AQUEDUCT, Ozone Park, NY
|1||Verrazano||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: B||$600,000|
Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 17 starts, 7 wins, $1,026,229. Lifetime: 1016 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $250,000.
|2||Normandy Invasion||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$200,000|
2010 | Bay Colt | Tapit - Boston Lady, Boston Harbor
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Boston Harbor, Bay, 1994.
Keeneland Association April 2012 Two-Year-Olds in Training, $230,000.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, ($145,000).
|3||Vyjack||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: C||$100,000|
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.
|1||Verrazano||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Normandy Invasion||Javier Castellano||Chad C. Brown|
|3||Vyjack||Joel Rosario||Rudy R. Rodriguez|
|4||Mr Palmer||Junior Alvarado||William I. Mott|
|5||Elnaawi||Eddie Castro||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|6||Chrisandthecapper||Jose Lezcano||Jason Servis|
|7||Quinzieme Monarque||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Thomas Albertrani|
|8||Go Get the Basil||Jose L. Ortiz||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
|9||Always in a Tiz||Calvin H. Borel||Dominick A. Schettino|
|10||Freedom Child||Elvis Trujillo||Thomas Albertrani|
Evan Hammonds recaps the effort of Freedom Child in the Peter Pan Stakes and digs up some Triple Crown history from Freedom Child's 2012 racing career.5 days ago
Rick Porter, owner of Normandy Invasion, said May 12 the Tapit colt will not compete in the upcoming Preakness Stakes (gr. I) in favor of a summer campaign instead.5 days ago
Everything finally went right for Freedom Child May 11 at Belmont Park. Romping in the slop by 13 1/4 lengths to take the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II), he punched his ticket to the June 8 Belmont (gr. I).6 days ago
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
Fear the Kitten will take on Bay Shore Stakes winner Declan's Warrior and Illinois Derby fourth-place finisher Abraham in the 1 1/8-mile Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park May 11.Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Experience an interactive turn-by-turn slideshow of the 2013 Kentucky Derby.Monday, May 06, 2013
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
Florida Derby winner Orb has Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey excited about the May 4 Kentucky Derby--more excited, said McGaughey, than he's ever been. But 19 other 3-year-olds also have their sights on the Derby.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Longshot Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Princess of Sylmar will assure a large payout in the Oaks-Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) double.Friday, May 03, 2013
World War II veteran Alan Reeves had some advice for Fox Hill Farm's Rick Porter on May 3 when he and three other veterans of the Normandy Invasion visited Barn 42 where Kentucky Derby contender Normandy Invasion is stabled.Friday, May 03, 2013
Veterans of the Normandy Invasion during World War II visit Derby contender Normandy Invasion at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez, who will ride undefeated Verrazano in Saturday's Kentucky Derby, returned to competition the afternoon of May 2 at Belmont Park, finishing seventh on his first mount since April 7.Thursday, May 02, 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
Claire Novak and Frank Angst are at Churchill Downs to handicap the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Thursday, May 02, 2013
Two days prior to the Kentucky Derby, Wood Memorial runner-up Normandy Invasion displayed some overly eager behavior in what was slated to be an easy morning gallop May 2 at Churchill Downs.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
Orb was made the 7-2 morning-line favorite for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) after drawing post 16 May 1 at Churchill Downs. Verrazano will break from post 14 and is the 4-1 second choice.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The four unknowingly helped inspire the name of Kentucky Derby contender Normandy Invasion, along with the other thousands of brave soldiers who participated in the historic events of June 6, 1944.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Each year, there is at least one horse you take an instant liking to.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The final Derby Dozen for 2013, are there any surprises?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