in the six-furlong Correction S. on a fog shrouded afternoon at Aqueduct. The 4-year-old filly by DAAHER rallied five wide into the lane and battled between rivals in deep stretch to earn the win by a head on the sloppy sealed inner track. This was her fifth win in six lifetime starts and puts her earnings at $290,200. It was MAMDOOHA’s first start since winning the Cicada S. here on March 15 of last year. She also won the Ruthless S. at Aqueduct and the Gin Talking S. at Laurel Park. The homebred filly for Shadwell Stable is out of the Rahy mare Marraasi.
3YO MUQAAWEL Best at Deauville
Friday, March 6, 2015
Coming off a stakes placing last time out at Cagnes-sur-mer, MUQAAWEL got back to the winner’s circle with a one-length tally going 1500 meters in the Prix du Perche on the polytrack at Deauville. The 3-year-old colt by DAAHER has now won or placed in four of six starts, including a debut win on the turf at Leicester last June. At Cagnes-sur-mer last time out and his first start in four months, MUQAAWEL closed through the stretch to finish just 3/4 length back of winning the Prix de la Californie S. MUQAAWEL was bred by Shadwell Farm out of the Danehill mare Ekleel, who is a half-sister to three-time G1 winner Aljabr.
ETIJAAH Scores Again at Meydan
Saturday, February 14, 2015
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.
3YO MUQAAWEL Places in Stakes Debut
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Making his first start after a four-month lay-off, MUQAAWEL closed on the outside to place in one mile Prix de la Californie S., just 3/4 length off the win. Racing on the all-weather surface at Cagnes-sur-Mer, in France, and making his stakes debut, the 3-year-old colt by DAAHER was near the back of the pack until they turned for home. MUQAAWEL swung out for the run home and continued to close the gap to the wire. Finishing behind him was a “TDN Rising Star”. The Prix de la Californie S. is considered a “Fast-Track Qualifier” for Lingfield’s £150,000 Three-Year-Old Championship April 3rd. A debut winner at Leicester in June of last year, MUQAAWEL was bred by Shadwell Farm out of the Danehill mare Ekleel, who is a half-sister to three-time G1 winner Aljabr.
3YO DEER DOG Gets Back-to-Back Scores
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Coming off a maiden victory at Gulfstream in his final start of 2014, DEER DOG kicked off his 2015 campaign with another front-running effort to win this allowance at Tampa Bay by a game neck. Vying for the lead in this six-furlong test, the 3-year-old colt by DAAHER pulled ahead for a length lead, then had to dig in down the stretch to secure the victory. In his maiden tally, the Jack P. Reisz homebred out of War Belle, by Lord At War (Arg), drew off through the stretch to win by 6 1/4 lengths in December for regular trainer William Bradley.
2YO DEER DOG Draws Off in Gulfstream Maiden Score
Thursday, December 11, 2014
In his career debut, DEER DOG finished on-the-board in a Maiden Special Weight at Ellis Park. In this six-furlong Gulfstream Park Maiden test, the 2-year-old colt by DAAHER set the pace shortly after the break and drew off in the stretch to win by 6 1/4 lengths. Breaking from post six in this large 14 horse field, DEER DOG had a three-length lead as they turned for home and continued to widen his margin to the wire. The Jack P. Reisz homebred out of War Belle, by Lord At War (Arg), is trained by William Bradley.
3YO SALARIAQ in Command in Second Outing
Sunday, September 21, 2014
After a runner-up finish in her debut, SALARIAQ closed down on the leaders with a quarter mile to go and won this maiden test at Gowran Park by a comfortable two lengths. In a field of 14 racing 1 1/16 miles on a turf rated good to firm, the 3-year-old filly by DAAHER tracked the leaders for the first six furlongs. With a couple furlongs to go, SALARIAQ challenged for the lead, took control and continued to run strongly to the wire. Bred in Kentucky by Galleria Bloodstock and Rhinestone Bloodstock, SALARIAQ is out of the Group 3 winner Alabaq, by Riverman. Her second dam is Salsabil, champion 3yo filly in Europe and Ireland and triple Classic winner who became this first filly in 90 years to capture the Irish Derby-G1 in 1990.
