The last 12 months had its highs and lows and back to highs! for Matt Kakaley, starting out with the birth of his first daughter, then a brutal shoulder injury and ending with his first 2 Breeders Crown Championships! We dive into all of that and everything in between!
Rene Allard is the leading trainer at the Breeders Crown host track , The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, so its only fitting that he brings some competition for the finals on his home track! When DovesCry won her elimination and is one of the favorites heading into the $600,000 Championship Final
Woodside Charm is the only UNDEFEATED horse headed into the 12 Breeders Crown Championship Finals! That's 107 of the best in North America competing for $6M in purses, but she's the only one who truly who stands out!
Jim King is sending out 3 finalists on Saturday! DontTellMeAgain in the $430,000 Breeders Crown Open Pace while Newborn Sassy and the heavy favorite Shartin N in the $270,000 Breeders Crown Open Mares Pace!
The great Lazarus will make his Breeders Crown debut on Saturday night in the $430,000 Open Pace Championship Final! Ernie Martinez and Taylor Made Farm are hoping to cap off 2018 with a toast in the winners circle!
Bob McClure snatched up his first 2 Breeders Crown Elim winners on Friday night! The 2019 event is at his home track, Woodbine - Mohawk Park, but he's at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono to take home some championship finals!
Over a decade ago, Adam Bowden created Diamond Creek Farm from scratch with a new vision and business that set the entire breeding industry on fire! Now he has a roster of premiere stallions, broodmares, and yearlings, 2 farms, and is still growing!
The unofficial mayor of every harness racing sale!! Bob is a giant among men, the social butterfly perusing the sales floor in his Hawaiian shirt! He also is the reason why so many horses have gotten home safe and sound from these sales and racing events!
Halloween is approaching, and the most frightening and scariest moment in TrotCast history happened while talking with Rachel! She's the glue running the breeding side for Diamond Creek Farm
Marcus Melander, Mattias Melander, and yes THE Stefan Melander (stalltz) were all at the Lexington Select Yearling Sale at Fasig-Tipton looking at literally EVERY trotter! All the Melander Stable does is churn out champion trotters!!
Any branding, advertising, and marketing you see for Diamond Creek Farm, Caroline is behind it! From the look and feel of their sales area, open house, and commercials and logos for their stallions.
I found Tony wandering the Fasig-Tipton grounds with his crayons and sale book looking at yearlings, taking notes. What does the trainer of one of the biggest stables in North America look at when examining his prospects? Just ask!
Beth started Anvil and Lace Farm in 2015 with the goal of becoming the biggest farm EVER!!! Actually, she just wanted to work on the breeding side while using her skills to teach and mold yearlings into great horses!
The bidding wars started early at the sale and Nik Drennan came home with a whopper from Diamond Creek Farm! Tuscany (Hip #7) Sold for $275,000! Nik has high hopes for both a successful racing and broodmare career!
The most optimistic time of the year is right after you buy a yearling!! One of the most successful stables in horse racing, Stall Courant made their way to Lexington and the first horse the bought was from Diamond Creek Farm! September (Hip #39) a handsome Father Patrick colt.
Opening Night is in the books at Lexington for Diamond Creek Farm and Adam Bowden. How did it go? Let's ask him!!
Alex won his his 1st championship! At 16 years old, he won the MotoAmerica Liqui Moly Junior Cup, while going 1-1 at Barber MotorSports Parkin the final event of the year. Alex can't move up in class until he's 18, so he has to defend the #1 plate for 2 more seasons!
Football is back! Herlings....enough said! How did Disney almost trick Ryan into proposing??
Justin Cooper is easily one of the brightest stars with the most potential in motocross! He completed his first season for Star Racing Yamaha and will certainly be gunning for his first Supercross Championship in January!
Colt Martin went 1-1-1 to take his 1st Loretta Lynn Championship! He's one bad little dude on a Cobra and will certainly be a name you'll remember for years to come!