ARLINGTON PARK, Arlington, IL
|1||Memorial Maniac||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$57,600|
2005 | Bay Gelding | Lear Fan - Enlightening, Cozzene
Sire: Lear Fan, Bay, 1981. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 5 wins, $175,901. Lifetime: 370 yearlings sold, median $24,245.
Broodmare Sire: Cozzene, Gray, 1980.
|2||Lemonade Kid||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: A||$19,200|
2005 | Bay Gelding | Lemon Drop Kid - Amourette, El Gran Senor
Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 24 starts, 10 wins, $3,245,370. Lifetime: 444 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: El Gran Senor, Bay, 1981. In 2009: 2.68 AEI.
|3||Free Fighter||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A||$10,560|
2005 | Chestnut Gelding | Out of Place - Taxable Deduction, Prized
Sire: Out of Place, Chestnut, 1987. Raced 3 years. 25 starts, 8 wins, $733,450. Lifetime: 277 yearlings sold, median $22,000.
Broodmare Sire: Prized, Dark Bay or Brown, 1986. In 2009: 1.40 AEI.
|1||Memorial Maniac||James Graham||Larry W. Demeritte|
|2||Lemonade Kid||Julien R. Leparoux||Anthony Mitchell|
|3||Free Fighter||Francisco C. Torres||Chris M. Block|
|4||Perfect Shower||Ramon A. Dominguez||Roger L. Attfield|
|5||Armstrong Mill||Kieren Fallon||Christophe Clement|
|6||Blushing Bear||Inez Karlsson||James A. Dodgen|
|7||Big Al||Abdiel Jaen||Moises R. Yanez|
|8||Weggie||Eduardo E. Perez||Chris M. Block|
|9||Rumor Has It||Michael C. Baze||David H. Hinsley|
Stella Perdomo's Musketier, three-time winner of the Singspiel Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Woodbine Race Course, headlines a field of 11 turf marathoners in the $150,000 Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 14 at Arlington.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
An experienced field of older runners face off at Arlington in the grade III Hanshin Cup May 19 with a slew of recent winners set to go in a very competitive heat.Thursday, May 17, 2012
Free Fighter ended a drought of 14 months when he ground out a two-length victory in the off-the-turf Stars and Stripes Stakes at Arlington Park July 23.Saturday, July 23, 2011
Multiple grade I stakes winner Winchester heads a field of seven grass runners entered for the $100,000 Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT), a 1 1/2-mile turf event July 23.Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Following a review by the American Graded Stakes Committee, the Dec. 18 renewal of the W.L. McKnight Handicap, which was switched from the turf to the main track at Calder Dec. 18, has been reinstated as a grade II event.Thursday, December 23, 2010
Disqualified from his runner-up effort in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. III) last out, Prince Will I Am helped ease some of his connections' disappointment with a victory in the off-the-turf W.L. McKnight Handicap.Saturday, December 18, 2010
Prince Will I Am is the lone 3-year-old in a field of 10 turf horses that will go 1 1/2 miles in the $150,000 W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT), but still could go off as the favorite.Wednesday, December 15, 2010
The 1 3/4-mile distance of the $176,816 Valedictory Stakes proved no problem for odds-on favorite Pool Play, who rallied wide in the stretch en route to a handy victory on closing day of the 167-day Woodbine meet Dec. 5.Sunday, December 05, 2010
Juddmonte Farms' Redwood, winner of the Northern Dancer Stakes (Can-IT) in his initial North American start, returns to Woodbine as the morning line favorite for the $2 million Pattison Canadian International Oct. 16.Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Marsh Side, a career winner of more than $2.1 million at Woodbine, returns to his favorite layout to defend his title in the $750,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes - Presented by Vtech (Can-IT) Sept. 19 against eight rivals.Thursday, September 16, 2010
Cloudy's Knight, who used last year's Kentucky Cup Turf (gr. IIIT) as a springboard to a remarkable second-half campaign, is back to defend his title.Thursday, September 09, 2010
Memorial Maniac came from off the pace to score his first graded-stakes win in the $100,000 Stars and Stripes Turf (gr. IIIT), the first of four graded stakes on the Arlington Park turf Aug. 21.Saturday, August 21, 2010
Free Fighter, unplaced in two starts since upsetting the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) in May, is back to defend his title in the $100,000 Stars and Stripes Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Arlington Park Aug. 21.Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Favored Spice Route, making his first start in 2010, emerged from the pack in upper stretch and swept to an easy win in the $153,999 Singspiel Stakes (Can-IIIT) on Queen's Plate day at Woodbine July 4.Sunday, July 04, 2010
Free Fighter seized the lead from Eagle Poise coming into the stretch and drew off in the lane to produce a determined upset at odds of 12-1 in the $113,800 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs May 22.Saturday, May 22, 2010
Jason, Tom, and Rich Nilsen of twinspires.com preview the Louisville Handicap (gr. III).Thursday, May 20, 2010
Eight-year-old Musketier showed no signs of rust coming back from a more than six-month layoff, as he took over approaching the stretch and bounded home for a win in the Elkhorn Stakes (gr. IIT) on closing day at Keeneland.Friday, April 23, 2010
Daniel Sullivan, president of the Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation, announced that Giant Oak has been selected its 2009 Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male.Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Veteran campaigners Presious Passion and Cloudy's Knight, a pair of grade I winners who starred in last month's Breeders' Cup races, meet in the $150,000 W.L. McKnight Handicap at Calder.Wednesday, December 23, 2009
S J Stables' 9-year-old gelding Cloudy's Knight felt no effects of a more than one year layoff, as he took over in upper stretch and cruised to a comfortable 2 1/2-length win in the $150,000 Kentucky Cup Turf (gr. IIIT) Sept. 19 at Kentucky Downs.Saturday, September 19, 2009
The $150,000 Kentucky Cup Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT), the feature of Kentucky Downs' four-day live meet, drew a full field of 12, including defending titleholder Rumor Has It and grade I winner Cloudy's Knight.Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Free Fighter, with James Graham aboard, outfought 9-10 favorite Brass Hat through a long stretch battle to produce a half-length victory in the $125,000 Stars and Stripes Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Arlington Park Sept. 7.Monday, September 07, 2009
It took Al Khali five tries, but he finally got his graded stakes score Sept. 6 at Saratoga, running down the two pacesetters in mid-stretch and taking the $107,000 Saranac (gr. IIIT) by 1 1/4 lengths.Sunday, September 06, 2009
Old-timers Brass Hat, Silverfoot, and Rumor Has It figure to fight it out in the $125,000 Stars and Stripes Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at 12 furlongs on Labor Day at Arlington Park Sept. 7.Friday, September 04, 2009
The Christophe Clement trained duo of Sal the Barber and Armstrong Mill lead a field of eight in the $100,000-added Saranac (gr. IIIT) Sept. 6 at Saratoga.Friday, September 04, 2009