CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Successful Dan||Margin: head||BRIS: 98||TrueNicks: A++||$66,844|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Successful Appeal - Lisa Danielle, Wolf Power (SAF)
Sire: Successful Appeal , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 8 wins, $654,681. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 2.11 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Wolf Power (SAF), Gray, 1978. In 2009: 1.30 AEI.
|2||Warrior's Reward||Margin: 3¼||BRIS: 98||TrueNicks: A||$21,562|
2006 | Bay Colt | Medaglia d'Oro - For All You Do, Seeking the Gold
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: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $180,000.
|3||Omniscient||Margin: 7||BRIS: 95||TrueNicks: D||$10,781|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Pulpit - Actceptional, Noactor
Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $728,200. Lifetime: 364 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Noactor, Bay, 1989. In 2009: .88 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2008, $280,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $100,000.
|1||Successful Dan||Julien R. Leparoux||Charles Lopresti|
|2||Warrior's Reward||Calvin H. Borel||Ian R. Wilkes|
|3||Omniscient||Robby Albarado||Steven M. Asmussen|
|4||Dumar||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|5||Gresham||Garrett K. Gomez||James E. Baker|
|6||Broad Stone||Jeremy Rose||John Fahey III|
Defending Horse of the Year Wise Dan will likely target the Firecracker Handicap at Churchill, trainer Charlie LoPresti said May 23. His half brother, Successful Dan, is on track for the June 15 Stephen Foster there.Yesterday
Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who won the Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT)) on the Keeneland turf in his 2013 debut, breezed five furlongs in a bullet :59 3/5 over the main track April 24.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Successful Dan, coming back off a layoff of nearly 10 months, dictated an easy pace and held off the pursuing Boisterous in the final furlong to post a one-length victory in the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) April 21 at Keeneland.Sunday, April 21, 2013
There was a time when "the other Dan" was Wise Dan, who went on to become Horse of the Year. On April 21 fans will witness the return of the original, Successful Dan, in the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Blue Grass winner Java's War is the latest horse to go last to first during the Keeneland spring meet.Sunday, April 14, 2013
Charlie LoPresti talks about Wise Dan and Successful Dan at Keeneland on 4/2/2013.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Wise Dan, Morton Fink's 2012 Horse of the Year, turned in his second work of the season at Keeneland March 2, a four-furlong move in :49 1/5. Stablemates Turallure and Successful Dan are also training well.Sunday, March 03, 2013
Leading Horse of the Year candidate Wise Dan returned to the track Jan. 7 following some turnout time at trainer Charlie Lopresti's Forest Lane Farm near Lexington, joining Successful Dan and Turallure.Thursday, January 10, 2013
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
With his smashing victory Sept. 16 in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT), Wise Dan underlined that he is a formidable performer on any surface.
Wigmore Hall, winless since last year's Northern Dancer Stakes Presented by Vtech (Can-IT), successfully defended his crown when he outfought favored Al Khali in the homestretch over Woodbine's turf course Sept. 16.Sunday, September 16, 2012
Defending victor Wigmore Hall, recent grade II winner Forte Dei Marmi, and Woodbine Oaks heroine Irish Mission top a field of eight for the $500,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes Presented by Vtech at Woodbine Sept. 16.Thursday, September 13, 2012
Trainer Charles Lopresti loaded Morton Fink's multiple grade II stakes winner Successful Dan onto a van the morning of July 28, bound for Lexington and an appointment with Dr. Larry Bramlage at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital.Saturday, July 28, 2012
Even though it's more than a week away, the Aug. 3-5 stakes extravaganza at Saratoga Race Course is taking shape, with the release by the New York Racing Association of a list of probables for the four graded stakes.Thursday, July 26, 2012
Fort Larned, left alone on an easy pace, turned back heavy favorite Successful Dan in the lane to post an easy three-length triumph in the $300,000 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III) in Iowa June 30.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Highly regarded Successful Dan, winner of the Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) this spring, is 6-5 on the morning line for the $300,000 Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III) at Prairie Meadows on the night of June 30.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
There is some kind of solid connection among A. Stevens Miles Jr., his horses, and his hometown of Louisville.Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Tom LaMarra and Evan Hammonds handicap the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs this weekend.Thursday, June 14, 2012
The 31st running of the 1 1/8-mile event sets up as a faceoff between two of the country's top older horses--Pin Oak Stable's Alternation and Morton Fink's Wise Dan.Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Eric Mitchell recaps Kentucky Oaks Day for 2012, highlighted by the victory by Believe You Can and Rosie Napravnik in the Kentucky Oaks. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.Friday, May 04, 2012
Successful Dan took advantage of a contested early pace and wore down the leaders to set a new Churchill Downs 1 1/16 mile track record while winning the $337,800 Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) May 4.Friday, May 04, 2012
Mucho Macho Man's last race at Churchill Downs was a third in the 2011 Kentucky Derby. His connections hope to be in the winner's circle this year following the Alysheba Stakes May 4.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Endorsement, on the comeback trail for trainer Eoin Harty, makes his first stakes appearance in more than two years in the $200,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) at Lone Star Park April 28.Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Images from opening weekend at Keeneland, April 2012.Sunday, April 08, 2012
The first reported foal by grade I winner Warrior's Reward is a filly born Jan. 18 at Gary Biszantz' Cobra Farm near Lexington.Wednesday, February 01, 2012