Will Farish, the master of Lane’s End Texas in Hempstead and Lane’s End Farm in Versailles, KY, topped all Texas breeders with four Texas-bred stakes winners in 2009. They were Ruby’s Big Band, Upstream, Valid Code and Value System. Clarence Scharbauer Jr. and Keith Asmussen were each represented as the breeders of three 2009 Texas-bred stakes winners. Scharbauer bred Command Cat, Coyote Legend and his multiple stakes-winning sprinter Gold Coyote. Asmussen bred Border Slew and Tiffany Royal in his own name, and Majestic Vintage in partnership with one of his sons, Steve. Bob and Janice McNair were represented as the breeders of two 2009 Texas-bred stakes winners. They included Camille’s Appeal, the champion Texas-bred 2-year-old filly, and Lissa’s Star.
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