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Val C. Murrell, General Manager
Michelle LaVoice, Farm Manager
11591 Hwy. 1078 Folsom, LA 70437 
Phone (985) 796-5563 Fax (985) 796-3630 
E-mail: info@clearcreekstud.com


STAR GUITAR CENTER STAGE!
12/10/2017

BRITLYN STABLES must be very proud of their homebred stallion STAR GUITAR! The son of Quiet American raced for Maurice and Evelyn Benoit's Brittlyn Stable and was trained by Al Stall Jr. In all, Star Guitar won 24 of 30 starts and earned $1,749,862. BRITLYN has wisely selected mares for STAR GUITAR and here come the babies!
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MINIT TO STARDOM sailed to an easy to a 5 1/4-length score to break her maiden last month. Stepping up into stakes company she was the heavy favorite to head to the winner's circle for the second time in a row. The Benoit homebred grabbed the lead at the head of the long Fair Grounds stretch and simply accelerated to an easy 7 1/4 length win to remain undefeated.  She is trained by Albert M. Stall, Jr
She is the 4th black-type winner for second-crop sire.

DIVINE BEAN, who was also making his second start after graduating in the colt division of the MSW race won by MINIT TO STARDOM, had to settle for the place in the Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile S. He went to the lead and was just not able to hold off the eventual winner. He is owned and trained by the same connections.

 

 


INVENIAM VIAM by HALF OURS wins her 11th in a stakes
12/10/2017

5 year old mare INVENIAM VIAM who has already visited the winner's circle !0 times, made her 11h win count as she won the LOUISIANA CHAMPIONS DAY LADIES S., $100,000 going 1 1/16 on the soft turf course at the Fair Grounds. She won by a length. Last month, she won the Si Cima Overnight S  also at the air Grounds.  INVENIAM VIAM is owned by Allied Racing Stable, LLC trained by Brad H. Cox and was bred by Paul E. Mullen. She has earned $351,089 and has the amazing record of 29-11-5-5. She was foaled raised and started by Clear Creek Stud. For the  curious:  Aut inveniam viam aut faciam is Latin for "I shall either find a way or make one." The first word "aut" may be omitted. The phrase has been attributed to Hannibal; when his generals told him it was impossible to cross the Alps by elephant.

To add to the day, 2 year old filly HOT WIRED graduated at Delta Downs. She is owned by Sandy Badeaux and Dale White Sr and trained by her co-owner Dale White Sr.


STAR GUITAR gets 2 EXCITING WINNERS despite the wintery weather
12/09/2017

1 - 3-year-old filly SHAMROCK STAR got off the mark with consecutive victories before a stakes placing in the Cajun Miss S. at Evangeline Downs this spring. She returned  this fall with a 2nd in allowance company.  Going off the favorite over a sloppy track at the Fair Grounds, she went straight to the lead while dueling with a rival, drew clear at the quarter pole and was 3 1/2 lengths to the good at the wire.  She is owned by Carl R. Moore Management LLC, trained by W. Bret Calhoun and was bred by Half Moon Stables, LLC (LA).

2- 2-year-old colt PICKNNGRINN pressed the pace from inside and then drew off to an easy 5 length lead at the wire in his second start. He raced in  MSW going 6 furlongs at Remington Park. The colt is owned by  Asmussenequine.com and Gerald Rich. He was bred byJacquelyn J. Rich DVM & Gerald Rich  and is trained by Steven M. Asmussen. Keep an eye on this one!


Thanks from Val Murrell
12/04/2017

2 yo AUTUMN FLIRT by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins first out
12/04/2017

Racing 6 furlongs at the Fair Grounds,  AUTUMN FLIRT made the most of his first start - going off the favorite he set the pace although challenged and finally wired the field to win by a length. The gelding is a homebred for Autumn Hill Farms Racing Stables, Inc. and is trained by Albert Stall.


MSW WINNERS for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS and HALF OURS
12/03/2017

3-year-old filly  BETTY BOOYAH ( CUSTOM FOR CARLOS) broke her maiden in a MSW at the Fair Ground in her second start drawing off by almost 5 lengths. She is a homebred for Lorlow Stables LLC and is trained by Gary  Husak.

Also breaking his maiden in his second start was HALF OURS' 4-year-old son TOR CON SIX. He won by 2 1/4 sprinting 5 furlongs at Delta Downs. The colt is owned by  Lee Lasater and Amanda Lasater and trained by Chris Richard.


2 yo old DOUBLE STAR by STAR GUITAR wins his 2nd
12/01/2017

2-year-old DOUBLE STAR won his first start with dispatch. He sprinted to the lead from his outside post and was never seriously asked galloping home a 1 3/4-length victor. He has hit the board twice in his first allowance condition and today stalked the pace and cleared to gain his second win. The bay  colt is owned by Four Star Racing, bred by Thomas Edward Vinci & Bill Mayfield (LA) and trained by Robert D. Schultz. He has earned over $46,000.


NO ONE GREATER by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS adds his 3rd win
12/01/2017

4 yr old colt NO ONE GREATER  added his 3rd win racing 7 furlongs in an AOC at Delta Downs dueling from the start and then getting up for the win by a neck - his 5th win.  He is owned by Leo Savoy, was bred by Bill Langford and is trained by Rickey N. Castille.He has earned over $82,000.


Star Guitar's Fee Raised to $7,500
11/23/2017

Another STAR GUITAR 2yo WINNER
11/22/2017

IONA STAR, a two-year-old  homebred filly for Brittlyn Stable made her third start a winning one leading at every call and winning by almost 4 lengths sprinting at Delta Downs, She is trained by  Justin Jeansonne.
 


"STAR WEEKEND"
11/20/2017

STAR GUITAR is on fire - 3 winners!
11/19/2017

Three winners for STAR GUITAR at opening day at the Fair Grounds and all three homebreds for Brittlyn Stables Inc!   3-year-old filly DATA GIRL won in allowance company going a mile and added her third win. Two 2-year-olds added to the fun with first out wins. DIVINE BEAN sprinted to a 2 1/4 length win in a 5/1/2 furlong race for 2-year-old colts and in the filly division, MINIT TO STARDOM won by over 5 lengths. Both went off as the favorite.


INVENIAM VIAM by HALF OURS wins her 10th in a stakes!
11/19/2017

On opening day at the Fair Grounds, 5 year old mare INVENIAM VIAM who has already visited the winner's circle 9 times, made her 10h win count as she won the Si Cima Overnight S going a mile on the turf.   INVENIAM VIAM is owned by Allied Racing Stable, LLC trained by Brad H. Cox and was bred by Paul E. Mullen. She has earned $291,000 and has the amazing record of 28-10-5-5. She was foaled raised and started by Clear Creek Stud.


Exciting day for Clear Creek Stud
11/18/2017

Brittlyn homebred TESTING ONE TWO  by STAR GUITAR won the  $150,000 Louisiana Jewel Stakes for 2-year-old Louisiana-bred fillies on cruise control and following her in the show position was Bionic Butterfly by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS. Bionic Butterfly added black type to her pedigree for owner  Whispering Oaks Farm LLC  and trainer Steve Flint. The filly was bred by Relentless Racing LLC .

Please read more about the victory by TESTING ONE TWO in the next article.​


TESTING ONE TWO COMES THROUGH LOUD AND CLEAR IN THE $150,000 LOUISIANA JEWEL STAKES
11/18/2017

BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS sells for $725,000
11/07/2017

G1 SW BIG WORLD sold at Fasig Tipton last night for $725,000. She was offered by Bluewater Sales and purchased by KATSUMI YOSHIDA


Owner Maggi Moss with Big World


GIVEMEAMINIT by STAR GUITAR hits the board in the BC Juvenile
11/05/2017

We are proud of GIVEMENAMINIT who came 3 wide and hit the board to be  4th in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile G1. Twelve accomplished colts broke out of the gate and he beat 8 of them!


GREAT EXCITEMENT at Clear Creek Stud: GIVEMEAMINIT by STAR GUITAR entered in the BC Juvenile
11/04/2017

2 NICE winners for STAR GUITAR
11/02/2017

BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS selling at FT Nov
11/02/2017



11/02/2017

STAR TOO by STAR GUITAR graduates at Laurel
10/31/2017

STAR TOO has been knocking on the door, in fact, she just missed in her 4 prior starts. She went off the favorite, forced the pace and then took over to win by a length for trainer  Emanuel J. Geralis. The 3-year-old filly is owned by Joseph E. Colgain.
 


CUSTOM INFINITY by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates in a MSW
10/25/2017

When Texas Bred CUSTOM INFINITY decided to break his maiden he did it with a flourish at Mountaineer. He sprinted to an easy in hand win by almost 7 lengths. He is owned by Rice Racing and trained by Louis V. Ruberto, Jr.. His breeder is Wesley Melcher.


TESTING ONE TWO by STAR GUITAR easy MSW winner
10/21/2017

A strong 2nd first time out, TESTING ONE TWO went off the favorite and  was barely roused to win his second start by over 6 lengths at Delta Downs going 7 furlongs on the dirt. He is a homebred for Brittlyn Stable, Inc. and is trained by Victor Arceneaux,.


OBS Fall Yearling Cover features BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS
10/10/2017

CHECK OUT THE CLEAR CREEK OBS YEARLINGS in BARN ONE


LOTS OF EXCITEMENT AT KEENELAND THIS WEEKEND
10/05/2017

 Star Guitar's son Givemeaminit and a Custom Carlos' son Ready's Prospector are entered in the in the G1 Breeders Futurity on Saturday at Keeneland.  Lots of excitement at Clear Creek Stud this weekend!


EXCELLENT SALE FOR CCS AT TIMONIUM
10/05/2017

Clear Creek Stud's single entry in the Fasig Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale was hip 374 a Mineshaft 1/2 brother to multiple stakes winner HAPPY MESA. The handsome colt was consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds and was Purchased by CHARLES J ZACNEY
for $105,000. We wish his new connections the very best of racing luck.


