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Berkelhammer Splits With Starlight Stables
US agent Barry Berkelhammer announced he & Starlight Stables "have agreed to part ways" due to his need to "expand his client base & focus on growing his bloodstock business". Berkelhammer was bloodstock advisor & racing manager from Starlight's inception & oversaw the breaking & initial training of its stable at his Ocala-based AbraCadabra Farm in Florida. Berkelhammer teamed with Starlight to buy Gr1 Breeders' Cup Distaff winner & multiple champion Ashado, plus Gr1-winners Harlan's Holiday, Octave & Purge.