I Came to Party stalked from third early, moved to the lead on the second turn, and romped to a convincing victory Dec. 20 at Los Alamitos Race Course to become the first winner for California-based stallion Bold Chieftain.
The first reported foal for multiple stakes winner Gig Harbor is a colt born Jan. 23 at Victory Rose Thoroughbreds in Vacaville, Calif.
Sire Indian Evening, a graded stakes-placed and stakes-winning son of Indian Charlie standing at Victory Rose Thoroughbreds, had his first foal drop Jan. 21 at Victory Rose.
Many Routes became the first winner for his sire Many Rivers when he came from off the pace to win the first race Dec. 14 at Golden Gate Fields.
Ellen Jackson of Victory Rose Thoroughbreds has received a University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine 2013 Distinguished Service Award for her support of numerous equine performance-related research studies.
Grade I-winning Idiot Proof has been acquired by Victory Rose Thoroughbreds, near Vacaville, Calif., and will stand there as the property of a partnership, commencing in 2014. His fee has been set at $1,500, live foal.
Stakes winner Indian Evening will begin his stallion career in 2014 at Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Thoroughbreds in Vacaville, Calif., after his recent purchase from Vinery Stables in Kentucky.
Graded stakes winner Bold Chieftain was represented by his first reported foal when a filly was born Feb. 2 at Sue Greene's Woodbridge Farm in Oakdale, Calif.
Golden Gate Fields will salute fan favorite Bold Chieftain Jan. 22. He was retired after his final race Jan. 16 to begin his new career as a stallion.
Olympio, whose name was synonymous with "Derby" in 1991, recently died of a ruptured aorta at Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Thoroughbreds near Vacaville, Calif.
- By Jack Shinar
Ellen Lee Jackson, owner and manager of Victory Rose Thoroughbreds in Vacaville, Calif., suffered broken ribs, a punctured lung and numerous bite wounds to her back when she was attacked by a stallion May 14.
- By Jack Shinar
Ellen Lee Jackson, owner and manager of Victory Rose Thoroughbreds in Vacaville, Calif., suffered several broken ribs, a punctured lung and numerous bite wounds to her back when she was attacked by a stallion May 14.
Corslew, a stakes-winning son of Seattle Slew from the same family as Seattle Slew's grade I-winning son Slewpy, has been moved to Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Thoroughbreds near Vacaville, Calif.
Grade I winner Latin American, who has sired 21 runners that have won or placed in stakes, has been relocated to Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Thoroughbreds near Vacaville, Calif.
Multiple graded stakes winner Globalize has been moved from Rick Taylor's Special T Thoroughbreds to Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Thoroughbreds in Vacaville, Calif.
California stallion Flying Victor will stand the 2004 breeding season at Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Thoroughbreds
California stallion Mr Purple was euthanized May 30 because of complications from heart problems.
Eleven-year-old Comet Shine, a champion in Canada as a 2-year-old, arrived Jan. 26 at Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Thoroughbreds near Vacaville, Calif.
California stallion Batonnier, whose son Cavonnier nearly won the 1996 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and whose maternal grandson commanded $4 million at the Keeneland July yearling sale, died July 15 of an apparent heart attack at Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Thoroughbreds near Vacaville
Millionaire Mr Purple, who has suffered from fertility problems since he was retired to stud, was represented by his first stakes winner May 21.
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