CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Hightap||Margin: 3¼||BRIS: 95||TrueNicks: B+||$66,365|
2006 | Gray or Roan Filly | Tapit - Don'tellmichelle, Regal Classic
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Regal Classic, Chestnut, 1985.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2007 Yearling Sale, $72,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2007 Select Yearling Sale, ($75,000).
Keeneland Association 2006 November Breeding Stock Sale, $87,000.
|2||Luster||Margin: 2½||BRIS: 91||TrueNicks: B||$21,408|
Sire: Touch Gold , Bay, 1994. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 6 wins, $1,679,907. Lifetime: 354 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994.
|3||Perfect for You||Margin: 3¼||BRIS: 88||TrueNicks: B||$10,704|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Giant's Causeway - Perfect Timing, Deputy Minister
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: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
|1||Hightap||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|2||Luster||Jamie Theriot||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|3||Perfect for You||Jon Kenton Court||George R. Arnold, II|
|4||Slides Choice||Corey J. Lanerie||Timothy E. Hamm|
|5||Lady's Laughter||Robby Albarado||Charles Lopresti|
|6||Dave's Revenge||Tony Farina||Robert B. Hess, Jr.|
|7||Walloon||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Katherine G. Ball|
|8||Tweeter||Miguel Mena||D. Wayne Lukas|
|9||Affirmed Truth||Calvin H. Borel||Tim A. Ice|
Two weeks after demolishing a field of optional claimers, Craig Singer's homebred filly Salty Strike became a graded stakes winner, as she returned to Churchill Downs June 4 to take the Dogwood (gr. III) by 3 3/4 lengths.Saturday, June 04, 2011
Of the eight entrants drawn for the $100,000 Aristides Stakes (gr. III), not only do all of them have one-turn wins at Churchill Downs, but six of them have stakes wins over the track.Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Direct Line, battling West Hope all the way around, got up by a nose at the wire to win the $100,000 Gardenia Handicap (gr. III) in an 11-1 surprise at Ellis Park Aug. 14.Saturday, August 14, 2010
Starlight Partners' Ailalea, who ran fifth in the April 30 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), captured the Dogwood Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 29, 2010
Off the board in last month's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Ailalea and Age of Humor both look to rebound in the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes (gr. III) May 29 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Making just her second start on dirt in her 4-year-old debut, Chiefswood Stable's Aurora Lights sprung a 10-1 upset in the $100,000 Sabin Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 27 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 27, 2010
The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners will honor the 2009 state-bred Horse of the Year Ohio Horse of the Year and divisional champions at their Annual Awards Banquet to be held in May at River Downs.Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Summer Bird, last year's champion 3-year-old male, is one of 25 horses being transferred from trainer Tim Ice by Drs. K.K. Jayaraman and Vilasini Jayaraman. Ice currently is based at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas.Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Satans Quick Chick slid through the inside under Leandro Goncalves and caught Slides Choice and Don'ttalktome in the final strides to pull a 23-1 upset in the $300,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies Oct. 24 at Keeneland.Saturday, October 24, 2009
Godolphin Racing's Flashing, a winner of four of six starts this season including the grade I Test Stakes, has a clear edge over a full field of 3-year-old fillies in the $300,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) Oct. 24 at Keeneland.Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Just Jenda served noticed that she is a force to be reckoned with in the 3-year-old filly division, as she followed up last month's dominating stakes win at Monmouth Park with another convincing score, this one in the $200,000 Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) Aug. 15.Saturday, August 15, 2009
Just Jenda will face nine in the $200,000 Monmouth Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. III) Aug. 15 in Oceanport, N.J. The chestnut filly looms a tough customer in the 1 1/16-mile main track event.Thursday, August 13, 2009
Funny Moon came charging down the lane under Alan Garcia and outran a host of rivals in deep stretch to win the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I) at Belmont Park July 25. It was the first graded stakes victory for the 3-year-old daughter of Malibu Moon.Saturday, July 25, 2009
Hightap, a winner of consecutive graded stakes for Steve Asmussen, will take on seven 3-year-old filly rivals in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I) July 25 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Peach Brew, far back early, wore down her rivals in the homestretch after the pacesetters fell apart to post a half-length victory in the $150,000 Arlington Oaks (gr. III) July 18.Saturday, July 18, 2009
C.S. Silk, a six-length winner of the Arlington-Washington Lassie (gr. III) as a 2-year-old last September at Arlington Park, returns to the site of her biggest victory July 18 in the $150,000 Arlington Oaks (gr. III).Wednesday, July 15, 2009
After showing her fondness for Belmont Park with a front-running triumph in the Acorn Stakes (gr. I) one month ago, Gabby's Golden Gal will cut back in distance for trainer Bob Baffert in the Prioress Stakes (gr. I) July 4.Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Shipped north to Prairie Meadows for the June 26 Iowa Oaks (gr. III) off a big win in the Dogwood Stakes (gr. III) last month at Churchill Downs, Hightap delivered again, taking the $200,000 race by three-quarters of a length over Sweet Relish.Saturday, June 27, 2009
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Gainesway Thoroughbreds' Hightap ran right by odds-on favorite Luster in upper stretch and sprinted her way to a 3 1/4-length victory in the $111,500 Dogwood (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs May 30.Saturday, May 30, 2009
Like her other five rivals, Marylou Whitney's Tweeter never had a chance when super filly Rachel Alexandra rolled to a record-setting 20 1/4-length victory in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 1 at Churchill Downs. Tweeter, who finished 51 lengths back of the winner, should be more evenly matched this time when taking on mere mortals in the $100,000-added Dogwood Stakes (gr. III), a test for 3-year-old fillies May 30 in Louisville.Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Four Gifts scored the second graded victory of her career with a late charge from the outside in the $113,300 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 02, 2009
For the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Lukas has not one, not two, but three fillies that are looking to take the lilies from overwhelming favorite Rachel Alexandra...or at least get a whiff of them by checking in second, third, or even fourth.Thursday, April 30, 2009
Prior to the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) post position draw the morning of April 28, Mike Rutherford, owner/breeder of Flying Spur, and Michael Lauffer, co-owner of Rachel Alexandra, discussed the chances of their fillies in the 1 1/8-mile, $500,000 race May 1.Tuesday, April 28, 2009
IEAH Stables and partners' Laragh tired to finish fifth in her 3-year-old debut last month, but the classy daughter of Tapit still has a big edge over the other 11 fillies in the $100,000 Edgewood Stakes on May 1 at Churchill Downs.Tuesday, April 28, 2009
L and M Partner's Rachel Alexandra, who figures to be the favorite for the May 1 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), galloped a mile and a half under exercise rider Rudy Gallegos shortly before 7 a.m. April 25 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, April 25, 2009