May 19, 2019 - Niko’s Dream Wins at Belmont Park

Niko's Dream overcame the outside post 12 to win her Maiden race at Belmont Park on May 19th. The Maiden Special Weight race for New York Bred Fillies and Mares was 1 Mile on the turf with a purse of $62,000. She earned $34,100 for the win and now has lifetime earnings of $65,270 in lifetime earnings.

The New York Stallion Stakes-Cupecoy's Joy Division at Belmont Park on June 23rd is her anticipated the next race. It is 7 Furlongs on the turf with a purse of $150,000.

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February 9, 2019 - Niko's Dream Finishes Second at Gulfstream Park

Niko's Dream finished second in her 1 Mile Maiden Special Weight turf race at Gulfstream Park on February 9th. She was beaten by 1 ¼ lengths by a Chad Brown trained filly sired by Medaglia d'Oro that was purchased for $625,000. The horse that finished behind her in third was a filly sired by Scat Daddy that sold for $650,000. For her second place finish on February 9th, Niko earned $8,170 and received a lifetime high Beyer speed figure of 70.

January 6, 2019 - Dearly Declared Finishes Third at Gulfstream Park

Dearly Declared’s initial race on the turf at Gulfstream Park on January 6th in which she finished third beaten by four lengths earned her a lifetime high Beyer speed figure of 68. Her effort clearly showed that turf is her preferred surface as she broke alertly from the gate and led until the top of the stretch in quick fractions. She battled gamely through the stretch to finish third to an even money Chad Brown trained horse. Her third place finish resulted in purse earning of $4,300.

July 5, 2018 - Flattermefabulous Retired

Sackatoga Stable recently retired its 6 year-old mare Flattermefabulous due to a left front leg condition that was not conducive to racing.

She provided a lot of racing enjoyment as she earned over $140,000 in purse money. In 16 lifetime starts, she had three wins, two seconds, and two thirds. She is the only Sackatoga Stable horse to win a race at all three NYRA tracks, a feat even Funny Cide did not accomplish.  

Sackatoga Stable has arranged for her initial retirement placement to be at Rerun in East Greenbush, New York that is in New York State’s Capital District. A contribution of $1,000 will be made to Rerun to support its operation. Following her time there, she will be placed appropriately in safe hands for her second career.

October 6, 2017 - Flattermefabulous Back at Sackatoga Stable

On October 6, 2017 Sackatoga Stable claimed Flattermefabulous at Belmont Park for $25,000. She previously was claimed from Sackatoga Stable on July 28, 2017 in a $35,000 claiming race at Saratoga Race Course. She has been nominated for The Tiara which is a race at Gulfstream Park that is part of the Claiming Crown 2017 series of races on December 2, 2017. The race is 1 1/16 Miles on the turf for fillies and mares that have run for a claiming price of $25,000 or less since January 1, 2016 with a purse of $125,000.

8/12/2017 - Sackatoga Stable purchases a yearling filly at Fasig-Tipton NY Bred Yearlings Sale

On August 12, 2017 Sackatoga Stable purchased a yearling filly for$90,000 at the Fasig-Tipton NY Bred Yearlings Sale.

The Bay filly is by Declaration of War out of the dam Near and Dear. Declaration of War is a multiple Grade 1 winner in Europe and finished third in the 2013 Breeders Cup Classic. He is a son of War Front who was the 2016 #1 North American sire by stakes winners (12%) and has sired 16 Grade 1 winners, 35 Graded stakes winners and 62 stakes winners. Declaration of War's first foals are 2 year olds in 2017. He has had 18 horses run so far with 5 winners including a Graded winner.  The filly is a registered New York-bred.  

Near and Dear was sired by Red Ransom out of the dam Deputy Dear. She is the dam of 5 fools to race, all winners, including Saratoga Snacks that is a multiple stakes winner of $693,500.