2YO CLOTHES FALL OFF Impressive Debut MSW Winner at Saratoga
Thursday, August 21, 2014
A $150,000 OBS March Select Sale 2-year-old purchase earlier this year, CLOTHES FALL OFF made her price look like a bargain after a 3 1/4-length debut win at Saratoga. Going 5 1/2 furlongs on a sloppy, sealed track and breaking from the outside post in a field of 10, CLOTHES FALL OFF raced wide from the back early on. As they went around the turn, the DAAHER filly moved to the inside then swung out between rivals in mid-stretch, rallied past the leaders and spurted away to the wire. Five days earlier, the Kiaran McLaughlin trainee worked a quick :59 4/5 for five furlongs showing her readiness for the gate. 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.
MATRIOSKA Scores Fifth Victory
Monday, July 14, 2014
The 4-year-old filly by DAAHER, MATRIOSKA, won the Premio Banca Delle Marche at Corridonia. The Kentucky-bred filly has won five races and placed an additional 10 times over three seasons of racing, and has now won or placed in nearly half her lifetime starts. MATRIOSKA is out of the Exploit mare Extra Holy, and was purchased as a yearling at the Keeneland September Sale by Italian agent Federico Barberini.
MATRIOSKA Strikes by 11 Lengths
Monday, June 29, 2014
MATRIOSKA, a 4-year-old filly by DAAHER, won the Premio Isde D'Italia by daylight going about 1 1/8 miles over going rated good at Corridonia. Bred in Kentucky by Wind Hill Farm from the Exploit mare Extra Holy, the veteran race filly was purchased as a yearling at the Keeneland September Sale by Italian agent Federico Barberini.
3YO Filly MARVELOUS QUEEN Wins at Camarero
Saturday, June 21, 2014
A close third in a Maiden Special Weight in her previous start, MARVELOUS QUEEN won a 6 furlong, $25,000 maiden claiming event at Camarero by 9 1/2 lengths. The 3-year-old filly by DAAHER made her first two starts at Tampa Bay, and was fourth once. Bred in the Dominican, she is out of the Gone West mare Hazimah, who was purchased at the 2010 Keeneland November Sale carrying this filly.
2YO MUQAAWEL Debut Maiden Winner
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Making his first start, MUQAAWEL won a 7f. Maiden event at Leicester by a comfortable 1 1/4 lengths. The 2-year-old son of DAAHER was never far off the pace and responded when asked, defeating a field of seven more experienced rivals. A homebred for Shadwell, he is out of the Danehill mare Ekleel, she a half-sister to three-time G1 winner Aljabr. Ekleel has a yearling colt by Street Cry.
3YO GO GO SUGAR Draws Off in Maiden Special Weight
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Breaking from post one, GO GO SUGAR sat in third for the first half-mile of this six-furlong Maiden Special Weight test. As they hit the top of the lane, the 3-year-old son of DAAHER was bearing down on the frontrunners, dueled briefly with the leader and then pulled away to win by 2 1/4 lengths at Mountaineer. In his first two starts as a 2-year-old last year, GO GO SUGAR placed at Keeneland, beaten less than two lengths for the win, and at Churchill. Out of Plenty of Sugar, by Ascot Knight, GO GO SUGAR was bred and is owned by his trainer, Ron Thompson.
Daaher’s Our Caravan Impressive Winner
Saturday, April 5, 2014
of Calder Derby
In his first start wearing blinkers, OUR CARAVAN scored a 9 3/4-length victory in the 1 1/8-mile Calder Derby. Racing second for the opening six furlongs, OUR CARAVAN made his move going into the turn, then pulled away in the stretch to win easily over favorite Ring Weekend. A $190,000 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling, the 3-year-old colt had broken his maiden by three lengths in his debut at Gulfstream in December. Unplaced in Holy Bull S.-G2 and Fountain of Youth S.-G2, OUR CARAVAN now has two wins in four starts for earnings of $180,200. Bred in Kentucky by Hare Forest Farm Ltd.,OUR CARVAN is out of the Elusive Quality mare Alwaan,a daughter of multiple Graded stakes winner Jersey Girl. Trained by Michael Dilger, OUR CARAVAN races for Anstu Stables Inc.
