AQUEDUCT, Ozone Park, NY
|1||Giant Moon||Margin: ½||BRIS: 101||TrueNicks: D||$120,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Giant's Causeway - Moonlightandbeauty, Capote
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Capote, Dark Bay or Brown, 1984.
|2||Cool Coal Man||Margin: 2||BRIS: 100||TrueNicks: A||$40,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Mineshaft - Coral Sea, Rubiano
Sire: Mineshaft , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 18 starts, 10 wins, $2,283,402. Lifetime: 239 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
Broodmare Sire: Rubiano, Gray or Roan, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2007, ($850,000).
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $200,000.
|3||Barrier Reef||Margin: 1½||BRIS: 98||TrueNicks: B||$20,000|
2005 | Gray or Roan Gelding | Mizzen Mast - Partyship, Premiership
Sire: Mizzen Mast , Gray or Roan, 1998. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $554,146. Lifetime: 268 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
Broodmare Sire: Premiership, Bay, 1980. In 2009: 1.28 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $30,000.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2007 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $350,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $90,000.
|1||Giant Moon||Edgar S. Prado||Richard E. Schosberg|
|2||Cool Coal Man||Charles C. Lopez||Nicholas P. Zito|
|3||Barrier Reef||Ramon A. Dominguez||Thomas Albertrani|
|4||Atoned||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Alaazo||A. R. Napravnik||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Real Merchant (CHI)||Eddie Castro||Seth Benzel|
|7||True Resurgence||Jeffrey Sanchez||John P. Terranova, II|
|8||Kurbat (CHI)||Joseph Talamo||H. Graham Motion|
Mucho Macho Man and Ron the Greek, two of the leading older horses of 2012, embark on another title quest Jan. 19 when they face off in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The first reported foal by Robert LaPenta's grade II winner Cool Coal Man is a colt born Jan. 20 in Ocala, Fla.Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Grade II winner Cool Coal Man had his first mare confirmed in foal. The mare, Bahrina (by Bahri), is owned by Rick Sutherland.Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Cool Coal Man, a grade II-winning son of Mineshaft, will stand the 2011 breeding season at Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds in Ocala, Florida for a fee of $5,000.Friday, February 04, 2011
Florida invader Stately Victor returns to the lawn for the first time since last summer when he takes on eight rivals in the $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Sam Houston Race Park Jan. 29.Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Alaazo, a graded stakes-placed son A.P. Indy out of the grade II-winning Deputy Minister mare Atelier, has been retired from racing to stand at Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.Monday, January 24, 2011
We all know who the favorites are and who the contenders are. But we also know that no Breeders' Cup is complete without its share of longshots.Thursday, November 04, 2010
With the morning temperature about 10 degrees warmer than the 34 reading the day before, more than a dozen contenders for the Breeders' Cup World Championships completed their works at Churchill Downs on Oct. 31.Sunday, October 31, 2010
Eleven state-bred Thoroughbreds will vie for the title of "Best of New York" Oct. 23 when they assemble for the $200,000 Empire Classic, the centerpiece of New York Showcase Day at Belmont Park.Thursday, October 21, 2010
Tizway swept past Jersey Town at the top of the lane and easily pulled clear of the field en route to a five-length win in the $250,000 Kelso Handicap (gr. II) Oct. 3 at Belmont Park.Sunday, October 03, 2010
Regal Ransom is the 2-1 favorite in the $250,000 Kelso Handicap (gr. II), which is scheduled for dirt for the first time. Le Grand Cru won the off-the-turf race in 2009.Thursday, September 30, 2010
Eldaafer, a starter in the Breeders' Cup Marathon a year ago, could be on his way back to the World Championship event once again thanks to his half-length score in the Turfway Park Fall Championship Stakes (gr. III).Saturday, September 11, 2010
Godolphin Stable's Regal Ransom will likely return to graded stakes competition after winning a nine-furlong optional claimer by 3 1/4 lengths in gate-to-wire fashion Sept. 1 at Saratoga.Thursday, September 02, 2010
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
His pedigree shouts stamina but Discreetly Mine--winner Aug. 28 of the grade I King's Bishop Stakes--seems intent on proving himself as a top sprinter.
The end of the extra four days of Saratoga horse racing was marked by the morning workouts and rumors about a ringer on the jockeys' basketball team.Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Saratoga will kick off its 142nd meet with a stellar opening day card, highlighted by the $100,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies and the $75,000 James Marvin Stakes that drew a field of 10Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Jay Em Ess Stable's Arson Squad took over at the top of the lane and bounded home for his second straight graded stakes score in the $169,650 Alysheba Stakes (gr. III) April 30 at Churchill Downs.Friday, April 30, 2010
The Alysheba Stakes (gr. III) April 30 at Churchill Downs the day before the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) is a homecoming of sorts for some former Kentucky Derby contestants.Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Graded stakes winners Cool Coal Man and Grasshopper drew the top weight assignments as part of a contentious field for the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 13.Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Stakes-placed Alaazo and 5-year-old Malt Magic will enter stud in 2010 at Jerry and Peggy Woods' Woodstead Farm near Chehalis, Wash.Saturday, November 14, 2009
Edward Evans' Nite Light took advantage of pedestrian fractions and went gate-to-wire in the $100,000 Turfway Park Fall Championship Stakes (gr. III) Sept. 12 in Florence, Ky.Saturday, September 12, 2009
Todd Pletcher is always a presence at the Breeders' Cup World Championships, and with a spot to the Nov. 7 Breeders' Cup Marathon up for grabs via the $100,000 Turfway Park Fall Championship Stakes (gr. IIIT), the Eclipse Award-winning trainer will look to bolster his chances with a pair of solid contenders.Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Rachel Alexandra cemented herself as one of the best fillies of all-time in a race for the ages, as she set a suicidal pace and then was all out under Calvin Borel to hold off a bold charge from Macho Again to win the $750,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I) by a head in electrifying fashion Sept. 5 at Saratoga.Saturday, September 05, 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
Please note the following analysis was written by someone with a glass-is-half-empty mentality and is not meant to frighten, upset, or antagonize Rachel Alexandra fans and zealots. So, read at your own risk.Wednesday, September 02, 2009