MELALEUCA by HALF OURS wins his 5th and goes over $242,000 in earnings
09/30/2017

SW MELALEUCA won the Brandywine Stakes last year at Indiana Grand. The 7 year old mare still seems to prefer the Indiana Grand turf and won there again today - her 5th  win lifetime - going of the favorite and wiring the field. She has earned over $242,000 for her connections. She is co-owned by her trainer Brian Michael and her breeder Robert E. Ritchie.
 


The very well connected CUSTOM PAINT JOB by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS breaks her maiden
09/27/2017

4 year old filly CUSTOM PAINT JOB,  a Valene Farm homebred, has been knocking on the door, but today got the job done winning at Lousiana Downs racing 6 1/2 on the dirt, She had to fight and duel for the win but in the end drew off by 4 1/2 lengths. Her trainer is Sturges J Ducoing. CUSTOM PAINT JOB is a very well connected filly out of Isle of Grey (MSP, $140,888),  and a 1/2 to Sammie Sam (Autocracy), MSW, $370,162; Platinum Lady (Half Ours), SW, $171,102; and Katlin's Rocket (Autocracy), SW, $127,400. 


HIGH HEELED by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins her third
09/26/2017

HIGH HEELED added her third win - this one shortened up to 6 furlongs on the dirt in allowance company at Mountaineer. She chased inside, came out and then dueled hard between horses for the win. She did not hit the board last out but the race before that she won quite easily going 7 furlongs on the turf.  HIGH HEELED is owned by Michael J Annechino and is trained by Jay Bernardini. She was bred by Lynne Boutte & Thomas Hopkins.


Annual Stallion Show on December 2nd
09/25/2017

Mark your calendar for our upcoming Annual Stallion Show on December 2nd.


HALF OURS UPDATE
09/25/2017

Half Ours son, Jack Snipe’s, scored his second stakes win on Saturday at Louisiana Downs when he captured the A.L. “Red” Erwin Memorial Stakes. Coming from a far back position early in the race, jockey Jansen Melancon had Jack Snipe’s close with a rush in the final sixteenth of a mile to win by a length while getting the one mile distance in 1:35:75. Owned by Jeff Drown and Gary Scherer, Jack Snipe’s is trained by Gary Scherer. The $45,000 to the winner has increased his earnings to $204,690 from just nine starts with three wins including the Louisiana Futurity last December and four stakes placings. Jack Snipe’s is the second stakes winner produced by his dam, Rhodelia, who previously produced the Grade III stakes winner Jet Black Magic and is now deceased.


SW BERMUDA STAR by STAR GUITAR adds even more black type!
09/24/2017

SW BERMUDA STAR added to her resume running  a tough 2nd in the Elge Rasberry S at Louisina Downs. She was bumped repeatedly as she came from behind and dueled down the stretch. There was an objection but the stewards did not overturn the results of the finish. Recently she won an allowance race, before that she was 3rd in the Louisiana Legends Soiree S  going a mile at Evangeline. And before that she won the Equine Sales Oaks. She has now bankrolled over $117,000 for her connections: owner Brittlyn Stable, Inc,  trainer Victor Arceneaux and breedersTom Curtis & Wayne Simpson.


JACK SNIPE'S by HALF OURS snares the A L (red) Erwin S and HALF OURS gets a new 2 to winner
09/24/2017

Today was a great ending to the Louisiana Downs meet for HALF OURS. JACK SNIPE'S  came wide from behind to clear the field and win the A L (red) Erwin S going a mile of the turf.  Last year it was also won by a son of HALF OURS - ROCK N SAKE. JACK SNIPE'S is trained and co-owned by Gary M. Scherer. His other owner is Jeff Drown. He was bred by Clear Creek Stud LLC. He has earned over $204,000 for his connections.

In Texas at Retama, 2 year old VAPOR VAPOR broke his maiden by a head going 7 1/2 on the turf. He was also bred by Clear Creek Stud LLC. His owner is Susan Moulton and he is trained by Brandon Jenkins, 


SAFARI CALAMARI wins again for Brittlyn
09/20/2017

Brittlyn Stables, Inc.homebred SAFARI CALAMARI, now a multiple stakes placed winner and fresh from a second place finish in the Louisiana Cup Distaff Stakes, rallied from off the pace to run down the field and win an allowance race at Louisiana Downs going 1 1/16 on the turf.  She is trained by Ron Faucheux and has earned over $200,000 to date.




09/18/2017

2 stakes placed horses for HALF OURS
09/10/2017

HALF OURS fillies were busy at Louisiana Downs. Three year old OUR VALOR added black-type running second in the Tellike S   for pwner Love Partnership Interests LP  and trainer Karl Broberg. She was bred by Chief One LLC & Clear Creek Stud. She sprinted 5 furlongs on the turf

Earlier on the card in the River Cities S, 4 year old filly SMILEY BRILEY also ran second for owner J J Thoroughbreds trainer A Cates and breeder Michelle LaVoice. She ran 1 1/16 on the turf.


2 yo COOL KITTY by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins first out
09/10/2017

COOL KITTY acted as is she had been racing her whole life when she cme wide from off the pace sprinting at Louisiana Downs and nailed it at the wire to win first out. She is trained by Joe P. McKellar and owned by Cool Breeze Racing. The 2 year old filly was bred byClear Creek Stud LLC


SIMPLY SOLO by STAR GUITAR exciting first out winner
09/07/2017

Brittlyn Stables,Inc homebred three year old filly SIMPLY SOLO was off a step slow but soon put that to rights, exploding to an easy 6 1/2 length win going away. She sprinted 5 furlongs on the turf at Lousiana Downs. SIMPLY SOLO is trained by Ron Faucheux.


Watch the Hopeful Stakes G1
09/04/2017

WOW! GIVEMEAMINIT by STAR GUITAR stakes placed in the Hopeful G1 at Saratoga
09/04/2017

2 year old colt GIVEMEAMINIT. 2nd first out at Saratoga, ran an amazing race in the Hopeful G1. He was soundly bumped at the start, then chased wide before tucking in on the rail. When asked he rallied willingly along the rail to miss by a head and a neck.  He was bred, raised and started by Clear Creek Stud and is owned by Valene Farms LLC. 


Two LA BREDS by our stallions are running in G1s today! Coast to Coast...
09/04/2017

GRACIDA (Custom for Carlos) is entered in the G1- Del Mar Futurity - trained by Doug O'Neil

GIVEMEAMINIT (Star Guitar) is entered in the G1 Hopeful at Saratoga - trained by Dallas Stewart


CUSTOM FOR CARLOS UPDATE
09/03/2017

Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable's son of Custom For Carlos, Ready Prospector, improved his record to two wins from three starts with his victory Saturday night in the Evangeline Downs Prince Stakes. Making his first start since capturing the D.S. "Shine" Young Futurity in July, Ready Prospector once again assumed the lead shortly after the start and widened that advantage in the stretch to win the six furlong event by two and one half lengths while never being seriously threatened and stopping the clock at 1:11:41. Ready Prospector is bred by Virginia Lazenby, trained by Oscar Modica and has now earned $80,200.

Also on the closing night card at Evangeline Downs was a first time starter by Custom For Carlos named Exigent who won the Maiden Special Weight race by a comfortable five and one half lengths while getting the seven furlong distance in 1:26:68. Exigent is a homebred racing for William T. Reed and trained by Bret Calhoun. Exigent gives Custom For Carlos eight two-year-old winners from fourteen starters this year.


READY PROSPECTOR IS READY AGAIN IN THE EVANGELINE DOWNS PRINCE
09/03/2017

Stakes placed filly and a good allowance winner for STAR GUITAR
09/03/2017

ANDTHEBEATGOESON won her first out with ease going 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. She followed that up today with a very nice second in the Evangeline Downs Princess S to become a new stakes filly for her sire. ANDTHEBEATGOESON is a homebred for Stewart M. Madison and is trained by Albert M. Stall, Jr.

On the same card, SENOR GUITAR added an allowance win to his resume. He wore down his main foe and won off by 5. The 3 year old gelding is owned and trained by Sturges J Ducoing. He was bred by Clifford Grum.


First out 2 yo winner EXIGENT for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS
09/03/2017

2 yo EXIGENT was slow out of the gate but made up for that quickly, dueling and then taking command even when floated wide by a rival to win a MSW at Evangeline Downs by  5  1/2 lengths in this first start. He is a homebred for William T. Reed and is trained by  W. Bret Calhoun. Watch for this guy, he lived up to his name overcame several problem scenarios in his first start.
 


2 yo TAP DANCE STAR by STAR GUITAR still another 1st out WINNER
09/02/2017

TAP DANCE STAR ended up inside and needed to find room outside to come 3 wide and tenacioulsy wear down the leader in the stretch. She got up to win by a neck racing 7 furlongs on the dirt at Evangeline Downs. She is a homebred for the Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable LLC and she is trained by Oscar Modica.
 


MADE TO FIT by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS takes his 2nd n in a row
08/31/2017

MADE TO FIT took his time early but came wide when it counted and got his nose on the wire to take his win by a head in an allowance race at Presque Isle Downs. IHe raced 6 1/2 furlongs on the all weather surface. t was his second win in a row and his second win in the month of August. The 3 year old gelding is owned by Jean Rice and is trained by Kevin Rice. He was bred by Terry Gabriel & Lisa Meaux. He has earned $93,300.


2 yo LUCKY TAYLER by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates at Louisiana Downs
08/27/2017

LUCKY TAYLER, a 2 year old CUSTOM FOR CARLOS filly, pressed the pace and then came 3 wide to duel down the stretch and get her nose on the wire first to graduate sprinting at Louisiana Downs. She is trained by Lonnie Briley and owned by Norman Stables, LLC.
LUCKY TAYLER was bred by Trey LaVoice.


