Derby Contenders

Alpha Stables, Skychai Racing, and Sand Dollar Stables

Jim Shircliff and Harvey Diamond entered the horse business together nearly 20 years ago. Recently, the two have been putting together syndicate stables for new owners looking to get into the racing. David Koenig founded Sand Dollar Stables and Shircliff and Diamond started Skychai Racing. Shircliff and Daniel Johnson created Alpha Stables which is a group of 12 co-workers from River Road Asset Management and the three stables have joined together as the owners of Twinspired. The group of Louisville based owners couldn’t have chosen a more fitting name for their Kentucky Derby contender.