Skychai Racing and Sand Dollar Stable

Physician Harvey Diamond of Louisville is founder and racing manager of Skychai Racing (“Sky High”). His partner of 20 years is Jim Shircliff, also of Louisville. Skychai’s horses are trained by Mike Maker.

Skychai co-owns Somelikeithotbrown with David Koenig’s Sand Dollar Stable.

Alone or with partners, Skychai has had four Toyota Blue Grass starters: Twinspired (second in 2011), champion Hansen (second in 2012), Harry’s Holiday (13th in 2014) and Pepper Roani (eighth in 2015).

Shircliff co-founded River Road Asset Management of Louisville in 2005 and is the company’s chief investment officer. He is also a partner in Alpha Stables, which includes managing partner Daniel Johnson, a River Road portfolio manager, and several other River Road employees.

Skychai has six horses in training. The stable has five broodmares and stands Twinspired and Da Big Hoss at Poplar Creek Horse Center in Ohio.