BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Take the Points||Margin: head||TrueNicks: B+||$120,000|
2006 | Gray or Roan Colt | Even the Score - Ginger Ginger, Fred Astaire
Sire: Even the Score , Gray or Roan, 1998. Raced 4 years. 29 starts, 9 wins, $751,629. Lifetime: 147 yearlings sold, median $12,500.
Broodmare Sire: Fred Astaire, Bay, 1983. In 2009: 1.00 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2007 Select Yearling Sale, $160,000.
|2||Straight Story||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: C||$60,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Giant's Causeway - Eventail, Lear Fan
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Lear Fan, Bay, 1981.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $400,000.
|3||Courageous Cat||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2006 | Bay Horse | Storm Cat - Tranquility Lake, Rahy
Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $570,610. Lifetime: 462 yearlings sold, median $325,000.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
|1||Take the Points||Edgar S. Prado||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Straight Story||Javier Castellano||Alan E. Goldberg|
|3||Courageous Cat||Ramon A. Dominguez||William I. Mott|
|4||Grassy||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Christophe Clement|
|5||Boots Ahead||Carlos H. Marquez, Jr.||George Weaver|
|6||Mr Sandman (GB)||Jorge F. Chavez||H. Allen Jerkens|
|7||Chapin Beach||John R. Velazquez||Mark A. Hennig|
The event will introduce first-year stallion Boys At Tosconova, a grade I-winning juvenile, along with New York newcomers Courageous Cat and El Corredor.Friday, January 25, 2013
Runner-up as the favorite in the Hollywood Derby (gr. IT), Grandeur will try to become the first 3-year-old since Bien Bien in 1992 to win the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) Dec. 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Courageous Cat, a grade I winner and millionaire son of Storm Cat, will move to Questroyal North near Stillwater, N.Y., after spending his first season at Lane's End Farm in Kentucky.Tuesday, November 20, 2012
King David has a chance to prove his Jamaica Handicap (gr. IT) upset was no fluke when he joins an overflow field of 16 starters for the $100,000 Commonwealth Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) Nov. 17 at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 15, 2012
The second time was the charm for Eldaafer in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) and his connections are hoping that the fourth will be, too.Monday, October 29, 2012
Longshot King David upset the $400,000 Jamaica Handicap (gr. IT) Oct. 6 at Belmont Park, benefiting from a crawling pace set by the eventual runner-up as 8-5 favorite Dullahan finished fifth.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Donegal Racing's TVG Pacific Classic Stakes (gr. I) victor Dullahan is the 4-5 morning-line favorite for the $400,000 Jamaica Handicap (gr. IT) when he faces seven other sophomores Oct. 6 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Turbo Compressor and Casino Host, both qualifiers for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) later this fall, will take a test spin over the Santa Anita Park course in the $150,000 John Henry Turf Championship (gr. IIT) Sept. 30.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Queen'splatekitten is the 5-2 morning line favorite for what shapes up as a contentious renewal of the $100,000 Red Bank Stakes (gr. IIIT), the one-mile Independence Day feature on the Monmouth Park turf.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Pender Harbour, Canada's champion 3-year-old male of 2011, will try to make it two straight when he takes on five rivals in the Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine July 1.Thursday, June 28, 2012
Ghislaine Head's Right One, who last raced over Keeneland's Polytrack, returns to grass racing when he takes on seven rivals in the June 8 Jaipur Stakes (gr. IIIT) at seven furlongs at Belmont Park.Tuesday, June 05, 2012
One race before trainer Graham Motion saddles Went the Day Well in the May 19 Preakness (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course, he will send out Augustin Stables' Smart Bid, the 7-2 overnight favorite in the Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Thursday, May 17, 2012
Grade I winners Courageous Cat and Twirling Candy, who are standing their first year at stud at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., have gotten their first mares in foals.Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Hailstone, a half brother to TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner Court Vision, was purchased by agent Steve Young for $235,000 to top the Nov. 15 session of the Keeneland November sale.Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Richard Santulli's Straight Story, at 38-1 the longest price in a 10-horse field, made his synthetic surface debut a winning one when he captured the $150,000 Autumn Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine Nov. 12.Saturday, November 12, 2011
Grade I winner Courageous Cat has been retired from racing and will enter stud at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Boisterous wrapped up his 4-year-old campaign on a high note Nov. 5 at Aqueduct Racetrack, coming from off the pace for a two-length victory over Bold Hawk in the $150,000 Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIT).Saturday, November 05, 2011
After notching his first graded stakes victory with a powerful late charge one year ago, Grassy is back to defend his title in the $150,000 Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Aqueduct turf Nov. 5.Wednesday, November 02, 2011
An audible groan went up from the table of traveling lads from France at the Breeders' Cup World Championships post-position draw when it was announced three-time Mile (gr. IT) winner had drawn the rail.Monday, October 31, 2011
It is said that cats have nine lives. The connections of Courageous Cat are hoping that a second chance is enough. The regally bred 5-year-old will again face Goldikova in the Breeders' Cup Mile.Sunday, October 30, 2011
No trainer has won more races at Churchill Downs than Mott.Friday, October 21, 2011
A trio of Breeders' Cup contenders from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott--To Honor and Serve (Classic, gr. I), Royal Delta (Ladies' Classic, gr. I) and Courageous Cat (Mile, gr. IT)--worked Oct. 16 at Churchill.Sunday, October 16, 2011
Grade I winner Courageous Cat will stand at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., following his retirement from racing.Thursday, October 13, 2011
European shipper Western Aristocrat made a winning North American debut when he wired the field in the $250,000 Jamaica Handicap (gr. IT) Oct. 8 at Belmont Park.Saturday, October 08, 2011
Brilliant Speed looks to continue his accomplished season in the $250,000 Jamaica Handicap (gr. I) Oct. 8 at Belmont Park. He was pegged as the 9-5 favorite against seven other sophomores in the 1 1/8-mile event.Wednesday, October 05, 2011