CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Backtalk||Margin: 1||BRIS: 85||TrueNicks: C+||$66,455|
2007 | Chestnut Colt | Smarty Jones - Apasionata Sonata, Affirmed
Sire: Smarty Jones , Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 8 wins, $7,613,155. Lifetime: 160 yearlings sold, median $29,500.
Broodmare Sire: Affirmed, Chestnut, 1975. In 2009: 2.43 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $250,000.
|2||Flatter Than Me||Margin: 1½||BRIS: 83||TrueNicks: D||$21,437|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Flatter - Hannah's Doll, Boston Harbor
Sire: Flatter , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $148,815. Lifetime: 199 yearlings sold, median $12,500. In 2009: .80 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Boston Harbor, Bay, 1994.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $80,000.
|3||Brassy Boy||Margin: 1||BRIS: 80||TrueNicks: A++||$10,719|
2007 | Bay Colt | Storm and a Half - Brass Doll, Dixie Brass
Sire: Storm and a Half, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Lifetime: 29 yearlings sold, median $4,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dixie Brass, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Scratched: Mission Impazible.
|1||Backtalk||Miguel Mena||Thomas M. Amoss|
|2||Flatter Than Me||Robby Albarado||Merrill R. Scherer|
|3||Brassy Boy||Corey J. Lanerie||Hal R. Wiggins|
|4||Grand Slam Andre||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|5||Soundman||Jamie Theriot||D. Wayne Lukas|
|6||Westrock Gold||Julien R. Leparoux||D. Wayne Lukas|
|7||Vito Filitto||Calvin H. Borel||Bernard S. Flint|
|8||Even Wilder||Jon Kenton Court||Trudy Veinot|
Twin Creeks Farm has announced that 21 of its Kentucky-based mares have been officially booked to multiple grade II-winning millionaire Mission Impazible for the 2013 breeding season in New York.Friday, February 08, 2013
Sequel Stallions New York in Hudson, N.Y., will hold an open house from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (EST) Saturday, Jan. 19.Monday, January 14, 2013
A new Ocala area farm named Sovereign Farm of Ocala will stand three stallions in 2013 in graded stakes winners Field Commission, Backtalk, and Motovato.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Claire and Frank preview the Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Nov. 23.Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Mission Impazible, a multiple grade II winner by Unbridled's Song that has earned more than $1.2 million in his career, will be retired to Becky Thomas and Dennis Narlinger's Sequel Stallions in New York for 2013.Friday, November 09, 2012
Among Todd Pletcher's top 2-year-olds this year are Rose Junction and Onetwentyeight, who headline the $200,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. II) going six furlongs July 22 at Saratoga.Thursday, July 19, 2012
Circle Unbroken survived an objection after turning in a game performance in the $109,800 Bashford Manor Stakes (gr. III) to remain unbeaten June 30 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, June 30, 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
The Pimlico Special (gr. III), returning to the Pimlico racing calendar after a three-year hiatus, has drawn a sold field of 10 handicap horses, headed by Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) winner Alternation.Monday, May 14, 2012
Front-running Nates Mineshaft took all of the drama out of the $396,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) April 1 at Fair Grounds, running away from the field at odds of 9-1 while setting a track record in the process.Sunday, April 01, 2012
The $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) is the headliner on Fair Grounds' April 1 program, but the biggest names and most talented horses may be running on the undercard in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II).Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Stuart Janney III's homebred Hymn Book tallied the biggest win of his career Feb. 11 at Gulfstream Park, roaring down the center of the track and outlasting Mission Impazible to take the $500,000 Donn Handicap (gr. I).Saturday, February 11, 2012
Shackleford and Ruler On Ice might be the headliners for the $500,000 Donn Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 11 at Gulfstream, but the smart money could wind up landing on a pair of Rick Dutrow Jr. trainees--Trickmeister and Redeemed.Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Concept isn't new...but worth revisiting...Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Versatile gelding Wise Dan registered the first grade I victory of his career when he wore down Mission Impazible in the final furlong to easily capture the $500,000 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Nov. 25.Friday, November 25, 2011
Who will win the Clark Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs? Will it be one of the horses that ran in the Breeders' Cup, or a new face? How will the others finish?Wednesday, November 23, 2011
GoldMark Farm's Backtalk, a multiple graded stakes-winning son of Smarty Jones, has been retired from racing and will stand the upcoming breeding season at Tom Simon's Vinery Florida near Summerfield, Fla.Monday, November 14, 2011
Twin Creeks Racing Stables' Mission Impazible, runner-up in the June 18 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I), breezed five furlongs Nov. 12 at Churchill Downs in preparation for the Clark Handicap (gr. I).Saturday, November 12, 2011
A field of 12, including six horses that have won over the Keeneland main track, line up for an interesting edition of the $150,000 Fayette Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 29 on closing day of the fall meet.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Twin Creeks Farm enjoys breeding, racing successTuesday, October 04, 2011
Will Havre de Grace beat the boys? If not, then who's the winner?Saturday, September 03, 2011
Havre de Grace will face males for the first time in the $750,000 Woodward (gr.l) Sept. 3 at Saratoga, where she will meet seven rivals.Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Trainer Todd Pletcher said Aug. 29 that Travers (gr. I) winner Stay Thirsty would most likely head to the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) and Uncle Mo's options include the Kelso (gr. II) and Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II).Monday, August 29, 2011
Tizway picked up his second consecutive grade I victory Aug. 6 at Saratoga when he took over approaching the quarter-pole and breezed to an easy score in the $750,000 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I).Saturday, August 06, 2011