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    • KISS THE PRINCESS goes over $100,000 in earnings
      07/19/2017

      5 year old mare KISS THE PRINCESS (Any Given Saturday) was unhurried early but when asked she rallied through the field and battled furiously to the wire for her 5th win trainer  Ron G. Potts and owner/breeder The Elkstone Group LLC. She boosted her earnings over $100,000.

    • TWO more 2 YEAR OLD WINNERS!
      07/18/2017

      2 year old filly EIGHTY SIX METS (Colonel John) did nothing in her first start on dirt, but turf was another story.  The Elkstone Group homebred broke well and led through the early fractions and then shook off the bid of a closer for the wire to wire win. She raced 7 1/2 furlongs and won by a 1 3/4. EIGHTY SIX METS is trained by Kelly Rubley.

      2 year old colt KITCHEN FIRE (First Defence) also an The Elkstone Group homebred won his first start handily going 6 furlongs at Presque Isle Downs. He tracked the pace on the inside and then swung out like an old pro to take over the lead and win by 2 1/2 lengths. He is trained by Ron Potts.

    • Busy day at the races for Custom Care Grads
      07/10/2017

      At Presque Isle, The Elkstone Group's  graded SW EDGE OF REALITY (Lawyer Ron) missed the win in the Leemat S by a head, He has pushed his earning over $675,781 for his connections. Following him over the wire in third was The Elkstone Group's  multiple SW, DUFF (Candy Ride) He has earned over $319,628  for his connections. The well traveled DUFF was bred by Two Sisters Farm.

      Meanwhile at Lone Star. FIREPIT QUEEN (To Honor and Serve) won her third in a row moving right up through her allowance conditions. She is owned by Richard and Karen M. Boyer and was bred by The Elkstone Group LLC.


       

    • SHIP DISTURBER wins second in a row
      07/08/2017

      Stakes placed SHIP DISTURBER (Sky Mesa) won last out at Churchill, today at Ellis going a mile on a race pulled off the turf, he tracked the pace and then moved to the lead and held it easily to win by three. He is owned  by John Impellizeri and his trainer Charles Dickey, 

    • LADY FOG HORN does it AGAIN!!!!
      07/05/2017

      The AMAZING and INCREDIBLE G2 SW LADY FOG HORN (Zavata) won for the 14th time - an aloowance race at Indiana DOwns going a mile on the turf. She scored a win in the  the Falls City H G2 at Churchill Downs last fall to add a G2 win to her resume. Then she ran third in the Obeah S at Delaware Park, and  she was was also third in the Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes - Gr. 3 at Keenland.  The Indiana bred filly has an amazing lifetime record of 26: 14-4-4 with half of her 14 wins in stakes races, She has earned $824,273 for her owner/breeders The Elkstone Group. 

    • 2 year old GOODBYE BROCKLELY graduates at Belmont
      07/02/2017

      GOODBYE  BROCKLELY, a 2 year old filly by Cosmonaut, has not been off the board in 3 starts and today she broke her maiden at Belmont for her owner/breeder Hilly Fields Stable and trainer Philip M. Serpe. Noving onto the tuff, she went off the favorite and closed powerfully on the outside to get the job done. Goodbye Brockley is a half-sister to recent New York Stallion S. winner LADY JOAN (Corageous Cat, SW, $129,840 who was also prepared for racing at Custom Care Equine). She has already earned $59,600 for her connections.

    • MIDNIGHT BLVD wins allowance by 5
      07/02/2017

      Indiana Bred MIDNIGHT BLVD (Bellamy Road) closed out last year with a stakes placing in the Miss Indiana Stakes. The 3 year old got off to a good start in 2017 with an easy allowance win at Indiana Grand. going a mile on the dirt and added to her laurels garnering the place position in the Hoosier Breeders Sophomore Stakes.  Today she went of the heavy favorite in 3X allowance at Indiana Grand and won by an easy 5 lengths.  She is trained by her part owner Anthony J. Granitz. Joining him in the racing partnership are  Captain Jack Racing Stable LLC and Ochre House Stable. The filly was bred by  Crystal Chapple DVM & WinStar Farm, LLC. MIDNIGHT BLVD has not been off the board in 4 starts and has earned $84,283.

    • LADY JOAN a new stakes winner
      06/27/2017

      LADY JOAN (Courageous Cat) pressed the pace and then came from between horses to grab the lead and garner her first stakes win. She was off over the winter and came back to run second in allowance company a month ago. She is a homebred for Hilly Fields Stable and is trained by Philip M. Serpe.She has 2 wins and 2 seconds in 6 starts and has earned over $129,000.

