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Established in late 1979 by a small but dedicated group of Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders, the NORTH CAROLINA THOROUGHBRED ASSOCIATION is a Non-Profit, all volunteer organization governed by an elected Board of Directors & Officers.

Mission Statement

To promote the Thoroughbred Industry in North Carolina.
To provide educational opportunity to its members in all aspects of the Thoroughbred Industry.
To provide its members with the opportunity to develop working relationships, and to meet as friends and colleagues, thereby encouraging excellence and outstanding achievements.




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BEACH PATROL is entered at Penn National on 6/4, going 1 Mile on the Turf in a $500,000 STAKES RACE, THE PENN MILE, Race 4, PP 3, bred by Nancy Shuford.

 

TRAFFORD is entered at Charles Town on 6/4, going 4 1/2 Furlongs in a Maiden Claiming Race, Race 1, PP 4, owned by Bill Thompson.

 

SHEA D GIRL is entered at Monmouth Park on 6/4, going 5 1/2 Furlongs on the Turf in a $60,000 STAKES RACE, CRANK IT UP STAKES, Race 10, PP 4, owned by Danny Shea.

 

WORLD PEACE is entered at Monmouth Park on 6/4, going 5 1/2 Furlongs on the Turf in a $60,000 STAKES RACE, CRANK IT UP STAKES , Race 10, PP 2, owned by Randy Pozsar in Partnership with Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners.

 

MAGPIE MAGGIE is entered at Penn National on 6/3, going 1 Mile in a Claiming Race, Race 2, PP 3, bred and owned by Nancy Shuford.

 

DARING KATHY is entered at Gulfstream Park on 6/4, going 5 Furlongs in a $75,000 STAKES RACE, BONITA STAKES, Race 3, PP 5, bred and owned by Steve Laymon in Partnership with John Eatmon.

 

QUICK SELECTION is entered at Hazel Park on 6/4, going 4 Furlongs in a Maiden Special Weight Race, Race 9, PP 5, Ralph Moore in Partnership.

 GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE!!!

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Congratulations to George and Stephanie Autry for breeding this Union Rags colt out of stakes winning mare Lady Banks by Successful Appeal.

North Carolina Thoroughbred Association's photo.

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CONGRATULATIONS: to NANCY SHUFORD, and all the connections of Beach Patrol, who placed second in the G2 AMERICAN TURF STAKES at Churchill Downs on May 7, the under card of the Kentucky Derby. It was a great race with Beach Patrol stalking the pace taking the lead coming into the stretch run, was headed by Camelot Kitten, and fought to the finish line losing by a mere nose. Nancy was the breeder of this very nice colt making his turf debut. He was picked as a TDN rising star after his races at Santa Anita. Another star for the NCTA.

He is by Lemon Drop Kid out of the mare Beautiful Bertie and is a 3 year old colt.

DARING KATHY is entered at Gulfstream Park on 2/27, going 1 Mile on the Turf in a $100,000 STAKES RACE, Race 9, PP 6, bred and owned by Steve Laymon in Partnership with John Eaton.


 AWESOME GHOST is entered at Tampa Bay Downs on 2/27, going 6 Furlongs in a Starter Optional Claiming Race, Race 3, PP 1, bred by Beth Muirhead, Frank Coniglio and Sidney Ritman and owned by Frank Coniglio, Sidney Ritman and Richard Rendina.

 DUKE OF LUKE is entered at Tampa Bay Downs on 2/28, going 7 Furlongs in a Claiming Race, Race 2, PP 4, bred by Fay Little.

 

BEST OF LUCK TO EVERYONE!!!

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AWARDS FOR 2015 RACING YEAR

PRESENTED BY THE NCTA

FEBRUARY 6. 2016

 

CHAMPION 2 YEAR OLD HORSE:

3RD PLACE GOES TO  - SEEING N’ BELIEVING – BRED BY JIM CHANDLEY

2ND PLACE GOES TO – AWESOME GHOST – BRED BY BETH MUIRHEAD,

FRANK CONIGLIO, AND SIDNEY RITMAN, OWNED BY FRANK CONIGLIO, SIDNEY RITMAN AND RICHARD RENDINA ALL MEMBERS

WINNER:  TRIBAL HEAT A BAY FILLY (BRING THE HEAT – INDIANCREEK       MAGGIE BY ROANOKE. BRED BY Dr.& Mrs E. C. Lowry and owned by Clint Lowry.

 CHAMPION CLAIMING MALE:

3RD PLACE GOES TO – DOUBLE THE CHEERS – BRED BY BETH          MUIRHEAD and owned by Beth Muirhead and David Benge.

