CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Rachel Alexandra||Margin: 20¼||BRIS: 111||TrueNicks: A++||$336,914|
2006 | Bay Filly | Medaglia d'Oro - Lotta Kim, Roar
Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 8 wins, $5,754,720. Lifetime: 393 yearlings sold, median $120,000.
Broodmare Sire: Roar, Bay, 1993.
|2||Stone Legacy||Margin: 4¼||BRIS: 88||TrueNicks: A+||$108,682|
2006 | Bay Filly | Birdstone - Gulch Legacy, Gulch
Sire: Birdstone , Bay, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $1,575,600. Lifetime: 151 yearlings sold, median $21,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gulch, Bay, 1984.
|3||Flying Spur||Margin: 1||BRIS: 84||TrueNicks: D||$54,341|
2006 | Chestnut Filly | Giant's Causeway - Lakeway, Seattle Slew
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seattle Slew, Dark Bay or Brown, 1974. In 2009: 3.66 AEI.
|1||Rachel Alexandra||Calvin H. Borel||Hal R. Wiggins|
|2||Stone Legacy||Kent J. Desormeaux||D. Wayne Lukas|
|3||Flying Spur||Garrett K. Gomez||William I. Mott|
|4||Be Fair||Rafael Bejarano||D. Wayne Lukas|
|5||Nan||Corey S. Nakatani||Craig Dollase|
|6||Gabby's Golden Gal||Victor Espinoza||Bob Baffert|
|7||Tweeter||Miguel Mena||D. Wayne Lukas|
The Retirement Assistance and Care for Equine Fund (R.A.C.E. Fund), a 501 C 3 non-profit organization, launches its spring fund drive with an online auction on eBay May 25 at 8 p.m. The auction ends June 1.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
With this year's Kentucky Oaks and Derby come and gone, I'm left with a lot of memories in the form of photos that I'd like to share.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
by Anne Peters
Black Caviar raced from ages 2 to 6 with 25 starts, and was never beaten. She's just been retired, and thoughts now turn to which stallion her owners will send her to in the upcoming breeding season.
Stuart S. Janney III and Phipps Stables, who bred and race Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb, will receive an additional $50,000 bonus as a result of the colt's May 4 victory.Thursday, May 09, 2013
The KHRC received the post-race test results May 7 from both the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and all samples have been cleared.Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher, who saddled filly Rags to Riches to victory in the 2007 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), is considering a pair of fillies he trains for this year's 1 1/2-mile classic at Belmont Park.Monday, May 06, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher reflects on his five Derby horses and comments on where they may go next. Todd also explains how he feels about the week as a whole and the Kentucky Oaks.Sunday, May 05, 2013
Princess of Sylmar roared past Beholder in deep stretch to win the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 3 at Churchill Downs. At 38-1, she's the second highest-priced winner in Oaks history.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The Pennsylvania horse racing and breeding industry, currently concerned about a steady decline in the revenue it gets from slot machines, got some surprise public relations May 3 courtesy of the grade I Kentucky Oaks.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The backstretch at Churchill Downs was quiet the morning of May 4 as most of the talk centered on the previous day's Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and whether the weather would have an impact on the Kentucky Derby.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Churchill Downs set a record for its May 3 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) program when more than $45.8 million was wagered on a 12-race card.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Owner Ed Stanco discusses Princess of Sylmar's Kentucky Oaks victory.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Scenes from Kentucky Oaks day, including the race from start to finish.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The horses and people of Derby (and Oaks) Week 2013.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Eric Mitchell recaps the Kentucky Oaks, won by Princess of Sylmar, and the other stakes action on Oaks day.Friday, May 03, 2013
Comments from the connections of 2013 Kentucky Oaks winner Princess of Sylmar.Friday, May 03, 2013
Longshot Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Princess of Sylmar will assure a large payout in the Oaks-Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) double.Friday, May 03, 2013
Padua Stables' Authenticity held off On Fire Baby in a fierce stretch battle to win the La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) by a head May 3 at Churchill Downs. The 6-year-old mare sets a stakes record of 1:42.09 for 1 1/16-miles.Friday, May 03, 2013
Esther Marr sets scene for May 3, Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
If you missed the live blog, read the transcript.Friday, May 03, 2013
Entered as the one also-eligible horse for this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Fear the Kitten was scratched Friday morning from the Saturday, May 4 classic.Friday, May 03, 2013
Rose to Gold may bear the distinction of having the most modest sale price of any of filly in the starting gate for the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), but you would never know it by looking at her race record.Friday, May 03, 2013
With a 70% chance of rain on Kentucky Derby Day, enjoy the fast and firm tracks as long as they last on Oaks day!Thursday, May 02, 2013
Kentucky Oaks contender Beholder, being 'schooled' in Churchill Downs paddock.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Aron Wellman of Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, which co-campaigns Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) hopeful Silsita, is happy with the longshot status of his filly who is listed at 20-1 on the morning line.Thursday, May 02, 2013