KEILANI FARMS PROFILE

Keilani Farms

 

Recent Stakes Vitctories:

-Won 2008 Kindergarten Futurity with Revv It Up

-Won the Golden State Million Futurity with Eye For Corona in 2007

 

Glenn and Kathleen Collins' Keiliani Farms won four races from 14 starters for earnings of $1,121,109 in their first year involved in Quarter Horse racing under the Keilani Farms banner. The numbers made Keilani Farms the meet's leading owner entity in money earned, while their horses; in the money percentage of 79% was the meet's second highest mark for an owner with more than 10 Quarter Horse starters.

Keilani Farms' top horses included Eye For Corona, the meet's leading money winner with $1,1004,829, who won the Golden State Million Futurity while running second in the Ed Burke Million Futurity and Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity. Eye Corona finished the year with four wins from eight starts.

Keilani Farms also campaigned Tailgunner Tom, the runner-up in the PCQHRA Breeders Futurity and a finalist in the Ed Burke Million Futurity, and Catchmeonthebackside, who placed in both of his starts at Los Alamitos. 

Earlier this month, Keilani Farms was honored as AQHA Champion Owners, largely because of their success with Eye For Corona. Keilani Farms also campaigned Swinging Jess, the winner of the Grade 1 Manor Downs Futurity and Retama Park Futurity.

In Hawaiian, the name Keilani means 'heavenly' or 'glorious one'. The 400-acre farm located in Waller, Texas is currently the home of four broodmares, plus surrogate mares, and the Collins' racing stock.

But that's not why Glenn and Kathleen Collins decided to use the name when it came to branding their recently purchased farm. "Keilani is the name of our toy poodle," Kathleen said with a grin. "We named the farm after our toy poodle."