Breeder Headley & Nancy Bell & Nato won at Belmont on Saturday with ANALYZE IT. He is by Point of Entry and becomes the sire's first "TDN RISING STAR"
Congratulations for our friends/clients, John & Jerry Amerman. Another win for their outstanding colt OSCAR PERFORMANCE. Proud to say he was foaled and raised at Mill Ridge Farm. Nicoma assisted with the mating.
SECRETARIAT S.-GI, $400,000, AP, 8-12, 3yo, 10fT, 2:01.79, fm.
A wonderful article about our friends/clients, John and Jerry Amerman in the Thoroughbred Daily News, by Michael Adolphson
Well intended from the beginning, they came storming out from the get go, dealt with the inevitable tribulations and continue to affirm their class to much adulation. Amerman Racing's experience in Thoroughbred ownership is not too dissimilar from the career and running style of its latest luminary, GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf and GI Belmont Derby Invitational winner Oscar Performance (Kitten's Joy).
Our clients/friends, John & Jerry Amerman won the Belmont Derby on Saturday @ Belmont Park.
BELMONT DERBY INVITATIONAL S.-GI, $1,200,000, BEL, 7-8, 3yo, 1 1/4mT, 2:00.25, fm.
1--OSCAR PERFORMANCE, 122, r, 3, by Kitten's Joy/Devine Actress (SW, $107,300), by Theatrical (Ire)
Congratulations to LONG HAUL BAY winner of the Bay Shore S. The colt was foaled at Mill Ridge Farm and is owned by friend/client Alpha Delta Stables.
BAY SHORE S.-GIII, $250,000, AQU, 4-8, 3yo, 7f, 1:24.14, ft.
KEEPER HILL our 1998 Kentucky Oaks winner, lives on in her colt FAWREE. He won a maiden race at Meydan for owner Sheikh Mohammed and breeders John A. Chandler, Jamm Ltd, Shug McGaughey & Mill Ridge Farm.
1st-MEY, $45,000, Mdn, 1-12, 3yo, 1600m, 1:37.68, ft.
Mill Ridge Farm & Nicoma Bloodstock assisted our friends/clients in racing results from the weekend.
Saturday Night's Results:
Santa Anita Park in the AMERICAN OAKS-GI, Sassy Little Lila, (f, 3, Artie Schiller/Sharp Apple), ran 2nd. She was bred by Dr.John A. Chandler, raised & sold by Mill Ridge & mated by Nicoma Bloodstock.
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