Keyword: Tommy Town Thoroughbreds

  • It Tiz Well (inside) fights on gamely to win the Honeybee Stakes

    It Tiz Well Makes The Grade in Honeybee

    Tommy Town Thoroughbreds' It Tiz Well showed her class when she defeated a field of 11 3-year-old fillies with a game effort to take the $200,000 Honeybee Stakes (G3) March 11 at Oaklawn Park.

  • Trainer Steve Miyadi (center) with Run for Retts in the Del Mar winner's circle in 2015

    Miyadi Suspended by CHRB After Drug Test

    The California Horse Racing Board announced July 21 that trainer Steve Miyadi will be suspended 30 days after one of his horses tested for levels of methamphetamine and amphetamine that exceeded allowed limits.

  • Run for Retts

    More Than Just a Name for Run for Retts

    "She's running for Rett Syndrome. She's running for my girls and our family. She's going to do amazing things. Nobody can tell me any different. She's the underdog and so are our girls."

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    Knee Chip Sidelines Hutcheson Winner Barbados

    Barbados, winner of the grade III Hutcheson Stakes and Spectacular Bid Stakes at Gulfstream Park, will undergo surgery next week to remove a small bone chip in his left knee, trainer Michael Tomlinson said Jan. 28.

  • First Foal for Make Music for Me

    The first reported foal for grade I-placed Make Music for Me arrived Jan. 11 at Tommy Town Thoroughbreds near Santa Ynez, Calif. The dark bay or brown filly was bred by Peter O. and Ellen Johnson.

  • Gervinho

    GII Winner Gervinho to Stand at Tommy Town

    Grade II winner Gervinho, the 2013 champion California-bred 3-year-old male, has been retired and will stand the 2015 breeding season at Tommy Town Thoroughbreds near Santa Ynez, Calif., for a fee of $3,500.

  • Top Kisser comes on late to take the L.A. Woman Stakes.

    Top Kisser Spoils Stopshoppingdebbie's Party

    Top Kisser proved she can handle the heat when she came from off the pace to win the $100,000 L.A. Woman Stakes (gr. III) as undefeated Emerald Downs shipper Stopshoppingdebbie fizzled when favored at Santa Anita Oct. 4.

  • Doinghardtimeagain and Mike Smith take the Great Lady M. Stakes.

    Doinghardtimeagain Grinds Out Great Lady M.

    Making her second start of the year, Doinghardtimeagain returned to winning form with a perfect stalking trip for jockey Mike Smith in the $200,000 Great Lady M. Stakes (gr. II) July 12 at Los Alamitos Race Course.

  • Let Faith Arise wins the Adoration Stakes.

    Let Faith Arise Earns Hard-Fought Adoration

    Let Faith Arise had to dig deep to pull out the $100,000 Adoration Stakes (gr. III) by a short neck as the 1-2 favorite May 18 at Santa Anita Park, getting the nod over stubborn pacesetter Yahilwa at the wire.

  • Let Faith Arise rolls to victory in the Santa Margarita Stakes.

    Let Faith Arise Puts Santa Margarita On Ice

    Seeking her first graded stakes win, Let Faith Arise put away pace rivals Fiftyshadesofhay and Iotapa in the stretch to win the $350,000 Santa Margarita Stakes (gr. I) March 15 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Doinghardtimeagain and Rafael Bejarano take the Hollywood Oaks.

    Doinghardtimeagain Cracks Hollywood Oaks

    There was no catching California-bred Doinghardtimeagain, who ran away with the $150,000 Hollywood Oaks (gr. II) as the odds-on choice in her graded stakes debut June 22 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Doinghardtimeagain wins the Soviet Problem Stakes.

    Doinghardtimeagain Solves Soviet Problem

    A fast pace worked perfectly for Doinghardtimeagain, who swept past the leaders to register a 2 1/4-length victory in the inaugural running of the $196,000 Soviet Problem Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park Dec. 9.

  • Whatsthescript

    Whatsthescript Runs Big in Return Race

    Grade II winner Whatsthescript, who stood the first part of the year at Tom and Debi Stull's Tommy Town Thoroughbreds near Santa Ynez, Calif., finished third in the July 10 Battlefield Stakes at Monmouth Park.

