WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Never Retreat||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$184,014|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Smart Strike - Lisieux, Steady Growth
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Steady Growth, Chestnut, 1976.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2006 Select Yearling Sale, $410,000.
|2||Perfect Shirl||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: B+||$61,338|
2007 | Bay Mare | Perfect Soul (IRE) - Lady Shirl, That's a Nice
Sire: Perfect Soul (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 108 yearlings sold, median $9,249.
Broodmare Sire: That's a Nice, Chestnut, 1974. In 2009: 1.28 AEI.
|3||Stars to Shine||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A||$30,669|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Tale of the Cat - Gaily Lady, Silver Hawk
Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $360,900. Lifetime: 1075 yearlings sold, median $63,018.
Broodmare Sire: Silver Hawk, Bay, 1979. In 2009: 2.22 AEI.
Keeneland Association January 2013 Horses of All Ages Sale, $320,000.
Tattersall's October 2008 Yearling Sale, ($47,565).
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, $45,000.
Others: Fantasia (GB), $15,335; Miss Keller (IRE), $6,134; Shared Account, $3,067; Zagora (FR), $3,067; Bay to Bay, $3,067; Magic Broomstick, $409; Apple Charlotte, $409; Forest Uproar, $409; Mekong Melody (IRE), $409; Hooh Why, $409; Woolly Bear, $409.
|1||Never Retreat||Julien R. Leparoux||Chris M. Block|
|2||Perfect Shirl||Patrick Husbands||Roger L. Attfield|
|3||Stars to Shine||William T. Buick||Mark R. Frostad|
|4||Fantasia (GB)||Rajiv Maragh||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|5||Miss Keller (IRE)||Garrett K. Gomez||Roger L. Attfield|
|6||Shared Account||Edgar S. Prado||H. Graham Motion|
|7||Zagora (FR)||Javier Castellano||Chad C. Brown|
|8||Bay to Bay||Luis Contreras||Brian A. Lynch|
|9||Magic Broomstick||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Mark R. Frostad|
|10||Apple Charlotte||Sheldon Russell||H. Graham Motion|
|11||Forest Uproar||Omar Moreno||Mark R. Frostad|
|12||Mekong Melody (IRE)||John R. Velazquez||Roger L. Attfield|
|13||Hooh Why||Justin Stein||Mark Hoffman|
|14||Woolly Bear||Richard Anthony Dos Ramos||Deborah England|
Stud TNT's Old Tune, winner of Tampa Bay Downs' Feb. 2 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT), returns to win the March 9 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at nine furlongs. Her score is trainer Todd Pletcher's fourth Hillsborough victory.Saturday, March 09, 2013
A strong group of 12 older fillies will contest the $150,000 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Tampa Bay Downs March 9, including Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) victress Old Tune and grade II winner Mystical Star.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Steve Castagnola is relaunching Kempton Bloodstock in association with the Berger family's Woodstock Farm.Monday, March 04, 2013
After a solid spring and summer racing season in New York last season, Dealbata will make her 2013 debut in the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 2 at Tampa Bay Downs.Thursday, January 31, 2013
A voting overview of the 2012 Eclipse Award winners and other candidates, along with number of first-place votes for each category is listed in this story.Sunday, January 20, 2013
For the second year in a row, owner Martin Schwartz returned to the Eclipse Awards podium to receive a trophy in the female grass horse category, thanks to Zagora.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Teaks North secured his first victory since 2011 when the two-time grade I winner opened a clear lead in the stretch on his way to a 2 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Turf Stakes Jan. 19 at Gulfstream.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Potesta and Princess Arabella brought $800,000 and $725,000, respectively during the first session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 7.Monday, January 07, 2013
Romacaca was back in familiar surroundings after capturing the $100,000 South Beach Stakes, but she wouldn't have been in the Gulfstream Park winner's circle had owner Frank Calabrese received his price at auction.Sunday, December 09, 2012
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
Edward A. Cox Jr.'s Naples Bay, a half sister to major sire Medaglia d'Oro, heads Calder's Nov. 22 My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT) off her score earlier this year at Belmont in the Noble Damsel Stakes (gr. IIIT).Sunday, November 18, 2012
Charles Fipke's Perfect Soul, sire of 2011 Breeders' Cup winner Perfect Shirl, will stand in 2013 at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington for a fee of $7,500 stands and nurses.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Florida Million Day returns to Calder Casino & Race Course for the 11th time Nov. 10, with title defenses in the Bonnie Heath Turf Cup by Bad Debt and the Elmer Heubeck Distaff by My Pal Chrisy highlighting the program.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Esther Marr reviews the Fasig-Tipton November sale and the purchase of Havre de Grace. Also, comments from Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
The Fasig-Tipton November sale, which is known for its prominent cast of selected entries, will again feature several standouts, including this year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Zagora.Sunday, November 04, 2012
Trainer Bill Mott could not contain his excitement the morning after champion Royal Delta's gate-to-wire victory in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, saying the filly was G-R-E-A-T.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Martin Schwartz's Zagora took the lead leaving the second turn and held off a tenacious Marketing Mix for a game victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
"She's going to have to be dealt with on Friday," trainer Chad Brown remarked of Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf contender Zagora. "I have respect for the horses that have come over here, but mine is pretty good."Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Bill Mott sent his quartet of Breeders' Cup hopefuls out for their final works Oct. 28, with Royal Delta (:48.96), To Honor and Serve (:47.72) and Flat Out (:48.01) all turning in half-miles.Sunday, October 28, 2012
Royal Delta and Point of Entry, two of the top horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup World Championships on Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita Park, turned in bullet workouts on Oct. 22 at Belmont Park.Monday, October 22, 2012
Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum's Nahrain, second in last year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), edges Zagora and Dream Peace to win the $400,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Zagora heads the $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, while European invaders I'm a Dreamer and Nahrain are poised to challenge.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Stalking Barefoot Lady, making her North American debut, seized the lead near mid-stretch and held on well to capture the $323,217 Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) by 1 1/2 lengths on the Woodbine turf Sept. 16.Sunday, September 16, 2012