BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Quality Road||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$300,000|
2006 | Bay Colt | Elusive Quality - Kobla, Strawberry Road (AUS)
Sire: Elusive Quality , Bay, 1993. Raced 3 years. 20 starts, 9 wins, $413,284. Lifetime: 786 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Strawberry Road (AUS), Bay, 1979.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($110,000).
|2||Musket Man||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B+||$100,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Yonaguska - Fortuesque, Fortunate Prospect
Sire: Yonaguska, Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Raced 3 years. 18 starts, 6 wins, $536,355. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $22,000.
Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: 1.47 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds Sale 2008, ($35,000).
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $15,000.
|3||Tizway||Margin: 4||TrueNicks: D||$50,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Tiznow - Bethany, Dayjur
Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 15 starts, 8 wins, $6,427,830. Lifetime: 427 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dayjur, Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $140,000.
|1||Quality Road||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Musket Man||Ramon A. Dominguez||Derek S. Ryan|
|3||Tizway||Rajiv Maragh||H. James Bond|
|4||Convocation||Kent J. Desormeaux||James A. Jerkens|
|5||Le Grand Cru||Cornelio H. Velasquez||H. Allen Jerkens|
|6||Warrior's Reward||Calvin H. Borel||Ian R. Wilkes|
|7||Kensei||Edgar S. Prado||Steven M. Asmussen|
|8||You and I Forever||Javier Castellano||Martin D. Wolfson|
Evan Hammonds recaps the Metropolitan Handicap, Ogden Phipps Handicap, and Acorn Stakes.Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Sahara Sky, invading from Southern California for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, needed every inch of the long Belmont Park stretch run to catch pacesetting Cross Traffic in a heart-pounding finish to the Metropolitan Handicap.Monday, May 27, 2013
The Met Mile (gr. I) at Belmont Park traditionally has been one of the most prestigious races in the country, and all you have to do is go down this year's list of entries to understand why.Friday, May 24, 2013
Jockey Ramon Dominguez, a patient at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, was transferred Jan. 24 from the neurological intensive care unit to a medical step-down unit where he will continue recovery.Saturday, January 26, 2013
The agent for jockey Ramon Dominguez says doctors are optimistic the nation's leading rider will fully recover from a fractured skull.Saturday, January 19, 2013
The agent for jockey Ramon Dominguez says the nation's leading rider has suffered a fractured skull after being involved in a spill during the seventh race at Aqueduct Racetrack Jan. 18.Friday, January 18, 2013
In its first full year receiving added money for purses from the Resorts World Casino New York City at Aqueduct Racetrack, the New York Racing Association registered strong pari-mutuel handle in 2012.Friday, January 18, 2013
Falling Sky, a 3-year-old colt by Lion Heart, sold for a session-topping $425,000 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale. Gross and average up during consignor preferred and the horses of racing age segments.Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The first reported foal by multiple grade I winner Tizway is a dark bay or brown filly born Jan. 9 at Lynn Alexander's Alastar Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
The Keeneland January sale serves as a benchmark for new stallions, as mares in foal to stallions who will have their first foals in 2013 are offered and sires who have their first yearlings look to make their mark.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Lane's End stallion Smart Strike, a two-time leading sire, will stand in 2013 for $85,000, the same fee he stood for in 2012.Monday, November 05, 2012
New York trainer H. James Bond earned his 1,000th career victory when Messorio scored by five lengths in the fourth race at Finger Lakes Sept. 28.Sunday, September 30, 2012
Multiple grade I winner Shackleford will not run in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Sept. 1, trainer Dale Romans said the morning of the race.Saturday, September 01, 2012
There is some kind of solid connection among A. Stevens Miles Jr., his horses, and his hometown of Louisville.Tuesday, June 26, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Shackleford became the first horse to win the Preakness at 3 and the Met Mile at 4 since Carry Back in 1961-1962.
Experience and previous success on the Belmont Park dirt surface could be the deciding factor when a short but strong field gathers for the $750,000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) at one mile May 28.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Jockey Jesus Castanon, who broke his left hand in a fall at Churchill Downs in the 10th race May 18, will miss all of his scheduled mounts for the remainder of the weekend.Saturday, May 19, 2012
After recording his first win since last spring's Preakness (gr. I), Shackleford is being groomed for a start in the $750,000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park May 28.Thursday, May 10, 2012
The first reported foal by grade I winner Warrior's Reward is a filly born Jan. 18 at Gary Biszantz' Cobra Farm near Lexington.Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Four-time grade I winner Quality Road had his first known foal arrive Jan. 17. The colt, out of stakes winner Dorm Fever, was foaled at WinStar Farm.Friday, January 20, 2012
Images from some of the Kentucky Farm Open Houses in January 2012.Saturday, January 14, 2012
Just a few days short of a year since he began his 3-year-old campaign that may result in an Eclipse Award, Caleb's Posse returned to the work tab Jan. 12 at Oaklawn Park.Friday, January 13, 2012
A visual look at some of the top new stallions for 2012.Sunday, December 18, 2011
Musket Man, who placed in the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and the BlackBerry Preakness Stakes (gr. I), will stand at Michele Rodriguez's Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La.Monday, November 21, 2011
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm announced stud fees for its 2012 roster of stallions, which is headlined by leading sire Malibu Moon.Sunday, November 13, 2011