MY NEW GUITER kicked clear to win for the 4th time - 3 of them since this spring. He is a homebred for Louis W Smith and is trained by Dale White. This time he sprinted 5 furlongs at Evangeline.
Stakes placed DIVINE BEAN by STAR GUITAR wins his 2nd in allowance company 06/09/2018
Brittlyn Stables homebred DIVINE BEAN was stakes placed at 2 in the Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile Stakes. Back for his 3 year old campaign, he was second in allowance company first time out and today added win #2 to his resume, racing 5 1/2 furlongs at Evangeline Downs. He was off the favorite and had to angle out wide to bid for the lead and gamely cleared the field. He is trained by Albert Stall.
SW ACEGUITAR by STAR GUITAR wins his 3rd 06/07/2018
As a 2 year oldcolt 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. Today at 3, he wired the field to win his third - this one at Louisiana Downs racing 5 furlongs in an off the turf sprint. He is a Danny Pish trainee and is owned by Scott Brown. Clear Creek Stud LLC is his happy and proud breeder.
STAR PERFORMER by STAR GUITAR graduates at Louisiana Downs 05/30/2018
A homebred for M. Richard Colton. STAR PERFORMER raced about a mile on the turf to annex her maiden win. The three-year-old filly stalked between horses and then was engaged and dueling until she was able to clear the field late to win by a length. She is trained by Albert Stall.
STAR GAZE by STAR GUITAR graduates in a MSW 05/29/2018
Another Brittlyn homebred finds the winner's circle. STAR GAZE has been knocking on the gate with 2 seconds and today was his day. He tracked the pace, inched clear and then dueled with a closer to win by 1 1/2 lengths. He raced 6 furlongs on the dirt at Louisiana Downs. Star GAZE is trained by Tyron Benoit.
MINIT TO STARDOM by STAR GUITAR remains undefeated! 05/28/2018
Brittlyn Stables homebred SW MINIT TO STARDOM dominated her debut against Louisiana-breds Nov. 18 at Fair Grounds and repeated with another facile score in the state-bred Louisiana Lassie S. there Dec. 9. Heavily favored in allowance company at Churchill to remain undefeated, the 3-year-old filly raced a close-up third through a quick 21.47 quarter and then took over as she wished in the stretch and romped by 6 1/4 lengths. She cruised home in 1:09 and change to keep her record perfect. She is trained by Albert M. Stall, Jr. KEEP AN EYE ON THIS ONE!
HUGE NIGHT at Louisiana Legends: STAR GUITAR 05/27/2018
TESTING ONE TWO s another filly that has certainly made her mark on Louisiana racing during her brief career and she came through with a two-length victory in the $75,000 Louisiana Legends Soiree. The victory on Saturday night was the fourth stakes win in her seven lifetime races. She covered the one mile distance in a time of 1:39.36. Testing One Two is owned and bred by Brittlyn Stable, Inc. She is trained by Victor Arceneaux and was ridden to victory by Diego Saenz. Testing One Two is by Star Guitar and is out of the Scat Daddy mare, Yes Sir.
2 lengths behind her in 3rd was TAP DANCE STAR a Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable LLC homebred trained by Oscar: Modica.
HUGE NIGHT at Louisiana Legends: STAR GUITAR 05/27/2018
DOUBLE STAR managed to record his second stakes victory of the 2018 Evangeline Downs season on Saturday in the $75,000 Louisiana Legends Cheval. Double Star made an aggressive move on the far turn to overtake the pace-setters, In Charge Halo and Battle At Sea. From there, he went on to win by 8-1/4 lengths in a time of 1:39.09 for the one mile. Double Star also won the Equine Sales Derby at Evangeline Downs on May 5. He was bred in Louisiana by Thomas Edward Vinci and Bill Mayfield. Double Star is owned by Four Star Racing, trained by Robert Schultz and was ridden to victory by Jose Guerrero. The colt is by Star Guitar and out of the Stormy Atlantic mare, Bond Queen.
STAR BANJO by STAR GUTAR scores in MSW for breeder/owner/trainer! 05/23/2018
It was a real family affair when STAR BANJO broke his maiden. He is a homebred for Garland Goins and is trained by his owner and breeder, There must have been at least one very happy and excited person cheering his on as he withheld a late closer going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf at Louisiana Downs.
