AQUEDUCT, Ozone Park, NY
|1||Vyjack||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: C||$240,000|
2010 | Bay Gelding | Into Mischief - Life Happened, Stravinsky
Sire: Into Mischief , Bay, 2005. Raced 2 years. 5 starts, 3 wins, $547,080. Lifetime: 44 yearlings sold, median $16,000.
Broodmare Sire: Stravinsky, Bay, 1996.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2012, $100,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2011 Select Yearling Sale, $45,000.
|2||West Hills Giant||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A+||$80,000|
2010 | Chestnut Colt | Frost Giant - Outtawesthills, Take Me Out
Sire: Frost Giant , Chestnut, 2003. Raced 4 years. 13 starts, 4 wins, $454,254. Lifetime: 16 yearlings sold, median $21,000.
Broodmare Sire: Take Me Out, Bay, 1988.
|3||Elnaawi||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A||$40,000|
2010 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Street Sense - Pilfer, Deputy Minister
Sire: Street Sense , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 6 wins, $4,383,200. Lifetime: 225 yearlings sold, median $82,912.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $500,000.
Scratched: Now and Then.
|1||Vyjack||Joel Rosario||Rudy R. Rodriguez|
|2||West Hills Giant||Jose L. Espinoza||John P. Terranova, II|
|3||Elnaawi||Channing Hill||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|4||Siete de Oros||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Ramon Preciado|
|5||Overanalyze||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Transparent||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|7||Amerigo Vespucci||Erick D. Rodriguez||Timothy J. Tullock, Jr.|
|8||Champion Boy||Eddie Castro||Juan Carlos Guerrero|
|9||Escapefromreality||David Cohen||Dominick A. Schettino|
|10||Sky Captain||Miguel Mena||Mark E. Casse|
|11||Ore Pass||Julian Pimentel||Michael J. Trombetta|
A wet track at Monmouth Park prompted trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. to postpone a scheduled pre-Preakness (gr. I) breeze for Itsmyluckyday the morning of May 11.6 days ago
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb gave exercise rider Jenn Patterson all the right signs May 9 in his preparation for the 138th Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course.Thursday, May 09, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
Despite admirable objective accomplishments, some very good sires like Dixie Union seem fated not to be fully appreciated within their lifetimes.
Two horses who were unplaced in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Normandy Invasion and Vyjack, have been added to the list of possible candidates for the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico.Monday, May 06, 2013
One day after Orb took the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), it appears only a few of the 18 other horses that ran in the Derby will run back in two weeks in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Sunday, May 05, 2013
Take the walkover from the barns to the saddling paddock with Kentucky Derby winner Orb. Cameo by Overanalyze.Sunday, May 05, 2013
The time finally has come to make something resembling selections.Friday, May 03, 2013
Now that the post positions have been drawn, Steve comments on the pace scenario. Plus Funny Cide and Mine That Bird.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Lenny Shulman reports the news of the day, including Vyjack's work, Giant Finish's arrival, the Pletcher 5 on the track, and the weather.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez sent Kentucky Derby contender Vyjack through a three-furlong breeze at Churchill Downs May 2.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Two days before he is scheduled to run in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Vyjack "blew out" three furlongs in :37 at Churchill Downs May 2.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Lenny and Steve at Churchill Downs discuss who is in the Derby, Todd Pletcher's five, talk to D. Wayne Lukas about Oxbow and Will Take Charge, and make their picks. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Each year, there is at least one horse you take an instant liking to.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Lenny Shulman discusses which Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders appeared on the track today, when Lines of Battle is expected to arrive, and the weather forecast this weekend.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Spendthrift Farm owner B. Wayne Hughes had plenty of horses to keep an eye on April 30 during the training time for those preparing for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands(gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Rudy Rodriguez would like to celebrate the 10th anniversary of New York-based gelding Funny Cide winning the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) by sending out New York-based gelding Vyjack to a Derby victory.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
If this year's Derby has you confused now, you'll really be tested if the projected forecast for rain on Saturday holds true.Monday, April 29, 2013
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez on Vyjack, his first Derby starter.Monday, April 29, 2013
Steve Haskin talks about all of the works today. Times and brief analysis on Normandy Invasion, Mylute, Black Onyx, Palace Malice, Overanalyze, Revolutionary, Charming Kitten, Verrazano, and more!Saturday, April 27, 2013
After watching five of his Derby contenders work April 27, trainer Todd Pletcher said he thought Verrazano and Revolutionary continued steady progress, while Overanzalyze registered his best workout ever.Saturday, April 27, 2013
With the Louisville, Ky., weather forecast calling for rain later in the day and on Sunday, the April 27 work tab at Churchill Downs was crowded with prospects for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Saturday, April 27, 2013
What better way to kick off live Kentucky Derby coverage than with a photo gallery of some of the major players and some early observations.Friday, April 26, 2013
Vyjack, third in the Wood Memorial (gr. I) last time out, led a small group of workers for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) on the morning of April 26 at Churchill Downs. Also on the tab were Golden Soul and Falling Sky.Friday, April 26, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher said a decision on whether to point Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) winner Winning Cause toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) will be made after the colt breezes April 28.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez put his skills as a former rider to use on Tuesday, April 23, riding grade II winner Vyjack on the Churchill Downs main track in preparation for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Tuesday, April 23, 2013