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Grace under pressure!

We’re a little late to the party, we know, but it’s not TOO late to celebrate Princess Grace’s stunning victory in the $200,000 G2 Mrs. Revere stakes at Churchill Downs over the weekend for owners John and Susan Moore.

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Grace under fire!

DARRS Inc’s Zoysia was a super winner for connections yesterday at Woodbine, storming away with her second career victory under Rafael Hernandez.

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La Croix, sweetie!

Woodbine yesterday was the scene of the latest fine performance from a Stidham-trained runner, when La Croix Valmer slugged it out under Rafael Hernandez.

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Week ahead

This Friday, the Stidham barn could fire a couple of exciting stake-race arrows at Keeneland – but first, let’s take a look at a lovely winner at Belmont Park on Sunday for Elise Sacks and Barry Golden.

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Pago the Great!

Highlander Training Center enjoyed a fine winner yesterday at Laurel Park, when Pago Querido delivered under Sheldon Russell.

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Week ahead

It’s going to be a busy old week for the Stidham stable, and so, without any further ado, let’s take a look at the stable entries for the next few days:

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Weekend update!

Hasn’t been a bad few days for the Stidham stable, with a lovely winner midweek at Delaware Park, and a fantastic run in defeat by Princess Grace today in the G3 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes!

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Fine efforts!

It’s never fun finishing second. But if you do have to play bridesmaid, at least do it valiantly, and in that regard Stidham’s two big race runners over the weekend showered themselves with glory.

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Stakes double!

Man, the stable couldn’t be in any hotter form at present, as evinced by a stunning stakes race double today at Laurel Park!

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Big day tomorrow!

Tomorrow’s gearing up to be something of a potential blockbuster for the barn, with not one, not two, but three stake race runners!

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Derby day!

At Belmont Park today, Pixelate is one of eight to line up in the G1 $250,000 Belmont Derby Invitational Stakes, in a bid to follow-up on his rollicking G2 win last time. But before we take a look at his chances, let’s take a look at a brace of wins this week for the barn.

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More wins!

Tomorrow at Pimlico, the useful Peaceful lines up in the big-field The Very One Stakes – but first, we’ve got a few winners to address!

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Weekly double!

A couple of nice victories this week ensures that the name on everybody’s lips has got to be Stidham!

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Weekend update!

Tomorrow at Louisiana Downs, the Stidham stable will be looking to maintain its recent rare run of big race successes when the exciting Paynter gelding Lt. Bonura lines up in the Louisiana Cup Juvenile Stakes.

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Marvellous Micheline!

After a fantastic couple of days of action last week, when the Stidham barn picked up a couple of fantastic Grade Two victories courtesy of Pixelate and Mystic Guide for Godolphin, the same connection’s Micheline produced a career-best performance on Wednesday to claim the $500,000 Exacta Systems Dueling Grounds Oaks at Kentucky Downs.

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Wow, wow, wow!

What an astonishing weekend of racing for the Stidham stable, with a grade two double at Saratoga and Del Mar, courtesy of Mystic Guide and Pixelate, both of them owned under the mighty Godolphin banner!

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Action galore!

There’s a ton of action to get through this weekend, but before we get stuck in, let’s have a look at a lovely winner for the stable today at Monmouth Park!

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Great run of success!

The Stidham stable juggernaut keeps chugging on, with a trifecta of wins over the past week alone.

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Brace of victories!

The Stidham stable has enjoyed a successful few days indeed, with victories for owners e Five Racing Thoroughbreds and DARRS Inc. at Monmouth Park and Delaware.

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Stidham seeking Incredible Revenge!

The mighty Stidham stable is two-handed in Sunday’s Incredible Revenge Stakes at Monmouth Park!

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Synchrony’s back!

Few racehorses enjoy the same degree of adoration and fame that our very own Synchrony does, and this grand old stalwart is out once again this Sunday at Monmouth Park in a bid to claim his seventh career stakes victory!

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Merry band of winners!

It sure is paying off to be a fan of the Stidham stable right now, with the barn firing out four winners over the past five days!

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A week to remember!

This truly has been a week to remember for the Stidham stable, with a triumvirate of fine wins including a stakes victory at Colonial Downs Wednesday.

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Marshall Law enforced!

Magic Cap Stables’ Marshall Law was a gutsy winner at Monmouth Park Sunday, making it career win number two for the son of Bated Breath.

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Weekend update!

It’s been a fine week so far for the Stidham stable, with a couple wins already, and an action-packed weekend of action ahead.

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Big Red Rocks rocks!

Elise Saks’s Big Red Rocks was a fine debut winner at Monmouth Park over the weekend, blazing a trail at the front to win by a length and a half under jockey Hector Diaz.

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I Hear You baby!

It’s another exciting weekend ahead for the Stidham barn, with a host of big race entries. But first, let’s take a look at a lovely maiden-breaking performance from I Hear You at Keeneland on Wednesday.

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Weekend to remember!

What a weekend for the Stidham stable, topped by the fantastic wire-to-wire victory of CJ Thoroughbred’s Trickle In, in the $50,000 Christiana Stakes at Delaware Park.

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Q&A: Sam Griest

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Weekend update!

Delaware Park is the place to be this weekend for fans of the Stidham stable, with a handful of big race runners there on Saturday. 

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Barleewon Won

The Stidham stable enjoyed a welcome winner when Elise Sacks and Barry Golden’s Barleewon pulverized the competition today at Belmont Park.