WILD ABOUT STAR by STAR GUITAR wins her second in a row in 2018 05/20/2018
Four-year-old, WILD ABOUT STAR made it 2 in a row in allowance company at Evangeline Downs wearing down her foe to notch her econd 2018 victory. She had wired the field to win a MSW at the Fair Grounds in her third start and won back immediately to make it 2 in a row. She has only been off the board once in her subsequent starts and today got the job done to win her third. The WILD ABOUT STAR is a homebred for Brittlyn Stables Inc, campaigner of her sire STAR GUITAR. The filly is trained by Albert Stall. She has earned over $100,000.
BERMUDA STAR by STAR GUITAR adds win #4 05/19/2018
Stakes winner and multiple staked placed filly BERMUDA STAR added to her bankroll taking an AOC at Evangeline Downs racing a mile on the turf. She split foes to reach the lead and stay there for the win - her 4th. The four year old filly has now earned over $156,000 for her owner Brittlyn Stable Inc. She is trained by Victor Arceneaux.
MY FIRST GUITAR by STAR GUITAR graduates at Evangeline 05/13/2018
MY FIRST GUITAR decided it was his time to win and he came full of run from way off the pace to graduate at Evangeline Downs. The 3-year-old gelding is a family affair, owned by Philman Ladner and trained by Herman F. Ladner, Jr.
GUESTAR by STAR GUITAR graduates by over 6 lengths 05/10/2018
Off the heavy favorite, GUESTAR broke his maiden as she pleased racing a mile on the turf at Louisiana Downs. She simply cleared the filed and won by almost 7 lengths. The 3 year old Brittlyn homebred filly is trained by Justin Jeansonne,
GIVEMEAMINIT by STAR GUITAR possible for Preakness or Woody Stephens 05/10/2018
Valene Farms' Louisiana-bred Givemeaminit, third in the Pat Day Mile after finishing fourth in the Louisiana Derby G2), is also a possibility for the Preakness Stakes, though trainer Dallas Stewart said the seven-furlong Woody Stephens (G2) on the Belmont Stakes undercard in New York is more likely.
“If it's a short field we might think about it,” Stewart said. “We jogged that horse this morning, and he jogged good. He looks great coming out of the race. We'll see. The distance is something we've got to think about.”
On the Ky Derby undercard, GIVEMEAMINIT, graded stakes-placed in the G1 Hopeful at Saratoga last year at 2 and on the board in the G1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile, ran third in the G3- Pat Day Mile S. He got up for the show despite being checked and encountering traffic and closed well on the rail for the show. He has earned$284,766 for owner Valene Farms and trainer Dallas Stewart. He was bred, foaled and raised by Clear Creek Stud LLC.
On the same day at Evangeline Downs, DOUBLE STAR came into the Equine Sales Derby with multiple stakes placings and got his first stakes win with some ease, He stalked the pace wide until time to go and then cleared the field and won by almost 3 lengths. He is owned Four Star Racing and trained by Robert D. Schultz. DOUBLE START was bred Thomas Edward Vinci & Bill Mayfield. He was consigned and sold at the Equine Sales of Louisiana as a yearling in 2016.
MSP SHAMROCK STAR by STAR GUITAR romps in allowance company 04/26/2018
Stakes-placed SHAMROCK STAR was third in the LA Bred Premier Night Matron Stakes at Delta Downs and in the Cajun Miss S at Evangeline. Today she raced between horses briefly going 6 furlongs in allowance company at Evangeline Downs and then accelerated as he pleased for the win. Trained by W. Bret Calhoun and owned by the Carl R. Moore Management LLC, the filly was bred Half Moon Stables, LLC (LA). She has earned over $139,000.
TAP DANCE STAR by STAR GUITAR adds allowance win 04/14/2018
Racing a mile at Evangeline Downs, the Virginia Lazenby homebred filly, TAP DANCE STAR, annexed her second win in 4 starts. She ran just off the pace, dueled in the stretch and out finished her rival for a 1/2 length victory. She is trained by Oscar Modica.
LEGENDARY LARRY by STAR GUITAR wires the field in allowance company 04/13/2018
LEGENDARY LARRY graduated sprinting 5 furlongs. He came into this race with 2 third place finishes and went off the heavy favorite. The 3 year old gelding is a homebred for Love Partnership Interests LP and is trained by Karl Broberg. Running back and again after 2 more on the board finishes, he was off the favorite, he did not disappoint. The 3-year-old gelding wired the field and added win number 2 to his resume wiring the field in allowance company at Evangeline Downs. The horse has only been off the board once in 7 starts and that was his first out.