    • FIREPIT QUEEN wins back to back at Lone Star
      06/25/2017

      FIREPIT QUEEN (To Honor and Serve) graduated for her owners Richard and Karen M. Boyer.She won sprinting 5 furlongs at Lone Star last month after already hitting the board several times. Today she won back to take her first allowance condition and make it 2 in a row. She had to race extremely wide on both turns, but still got the job done.  FIREPIT QUEEN was bred by The Elkstone Group LLC.

    • 2 nice winners for Custom Care
      06/23/2017

      Four year old filly SW TRICKY ZIPPY winner of the Union Avenue S at Saratoga and second in the Iroquois S at Belmont at 3, won going six furlongs at Delaware Park today.She is a homebred for  Newman Racing and has earned  $319,815  Add to this - she was started at Custom Care AND Donna selected her dam for Newman Racing!

      At Belmont stakes placed  Made in Detroit made mincemeat of his competition and wired the field going 1 1/16 on the inner turf to win by over 8 lengths. The 5 year old ARCH gelding is owned by Mamatas Racing Stable LLC, Paul W Tackett and  Robert Byerlein, He is trained by Ralph E. Nicks and was bred by one of his owners, Paul Tackett. MADE IN DETROIT has earned over $200,000.

    • MIDNIGHT BLVD adds more black type
      06/22/2017

      Indiana Bred MIDNIGHT BLVD (Bellamy Road) closed out last year with a stakes placing in the Miss Indiana Stakes. The 3 year old got off to a good start in 2017 with an easy allowance win at Indiana Grand. going a mile on the dirt and added to her laurels today garnering the place position in the Hoosier Breeders Sophomore Stakes.  She is trained by her part owner Anthony J. Granitz. Joining him in the racing partnership are  Captain Jack Racing Stable LLC and Ochre House Stable. The filly was bred by  Crystal Chapple DVM & WinStar Farm, LLC. MIDNIGHT BLVD has not been off the board in 4 starts and has earned $84,283.

    • MY SISTER CARO wins her 6th - earnings over $200,000
      06/20/2017

      Stakes placed fiveyear old mare My Sister Caro sprinted 5 furlongs on the turf at Laurel to add her 6th lifetime win. She dueled and then held for the win. She is owned by Steven Bertrando and Paul Trapani  and was bred by O'Sullivan Farms LLC. She has upped her earnings over  $205,000.



    • ASATOOTLY 2nd in the Dancin Renee
      06/18/2017

       Newman Racing’s MSW ABSATOOTLY(Mineshaft) splashed to a second place finish in the Dancin Renee at Belmont to add black type to her pedigree page. She posted the first open stakes victory of her career  in Laurel Park’s $75,000, six-furlong Primonetta for fillies and mares three and up, which was run over a sloppy (sealed) track.

      An admirably consistent runner for trainer Charlie Baker, 4-year-old ABSATOOTLY came into the Dancin Renee having finished off-the-board only twice in 13 prior starts. She has earned $269,107.

    • KITTY MADDNESS wins at Belmont
      06/16/2017

      KITTY MADDNESS had very little trouble acquiring her second win. She cleared the field going 1 1/16 on the turf and held well for the victory. She is owned by the Very Un Stable and trained by John Morrison. The 4 year old Courageous Cat filly was bred by W S Farish.

       

    • LADY FOG HORN adds MORE black type!
      06/11/2017

      The AMAZING G2 SW LADY FOG HORN (Zavata) scored a win in the  the Falls City H G2 at Churchill Downs last fall to add a G2 win to her resume. Today she ran third in the Obeah S at Delaware Park, last out she was third in the Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes - Gr. 3 at Keenland.  The Indiana bred filly has an amazing lifetime record of 25: 13-4-4 with 7 of her 13 wins in stakes races, She has earned close to $800,000 for her owner/breeders The Elkstone Group. You have to wonder what sort of sounds she makes to have earned such a name...

    • FIREPIT QUEEN graduated in a MSW
      06/05/2017

      FIREPIT QUEEN (To Honor and Serve) already has 2 seconds and 2 thirds in MSW company and today she won for her owners Richard and Karen M. Boyer.She won sprinting 5 furlongs at Lone Star making an outside bid at the 1/8th pole. FIREPIT QUEEN was bred by The Elkstone Group LLC.