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Proud of Addy!

The Stidham stable is gearing up for a busy end to the week, with a hat-full of runners across multiple tracks.

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Weekend update!

With the racing action hotting up after the COVID-slowdown, the Stidham stable is getting back to firing on all cylinders once again, as this weekend promises to illustrate!

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Weekend update!

This is going to be an unusually quiet weekend for the Stidham stable, with a handful of runners at three different tracks over the next two days.

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Q&A: Jose Vargas

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Synchrony the star!

The stable has suffered a touch of second-itis this week (two seconds out of two runners yesterday at Belmont Park!), but we’ll be hoping to correct that this weekend with a great few days of action headlined by Synchrony’s star turn in the $150,000 G2 Fort Marcy Stake at Belmont Park.

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Q&A: Arturo Aparecio

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Q&A: Rosa Sanchez

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Pure rhythm dances to easy win!

Pure Rhythm, owned by Loudmouth Racing, Tony Holmes and Walter Zent, broke her maiden in magnificent fashion Wednesday at Tampa Bay, flashing past the post a good 11 lengths clear of the rest.

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Q&A: Thomas Stuckey

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Memorial day update!

While all the horses performed more than credibly over the weekend, the stable walked away winless. 

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Q&A: Francisco Serrano

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

And so, we’ve decided it’s time that you, our loyal supporters, got to know the folks toiling tirelessly behind the scenes.

To do this, we thought it would be cool to put the team through a Q&A as a “getting to know you” exercise. Our latest victim is assistant trainer, Francisco Serrano!

Enjoy!

Q&A: James Darjean

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Q&A: Elaine Ferri

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Q&A: Maurilio Barreto Castro

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Clear as Day, clear as day!

The Stidham stable and Pin Oak Stud enjoyed a fine winner this week at Tampa Bay Downs, courtesy of Clear as Day!

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Marvelous Micheline!

The Stidham stable enjoyed a tremendous across-the-card double over the weekend, topped by a fantastic performance from Godolphin’s Micheline, who showed her rivals a clean pair of heels in the $75,000 Honey Ryder Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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Q&A: Silvia Ramos Mendoza

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Tabled too good!

Here at Stidham racing, we hope you’re enjoying the stable staff Q&A’s that we’ve been putting out (another one today!), but that doesn’t mean the racing action has stopped altogether – oh no!

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Q&A: Mike Stidham

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Q&A: Marcelo Perez

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Q&A: Osman Cano

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Q&A: Magdalene Villa!

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Q&A: Carlos Gutierrez

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Q&A: Cruz Cisneros

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Q&A time!

Here at Stidham Racing, we’ve said time and time again that we wouldn’t have had nearly the level of success we’ve had for so long without the incredible work put in by our tremendous team of staff.

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Channel Stuffer, My Eclair record sweet victories!

The Stidham stable has enjoyed a couple of nice winners these past few days at Tampa Bay Downs, including a rewarding victory indeed for Channel Surfer, owned by e Five Racing Thoroughbreds and Magic Cap Stables, and having his first start for nearly 20 months.

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Victory, Clear as Day!

Pin Oak Stud’s Clear as Day might not have won by a clear as day margin at Tampa Bay Downs Wednesday, but a win’s a win, and this 4-year-old daughter of Sky Mesa now has a valuable single digit next to her name.

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Va va voom Volador!

With the country still largely on shut-down thanks to Covid-19, there’s very little live racing at the moment, understandably, with the exception of a handful of tracks. That includes Tampa Bay Downs, where the stable’s Volador was a nice winner the end of last week.

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Tampa Bay show on road!

The racing calendar is understandably light at the moment, thanks to the coronavirus, but it’s not a complete shutdown – tracks like Tampa Bay Downs are still keeping the show on the road.

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Weekend update!

While the coronavirus has wrought havoc in many parts of the country, here at Fair Grounds racing carries on as usual this weekend, and the Stidham stable has its usual plethora of runners.

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Soldiering on!

The coronavirus may have ground much of the country to a halt, but the racing industry is one of few to carry on – in some form or another, at least!

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Great seven days!

Man, what a great seven days this has been for the Stidham stable!

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Weekend update!

The Stidham stable has a busy ol’ time of it this weekend, with big race runners all over the joint. But before we take a look at the barn runners over the next few days, let’s look back at a nice winner for Godolphin last Saturday.

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Pixelate aims for clarity

The ol’ black gold is one of the foundational pillars of this great country, so it’s only right that the Black Gold Stakes is one of the foundational pillars of the action at Fair Grounds this weekend, in which the stable’s Pixelate is a leading contender.

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Mardi Gras!

Today, Lake Local is the Stidham stable’s contender in the $75,000 Mardi Gras Stakes at Fair Grounds today, but first, let’s look at a nice winner yesterday for owners Phoenix Thoroughbred!

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Sweet Americandy!

Signal Hill Farms’ Americandy showed a great attitude Wednesday at Tampa Bay Downs to prevail by a head under Jesus Castanon.

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Big weekend!

Fans of the Stidham stable have a mouthwatering weekend of action to devour, with big race runners galore. But before we get to that, let’s look back at the week just gone and a nice winner Wednesday for Highlander Training Center at Tampa Bay Downs.

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Awesome Alms!

Godolphin’s Alms maintained her steep ascent up the ranks on Saturday, when running off with the $60,000 Shantel Lanerie Memorial Overnight Stakes at Fair Grounds.

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Big news day!