Mamdooha Extends Streak with Cicada S. Victory
Saturday, March 15, 2014
MAMDOOHA kept her winning streak alive, winning her fourth straight and a third consecutive stakes victory in the $100,000 Cicada Stakes. Going six furlongs at Aqueduct, MAMDOOHA stalked the pace, drew into contention through a half in 46.4 and drove past the field in the stretch to score by 1 1/2 lengths. The Cicada was the 3YO filly's first start since her nose victory in the Ruthless Stakes on January 14, also at Aqueduct. She won the Gin Talking Stakes in December at Laurel Park, preceded by a four-length romp in November in just her second start. Now a three-time stakes winner, MAMDOOHA has four wins, one second from five starts and earnings of $230,200 to date. The homebred filly for Shadwell Stable is by DAAHER out of the Rahy mare Marraasi.
$150,000 DAAHER 2YO at OBS March Select
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A filly by DAAHER brought a final bid of $150,000 at the combined one day Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2014 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training. The fourth horse actually through the ring, hip 6, was purchased by Cheyenne Stables LLC. Consigned by Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds LLC, agent, the March 28th foal is out of the stakes-winning, graded-placed DAYJUR mare, Tequilas Dayjur.
CASTELLA Gives DAAHER Another GSW
Sunday, February 9, 2014
CASTELLA captured the G3 Clasico Aristides Arjona by 3 3/4 lengths to give DAAHER another GSW from his first crop. Bred in Kentucky by the University of Kentucky out of Blue Stream, by King of Kings (Ire), CASTELLA won this G3 going 1 1/8 miles on the dirt at Hipodromo Presidente Remon, in Panama. Earlier in his career, this 5-year-old was third in the important one mile Campeonato Juvenil (Mex-1) as a juvenile.
3YO Filly Mamdooha Prevails in Ruthless Stakes
Sunday, January, 12, 2014
MAMDOOHA got her nose in front at the wire after a ferocious stretch duel to take the $98,000 Ruthless Stakes at Aqueduct for her third straight win. Racing six furlongs over the muddy Aqueduct main track, the sophomore filly charged up to join the leaders from just off the pace after a half mile in :47. Making a three-wide move into the stretch, MAMDOOHA drew alongside the game Vero Amore a furlong out, and they matched strides to the finish line. Now with three wins, one second from four starts to date, MAMDOOHA boosted her bankroll to over $170,000 with this second stakes victory. She is a homebred for Shadwell Stable by DAAHER out of the Rahy filly Marraasi.
Two in a Row for DAAHER 2YO Filly
Friday, December 27, 2013
The versatile and consistent 2YO filly, VADVADA made steady progress from mid-pack, dueled, then edged away from her rivals to make it two in a row and her third win in five career starts. A winner last out going 6 furlongs on the main track, VADVADA made the switch to the turf for this victory. She is one of three 2YO winners from 5 starters this year for DAAHER. The Kentucky-bred juvenile is out of the Spectacular Bid mare Spectacular Morgan.
A Pair of 2YO Winners for DAAHER
Saturday, December 17, 2013
Making his career debut going 1 1/16 miles over the main track at Gulfstream Park, 2YO colt OUR CARAVAN rallied past the pacesetters and drew off to score int this MSW by three lengths. A $190,000 Saratoga Select yearling last year, OUR CARAVAN is out of the Elusive Quality mare Alwaan and is from the family of Multiple G1 winner Jersey Girl. He was bred in Kentucky by Hare Forest Farm, Ltd. and races for Antsu Stable. Also on Saturday, 2YO filly VADVADA ran down the heavy favorite for her second win in four starts to date. A winner in her first start earlier this season, VADVADA won this six furlong test over the main track at Tampa Bay, and along with the runner-up, was 10 lengths in front of the rest of the field.
2YO DAAHER Filly Wins $100,000 Gin Talking S.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Making just her third start, MAMDOOHA raced just off the pace before taking control after a half-mile and drew clear to score by 4 1/2 lengths, going 7 furlongs over a muddy track at Laurel. This stakes win was the first attempt against stakes company for MAMDOOHA, who was coming off a decisive victory at Aqueduct in her previous start. Bred in Kentucky by Shadwell Farm, she is out of Marraasi, by Rahy.
2YO DAAHER Filly Wins Second Start
Sunday, November 3, 2013
MAMDOOHA, a 2-year-old daughter of DAAHER, overcame a rough start to win a 6f. MSW at Aqueduct by four lengths for Shadwell Stables. Spotting the field six lengths after being slammed by a rival at the start, MAMDOOHA showed great courageous to continue fighting her way to the front and swept to the lead down the stretch. Second in her debut at Monmouth, the homebred filly had posted a bullet :36 work over the Belmont training track in preparation for this effort. Bred in Kentucky by Shadwell Farm, she is out of Marraasi, by Rahy.