Equine Sales going on despite Harvey
08/27/2017

Good Afternoon Everyone,

Just a note  to reinforce what the Equine Sales company has suggested, regarding hurricane Harvey, namely that the sale will be going on as scheduled.  Clear Creek Stud is certainly not scared of rain and very proud of the horses that we have to offer AND trust our client base shares those sentiments. We hope to see you all on 8/31. In the meantime , our thoughts and prayers go out to all those people in Texas and southwest Louisiana who are dealing with this miserable time and circumstance. Hopeful things do not worsen,  we wish everyone well.   

Sincerely,

Val et al./CCS


Equine Sales going on despite Harvey
08/27/2017

Good Afternoon Everyone,

Just a note  to reinforce what the Equine Sales company has suggested, regarding hurricane Harvey, namely that the sale will be going on as scheduled.  Clear Creek Stud is certainly not scared of rain and very proud of the horses that we have to offer AND trust our client base shares those sentiments. We hope to see you all on 8/31. In the meantime , our thoughts and prayers go out to all those people in Texas and southwest Louisiana who are dealing with this miserable time and circumstance. Hopeful things do not worsen,  we wish everyone well.   

Sincerely,

Val et al./CCS


MONTE MAN by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins at Saratoga
08/21/2017

Going 6 1/2 on the Saratoga dirt, MONTE MAN gave his owners an exciting win at the Spa. He was bumped at the start but soon gained the lead and won off by 6 1/2 lengths. MONTE MAN was claimed out of the race by Chad Summers and Zilla Racing Stable.  He has earned over $99,000. He is far from home having been bred by Val C. Murrell at Clear Creek. 


2017 Sale Consignments are available to view
08/16/2017

We are pleased to announce that our 2017 Sale Consignments are available to view (CLICK HERE)  including conformation pictures and pedigrees. A very nice group of individuals that will be available at 4 different venues beginning with Texas August 21 at Lone Star, Equine Sales of Louisiana on August 31 in Opelousas, Ocala Breeders Sales Co. Select Sale on October 10, and Fasig-Tipton Midlantic on October 3. Please call if you have any questions & we hope to see you soon.

 Sincerely, Val C. Murrell


IL EST VITE adds win # 2
08/13/2017

 IL EST VITE won his second start digging in late and hanging on for the win by a neck. He raced 7 furlongs at Evangeline for owner Earl Toups. He was bred by Clear Creek Stud.  IL EST VITE is just about to hit $50K in earnings.


BERMUDA STAR by STAR GUITAR takes 3X allowance
08/13/2017

SW BERMUDA STAR added to her resume running third in the Louisiana Legends Soiree S  going a mile at Evangeline last out. Before that she won the Equine Sales Oaks. Today she stalked the pace and then cleared the field to score in a 3X allowance going a mile on the dirt at Evangeline Downs. She has now bankrolled over $100,000.   BERMUDA STAR is owned by Brittlyn Stable, Inc. and trained by  Victor Arceneaux and was bred by Tom Curtis & Wayne Simpson


RACH'SLASTSCARF - wins again for HALF OURS
08/12/2017

Most recently, 3 year old filly Rach`slastscarf added even more black type running 2nd in the Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle Stakes. Today she wired the field sprinting in an AOC at Evangeline Downs to push her earnings over $109,000 the for her owner HP Thoroughbreds LLC, breeder Sugarland Thoroughbred LLC  and trainer Ricky Courville. She has a remarkable lifetime record of 9: 4-2-0!


MINE YOURS AN OURS by HALF OURS adds her 3rd win
08/10/2017

MINE YOURS AN OURS was running in the second tier after the break, but got shuffled back at the turn. When asked she willingly closed wide for the win.  She is trained by John Ney and owned by Charles Phillips. The bay filly was bred by Mary J. Adams and her owner Charles Phillips.


CLEAR CREEK SHINES ON LOUISIANA CUP DAY
08/07/2017

EXCITEMENT FOR STAR GUITAR!
08/06/2017

2 year old colt ACEGUITAR won first out at Lone Star and then became stakes placed in the Texas Thoroughbred Futurity also at Lone Star in his second start. Back on his home state he became a stakes winner in his third outing, wiring the field in the Louisiana Cup Juvenile S. He is a Danny Pish trainee and is owned by Scott Brown. Clear Creek Stud LLC is his happy and proud breeder.


HALF OURS had a great day at Louisiana Downs!
08/06/2017

JOCKAMO'S SONG won his second stakes in a row taking the Louisiana Cup Sprint S at Louisiana Downs. He won the Louisiana Legends Sprint Stakes last out for owner Dare To Dream Stable LLC (Michael Faber) and trainer Michael Stidham. The venerable 5 year old gelding has a amazing record of 19 8-3-2 and has bankrolled almost $350,000. His breeders Debbie Allen & David Allen are proud of him too!

In the Louisiana Distaff, multiple stakes placed Brittlyn Stables campaigner 5 year old mare Safari Calamari ended up second increasing her earnings to $188,780. She is trained by Ron Faucheux. Right behind her was recent Ellis Park Turf Stakes winner INVENIAM VIAM who clipped heels and almost went down, but still recovered to be third. The 5 year old mare has earned half a million dollars for her connections breeder Paul E Mullen, owner Allied Racing Stable LLC  and trainer Brad Cox,

 


2 winners for HALF OURS
08/04/2017

GENTLEMENS HALF broke his maiden earlier this spring and today he scored his third win going 7 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. He is owned by Wayne T. Davis, trained by Shane Wilson and was bred by: William E. Simmons III. He has earned over $50,000. At Indiana Downs, SOCIAL ICON broke her maiden sprinting 5 furlongs for owner/breeder Becky Winemiller  and trainer Earl Puckett.


STAR GUITAR'S 2 yo daughter ANDTHEBEATGOESON breaks her maiden first out
08/04/2017

ANDTHEBEATGOESON was not sure she wanted to load into the gate, but once in, it was all over. She broke with the field, ended uo 3 wide and then wore down rivals and went on to win by 2 1/2 lengths going 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. She is a homebred for Stewart M. Madison and is trained by Albert M. Stall, Jr.
 


HIGH HEELED by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins her second
08/03/2017

HIGH HEELED added her second win - this one going 7 furlongs on the turf in allowance company at Mountaineer. She chased inside, cleared and then moved over into the 4 path. She won by 3 1/2 lengths for owner Michael J Annechino.  The 4 year old filly is trained by Jay Bernardini and was bred by Lynne Boutte & Thomas Hopkins.


CUSTOM FOR CARLOS UPDATE
07/31/2017

CALLMEONMYCELLFONE a new 2 year old MSW winner for STAR GUITAR
07/30/2017

3rd first out, CALLMEONMYCELLFONE had it all figured out by her third start. She dueled on the pace and then cleared for the win for her owner/trainer Denise Schmidt going 7 furlongs in a MSW at Louisiana Downs, The bay filly was bred by June Glenn Thoroughbreds, LLC & Stelly Stables, LLC

 


READY PROSPECTOR STRIKES GOLD IN "SHINE" YOUNG FUTURITY
07/30/2017

OPELOUSAS, LA – Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable’s Ready Prospector was able to survive an early speed duel and then withstand a furious charge from the favored I Want a Picture to prevail in the $75,000 D.S. “Shine” Young Futurity for Colts & Geldings on Saturday night at Evangeline Downs


UNBRAIDED by HALF OURS wins by over 7 lengths
07/29/2017

UNBRAIDED, a three year old colt trainer by  Efren Loza, Jr.broke his maiden this spring and then has been twice on the board in his first allowance company. Today he blew the doors off at Evangeline Downs and wired the field to win going away by 71/4. UNBRAIDED was bred by our Legacy, LLC & Farrell Fresh. He was claimed out of this race and we wish his new connections the best.


BITSY'S CC by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS made it 3 in a row!
07/28/2017

BITSY'S CC broke her maiden in a ROMP for her Owner/Breeders Rose C Hernandez & Earl Hernandez,  She ran off the race by almost 10 lengths!  Running back in her first allowance condition, BITSY'S CC had learned the way to the winner's circle and wired the field for the second win in a row.  She did it AGAIN - 3 in a row  - wire to wire - this one by 2 1/2 lengths!  She is trained by Sam David Jr. 


2 winners for STAR GUITAR
07/27/2017

In the first race at Louisiana Downs, 2 year old DOUBLE STAR won his first start with dispatch. He sprinted to the lead from his outside post and was bever seriously asked galloping home a 1 3/4-length victor. He is owned by Four Star Racing, bred by Thomas Edward Vinci & Bill Mayfield (LA) and trained by Robert D. Schultz. 

At Evangeline Downs, DATA GIRL won her second in a row for owner/breeder Brittlyn Stables. Racing a mile, she collared the leader in the stretch and hit the wire in front. She is trained by Victor Arceneaux.
 


CLEAR CREEK CONSIGNMENT at the Louisiana Consignor Select Yearling Sale at Equine Sales of La. on August 31 at 10 am
07/27/2017

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NAMES OF THE DAY FROM THE SARATOGA SPECIAL
07/22/2017

PARTLY MOCHA, seventh race. The 8-year-old gelding, who has made this list before, is by Half Ours out of Chocolate Mon. The West Virginia-bred eyes his 10th win and the $500,000 mark in career earings. 


CONFEDERATE YELL by OLE REBEL graduates at Louisiana Downs
07/26/2017

3 year old gelding and wonderfully named CONFEDERATE YELL has been on the board and earning money 4 times already and today he was never far off the pace and then wore down his foes to win for trainer  Randy Pedigo and owner  Dianne B. Dunham. CONFEDERATE YELL was bred by  L. H. Dunham Jr/


CAROLINE CONQUEST by HALF OURS takes her second
07/25/2017

CAROLINE CONQUEST had no trouble winning her second. She made her way through and around the field and won on her own by almost 6 lengths. The chart says: "Never roused" as she sprinted 5 1/2 furlongs at Louisiana Downs.CAROLINE CONQUEST is owned by Steve and Patricia Roe and is trained by  Patrick Mouton, She was bred byt Tom Curtis & Wayne Simpson


SKIPPING LIGHT by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates at Louisiana Downs
07/25/2017

3 year old filly has been hitting the board and today she got the job done clearing the field and drawing off to won by 3 lenghts going 6 furlongs at Louisiana Downs. She is owned by Phyllis J. Hodges and is trained by James E. Hodges.
 


