WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Mekong Melody (IRE)||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$170,658|
2005 | Bay Mare | Cape Cross (IRE) - Nini Princesse (IRE), Niniski
Sire: Cape Cross (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 4 years. 19 starts, 5 wins, $430,308. Lifetime: 684 yearlings sold, median $68,316.
Broodmare Sire: Niniski, Bay, 1976.
Goff's Orby Million Sale 2006, ($44,415).
|2||Ave (GB)||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$56,886|
2006 | Bay Filly | Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Anna Amalia (IRE), In the Wings (GB)
Sire: Danehill Dancer (IRE), Bay, 1993. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 4 wins, $343,120. Lifetime: 1076 yearlings sold, median $83,459.
Broodmare Sire: In the Wings (GB), Bay, 1986.
Keeneland Association January 2011 Horses of All Ages Sale, $1,400,000.
|3||Points of Grace||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$31,287|
2005 | Chestnut Mare | Point Given - Fateful, Topsider
Sire: Point Given , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,968,500. Lifetime: 214 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Topsider, Bay, 1974.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2006 Select Yearling Sale, $170,000.
|1||Mekong Melody (IRE)||Patrick Husbands||Roger L. Attfield|
|2||Ave (GB)||John R. Velazquez||Roger L. Attfield|
|3||Points of Grace||Luis Contreras||Malcolm Pierce|
|4||Magic Broomstick||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Mark R. Frostad|
|5||Gypsy's Warning (SAF)||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||H. Graham Motion|
|6||First Circle||James McAleney||Michael Keogh|
Team Valor International has hired Rick Mettee to train all of its North American-based racehorses, replacing Graham Motion, the partnership group announced April 5.Friday, April 05, 2013
Magic Broomstick flew home late under jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson to take the $154,535 Bessarabian Stakes (Can-III) by 1 1/4 lengths Nov. 24 at Woodbine.Saturday, November 24, 2012
Atlantic Hurricane won last year's Bessarabian Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine on her way to a Sovereign Award as Canada's best female sprinter. She's back for another try.Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Marketing Mix continued her recent dominance of Canada's female turf ranks when she used a seam along the inside to capture the $352,020 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) as the 3-5 choice July 8 at Woodbine.Sunday, July 08, 2012
Marketing Mix, winner of five of seven starts since trainer Tom Proctor switched her to the turf one year ago, heads the field for the $300,000 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) July 8 at Woodbine.Thursday, July 05, 2012
Trainer Graham Motion, fresh off a grade I win in the Hollywood Turf Cup, guns for another at Hollywood Park when he sends out three entrants in the $250,000 Matriarch Stakes on the turf Nov. 25.Sunday, November 20, 2011
Stuart Janney III's homebred Hit It Rich shadowed front-running Unbridled Essence for more than a mile, then took over in the lane and pulled away to win the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf Nov. 12.Saturday, November 12, 2011
Emerald Beech, a grade III winner two starts back and a four-time winner this season, will carry top weight of 119 pounds for the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 12 at Aqueduct.Wednesday, November 09, 2011
An internationally-loaded field of 11 was drawn for the 1 1/4-mile E.P Taylor (Can-IT), which is the second of three grade I races on Woodbine's Sunday card.Thursday, October 13, 2011
Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor, and Derrick Smith's Together, who rallied to finish second in the Oct. 8 First Lady (gr. IT), will remain at Keeneland this week for a run in the Oct. 15 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.Sunday, October 09, 2011
German-bred Daveron, C.S. Silk, and Never Retreat, all graded stakes winners in 2011, headline an overflow field of 12 fillies and mares, plus two also-eligibles for the Oct. 8 First Lady Stakes (gr. IT) at Keeneland.Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Shared Account, last year's winner of the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), figures to draw a good deal of interest in the Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine Sept 18.Thursday, September 15, 2011
As good as she has been during her current five-race winning streak, Romacaca will need to step it up a bit to keep her string alive in the $200,000 Ballston Spa Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Saratoga turf Aug. 27.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Never Retreat, beaten as the favorite when second to Bay to Bay in last month's Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT), turned the tables on her rival at Woodbine in the $313,395 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) July 10.Sunday, July 10, 2011
Bay to Bay, convincing winner of the Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) on a yielding Woodbine turf course last month, returns to head a field of 10 older fillies and mares in the $300,000 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) July 10.Thursday, July 07, 2011
Selections for the Belmont and the late Pick 4 from Jason Shandler.Thursday, June 09, 2011
Juddmonte Farms' homebred filly is 5-2 morning-line choice for June 11 Just a Game Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park. The one-mile race for older fillies and mares is worth $400,000.Thursday, June 09, 2011
Never Retreat, upset winner of the Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland in April, faces a triple threat from the Roger Attfield barn in the $300,000 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine turf course June 4.Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Grade I winner Gypsy's Warning will make her season debut as the 123-pound high weight in a full field of fillies and mares shooting for the $200,000 Jenny Wiley (gr. IIT) April 16 at Keeneland.Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Comma to the Top, who won three stakes on two surfaces, including the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), was voted Horse of the Meet in the annual media poll as the autumn meet concluded Sunday.Sunday, December 19, 2010
After missing narrowly in her last two grade I attempts, Gypsy's Warning broke through by rallying to win the $250,000 Matriarch (gr. IT) Nov. 26 at Hollywood Park.Friday, November 26, 2010
Prince Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms, which has won the Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) a record six times, is poised to try for another Nov. 26 when the $250,000 event is run at Hollywood Park for the 29th time.Sunday, November 21, 2010
David Egan's homebred Mekong Melody stayed perfect in three tries at the marathon distance of 12 furlongs as she sprinted away in the stretch to score convincingly in the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 13.Saturday, November 13, 2010
Swettenham Stud's homebred Changing Skies, who missed by a head in her grade I debut last out, should be the heavy choice to take down six foes in the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 13 at Aqueduct.Wednesday, November 10, 2010
A field of 10 made up almost exclusively of European bred and based fillies and mares will contest the $1 million E. P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) Oct. 16 at Woodbine.Wednesday, October 13, 2010