CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Goldikova (IRE)||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: C||$1,080,000|
2005 | Bay Mare | Anabaa - Born Gold, Blushing Groom (FR)
Sire: Anabaa, Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 8 wins, $482,394. Lifetime: 499 yearlings sold, median $83,050.
Broodmare Sire: Blushing Groom (FR), Chestnut, 1974.
|2||Gio Ponti||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A+||$360,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Tale of the Cat - Chipeta Springs, Alydar
Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $360,900. Lifetime: 1075 yearlings sold, median $63,018.
Broodmare Sire: Alydar, Chestnut, 1975.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2007, ($45,000).
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, ($95,000).
|3||The Usual Q. T.||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: C||$198,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Unusual Heat - Lunge, Western Fame
Sire: Unusual Heat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 6 wins, $142,605. Lifetime: 74 yearlings sold, median $23,000.
Broodmare Sire: Western Fame, Bay, 1992. In 2009: 1.05 AEI.
|1||Goldikova (IRE)||Olivier Peslier||Frederic Head|
|2||Gio Ponti||Ramon A. Dominguez||Christophe Clement|
|3||The Usual Q. T.||Victor Espinoza||James M. Cassidy|
|4||Paco Boy (IRE)||Ryan L. Moore||Richard M. Hannon|
|5||Court Vision||Robby Albarado||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|6||Sidney's Candy||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|7||Proviso (GB)||Mike E. Smith||William I. Mott|
|8||Delegator (GB)||Lanfranco Dettori||Saeed bin Suroor|
|9||Society's Chairman||Julien R. Leparoux||Roger L. Attfield|
|10||Beethoven (IRE)||John Patrick Murtagh||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|11||Get Stormy||Javier Castellano||Thomas M. Bush|
by John P. Sparkman
In just about every way possible, A.P. Indy has been the ideal Thoroughbred of the international era of American racing and breeding.
After a pair of runner-up finishes last season, Wertheimer and Frere homebred Anodin, a full brother to three-time Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner Goldikova, secured a clear victory in his 3-year-old debut.Monday, April 22, 2013
Classic winner and champion Animal Kingdom will stand for Aus$38,500 (about $40,000 in U.S. funds) when he enters stud this year at John Messara's Arrowfield Stud in Australia.Monday, April 15, 2013
The winning Vindication mare Southern Oaks delivered the first foal for Ontario-based Society's Chairman on Feb. 2. A grade III-winning son of Not Impossible, Society's Chairman stands for $3,500 (Canadian dollars).Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Alain and Gerard Wertheimer's homebred champion Goldikova, the sole three-time Breeders' Cup winner, produced her first foal, a colt by leading sire Galileo.Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Derek Brugman, Racing Manager - Markus & Ingrid Jooste talks about 2012 South African Horse of the Year Variety Club, whose future plans include the Breeders' Cup Mile.Saturday, January 26, 2013
Five-time grade I winner Court Vision had his first reported foal arrive when a filly was born Jan. 20 at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Canada.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Morton Fink's homebred Wise Dan swept three categories--male turf horse, older male, and Horse of the Year--at the Jan. 19 Eclipse Awards ceremony in Hallandale Beach, Fla., becoming the first horse to do so since John Henry.Sunday, January 20, 2013
The first reported foal by grade I winner Sidney's Candy is a colt born Jan. 17 at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.Thursday, January 17, 2013
South African Horse of the Year Variety Club, narrowly beaten in last year's L'Ormarins Queen's Plate (SAf-I), would not be denied this year when scoring a clear victory Jan. 12 at Kenilworth in Cape Town.Saturday, January 12, 2013
The first reported foal by three-time Eclipse Award Winner Gio Ponti was born Jan. 11 at Huntington Stud Farm in Kleinburg, Ontario.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
The farm is welcoming the return of Gio Ponti from stud duty in Australia.Saturday, January 05, 2013
WinStar Farm will conduct drawings for its "Breed to Win" promotion, rewarding supportive breeders with a complimentary 2013 season to 12 stallions, the farm announced Jan. 4. The drawings will be held Feb. 9.Friday, January 04, 2013
Pope McLean's Crestwood Farm will host its stallion open house for breeders Jan. 6, from noon to 5 p.m. at the stallion barn in Lexington.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), turned in his final work of 2012 Dec. 28 at Palm Meadows Training Center under the supervision of trainer Graham Motion.Friday, December 28, 2012
The Arqana breeding stock sale concluded Dec. 11 in Deauville with a new benchmark in overall total receipts for the four-day auction that was bolstered by strong numbers at the top end of the market.Tuesday, December 11, 2012
With a Paco Boy weanling leading the way, the opening day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale Nov. 28 in Newmarket enjoyed across-the-board increases.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Courageous Cat, a grade I winner and millionaire son of Storm Cat, will move to Questroyal North near Stillwater, N.Y., after spending his first season at Lane's End Farm in Kentucky.Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Gio Ponti, a three-time Eclipse Award winner, will stand in 2013 for $20,000 at Castleton Lyons.Friday, November 16, 2012
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will prep for the 2013 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) with a start in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT) Feb. 9.Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Comments from the connections of Wise Dan after his win in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Mile.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Morton Fink's Wise Dan squarely put himself in the mix for a variety of championships this year with a superior course-record victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Excelebration can be added to the list of championship-caliber horses who had the misfortune to be foaled in the same crop as a still better runner.
For a horse with the name he's been given, Obviously is anything but at the 2012 Breeders' Cup World Championships.Thursday, November 01, 2012