BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Desert Blanc (GB)||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$300,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | Desert Style (IRE) - Lumiere Rouge (FR), Indian Ridge (IRE)
Sire: Desert Style (IRE), Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $300,993. Lifetime: 370 yearlings sold, median $19,422.
Broodmare Sire: Indian Ridge (IRE), Chestnut, 1985.
Agence Francaise De Vente Du Pur-Sang, Deauville August, 2009 Yearling Sale, ($102,161).
|2||Papaw Bodie||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$100,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Strong Hope - Trillion Wing, In the Wings (GB)
Sire: Strong Hope , Bay, 2000. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 6 wins, $767,460. Lifetime: 142 yearlings sold, median $27,533.
Broodmare Sire: In the Wings (GB), Bay, 1986.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|3||Boisterous||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Distorted Humor - Emanating, Cox's Ridge
Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 8 wins, $769,964. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cox's Ridge, Bay, 1974. In 2009: 2.46 AEI.
Scratched: Top Surprize.
|1||Desert Blanc (GB)||Ramon A. Dominguez||Chad C. Brown|
|2||Papaw Bodie||Rosie Napravnik||Michael J. Maker|
|3||Boisterous||Alan Garcia||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|4||Hudson Steele||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Brilliant Speed||John R. Velazquez||Thomas Albertrani|
|6||Al Khali||Mike E. Smith||William I. Mott|
|7||Omayad (CHI)||Joel Rosario||Neil D. Drysdale|
On the final Sunday morning of the 2013 Keeneland spring meet, there was still plenty of activity on the Keeneland backstretch.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Successful Dan, coming back off a layoff of nearly 10 months, dictated an easy pace and held off the pursuing Boisterous in the final furlong to post a one-length victory in the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) April 21 at Keeneland.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Trainer Kenny McPeek shared thoughts on Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) hopeful Pure Fun, who will take on the boys in the April 20 Coolmore Lexington Stakes.Thursday, April 18, 2013
There was a time when "the other Dan" was Wise Dan, who went on to become Horse of the Year. On April 21 fans will witness the return of the original, Successful Dan, in the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Trainer Charlie LoPresti has the somewhat enviable if daunting task of bringing several top-level horses back off the bench this spring at Keeneland, including 2011 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (gr. IT) winner Turallure.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Shug McGaughey's Hall of Fame training career was built on good old American dirt, but he's rounding out his resume with several accomplished turf runners targeting starts at the Gulfstream Park meet in 2013.Friday, December 28, 2012
Dynaformer's death in April left a unique void in the American stallion market.
Successfully rehabbed after a 15-month break for a bowed tendon, 30-1 shot Keep Up defeated multiple graded stakes winner Boisterous by a half-length Nov. 25 in the River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Boisterous, winner of the Red Smith Handicap and Knickerbocker in his previous two starts, carries top weight of 124 pounds against 11 rivals in the $100,000 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 25 at Churchill Downs.Friday, November 23, 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
For the second year in a row, Boisterous registered back-to-back graded stakes wins on turf in the Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park and the Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIT) at Aqueduct.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Steve Haskin gives his longshots for Breeders' Cup Saturday.Friday, November 02, 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
While most of Shug McGaughey's focus Nov. 3 will be on preparing Point of Entry for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park, the Hall of Fame trainer also will be starting a talented turf runner at Aqueduct.Thursday, November 01, 2012
The final contingent of Breeders' Cup runners, including Mile favorite Wise Dan and Classic contenders Mucho Macho Man, Fort Larned, and Brilliant Speed, arrived at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
At 1:30 in the afternoon, the final shipment of horses arrived...finally, having escaped from New York on a flight from Stewart Air Force Base in Newburgh, N.Y.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Steve has a monster longshot for the Breeders' Cup Classic.Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) winner Brilliant Speed will be geared toward a start in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3, trainer Tom Albertrani said Oct. 16.Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Phipps Stable's homebred Boisterous ran like an even-money favorite should in the $150,000 Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 13 at Belmont Park, looping the field on the far turn to score by two.Saturday, October 13, 2012
The Aiden O'Brein-trained 3-year-old Imperial Monarch drew position 10 of 11 and was installed as the 3-1 favorite on the morning line for the Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine Oct. 14.Thursday, October 11, 2012
Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey looks to return grade III victor Boisterous to winning form in the $150,000 Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 13 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Wigmore Hall, winless since last year's Northern Dancer Stakes Presented by Vtech (Can-IT), successfully defended his crown when he outfought favored Al Khali in the homestretch over Woodbine's turf course Sept. 16.Sunday, September 16, 2012
Defending victor Wigmore Hall, recent grade II winner Forte Dei Marmi, and Woodbine Oaks heroine Irish Mission top a field of eight for the $500,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes Presented by Vtech at Woodbine Sept. 16.Thursday, September 13, 2012
Stuart S. Janney III's homebred Air Support found his best stride late in the Bowling Green Stakes Sept. 8 at Belmont Park, winning his first race of 2012 by a head and perhaps punching his ticket to the Breeders' Cup Turf.Saturday, September 08, 2012
Stuart S. Janney III's Air Support will be the 118-pound highweight in a compact field of five for the $200,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT) Sept. 8, as stakes action returns to Belmont Park.Wednesday, September 05, 2012