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Japanese stakes success for Madras Check; dam purchased by Schumer Bloodstock

Madras Check continued on her rapid upward trajectory on Sunday when successful in the Listed Hosu Stakes on the Japanese Oaks undercard at Tokyo, Japan. The Takuya Ono-trained daughter of Malibu Moon scored by a neck from Reward Aonbharr to record her third win in just five starts. Particularly impressive was the fact that the…

More Graded stakes magic for Schumer purchase Shooting Party

Yet another update came the way of Shooting Party on Saturday when her granddaughter Mitchell Road ran out the easy winner of the Grade 3 Gallorette Stakes on the Preakness Stakes undercard at Pimlico. Her victory for Bill Mott came hot on the heels of the outstanding Kentucky Derby effort of her half-brother Country House,…

Kentucky Derby brilliance for Shooting Party family

An outstanding update came the way of the Shooting Party family with the victory of her grandson Country House in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Country House, who was awarded the Classic on the disqualification of Maximum Security, came into the race with a progressive resume for Bill Mott, having previously run second in the Grade 2…

Spring Steen romps in stakes; dam bought by Schumer B/S

The progressive Spring Steen made it two from two for the year on Monday with a nine-length win in the Miranda Dune Stakes for owner-breeder Mike Grossman. Spring Steen is out of Spring Unbridled, who was bought by Chad Schumer while carrying the filly for $35,000 at the 2014 Keeneland November Sale. Trained by Francisco…

Welder smashes $700,000 in earnings with 4th Classic win

Welder – whose sire and dam were both purchased by Schumer Bloodstock – smashed through the $700,000 barrier in earnings on Monday when the dominant winner of the TRAO Classic Sprint. It was Welder’s fourth consecutive win in the race and as in previous years, was won in exceptionally impressive style, with the Theresa Sue…

American Pharoah filly turns good profit for Powerstown in Newmarket

There was another fine result on the European breeze-up circuit at Tattersalls in Newmarket this week with the sale of an American Pharoah filly for 110,000gns ($145,000). The filly was purchased by Tom Whitehead of Powerstown Stud through Chad Schumer for just $30,000 at last year’s Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Sale. She was one of two…

Schumer lands sale-topping Tapit filly at $1.3 million

An exceptional daughter of Tapit will join the burgeoning North American string of HRH Prince Sultan Bin Mishal Al Saud after she sold for a sale-topping $1.3 million to Chad Schumer at the Keeneland April Sale in Kentucky last Wednesday. Chad Schumer also paid $85,000 for the high-class Harlan Strong to make him the overwhelming…

Summer Front colt second highest at Ascot for Collins

Johnny Collins of Brown Island Stables enjoyed an excellent start to the European breeze-up sales season on Wednesday at the Tattersalls Ireland Ascot Breeze-Up Sale when selling a Summer Front colt for £85,000 ($115,000) to Blandford Bloodstock. The colt was purchased privately with Schumer Bloodstock for a fraction of Wednesday’s price after failing to sell…

Welder does it again to sit close to $700,000 in earnings

The remarkable Welder continued his winning spree on Tuesday with an impressive success in the Highland Ice Stakes at Will Rogers Downs. It was the second win in the race for the Theresa Sue Luneack-trained gelding – whose sire and dam were both purchased by Schumer Bloodstock – and his tenth stakes win overall. Overall,…

Sparkling dirt debut for Madras Check in Japan

Making her first start on dirt, Madras Check, ran out the impressive winner of her fourth start at Nakayama in Japan in Sunday. The daughter of Malibu Moon was bred in Ontario by Christine Hayden out of Schumer Bloodstock purchase Gloat. She is the first foal out of her dam, a winning Mr Greeley mare…