BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Ave (GB)||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$300,000|
2006 | Bay Filly | Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Anna Amalia (IRE), In the Wings (GB)
Sire: Danehill Dancer (IRE), Bay, 1993. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 4 wins, $343,120. Lifetime: 1076 yearlings sold, median $83,459.
Broodmare Sire: In the Wings (GB), Bay, 1986.
Keeneland Association January 2011 Horses of All Ages Sale, $1,400,000.
|2||Changing Skies (IRE)||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$100,000|
2005 | Bay Mare | Sadler's Wells - Magnificient Style, Silver Hawk
Sire: Sadler's Wells, Bay, 1981. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 6 wins, $713,690. Lifetime: 627 yearlings sold, median $263,280.
Broodmare Sire: Silver Hawk, Bay, 1979. In 2009: 2.22 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $4,200,000.
|3||Red Desire (JPN)||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
2006 | Bay Filly | Manhattan Cafe (JPN) - Great Sunrise (GB), Caerleon
Sire: Manhattan Cafe (JPN), Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Lifetime: 17 yearlings sold, median $150,400.
Broodmare Sire: Caerleon, Bay, 1980.
|1||Ave (GB)||Javier Castellano||Roger L. Attfield|
|2||Changing Skies (IRE)||John R. Velazquez||William I. Mott|
|3||Red Desire (JPN)||Kent J. Desormeaux||Mikio Matsunaga|
|4||Keertana||Jose Lezcano||Thomas F. Proctor|
|5||Shared Account||Edgar S. Prado||H. Graham Motion|
|6||Forever Together||Garrett K. Gomez||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|7||Gozzip Girl||Julien R. Leparoux||Martin D. Wolfson|
Steve Castagnola is relaunching Kempton Bloodstock in association with the Berger family's Woodstock Farm.Monday, March 04, 2013
The second-highest-priced yearling to ever sell at Keeneland January and the beginning of a dispersal of an apparently deep group of horses from Fares Farm helped the Lexington sale to a strong start.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The legacy of the late Barbara Hunter was on full display Jan. 8 during the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, with Keertana selling for $1 million and Snow Top Mountain bringing $950,000.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8 when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Buyers will have the opportunity to purchase horses from the Issam Fares' Fares Farm dispersal at a Keeneland January sale that will feature a larger catalog compared with last year.Friday, January 04, 2013
The demand for quality bloodstock was in full force at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, but the middle and lower markets were soft.Friday, November 16, 2012
Barbara Hunter, 78, who owned Brownwood Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., died at the farm Nov. 8 after a long illness. She had recent success with homebreds Keertana and Snow Top Mountain.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Esther Marr recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including the sales of Pure Clan and Changing Skies, who both brought more than $4 million. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Wealthy buyers' enthusiasm for the young and the beautiful fueled the market again during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Royally bred Changing Skies, a graded stakes-winning daughter of Sadler's Wells, brought $4.2 million during the Nov. 7 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale from Mandore International Agency.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum's Nahrain, second in last year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), edges Zagora and Dream Peace to win the $400,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Zagora heads the $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, while European invaders I'm a Dreamer and Nahrain are poised to challenge.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Fellow racing photographer and journalist Kate Hunter has the rare privilege of seeing some of the best horses, including mares and foals, from around the world.Thursday, September 20, 2012
Trainer Jonathan Sheppard reached the 3,000 win milestone Sept. 17 when he saddled Fugitive Angel to a neck victory in the seventh race at Delaware Park.Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Barbara Hunter's multiple graded stakes-winning mare Snow Top Mountain, in foal to Blame, has been retired from racing with earnings of $525,303.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Barbara Hunter's homebred Keertana, who last year became the first female to win the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) since Our Request in 1951, has been retired from racing.Sunday, May 20, 2012
Five-time graded stakes winner Keertana was a close second in her most recent start and will likely be favored to break through this time when she leads a field of nine fillies and mares in the $150,000 Orchid (gr. III).Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Taking advantage of a heady rail-skimming trip from Joe Bravo, Brazilian-bred Here to Win outkicked Keertana in the stretch for an 11-1 upset in $100,000 The Very One (gr. IIIT) Feb. 25 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Odds-on favorite Zagora, off for nearly five months, was razor sharp in her return Feb. 4 at Tampa Bay Downs, taking over at the top of the stretch en route to winning the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT).Saturday, February 04, 2012
Keertana, a winner in four of her five starts last year including three in graded ranks, returns from an extended layoff as one of the main contenders in the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 4 at Tampa Bay Downs.Thursday, February 02, 2012
Shared Account, winner of last year's Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), is booked to leading second-crop sire Bernardini.Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Shared Account, winner of last year's Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) and seventh in this year's running in what proved to be her final start, has been retired from racing.Thursday, November 17, 2011
The story of Rapid Redux -- winner of 19 straight from December 2010 through October 2011 -- points out the importance of consistent placement at a level at which he can compete.
Martin Schwartz' Stacelita, a two-time grade I winner this year, was made the 2-1 favorite for the Nov. 4 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT). The 1 3/8-mile race is worth $2 million.Monday, October 31, 2011
Live Oak Plantation's Dynaslew is an outsider in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), but is a front-running danger while rounding into best form after a rough start to the year.Friday, October 28, 2011