PRIVATE EMBLEM (Our Emblem/Merion Miss), bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders Inc., and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, was a multiple Graded Stakes winner and earner of $783,152. Owned during his racing career by Bob Zollars and James Cassels, Private Emblem won the Grade II Arkansas Derby, the Grade III Essex Handicap, the Albany Handicap at Saratoga, the Southwest Stakes, the Black Gold Handicap and placed in numerous other stakes including the Sleepy Hollow and the Mike Lee at Belmont Park. He was named champion New York-bred Three Year-Old Colt.  Private Emblem was a half brother to Rhum (SW $304,449), Elisa's Energy (Stks.-pl. $189,108), Symphony of Psalms (Stks.-pl. $175,108), Taghkanic (Stks.-pl. $70,505) and Just a Nibble (Stks.-pl).


KEEP THE PEACE (Touch Gold/Look Upon), bred by Berkshire Stud and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, is a G1 placed and multiple G2 placed winner of over $323,553 . Second in the G1 Princess Rooney and beaten a nose in the G2 Forward Gal and the G2 Honorable Miss at Saratoga, the speedy Keep the Peace is a daughter of Berkshire Stud bred Look Upon, herself a stakes placed New York winner and the dam of NY SW Shine Upon.

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CHESTORIA (Chester House/RD Fille) bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders Inc., and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, won the Listed Miss Grillo at two and was ranked on the Experimental Handicap as one of the best two year-olds of her year. A multiple Listed stakes winner including the Lake Luzerne Stakes at Saratoga and the Mount Vernon Stakes at Belmont and multiple Graded stakes-placed, Chestoria earned over $521,056


HESSONITE (Freud/Lakab) bred by Berkshire Stud and Waterville Lake Stable, and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, is a Graded and multiple SW  of over $879,310 to date. Hessonite has won the GIII Beaugay Stakes at Belmont along with both NY Stallion Stakes races for three year-olds on the grass beating colts both times, placed third in a troubled trip in the GIII Boiling Springs, and ending her three year-old year with a smashing triumph against older fillies in the Ticonderoga Stakes on New York Showcase Day. She was named Champion NY-bred turf filly of 2011. As a four year-old Hessonite won the Yaddo Stakes, The Irish Linnet Stakes, The Ticonderoga and The Hettinger Stakes. She was named New York Champion Older Mare in 2012.



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BRIGAND (Flatter/Silence Please), bred by Berkshire Stud, is a multiple stakes winner and GII-placed winner of over $357,320 to date. Second in the GIII Hollywood Juvenile as a two year-old, Brigand ran second in the GII Jerome at three and has since won two Listed stakes. He sold for $925,000 as a two year-old in training and is a son of Berkshire Stud bred Silence Please a daughter of the good Berkshire Stud broodmare Notice Me.



MR. VEGAS (Freud/Lhotse), bred by Berkshire Stud, is a Grade III stakes winner and GII placed winner of over $336,158 to date. Winner of the GradeIII Col. E.R. Bradley Stakes at the Fairgrounds and placed in the GII Fair Grounds Handicap at the same oval, Mr. Vegas is also a multiple Allowance winning gelding. A very popular horse because of his white legs and front running style, Mr. Vegas continues to perform in top class company. He is a son of Berkshire Stud bred Lhotse, a The Minstrel daughter of Berkshire Stud raced Bharal.


HIGH PEAKS (Peaks and Valleys/Phari), bred and raced by Berkshire Stud, is a NY stakes winner of over $304,449. The first foal out of Berkshire Stud bred and raced Phari, High Peaks won the Broadway Handicap at Belmont and finished second in the open listed Ruthless Stakes, the Shine Again Stakes, and third in the Union Avenue Stakes at Saratoga.


SHERPA GUIDE (Ends Well/Passive Action) bred and owned by Berkshire Stud is a New York stakes winner of over $391,919. Winner of the Evan Shipman Handicap at Belmont and second in the Albany Stakes at Saratoga he was offered at the Saratoga Preferred sale as a yearling and RNA'd for $29,000. Sherpa Guide also was fourth in the GI Woodward Stakes and the GII Iselin Handicap.




RHUM (Go for Gin/Merion Miss) bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders,Inc., foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, and owned by Leonard C. Green is a multiple stakes winner of $306,234. Rhum won the listed Ticonderoga Stakes at Belmont and the listed Rosenna Stakes at Delaware and placed in several other listed races. She was named champion New York-bred turf mare and is the dam of G2 SW Gantry, Stks.-pl. Song of Pirates, and SW and G1-placed Central Banker.



GOLDEN STRAVINSKY (Stravinsky/Shagadellic) bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders, Inc., and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud was highweighted sprinter in Italy. Owned by Scuderia Golden Horse, Golden Stravinsky, has won the listed Premio Giubilo and placed second in the Grade III Premio Umbria as top weight against older horses. He also placed second in the Premio Eupili and Premio Divino Amore, both listed Stakes. He earned $253,089.



