BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Union Rags||Margin: 5¼||TrueNicks: A||$180,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Dixie Union - Tempo, Gone West
Sire: Dixie Union, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 7 wins, $1,233,190. Lifetime: 451 yearlings sold, median $85,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2011, $390,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $145,000.
|2||Alpha||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Bernardini - Munnaya, Nijinsky II
Sire: Bernardini , Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Lifetime: 305 yearlings sold, median $135,000.
Broodmare Sire: Nijinsky II, Bay, 1967.
|3||Right to Vote||Margin: 4¼||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Political Force - What a Knight, Tough Knight
Sire: Political Force, Gray or Roan, 2003. Raced 3 years. 17 starts, 4 wins, $607,232. Lifetime: 78 yearlings sold, median $11,500.
Broodmare Sire: Tough Knight, Dark Bay or Brown, 1984. In 2009: .53 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $20,000.
|1||Union Rags||Javier Castellano||Michael R. Matz|
|2||Alpha||Alan Garcia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|3||Right to Vote||Alex O. Solis||Eoin G. Harty|
|4||Takes the Gold||John R. Velazquez||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|5||Invocation||David Cohen||John C. Kimmel|
|6||No Spin||Rajiv Maragh||Tim A. Ice|
|7||Power World||Edgar S. Prado||Neil J. Howard|
|8||Laurie's Rocket||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Dallas Stewart|
Running for the first time in 2013, Michael Dubb's Sage Valley earned his fourth straight victory when he took the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Handicap (gr. III) at Pimlico Race Course May 18.4 days ago
by John P. Sparkman
Despite admirable objective accomplishments, some very good sires like Dixie Union seem fated not to be fully appreciated within their lifetimes.
Former claimer Delaunay increased his win streak to six when he swept past Trinniberg at the head of the stretch and prevailed by an easy four lengths over a sloppy track in the May 4 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II).Saturday, May 04, 2013
Champion sprinter Trinniberg heads a strong field for the 79th running of the $400,000 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) to be run May 4 at the Louisville track.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Cyber Secret has not won on the dirt at Churchill Downs, but fresh off a 5 3/4-length victory in the April 13 Oaklawn Handicap, trainer Lynn Whiting is willing to put his unbeaten season on the line.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Soft Falling Rain got a less than ideal trip in the $1 million Godolphin Mile before storming to victory in the first race on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) card March 30 at Meydan.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum's unbeaten colt Soft Falling Rain will get the first major test of his career in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) March 20 at Meydan.Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Gibson Thoroughbred Farm in Washington state has purchased War Power, a multiple winner by Pulpit out of a half sister to 2012 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Union Rags.Monday, February 18, 2013
Godolphin's Hunter's Light provided trainer Saeed bin Suroor a ninth win in the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round II Sponsored by TABLOID (UAE-II) Feb. 7 with a convincing 3 1/4-length victory at Meydan.Thursday, February 07, 2013
2012 Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner and former U.S. classics hopeful Alpha is set to make his Dubai debut Feb. 7 in the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 (UAE-II) Sponsored by Tabloid.Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Bloodhorse.com's most popular stories, blogs, videos, slideshows, and horse profiles for 2012.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
A visual look at some of the top new stallions for 2013.Friday, December 07, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Distance concerns were, to a degree, dispelled by his determined triumph over the Remsen's nine furlongs.
Jason and Tom give their picks for the 138th Kentucky Derby.Friday, November 16, 2012
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
Janis R. Whitham's Fort Larned led from gate to wire and held off a sustained stretch bid by Mucho Macho Man to win the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) before a crowd of 55,123 at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Game On Dude could put himself atop the favorites list for Horse of the Year with a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Friday, November 02, 2012
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin discusses Alpha, Emcee, Fortify, and Questing at Breeders' Cup on Oct. 29.Monday, October 29, 2012
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin had Godolphin Racing stars Alpha, Emcee, and Questing prepare for the Breeders' Cup World Championships with workouts at Darley's Greentree Training Center on Oct. 19 in Saratoga Springs.Friday, October 19, 2012
Son of Harlan's Holiday is now a perfect 4 for 4.Sunday, October 07, 2012
Undefeated Shanghai Bobby, the only stakes winner in this year's $400,000 Champagne Stakes (gr. I), shook loose of pacesetter Goldencents rounding the bend and romped to victory Oct. 6 at Belmont Park.Saturday, October 06, 2012
The 3-year-old son of Speightstown earns a spot in the Breeders' Cup Sprint with the win.Friday, October 05, 2012
Handsome Mike is the fourth graded/group stakes winner of 2012 for Ashford Stud's Scat Daddy.
Opening day at Keeneland offers one of the last gateways to a spot in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), and it's a wide open contest.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Invaders from California and England journey to Belmont for major 2-year-old test.Wednesday, October 03, 2012