HALF OURS continues on a ROLL!
07/24/2017

3 year old filly OURS TO RUN won her 4th - this one back at Belterra Park for Colonel Thoroughbreds LLC and trainer Jordan Rick. She won as the rider pleased by almost 9 lengths sprinting on a sloppy track.In 6 starts, she has 4 wins and a second.


TENSAS THOUGHT by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wires the field and wins by 6
07/24/2017

3 year old filly TENSAS THOUGHT was 2nd in her first start and laid waste to the field in her second - winning by 6 and never headed. She was racing 6 furlongs on the dirt at Prairie Meadows. She is owned by Peter Loriaux and was bred by Curt Leake (LA). Keep an eye out for this one, She likes to WIN!


BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS to Sell at Fasig November
07/24/2017

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Big World | Coady Photography

Maggi Moss will offer this year’s GI La Troienne S. winner Big World (Custom for Carlos–Tensas Wedding Joy, by Broken Vow) at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton November Sale through the Bluewater Sales consignment. The 4-year-old filly, a five-time stakes winner, captured the 2015 GIII Tempted S. as a 2-year-old. She capped a four-race win streak with a 1 1/4-length victory in the May 5 La Troienne. On the board in all but one of 13 starts to date, Big World has won seven times for earnings of $629,190.

“Big World has taken me on a great journey and her victory in the La Troienne was a highlight of my career as an owner,” Moss said.

Big World’s juvenile full-sibling Gracida, a $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream purchase by Amr Zedan, was a front-running winner of his debut at Del Mar Saturday.


COAST TO COAST STALLION UPDATES
07/24/2017

GRACIDA wires the field in his first start
07/23/2017

Custom for Carlos's Gracida Goes Wire-to-Wire in Del Mar Debut
07/23/2017

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GRACIDA (r, 2, Custom for Carlos–Tensas Wedding Joy, by Broken Vow), acquired for $400,000 by Amr Zedan’s fledgling Zedan Racing Stables at the Fasig-Tipton Florida sale, made his debut a winning one with a front-running tally Saturday at Del Mar. Breaking a bit outwardly from the outside slot, the chestnut quickly shot to the front and cleared the field through a composed quarter-mile in :22.34. Turning for home with a commanding lead, he never allowed a rival to reach even terms and zipped home to score by some two lengths in :58.44. GRACIDA traveled to the West Coast following his March sale in Florida and drilled steadily at Santa Anita in recent weeks. The winner is a full-brother to GI La Troienne S. heroine BIG WORD. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $36,000.O-Zedan Racing Stables. B-Curt Leake & Elm Tree Farm LLC (LA). T-Doug O’Neil


ACEGUITAR by STAR GUITAR an exciting 2nd in the Texas Thoroughbred Futurity
07/23/2017

Star Guitar's son, Aceguitar, now stakes placed in the Texas Thoroughbred Futurity at Lone Star.He loomed three wide in the stretch with a bead on the leader and closed with energy but just missed. He was 6 lengths clear of the horse finishing 3rd.  Aceguitar got his career off to an impressive start with a win first time out at Lone Star Park, he broke fast to set all the pace while being challenged down the backstretch  but when they turned for home he seemed to find another gear to widen his lead with every stride in the stretch to win in a hand ride by nearly nine lengths. He is owned by Danny Pish, Aceguitar was purchased by owner, Scott Brown, at the Texas Thoroughbred Yearling Sale for $20,000 from Inside Move, Agent for breeder Clear Creek Stud, LLC.


PARTLY MOCHA by HALF OURS comes from off the pace to take an AOC at Saratoga
07/23/2017

Multiple Stakes Winner PARTLY MOCHA came from far back in an AOC at Saratoga and timed it to perfection, winning by a head sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf. This time his closing style worked perfectly with the help of jockey Jose Ortiz.   He was a wise claim for the Ramseys and Mike Maker last year at Saratoga. Today he was claimed again and is now in the barn of David Jacobson. PARTLY MOCHA has earned over $535,000 and is wonderfully consistent with a record of 41: 10 10 7.


2 more HALF OURS allowance winners: SMILEY BRILEY and HALF A GO GO
07/23/2017

4 year old stakes placed filly, SMILEY BRILEY. bred by Michelle LaVoice hit the winner's circle at Louisiana Downs racing 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf. She stalked the pace and then coming along wide, she picked up rivals to snare the win by 1 3/4. It was her 4th win SMILEY BRILEY is now owned by  J J Thoroughbreds and trained by Al Cates. She has earned over  $61,000.

And HALF A GO GO went of the favorite and had no trouble winning her second in a row sprinting at Canterbury Park. She is owned by  Russell Welch, was bred by Jeanette Mocklin and is trained by Eric Heitzmann 


2 YO GIVEMEAMINIT by STAR GUITAR ran an amazing 2nd in a MSW at Saratoga
07/22/2017

Coming from out of left field, GIVEMEAMINIT charged up the outside late and almost wore down the winner - who was almost 7 lengths to the good at the top of the stretch. GIVEMEAMINIT was a very impressive second in his first start lifetime in front of a huge weekend crowd at the Spa. After the race it was discovered that he had lost both back shoes at the break. Watch for him next time when he will most likely stretch out. He was bred by Clear Creek Stud and is owned by Valene Farms LLC. 


HALF OURS is on a ROLL
07/19/2017

Today BRUTE STRENGTH lived up to his name once again for owner Valene Farms and trainer Sturges Ducoing. The 3 year old gelding was confidently handled off the pace and when asked he passed the field with a flourish and won going away in his first allowance condition.  He raced 6 furlongs  on the dirt at Evangeline Downs. He has 2 wins, 2 seconds and a 3rd and has earned $56,450. BRUTE STRENGTH was bred by Clear Creek Stud.


MGSW BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS adds a stakes placing
07/16/2017

MGSW BIG WORLD, winner of the La Troienne G1 and the G3 Tempted S ran third in the Mari Hulman George Stakes at Indiana Downs.  She made a bid in the stretch and just came up short. BIG WORLD has a juvenile full-brother named Gracida who brought $400,000 as a 2 year old in training at Gulfstream.  She is owned by Maggi Moss and trained by Thomas M. Amoss. Lifetime:  13-7-0-5, $629,190. Of her 7 wins, 5 are in stakes races!


MI PADRE by OLE REBEL takes alllowance
07/16/2017

4 year old gelding MI PADRE sprinted to a win in a 1x allowance race at Louisiana Downs going 5 furlongs on the turf. He advanced steadily from 5th and got his head in front at the last moment. He is owned by Pendleton W. Larsen, Jr. and trained by Courtney Dandridge Jr.
 


FROLIC by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates 2nd time out
07/14/2017

The wonderfully named FROLIC was second first out and won her second start to graduate going 6 furlongs at Evangeline Downs in a MSW. She broke right with the first flight and then swalled them up to head for the wire on her own and win by over 5 lengths. She is owned and was bred by Bill Langford and is co-owned by her trainer Roland Bruno. Keep an eye on this one.


Louisiana Legends Night - 2017
07/10/2017

BERMUDA STAR by STAR GUITAR adds black type
07/09/2017

Winner last out of the Equine Sales Oaks, BERMUDA STAR added to her resume running third in the Louisiana Legends Soiree S  going a mile at Evangeline. She was closing on the leaders like a freight train in the stretch. BERMUDA STAR is owned by Brittlyn Stable, Inc. and trained by  Victor Arceneaux and was bred by  Tom Curtis & Wayne Simpson


2 yr old TONNERRE wins first out for sire CUSTOM FOR CARLOS
07/09/2017

Two year old gelding TONNERRE sprinted to a win first out for owner/trainer Brett A. Brinkman. He was bred by Coulee Croche Thor.LLC & C. F. Newman. TONNERRE broke well and forced the pace and then overtook the leader for the win going 5 furlongs in a MSW at Evangeline.


What a day at the races for HALF OURS!!
07/09/2017

In Kentucky at Ellis Park, 5 year old mare INVENIAM VIAM who has already visited the winner's circle 8 times, made her 9th win count as she won the Ellis Park Turf S and became a stakes winner!   There is seemingly NO stopping her. She tracked and then fanned wide and dove past rivals for the victory. INVENIAM VIAM is owned by Allied Racing Stable, LLC trained by Brad H. Cox and was bred by Paul E. Mullen. She has earned $247,959. She was foaled raised and started  by Clear Creek Stud.

Closer to home, 5 year old JOCKAMO'S SONG added another stakes win to his illustrious racing career. Placed early inside and behind, he came wide to wear down the field and clear to win the Louisiana Legends Sprint S - his 7th win lifetime and his 3rd stakes win. He has earned over $319,000 for his connections. He is owned by Dare To Dream Stable LLC (Michael Faber) and is trained by  Michael Stidham. His breederes are  Debbie Allen & David Allen. 

To top it off, 3 year old filly Rach`slastscarf added more black type running 2nd in the Louisiana Legends Mademoiselle Stakes for her owner HP Thoroughbreds LLC, breeder Sugarland Thoroughbred LLC  and trainer  Ricky Courville 

 


Gentlemen's Bet by HALF OURS Retired to Journeyman Stud
07/08/2017

OUR TOONS by HALF OURS scores her 3rd win
07/06/2017

At Louisiana Downs, 5 year old mare OUR TOONS annexed her third win - sprinting 5 furlongs on the turf at Louisiana Downs. She is a homebred for  Ironwater Farms Joint Venture and is trained by Henry Johnson.


