BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Drosselmeyer||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$600,000|
2007 | Chestnut Colt | Distorted Humor - Golden Ballet, Moscow Ballet
Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 8 wins, $769,964. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Moscow Ballet, Bay, 1982. In 2009: 1.23 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $600,000.
|2||Fly Down||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$200,000|
2007 | Chestnut Colt | Mineshaft - Queen Randi, Fly So Free
Sire: Mineshaft , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 18 starts, 10 wins, $2,283,402. Lifetime: 239 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
Broodmare Sire: Fly So Free, Chestnut, 1988.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $80,000.
|3||First Dude||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B||$110,000|
Sire: Stephen Got Even , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $1,019,200. Lifetime: 297 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
|1||Drosselmeyer||Mike E. Smith||William I. Mott|
|2||Fly Down||John R. Velazquez||Nicholas P. Zito|
|3||First Dude||Ramon A. Dominguez||Dale L. Romans|
|4||Game On Dude||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|5||Stay Put||Jamie Theriot||Steve Margolis|
|6||Interactif||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|7||Stately Victor||Alan Garcia||Michael J. Maker|
|8||Ice Box||Jose Lezcano||Nicholas P. Zito|
|9||Make Music for Me||Joel Rosario||Alexis Barba|
|10||Dave in Dixie||Calvin H. Borel||John W. Sadler|
|11||Spangled Star||Garrett K. Gomez||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|12||Uptowncharlybrown||Rajiv Maragh||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
After bypassing the Preakness, trainer Todd Pletcher has a deep group of possible contenders for the Belmont Stakes, including Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) third-place finisher Unlimited Budget.6 hours ago
Evan Hammonds recaps the effort of Freedom Child in the Peter Pan Stakes and digs up some Triple Crown history from Freedom Child's 2012 racing career.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Fear the Kitten will take on Bay Shore Stakes winner Declan's Warrior and Illinois Derby fourth-place finisher Abraham in the 1 1/8-mile Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park May 11.Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher, who saddled filly Rags to Riches to victory in the 2007 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), is considering a pair of fillies he trains for this year's 1 1/2-mile classic at Belmont Park.Monday, May 06, 2013
Orb, winner of the Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I), heads the NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll that came out April 29 in advance of the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 29, 2013
Colonial Affair, who helped Julie Krone make history in 1993 by becoming the first female jockey to win the Belmont Stakes and first to win any of the Triple Crown races, died on the morning of April 23 in Argentina.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Game On Dude, Departing, Budweiser Clydesdales, Derby & Oaks workouts, and much more.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Charles Town board of stewards, track officials, and Equibase have amended the official time for the April 20 Charles Town Classic (gr. II), won by Game on Dude.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Game On Dude earned $1 million the evening of April 20, but he had to work hard for it in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, two of the top older horses in training, are among the seven horses entered in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Game On Dude arrived at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 16 in anticipation of a start in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20 at the West Virginia track.Tuesday, April 16, 2013
by Anne Peters
Awesome Again is one of the most consistent sires of high-class runners in North America.
Game On Dude, second in the Charles Town Classic (gr. II) in 2011, is among the 52 nominees for and an expected entrant in this year's $1.5 million race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 20.Monday, April 08, 2013
This year's Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner will ship to Churchill Downs to begin Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preparations but the most recent Triple Crown winner took a much different path.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Stuart Janney III and Phipps Racing's Orb, winner of the March 30 Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I), leapfrogs Verrazano to top the April 1 NTRA 3-year-old poll.Monday, April 01, 2013
The roster of 3-year-olds eligible for the 2013 Triple Crown has grown to 382 with the addition of 13 late nominations (pending late mail) to the three-race series of American classic races.Monday, March 25, 2013
A late nomination deadline of Saturday, March 23 looms for owners and trainers of 3-year-old Thoroughbreds not yet eligible to compete in the 2013 Triple Crown races.Thursday, March 21, 2013
Trainer Mike Maker was represented by his 1,000th career winner March 16 when Magical Season won the third race at Fair Grounds.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Trainer Bob Baffert plans to run two-time Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner Game On Dude in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20, according to the Santa Anita Park publicity office.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Longtime friends and racing partners Bernie Schiappa and Ernie Moody getting thrills of a lifetime with Game on Dude.Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Verrazano, impressive winner of the March 9 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), leaps from fourth position a week ago to top this week's NTRA's weekly 3-Year-Old poll. Game On Dude is a solid No. 1 in the national poll.Monday, March 11, 2013
Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman discuss throwback horses after Comma to the Top's recent efforts, Salix in the Breeders' Cup, Vyjack, and recent events.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Gotham Stakes, Santa Anita Handicap, and the Las Virgenes Stakes.Monday, March 04, 2013
Game On Dude erased any doubts about his ability to get 1 1/4 miles and proved once more that he's the king of Santa Anita Park with a breathtaking front-running score in the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 2.Saturday, March 02, 2013