CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Mine That Bird||Margin: 6¾||BRIS: 110||TrueNicks: A+||$1,417,200|
Sire: Birdstone , Bay, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $1,575,600. Lifetime: 151 yearlings sold, median $21,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2007 Yearling Sale, $9,500.
|2||Pioneerof the Nile||Margin: nose||BRIS: 103||TrueNicks: B||$400,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Empire Maker - Star of Goshen, Lord At War (ARG)
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Lord At War (ARG), Chestnut, 1980. In 2009: 2.59 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $290,000.
|3||Musket Man||Margin: head||BRIS: 103||TrueNicks: A||$200,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Yonaguska - Fortuesque, Fortunate Prospect
Sire: Yonaguska, Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Raced 3 years. 18 starts, 6 wins, $536,355. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $22,000.
Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: 1.47 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds Sale 2008, ($35,000).
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $15,000.
Others: Papa Clem, $100,000; Chocolate Candy, $60,000; Summer Bird; Join in the Dance; Regal Ransom; West Side Bernie; General Quarters; Dunkirk; Hold Me Back; Advice; Desert Party; Mr. Hot Stuff; Atomic Rain; Nowhere to Hide; Friesan Fire; Flying Private.
Scratched: I Want Revenge.
|1||Mine That Bird||Calvin H. Borel||Bennie L. Woolley, Jr.|
|2||Pioneerof the Nile||Garrett K. Gomez||Bob Baffert|
|3||Musket Man||Eibar Coa||Derek S. Ryan|
|4||Papa Clem||Rafael Bejarano||Gary Stute|
|5||Chocolate Candy||Mike E. Smith||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|6||Summer Bird||Chris R. Rosier||Tim A. Ice|
|7||Join in the Dance||Christopher P. DeCarlo||Todd A. Pletcher|
|8||Regal Ransom||Alan Garcia||Saeed bin Suroor|
|9||West Side Bernie||Stewart Elliott||Kelly J. Breen|
|10||General Quarters||Julien R. Leparoux||Thomas R. McCarthy|
|11||Dunkirk||Edgar S. Prado||Todd A. Pletcher|
|12||Hold Me Back||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|13||Advice||Rene R. Douglas||Todd A. Pletcher|
|14||Desert Party||Ramon A. Dominguez||Saeed bin Suroor|
|15||Mr. Hot Stuff||John R. Velazquez||Eoin G. Harty|
|16||Atomic Rain||Joe Bravo||Kelly J. Breen|
|17||Nowhere to Hide||Shaun Bridgmohan||Nicholas P. Zito|
|18||Friesan Fire||Gabriel Saez||J. Larry Jones|
|19||Flying Private||Robby Albarado||D. Wayne Lukas|
Dual grade I winner and first-crop sire Pioneerof the Nile saw his first winner May 12 as juvenile filly Zarnica won her first start in a 1,000-meter race in Russia at the Rostov-On-Don Hippodrome.11 hours ago
10 questions about the Kentucky Derby and Preakness to inspire thought.Yesterday
Relive the legendary 3-year-old season of one of the greatest Thoroughbreds of all time, as told by The Blood-Horse in 1973. Secretariat's historic Triple Crown season is examined race by race.5 days ago
Multiple stakes winner was one of owner John Oxley's and trainer John Ward's first Kentucky Derby entrants.6 days ago
The connections of five horses who finished behind Orb in Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hope their starter can become 20th horse since 1973 to win the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after coming up short in Derby.Thursday, May 16, 2013
To Brennan, success is a result of teamwork and talent. Along with wife, Stephanie, Niall operates Niall Brennan Stables in Ocala, Fl. where Kentucky Derby winner Orb received his initial training as a young colt.Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Classice distances can be demanding on a 3-year-old. Shug McGaughey understands the rigors of a 1 1/4-mile race on a young horse, and has no doubt Orb was physically up to the challenge during his Derby victory May 4.Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman recap race impressions left by Orb and other Kentucky Derby contenders, races that have produced Derby winners, Hollywood Park, and of course Preakness picks!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
Dr. Scott Palmer describes a typical racehorse feeding regimen.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb turned in a quick half-mile work in :47 1/5 at Belmont Park May 13 and was scheduled to ship to Pimlico Race Course later in the morning.Monday, May 13, 2013
Jockey Rafael Bejarano earned the 3,000th North American victory of his career when 1-2 favorite Ondine rolled to an easy victory in the first race May 11 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, May 11, 2013
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
A wet track at Monmouth Park prompted trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. to postpone a scheduled pre-Preakness (gr. I) breeze for Itsmyluckyday the morning of May 11.Saturday, May 11, 2013
GoldMark Farm and Whisper Hill Farm's Mylute, fifth-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I), is a go for the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), trainer Tom Amoss said the morning of May 11.Saturday, May 11, 2013
Gun Roar (Bernstein) got up late for victory at Churchill Downs. For Saturday, 2 two-year-old races, one at Calder and one at Lone Star Park. Plus, a new worker for Pioneerof the Nile.Friday, May 10, 2013
Donors who make a contribution of $50 or more to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation between now and June 9 will receive an official Orb baseball cap.Friday, May 10, 2013
The sights and sounds of Kentucky Derby Week 2013.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Jon & Joel do some brief house cleaning on the Derby before turning the page and taking a first look at next Saturday's Preakness.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb gave exercise rider Jenn Patterson all the right signs May 9 in his preparation for the 138th Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Penny Chenery looks back on Secretariat's victory in the Derby.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Trainer finds victory in seventh Kentucky Derby startWednesday, May 08, 2013
On a rainy May 8 morning at Belmont Park, Orb went to the racetrack for the first time since his victory in the Kentucky Derby. The Malibu Moon colt jogged a mile in preparation for the May 18 Preakness Stakes.Wednesday, May 08, 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
Graded stakes winner Itsmyluckyday, who finished 15th in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), was confirmed May 7 as a likely starter in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Tuesday, May 07, 2013