CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Blind Luck||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A||$329,662|
2007 | Chestnut Filly | Pollard's Vision - Lucky One, Best of Luck
Sire: Pollard's Vision , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
Broodmare Sire: Best of Luck, Bay, 1996. In 2009: .67 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,500,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($10,000).
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2008 Select Yearling Sale, $11,000.
|2||Evening Jewel||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A++||$106,343|
Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 5 wins, $626,671. Lifetime: 289 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $8,000.
|3||Tidal Pool||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A+||$53,171|
2007 | Bay Filly | Yankee Gentleman - Sea Rhythm, Deputy Minister
Sire: Yankee Gentleman , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 4 wins, $202,547. Lifetime: 152 yearlings sold, median $13,500. In 2009: 1.02 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $220,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $120,000.
Others: Beautician, $26,586; Ailalea, $15,951; Amen Hallelujah, $5,843; Crisp, $5,843; Quiet Temper, $5,843; It's Tea Time, $5,843; Joanie's Catch, $5,843; Champagne d'Oro, $5,843; Age of Humor, $5,843; Jody Slew, $5,843; Bella Diamante, $5,843.
|1||Blind Luck||Rafael Bejarano||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|2||Evening Jewel||Kent J. Desormeaux||James M. Cassidy|
|3||Tidal Pool||Calvin H. Borel||D. Wayne Lukas|
|4||Beautician||Alex O. Solis||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|5||Ailalea||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Amen Hallelujah||Julien R. Leparoux||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|7||Crisp||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|8||Quiet Temper||Robby Albarado||Dale L. Romans|
|9||It's Tea Time||Alan Garcia||George R. Arnold, II|
|10||Joanie's Catch||Paco Lopez||Barry R. Rose|
|11||Champagne d'Oro||Martin Garcia||Eric J. Guillot|
|12||Age of Humor||Rajiv Maragh||Michael J. Maker|
|13||Jody Slew||Miguel Mena||W. Bret Calhoun|
|14||Bella Diamante||Mike E. Smith||Allen Milligan|
Grade II winner Kauai Katie will stretch out to take on Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) also-rans Midnight Lucky and Close Hatches while those two turn back in distance in the $300,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) May 27 at Belmont.Yesterday
With this year's Kentucky Oaks and Derby come and gone, I'm left with a lot of memories in the form of photos that I'd like to share.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Stuart S. Janney III and Phipps Stables, who bred and race Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb, will receive an additional $50,000 bonus as a result of the colt's May 4 victory.Thursday, May 09, 2013
The KHRC received the post-race test results May 7 from both the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and all samples have been cleared.Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher, who saddled filly Rags to Riches to victory in the 2007 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), is considering a pair of fillies he trains for this year's 1 1/2-mile classic at Belmont Park.Monday, May 06, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher reflects on his five Derby horses and comments on where they may go next. Todd also explains how he feels about the week as a whole and the Kentucky Oaks.Sunday, May 05, 2013
Princess of Sylmar roared past Beholder in deep stretch to win the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 3 at Churchill Downs. At 38-1, she's the second highest-priced winner in Oaks history.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The Pennsylvania horse racing and breeding industry, currently concerned about a steady decline in the revenue it gets from slot machines, got some surprise public relations May 3 courtesy of the grade I Kentucky Oaks.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The backstretch at Churchill Downs was quiet the morning of May 4 as most of the talk centered on the previous day's Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and whether the weather would have an impact on the Kentucky Derby.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Churchill Downs set a record for its May 3 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) program when more than $45.8 million was wagered on a 12-race card.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Owner Ed Stanco discusses Princess of Sylmar's Kentucky Oaks victory.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Scenes from Kentucky Oaks day, including the race from start to finish.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The horses and people of Derby (and Oaks) Week 2013.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Eric Mitchell recaps the Kentucky Oaks, won by Princess of Sylmar, and the other stakes action on Oaks day.Friday, May 03, 2013
Comments from the connections of 2013 Kentucky Oaks winner Princess of Sylmar.Friday, May 03, 2013
Longshot Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Princess of Sylmar will assure a large payout in the Oaks-Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) double.Friday, May 03, 2013
Padua Stables' Authenticity held off On Fire Baby in a fierce stretch battle to win the La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) by a head May 3 at Churchill Downs. The 6-year-old mare sets a stakes record of 1:42.09 for 1 1/16-miles.Friday, May 03, 2013
Esther Marr sets scene for May 3, Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
If you missed the live blog, read the transcript.Friday, May 03, 2013
Entered as the one also-eligible horse for this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Fear the Kitten was scratched Friday morning from the Saturday, May 4 classic.Friday, May 03, 2013
Rose to Gold may bear the distinction of having the most modest sale price of any of filly in the starting gate for the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), but you would never know it by looking at her race record.Friday, May 03, 2013
With a 70% chance of rain on Kentucky Derby Day, enjoy the fast and firm tracks as long as they last on Oaks day!Thursday, May 02, 2013
Kentucky Oaks contender Beholder, being 'schooled' in Churchill Downs paddock.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Aron Wellman of Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, which co-campaigns Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) hopeful Silsita, is happy with the longshot status of his filly who is listed at 20-1 on the morning line.Thursday, May 02, 2013
This year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) is fast approaching, but rain could also be on the way for the May 4 event at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.Wednesday, May 01, 2013