WILD ABOUT STAR by STAR GUITAR wins her 3rd for O/B Brittlyn Stables 04/01/2018
As a three-year-old, WILD ABOUT STAR wired the field to win a MSW at the Fair Grounds in her third start and won back immediately to make it 2 in a row. She has only been off the board once in her subsequent starts and today got the job done to win her third. The four year old filly is a homebred for Brittlyn Stables Inc, campaigner of sire STAR GUITAR. WILD ABOUT STAR is trained by Albert Stall.
DOUBLE STAR by STAR GUITAR adds black tye in the Pelican S 03/11/2018
DOUBLE STAR added to his resume with a third in the Pelican S at Delta Downs. The colt is owned Four Star Racing, bred by Thomas Edward Vinci & Bill Mayfield (LA) and trained by Robert D. Schultz. DOUBLE STAR has 2 wins, a 2nd and 3 3rds in 8 starts and has earned over $61,000.
BLUE SUADE GUITAR takes MSW in a romp 03/10/2018
Brittlyn homebred BLUE SUADE GUITAR hit the board in his prior 2 starts and used those starts as a springboard to graduate by over 7 lengths in a MSW going 7 1/2 furlongs at Delta Downs, He won off as he pleased for trainer Victor Arceneaux. Keep and eye on this one!
GUITAR KING by STAR GUITAR graduates at the Fair Grounds 03/02/2018
GUITAR KING had to go inside, overcome being checked in traffic, but got the job done going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf at the Fair Grounds. He is owned by Steve D. Roe and Patricia L Roe and is trained by Patrick Mouton. The 3-year-old gelding is trained by Warran Harang.
PICKNNGRINN by STAR GUITAR wires allowance field by almost 10 02/10/2018
PICKNNGRINN pressed the pace from inside and then drew off to an easy 5 length lead at the wire in his second star at 2 in a MSW at Remington Park. Back on his home track, he annihilated the field sprinting 5 1/2 lengths in allowance company. He again went to the lead from the inside and wired the field - this time by almost 10 lengths, The colt is owned by Asmussenequine.com and Gerald Rich. He was bred by Jacquelyn J. Rich DVM & Gerald Rich and is trained by Steven M. Asmussen. Keep an eye on this one!
G1SP GIVEMEAMINIT by STAR GUITAR romps in his MSW graduation 01/29/2018
GIVEMEAMINIT was 2nd in his debut at Saratoga as a 2 year old and followed that with a third in a blanket finish in the G1 Hopeful S. in his second trip to the post. He made three more graded appearances and finished out his 2 year old season witha narrowly beaten runner-up finish in the Louisiana Futurity S. Sent off the 1-20 favorite when finally back in the maiden ranks, he rallied three wide into the lane and strolled to the lead en route to a an eight-length romping victory. He has an interesting lifetime history for a horse in a MSW - GISP, 7-1-2-1, $213,466. The colt is owned by Valene Farms LLC and was bred by Clear Creek Stud LLC (LA). He is trained by Dallas Stewart.
2 winners for STAR GUITAR! 01/26/2018
Already on the board once. STAR GUITARIST broke her maiden at Delta Downs racing 6 1/2 furlongs in a MSW. She is a homebred for Thomas R Peters and is trained by Fletcher Player. The just turned 4-year-old came 3 wide and took over in the stretch. On the same card, LEGENDARY LARRY graduated sprinting 5 furlongs. He came into this race with 2 third place finishes and went off the heavy favorite. The 3 year old gelding is a homebred for Love Partnership Interests LP and is trained by Karl Broberg .
CUSTOM FOR CARLOS and STAR GUITAR both have winners at Delta Downs 01/25/2018
FRENZY, a 4-year-old filly by CUSTOM FOR CARLOS graduated going 6 1/2 furlongs for owner/breeder/trainer combination of Bill Langford and Roland Bruno. She won by over 6 lengths. STAR ROCKET a 4-year-old colt by STAR GUITAR also graduated on the same card going a mile and he won by 3/4 of a length. He is a homebred for Israel Flores Horses LLC and is trained by Jose Grimaldo.
