Keyword: Leestown

  • Leading Louisiana Sire Leestown Dead

    Leestown, the leading Louisiana sire by progeny earnings this year and last, was euthanized Dec. 2 because of a broken shoulder.

  • Numbers Soar at Louisiana Sale

    The annual yearling sale conducted by the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana at the Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe saw major across-the-board increases in all key statistical categories.

  • Superior Storm was named Louisiana-bred champion 2-year-old female for 2007.

    LTBA Announces 2007 Champions

    The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association has announced its 2007 accredited Louisiana-bred champions.

  • Louisiana Sale Sees Increases

    The gross and average both increased March 30 at the annual John Franks Memorial 2-year-olds in training sale at Evangeline Downs in Louisiana.

  • Happy Ticket a Louisiana Champion for Third Straight Year

    Stewart Madison's homebred and multiple grade I winner Happy Ticket was named Louisiana's champion older female for 2006, which marked the third straight year she was honored as a state-bred champion by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association.

  • Across the Board Increases at Louisiana Mixed Sale

    Increases were registered across the board Aug. 6 at the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Sales Co.'s annual summer mixed sale. The auction was held at the Blackham Coliseum in Lafayette, La.

  • Louisiana-Bred Champions Announced

    The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders' Association named Leestown its 2005 stallion of the year with progeny earnings of $2,108,869, while Foxwood Plantation received its fourth straight title as breeder of the year with earnings of $350,179.

  • Stablemates Finish 1-2 in Red Camelia

    Merry Mary bested stablemate Autobesarah for trainer John Taylor in the $100,000 Red Camelia Handicap for older Louisiana-bred fillies and mares on closing Sunday at Fair Grounds Race Course.