Another filly -- and
she's beautiful! After a bit of a difficult delivery,
Charlys Ragtime Band had the
largest foal she's ever had, a beautiful dark brown filly by
Rare News, early in the morning of April
NEWS looks great -- pretty
head, nice angles, good legs, nice hip
and shoulder, great bone --
she arrived literally kicking her way out of her mother and ready to
from the third foal crop of her sire,
Rare News (by All-Time Leading Sire
Down Dash). She is the fifth foal out of her
dam Charlys Ragtime Band (a race
producer and a 100% race ROM producer from two foals to start.
There are 10 starts between her two foals, and from those
10 starts, her foals
have been in the money
dam, Its Gotta Be Charley,
si 105 (by Too
Tidy) is a
with a record of 7 wins, 2
1 third from 11 starts in Quarter Horse races. She won the Idaho QHBA
Derby and was a finalist in the Boise Derby. One of
her two foals
to race earned a ROM.
Third dam, Town
Of Plenty, si 86 (by
Little Town, si 100) was a race winner and a
She was dam of
7 foals, 3 to race, all winners, all ROM.
dam, Fair Nola TB
Princequillo) was a
four-time race winner in Thoroughbred
races. Fair Nola was dam of five horses to race, 3 winners.
BLUES NEWS was born with good bone and packing
a lot of muscle. She is energetic, independent and very well made. She has the nicest
shoulder and a great hip -- a lot of power here. She is very quick and
athletic -- and shows great potential for the track or arena.
News is aware of everything going on around her and
boldness as she checks things out. Like Charly's other foals,
Blues News is also a sweetheart -- friendly, curious and calm.
She's very pretty,
News is eligible for the
Speedhorse Races, Speedhorse Barrel Races, Bitterroot,
Beehive, Rocky Mountain Classic, Northern Plains Futurity, Kansas Jackpot,
and VGBRA Barrel Futurity. She will be Challenge nominated.
News is offered for sale. She's priced at
$5,000 $4,500 and a FREE 2008
breeding to Rare News (for an approved mare) goes with her. She will be
ready to go when she is weaned, sometime in August.
Contact us with
questions or for more information.
SOLD 12-18-07. Blues
News will soon be heading to Hooper, Utah, to new owners who plan to race her in
2009. Congratulations to her new owners -- Blues News is a very nice filly!
Blues News on the go, September 26, 2007
Very top photo taken September 17, 2007.
2nd & 4th photos taken September 1, 2007. Third
photo taken in July 2007.
Photos just above taken in
Above photos taken May 14,
Photos above taken at
4 and 5-days of age.
on this page taken when Blues News was just 10 hours old.
Left: An exhausted
Charly tries to nap in the sun less than 12 hours after foaling,
while her new
daughter kisses her.