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Twirling Patti with a nice run and a strong second place finish on the turf at Churchill Downs. Race 4 out of gate 10 6/12/2021 on the turf with jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. that made the calls.... special thanks to trainer Tommy Drury

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Twirling Patti, we will post the running from Turfway and back to training with Tommy Drury

Thanks to Mr. Lukas for another win, trained Appraisal coming on strong at the end on Friday at Oak Lawn, A great run with Jockey Ramon Vazquez coming from the back of the field.

Appraisal Lukas trained takes race 6.... Oak Lawn February 5th race 6 in a $30,000 claimer. Ramon Vazquez up as jockey coming from gate 6

Twirling Patti with another great run at Turfway December 26th at night on the poly coming from the rear after a bump at the start taking second. Thanks to Tommy Drury and jockey John McKee.


Rare Form gives us all a win and his last race for all of us. Claimed at Churchill Downs

Nice work Tommy with Twirling Patti in her debut 3rd place finish race 1 at Churchill Downs. Nice calls by jockey Colby Hernandez

Appraisal gave it a good shot early on but lost ground heading home on Sunday October 25th 2020. Corey Lanerie 7th was up and made the calls  as jockey

** Appraisal * Paynter stallion colt breezed in going 47.60 today 10/14/2020 @ 4 furlongs

Appraisal picks it up running 3rd at Churchill Downs Sunday 9/27/2020 in race 10. Lukas trained with jockey Corey Lanerie made the calls

** Appraisal * Paynter stallion colt breezed in again going 50.80 @ 4 furlongs August 30th 2020.... last out going 48.80 at Churchill Downs.

** Twirling Patti working nicely with Tommy Drury now a Churchill Downs. She breezed in @ 48.40 in 4 furlongs this week looking for her first start this Septembers fall meet

** Rare Form on fire again in his work outs with Dale Romans and a possible start this September at Keeneland Race Course.

Welcome to the club..... Appraisal * Paynter stallion colt 2 year old from Winstar Farm and he will be training with D. Wayne Lukas.

Twirling Candy Stallion at Lanes End currently stands at $40,000

Welcome to the club Twirling Patti * .... 2 year old filly out of Twirling Candy and she is training with Tommy Drury.

The Ocala sale is here June 9th thru 12th.. 1300 unraced 2 year olds.

2020 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training

Raggedy Annie above was claimed by trainer Robertino Diodoro. This puts everyone in a good position to start a second 2 year old this 2020 year. Raggedy Annie finished at $85,985 in earnings.

Claimed at Churchill Downs race 8 Sunday 5/17/2020. Martin Garcia was up as Jockey coming out of gate 9 @ 7 furlongs finishing 5th. 

This was a 50,000 claiming race, very sad to see her go 

Special thanks to trainer D. Wayne Lukas

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Horse racing will be among the first industries to reopen Monday as part of Kentucky's gradual approach to reopening the economy. 

Rare Form 5th at Gulfstream April 25th 2020 race 11....

Distant Shore breezed 3 furlongs @ 36.40 today at Keeneland Race Course 4/16/20

Rare Form gets a visit from the vet at Gulfstream Park Florida

Great run coming fast from behind and last finishing up 3rd         Raggedy Annie racing at Oaklawn Arkansas April 2nd race 8

Rare Form couldn't get it done for us in the Hal's Hope Stakes at Gulfstream 3/28/2020 with Jockey Luis Saez on board. Looking forward

Adam Coglianese goes the photo credit... nice work

Churchill Downs record $14 million stakes schedule for the upcoming 38-day Spring Meet at Churchill Downs that runs April 25-June 27.

Additionally, there are seven newly-created stakes races for the action-packed, nine-week season, and 13 Spring Meet stakes staples received purse hikes that range from $25,000 to $100,000.

Distant Shore

Distant Shore has joined a crew of Toms horses at Keeneland Race Course galloping daily. He will stay at Keeneland until the crew of horses are sent to Churchill in several weeks.

The workouts will increase and he will start breezing entirely without urging at a moderate speed. Lets see what he gives us 2020

Raggedy Annie, coming up 6th with jockey Orlando Mojico on board. in The HoneyBee Grade III March 7th race 9 at Oaklawn having a purse of 300,000. 

Special Thanks to Dale Romans with Rare Form in his 6th place debut Grade II at Gulfstream Park. Mr Freeze went on to win in good form. Rare Form battled neck and neck with Bodexpress 2019 Derby Runner.

Adam Coglianese goes the photo credit... nice work

Rare Form headed to the $300,000 Gulfstream Mile 2/29/2020 with 21 current entrants. Mr. Freeze will be among the favorites in a deep field for the Gulfstream Park Mile that could also include Diamond Oops, Bodexpress, True Timber and his own stable mate Rare Form.

Rageddy Annie gives us all a close battle taking second shown on the rail at Oaklawn Friday late afternoon 2/20/20 in race 8

Photo Credit goes to Coady Photography

Congratulations to all the connections with Rare Form in his 3rd place finish debut Grade lll at Gulfstream Park January 25th 2020. Dale Romans trained with jockey Flavien Prat that made the calls.

Adam Coglianese photo credit.... nice work

Raggedy Annie, D. Wayne Lukas trained with jockey Alex Canchari up again having another great finish coming out of gate 10 at Oaklawn Friday afternoon 1/24/2020, she came from behind back from last out of the gate giving us all a second place finish in a very sloppy track.

