BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Aruna||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A+||$120,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Mr. Greeley - Surya, Unbridled
Sire: Mr. Greeley, Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 5 wins, $474,452. Lifetime: 863 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
|2||Hit It Rich||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$40,000|
2007 | Gray or Roan Mare | Smart Strike - Cuando Puede, Lord At War (ARG)
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Lord At War (ARG), Chestnut, 1980. In 2009: 2.59 AEI.
|3||Principal Role||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Empire Maker - Interim (GB), Sadler's Wells
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Sadler's Wells, Bay, 1981.
|1||Aruna||Ramon A. Dominguez||H. Graham Motion|
|2||Hit It Rich||Javier Castellano||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|3||Principal Role||Junior Alvarado||William I. Mott|
|4||Aqsaam||Rosie Napravnik||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|5||Distorted Legacy||Rajiv Maragh||Angel J. Penna, Jr.|
|6||Woodford Belle||Edgar S. Prado||Michelle Nihei|
|7||Hasay (GB)||Julien R. Leparoux||H. Graham Motion|
|8||Mystical Star||Jose Lezcano||Christophe Clement|
|9||Magical Cat (IRE)||John R. Velazquez||John P. Terranova, II|
A resolute Ice Cream Silence withstood pace pressure throughout to prevail by a neck over Sisterhood for jockey Rosie Napravnik in the Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland April 19.Friday, April 19, 2013
Donver Stable's Inglorious, winner of the 2011 Queen's Plate against males, heads a field of eight entered for the $100,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) April 19 at Keeneland.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Stud TNT's Old Tune, winner of Tampa Bay Downs' Feb. 2 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT), returns to win the March 9 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at nine furlongs. Her score is trainer Todd Pletcher's fourth Hillsborough victory.Saturday, March 09, 2013
A strong group of 12 older fillies will contest the $150,000 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Tampa Bay Downs March 9, including Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) victress Old Tune and grade II winner Mystical Star.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Arena Elvira, a grade II winner by Ghostzapper, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare for owner Carolyn Wilson.Monday, January 28, 2013
At age 6, Nicole H will try to become the first mare to post three consecutive victories in the $75,000 Interborough Handicap. She faces seven others in the six-furlong event at Aqueduct Racetrack on New Year's Day.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Briefly headed in deep stretch but game every step of the way, Juddmonte Farms' homebred Starformer repealed the challenge of Mystical Star to take the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Aqueduct Nov. 10.Saturday, November 10, 2012
Hit It Rich, who last year won her first graded stakes in the Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT), attempts to conclude her career with another victory in the race at Aqueduct Nov. 10.Wednesday, November 07, 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
In the final start of her career, multiple graded stakes winner Upperline outfought Ciao Bella in the homestretch to prevail in the $125,000 Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes Oct. 21 on the Keeneland turf.Sunday, October 21, 2012
Upperline will be returning to the course and 1 1/2-mile distance where she captured the Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) in the spring.Thursday, October 18, 2012
While Ruthenia and Laughing are co-highweights in the $150,000 Athenia Stakes at Belmont Park, they do not figure to hook up until late in the 1 1/16-mile turf race for females because of their different running styles.Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Flaxman Holdings' Aruna seeks back-to-back wins in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) at Keeneland Oct. 6, facing 12 rivals as she attempts to become just the fourth horse to accomplish the feat.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Trainer Shug McGaughey says Point of Entry, his Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT) winner Sept. 29, should be a prime contender for Horse of the Year if he can win the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).Sunday, September 30, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Zagora heads the $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, while European invaders I'm a Dreamer and Nahrain are poised to challenge.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Royal Delta and It's Tricky look to recover from an Aug. 26 Personal Ensign (gr. I) upset and eye year-end honors when they meet for a fifth time Sept. 29 in the $400,000 Beldame Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Shanghai Bobby serves his namesake well.Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Hit It Rich struck gold with her impressive, gate-to-wire performance under Javier Castellano in the Sept. 3 Glens Falls Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Saratoga for owner/breeder Stuart Janney and trainer Shug McGaughey.Monday, September 03, 2012
Stuart S. Janney III's Hit It Rich is the 7-5 morning-line favorite over five other fillies and mares in the $150,000 Glens Falls Stakes (gr. IIIT) on Sept. 3, closing day at Saratoga Race Course.Friday, August 31, 2012
Hayley Turner became the first female jockey to win the $750,000 Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT) Aug. 18 when she rode I'm A Dreamer to hold off the late charge of Marketing Mix at Arlington Park by a nose.Saturday, August 18, 2012
With horses invading from at least four countries as well as various parts of the U.S. for the Beverly D. Aug. 18, it is somewhat ironic that the 3-1 morning line favorite has been based at Arlington much of the summer.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Beverly D. Stakes that is part of Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing is ripe with contenders who are hard to separate on paper.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Temida took command with just over a furlong to run and drew off to an easy two-length victory in the Grosser Preis von Bayern (Ger-I) at Munich Racecourse Aug. 12.Sunday, August 12, 2012
Lewis Schaffel, Jim Collins, and Joel Schwartz' Team, winner of three of four starts this year, will make her stakes debut July 14 in the $200,000 Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Delaware Park.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
An evenly-matched field of nine older fillies and mares heads postward July 3 in the $250,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT), each seeking her first graded stakes score.Sunday, July 01, 2012