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How'd You Do? / 8/11
« on: August 11, 2018, 11:34:43 am »
15(4)-3(1)-4(1)-2-1(1) $584,750

Wins:
Premium Ruby (3yo, French Ruby) in a NW1 Allowance / her SC debut. Very happy!
RC Bee lease All of the Lights (4yo, Starzen) in a NW2 Allowance. 2 for 2 this year.
RC Bee lease Crown of Oak (3yo, Changeling) in the Lake Placid Handicap (Gr. 1)

Places:
Successfully claimed Different Cherry (2yo, Mr. Prospective) in a claiming race
Martini Night (3yo, Nightfight) in a NW3 Allowance
North Oak lease Sith Lord (2yo, Chivalry) in an Allowance
Ch. Lord of Misrule (3yo, Long Live The King) in the Sannon's Stakes (Gr. 2)

Shows:
RC Bee lease There Be Dragons (4yo, In The Navy) in a NW2 Allowance
Chief Spy (4yo, Highland Magic) in an Allowance

Fourths:
Ladykiller (2yo, I'm Your Angel) in the Silver Slipper Stakes (Gr. 2)

Fifths:
Pardon My French (2yo, French Ruby) in a NW2 Allowance
Ch. Gwendor (4yo, Invasor) in an Allowance
Rockette (4yo, Rock of Gibraltar) in an Allowance
Roman Crow (3yo, Joyeux Oiseau) in the Albany Stakes (Ungr.)

Also Rans:
Quandary (2yo, Quarren) 8th in a maiden

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How'd You Do? / Re: 8/8
« on: August 08, 2018, 01:59:59 pm »
16(9)-4(2)-4(1)-4(3)-0 $669,250

 Wins:
 Gracious Lad (3yo, Yes It's Paddy) in a NW3 Allowance
 Bright Swirl (3yo, Rock of Gibraltar) in a Starter Allowance
 Denoux Stud lease Louboutin (3yo, I'm No Fool) in the Wonder Where Stakes (Gr. 2)
 Ch. Blue-Footed Booby (3yo, Blue Smoke) in the Breeders' Stakes (Gr. 1)

 Places:
 Jekyll or Hyde (2yo, Mr. Prospective) in a NW3 Allowance. Dirt might finally be the answer!
 Ch. Temarak (3yo, Spock) in an Allowance
 RC Bee lease Ch. Crown of Nefertiti (5yo, Eighteen Karat) in an Allowance
 Vampris (3yo, Dark Demand) in the Singapore Plate (Gr. 3). Pleasantly surprised!

 Shows:
 Day of Delight (5yo, Carrowmore) in a NW3 Allowance
 Ch. Special Top (4yo, Invasor) in the Rancho Bernardo Handicap (Gr. 3)
 Ch. Postmaster (4yo, Foolhardy) in the Whitney Handicap (Gr. 1)
 RC Bee lease USS Vengeance (3yo, Galaxy's Zodiac) in the Futurity Stakes (Gr. 1)

 Fifths:
 RC Bee lease Little Wheel (2yo, Eighteen Karat) in the Best Pal Stakes (Gr. 3)
 Icefall (4yo, Brigade) in the Whitney Handicap (Gr. 1)

 Also Rans:
 Ch. Voidable (6yo, Void) 6th in an Allowance
 NCh. Clowning Around (6yo, Foolhardy) 6th in the Pat O'Brien Handicap (Gr. 2)

