Derby Contenders

S. Alesia, Bran Jam Stable & Ciaglia Racing, LLC

Longtime partners, Sharon Alesia, Bran Jam Stable and Ciaglia Racing have been racing horses together with trainer Peter Eurton for years.  Their first graded stakes winner was Weemissfrankie, named after deceased partner Frank Alesia, who won the Del Mar Debutante in 2011.   Joe Ciaglia of Ciaglia Racing is the owner of California Skateparks, one of the premier designers of action sports facilities in the world, designing skateboard parks and facilities for the X Games.  Joe Ciaglia and trainer Peter Eurton met in the 1990s through the friendship of their wives.  Frank Alesia, one of Eurton's owners, helped educate Ciaglia about racing.  The first horse to run under the partnership of Frank and Sharon Alesia, Bran Jam Stable and Ciaglia racing was a horse named Cee Dreams.