BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Swift Temper||Margin: 1¾||BRIS: 110||TrueNicks: A+||$180,000|
2004 | Chestnut Mare | Giant's Causeway - Glasgow's Gold, Seeking the Gold
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: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, ($2,050,000).
Keeneland 2005 September Yearling Sale, $285,000.
|2||Seventh Street||Margin: 8¾||BRIS: 108||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2005 | Chestnut Filly | Street Cry (IRE) - Holiday Runner, Meadowlake
Sire: Street Cry (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Raced 3 years. 12 starts, 5 wins, $5,150,837. Lifetime: 399 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
Broodmare Sire: Meadowlake, Chestnut, 1983.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2007, $1,000,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $100,000.
|3||Luna Vega||Margin: 9¾||BRIS: 98||TrueNicks: B+||$30,000|
2005 | Chestnut Mare | Malibu Moon - Donnavega, Rock Royalty
Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997. Raced 1 years. 2 starts, 1 wins, $33,840. Lifetime: 493 yearlings sold, median $70,000.
Broodmare Sire: Rock Royalty, Chestnut, 1974.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $335,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $67,000.
|1||Swift Temper||Alan Garcia||Dale L. Romans|
|2||Seventh Street||Rajiv Maragh||Saeed bin Suroor|
|3||Luna Vega||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|4||Skylighter||Julien R. Leparoux||H. Graham Motion|
|5||Be Fair||Garrett K. Gomez||D. Wayne Lukas|
|6||Exotic Indy||John R. Velazquez||Grant T. Forster|
David Nunn and Formal Gold rekindle memories.Monday, April 08, 2013
David Blethen's Withgreatpleasure skimmed the rail around the turn, then held on for a three-quarter-length victory over favorite My Wandy's Girl in the Ruffian Handicap (gr. II) April 6 at Aqueduct Racetrack.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Funnys Approval will try to again take her game on the road attempting to extend her four-race win streak April 6 in the $250,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. II) at Aqueduct Racetrack.Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Photographer Anne Eberhardt stopped by Taylor Made Farm in Central Kentucky to visit with Peppers Pride. See how this beauty is doing now!Friday, September 03, 2010
Starting for the first time in Louisville since her record-setting Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) a year ago, Rachel Alexandra headlines a field of six in the $400,000 La Troienne Stakes (gr. III).Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Zenyatta tied Citation and Cigar with her 16th consecutive win April 9 in the $500,000 Apple Blossom Invitational (gr. I), blowing past her four rivals under Mike Smith at Oaklawn Park for another easy victory.Friday, April 09, 2010
Compared to what it was supposed to look like, the field for the April 9 Apple Blossom Invitational Handicap (gr. I) is a major disappointment. A field of only five, led by undefeated two-time champion Zenyatta, was drawn.Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Glasgow's Gold, the dam of grade I-winning millionaire Swift Temper, equaled the $300,000 high price so far at the Jan. 11 session of the Keeneland horses of all ages sale.Monday, January 11, 2010
Mark Stanley's grade I-winning millionaire Swift Temper, the 5-2 second choice in the morning line for the Nov. 26 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, has been scratched from the race because of an injury and has been retired.Thursday, November 26, 2009
Godolphin Stable's 3-year-old Sara Louise, making her first start since a fourth-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) Nov. 6 at Santa Anita, headlines a field of nine for the $150,000 Top Flight Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares going one mile Nov. 27 at Aqueduct.Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Grade I stakes winners Unbridled Belle and Swift Temper will carry top weight of 122 pounds apiece when they take on four rival fillies and mares in the Thanksgiving Day $150,000 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs Nov. 26.Sunday, November 22, 2009
Coming off a historic victory against the boys in the Sept. 20 Woodbine Mile (Can-IT), Ventura looks to be a powerful contender in the Nov. 5 Sentient Jet Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) as she attempts to defend her title at Santa Anita Park. But the Juddmonte Farms homebred will likely face some tough competition, as five other graded stakes-winning females were also pre-entered.Thursday, October 29, 2009
Last weekendfs racing helped to clarify the Breedersf Cup picture for runners from Godolphin Racing, including Gayago, Girolamo, and Cocoa Beach.Monday, October 12, 2009
Mark Stanley's Swift Temper, who upset Seventh Street last month in the Ruffian Handicap (gr. I), will make her first start on a synthetic surface in more than three years as she preps for the Breeders' Cup in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) Oct. 11 at Keeneland.Thursday, October 08, 2009
Looking at Icon Project's last three starts, her only races on dirt in an 11-race career, one can only wonder just how special this 4-year-old daughter of Empire Maker is.Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Circle the date Oct. 4 on your calendar. Your assignment is to pray for rain in France - enough to turn the Longchamp turf course soft. The softer the better.Monday, September 14, 2009
Mark Stanley's Swift Temper, returning to action off less than two weeks rest, upset odds-on favorite Seventh Street in the $300,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) Sept. 12 in the mud at Belmont Park. The 1 3/4-length victory earned the 5-year-old daughter of Giant's Causeway an automatic berth in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) Nov. 6 at Santa Anita.Saturday, September 12, 2009
Godolphin Stable's Seventh Street looks to notch her third grade I win of the season and lock up a spot in the Breeders' Cup later this season when she faces five fillies and mares in the $300,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) Sept. 12 at Belmont Park.Thursday, September 10, 2009
Favored Icon Project, ridden by Julien Leparoux, demolished her rivals with a Rachel Alexandra-type performance Aug. 30 in the $400,000 Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race course.Sunday, August 30, 2009
Luna Vega overcame Spritely in the homestretch to post a mild surprise in the $223,000 Molly Pitcher Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 30 for her second win in as many starts on the Monmouth Park main track.Sunday, August 30, 2009
Though Rachel Alexandra was not in the $600,000 Alabama (gr. I), Donver Stable's Careless Jewel did her best impression of the superstar filly, running away from seven rivals to win by 11 lengths in a breakthrough performance Aug. 22 at Saratoga.Saturday, August 22, 2009
There are two ways to look at the field for the $600,000 Alabama (gr. I): It could be a disappointment that the nation's top 3-year-old filly, Rachel Alexandra, is not included in the field. Or, a more optimistic view would be that many of the talented fillies entered for the prestigious race are only there because Rachel Alexandra is not in the field.Wednesday, August 19, 2009
The American Graded Stakes Committee released a statement Aug. 5 that the previously grade II Lake George Stakes was automatically downgraded to grade III status because the originally scheduled turf event July 31 at Saratoga was moved to the main track.Wednesday, August 05, 2009
Godolphin Stable's Seventh Street continued her dominance over an off track, as she wore down Spritely in mid-stretch and went on to win the $300,000 Go For Wand Handicap (gr. I) Aug. 2 at rainy Saratoga. It was the fifth victory in eight starts for the 4-year-old daughter of Street Cry, who became a multiple graded stakes winner.Sunday, August 02, 2009
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has won a lot of races. And, he has seen a lot of weather forecasts. On July 31, he won the off the turf Lake George Stakes at Saratoga with Be Fair.Friday, July 31, 2009