|1||Nonios||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: B||$60,000|
Sire: Pleasantly Perfect , Bay, 1998. Raced 4 years. 18 starts, 9 wins, $7,789,880. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Touch Gold , Bay, 1994.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $73,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $21,000.
|2||Liaison||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Indian Charlie - Galloping Gal, Victory Gallop
Sire: Indian Charlie, Bay, 1995. Raced 2 years. 5 starts, 4 wins, $616,120. Lifetime: 502 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Victory Gallop, Bay, 1995.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $290,000.
|3||Holy Candy||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: B+||$12,000|
2009 | Gray or Roan Colt | Candy Ride (ARG) - Spooky Minister, Deputy Minister
Sire: Candy Ride (ARG) , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 6 wins, $749,149. Lifetime: 260 yearlings sold, median $36,071.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Scratched: American Act.
|1||Nonios||Martin A. Pedroza||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|2||Liaison||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|3||Holy Candy||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|4||Unusual Heatwave||Martin Garcia||Alexis Barba|
|5||Blingo||Mike E. Smith||John A. Shirreffs|
|6||Gun Boat||Joseph Talamo||Bob Baffert|
Liaison disposed of favored Blueskiesnrainbows coming off the far turn and lengthened stride impressively through the stretch to take the Mervyn Leroy Handicap (gr. II) handily May 4 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Liaison returns to the scene of the biggest victory of his career when he battles six other well-matched older horses at Betfair Hollywood Park in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) May 4.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Idle since he was well beaten in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25, Liaison came back running in the $71,500 Santana Mile March 31, defeating favored Midnight Transfer by a half-length at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, March 31, 2013
Game On Dude put his disappointing Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) behind him with a gritty front-running win in the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes Presented by the Oak Tree Racing Association Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, December 01, 2012
Game On Dude, looking to rebound from his seventh-place finish as the favorite in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), drew the rail for the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Multiple grade I winner Game On Dude heads an expected field of six or seven in the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes - Presented by the Oak Tree Racing Association (gr. III) Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Sunday, November 25, 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
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
Steve Haskin reports the news of the day including the horses still to arrive, Royal Delta's superficial cut, works for Nonios and Beholder, and news of the European horses. Sponsored by VineryTuesday, October 30, 2012
Steve looks at Classic horses, and shares some Breeders' Cup photos.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer sent Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) contender Nonios to the track Oct. 30 for a four-furlong tuneup in preparation for the Nov. 3 World Championships and the colt responded with a bullet work.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
It was quite an arduous journey, but the Bill Mott- and Chad Brown-trained horses, along with Point of Entry, finally arrived at Santa Anita at 9:15 Monday morning following an 11-hour trip.Monday, October 29, 2012
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer on his decision to run Nonios in the Breeders' Cup Classic.Monday, October 29, 2012
On a light day for workouts by horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, Nonios turned some heads with a bullet five-furlong breeze at Betfair Hollywood Park Oct. 24.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Game On Dude maintained his unbeaten record at Santa Anita Park with a smooth victory in the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept, 29, a perfect tuneup for his return to the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Saturday, September 29, 2012
Though he came up half a length shy in the Pacific Classic (gr. I) last time out, Game On Dude should be back in his comfort zone as he goes for a repeat in the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Santa Anita.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert won his 100th stakes race at Del Mar Aug. 31 as favored Fed Biz, unraced since February, rallied after being passed mid-stretch to edge Jimmy Creed in the $100,000 El Cajon Stakes.Saturday, September 01, 2012
Mid-Summer Derby bears little resemblance to Kentucky Derby.Thursday, August 23, 2012
Trinniberg and Currency Swap, two of the nation's best 3-year-old sprinters, square off once again in the $500,000 Foxwood King's Bishop Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25 at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) winner Alpha was installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite in an 11-horse field drawn for the Aug. 25 Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Travers Stakes (gr. I) candidates Nonios, Liaison, Atigun, and Stealcase put in final works Aug. 19. The $1 million Travers, at 1 1/4 miles, is Aug. 25 at Saratoga Race Course.Sunday, August 19, 2012
Quick Wit, who won the off-the-turf running of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (gr. II) at Saratoga Aug. 10, remains an outside possibility for the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Grade I winner Liaison figures to be Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert's lone representative in the $1 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 25.Monday, August 13, 2012
Bettors won't have to look hard to find something in common with all five of the contestants in the La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar Aug. 11 for 3-year-olds.Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Bouncing back from a heart-breaking loss in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) last month, Paynter romped to victory in the $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) July 29 at Monmouth Park for trainer Bob Baffert.Sunday, July 29, 2012