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Yo Y Me Ends Hiatus With Easy Gene Fleming Breeders’ Derby Win

Yo Y Me Ends Hiatus With Easy Gene Fleming Breeders’ Derby Win,   By Michael HammerslyPHOENIX, Ariz. – Yo Y Me was routing for the first time and hadn’t run in three and a half months. It didn’t matter as the 3-year-old gelded son of Dixie Chatter easily won Saturday’s $48,000 Gene … Continue reading

Bluegrass Flag Has Back-to-Back Stakes Wins

Bluegrass Flag Has Back-to-Back Stakes Wins, Bluegrass Flag took the $100,000 New York Stallion Stakes by six lengths for her second in a row stakes win. Bluegrass Flag, who graduated second time out Jan. 14 over the inner track, was second in the Franklin Square S. … Continue reading

Bluegrass Flag Wins Cicada Stakes

Bluegrass Flag Wins Cicada Stakes, Bluegrass Flag Wins Cicada Stakes By David GreningOZONE PARK, N.Y. – Trainer Tom Morley was quite confident in Bluegrass Flag when a five-horse field was carded for Saturday’s $100,000 Cicada Stakes at Aqueduct. His confidence only grew when Wilburnmoney and … Continue reading

Kathballu Wins Pan Zareta Stakes

Kathballu Wins Pan Zareta Stakes, Kathballu Wins Pan Zareta Stakes NEW ORLEANS, La. (Dec. 31, 2016) – Kathballu, a Kentucky-bred daughter of California stallion Bluegrass Cat, won Saturday’s $50,000 Pan Zareta Stakes for fillies and mares at Fair Grounds. She ran the six furlongs in … Continue reading

Yo Y Me Finds His Way in Lost in the Fog

Yo Y Me Finds His Way in Lost in the Fog, Yo Y Me Finds His Way in Lost in the Fog By Michael HammerslyPHOENIX, Ariz. (December 31, 2016)–Three straight wins had shown Yo Y Me to be the best Arizona-bred juvenile on the circuit. But a track listed as ‘good’ … Continue reading

November 2016 Newsletter

November 2016 Newsletter, BALLENA VISTA FARMNovember 30, 2016 STALLION NEWS AND STATISTICS: Bluegrass Cat: 2016 earnings over $5.2 million, 7 stakes winners in 2016Calimonco: 3 winners from first crop, the only CA based freshman sire with a stakes placed fillyDixie Chatter: Sire of … Continue reading

Kathballu Dominates in the Orleans Stakes

Kathballu Dominates in the Orleans Stakes, Kathballu Dominates in Orleans Stakes Five D Thoroughbreds’ homebred Bluegrass Cat daughter Kathballu became her sire’s seventh individual stakes winner this year, winning the seven-furlong Orleans Stakes at Delta Downs by eight lengths with little urging from jockey Julien Leparoux. … Continue reading

Moon River Shines Brightest in Punch Line

Moon River Shines Brightest in Punch Line, Moon River Shines Brightest in Punch Line LaurelPark.comMoon River, acquired from the estate of late Virginia breeder and owner William Backer by DARRS Inc., rallied down the stretch past favored Turf Monster (G3) runner-up Two North Road to win the … Continue reading

Joya Real Wins Blue Sparkler for Second Straight Year

Joya Real Wins Blue Sparkler for Second Straight Year, Joya Real Wins Blue Sparkler for Second Straight Year By Jim DunleavyTrainer Kathleen DeMasi entered three horses in the $61,200 Blue Sparkler Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday, but scratched two of them and in the end needed only Eddington’s … Continue reading

Free N Clear Prevails in Statue of Liberty

Free N Clear Prevails in Statue of Liberty, Free N Clear Prevails in Statue of Liberty by Najja Thompson NYRA.comMaking her fifth career start on the turf and first at Saratoga Race Course, Paradise Farms’ Free N Clear by Bluegrass Cat, ushered past 5-2 post-time favorite Louisville First … Continue reading