Keyword: TOBA Member of the Month

  • Mike Ryan

    TOBA June Member of the Month

    Recently, horseman Mike Ryan's dreams have come up classic: He co-bred May 6 Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming and bought May 20 Preakness (G1) victor Cloud Computing as a yearling.

  • Lauren Woolcott

    TOBA May Member of the Month

    In the April 1 Pan American (G2T) at Gulfstream Park, Sadler’s Joy edged out his rivals to earn first graded stakes win. Sadler’s Joy (Kitten’s Joy - Dynaire, by Dynaformer) is a homebred for Rene and Lauren Woolcott of Woodslane Farm.

  • TOBA March Member of the Month

    Until now, the Whithams' best runners have primarily been older horses, but 2016 marked a change. In addition to McCraken, they own Linda, a four-year-old filly who captured the Mrs. Revere (Gr. II) at Churchill Downs last year.

  • Champagne Room

    TOBA December Member of the Month

    On Nov 5, Michael Cavey and Nancy Temple had a reason to pop some bubbly. At 33-1, Champagne Room, bred in the name of their Respite Farm, stamped herself as the probable champion 2yo filly with a 3/4 victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies.

  • Darrell and Sadie Brommer

    TOBA July Member of the Month

    Owner-breeders Darrell and Sadie Brommer hit the big time on June 13. That day, their homebred three-year-old Prado's Sweet Ride edged out Lady Zuzu to win the nine-furlong Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.

  • Robin Murphy with Tidal Volume

    TOBA November Member of the Month

    Leading the pack of Ohio breeders is Robin L. Murphy, who stands nearly a dozen stallions at her 80-acre Poplar Creek Horse Center in Bethel, Ohio.

  • TOBA October Member of the Month

    On October 4, Jay Em Ess, spearheaded by Samantha Siegel, produced its first homebred grade I winner when two-year-old filly By the Moon captured the Frizette Stakes at Belmont Park.

  • Joseph Sutton

    TOBA September Member of the Month

    Joseph Sutton picked a good time to be introduced to racehorses. While stationed at Fort Knox, he attended the 1973 Run for the Roses.

  • Patricia Pavlish

    TOBA August Member of the Month

    This year, Patricia Pavlish has been on "fire" -- literally. Pavlish bred Fire with Fire, who has been a dominant presence on the turf.

  • Margaret Burlingham

    TOBA July Member of the Month

    A lifelong equine enthusiast, Margaret Burlingham imbues her racing endeavors with compassion for the animals she adores. That care shines through, especially for gelding Saint Leon.

  • Catesby Clay (left) with son Brutus Clay with Avaricity and her Hat Trick foal.

    TOBA June Member of the Month

    Runnymede Farm in Paris, Ky. is the matriarch of Bluegrass nurseries. Founded in 1867 by Colonel Ezekiel Clay, Runnymede has turned out stellar runners for nearly 150 years. Currently, Catesby Clay, carries on the legacy.

  • Anita Cauley

    TOBA May Member of the Month

    Anita Cauley is living the dream, riding high with her homebred On Fire Baby. The gray mare is a red-hot standout in the older filly and mare division.

  • Mike Pietrangelo

    TOBA March Member of the Month

    For Mike Pietrangelo, fun is the name of the game. An attorney by trade, Pietrangelo owns and breeds in partnerships.

  • Joe Mulholland Jr.

    TOBA February Member of the Month

    Joe Mulholland Jr. is a throwback to the days of homegrown Kentucky horsemen. He works tirelessly on the family farm with his siblings and father to produce top-quality Thoroughbreds.

  • Michelle Rodriguez

    TOBA January Member of the Month

    Involved in every aspect of equine care, Rodriguez speaks passionately about the sport that's been part of her life for 30 years.

  • Harvey Clarke

    TOBA December Member of the Month

    Best known as the breeder of I'll Have Another, Harvey Clarke has continued his streak in 2013 with a number of brilliant juveniles now aiming for the next classics.

  • Catherine Parke of Valkyre Stud

    TOBA October Member of the Month

    Looking back on her career in breeding, raising and consigning, Catherine Parke always knew that the equine life was for her.

  • Tim & Gloria Harris of Big Sugar Racing

    TOBA September Members of the Month

    Tim and Gloria Harris of Big Sugar Racing say they are living proof that owners don't have to spend six figures on horses to be competitive.