BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||A Z Warrior||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: D||$180,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Bernardini - Carson Jen, Carson City
Sire: Bernardini , Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Lifetime: 305 yearlings sold, median $135,000.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $1,250,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($775,000).
|2||R Heat Lightning||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: D||$60,000|
2008 | Bay Filly | Trippi - Yellow Heat, Gold Fever
Sire: Trippi , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 7 wins, $666,220. Lifetime: 355 yearlings sold, median $34,938.
Broodmare Sire: Gold Fever, Chestnut, 1993.
|3||Joyful Victory||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2008 | Gray or Roan Mare | Tapit - Wild Lucy Black, Wild Again
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Wild Again, Dark Bay or Brown, 1980. In 2009: 2.26 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2010, $400,000.
Keeneland Association January 2009 Horses of All Ages Sale, $60,000.
Scratched: Promise Me a Cat.
|1||A Z Warrior||Alan Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|2||R Heat Lightning||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Joyful Victory||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Anthony W. Dutrow|
|4||Valiant Passion||Jose Lezcano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Tap for Luck||Alex O. Solis||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Coax Liberty||Jose C. Caraballo||James L. Lawrence, II|
|7||Maple Forest||David Cohen||Todd A. Pletcher|
|8||After Later||Pablo Fragoso||Patrick L. Biancone|
Joyful Victory, winner of the richest Thoroughbred stakes in Texas, was named the 2013 horse of the meet at Sam Houston Race Park.Thursday, March 21, 2013
In her sixth try at the grade I level, Joyful Victory finally broke through with a front-running trip under Rosie Napravnik to capture the $294,250 Santa Margarita Stakes in style March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Joyful Victory, shipping to Southern California from New Orleans, has a golden opportunity to secure her first grade I victory in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Gainesway Farm's Tapit has three graded stakes winners in the span of about two hours Feb. 2. His winners, all 3-year-olds, came at Tampa Bay Downs, Santa Anita, and Gulfstream.Sunday, February 03, 2013
A freshened Joyful Victory was too much to handle for her rivals in the inaugural $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic at Sam Houston Race Park on the night of Jan. 26, setting a track record while drawing away for an easy win.Saturday, January 26, 2013
The inaugural running of the $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic -- -the richest race run at Sam Houston Race Park since it opened in 1994 -- -will feature round three for rivals Joyful Victory and Brushed by a Star.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Afleeting Lady built a three-race win streak and gave trainer Dale Romans his 19th graded stakes score of the season when she powered to victory in the $162,450 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) Nov. 22 at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Less than three weeks after hooking up for a thrilling stretch duel in the Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, Brushed by a Star and Joyful Victory will meet again Nov. 22 in the Falls City Handicap (gr. II).Monday, November 19, 2012
A 4-year-old daughter of Eddington, Team Forster's Brushed by a Star is enjoying her best season as the Chilukki marked her third stakes win this season.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Fox Hill Farms' Joyful Victory, a multiple graded stakes-winning earner of more than $625,000, heads a competitive field of 11 fillies and mares entered for the $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 3 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Heavily-favored Dreaming of Julia held off My Happy Face in a gritty stretch battle to win the $400,000 Frizette Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park Oct. 6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Love and Pride, good enough to beat champion Royal Delta in her previous start, had little trouble dispatching her rivals in the $250,000 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I), going gate to wire at Santa Anita Park Sept. 29.Saturday, September 29, 2012
An interesting mix of talented fillies and mares, headlined by 2012 grade I winners Include Me Out, Love Theway Youare, and Love and Pride, and will go postward in the Sept. 29 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Craig B. Singer's homebred Salty Strike jumped out to the early lead and never looked back as the 4-year-old filly posted her third consecutive stakes win in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park Aug. 11.Saturday, August 11, 2012
Joyful Victory and Sassy Image top a strong field of 11 fillies and mares in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 11 at Ellis Park, the first race back in Kentucky for jockey Robby Albarado since his May 4 arrest.Tuesday, August 07, 2012
C C's Pal, who has won or placed in 22 of 30 starts for owner Eric Fein and trainer Rick Dutrow, tops the eight-horse field of older fillies and mares entered in the Aug. 3 Honorable Miss Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga.Monday, July 30, 2012
Tracy Farmer's La Gran Bailadora, fifth in last year's Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) after a slow start, will give it another try April 20 in the 1 1/16-mile stakes for fillies and mares at Keeneland.Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Tiz Miz Sue, making her third start of the Oaklawn Park meet, finally broke through with Joe Rocco Jr. aboard, posting an 8-1 upset in the $147,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 17.Saturday, March 17, 2012
Absinthe Minded, who has dominated Oaklawn Park's older filly and mare division this meet, takes on a new challenge from Fair Grounds invader Joyful Victory in the $150,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 17.Thursday, March 15, 2012
Fox Hill Farms' reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace continued her string of sharp works with a six-furlong drill in 1:11 2/5 at Fair Grounds March 5 in preparation for her 2012 debut in the New Orleans Ladies March 17.Monday, March 05, 2012
Instead of shipping the mare to Oaklawn Park for her season debut in the $150,000 Azeri (gr. III) on March 17, Horse of the Year Havre de Grace will stay at Fair Grounds for the New Orleans Ladies Stakes on the same day.Friday, February 24, 2012
Fox Hill Farms' Havre de Grace, the Horse of the Year in 2011, will make her first start of the year in the Azeri Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park March 17, owner Rick Porter announced Feb. 22.Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Horse of the Year Havre de Grace breezed a half-mile in :48 3/5 Feb. 15 at Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots, her second official workout in advance of her 2012 debut.Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Two of the top-ranked juvenile fillies in the nation, My Miss Aurelia and Stopshoppingmaria, will square off for a second time in the $300,000 Frizette Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 8 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Six fillies, including Zayat Stables' grade I winner A Z Warrior, were entered for Hoosier Park's $200,000 Indiana Oaks (gr. II) Oct. 1.Wednesday, September 28, 2011