Keyword: Kitten's Joy

  • Admiral Kitten wins the John B. Connally Turf Cup.

    Surging Admiral Kitten Wins Connally Turf Cup

    Odds-on choice Admiral Kitten surged through the stretch to catch Fredericksburg just in time for a neck victory in the $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) on the night of Jan. 25 at Sam Houston Race Park.

  • Ken and Sarah Ramsey

    Ramseys Eclipse Adena as Breeders

    As a result of their belief in their stallion Kitten's Joy, who topped the North American General Sire list in 2013, Ken and Sarah Ramsey earned their first Eclipse Award as outstanding breeder.

  • The Ramseys at the Eclipse Awards

    Third Owner Eclipse for Ramseys

    Setting a record for purse earnings in a season, Ken and Sarah Ramsey outpaced the competition for an Eclipse Award just like their horses outpaced their opponents on the racetrack throughout 2013.

  • Ramsey Farm

    Ramseys, Adena Vie for Breeder Eclipse

    Frank Stronach's Adena Springs, an eight-time Eclipse Award winner for outstanding breeder, is in a neck-and-neck battle with Ken and Sarah Ramsey for the trophy for 2013, with Wise Dan making Morton Fink a contender.

  • Sarah and Ken Ramsey

    Ramseys Lead Field for Outstanding Owners

    Behind 43 stakes wins, 17 of them graded, Ken and Sarah Ramsey set the bar high for owners in 2013, and are favored to win the Eclipse Award for outstanding owner of fellow finalists Juddmonte Farms and Midwest Thoroughbreds.

  • Csaba and  Luis Saez take the Fred W. Hooper Handicap.

    Csaba Successful in Fred Hooper Defense

    Csaba successfully defended his title in the $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III), notching consecutive wins when he put away Valid in the final sixteenth of the Dec. 7 test at Calder Casino & Race Course.

  • Emotional Kitten rolls home to win the Mrs. Revere Stakes.

    Emotional Kitten Claws to Mrs. Revere Win

    A drop from grade I competition paid off for Emotional Kitten, who came roaring down the stretch to sweep past outsider Effie Trinket and win the $205,100 Mrs. Revere Stakes for 3-year-old fillies the night of Nov. 16.

  • Bobby's Kitten won the Pilgrim Stakes Oct. 6 by 6 1/4 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2815276212&k=zCg6mtK">Order This Photo</a>

    Bobby's Kitten 5-2 in Juvenile Turf

    Bobby's Kitten, Ken and Sarah Ramsey's homebred son of Kitten's Joy, was made the 5-2 morning line favorite after drawing post 5 for the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT).

  • Hip 73, a weanling filly by Kitten's Joy, sold for $110,000.

    Numbers Soar at OBS Opening Session

    Capitalizing on the momentum of this year's thriving auction market, the consignor preferred session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s fall mixed sale in Ocala, Fla., enjoyed substantial gains in all key economic indicators.

  • Connections of Kitten Kaboodle following the JP Morgan Chase Jessamine Stakes.

    Hangin' With Haskin: The Joy of Kittens

    Ken Ramsey's greeting on the phone shortly after Kitten Kaboodle's victory in the Jessamine Stakes pretty much summed up the amazing run of victories he's been on this year, especially the last four months.

  • Kitten's Dumplings comes home strong to win the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2828359755&k=D8SP3kf">Order This Photo</a>

    Kitten's Dumplings Quirky Winner of QEII

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Kitten's Dumplings proved a quirky winner of the $400,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup over 8-5 favorite Alterite at Keeneland Oct. 12 to pick up her first grade I victory.

  • Kitten Kaboodle and Alan Garcia roll to victory in the JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes.

    Kitten Kaboodle Skims to Jessamine Win

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Kitten Kaboodle took the rail trip to victory in the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland Oct. 9, earning a berth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT).

