CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Hull||Margin: 4||BRIS: 96||TrueNicks: B||$67,357|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Holy Bull - Band Queen, Chimes Band
Sire: Holy Bull, Gray, 1991. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 13 wins, $2,481,760. Lifetime: 543 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
Broodmare Sire: Chimes Band, Dark Bay or Brown, 1991.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds Sale 2008, $82,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $30,000.
|2||Kensei||Margin: 1¾||BRIS: 90||TrueNicks: A||$21,728|
2006 | Bay Horse | Mr. Greeley - Private Feeling, Belong to Me
Sire: Mr. Greeley, Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 5 wins, $474,452. Lifetime: 863 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Belong to Me , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Barretts Equine Limited May 2008 Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $300,000.
|3||Checklist||Margin: ½||BRIS: 88||TrueNicks: C||$10,864|
2006 | Bay Colt | Gone West - Yearly Report, General Meeting
Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984. Raced 2 years. 17 starts, 6 wins, $682,251. Lifetime: 513 yearlings sold, median $175,000.
Broodmare Sire: General Meeting, Bay, 1988.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $400,000.
|1||Hull||Miguel Mena||Dale L. Romans|
|2||Kensei||Robby Albarado||Steven M. Asmussen|
|3||Checklist||Shaun Bridgmohan||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Rendezvous||Rene R. Douglas||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|5||Silver City||Julien R. Leparoux||W. Bret Calhoun|
|6||Gato Go Win||Calvin H. Borel||Jeff Mullins|
|7||Santana Six||John R. Velazquez||Nicholas P. Zito|
|8||Tintim Por Tintim||Alan Garcia||William I. Mott|
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
If Forty Tales is to achieve further fame it is far more likely that it will be as a sprinter rather than in the Classics.
The makeup of the grade III Derby Trial presents several interesting scenarios that could impact the makeup of the Kentucky Derby field.Thursday, April 25, 2013
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
This year's sloppy renewal of The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial lacked a Kentucky Derby hopeful but may have produced a classic prospect in Hierro.
Stonestreet Stables' Hierro broke his maiden over the Churchill Downs main track as a juvenile and returned a winner under the Twin Spires April 28 in the $200,000 The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial (gr. III).Saturday, April 28, 2012
Led by Zayat Stable's talented but lightly raced Paynter, a field of 11 sophomores was entered in the $200,000 The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial (gr. III) on opening night of the Churchill Downs spring meet April 28.Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Trinniberg, though 17th on the current graded stakes earning list that determines the 20 starters in the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will likely pass the race.Sunday, April 15, 2012
Valor Farm has the first foal by its stallion Silver City. The filly out of the Dixieland Band mare Delta Band.Friday, January 27, 2012
Multiple grade II winner Kensei, a half brother to champion Lookin At Lucky, was euthanized Aug. 23 after breaking down during a gallop over the Belmont Park training track.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Review graded stakes from Independence Day weekend.Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Winless since August, 2009 and dismissed at 15-1 against an accomplished field, Kensei sprung a big upset in the $200,000 Salvator Mile (gr. III) when he came from off the pace under Edgar Prado to win July 2 at Monmouth ParkSaturday, July 02, 2011
Morning Line, winner of the seven-furlong Carter Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct in his last start, heads a field of seven in the Salvator Mile Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park.Wednesday, June 29, 2011
This year's Met Mile features a deep field of 11. Can you predict the order of finish from first to last?Friday, May 27, 2011
Courtlandt Farm's homebred Machen came roaring down the center of the track and ran down Dominus in the final jump to win the Derby Trial (gr. III) by a neck April 30 on opening night at Churchill Downs.Saturday, April 30, 2011
The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial (gr. III) isn't much of a Kentucky Derby (gr. I) trial anymore, but that has not prevented the race from drawing a strong mix of sprinters/milers on opening night at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Sunland Derby runner-up Astrology could bypass the Derby and aim for the PreaknessTuesday, April 12, 2011
The first day of Churchill Downs' 39-day spring meet April 30 will take place under the lights with the first of 11 live races scheduled for 6 p.m. ET. The first-time event is simply billed as "Opening Night."Wednesday, April 06, 2011
A fast-closing fourth in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), Soul Candy seeks his first graded stakes win in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) at the marathon 1 1/2-mile distance March 26 at Santa Anita.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Smiling Tiger, who won a pair of grade I races and became a finalist as the nation's top sprinter, kicks off his 4-year-old campaign in the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 22 at Santa Anita.Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Fifth Third Bank has filed a lawsuit against Gulf Coast Farms, North America's fourth-leading breeder for 2010, and related entities alleging they are in default on loans made in 2009 and 2010.Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Robert M. Clinkinbeard, owner of Breeder's Supply and Equipment Company in Lexington, died after a brief illness.Monday, November 29, 2010
Even-money choice Cost of Freedom rushed to the lead for jockey Joe Talamo and never looked back in taking the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) by 1 3/4 lengths in the Thanksgiving Day feature at Hollywood Park.Thursday, November 25, 2010
Silver City, a stakes-winning son of Unbridled's Song, and Clarence Scharbauer Jr.'s stakes-producing homebred Jet Phone, will enter stud at Scharbauer Jr.'s Valor Farm near Pilot Point, Texas for the 2011 season.Thursday, October 21, 2010
Cost of Freedom, attempting to become the first two-time winner of Oak Tree's $250,000 Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 9, faces a field that includes 2009 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Dancing in Silks.Wednesday, October 06, 2010
In a star-studded field that included some of the biggest name sprinters on the East Coast, it was little-known Here Comes Ben that came from off the pace to spring a 9-1 upset in the $250,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 4.Saturday, September 04, 2010
Pacific Classic (gr. I) winner Richard's Kid, most recently third in the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I), headlines the field for the $125,000 Cougar II Handicap (gr. III) at Del Mar July 30, if he goes.Wednesday, July 28, 2010