ASIYA Places in the Dream Rush S. at Belmont
Sunday, October 5, 2013
ASIYA continued her comeback tour following a long lay-off this spring. Making her second start since a dominating allowance when in August, ASIYA had to weave her way through challengers to get to the wire. This 7-furlong stakes was run quickly on the front end which allowed the 3-year-old daughter of DAAHER to save ground on the rail towards the back of the pack. She made her move through the final turn and ran strongly through the stretch. Out of the Elusive Quality mare Khalila and trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, ASIYA was an 11-length Aqueduct Maiden Special Weight winner in only her second career start at 2.
GYPSY ROBIN is Runner-Up in the Thoroughbred Club of America S.-G2
Saturday, October 5, 2013
GYPSY ROBIN set quick fractions on her way to a runner-up finish in the Thoroughbred Club of America S.-G2. The daughter of DAAHER broke cleanly and went right to the front and let the pack chase her for the majority of this 6-furlong race over the polytrack. GYPSY ROBIN battled gamely when challenged by the eventual winner at the top of the stretch and raced to the wire finishing just one length back at the line. In her last race she won the C.E.R.F. S. at Del Mar and is a previous G2 winner at Keeneland in the Raven Run S. GYPSY ROBIN is out of the Indian Charlie mare Feisty Princess.
AWESOME CARO Draws Off in Maiden Score
Monday, September 23, 2013
AWESOME CARO, a 3-year-old son of DAAHER, was clearly best breaking his maiden by 5 1/2 lengths at Delaware. Racing one mile on the main track, AWESOME CARO dueled for the first six furlongs and then pulled away when asked to win by the wide margin. Out of Bon Caro, by Bon Point (GB), he was bred by Rick Sutherland.
2YO VADVADA Wins First Time Out at Calder
Friday, September 6, 2013
Making her career debut, VADVADA, 2yo filly by DAAHER, won $33,000 Maiden Special Weight by 1 1/4 lengths. Going 1 1/16 miles over the main track at Calder Race Course, VADVADA rated just off the pace, then rallied inside the eighth pole to win going away. She is out of Spectacular Morgan, by Spectacular Bid.
GYPSY ROBIN Never Challenged in Del Mar Stakes Win
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
GYPSY ROBIN, from the first crop of G1 miler DAAHER, shot from the gate and assumed command to take the C.E.R.F. Stakes going 6f. over the main track at Del Mar. After a brilliant victory in the Raven Run S-G2 at Keeneland last October, GYPSY ROBIN returned to the races in mid-July for her new connections (A J L Productions, Jungle Racing, and William Strauss), finishing fourth in a high-class allowance behind subsequent G2 winner Reneesgotzip and G1 winner Executiveprivilege. Out of the Indian Charlie mare Feisty Princess, GYPSY ROBIN is a G2 Winner, G1 Placed and now has six wins, once second from 11 starts, and earnings of $560,000.
3YO ASIYA Dominates Saratoga Allowance Field
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Coming off a seven-month layoff, ASIYA proved she was ready to get back to racing with a runaway win in a Saratoga allowance. Going 6 1/2 furlongs on the main track, the 3-year-old homebred filly by DAAHER raced just of the pace early on. Swinging four wide with two furlongs to go, ASIYA moved up to gain the lead and proceeded to draw off down the stretch to win by a commanding 8 1/4 lengths. In her last start, she placed in the $100,000 Busanda S. at Aqueduct in January. Out of the Elusive Quality mare Khalila and trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, ASIYA was an 11-length Aqueduct Maiden Special Weight winner in only her second career start at 2.
3YO ELNADWA Runner-up in Season Debut
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Making just her first start of her 3-year-old campaign, ELNADWA put in a solid effort to be runner-up in this seven-furlong handicap at Salisbury. The daughter of DAAHER was last seen in October taking a seven-furlong maiden race on the all-weather course at Wolverhampton by 2 1/4 lengths in her second start. In her only other start, ELNADWA was placed in her debut at Epsom, beaten less than a length.
3YO MOOSIR Wins Debut In France
Monday, June 10, 2013
Making his first career start, the 3-year-old MOOSIR made a good account of himself with a comfortable 1 1/2-length win racing 1 1/4 miles at Salon Provence. This homebred colt by DAAHER is the first foal out of G1 SW Torrestrella, by Orpen. She won the G1 Poule d’Essai des Pouliches at Longchamp.