FAIT ACCOMPLI (Louis Quatorze/Passive Action), bred and owned by Berkshire Stud, was a listed Stakes winner of over $201,851. Fait Accompli won the listed Saratoga Dew Stakes at Saratoga Racecourse,placed second in the open listed Ajina Stakes at Belmont, and third in the listed  Busanda Stakes at Aqueduct. She was a half-sister to NY SW Sherpa Guide and top Berkshire Stud-bred filly Chamonix. 

SHINE UPON (Congaree/Look Upon) is a multiple Stakes winning filly of $178,937 who was bred, foaled, and raised at Berkshire Stud. Winner of five of her ten lifetime starts, SHINE UPON is a half-sister to GI filly KEEP THE PEACE. Trained by Jimmy Jerkens and owned by Stewart Hoffman and Blue Bison Stable SHINE UPON won the Jena Jena Stakes and Dreamy Mimi Stakes at Aqueduct and was nominated as Champion New York-bred Three Year-old Filly.


GIMME CREDIT (Artax/Shagadellic),  bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders Inc., and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, is a multiple listed winner  and has earned over $677,721 to date. Winner of five consecutive races as a three year-old, he annexed the Equalize Stakes at Saratoga and the Wanderkin Stakes at Belmont. At 4, he won the Notoriety Stakes at Belmont in near track record time and has continued as a stakes horse to his current age of 10 years. Gimme Credit is a half-brother to Berkshire Stud bred Italian Champion Golden Stravinsky.


SKY MUSIC (Sky Mesa/Silence Please) bred, foaled, and raised by Berkshire Stud is a SW colt to 3 owned by Dogwood Stable. A first out winner at two at Belmont Park, Sky Music came right back in his second start to win the Restrainor Stakes at Aqueduct and placed in the New York Derby at 3. He also placed in the Undaunted Mettle Stakes and the ChampagneforAshley Stakes at Aqueduct. He has earned over $130,760 to date.


DULCE DE LECHE  (Distant View/Bien Sucre) bred by Berkshire Stud and partners and initially owned by Lazy Lane Farm, in the paddock at Deauville for the Grade I Prix Morny. Dulce de Leche was a first time out winner at Chantilly and placed second by a nose in the listed Prix de la Fleche at Maison Lafitte. He is a stakes winning and listed stakes-placed multiple winner of $195,441.


ROYAL RUBY (Rubiano/Notice Me) bred by Berkshire Stud was second in the Grade II Bay Shore Stakes at Aqueduct and earned over $270,000. He was sold as a yearling at Saratoga and raced for Scott Schwartz.

OTHER NOTABLE HORSES BRED

LOOK UPON (Carson City/Notice Me) bred and owned by Berkshire Stud is a listed placed winner of $144,960. She was second in the Bowerie Stakes at Belmont and is the dam of Berkshire Stud bred multiple Grade II and Grade I placed Keep the Peace and SW SHINE UPON.


GIVE NOTICE (Known Fact/Notice Me) bred by Berkshire Stud and raced by Bethel Cross Farm is a listed stakes winner in New York with earnings of $107,402. Give Notice won the listed Searching Stakes at Aqueduct and is the dam of stakes-placed Never Give In and Posted, who broke his maiden with a 116 Beyer.

 


ELISA'S ENERGY (Chester House/Merion Miss), bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeder's, Inc., and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud was a multiple stakes-placed multiple allowance winning filly who earned $175,108. She was a half-sister to five other black type winners including PRIVATE EMBLEM, Grade II.

 



SYMPHONY OF PSALMS (Stravinsky/Merion Miss), bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeder's, Inc., and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud is a stakes-placed multiple allowance winning filly of $138,097 to date. She is a half-sister to five other black type winners including PRIVATE EMBLEM, Grade II.

 


ADMIRAL BIRD (Royal Academy/Sea Puffin) bred by Berkshire Stud and raced by Dogwood Stable was multiple stakes-placed at two,  with earnings of $83,244 in four starts. A first out winner at Saratoga on the turf, he finished second, beaten a nose, in the open listed With Anticipation Stakes at Saratoga on the turf before winning a turf allowance at Keeneland and finishing third in the off the turf Makers Mark Bourbon Stakes at Keeneland. He was ranked on the Experimental Free Handicap as one of the best two year-olds of his year. His career earnings have now reached $190,442 and he was again stakes-placed in the $150,000 Bryan Station Stakes at Keeneland at three.

 


NEVER GIVE IN (Quiet American/Give Notice) bred by Berkshire Stud and initially owned by Cobra Farm was a first time out winner at Saratoga and placed third in the Sleepy Hollow Stakes at Belmont.He has earned over $107,654.

 


FRENCH HIDEAWAY (French Deputy/Caribbean Hideway) , bred by Berkshire Stud and purchased as a yearling at Saratoga and raced by Anstu Stable is a NY Stakes winner of $118,879. Trained by Jim Moloney she was also a multiple allowance winner in NY. .

 


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