Another 2 year old winner for STAR GUITAR!
07/06/2017

Off the favorite ROARING STAR FIRE burst on the scene running inside behind the pace and then swinging out to win by a length in his second start lifetime. He was sprinting 4 1/2 for trainer  Robert D. Schultza and owner Four Star Racing  The colt was bred by Warran Harang.


HALF FAST ROSE by HALF OURS wins for the 5th time
07/05/2017

Going off the favorite, HALF FAST ROSE won for the fifthe time - going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Louisiana Downs, She is a homebred for John Duvieilh and Keith & Earl Hernandez and has earned $121,690


8 year old PARTY MOCHA by HALF OURS adds more black type
07/02/2017

MSW PARTLY MOCHA missed by a head  sprinting in the Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint Stakes at Gulfstream. He came wide but ran out of track. He had the same thing happen in the Mighty Beau Overnight Stakes last mornth and the Claiming Crown stakes on opening day at Gulfstream. The  8 year old gelding turned the tables winning the Bucharest Turf Sprint S at Sam Houston and the Frontier Utilities Turf Sprint Stakes also at Sam Houston.  He is owned by the Ramseys and is trained by Michael J. Maker. He was a wise claim for his new connections last year at Saratoga. PARTLY MOCHAhas earned over $481,000 and is wonderfully consistent with a record of 40: 9 10 7.


BITSY'S CC by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS made it 2 in a row!
07/02/2017

BITSY'S CC broke her maiden in a ROMP for her Owner/Breeders Rose C Hernandez & Earl Hernandez,  She ran off the race by almost 10 lengths!  Running back in her first allowance condition, BITSY'S CC had learned the way to the winner's circle and wired the field for the second win in a row.  She is trained by Frank Leggio 


Stakes placed JAZZY REBEL by OLD REBEL wins his 4th
07/01/2017

Stakes placed Jazzy Rebel, a Dr Glen Warren homebred, garnered his fourth win lifetime going a mile on the dirt at Evangeline in am AOC. He overcame a stumble at the start and closed wide to win by 1 1/4 . He is closing on $150,00 in earnings.


MASTER JORDAN by HALF OURS pushing 100K in earnings
07/01/2017

7 year old gelding MASTER JORDAN  has started 44 times with 9 seconds and 11 thirds for his owner Jack Cannon. Today he added his second win - this time racing a mile on the turf at Tampa Bay. He is pushing $100,000 in earnings. 


DATA GIRL by STAR GUITAR graduates at Evangeline
06/30/2017

DATA GIRL out the the wonderfully named Miss Bean Wah graduated going a mile at Evangeline over a wet sloppy track. She won as she pleased by over 4 lengths ridden out. DATA GIRL is a homebred for  Brittlyn Stables Inc and is trained by Victor Arceneaux.


2 yr old PIRANHA TOUGH by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wires field for a MSW win
06/30/2017

Two year old colt PIRANHA TOUGH chewed up his competion and wired the field to break his maiden in a MSW at Evangeline Downs. He splashed 5 furlongs on a sealed sloppy surface. PIRANHA TOUGH is a Valene Farm homebred trained by Sturges J. Ducoing. Keep an eye on this one.


HALF OURS current leading sire in LA - CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 3rd
06/28/2017

MORE ON ACEGUITAR
06/25/2017

Star Guitar's son, Aceguitar, got his career off to an impressive start with a win first time out at Lone Star Park on Saturday night.  Aceguitar broke fast to set all the pace while being challenged down the backstretch and throughout the turn but when they turned for home he seemed to find another gear to widen his lead with every stride in the stretch to win in a hand ride by nearly nine lengths. Aceguitar finished the five furlong event in 58.70 as the odds on favorite. Ridden by Ted Gondron for trainer Danny Pish, Aceguitar was purchased by owner, Scott Brown, at the Texas Thoroughbred Yearling Sale for $20,000 from Inside Move, Agent for breeder Clear Creek Stud, LLC.


WOW! Here come the STAR GUITAR 2 Year Olds
06/25/2017

2 year old ACEGUITAR aced his competition at Lone Star winning his first start as he pleased by almost 9 lengths, WATCH FOR THIS ONE. He is owned by Scott Brown, trained by Danny Pish and was bred by Clear Creek.


BIBLICAL STRENGTH by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS scores in allowance company
06/24/2017

BIBLICAL STRENGTH, a four year old gelding owned by Racing To The Cross LLC, scored sprinting in allowance company at Evangeline Downs. He had to draw on his name as he had to fight the whole trip and needed all the strength he could muster. He is trained by Jason H. Meaux and was bred by  Coulee Croche Thor., LLC & C. F. Newman. He has been hitting the board regularly and has already earned over $75,000.


PICOT by HALF OURS scores in MSW
06/22/2017

PICOT is a homebred for Bill Langford & John Duvieilh and is trained by Sam B. David, Jr. Going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Louisiana Downs in a MSW, he steadily advanced on his competition, gained the lead and scored by 1 1/2 lengths,


OUR VALOR by HALF OURS wins her 2nd under a hand ride
06/17/2017

In her first start at 2 OUR VALOR zipped to the lead right out of the gate at Louisiana Downs and went on to post a 9 1/4-length success. Running back at 3, she was 2nd in first try and today she wired the field to annex her second win sprinting 5 furlongs on the turf at Lone Star.  She had to duel early on but ended up in a hand ride to the wire. She is owned by Love Partnership Interests LP and was bred by Chief One LLC & Clear Creek Stud LLC (LA).


2 winners for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS
06/16/2017

4 year old filly FAIRWELL TAX BREAK added her 4th win - this one going 6 1/2 furlongs on the dirt. She went to the lead, rated and followed through with a wire to wire win. She is a homebred for Eddie Jackson & B. Carlene Jackson and is trained by Howard Alzono. She has earned over $123,000.

3 year old homebred gelding CORK ARM broke his maiden last out and made it a repeat win - wiring the field this time to win again at Evangeline Downs. He is owned and was bred by Earl Hernandez, Keith Hernandez, John Duvieilh & Bill Langford. CORK ARM is trained by Frank Leggio


JUMPING ON CLOUDS by OLE REBEL graduates by over 5 1/2 lengths
06/16/2017

JUMPING ON CLOUDS broke her maiden with a vengeance - wiring the field by over 5 lengths ridden out. She is trained by Nick Leggio
amd owned  Andrew Leggio, Jr., Randall Bourgeois, Jr. and Michael Price, She was bred by Dr. Glen Warren


HALF OURS filly goes in 20.4 at OBS June
06/15/2017

Hip 536  a filly by  Half Ours, was purchased by savvy bloodstock agent Alistair Roden for 45,000 at OBS June. She will race for  Z Thoroughbred Racing. The filly breezed in a zippy 20.4. See breeze    We wish them the best of racing luck with their fill


OUR FROSTY by HALF OURS graduates in a MSW going long at Louisiana Downs
06/16/2017

OUR FROSTY broke her maiden in her third start racing a mile and 70 yards in a MSW at Louisiana Downs. After the break, she was never worse than second and took over after the 2nd turn to grab the lead and draw off for a win by 4 3/4. Trained by Oscar Modica. she is owned by Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable LLC and was bred by Clear Creek Stud LLC.


HALF A GO GO by HALF OURS wires the field to graduate in a MWS
06/14/2017

Three year old filly HALF A GO GO was going, going, GONE to wire the field sprinting 6 furlongs at Canterbury Park. She won by 3 1/2 in her second start lifetime. She is owned by Russell Welch, is trained by  Eric L. Heitzmann and was bred in LA Jeanette Mocklin.


ELEKTRACUTIONER by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins her 2nd
06/10/2017

LA Bred Equine Enterprises homebred, ELEKTRACUTIONER, won for the second time for trainer Ray Sibille. Sprinting 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs, she hopped out of the gate wen to the lead right away and held sway to score wire to wire.
 


HALF OURS filly FAST at OBS June
06/10/2017

Hip 536 a La Bred  filly by HALF OURS breezed the second fastest 1/4 at OBS June going in :20 4/5. She is consigned by Las Palmas Farm, Agent. She is out of the stakes placed mare Because I Like It by Lion Heart.Click the link to see her breeze video   http://obssales.com/juncatalog/2017/536.mp4


OUR WILD DANCER by HALF OURS wires the field for win #2
06/09/2017

OUR WILD DANCER had no trouble scoring going 6 1/2 furlongs at Evangeline for owner Sandy Badeaux and trainer Dale White, Sr. The 4 year old gelding simply went to the lead and did not look back. Going off the favorite, he won as he pleased by over 2 lengths and upped his earnings over $84,000.


RACH'SLASTSCARF by HALF OURS wins 2nd in a row
06/08/2017

Second last year in the D.S. Shine Young Futurity,Rach`slastscarf has now made it 2 allowance wins in a row sprinting at Evangeline. This time she wired the field and drew off to win by 3 lengths. She is trained by  Ricky Courville and owned by  HP Thoroughbreds LLC . The bay filly was bred by Sugarland Thoroughbred, LLC.

On the same card, CARMEN'S CATCHER also had a win - his second win for owners Earl and Keith Hernandez. He is trained by Frank Leggio.


INVENIAM VIAMby HALF OURS wins her 8th and her 3rd in a row
06/04/2017

INVENIAM VIAM, a 5 year old mare by HALF OURS was foaled and raised at Clear Creek. Like PARTLY MOCHA she loves heading for the winner's circle. Today's allowance victory at Churchill was her 8th win lifetime and her third allowance win in a row!  There is seemingly NO stopping her. She chased the pace and then came wide to hit the wire in front going 1 1/16 on the turf.   INVENIAM VIAM is owned by Allied Racing Stable, LLC trained by Brad H. Cox and was bred by Paul E. Mullen. She has earned $217,889.


