October 12, 2015

 

Another outstanding OSS season concluded on Saturday evening at Woodbine with all eight Gold divisions lining up their 10 best starters in the lucrative $250,000 Super Finals.  The night proved successful for Seelster bred and raised progeny.  Highlighting the evening for Seelster were Glamour Seelster (Jeremes Jet – Gold Not Silver) and Tessa Seelster (Shadow Play – Titania Seelster), who finished second and third respectively in the 3-year-old filly pace. In the 3-year-old colt trot, Platoon Seelster (Federal Flex – Personal Hanover) trotted to a third place finish, while Las Vegas Seelster (Kadabra – Ladycane) finished fifth in the 2-year-old filly trot.

 

With the countdown on for the Forest City Yearling Sale and Harrisburg, we look forward to showcasing our next group of future stakes winners!

 

October 2, 2015

 

Seelster bred fillies captured both $105,000 divisions of the OSS Gold for 3-year-old filly pacers at Flamboro Downs last night.  Tessa Seelster (Shadow Play – Titania Seelster) was a hard fought, first over winner in the opening division, sealing the victory by three-quarters of a length in a time of 1:53.1.  A winner of 7 starts to date, Tessa has compiled career earnings of $165,734.  We will be selling Tessa’s Big Jim half brother, Throttle Seelster at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

Glamour Seelster (Jeremes Jet – Gold Not Silver) was an impressive 1:53 winner in the second division.  Unraced at 2, Glamour has compiled a record of 7 wins, 1 second and 1 third in 11 lifetime starts and has banked $155,033 to date.  Both Tessa and Glamour will advance to next week’s $250,000 OSS Gold Super Final at Woodbine.

 

Mohawk hosted the $200,000 OSS Grassroots Finals on Saturday evening.  Seelster Farms was well represented, with Mayhem Seelster (Mach Three – Macapelo Rose) winning the $50,000 2-year-old filly pace and Meadow Seelster (Holiday Road – Must Sold Dream) winning the $50,000 3-year-old filly trot.

 

Compiling a record of 5 wins and 2 seconds in 7 seasonal starts, Mayhem Seelster closed well in the stretch to claim the Grassroots Final in a fast 1:53.1, pushing her seasonal bankroll to $68,500.

 

Meadow Seelster was a dominant 4-length winner of her Grassroots Final, trotting to victory in 1:56.  A winner of 10 races in her young career, Meadow has amassed earnings of $171,745.

 

Also tuning in a strong performance in the Grassroots Final for 3-year-old filly pacers was Aniston Seelster (Mach Three – Angelina Seelster), who finished a fast-closing fourth, beaten just a length.  We will be selling the Big Jim half sister to Aniston, Amulet Seelster, at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

In OSS Gold action, both Las Vegas Seelster (Kadabra – Ladycane) and Hemi Seelster (Holiday Road – Hollywood Beauty) turned in strong performances in the last leg of their respective divisions.

 

Las Vegas Seelster trotted to a runner-up finish in her $105,000 division of the OSS Gold for 2-year-old filly trotters at Flamboro Downs on Sunday evening.  The time of the mile was 1:59.4.  We will be selling the Yankee Glide half sister to Las Vegas, Labrynth Seelster, in Harrisburg.

 

Hemi Seelster finished second in his $70,000 division of the OSS Gold at Mohawk on Monday evening.  The time of the mile was 1:54.4.  Hemi’s Windsong Espoir half sister, Harlot Seelster, will be selling at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

 

 

September 18, 2015

 

Mohawk hosted the OSS Grassroots Semi-Finals last night for 2-year-olds.  Mayhem Seelster p, 2, 1:53s -’15 ($43,500) was an impressive winner on the pacing filly side, winning her semi-final in a lifetime best of 1:53.  The Mach Three filly has now compiled a record of 4 wins and 2 seconds in 6 lifetime starts.  On the pacing colt side, Kokanee Seelster p, 2, 1:53s -'15 ($37,000) paced gait to wire in his split, equalling his lifetime mark of 1:53.  The Camluck colt will head into next week’s final with a record of 3 wins and 2 seconds in 9 lifetime starts.  This fall, we will be selling Kingston Seelster, the Artistic Fella half brother to Kokanee, at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

National Seelster p, 3, 1:50.2s –’15 ($203,402) finished a strong third in last Saturday’s $225,000 New York Sires Stakes Final at Yonkers Raceway.  The time of the mile was 1:52.4.  To date, National has compiled a record of 8 wins, 2 seconds and 4 thirds in 19 lifetime starts.  We will be selling the Mach Three half brother to National, Nascar Seelster, in Harrisburg.

