Feature: The Delta King’s Gambit, Karl Broberg’s Acquisition of the Toomey Training Center
A perfect mix of sand and silt from the nearby Sabine River ... the 5F training track at the former Toomey Downs just outside Vinton, Louisiana is now the property of Karl Broberg's Racing Stable.
Broberg Racing Stables in the Toomey Barn readies one Tuesday morning for training ... new lights adorn the facility, along with a number of other improvements.
A quartet heads out on the well-groomed Toomey training track ... under the watchful eye of Abel Ramirez, Bistraya, My Call, King of the Court, and Zcat's Chatain are all being put through their paces.
The string returns from training ... Toomey will serve as the perfect location for Broberg's venture into the purchase and breaking of young horses.
Karl Broberg (left) and Mike Franklin (right) discussing members of their barn who are entered at Delta Downs ... the pair have known one another for almost 2 decades.
Top class ... Abel Ramirez saddling Sucre just before running recently at Delta Downs ... He oversees Broberg's operation, and is an essential part of the operation at Toomey.