Always B Miki • Andover Hall • Cantab Hall
Class Included • JK Enofanera • Kadabra
• Muscle Hill • Trixton
FEATURING 2020 YEARLINGS BY:
US-bred Propulsion gets Elitlopp victory in fifth try
On his fifth and perhaps final attempt, the 9-year-old American-bred Propulsion won the Elitlopp on Sunday night (May 31) at the Solvalla track in Stockholm, Sweden. It was the first Elitlopp held without spectators due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Elitloppet is regarded as one of the most prestigious international events in trotting.
Previously, Propulsion had finished second twice and fourth twice in the Elitlopp.
Propulsion is a son of Muscle Hill and the Hall of Fame broodmare Danae, who also won the Hambletonian Oaks. He was bred by Rikki Caldwell and her daughter Elizabeth and son Danny at Cane Run Farm near Lexington, Ky., and with partner Bluestone Farms of Pennsylvania. At last fall’s Lexington Selected Yearling Sale, the breeders sold Propulsion’s full brother for $1 million to the owner of Propulsion, Bengt Agerup (Stall Zet).
Always B Miki tops Australian Pacing Gold Sale
The opening ( phenomenal ) Australian Pacing Gold sale was held at Brisbane’s Albion Park on last Sunday 26 January 2020 (Australia Day weekend) . The APG's Race Series No. 31, forms part of the 2020 Yearling Sales, consisting of a series of two, three and four year old Group races, Prizemoney for this series of races is over $2,400,000
The APG Brisbane Sale (had 39 Lots walk into the ring in total), Lots 14,21,31,represented the first yearlings by Always B Miki’s to be sold in the Southern Hemisphere .
Always B Miki to the Hall of Fame
Goshen, NY — The Living Horse Hall of Fame nominating committee of the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame has announced the results of recent balloting to determine the 2020 inductees into the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame.
Museum members voted for the three horses they felt best exemplified greatness. Their choices are racehorses Always B Miki and Sweet Lou and race mare Bee A Magician. The other nominees were Chapter Seven, Father Patrick and Peaceful Way.
Always A Prince is crowned a winner in TVG Open Pace
East Rutherford, NJ — Always A Prince and driver Yannick Gingras went to the front from post eight and never looked back, rolling to a 1:48.2 win in Saturday’s (Nov. 23) $350,000 TVG Open Pace championship at The Meadowlands. The margin of victory was 4-3/4 lengths.
Cane Run Farm Tops Lexington Select Yearling Sale
Cane Run Farm as agent for Fredericka V Caldwell, Georgetown, K.Y. and
Bluestone Farms LLC, Hopewell, N.J. sells one of only two Standardbred Yearlings to ever bring $1 million at sale.
Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms bred Propulsion wins dramatic Masters-final
September 7, 2019 — Propulsion, driven by Ôrjan Kihlström, won the European Trotting Masters final with a winner’s purse $190,000 dollars at Vincennes, Paris Saturday afternoon (September 7).
However, just 100 yards before the finish line it, looked as the French trotting gelding Cleangame with trainer/driver Jean Michel Bazire was going to win. But Cleangame suddenly went off stride and Propulsion managed to hold off a late charge from the French mare, Bahia Quesnot with trainer/driver Junior Guelpa to win.
Whose Blues- bred by Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms - takes the Pure Ivory Final
Milton, ON — Whose Blues Takes the Pure Ivory Final for Trainer Luc Blais and Owner Determination Stable. The 2-year-old Cantab Hall trotting filly bred by Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms remains undefeated in 4 lifetime starts.
Whose Blues- bred by Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms - takes second leg of Pure Ivory
Milton, ON — The team of driver Bob McClure, trainer Luc Blais and owner Serge Godin’s Determination continued their success with a 1:57 victory over eight rivals on Thursday at Woodbine Mohawk Park.
Qualifying Win For Bluestone Sold $300K Yearling Whose Blues
Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted a 13-race qualifying session on Tuesday (July 9), and the docket featured no less than eight races for two-year-olds. One of the winners was definitely of the high-priced variety, as a $300,000 yearling purchase was able to nail the wire first in her respective tilt.
