In the early 60's David bought his first horse, Jennyranda.
She is the grand dam of Crowntron. Crowntron was a
premier stallion in Europe before an untimely death.
He is the sire of Queen L, one of the greatest trotting
mares ever. In the early 70's David purchased a yearling for Courtney Foos.

Starlark Hanover was a multiple world champion and won 21 of 22 starts as a 2 year old. Check out the single shaft bike and the broken foot.
Now that's dedication!!!

In the mid 70's David bought Pebble Lobell
for Robert Spenser. She is the second dam
of the sport's fastest horse, Cambest.

Then in the mid 90's, David bred, raised and raced SJ's Photo.
Highlights of SJ's career:

  • April 10, 1990 - Born on the Wade Farm.
  • 1992 - As a two year old SJ was 13 for 13 - Undefeated in thirteen starts!!
  • 1993 - 1:53.4 record taken at Lexington on Kentucky Futurity Day.
  • 1994 - Raced all winter, winning the SuMacLad and was still able to win the Hanover Stake and American National. He finished second to Pine Chip in the Nat Ray.
  • 1995 - Won in Finland and Denmark. Won a heat of the Elitlopp. Won American National, Titan Cup and Nat Ray after returning home. Then went to Italy in the fall to win all three races there.
  • 1996 - Retired to Kosmos Farm in Pennsylvania.