BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Dust and Diamonds||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: D||$120,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Vindication - Majestically, Gone West
Sire: Vindication, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 1 years. 4 starts, 4 wins, $680,950. Lifetime: 231 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $900,000.
|2||Judy the Beauty||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: B||$40,000|
2009 | Chestnut Filly | Ghostzapper - Holy Blitz, Holy Bull
Sire: Ghostzapper , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 172 yearlings sold, median $45,000.
Broodmare Sire: Holy Bull, Gray, 1991.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $20,000.
|3||Musical Romance||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A+||$20,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Concorde's Tune - Candlelightdinner, Slew Gin Fizz
Sire: Concorde's Tune, Roan, 1989. Raced 4 years. 28 starts, 12 wins, $242,585. Lifetime: 69 yearlings sold, median $6,500.
Broodmare Sire: Slew Gin Fizz, Gray or Roan, 1991. In 2009: 1.50 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $1,600,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $22,000.
|1||Dust and Diamonds||Julien R. Leparoux||Steven M. Asmussen|
|2||Judy the Beauty||Joel Rosario||Wesley A. Ward|
|3||Musical Romance||Juan C. Leyva||William A. Kaplan|
|4||Turbulent Descent||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Roman Treasure||Jose Lezcano||Michael E. Hushion|
|6||Emma's Encore||Rosie Napravnik||H. Allen Jerkens|
|7||C C's Pal||Alan Garcia||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|8||Island Bound||Edgar S. Prado||Ian R. Wilkes|
Rumor, victorious in the Las Flores Stakes (gr. III) March 10, has been installed the 5-2 favorite in a field of nine fillies and mares entered in the Humana Distaff Stakes (gr. I) at Churchill Downs May 4.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Aubby K, making her first start since she was unplaced in the Test Stakes (gr. I) more than six months ago, became a grade II winner when she put away nine rivals in the $150,000 Inside Information Stakes (gr. II).Sunday, March 17, 2013
Alex's Pal, whose stakes winners include multiple grade II winner C C's Pal, will stand this year at Albert Geldmacher's Centennial Farm of New York near Gilbertsville, N.Y.Tuesday, February 26, 2013
After a six-year hiatus, the Calder Casino & Race Course Hall of Fame will welcome nine new members to its roster when inducting three horses, two jockeys, two trainers, and two owners/breeders.Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Emma's Encore won the hearts of racing fans last summer racing for 83-year-old trainer Allen Jerkens. The daughter of Congrats is highweighted in the $150,000 Hurricane Bertie Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park on Feb. 10.Thursday, February 07, 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
Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Turbulent Descent, a grade I winner at 2 through 4, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare at John Magnier and partners' Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Dust and Diamonds produced a quick return on her purchase at auction in November with an easy victory in the $100,000 Sugar Swirl Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Dec. 8.Saturday, December 08, 2012
After finishing second to Groupie Doll in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) in November, Dust and Diamonds looms as a prohibitive favorite in the Adena Springs Sugar Swirl (gr. III) Dec. 8 at Gulfstream ParkWednesday, December 05, 2012
Musical Romance, who sold for $1.6 million at the Fasig-Tipton November sale, is headed to Japan where she will be a broodmare, one of her former owners said.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
The Fasig-Tipton November sale, which is known for its prominent cast of selected entries, will again feature several standouts, including this year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Zagora.Sunday, November 04, 2012
Groupie Doll continued her domination of the female sprint division Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park, inhaling her rivals on the turn to take the $1 million Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) under a hand ride from jockey Rajiv Maragh.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Trainer Bill Kaplan discusses champion sprinter Musical Romance.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Having stunned the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) a year ago at odds of 20-1, reigning divisional champion Musical Romance seeks to defend her title in the 2012 edition of the race.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
While Groupie Doll's stellar 2012 record puts her in a different league than many of her competitors in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I), the favorite will still have to face five other grade I winners.Monday, October 29, 2012
Fans at Santa Anita's Clockers' Corner had plenty of action on the morning of Oct. 25 as 10 horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup breezed. At Calder, defending Filly & Mare Sprint winner Musical Romance worked five furlongs.Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Breeders' Cup announced Oct. 24 that 180 horses, including eight former or defending winners, were pre-entered for the Nov. 2-3 World Championships at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, October 25, 2012
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert had several Breeders' Cup World Championship contenders on the track Oct. 21 at Santa Anita Park including Game On Dude, early favorite for the $5 million Classic (gr. I).Sunday, October 21, 2012
Trainer Chad Brown sent out undefeated Awesome Feather Oct. 21 at Belmont Park for her penultimate morning work prior to an expected start in the 1 1/8-mile Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I).Sunday, October 21, 2012
Champion Musical Romance breezed six furlongs in 1:14 1/5 at Calder Casino & Race Course Oct. 18 as she continues to work toward a defense of her title in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I).Friday, October 19, 2012
Pinnacle Racing Stables and Bill Kaplan's 2011 Eclipse Award-winning female sprinter Musical Romance bid a proper farewell to Calder Casino & Race Course Oct.6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Groupie Doll, a winner of three straight graded stakes by a combined 14 lengths, headlines Keeneland's $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 6.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Dust and Diamonds, getting good at the right time, disposed of better-known rivals Musical Romance and Turbulent Descent with ease in capturing the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) by 1 1/4 lengths at Belmont.Saturday, September 22, 2012