AQUEDUCT, Ozone Park, NY
|1||Fabulous Strike||Margin: 1½||$66,720|
2003 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Smart Strike - Fabulous Find, Lost Code
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Lost Code, Dark Bay or Brown, 1984. In 2009: 1.46 AEI.
|2||He's So Chic||Margin: 3½||$22,240|
2004 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Jump Start - So Chic, Private Terms
Sire: Jump Start , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 1 years. 5 starts, 2 wins, $221,265. Lifetime: 264 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
Broodmare Sire: Private Terms, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
Keeneland 2005 September Yearling Sale, $75,000.
Keeneland 2004 November Breeding Stock Sale, $110,000.
|3||Ferocious Fires||Margin: ½||$11,120|
2003 | Chestnut Horse | Lite the Fuse - Flag On the Gate, Key to the Flag
Sire: Lite the Fuse , Bay, 1991. Raced 3 years. 21 starts, 9 wins, $1,036,882. Lifetime: 143 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
Broodmare Sire: Key to the Flag, Bay, 1981. In 2009: .62 AEI.
|1||Fabulous Strike||Ramon A. Dominguez||Todd M. Beattie|
|2||He's So Chic||Jose Lezcano||Jason Servis|
|3||Ferocious Fires||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Anthony W. Dutrow|
|4||Grand Champion||Eibar Coa||James A. Jerkens|
|5||Gold Trippi||Javier Castellano||Stanley M. Hough|
|6||Silver Stetson Man||Alan Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|7||Idiot Proof||John R. Velazquez||Bruce N. Levine|
|8||Nakayama Arashi||Eddie Castro||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
Freshman sire Idiot Proof was represented by his first winner March 18 when the 2-year-old filly On Autopilot won the first race at Mexico's Hipodromo de las Americas.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Repole Stable's Caixa Eletronica made start number 60 a winning one Nov. 22, carrying 133 pounds across the finish line in the $147,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack in solid style.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Sunrise Smarty took all the heat up front and still had just enough to hang on for a half-length win in the $100,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) on Thanksgiving at Aqueduct.Thursday, November 24, 2011
Fabulous Strike, winner of the 2007 Vosburgh Stakes (gr. I), has been pensioned at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center near Georgetown, Ky.Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The Thanksgiving Day Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. IIIT), the holiday feature at Aqueduct, drew a field of 10 older sprinters.Saturday, November 19, 2011
Quantum Miss set a new track record for six furlongs at Hollywood Casino at Penn National May 27 while Fabulous Strike finished fifth in another stakes on the program.Saturday, May 28, 2011
Two top-class sprinters, both Pennsylvania breds, will help kick off the 2011 stakes season at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course on Friday night, May 27.Wednesday, May 25, 2011
More than 18 months on the sidelines hasn't dulled the brilliant speed of Tea Party Stable's Fabulous Strike. He made a successful return to competition April 9.Saturday, April 09, 2011
Walter Downey's Pennsylvania homebred Fabulous Strike was entered in an allowance race April 9 at Penn National Race Course, where he will make his first start since finishing second in the Vosburgh (gr. I) in October 2009.Tuesday, April 05, 2011
The first reported foal by grade I winner and two-time California champion Idiot Proof is a colt born Jan. 23 at Terrill's Farm near Loma, Colo.Sunday, February 13, 2011
Claimed for $14,000 earlier this year, 6-year-old Endless Circle paid big dividends in his graded stakes debut, rallying to take the $100,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) by two lengths on Thanksgiving Day at Aqueduct.Thursday, November 25, 2010
Mesa Sunrise, making his graded stakes debut for trainer Tony Dutrow, is the morning line favorite among nine sprinters entered in the $100,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III), the Thanksgiving Day main event at Aqueduct.Sunday, November 21, 2010
Anne Eberhardt gets a sweet surprise at Lane's End Farm.Friday, August 27, 2010
Millionaire Fabulous Strike recently underwent stem cell treatment at New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa., in an effort to get him back to the racetrack later this summer.Friday, June 11, 2010
Victory Thoroughbreds' Cherokee Country came roaring down the center of the racetrack and collared Hatfield in deep stretch to win the $110,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 26 at Aqueduct.Thursday, November 26, 2009
Aqueduct's Fall Highweight Handicap, which will take place this year on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, will be a true test of speed and strength as both experienced stakes winners and several less-seasoned runners prepare to carry some extra pounds.Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Off his game in his past two tries, Past the Point makes his first start at Aqueduct for trainer Eoin Harty as the morning line favorite in the $150,000 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III) Oct. 31.Thursday, October 29, 2009
Three of the nation's elite sprinters and the top two local speedsters are among the 37 pre-entries for the 19th running of the $300,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I) at Laurel Park Oct. 24.Friday, October 16, 2009
Grade I winner and two-time track record setter Idiot Proof has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Ballena Vista Farm in Ramona, CA for the 2010 breeding season. His fee will be $1,500.Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Several trainers from the Oct. 3 races at Belmont indicated which way they were leaning for next month's Breeders' Cup.Sunday, October 04, 2009
Much like he did earlier in the year in the Carter Handicap (gr. I), Kodiak Kowboy ran down odds-on favorite Fabulous Strike in the final yards to claim the $400,000 Vosburgh (gr. I) by a half-length Oct. 3 at Belmont Park. It was the sixth graded stakes victory for the 4-year-old son of Posse.Saturday, October 03, 2009
The decision as to whether or not Fabulous Strike will be sent to California for the Breeders' Cup has not yet been made. For now, the focus is squarely on the $400,000 Vosburgh, where the 6-year-old son of Smart Strike will have to face a short but stellar field of sprinters Oct. 3 at Belmont Park.Thursday, October 01, 2009
Jason, Tom, and Rich Nilsen of twinspires.com preview the Woodward Stakes (gr. I). Plus picks for the Forego (gr. I).Thursday, September 03, 2009
Rachel Alexandra's attempt against older males has given the Woodward (gr. I) all the headlines, but Saratoga's other grade I race on Sept. 5--the $300,000 Forego Stakes--is no slouch. The seven-furlong sprint drew a solid field of a 12, including the morning-line favorite, Kodiak Kowboy.Wednesday, September 02, 2009
In a battle of all-star sprinters at showery Saratoga Aug. 9, even-money choice Fabulous Strike edged past stubborn pacesetter Go Go Shoot in deep stretch to win the $250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II).Sunday, August 09, 2009