CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Mary's Follies||Margin: 1½||BRIS: 98||TrueNicks: A+||$116,509|
2006 | Bay Mare | More Than Ready - Catch the Queen, Miswaki
Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 17 starts, 7 wins, $1,026,229. Lifetime: 1016 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
Broodmare Sire: Miswaki, Chestnut, 1978.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $40,000.
|2||Keertana||Margin: 1||BRIS: 97||TrueNicks: A+||$37,583|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Johar - Motokiks, Storm Cat
Sire: Johar , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 6 wins, $1,494,496. Lifetime: 126 yearlings sold, median $14,300.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland Association January 2013 Horses of All Ages Sale, $1,000,000.
|3||Romacaca||Margin: neck||BRIS: 95||TrueNicks: A||$18,791|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Running Stag - Romaca, Kris S.
Sire: Running Stag, Bay, 1994. Raced 5 years. 40 starts, 7 wins, $1,663,227. Lifetime: 138 yearlings sold, median $6,100.
Broodmare Sire: Kris S., Dark Bay or Brown, 1977.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, ($245,000).
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($19,000).
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2007 Open Sale of Yearlings, ($5,000).
Others: Hot Cha Cha, $9,395; Bluegrass Princess, $5,637; Striking Dancer, $2,065; Miss World, $2,065; Single Solution, $2,065; Kiawah Cat, $2,065; War Kill, $2,065; C. S. Silk, $2,065; Redreamit, $2,065; Miss Keller (IRE), $2,065; Obsequious, $2,065.
|1||Mary's Follies||Kent J. Desormeaux||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|2||Keertana||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Thomas F. Proctor|
|3||Romacaca||E. T. Baird||Danny L. Miller|
|4||Hot Cha Cha||James Graham||Philip A. Sims|
|5||Bluegrass Princess||John R. Velazquez||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|6||Striking Dancer||Robby Albarado||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|7||Miss World||Rajiv Maragh||Christophe Clement|
|8||Single Solution||Eduardo E. Perez||Chris M. Block|
|9||Kiawah Cat||Shaun Bridgmohan||William I. Mott|
|10||War Kill||Jon Kenton Court||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|11||C. S. Silk||Francisco C. Torres||Dale L. Romans|
|12||Redreamit||Calvin H. Borel||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|13||Miss Keller (IRE)||Eurico Rosa Da Silva||Roger L. Attfield|
|14||Obsequious||Willie Martinez||Elizabeth Gray|
Seven-year-old Romacaca will try to secure the 11th stakes victory of her career and third at Gulfstream Park when she faces an expected seven other fillies and mares in the $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes Feb. 9.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
The second-highest-priced yearling to ever sell at Keeneland January and the beginning of a dispersal of an apparently deep group of horses from Fares Farm helped the Lexington sale to a strong start.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The legacy of the late Barbara Hunter was on full display Jan. 8 during the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, with Keertana selling for $1 million and Snow Top Mountain bringing $950,000.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8 when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Buyers will have the opportunity to purchase horses from the Issam Fares' Fares Farm dispersal at a Keeneland January sale that will feature a larger catalog compared with last year.Friday, January 04, 2013
Romacaca was back in familiar surroundings after capturing the $100,000 South Beach Stakes, but she wouldn't have been in the Gulfstream Park winner's circle had owner Frank Calabrese received his price at auction.Sunday, December 09, 2012
Centre Court served up an ace at Churchill Downs in the $175,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) Nov. 17, fulfilling expectations as the 3-2 favorite and extending her record on the Louisville turf to a perfect 3-for-3.Saturday, November 17, 2012
Centre Court carries top weight in a full field of 12 sophomore fillies looking to capitalize on one of the last local grass stakes of the season, the $175,000-added Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 17.Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Barbara Hunter, 78, who owned Brownwood Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., died at the farm Nov. 8 after a long illness. She had recent success with homebreds Keertana and Snow Top Mountain.Thursday, November 08, 2012
With horses invading from at least four countries as well as various parts of the U.S. for the Beverly D. Aug. 18, it is somewhat ironic that the 3-1 morning line favorite has been based at Arlington much of the summer.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Beverly D. Stakes that is part of Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing is ripe with contenders who are hard to separate on paper.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Barbara Hunter's multiple graded stakes-winning mare Snow Top Mountain, in foal to Blame, has been retired from racing with earnings of $525,303.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Frank Calabrese's Romacaca gamely held off Snow Top Mountain by a neck in the Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT)at Arlington Park. The 6-year-old Running Stag mare covered the 1 3/16 miles in 1:56.67.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Two-time 2012 stakes winner Upperline carries top weight of 121 pounds July 14 in the 1 3/16-mile Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT). The Modesty is one of four stakes on Arlington's 'Million Preview Day.'Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Virginia Kraft Payson's Ruthenia made the most of her Monmouth Park debut with a come-from-behind victory in the $100,000 Violet Stakes (gr. IIIT) May 28 at the New Jersey racetrack.Monday, May 28, 2012
Unbridled Humor will be looking for her first win of the year and her first graded stakes victory since last September when she goes postward in the $100,000 Violet Stakes (gr. IIIT) over the Monmouth Park turf May 28.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Barbara Hunter's homebred Keertana, who last year became the first female to win the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) since Our Request in 1951, has been retired from racing.Sunday, May 20, 2012
Five-time graded stakes winner Keertana was a close second in her most recent start and will likely be favored to break through this time when she leads a field of nine fillies and mares in the $150,000 Orchid (gr. III).Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Robert Smithen's Bay to Bay hasn't won since taking the Nassau (Can-IIT) last summer at Woodbine, but she figures to be one of the main competitors in her season debut, the $150,000 Honey Fox Stakes March 18 at Gulfstream.Thursday, March 15, 2012
Taking advantage of a heady rail-skimming trip from Joe Bravo, Brazilian-bred Here to Win outkicked Keertana in the stretch for an 11-1 upset in $100,000 The Very One (gr. IIIT) Feb. 25 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Odds-on favorite Zagora, off for nearly five months, was razor sharp in her return Feb. 4 at Tampa Bay Downs, taking over at the top of the stretch en route to winning the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT).Saturday, February 04, 2012
Keertana, a winner in four of her five starts last year including three in graded ranks, returns from an extended layoff as one of the main contenders in the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 4 at Tampa Bay Downs.Thursday, February 02, 2012
Unbeaten 4-year-old filly Awesome Feather and 2011 Eclipse champion female sprinter Musical Romance are among the most accomplished of 48 Florida breds entered in the $1.3 million Florida Sunshine Millions Jan. 28.Sunday, January 22, 2012
All indices rose on the first day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale led by Miss Keller, who brought 625,000 guineas from Waratah Thoroughbreds' Paul Fudge.Monday, November 28, 2011