WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Court Vision||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: B||$581,760|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Gulch - Weekend Storm, Storm Bird
Sire: Gulch, Bay, 1984. Raced 3 years. 32 starts, 13 wins, $3,095,521. Lifetime: 509 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Bird, Bay, 1978. In 2009: 2.27 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2007, $350,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $180,000.
|2||The Usual Q. T.||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: C||$193,920|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Unusual Heat - Lunge, Western Fame
Sire: Unusual Heat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 6 wins, $142,605. Lifetime: 74 yearlings sold, median $23,000.
Broodmare Sire: Western Fame, Bay, 1992. In 2009: 1.05 AEI.
|3||Woodbourne||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A+||$106,656|
2004 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Danzig - Checker Hall, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Danzig, Bay, 1977. Raced 2 years. 3 starts, 3 wins, $32,400. Lifetime: 375 yearlings sold, median $350,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
Others: Crowded House (GB), $58,176; Zifzaf, $29,088; Smokey Fire, $388; Famous Name (GB), $388; Grand Adventure, $388; Victor's Cry, $388; Riviera Cocktail, $388; Auteur, $388; Signature Red, $388; Straight Story, $388.
|1||Court Vision||Robby Albarado||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|2||The Usual Q. T.||Victor Espinoza||James M. Cassidy|
|3||Woodbourne||Chantal Sutherland||Robert P. Tiller|
|4||Crowded House (GB)||Joel Rosario||Ben D. A. Cecil|
|5||Zifzaf||Julien R. Leparoux||James J. Toner|
|6||Smokey Fire||Jono C. Jones||Sid C. Attard|
|7||Famous Name (GB)||Patrick J. Smullen||Dermot K. Weld|
|8||Grand Adventure||Patrick Husbands||Mark R. Frostad|
|9||Victor's Cry||Corey S. Nakatani||Eoin G. Harty|
|10||Riviera Cocktail||Edgar S. Prado||Neil D. Drysdale|
|11||Auteur||Mike E. Smith||Barbara J. Minshall|
|12||Signature Red||Eurico Rosa Da Silva||Sid C. Attard|
|13||Straight Story||Rajiv Maragh||Alan E. Goldberg|
by John P. Sparkman
In just about every way possible, A.P. Indy has been the ideal Thoroughbred of the international era of American racing and breeding.
Five-time grade I winner Court Vision had his first reported foal arrive when a filly was born Jan. 20 at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Canada.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Eleven runners from around the globe line up for the $500,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) at Woodbine Oct. 14. Local hero Big Band Sound is the 3-1 favorite, but 7-2 second choice Fire Lily could roll.Friday, October 12, 2012
Morton Fink's Woodbine Mile winner Wise Dan is the star attraction of a power-packed $750,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 6 at Keeneland, where he'll take on 11 other starters 20 days after his most recent score.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
With his smashing victory Sept. 16 in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT), Wise Dan underlined that he is a formidable performer on any surface.
Wise Dan has earned his way into the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) this fall and would be one of the favorites after his smashing win as the 1-2 choice in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT) Sept. 16 on the Woodbine grass course.Sunday, September 16, 2012
Versatile gelding Wise Dan goes for his first grade I victory on grass as the 6-5 morning line favorite in the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (gr. IT) Sept. 16 in Toronto.Thursday, September 13, 2012
Grade I winner Wise Dan, currently ranked second on the NTRA's list of North America's top Thoroughbreds in training, is to arrive at Woodbine on the morning of Sept. 14 for the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT).Saturday, September 08, 2012
Ending a spate of runner-up finishes at Woodbine, Big Band Sound spurted away from the field at mid-stretch and held sway to win the Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) on the turf Aug. 26.Sunday, August 26, 2012
Big Band Sound, second in four consecutive Woodbine stakes races since this spring, looks to finally break through as the 3-1 morning line pick in the $200,000 Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) Aug. 26.Friday, August 24, 2012
Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IIT) winner Wise Dan blazed four furlongs in :45.89 Aug. 24 at Saratoga, while Alfred G. Vanderbilt (gr. I) winner Poseidon's Warrior and maiden winner Craving Carats turned in more sedate moves.Friday, August 24, 2012
Pender Harbour, Canada's champion 3-year-old male of 2011, will try to make it two straight when he takes on five rivals in the Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine July 1.Thursday, June 28, 2012
Smokey Fire, making his first start in nearly 20 months, overcame traffic problems in upper stretch to sweep past the leaders close to home for a 1 1/4-length win in the $230,726 Highlander Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine.Sunday, June 24, 2012
Signature Red, whose only two victories since July 2010 have come in the Highlander Stakes (Can-IIIT), is back to defend his title for a second time in the $200,000 grass event at Woodbine June 23.Thursday, June 21, 2012
Stormy Lord, a no-sweat three-length winner in last year's Connaught Cup Stakes (Can-IIT), returns to defend his crown against 10 opponents at Woodbine May 27.Thursday, May 24, 2012
One race before trainer Graham Motion saddles Went the Day Well in the May 19 Preakness (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course, he will send out Augustin Stables' Smart Bid, the 7-2 overnight favorite in the Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Thursday, May 17, 2012
Canada's champion sprinter Essence Hit Man looks for his second victory of the year in the $150,000 Vigil Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine May 6.Thursday, May 03, 2012
Stakes winner/stakes-placed producer Itstartswithadream is the first reported mare to get in foal to grade I winner Victor's Cry.Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Two-time grade I winner The Usual Q. T., who earned more than $1.5 million in his career, has been retired, trainer Jim Cassidy announced March 8.Thursday, March 08, 2012
Court Vision has his first mare pronounced in foal. Coogee Sunrise, by Deputy Commander out of the Spectacular Bid mare Southern Affair, was pronounced in foal March 5.Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Sanagas, a dominating 3 1/4-length winner of the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. I) last November, returns to action for new connections in the $150,000 San Marcos Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 11 at Santa Anita.Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Norvsky charged past 7-10 favorite Jeranimo late in the stretch to capture the $150,000 San Gabriel Stakes (gr. IIT) Jan. 16 at Santa Anita Park in California.Monday, January 16, 2012
Citation Handicap (gr. IIT) winner Jeranimo rates a solid chance to repeat in the $150,000 San Gabriel Stakes (gr. II) on the Santa Anita turf Jan. 16 in a race that marks the return of millionaire The Usual Q. T.Friday, January 13, 2012
Voting is under way at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association web site, www.ntra.com, for the 13th annual "NTRA Moment of the Year." Voters can choose from among 12 images, drawn from the year's events.Thursday, December 08, 2011
TVG Breeders' Cup Mile winner Court Vision, who also captured the 2010 Woodbine Mile (Can-IT), will be paraded in the Woodbine walking ring Nov. 26 at noon as part of a retirement ceremony for the future Canadian stallion.Friday, November 25, 2011