Oct. 9 - Paris - Vincennes - Muscle Hill filly Spada Nera wins Prix Kurse

 

Robin Bakker teamed Italy’s Spada Nera (3f Muscle Hill-Zelda Per-Crowning Point) to victory in tonight’s featured €85,000 Prix Kurse at Paris-Vincennes.

Sixteen European starters contested the 2100 meter autostart event. Timed in 1.14.4kr, the daughter of Muscle Hill is trained by Paul Hagoort for Germany’s well-respected breeder/owner Alwin Schockemohle.

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Paris -Turf photo

Oct. 8 - Freehold, NJ - Southwind Roulette gives goosebumps

She might be best known for once bursting through a gaggle of geese on her way to victory at The Meadows, but co-owner Howard Taylor hopes that by the end of the season people recognize Southwind Roulette for her talent.

Southwind Roulette, who has won five of seven starts this year, races in the third of three Historic-Debutante Stakes divisions at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Friday.

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Curtis Salonick Photo

Oct. 2 - Lexington, KY - Mission Brief sets world record of 1:50.3 in International Stallion Stake

A quartet of Explosive Matter International Stallion Stakes were contested for 2-year-old trotting fillies on a bright and sunny Thursday afternoon (Oct. 2) at Lexington’s famed Red Mile. In the second $80,550 division Mission Brief provided fans with another world record performance, trotting to a 1:50.3 mile with her nearest rival some 16 lengths behind her.
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Nigel Soult photo

Sept. 25 - Lexington, KY - ANOTHER WORLD RECORD PERFORMANCE BY A MUSCLE HILL FILLY!

Four Bluegrass divisions for 2-year-old trotting fillies went postward Thursday night (Sept. 25) at The Red Mile. In the $84,250 second Norman S. Woolworth division, a field of seven went postward over the red clay, and as expected, 8-5 favorite Jolene Jolene won, and won in a big way -- equaling Mission Brief's world record for a 2-year-old trotting filly of 1:52.1. David Miller steered the daughter of Muscle Hill-Celebrity Speedie-Malabar Man for owner Bill Donovan and trainer Jonas Czernyson.
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Nigel Soult photo

Aug. 12 Muscle Hill Ad

 

Muscle Hill has firmly established himself as a leading trotting sire!

2014 Hambletonian Champion TRIXTON 3,1:50.3 ($840,604) By MUSCLE HILL-Emilie Cas El-Garland Lobell

2014 Merrie Annabelle Winner & World Champion MISSION BRIEF 2,1:52.2 ($255,775)

By MUSCLE HILL-Southwind Serena-Varenne

 

See the ad that highlights the Muscle Hill 2014 Yearlings that highlight the Lexington and Harrisburg Sales.

 

 

Trixton winning the Hambo

USTA/Mark Hall photo

Aug. 2 - The Meadowlands - Trixton wins the Hambletonian

 

Trixton and trainer/driver Jimmy Takter bested a stubborn stablemate Nuncio (John Campbell) in a stretch drive down the lane to win the $1,006,125, 89th Hambletonian on Saturday (Aug. 2) at The Meadowlands in 1:50.3. The time was the second fastest in the history of the race, behind his sire Muscle Hill, who won the 2009 Hambletonian in 1:50.1.

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USTA/Mark Hall photo

Aug. 2 - The Meadowlands - Mission Brief equals world record in Merrie Annabelle

 

It was mission accomplished for Mission Brief (Muscle Hill - Southwind Serena), who was “in a world of her own” according to track announcer Ken Warkentin, as she finished in a world-record tying 1:52.2, way ahead of the field, to win the $352,050 Merrie Annabelle for 2-year-old trotting fillies on Saturday (Aug. 2) at The Meadowlands.

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Chris Gooden photo

July 19 - Washington, PA  - Southwind Roulette avoids geese to capture PASS split

 

A filly and her driver may be asked to do many things to win a stake race, but finding a path through a flock of truculent geese typically isn’t among them. That was the case Friday at The Meadows, however, when Southwind Roulette and Yannick Gingras avoided the geese and captured a division of the Sand Tart, an $227,160 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for freshman filly pacers.

