AQUEDUCT, Ozone Park, NY
|1||It's Tricky||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: C+||$120,000|
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: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
|2||C C's Pal||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A||$40,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Alex's Pal - Roca, Noactor
Sire: Alex's Pal , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 3 years. 19 starts, 6 wins, $163,680. Lifetime: 14 yearlings sold, median $2,850.
Broodmare Sire: Noactor, Bay, 1989. In 2009: .88 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, ($240,000).
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2007 Fall Mixed Sale, $7,500.
|3||Dontbeshy I'll Buy||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A||$20,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Cherokee Run - Eye of the Artist, Old Trieste
Sire: Cherokee Run, Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Raced 4 years. 28 starts, 13 wins, $1,531,818. Lifetime: 455 yearlings sold, median $56,000.
Broodmare Sire: Old Trieste, Chestnut, 1995. In 2009: 1.76 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $145,000.
Agence Francaise De Vente Du Pur-Sang, Deauville August, 2009 Yearling Sale, ($141,890).
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $100,000.
|1||It's Tricky||Eddie Castro||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|2||C C's Pal||Junior Alvarado||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|3||Dontbeshy I'll Buy||Alan Garcia||Eric R. Reed|
|4||Nicole H||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Michael E. Hushion|
|5||White Merlot||Pablo Morales||Robert G. Smith|
Alex's Pal, whose stakes winners include multiple grade II winner C C's Pal, will stand this year at Albert Geldmacher's Centennial Farm of New York near Gilbertsville, N.Y.Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Nicole H will try to secure her fourth straight stakes victory in five starts and ninth of her career when she returns to Laurel Park for the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) Feb. 16.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Nicole H pulled clear through the stretch to become the first mare to win three consecutive editions of the $75,000 Interborough at Aqueduct Jan. 1. On the undercard, Arena Elvira won the $75,000 Ladies' Handicap.Tuesday, January 01, 2013
At age 6, Nicole H will try to become the first mare to post three consecutive victories in the $75,000 Interborough Handicap. She faces seven others in the six-furlong event at Aqueduct Racetrack on New Year's Day.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Godolphin Racing's multiple grade I winner It's Tricky has been retired with an injury to her right hind ankle.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Royal Delta blew It's Tricky away in the $400,000 Beldame Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, drawing off to a 9 1/2-length victory under wraps.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Royal Delta and It's Tricky look to recover from an Aug. 26 Personal Ensign (gr. I) upset and eye year-end honors when they meet for a fifth time Sept. 29 in the $400,000 Beldame Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The top three finishers from the Aug. 4 Whitney Invitational are expected to headline "Super Saturday" Sept. 29 at Belmont, along with Point of Entry, Shackleford, Royal Delta, and others.Thursday, September 20, 2012
Headed by national female sprint champion Musical Romance and multiple grade I winner Turbulent Descent, the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) Sept. 22 at Belmont Park came up as an exceptionally tough race.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, following Godolphin's fourth grade I win of the Saratoga meet with Emcee in the Forego Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 1, talked about the upcoming plans for each of those horses.Sunday, September 02, 2012
The top three finishers in the Aug. 26 Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course came out of the race in good order, their trainers said Aug. 27.Monday, August 27, 2012
Love and Pride, staked to a daylight lead in the stretch by John Velazquez, denied the late bid of 3-5 pick Royal Delta to earn her first grade I victory in the $600,000 Personal Ensign Stakes Aug. 26 at Saratoga Race Course.Sunday, August 26, 2012
Royal Delta will make her first start at Saratoga since winning the 2011 Alabama (gr. I) as the 124-pound highweight in the Personal Ensign Invitational (gr. I) Aug. 26.Thursday, August 23, 2012
It's a good time to be Kiaran McLaughlin, but don't confuse that with an easy time. The trainer has his hands full conditioning and placing top runners for Godolphin Racing with year-end goals in mind.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Besilu Stable's Royal Delta, the reigning 3-year-old filly champion and 2011 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic winner looms an imposing favorite in the Personal Ensign for trainer Bill Mott.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Turbulent Descent returns to the scene of one of her most impressive victories when she makes her second start of the year Aug. 24 in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Hansen, the juvenile champion of 2011, worked five furlongs in 1:02 4/5 the morning of Aug. 18 in preparation for a start in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, where Turbulent Descent and It's Tricky also worked.Saturday, August 18, 2012
One hundred forty-nine years ago on August 3, 1863, Saratoga Racecourse held its first meet. The anniversary passed unnoticed.Saturday, August 04, 2012
C C's Pal closed into a torrid pace and held off a late run from Island Bound to get the victory Aug. 3 in the $200,000 Honorable Miss (gr. II) at Saratoga Race Course.Friday, August 03, 2012
C C's Pal, who has won or placed in 22 of 30 starts for owner Eric Fein and trainer Rick Dutrow, tops the eight-horse field of older fillies and mares entered in the Aug. 3 Honorable Miss Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga.Monday, July 30, 2012
Last year, Musical Romance missed victory by a neck in the Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I). This season, the 2011 Eclipse Award-winning female sprinter would not be denied.Saturday, July 07, 2012
In step with the trend from recent years, the July 7 Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) at Calder Race Course has attracted mostly local horses, highlighted by reigning champion female sprinter Musical Romance.Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Derwin's Star, taking advantage of a seam at the head of the stretch, streaked to her first graded stakes win in the $150,000 Bed o' Roses (gr. III) July 1 at Belmont Park.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Eric Fein's C C's Pal searches for her second straight graded stakes victory July 1 at Belmont Park, facing seasoned sprinters in the $150,000 Bed O' Roses Handicap (gr. II).Thursday, June 28, 2012
C C's Pal defeated Nicole H by a neck to win the Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park June 2.Saturday, June 02, 2012