This Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) may be shaping up as one of the most competitive fields of the Nov. 1-2 World Championships at Santa Anita Park. But Eddie Delahoussaye remembers a few other Distaffs just as memorable.
RGM Stables' Sweet Little Lion held on in the stretch among a wall of contenders to win the $100,000 Hollywood Wildcat Stakes by a neck in the Summit of Speed July 6 at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Stakes-placed Bold Warrior will enter stud in 2013 at Hal Snowden Jr.'s Roseglade Farm near Wilmore, Ky.
Hollywood Wildcat, who beat defending champion older female Paseana in the 1993 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) to clinch champion 3-year-old filly honors, died June 23.
The colt is out of champion and multiple grade I winner Hollywood Wildcat.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Another Danzig-line runner enters the 2011 Kentucky Derby picture as the previously unheralded Midnight Interlude annexes the Santa Anita Derby and looks toward Churchill Downs.
The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale bucked the generally negative trends in 2009, posting increases in gross, average price, and median price while many other auctions were suffering major setbacks.
Horses are scheduled to be sold during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale and the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Marjorie Cowan, who raced homebred Breeders' Cup winners Hollywood Wildcat and War Chant with her husband, Irving, died Feb. 17.
Irving Cowan's Deputy Wild Cat, who previous stood at Rising Hill Farm near Ocala, Fla., will stand in 2009 at Fairberry Farm near Waterloo, Ill.
Ivan Denisovich and Dr. Pleasure, rivals in the Bessemer Trust Juvenile (gr. I.), have the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships in their blood.
Nine 2-year-old colts are set to line up in the Shadwell Stud Middle Park Stakes (Eng-I) at Newmarket Friday. Aidan O'Brien holds a strong hand with his entry of Ivan Denisovich and Art Museum.
Waterville Lake Stable's 4-year-old filly Derrianne will be the horse to beat in Saturday's $150,000 Hollywood Wildcat Breeders' Cup Handicap with a full field drawn for the 1 1/16 miles turf course test.
Irving and Marjorie Cowan's Triple Crown hopeful Ministers Wild Cat worked seven furlongs in 1:27 1/5 with new jockey Victor Espinoza in the irons at Hollywood Park Friday morning.
Champion Hollywood Wildcat foaled a colt March 9 by Coolmore Stud stallion Danehill
Ministers Wild Cat can validate his status as a Kentucky Derby contender with a victory Saturday in the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) at Golden Gate Fields.
Ministers Wild Cat became the third stakes winner produced by champion Hollywood Wildcat and stamped himself as a possible Kentucky Derby threat with a 1 1/4-length win in Sunday's $66,950 Golden State Mile Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.
Marjorie and Irving Cowan's Ministers Wild Cat, a 3-year-old colt out of Hollywood Wildcat by Deputy Minister, turned some heads in Saturday's fourth race at Santa Anita, defeating a $48,000 maiden special weight field by 7 1/2 lengths in a time of 1:22.57 for seven furlongs.
Four new members will be inducted into the Calder Hall of Fame on July 13. They are: Hollywood Wildcat (horse), Luis Olivares (trainer), Ocala Stud Farm (owner/breeder), and Alex Solis (jockey).
Kris S., a leading sire and sire of four different Breeders' Cup winners, was euthanized May 7 due to complications from an earlier injury, it was announced by WinStar Farm.
The full sister of Riboletta and War Chant's half-sister will face each other while making their racing debuts on Wednesday at Hollywood Park.
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