BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Shkspeare Shaliyah||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$60,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Shakespeare - Tricky Mistress, Clever Trick
Sire: Shakespeare , Bay, 2001. Raced 3 years. 8 starts, 7 wins, $1,293,780. Lifetime: 23 yearlings sold, median $7,500.
Broodmare Sire: Clever Trick, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 1.54 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 June Two-Year-Olds & Horses of Racing Age, $21,000.
|2||Kitten's Kid||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: D||$20,000|
Sire: Kitten's Joy , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 133 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $6,000.
|3||Fantastic Song||Margin: head||TrueNicks: B||$10,000|
2009 | Bay Gelding | Lemon Drop Kid - Fantastic Shirl, Fantastic Light
Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 24 starts, 10 wins, $3,245,370. Lifetime: 444 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Fantastic Light, Bay, 1996.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($95,000).
Scratched: State of Play.
|1||Shkspeare Shaliyah||Alex O. Solis||Doodnauth Shivmangal|
|2||Kitten's Kid||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Merrill R. Scherer|
|3||Fantastic Song||Javier Castellano||Chad C. Brown|
|4||Captain Webb||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Knock Rock||Rajiv Maragh||Scott M. Schwartz|
|6||Fox Rules||John A. Grabowski||M. Anthony Ferraro|
Regally-bred Noble Tune earned a trip to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) with win a visually impressive win in the Pilgrim Stakes at Belmont Park.Monday, October 08, 2012
Several promising maiden winners on turf including Cerro, Noble Tune, and Quinzieme Monarque will challenge New York-bred stakes winner West Hills Giant in the Pilgrim Stakes.Friday, October 05, 2012
Donegal Racing's TVG Pacific Classic Stakes (gr. I) victor Dullahan is the 4-5 morning-line favorite for the $400,000 Jamaica Handicap (gr. IT) when he faces seven other sophomores Oct. 6 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Trainer Steve Asmussen has switched gears with Daddy Nose Best, attempting to take the colt from Triple Crown contender to quality turf runner in the $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of FameTuesday, August 07, 2012
Howe Great, a graded winner who was originally entered in a stakes at Indiana Downs, instead will head to Belmont Park for the $150,000 Hill Prince (gr. IIIT) June 16.Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Silver Max, allowed to clear the field early, left his rivals in the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) behind leaving the turn and romped to his first graded stakes win on opening day of the Keeneland spring meet.Friday, April 06, 2012
Team Valor International's State of Play, winner of the With Anticipation (gr. IIT) last September at Saratoga, heads the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) on opening day at Keeneland April 6.Tuesday, April 03, 2012
A full field is possible for the $500,000 Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes (gr. III) March 24, Turfway Park officials said. The race highlights a four-stakes program at the Kentucky racetrack.Monday, March 19, 2012
Three of the top four finishers of last month's Sam Davis are back for the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), but it's a Todd Pletcher trained horse--go figure--making his stakes debut who will likely be favored.Wednesday, March 07, 2012
After a long stretch duel and a fortuitous head-bob at the wire, State of Play prevailed in the $75,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes March 3 at Turfway Park.Saturday, March 03, 2012
Mr. Prankster will try for a sweep of the preps leading up to the $500,000 Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes (gr. III) when he faces off against five fellow 3-year-olds in the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes on March 3.Thursday, March 01, 2012
Team Valor came, they saw, they conquered.Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Already with a slew of top 3-year-olds taking aim at the Triple Crown, Todd Pletcher will send out yet another prospect in the $250,000 Sam F. Davis (gr. III), a race he has won four of the last six years.Thursday, February 02, 2012
Though several Juvenile Turf horses lost a chance to gallop on the grass due to rain Nov. 3, the connections say they all remain on track for Saturday's race.Thursday, November 03, 2011
Lenny Shulman talks with Chad Brown, who trains Filly and Mare Turf favorite Stacelita, Fantastic Song, and Dayatthespa. Sponsored by Taylor Made StallionsWednesday, November 02, 2011
Lenny Shulman presents the news of the day, including Europeans on the track, led by Goldikova. Plus, Stacelita, Turbulent Descent, Union Rags, and State of Play. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions.Tuesday, November 01, 2011
State of Play is one of two Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT) entries owned by Team Valor International, which won this race last year with Pluck.Saturday, October 29, 2011
Multiple grade I winner Stacelita had her final serious work for the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) on Oct. 27 at Belmont Park, covering five furlongs in 1:02 4/5 under Ramon Dominguez.Thursday, October 27, 2011
Multiple grade I winner and millionaire Shakespeare is returning to Central Kentucky for the 2012 breeding season. The son of Theatrical has been relocated from Signature Stallions in Central Florida to Lane's End Farm.Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Team Valor International's State of Play worked five furlongs in 1:01 3/5 on Oct. 21 at Keeneland in preparation for a start in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT).Friday, October 21, 2011
Working in company with Desert Sage, Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) contender Stacelita breezed four furlongs in 48.55 seconds.Sunday, October 16, 2011
Mike Repole's dynamic duo of Uncle Mo and Stay Thirsty worked the morning of Oct. 16 over the training track at Belmont Park, with Uncle Mo covering five furlongs in a bullet :58.64 -- the fastest of 32 at the distance.Sunday, October 16, 2011
Team Valor International will fire two shots in a bid to win the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) for the second straight year. State of Play and Lucky Chappy will represent the stable.Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Shkspeare Shaliyah and Pure Gossip turned in strong rallies to win two grade III turf stakes at Belmont Park Oct. 2 and appear headed to the Breeders' Cup World Championships.Sunday, October 02, 2011
Team Valor International's State of Play tops a field of seven and is the horse to beat in the $100,000 Pilgrim Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 2 at Belmont Park.Thursday, September 29, 2011