2nd PLACE GOES TO – SPECIAL CONGRATS – BRED BY BETH MUIRHEAD

WINNER: INCREMENTAL BAY GELDING (FLATTER – SISTER CHELSEY BY CHELSEY CAT) BRED BY NANCY SHUFORD.  NANCY OWNS AND  STANDS CHELSEY CAT AT HER FARM IN NORTH CAROLINA.

CHAMPION CLAIMING -FEMALE

3RD PLACE GOES TO  - MORE THAN SPECIAL – BRED BY BETH MUIRHEAD.

2ND PLACE GOES TO  - MICHAEL’S TRIBUTE – BRED BY JIM CHANDLEY.

1ST PLACE GOES TO – MISSDIXIEACTIVIST BAY MARE (ACTIVIST – DIXIE LASS BY MISBAH) BRED BY JIM CHANDLEY, JIM ALSO OWNS AND STANDS MISBAH.

CHAMPION ALLOWANCE  - MALE

3RD  THIS BOY’S SHARP – OWNED AND BRED BY W. KENAN RAND JR.

2ND SPILLWRIGHT – BRED AND OWNED BY NANCY SHUFORD

WINNER: TRUE BET (YES IT’S TRUE – GAMBLERS PASSION BY PROSPECTORS GAMBLE) OWNED BY GEORGE AND STEPHANIE AUTRY.

 CHAMPION ALLOWANCE  - FEMALE

WINNER: MILAYA BAY FILLY (ESKENDEREYA – TRENDY LADY BY UNBRIDLED’S SONG) OWNED BY GEORGE AND STEPHANIE AUTRY.

CHAMPION STAKES HORSE

2ND TOBAIS GREY GELDING (ARCH – LISTEN WELL BY SECRETARIAT)OWNED BY JOHNNY EASON IN A PARTNERSHIP.

WINNER: DARING KATHY BAY FILLY (WILDCAT HEIR – DARE TO MAMBO BY KINGMAMBO) OWNED AND BRED BY STEVE LAYMON AND JOHN EATON. 

THE DIFFERENCE IN THE RUNNER UP AND THE WINNER IN THIS CATEGORY WAS A MERE $165.00.

CHAMPION GRADED STAKES HORSE AND HORSE OF THE YEAR

PRETTY N’ COOL, GREY 2 YEAR OLD FILLY (SCAT DADDY – STAYCLASSYSANDIEGO BY  ROCKPORT HARBOR) WON A MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT AT DELMAR ON JULY 19, 1ST TIME OUT, WON THE GRADE II SORRENTO STAKES ON AUGUST 12, WAS 2ND IN THE DEL MAR DEBUTANTE A GRADE I, WON THE MATRON A GRADE II AT BELMONT, SHE WAS SOLD FOR $160,000 AT KEENELAND SEPTEMBER  SALE,  BROUGHT BY MICHAEL PEGRAM, KARL WATSON AND PAUL WEITMAN, SHE IS TRAINED BY BOB BAFFET WITH EARNING OF $386,000, AND WAS BRED BY OUR MEMBER NANCY SHUFORD.  NANCY JUST FOALED THIS WEEK A FULL SISTER TO PRETTY N’ COOL. NANCY WANTED TO BE HERE BUT SHE HAD MARES DUE, AND SHE DOES HER OWN FOALING, SO SENT SUSAN TO REPRESENT HER AND WE ARE SO GLAD SHE DID.

BROODMARE OF THE YEAR:

2ND PLACE WAS ALLEGHENY RED OWNED BY CLITON LOWRY, AND THE DAM TO MOST OF HIS GOOD RUNNERS.

WINNER: STAYCLASSYSANDIEGO GRAY 2009 MARE (ROCKPORT HARBOR  - LATIN LYNX BY FOREST WILDCATE) IS THE DAM OF PRETTY N’ COOL WITH EARNING OF 386,000 FOR YEAR 2015.  OWNED BY NANCY SHUFORD.

 BREEDER OF THE YEAR:

OUR BREEDER OF THE YEAR IS A MAN WHO HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE NCTA FOR MANY YEARS.  HE HAS MOSTLY RACE HIS HOME BREDS, USING HIS OWN STALLION, MOST OF HIS BROODMARES ARE BY THIS STALLION MISBAH OR BRED TO THIS STALLION.  HE ALWAYS HAS RUNNERS WHO ARE REPORTED ON EVERY WEEK BECAUSE THEY CONTINUE TO ALWAYS BE IN THE MONIES.  VERY FEW EVER RACE AT THE TOP TIER BUT THEY ARE HARD KNOCKING HORSES THAT ARE THE BACKBONE OF THIS INDUSTRY. 

