It Pays to Dream Racing Stable, Inc. (IPTD) is a California-based Subchapter-S Corporation formed fo purchase, race and sell Thoroughbred horses in Southern California and other major racing ciricuits. 

IIPTD's objectives include:

  • Obtaining horses that have the potential to return a profit on IPTD's investment by racing competitively on the Southern California racing circuit; 
  • Making race horse ownership possible, affordable and less-risky for the eligilbe shareholders; and
  • Providing shareholders with the opportunity to participate in the fun and excitement of race horse ownership.

Howbeit (above) nears the finish line on June 19 at Santa Anita to win his first race for trainer Mark Glatt and the partnership of IPTD, Little Red Feather Racing Stable, Dan Haramoto and Sheldon Kawhara.   The win also boosted the son of Secret Circle's earnings for his current owners to $66,780 in four starts.
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Since its inception, IPTD has purchased or leased minority ownership interests in 11 horses. Top among those horses is Howbeit, who has  won twice and finished second twice and earned $111,680 from six starts since being claimed in February 2021 for the partnership of Little Red Featherr Racing Club (LRF), It Pays to Dream Racing Stable, Inc. (IPTD), Dan Haramoto and Sheldon Kawahara;

Other horses owned in partnership by IPTD include:

  • Unbridled Rocket, who won once, finished second four times and third once, earning $28,465 in nine starts for the partnership of Greg Burns and IPTD;
  • Red Valor, who won his only start and earned $23,400 for the partnership of LRF, IPTD and Veranda Stables before being claimed;
  • Paschalitsa, who has won one race and earned $15,405 in eight starts for the partnership of Greg Burns or IPTD prior to being retired in June 2018;
  • Saboteur's Secret, who won two races, placed second once and earned $14,750 in six starts;
  • Sunset Kid, who won once, placed third once and earned $13,571 in 19 starts; and
  • The Redfox, who placed second three times, third once and earned $13,570 in 10 starts;