3YO AJRAAM is Undefeated in Two Starts
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Tracking the leader in the early going, AJRAAM took over with a little more than a furlong to go and finished strong to win this seven-furlong handicap at Thirsk by 3/4 length. It was the second straight win in as many starts for this homebred 3-year-old son of DAAHER. In his debut, AJRAAM defeated 11 rivals to take a one mile test at Newmarket in mid April. He is out of the Danehill mare, Abby Road, and is trained by Charles Hills.
3YO ASCOT EYE Rolls in MSW Debut at Arlington
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
ASCOT EYE took the lead in the opening stages and raced home to win by 7 3/4 lengths in her debut at Arlington Park. In this off the turf Maiden Special Weight going five furlongs on the all-weather surface, this 3-year-old filly from the second crop of DAAHER dictated the pace from early on. Setting fractions of :22 3/5 and :45 3/5, ASCOT EYE widened her margin at every call and drew off under hand urging, stopping the timer in :57 4/5. Bred in Kentucky by Hadi Al Tajir, this Shadwell Stable’s filly is out of the Unfuwain mare, Millenia (GB), and is trained by Daniel Peitz.
Consistent 3YO Filly Gets Third Win of the Season
Monday, May 6, 2013
MATRIOSKA, a 3-year-old filly from the second crop of DAAHER, was a clear winner by 2 1/2 lengths in a 1 3/8-mile turf event at Grosseto, in Tuscany. This was her third win of the year. She was a 17-length maiden winner in January on a surface rated good at Albenga and also won on the heavy going at Roma. This year, MATRIOSKA has already made nine starts and has been on the board in eight of those nine starts. Out of the Exploit mare, Extra Holy, who is a half-sister to Horse of the Year Holy Bull, MATRIOSKA races for owner Razza Dell’Olmo and trainer Riccardo Menichetti.
3YO AJRAAM Wins Debut at Newmarket
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Overcoming a slightly awkward start, AJRAAM soon made the lead and held off challengers on both sides through the final quarter mile to win the one mile maiden event at Newmarket. Making his first start, the homebred by DAAHER stayed on task and showed an ability to battle prevailing by 3/4 length in a field of 12 runners. He is one of four winners from five starters this year for his sire. Ridden by Ryan Moore, AJRAAM is out of the Danehill mare Abby Road and trained by Charles Hills.
3YO ASIYA Places in Aqueduct’s Busanda S.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
After registering a runaway win in a Maiden Special Weight here in December, ASIYA had a troubled trip but was still able to place in the $100,000 Busanda S. Stretching out to two turns for the first time in this one mile and 70 yards event, the 3-year-old filly by DAAHER broke awkwardly at the break then settled three wide in close proximity of the leader. Swinging four wide as they turned for home, ASIYA kicked home down the stretch but was impeded in the final 100 yards, clipping heals and stumbling badly when another horse came out. After finishing third, ASIYA was placed second.
2YO Filly Gallops by 11 lengths in Aqueduct MSW
Sunday, December 9, 2012
In only her second career start, ASIYA drew off from her rivals to score in a 7f. MSW at Aqueduct. Third in her debut at Belmont, ASIYA is the fourth juvenile winner from six starters for her sire DAAHER this year. She is a homebred out of the Elusive Quality mare Khalila and trained by Kiaran McLaughlin.
2YO Homebred Wins MSW in Debut
Friday, November 2, 2012
Making her career debut, TERFAASHAH became the third juvenile winner for DAAHER when she easily won a $30,000 MSW, 6f. over the main track at Hawthorne Racecourse. The 2YO homebred filly made a three-wide move around the turn, made a clear lead, and scored by 1 3/4 lengths. She is out of the Elusive Quality mare Alzehba and trained by Daniel Peitz.
GYPSY ROBIN Dominates Keeneland’s Raven Run S.-G2
Saturday, October 30, 2012 3YO filly GYPSY ROBIN overpowered a field of 13 in the 7f. Lexus Raven Run-G2 contested over Keeneland’s main track in impressive wire-to-wire fashion for her fourth stakes victory. Under John Velazquez, the highweight and favorite set swift fractions of :22.17, :45.30, 1:09.24, and increased her advantage through the stretch to win by 4 lengths in 1:21.79. Out of the Indian Charlie mare Feisty Princess, GYPSY ROBIN was bred in Kentucky by Cloyce Clark, Jr., is trained by Wesley A. Ward, and is owned by King 9 Stables, Gatewood Bell, Bret Jones, and Wesley Ward. She now has five wins, once second from nine starts, earning $498,000 to date.