THE HORSES THAT HE BRED THAT RAN THIS YEAR  ARE MISDIXIEACTIVIST WHO HAS MADE 29 LIFE TIME STARTS, AND WON 6 TIMES, WAS SECOND 9 AND THIRD 3 THREE TIMES WITH EARNING OF $129,010. MICHAEL’ TRIBUTE WHO HAS RUN 33 TIMES WITH 3 WINS, 11 SECONDS AND TWO THIRDS, WITH EARNING OF $70, 523, AND A LONG LIST OF OTHERS THAT WERE GOOD HARD RUNNERS, HERE IS THE LIST OF THE REST THAT RAN IN 2015, DO THAT DANCE, FIRST DEFENDER, MUY MAN, TALIESIN, SEEING N’ BELIEVING AND THE OLD MAN SUYETA 9 YEAR OLD GELDING WHO BROKE A TRACK RECORD AT KEENELAND RUNNING IN A CLAIMING RACE SEVERAL YEARS AGO. 

OUR BREEDER OF THE YEAR IS JIM CHANDLEY OF CHANDLEY’S FARM LLC.   JIM WAS PLANING TO BE HERE BUT WAS DIAGNOIST WITH STEPH THROAT, ON THURSDAY.  SO WE WILL MAIL HIS TROPHIES TO HIM, HE WILL BE RECEIVING A JULEP CUP FROM THE BLOOD HORSE FOR WINNING BREEDER OF THE YEAR.      

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Belmont Stakes Race

The Athenia Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid October at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Open to fillies and mares, age three and older, it is contested on turf at a distance of a mile and a sixteenth (8.5 furlongs)

SPEED SEEKER is entered on October 17 in the $200,000 ATHENIA STAKES (G2) at Belmont park going 1/16 miles, Race 9, PP 2, owned by the partnership that includes our members Frank Coniglio, Richard Rendina.

BEST OF LUCK !! Go Baby Go!!!

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DARING KATHY is entered at Saratoga on 8/08, going 1 Mile on the Inner Turf in a $100,000 Stakes Race, Race 7, PP 9, bred and owned by Steve Laymon & John Eatmon.

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ON OF POSSE was a "WINNER," the 7 y o dark bay gelding prompted the pace from the four path, rallied to the lead on the final turn, opened in mid stretch, held on to win by 1 1/2 lengths, sired by Posse out of Parade Girl, by Parade, was entered at Parx Racing on July 12, going 1 Mile in a Claiming Race, Race 4, PP 5, connection Bob Sanford. Nice win for Bob!
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ALLEGHENY JACK  was a "WINNER," the 7 y o chestnut gelding by Reparations - Allegheny Red by Roanoke, raced four wide in the opening turn, settled outside, bid at the 5/16 th pole and improved inside, dueled to the front, dug in determinedly to nose out the second place runner, entered at Charles Town on July 11, going 7 furlongs in an Allowance Optional Claiming Race, Race 7, PP 8, bred and owned by Clint Lowry. Two ding donged in the stretch. This is horse racing!

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SPILLWRIGHT was 2nd by a neck, after setting the pace inside the winner, drifted out and back in entering the stretch, was clear in the lead, with a furlong to go, could not sustain lead, settled for place, entered at Parx Racing on July 12, going 5 furlongs in a Maiden Special Weight, Race 2, PP 5, bred and owned by Nancy Shuford.  NC bred by Chelsey Cat.

AWESOME GHOST ran 2nd by a head, the 2 y o saved ground and dueled for command, then gave way to the winner, in a blanket 1, 2, 3 finish, took second, entered at Monmouth Park on July 12, going 5 furlongs in a Maiden Claiming Race, Race 1, PP 1, connections Richard, Frank, Beth (bred and owned) and Sydney. Showed game in this race.

TRUE BET  ran 2nd, the 3 y o gelding broke alertly and remained forwardly placed, ran three wide, set down for the drive, followed the leader, was urged just behind the winner to take second, entered at Belmont Park on July 12, going 6 1/2 furlongs in a Maiden Special Weight, Race 1, PP 2, owned by George & Stephanie Autry. Super effort!

MICHAEL'S TRIBUTE ran 2nd, broke slow, made a wide run in the two path, closed inside to the wire to place, entered at Penn National on July 9, going 6 furlongs in a Claiming Race, Race 6, PP 1. Bred by Jim Chandley of Chandley Farms LLC.

PIGEON CHRIS ran 2nd after stalking the pace, then took to the front, edged clear and dueled with the winner and grudgingly ceded to finish 2nd by a nose, a 6 y o chestnut gelding also by Reparations, entered at Charles Town on July 11, going 7 furlongs in an Allowance Optional Claiming Race, Race 7, PP 7, owned by Bob Raines. Thrilling race you two!