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Weekly Picks/Handicapping / Re: 8/8
« on: August 07, 2018, 09:20:11 pm »
1. Precarious - Quirky Fall - Lush Partner
2. Point Grey - Special One - Unique Match
3. Rabic Yak - Super Fire - Chronological
4. Secret Theory - Dark Home - Fighting Maid
5. Follow the Light - Now I Go - Flashy Ball
6. Laird Plateau - Brisingida - Marked Vein
7. Wicked Nurse - Heavenly Fact - Heaven's Shore
8. Gliese - Dazzling Star - Bluegrass Hills
9. Fervent Mint - Gracious Lad - Blue Skies
10. Penelope's Song - Silver Spoon - Outlandish
11. Helen of Troy - Silly Victory - Raygun
12. Starwatch - Bold Invader - Obedient Moonbeam
13. Misty Toy - Day of Delight - Mighty Limit
14. Promise O Darkness - Little Madame - Fresh Demon
15. V Gate - Teplanite - Agreeable Note
16. Unabridged Heroics - Gunningforamelia - Gateway
17. Merriment - Ladylike - Faithful Music
18. Cosmic Fantasy - Jekyll or Hyde - Icy Trip
19. Shillelagh - Hole in the Wall - Tenacious Warrior
20. Dragon Commander - Light Value - Sadera
21. Label Maker - Catch A Ride - Inevitable
22. Surmak - Speedial Aptitude - Vice Admiral
23. Amusing Pirate - Fusion Overburn - Vandaveer
24. Most of All - Tense Imagination - Divina Commedia
25. Suncat - Sedate Station - Silvertipped
26. Inferna - We Found Love - Arrogant Quarter
27. Cartier - Amusing Fuel - Peaceful Channel
28. Lads Night Out - Eau de Vie - Electric Ball
29. Frontier Snow - Temarak - Quirky Amount
30. Rinehart - Nuttin Good - Capricious Noise
31. Fool For Flowers - Normal Direction - Lucky Winner
32. Jamaican Hail - Bane - Rebel Mist
33. Bright Swirl - Holy Roller - Indy Twist
34. Legal High - General Speak - Keen Opinion
35. Abandon Hope - Crown of Nefertiti - Kyoko
36. Desert Ball - Wedding Day - Joanna of Naples
37. Vagabond Fuel - Castlehill - Gaucherie
38. Forevermore - Nanna Tale - Matter-Antimatter
39. Scouts Honor - Rustic Letter - Boundless Wealth
40. Hypnotic Ghost - Oath - Voidable
41. Red Harted Queen - LC Antelope - Vampris
42. Madame Pele - Royal Fool - Lightning Bolt
43. Quick Sketch - Detailed Frog - Clowning Around
44. Special Top - Silver Sparkler - Dancing Shoes
45. Fool To Be Smokin - Strike It Lucky - Ultimate Craving
46. Church is a Stage - Antoinette De - Gibraltar Flower
47. Louboutin - Bonnie's Flight - Last Raven
48. Satin on Steel - Blue-Footed Booby - Rebel Song
49. Minor Scene - Discovery - Omaha Nights
50. USS Vengeance - Kept Word - Second Wedding

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General/Questions / Re: Happy Retirement, Silver Wizard!
« on: August 06, 2018, 02:49:18 pm »
I'm so sad to see him retire! And so young at 13. We own 7 foals by him including Ch. Silver Cat, an ungraded winner and G2-placed chaser who will likely join our broodmare band for next year, a 2yo winner in High South who ran 5th in a G1 last out, and several other 2yo's who are just now getting to the track for training. However, we do have FOUR mares in foal to him for next year so at least we have that to look forward to!

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Weekly Picks/Handicapping / Re: 8/4
« on: August 05, 2018, 03:47:11 pm »
Win - $250 x 10 = $2500
Place - $100 x 3 = $300
Show - $50 x 8 = $400
Quinella - $500 x 6 = $3000
Trifecta - $1,000 x 7 = $7000

Total = $13,200

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How'd You Do? / Re: 8/4
« on: August 04, 2018, 01:48:52 pm »
10/13 hit the board, so pretty happy!

12(5)-6(1)-2(2)-2(1)-0 $227,450

Wins:
Dynamic Wisp (3yo, Eighteen Karat) in a maiden
Magda (4yo, Strider) in a NW2 Allowance
Tottenham High St (3yo, Tottenham Hotspur) in a Starter Allowance
Hot Heiress (3yo, Joyeux Oiseau) in a NW3 Allowance
Sapphire (4yo, French Ruby) in a NW1 Allowance
RC Bee lease Ch. Diamond Rose (3yo, Eighteen Karat) in the La Jolla Handicap (Gr. 3). Undefeated this year!

Places:
Proenza Schouler (3yo, I'm No Fool) in the Angus Armanasco Stakes (Gr. 2)
Ch. Fivel (3yo, Foolhardy) in the Royal Sovereign Stakes (Gr. 2)

Shows:
Ch. Sea Salt (4yo, Rock of Gibraltar) in an Allowance
Somber Act (4yo, Lasting Spirit) in the Osunitas Handicap (Ungr.)

Fifths:
Dixon Road (6yo, My Lucky Day) in a NW3 Allowance
Golden Egg (3yo, All Jazzed Up) in the Osunitas Handicap (Ungr.)