TIGERSTORM by HALF OURS now a stakeswinner
06/04/2017

As a two year old, TIGERSTORM zipped out of the gate and did not look back sprinting 5 furlongs on the dirt to win easily by over 4 lengths in his first start. Now at 3 he has added his first stakes win in the Lafayette S at Evangeline - this one at 7 furlongs. He bid inside and held for the win, his second visit to the winner's circle in a row. He has an amazing 4 wins in 7 starts, TIGERSTORM obviously has a penchant for the winner's circle. Watch for him! He is trained by James E. Hodges and owned by Phyliss Hodges and Randy Schiender and was bred by Stacey Moak & Matt Koch. 


PARTLY MOCHA by HALF OURS adds even more black type
06/04/2017

MSW PARTLY MOCHA missed by a head  sprinting in the Mighty Beau Overnight S  at Churchill. This seems to be his modus operandi and he had the same thing happen in one of the Claiming Crown stakes on opening day at Gulfstream. The  8 year old gelding later turned the tables winning the Bucharest Turf Sprint S at Sam Houston and the Frontier Utilities Turf Sprint Stakes also at Sam Houston.  He is owned by the Ramseys and is trained by Michael J. Maker. He was a wise claim for his new connections last year at Saratoga. PARTLY MOCHA has earned over $467,368 and is wonderfully consistent with a record of 39: 9 9 7.


Another stakes placing for ROSE GUITAR by STAR GUITAR
06/03/2017

Three year old filly Rose Guitar got into traffic in the Acadiana Stakes at Evangeline but still checked in second and added a second stakes placing to her name. Last out she was inching closer in the Crescent City Oaks at the Fair Grounds and also came in second. She had stepped up into stakes compay from her MSW and was the first to give her sire black type. Rose Guitar is owned by Royce G. Roberts and was bred by  Oak Leaf Farm TCLP. She is trained by Jose R. Mendez.


OKHOTSK by HALF OURS busy earning money in Japan!
05/23/2017

Louisiana bred OKHOTSK is far from home, the $190,000 2014 OBS March Sale graduate is running and winning in Japan. He broke his maiden as a 2 year old in Tokyo for trainer T. Tezuka and has been winning and finishing on the board regularly since then. Most recently he was 3rd in allowance company in the Hiyoshi Tokubetsu in Tokyo. OKHOTSK is owned by Yukio Baba. He has amassed earnings over $300,000.


Another winner for STAR GUITAR
05/21/2017

FIRE BLASTER owned by Susan K. Love and trained by Dale White, Sr.blasted out of the gate with the pack, dueled, cleared and won by 6 1/2 lengths to break his maiden at Evangeline Downs. The three year old colt rocketed 7 furlongs on the dirt for his graduation celebration.


GENTLEMENS HALF wires allowance field
05/21/2017

GENTLEMENS HALF broke his maiden earlier this spring and today he scored his first allowance condition by wiring the field at Evangeline Downs. He is owned by Wayne T. Davis, trained by Shane Wilson and was bred by: William E. Simmons III.


AND HERE COME THE CUSTOM FOR CARLOS TWO YEAR OLDS
05/20/2017

BIONIC BUTTERFLY took to racing on wings! She flew out of the gate and easily distanced her field - first time out. She won by over 3 lengths sprinting 4 1/2 at Evangeline Downs. The filly is owned by Whispering Oaks Farm and was bred by Relentless Racing. She is trained by Steve Flint.

On the same card, 3 year old gelding CORK ARM broke his maiden for owners Keith and Earl Hernandez, John Duvieith and Bill Langford. He also hit the wire over 3 lenths ahead.


WILD ABOUT STAR by STAR GUITAR wins second in a row
05/19/2017

Three year old filly WILD ABOUT STAR wired the field to win a MSW at the Fair Grounds sprinting on the turf. Switched back to the dirt at Evangeline Downs she waited behind horses and then made a wide outside move to garner her second win - making it 2 in a row and a winning percentage of 50%. She is a homebred for Brittlyn Stables Inc, campaigner of sire STAR GUITAR. WILD ABOUT STAR is trained by Albert Stall.


STAR GUITAR adds another winner - BIG JOE
05/18/2017

Going a mile on the turf at Louisiana Downs, BIG JOE waited toward the back of the pack early but then made a huge move and got up for the win. He is trained by  Tony J. Richey and owner by Israel Flores Horses LLC. He also hit the board twice before his win. BIG JOE was bred by  Coulee Croche Thoroughbred, LLC & Tracie Crochet.


KATIE B`s WAGER by HALF OURS takes allowance at Lone Star
05/15/2017

Sprinting 5 furlongs in allowance company at Lone Star, 5 year old mare  KATIE B`S WAGER started inside and then came out to get up for the win by 1 3/4 lengths - her 5th win lifetime with 6 seconds and 6 thirds in 24 starts. She has earned $122,145 to date for her owner  Dos Locos Tejanos Racing. KATIE B`S WAGER is trained by Dale White, Sr.


Two winners for CUSTOM FOR CARLOS
05/14/2017

 MONTE MAN now owned by Paradise Farms Corp and trained by Steve Asmussen splashed to a wet win going 6 furlongs on an off the turf race at Belmont, He has earned $82,131. He is far from home having been bred by Val C. Murrell at Clear Creek. Closer to home, BITSY'S CC broke her maiden in a ROMP for her Owner/Breeders Rose C Hernandez & Earl Hernandez -  in her 4th start. She ran off the race by almost 10 lengths! BITSY'S CC is trained by Frank Leggio 


OUR MILLE by HALF OURS wins another - she has won 50% of her races and only been off the board 1 time
05/14/2017

Our Mille won her first two starts and was 2nd in stakes company in the next three. She has only been off the board in one of her 8 lifetime starts and has won half of them for her owner Marble Farms and her trainer Joseph M. Foster. She has earned over $138.000.


2 winners today for HALF OURS
05/13/2017

Four year old gelding OUR OFFICER annexed his third win for owner Anthony A Faulk sprinting at Lone Star. He has earned $47,325. At Belterra, three year old filly OURS TO RUN won her second. She is owned by Colonel Thoroughbreds LLC. OURS TO RUN has 2 wins and a second in 3 starts lifetime.


Stakes placed Rach`slastscarf by HALF OURS takes allowance for her second win
05/12/2017

Second last year in the D.S. Shine Young Futurity, Rach`slastscarf wired the field sprinting 5 furlongs at Evangeline and easily gained her second win. She is trained by  Ricky Courville and owned by HP Rach's Thoroughbreds LLC (R. A. Bourque) & HP Thoroughbreds LLC . The bat filly was bred by Sugarland Thoroughbred, LLC.


OLE SKIP ROPE added a win - his 3rd
05/11/2017

Broke his maiden  goiing a mile at the Fair Grounds for his connections breeders Linda Brown & Farrell Fresh, owner Phyllis J Hodges and trainer James E Hodges. Going 1 1/16 of the turf this time, he added his third win and raised his earnings to $66,790.


UNBRAIDED by HALF OURS graduates in a MSW
05/11/2017

 

UNBRAIDED, a three year old colt trainer by  Efren Loza, Jr.either led or pressed the pace until he was able to shake clear of his rivals and hit the wire in the lead to break his maiden. He sprinted 5 1/2 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. The gray is owned by Kathleen Amaya and Raffaele Centofanti and was bred by  Four Legacy, LLC & Farrell Fresh.


BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS Delivers in La Troienne G1
05/06/2017

BERMUDA STAR SPARKLES IN THE EQUINE SALES OAKS
05/06/2017

Custom for Carlos Filly BIG WORLD wires the field in the G1 La Troienne
05/05/2017

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Big World winning the Tempted S. G3 as a 2 year old| Coglianese

BIG WORLD (f, 4, Custom for Carlos–Tensas Wedding Joy, by Broken Vow), backed down to 7-1 from a 20-1 morning line quote, splashed out to the front and never looked back to get the graded stakes action at Churchill underway. Romantic Vision (Lemon Drop Kid) spiced up the exacta at 15-1 about a length behind, with Streamline (Straight Line) third. Favored Paid Up Subscriber (Candy Ride {Arg}) settled for fourth after some traffic trouble. Big World stopped the clock in 1:44.91 under very wet conditions. She annexed the 2015 GIII Tempted S. while under the care of Tony Dutrow, and is now 5-for-6 since being transferred to Tom Amoss. The $98,0000 OBSAUG yearling most recently took an Oaklawn optional claimer Mar. 30. Her full-brother brought $400,000 from Dennis O’Neill at this year’s Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale. Lifetime Record: 11-7-0-4. 
O-Maggi Moss. B-Curt Leake & Elm Tree Farm LLC (LA). T-Tom Amoss.


MINE YOURS AN OURS by HALF OURS scores her second win
04/27/2017

MINE YOURS AN OURS sprinted to her second win at Evangeline Downs. She overcame a bump by a foe just out of the gate and then went on to win by over 4 lengths. She is trained by John Ney and owned by Charles Phillips. The bay filly was bred by Mary J. Adams and her owner Charles Phillips.


A JUSTIN SOUND by STAR GUITAR graduates with ease in a MSW in his second start
04/27/2017

A JUSTIN SOUND learned the game fast and in his second start went right to the lead and held sway to wire the field and win by over 3 lengths. He raced 6 1/2 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. The Brittlyn Stables homebred is trained by  Victor Arceneaux.
 


PARTLY MOCHA by HALF OURS named 2017 Horse of the Meet at Sam Houston
04/23/2017

SHAMROCK STAR now stakes placed: 2nd stakes horse for STAR GUITAR
04/16/2017

SHAMROCK STAR was in contention until deep stretch and was forced to duel wide in the Cajun Miss S at Evangeline. She checked in third, but gained her first black-type. Shamrock Star  came into the race undefeated in 2 starts.Trained by W. Bret Calhoun and owned by the Carl R. Moore Management LLC, the filly  was bred Half Moon Stables, LLC (LA). She is the second stakes horse for her sire.


HALFFLATT wires the field in a MSW
04/13/2017

HALFFLATT has not been off the board in his past starts lifetime. Today he sprinted to a wire to wire win in a MSW at Evangeline Downs. Although he went off as second favorite, he had no trouble putting that one away and won by 4 lengths. The three year old gelding  is trained by Patricia G. West and is a homebred for Lees Young Farm.
 