2YO ELNADWA Wins Second Start at Wolverhamption
Friday, October 12, 2012
Making just her second career start after placing in her debut at Epsom in September, this 2-year-old filly from the second crop of DAAHER scores by 2 1/4 lengths at Wolverhampton. Racing seven furlongs on the all-weather surface, ELNADWA chased the leaders early on, then took the lead inside the final furlong and pulled away and justified her role as the favorite. Out of the General Meeting mare, Grade 1 winner Magical Allure, she was bred by Shadwell Farm, races for Godolphin and is trained by Saeed bin Suroor.
2YO Homebred DAAHER Colt Victorious at Sandown
Friday, August 31, 2012
ETIJAAH, 2-year-old son of DAAHER disputed the lead throughout and gamely withstood a late challenge to grab the victory by a head in a 7f. Maiden at Sandown over 10 rivals. Previously, this homebred colt showed great promise in a strong maiden race at Newmarket on his debut earlier this month. Jockey Paul Hanagan said, “ I like him. He has a lovely temperament and he’ll come on again for that as he was just pricking his ears in front.” Out of the Darshaan mare Hasheema, the juvenile is trained by B.J. Meehan and is a homebred for Shadwell.
GYPSY ROBIN Runner-up in $500,000 G1 Test S.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Winner of Keeneland’s Beaumont S.-G2 by four lengths in mid-April, this 3-year-old filly from the first crop of DAAHER put in a strong effort to finish runner-up in the $500,000 Test S.-G1 at Saratoga. In this seven-furlong test on the main track, GYPSY ROBIN showed good early speed and sat in second, just a little over two lengths off the leader. Racing three wide on the turn, GYPSY ROBIN made a bit at the top of the stretch, took the lead passing the 3/16’s pole, but was overtaken late inside the eighth pole by a previous G1 winner.
DAAHER Colt Brings $190,000 at Saratoga Select
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
A bay colt from the third crop of DAAHER brought a final bid of $190,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings Sale. Hip 132, a March 31 foal out of the Elusive Quality mare, Alwaan, and consigned by Hunter Valley Farm, agent, was purchased by Jim Maloney.
3YO KAYOU Duels to the Wire to Win MSW
Saturday, June 23, 2012
This 3-year-old son of DAAHER put in a stretch-long duel with the runner-up and prevailed at the wire to take this about one mile Maiden Special Weight turf race at Evangeline Downs. KAYOU, stalking the pace early, began to turn up the heat around the final turn, then challenged the leader through the stretch and won. He had three previous placings in maiden events. Out of the Affirmed mare, Lahaina Lass, he was bred by Brookdale and is owned and trained by Robert Rockwell.
DAAHER 2nd Crop 2YO Places In Maiden Event
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
MATRIOSKA, a 2-year-old filly from the second crop of Cigar Mile H.-G1 winner DAAHER, was placed in a 1400-meter maiden race at Napoli. She is the first juvenile starter from the second crop of DAAHER, who sired Keeneland’s 2012 Beaumont S.-G2 winner GYPSY ROBIN in his first crop.
2012 G2 SW GYPSY ROBIN Wins Third Consecutive Stakes
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
A four-length, front-running winner of Keeneland’s Grade 2 Beaumont S., in her seasonal debut, this 3-year-old filly by DAAHER won her third consecutive stakes by taking the six-furlong $100,000 Inaugural S. on the opening day of Presque Isle Downs’ summer meeting. Breaking sharply from post five to quickly grab the lead, GYPSY ROBIN was briefly confronted by a challenger entering the stretch, but accelerated and drew off in the final furlong to win by four lengths under a strong hand ride on the all-weather surface. Owned by the partnership of King 9 Stables (Wes Welker), Gatewood Bell, Bret Jones and Wesley Ward, and trained by Wesley Ward, she closed out her 2-year-old campaign with a win in the Sorority S.
