Heart To Heart

Thoroughbred Inductee Bred by Darrell Bauder’s Alberta-based Red Hawk Ranch and foaled in Ontario, the 2021 Thoroughbred Male Horse Inductee Heart to Heart was a $25,000 purchase by Lethbridge, Alberta’s Terry Hamilton at the CTHS yearling sale in 2012.  That … Continue reading


Thoroughbred Tepin, given the moniker “Queen of the Turf”, spent most of her race career under the direction of trainer Mark Casse and the ownership of Robert Masterson.  Racing from age 3 to 6, the striking bay filly accumulated a … Continue reading

Play the King

Thoroughbred Play the King, was conditioned throughout his four-year race career by Hall of Fame trainer Roger Attfield for breeder/owner Kinghaven Farms of King City, Ontario.  In 29 starts, he made 19 trips to the winners’ circle and earned just … Continue reading

All Along

Thoroughbred In 1983 an unrivalled performance by All Along, a 4-year-old French-bred mare, placed her name among the greats of thoroughbred racing. Her herculean feat of capturing four major turf events, one in Europe and three in North America during … Continue reading

Lexie Lou

Thoroughbred The equine galaxy of Canada’s illustrious fillies, from the likes of Dance Smartly, La Prevoyante, Fanfreluche and Northernette, was augmented by a filly who sold for just $5,577 at the CTHS yearling sales of 2012. Lexie Lou was an … Continue reading

Judy the Beauty

Thoroughbred   The yearling daughter of Ghostzapper drew sparse attention  the  day  she was paraded into the Keeneland sales  ring .  One horseman’s opinion in 2010 was:  “She was hardly a beauty. Nothing really wrong with her, but she was … Continue reading

Shaman Ghost

Thoroughbred   His breeding was “impeccable.” The bay colt, owned and bred by Frank Stronach’s Adena Springs, was sired by Breeders’ Cup Classic champion Ghostzapper. The grandsire was Awesome Again, who also won the same Classic race. The colt’s maternal … Continue reading