____________________ DARING KATHY: was a determined "WINNER,"  the four year old bay Wildcat Heir filly is out of Dare to Mambo by Kingmambo raced off the inside track, neared the quarter pole and swung  for home, inched away nearing the eighth pole, dug in with a drive when challenged, was a winner by a whisker, her nose and whisker to score at the wire, running at Belmont Park in the $100,000 Perfect Sting Stakes, on Friday,July 3, going 1 mile on the turf, race 8, PP 2.  owned and bred by Steve Laymon and John Eaton. Gutsy win, well trained and conditioned by Chad Brown.

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We Have a Winner

TIZ KISMET: ( Tiznow - May We by Carson City) was a WINNER on June 26 at Churchill Downs going 1 1/16 miles on the turf in a Maiden Special Weight, winning by a neck, bred by Timber Bay Farms, and owned by Never Better Stables (Denise Walsh) and John Padden. 

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Registration Open for the 42nd Annual Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming

 

Registration is open for the 42nd Annual Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming to be held December 7- 9, 2015. This year the event moves back to the iconic and ever popular Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona.  

The Symposium brings together panelists from both inside, and outside, the racing world to address the cutting-edge issues facing the industry today. Bringing innovation to racing is one of the major themes being highlighted this year.

Visit the conference website to register online or to download a registration form. Information on sponsorship of conference events, commercial exhibit/vendor opportunities and private meeting room space is also found there.

 

http://ua-rtip.org/symposium/

https://www.facebook.com/GlobalSymposiumOnRacing

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Foal Announcements:

Proud to announce Sherunsforbilly gave birth to a baby colt. Born the morning of May 8th 2015, sired by Justawalkinthepark. Both are doing fine.





From Dan Davidson
This beautiful Temple City colt was born 1/28 Wednesday night about 9:30pm, to my beautiful mare, Tiz The Mambo. She is being a wonderful mom to her new baby.
This is a really, really nice colt.
Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven.

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Dayatthespa Earns Female Turf Eclipse

Dayatthespa Earns Female Turf Eclipse Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Dayatthespa
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Yet to start in the first seven months of the 2014 season, New York-bred mare Dayatthespa was not on any short lists for an Eclipse Award. By the time she crossed the finish line in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park following an authoritative front-running triumph, however, it was apparent she had distanced herself from the others.

The division was so open that four others, including defending female turf Eclipse champion Dank, would have had a legitimate claim to the crown with victory in the Filly & Mare Turf. But none could catch the Chad Brown-trained Dayatthespa, who dictated the pace for jockey Javier Castellano to open a two-length advantage midstretch in her first try at the 1 1/4-mile distance. The 5-year-old daughter of City Zip   strode home gamely under urging at 11-2 odds to score by 1 1/4 lengths over her late-running stablemate, Stephanie's Kitten, in a time of 2:00.12 over a course rated good.

Dayatthespa won the final three of a four-race campaign in 2014, which began with a runner-up finish in the restricted Fasig-Tipton De La Rose Stakes Aug. 2 at Saratoga Race Course, the race venue for which she was named. The powerful chestnut with a long white blaze then dominated Saratoga's Yaddo Stakes for state-breds before setting the table for her Breeders' Cup effort with a 1 1/4-length tally in the one-mile First Lady Stakes (gr. IT) at Keeneland.

She earned $1.45 million during the season for owners Jerry Frankel, Ronald Frankel, Steve Laymon, and Bradley Thoroughbreds. Dayatthespa defeated finalists Crown Queen and Stephanie's Kitten in the Eclipse voting.

Bred by Castellare DiCracchiolo Stable, Cracchiolo, and Goldsher out of the Doc's Leader mare M'Lady Doc, Dayatthespa also had a grade I victory at Keeneland in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup in 2012.

Her career line after four years of racing stands at 11 wins and four seconds in 18 starts with earnings of $2,288,892. Two days after her Breeders' Cup win, Dayatthespa sold for $2.1 million to Barbara Banke during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall mixed sale and will be bred to Curlin   this season.

Voting (Only first-place votes from members of the consolidated voting entities: National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and National Turf Writers and Broadcasters):

Dayatthespa, 260; Crown Queen, 2; Coffee Clique, 1; Room Service, 1. Voter Abstentions, 1.


Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/89644/dayatthespa-earns-female-turf-eclipse#ixzz3PNOQjPZc

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Eclipse Awards

The acolytes keep coming for DAYATTHESPA, she has been nominated for two eclipse awards for the year 2014.  They are for OLDER FEMALE and for TURF FEMALE. 

Let's all celebrate with all the connections to Dayatthespa especially Steve Laymon and Peter Bradley both members of the NCTA.

The awards dinner will be a continuation of the celebration of this great horse, so please all make arrangements to attend.  January 24, at 5:00pm at Bennett-Bunn Plantation in Zebulon, NC,  Remember Mr. Peter Bradley will be our guest speaker and is also a member.  It would be really great to show what a great organization we are, by having a large turnout this year.