 

Las Vegas Seelster 2, 1:59.1s -'15 ($29,900) trotted to her first lifetime win on Tuesday evening at Mohawk in a conditioned trot for 2-year-old fillies.  Labrynth Seelster, the Yankee Glide half sister to Las Vegas, will sell in Harrisburg this fall.

 

Tye Seelster p, 1:51.2h –’15 ($353,835) paced to his eighth win of the year at Yonkers Raceway on Monday evening.  Truce Seelster, the Mach Three half sister to Tye, will be selling at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

 

September 11, 2015

 

Hemi Seelster trotted to a solid second place finish on Saturday in his $113,953 division of the Simcoe Stakes for 3-year-old colt trotters at Mohawk.  The time of the mile was 1:53.3.  This fall, we will be selling the half sister to Hemi, Harlot Seelster, at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

Glamour Seelster finished third, just a length and a half behind the winner, in Saturday’s $223,193 Simcoe Stakes for 3-year-old pacing fillies at Mohawk.  The time of the mile was a fast 1:50.3.

 

Mohawk hosted the final leg of the OSS Grassroots for 3-year-old pacing fillies on Monday evening.  Aniston Seelster finished second by a neck in her division.  The time of the mile was 1:53.  Amulet Seelster, the Big Jim half sister to Aniston, will sell at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

 

September 4, 2015

 

Nirvana Seelster used a strong closing kick on his way to a third place finish in his elimination of the Canadian Pacing Derby on Saturday evening at Mohawk.  The four-year-old son of Camluck trailed the field until just past the three-quarter pole, when he closed fastest of all, to finish just 2½ - lengths back of the winner.  The time of the mile was 1:50.1.  Nirvana will leave from post 6 in tomorrow’s  $685,000 final.

 

National Seelster, the Bettor’s Delight half brother to Nirvana will also line-up behind the gate tomorrow against some of the best 3-year-old pacing colts in North America, when he competes in the $500,000 Messenger Stake Final at Yonkers Raceway.

 

Nascar Seelster, the Mach Three half brother to Nirvana and National, will sell as Hip 141 in Harrisburg this fall.

 

Mayhem Seelster paced to her second consecutive OSS Grassroots win at Mohawk on Tuesday evening.  The 2-year-old daughter of Mach Three paced to a new lifetime mark of 1:53.3.

 

August 28, 2015

 

Glamour Seelster & Tessa Seelster paced to strong runner-up finishes in their respective $105,000 divisions of the OSS Gold for 3-year-old filly pacers at Mohawk last night.  Stepping up to the OSS Gold for the first time this season after having won an overnight at Mohawk on August 21 in 1:52.1, Glamour used an impressive :25.4 closing kick to finish just a quarter of a length back of the winner in her division.  The time of the mile was 1:51.  After fronting the field for much of the mile, Tessa finished just a neck behind the winner of her division, which stopped the clock in a fast 1:50.4.  Tessa’s Big Jim half brother, Throttle Seelster, will be selling at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

Georgian Downs hosted the OSS Grassroots for 2-year-old colt pacers on Sunday evening.  Sutton Seelster (1:55.3) and Kokanee Seelster (1:54.3) both represented Seelster Farms well, as they paced to victory in their respective divisions.  This fall at the Forest City Yearling Sale, we will be selling the Artistic Fella half brother to Kokanee, Kingston Seelster, and the Big Jim half sister to Sutton, Soiree Seelster.

 

Bourbon Seelster is now a perfect 3-for-3 in OSS Grassroots action after she paced to a 1:55 victory on Monday evening at Mohawk.  Bourbon’s Rock N Roll Heaven half brother, Bravado Seelster, will be selling in Harrisburg.

 

Meadow Seelster was a 1:56.2 winner in her division of the OSS Grassroots for 3-year-old trotting fillies on Tuesday evening at Mohawk.

 

Nirvana Seelster paced to his third sub 1:50 win this season at Mohawk on Saturday evening in a conditioned pace.  The time of the mile was 1:49.1.  He will make his next start in Saturday’s eliminations for the Canadian Pacing Derby.  This fall, we will be selling the Mach Three half brother to Nirvana, Nascar Seelster, in Harrisburg.

