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Little Talks Picks Up Third Stakes Win Of Her Career At Los Alamitos

Posted on February 16, 2017 at 9:40 PM

LOS ALAMITOS, CA—FEBRUARY 16, 2017— Dr. Steve Burns’ Little Talks bumped slightly at the start of the $25,000 Denim N Diamonds Handicap, but then flew to take the lead on the way an easy daylight victory in the 350-yard feature on Saturday at Los Alamitos.


Ridden by Cesar De Alba for trainer Mike Casselman, Little Talks picked up her third stakes victory at Los Alamitos after posting a 1¼ length victory over the sizzling fast Bemused in the Denim N Diamonds.


Sent off as the 2-5 favorite, the filly by Favorite Cartel covered the 350 yards in :17.60 while recording her eight career win in 15 starts. This was also her third stakes win – one for each year that she has raced. Little Talks won the Grade 1 Golden State Million Futurity in a great duel with the talented colt Docs Best Card and then won the PCQHRA Breeders Derby last year.


In making only her second start as a 4-year-old mare, Little Talks earned the $11,000 first place share of the purse for winning the Denim N Diamonds. She’s now made $563,897 in her racing career.


Little Talks came into this race after running a strong third in the Grade 1 Charger Bar Handicap on January 8. She also ran in the Adequan California Derby Challenge and Z. Wayne Griffin Directors Trials last year and as a 2-year-old she made the field to the Restricted Grade 2 Governor’s Cup Futurity in addition to her Golden State Million win.


Ed Allred’s Bemused, which has proven to be unbeatable when racing at 300 yards, finished a solid second in the Denim N Diamonds. Ridden by Eulices Gomez for trainer James Glenn, Jr., the Separatist mare earned $4,500 for running second.


Dr. Burns’ One Sweet Jess filly One Sweet Winner finished third and was followed across the wire by Lady Perry On Fire and Tough Broad. Multiple stakes winner Nymph lost her jockey Carlos Huerta at the start of the race when the rider bumped into the assistant starter.


Nymph was declared a non-starter as a result of the interference. Live racing resumes on Sunday evening at 5:35 p.m. with the running of the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Winter Championship and the Los Alamitos Maiden Stakes.

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Burns Ranch Welcomes BF FARM BOSS!

Posted on November 24, 2016 at 12:20 AM

Burns Ranch wants to welcome a new stallion to the farm.... BF Farm Boss! Graded Stakes winner in Ruidoso and Los Alamitos! Breeding's available for the 2017 season! Call us to make your reservations.

Favorite Cartel Sires 2 Qualifiers to the Champion of Champions!

Posted on November 16, 2016 at 12:20 AM

It's an honor for Burns Ranch to say that in his first year as a 3yr old sire FAVORITE CARTEL qualifies two amazing 3 yr olds to the prestigious 2016 CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS!! And also a big congratulations to the connections of FORGET IT who is a son to one of our stallions FOOSE!! Burns Ranch will be well represented in the 2016 CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS! Good Luck To All

Favorite Cartels run 1st and 2nd in the 2016 Golden State Million Dollar Futurity!

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 3:40 PM

Favorite Cartels run 1st and 2nd in the 2016 Golden State Million Dollar Futurity! Congratulations to all the connections! What an exciting weekend


LOTTA BLUES MAN (Favorite Cartel-Lotta Love For Robyn)

Owners: Lucky Seven Ranches

Trainer: Mike Casselman

Jockey: Cody Jensen


TARZANITO (Favortie Cartel-Ancient Empress)

Owners: A1A Racing LLC

Trainer: Francisco Vallejo

Jockey: Eddie Garcia

Burns Ranch Stallions Sire 6 in the Golden State Million!

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 3:40 PM

Golden State Million futurity is well represented with 6 babies out of Burns Ranch Stallions. What an amazing weekend! Congratulations to all the connections and good luck in the finals!


TARZANITO- Favorite Cartel- Ancient Empress

SIX ZEROS-Walk Thru Fire-Million Ways

WORTH DOING-Walk Thru Fire-Callan Rocks

LOTTA BLUES MAN-Favorite Cartel-Lotta Love For Robyn

RENEWED-Walk Thru Fire-Make Over

KING CANDY-One Sweet Jess-Stars R Blue

Foose Sires 3rd Fastest Qualifier to Rainbow Derby

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 10:40 PM

The third-fastest qualifier is La Feliz Montana Ranch’s homebred Significant Runner. The daughter of Foose won the fourth trial by an impressive one-and-one-quarter lengths in :21.798 under rider Raul Herrera.


Significant Runner, trained by Joel Valeriano, Jr., won her trials to the Ruidoso, Rainbow and All American futurities at Ruidoso Downs a year ago, however did not reach the finals of any of those Grade1 races. She has moved forward as a three-year-old by qualifying for the Grade 1, $1,069,000 Ruidoso Derby and now the Rainbow Derby.


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Walk Thru Fire Sires Rainbow Derby Qualifier!

Posted on July 10, 2016 at 9:30 PM

Walk Thru Fire sires the 5th fastest time in the Rainbow Derby Trials at Ruidoso Downs.   With a time of 21.845, Boogies Special Dash won the 13th trial to stake his place in the top 10 fastest times for the day.   Kasey Willis trained the gelding and Cesar Gomez rode him to the winners circle.   Boogies Special Dash is owned by Kenneth Ruthardt.

Good Luck in the finals!!

Favorite Cartel Sires 1 and 2 in the Bitterroot Futurity

Posted on June 25, 2016 at 10:20 PM

Burns Ranch stallion, Favorite Cartel, sired the 1st and 2nd place finishers in the 2016 Bitterrot Futurity!

Long Lost Buddy, a 2 year old gelding out of the Corona Cartel mare, Remember The Cartel finishes first in this years futurity just in front of Mahoney N Tackleberry.  Both geldings are by stand out sire, Favorite Cartel.   Congratulations to all of the connections of these outstanding horses!

Favorite Cartels, GOT MOVES Qualifies to the Rocky Mountain Futurity

Posted on June 24, 2016 at 10:45 PM

Favorite Cartel's GOT MOVES qualifies 6th to the Rocky Mountain Futurity!   The finals will be on July 10th at Arapahoe Park.  Congrats to everyone involved with GOT MOVES and best of luck in the finals!

FOOSE SIres Finalist $1 Million Ruidoso Derby

Posted on June 6, 2016 at 4:05 PM

FOOSE SIres Finalist $1 Million Ruidoso Derby

Congrats to all of the connections and good luck in the finals.

Jockey: Raul Herrera

Trainer: Joel Valeriano, Jr.

Owner: La Feliz Montana Ranch LLC

Breeder: La Feliz Montana Ranch Llc