BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Grand Couturier (GB)||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A||$95,100|
2003 | Bay Horse | Grand Lodge - Lady Elgar (IRE), Sadler's Wells
Sire: Grand Lodge, Chestnut, 1991. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 4 wins, $653,507. Lifetime: 498 yearlings sold, median $69,949.
Broodmare Sire: Sadler's Wells, Bay, 1981.
Tattersall's October 2004 Yearling Sale, $6,285.
|2||Winchester||Margin: 7¼||TrueNicks: A||$31,700|
2005 | Bay Horse | Theatrical (IRE) - Rum Charger (IRE), Spectrum (IRE)
Sire: Theatrical (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1982. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 10 wins, $2,940,036. Lifetime: 394 yearlings sold, median $70,000. In 2009: 2.42 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Spectrum (IRE), Bay, 1992.
|3||Thabazimbi||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A+||$15,850|
2005 | Bay Horse | Empire Maker - Aletta Maria, Diesis (GB)
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Diesis (GB), Chestnut, 1980.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $350,000.
|1||Grand Couturier (GB)||Alan Garcia||Robert Ribaudo|
|2||Winchester||Ramon A. Dominguez||Christophe Clement|
|3||Thabazimbi||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|4||Colony (IRE)||Rajiv Maragh||Saeed bin Suroor|
|5||Gentleman Chester||Edgar S. Prado||Ralph E. Nicks|
|6||Americain||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|7||Ready Set||Jose Lezcano||Michael R. Matz|
|8||Up to No Good||Jorge F. Chavez||Marc J. Sharp|
Champion stayer Americain, set to stand his first American breeding season at Kentucky's Calumet Farm in 2013, will also mark his first Australian season at Swettenham Stud, it was announced Jan. 10.Thursday, January 10, 2013
Australians Kevin and Colleen Bamford and American David Bernsen have purchased a substantial interest of recent Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) winner Unbridled Command and plan to race in Australia's Cox Plate in October.Thursday, January 03, 2013
Dynaformer's death in April left a unique void in the American stallion market.
Calumet Farm has listed stud fees for three new stallions scheduled to spend the 2013 breeding season at the historic Thoroughbred operation near Lexington.Thursday, December 13, 2012
The 2010 Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) winner Americain will commence his stud career at Calumet Farm, it was announced Nov. 22.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Americain, winner of the 2010 Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) and recently retired from racing, will stand the Northern Hemisphere breeding season in Kentucky in 2013.Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Green Moon upstaged the two most recent winners of the Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) when he captured this year's edition of "the race that stops a nation" Nov. 6 at Flemington Racecourse.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
A competitive field of 24 is set for the Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I), including the event's two most recent winners, French stayers Americain and Dunaden, who will square off in Australia's greatest race Nov. 6.Sunday, November 04, 2012
Owner Anthony Mithen talks about Winchester and the Melbourne Cup.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
French stayer Dunaden stormed from near the back of the field and won the $2,583,125 Caulfield Cup (Aus-I) Oct. 20 to kept his perfect record in Australia in tact.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Stephanie Nigge, travelling foreman for Trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre, talks about Americain.Friday, October 19, 2012
Trainer John Sadler talks about Winchester, his entry in the Caulfield Cup.Friday, October 19, 2012
Stuart S. Janney III's Air Support will be the 118-pound highweight in a compact field of five for the $200,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT) Sept. 8, as stakes action returns to Belmont Park.Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Top Thoroughbred action in New York returns to Belmont Park for the fall meet with 21 graded stakes beginning Sept. 8.Monday, September 03, 2012
Assistant Trainer for Americain, Stephanie Nigge, discusses Americain's plans for 2012.Monday, February 13, 2012
Bert and Diana Firestone have retired their four-time grade I winner Winchester from racing for stallion duty.Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Ky-bred Americain is an Australian group I winner and French highweight. But, where will the Dynaformer sire line's great hope stand at stud?
While lightly raced this year, four-time grade I winner Winchester has by far the most decorated career heading into the Nov. 26 W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) lost one of its contenders Oct. 29 when Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Firestone's Winchester was taken out of consideration following a workout at Belmont Park.Saturday, October 29, 2011
The 2011 edition of the $6 million 3200m contest has attracted a full field of 24, six of them balloted after acceptances on Saturday evening. Last year's winner, Americain, is favored.Saturday, October 29, 2011
Last year's longshot winner is the 3-1 early line favorite. Only five horses have won the Melbourne Cup more than once.Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Cape Blanco and Teaks North, both two-time grade I winners on turf this year, headline a star-studded six-horse field for the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT).Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Grade I winners Royal Delta and Winchester work five furlongs at Belmont Park.Sunday, September 18, 2011
Grassy took over from Center Divider in mid-stretch and notched his first win of the year in the $150,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT) on opening day of the Belmont Park fall meet Sept. 10.Saturday, September 10, 2011
German-bred Sanagas, the 2-1 morning-line favorite, goes for his first graded stakes win when facing six other turf males in the $150,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT) on opening-day of the Belmont Park fall meet Sept. 10.Thursday, September 08, 2011