Finally Found Away opened the card with a victory in his seasonal bow
Wilkes-Barre, PA — The Andover Hall colt Finally Found Away opened the card with a victory in his seasonal bow, lowering his mark three seconds to 1:57. Pacesetter Lazzaro made a break at headstretch, with left the door open for pocket-sitting Finally Found Away, and the sophomore took advantage of the luck to win by 1-1/2 lengths for driver Corey Callahan, trainer Bob Stewart, and Bluestone Farms.
Always A Virgin leads the 2019 Indiana Sires Stakes Season
Indianapolis, IN — After processing more than 530 nominations for 3-year-old and older horses for the 2019 Indiana Sire Stakes season, the Indiana Standardbred Breed Development Program looks forward to yet another exciting year. Past Breeders Crown champions and Dan Patch award winners will return to battle it out at Harrah’s Hoosier Park in Anderson for more than $8.5 million in purses.
Weiss Series for Trotting Distaffs underway Tuesday at Pocono
Fade Into You - Cantab Hall/Fortunes of Fables : bred by Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms
Wilkes-Barre, PA – Driver Matt Kakaley and trainer Ron Burke combined to take two of the four $15,000 first preliminaries in the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting distaffs during the Tuesday twilight card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.
The Cantab Hall filly Fade Into You made her 2019 debut a successful one, moving to the lead going past the grandstand the first time and continuing on to a three length victory in 1:57.3. A Pennsylvania Sire Stake winner at two, Fade Into You is owned by Burke Racing Stable LLC and Weaver Bruscemi LLC , Phil Collura, and J&TSilva – Purnel & Libby.
Our first foal of the year, A colt out of For A Dancer by Cantab Hall.
Cane Run Farm steps onto the Thoroughbred world stage
Bluestone Farms has been fortunate to benefit from the renown afforded Cane Run Farm through its Standardbred Breeding partnership. With Golden Mischief entered into the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1), Cane Run goes it solo, advancing the extraordinary legacy of great horses produced from their breeding operation.
1st day of Lexington Yearling Sale
Lexington Select Yearling Sale - The fifth horse into the ring (Hip #6), filly trotter Whose Blues, sold for $300,000 to Serge Godin's Determination Stable. Whose Blues, by Cantab Hall, is the first foal from the stakes-winning mare Bright Baby Blues and her second dam, Bar Slide, was a 2010 Dan Patch Award-winner. Whose Blues was bred by Bluestone Farms and Fredericka Caldwell (Cane Run Farm).
Just 2 hip #'s prior Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms teamed up to sell a Muscle Hill daughter from Bar Slide, Believe You Can, to Trond Smedshammer for $120,000.
Track record for Simple Kinda Man
September 18, 2018 --- Bluestone Farms Bred, Simple Kinda Man established a new track standard of 1:51.2 on Monday evening at Yonkers Raceway.
Propulsion - Power Player
On August 2, 2015, a prominent Swedish trainer returned to the U.S. to fulfill an earlier wish. Daniel Redén was the successful bidder on Propulsion at the Meadowlands Summer Mixed Sale, bringing home the sales topper for Brixton Medical AB of Orsundsbro, Sweden. The young stallion sold for $210,000. It was the second time Redén had pursued Propulsion, a Muscle Hill son out of the Andover Hall mare Danae 3,1:54.2 ($529,099).
Dream Together upsets in Joie De Vie
August 12, 2018 --- Bluestone Farms and Cane Run bred, Dream Together, Dream Together charged late to upset in the $141,000 Joie De Vie Mares Trot at Tioga Downs on Sunday (Aug. 12).
Propulsion beats Readly Express by a nostril in world record time in Aby Stora Pris
August 12, 2018 --- Bluestone Farms and Cane Run bred, Propulsion, set a new world record for the distance and track size. On July 31 he won the mile race, Aabergs Memorial, and now he won a race on a distance nearly twice as long.
