Spa Jazz finished 2nd in his 1 Mile Race at Gulfstream Park on February 17th in his final race for Sackatoga Stable. He was claimed for $6,250 and ended his Sackatoga Stable career with one win, one 2nd, one 3rd in 11 races with earnings of $34,815.
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.
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.
Niko’s Dream finished a fast closing second beaten by a neck in her race on October 24th at Belmont Park. She received a 54 Beyer speed figure for the race and earned $12,400 in purse money.
Spa Jazz won his initial race at Belmont Park on September 27, 2018 in an off-the-turf $40,000 Maiden Claiming race for New York-Breds. He won by 4 1/4 lengths in the 1 Mile race on the Belmont dirt track under jockey Dylan Davis. He earned $22,550 in purse money for the win.
Frosty Gal won her first level Allowance race for New York-Bred fillies and Mares at Belmont Park on July 15, 2018 in a 7 Furlong race on the turf. Her Beyer speed figure of 74 was her second lifetime best. She earned $39,000 in purse money and has lifetime earnings of $128,309.
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.
Sackatoga Stable LLC purchased a 2 year old chestnut filly sired by Central Banker out of the mare Adriatic Dream sired by Wild Desert. The Filly is a registered New York-Bred and eligible for New York Stallion Stakes races. She was purchased from Tony Everard at New Episode Training Center in Ocala, Florida.
Frosty Gal placed in her 6 Furlong allowance race at Aqueduct on December 7, 2017.
Frosty Gal placed in her 6 1/2 Furlong allowance race at Aqueduct on November 16, 2017.
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.
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.
Following his 6th place finish at Saratoga Race Course, Sackatoga Stable announced the retirement of a sound 4 year old Royal Ekati. With the assistance of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NYTHA) Take the Lead program he was placed with ReRun which will evaluate his appropriate placement for a career after racing. Royal Ekati had 8 starts with earnings of $43,965.
Flattermefabulous led wire to wire in winning a 1 1/16 mile truf race at Saratoga Race Course on July 28, 2017. She was claimed for $35,000 by Mathew Schera and will be in the barn of trainer Carlos Martin. She earned purse money of $27,000 in winning her 3rd race for Sackatoga Stable, completing her career with the Stable with earnings of $136,478.
In her 7 Furlong turf race in the June 25 Stallion Stakes race at Belmont Park Frosty Gal finished 6th.
Frosty Gal won her Maiden race at Aqueduct on November 13, 2016 in her 3rd start as a 2 year old going 7 Furlongs on the Main Track and earning a Beyer speed figure of 59. She earned $33,000 in purse money.
Flattermefabulous won her First Level Allowance race at Belmont on September 23, 2016, leading wire-to-wire under jockey Manuel Franco. The 1 1/16 mile race on the inner turf resulted in a winner's purse of $37,200.
Flattermefabulous won her Maiden race at Aqueduct on April 17, 2016 leading wire-to-wire under jockey Jose Ortiz. The 1 1/16 mile race on the turf resulted in a winner's purse of $36,000. She received a 67 Beyer speed figure for the race.