• GORGEOUS KITTEN stakes placed

    Goreous Kitten moved up from his maiden win to earn a stakes placing in the Rushaway at Turfway. He made a solid energetic move to gain his first black type.

  • KITTEN'S CAT placed in the G3- Palm Beach S

    Kitten’s Cat ran second in the G3 Palm Beach at Gulfstream. Earlier this year, he provided a fitting tribute to his sire when scoring his second stakes victory in the Kitten’s Joy  at Gulfstream.  Graduating at second asking at Kentucky Downs Sept. 15, Kitten’s Cat checked in third behind subsequent GI Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf winner Oscar Performance (Kitten’s Joy) in Belmont’s GIII Pilgrim S. over a yielding course Oct. 1. He was victorious in the Juvenile Turf Sprint S. on GI Breeders’ Cup Classic day at Santa Anita. He is closing on a quarter of a million dollars in earnings.

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  • OSCAR NOMINATED 2nd in the John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes - Gr. 3

    Graded SW, OSCAR NOMINATED added black type to his pedigree running a good second in the John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes - Gr. 3, He upped his earnings for the Ramseys to $694,195. 

  • SADLER'S JOY adds graded black-type

    Sadler`s Joy, a four year old homebred for Woodslane Farm LLC, added graded black-type to his pedigree running 2nd by a head in the G3- W L Mcknight H going 1 /12 on the turf. In his 7 starts lifetime, he has 3 wins and a second and has earned over $182,000. The colt is trained by  Thomas Albertrani.


  • Exciting firster for KITTEN'S JOY

    Courtesy of the TDN
    ADORABLE MISS  showed good speed and gameness to earn her diploma first out at Gulfstream, becoming the third debut winner on the day for the Todd Pletcher barn. Coming in off a good series of works on both dirt and turf at Palm Beach Downs, capped off by a five-furlong main track breeze in 1:00 4/5 (2/20) Jan. 14, she  tracked the speed from third at 9-2 through a :24.52 quarter. Moving up to within a head of the front passing a :48.30 half, the bay took over nearing the top of the stretch and dug in to repel her stretch rival by a neck. She is owned by Mathis Stable LLC and was bred by tge Ramseys.

  • 01/22/2017
  • DIVISIDERO 3rd in G2 Ft Lauderdale

    MGSW DIVISIDERO came wide to get up for the show spot in the Ft. Lauderdale G2 at Gulfstream. He has been aay from the starting gate since June. He has earned over $737,000 for owner Gunpowder Farms LLC. He is trained by  William B. Bradley and was bred by Hinkle Farms

  • Exciting firster for KITTEN'S JOY

    Courtesy of the TDN
    ENCHANTING KITTEN off as the 2-1 favorite, sat in midpack early beneath Javier Castellano. She began to make a sweeping move while about six wide on the far turn and came over the top down the lane to get there by 3/4 of a length. Asticou Trail (Hard Spun) was second. The victress is a full-sister to Csaba, MGSW, $682,440; and Kitten’s Queen, SW & GISP, $378,444. High Chant, an $85,000 purchase by SF Bloodstock while in foal to Kitten’s Joy at the 2016 FTKNOV sale, is also represented by a Kitten’s Joy filly of 2015. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $22,800. She is a homebred for the Ramseys.

  • 3 stakes placed horses for KITTEN'S JOY

    Luck of the Kitten was second in the Prairie Bayou S at Turfway, Kitten's Roar was second in the Blushing K D S at the Fair Grounds and Granny's Kitten was third in the Buddy Diliberto Memorial S also at the Fair Grounds. All have significant earnings with Granny's Kitten in the lead with earnings of $385,851, Luck of the Kitten, who was second in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile in 2014, has earned $366,960 and Kitten's Roar has earned  $271,958.

  • COALPORT adds G3 black type

    Making his 29th start, 7 year old MSW COALPORT (Kitten's Joy) ran a good third in the G3- Tropical Turf H at Gulfstream Park West. He has earned over $621,000 for his owner/breeders Ken and Sarah Ramsey.

  • CATAPULT a new SW for his sire

    The well named CATAPULT, already stakes placed, is now a new SW for his sire winning the Gio Ponti S at Aqueduct going  1/116 on the turf, The 3 year old is trained by Chad C. Brown and owned by Woodford Racing, LLC. He raced fowardly just outside, grabbed the lead and the railheading down the top of the stretch and hit the wire in front. He has earned over $184,000 for his connections and has won 3 of his 6 starts lifetime.

  • KITTEN'S ROAR adds a graded stakes placing

    The Ramsey's Kitten's Roar already had one stakes placing and today she added a graded stakes placing, running 2nd in the G3 Cardinal H at Churchill Downs, going 1 1/8 on the turf. She has earned over $250,000.


