In Memoriam

Successful California stallion Mr. Big is relocating to Harris Farms in Coalinga for the 2018 breeding season. The impressive son of Dynaformer, out of stakes winner Fashion Delight (by Fappiano), bred 65 mares in 2017 while standing at E.A. Ranches. From previous, very limited crops he sired several California- and Kentucky-breds that succeeded in the more »
Unraced since his fifth place finish in the Grade-1 Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf, George Krikorian’s homebred Big Score scored big in the feature race on opening day of  the Keeneland Spring Meet, the Grade-3 Transylvania Stakes for 3-year-olds going 1-1/16th mile on the turf. The dark bay/brown son of Mr. Big wore down pacesetter Holiday more »
Turkoman, You Were Loved! Turkoman, the 1986 Eclipse champion older male, was euthanized due to infirmities of old age December 21 at E.A. Ranches in Ramona, California. The pensioned stallion was 34. Turkoman won 8 of 22 starts, with 8 seconds and 3 thirds, and earned $2,146,924. Trained by Gary Jones, Turkoman’s 3-year-old season included more »
E.A. Ranches and former general manager, Marguerite Eliasson, has been prominently featured in the November issue of the California Thoroughbred magazine. The monthly publication is distributed to all members of the California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association, as well as to industry stakeholders and this year’s spectators of the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park. Please, read more »
With his fourth Grade-2 win, accomplished October 2nd in the 1-1/4mile John Henry Turf Championship at Santa Anita, Ashleyluvssuger is being pointed into the direction of the $4 million Breeders’ Cup Longines Turf — over the same course yet two furlongs longer.  “You gotta think this horse is full of heart,” trainer Peter Eurton said more »
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