Rare Form currently training at Gulfstream Florida, breezing 4 furlongs @ 48.22 January 2020

Raggedy Annie currently training at Oaklawn Arkansas 2020, breezing 4 furlongs @ 49.00 flat December 27 2019

Distant Shore is currently at the spa.... LaCroix Equine Kentucky and his Coffin Bone is healthy. He has started light workouts January 2020

Rare Form (inside) down to the wire and looking good for us taking 2nd at Churchill Downs November 28th 2019 race 2 after a couple pre-race bullet workouts at 5 furlongs clocking in @ 58.00 and 59.20

Raggedy Annie taking race 5 at Churchill Downs November 23rd in a field of 12 with jockey Alex Canchari bringing her from the rear in a mud slop track.

Raggedy Annie raced in Race 6 Friday October 11 at Keenland. 7 furlongs Miguel Mena was up as jockey and she decided she just didn't want to race

Raggedy Annie takes 6th at Kentucky Downs 9/12/2019 with Florent Geroux on as jockey

Kentucky Downs 2019

Rare Form was not having a good day falling from 4th with a 1/8 mile to go 8/31/19

Rare Form entered, running the 750,000 turf Tourist Mile at Kentucky Downs this Saturday 8/31/19. Martin Chuan on as jockey again.

Kentucky Downs five day meet has a total purse of 10 million.

Rageddy Annie (center) with a great run at Saratoga 8/22 in the 5th comes up 2nd place. This was done in NASCAR STYLE

Distant Shore with a stumble out of the gate takes a 4th @ Maryland for the $75,000  STAR DE NASKRA Stakes race Saturday August 17th race 7 4 PM

Rare Form gives us all another great race at Ellis with a wire to wire win August 4/19 with jockey Martin Chuan thanks to Dale Romans on training

Distant Shore (below) getting some rest and light works at Churchill Downs. 4 furlongs @49.40 breezing August 8th 2019

Welcome her to the world of racing, Raggedy Annie just ran 6th for all of us at Saratoga 2019 race 5 @ 5 1/2 furlongs. Great 1st run for a starter, silks green and white outside.

Raggedy Annie is D. Wayne Lukas trained

Rare Form comes back off a win at Churchill Downs with a 2nd place finish at Ellis Park Kentucky July 13th 2019 and another great run.

Distant Shore Tom Amoss trained gives us a 3rd at Churchill Downs June 29th 2019 with jockey Tyler Gaffalione @ 6 furlongs

Nice win for Dale Romans and all of us last night June 20 2019 at Churchill Downs... Rare Form going wire to wire @ 1 1/16 after a long layoff.

Welcome her to the world of racing, Raggedy Annie just purchased and was shipped from Florida to Churchill Downs. Raggedy Annie will be trained by D. Wayne Lukas. The stallion Union Rags is at Lane's End Versailles Kentucky and holds a stud fee of $60,000

Union Rags at Lane's End, photo by Kelly Jecmen

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Distant Shore's stallion Algorithms @ Claiborne Farm.  He currently has a stud fee of $5000.00


Keeneland Race Course Lexington April 20th with Distant Shore Race 8 with jockey Jose L Ortiz on his win for us

Distant Shore Gives us a great race 2nd in RACE 1 at NEW ORLEANS  

Special Thanks to Tom Amoss, Jockey James Graham and no doubt Gary Palmisano. BRIS Speed rating increases to 106

Todays work 3/13/2019 5 furlongs @ 59.60 breezing

Jockey James Graham training with Distant Shore in a very strong 1/2 mile in New Orleans

Cool to Steel, a snow loving day in Chicago

Rare Form coming off a win weeks ago finishes 8th at Churchill Downs in the mile. He will now be shipped to Florida for next years training.

Rare Form with Jockey Robby Albarado, Dale Romans trained gives all of us a big win November 8th at Churchill Downs race 6 coming out of gate 3 as he walks away from the field @ 6 1/2 furlongs

Distant Shore, gutsy dog fight to the end tooth and nails Photo finish we ended up 3rd.... on the board and in the money at the World Championships November 2nd at Churchill Downs.

Improbable was the race winner... Bob Baffert trained Winstar owned horse 

Distant Shore 2nd in the Arlington Washington Futurity Saturday September 8th.... Graded Stakes. Another AWESOME RACE

Barry Abrams CALLS IT FROM HOME....

Barry Abrams brings you behind the scenes from the gate. 

Such such an AWESOME WIN at Indiana Downs.

Ridden by Alex Canchari, Distant Shore got out of the gate as one of the top contenders and sat patiently in a stalking position before overtaking race leader Sambucca and Gabriel Saez in the turn. Distant Shore, who was acquired from the Fasig Tipton Two-Year-Old Sale this past spring for $50,000, strode off from the competition, winning by four lengths as the race favorite. 

You can see a clip of the video of this workout at this link, he is on the rail.

Gate training needed prior to racing, Distant Shore

Photo taken June 20th 2018 at the training center 5 miles from Churchill Downs. He is currently receiving starting gate lessons this last week of June.

Fasig Tipton sale purchased in Maryland....HIP #237

Distant Shore

New Orleans shown below.

Rare Forms Sunday February 18th work out time of 48.57 breezing out @ 4 furlongs

Rare Form 4th place at Churchill Downs November 2017

Racing silk colors 2018 2019 

The Black horse below

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Visiting American Pharoah at Coolmore Farm Versailles, Kentucky 2017

2016 We are saddened to hear of the passing of one of AQHA's great sires, Don't Skip Zip. Our condolences go to Cooper Quarter Horses.

Dont Skip Zip is a 1990 Sorrel Stallion sired by the great Zippo Pine Bar. He was the 1994 AQHA High Point Western Pleasure horse. He is the sire of World Champions in AQHA, APHA, ApHC, PHBA, IBHA, and ABRA and has sired 22 Congress Champion or Champions every year since 1997.