GYPSY ROBIN turns it up winning the Beamont S.-G2
Sunday, April 15, 2012
In her first start of 2012, DAAHER's GYPSY ROBIN handily won the Beaumont S.-G2 at Keeneland. A stakes winner at two, GYPSY ROBIN, lead comfortably and drew off down the stretch to best her rivals by four lengths. Sunday's victory marked the first graded stakes victory in the three-year-old filly's career and pushed her overall record to 5-3. She is owned by the partnership of King 9 Stables (Wes Welker), Gatewood Bell, Bret Jones and Wesley Ward, trained by Wesley Ward and has earned $185,000 lifetime.
The Very Consistent Castella Wins For the Third Time
Monday, February 6, 2012
Making his first start of the year, stakes-placed CASTELLA led at every call and pulled away to a seven-length win in this 6 1/2-furlong allowance at the Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico City on a track labeled good. In his last start of 2011, this 3-year-old colt from the first small test crop of DAAHER was third in the important one mile Campeonato Juvenil (Mex-1). Only the third starter and second stakes horse for his sire, CASTELLA now has three wins, his first two by 4 3/4 and 5 1/2 lengths, three seconds and a third in seven career starts.
DAAHER Filly Weighted Among the Best in Her Class at Year End
Thursday, February 2, 2012
GYPSY ROBIN, a Maiden Special Weight winner in her debut at Keeneland by 7 1/2 lengths, and the first stakes winner in 2011 for Freshman sire DAAHER was weighted at 108 pounds on the recently released 2011 Experimental Free Handicaps for fillies. A winner on all-weather and dirt surfaces, she has won twice in four starts and has earnings of $95,000.
Another Stakes Horse for Freshman Sire DAAHER
Saturday, December 17, 2011
CASTELLA, 2-year-old colt, was third in the Campeonato Juvenil (Mex-1) contested over one mile at the Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico City, becoming the second stakes horse from only three starters in the first small test crop by DAAHER.
Making his sixth career start, CASTELLA has been extremely consistent and now has two wins, three times second, and a third in this high-class stakes for 2-year-olds.
Another Repeat Winner for Freshman Sire DAAHER
Saturday, October 29, 2011
CASTELLA, 2-year-old colt, is the second repeat winner from as many starters for his Freshman Sire DAAHER, scoring in a strong allowance race at Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico City on October 29.
Second in the break coming out of post five, CASTELLA went head to head with another for the first part of the race, then quickly pulled away to be four lengths in front at the top of the stretch and cruised home winning by 5 1/2 lengths. CASTELLA now has won two straight and has two seconds in four starts to date.
Another 1st Crop 2yo Winner For DAAHER
Sunday, September 25, 2011
CASTELLA, a 2-year-old colt by Freshman sire DAAHER, took a six-furlong Maiden race at Hipodromo de las Americas on September 25. He was making only his third start, having been runnerup in his previous two starts.
Breaking from the inside post position, CASTELLA sat in second until the top of the stretch, where he passed the early frontrunner and then draw off to win by 4 3/4 lengths.
His sire DAAHER won the Cigar Mile H.-G1, running a 114 Beyer, and the Jerome H.-G2, running a 110 Beyer.
First Stakes Winner For Freshman Sire DAAHER
Monday, September 05, 2011
GYPSY ROBIN, a two-year-old filly by DAAHER, became the first stakes winner for her sire September 5th with a victory in Monmouth Park's Sorority S. The Wesley Ward trained filly pressed the pace early during the six furlong race. Passing the quarter pole the filly started to move towards the front and drew away in the final stages to take the comfortable victory. The filly was a head-turning debut winner in April at Keeneland with a 7 1/2 length score. GYPSY ROBIN was bred by Cloyce C. Clark Jr. and has now posted two victories from four starts.
DAAHER's First Starter Impressive Winner At Keeneland
Friday, April 22, 2011
GYPSY ROBIN, the first starter for Freshman Sire DAAHER, blew away the field in her debut, the maiden special weight carded as the 6th race at Keeneland. Dashing away from the break, she opened up a clear lead early and was never seriously challenge. Setting swift fractions of :22.62 and :44.60, she flew home her final sixteenth in :5.74 to post an eye-catching final time of :50.34. It was seven and one-half lengths back to the second place finisher.
GYPSY ROBIN was bred in Kentucky by Cloyce C. Clark, Jr. and she was produced by the Indian Charlie mare, Fiesty Princess. She races for the partnership of Gatewood Bell and her trainer Wesley Ward.