 

Hemi Seelster trotted gate to wire in a condition trot at Mohawk on Monday evening in 1:54.2.  His Windsong Espoir half sister, Harlot Seelster, will be selling at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

Twilight Seelster was a gate-to-wire winner in the Fillies & Mares Preferred at Grand River Raceway on Monday evening.  Finishing five-lengths ahead of her closest competitor, Twilight stopped the clock in 1:55.2.  This fall, we will be selling the Big Jim half brother to Twilight and Tessa, Throttle Seelster, at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

Aniston Seelster was a 1:53 winner at Mohawk on August 20.  Aniston’s next start will be on Saturday evening when Georgian Downs hosts the OSS Grassroots for 3-year-old filly pacers.  Aniston’s Big Jim half sister, Amulet Seelster, will sell at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

 

August 21, 2015

 

Glamour Seelster won her division of the OSS Grassroots for 3-year-old pacing fillies on Friday evening at Mohawk in a time of 1:53.3.  Earlier on the card, Aniston Seelster finished fourth in her division.  This fall, we will be selling Aniston’s Big Jim half sister, Amulet Seelster, at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

Georgian Downs hosted the OSS Gold for 2-year-old filly trotters on Saturday evening.  Finishing fourth in her division was Las Vegas Seelster.  The time of the mile was 1:56.1.  Las Vegas will start next in Saturday’s eliminations of The Balanced Image at Hanover Raceway.  This fall, we will be selling the Yankee Glide half sister to Las Vegas, Labrynth Seelster, in Harrisburg.

 

Mohawk hosted the OSS Gold for 3-year-old colt trotters on Monday evening.  Platoon Seelster and Hemi Seelster finished third and fourth respectively in their division.  The time of the mile was 1:53.4.  This fall, we will be selling the half sister to Hemi, Harlot Seelster, at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

The 2-year-old trotting fillies traveled to Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday for the OSS Grassroots.  Finishing third and fifth respectively in their division were Tala Seelster and Malibu Seelster.  We will be selling the Angus Hall half brother to Tala, Tycoon Seelster, at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

Tessa Seelster was a dominant winner on Saturday evening at Mohawk, winning a conditioned race for fillies and mares in a slick 1:51.2.  Tessa’s Big Jim half brother, Throttle Seelster, will be selling at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

Mayhem Seelster finished second on Monday evening at Mohawk in a conditioned pace for 2-year-old fillies.  The daughter of Mach Three and Macapelo Rose will make her next start in the OSS Grassroots when they head to the gate this coming Monday at Mohawk.

 

August 14, 2015

 

Bourbon Seelster dominated her competition on Sunday afternoon at Clinton Raceway, winning her division of the OSS Grassroots in a track record time of 1:57.1.  The 2-year-old daughter of Camluck and the Bettors Delight mare, Tarport Baccarat, Bourbon made every call a winning one, pacing home in a slick :27.2 to capture the victory.  Owned by Scott and Keith Manders and trained by Robert Manders, Bourbon was driven to victory by Mike Saftic.  This fall, we will be selling the Rock N Roll Heaven half brother to Bourbon, Bravado Seelster, in Harrisburg.

 

Georgian Downs hosted the OSS Grassroots for 2-year-old trotting fillies on Saturday evening.  Representing Seelster Farms with solid performances were Malibu Seelster who finished second in her division and Tala Seelster and Norstar Seelster who finished fourth and fifth in their respective division.

 

Kokanee Seelster paced to a runner-up finish last night at Rideau Carleton in his division of the OSS Grassroots for 2-year-old colt pacers.  The time of the mile was 1:54.2.  This fall, we will be selling the Artistic Fella half brother to Kokanee, Kingston Seelster, at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

 

August 7, 2015

 

 

Magnum J was a dominant winner in Monday’s $227,397 final of the Battle Of Waterloo at Grand River Raceway.

 

The 2-year-old son of freshman sire Big Jim, overcame post 7, pacing the mile in gate-to-wire fashion in an impressive 1:55.3 over Elora’s half-mile oval.  Magnum J was driven to victory by Doug McNair for trainer and co-owner Greg McNair and partners Tony Lawrence and William Brown.

 



Big Jim dominated his competition as a two-year-old, setting a World Record of 1:49.1 and winning such prestigious events as the Breeders Crown and Governor’s Cup.  With 34 of his 72 first crop foals having already raced and 13 having won in 2:00 and 4 already winning in under 1:55, Big Jim’s career as a sire is off to a great start. Seelster Farms will be selling 9 great looking and well-pedigreed Big Jim yearlings this fall at the Forest City Yearling Sale.  Be sure to check out our yearling roster!

 

Hemi Seelster swept both his elimination and the final of the Dream of Glory Trot at Hanover Raceway.  Setting a track record of 1:56.4 in his elimination on July 25, Hemi followed -up with another gate-to-wire performance in the $75,100 final on August 1, this time trotting his mile in 1:57.4, pushing his career earnings to over $230,000.  We will be selling Hemi’s half sister, Harlot Seelster, at this fall’s Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

National Seelster and Nirvana Seelster each continued their winning ways on August 25.  National paced to victory in his elimination of the Adios at The Meadows, pushing his career earnings to just shy of $150,000.  Not to be outdone, Nirvana Seelster paced gate-to-wire in winning a conditioned pace event at Mohawk, stopping the clock in 1:48.3, following up his 1:48.1 victory from the previous week.  We will be selling the Mach Three half brother to National and Nirvana, Nascar Seelster, in Harrisburg this fall.