Meadowlands: Dream Together stuns favorites in Dr. John Steele Memorial
August 4, 2018 --- Bluestone Farms and Cane Run bred, Dream Together, at 51-1, shocked a field of trotting mares to capture the $154,800 Dr. John Steele Memorial at the Meadowlands on Saturday afternoon in 1:51 3/5 for driver Bob McClure.
Always A Prince lowers his own track record at Hoosier Park
July 26, 2018 --- Always A Prince, with Trace Tetrick in the bike, stole the show on a stakes filled card on Wednesday (July 25) after powering home a winner in 1:48.4 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino to re-establish the track record for 3-year-old pacing geldings for the second time this season.
Egomania delivers in stakes action at Hoosier Park
July 13, 2018 --- The son of Always A Virgin-Has An Attitude is now two-for-two in 2018. Scoring in 1:51.4 with John DeLong in the bike, Egomania recorded his second consecutive win at Hoosier Park and made a clean sweep of the first round of Indiana Sires Stakes action this season. The 1:51.4 clocking established a national season’s mark for 2-year-old pacing colts on a seven-eighths-mile oval and was a new lifetime best for the rookie pacer.
Two-year-old trotting filliy, Fate Smiled wins her division of the Pennsylvania All-Stars Stake at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday (July 10).
Matt Kakaley was able to rally Fate Smiled from the pocket to a head victory in 1:58.4, just catching pacesetting Fraulein Blucher (Cantab Hall-Frau Blucher). Fate Smiled is a Muscle Massive filly out of $521,127 winner For A Dancer who had won her previous start in a division of the same sire stakes event at The Meadows earlier mentioned in 1:58.
Bluestone Bred Fate Smiled was fastest in PSS for 2 YO trotting fillies at The Meadows
Washington, PA --- Tuesday’s (July 3) $190,235 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes at The Meadows turned out to be a showcase for first-time starters. All five divisions in the event for freshman trotting fillies, known as the Meadow Gladys, went to youngsters making their career debuts.
For A Dreamer scores in Pa. Stallion Series
For A Dreamer wins division of the Pa. Stallion Series for three-year-old trotting colts. The son of Cantab Hall from the Bluestone owned mare For A Dancer gained command in front of the stands and went on to win in 1:55, a time which equaled his mark taken in a qualifier. Corey Callahan handled the sulky assignment for trainer Bob Stewart and the partnership of Bluestone Farms, S. Steven Arak, Brianna Fenn, and Norman Corn.
Propulsion: Again, second in the Elitloppet
Bred and sold by Bluestone Farms and Cane Run Farm, Propulsion finished second to Ringostar Treb in this year's version of the Elitloppet. A full brother to Propulsion sells at the Lexington Select Yearling sale in the Cane Run Consignment this fall.
Always A Virgin's progeny near $30 million in earnings.
Already the sire of the fastest horse of all-time (Always B Miki 1:46) Always A Virgin's sons and daughters are quickly approaching $30 million dollars in earnings.
Deschanel Begins 2018 Campaign
Deschanel qualified at Harrah's, Tuesday morning, stopping the timer in 1:58.4. Deschanel is a full sister to world record holder D'orsay and a half sister to Propulsion. She is fully staked for the 2018 racing season
Nigel Soult photo
Miki is Woodbine's Top Ten: #3
Thank you to all the Miki fans for Naming Always B Miki No. 3 in the Fan's fondest memories of Woodbine Raceway.
First colt by Always B Miki born
First foal from the Somebeachsomewhere mare, Storm Point
p,3 1:50.2f ($228,307) an Always B Miki colt born 3/14/18.
First filly by JK Endofanera born
JK Endofanera's first Filly was born 1/27/18 out of U Reeka BB owned by Victory Hill Farms.
First foal by world champ Always B Miki born
World champion Always B Miki is a dad. Gallie Beach gave birth to a filly by Always B Miki at 10 p.m. on Tuesday night (Jan. 23) at Fashion Farms of Pennsylvania.
The filly is the first foal of the unraced Somebeachsomewhere daughter Gallie Beach, who is out of a full sister to the multiple stakes winner Gallie Bythe Beach, who is carrying her first foal, also by Always B Miki.
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