  • Oil Man struck graded gold for the first time when he surged past his rivals with a big late kick in the Cinema Handicap on the Hollywood Park turf.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8259391%26ref%3Dstory">Or</a>

    Oil Man Drills Rivals in Cinema Score

    Oil Man struck graded gold for the first time when he surged past his rivals with a big late kick in the $100,000 Cinema Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Hollywood Park turf June 21.

  • Favored at 2-1, Whatsthescript wins the Del Mar Mile Handicap (gr. IIT). <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D5655040%0D%0A%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Whatsthescript Adds Del Mar Mile Chapter

    Favored Whatsthescript got the fast pace he was looking for and unleashed an eye-catching move down the center of the stretch to capture the $328,000 Del Mar Mile Handicap (gr. IIT) by three-quarters of a length on the grass Aug. 24.

  • Whatsthescript springs the upset in the American Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4968554%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Whatsthescript Rewrites American Plot

    The prohibitive favorite Daytona ran out of gas mid-stretch, opening the way for 29-1 shot Whatsthescript to score from the off the pace in the $250,000 American Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Hollywood Park turf course June 28.

  • Supah Blitz Third After 3-Year Absence

    Grade II winner Supah Blitz, returning to competition after an absence of nearly three years, rallied for a third-place finish in a $32,000 claiming race at Santa Anita April 13.

  • Millionaire Kissin Kris to Canada

    Kissin Kris, winner of the 1993 Haskell Invitational (gr. I) and the earner of over $1.6 million in his racing career, has moved from Tommy Town Thoroughbreds in California to Canada's Esquirol Farm.

  • Back On Turf, Whatsthescript Rolls in Pasadena

    Whatsthescript, an Irish import making his first start for Santa Anita's leading trainer Doug O'Neill, was a dominant winner of Friday's $81,400 Pasadena Stakes for 3-year-olds at one mile on turf.

  • Warning Zone wins the Generous Stakes, Friday at Hollywood Park.

    Whatsthescript, Warning Zone Take Generous Divisions

    Whatsthescript and Warning Zone, one-two finishers in the Pinjara a month ago at Santa Anita, validated that effort while rallying to win $75,000 divisions of the Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 2-year-olds impressively on the Hollywood Park turf Friday.

  • Graded Winner Uncle Denny to Tommy Town in California

    Uncle Denny, who went undefeated as a 2-year-old and was a graded stakes winner at three, has been purchased by Larry and Suzanne Bollmann for stallion duty at Tom and Debbie Stull's Tommy Town Thoroughbreds near Santa Ynez, Calif.

  • California Stallion Lord Carson Dies

    Lord Carson, who was standing his third season at Tom Stull's Tommy Town Thoroughbreds near Santa Ynez, Calif., died March 16 of a head injury.

  • California Filly Wins Woodbine's Glorious Song

    Sent off at odds of 19-1, the California-bred filly Shout to the North rallied for a superb score in the $136,875 Glorious Song Stakes for 2-year-old fillies Sunday at Woodbine.

  • Californian Tom Stull Looking Good With Old Topper

    California horseman Tom Stull raised a few eyebrows by proclaiming he would refund the 2003 and '04 stud fees for Old Topper if the stallion wasn't California's leading freshman sire by 2004 year-end progeny earnings.

  • She's Gottogetaway Surprises Dirty Diana

    She's Gottogetaway, ridden by Isaias Enriquez at 28-1, caught a weary 2-5 favorite Dirty Diana close to home to register a neck victory in the Wednesday's $100,000 Generous Portion Stakes for 2-year-old California-bred fillies at Del Mar.

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  • Lord Carson to Tommy Town in California

    Lord Carson has been purchased by Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and will be relocated to the Santa Ynez, Calif., farm from Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington.

  • $250,000 Unbridled's Song Filly Tops Opening Session of CTBA Sale

    Gross receipts and average price were down for the first of two nights of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association's Del Mar yearling sale on Sunday, but the median increased marginally and the session boasted the highest-priced yearling sold by the CTBA in more than a decade.

  • Del Mar Yearling Sale on Record Pace

    Seven horses sold for more than $100,000 during Monday's opening session of the two-day Del Mar yearling sale. Last year, five horses sold in this price range for the entire sale. The average price for the first session was $52,918, far above the sale's record average price of $36,798 set in 1999.