Charles Fipke homebred TOWN EXTENSION wins in NY 11/15/2013 The 3 year old Speightstown colt, TOWN EXTENSION, broke his maiden in a MSW at Aqueduct running on the grass. He was a stong second last out and found the wire first this time after an extended outside drive. He has earned over $79,000 for his owner/breeder Charles Fipke.
Sky Blazer second in the Bowl Game 10/18/2013 Sky Blazer waited and then made a run 4 wide to close willingly, but had to settle for the place. He is owned by Joyce B. Young and and Gerald McManis.
CAROLINE THOMAS charged wide to be third in the QUEEN ELIZABETH II Challenge Cup G1 10/12/2013 Third generation homebred CAROLINE THOMAS made a strong bid to win the same race won by her dam. She came with a furious rush in the stretch and ended up third but only beaten a half a length and a nose. We are very proud of her!
Confrontation still undefeated 10/13/2013 Confrontation, still remains undefeated. This time he made a confident move wide and found the winner's circle for the third time. He is owned by Eric Dattner and Harry Astarita. What a great day in NY and KY.
Judy G wins MSW at Belmont 09/27/2013 Bonner Young's homebred Judy G broke her maiden with good energy at Belmont. She rallied into contention a furlong out going a mile and an eighth on the inner turf.
Confrontation wins again! 09/01/2013 Confrontation, remains undefeated in two starts, both at Saratoga with one at the beginning of August and one at the end. He is owned by Eric Dattner and Harry Astarita. In his second winning start, he defeated three time stakes winner Whiskey Romeo, and stake winner King Henny.
UNBELIEVABLE DREAM third in the Riskaverse 08/31/2013 Graded stakes winner UNBELIEVABLE DREAM added more black type running a game and willing third in the Riskaverse S. at Saratoga. She was troubled at the start, but overcame that to get the show. She is a homebred for Sure Thing Stable.
CAROLINE THOMAS takes Lake Placid 08/19/2013 Although the win in the Lake Placid G2, came by a DQ, it did not matter. She was inches from getting her nose on he wire first and she was impeded.
"She ran a splendid race," Tagg said. "Whether we got put up or not, she was only beaten a couple of inches. She ran the race we've been looking for. "
Next up possibly the grade I Garden City and the Queen Elizabeth II that her mother won at Keeneland .
A third generation homebred for Bonner Young, Caroline Thomas notched her first stakes win in the Lake Placid.
Mills third in the Stroll S. at Saratoga 08/15/2013 Mills, overcame a troubled race, including a bump at the gate, to get up for third in the Stroll S. Congratulations again to owners Bonner and Tom Young and Gerry and Jerri McMannis. Mills has now earned $115,178.
Confrontation wires the field first out and wins by over 7 lengths 08/02/2013 Three year old War Pass gelding Confrontation, zipped right to the lead and romped to a 7 1/4 length win at Saratoga in his first start. He is owned by Eric Dattner and Harry Astarita.
Munnings Sister third in Honorable Miss G2 07/29/2013 Charles Fipke's homebred multiple stakes winning filly MUNNINGS SISTER was restrained off the pace and then rallied wide to get up for third in the Honorable Miss S. G2 at Saratoga.
Giftie Gie and Judy G run 1 - 2 at Belmont 07/13/2013 The chart reads like a novel (perhaps War and Peace), but Giftie Gie owned by Rookie TB Racing Stable, Inc. ended up the winner with Joyce Bonner Young's Judy G second. They came from inside, from outside, said "hi I know you" bumping in the stretch, but they made the barn proud.
Mills won his first allowance condition at Belmont 06/24/2013 Mills, broke his maiden going 1 1/16 on the turf at Keeneland and was second in allowance company at Belmont next out. Today he won his first allowance condition with ease, coming 4 wide under his own steam and winning with dispatch. Congratulations to owners Bonner and Tom Young and Gerry and Jerri McMannis.
CAROLINE THOMAS charged wide to be third in the Bit of Whimsy S. at Belmont 06/17/2013
Caroline Thomas came fast and wide late to get up for third in the Bit of Whimsy Stakes. She is a homebred for Bonner Young and is named for a grandchild who is already deep into the DRF.
Very special is that Caroline Thomas is the first foal out of BIT OF WHIMSY winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1,9fT), Mrs. Revere S. (G2,8.5FT), and the Sands Point S. (G3,9fT), who also bred by Bonner Young and descended from her blue hen mare Highland Mills. Highland Mills was the dam of 2 G1 winners, 2 G3 winners, 2 stakes placed horses, and the granddam of another G1 winner, and 2 G3 placers.
SKY BLAZER second in the Three Coins Up S at Belmot 06/14/2013
SKY BLAZER, owned by Joyce B. Young and and Gerald McManis and bred by Joyce B. Young, stayed in his race even though off the turf and he got up for second. He has accumulated more than a quarter of a million dollars so far in his career.
