BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Union Rags||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A||$600,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Dixie Union - Tempo, Gone West
Sire: Dixie Union, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 7 wins, $1,233,190. Lifetime: 451 yearlings sold, median $85,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2011, $390,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $145,000.
|2||Paynter||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: C||$200,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Awesome Again - Tizso, Cee's Tizzy
Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 9 wins, $4,374,590. Lifetime: 319 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cee's Tizzy, Gray or Roan, 1987.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $325,000.
|3||Atigun||Margin: 5½||TrueNicks: C+||$110,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Istan - Rimini Road, Dynaformer
Sire: Istan , Bay, 2002. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 9 wins, $461,455. Lifetime: 27 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $42,000.
Scratched: I'll Have Another.
|1||Union Rags||John R. Velazquez||Michael R. Matz|
|2||Paynter||Mike E. Smith||Bob Baffert|
|3||Atigun||Julien R. Leparoux||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|4||Street Life||Jose Lezcano||Chad C. Brown|
|5||Five Sixteen||Rosie Napravnik||Dominick A. Schettino|
|6||Unstoppable U||Junior Alvarado||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|7||Dullahan||Javier Castellano||Dale L. Romans|
|8||My Adonis||Ramon A. Dominguez||Kelly J. Breen|
|9||Ravelo's Boy||Alex O. Solis||Manuel J. Azpurua|
|10||Optimizer||Corey S. Nakatani||D. Wayne Lukas|
|11||Guyana Star Dweej||Kent J. Desormeaux||Doodnauth Shivmangal|
After going the distance for his first career graded stakes win on the Keeneland Race Course turf, Dark Cove will try to do the same on the Churchill Downs green in the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) May 25.7 hours ago
The New York Racing Association has revised its security policies and procedures for fans attending the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 8.14 hours ago
Submission and publication of veterinary records for horses competing in the Belmont Stakes is among the security measures announced May 21.Yesterday
After bypassing the Preakness, trainer Todd Pletcher has a deep group of possible contenders for the Belmont Stakes, including Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) third-place finisher Unlimited Budget.2 days ago
Calumet Farm's Skyring, winless in 11 starts since a victory at Pimlico Race Course last May, found the winner's circle again at the Maryland track in the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).4 days ago
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has three starters in the May 18 Preakness Stakes and five in races on the undercard, including Optimizer and Skyring as part of a 13-horse field for the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).6 days ago
Orb is perfectly suited for the Belmont Stakes.Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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.Sunday, May 12, 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
Goldencents, who will be ridden by regular jockey Kevin Krigger in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), arrived at Pimlico May 7.Tuesday, May 07, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
Despite admirable objective accomplishments, some very good sires like Dixie Union seem fated not to be fully appreciated within their lifetimes.
Two horses who were unplaced in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Normandy Invasion and Vyjack, have been added to the list of possible candidates for the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico.Monday, May 06, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher, who saddled filly Rags to Riches to victory in the 2007 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), is considering a pair of fillies he trains for this year's 1 1/2-mile classic at Belmont Park.Monday, May 06, 2013
Horse of the Year Wise Dan ran his winning streak to six races and surpassed $4 million in career earnings handily in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT) over yielding ground May 4 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Wise Dan and Point of Entry face off May 4 at Churchill Downs in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), the race immediately preceding the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Three Chimneys Farm will hold its annual open house that coincides with the week of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on Thursday, May 2.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
With last year's Kentucky Derby victory of I'll Have Another still fresh in their minds, members of Team O'Neill were back at Churchill Downs the morning of April 28 in search of a repeat performance with Goldencents.Sunday, April 28, 2013
Morton Fink's Lisa Danielle, the dam of Horse of the Year Wise Dan, was honored April 25 as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon.Thursday, April 25, 2013
Colonial Affair, who helped Julie Krone make history in 1993 by becoming the first female jockey to win the Belmont Stakes and first to win any of the Triple Crown races, died on the morning of April 23 in Argentina.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
An unfortunate stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) last month cost Fort Larned his seasonal debut, but the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner is back in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II).Wednesday, April 10, 2013
This year's Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner will ship to Churchill Downs to begin Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preparations but the most recent Triple Crown winner took a much different path.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Favored Amira's Prince recorded his fourth consecutive win since arriving in the United States, holding off a determined charge from Willcox Inn in the $400,000 Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) March 30.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Lines of Battle held off a tenacious Elleval to win the UAE Derby (UAE-II) at Meydan Racecourse March 30, earning 100 points toward a probable start in the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Saturday, March 30, 2013
Optimizer has been a different horse since he moved to the grass, and streaks into the March 30 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds with two graded stakes scores under his girth.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing March 30 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. Presented by AmWest Entertainment.Thursday, March 28, 2013