2 winners for HALF OURS
04/03/2017

Brittlyn Stables, Inc.homebred SAFARI CALAMARI, now a multiple stakes placed winner, rallied from off the pace to run down the field and win an allowance race at the Fair Grounds going about a mile on the turf.  She is now closing on $175,000 in earnings. 

Also winning at the Fair Grounds was RECKLESS GIRL who annexed her second win.in 5 starts. She is owned by Israel Flores Horses LLC.


FIRST STAKES HORSE FOR STAR GUITAR
04/02/2017

Three year old filly Rose Guitar was forced wide throughout but got up and was inching closer to place second in the Crescent City Oaks at the Fair Grounds. She stepped up into stakes compay from her MSW win a month ago and was the first to give her sire black type. Rose Guitar is owned by Royce G. Roberts and was bred by  Oak Leaf Farm TCLP. She is trained by Jose R. Mendez.


2 stakes placed horses for HALF OURS
04/02/2017

3 year old JACK SNIPE'S, winner at 2 of the Louisiana Futurity came back in the Crescent City Derby at the Fair Grounds  to run third for part owner and trainer  Gary M. Scherer and co-owner Jeff Drown. JACK SNIPE'S was bred by Clear Creek Stud. His earnings have swelled over $150,000. 

Also adding black type sprinting in the Costa Rising S ( a race he won last year) was MSW JOCKAMO'S SONG. The five year old gelding has earned over $250,000 for his connections: owner Dare To Dream Stable LLC (Michael Faber), trainer Michael Stidham and breeders Debbie Allen & David Allen. 


INVENIAM VIAM by HALF OURS helped Bridgmohan to his 3,000th Win
04/02/2017

INVENIAM VIAM, sired by HALF OURS and foaled and raised at Clear Creek had no trouble sailing to the lead to score in his second allowance race in a row at the Fair Grounds helping jockey Shaun Bridgmohan to his 3,000 th win! INVENIAM VIAM is owned by Allied Racing Stable, LLC trained by Brad H. Cox and was bred by Paul E. Mullen. CLICK HEADLINE TO READ MORE>>>


BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins AGAIN and CUSTOM FOR CARLOS daughter LUCKY BAND wins MSW second time out
03/31/2017

GSW BIG WORLD  winner of the G3 Tempted S. as a 2 year old, triumphed in a two of Louisiana-bred stakes at 3  and then scored big time in the LA Bred Premier Night Distaff S. in Feb. Delta. Off as the heavy favorite going 1 1/16 at Oaklawn in aloowance company, she pushed  the pace then moved  to the front soon after straightening for home for a 1 1/2-length win.  BIG WORLD has a juvenile full-brother named Gracida who brought $400,000 as a 2 year old in training at Gulfstream.  BIG WORLD is owned by Maggi Moss and trained by Thomas M. Amoss. Lifetime:  10-6-0-4, $428,400.

At the Fair Ground, LUCKY BAND raced like a pro in her second start. Sprinting 5 1/2 she raced just of the pace and then came wide when it counted a scored by 1/2 a length. She made ALL her connections HAPPY in one fell swoop: LUCKY BAND is owned and was bred and aslo is trained by Peter L. Orlando. And in the pipeline, the winner has a 2-year-old full-brother named Captain Kip and a yearling full-sister named Lady Carlos. Her dam foaled another Custom for Carlos colt this spring.


SHAMROCK STAR by STAR GUITAR wins 2nd in a ROW
03/26/2017

SHAMROCK STAR was forced wide in her second career start - this time going 6 furlongs on the dirt at the Fair Grounds. She pulled clear to score easily by 5 1/2 lengths.Trained by W. Bret Calhoun and owned by the Carl R. Moore Management LLC, the undefeated filly  was bred Half Moon Stables, LLC (LA). WATCH FOR THIS ONE!


BRUTE STRENGTH by HALF OURS GRADUATES at the FAIR GROUNDS
03/26/2017

BRUTE STRENGTH lived up to his name for owner Valene Farms and trainer  Eric L. Heitzmann, in his third start.  BRUTE STRENGTH  came wide throughout and wore down the field to grind out the MSW win by 3 lengths sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs. He was bred by Clear Creek Stud.


TOTALLY OURS by HALF OURS STILL WIRING THE FIELD
03/26/2017

Clear Creek bred, TOTALLY OURS went off the favorite and wired the field to win sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf at The Fair Grounds. This was his 5thwin lifetime. He is now owned by Fleur De Lis Investments, LLC. The four year old gelding has earned over $105,000.


CUSTOM FOR CARLOS FILLY AND HALF OURS COLT supplemented to the Texas Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale
03/22/2017

Multiple Stakes placed filly OUR MILLIE by HALF OURS SCORES IN ALLOWANCE
03/19/2017

Our Mille won her first two starts and was 2nd in stakes company in the next three. Today she dropped back and then came on with a rush to score in a 6 furlong allowance race on the dirt at the Fair Grounds. She has not be worse than 2nd in her 6 lifetime starts for her owner Marble Farms and her trainer Joseph M. Foster. She is closing on $125,000 in earnings.


FINAL DEED by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates at
03/19/2017

FINAL DEED went off the favorite as he has been knocking on the door of a maiden win. Sprinting 5 furlongs, he did not disappoint despite being in tight on the rail early. When the time came he moved to the outside and won by 2 lenghts, He is a "family" horse, trained by Eric L. Heitzmann, owned by Kelly P.Heitzmannand Eric Heitzmann and bred by Mike Heitzmann, Roger Heitzmann & Roger Heitzmann Sr.
 


FONDA CARLOS graduated sprinting at Sam Houston
03/14/2017

FONDA CARLOS liked racing at Sam Houston. She has been knocking at the door to graduation, but sprinting on the dirt, she went right to the lead and wired the field for the win. She is trained by  Karl Broberg and is owned by Love Partnership Interests LP.
 


SAFARI CALAMARI by HALF OURS 2nd in the RED CAMELIA
03/12/2017

Brittlyn Stables, Inc.homebred now multiple stakes placed winner Safari Calamari was third last year in  Red Camelia S at the Fair Grounds -this year she moved up to to second in this race despite a bump at the start and a rough trip. She has closing on $150,000 in earnings. 


$400,000 CUSTOM FOR CARLOS 2 YR OLD
03/12/2017

The CUSTOM FOR CARLOS colt,which sold for $400,000 at the 2017 FT Gulfstream Two Year Old in Training Sale, seems to be thriving in Doug O'Neill's barn. What a hunk! 


STARS R OUT wins again for his sire STAR GUITAR
03/11/2017

STARS R OUT was his sire's second two year old winner last year. Today going 7 furlongs on the dirt at Delta Downs, he was engaged with one foe or another throughout his race, but he outgamed them all for the win. He is earned better than $50,000. He is owned and trained by Patti Turner and was bred by Brittlyn, Inc.


TIGERSTORM by HALF OURS scores again
03/10/2017

 

As a two year old,  TIGERSTORM zipped out of the gate and did not look back sprinting 5 furlongs on the dirt to win easily by over 4 lengths in his first start. Today he won again, this time at the Fair Grounds, despite being checked and shuffled back. He came wide and nailed the win by a neck. He is trained by James E. Hodges and owned by Phyliss Hodges and Randy Schiender and was bred by Stacey Moak & Matt Koch. 


Clear Creek Stud's Equine Sales record setting Into Mischief colt works at OBS March
03/09/2017

 

 

 

 

 

The photo shows the Into Mischief colt as a yearling still at the farm

Clear Creek Stud's Equine Sales topper and sales record setter, an Into Mischief colt out of Mystery at Sea, was purchased by 2 year old consignor Eddie Woods.  Today at the the OBS March sale breeze show he worked a quarter in 21.3. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE BREEZE. The colt is Hip 54 in the Eddie Woods Consignment.

He is a half brother to the Clear Creek Stud LLC bred stakes winning gelding COOK SOME RICE by HALF OURS.


AND HERE COME THE STAR GUITARS! SHAMROCK STAR by STAR GUITAR wins MSW first out
03/05/2017

Courtesy of the TDN
SHAMROCK STAR completed her preparations for this career debut with a bullet four-panel breeze in :47 1/5 (1/47) Feb. 20 and was given a 2-1 chance here. Dueling for command from the outside through a rapid :21.18 quarter-mile, she put away favored Efforting (Into Mischief) after a protracted battle into the stretch and pulled clear to score by 3 1/2 lengths at the Fair Grounds.  Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $24,600.O-Carl R. Moore Management LLC; B-Half Moon Stables, LLC (LA); T-W. Bret Calhoun


FULL FLEET by HALF OURS wires the field to win first out
03/05/2017

FULL FLEET had little trouble wiring the field to win first out sprinting at Delta Downs. The 3 year old filly is owned and trained by  Henry B. Johnson, Jr. and was bred by Stewart M. Madison & Channon Farm, LLC.


MSW JOCKOMO'S SONG by HALF OURS wins his first start in 2017 and won his last in 2016
03/03/2017

MSW JOCKOMO'S SONG closed out 2016 sprinting to score in a 4 x Allowance race for owner Dare to Dream Stable LLC. He had a bit of a break but came back swinging to win his first start this year in an AOC and now won 6 races and bankrolled $243,864.

Additionally 5 year old mare KATIE B'S WAGER won her 4th and has earned over $100,000 for Dos Locos Tejanos Racing. Both horses were sprinting on the turf at the Fair Grounds


Val Murrell comments on CUSTOM FOR CARLOS
03/03/2017

CUSTOM FOR CARLOS colt brings $400,00 at FT Gulfstream
03/02/2017

Exciting result at Fasig Tipton Gulfstream for the CUSTOM FOR CARLOS colt, The full brother to G3 SW BIG WORLD, went to Dennis O'Neill for $400,000. He was puchased for brother trainer Doug O'Neill. From the O'Neill  barn came Derby winners NYQUIST and I'LL HAVE ANOTHER to name only a couple. The pair also bought Crosscheck Carlos last year. Check out his breeze video below. He worked easily and efficiently.


