Mo Tom’s First Starter Wholelottamo a Winner

Mo Tom’s first starter,  2-year-old Louisiana-bred filly  Wholelottamo, won a maiden special weight June 20 at Lone Star Park defeating eight other fillies, with the nearest competitor 1 1/2 lengths behind. She completed the five furlongs in :59.70 on a fast track

This was the second asking for the filly owned by Stephen Thompson’s Thompson Racing and trainer Scott Gelner after coming in third her first time out June 5 at Lone Star.

Bred in Louisiana by Cloyce Clark Jr., Wholelottamo is out of the A. P Jet mare Jet’s Tradition, the dam of 10 foals, with six to race and six to win, including stakes-placed Jet Majesty. She was purchased for $17,000 at the 2020 Equine Sales Company’s Consignor Select Yearling and 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale by Thompson.

Mo Tom, an 8-year-old son of Uncle Mo, was a winner of the Lecomte Stakes (G3) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, Ohio Derby at Thistledown, and Street Sense Stakes at Churchill Downs. He retired to stud duty in 2018 with total earnings of $665,356 for owner GMB Racing and trainer Tom Amoss.

Mo Tom stands at Red River Farms in Coushatta for $2,000.

First Winner for Louisiana Stallion El Deal

Louisiana stallion El Deal  had his first winner when 2-year-old Louisiana bred filly Royal O’Haigain  won a $64,562 maiden special weight at Santa Anita Park May 21.

El Deal entered stud in 2018 at Adcock’s Red River Farms in Coushatta, La., where he stands for a $2,500 fee. The son of Munnings out of Spirit of Wailea won 9 of 17 starts including the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (G1) at Saratoga Race Course in 2017.  The sire has one other starter, Free Like a Girl , another Louisiana-bred who ran second in her debut in a $34,000 maiden special weight at Lone Star Park May 8.

Bred in Louisiana by Cloyce Clark Jr., Royal O’Haigain is the first winner from grade 3-placed Dreaming of Susie.

Royal O’Haigain First Winner for Stallion El Deal

El Deal won the 2017 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (G1) at Saratoga.

 

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Royal O’Haigain  became the first winner for the Louisiana stallion El Deal  when the 2-year-old filly won a $64,562 maiden special weight at Santa Anita Park May 21.

Bet down to 4-5, she led from start to finish, finishing 5 1/2 lengths ahead of runner-up Harddiane . The Luis Mendez-trained winner, owned by L. N. M. Three Company, Pappas Horse Racing, and Charles Bartlett, completed 4 1/2 furlongs in :53.12 on a fast track under Alexis Centeno.

Bred in Louisiana by Cloyce Clark Jr., Royal O’Haigain is the first winner from the grade 3-placed Cowtown Cat   mare Dreaming of Susie . Royal O’Haigain fell short of her reserve when bidding halted at $47,000 at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales’ March 2021 Two-Year-Olds In Training Sale, where she was consigned by Havens Bloodstock Agency.

 

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Shang Wears Down Competition to Take Louisiana Legends Turf

Louisiana Legends Turf
Evangeline Downs, 7-4-20, 1 mile, turf
Accredited Louisiana Bred, Three-Year-Olds and Upwards, $60,000

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Shang wins the Louisiana Legends Turf. Coady Photography.

SHANG
Shanghai Bobby–Humble Janet
Breeder: Cloyce C. Clark Jr.
Owner: L. William and Corinne Heiligbrodt
Trainer: Steven M. Asmussen
Jockey: Joel Dominguez

2nd
Treys Midnite Moon
Neko Bay–Peace Street
Breeder: David Thomas Rogers
Owner: Snake Racing LLC
Trainer: Corale A. Richards
Jockey: Jansen Melancon

3rd
Trevilion
Lone Star Special–Spotsylvania
Breeder: Tigertail Ranch
Owner: Tigertail Ranch
Trainer: Ron Faucheux
Jockey: Diego Saenz

Louisiana Bred Maclean’s Music Filly Tops Equine Sales Yearling Sale

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Hip #33, a filly by  Maclean’s Music out of the Stormy Atlantic mare Sweet Jackie Jo was purchased by William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s East Hickman for $145,000 to top the Sept. 5 Equine Sales of Louisiana’s Consignor Select Yearling Sale in Opelousas, La.

The sale topper was bred in Louisiana by and consigned by 4M Ranch.  a half sister to two Louisiana bred stakes winners Actif Storm and Atchata, as well as multiple stakes-placed Nurse Goodnight.

Equine Sales reported 133 horses were sold for gross receipts of $1,518,500.   The average price was $11,417, with a $6,000 median, and the 34 head that went unsold from 195 cataloged represented an RNA rate of 20.4%. The 2018 sale results reported 148 yearlings selling for a total $1,937,700 for an average price of $13,093 and median of $6,000, with an RNA rate of 28.2%.

East Hickman, with SBM as agent, also purchased the sale’s second-highest offering. The top selling colt, a son of Tapiture, Hip 133,  from the Select Sales consignment, was purchased for $75,000.

Bred in Louisiana by Cloyce C. Clark, the colt is out of the multiple grade 3-placed mare Humble Janet (by Humble Eleven), a half sister to stakes winner and multiple graded-placed Han Sense. The colt is a half brother to multiple stakes winner Shang.