Charles Fipke homebred MUNNINGS SISTER takes the Smart and Fancy at Belmont 06/13/2013 MUNNINGS SISTER garnered her second stakes win in a row at Belmont, this one splashing 6 furlongs on the main track after the race came off the turf. She tipped out three wide, split rivals and held the lead to the wire in a fast 1:09 and change. She has now earned better than 1/4 million.
Eddy Gourmet breaks her maiden 05/03/2013
Eddy Gourmet ran close to the pace, was briefly boxed in, got clear and held on stubbornly to break her maiden at Belmont going 1 1/16 on the turf. She is owned by Ginger Punch Racing.
MSW MUNNINGS SISTER takes the Golden Princess S. PLUS 2 seconds in MSWs at Belmont 04/28/2013
Charles Fipke's homebred, multiple stakes winning filly MUNNINGS SISTER, tracked close to the pace,was carried slightly wide by the filly inside her, but came on to prevail gamely. She boosted her earnings over $175,000 and notched her third stakes victory. SEE PHOTOS
On the same day, Sackatoga Stable horses ran close seconds in their respective MSW races. Three year old NY Breds Sunbio and Eddy's Time both ran strongly. Watch for them next time out,
Sky Blazer third in the G2 Elkhorn S. at Keeneland 04/26/2013 SKY BLAZER, g. 4, Sky Mesa - Highland Hope, by Unaccounted added another graded stakes placing to his name in the G2 Elkhorn S. on closing day at Keeneland. He pushed his earnings over $200,000 for owners Joyce B. Young and and Gerald McManis. He was bred by Bonner Young and is the older half brother of Mills who recently broke his maiden convincingly.
Mills victorious at Keeneland 04/20/2013 Three year old Any Given Saturday colt Mills, second in his first start at Gulfstream, swept to victory in a MSW going 1 1/16 on the turf at Keeneland. Congratulations to owners Bonner and Tom Young and Gerry and Jerri McMannis. Their patience paid off!
Unbelievable Dream sweeps to a stakes victory in the Appalachian S. G3 at Keeneland 04/18/2013
Making her stakes debut in the one-mile event for 3-year-old fillies on the turf, Unbelievable Dream tallied by half a length in a sweeping move from last by seven lengths, to first when it counted. Facing several promising fillies in the Appalachian S. G3, Sure Thing Stable's winning New York homebred registered her third win from four starts and doubled her earnings to over $120,000. Barclay and Robin would like to congratulate all her conections and thank Sure Thing Stable for the priviledge of having such an exciting and wonderful filly in the barn. VIEW VIDEO
BEAUX CHOIX a strong second, this time in the Appleton Stakes G3 03/30/2013 Last out multiple stakes winner BEAUX CHOIX was a willing third in the Canadian Turf S. G3 at Gulfstream. Today he swung very wide to close well for a strong and close second in the Appleton Stakes, G3. He has now earned over $425,000 for owners Lael Stable and Belle Meadows Farm
UNBELIEVEABLE DREAM wins again 03/04/2013 UNBELIEVABLE DREAM has won 2 of her 3 lifetime starts for her owner/breeder Sure Thing Stables LLC. She was unhurried early and then came 5 wide around the turn to drive to the wire just in time.
Hot Tempo takes a MSW at Gulfstream 02/25/2013 Hot Tempo was unhurried early and the came sweeping wide into the stretch to close very quickly to get up at the wire for her maiden win. She raced a mile on the turf for her owner Macho Uno Racing.
BEAU CHOIX third in the Canadian Turf S. G3 at Gulfstream 02/24/2013 MSW BEAUX CHOIX, winner of his last start in allowance company waiting and then advanced along to rail to be a willing third in the Canadian Turf S. G3 at Gulfstream. He has bankrolled over $400,000 for owners Lael Stable and Belle Meadows Farm.
BEAU CHOIX takes allowance at Gulfstream 02/01/2013
Six year old MSW & GISP BEAU CHOIX, owned by Meadows Farm & Lael Stable won an allowance race at Gufstream and raised his earnings to $390,219.
Beau Choix last scored in Belmont's Rob N Gin S. Oct. 12. More recently, he finished third in Aqueduct's If Winter Comes S. Nov. 17 Here he was unhurried along the rail early and then squeaked through to get by Decisive Moment in the final sixteenth.
CAROLINE THOMAS very close third in the SWEETEST CHANT S 01/28/2013 Stepping up to stakes company at Gulfstream in the Sweetest Chant S. Caroline Thomas accelerated wide and almost got up in time, missing the win by 1/2 lenth. She is a Bonner Young homebred.
HAPPY NEW YEAR 01/02/2013 We would like to wish all of our owners A Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year! And may Good Luck be with them throughout the year.