AQUEDUCT, Ozone Park, NY
|1||Comma to the Top||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: D||$120,000|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Bwana Charlie - Maggies Storm, Stormy Atlantic
Sire: Bwana Charlie, Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 45 yearlings sold, median $4,000.
Broodmare Sire: Stormy Atlantic , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $22,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Fall Mixed Sale, $5,000.
|2||Saturday's Charm||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: B||$40,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Any Given Saturday - Pout, Deputy Minister
Sire: Any Given Saturday , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 6 wins, $1,083,533. Lifetime: 179 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Keeneland Association April 2011 Two-Year-Olds in Training, $240,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($75,000).
Keeneland Association January 2010 Horses of All Ages Sale, $150,000.
|3||Head Heart Hoof||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2006 | Gray or Roan Gelding | Intidab - Trustees Gray, Flying Chevron
Sire: Intidab , Dark Bay or Brown, 1993. Raced 6 years. 36 starts, 7 wins, $531,221. Lifetime: 17 yearlings sold, median $7,500.
Broodmare Sire: Flying Chevron, Dark Bay or Brown, 1992.
New York Breeders' Sales Company 2006 Fall Mixed Sale, $19,000.
|1||Comma to the Top||Joel Rosario||Peter Miller|
|2||Saturday's Charm||Junior Alvarado||Steven M. Asmussen|
|3||Head Heart Hoof||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Rudy R. Rodriguez|
|4||Consortium||Eddie Castro||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|5||Smash||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Bob Baffert|
|6||Be Bullish||Michael J. Luzzi||David Jacobson|
|7||Johannesburg Smile||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|8||St Liams Halo||Jose L. Ortiz||Gary C. Contessa|
|9||Heart Butte||Christopher P. DeCarlo||Todd A. Pletcher|
|10||Off the Jak||Willie Martinez||Shivananda Parbhoo|
B. Wayne Hughes, Richard Mandella, and Garrett Gomez score stakes double as Jimmy Creed takes Potrero Grande after Beholder wins Santa Anita Oaks.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Comma to the Top, Jimmy Creed, and Camp Victory all bring grade I victories into the Potrero Grande (gr. II) at Santa Anita, vying to become the West Coast's top sprinter.Thursday, April 04, 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
Unbeaten Verrazano, the early favorite for this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), is set to make his next start April 6 in the $1 million Wood Memorial (gr. I) at Aqueduct, trainer Todd Pletcher said.Friday, March 22, 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
Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman discuss throwback horses after Comma to the Top's recent efforts, Salix in the Breeders' Cup, Vyjack, and recent events.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Favored Comma to the Top, making just his second appearance outside of California, proved a tenacious winner of the $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap (gr. III) March 2 at Aqueduct Racetrack, just a week after making his last start.Saturday, March 02, 2013
While Comma to the Top registered his biggest win in the 2010 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the Bwana Charlie gelding has placed in three straight graded stakes, including a clear victory in the Daytona Stakes to close out 2012Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Sahara Sky, benefitting once again by a super-hot pace, flew home on the outside to capture the $200,750 San Carlos Stakes Feb. 23 for his second grade II stakes win in a row at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Benefiting from a patient ride, Head Heart Hoof took control leaving the turn and held off a tenacious rally by Johannesburg Smile to win the 120th renewal of the Toboggan Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 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
There wasn't much sunshine to be found at Gulfstream Park Jan. 19 as Golden Mystery opened the Florida Sunshine Millions program with a romping victory in the $150,000 Filly and Mare Sprint.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Versatile Comma to the Top, who has produced wins on dirt, synthetic, and turf, as well as going long and sprinting, brings his best form recently into the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Lenny and Steve discuss Tweebster, Comma to the Top, and the Horse of the Year. Plus, an interview with Gary Stevens. Sponsored by Darby Dan FarmWednesday, January 09, 2013
Status change results in grade I winner Comma to the Top securing third graded stakes victory of his career.Thursday, January 03, 2013
It was the wrong lead but the right result for Comma to the Top, who slugged his way to victory while becoming racing's newest millionaire in an off-the-turf edition of the $100,000 Daytona Stakes Dec. 29 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Stud El Aguila's Indiano turned the tables on Action Andy with a strong outside rally to take the $100,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Dec. 29.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Daytona Stakes at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, December 27, 2012
Robert Gerczak's Action Andy and Stud El Aguila's Indiano are headed for a rematch in the $100,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 29 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The $100,000 Daytona Stakes (gr. IIIT) attracted a dozen entrants to the hillside turf course at Santa Anita Park Dec. 29 including Great Mills, most recently fourth in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) on the course.Sunday, December 23, 2012
Grade I winners Comma to the Top and Smiling Tiger tackle four entrants from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, making for an intriguing Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, November 29, 2012
A field of nine, including the 3-year-old filly Haldane, will contest the 1 1/8-mile event in which 5-year-old Lunar Victory is the 8-5 favorite to pick up his fifth win in six 2012 starts for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott.Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Comma to the Top and Mensa Heat, one-two finishers last out in the Pirate's Bounty Stakes, get a Sept. 28 rematch in the Eddie D. Stakes (formerly Morvich, gr. IIIT) on opening day at Santa Anita for the 2012 autumn meet.Tuesday, September 25, 2012
He's the gift that keeps on giving and the equine version of the Energizer Bunny. Making the 52nd start of his career Aug. 19, Awesome Gem steps forward to defend his title at Emerald Downs.Thursday, August 16, 2012