    Champion sire Kitten's Joy (El Prado {Ire})=s stud fee will remain unchanged at $100,000 for the 2017 breeding season, Ramsey Farm announced Wednesday. The chestnut, who has been the leading turf sire in American for the past four years, is responsible for three Grade/Group 1 winnersin 2016, capped by Oscar Performance's recent win in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf. Oscar Performance marked the fourth overall Breeders' Cup winner for his sire. Kitten's Joy is also the sire of 2016 GI Woodford Reserve Turf Classic winner Divisidero and G1 Coral-Eclipse S. hero Hawkbill. 

  • New stakes placed horse and MSW winner for KITTEN'S JOY

    Three year old Catapult lead most of the way racing keenly, but inside in the English Channel S at Belmont. He was collared towards the end and was third, but still gained black-type for his owner  Woodford Racing LLC. He has earned over $100,000 in 5 lifetime starts. On the same day at Woodbine, CONQUEST MYSTIQUE broke his maiden for Conquest Stables LLC and breeders the Ramseys. He raced seven furlongs on the turf.

  • Graded stakes winning 7 year old Veteran COALPORT wins allowance at Keeneland

    Nice allowance win today at Keeneland  for the Ramsey's graded SW COALPORT. He has now earned $612,123. HOMESPUN HERO, a recent claim, also won at Keeneland

  • 09/25/2016
  • Graded stakes placed GRANNY'S KITTEN won the Alphabet Soup H at PARX

    G3 stakes placed, GRANNY'S KITTEN gained upper case black-type winning the Alphabet Soup H at PARX. She slipped through on the rail and fought to the wire to win by a neck. She has earned over $342,000 for her owner/breeders the Ramseys.

  • 09/14/2016
  • Kittens add black-type

    At Laurel GENEROUS KITTEN ran second  in the Laurel Turf Cup S  for the Ramseys and gaining black-type and raising his earnings over $160,000. At Louisiana Downs, G3 SW COALPORT, another Kitten's Joy ran second in Unbridled S also for the Ramseys. His earnings stand at $578,283. 

  • AVA'S KITTEN adds black type in the Christie Cat

    3 year old graded stakes placed filly Ava's Kitten fought gamely for added black type in the Christiecat S sprinting 6 furlongs on the turf at Belmont for the Ramseys. She pushed  her earnings over $220,000.

  • Not the SW they wanted BUT 2 stakes placings for KITTEN progeny

    MGSW CAMELOT KITTEN ran second in the Saranac S. G3, surprised by a horse sneaking up on the outside. He lost by a head, but has upped his earnings to $663,520 with 4 wins and 3 seconds in 9 starts for the Ramseys. At the short Suffolk Downs meet, stakes placed Bitty Kitty added to her black type running second in the Steve Pini Memorial S. She is owned by  Patricia L. Moseley and was bred by  Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey.

  • Two Kitten full siblings entered on the same card at Saratoga

    Courtesy of the TDN

    Celestial Woods(Forestry) has already produced a pair of talented turf colts for Ken and Sarah Ramsey and the breeders hope they have a third on their handsin first timer STARSTRUCK KITTEN (Kitten's Joy). He is conditioned by Chad Brown, who also trained the juvenile's full-brothers, GI Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint winner BOBBY'S KITTEN  and MGSW CAMELOT KITTEN, who is entered in the GIII Saranac S. later on the card. 



  • 2 Saratoga winners today

    3 year old graded stakes placed filly Ava's Kitten sprinted to an allowance win for the Ramseys pushing her earnings over $210,000 and 2 year old Amerman Racing LLC homebred colt OSCAR PERFORMANCE broke his maiden excitingly in his second start. 

  • Granny`s Kitten stakes placed AGAIN

    Graded stakes placed, Granny`s Kitten held down the racing fort, adding more black type running third in the Robellino S at Penn National  for the Ramseys. He has earned $282,371.

  • MANIACAL adds graded black type in the Amsterdam G2

    MANIACALowned trained and bred by Wesley Ward ran a strong second in the Amsterdam G 2 at Saratoga in his first venture into stakes company. He has earned $140,000.

  • DEEPLY UNDERVALUED graduates at Saratoga and SPECIALEYES takes allowance in LA

    DEEPLY UNDERVALUED  was made the favorite and he stalked along the rail until the top of the lane. Switched to the outside, he c drew clear to a strong  3 1/4-length graduation.  DEEPLY UNDERVALUED is owned by Klaravich Stables, Inc. & William H. Lawrence and was bred by Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC (KY). He is trained by  Chad C. Brown.

    Brittlyn Stables homebred SPECIALEYES has not been off the board in 6 starts and won for the 2nd time today going a mile at Evangeline Downs. He has earned over $63,000.


