Songandaprayer

Sunny Ridge Rides The Rail To Salvator Mile Win

Sent to post as the 8-5 favorite, Dennis Drazin’s homebred Sunny Ridge got the job done in Saturday’s Grade 3 Salvator Mile. The 6-year-old son of Holy Bull defeated second choice Diamond King by about three-quarters of a length at the wire, earning his first graded win since 2016. Jose Lezcano piloted the Jason Servis […]

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Songandaprayer Pensioned From Stud Duty

Songandaprayer, a steady presence at stud in the southeast for most of the past two decades, has been pensioned from commercial stud duty, Bloodhorse reports. The 21-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song most recently stood at Journeyman Stallions in Ocala, Fla. Songandaprayer first grabbed headlines as a juvenile when he sold to Bobby and Leslie Hurley […]

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Classy John Gets The Job Done In Louisiana Futurity

There may have been an anxious moment or two, but in the end the heavy favorites of both divisions of the Louisiana Futurity got the job done on Saturday at the Fair Grounds. In the colts and geldings division, Valene Farms’ Classy John held off the late advances of Jimi’s a Star to win by […]

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Classy John Heavily Favored In Saturday’s Louisiana Futurity

Valene Farms’ Classy John will seek a second stakes victory against Louisiana-breds in the colts and geldings division of the $85,700 Louisiana Futurity on Saturday at the Fair Grounds. Named in honor of owner Murray Valene’s late father, the Dallas Stewart trainee will break from post five as the heavy 3-5 favorite. In his most […]

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Stewart, Valene Farms Double Up On Louisiana Champions Day

A pair of stakes victories on Louisiana Champions Day for the trainer-owner combo of Dallas Stewart and Valene Farms with Classy John in the Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile Stakes and Givemeaminit in the Louisiana Champions Day Sprint Stakes highlighted a muddy but nevertheless exciting day of racing at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on […]

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Songandaprayer Filly Tops Texas Summer Yearling And Mixed Sale

A Louisiana-bred filly by Songandaprayer topped the yearling session of Monday’s Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale at Lone Star Park. Held jointly by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and the track, the auction reported 44 of 82 yearlings sold for a total of $414,300. The median jumped 72.2 percent from last year’s mark of $4,500, […]

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Louisiana’s Equine Sales Company Catalogs Over 200 For Open Yearling And Mixed Sale

A catalogue of 195 head has been released for the Equine Sales Company Open Yearling and Mixed Sale. Approximately 10 late supplements are being added, which will bring the total catalogue to more than 200. The auction will be held Sunday, October 15, at 10 a.m. in Opelousas, Louisiana. The auction will start with an […]

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Louisiana’s Equine Sales Company Catalogs 214 Yearlings For Aug. 31 Select Sale

Equine Sales Company has announced a catalog of 214 head for its Consignor Select Yearling Sale set for August 31 at 10 a.m. in Opelousas, Louisiana. “We have just about the same number of yearlings as we did last year, but I think buyers will notice an increase in the sire power of this catalog,” […]

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Carpe Diem’s First Foal A Colt At Ocala Stud

WinStar Farm’s Carpe Diem, Giant’s Causeway’s Grade 1 winner at both two and three, sired his first reported foal on New Year’s Day when a colt was born Sunday at Ocala Stud in Ocala, FL. Bred by Centaur Farm, the colt is out of the seven-time stakes-winning Songandaprayer mare, Evelyn’s Dancer. “He’s a nice-sized colt […]

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Equine Sales Company Two-Year-Old In Training Catalog Now Online

A total of 93 horses have been consigned to the catalogue that is now available online for the Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale set for Tuesday, May 10, in Opelousas, Louisiana. The breeze show will be held May 8. The sale company is still accepting supplements, and the auction will also include horses […]

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