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12/4/08 El Don Pepe (El Prado/Merion Miss), bay colt 3,bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders Inc. and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, broke his maiden in his first start going six furlongs at Aqueduct. He becomes the tenth winner in a row for Merion Miss out of her first ten consecutive foals to race with five stakes horses.



11/12/08 CHESTORIA (Chester House/RD Fille), dark bay filly 4, bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Thoroughbred Breeders Inc., and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud won the open Listed Fairy Garden Stakes at Aqueduct going 1 1/16 mile on the turf to increase her career earnings to over $259,214. Already a multiple listed winner and Graded Stakes-placed, CHESTORIA trailed the field until the stretch then blew by everyone to win in hand over the course labeled good.



 

11/5/08 Smart Engagement (Smart Strike/All Engaged), bay filly 2, bred by Berkshire Stud, won her first career start at Aqueduct going 1 1/16 miles on the turf in a maiden special weight race. After breaking slowly and saving ground, Smart Engagement came flying late to earn her initial victory in her first start. She is trained by James Bond.



 

8/2/08 Heather's Angel (Hennessey/Taghkanic), bay filly 3, bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders, Inc. and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud won an allowance race at Saratoga on the turf for her second career win in five starts. Now with earnings of over $71,520, Heather's Angel is being pointed for stakes competition



7/6/08 GIMME CREDIT(Artax/Shagadellic), dark bay colt 4, bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders, Inc. and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, finished second in the Listed Thunder Puddles Stakes at Belmont going a mile and a sixteenth on the grass. Already a multiple stakes winner GIMME CREDIT now has earnings of $284,452. The Thunder Puddles Stakes was won by another Berkshire Stud foaled and raised colt, BANROCK, who was bred by our longtime client Nyala Farm and who is out of the mare It's a Gherkin, dam of Berkshire Stud foaled and raised SW FINLANDIA. It's a Gherkin was also foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud.

7/5/08 CHESTORIA (Chester House/RD Fille), dark bay filly 4, bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders, Inc. and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, won the open Listed Mariensky Stakes at Belmont going a mile and a sixteenth on the turf to increase her career earnings to over $213,120. Previously a Listed stakes winner and Graded stakes-placed Chestoria is being aimed at Graded turf races at Saratoga.

6/14/08 CHESTORIA (Chester House/R D Fille), dark bay filly 4, bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders, Inc., and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud placed second, beaten a neck, in the Grade III Eatontown Stakes on the turf at Monmouth Park. A Listed stakes-winner and now Graded stakes-placed, CHESTORIA has earned $165,330.

6/1/08 CHESTORIA (Chester House/R D Fille), dark bay filly 4, bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff breeders Inc., and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud placed third in the open Listed Beautiful Pleasure Stakes at Belmont Park in her second start of the year. Already a Listed Stakes winner, CHESTORIA has now earned over $135,330

5/8/08 CHESTORIA (Chester House/R D Fille), dark bay filly 4, bred by Berkshire Stud and Oak Cliff Breeders, Inc. and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud, won her first start of 2008, easily taking an allowance race at Belmont to increase her earnings to over $127,530. Winner of the Listed Miss Grillo Stake at two and beaten only 2 lengths in the Grade I Garden City at three, CHESTORIA is poised for a big summer campaign.



5/31/08 Keep the Peace (Touch Gold/Look Upon), chestnut filly 3, bred by Berkshire Stud, finished second in the GIII Dogwood Stakes at Churchill Downs going a mile on the dirt for her third Graded stakes placing of the year. Now an earner of $145,650, Keep the Peace is a daughter of Berkshire Stud bred and raced Look Upon who was stakes-placed during her racing career. Look Upon has an outstanding yearling daughter by Congaree who will sell at Keeneland September.

5/3/08 Keep the Peace (Touch Gold/Look Upon), chestnut filly 3, bred by Berkshire Stud, placed second in a major graded stake by a head bob for the second time this year in the GIII LaTroienne Stakes at Churchill Downs on Derby Day. Ridden by Edgar Prado, Keep the Peace was carried 4 wide on the turn but battled down the stretch with race favorite Game Face, who came up the rail to lose the head bob. Previously second in the GII Forward Gal at Gulfstream, Keep the Peace is now a multiple Graded-stakes placed winner of over $124,068.


4/8/08 Llevatelo (Distant View/All Engaged), bay colt 3, broke his maiden going a mile on the turf at Tampa Bay Downs. Owned by Shirley Duco, Llevatelo was sold as a yearling for $40,000 at the 2006 Saratoga Preferred Sale to Nick DeMeric who resold him as a two year-old to Ms. Duco.


2/27/08  Moynahan (Johannesburg/Lakab) chestnut colt 3, a son of Berkshire Stud broodmare Lakab has been nominated to both the Poule d'Essai des Poulains and the Prix du Jockey Club in France. Lakab's 4 yr old, Grand Cause, is being pointed for Group races in Australia in April and May. Lakab is owned by Berkshire Stud and Waterville Lake Stable.


2/9/08 Keep The Peace (Touch Gold/Look Upon), chestnut filly 3, bred by Berkshire Stud, finished second, beaten a nose, in a photo finish in the Grade II Forward Gal Stakes at Gulfstream in only her third career start. Pushed along through fractions of 21.3 and 44.1, Keep the Peace fought gamely through the stretch to lose the head bob against a more experienced rival. Keep the Peace has earned $78,552 in her three lifetime starts.She is owned by Gary and Mary West and trained by Eddie Kenneally.

2/4/08 Heather's Angel (Hennessey/Taghkanic),bay filly 3, bred by Berkshire Stud, Oak Cliff Breeder's, Inc., and Galatyn Stables, and foaled and raised at Berkshire Stud broke her maiden in her second start winning an open maiden special weight race on the turf at the Fairgrounds in New Orleans by 3 1/2 lengths. The first foal out of Stks.-pl. Taghkanic, also bred and raced by Berkshire Stud, Heather's Angel is a granddaughter of Merion Miss the dam of 6 black type performers.


2/3/08 - Damia (Jump Start/Mooring), bay filly 4, bred by Berkshire Stud, won a maiden race at Philadelphia Park going 6 1/2 furlongs on the lead all the way. Opening up by as many as ten lengths she coasted to the wire for her first score. Owned by Pewter Stable, she is trained by Kathleen DeMasi.


1/4/08   Keep the Peace (Touch Gold/Look Upon), chestnut filly 3, bred by Berkshire Stud, won her second consecutive race out of two lifetime starts winning a six furlong allowance race at Gulfstream in 1:09.4. Owned by Gary and Mary West and trained by Eddie Kenneally, Keep the Peace went wire to wire for the score to increase her earnings to $48,552. She is the third foal out of stakes-placed Look Upon and is being pointed for the Grade II Forward Gal Stakes at Gulfstream in February.






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