Louisiana Bred Touchuponastar Earns Graded Stakes Credentials

Louisiana Bred Touchuponastar,  (Star Guitar-Touch Magic, by Lion Heart), became the fourth Star Guitar progeny to add Graded Stakes placing credentials to his name when he finished second in the Grade III Steve Sexton Mile at Lone Star Park on Memorial Day.

Touchuponastar broke from the far outside and hustled to get position out of the gate. Vying for the lead in the run down the backstretch Touchuponastar took the lead turning for home but could not resist the closing rush of the winner Frosted Grace. Earning a 110 Equibase Speed Figure for his effort Touchuponastar has now earned $408,100 having never been worse than third in ten career efforts.

Touchuponastar is owned by the Set-Hut LLC stable of Jake Delhomme, is trained by Jeff Delhomme and was bred by Coteau Grove Farms of Ginger and Keith Myers.

Louisiana Bred Wheatfield Finishes Second in G2 Inside Information Stakes

Louisiana Bred Wheatfield (Lone Star Special-Thistle Bear) finished a close second in the $200,000 Inside Information Stakes (G2) March 18 at Gulfstream Park.

Crossing the wire just a half length behind winner Distinta in the 7 furlong contest, the Danny Pish trainee added $38,800 to her earnings for owner/breeder Irwin Olian’s Tigertail Ranch.

The five-year-old racemare who was recently voted 2016 Accredited Louisiana Bred Champion Four Year Old & Up Filly or Mare now has a record of 18-6-5-3 with earnings of $324,804.