War Story 3rd in Louisiana Derby (G2)

War Story (3, g, Northern Afleet/Belle Watling) finished third on Saturday in the G2. Louisiana Derby. Making just his fifth start, War Story has now hit the board in every race and has earnings of $243,600.  War Story currently sits in 12th on the Kentucky Derby Points Scale with 44 points. He was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain III and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. War Story is a graduate of the 2013 Keeneland September Sale.




Noble Bird Wins at Oaklawn

Noble Bird (4, c, Birdstone/Anyhow) won by a nose on Saturday at Oaklawn Park.  Noble Bird now has 2 wins in 7 lifetime starts and earnings of $113,478.  He was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. Noble Bird was purchased by Mark Casse at the 2012 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Select Yearling Sale for $105,000.





Brookdale Grads Falling Sky and Duff Named PA Champions

Brookdale Grads Duff (3,c, Candy Ride (ARG)/To The Brim) and Falling Sky (5,h, Lion Heart/Sea Dragoness) were named 2014 Pennsylvania Champion Two Year Old Male (Duff) and  Champion Male Sprinter (Falling Sky) of Year this week.

Last year, Duff hit the board 5 out of his 6 starts, including 3 wins and earnings of $133,220.  Two of his wins came in stakes races, the Mark McDermott Stakes (75k) at Presque Isle Downs and the Christopher Elser Memorial Stakes (75k) at Parx. Duff was bred by Two Sisters Farm and is a graduate of the 2013 Keeneland September Sale.

Falling Sky won the G3 Gulfstream Park Sprint Stakes  and Donald LeVine Memorial Handicap (100k) last year as well as finishing 3rd in the G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga.  He was bred by Copper Penny Stables LLC and is a graduate of the 2010 Keeneland November Sale.



Brookdale Grad Shaishee Wins Mahab Al Shimaal (G3) in Dubai

Shaishee (5,g, Indian Charlie/Hatpin) won the G3 Mahab Al Shimaal in Dubai on Saturday. In years past this race has been used as a prep for the G1 Dubai Golden Shaheen that is run at the end of the month.  He now has 4 wins in 22 starts and earnings of $255,367.  Shaishee was bred in Virginia by Audley Farm and was purchased  at the 2011 Keeneland September Sale for $325,000.

 

Shaishee