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SIRE STATISTICS 2014

Leading Money Winning Sires in 2014

2-Year-Old Trotters

SIRE STATISTICS 2014

Leading Money Winning Sires in 2014

2-Year-Old Pacers

MUSCLE HILL

SPORTSWRITER

Dave Landry photo

Sire Name Foals Starters Earnings
MUSCLE HILL 82 42 1,461,435
MUSCLE MASSIVE 85 56 1,439,696
DONATO HANOVER 102 60 1,412,382
CANTAB HALL 71 49 1,373,987
CONWAY HALL 75 55 1,278,495
EXPLOSIVE MATTER 81 47 1,081,641
KADABRA 103 55 835,753
CRAZED 70 41 756,373
LUCKY CHUCKY 84 47 697,597
ANDOVER HALL 99 56 690,883
MUSCLE MASS 90 51 638,742
CREDIT WINNER 59 36 572,997
CHIP CHIP HOORAY 53 47 553,030
RC ROYALTY 35 24 550,623
YANKEE GLIDE 72 42 537,741
NEELY DUNN 31 16 534,017
DEWEYCHEATUMNHOWE 79 42 526,379
MUSCLES YANKEE 51 32 476,055
SJ'S CAVIAR 72 30 470,918
HOLIDAY ROAD 81 44 428,769
Sire Name Foals Starters Earnings
SPORTSWRITER 154 99 1,888,599
BETTOR'S DELIGHT 115 82 1,733,245
ART MAJOR 92 73 1,643,479
WELL SAID 100 65 1,504,100
ROCK N ROLL HEAVEN 103 72 1,268,539
DRAGON AGAIN 85 50 1,250,261
SOMEBEACHSOMEWHERE 67 53 1,076,536
WESTERN IDEAL 50 32 1,050,169
WESTERN TERROR 103 63 976,897
AMERICAN IDEAL 85 59 961,348
FEELIN FRISKIE 54 44 937,322
ROCKIN IMAGE 107 70 852,988
SPORTSMASTER 61 39 794,397
ROCKNROLL HANOVER 133 81 735,720
PANSPACIFICFLIGHT 124 63 527,149
MACH THREE 108 48 512,631
YANKEE CRUISER 40 25 492,464
MCARDLE 37 24 481,026
PONDER 30 14 475,361
THIRD STRAIGHT 15 9 404,620

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NEW for 2014  MUSCLE HILL will stand at MARION Farms New Hope, PA

 

Under the Management of: SOUTHWIND FARMS:

Please See 2014 BREEDING SHED SCHEDULE CHANGES

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Sept. 18 - Southwind Spirit sets Balmoral mark in Am-Nat

 

Despite a track that had been drenched by heavy rains during the late afternoon hours, Burke Racing, Weaver Bruscemi LLC and Stable 45's Southwind Spirit had no problem negotiating his way over the sloppy going Wednesday night as the $105,000 yearling purchase etched his name into the Balmoral Park record books knocking off nine other 2-year-old trotting colts by 11 ¼ lengths in 1:54.1 while taking the $69,000 American National. The previous mark of 1:54.3 had been set in 2008 by Swan For All.

 

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Barry Skolnick CEO

As President of CAMBR Company, Inc. (formerly Solgar Vitamin& Herb Company), Barry has been involved with the family business since 1979, spearheading a subsidiary CAMBR Realty - investing, acquiring and developing in residential, commercial and industrial real estate and now a privately-held family office, investing in a variety of diverse investment opportunities.

Barry is a Trustee of the CAMBR Charitable Foundation.  He has a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oneonta.  He is currently single with two grown sons.

He enjoys racing and is a founding member of the Monticello Motor Club.  He enjoys all sports and actively participates in tennis, yoga and working out in the gym.

Read the recent Hoof Beats article on Barry .....click here

Internships Available at Southwind Farms

 

Southwind farms is now opening it's doors to students that would like to participate in our internship programs.  We are a large scale, equine reproduction facility that can offer a lot of hands on experience in the reproduction and farm management fields.  .... read more.

August 25 2010

Farm Manager Laura Young is profiled in Hoof Beats Way of Life, written by Nicole Kraft.

 

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Aug. 8 2009

Southwind Farms owner, and Muscle Hill co-owner Allen Skolnick raises the Hambletonian trophy with Southwind Farm manager Laura Young.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muscle Hill - wins Hambletonian

With an absolutely dominant world record 1:50.1 performance in today’s $1,520,333 Hambletonian Final, Muscle Hill made the dreams of many come true.

 

The win, his fifth in a row this year and 13th of 14 lifetime, puts Muscle Hill’s ’09 earnings at $1,015,241. Lifetime he now has $1.8 million banked for owners Jerry Silva, the TLP Stable, Southwind Farm and Muscle Hill Racing.

 

“It’s something we’ve waited for a long, long time and something that we’ll cherish for a long time. I can’t give enough credit to the whole team that made this possible. It’s been quite a ride all season long, the horse has been perfect,” said co-owner Allen Skolnick of Southwind.

August 2006   Feature article in The Harness Edge

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Southwind Farms is in the business of breeding, foaling and marketing standardbred horses.

Directions to Farm

 

Farm Manager: Laura Young

29 Burd Rd. Pennington, NJ  08534

Gilbertsville, N.Y.  13825

 

  Phone: (609) 737-9067  Fax: (609) 737-2481