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.
Brookdale Grad Miggsy (3,c, Hard Spun/Yes She’s A Lady) won by a nose on Sunday at Aqueduct to break is his maiden. Placed in both of his previous starts at 2, Miggsy has now earned $60,000 for owner Robert LaPenta. He was bred in Kentucky by Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Tait and was purchased for $330,000 in the Keeneland 2015 September Sale.
Brookdale Sales was the #5 consignor by gross and average price (3 or more sold) for the 2017 Keeneland January Sale. Brookdale grossed $1,369,700 for the sale with an average of $47,231 per horse. Book 1 was highlighted by the mare Yes She’s A Lady and her Bodemeister colt that sold for $210,000 and $195,000.
War Story (4, g, Northern Afleet/Belle Watling) found himself back in the winner’s circle on Saturday at Aqueduct winning by 7 and 3/4 lengths in the Queens Country Stakes. War Story has 4 wins in 17 starts and earnings of $559,395. He was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. War Story is a graduate of the 2013 Keeneland September Sale.
Brookdale Sales started off the November Sales strong, selling three 7 figure mares. At the Fasig-Tipton November Sale, multiple G1 Placed PAID UP SUBSCRIBER sold for $1,100,000 to White Birch Stable. Shortly after that, WHATDREAMSRMADEOF, the dam of multiple G1 Winner CURALINA sold for $1,650,000 to Summer Wind Equine.
Over at Keeneland, G1 Winner PAOLA QUEEN demanded everyone’s attention and was hammered down at the price of $1,700,000 to Tom Ryan’s SF Bloodstock.
This sale capped off a strong sales year for Brookdale, which grossed over $14 million in sales for 2016.
Brookdale Grad HARMONIZE (3, f, Scat Daddy/Mesa Fresca) excelled down the stretch to capture the G1 Del Mar Oaks by a head yesterday afternoon. She now has 4 wins in 9 starts and earnings of $484,260. She was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain III and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. She is a graduate of the 2014 Keeneland Septemebr Sale.
Danessa Again (3, f, Blame/Cape Cod Lady) cruised to a 13 and 1/4 length victory in a MSW yesterday at Gulfstream. She was bred in Kentucky by Somewhere Stables KY LLC. Danessa Again is a graduate of the 2013 Keeneland November Sale where she was purchased for $150,000 by Gelfenstein Farm.
Ready for Rye (4,g, City Zip/Embroidery) closed down the stretch to finish 3rd in the Grade 3 Jaipur Invitational Stakes at Belmont on Saturday. In 14 career starts, Ready for Rye has now earned $586,760. He was bred in Kentucky by Soc. Agr. Santa Elena De Chimbarongo LTDA and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. Ready for Rye was purchased by Chalk Racing at the 2013 Keeneland September Sale.
Harmonize (3, f, Scat Daddy/Mesa Fresca) finished 2nd by half a length on Sunday in the Wonder Again Stakes at Belmont. In 7 lifetime starts she has hit the board in all but one race and has earned $264,260. She was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain III and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. She is a graduate of the 2014 Keeneland September Sale.
Brookdale Grad Noble Bird (5,h, Birdstone/Anyhow) went wire to wire on Friday in the G3 Pimlico Special Handicap winning by over 11 lengths. He now has 5 wins in 15 starts and has earned $755,785 at the track. He was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain and was born and raised at Brookdale Farm. He is a graduate of the 2012 Fasig-Tipton July Sale where he was purchased by Mark Casse for John Oxley.