In 2009 BACKATEM (1997 by NOTEBOOK out of DEPUTY’S MISTRESS) was purchased privately by Bradley Thoroughbreds on behalf of a client. The mare had produced the Stakes Winning RUNNING BOBCATS, a winner of $377,000. The seller kept the in utero foal by RUNAWAY AND HIDE that subsequently became the Stakes Winner TAKE IT LIKE A MAN (3yo c. by RUNAWAY AND HIDE out of BACKATEM). On September 21st the colt won the $400,000 Researcher Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths bringing his total earnings to $349,515. Backatem is now a producer of two Stakes Winners.
During the 2013 Keeneland September Sale Hip #3015 2012 f. by CITY ZIP out of MISS BLUE GRASS was selected and purchased by Bradley Thoroughbreds on behalf of a client for $62,000. Miss Blue Grass, already the dam of two Stakes Winners made it three yesterday when her two-year-old colt, ALSONO won the Governor’s Cup at Zia Park. ALSONO went gate to wire in the $55,000 event. This mare can get a runner!