There’s a ton of exciting news to get through today, so, without any further ado, let’s get down to business!

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Florida dreaming!

The eyes of the Stidham stable will be focused on Florida this weekend, when Micheline lines up in the Sweetest Chant Stakes at Gulfstream Park tomorrow.

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The Texan three!

It’s shaping up to be a busy ol’ Texan weekend for the stable, with three big race arrows pointed towards three stake races during a lucrative day of racing at Sam Houston Sunday. But first, let’s check in with the stable’s winners this week.

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Fabulous three-timer!

The Stidham stable fired out a fantastic across-the-card three-timer today, led by Saguaro Row’s decisive victory in the $100,000 Interborough Stakes at Aqueduct.

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Weekend update!

It’s been quite the week for the Stidham stable, what with four individual winners over the past seven days. This weekend promises to add to that tally. But first, let’s begin at the beginning!

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Wins coming in…

The last five days have been productive ones for the Stidham stable, with a couple of nice wins roughly book-ending the week.

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Great start to New Year!

It may be a new year, but the Stidham stable is picking up where it left off in 2019 – in pole position!

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Weekend action!

Lots of post-festive period action to enjoy this weekend, with Stidham stable-trained big race runners galore at Fair Grounds and Gulfstream Park.

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Enchanted Christmas present?

It’s that festive time of year again, and Enchanted Ghost is seeking to provide her trainer with a nice Christmas present with a victory in the $75,000 Bob Fortus Memorial Stakes at Fair Grounds on Thursday.

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Fair Grounds bonanza!

Godolphin’s Micheline kept the Stidham stable band-wagon rolling today at Tampa Bay Downs when getting back into the winning groove under a fine Pablo Morales ride.

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Monday update

Another weekend, another winner – this time, it was Benjamin Trask’s Lem Me Tel Ya who ran out a nice winner at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday.

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Weekend update

Speedway Stable’s Tizaprincessa was a fine winner for the stable at Tampa Bay Downs on Wednesday, showing great fortitude under jockey Jesus Lopez Castanon.

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City smarts!

The 2-year-old filly, Mo City, positively annihilated her rivals on her racecourse debut at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday, maintaining the stable’s red-hot form.

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Pixelate imperious in the Central Park!

Godolphin’s Pixelate was a thoroughly gutsy winner of the $100,000 Central Park Stakes today at Aqueduct, keeping the good recent form of the stable going strong!

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Four-timer!

Not a few days after reaching his 2000th individual victory as a trainer, Mike sent out four fantastic winners on Saturday, topped by Alm’s stunning victory in the G3 Jimmy Durante Stakes at Del Mar.

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2000 and counting!

As I’m sure many of you are aware, the great man this week reached his 2000th individual winner as a trainer – a tremendous feat by any stretch of the imagination!

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Gearing up for Thanksgiving!

The Stidham stable is gearing up for what looks like a very busy Thanksgiving period indeed, with runners all over the joint this week…

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Catching up with Saguaro!

What an odd weekend for the Stidham stable – no runners whatsoever!

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All roads to Aqueduct!

On this holiday weekend, if you’re a fan of the Stidham stable and you’re looking for some big race action, all the roads lead to Aqueduct!

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Small but select!

It may not be the largest squad of weekend runners ever assembled by team Stidham, but what it lacks in numbers it more than makes up for in quality!

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Big weekend at Belmont!

Here we are, once again, poised before another exciting weekend of action, with the Stidham stable locked and loaded in a number of big races.

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Weekend update!

Here we are, once again, poised for the weekend, and as usual, the Stidham stable is mob-handed with runners.

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More with Missmizz?

Mike Stidham is looking to maintain the stable’s rich vein of stakes-winning form this weekend with Missmizz who lines up in the Ruling Angel Stakes at Woodbine Sunday.

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Alms and Albert the perfect gifts!

Yeah, yeah – you’ve been hearing this a lot, lately, haven’t you – what a great few days for the stable! But it really has been, thanks to an amazing stake-race double for Godolphin. Their home-bred 2-year-old filly, Alms, showed a great turn of foot to claim the $150,000 G3 Matron Stakes at Belmont Park Saturday, while Albert Park showed himself to be a talented juvenile indeed when prevailing in the $100,000 Fitz Dixon, Jr. Memorial Juvenile Stakes today at Presque Isle Downs.

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Big weekend!

You’re probably sick of hearing how every weekend is a big weekend for the stable – well, we don’t apologize for it this time, because this really IS a big weekend for the stable, with exciting stakes runners every day for the next three days!

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Red hot!

With the stable so red-hot, it only makes sense that Mike Stidham is seeking to capitalize on this rich vein of form as he fires arrows all over the joint this weekend – an armory that includes a hat-trick of stakes runners.

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Bourbon and Luna to the double!

Another successful three days of action saw the Stidham stable walk away with two nice victories, Boss of Bourbon St and Luna doing the business at Laurel Park and Delaware respectively.

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Laurelaplooza!

Hold on to your britches, Stidham stable fans, for the barn is eyeing up a stakes-runner four-timer at Laurel Park and Monmouth Park tomorrow!

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All eyes on Saguaro Row!

For fans of the stable, Saguaro Row is the star attraction today in the G2  Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes – a $400,000 race over 6 1/2 furlongs.

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Champion trainer!

The Colonial Downs summer meet is now over, and guess who finished at the head of the trainer’s standings?

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Keep it coming!

