Elm Tree Farm
      in Colorful  Coloradooutheast Colora
On the historic Santa Fe Trail in Southeastern
Elm Tree Farm
5506 County Road HH
Lamar, Colorado  
Cell: 719 691-9535
Elm Tree's breeding program is built around what I value
in a horse:
  • Intelligence - Ability to learn, IQ in the horse is an inheritable
  • Disposition - I breed for gentle, kind attitudes and willingness.
  • Genetics - Breed best to the best! Top bloodlines in the
    thoroughbred are not an accident, but rather the result of
    hundreds of years planning.
  • Conformation - Build them to endure the rigors of performance.
  • Beauty - Sorry folks, this is a holdover from our halter horse
    days... AND there is nothing so good for the heart as looking
    out over a pasture of beautiful horses.

You will find the dams of our blood stock mares and
stallions here have either earnings or have produced
progeny with earnings - usually both. Our brood mares
are chosen for genetics, performance and longevity of
performance. I choose hard-knocking mares who've run
40 -50-60 or more races and have retired sound. Our
goal: to breed legs of iron back into the performance

However, overall, Elm Tree Farm has been an affair of
the heart. Every horse is adored and treated as such.
   JD Bennett - owner.
Cut and Shoot    Black Type Stakes Winner trained by #4 National
ranked Trainer and 6 time Sovereign Award Outstanding Trainer, Mark E. Casse, for Stonerside Stables.
Casse said, " I remember Cut and Shoot very well,.He was a very talented horse but was injured early in
his career."  Injured in the G3 Lonestar Derby at 3, Shooter returned after a year's layup to continue
winning stakes and allowances - just not at the black type levels. He retired sound at 9 after 54 races!
winning 14, coming second 10 times and third place 10 times. Another example of the legendary breeding
legacy for producing competitive soundness of his bloodlines of
and SILVER DEPUTY lines.
Producing big foals with his incredibly gentle disposition.
CUT AND SHOOT TB 16'1   E:113
Stakes winner earnings:  $348,570  54-14-10-10  
Winner at 2 - winning his first 3 races
  •   Won Debut  MSW $60.6K by 7 3/4 lengths
 Allowance $61.6K  by 3 1/2 lengths
 $100,000 AFLEET  Stakes by 2  3/4 lengths
  • 2nd $150,000 Achievement Handicap
  $83.7K Allowance by a neck to ORGAN GRINDER
   beating JUDITH'S WILD RUSH by 2 1/2 lengths
  • 4th $100,000 Canadian Jockey Club Stakes where
    Canadian Champion SOARING FREE set a new North
    American Record for 7 furlongs  
Sired by: AMERICAN CHANCE G2 stakes winner of $847,977
432 foals- 342 starters - 31 SW - 282 winners  of $23,966,384 in
Dam:  Stakes producing daughter of  G3 SILVER DEPUTY
On the Board
61% of his races

In the money in 17
Stakes on Dirt,
Synthetic, & 4th on
Turf at 5 furlongs
to a mile 1/16

Career Total:
14 wins
10  2nds
10  3rds

EVA tested
negative &
2010 crop geldings, by Symbolic Times, in training for barrel -
roping - cutting by Jim and Lisa - south of Pueblo. Will be for
sale - watch for more contact information