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Weekly Picks/Handicapping / Re: 8/4
« on: August 04, 2018, 01:21:19 am »
1. Elite Deer - Telephone Booth - Aye Cee Dee Cee
2. This Last Song - Magical Rain - Bright Lace
3. Easter Sunday - Faint East - Cloudy Profit
4. Righteousness - Beyond the Horizon - Wipe the Slate
5. Dark Duchess - Second Band - Slippery Home
6. Wiry Line - Flashy Devil - Steely Dan
7. Longing Wealth - Blessed B - Orkney
8. Pass the Buck - Hokitika - Hearts
9. Banter - Mustafar - Necromancer
10. Lord of Glory - Tough Name - Deep Skyline
11. Studio Ghibli - Grey Fantasy - Frank Bid
12. El Zorro - Elfin Beam - Jazzy Snowbank
13. Cosmic Void - NoTimeForStories - Humorous Trick
14. Born Lucky - Critical Victory - Dixon Road
15. On A Crusade - Power The Passion - Mi'ja
16. Tender Copy - Unconventional - Elegant Vulcan
17. On My Ow - Watch Me Burn - Known Brick
18. Larkrise - Fable Spinner - Gangnam Style
19. Shield - Lucid Dreams - Sea Salt
20. Scottish Bandit - Not Dead Yet - It's Dark
21. Cenarius - Fool Moon - Somekindawonderful
22. Napoleon - Demand to Fly - Pistolwhip
23. Jelly Confession - Noiseless Throne - Chucheria
24. Grand Finale - Brand X - Crescent
25. Ask Around - Branwen - Pen to Paper
26. Jousting - Plucky Sunlight - Mount Doom
27. Go Ask Alice - Psuedo Echo - Blossom Trail
28. Cherry Moon - Hickety - Excellent Peace
29. Parisian Chic - Premium Earth - Naive Pet
30. Taken By the Wind - Magda - Tame Spell
31. Fast Stamp - My Immortal - Immense Reward
32. Snowdown - Golden Ticket - Petite Snow
33. Tottenham High St - Same Dart - Violent Reward
34. Chrysalis - Italian Wedding - Wick
35. Frau Holle - Twenty Three - Dashing Squire
36. Abbasso - The Awful Daring - Haul Me Away
37. Jasper - Hot Heiress - Sedate Ease
38. Sapphire - Ripped Jeans - Secret Colour
39. Cuddly Thought - Leave No Doubt - Best Cream
40. Argan - On the Bell - Legally Pink
41. Unethical - Uprising - Solais V
42. One So Bold - Falkirk - NoStringsAttached
43. Witty Cream - Golden Egg - Chunky's Dream
44. Diamond Rose - Desert Sand - Wish On a Rainbow
45. Never Going Back - Towering Clover - Bermuda Longtail
46. The Voyage Home - Open Swing - In No Time
47. Nacene - Proenza Schouler - Faithful Desire
48. Lexicon - Way Up North - Padfoot
49. Fivel - Fanclub - Soft North
50. Dark Horizon - Llwynog - Kilamanjaro

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Weekly Picks/Handicapping / July Handicapping
« on: August 03, 2018, 02:48:06 pm »
Shelbie
Black Storm West

Total Days Handicapped: 2

Win - $250 x 18 = $4500
Place - $100 x 11 = $1100
Show - $50 x 18 = $900
Quinella - $500 x 6 = $300
Trifecta - $1,000 x 7 = $7000

Total: $13,800

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How'd You Do? / 8/1
« on: August 01, 2018, 01:55:45 pm »
13(6)-1(1)-1-5(2)-2(1) $404,550


 Wins:
 Ch. Flaming Key (3yo, Sleipnir) in the Coaching Club American Oaks (Gr. 1). She's now won 3/4 of her starts this year, all stakes!

 Places:
 Aureus Stella (2yo, Eighteen Karat) in a NW2 Allowance

 Shows:
 Spun Glass (2yo, Bellagio) in a claiming race. Claimed by Starfish - good luck with her!
 Mr. Sparkles (4yo, Mr. Townsend) in a NW3 Allowance
 High Proof (4yo, Unabridged) in an Allowance
 Ch. Chortle (3yo, Frankel) in the St. Leger Stakes (Gr. 1)
 Violette (3yo, Unabridged) in the Light Fingers Stakes (Gr. 2)

 Fourths:
 Diamond Thief (5yo, Cool Thief) in an Allowance. Retired to mom duties.
 Ch. Wildwood Flower (5yo, Ring of Fire) in the Clement L. Hirsch Handicap (Gr. 2)

 Also Rans:
 Sun and Steel (2yo, Giant's Causeway) 8th in a maiden
 Jedburgh Abbey (2yo, Worthy Victor) 6th in a maiden
 Ch. Lingerie (3yo, Foolhardy) 6th in the Coaching Club American Oaks (Gr. 1)
 Ch. Imaginary (5yo, Moonopoly) 6th in the King George VI Chase (Gr. 1)

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Foaling Barn / Re: Clicker Lab 2022 Foals
« on: July 30, 2018, 01:59:38 pm »
Congrats on the final foal!

