Keyword: Heiligbrodt

  • Daecallherdastreak, filly; City Zip - Streak of Malagra by Malgra, topped the sale at $78,000.

    F-T Texas Yearling Sale Holds Steady

    Gross and average for the yearling sale mirror 2010 figures; the median was steady at $5,000. A Louisiana-bred City Zip filly tops the sale at $78,000.

  • Midway Road's First Winner

    Graded stakes winner Midway Road came through with his first winner when his daughter Midif won June 10 at Evangeline Downs.

  • Derby Trial winner Hull will make his next start in the Preakness.

    Unbeaten Hull Joins Preakness Cast

    Hull, who is unbeaten in three starts by a total of 16 lengths this season for trainer Dale Romans, will line up for the May 16 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • Consolidator's First Winner

    Grade I winner Consolidator came through with his initial winner when his daughter Solid Lunar won April 26 at Lone Star Park at first asking.

  • Intimidator's First Winner

    Intimidator was represented by his first winner when his daughter Ms Golden West won April 25 at Lone Star Park in her first start.

  • Hull stays perfect with a win in the Derby Trial.

    Hull Dominates Derby Trial in Stakes Debut

    Heiligbrodt Racing Stable, Team Valor, and partners' Hull became a graded stakes winner and stayed undefeated in three starts when he took over at the top of the lane and pulled away for a convincing four-length victory in the $112,00 Derby Trial (gr. III) on opening day at Churchill Downs April 25.

  • Bwana Charlie's First Winner

    Grade II winner Bwana Charlie sired his first winner from his initial starter when his daughter Malawi won April 10 at Keeneland.

  • Lady Tak Produces First Foal

    Lady Tak, a two-time grade I winner at Saratoga, produced her first foal, a filly, born Feb. 4.

  • Gaff won the Aegon Turf Sprint at Churchill Downs.

    Gaff to Journeyman Stud

    Gaff, a multiple graded stakes winner, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Fla.

  • Beck, Bell Named to NTRA Board

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) board of directors met Sept. 11 in Lexington and selected two new board members, Antony Beck of Gainesway Farm and Reynolds Bell Jr., chairman of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

  • Clarence Scharbauer, along with his wife Dorothy, are part of the 2008 Lone Star Park Hall of Fame class.

    Lone Star Park Names Hall of Fame Picks

    Clarence and Dorothy Scharbauer, L. William (Bill) and Corinne Heiligbrodt, and Dixie Dot Com will comprise the second class of inductees into the Lone Star Park Hall of Fame, the track announced June 15.

  • Steve Asmussen

    Asmussen Aims for Sixth Ky. Stakes Win

    The Kentucky Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds has been the exclusive property of trainer Steve Asmussen for the past five years. Heiligbrodt Racing Stable's Merkel will attempt to run the string to six May 1, when he faces seven foes in the $150,000, five-furlong race. A son of Forest Wildcat, Merkel will break from the rail under Shaun Bridgmohan. Asmussen scored in this race with Posse (2002), Cuvee (2003), Lunarpal (2004), Datrick (2006), and Rated Fiesty (2007), with all but Cuvee being owned by Heiligbrodt.

  • Numbers Down at Fasig-Tipton Texas Sale

    A colt brought $180,000 to top the Fasig-Tipton Texas sale of 2-year-olds in training April 3 as the gross, average, and median all dropped significantly.

  • Re-aggravated injury could end Rockport Harbor's racing career.

    Rockport Harbor Re-injures Foot; Retirement Possible

    Fox Hill Farms' Rockport Harbor, who has had more than his share of bad luck during his racing career, came out of his fifth-place finish in the March 12 Razorback Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) with a foot injury that may force his retirement.

  • Read the Footnotes to Lakland North in New York

    Grade II winner Read the Footnotes, who began his stallion career in 2005 at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions near Orange Lake, Fla., will stand the 2006 season at Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.

  • Bwana Charlie, winning the Amsterdam at Saratoga in 2004.

    Bwana Charlie to Sequel Stallions

    Bwana Charlie, a son of Indian Charlie out of the Halo mare Shahalo, will enter stud at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions in Orange Lake, Fla. in 2006. He will stand for $6,500 live foal.

  • Graded Winner Lunarpal to Le Mesa in Louisiana

    Graded stakes winner Lunarpal, the leading 2-year-old earner for part of 2004, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Le Mesa Stallions near Carencro, La.

  • Heiligbrodt Named to NTRA Board of Directors

    Bill Heiligbrodt, a Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association trustee, has replaced John Amerman as the TOBA representative on the National Thoroughbred Racing Association board of directors.

  • Millionaire Lady Tak Retired

    Lady Tak, a millionaire and multiple grade I winner, has been retired from racing with a record of 10 wins from 19 starts.

  • Easyfromthegitgo's First Foal

    The first reported foal by multiple stakes winner Easyfromthegitgo is a filly born Feb. 11 at La Mesa Stallions near Carencro, La.

  • Successful Appeal, off to quick start at stud.

    Successful Appeal Off to Quick Start; May Relocate to Kentucky

    Successful Appeal, who proved successful as a racehorse, is also living up to his name as a stallion. He not only heads the freshman sire list by progeny earnings, but the overall 2-year-old list, and is the only stallion with three juvenile stakes winners. His success has proved so appealing and substantial that he might make the move from Hartley/De Renzo, Walmac South near Ocala, Fla., to John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International near Lexington for the 2005 breeding season.

  • Valid Expectations' Big Day at Lone Star

    The July 11 Texas Stallion Stakes on closing day at Lone Star Park resembled another family reunion for 2-year-old sons of Texas stallion Valid Expectations.

  • Lunarpal runs away with the Three Chimneys Juvenile, Saturday at Churchill Downs.

    Lunarpal Easy Winner of Three Chimneys

    Favored Lunarpal made it look easy, coasting home by five lengths in the $115,400 Three Chimneys Juvenile on the Kentucky Derby day undercard.

  • Heiligbrodt Hopes for Better Memories

    The first horse Bill Heiligbrodt owned ran in the 1989 Breeders' Cup. It was a memorable experience, but not a good memory. On Saturday, Heiligbrodt and his wife, Corrine, hope for better memories.

  • Posse, foreground, closes to upset Midas Eyes in the Riva Ridge.

    Posse Closes to Nose Out Midas Eyes in Riva Ridge

    Posse, closing ground with every stride, got by odds-on favorite Midas Eyes at the wire to take the Riva Ridge Breeders' Cup (gr. II) at Belmont Park Saturday. The 3-year-old Silver Deputy colt covered the seven furlongs over a sloppy track in a good 1:22.03.