Hip 157 by Custom for Carlos Breeze at FT Gulfstream
02/28/2017

Hip 157 by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS
02/28/2017

Hip 157 a chestnut colt  by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS will sell at Fasig Tipton Gulfstream on March 1 consigned by Wavertree. He breezed fluidly in 10.1. The colt is a full brother to G3 SW BIG WORLD.
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BERMUDA STAR by STAR GUITAR graduates in a MSW at a mile on the grass
03/01/2017

BERMUDA STAR, a 3 year old filly owned by Brittlyn Stable, Inc.and bred by Tom Curtis & Wayne Simpson (LA), tried the turf for the first time and loved it.  The gray settled in second until zooming to the front in early stretch and coasting home  for 3 1/2 length score  Lifetime Record: 4-1-1-0, $36,280. BERMUDA STAR is trained by Victor Arceneaux.


OUR WILD DANCER by HALF OURS powers to a MSW win by over 7 lengths geared down
02/28/2017

It took him a few tries but when the time came to graduate, OUR WILD DANCER took off like a shot and wired the field to win under wraps by over 7 lengths, He is owned and was bred by Bill and Denise Morrison and is trained by Albert M. Stall, Jr..OUR WILD DANCER has already earned over $68,000 


PARTLY MOCHA makes it 2 stakes wins in a row
02/26/2017

PARTLY MOCHA missed by a head recently in one of the Claiming Crown stakes on opening day at Gulfstream. The stakes placed 8 year old gelding turned the tables again today in the Bucharest Turf Sprint S  at Sam Houston. He rallied after a bobble on the turn and drove to the wire to win by a head. Last out he won the Frontier Utilities Turf Sprint Stakes He is owned by the Ramseys and is trained by Michael J. Maker. He was a wise claim for his new connections last year at Saratoga. PARTLY MOCHA has earned over $445,39 and is wonderfully consistent with a record of 35: 8 8 7.  


2 allowance company winner for HALF OURS
02/25/2017

HALF A MILLION, now 4, broke her maiden in December and stepped up into allowance company to nail it in her second try at that level. She sprinted right to the lead at Delta Downs, and never looked back. The gray filly is owned by Anne Lore Scardino and trained by  John Rannie Ladner.

Meanwhile at the Fair Grounds, 5 year old mare, INVENIAM VIAM, off the heavy favorite, garnered her 6th win, She has earned over $164.000 for her owner Allied Racing Stable, LLC. INVENIAM VIAM raced wide and swung wider to get clear sailing and hit the wire 6 lengths to the good. She is trained by Brad H. Cox.


RUN AWAY RALPH by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS takes allowance with authority!
02/25/2017

 Run Away Ralph, second this past December in the Louisiana Futurity, ran away with an allowance race at the Fair Grounds at a mile on the dirt. He tracked wide and then took over the lead when he wished and won "with authority" in the words of the chart caller. He has earned  $64,170 for owner Energy Solutions Consultants, LLC, He was bred by Trey LaVoice (LA),


CUSTOMARY by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS wins at Sam Houston
02/22/2017

CUSTOMARY wired the field to break her her maiden at Delta Downs in December of 2016. She won as she pleased by 5+ lengths. She had to work harder for her second win, this time at Sam Houston, but she got the job done. She went right to the lead, lost it briefly, came right back and held sway for the win by a neck. She is owned by Love Partnership Interests LP, trained by Karl Broberg and was bred by John Roven & Clear Creek Stud, LLC


Busy weekend for HALF OURS: 5 winners
02/20/2017

FIVE WEEKEND WINNERS FOR HALF OURS: WHEELS OF STEEL at Sunland Park, ALAINA`S HALF OURS, DAY O, BOWKNOT BILLY and SOULJA SLIM all  at the Fair Grounds.SOULJA SLIM overcame all sorts of trouble to graduate in a MSW for owner/trainer Louie Roussel III. He was bumped hard while moving to clear the field, had to alter course even wider but managed to tough out a win by a head.


WILD ABOUT STAR by STAR GUITAR wires the field in a MSW at the Fair Grounds
02/19/2017

Three year old filly WILD ABOUT STAR wired the field to win a MSW at the Fair Grounds in her third start lifetime. Shortened to a 5 1/2 furlong sprint on the turf after a third last out at a mile on the dirt, she relished the change, went right to the lead and although challenged, rebuffed all comers. Most exciting for her breeder, she is a homebred for Brittlyn Stables Inc, campaigner of sire STAR GUITAR. WILD ABOUT STAR is trained by Albert Stall.




02/19/2017

BIG WORLD by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS impressive in the LA Premier Night Distaff
02/15/2017

And the beat goes on...a CUSTOM FOR CARLOS EXACTA
02/14/2017

LION HEART LEGEND a  3 year old son of CUSTOM FOR CARLOS won for the second time in a row at the Fair Grounds.  He had to wait behind horses for racing room and when finally clear, he closed with determination to get the win by a nose - sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs. He is owned and trained by L. Jay Cuccia and was bred by Lynne Boutte & Chris Boutte.  Only a nose behind was a second son of CUSTOM FOR CARLOS, the well named IL EST VITE. This time he just missed and like LION HEART LEGEND, he lacked racing room - watch for him next time.  IL EST VITE is owned by Earl Toups  and was bred by Clear Creek Stud. 


GREAT LA BRED PREMIER NIGHT FOR CLEAR CREEK
02/12/2017

DOUBLE OURS by HALF OURS wins at Oaklawn
02/06/2017

Stakes placed Double Ours  is now owned by  Rick and Clayton West and trained by Robertino Diodoro, Double Ours  pressed the pace in an AOC at Oaklawn, then cleared the field and held for the win going 6 furlongs. He is approaching a quater of a million dollars in earnings  His breeders were  Oliver B. Brooks Jr., Joseph Barbazon & Helen Barbazon. 


CUSTOMIZED by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS duels to graduate in a MSW
02/05/2017

CUSTOMIZED engaged in a duel right out of the gate and fought all the way to the finish line without getting a break. He outfinished his foe by 3/4 of a length sprinting 5 furlongs in a MSW at Delta Downs. It was his third start lifetime and he had a third already on his resume. He is trained by  Efren Loza, Jr. and owned by Victor Achar. CUSTOMIZED was bred Allen J. Guillotte Jr.


FAREWELL TAX BREAK by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS scores AGAIN
02/04/2017

FAREWELL TAX BREAK likes the winner's circle so much she repeated again in allowance company - once again she scored wire to wire drawing off by over 5 lengths. FAREWELL TAX BREAK is a homebred for  Eddie Jackson & B. Carlene Jackson. She is trained by Haward Alonzo.She has earned over $100,000. KEEP WATCHING FOR THIS ONE!


PARTLY MOCHA scores in the Frontier Utilities Turf Sprint S
01/30/2017

PARTLY MOCHA missed by a head recently in one of the Claiming Crown stakes on opening day at Gulfstream. The stakes placed 8 year old gelding turned the tables today in the Frontier Utilities Turf Sprint S going 5 furlongs at Sam Houston. He rallied and drove to the wire to win by a head and score his first stakes victory. He is owned by the Ramseys and is trained by Michael J. Maker. He was a wise claim for his new connections last year at Saratoga. PARTLY MOCHA has earned over $415,000 and is wonderfully consistent with a record of 35: 8 8 7.  


LION HEART LEGEND by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduates
01/27/2017

3 year old colt, LION HEART LEGEND, trained by Tom Amoss, went off the favorite and tracked the pace before angling out to get clear for the stretch drive. He won by over 7 lengths sprinting at the Fair Grounds. He was claimed out of the race and we wish his new connections the best. The colt was bred by Lynne Boutte & Chris Boutte.


1 - 2 for STAR GUITAR
01/26/2017

Three year old filly AIR GUITAR STAR, a $65,000 2 year old purchase, stalked the pace on the inside and the accelerated up the rail to grab and hold the lead. She ran 6 1/2 furlongs on the dirt at Delta Downs.  AIR GUITAR STAR is trained by  J. R. Caldwell for owners Jason Hall, Gina  Brooks and Dark Horse Racing LLC. She was bred by Larry Romero.

Right behind her came ROSE GUITAR making a wonderful exacta! Watch for ROSE GUITAR next time.


Good day for Half Ours
01/21/2017

Already stakes placed, Our Millie added more black type running second in the Azalea S going 7 furlongs at Delta Downs. She dueled from the start, ended up 7 wide in the stretch, but held the place. It is thought that she drifting wide cost her the win. She startled from glare from an infield body of water. Our Millie is trained by  Joseph M. Foster,owned by Marble Stables and bred by Barbara V. Rowell. Last out she was second in the Louisiana Champions Day Lassie Stakes. Watch for her next out!

To cap off the day for Half Ours, CALJADA broke his maiden also at Delta  for owner/breeder James A Boyd.


CLEAR CREEK CLIENT EVELYN BENOIT DISCUSSES SUNBEAN'S RETIREMENT and HER GOALS for BREEDING IN LA
01/11/2017

8 year old PARTY MOCHA by HALF OURS adds more black type
07/02/2017

MSW PARTLY MOCHA missed by a head  sprinting in the Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint Stakes at Gulfstream. He came wide but ran out of track. He had the same thing happen in the Mighty Beau Overnight Stakes last mornth and the Claiming Crown stakes on opening day at Gulfstream. The  8 year old gelding turned the tables winning the Bucharest Turf Sprint S at Sam Houston and the Frontier Utilities Turf Sprint Stakes also at Sam Houston.  He is owned by the Ramseys and is trained by Michael J. Maker. He was a wise claim for his new connections last year at Saratoga. PARTLY MOCHAhas earned over $481,000 and is wonderfully consistent with a record of 40: 9 10 7.


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