Keyword: ClassicStar

  • ClassicStar Principals Plead Guilty

    Three ClassicStar principals -- David Plummer, Spencer Plummer, and Terry Green -- have pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. through a fraudulent tax shelter under the ClassicStar Mare Lease Program, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • Brave Tin Soldier Fires in Cliff Hanger

    Brave Tin Soldier marched from last place to win the Oct. 3 Cliff Hanger Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Meadowlands. Under Carlos Marquez Jr., the 5-year-old son of Storm Cat topped Pleasant Strike by a nose on the wire, covering the 1 1/16 miles of "yielding" turf in 1:45.52.

  • Public Company Named in ClassicStar Suit

    A publicly-traded company with alleged ties to the parent company of ClassicStar is now a defendant in the consolidated federal civil action against the former broodmare lease operator and others.

  • Judge Jump-starts ClassicStar Litigation

    More than two years after the first federal lawsuits were filed in connection to the former ClassicStar broodmare lease operation, efforts are being made to clear legal logjams that have impeded resolution of now multiple disputes.

  • Bank Seeks ClassicStar Assets

    Fifth Third Bank is asking a federal bankruptcy court for assistance in taking possession of certain assets held by ClassicStar LLC, including stallion shares and income from other sires.

  • Judge Orders ClassicStar Liquidation

    A federal bankruptcy judge has signed an order to convert the Chapter 11 business reorganization of ClassicStar LLC to Chapter 7 liquidation, paving the way for creditors to pursue whatever assets they can find linked to the former broodmare-lease operator.

  • Motion Seeks ClassicStar Liquidation

    A motion has been filed in a Kentucky federal court asking to convert the bankruptcy protection of former broodmare lease operator ClassicStar LLC from Chapter 11 business reorganization to Chapter 7 liquidation.

  • ClassicStar Suits Transferred to Kentucky

    Several lawsuits pending against ClassicStar have been consolidated into a single action to be heard in Kentucky federal court, but the primary operating entity of the former broodmare-lease marketer will be temporarily exempt from litigation pending its bankruptcy action.

  • ClassicStar Lawsuits Transferred to Kentucky

    Several lawsuits pending against ClassicStar have been consolidated into a single action to be heard in Kentucky federal court, but the primary operating entity of the former broodmare-lease marketer will be temporarily exempt from litigation pending its bankruptcy action.

  • ClassicStar Files Claims Against Former Executives

    ClassicStar has filed a series of legal documents that both level allegations of blame against two of their former executives and make a request to consolidate a cross-country myriad of federal lawsuits into a Kentucky federal court.

  • Zofzig, Annika Lass Added to FTK Sale

    Fasig-Tipton announced two late additions to its November mixed sale Nov. 5 in Lexington, the day after the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Hearing on ClassicStar Sale Horses Set

    A hearing on motions that may impact the sale of certain horses affiliated with the controversial ClassicStar mare lease program will be heard Oct. 3 in a Lexington courtroom.

  • Suit Involving ClassicStar Filed

    Individuals claiming they were bilked out of millions of dollars by ClassicStar's high-profile mare lease and breeding program are awaiting answers to a recent complaint filed on their behalf

  • Special agents with the Internal Revenue Service were posted at the entrances to ClassicStar Farm Thursday.

    ClassicStar Operating a Day After IRS Visit

    A day after agents from the Internal Revenue Service were at ClassicStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., the horse operation is continuing, the farm manager said today.

  • Plummers No Longer With ClassicStar

    ClassicStar, a venture that involves the leasing of mares, is continuing to operate after an announcement that David Plummer and his son, Spencer, are no longer associated with the outfit.

  • Xtra Heat

    Xtra Heat Foals Gone West Colt

    Champion and millionaire Xtra Heat foaled a Gone West chestnut colt shortly before midnight April 16 at ClassicStar near Versailles, Ky.

  • Windsharp, sold for $6.1 million.

    Boosted by Thoroughbred Corporation Horses, Keeneland Numbers Soar

    When Johar finished in a dead-heat with High Chaparral for first in the John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) on Oct. 25, it was one of the closest and most exciting races in the 20-year history of the Breeders' Cup and left racing fans buzzing for days. The excitement from that race extended into the sales ring during Tuesday's second session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock in Lexington, Ky. as Windsharp, Johar's dam, brought a top bid of $6.1 million.

  • Xtra Heat in Foal on One Cover

    Champion Xtra Heat, who was bought privately by S. David Plummer and partners' ClassicStar last November for $1.5 million, has been pronounced in foal to leading sire Gone West.

  • Here and There

    Barclay Tagg to judge Grand Champion Maryland yearling show... Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship to visit River Downs Saturday.

  • Xtra Heat Going to Gone West

    Champion Xtra Heat has been booked to Gone West and will be bred Saturday, said John Freston, racing manager for David Plummer and partners ClassicStar Farm.

  • Xtra Heat back on the track Saturday.

    Xtra Heat Returns at Big A

    Making her first appearance since being sold privately last month, champion Xtra Head will line up for the $75,000 Garland of Roses at Aqueduct Saturday.

  • Xtra Heat, with trainer John Salzman during BC Week, has been sold privately.

    Xtra Heat Sold Privately

    After an unsuccessful trip through the sales ring at the Nov. 3 Fasig-Tipton November select sale, champion Xtra Heat has found a new home.