What has already been an extraordinary run promises to get even better, with the Stidham stable sending out a raft of runners this weekend, potentially augmenting what seems like a gazillion winners over the past week or so already!

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Amazing couple of days!

What a stunning couple of days this has been for the Stidham stable, with an amazing SEVEN winners over the course of the weekend, including FOUR stakes victories to cap it all off!

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Busy, busy, busy!

This promises to be a crazy busy weekend for the Stidham barn, and so, let’s get down to business, outlining all the weekend entries, big and small!

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Mine, what a runner!

That it’s a pretty quiet weekend of action for the Stidham stable means we can catch up with a bit of house-keeping here at the Stidham blog, and in particular, a nice win for DARRS Inc’s Minerunner.

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Fit for Del Mar!

The stable’s big race expectations leap-frog across the continent this weekend, landing at the sun-kissed feet of Del Mar, on the glorious Pacific coast. 
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Triple-header!

What a weekend for the barn, with an across-the-card treble Saturday!

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Zip to Grade One glory?

The Last Zip represents the Stidham stable in tomorrow G1 Secretariat Stakes at Arlington – a contest worth a cool $500,000. Who would turn their noses up at that!

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Powell just perfect!

DARRS Inc’s Powell was a fantastic winner at Presque Isle Downs earlier in the week, doing his part to maintain the stable’s red-hot form.

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Unmissable update!

During a week-long sabbatical from the Stidham racing update desk, there’s been much to shout home about, not least of all a veritable smorgasbord of great winners! So, without any further ado, let’s get to business!

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What’s up, Doc?

Man, do we have a juicy line-up of action for you this weekend, with three Stidham stars gunning for gold in stake races both here and across the border in Canada.

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Marvelous Missmizz!

The exciting Missmizz was a fantastic winner of the $75,000 Blue Sparkler Stakes at Monmouth Park yesterday, one of three nice winners over another successful weekend for the barn!

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Zip to the Derby!

Fast improving The Last Zip is the stable’s leading big race representative this weekend, when he lines up in the GIII American Derby at Arlington tomorrow. But he’s far from the only stake race runner this weekend for the barn!

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Weekend update!

After the fireworks of last weekend, when the wonderful Synchrony won the GII King Edward Stakes at Woodbine, things this weekend are decidedly quieter on the stake race front for the Stidham stable…

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Synchrony pitch perfect!

Stable star Synchrony showed his fans (led by his fantastic owner, Pin Oak Stable) once again what a fantastic horse he is over the weekend, winning the GII King Edward Stakes at Woodbine.

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Stake race extravaganza!

Man, is this weekend going to be a pulsating one for the stable, with four stake race runners set to represent the big man!

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Busy, busy, busy!

It’s going to be another busy week at the Stidham stable…

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Aura of invincibility?

It’s been another good week for the barn, what with a couple of nice winners and a handful of noteworthy performances, showing that the horses remain in good heart as the summer hots up.

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Three wins!

Three wins over the past week means the Stidham barn is absolutely flying ahead of a scintillating weekend of action!

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Busy, busy, busy!

This weekend sure is a busy one for the Stidham stable, with entries on both days scattered across four different tracks!

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Three in a Row?

The stable’s Saguaro Row is fascinating potential runner in Friday’s GIII Bed o’ Roses Invitational Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Weekend update

This weekend has the potential to be a big one for the stable, when Admiral Abe lines up in the Danzig Stakes at Penn National.

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Tizawinner at Monmouth!

Tizaprincessa was a super winner for the Speedway Stable guys Monday at Monmouth Park.

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Big day for Synchrony!

Big day today for the barn, with Stidham stable standard-bearer Synchrony lining up in the G2 Monmouth Stakes at the aforementioned Monmouth Park.

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Time Flies!

Time flies indeed, and it’s been a while since our last Stidham stable update. And it’s only fitting that the last stable winner during that time was Time Flies By, a lovely winner for owner Mark Breen.

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Last weekend, today!

Last weekend was another solid one for the stable, with a couple wins from only eight runners.

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Synchrony’s back!

It’s Derby day at Churchill Downs tomorrow, but fans of the Stidham stable will have eyes for one horse in particular, the magnificent Synchrony, who appears in the G1 Old Forester Turf Classic Stakes on the undercard.

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Another week, another week of winners!

The winners continue to flood in, and this week alone, the Stidham stable has enjoyed no less than 3 winners from just 7 runners.

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Catching up with the winners!

While there hasn’t been a Stidham stable update for over a week, the barn itself has been in rare form, firing out winners left, right and center!

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Wins galore!

My, what a week for the Stidham stable, with a host of fantastic victories at Keeneland and Tampa Bay Downs this week.

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Commonwealth hopes!

The big race action has moved onto Keeneland, and the Stidham stable is two-handed in the $200,000 G3 Commonwealth Stakes at the track Saturday. Before then, we’ve news on a couple of nice winners this week.

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On the Mark!

Good Marks claimed her third career win for owners e Five Racing Thoroughbreds at Tampa Bay Downs Thursday, under a well-judged ride by Pablo Morales.

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Stakes Places!

A cracking card at Fair Grounds over the weekend saw the Stidham stable walk away with a handful of nice performances, including a couple of big race places!

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Higher Power, all encompassing!

Pin Oak Stable’s Higher Power was a gift from the gods on Saturday at Fair Grounds, getting back into the winning groove in decisive fashion.

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Weekend update

Two wins during the week ensured the Stidham stable is still firing on all cylinders after a great start to the year.