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Foaling Barn / Re: Black Storm West 2022 Foals
« on: July 29, 2018, 01:51:49 pm »
The end! At 28 days late, we can finally wrap up the foaling season here at Black Storm. This was our largest crop to date with 86 foals and just 2 stillborn. Unfortunately we did lose broodmares Forever A Queen, Candy Girl, and Untilwemeetyou.

OMINOUS, 9.3h liver chestnut colt
NCh. LiveLong&Prosper x Black Clouds (S) - The Black (S)
I'm surprised I didn't get a huge weanling, at almost 4 weeks late! But Black Clouds has been notoriously late almost every year (only once was she less than 2 weeks late), so perhaps being on "her time" is the only acceptable time. Ominous is the fifth foal for his dam and half to MSW Ch. Midnight Hour and SP Bespeckled. Since she foaled so late, Black Clouds will not be bred for 2023.

45 Colts | 41 Fillies | 2 Stillborn | 1 Mare Retired | 2 Mare Deaths

A few renames since their foaling:

Apple Fritter (Bear Witness x High Dollar) is now Attain
Crimson and Gold (Strike It Rich x Sephora) is now De Re Militari
Picasso (Bellagio x June My Love) is now Lombardy
Silver Spirit (Lasting Spirit x Silver Tiara) is now Toast to the Ghost
Zupanja (Zadar x Immortal Beloved) is now Wyllow

Especially excited for next year's foaling season with 3 stallions now in the barn and a full season with them to look forward to.

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How'd You Do? / Re: 7/28
« on: July 28, 2018, 02:47:45 pm »
Ch. Gifted Detail (2yo, Unabridged) in the Blue Diamond Stakes (Gr. 1). He's undefeated this year and this is his 2nd G1 win!!! My first MSW :D
This race had such a HUGE field I almost scratched but Shelbie was like girl your horse is actually one of the terrifying ones! I'm still getting used to having some horses with stakes potential lol 

Hahaha, told you!

11(3)-3-3-3(2)-0 $133,000 - only 2 off the board!

Wins:
Tough Space (4yo, Candy Ride) in a NW3 Allowance.
Dark Rose (3yo, I'm Your Angel) in an Allowance. Sent home.
Toujours (4yo, Joyeux Oiseau) in a claiming race and stays home.

Places:
RC Bee lease False Gold (5yo, Eighteen Karat) in a NW3 Allowance
Gutsy Peace (3yo, French Ruby) in an Allowance
Tea Leaves (3yo, Created) in a Starter Allowance

Shows:
RC Bee lease Light of EƤrendil (4yo, Oscillation) in a NW3 Allowance.
Boiling Over (3yo, Tottenham Hotspur) in the Real Good Deal Stakes (Ungr.).
Ch. St. James (4yo, French Ruby) in the Holcolmbe Stakes (Gr. 3).

Fifths:
Ch. Glory Boy (5yo, Chivalry) in an Allowance.
Aether (4yo, Eighteen Karat) in the Oakleigh Plate (Gr. 1).

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Congrats! I chickened out and scratched Ladykiller; we will aim for a turf race in August.

Especially happy for Gifted Detail continuing his streak, as I own a yearling half-sister. :D

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Foaling Barn / Re: Black Storm West 2022 Foals
« on: July 27, 2018, 04:32:25 am »
PAGEANTRY, 9.0h bay filly
GCh. Venture His Due x Miss USA (S) - NCh. Diplomat (S)
At 24 days late, I'm surprised she's not bigger. Or a colt. Half to SP Flaxen Mocha. Because she foaled so late, Miss USA will not be bred for 2023.

43 Colts | 40 Fillies | 2 Stillborn | 1 Mare Retired | 2 Mare Deaths -- 1 due (and 26 days late, ugh!)

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Foaling Barn / Re: Stillwater 2022 Foals
« on: July 25, 2018, 01:31:26 pm »
Congrats! Wishing mine would wrap up, and it definitely won't with an even colt:filly split.

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