Brookdale Farm homebred PARADE BLUE (4,c, Speightstown/Meadow Saffron) was sharp in his first race Monday as he led almost the entire way and pulled away in the stretch to win by 5. The Graham Motion trainee is the 2nd foal out of the Graded Stakes Placed mare Meadow Saffron that Brookdale Farm also campaigned at the track.
Expedited Vision (3,g, Hansen/Bang Away) pulled away in impressive style on Saturday to win by 6 1/2 lengths at Laurel Park. He is now undefeated in two starts and has earned $60,762. Expedited Vision was bred in Maryland by Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes and is a graduate of the 2015 Keeneland Spetember Sale.
LADY ALEXANDRA (3,f, More Than Ready/Lophorina) was determined down the stretch to win by half a length yesterday at Belmont against a quality field of fillies. This was the third win for LADY ALEXANDRA in 6 starts and she has now earned $150,250. She was bred in Kentucky by Brookdale Farm, Jack Swain III, and Double K LLC and was born and raised at Brookdale. She is a graduate of the 2015 Keeneland September Sale where she was purchased for $150,000.
In his first start back since November, READY FOR RYE (5,g, City Zip/Embroidery) wasted no time to find his way back to the winner’s circle on Sunday at Belmont. The five year old now has 6 wins in 19 starts and has hit the board ten other times and has earned $710,260. Ready for Rye was bred in Kentucky by Soc. Agr. Santa Elena De Chimbarongo LTDA and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. He is a graduate of the 2013 Keeneland September Sale.
Brookdale Raised IRISH WAR CRY showed great class in his race on Saturday in the Belmont Stakes (G1). Leading the entire race, he came up just a bit short at end and was passed by Tapwrit but finished 2nd in the final leg of the Triple Crown Races. IRISH WAR CRY has now finished either 1st or 2nd in 5 of his 7 career starts and has earned $979,460 for owner and breeder Isabelle de Tomaso.
Brookdale Grad WAR STORY (5,g, Northern Afleet/Belle Watling) pulled away in the stretch to win by 2 1/2 lengths on Saturday in the G2 Brooklyn Invitational at Belmont Park. With the win he bypassed the million dollar mark for earnings, and has now earned $1,154,305 in 21 lifetime starts. War Story was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. He is a graduate of the 2013 Keeneland Septemebr Sale.
Brookdale Grad PAID UP SUBSCRIBER (5,m, Candy Ride (ARG)/Shriek) battled down the stretch with Champion SONGBIRD and just narrowly missed on Saturday in the G1 Ogden Phipps Stakes to place 2nd. In 14 starts she has earned $742,850 and has now hit the board in 5 of her last 7 races all of which were graded stakes. She was purchased by White Birch Farm at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton Novmeber Sale for $1,100,000.
Expedited Vision (2,c, Hansen/Bang Away) won in his career debut on Friday at Laurel Park going wire to wire. Expedited Vision was bred in Maryland by Mr. and Mrs. Charles McGinnes and is a graduate of the 2016 Keeneland September Sale.
Big Boy Candy (2,c, Twirling Candy/Ada Clare) put on quite a show on Sunday at Santa Anita by breaking his maiden by over 8 lengths in his career debut. Big Boy Candy was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain and was raised at Brookdale Farm. He is a graduate of the 2015 Keeneland November Sale.
Jack Swain homebred LOTTIE (4,f, Arch/Apple Charlotte) sat off the pace for the majority of the race and made a strong move in the stretch on Friday to win by half a length. Lottie was bred in Kentucky by owner/breeder Jack Swain and was raised at Brookdale Farm. In her 9 career starts she has now earned $130,000.