CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Shared Account||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: C||$1,080,000|
Sire: Pleasantly Perfect , Bay, 1998. Raced 4 years. 18 starts, 9 wins, $7,789,880. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $170,000.
|2||Midday (GB)||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$360,000|
2006 | Bay Mare | Oasis Dream (GB) - Midsummer (GB), Kingmambo
Sire: Oasis Dream (GB), Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 303 yearlings sold, median $133,200.
Broodmare Sire: Kingmambo, Bay, 1990.
|3||Keertana||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$198,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Johar - Motokiks, Storm Cat
Sire: Johar , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 6 wins, $1,494,496. Lifetime: 126 yearlings sold, median $14,300.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland Association January 2013 Horses of All Ages Sale, $1,000,000.
|1||Shared Account||Edgar S. Prado||H. Graham Motion|
|2||Midday (GB)||Thomas P. Queally||Henry Cecil|
|3||Keertana||Jose Lezcano||Thomas F. Proctor|
|4||Red Desire (JPN)||Kent J. Desormeaux||Mikio Matsunaga|
|5||Hot Cha Cha||James Graham||Philip A. Sims|
|6||Eclair de Lune (GER)||Junior Alvarado||Ronald L. McAnally|
|6||Forever Together||A. R. Napravnik||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|8||Hibaayeb (GB)||Lanfranco Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor|
|9||Miss Keller (IRE)||Javier Castellano||Roger L. Attfield|
|10||Harmonious||Joel Rosario||John A. Shirreffs|
|11||Plumania (GB)||Olivier Peslier||Andre Fabre|
Joyful Victory, winner of the richest Thoroughbred stakes in Texas, was named the 2013 horse of the meet at Sam Houston Race Park.Thursday, March 21, 2013
In her sixth try at the grade I level, Joyful Victory finally broke through with a front-running trip under Rosie Napravnik to capture the $294,250 Santa Margarita Stakes in style March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Joyful Victory, shipping to Southern California from New Orleans, has a golden opportunity to secure her first grade I victory in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
Steve Castagnola is relaunching Kempton Bloodstock in association with the Berger family's Woodstock Farm.Monday, March 04, 2013
After a six-year hiatus, the Calder Casino & Race Course Hall of Fame will welcome nine new members to its roster when inducting three horses, two jockeys, two trainers, and two owners/breeders.Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Gainesway Farm's Tapit has three graded stakes winners in the span of about two hours Feb. 2. His winners, all 3-year-olds, came at Tampa Bay Downs, Santa Anita, and Gulfstream.Sunday, February 03, 2013
Juddmonte on Jan. 29 announced the arrival of the first foal out of 2009 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Midday. The six-time group I-winning mare will form part of Frankel's first book in 2013.Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A freshened Joyful Victory was too much to handle for her rivals in the inaugural $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic at Sam Houston Race Park on the night of Jan. 26, setting a track record while drawing away for an easy win.Saturday, January 26, 2013
The inaugural running of the $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic -- -the richest race run at Sam Houston Race Park since it opened in 1994 -- -will feature round three for rivals Joyful Victory and Brushed by a Star.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
England's all-time great racehorse faces some restricted options as a sire.
The second-highest-priced yearling to ever sell at Keeneland January and the beginning of a dispersal of an apparently deep group of horses from Fares Farm helped the Lexington sale to a strong start.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The legacy of the late Barbara Hunter was on full display Jan. 8 during the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, with Keertana selling for $1 million and Snow Top Mountain bringing $950,000.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8 when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The first reported foal by grade I winner Haynesfield is a filly out of stakes winner Soundwave, a half sister to grade II winner Letgomyecho.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Buyers will have the opportunity to purchase horses from the Issam Fares' Fares Farm dispersal at a Keeneland January sale that will feature a larger catalog compared with last year.Friday, January 04, 2013
Popular Eclipse Award champion Awesome Feather, who prevailed in 10 of 11 career starts, has been retired from racing to join the broodmare band of Frank Stronach's Adena Springs near Paris, Ky.Thursday, December 13, 2012
Afleeting Lady built a three-race win streak and gave trainer Dale Romans his 19th graded stakes score of the season when she powered to victory in the $162,450 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) Nov. 22 at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Less than three weeks after hooking up for a thrilling stretch duel in the Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, Brushed by a Star and Joyful Victory will meet again Nov. 22 in the Falls City Handicap (gr. II).Monday, November 19, 2012
The demand for quality bloodstock was in full force at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, but the middle and lower markets were soft.Friday, November 16, 2012
Barbara Hunter, 78, who owned Brownwood Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., died at the farm Nov. 8 after a long illness. She had recent success with homebreds Keertana and Snow Top Mountain.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Demand was strong for quality young mares and broodmare prospects as the Keeneland November breeding stock sale opened its 11-day run in Lexington.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Grade I winner Harmonious brought $2.8 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6. Acquired by Mandore International Agency, the daughter of Dynaformer was consigned by Lane's End, agent.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
A 4-year-old daughter of Eddington, Team Forster's Brushed by a Star is enjoying her best season as the Chilukki marked her third stakes win this season.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Fox Hill Farms' Joyful Victory, a multiple graded stakes-winning earner of more than $625,000, heads a competitive field of 11 fillies and mares entered for the $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 3 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, October 31, 2012