CANE RUN FARM NEWS:
Blais has two ready for Mohawk Million
September 23, 2020
Harness racing traner Luc Blais will have two horses in Saturday's inaugural Mohawk Million for 2-year-old trotters at Woodbine Mohawk Park, so he is understandably excited about the event. But the trainer knows he is not alone in being pumped up about Canada's richest race since 2012.
to everyone who inspected, bid on, and bought
our yearlings this Fall.
We wish you the best of racing luck!
Blais trainees sweep Wellwood and Peaceful Way
in stunning fashion
September 13, 2020 - On A Streak punched his ticket to the Mohawk Million with an upset in Saturday’s C$535,000 William Wellwood Memorial for driver Scott Young, trainer Luc Blais and owner Determination.
Whose Blues lowers Philly 3-year-old filly trotter mark in Sire Stakes action
July 15, 2020
Chester, PA – The Cantab Hall filly Whose Blues sat a pocket trip behind the favored Sherry Lyns Lady, then caught her rival up the inside to win her $63,462 section of the first leg of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for three-year-old trotting fillies Wednesday (July 15) afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia in a divisional track record time of 1:52.3.
Propulsion named Sweden’s Horse of the Year
February 8, 2020 - Nine-year old Propulsion, bred by Fredericka Caldwell and Bluestone Farms was named Sweden’s Horse of the Year at the Swedish Horse Galla Friday night (Feb. 7) in Stockholm.
Propulsion sets world record at Aby in $418,000 final
Damien joined the historic seven-figure club,
selling for $1 million.
October 1, 2019
Damien, by Muscle Hill out of Danae, is a full brother to international $3 million-earner Propulsion as well as stakes-winner Dream Together. He is a half-brother to stakes-winner D’Orsay. He was purchased by Bengt Agerup’s Brixton Medical AB and will be trained by Daniel Reden, who also trains Propulsion for Brixton subsidiary Stall Zet. The colt was consigned by Cane Run Farm and bred by Fredericka Caldwell and Bluestone Farms.
Propulsion wins dramatic Masters-final
September 7, 2019 - Propulsion, driven by Ôrjan Kihlström, won the European Trotting Masters final with a winner’s purse $190,000 dollars at Vincennes, Paris Saturday afternoon (September 7).
However, just 100 yards before the finish line it, looked as the French trotting gelding Cleangame with trainer/driver Jean Michel Bazire was going to win. But Cleangame suddenly went off stride and Propulsion managed to hold off a late charge from the French mare, Bahia Quesnot with trainer/driver Junior Guelpa to win.
Whose Blues- bred by Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms - takes the Pure Ivory Final
Milton, ON — Whose Blues Takes the Pure Ivory Final for Trainer Luc Blais and Owner Determination Stable. The 2-year-old Cantab Hall trotting filly bred by Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms remains undefeated in 4 lifetime starts.
Whose Blues- bred by Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms - takes second leg of Pure Ivory
Milton, ON — The team of driver Bob McClure, trainer Luc Blais and owner Serge Godin’s Determination continued their success with a 1:57 victory over eight rivals on Thursday at Woodbine Mohawk Park.
Propulsion sets world record at Aby in $418,000 final
August 11, 2019
Daniel Redén’s Muscle Hill son Propulsion was heavy favorite in the $418,000 Åby Stora Pris held at Åby, outside of Gothenburg in Sweden on Saturday afternoon and he did not disappoint.
An Elitlopp victory for
May 31, 2020 - On his fifth and perhaps final attempt, the 9-year-old American-bred Propulsion won the Elitlopp on Sunday night (May 31) at the Solvalla track in Stockholm, Sweden. It was the first Elitlopp held without spectators due to the covid-19 pandemic.
Whose Blues Triumphs in $15,000 div. of Pure Ivory
Whose Blues made a big move in the backstretch for driver Bob McClure and used that move to propel her to a 1:57.2 triumph in the $15,000 division of the Pure Ivory Series for fillies.
Qualifying Win For $300K Yearling
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July 9, 2019
Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted a 13-race qualifying session on Tuesday (July 9), and the docket featured no less than eight races for two-year-olds. One of the winners was definitely of the high-priced variety, as a $300,000 yearling purchase was able to nail the wire first in her respective tilt.
Four in a row for Propulsion
Propulsion traveled to northern Sweden on Saturday to race in the land of the midnight sun and came away the victor for the fourth consecutive year in the $190,000 Norrbottens Stora Pris in Boden.
Propulsion wins in northern Sweden
April 14, 2019
Propulsion had already received a ticket for the final of Olympiatravet at Åby on April 27, but trainer Daniel Redén was eager to give his Muscle Hill son a race before Olympiatravet and sent Propulsion to Umåker in the north of Sweden on Saturday afternoon.
Golden Mischief headed to the 2018 Breeders’ Cup
Golden Mischief (Into Mischief - Lanai City) is headed to the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint! We are proud to have bred this talented mare and thrilled that she will be our first Breeders' Cup World Championships participant.
Propulsion wins UET Trotting Masters final
September 17th, 2018
Propulsion, driven by Ôrjan Kihlström, won the UET Trotting Masters final at Ôstersund in Sweden Sunday afternoon (Sept. 16) and the winner’s purse of $220,000 brought his winnings in 2018 up to $1,150,876 -- the most any Standardbred has won in the world in 2018.
Dream Together upsets in Joie De Vie
August 12th, 2018
Nichols, NY --- Dream Together ($29.60) charged late to upset in the $141,000 Joie De Vie Mares Trot at Tioga Downs on Sunday (Aug. 12).