    • JOHN'S ISLAND over $400,000 now - with his his 8th win
      06/05/2017

      Multiple stakes placed JOHN'S ISLAND makes money for everybody and he has been through a number of barns in his 33 start career. His latest owner is his breeder, Edition Farms. It is so nice to see this and we are very happy for this wonderful warrior of over $400,000 .He has 8 wins to his name as well as 4 seconds and 6 thirds. JOHN'S ISLAND is now trained by Robert Falcone who moved him up and won at Belmont going 1 1/16..

    • Here come the 2 year olds; DRUNK PHILOSOPHY wins first out
      06/02/2017

      Two year old filly DRUNK PHILOSOPHY(Scat Daddy) broke first and that was that as she graduated at Belmont with aplomb for Wesley Ward. She kicked clear for a 4 1/2-length tally. DRUNK PHILOSOPHY is owned by The Elkstone Group LLC and was bred in NY byNewtown Anner Stud (NY). WATCH FOR THIS ONE!



    • STARLING'S LAW wins his 8th for ELKSTONE
      05/24/2017

      Elkstone homebred STARLING'S LAW (E Dubai) won his 8th race, racing close to the pace and then making a bid from between horses to win in allowance company at Mountaineer going 7 furlongs on the turf. He has earned $209,000 and is trained by Ron Potts.

    • GOTTA KEEP MOVIN did just that
      05/20/2017

      Elkstone's hree year old filly GOTTA KEEP MOVIN did exactly that and wired the field at Indiana Grand to break her maiden by over 4 lenths. She was sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs on a sloppy sealed track for trainer Anthony Granitz.

    • MIDNIGHT BLVD wins again
      05/04/2017

      Indiana Bred MIDNIGHT BLVD (Bellamy Road) closed out last year with a stakes placing in the Miss Indiana Stakes. The 3 year old got off to a good start in 2017 with an easy allowance win at Indiana Grand. going a mile on the dirt. She tracked the pace briefly and then took the lead easily and galloped home. She is trained by her part owner Anthony J. Granitz. Joining him in the racing partnership are  Captain Jack Racing Stable LLC and Ochre House Stable. The filly was bred by  Crystal Chapple DVM & WinStar Farm, LLC. MIDNIGHT BLVD has not been off the board in 4 starts and has earned over $64,000.

    • Eye Luv Lulu second in the Affirmed Success S at Belmont
      04/29/2017

      Last month the hard knocking stakes placed, Eye Luv Lulu dispatched a field of allowance horses going 6  furlongs  at Aqueduct, drawing  off to win with energy for his 9th win. Today he was just nipped at the wire in the Affirmed Success S. by a closer from way off the pace, but added more black type and more money to his account.The 6 year old gelding has earned over $550,000 for several sets of connections. Eye Luv Lulu has done well for all his owners. He is now owned by Michael Dubb and trained by Rudy R. Rodriguez. He is the PERFECT NY Bred with his lifetime record of 36 9-7-4.
       

    • ABSATOOTLY takes the Primonetta S.
      04/23/2017

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    • GSW LADY FOG HORN adds black-type
      04/22/2017

      The AMAZING G2 SW LADY FOG HORN (Zavata) scored a win in the  the Falls City H G2 at Churchill Downs last fall to add a G2 win to her resume. Today she ran third in the Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes - Gr. 3.  The Indiana bred filly has an amazing lifetime record of 24: 13-4-3 with 7 of her 13 wins in stakes races, She has earned $786,273 for her owner/breeders The Elkstone Group. She is earning at over $32,000 per start!

    • JOHN'S ISLAND up to $374,000+ in earnings
      04/13/2017

      Multiple stakes placed JOHN'S ISLAND makes money for everybody. He is currently owned Jairo A. Espinosa and trained by Oscar S. Barrera, III. He was claimed by these connections out of his last race. He scored right away, earning  his 7th win lifetime and coming wide to win by 5 going a mile on the dirt at Aqueduct. He has earned almost $375.000.

    • EYE LUV LULU scores AGAIN!
      03/26/2017

      Stakes placed, Eye Luv Lulu dispatched a field of allowance horses going 6  furlongs  at Aqueduct and drawing  off to win with energy for his 9th win. Add to that 5 seconds and 4 thirds and he has earned over $520,000. Eye Luv Lulu has done well for all his connections. He is now owned by Michael Dubb and trained by Rudy R. Rodriguez
       

    • LAY DOWN THE LAW scores in allowance
      03/09/2017

      Elkstone homebred LAY DOWN THE LAW settled outside and then ranged up when asked to grab the lead and win by 3 lengths going 6 furlongs in an allowance race at Penn National. He is trained by Timothy Hooper and has earned for $91,000.