~Joanne



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A Day for Two Winners!!
~Photo: Dayatthespa, winning the Breeder's Cup Fillies and Mare Turf at Santa Anita on November 1st.
"SPA" WINS Fillies and Mares Breeder's Cup Turf
Saturday, November 1, 2014
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DAYATTHESPA: "WINNER"  BROKE FIRST, AND NEVER LOOKED BACK. TRAINED BY CHAD BROWN,  WITH HER WHITE BLAZE LEADING THE WAY,  SHE  WAS IN COMTROL AND WAS NEVER THEATENED,  ENTERED IN THE $2,000,000 (G1) BREEDERS CUP FILLIES AND MARES TURF GOING 1 1/4 MILES AT SANTA ANITA ON NOVEMBER 1, RACE 5, PP 4, OWNED BY A PARTNERSHIP THAT INCUDES OUR MEMBER STEVE LAYMON. Super Congratulations!
 Photo: Dayatthespa Pictured with Steve Laymon on left, REMEMBER SHE IS RUNNING IN THE $2,000,000 BREEDER'S CUP FILLY AND MARE TURF (G1) ON NOVEMBER 1 AT SANTA ANITA, be sure to watch and pull for Steve and his great horse.


LITERATA WINS! 
LITERATA: was a "WINNER" breaking from post 10,coaxed three to four wide, challeneged the leader, ran head to head swinging three wide, inched away to win by more than a length in the drive to the wire,  entered at Aqueduct on November 1, going 7 furlongs in a Maiden Claiming, Race 9, PP 10, owned by George and Stephanie Autry. A perfect day with a gallant win!  Congratulations NCTA to all! 




2014 Partnership with BlueBloods
NC Thoroughbred Association teamed up with BlueBloodsThoroughbredsAdoptionsandPlacement at the 2014 North Carolina State Fair with an informational booth for for the promotion of the Thoroughbred Horse. Both in horse racing and after racing careers such as hunter jumpers, pleasure and trail, dressage, and many other ways this beautiful breed is such an incredible horse. Click on the following link to find out more
about this great program.

http://www.bluebloodstb.org/about-us.html


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RULER OF LOVE

 Ruler of Love the NCTA horse of the year also received Florida's award for 3 year old of 2013. 

CONGRATULATIONS to all the connections, they are all members of the NCTA.  Ruler of Love was bred and broken by our former and now new member, FAYE LITTLE, Ruler of Love is owned by our member's FRANK CONIGLIO, SID RITMAN, RICHARD RENDINO, AND NICK REBRO.

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Kentucky Derby Horse has Connections to NCTA Member 
We Miss Artie ... will race in the Derby this year and Hubert Vester, of Nashville plans to travel to watch the race. . The horse is the colt of a horse owned by Vester. . Vester said he purchased a broodmare, Russian Bride, in 2001 and bred her her in 2004, to the 2000 Derby winner, Fusaichi Pegasus. . Athena's Gift was born in 2005, sold as a yearling at the 2006 Keeneland September Yearling Sale in Lexington, Kentucky. She was bought by Canadian, Richard Lister. . Vester said that Athena's Gift had a career ending injury, was retired and became a broodmare. When Lister retired in 2013, he sold off his band of brood mares at the Keenland November Breeding Stock Sale. That is when Hubert Vester bought back the mare, Athena's Gift. . We Miss Artie is her colt, sired by *Artie Schiller. Vester said. We Miss Artie is now owned by Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey and trained by Todd Pletcher, that colt is running this Saturday, the first Saturday in May. . When We Miss Artie was born, there were around 37,000 Thoroughbreds born the same year. Only three-year- olds can compete in the Derby, so a horse gets one chance only. We Miss Artie won the Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park in March, which qualifies him for the 2014 Derby. . "A horse only gets one shot to win a Derby" Vester said. "The next year, he's too old." . Vester considers himself a small Thoroughbred owner and breeder, but he's well known in the industry. In 2011 he was named the North Carolina Thoroughbred Association's owner and breeder of the year. . We Miss You Artie was bred for the turf, so Vester said the dirt track might prove to be a slight handicap. But he is proud that the horse has qualified to run this year in the Derby, having won the Spiral Stakes. . "If he ends up dead last, you still got a special horse," he said. "Anything can happen." . Hubert Vester plans to attend the May 3rd Derby and is excited about being there. . "I always said I wouldn't go unless I had one in it and I guess this is as close as I'll get," Vester said. . E. S. Williams *The sire Artie Schiller has North Carolina roots. He was bred by and owned by the late Tom Walsh. His wife Denise of Southern Pines, NC, still own shares in the stallion.
Written by: Eileen S. Williams
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Entries listed below results
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Racing Results