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Winning weekend!

An action packed few days resulted in a profitable weekend for the barn, with winners consecutive days at Tampa Bay Downs.

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Weekend update

Whatever the day, it always pays to study where the maestro (otherwise known as Mike Stidham) sends his battalions into action. And this weekend, he’s split his runners between Fair Grounds and Tampa Bay.

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Useful Gizmo!

Burning Daylight Farms and Rebecca Galbraith’s Gizmo looked very useful indeed when winning at Fair Grounds on Saturday under Ty Kennedy.

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Weekend update!

After the fireworks of last weekend, when Synchrony picked up his second GIII Fair Grounds Handicap in a row, this weekend’s action is decidedly more sedate.

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Synchrony supreme!

The dust has settled on another unforgettable weekend for the stable, thanks to a rip-roaring win by the incomparable Synchrony in the GIII Fair Grounds Handicap!

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Synchrony’s back!

Guess who’s back??

Yep, stable star Synchrony is back in business, and he lines up in tomorrow’s Fair Grounds Handicap looking for a repeat win the $150,000 Grade III – a race he won last year.

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Tasty Tasting!

The unbeaten Tasting the Stars was an impressive winner today at Fair Grounds for owners Newtown Anner Stud, setting up nicely a potentially lucrative weekend of action for the Stidham stable!

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Week ahead…

A relatively quiet weekend (by the stable’s hectic standards) still saw the barn walk away with another win at Tampa Bay Downs on Sunday.

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Winner, winner, chicken dinner!

The polar vortex may have the north east of the country in its icy grip, but the Stidham stable remains red-hot! Ouch! Just look at the two winners the stable fired out today alone.

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Weekend update!

The weekend is upon us once again, and as usual, the Stidham barn is heading into it on a high after another nice win!

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Two days, two wins at Fair Grounds!

Two great days of action at Fair Grounds yielded two fantastic winners for the barn, yet again underscoring the stable’s fine form!

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Catching up!

It’s a busy old weekend for the Stidham stable, with the headline act being Tackett, who lines up in the G3 LeComte Stakes at Fair Grounds tomorrow.

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Weekend update!

Here we are again, on the eve of the weekend, looking forward to a smashing couple of days of action for the Stidham stable!

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Sunset big winner!

The Stidham stable wasted no time in getting the first big race win of the new year off the board, thanks to Godolphin’s Sunset Wish – a decisive winner of the $75,000 Take Charge Brandi Stakes at Delta Downs Friday.

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Weekend update

While we’re waiting for the results tonight of the Take Charge Brandi Stakes at Delta Downs (in which the stable’s Sunset Wish is a major competitor), we’re going to cast our eyes over the weekend action!

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First post of the year!

Happy New Year from everyone at Stidham racing! But before we take a look at our first big race runners of 2019, let’s take a look at the stable’s winners these past few days…

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Weekend update!

We’re at the tail end of the year, and the final weekend of racetrack action in 2018 promises us some fantastic action indeed!

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Seasons greetings!

From everyone at Stidham racing, we hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and that you’re replete and well rested!

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Big day at Fair Grounds!

Hold on to your britches, Stidham stable fans, ‘cos tomorrow promises to be a big day for the barn at Fair Grounds, with not one, not two, not three but four big race runners!

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Rohrbacher a winner!

The Stidham stable enjoyed a lovely winner for Rick Kanter’s Stallionaire Enterprises over the weekend, when his Rohrbacher got off the mark on the second time of asking at Tampa Bay Downs.

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Swordsman too sharp!

We’re starting the weekend a little early–and any winner tomorrow will be reviewed on Monday–but before we take a look at the weekend entries, let’s glance back at fine winner today at Fair Grounds for Speedway Stable.

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Great for Godolphin!

A stable one-two in the weekend’s Hut Hut Stakes at Gulfstream Park? Does everything Stidham touch right now turn to gold?

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Weekend update!

Here we are again, on the cusp of another exciting weekend for the Stidham stable!

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The bandwagon rolls on…

Fresh from another great few days last weekend, when the Stidham stable landed the valuable G3 Jimmy Durante Stakes at Del Mar with the exciting Elsa, the barn has continued to fire out the winners this week.

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Big day, maybe bigger weekend?

Thanksgiving day at Fair Grounds yesterday was a triumphant one for the Stidham stable – three nice wins, ahead of a helluva of an exciting weekend!

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Solid start!

The Fair Grounds meet is now nicely underway, and the Stidham stable is in good form as things really begin to hot up!

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Weekend update!

After a bit of a lull in action these past couple of weeks, the Stidham stable is gearing right back up to warp speed, and tomorrow, we’re gunning for a timely big race winner at Aqueduct.

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Landed in New Orleans!

The Stidham stable has finished its annual trek to Fair Grounds, in New Orleans. The horses are tucked safely into their homes for the next few months, and everyone in the barn is excited about a meet that promises to be a big one for the stable.

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Win, win, win!

Boom, boom, boom! The Stidham stable’s been firing out winners all week with the precision frequency of a Swiss watch!

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Weekend update

The weekend is once again upon us, and you know what this means? It’s action time at the Stidham stable!

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Mammoth update!

It’s another potentially humdinger of a weekend for the Stidham barn, with big runners galore all over the joint, but before we get to all the good stuff ahead, let’s take a look back at the good stuff that has happened this week!

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Brace of wins!

