BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Lunar Victory||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A||$150,000|
2007 | Bay Horse | Speightstown - Lunar Colony, A.P. Indy
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $350,000.
|2||Saratoga Snacks||Margin: 6½||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
2009 | Bay Ridgling | Tale of the Cat - Near and Dear, Red Ransom
Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $360,900. Lifetime: 1075 yearlings sold, median $63,018.
Broodmare Sire: Red Ransom, Bay, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2010 Pref New York Bred Yearling Sale, $60,000.
|3||Sailmate||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$25,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Friends Lake - Distinctive Flag, Distinctive Pro
Sire: Friends Lake, Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 3 wins, $696,400. Lifetime: 180 yearlings sold, median $12,750.
Broodmare Sire: Distinctive Pro, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2009 Pref Yearling Sale, $20,000.
Scratched: Big Business.
|1||Lunar Victory||Junior Alvarado||William I. Mott|
|2||Saratoga Snacks||Ramon A. Dominguez||Gary Sciacca|
|3||Sailmate||Joel Rosario||John C. Kimmel|
|4||Johannesburg Smile||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Dominic G. Galluscio|
|5||Fiddlers Afleet||Javier Castellano||David Jacobson|
|6||Bigger Is Bettor||Wilmer A. Garcia||Rodrigo A. Ubillo|
|7||Haldane||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Dominic G. Galluscio|
|8||Saxophone Len||Jose Lezcano||Michael E. Hushion|
Drawing Away Stables' Saginaw turned in another remarkable effort in the $98,000 Affirmed Success Handicap, overcoming early trouble and a tepid pace before shoving his way out at the head of the stretch.Saturday, June 01, 2013
Drawing Away Stables' hard-knocking Saginaw is back to defend his title in the Affirmed Success Stakes June 1 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, May 29, 2013
While Comma to the Top registered his biggest win in the 2010 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the Bwana Charlie gelding has placed in three straight graded stakes, including a clear victory in the Daytona Stakes to close out 2012Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Benefiting from a patient ride, Head Heart Hoof took control leaving the turn and held off a tenacious rally by Johannesburg Smile to win the 120th renewal of the Toboggan Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 2013
Six older horses seek their first graded stakes score in the $150,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2, led by 120-pound highweight Mine Over Matter and the recently claimed Johannesburg Smile.Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
A fresh Saratoga Snacks denied Saginaw his 11th win of 2012 with a powerful victory in the $73,500 Alex M. Robb Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack Dec. 26.Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Saginaw could win a North American-best 11th race in 2012 when he takes on four other New York-breds Dec. 26 in the $75,000 Alex M. Robb Stakes at Aqueduct.Thursday, December 20, 2012
Shackleford gave his fans something to remember in the final start of his career with a gate to wire victory in the 138th edition of the $447,000 Clark Handicap (gr. I) Nov. 23 at Churchill Downs.Friday, November 23, 2012
Game On Dude was named the 125-pound highweight for the $400,000-added Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Nov. 23, but is not expected to run. The likely highweight could be Shackleford.Friday, November 16, 2012
Lunar Victory and Saratoga Snacks were the favorite and second choice, respectively, in the $250,000 Empire Classic at Belmont Park Oct. 20--and they ran that way.Saturday, October 20, 2012
A field of nine, including the 3-year-old filly Haldane, will contest the 1 1/8-mile event in which 5-year-old Lunar Victory is the 8-5 favorite to pick up his fifth win in six 2012 starts for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott.Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Haynesfield held off a game rally by Green Monster to score by a length in the $200,000 McMahon Adena Empire Classic Oct. 22, the richest race on Belmont Park's New York Showcase Day for state breds.Saturday, October 22, 2011
Led by grade I winner Haynesfield, eight New York-breds will go to post Oct. 22 for the 36th running of the $200,000 McMahon Adena Empire Classic, the centerpiece of New York Showcase Day at Belmont Park.Thursday, October 20, 2011
Bob Baffert's lightly-raced homebred Misremembered, two-for-two on Hollywood Park's Cushion Track, presents an intriguing possibility in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) June 20. The 1 1/16-mile test for 3-year-olds includes no heavyweights.Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Triple Crown Talk blog, with host Jason Shandler, looks at the San Rafael Stakes, as the Derby Trail moves to Santa Anita.Friday, January 16, 2009
Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) winner and Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) runner-up Square Eddie makes his highly-anticipated 3-year-old debut Jan. 17 at Santa Anita when he takes on seven rivals in the $100,000 San Rafael Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita.Wednesday, January 14, 2009