Monday, May 30 - Race Results
from Canterbury Park
DUKE OF LUKE was unplaced, the four year old gelding settled inside early, did not threaten in the lane, entered at Canterbury Park, going 5 1/2 furlongs in a Starter Optional Claiming Race, Race 5, PP 6. Bred by Faye Little


Sunday, May 29
from Pimlico
QUALITY COUNTS: ran 2nd, the three year old gelding by Elusive Quality, stalked near the inside, eased out past the five sixteenths, ranged up willingly to contest the front runner in the upper stretch, could not match strides through the final furlong, settled for place honor, entered at Pimlico, going 1 1/16 miles in a Maiden Claiming Race, Race 2, PP 3, Bred and Owned by Denise Walsh ( Never Better Stables)
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from Monmouth Park
SPEED SEEKER the five year old mare was unplaced, raced two wide, saved ground on the turn, did not advance going into the stretch, was entered at Monmouth Park in the $75,000 Miss Liberty Stakes Race, going 1 mile on the turf, Race 9, PP 4, Owned by a Partnership that includes our member Frank Coniglio.
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from Churchill Downs
SEEING'N'BELIEVING: ran 5th, the three year old filly raced keen early on, chased he pace, angled off the rail into the far turn, bid in the stretch, but dropped back late in her stretch drive, entered at Churchill Downs, going 1 mile on the turf, in a Claiming Race, Race 10, PP 2, owned and bred by Jim Chandley.


May 28 - Race Results
from Churchill Downs
TIZ KISMET ran 4th, the 5 year old mare by Tis Now, raced back early, moved up on the inside on the first turn, continued to improve inside, moved into the three and four path, with a bid in the stretch, there was no catching the winner, she did finish alone in fourth to garner $3,305, entered at Churchill Downs, going 1 1/2 Miles on the Turf in the $65,000 KEERTANA STAKES RACE, Race 6, PP 2, owned by Denise Walsh in Partnership.


May 24 - Race Results
from Mountaineer Park
QUEEN KITTEN ran 4th, the 3 year old filly pressured early giving chase wide on the turn, was brushed by rival inside the eighth pole, weakened to finish short of place position, no ruling by stewards, entered a Mountaineer Park, going 5 1/2 furlongs in a Maiden Special Weight Race, Race 6, PP 9. Connection - Fred Griffith and Ralph Moore


May 23 - Race Results
from Delaware Park
DOUBLE THE CHEERS was unplaced, the four year old gelding raced forwardly through the turn, did not engage in the stretch, entered at Delaware Park, going 5 1/2 Furlongs in a Starter Optional Claiming Race, Race 3, PP 3, bred by Beth Muirhead and owned by Beth Muirhead and David Benge..


Sunday, May 22 - Race Results
from Belmont Park
UNION ET FORCE was unplaced, the 4 y o filly was strung out altering between the three and two path to the quarter pole, was taken in hand as rival angled out, she was steadied and backed off, entered at Belmont Park, going 1 1/16 Miles on the Inner Turf in an Allowance Race, Race 8, PP 6, owned by Fred Griffith - Team Valor.
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from Monmouth Park
THIS BOY'S SHARP was unplaced, the 4 y o gelding was 5th in the small field of five, raced off the rail, did not threaten, entered at Monmouth Park, going 6 Furlongs in an Allowance Optional Claiming Race, Race 9, PP 5, bred and owned by Kenan Rand.


Friday, May 20 - Race Results
from Belterra Park
MUY MAN, this seven year old gelding by Misbah was 5th out of a field of eleven runners, took the lead at the start and into the stretch, was caught by late runners, entered at Belterra Park, going 5 1/2 Furlongs in a Claiming Race, Race 7, PP 3, bred by Jim Chandley.
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from Pimlico
MONKEY'S METAL - 5 y o gelding was unplaced, saved ground on the two turns, did not move up or rally in the stretch, entered at Pimlico, in an Allowance Optional Claiming, going 1 1/16 miles, Race 5, PP 5, bred by Tom Teal.
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from Pimlico
DELIVER ME - 6 year old mare, was unplaced in a full field, saved ground on the inside towards the quarter pole, did not advance in the stretch, entered at Pimlico, in an Allowance Optional Claiming, going 5 furlongs on the turf, Race 6, PP 7. Bred by Tom Teal.


Thursday, May 19 - Race Results
from Penn National
MISSDIXIEACTIVIST the five year old mare was fractious in the gate, broke in a tangle, spotting the field about five lengths, before getting in stride, could not catch up, finished unplaced, entered at Penn National, going 6 Furlongs in a Claiming Race, Race 2, PP 3, bred by Jim Chandley.
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from Penn National
HADEEA was unplaced, the 3 y o colt rated well in the early going, lacked a rally to move up in the lane, entered at Penn National, going 6 Furlongs in an Allowance Race, Race 6, PP 2, Stallion owned by Jim Chandley..
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from Charles Town
WINSOME GOLD ran 4th, the 3 y o gelding saved ground on the inside, gave an even effort, finished fourth, entered at Charles Town on, going 6 1/2 Furlongs in a Maiden Claiming Race, Race 2, PP 4, owned by Clinton Lowry.