The Stidham barn heads into a relatively quiet weekend (at least when it comes to stake race action), off the back of a great couple of days in terms of winners.

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Woven into the stars!

The Stidham stable is gearing up for another few big days, but before we take a look at the weekend goodies, let’s glance backwards at an exciting winner for Godolphin on Wednesday.

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Laughter a serious matter!

Yesterday at Arlington, Gary Davidson’s English Laughter showed himself to be a young colt with no inconsiderable potential, overcoming green-ness (and a terrible start) to win a shade cosily under Mitchell Murrill on his racecourse debut.

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Perfect Proforma!

Helluva weekend for the Stidham barn, wasn’t it? And the headline act was undoubtedly DARRS Inc’s Proforma, who won Saturday’s $500,000 GIII Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint Stakes at Kentucky Downs.

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Swope swipes for Godolphin!

Big weekend for the Stidham barn, with not one, not two, but three live shots in richly-endowed graded stake races at Kentucky Downs, and with Superioritycomplex looking to fly the flag proudly at Woodbine. Show me the money, as they say!

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Synchrony supreme!

To say that Pin Oak Stable’s Synchrony has been a stable standard-bearer this year would do a disservice to the word understatement, and this fantastic horse again served up a performance of sheer quality and class this weekend to win the GIII Red Bank Stakes at Monmouth Park.

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Catching up!

Before we get down to business and take a look at the stable’s weekend runners, let’s look back at all the Stidham winners over the past seven days!

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Big week. Big weekend!

Before we get stuck into the weekend entries, including a nice stakes runner at Canterbury Park, let’s begin with the stable’s trifecta of wins over the past seven days!

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Colorful future ahead!

Oh yeah, baby! Like the turning of the seasons and the ticking of the clock, one of life’s guarantees, it seems, is that by the time Friday rolls around, you can be sure there’s news on yet more Stidham stable winners!

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Mission Accomplished!

Mission impossible? Not for Twin Creek Racing Stables’ Single Mission, who broke her maiden in stylish fashion under jockey Carol Cedeno at Delaware Park yesterday, skipping clear of the field to win for fun.

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Win, win, win!

Oh yes, if you’re wondering whether the Stidham stable’s still firing on all cylinders, just take a look at this week’s results!

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Fury a happy experience!

This is a busy old week indeed for the Stidham stable, but before we get to the entries, let’s take a look at a nice weekend winner for owners e Five Racing Thoroughbreds.

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Big weekend!

Lots to whet the appetite this weekend for fans of this red-hot stable, so without any further ado, let’s take a look!

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Synchrony again!

Pin Oak Stable’s Synchrony added to his impressive medal haul this year with a run-away win in the G3 Oceanport Stakes at Monmouth Park yesterday.

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Too hot to handle!

Fans of the Stidham stable have a stake race double-delight awaiting them this Sunday, with Synchrony and Proforma on big race duty for the smokin’ hot barn at Monmouth Park.

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Stidham daily double!

Another day, another slew of wins for the Stidham stable!

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More winners…

Hill ‘N Dale Farm’s Itsagimme’s Girl maintained the scorching hot form of the stable over the weekend, with a lovely first victory at Arlington Park Sunday.

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Win, win, win!

Oh yes, is the Stidham stable cooking on gas or what!

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Star weekend!

The fireworks that lit up the July 4 night sky continue on into the weekend, with the Stidham stable sending out a host of runners in a host of races, including four big ones at Arlington and Monmouth Park tomorrow.

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Winners, winners, chicken dinners!

The Stidham stable didn’t fire out just the one winner this weekend. It didn’t fire out two winners. No, from only three runners Saturday (and four the whole weekend long), Stidham Racing enjoyed an amazing three winners and one second place finish – for a 75 percent strike-rate! How’s that for smokin’ hot!

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Weekend update!

It’s a bit of a quiet weekend for the stable, as the nation gears up for its July 4 holiday. But before we look ahead to the weekend entries, let’s look back at Simsbury, who broke his maiden in sensational fashion at Arlington last Sunday for owners Signal Hill Farms.

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Zip it!

The spunky Full of Zip is looking to prove herself well named tomorrow in the GIII Chicago Handicap at Arlington.

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The REAL Pegasus!

What a weekend for the Stidham stable, topped by Supreme Aura showing courage and class in equal measure to claim the Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park!

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Monmouth to the double!

Monmouth Park is the place to be this Sunday if you’re a fan of the Stidham stable, with Proforma and Supreme Auro lining up to provide the big man with a big race double!

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Crowning victory!

The Godolphin stable – such great supporters of the Stidham barn in recent years – enjoyed a lovely victory this past Saturday, when Crownstone did the honors at Suffolk Downs.

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Weekend extravaganza!

What an extravaganza of action awaits fans of the Stidham stable this weekend, with a slew of runners all over the joint!

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Weekend update…

Another week down, and another brace of wins for the Stidham stable…

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Flying high into Memorial Day weekend!

This weekend may be looking a little light on stake race action for the Stidham stable, but the action is still plentiful nonetheless…

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Heiress looking for the money!

It’s Preakness weekend, and while the eyes of the world will be on Justify in the big one, fans of the Stidham stable will be watching for how the talented Stallion Heiress fares in the G3 Gallorette Stakes at Pimlico tomorrow.

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Weekend update…

After the fireworks of last weekend (including, of course, Synchrony’s fine third place finish in the G1 Old Forester Turf Classic Stakes at Churchill Downs), this week has been a relatively quiet one for the stable…

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Big weekend requires Synchrony!