BIG GIG by STAR GUITAR wins his second 01/15/2018
AND THEY ARE RUNNING BACK! Newly turned 3-year-old gelding BIG GIG was 3rd first out, 2nd second out and the third time was the charm and he came from the clouds, wore down the field on got his nose on the wire to graduate at Delta Downs. Running back in an AOC at the Fair Grounds going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf, the Brittlyn homebred gelding came once again from off the pace andwon for the second time in a row. He is trained by Allen Landry
STAR GUITAR UPDATE 01/15/2018
The Star Guitar progeny are picking up in 2018 where they left off in 2017. Having closed out 2017 with a new stakes winner in the Louisiana Futurity on New Year’s Eve, Star Guitar added another stakes win when his Testing One Two won the Take Charge Brandi Stakes at Delta Downs on Friday night. This is, to go along with Testing One Two’s win in 2017 in the Louisiana Jewel Stakes, now gives the sophomore filly a record of three wins from four starts and earnings of $150,135. A homebred for the Brittlyn Stable of Evelyn and Maurice Benoit, Testing One Two is out of the Scat Daddy dam, Yes Sir.
Additionally, Star Guitar’s Double Star was beaten a nose in the Big Drama Stakes at Delta Downs, only to be disqualified and placed third in a rough run race.
DOUBLE STAR by STAR GUITAR just misses in the drama filled BIG DRAMA S 01/14/2018
The BIG DRAMA S. at Delta Downs was well named this year as a trio of contenders drove to the wire Newly turned 3-year-old DOUBLE STAR just missed the win by a nose, but was placed 3rd after an inquiry. Watch for this one! He is tough. DOUBLE STAR has 2 wins, a second and a third in 6 starts, The colt is owned Four Star Racing, bred by Thomas Edward Vinci & Bill Mayfield (LA) and trained by Robert D. Schultz.
IONA STAR cruised to victory in the LOUISIANA FUTURITY at the Fair Grounds. After a couple of mishaps, IONA STAR graduated with a front-running score at Delta Downs on Nov. 21. Running in her first stakes race, the 2-year-old filly broke on top from her rail draw and dashed to the early lead then opened up for her second straight victory. She is a Brittlyn Stable homebred trained by Justin Jeansonne.
On the same card 2-year-old colt GIVEMEAMINIT, graded stakes-placed in the G1 Hopeful at Saratoga and on the board in the G1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile, ran second in the Louisiana Futurity. 6 furlongs is a bit short for him, but still happy for a good effort. He has earned 188,866 for owner Valene Farms and trainer Dallas Stewart. He was bred, foaled and raised by Clear Creek Stud LLC.
FIRE BLASTER by STAR GUITAR named victor in allowance at Delta Downs 12/22/2017
FIRE BLASTER raced forwardly and engaged in a stretch duel with 2 other rivals going 6 1/2 furlongs at Delta Downs. He was impeded by both and placed 1st after a stewards' inquiry to give him 2 wins. The 3-year-old colt is owned by Susan K Love and trained by Eduardo Ramirez. His breeder is Becky Winemiller.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
AND HERE COME THE STAR GUITARS! SHAMROCK STAR by STAR GUITAR wins MSW first out 03/05/2017
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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
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.
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.
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.
Star Guitar gets his 3rd 2 YO winner 11/20/2016
PHILLY won his first start despite being brushed on both sides just out of the gate, chasing the pace and sweeping wide for the win sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs at the Fair Grounds. He is owned by Wells Foster Warson and Phyllis and William Foster and was bred by Cynthia G. Eyre & Wendell A. Templet. He is trained by Albert M. Stall, Jr.
PHILLY by STAR GUITAR starts the year off with a BANG 01/27/2017
Star Guitar's son, Philly, marked himself as one to watch in his Three-Year-Old season as he opened it with an impressive six furlong race at the Fair Grounds on Sunday. He broke on top and vied for the lead throughout, hit the rail in the stretch and still won by a comfortable three and three quarters lengths while getting the six furlongs in a shade under 1:10 flat. The Al Stall trainee now has two wins from three starts and a fourth in the Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile, where he had a rough trip. Philly was purchased by Wells Watson at the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana Annual Yearling Sale from breeders Cynthia Eyre and Wendell Templet and has now earned $56,400.
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