  • Verbouwen gains G3 black type in the Boiling Springs S at Monmouth

    Three year old filly Verbouwen stepped up into stakes company in the G3- Boiling Springs S at Monmouth and added black type to her resume running third for her owners Michael E Kisber and Sheep Pond Partners, trainer Chad Brown and breeder Dr. John A. Chandler. She was a solid threat despite being steadied at the 1/16th pole.

  • Exciting first time starter and winner and another graded stakes placing for Fresh Feline

    At Indiana Downs, three year old SHIFTY KITTEN settled second-last, way off the pace and then literally flew home on the rail to get up by a neck for the win. She is trained by Mike Maker. This was a thrilling race - watch for this one!

    At Del Mar Fresh Feline, added another graded stakes placing in the Yellow Ribbon S. G2. She is trained by John A. Shirreffs
    owned by  Lazy F Ranch (Corbett) and was bred by Mr. & Mrs. Robert Horton & Charles Middleton III. She has earned a quarter of a million dollars.

  • GRANNY'S KITTEN adds MORE black type

    Graded stakes placed, Granny`s Kitten, added more black type running second in the Leemat S  at Presque Isle Downs  for the Ramseys. He has earned over $270,000  in only 12 starts.

  • Kitten activity

    Bitty Kitty was stakes placed in the Ellis Park Turf S and upped her earnings to $234,336. She was bred by the Ramseys but is owned by Patricia L Moseley. At Arlington Park. SW OSCAR NOMINATED ran a good second in the G3- American Derby S for the Ramseys. He has now bankrolled $414,310.

  • Exciting 2 year old winner first out for KITTEN'S JOY: EAGLE SPIRIT

    Trainer Wesley A. Ward worked his magic and 2 year old colt, EAGLE SPIRIT (o/oEagle Sound, by Fusaichi Pegasuswent off the heavy favorite and had no trouble proving his backers right. After a slight bobble at the start, he edged away passing the furlong pole and went on to a 1 1/2-length win. He is owned by Gabriel Duignan & Bruce Pieratt, was bred by Gabriel Duignan, Crosshaven Bloodstock & Vision Thoroughbreds. 

  • 06/23/2016
  • GRANNY'S KITTEN adds black type and has earned 1/4 million

    Graded stakes placed, Granny`s Kitten, added more black type running second in the Mystic Lake Mile Stakes at Canterbury Park  for the Ramseys. She has earned over $250,000.

  • 06/17/2016

  • 06/12/2016

  • 06/06/2016
  • Camelot Kitten purrs in Belmont's Pennine Ridge Stakes

    Courtesy of The Miami Herald


    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse
    By Frank Angst


  • John's Kitten add graded black type

    Going a mile and a half on the turf, Johns Kitten rallied from far back to gain the place and add his first black type in the G3 Louisville H. at Churchill Downs. He is owned by the Ramseys and trained by Mike Maker. Johns Kitten pushed his earnings to over $97,000.


    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse
    By Ron Mitchell

  • Camelot Kitten Scores American Turf Upset

    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse
    By Frank Angst


    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse
    By Alastair Bull 

  • Noble Beauty stakes placed at PARX

    As if the two graded stakes wins by sons of Kitten's Joy were not enough, his 3 year old filly Noble Beauty ran second in the Honey Ryder S in her second start lifetime!  She was bred by the Ramseys and is now owned by Great Point Stables LLC  and trained by Chad Brown. Watch for this one.

  • HOME RUN KITTEN takes the off the turf the American H. at Santa Anita

    5 year old graded stakes winner HOME RUN KITTEN added to his laurels winning the American H. at Santa Anita on an off the turf sealed main track. He raced wide throughout to surge clear and up his earnings over $400,000 for owner Tarabilla Farms, Inc.and trainer David E. Hofmans. He was bred by  Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey.


  • Big Blue Kitten Heads Woodford Turf Classic

    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse


    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse
    By Lenny Shulman

  • Top Equibase Speed Figures for SMOKEM KITTEN,

    Miami Mile (gr. IIIT) winner Smokem Kitten  tied for the best Equibase Speed Figures this past week. Ken and Sarah Ramsey's homebred Smokem Kitten registered his first stakes win with a front-running score on the Gulfstream Park turf April 30, earning a career-best ESF of 116. Trained by Mike Maker, the 4-year-old Kitten's Joy colt has improved his ESF in four straight races, dating back to his final start of 2015. Smokem Kitten entered the Miami Mile off a 5 1/2-length allowance optional claiming victory March 20 on the Gulfstream turf, where he earned a 115

  • Kitten's Joy Colt Enters the Epsom Derby Picture

    Courtesy of the TDN

  • 05/01/2016

  • 05/01/2016
  • 2 NICE maiden winners for Kitten's Joy

    Three year old colt BILLY'S KITTEN won at Keeneland for the Ramseys in his third start and three year old gelding, MANIACAL, owned trained and bred by Wesley Ward also graduated at Keeneland - in his second start. Both had  seconds as well. Watch for this pair!