Derby weekend is here, and the action is coming thick and fast – just as it is for the Stidham barn, which fires a brace of runners at two of the weekend’s biggest races.

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Great week!

A fine week for the Stidham stable was topped by a couple of nice wins at Hawthorne and Keeneland.

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Belle just beautiful in Dahlia!

Godolphin’s Hallie Belle bounced back to form with a gutsy winning display in the $100,000 Dahlia Stakes at Laurel Park Saturday.

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Belle looking for repeat stakes win!

Hallie Belle, winner of the Pago Hop Stakes last December is looking to double her stake-race score card in tomorrow’s $100,000 Dahlia Stakes at Laurel Park.

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Heiress looking for another windfall!

The Stidham stake-race steam-train rolls onto Aqueduct tomorrow, when Stallion Heiress lines up in the $100,000 Plenty of Grace Stakes.

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Supreme Bachelor?

The Stidham stable is gearing back up again after a brief lull in action marked the end of Fair Grounds, and tomorrow, the exciting Supreme Aura tackles the $150,000 Bachelor Stakes at Oaklawn Park.

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End of the meet!

Another year over and another meet wrapped, it’s with a fond farewell that the Stidham stable bids adieu to Fair Grounds once again…

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Synchrony pitch perfect!

What a horse Synchrony is! Pin Oak Stable’s five-year-old son of Tapit claimed his second graded stake of the current Fair Grounds meet over the weekend, when he won the GII Muniz Memorial Handicap under an inspired Joe Bravo ride.

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Big day!

On a big day at Fair Grounds tomorrow (Louisiana Derby day!), the Stidham stable fires a trifecta of stake-race arrows at the undercard.

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Winning week!

What a great week this has been for the stable, with nice winners yesterday and Wednesday across the country.

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Heiress looking for the dough!

Duel stakes-winning filly, Stallion Heiress, is looking for yet more black type today at Fair Grounds when she lines up in the $50,000 Nelson J. Menard Memorial Stakes.

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Early weekend update

This is an early weekend update from Stidham Racing, but there’s plenty of news to share, including the nice win Wednesday for Small Batch Thoroughbreds’ Flash Attack.

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Synchrony pitch perfect in Fair Grounds Handicap!

Pin Oak Stable’s Synchrony proved a superb winner of the GIII Fair Grounds Handicap, Saturday, running away with the contest under a perfectly-timed Joe Bravo ride!

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Big day!

On a tremendous weekend of action at Fair Grounds, the Stidham stable is headed into battle with an arsenal of big-guns the envy of many a barn.

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Marvelous Meilleur!

The marvelous Meilleur, owned by DARRS, Inc, made it two wins from two this year, when running out a wide-margin winner under Brian Pedroza at Tampa Bay Downs yesterday.

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Belgian a beauty!

Owners Ward Williford and Cobra Farm enjoyed a good winner today at Fair Grounds, when Belgian won nicely under jockey Joe Bravo.

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Mid-week update!

A quiet weekend for the stable is followed by a much busier week ahead…

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More mid-week wins!

Though the Stidham stable is enjoying a rather quieter weekend than is usual on the racing front, the days leading up the weekend saw the barn bag a couple of nice victories.

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Flash Attack succeeds!

The Stidham stable enjoyed a nice winner over the weekend, when Flash Attack did the honors at Tampa Bay Downs Saturday.

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Sam Houston stake duo!

The Stidham stable fires a double shot at Sam Houston stake races tomorrow, with Highly Prized going for the GIII John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes, and Charged going for the Houston Distaff Stakes.

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Unmissable update!

This is one Stidham stable update you do NOT want to miss! But, before we get to the juicy stable gossip, let’s take a look at all the week’s winners…

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Big day for the stable!

Boy, oh boy! This weekend is set to be a veritable humdinger for fans of the stable, with five Stidham runners pointed towards four big stake races at Fair Grounds tomorrow!

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New Year off to a flyer!

The Stidham stable fires three shots over the bow at the Pan Zareta Stakes at Fair Grounds today, and he’s headed into action on the back of a mega-week of success!

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A Belle Happy New Year!

The Stidham stable saw out 2017 in the very best possible fashion, when Godolphin’s Hallie Belle won Saturday’s $75,000 Pago Hop Stakes at Fair Grounds!

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End of the year is nigh!

The end of the year is nigh, and the Stidham stable aims to see it out in superlative style – much as the barn has done all year!

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Luna eclipses rivals!

The Stidham stable enjoyed a fine winner at Fair Grounds Wednesday, giving the barn a timely boost as the end of the year approaches!

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Starlet and Harv shine!

This week has been another productive one for the Stidham stable, with two nice winners that set the stage for a bonanza of action this weekend.

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Leading the pack at Tampa Bay Downs!

A few months into the current meet at Tampa Bay Downs, and the Stidham stable is still leader of the pack in the race for the trainer’s title, with nearly $50,000 in the kitty and four victories on the board!

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Started with a bang!

The winter meet at Fair Grounds is always a fruitful one for the Stidham stable, and by the looks of things, judging by the stunning weekend results (three winners on the Saturday!), the current meeting at the Louisiana track will be no exception!

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Weekend update

Two winners yesterday means the Stidham stable is on a roll headed into the weekend, where Rapid Rhythm and One Last Shot are going to war in a couple of Fair Grounds stake races.

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Flying start at Fair Grounds!

