Gemologist, a grade I-winning son of Tiznow, was represented by his reported first foal when a bay colt was born Jan. 15.
Odds-on choice Star Guitar became racing's newest millionaire with an easy repeat victory in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds Dec. 11.
Ide was named 2009 stallion of the year by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association. The award is based on the earnings of his accredited Louisiana-bred offspring ($2,231,521) during 2009.
One major upset and the matching of two career records headlined the 18th edition of Louisiana Champions Day Dec. 13 at Fair Grounds.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Cajun Conference||Eric J. Guillot||
|Calmed||Larry Robideaux, Jr.||
|Carmel Coffee||Paul G. Aguirre||
|Cherry Forever||Frank Leggio||
|Foxy Flyer||Morris G. Nicks||
|Master Link||Morris G. Nicks||
|Morning Memory||Mike Burgess||
|Seven Seventythree||Steven M. Asmussen||
|Skipping Town||Sam Ishaq||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Green Carpet S.||BTP|
|Opening Lead H.||GP|
|Lone Star Park H. (G3)||LS|
|Blue Sparkler S.||MTH|