AQUEDUCT, Ozone Park, NY
|1||Hit It Rich||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2007 | Gray or Roan Mare | Smart Strike - Cuando Puede, Lord At War (ARG)
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Lord At War (ARG), Chestnut, 1980. In 2009: 2.59 AEI.
|2||Mekong Melody (IRE)||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2005 | Bay Mare | Cape Cross (IRE) - Nini Princesse (IRE), Niniski
Sire: Cape Cross (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 4 years. 19 starts, 5 wins, $430,308. Lifetime: 684 yearlings sold, median $68,316.
Broodmare Sire: Niniski, Bay, 1976.
Goff's Orby Million Sale 2006, ($44,415).
|3||Musical Rain (IRE)||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$15,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Val Royal (FR) - Rainbow Melody (IRE), Rainbows for Life
Sire: Val Royal (FR), Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Raced 4 years. 12 starts, 7 wins, $1,186,687. Lifetime: 104 yearlings sold, median $20,348.
Broodmare Sire: Rainbows for Life, Chestnut, 1988.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $45,000.
|1||Hit It Rich||Javier Castellano||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|2||Mekong Melody (IRE)||Rajiv Maragh||Roger L. Attfield|
|3||Musical Rain (IRE)||Ramon A. Dominguez||Dale L. Romans|
|4||Hasay (GB)||Pablo Morales||H. Graham Motion|
|5||Emerald Beech||Alex O. Solis||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|6||Akris Queen||Jacqueline A. Davis||John P. Terranova, II|
|7||Unbridled Essence||Jose Lezcano||Gregory D. Sacco|
|8||Little Often Anni||Michael J. Luzzi||Louis J. Cocelli, Jr.|
Evan recaps the Cardinal Handicap, Long Island Handicap, and New York Stallion Stakes series at Aqueduct.Sunday, November 11, 2012
Briefly headed in deep stretch but game every step of the way, Juddmonte Farms' homebred Starformer repealed the challenge of Mystical Star to take the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Aqueduct Nov. 10.Saturday, November 10, 2012
Hit It Rich, who last year won her first graded stakes in the Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT), attempts to conclude her career with another victory in the race at Aqueduct Nov. 10.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Trainer Shug McGaughey says Point of Entry, his Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT) winner Sept. 29, should be a prime contender for Horse of the Year if he can win the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).Sunday, September 30, 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
Shanghai Bobby serves his namesake well.Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Hit It Rich struck gold with her impressive, gate-to-wire performance under Javier Castellano in the Sept. 3 Glens Falls Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Saratoga for owner/breeder Stuart Janney and trainer Shug McGaughey.Monday, September 03, 2012
Stuart S. Janney III's Hit It Rich is the 7-5 morning-line favorite over five other fillies and mares in the $150,000 Glens Falls Stakes (gr. IIIT) on Sept. 3, closing day at Saratoga Race Course.Friday, August 31, 2012
Mystical Star got sweet revenge in the $200,000 New York Stakes (gr. IIT) June 30 at Belmont, experiencing no difficulties at the start to keep her from victory as she did in the May 26 Sheepshead Bay (gr. IIT) last time out.Saturday, June 30, 2012
The June 30 Eatontown Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park has attracted a diverse group of fillies and mares, with graded stakes winners Ruthenia, Heavenly Landing, and Unbridled Humor being the standouts.Thursday, June 28, 2012
Flaxman Holdings homebred Aruna took charge at the five-sixteenths pole and held off Hit It Rich to win the Sheepshead Bay, a race that was impacted by a troubled start for Mystical Star and Magical Cat.Saturday, May 26, 2012
No factor in her only start this year, Aruna looks to get back on the beam for trainer Graham Motion in the $200,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. IIT), scheduled for the inner turf course at Belmont Park May 26.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
It was close, but Hit It Rich prevailed in the $150,000 Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 31 at South Florida's Gulfstream Park. The 5-year-old daughter of Smart Strike got up late to defeat Aqsaam by a half-length.Saturday, March 31, 2012
Five-time graded stakes winner Keertana was a close second in her most recent start and will likely be favored to break through this time when she leads a field of nine fillies and mares in the $150,000 Orchid (gr. III).Wednesday, March 28, 2012
After being graded stakes placed four times in her career, Barbara Hunter's homebred mare Snow Top Mountain finally notched her first graded stakes in the Suwannee River (gr. IIIT) Feb. 11 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 11, 2012
Heavenly Landing, a 19-1 upsetter in last month's Marshua's River (gr. IIIT), will try to keep her perfect turf record intact Feb. 11 when she goes in the $150,000 Suwannee River (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, February 09, 2012
Senada and Cheetah, the respective first- and third-place finishers in the Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes at Keeneland Oct. 23, will again square off in the $100,000 La Prevoyante Handicap (gr. IIIT).Monday, November 28, 2011
Stuart Janney III's homebred Hit It Rich shadowed front-running Unbridled Essence for more than a mile, then took over in the lane and pulled away to win the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf Nov. 12.Saturday, November 12, 2011
Emerald Beech, a grade III winner two starts back and a four-time winner this season, will carry top weight of 119 pounds for the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 12 at Aqueduct.Wednesday, November 09, 2011
An internationally-loaded field of 11 was drawn for the 1 1/4-mile E.P Taylor (Can-IT), which is the second of three grade I races on Woodbine's Sunday card.Thursday, October 13, 2011
Martin S. Schwartz' Stacelita will be going for her second consecutive grade I triumph when she takes on seven others in the Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Oct. 1.Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Shared Account, last year's winner of the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), figures to draw a good deal of interest in the Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine Sept 18.Thursday, September 15, 2011
Hitting her stride at 5, Maria's Mon's Saratoga graded stakes winner Emerald Beech is a throwback to the stamina-oriented, late-developing runners of America's turf history.
Emerald Beech overhauled pacesetter Dynaslew past mid-stretch to register her fourth consecutive victory by 1 1/2 lengths in the $102,000 Glens Falls (gr. IIIT), the final stakes event of the 2011 Saratoga season Sept. 5.Monday, September 05, 2011
As good as she has been during her current five-race winning streak, Romacaca will need to step it up a bit to keep her string alive in the $200,000 Ballston Spa Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Saratoga turf Aug. 27.Wednesday, August 24, 2011