Sunday, May 15 - Race Results
from Churchill Downs
TOBIAS the 7 y o gelding ran 4th, chased the pace early, drifted wide into the five path on the final turn, did not have room and had to be steadied at the top of the lane, did not move up in the stretch, entered at Churchill Downs in an Allowance Optional Claiming Race, going 1 3/8 Miles on the Turf, Race 7, PP 5, owned by Johnny Eason and Rafael A. Fernandez, LLC.
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from Pimlico
TRIBAL HEAT the 3 y o filly was unplaced. saved ground around the turn, did not advance in the stretch, finished in 5th, entered at Pimlico, going 6 Furlongs in an Allowance Optional Claiming Race, Race 8, PP 3, bred and owned by Clinton Lowry.
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from Belmont
REGGAE SHARK the 3 y o filly stalked the front runners from the three path wide on the far turn, was a forward factor deep into final furlongs before tiring, entered at Belmont Park, going 1 1/16 Miles on the Turf in a Maiden Claiming Race, Race 9, PP 10, owned by Denise Walsh in Partnership with John Padden and Jaime Padden.


Saturday, May 14 - Race Results
from Churchill Downs
SEEING'N'BELIEVING was squeezed at the start, finished unplaced, moved into contention along the inside, was wide into the stretch finishing 5th, entered at Churchill Downs, going 1 1/16 Miles in a $35,000 Claiming Race, Race 1, PP 2, bred and owned by Jim Chandley.
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from Assiniboia Downs
TALIESIN ran 4th, the 5 y o mare stalked the pace early on the inside turn, rallied with a bid, but did not advance to catch the show runner, entered at Assiniboia Downs, going 5 Furlongs in a Waiver Claiming Race, Race 5, PP 3, bred by Jim Chandley.
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QUALITY COUNTS the three year old colt was unplaced, set a pressured pace towards the fence, ceded the lead in upper stretch. was not able to sustain his bid, entered at Pimlico, going 1 Mile on the Turf in a Maiden Claiming Race, Race 6, PP 1, bred and owned by Timber Bay Farm.
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from Charles Town - Racing Cancelled
TRIBAL HEAT All Races Cancelled - Management Decision at Charles Town on 5/14, bred and owned by Clinton Lowry


Sunday, May 8 - Race Results
from Penn National
MISSDIXIEACTIVIST ran 2nd, the five year old mare ran three wide, made her bid on the turn, ran well to finish for place honor, entered at Penn National, going 6 Furlongs in a Claiming Race, Race 7, PP 7. Horse was claimed, has new owner and trainer Henry Hufhelpeck. Bred by NCTA member Jim Chandley.


Saturday, May 7 - Race Results
from Belterra Park
MUY MAN the 7 year old gelding ran 4th, did not close in the stretch, entered at Belterra Park, going 5 1/2 Furlongs in a Claiming Race, Race 8, PP 4, bred by Jim Chandley.
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Racing from Charles Town CANCELED by Management Decision
TRIBAL HEAT entered at Charles Town,, Race 5, bred and owned by Clinton Lowry.
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WINNER from Laurel Park
FITZFARRIS was a WINNER, the 4 year old gelding (Tis Wonderful out of Journal Time, by Notebook) was first under the wire by a half length, held off charge from runner - up, entered at Laurel Park, going 5 1/2 Furlongs in a Claiming Race, Race 2, PP 8. Bred and owned bred by Nancy Shuford.
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from Churchill Downs - Stake Race 2nd Place!
BEACH PATROL: was a tenacious 2nd, grabbed the lead and was clear, dueled in last strides in the stretch with winner, was second by a head bob, entered at Churchill Downs in the Grade 2 American Turf Stakes worth $300,000 Race 9, PP 4, morning line odds 8/1, he is by Lemon Drop Kid out of Bashful Bertie, by Quiet American, bred by Nancy Shuford and owned by Gary and Mary West, trained by Philip D'Amato. Fantastic!
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from Great Meadow ( no results at this printing)
TOBIAS is entered at Great Meadow on 5/7, going 1 1/2 Miles on the Turf in a $50,000 Secretariat Stakes Race, Race 6, PP 3, owned by Johnny Eason and Raphael A. Fernandez, LLC.