    • ABSATOOTLY wins her 4th
      02/13/2017

      ABSATOOTLY (Mineshaft) has been super consistent. She won the New York-bred East View S. toward the end of her juvenile campaign and annexed an optional claimer at Laurel last spring before hitting the board in a trio of stakes, including a head runner-up finish in the state-bred Niagara S. at Finger Lakes. After a bit of a break, the homebred for Newman Racing coasted home today in an AOC, also a Laurel, by 3 1/2 lengths. It appears she is repeating the pattern from last year. ABSATOOTLY is closing in on $200,000 in earnings.

    • TAPA TAPA TAPA scores big in the Suncoast S. at Tampa
      02/13/2017

      TAPA TAPA TAPA, bred by Patricia Pavlish (KY) and trained by Timothy Hamm easily held off the heavy favorite (and TDN Rising Star) to score in the Suncoast S. at Tampa in her first effort on dirt. Her maiden win as a 2 yo had been on the all weather surface at Woodbine.TAPA TAPA TAPA made the lead quickly and kept the heavy favorite at bay to  come home clear in a sharp time, winning by 3 lengths.

      "We are pleasantly happy. She's a good horse, and she has trained awesome on the dirt since we started here." said her trainer 

    • RETIRE FIFTY FIVE scores again for his 8th win!
      02/05/2017

      RETIRE FIFTY FIVE, now a 6 year old ,  garnered  his 8th win - this one again at Penn National going a mile. Bred by the Elkstone Group, LLC. RETIRE FIFTY FIVE is now owned by Richard Malouf and trained by  Scott A. Lake. This is stone cold race horse. He has earned  $260,028 with a record of 39: 8,6,12.

    • PASSPORT TO CHAOS graduates at Gulfstream
      01/20/2017

      3 year old colt PASSPORT TO CHAOS (City Zip) encountered chaos in his race going 1 1/16 on the turf at Gulfstream, He was boxed in on the rail but threaded through a seam and got up for his first win for owner  Michael Dubb. He ran a really gutsy race. Keep an eye on this one.

    • RETIRE FIFTY FIVE gets his 7th win
      01/18/2017

      Newly turned six year old gelding RETIRE FIFTY FIVE finished with determination to gain his 7th win - this one again at PARX. Bred by the Elkstone Group, LLC. RETIRE FIFTY FIVE is now owned by Richard Malouf and trained by  Scott A. Lake. This is stone cold race horse. He has earned  $241,788 with a record of 38; 7,6,12.

       

    • PERSIE wins his third race
      01/07/2017

      Newly turned 4 year old 3 year old Street Sence gelding PERSIE had to travel wide throughout but wore down his rivals and cleared the field to win going a mile at Penn National. He is an Elkstone homebred and has earned close to $60,000.

    • NEVER GROW OLD graduates second time out
      01/05/2017

      Elkstone homebred 3 year old filly NEVER GROW OLD (Scat Daddy)was second in her first start and graduated in her second despite being bothered at the start and needing to fan 7 wide to get clear. Keep an eye on this Wesley Ward trainee.

    • SPECIAL DIVIDEND takes allowance at Belmont
      01/03/2017

       Elkstone's SPECIAL DIVIDEND won in allowance company at Aqueduct going 6 furlongs in wire to wire fashion. This is her 5th win and she has as many seconds and one third.The 3 year old Girolamo filly has earned $110,725.

    • MY SISTER CARO wins her 5th
      01/02/2017

      Stakes placed fiveyear old mare My Sister Caro sprinted 5 furlongs at Gulfstream to add her 5th lifetime win. She is now owbned by Steven Bertrando and Paul Trapani  and was bred by breeder O'Sullivan Farms LLC. She has upped her earnings to  $178,000.

    • SPECIAL DIVIDEND takes allowance at Finger Lakes
      10/21/2016

       Elkstone had good luck at Finger Lakes  SPECIAL DIVIDEND winning in allowance company. She chased and then came through the inside for the win - her 4th. The 3 year old Girolamo filly has earned $76,525.



    • SHOTENOUGH TO POP graduates at Belterra
      06/13/2016

      SHOTENOUGH TO POP broke his maiden in a MSW at Belterra Park for owners Norman Lynn Cash, William Helwig and Brent Gasaway. The 3 yar old gelding was well placed and the swung slightly wide for the win. He is trained by Kellyn Gorder. 

     



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