BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Pierrot Lunaire||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: C||$90,000|
2004 | Bay Gelding | War Chant - Playact (IRE), Hernando (FR)
Sire: War Chant , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 5 wins, $1,130,600. Lifetime: 221 yearlings sold, median $57,000.
Broodmare Sire: Hernando (FR), Bay, 1990.
|2||Spy in the Sky||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: B+||$27,000|
2004 | Chestnut Gelding | Thunder Gulch - Monaassabaat, Zilzal
Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 9 wins, $2,915,086. Lifetime: 480 yearlings sold, median $41,648.
Broodmare Sire: Zilzal, Chestnut, 1986.
|3||Charminster (IRE)||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: B+||$15,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Broadway Flyer - Monteleena (IRE), Montelimar
Sire: Broadway Flyer, Bay, 1991. Lifetime: 36 yearlings sold, median $17,659.
Broodmare Sire: Montelimar, Bay, 1981.
|1||Pierrot Lunaire||Bernard Dalton||Blythe Miller Davies|
|2||Spy in the Sky||Danielle Hodsdon||James M. Day|
|3||Charminster (IRE)||Carl Rafter||Brianne A. Slater|
|4||Left Unsaid||Paddy Young||Thomas H. Voss|
|5||History Boy||Xavier Aizpuru||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|6||Divine Fortune||Darren Nagle||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|7||Duc de Savoie||Jeff Murphy||James M. Day|
|8||Tax Ruling||Ross Geraghty||Brianne A. Slater|
|9||The Jigsaw Man (IRE)||Roderick Mackenzie||Katherine Neilson|
|10||All Together||William Dowling||Jack O. Fisher|
Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative edged past Divine Fortune at the finish line to win the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois Steeplechase (NSA-I) by a head May 11 at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tenn.Saturday, May 11, 2013
Demonstrative, an Eclipse Award finalist in last season's steeplechase division, will make his 2013 jumps debut in the $150,000 Iroquois Steeplechase Saturday, May 11 at Percy Warner Park Course.Friday, May 10, 2013
The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association has named its champions and leaders for 2012.Monday, February 25, 2013
A voting overview of the 2012 Eclipse Award winners and other candidates, along with number of first-place votes for each category is listed in this story.Sunday, January 20, 2013
Pierrot Lunaire pulled off what no other horse did over hurdles in 2012, winning back-to-back National Steeplechase Association grade I races to take home an Eclipse Award as outstanding steeplechaser.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Pierrot Lunaire took a big step toward a possible steeplechase Eclipse Award when he came from off the pace to overtake Divine Fortune in the $250,000 Grand National (NSA-I) at New Jersey's 92nd Far Hills Races Oct. 20.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Demonstrative, winner of the New York Turf Writers Cup Handicap (NSA-I), will battle with several veteran runners and new arrivals to American racing in the $250,000 Grand National (NSA-I), at Far Hills Races Oct. 20.Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Pierrot Lunaire, longest shot on the board at 48-1, took the lead over the final jump and held off a furious late charge from Spy in the Sky to win the $150,000 Lonesome Glory steeplechase (NSA-I) Sept. 27 at Belmont Park.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Thursday afternoon produced a perfectly blissful day. But the bliss had little to do with the horse racing.Friday, August 24, 2012
Jockey Robert Walsh deftly avoided trouble on Demonstrative when leader Divine Fortune fell over the final jump, going on to win the $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase Handicap (NSA-I) at Saratoga Aug. 23.Thursday, August 23, 2012
It was only fitting that Irish day, a festival of step dancers and bagpipers, was held on a Thursday afternoon, Saratoga's traditional time for steeplechase racing.Friday, August 03, 2012
Randleston Farm's Spy in the Sky overcame his 25-1 odds as the longest shot in a 10-horse field and held on to win the $100,000 A.P. Smithwick Memorial Handicap (NSA-I) Aug. 2 at Saratoga Race Course.Thursday, August 02, 2012
Rain entered the picture early on Thursday. By 7:00 am, it was teeming. Then it stopped and stayed dry for the rest of the day, although a few miles away there were downpours.Friday, July 27, 2012
Arcadius collapsed and died as he was being cooled down after winning the $150,000 Iroquois Steeplechase (NSA-I) May 12 at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tenn.Saturday, May 12, 2012
Tax Ruling, always prominent, surged through the Springdale Racecourse's stretch to score a gutty 1 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup (NSA-I) Nov. 19 in Camden, S.C.Saturday, November 19, 2011
Extra steeplechase adds lift to three Thursdays.Friday, August 05, 2011
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Slip Away swept to the lead approaching the Springdale Course's final turn and powered away to a remarkable 25 3/4-length victory in the Colonial Cup Steeplechase at Camden, S.C., on Nov. 13.Saturday, November 13, 2010
Trainer Jonathan Sheppard and owner William Pape kept their perfect meet record intact when Sermon of Love came from off the pace to win the $100,000 New York Turf Writers Cup (NSA-I) steeplechase Aug. 26 at Saratoga.Thursday, August 26, 2010
Front-runners scampered home first in all but one of six races run on the sloppy track.Friday, August 06, 2010
Perhaps encouraged by the absence of Bourbon Bay, 11 horses were entered in the $150,000 Jim Murray Memorial Handicap (gr. II) to be contested May 15 over the Hollywood Park turf.Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Irvin Naylor's Tax Ruling challenged front-running Slip Away before the next to last fence of the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois Steeplechase (NSA-I) May 8, took the lead before the last, and drew clear to win.Saturday, May 08, 2010
Steeplechase owner Calvin Houghland, who had recently turned 93, died Oct. 27.Thursday, October 29, 2009
Recent English import Pierrot Lunaire denied champion Good Night Shirt his third consecutive Iroquois Steeplechase (NSA-I) victory May 9 when he came from off the pace to win the $150,000 event at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tenn.Saturday, May 09, 2009
Good Night Shirt is the overwhelming favorite to win the $150,000 Iroquois Steeplechase Stakes (NSA-I) for the third consecutive year May 9 in Nashville, Tenn.Wednesday, May 06, 2009
Good Night Shirt overcame a stumble on the final fence when he nearly lost his rider, registering a one-length victory over Orison in the inaugural running of the $168,400 Lonesome Glory Hurdle (NSA-I) at Belmont Park Sept. 22.Saturday, September 22, 2007