Quite A Handful by Mutakddim out of Silent Queen by King Of Kings (IRE), will be standing his second season at Holden Farm. Quite A Handful is a Graded Stakes Placed winner of $284,297 and a two time track record holder at Indiana Downs, One and One Sixteenth Miles on the Turf in 1:40.91 and One Mile and Seventy yards on the dirt 1:39.25. Outran such horses as Heza Wild Guy $694,447, Brickyard $275,705, Florentino (JPN) $230,895 , Here Comes Ben $410,764 , Giant Oak $1,484,829 and Hoosier Kingdom $357,605. Quite A Handful will stand his second year for the bargain price of $650 to Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse mares.
Proud to be the home of the stallion 2004 Stephen Foster (G1) victor Colonial Colony $921,345 a son of Kentucky Derby winner Pleasant Colony. Colonial Colony's half brother Battle Hardened winner of the Sam F. Davis Grade 3. Colonial Colony's first Indiana breds are 3yrold of 2013.
Colonial Colony's son Pleasant Kalem winner at Indiana Downs
Holden Farmis also home to some of Indiana's best young Quarter Horses including weanlings and mares in foal to Grade 2 winning Quarter Horse stallion La Jollaroid s.i. 109 $155,122 a son of Streakin La Jolla sire of Mr. Jess Perry. La Jollaroid's starters average over $31,070 which lands him among the breeds elites. His Daughter Snow Forecast s.i. 109 became his second Graded stakes horse from only 4 starters when she finished 3rd in the Grade 3 Decketta S. at Remington Park March 25, 2012. All four of his starters are AAA.
Snow Forecast s.i. 109 by La Jollaroid s.i. 109
We also have foals and mares in foal to the million dollar Keeneland yearling Cats And Dogs a son of Storm Cat.
Congrats to Verrazano from the same female family as Cats And Dogs winner of the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby, a Ky. Derby prep. Verrazano was the early favorite for the 2013 Ketucky Derby G1.
Holden Farm is the home to Eckelson a home bred son of champion Bahri, out of the Spectacular Bid mare The Very Best Bid from the family of Grade 1 winners The Very One and Soviet Star, Eckelson is available for Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse and APHA (paint) broodmares.
We would like to welcome you to come and visit our 105 acre race horse training and breeding farm located half way between the two Indiana Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse race tracks (Hoosier Park Racing and Casino-Indiana Downs/Indiana Live Casino) and less than 30 miles east of Indianapolis.
Let us help you with your dreams of owning and racing a Thoroughbred or Quarter Horse come true.
We can assit your Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse breeding needs in Indiana and give you the opporunity to be part of the lucrative and competitive Indiana Breeding and horse racing industry. We have been foaling mares and breeding horses for over 50 years. Jay J. Holden has been race training for over 20 years.
Whether you need a place to foal your mare or a great Indiana sire to breed your mare to, wish to purchase a young horse for racing, breeding stock, looking for a racing partnership or need a Thoroughbred or Quarter Horse racing trainer we are always willing to answer your questions. We always have Indiana bred horses for sale.
Please enjoy your vist to our site and thanks for looking. If you can, come visit our farm.
Jay 720-218-1581 and Arv 303-870-8398