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Libfeld/Katz Stallion Roster
p, 2, 1:50.2;3,1:47.4 ($1,625,869
Hanover Shoe Farms $5,000
3, 1:51.4M ($1,292,433)
Hanover Shoe Farms $6,500
p, 3,1:47.1M ($3,148,657)
Hanover Shoe Farms - Book Full
3, 1:50.2F $2,558,133
Diamond Creek Farm $20,000
4, T1:53.3M $256,350
Schwartz Boarding Farm $3,000
T, 3, 1:51.0M $1,239,138
Hanover Shoe Farms $4,000
Victory Hill Farm $2,500
Ariana G: Potra Grande
March 30 2017
Marvin Katz and Al Libfeld already knew they had something special in Ariana G.
But after what their trainer had to say about the trotting filly, bred and owned by Katz and Libfeld, as she comes back for her 3-year-old season, even being cautiously optimistic becomes an exercise in restraint.
read the complete story ... courtesy of Hoof Beats
This article originally appeared in the April 2017 issue of Hoof Beats magazine, the official publication of the U.S. Trotting Association. To learn more about Hoof Beats, visit www.hoofbeatsmagazine.com
photo by Vicki Wright
2, 1:51.4M $743,967 2016 Breeders Crown Winner
ALL THE TIME
Q1:52.1M $931,366 2016 Hambeltonian Oaks winner
Bar Hopping will stand at Hanover Shoe Farms in 2017
Multiple stakes-winning three-year-old trotting colt Bar Hopping has been retired from racing and will commence stallion duty in 2017 for a fee of $6,500.
Trained by Jimmy Takter, Bar Hopping was owned throughout his racing career by Canadians Marvin Katz and Al Libfeld as well as Christina Takter of New Jersey and Ohio's Hatfield Stables. He retires with $1,385,293 in career earnings and a summary of 10-6-5 from 28 starts and missing the top five only once.
2017 Broodmare/Yearling/ Roster has been updated
Great new additions include: All The Time, Womans Will, Kathy Parker, Haughty, and others.... click here
Ariana G (152 votes)
Muscle Hill---Cantab It All---Cantab Hall
Breeders/Owners: Marvin Katz, Al Libfeld
Trainer: Jimmy Takter
Driver: Yannick Gingras
Races: 11-9-1-0 Purses: $743,967
Mark: 1:51.4 at Red Mile
$600,000 Breeders Crown;
$306,500 Doherty Memorial;
$275,880 Peaceful Way
2016 Dan Patch Award Winner Ariana G
2-YEAR-OLD FEMALE TROTTER
Al Libfeld and Marvin Katz 2016 Dan Patch Breeders of the Year
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Today the United States Harness Writers Association announced that Al Libfeld and Marvin Katz are the season’s Breeders of the Year. The Libfeld Katz partnership were the breeders of Ariana G 2, 1:51.4M $743,967 and her successful sophomore sister All The Time 3, Q1:52.1M $931,366.
Ariana G is Canada’s Two-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year
Jan. 28 2017
Ariana G won nine of 11 races and earned $804,245 during her rookie campaign. Stakes wins for the Muscle Hill filly included the Breeders Crown, Jim Doherty Memorial, Peaceful Way elimination and final, and New Jersey Sire Stakes Championship.
Libfeld/Katz are 2016 Armstrong Breeder of the Year
Jan. 28 2017
Marvin Katz, and Al Libfeld, were honoured for the second consecutive year with the Armstrong Breeder of the Year Award. What started as a partnership that focused on buying yearlings and racing horses has evolved into one of harness racing's most respected breeding enterprises. Horses bred by this partnership won 29 races and purses in excess of $1.3 million in 2016. Their top horses were All The Time, O’Brien winner Ariana G, Princess Aurora and O Narutac Perfecto.
Libfeld/Katz named Equestrian Canada's 2016 Canadian Breeder of the Year
April 15 2017
Marvin Katz and Al Libfeld were named Equestrian Canada's 2016 Canadian Breeder of the Year at the annual Awards Reception, presented by Boehringer Ingelheim, on April 8 in Vancouver, B.C.
Held in conjunction with the EC Annual Convention, April 7-9, the Reception celebrated the national award recipients for 2016, and their impressive achievements within the equestrian community.
(Taurus Dream - Musetta Hanover) 2, 1:54.1s -'14 ($692,116)
Jan. 22 2017 - Stubborn Belle has her first foal, a beautiful Muscle Hill filly.