AQUEDUCT, Ozone Park, NY
|1||Last Gunfighter||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$45,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | First Samurai - Saratoga Cat, Sir Cat
Sire: First Samurai , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 149 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Sir Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1993. In 2009: 1.28 AEI.
|2||Isn't He Perfect||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: B+||$15,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Pleasantly Perfect - Reciclada (CHI), Rictorious
Sire: Pleasantly Perfect , Bay, 1998. Raced 4 years. 18 starts, 9 wins, $7,789,880. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Rictorious, Bay, 1984.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $27,000.
|3||Arlo||Margin: 7¼||TrueNicks: D||$7,500|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Defrere - Crafty Compliment, Crafty Friend
Sire: Defrere, Dark Bay or Brown, 1992. Raced 1 years. 5 starts, 3 wins, $65,300. Lifetime: 162 yearlings sold, median $12,750. In 2009: 1.33 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Crafty Friend, Chestnut, 1993.
|1||Last Gunfighter||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Chad C. Brown|
|2||Isn't He Perfect||Michael J. Luzzi||Doodnauth Shivmangal|
|3||Arlo||Eddie Castro||Cynthia G. Reese|
|4||Scotus||Pablo Morales||William Badgett, Jr.|
|5||Burned Bridges||Keiber J. Coa||Randi Persaud|
Odds-on choice Last Gunfighter collared pacesetter Eighttofasttocatch in the final furlong and drew off by 4 1/4 lengths for his sixth consecutive victory May 17 in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (gr. III) in Baltimore, Md.Yesterday
John Gunther's Last Gunfighter, who has won five in a row since his maiden victory last October, will invade Maryland and face mostly locally based horses in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (gr. III) May 1.5 days ago
Some prominent names -- including Flat Out and Pants On Fire -- are set to clash in the April 27 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) at Belmont Park.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, two of the top older horses in training, are among the seven horses entered in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer threatens to have grade I winners on both coasts April 6 as he ships Sahara Sky to Aqueduct Racetrack for the $400,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I).Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Last Gunfighter overcame a troubled start and came through on the rail to win the $150,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) March 23 at Aqueduct, while 2011 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Ruler On Ice finished fifth.Saturday, March 23, 2013
The 3-1 second choice on the morning line for the $150,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) March 23 at Aqueduct Racetrack is 2011 Belmont Stakes winner Ruler On Ice, who won an Aqueduct optional claimer Jan. 30.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Smith Farm and Stable's New Jersey-bred Javerre won his first graded- stakes race Feb. 18, taking the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III) at Laurel Park.Monday, February 18, 2013
Trainer Bob Baffert and Brigand will go back to the Laurel Park well Feb. 18 in the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III), where Brigand is the 9-5 morning-line favorite.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Six older horses seek their first graded stakes score in the $150,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2, led by 120-pound highweight Mine Over Matter and the recently claimed Johannesburg Smile.Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Apprentice jockey Jose Ortiz won the first three races and brother Irad Ortiz Jr. took races 4 through 7 to give them a sweep of the first seven races Jan. 20 at Aqueduct Racetrack.Sunday, January 20, 2013
Brigand, shipped to Laurel Park from New York by trainer Bob Baffert, responded with a front-running one-length victory in the $104,000 City of Laurel Stakes Dec. 8.Saturday, December 08, 2012
Though it seemed doubtful 11 days ago, the resilient Jackson Bend was entered in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) to be contested Sept. 1 at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Defending winner Jackson Bend looks for a repeat July 20 in the $100,000 James Marvin Stakes (gr. III) at Saratoga Race Course. As usual, he'll have to tangle with a giant to get the job done.Tuesday, July 17, 2012
With a well-timed ride by jockey Florent Geroux, Silverton Hills' Havelock got up in the final strides to overtake favored Lonesome Street to win the $150,000 Hanshin Cup (gr. III) by a neck.Saturday, May 19, 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
The Lumber Guy enjoyed the cutback to a mile in the $200,000 Jerome (gr. II), as he fended off pressure all the way around the track to score by 2 3/4 lengths April 21 at Aqueduct Racetrack.Saturday, April 21, 2012
The Jerome drew a field of seven, four of them entering off failed Derby prep efforts. Trainer Bob Baffert, a two-time winner of this event, will send out of a pair including Sunland Derby third-place finisher Stirred Up.Wednesday, April 18, 2012
It appears the $1 million Charles Town Classic, which ended up being a key race in the older horse division last year, will attract a full field of 10 for its fourth running April 14 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Friday, April 06, 2012
Tested at top of the stretch by 4-5 favorite I Want Revenge, the front-running Redding Colliery battled back along the inside to register a two-length victory in the $73,500 Evening Attire Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack.Saturday, January 28, 2012
Nine three-year-olds battle at Parx Racing in the 1 1/8 mile Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II). Who will win it? How will the others finish?Friday, September 23, 2011
Tom, Jason and Tim handicap the Pennsylvania Derby and Kent Stakes this week.Thursday, September 22, 2011
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Ruler On Ice was made the 5-2 morning-line favorite for the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), but by post time Sept. 24 most of the money could land on To Honor and Serve.Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Odds-on choice Creative Cause staked his claim as Southern California's top juvenile colt when he galloped to a 1 3/4-length victory in the Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) at Del Mar Aug. 7.Sunday, August 07, 2011
Seven juvenile colts, led by a pair from the prolific Bob Baffert barn, look for a first stakes victory in the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) at Del Mar Aug. 7.Thursday, August 04, 2011