 

Tempus Seelster (Big Jim) was a gate-to-wire winner in her elimination of the Battle Of The Belles at Grand River Raceway.  The time of the mile was 1:56.1.  This fall we will be selling the Mach Three half sister to Tempus, Truce Seelster, as the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

The Holiday Road full sister’s Meadow Seelster and Malibu Seelster were each victorious in their recent starts at Mohawk.  On July 30, Malibu won a division of the OSS Grassroots for 2-year-olds in a time of 1:59.  Malibu’s next start will at Georgian Downs on July 8 in the OSS Grassroots.  Meadow Seelster was an impressive five and three-quarter length winner on July 31, defeating a group of 3-year-old conditioned trotting fillies in 1:55.3.  Meadow will look to extend her win streak on Monday evening at Mohawk in the OSS Grassroots.

 

Norstar Seelster (Holiday Road/Northern Kiss) and Tala Seelster (Muscle Mass/Travelin Lavec) finished second and third in their respective divisions of the OSS Grassroots at Mohawk on July 30.  This fall, we will sell the Angus Hall half brother to Tala, Tycoon Seelster, at the Forest City Yearling Sale.

 

 

July 24, 2015

 

Hemi Seelster 2, 1:58.4s, 3, 1:54s -'15 ($186,925), a 3-year-old son of Holiday Road and the Angus Hall mare Hollywood Beauty, was victorious in last month’s $233,000 Goodtimes Trot at Mohawk.  Hemi will make his next start in Saturday’s eliminations of the Dream Of Glory Trot at Hanover Raceway.

 

Meadow Seelster 2,1:57.1s, 3, 1:55.4s –’15 (113,885), a three-year old daughter of Holiday Road and the Muscles Yankee mare Must Sold Dream, trotted to an impressive 1:56.1 victory in her most recent start, winning a division of the OSS Grassroots at Georgian Downs.  Earlier this season, Meadow finished a fast-closing second in the $179,661 final of the SBOA Stakes at Mohawk.  Like Hemi, Meadow will make her next start in Saturday’s eliminations of the Dream Of Glory Trot at Hanover Raceway.

 

National Seelster p, 3, 1:50.2s -'15 ($137,402), a Bettors Delight three-year-old colt from the Western Hanover mare No Strikes Against, has been a dominant force in New York Sires Stakes action, winning divisions at Monticello, Tioga Downs, Vernon Downs, and Yonkers.  National will start in Saturday’s eliminations of the Delvin Miller Adios at The Meadows.

 

Nirvana Seelster p, 3, 1:52s, 4, 1:48.1s -'15 ($209,756), the Camluck half brother to National Seelster, has been having a strong 4-year-old campaign, having paced to a four-length victory on Saturday evening at Mohawk in a career best clocking of 1:48.1.

 

Platoon Seelster 2, 1:59.4h, 3, 1: 1:57.2h –’15 ($197,525), a 3-year-old son of Federal Flex and the Yankee Glide mare Personal Hanover, trotted gate-to-wire in his division of the OSS Gold at Grand River Raceway, stopping the clock in an impressive 1:57.2.

 

Tessa Seelster p, 2, 1:54.1s, 3, 1:50.2s -'15 ($67,184), a three-year-old Shadow Play filly from the Camluck mare Titania Seelster, is having a productive campaign, with two solid fourth place finishes in OSS Gold events

 

Bourbon Seelster p, 2, 1:58.1f -'15 ($9,000), a Camluck two-year-old filly from the Bettors Delight mare Tarport Baccarat, paced to victory in her first lifetime start, winning a division of the OSS Grassroots at Georgian Downs.  Bourbon will make her next start in Monday’s eliminations of the Battle of the Belles at Grand River Raceway.

 

Tempus Seelster p, 2, 1:55.3f -'15 ($11,160), a two-year-old Big Jim filly from the Albert Albert mare The Patriot, won her most recent OSS Grassroots start at Georgian Downs.  Like Bourbon, Tempus will make her next start in Monday’s eliminations of the Battle of the Belles at Grand River Raceway.

 

Kokanee Seelster p, 2, 1:53s -'15 ($9,700), a two-year-old Camluck colt from the Bettors Delight mare Kiddie Cocktail, won a division of the OSS Grassroots at Mohawk.

 

Mayhem Seelster p, 2, 1:57.2f –’15 ($9,000), a Mach Three two-year-old filly from the McArdle mare Macapelo Rose, won a division of the OSS Grassroots at Georgian Downs.

 

Tahiti Seelster p, 2, 1:55.2s -'15 ($9,000), a two-year-old Up The Credit filly from Titania Seelster, won a division of the OSS Grassroots at Mohawk.