Kirkwood consigned and sold stakes-placed Black Martino added more black type, dueling between horses and getting up for the place in the King Cugat Handicap at Gulfstream. He is owned by Honors Stable Corp and was bred by Bailey Bolen. He has earned over $90,000.
Variety Romp broke his maiden in the Maiden Plate at Greyville in South Africa. Leading every step of the way, he put on a dramatic performance. Bought by Kip as a yearling, he was sold at the TBA Ready to Race Sale through Balmoral Stud for R1,600,000.
Three year old Tapit filly Lady Dyna graduated in a MSW at PARX. She has been knocking on the door with a prior second and third and got it done despite going wide through the stretch. She is owned by Green Hills Farm Inc. and Three Chimneys Farm and was bred by Dr. John A. Chandler. Lady Dyna was a $300,000 two-year-old sales grad for Kirkwood.
June 5-6, 2015 were amazing days of racing at Belmont Park, topped off by American Pharoah winning the Triple Crown. Sunday, June 7th, Kip visited Goshen, NY where he attended an Announcer Workshop with the great Tom Durkin himself. Afterwards, harness racing was on the menu at the Goshen Historic Track. Below are photos from the trip to Goshen. What a great experience!
Goshen, NY - June 7, 2015
Multiple Graded Stakes Placed COMMANDING CURVE, second in the Kentucky Derby G1, has not been out since his start in the Travers G1 at Saratoga. He made his return a winning one with a victory in allowance company at Churchill. He has earned over $600,000 for his owner West Point Thoroughbreds.
At Thistledown, Global Slowdown won last out and liked the winner’s circle so he won again in allowance company going a mile and 70 yards. He is owned by his trainer Kenneth Marshall and was bred by Dr. Charles Giles, Taylor Made Farm Inc, Pat Payne & Buckpace, Ltd.
La Rambla has been knocking at the door, but got the job done in a MSW at Indiana Downs. She rated and then came 4 wide to duel down the stretch to the wire. She is trained by Mike Maker for owner Tracy Farmer and has earned over $58,000. She was bred by Dixiana Farms LLC.
Check out some preview videos of Kirkwood Stables’ horses prepping for the Fasig-Tipton Midatlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sales taken this weekend, May 9-10, 2015. Official videos can be found on our website after the Under Tack Shows, May 13-14, 2015.
HIP 21 (BREEZE) – Filly by PIONEEROF THE NILE | https://youtu.be/3u2y_uM0REE
HIP 68 (BREEZE) – Filly by TEMPLE CITY | https://youtu.be/Z0AUVDLwphg
HIP 75 (BREEZE) – Filly by BLAME | https://youtu.be/ftTn96bSsyc
HIP 91 (BREEZE) – Filly by TWIRLING CANDY | https://youtu.be/c4mWs7YyOUY
HIP 157 (BREEZE) – Filly by CAPE BLANCO (IRE) | https://youtu.be/mgAgbezt0-0
HIP 364 (GALLOP) – Colt by HARD SPUN | https://youtu.be/i28OriZfSqo
HIP 364 (BREEZE) – Colt by HARD SPUN | https://youtu.be/yXSkT67K2Ug
HIP 401 (GALLOP) – Filly by UNCLE MO | https://youtu.be/9t8aqXxFG6g
HIP 401 (BREEZE) – Filly by UNCLE MO | https://youtu.be/UVEM2c0XdBA
HIP 454 (GALLOP) – Colt by STREET BOSS | https://youtu.be/4PwvG6VXNUA
HIP 454 (BREEZE) – Colt by STREET BOSS | https://youtu.be/WP2CkPGBBFw
HIP 470 (GALLOP) – Filly by PURE PRIZE | https://youtu.be/zKBlFWY2vmg
HIP 470 (BREEZE) – Filly by PURE PRIZE | https://youtu.be/0LJZY3Rq7Q0
Multiple graded stakes placed RECEPTA followed up her Keeneland allowance win by adding still more black type. She ran a good third in the Beaugay Stakes – Gr. 3 at Belmont, rallying around horses in the stretch. She is owned by Phillips Racing Partnership and Pam Gartin and was bred by John W. Phillips & Hank Snowden. Her trainer is James J. Toner.