  • 04/25/2016
  • KTDF Owner of the Year: Kenneth L. & Sarah K. Ramsey

     KTDF Owner of the Year: Kenneth L. & Sarah K. Ramsey

    Recipients of the 2015 KTOB Kentucky-Bred Champion awards were voted on by the full membership of KTA/KTOB while the KTDF category leaders were tabulated using purse money won at Kentucky racetracks in 2015. KTOB merit award recipients were voted on by the KTA/KTOB Board of Directors

  • BIG BLUE KITTEN: KTDF Turf Male Award

    KTDF Turf Male: BIG BLUE KITTEN (Kitten's Joy) Breeder: Kenneth L. & Sarah K. Ramsey 

  • Ramsey - Chad Brown success at the track

    Already a stakes winner at 2, AVA'S KITTEN added graded black type running a strong second in the Appalachian S. Presented by Japan Racing Association - Gr. 3 at Keeneland for the Ramseys and trainer Chad Brown. 

    On the same card  4 year old stakes winning colt, TWEET KITTEN won an allowance race going 1 1/2 of the turf. He broke his maiden last fall and thereafter he scored an upset in the Bryan Station S. After a winter break, the homebred went off the favorite in this route at Keeneland. He waited in 5 th and then began to rally midway on the far turn and charged to clear the field in the shadow of the wire. He is closing on $200,000 in earnings.

    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse
    By Lenny Shulman

  • Oscar Nominated Takes Spiral for Ramseys

    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse
    Tom LaMarra

  • DIVISIDERO 2nd in the G3

    G2 SW DIVISIDERO  added black type to his resume, running second in the G3 Appleton at Gulfstream. He stalked the pace and just missed. He is owned by  Gunpowder Farms LLC and was bred by Hinkle Farms. His earnings stand at $384,350 in 7 starts!

  • Bobby's Kitten Makes Winning Irish Debut

    Courtesy of the Irish Field and the Paulick Report

  • Busy day at the races for the Ramseys

    Eden Grey`s Kitten added black type, running second sprinting in the Costa Rising S at the Fair Grounds and has raised his earnings over $149,000. He is owned by Whispering Oaks Farm LLC.   

    At Santa Anita, Fresh Feline ran third in the G2- Santa Ana S  adding graded black type to her pedigree for owner Lazy F Ranch. She has earned over $213,000.

    Add to that, at Gulfstream, Lucky Kitten won for the 9th time and upped his earnings over $158,000. He was claimed out of the race and we wish his new connections the best.

  • 03/27/2016

  • 02/26/2016

  • 03/05/2016

  • 02/28/2016

  • 03/04/2016
  • SW Divisidero third in the G3 Canadian Turf S

    Graded SW DIVISIDERO returned to the races after some time off and made a late bid to run a good third in the  G3 Canadian Turf S  at Gulfstream. He is owned by Gunpowder Farms LLC and was bred by Hinkle Farms. He has earned over $345,000.

  • 02/28/2016

    Just in time for the Oscars!

  • 02/26/2016

    Courtesy of the TDN
    By By T.D. Thornton 

  • Silver Magnolia 2nd in the OBS Championship S.

    Silver Magnolia broke her maiden last out at Tampa Bay. Stepping up into stakes company in the OBS Champtonship S. going 1 1/16 on the All Weather Track,  she rallied three wide for the place and added black type on her pedigree page. She is owned by Evergreen Stables, LLC and was bred by  Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey. 

  • Charming Kitten Goes the Distance

    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse


    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse
     By Ron Mitchell 


    Courtesy of the Blood-Horse
    by Tracy Gantz

  • 2015 Eclipse Awards: Big Blue Kitten

    Courtesy of the DRF
    By Marcus Hersh

  • Eclipse Finalists

    Turf Male: Big Blue Kitten (Kitten’s Joy), Golden Horn (GB) (Cape Cross {Ire}), The Pizza Man (English Channel)

    Turf Female: Found (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), Stephanie’s Kitten (Kitten’s Joy), Tepin (Bernstein)

    Owner: Ken and Sarah Ramsey, Midwest Thoroughbreds, Zayat Stables

    Breeder: Darley, Ken and Sarah Ramsey, Zayat Stables

  • Kitten's Point third in G3

    Augustin Stables' homebred Kitten`s Point ran third in the G3- Robert G Dick Memorial S  at Delawre Park. She only missed by 3/4 of a length. She has earned $456,565.

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