BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Bribon (FR)||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: C||$60,000|
2003 | Chestnut Gelding | Mark of Esteem (IRE) - Rowat Arazi (GB), Arazi
Sire: Mark of Esteem (IRE), Bay, 1993. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 4 wins, $564,007. Lifetime: 276 yearlings sold, median $32,245.
Broodmare Sire: Arazi, Chestnut, 1989.
Goff's Turf Club October, 2004 Yearling Sale (Ireland), $22,385.
|2||Jersey Town||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Belong to Me , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association April 2008 Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($170,000).
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($95,000).
|3||Half Metal Jacket||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: C||$10,000|
2005 | Gray or Roan Gelding | Yes It's True - Full and Fancy, Marfa
Sire: Yes It's True , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 11 wins, $1,080,700. Lifetime: 450 yearlings sold, median $50,000.
Broodmare Sire: Marfa, Gray, 1980. In 2009: 1.43 AEI.
|1||Bribon (FR)||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Jersey Town||Alan Garcia||Barclay Tagg|
|3||Half Metal Jacket||Ramon A. Dominguez||Rudy R. Rodriguez|
|4||Tahitian Warrior||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Saeed bin Suroor|
|5||Wildcat Brief||Elvis Trujillo||Benjamin W. Perkins, Jr.|
|6||Temecula Creek||Edgar S. Prado||Rudy R. Rodriguez|
|7||Jack On the Rocks||Rajiv Maragh||Gary P. Gullo|
|8||Roaring Lion||Jose Lezcano||Bruce N. Levine|
by John P. Sparkman
It took five years for that hope to be fulfilled.
Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Charles Fipke's homebred Jersey Town has been scratched from the Nov. 24 Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct with a fever in what was supposed to have been the horse's final start.Saturday, November 24, 2012
Off a smashing victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, Groupie Doll, from the outside post of 7, challenges a salty cast of older runners in the Nov. 24 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Jersey Town, a grade I-winning miler by Speightstown, will retire to stud at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.Monday, November 12, 2012
The final contingent of Breeders' Cup runners, including Mile favorite Wise Dan and Classic contenders Mucho Macho Man, Fort Larned, and Brilliant Speed, arrived at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Bill Mott sent his quartet of Breeders' Cup hopefuls out for their final works Oct. 28, with Royal Delta (:48.96), To Honor and Serve (:47.72) and Flat Out (:48.01) all turning in half-miles.Sunday, October 28, 2012
Godolphin Racing's Buffum came out running and never stopped as he posted a gate-to-wire score in the $150,000 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park Oct. 27.Saturday, October 27, 2012
Closing weekend at Belmont Park is highlighted by a pair of grade III races, with both the $150,000 Bold Ruler Handicap and the $150,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap for fillies and mares set for Oct. 27.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Working handily, Trailblazer completed five furlongs in 1:02 on the Cushion Track in preparation for the Breeders' Cup. Trailblazer has been pointing to the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Charles Fipke's homebred Jersey Town, a 6-year-old son of Speightstown, blows by Shackleford in the stretch of the one-mile Kelso Handicap (gr. II). Favored To Honor and Serve finishes fourth.Saturday, September 29, 2012
To Honor and Serve and Shackleford renew their one-turn rivalry at Belmont Park in the one-mile Kelso Handicap (gr. II) as part of "Super Saturday" Sept. 29 at Belmont.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Favored Emcee earned the first graded victory of his career for Godolphin Racing and trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, bursting away from the field in the final furlong to take the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 1 at Saratoga.Saturday, September 01, 2012
Though it seemed doubtful 11 days ago, the resilient Jackson Bend was entered in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) to be contested Sept. 1 at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Shackleford arrived at Saratoga Race Course fit and feisty the morning of Aug. 2, ready to tackle seven other runners in the $400,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. I) on Aug. 4.Thursday, August 02, 2012
Robert Abbo Racing Stable's Immortal Eyes, who just missed winning last year's Maryland Sprint Handicap (gr. III) after rating a bit early, will try again when the six-furlong event is held May 19 at Pimlico Race Course.Thursday, May 17, 2012
Three grade I winners--To Honor and Serve, Jersey Town, and Boys at Tosconova--headline the $150,000 Westchester (gr. III) April 28, the first of 35 stakes at Belmont Park's 2012 spring/summer meet.Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Nearly unbeatable at Aqueduct Racetrack, Calibrachoa will attempt to extend his dominance when he takes on a field that includes Caleb's Posse, Shackleford, and Jackson Bend in the $400,000 Carter Handicap April 7.Wednesday, April 04, 2012
The New York Racing Association announced that the remainder of its Oct. 29 card at Belmont Park has been canceled due to inclement weather. Three races were run at Belmont before the cancellation was announced.Saturday, October 29, 2011
Owner Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher, all set for next weekend's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) with standouts Stay Thirsty and Uncle Mo, have another dynamic duo entered in the $100,000 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III).Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Uncle Mo repelled a bid from Jackson Bend just beyond the quarter-pole and put his rival away in the $200,000 Kelso Handicap (gr. II) Oct. 1 at Belmont Park to win by three lengths.Saturday, October 01, 2011
Uncle Mo will face older horses for the first time and tangle with the red-hot Jackson Bend in the $200,000 Kelso Handicap (gr. II), one of six graded stakes at Belmont Park Oct. 1.Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Jon and Joel recap the Super Derby, and reveal the Dirt Mile Top 5. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.Friday, September 16, 2011
Robert LaPenta and Fred Brei's Jackson Bend comes from off the pace to win the seven-furlong Forego Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga in 1:22.08.Saturday, September 03, 2011
As versatile as Sidney's Candy is, the options for WinStar Farm and Todd Pletcher are virtually limitless. For his next start, the connections decided to sprint him on dirt in the $250,000 Forego (gr. I) Sept. 3 at Saratoga.Wednesday, August 31, 2011