BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Al Khali||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2006 | Bay Ridgling | Medaglia d'Oro - Maya, Capote
Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 8 wins, $5,754,720. Lifetime: 393 yearlings sold, median $120,000.
Broodmare Sire: Capote, Dark Bay or Brown, 1984.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $15,000.
|2||Winchester||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A||$30,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Theatrical (IRE) - Rum Charger (IRE), Spectrum (IRE)
Sire: Theatrical (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1982. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 10 wins, $2,940,036. Lifetime: 394 yearlings sold, median $70,000. In 2009: 2.42 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Spectrum (IRE), Bay, 1992.
|3||Simmard||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
2005 | Chestnut Horse | Dixieland Band - Dibs, Spectacular Bid
Sire: Dixieland Band, Bay, 1980. Raced 3 years. 24 starts, 8 wins, $441,320. Lifetime: 593 yearlings sold, median $67,000. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Spectacular Bid, Gray, 1976. In 2009: 1.47 AEI.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, ($37,000).
|1||Al Khali||Julien R. Leparoux||William I. Mott|
|2||Winchester||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Christophe Clement|
|3||Simmard||John R. Velazquez||Roger L. Attfield|
|4||Strike a Deal||Ramon A. Dominguez||Alan E. Goldberg|
|5||Jeune-Turc (BRZ)||Jose Lezcano||Paulo H. Lobo|
|6||Dry Martini||Edgar S. Prado||Barclay Tagg|
|7||Followmyfootsteps||Rajiv Maragh||Thomas H. Voss|
On the final Sunday morning of the 2013 Keeneland spring meet, there was still plenty of activity on the Keeneland backstretch.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Trainer Charlie LoPresti has the somewhat enviable if daunting task of bringing several top-level horses back off the bench this spring at Keeneland, including 2011 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (gr. IT) winner Turallure.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Simmard, a grade II winner by Dixieland Band, will stand in 2013 at Anne Morgan and Tim Little's Mill Creek Farm near Stillwater, N.Y.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
A competitive field of 24 is set for the Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I), including the event's two most recent winners, French stayers Americain and Dunaden, who will square off in Australia's greatest race Nov. 6.Sunday, November 04, 2012
Owner Anthony Mithen talks about Winchester and the Melbourne Cup.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Trainer John Sadler talks about Winchester, his entry in the Caulfield Cup.Friday, October 19, 2012
The Aiden O'Brein-trained 3-year-old Imperial Monarch drew position 10 of 11 and was installed as the 3-1 favorite on the morning line for the Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine Oct. 14.Thursday, October 11, 2012
Wigmore Hall, winless since last year's Northern Dancer Stakes Presented by Vtech (Can-IT), successfully defended his crown when he outfought favored Al Khali in the homestretch over Woodbine's turf course Sept. 16.Sunday, September 16, 2012
Defending victor Wigmore Hall, recent grade II winner Forte Dei Marmi, and Woodbine Oaks heroine Irish Mission top a field of eight for the $500,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes Presented by Vtech at Woodbine Sept. 16.Thursday, September 13, 2012
Stuart S. Janney III's Air Support will be the 118-pound highweight in a compact field of five for the $200,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT) Sept. 8, as stakes action returns to Belmont Park.Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Top Thoroughbred action in New York returns to Belmont Park for the fall meet with 21 graded stakes beginning Sept. 8.Monday, September 03, 2012
Point of Entry stamped himself as one of America's best turf competitors with a four-length triumph in the $600,000 Sword Dancer Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 18.Saturday, August 18, 2012
Antonio Francesco's Simmard, who was experiencing his best year of racing, has been retired due to an injury. Breeding plans are undecided.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Turbo Compressor goes after the biggest score of his career Aug. 18 when he heads a field of nine in the 38th running of the $600,000 Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT) at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Bill Mott pair work for the Personal Ensign Stakes and Woodward Stakes, respectively.Monday, August 13, 2012
Easy front-runner Turbo Compressor, ridden expertly by Joe Bravo, put his six rivals to sleep and coasted to victory over Air Support in the $505,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 7 at Monmouth Park.Saturday, July 07, 2012
Turbo Compressor, winner of last month's Colonial Turf Cup, will attempt to give trainer Todd Pletcher his fourth victory in the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 7 at Monmouth Park.Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Two durable campaigners from the Roger Attfield stable engaged in a thrilling stretch-long duel in the Singspiel Stakes (Can-IIIT), with 10-year-old Musketier emerging on top by a head over 7-year-old Simmard.Sunday, June 24, 2012
Hall of Fame trainer has 2009 and 2011 Singspiel Stakes (Can-IIIT) winner Musketier and recent Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) victor Simmard for the 1 1/2-mile test on Queen's Plate undercard.Thursday, June 21, 2012
The trio of Boisterous, Desert Blanc, and Top Surprize--the respective top three finishers in the Fort Marcy Stakes (gr. IIIT)--figure to make things interesting again in the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap.Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Canadian-based Simmard took the lead at the head of the stretch and held off Joinem to win the $115,200 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) in stakes record time at Churchill Downs May 26.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Simmard was assigned high weight in the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs at 1 1/2 miles May 26, and it's easy to see why.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Phipps Stable's homebred Point of Entry shook clear at the top of the stretch and glided to a 1 1/2-length victory under John Velazquez in the $150,000 Elkhorn (gr. IIT) on closing day at Keeneland April 27.Friday, April 27, 2012
Musketier, a 10-year-old veteran with 45 starts in his remarkable career, will bid for his third consecutive win in the $150,000 Elkhorn Stakes (gr. III) April 27 on closing day at Keeneland.Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Extra distance was the key for James Karp's homebred Newsdad to exact revenge on Simmard, as the son of Arch came from off the pace to win the $150,000 Pan American (gr. IIT) against a short field March 24 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 24, 2012