CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Giant Oak||Margin: 4||TrueNicks: A++||$328,700|
2006 | Chestnut Horse | Giant's Causeway - Crafty Oak, Crafty Prospector
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: Crafty Prospector, Chestnut, 1979.
|2||Redding Colliery||Margin: head||TrueNicks: D||$106,032|
2006 | Gray or Roan Horse | Mineshaft - Joop, Zilzal
Sire: Mineshaft , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 18 starts, 10 wins, $2,283,402. Lifetime: 239 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
Broodmare Sire: Zilzal, Chestnut, 1986.
Tattersall's Craven Breeze Up Sale 2008, $641,430.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $170,000.
|3||Successful Dan||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$53,016|
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.
|1||Giant Oak||Shaun Bridgmohan||Chris M. Block|
|2||Redding Colliery||A. R. Napravnik||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|3||Successful Dan||Julien R. Leparoux||Charles Lopresti|
|4||Win Willy||M. Clifton Berry||McLean Robertson|
|5||Duke of Mischief||Eibar Coa||David Fawkes|
|6||Brass Hat||Tony Farina||William Bradley|
|7||Apart||Garrett K. Gomez||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|8||Regal Ransom||Frederic Lenclud||Saeed bin Suroor|
|9||Stately Victor||Victor Lebron||Michael J. Maker|
|10||Dubious Miss||Robby Albarado||Paul J. McGee|
|11||Demarcation||Kent J. Desormeaux||Paul J. McGee|
History, it is said, repeats itself, and it will do just that in the 138th Preakness Stakes.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Groupie Doll, the champion female sprinter of 2012, is back at trainer Buff Bradley's barn at Churchill Downs after spending about three months at the Bradley family's Indian Ridge Farm in Frankfort, Ky.Thursday, May 09, 2013
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
An unfortunate stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) last month cost Fort Larned his seasonal debut, but the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner is back in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II).Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Charlie LoPresti talks about Wise Dan and Successful Dan at Keeneland on 4/2/2013.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Jockey is full of confidence as he prepares to ride last year's Breeders' Cup Sprint champion in the Dubai Golden Shaheen March 30 at Meydan Racecourse.Thursday, March 21, 2013
Trainer Mike Maker was represented by his 1,000th career winner March 16 when Magical Season won the third race at Fair Grounds.Saturday, March 16, 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
Rain couldn't extinguish Pants On Fire as the multiple graded stakes winner easily drew off to win by 5 1/4 lengths at Gulfstream Park Feb. 15.Friday, February 15, 2013
Two allowance events on the Feb. 15 and 16 Gulfstream Park cards feature some of racing's familiar names, with Pants On Fire taking on milers Feb. 15 and Capo Bastone making his first start since the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Multiple graded stakes winners Calibrachoa and Redding Colliery have been purchased by Jay and Terry Adcock's Red River Farms and will stand near Coushatta, La., in 2013.Friday, January 25, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas looks to continue his hot streak in the $125,000 Col. E.R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, sending out Optimizer in the Jan. 26 turf test for older males.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Bred by Mike Abraham, the filly is out of the Ghazi mare Silent Emotion, a stakes winner of $209,993 and dam of grade 1-placed multiple stakes winner Unspoken Word.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Two-time leading rider Cliff Berry got the 2013 Oaklawn Park season off to a good start Jan. 11 by guiding Donoharm to the horse's fourth consecutive victory in the $75,000 Fifth Season Stakes before 19,633 on opening day.Friday, January 11, 2013
Oaklawn Park's 2013 meet opens Jan. 11 with a scheduled record purse structure, new veterinary examination policies and new claiming rules, an injury database to aid commission vets, and an influx of new racing talent.Friday, January 11, 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
Jer-Mar Stable's Win Willy, a fan favorite at Oaklawn Park since winning the 2009 Rebel Stakes (gr. II) at odds of 56-1, is preparing to kick off his 7-year-old season with a start in the $75,000 Fifth Season Stakes Jan. 11.Thursday, January 03, 2013
The $100,000 Harlan's Holiday Stakes may be ungraded, but the Dec. 16 renewal at Gulfstream Park still drew a strong collection of top contenders.Thursday, December 13, 2012
Take Charge Indy will remain in training for 2013 and winter in South Florida to train for his 4-year-old campaign, expected to include a start in the Feb. 9 Donn Handicap (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park.Monday, December 10, 2012
Duke of Mischief, a multiple graded stakes winner of more than $1.9 million, is set to make his return after an absence of eight months in the Harlan's Holiday Stakes Dec. 16 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, December 08, 2012