After being sidelined for more than seven months, Big Book returned to the races on May 20, 2016 in a 1-1/16 mile Allowance Optional Claimer on the Santa Anita dirt. The four-year-old gray/roan filly by Mr. Big lined up against seven fillies and mares for her comeback and made it a successful trip to the winners’ more »
Forty Niner grandson and Grade-1 stakes winner Haimish Hy (by Ecton Park), arrived at E.A. Ranches to stand his first season at stud. The Art Sherman-trainee won the 2010 Grade-1 Hollywood Derby and placed in the Grade-2 San Luis Obispo Stakes, the Grade-2 Jim Murray Handicap, and the Grade-3 El Camino Real Derby for total more »
Trouble at the start of the Grade-1 Vosburgh Stakes at Belmont Park cost multiple Grade-3 stakes winner Salutos Amigos the win. The bay son of Salute the Sarge was squeezed back by three to four length between foes that each broke his way out of the gate. Yet powering down the stretch in his signature more »
Coming off a dominant win in the Fleet Treat Stakes last month, Big Book was the lone California-bred entered in the $100,000 Grade-3 Torrey Pines Stakes at Del Mar. Installed as the second choice, behind overwhelming favorite Grade-1 Santa Anita Oaks winner Stellar Wind (Curlin), the 3-year-old daughter of Mr. Big and Novel Twist (Holy more »
Early in the ring with hip #6, a colt by City Zip and out of an unraced half-sister to California’s only Dynaformer-stallion, Mr. Big, sold for $300,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale in Saratoga Springs, NY. Alex and Jo Ann Lieblong signed the ticket for the handsome bay, who was consigned by St. more »
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