Fresh off a monster Derby win at Zia Park on Wednesday, the Stidham stable has kicked off the latest winter meet at Fair Grounds in the best possible fashion, firing out three winners in two days at the Louisiana track.

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A Derby win and Fair Grounds’ start proper…

Godolphin’s Cedartown made a tremendous stakes race debut yesterday when running out a clear winner of the $200,000 Zia Park Derby at Zia Park under Ry Eikleberry.

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Cedartown Derby bound…

The exciting Cedartown is a live-contender for the Stidham stable in Wednesday’s $200,000 Zia Park Derby, at Zia Park.

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Mojo time!

Dare to Dream Stable’s She’s Got the Mojo proved a good winner for the Stidham Stable yesterday, winning at Hawthorne by an easy four lengths under Santo Sanjur.

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The thaw lifts…

After a quiet few days at the Stidham Stable (the calm after the storm of the Breeders’ Cup, so to speak), the thaw breaks at last, with a hat-trick of entries at a couple of venues.

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Zipessa day!

The big day is here – it’s the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mares Turf, and a chance for the mighty Zipessa to complete a GI double!

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Breeders’ Cup awaits!

What has already been a banner year for the Stidham stable could turn into an out of this world one if the barn walks away from this year’s Breeders’ Cup with a victory or two!

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Sweet Summer Success!

Legendary owner Virginia Kraft Payson enjoyed a nice win at Hawthorne yesterday, when Summer Sweet cruised to a fine victory in the hands of jockey Carlos Marquez.

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Belle brilliant!

On Saturday, the gorgeous Godolphin filly Hallie Belle broke her maiden in stunning fashion at Keeneland Saturday at Keeneland!

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Weekend update!

Bobby the Brain proved himself a clever cookie indeed, when winning his second race for owners Stallionaire Enterprises Monday at Delaware Park.

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Weekend update!

After all of the GI winning fireworks of previous weekends, this weekend is a little on the sedate side, with no stake race performers, but runners scattered far and wide nonetheless.

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Zipessa the great!

Wow!

Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow, wow! What a long and wonderful weekend this has been! On Saturday, the admirable and brilliant Zipessa finally got the big win she’s long deserved with a fine victory for owners Empyrean Stables in the GI First Lady Stakes at Keeneland…

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Zipessa aiming high!

Few horses in training are as tough, and honest, and consistent as the Stidham stable flag-bearer Zipessa, and tomorrow, she’s aiming for the top once again as one of seven scheduled to line up in the $400,000 GI First Lady Stakes at Keeneland.

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Suffolk Downs superstar!

The summer meet at Suffolk Downs this year ended with none other than Mike Stidham at the head of affairs in the race for the trainer’s title, with eight wins on the board and $195,925 in the kitty!

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Oaks double-hand!

Mike Stidham sends out a brace of runners in tomorrow’s GIII Commonwealth Oaks presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance and the Virginia HBPA at Laurel Park – just part of a weekend chock full of stable action!

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Our boy Bruce!

Hill ‘N Dale Farm’s Our Bruce made sure the Stidham stable didn’t finish the week empty handed, with a nice win at Arlington yesterday.

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Harv Prolific!

The Stidham stable enjoyed a nice double over the weekend, including a potentially exciting future performer for the Godolphin stable.

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Stakes, stakes, stakes!

For fans of the Stidham stable, you’ll find more stakes here with us tomorrow than at a National Cattleman’s Association BBQ in Jackson, Mississippi!

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Belated report!

Apologies from everyone at Stidham racing for this belated update, but here we are, finally, with a roundup of last weekend’s action, and a look at the Stidham runners today and tomorrow…

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Zipessa finally gets her shot!

Entered up to run last week in a race that was eventually shelved, Zipessa finally gets to stretch her legs tomorrow in the $350,000 GIII Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf Stakes at Kentucky Downs.

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Four in two!

And the winners keep on coming! Phew – what an amazing couple of days for the Stidham stable, with four winners in two days!

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The year of Hilary Pridham!

Before we get down to business here at Stidham racing, we would like to point out, once again, just how proud we are of assistant Hilary Pridham’s recent nomination in the second annual North American edition of the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards!

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Sweet Victory!

This summer, the Stidham stable has been cooking on gas, and the white hot form of the stable doesn’t look like letting up any time soon, judging by recent results!

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Busy news day!

With so much Stidham stable news to catch up on, I’m not going to beat around the bush for once! Let’s start with the winners.

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Weekend update!

The Stidham stable is busy, busy, busy this weekend, with a hat-full of runners spread between Arlington, and Monmouth and Delaware Parks.

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Celtic just Golden!

Pradeep Padmanabhan’s Celtic Gold showcased her tremendous resolve under pressure with a tough-as-nails winning performance at Arlington Sunday.

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A triple header!

It’s Arlington’s biggest weekend of the year, and the Stidham stable is firing three stake-race shots across the bow as part of the thrilling action!

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Fabulous four-timer!

This past weekend proved yet another fine one for the stable, with an amazing four-timer Saturday, topped by Jockamo’s Song’s unforgettable victory in the $50,000 Louisiana Cup Sprint Stakes at Louisiana Downs.

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Weekend update

After a relatively quiet week, the fireworks this weekend erupt at the Stidham racing camp, with a slew of big race runners all over the joint!

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Two today!

After months of what seems like non-stop action, this week is proving to be an unusually quiet one for the Stidham stable.

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