AQUEDUCT, Ozone Park, NY
|1||Close Hatches||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
2010 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | First Defence - Rising Tornado, Storm Cat
Sire: First Defence , Bay, 2004. Raced 3 years. 12 starts, 6 wins, $576,534. Lifetime: 34 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
|2||Princess of Sylmar||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
Sire: Majestic Warrior , Bay, 2005. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 2 wins, $239,229. Lifetime: 93 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
Broodmare Sire: Catienus , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
|3||Walkwithapurpose||Margin: 16||TrueNicks: A++||$25,000|
2010 | Bay Filly | Candy Ride (ARG) - Lightning Lydia, Broad Brush
Sire: Candy Ride (ARG) , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 6 wins, $749,149. Lifetime: 260 yearlings sold, median $36,071.
Broodmare Sire: Broad Brush, Bay, 1983.
|1||Close Hatches||Joel Rosario||William I. Mott|
|2||Princess of Sylmar||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Walkwithapurpose||Jeremy Rose||Ignacio Correas, IV|
|4||Watrugonnadorosie||Jose Lezcano||William I. Mott|
|5||Let Me Entertain U||Jose L. Ortiz||Thomas Albertrani|
|6||Red Hot Tweet||Eddie Castro||H. Graham Motion|
Dreaming of Julia stood out on a busy worktab for trainer Todd Pletcher June 16, breezing a half-mile over the Belmont Park training track in 49.07 for the upcoming $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I).2 days ago
Forty Tales looks like he may be the best 3-year-old sprinter in the country after rallying to victory in the $400,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (gr. II) June 8 at Belmont Park.Saturday, June 08, 2013
Lucky Shamrock Stable's Declan's Warrior will try to extend his win streak to four races when he starts in what appears to be a strong edition of the $400,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (gr. II) June 8 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Midnight Lucky more than made up for her lackluster fifth-place performance in the May 3 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) when the Bob Baffert-trained filly unleashed a powerful 6 1/4-length victory in the May 25 Acorn Stakes.Monday, May 27, 2013
Grade II winner Kauai Katie will stretch out to take on Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) also-rans Midnight Lucky and Close Hatches while those two turn back in distance in the $300,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) May 27 at Belmont.Friday, May 24, 2013
Sagamore Farm's Walkwithapurpose was scratched from the May 17 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) because of a bruised foot.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Emollient, nine-length winner of the Ashland Stakes (gr. I) in April, is the 9-5 favorite in a field of nine 3-year-old fillies entered in the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park this week. Are there any Belmont Stakes contenders in this field?Thursday, May 09, 2013
Stuart S. Janney III and Phipps Stables, who bred and race Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb, will receive an additional $50,000 bonus as a result of the colt's May 4 victory.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
Trainer Todd Pletcher, who saddled filly Rags to Riches to victory in the 2007 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), is considering a pair of fillies he trains for this year's 1 1/2-mile classic at Belmont Park.Monday, May 06, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher said May 4 the four Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) participants from his barn, including winner Princess of Sylmar, "came out of the race well."Saturday, May 04, 2013
Princess of Sylmar roared past Beholder in deep stretch to win the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 3 at Churchill Downs. At 38-1, she's the second highest-priced winner in Oaks history.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The Pennsylvania horse racing and breeding industry, currently concerned about a steady decline in the revenue it gets from slot machines, got some surprise public relations May 3 courtesy of the grade I Kentucky Oaks.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The backstretch at Churchill Downs was quiet the morning of May 4 as most of the talk centered on the previous day's Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and whether the weather would have an impact on the Kentucky Derby.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Churchill Downs set a record for its May 3 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) program when more than $45.8 million was wagered on a 12-race card.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Owner Ed Stanco discusses Princess of Sylmar's Kentucky Oaks victory.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Scenes from Kentucky Oaks day, including the race from start to finish.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Eric Mitchell recaps the Kentucky Oaks, won by Princess of Sylmar, and the other stakes action on Oaks day.Friday, May 03, 2013
Comments from the connections of 2013 Kentucky Oaks winner Princess of Sylmar.Friday, May 03, 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
Dreaming of Julia is the freshest on the minds of most leading up to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) due to her extraordinary 21 3/4-length victory in the March 30 Gulfstream Park Oaks (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Dreaming of Julia, the remarkable 21 3/4-length winner of the March 30 Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II), drew post 8 of 11 sophomore fillies and was installed the 3-1 favorite for the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed April 29 that King of Prussia Stable's homebred filly Princess of Sylmar will compete in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). The daughter of Majestic Warrior will be ridden by Mike Smith.Monday, April 29, 2013
Juddmonte Farms' Close Hatches drills a half-mile in :47 2/5 in advance of the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). The daughter of First Defence is unbeaten in three starts, all this year.Sunday, April 28, 2013