CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Hurricane Ike||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: D||$142,772|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Graeme Hall - Parental Uproar, Future Storm
Sire: Graeme Hall , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 7 wins, $1,147,441. Lifetime: 137 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
Broodmare Sire: Future Storm, Chestnut, 1990.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Selected Sale of Yearlings, $115,000.
|2||Aikenite||Margin: 6¾||TrueNicks: C||$46,056|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Yes It's True - Silverlado, Saint Ballado
Sire: Yes It's True , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 11 wins, $1,080,700. Lifetime: 450 yearlings sold, median $50,000.
Broodmare Sire: Saint Ballado, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $225,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Selected Sale of Yearlings, $60,000.
|3||Pleasant Prince||Margin: 4¼||TrueNicks: C+||$23,028|
2007 | Chestnut Gelding | Indy King - Archduchess, Pleasant Tap
Sire: Indy King, Chestnut, 1999. Lifetime: 40 yearlings sold, median $4,500. In 2009: 1.21 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Pleasant Tap, Bay, 1987.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Open Sale of Yearlings, $30,000.
|1||Hurricane Ike||Calvin H. Borel||John W. Sadler|
|2||Aikenite||Garrett K. Gomez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Pleasant Prince||Julien R. Leparoux||Wesley A. Ward|
|4||Eightyfiveinafifty||Ramon A. Dominguez||Gary C. Contessa|
|5||Game On Dude||Robby Albarado||Bob Baffert|
|6||Wow Wow Wow||Terry J. Thompson||D. Wayne Lukas|
|7||Miner's Reserve||Jose Lezcano||Nicholas P. Zito|
|8||Hear Ye Hear Ye||Corey S. Nakatani||Dale L. Romans|
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
If Forty Tales is to achieve further fame it is far more likely that it will be as a sprinter rather than in the Classics.
Orb, winner of the Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I), heads the NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll that came out April 29 in advance of the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 29, 2013
The makeup of the grade III Derby Trial presents several interesting scenarios that could impact the makeup of the Kentucky Derby field.Thursday, April 25, 2013
Game On Dude, Departing, Budweiser Clydesdales, Derby & Oaks workouts, and much more.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Charles Town board of stewards, track officials, and Equibase have amended the official time for the April 20 Charles Town Classic (gr. II), won by Game on Dude.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Game On Dude earned $1 million the evening of April 20, but he had to work hard for it in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, two of the top older horses in training, are among the seven horses entered in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Game On Dude arrived at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 16 in anticipation of a start in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20 at the West Virginia track.Tuesday, April 16, 2013
by Anne Peters
Awesome Again is one of the most consistent sires of high-class runners in North America.
Game On Dude, second in the Charles Town Classic (gr. II) in 2011, is among the 52 nominees for and an expected entrant in this year's $1.5 million race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 20.Monday, April 08, 2013
Stuart Janney III and Phipps Racing's Orb, winner of the March 30 Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I), leapfrogs Verrazano to top the April 1 NTRA 3-year-old poll.Monday, April 01, 2013
Trainer Bob Baffert plans to run two-time Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner Game On Dude in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20, according to the Santa Anita Park publicity office.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Longtime friends and racing partners Bernie Schiappa and Ernie Moody getting thrills of a lifetime with Game on Dude.Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Verrazano, impressive winner of the March 9 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), leaps from fourth position a week ago to top this week's NTRA's weekly 3-Year-Old poll. Game On Dude is a solid No. 1 in the national poll.Monday, March 11, 2013
Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman discuss throwback horses after Comma to the Top's recent efforts, Salix in the Breeders' Cup, Vyjack, and recent events.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Gotham Stakes, Santa Anita Handicap, and the Las Virgenes Stakes.Monday, March 04, 2013
Game On Dude erased any doubts about his ability to get 1 1/4 miles and proved once more that he's the king of Santa Anita Park with a breathtaking front-running score in the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 2.Saturday, March 02, 2013
A pair of improving 4-year-olds worth a look in the Santa Anita Handicap.Saturday, March 02, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Gotham Stakes and the Santa Anita Handicap.Thursday, February 28, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, horses with contrasting styles but both possessing a victory in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), are the clear standouts in the marquee event for handicap horses March 2 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Though he wasn't happy with the 125-pound weight assignment, trainer Bob Baffert said Game On Dude would contest the upcoming Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) after the favorite worked a fast six furlongs Feb. 24.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Chantal Sutherland Kruse, who in 2011 became the first female jockey to win the Santa Anita Handicap when she piloted Game on Dude to victory, will join TVG for its coverage of Big 'Cap Day March 2.Thursday, February 21, 2013
Game On Dude took some heat for six furlongs, then sped away in the stretch to take the $196,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) as expected Feb. 3 for his sixth win in seven tries at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, February 03, 2013
Game On Dude will have at most four rivals when he returns to Santa Anita Park in the $200,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) on Super Bowl Sunday Feb. 3.Thursday, January 31, 2013
Z Thoroughbreds' homebred Infrattini earned his fourth straight victory, accomplished over four different tracks, by outfinishing odds-on choice Mark Valeski in the $100,000 Louisiana Handicap Jan. 19 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, January 19, 2013