CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Doubles Partner||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A++||$119,367|
2007 | Bay Horse | Rock Hard Ten - Serena's Sister, Rahy
Sire: Rock Hard Ten, Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 201 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2008 Select Yearling Sale, $450,000.
|2||Asphalt||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: C||$38,506|
2007 | Bay Colt | War Chant - Island Fire, Island Whirl
Sire: War Chant , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 5 wins, $1,130,600. Lifetime: 221 yearlings sold, median $57,000.
Broodmare Sire: Island Whirl, Bay, 1978. In 2009: 1.33 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $100,000.
|3||Guys Reward||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$19,253|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Grand Reward - Beach View, Mr. Greeley
Sire: Grand Reward, Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 109 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
Broodmare Sire: Mr. Greeley, Chestnut, 1992.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, ($27,000).
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, ($14,000).
|1||Doubles Partner||Garrett K. Gomez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Asphalt||Julien R. Leparoux||Eddie Kenneally|
|3||Guys Reward||Jose Lezcano||Dale L. Romans|
|4||Setsuko||Rafael Bejarano||Richard E. Mandella|
|5||Workin for Hops||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Michael Stidham|
|6||Gleam of Hope||Robby Albarado||Anthony L. Reinstedler|
|7||Saint Eligius||Alan Garcia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|8||Strike the Tiger||John R. Velazquez||Wesley A. Ward|
|9||Lost Aptitude||Kent J. Desormeaux||Dale L. Romans|
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has three starters in the May 18 Preakness Stakes and five in races on the undercard, including Optimizer and Skyring as part of a 13-horse field for the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Thursday, May 16, 2013
Favored Noble Tune, saving all the ground for Javier Castellano, fired through an opening along the hedge to register an easy victory in the $234,200 American Turf Stakes (gr. IIT) May 3 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
After a brief freshening at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner Revolutionary arrived at Churchill Downs on April 12.Friday, April 12, 2013
Optimizer has been a different horse since he moved to the grass, and streaks into the March 30 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds with two graded stakes scores under his girth.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Surging in the final yards, Swift Warrior prevailed in a tight four-horse finish to the $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes for his second grade III victory in a row Feb. 16 on the turf at Tampa Bay Downs.Saturday, February 16, 2013
Roman Tiger and Doubles Partner, the past two winners of the Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT), are part of a full field entered for the 2013 renewal on turf Feb. 16 at Tampa Bay Downs.Wednesday, February 13, 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
Teaks North secured his first victory since 2011 when the two-time grade I winner opened a clear lead in the stretch on his way to a 2 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Turf Stakes Jan. 19 at Gulfstream.Saturday, January 19, 2013
After failing to find his best stride last year, two-time grade I winner Teaks North will look to turn things around when the Northern Afleet gelding opens his 6-year-old season in the $150,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Turf.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Game On Dude, looking to rebound from his seventh-place finish as the favorite in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), drew the rail for the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Data Link shipped in from New York for trainer Shug McGaughey and carted off the $250,000 Citation Handicap (gr. IIT) at Betfair Hollywood Park with an impressive late turn of foot Nov. 23.Friday, November 23, 2012
Boisterous, winner of the Red Smith Handicap and Knickerbocker in his previous two starts, carries top weight of 124 pounds against 11 rivals in the $100,000 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 25 at Churchill Downs.Friday, November 23, 2012
Nominations for five graded stakes events to be run closing week at Churchill Downs were released Nov. 10. Headlining 158 runners are Clark contenders Shackleford, Game on Dude, Pool Play, Take Charge Indy, and Coil.Saturday, November 10, 2012
California Flag and Tale of a Champion, two contenders for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), worked over the grass course at Santa Anita Oct. 28 in preparation for the Nov. 3 race.Sunday, October 28, 2012
Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Take Charge Indy, out of action since the spring due to an ankle injury, makes his return in the $150,000 Fayette Stakes (gr. II), the closing day feature of the Keeneland fall meet Oct. 27.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Breeders' Cup candidates were out in full force at Santa Anita Park Oct. 20, going through the late stages of their major drills for the World Championships events.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Morton Fink's Woodbine Mile winner Wise Dan is the star attraction of a power-packed $750,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 6 at Keeneland, where he'll take on 11 other starters 20 days after his most recent score.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Mister Marti Gras goes for a repeat victory in the $150,000 Washington Park Handicap (gr. III) as a co-highweight at 119 pounds Sept. 1 on the Arlington Park Polytrack surface.Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Considering his last attempt over a sloppy track, Quick Wit was far from a lock to win an off-the-turf edition of the $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes, but the 10-1 shot prevailed Aug. 10 at Saratoga.Friday, August 10, 2012
Stella Perdomo's Musketier, three-time winner of the Singspiel Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Woodbine Race Course, headlines a field of 11 turf marathoners in the $150,000 Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 14 at Arlington.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Evansville, Ind., native lights up the Churchill Downs meeting with Guys RewardTuesday, July 10, 2012
Guys Reward, stalking three wide into the stretch on a soggy Churchill Downs turf course, drew clear approaching the furlong pole to win the closing night Firecracker Handicap (gr. IIT) by two lengths July 1.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Four D Stable's homebred Turallure seeks his first win of 2012 in the $150,000 Firecracker Handicap (gr. IIT) July 1 at Churchill Downs, taking on five other older turf contenders as the 122-pound highweight.Thursday, June 28, 2012
Dullahan and Shackleford were among the stars from trainer Dale Romans' barn that posted published workouts at Churchill Downs June 23.Saturday, June 23, 2012