CONGRATULATIONS: to NANCY SHUFORD, and all the connections of Beach Patrol, who placed second in the G2 AMERICAN TURF STAKES at Churchill Downs on May 7, the under card of the Kentucky Derby. It was a great race with Beach Patrol stalking the pace taking the lead coming into the stretch run, was headed by Camelot Kitten, and fought to the finish line losing by a mere nose. Nancy was the breeder of this very nice colt making his turf debut. He was picked as a TDN rising star after his races at Santa Anita. Another star for the NCTA.

He is by Lemon Drop Kid out of the mare Beautiful Bertie and is a 3 year old colt.

Saturday, May 7
from Churchill Downs - Stakes Race 2nd
BEACH PATROL: was a tenacious 2nd, grabbed the lead and was clear, dueled in last strides in the stretch with winner, was second by a head bob, entered at Churchill Downs in the Grade 2 American Turf Stakes worth $300,000 Race 9, PP 4, morning line odds 8/1, he is by Lemon Drop Kid out of Bashful Bertie, by Quiet American, bred by Nancy Shuford and owned by Gary and Mary West, trained by Philip D'Amato. Fantastic!

Friday, April 6 - Race Results
from Penn National
MICHAEL'S TRIBUTE was unplaced, the 5 y o mare raced wide into the stretch, passed tired rivals, to finish fourth, entered at Penn National, going 6 Furlongs in a Claiming Race, Race 7, PP 7, bred by Jim Chandley.
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from Woodbine
RELIABLY ROYAL 4 y o filly was unplaced, raced mid-pack, angled outside from two to four wide on the far turn, was all out, closed for fourth, entered at Woodbine, going 1 1/16 Miles on the All Weather Track in a Claiming Race, Race 3, PP 7, owned by Bill Thompson in Partnership.
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Charles Town Races CANCELED by Management Decision
TRAFFORD entered at Charles Town, Race 8, owned by Bill Thompson.

Saturday, April 30 - Race Results
from Gulfstream Park - finished a game 5th
DARING KATHY ran 5th, the 5 y o mare by Wildcat Heir, tracked the pace in second throughout the backstretch, moved aggressively to challenge the front runner, dug in at the furlong marker, was a head bob to finish fifth, to garner $2,820 of the purse, entered at Gulfstream Park, going 1 Mile on the Turf in the $100,000 POWDER STAKES RACE, Race 9, PP 6, bred and owned by Steve Laymon in Partnership with John Eatmon.
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from Gulfstream Park - finished a game 4th
SPEED SEEKER ran 4th, the 4 y o mare by Heatseeker, raced inside along the rail through the backstretch, tracked the pace setters, made a bid on the far turn, dug in two off the inside and got up for fourth, just nipped out of finishing in third, garnered $4,700 of the purse, entered at Gulfstream Park, going 1 Mile on the Turf in the $100,00 THE POWDER STAKES RACE, Race 9, PP 2, owned by R.K. Johnson, F. Coniglio, F. Ferrogine, R. Rendina and S. Ritman.
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from Penn National - ran 4th
MAGPIE MAGGIE the 4 y o bay filly, lunged at the start, then settled, passed rivals in the stretch to close for fourth, entered at Penn National, going 1 Mile in a Claiming Race, Race 2, PP 6, bred and owned by Nancy Shuford.
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from Churchill Down
INCREMENTAL was SCRATCHED / change in race surface, at Churchill Downs, Allowance Race, Race 8, PP 11, bred by Nancy Shuford.


Thursday, April 28 - Race Result
from Penn National
HADEEA was eased down the lane, was unplaced, after the 3 y o bay colt, by Misbah pressed the pace early, entered at Penn National, going 6 Furlongs in an Allowance Race, Race 6, PP 1, Stallion owned by Jim Chandley.

Tuesday, April 26 - Race Results
from Will Rogers Downs, 2nd Place
SHOOTER PETE: was 2nd by a neck, the 3 y o gelding by Trappe Shot, out of Why Lucy Why, by Why Why Why, was away from the gate alertly, pressed the pace outside pace setter, took command on the turn, maintained lead, was caught in final stride, had to settle for place, entered at Will Rogers Downs, going 5 1/2 furlongs in a Claiming race, Race 3, PP 7, bred by Nancy Shuford.

Sunday, April 24 -Race Results
from Keeneland
TOBIAS: was unplaced, finished 5th, raced widest down the stretch with a late bid, entered at Keeneland, going 1 1/2 miles on the turf course in an allowance, Race 7, PP 9, owned by a partnership that includes Johnny Eason.
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from SunRay Park
STEPSUN was unplaced finished 4th, the 4 y o colt was unhurried early and finished just short getting up for third, entered at SunRay Park, going 7 Furlongs in an Allowance Race, Race 7, PP 2, bred by Elizabeth Houck and owned by Robert Medina, Michael Medina and Diego Marquez.





                   


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