  • Bobby's Kitten wins the Pilgrim Stakes.
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    Ramseys Win Pilgrim with Bobby's Kitten

    Already with no shortage of Breeders' Cup possibilities, Ken and Sarah Ramsey found another World Championships entrant Oct. 6 when favored Bobby's Kitten rolled to a 6 1/4-length victory in the Pilgrim Stakes.

  • Kitten's Joy Colt Tops Keeneland Session

    Keeneland's parking lot was still crowded Sept. 18 as the auction house's 12-day September yearling sale rolled into its ninth session, and the buyers on hand were keeping the auction's figures ahead of last year.

  • Slideshow: Progeny of Kitten's Joy

    A companion to the feature in the September 14 issue of The Blood-Horse, this slideshow looks at some of the offspring of Kitten's Joy, including comments from their trainers.

  • Kitten's Joy and jockey Edgar Prado win the Firecracker Breeders' Cup Handicap at Churchill Downs.

    Progeny of Kitten's Joy

    A companion to the feature in the September 14, 2013 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Real Solution

    A Joyful Grade I Trio for the Ramseys

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Few owners in recent times could have been more committed to the stud career of a stallion than Ken and Sarah Ramsey have been to Kitten's Joy.

  • Granny Mc&#39;s Kitten takes the P.G. Johnson Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2729861866&amp;k=X7HdPfn&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Ramseys Break Win Mark at Saratoga

    With Granny Mc's Kitten's victory in the $100,000 P.G. Johnson Stakes Aug. 28, owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey set a modern-day record for single-meet victories at Saratoga Race Course.

  • After the Wire - Arlington Million

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Arlington Million and Alabama Stakes while highlighting Kitten's Joy and Ken Ramsey's achievement.

  • Real Solution (left) finished 2nd in the Arlington Million, but was awarded the victory via DQ.

    Ramseys' Real Solution Takes 'Million on DQ

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey capped an unbelievable day with their third grade I victory when Real Solution was placed first via disqualification in the Arlington Million Aug. 17.

  • Big Blue Kitten rallies for the win in the Sword Dancer.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2706423144&amp;k=Kt9ZcSL&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Big Blue Kitten Makes Point in Sword Dancer

    Big Blue Kitten, given a patient ride by Joe Bravo, burst through an opening at mid-stretch and swept past Twilight Eclipse late to post a one-length win in the $600,000 Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT) Aug. 17 at Saratoga.

  • Kittens Joy

    Pedigree Analysis: The Kittens Keep Coming

    by Anne Peters<br /> One could attribute the success of Kitten's Joy as a sire to the many savvy breeders who stepped out of their comfort zone to use a turf stayer, but that would be wrong.

  • Big Blue Kitten comes home strong to win the United Nations.

    Big Blue Kitten Pounces to United Nations Win

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's runner burst through on the rail in the $500,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) at Monmouth Park July 6, qualifying for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT). The 2012 BC Turf winner Little Mike was fourth.

  • Kitten&#39;s Dumplings comes home strong to win the Regret Stakes.

    Kitten's Dumplings Mashes Regret Stakes Field

    Odds-on choice Kitten's Dumplings took the overland route to victory for a confident Joel Rosario, winning the Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT) going away on Stephen Foster Handicap night June 15 at Churchill Downs.

  • Stephanie&#39;s Kitten fights off Better Lucky to win the Just a Game Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2563001874&amp;k=2f5LqwR&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Stephanie's Kitten Prevails in Just a Game

    Stephanie's Kitten took the rail trip to victory in the $500,000 Longines Just a Game Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park June 8, digging in determinedly to best Better Lucky by half a length after a dogfight down the lane.

  • Pimlico: May 17 Undercard Stakes Rundown

    Dance the Bristol continued her roll with a strong win in the $100,000 Skipat Stakes at Pimlico Race Course May 17, then I'm Mom's Favorite got up in the shadow of the wire in the $100,000 Ms. Preakness Pink Warrior.