CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Distinctive Dixie||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$100,183|
2005 | Bay Mare | Fusaichi Pegasus - A Lady From Dixie, Dixieland Band
Sire: Fusaichi Pegasus , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 6 wins, $1,994,400. Lifetime: 727 yearlings sold, median $75,480.
Broodmare Sire: Dixieland Band, Bay, 1980. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $215,000.
|2||Third Dawn||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A+||$32,317|
Sire: Sky Mesa , Bay, 2000. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $633,076. Lifetime: 320 yearlings sold, median $50,000. In 2009: .71 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2007 Selected Sale of Yearlings, ($27,000).
Keeneland Association 2006 November Breeding Stock Sale, $60,000.
|3||Always a Princess||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: C+||$16,159|
2007 | Chestnut Filly | Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) - Gabriellina Giof (GB), Ashkalani (IRE)
Sire: Leroidesanimaux (BRZ), Chestnut, 2000. Lifetime: 89 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
Broodmare Sire: Ashkalani (IRE), Chestnut, 1993.
Scratched: Alpha Kitten.
|1||Distinctive Dixie||Robby Albarado||Wallace A. Dollase|
|2||Third Dawn||Calvin H. Borel||John W. Sadler|
|3||Always a Princess||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|4||Bronx City Girl||Julien R. Leparoux||Martin D. Wolfson|
|5||Double Espresso||Leandro R. Goncalves||Thomas M. Amoss|
|6||First Passage||Garrett K. Gomez||Martin D. Wolfson|
|7||Emmy Darling||Rafael Bejarano||Doug F. O'Neill|
|8||Direct Line||Tony Farina||Victoria H. Oliver|
|9||Devil by Design||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|10||Be Fair||Rajiv Maragh||D. Wayne Lukas|
|11||Taste's Sis||Larry J. Sterling, Jr.||Valorie Lund|
With an impressive run through the stretch, Sky America ended trainer Wesley Ward's hammerlock on the Keeneland juvenile races this spring.Thursday, April 11, 2013
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
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
Buckleupbuttercup got up in the final strides to win the $167,400 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) by a head over May Day Rose to complete the Breeders' Cup World Championships day card Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, November 05, 2011
Freedom Star, seeking her first win since taking the Iowa Distaff in June, is the 3-1 morning line favorite in the $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, the race that wraps up the final day of Breeders' Cup aWednesday, November 02, 2011
Shotgun Gulch, winner of the Vinery Madison Stakes (gr, I) at the Keeneland spring meeting, will be gunning for her second stakes win at the Lexington track as she contests the Thoroughbred Club of America (gr. II).Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Already a dual grade I winner this year, Sassy Image can keep it going for brothers Jerry and Dale Romans in the $250,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 27.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Review graded stakes from Independence Day weekend.Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Devil by Design, making her season debut for trainer Bill Mott, overcame early trouble to take control in the final furlong, winning the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III) July 3 at Arlington Park.Sunday, July 03, 2011
Grade I winners Dr. Zic and Hooh Why head a field of eight older fillies and mares in the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park July 3.Thursday, June 30, 2011
Jockey Alex Solis won his fourth race at Gulfstream Park April 17 when odds-on choice Tar Heel Mom drew off in the stretch for a 3 1/2-length win in the $51,650 Harmony Lodge Handicap.Sunday, April 17, 2011
Arnold Zetcher's Always a Princess, who cracked both sesamoids during the running of the Santa Margarita Invitational, is resting comfortably following surgery March 13 at the Equine Medical Center in Cypress.Sunday, March 13, 2011
Miss Match ran down a weary Switch in the final couple of strides to register a 45-1 upset in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) at Santa Anita March 12.Saturday, March 12, 2011
Switch goes for her third grade I victory of the Santa Anita meet when she faces Always a Princess and five others in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes (gr. I) March 12.Wednesday, March 09, 2011
See race photos of Brethren, Always a Princess and many more!Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Always a Princess reprised her front-running victory over champion Blind Luck last month when she kicked away at the head of the stretch and scored a convincing 3 1/4-length win in the $147,000 La Canada Stakes Feb. 13.Sunday, February 13, 2011
Upset as the odds-on choice by Always a Princess in last month's El Encino Stakes (gr. II), champion filly Blind Luck looks to snap a three-race losing streak in the La Canada Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 13 at Santa Anita.Thursday, February 10, 2011
Always a Princess sprinted away in the lane over Santa Anita's speed-favoring main track and easily captured the $150,000 El Encino Stakes (gr. II) to spoil the 2011 debut of odds-on choice Blind Luck Jan. 16.Sunday, January 16, 2011
Blind Luck, expected to be named champion 3-year-old filly at the Eclipse Awards Monday evening, kicks off her 2011 campaign in the $150,000 El Encino Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 16 at Santa Anita.Thursday, January 13, 2011
Grade II winner Alpha Kitten made a mid-afternoon appearance in Keeneland's auction ring and brought $405,000 during the second session of the January horses of all ages sale in Lexington.Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Heavily favored Switch registered a stakes record time in winning the $250,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) on the new dirt track at Santa Anita Dec. 26.Sunday, December 26, 2010
Trainer John Sadler and jockey Joel Rosario, who teamed to win last year's La Brea Stakes (gr. I) with Evita Argentina, seem well-spotted to repeat in the $250,000 event with the hard-knocking Switch at Santa Anita Dec. 26.Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Distinctive Dixie, winner of the Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) earlier this month, will carry top weight of 120 pounds in the $150,000 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs Nov 25.Sunday, November 21, 2010
Distinctive Dixie claimed his first stakes win in when he rolled to a 1 1/2-length victory in the $171,900 Chilukki (gr. II) preceding the second day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 6.Saturday, November 06, 2010
The $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II), which attracted a well-matched field of 12 fillies and mares, promises to help get the Breeders' Cup World Championships program off to a good betting start at Churchill Downs Nov. 6.Wednesday, November 03, 2010