Propulsion defeats Readly Express in Aby Stora Pris
August 12th, 2018
Two of the best trotters in the world invited the audience to a great show in Åby Stora Pris at Åby racetrack, Mölndal, Sweden on Saturday afternoon.
American bred Propulsion (Muscle Hill) and Swedish star Readly Express (Ready Cash) were the two main combatants in the race, which had new structure and shape this year. Instead of two heat races over the mile, Åby Stora Pris is now one race over 3,140 meters, approximately 1.9 miles where the winner was offered $220,000.
Dream Together stuns favorites in
Dr. John Steele Memorial
August 4th, 2018
Cane Run and Bluestone Farms bred, Dream Together, at 51-1, shocked a field of trotting mares to capture the $154,800 Dr. John Steele Memorial at the Meadowlands.
Propulsion wins Aabergs Memorial in impressive style
August 1st, 2018
The 7-year-old trotter Propulsion became the first ever to win the prestigious Aabergs Memorial at Jägersro in Sweden three times in a row.
Propulsion, driven by Ôrjan Kihlström and trained by Daniel Redén, had to trot three-wide the whole last lap but he still was able to win comfortably in 1:51.3f followed by French trotter Up And Quick driven by Björn Goop.
Hat Trick Habit headed to the 2018 Hambletonian
Hat Trick Habit bc 3, 1:52.3m ($205,054) Donato Hanover - Habits Best . Bred, born, raised and sold by Cane Run Farm. In the first elimination Hat Trick habit leaves from post position 8. Owned by John McGill and Brian Carsey, trained by Scott DiDomenico and driven by Andy Miller, Hat Trick Habit is 6-2-2 for 17 starts in 2018. Best of luck to all of his connections.
Hat Trick Habit is a half-brother to the exported Habit (H) 3, 1:53f ($1,262,221) and a brother to Winning Habit 2, Q1:59.4s. The son of Conway Hall finished 3rd in a NYSS event at Saratoga on July 31.
Cane Run Farm will sell the full sister to Hat Trick Habit, Creature Of Habit in Lexington this fall.
Propulsion in Arjäng
July 15th, 2018
The Årjängs Stora Sprinterlopp for elite trotters was held in Sweden on Saturday afternoon and heavy favorite Propulsion was outstanding in the mile race.
Propulsion started from post position 7 and there were a couple of very fast horses from the inside, so there was excitement before the race started.
Hat Trick Habit impresses new connections heading to Hambletonian prep
July 11th, 2018
Hat Trick Habit made his one chance at a first impression count.
The 3-year-old male trotter debuted for new owners John McGill and Brian Carsey and trainer Scott DiDomenico last weekend with a career-best 1:52.3 win at the Meadowlands Racetrack and could further stamp himself as a Hambletonian Stakes contender with another solid effort in Saturday’s Stanley Dancer Memorial at the Big M.
Golden Mischief Takes Breeder to First Breeders' Cup
The Caldwell family knows Standardbreds; now they've bred a Thoroughbred star.
In harness racing, the Caldwell name is as renowned in international competition and as the breeder of top stakes winners as Phipps is in Thoroughbred racing.
Golden Mischief scores fifth career stakes victory
July 6th, 2018
Golden Mischief rolled to a five-length victory in the $100,000 Saylorville S. on July 5 at Prairie Meadows to give the 4-year-old Into Mischief filly her first stakes win of 2018 and fifth overall.
Propulsion wins Norrbottens Grand Prix for third time
June 17th, 2018
On Saturday (June 16), 11,090 fans witnessed Propulsion, driven by Ôrjan Kihlström, winning the Norrbottens Grand Prix with a purse for the winner of $1 million Swedish kroner (or $114,000) for the third time in a row.
Hat Trick Habit rolls into Goodtimes
June 7th, 2018
Trainer Domenico Cecere didn't have to rebuild Hat Trick Habit, just tinker with some equipment, but like television's "Six Million Dollar Man," the horse has come back better than he was before. Better, stronger, faster.
And the colt wasn't too bad to begin with.
Propulsion: Second in the Elitloppet
May 28th, 2018
Bred and sold by Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms, Propulsion finished second to Ringostar Treb in this year's version of the Elitloppet. A full brother to Propulsion sells at the Lexington Select Yearling sale in the Cane Run Consignment this fall.
Propulsion is headed to the 2018 Elitloppet!!
Apr. 8th, 2018
Propulsion was today invited to Elitloppet when Solvallas sports director Anders Malmrot surprised the coach Daniel Redén with a visit at the farm in Bålsta, outside of Stockholm. "Propulsion is the fastest in Europe, he was second in the Elitloppet ifjol and has competed for a long time in the World Cup. To me he is given in the Elitlopp in 2018, says Anders Malmrot.
Tiznow Yearling Fetches $260,000 at Fasig-Tipton
Ann M. Eberhardt
Feb. 6th, 2018 - Lexington
A Tiznow colt was purchased by a pinhooking partnership Feb. 6 for $260,000 to top all short yearlings sold during the Fasig-Tipton winter mixed sale.Glenn Brok of Brook Ledge Horse Transportation signed on behalf of Jack Johnston for the colt, a March 13, 2017 foal consigned as Hip 419 by Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services as agent for C & S. Bred in Kentucky by Fredericka V. Caldwell and Mitchel Skolnick.
Sweden’s Readly Express defeats French champion Bold Eagle in thrilling Prix d’Amérique
January. 8th, 2018
Three of the world’s top trotters painted a picture in fantastic colors in Sunday afternoon’s $1.24 million (€1,000,000) Prix d’Amérique at Vincennes in Paris, with Readly Express out-duelling two-time defending champion Bold Eagle and American-bred Propulsion in 1:54.3, a mark that tied the race record set by Bold Eagle a year ago.