BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Buffum||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A||$90,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Bernardini - Storm Beauty, Storm Cat
Sire: Bernardini , Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Lifetime: 305 yearlings sold, median $135,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2009 Select Yearling Sale, $1,200,000.
|2||Little Drama||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2008 | Chestnut Gelding | Burning Roma - Riveting Drama, Notebook
Sire: Burning Roma, Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 36 yearlings sold, median $3,000.
Broodmare Sire: Notebook, Bay, 1985.
|3||Associate||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: C+||$15,000|
2008 | Chestnut Horse | Wando - Free as Tristan, Crafty Friend
Sire: Wando, Chestnut, 2000. Lifetime: 25 yearlings sold, median $3,196.
Broodmare Sire: Crafty Friend, Chestnut, 1993.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2009 Select Yearling Sale, $40,000.
Scratched: Isn't He Perfect.
|1||Buffum||Eddie Castro||Thomas Albertrani|
|2||Little Drama||Rajiv Maragh||Michael Mareina|
|3||Associate||John R. Velazquez||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|4||Private Tale||Junior Alvarado||Michael J. Trombetta|
|5||Golddigger's Boy||Jose Lezcano||Ramon Preciado|
|6||Gallant Fields||Joel Rosario||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|7||Caixa Eletronica||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|8||Zero Rate Policy||Wilmer A. Garcia||Teresa M. Pompay|
|9||Spring to the Sky||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Bruce R. Brown|
Owned by The Jim Stable of trainer King Leatherbury, Ben's Cat won the 21st race of his 31-race career with a solid come-from-behind tally in the $100,000 Jim McKay Sprint Presented by Apple Ford May 17 at Pimlico.Yesterday
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, 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
Last Gunfighter overcame a troubled start and came through on the rail to win the $150,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) March 23 at Aqueduct, while 2011 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Ruler On Ice finished fifth.Saturday, March 23, 2013
The 3-1 second choice on the morning line for the $150,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) March 23 at Aqueduct Racetrack is 2011 Belmont Stakes winner Ruler On Ice, who won an Aqueduct optional claimer Jan. 30.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Smith Farm and Stable's New Jersey-bred Javerre won his first graded- stakes race Feb. 18, taking the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III) at Laurel Park.Monday, February 18, 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
There wasn't much sunshine to be found at Gulfstream Park Jan. 19 as Golden Mystery opened the Florida Sunshine Millions program with a romping victory in the $150,000 Filly and Mare Sprint.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Grade I winner Emma's Encore gets her 4-year-old season started in the $150,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Sprint, one of two sprint stakes on the special program for state-breds Jan. 19 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The purse for the grade II Charles Town Classic will increase to $1.5 million in 2013 and award the winner $1 million under a revised payment structure.Thursday, November 29, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the Thanksgiving holiday weekend races, including the Remsen S., Cigar Mile, Clark H., and Fall Highweight H.Monday, November 26, 2012
Repole Stable's Caixa Eletronica made start number 60 a winning one Nov. 22, carrying 133 pounds across the finish line in the $147,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack in solid style.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Off a smashing victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, Groupie Doll, from the outside post of 7, challenges a salty cast of older runners in the Nov. 24 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Poseidon's Warrior seeks to bounce back off a dull effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) as the 135-pound highweight in the Nov. 22 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) at the Big A.Sunday, November 18, 2012
Godolphin Racing's Buffum came out running and never stopped as he posted a gate-to-wire score in the $150,000 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park Oct. 27.Saturday, October 27, 2012
Closing weekend at Belmont Park is highlighted by a pair of grade III races, with both the $150,000 Bold Ruler Handicap and the $150,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap for fillies and mares set for Oct. 27.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Frustrated with a Breeders' Cup decision to require starters in its five juvenile races at this year's World Championships to race without Salix, owner Mike Repole will not send any horses to this year's event.Thursday, October 18, 2012
Barry Schwartz's homebred The Lumber Guy rallies from just off the pace to win the six-furlong Vosburgh Invitational Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Belmont in his first start since mid-May.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Justin Phillip, Zayat Stables' First Samurai 4-year-old, is the 3-1 morning line favorite for the Sept. 29 Vosburgh Invitational Stakes (gr. I) on Super Saturday at Belmont Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Grade I winner Sean Avery returned to action following a 13-month layoff to capture the minor Affiliate Stakes by 2 1/4 lengths on opening day of the fall meet at Belmont Park Sept. 8.Saturday, September 08, 2012
Though it seemed doubtful 11 days ago, the resilient Jackson Bend was entered in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) to be contested Sept. 1 at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 29, 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
Tom and Pete handicap the Whitney Invitational Handicap and the West Virginia Derby this week.Thursday, August 02, 2012
Ron the Greek heads a nine-horse field as the 3-1 favorite for the $750,000 Whitney Invitational (gr. I) Aug. 4 at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Several key contenders for the Aug. 4 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) breezed July 29 on the Oklahoma Training Track at Saratoga Race Course, and trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed Mike Repole's Caixa Eletronica.Sunday, July 29, 2012