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Propulsion defeats Bold Eagle in Prix de Bourgogne - Dec. 31st, 17

Propulsion, driven by Ôrjan Kihlström and trained by Daniel Redén, was an easy winner of the third qualifying race for the Prix d’Amerique, the Prix de Bourgogne, raced Sunday (Dec. 31) at Vincennes. Propulsion, who is sired by Muscle Hill and out of 2007 Hambletonian Oaks winner Danae, was bred by Fredericka V. Caldwell and Bluestone Farms. Read More


Dream Together prevails in Matron Stakes! - Nov. 21st, 17

Dream Together - Muscle Hill - Danae 3, 1:53.2 f ($459,859) set the tone when she sustained a 3-wide bid on the final turn and won the $186,600 Matron for trotting fillies in a three-horse blanket finish.  Dream Together surged ahead of pace setter Evelyn (Andy Miller) and first-over favorite Ice Attraction (Ake Svanstedt) in the shadow of the wire to win by a nose in 1:53.2 on a cold and windy night at the 5/8-mile oval.

The Bluestone/Cane Run Farms partnership has a 2018 yearling colt, Dante’s Inferno who is a full brother to Dream Together.


Hat Trick Habit wins KYSS Final!! - Sep 18th, 17

The 2 year old son of Habit's Best and Donato Hanover captured the KYSS Final at The Red Mile on Sunday, September 17th in 1:55.2! Driven by Dave Palone, for trainer Frank Antonacci and owner, Fred Monteleone, the colt is now 2-1-1 in 4 lifetime starts with earnings of $151,100. Congratulations to the colt and all of his connections! Read More


Dream Together wins Elegantimage elimination! - Sep 10th, 17

Dream Together secures her spot in the Elegantimage Final with a win in the elimination, over Feed Your Head, who cut the mile and hung on for second. Dream Together also earns a new lifetime mark of 1:53.3 at Mohawk for trainer, Luc Blais and, owner, Determination Stables. Congratulations to her connections and good luck in the final! Read More


Deschanel wins leg of KYSS! - Sep 8th, 17

Deschanel cruised home in a 6 + length win in the third leg of the KYSS in 1:57, with Jeff Gregory in the bike! After her 2nd place finish in the 2nd leg of the KYSS, this filly has continued to improve for her trainer Bob Stewart. We are pleased that the homebred will be in the KYSS final on September 17th at The Red Mile. Also, Cane Run Farm bred Hat Trick Habit placed 3rd in his leg of the KYSS for 2 year old trotters under Wolfgang and Haveitalltogether. The trio will meet up again in the final on the 17th.


Hat Trick Habit wins KYSS leg! - Aug 27th, 17

Hat Trick Habit bested Wolfgang in the final stride to get up for a win in a leg for the KYSS on Saturday, August 26th. The Frank Antonacci trainee earned a new lifetime mark of 1:55.1 under the guidance of Dave Palone. Congratulations to owner, Fred Monteleone! We look forward to seeing more from this talented colt in the future.


Propulsion, 2nd fastest horse in the world! - Jul 25th, 17

Propulsion made it look easy, trotting under a hand drive in 1:49.3 today on a wet track in the Hugo Abergs Memorial at Jagersro track in Sweden, Propulsion bested the field becoming the 2nd fastest trotter ever after Sebastian K. This is the 2nd year in a row now that Propulsion has won the Hugo Abergs Memorial on the 5/8ths track, with driver, Orjan Kihlstrom in the bike. Jerry Riordan trained Ringostarr Treb and Twister Bi were 2nd and 3rd respectively. Congratulations to Stall Zet and Team Reden!


Dream Together in Hambletonian Oaks Final! - Jul 25th, 17

Danae's 3 year old Muscle Hill filly, Dream Together, drew the 2 hole for the 2017 edition of the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks Final to be held at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Saturday, August 5th. Trained by Luc Blais and owned by Determination Stable of Quebec, the lightly raced filly was 2nd to Ariana G , with Dan Dube in the bike, in her elimination on July 29th. The full sister to Fortunes of Fables, another Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms jointly owned mare, Feed Your Head, drew the 7 hole (also 2nd in her elimination). Trained by Jimmy Takter, Tim Tetrick will take the reins for this Bluestone Farms bred filly. Best of luck to all for an exciting and competitive 2017 Oaks!


6 in a row for Only Passing Thru - Jul 25th, 17

Owned by Lindy Farms and Robert Rudolph, Only Passing Thru has won 6 straight this year at Plainridge Park. Trained by Frank Antonacci, the 3 year old Muscle Hill colt out of Oasis Dream, has now earned $30,100.


PA foals arrive in KY! - Jul 1st, 17

We are excited for the arrival of several foals from our 2017 foal crop in Kentucky today! Traveling from Bluestone Farms in New Jersey, the jointly owned Danae, Bar Slide, Bright Baby Blues, All Star Hanover, Possess Me, and Spice Girl and their 2017 foals arrived at Cane Run Farm. The mares are here for their 180 day KY residency program for their 2018 pregnancies. We are excited and proud to support the KY Sire Stakes program held at the Red Mile and the resulting foals will be dually eligible to compete in those races. Welcome to the Bluegrass!


Propulsion 2nd in Elitlopp Final! - May 29th, 17

Propulsion has really made his mark on the European trotting scene! The 6 year old Muscle Hill stallion, out of Danae, was 2nd in the 2017 Elitlopp to Timoko on Sunday at Solvalla. Resolve took 3rd, Bold Eagle, the Prix D'Amerique and French trotting Triple Crown winner was 4th. Nuncio, who won the 2016 Elitlopp was 5th in the 2017 final.

