Mojo’s Pristina is the first foal of our stallion Mikimoto’s Mojo out of Silver Patina by Friend’s Lake. She won a maiden special weight race, at 2 years old, hand ridden to victory by Carlos Marrero.. She was the first winner for our stallion and Maple Valley Farm LLC… Since she was the first winner for our stallion I was interviewed by the Mid-Atlantic magazine. The interviewer said since you have foaled for the last 20 years you probably don’t remember foaling Pristina. I
In every story there is a beginning and this is the story of my first race horse Princess Ceta. She is out of the mare Dusty Class (Dulce) and by the stallion Cowboy Carson. I was given the horse Dulce by our boss and friend Ralph Thomas with the agreement that he would buy the first foal from this mare. The mare was bred but early in her pregnancy she lost her foal so the following year we bred her again to the same stallion and in 2009 we had a filly. I called Ralph to tell
Jan 1 The Day of Birthdays for all Thoroughbreds and The Start of Foaling Season. Dulce is the oldest thoroughbred mare we own, she is 13 this Jan 1st even though her real date of birth is April 13th. There's at least one unusual fact about Thoroughbred horses: Every Thoroughbred horse in the Northern Hemisphere has the same birthday. No matter what month a Thoroughbred is born, its birthday falls on January 1st. The jockey club will consider every racing thoroughbred horse
Where Do Race Horses Get Their Names? I not sure where Danger Kitten got her name from but it doesn't exactly describe her. She is one sweet mare! She came to the farm on May 2012. The owner had to relocate and was looking for a good home for Danger Kitten and her foal. I went to the farm to see her and knew I had to have her... She is one beautifully put together mare with a handsome colt at her side, we named him Louie Cat after his sire Lewis Michael and his Mama Kitten .