BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Mark Valeski||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$120,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Proud Citizen - Pocho's Dream Girl, Fortunate Prospect
Sire: Proud Citizen , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 3 wins, $638,822. Lifetime: 273 yearlings sold, median $30,000. In 2009: 1.72 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: 1.47 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($22,000).
|2||Right to Vote||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$40,000|
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.
|3||Street Life||Margin: 6||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Street Sense - Stone Hope, Grindstone
Sire: Street Sense , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 6 wins, $4,383,200. Lifetime: 225 yearlings sold, median $82,912.
Broodmare Sire: Grindstone, Dark Bay or Brown, 1993. In 2009: 1.34 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $130,000.
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, $130,000.
|1||Mark Valeski||Rosie Napravnik||J. Larry Jones|
|2||Right to Vote||Alex O. Solis||Eoin G. Harty|
|3||Street Life||Jose Lezcano||Chad C. Brown|
|4||Good Morning Diva||Julien R. Leparoux||Timothy A. Hills|
|5||Big Screen||Rajiv Maragh||Thomas Albertrani|
|6||The Lumber Guy||Michael J. Luzzi||Michael E. Hushion|
|7||Hakama||John R. Velazquez||Michael J. Trombetta|
|8||Summer Front||Ramon A. Dominguez||Christophe Clement|
|9||Master Rick||Corey S. Nakatani||Steven M. Asmussen|
|10||Le Bernardin||Eddie Castro||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
Evan Hammonds recaps the effort of Freedom Child in the Peter Pan Stakes and digs up some Triple Crown history from Freedom Child's 2012 racing career.5 days ago
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park this week. Are there any Belmont Stakes contenders in this field?Thursday, May 09, 2013
Jon & Joel do some brief house cleaning on the Derby before turning the page and taking a first look at next Saturday's Preakness.Thursday, May 09, 2013
The Road to the Kentucky Derby is behind us, but we still have the Grade II Peter Pan en route to the Belmont Stakes. I am going to try to win again with Abraham.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Fear the Kitten will take on Bay Shore Stakes winner Declan's Warrior and Illinois Derby fourth-place finisher Abraham in the 1 1/8-mile Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park May 11.Wednesday, May 08, 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
After racing along the rail in the backstretch, jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. angled Master Rick out in the far turn and the Master Command colt rallied from third in the stretch to win the $200,000 Texas Mile Stakes (gr. III).Saturday, April 27, 2013
Some prominent names -- including Flat Out and Pants On Fire -- are set to clash in the April 27 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) at Belmont Park.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Summer Front used his usual come-from-behind tactics as he charged down the stretch on the outside and prevailed over front-runner El Commodore in the April 20 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Summer Front, third in last year's Jamaica Handicap and Secretariat Stakes (both gr. IT), makes his second start of 2013 in the $100,000 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Lumber Guy, a finalist for the 2012 Eclipse Award for male sprinter, was named New York horse of the year, champion 3-year-old male, and champion male sprinter during the NYTB awards banquet April 15.Monday, April 15, 2013
The 4-year-old son of Unbridled's Song proved doubters wrong March 30 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when he held off Mark Valeski for a determined 1 3/4-length New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) score.Saturday, March 30, 2013
A power-packed field will assemble for the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) March 30 at Fair Grounds. In the lineup are Graydar, Bourbon Courage, Flat Out, and Mark Valeski.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Sahara Sky, benefitting once again by a super-hot pace, flew home on the outside to capture the $200,750 San Carlos Stakes Feb. 23 for his second grade II stakes win in a row at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Brereton Jones' homebred Mark Valeski overcame traffic troubles and ran down a cavalcade of horses in the stretch of the $148,500 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
After a hard-fought finish in the Louisiana Handicap, Mark Valeski and Infrattini will face off once again in the $150,000 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) Feb. 23 at Fair Grounds.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Street Life, a multiple stakes winner by Street Sense, has been retired from racing to stand in 2013 at Terry Lovingier's Lovacres Ranch near Warner Springs, Calif.Thursday, February 07, 2013
Believe You Can is likely to make her next appearance in the March 9 New Orleans Ladies Stakes while stablemate Mark Valeski will aim for the Mineshaft Handicap, and other Larry Jones contenders are on the move.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
The Sprint division in 2012 took some odd twists during the course of the year, with the first half of the year focused on the defending champion Amazombie.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Z Thoroughbreds' homebred Infrattini earned his fourth straight victory, accomplished over four different tracks, by outfinishing odds-on choice Mark Valeski in the $100,000 Louisiana Handicap Jan. 19 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Jimmy Creed, a disappointment in last month's Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), rebounded with an emphatic victory in the $301,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day of the winter meet at Santa Anita Park Dec. 26.Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Lumber Guy, whose big effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) last month produced a runner-up finish, heads a field of 10 sophomores for the $300,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita.Friday, December 21, 2012
Local hope Ol Winedrinker Who overcame some drifting in the homestretch to capture the $150,000 Zia Park Derby by 3 3/4 lengths Dec. 1 in Hobbs, N.M.Saturday, December 01, 2012
With morning line pick Private Zone scratching out of the $150,000 Zia Park Derby Dec. 1 in New Mexico, Alsvid becomes the likely favorite in the field of eight remaining sophomores.Wednesday, November 28, 2012