Propulsion is owned by Stall Zet, trained by Daniel Reden, with Johan Untersteiner in the bike, he was also 2nd in his elimination to Nuncio. Following Bold Eagle in the final, he made his move, passing Bold Eagle, and was closing fast on the well rated French star, Timoko, at the finish. We look forward to watching more exciting races with the Cane Run and Bluestone Farms bred star!


Danae delivers full brother to Propulsion - Mar 13th, 17

Cane Run Farm and Bluestone Farms welcomed a full brother to Propulsion on 3-10-17, born in Pennsylvania at Marion Farms. With the PA incentive program, mares in foal to PA stallions reside there for 180 days and foal there as well. Shortly afterwards, completing her residency, the 2007 Hambletonian Oaks champion, Danae, and her colt returned to Bluestone Farms nearby in Hopewell, New Jersey.


Propulsion in the 2017 Prix D'Amerique! - Jan 30th, 17

Propulsion raced well in the grueling Prix D'Amerique, the 2700 meter race was held at Vincennes Racetrack in Paris, France on Sunday. Finishing 4th, he was making his move around the final turn in the 18 horse field, when he had to pull back slightly as another competitor's wheel went inside his own. Luckily there were no issues and he recovered to place 4th. French star, Bold Eagle, dominated the race, winning back to back editions in an exciting race.


It's 2017 Foaling Season! - Jan 22nd, 17

We are pleased to announce that Bright Baby Blues, multiple stakes winner of over $492,000, foaled a bay filly by Cantab Hall on 1-20-2017 in PA. Mother and baby are both doing well.



Propulsion victorious in 1:50.4! - Jul 27th, 16

Propulsion wins the 2016 Hugo Aberg Memorial at Jagersro track in Malmo Sweden. He continues to improve and earns a new record of 1:50.4 contested over a mile distance (1609m) on the 5/8ths mile track with the victory! Congratulations to Stall Zet and Team Reden!


Propulsion in the 2016 Elitlopp - May 30th, 16

Propulsion has really come along well under the direction of Daniel Reden for Stall Zet. The 5 year old Muscle Hill son received his first invitation to the prestigious Elitlopp this year! He was 3rd in his eliminate. Nuncio was the winner of the final, and Propulsion put in a good effort, coming from behind, making up a lot of ground to finish 4th. Trainer, Reden noted that Propulsion keeps improving, and next year he should be even better. We look forward to keeping an eye on Propulsion's overseas adventures! Best of luck with him!


2016 Foaling Season - Apr 14th, 16

Foaling season has gotten off to an excellent start in 2016! So far, we have the following offspring born in KY:

br.c. Credit Winner - Spice Girl on 2/19

b.c. Dragon Again - Queen's Gold for Watermark Farm on Leap Day

and in PA, the following have been born:

b.f. Donato Hanover - Oasis Dream on 3/31

b.c. Muscle Hill - Powell Blue Chip on 4/5

b.f. Cantab Hall - Fortunes of Fables on 4/12

April and May look to be busy as we have 7 more arrivals expected this year!



2015 Racing Roundup - Nov 10th, 15

Cane Run Farm breds Bright Baby Blues, Habitat, and Sliding Home capped off a highly successful 2015 racing season. Habitat ends the year with over 1.2 million in earnings, 2nd in the American National on 11/7/15. Sliding Home is placed 1st in the International Stallion Stake during Grand Circuit in Lexington and goes on to finish 3rd in the Breeder's Crown Final for 2 year old trotting colts, boosting his earnings to $255,942. Finally, his big sister, Bright Baby Blues caps off her racing career in style with a mark of 1:54.2s and earnings of $492, 203 with a 3rd place finish in the KY Filly Futurity, wins in the Circle City and Crossroads of America stakes, and was a close 2nd in the American National. We are proud of this gritty filly and to add her to our broodmare band; she'll be bred to Cantab Hall in 2016.


2015 Lexington Selected Sale A Success! - Oct 10th, 15

We are proud to be the 3rd leading consignor at this year's 2015 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale, averaging $72, 643 with 8 head, one of our most successful sales ever. Best of luck to our buyers with their new purchases, we hope to see you in the winner's circle in 2016 and beyond. Thank you to all who looked at, bid on, and/or purchased a yearling from our consignment, we truly appreciate it.


Habitat winner of NYSS Final! - Sep 14th, 15

Habitat just a week off of his win in the Yonkers Trot, is victorious in the $250,000 New York Sire Stakes Final Saturday night at Yonkers Raceway. The 3 year old son of Conway Hall continues to stay strong, congrats to Burke Racing and connections!


Sliding Home 2nd in PASS Final! - Sep 12th, 15

With John Campbell in the sulky, Sliding Home comes up the rail for a strong finish to be 2nd in the $350,000 PASS Final, trotting in 1:55.4. Congrats to owner, Per Rodert and trainer, Jonas Czynerson!


Habitat wins the $500,000 Yonkers Trot!! - Sep 7th, 15

With Brian Sears in the bike, Habitat, also winner of his elimination of the Yonkers Trot, cruises home in the $500,000 Final in 1:54.4. Besting the field, include Hambletonian champ, Pinkman, by more than 3 lengths, he takes the 2nd jewel of the trotting Triple Crown, and becomes a millionaire in the process.


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