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Holden Thoroughbred & Running Quarter Horse Farm
Your first stop for Indiana Bred Race Horses
Horses we bred
Holden bred Thoroughbreds, click for gallery

Thoroughbreds bred by Arv Holden and Jay Holden

Holden bred Quarter Horses, click for gallery Quarter Horses bred by Arv Holden and Jay Holden
Harryslilstar our QH matriarch, click for gallery     Arv purchased Harryslilstar as a weaner in 1961, she went on the produce the North Dakota state halter futurity winner Fiery Dunnette 1967, Top Western Pleasure mare in Minn. 1971 Miss Otoe  Gill, Multiple stakes winner and top running horse in Canada 1973 Chickle Book who has made a name as the top sire and broodmare sire of Canadian barrel racing horses.  Harryslilstar aslo produced multiple stakes placed Books Alive, also a NFR bulldogging horse, and Lil Otoe Book an 8 time CFR qualifier in barrel racing.
Thoroughbred Stallions we have stood, click      Our first Thoroughbred stallion was the graded stakes winner Nose For Money, we then stood stakes winner and graded placed Nasgame.  Aranjuez was a southern California stakes winner and of course our son of Sunday Silence, Eishin Masamune (JPN).
Wranglers Rockett s.i. 98 and his offspring, click      Arven purchased Wranglers Rockett s.i.98 at the Bueno Suerte Ranch sale in 1978 as a racing and stallion prospect.  Wranglers Rockett became the only stakes winner out of that sale and went on to a very nice stud career.  His colts raced, showed, did performance and barrels, they all had great dispositions and very correct.
     Wranglers Rockett was a son of Rocket Wrangler and out of the Buzz Bar mare Buzzin Princess.   One intresting fact about Wrangler is that when he was foaled he froze off the tips of his ears which led to many nicknames over the years ( teddy bear ears, frosty)  or as we always called him "Wrangler"
Quarter Horse Stallions we have stood, gallery

     We have been standing stallions since the 1960's.  Starting with the Otoe stallion Otoe Gill who stood Grand Champion several times as well as the stallion Pretty King Cody also a Halter horse.
      Our first race horse was Wranglers Rockett and then his son Arv s.i.104.  We had a son of Bugs Alive In 75 that we raised named Mercedes Bug.  Jay stood his first stallion a horse he raised named Dr. Jay The Gray.   Ima Merridoc Too a stakes winning son of Merridoc out of a Beduino* mare, bought at the Heritage Sale.

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Holden bred Thoroughbreds, click for gallery
Holden bred Quarter Horses, click for gallery
Harryslilstar our QH matriarch, click for gallery
Thoroughbred Stallions we have stood, click
Wranglers Rockett s.i. 98 and his offspring, click
Quarter Horse Stallions we have stood, gallery
HomeStallionsColonial Colony, G1 winnerQuite A HandfulPYC Fast PrizeEckelsonreference sire La Jollaroid s.i. 109 Farm PicturesHorses we bredRace TrainingSunday Silence & Eishin Masamune (Jpn) tributeRace Prospects for saleBroodmares and Broodmares for saleContact Us & Directions