The big mare made us proud again in what shaped up to be an outstanding race Saturday at Saratoga in the G1 TVG Coaching Club American Oaks. In a field of the nation’s top five three-year-old fillies, Plum Pretty entered the gate as the favorite and almost took the race wire-to-wire when It’s Tricky made a last minute push to capture the victory only by 3/4 lengths. Plum Pretty ran a s ...[Read More]
Dan Ryan’s Quantum Miss, bred raised and broken right here at Walnut Green, captured May 27th’s Wonders Delight Stakes at Penn National by an astounding twelve lengths. She stomped the timer in 1:08.63, which is a new track record at Penn National Racecourse. Finishing second was another Walnut Green Miss, the Harris Family’s Ann’s Smart Dancer. She, like Quantum Miss, was ...[Read More]
Plum Pretty stalked the pace, collared the leader turning for home, drew off and gamely held St. John’s River to the wire in the 137th running of the $1 Million Kentucky Oaks. Plum Pretty was bred, foaled and raised right here at Walnut Green for our clients Vince and Denis Curran of DDS Stables and our friends from New Jersey, Silent Indy Stables. On behalf of all of us here at Walnut Green ...[Read More]
In her first start against open company, and only her second career start, Ann’s Smart Dancer stalked the early pace, and gradually drew clear to a 3/4 length victory in the exellence time if 1:10.00 flat for six furlongs. Ann’s Smart Dancer was foaled, raised and broken here at Wlanut Green. Once again, we would like to congratulate the Harris Family, who owns and bred this filly, and ...[Read More]
Trainer Butch Reid has had some success recently with Walnut Green bred and raised babies. B. P. Reid’s Bibblesman, facing older horses for the first time in his career in an allowance test at Penn National finished second in the photo in his first start since breaking his maiden by a resounding five lengths at Parx. Also, Vegas Joe, owner by Walnut Green clients Cash Is King Stables, broke ...[Read More]
Quantum Miss, under a steadying 124 pounds, lead from start to finish in Tuesday’s Trevose Stakes at Parx. She completed the six furlongs in a snappy 1:10.3 to win by a length and a half in her first start since winning the G3 Cicada. Congratulations once again to Walnut Green client, Dan Ryan, and her trainer, our partner, Tony Dutrow.
Plum Pretty defeated her rivals in the $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks on March 29th by an unbelievable 25 lengths. This margin of victory, being described as “Rachel Alexandra-like”, is among the largest at Sunland Park. She finished the 1 1/16 mile race in 1:43.18, earning a 100 beyer. Plum Pretty has now placed herself as a top contender for a spot in the Kentucky Oaks on May 6. This rac ...[Read More]
Quantum Miss rebounds to take the G3 $100,000 Cicada Stakes at Aqueduct on March 19. Congratulations to Walnut Green Client Dan Ryan, owner and breeder of this nice filly, as well as our partner, Tony Dutrow, who handles the training. Quantum Miss was bred, foaled, raised and broken right here at Walnut Green. The Cicada raised her career to 3 victories in 5 starts, with over 150k in earnings. Rea ...[Read More]
Congratulations to Plum Pretty, who placed third in only her third career start in the G1 Las Virgenes Saturday. It was a job well done, and we look forward to the next start for this talented Medaglia d’Oro filly.
Bred, born and raised at Walnut Green, Quantum Miss is the winner of the G3 Cicada Stakes with earnings of $251,950.00. Other victories include the Blue Mountain Stakes, where she set a track record at Penn National, the Trevose Stakes and the Wonders Delight Stakes.