CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||General Quarters||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$329,205|
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: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $20,000.
|2||Court Vision||Margin: head||TrueNicks: B||$106,195|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Gulch - Weekend Storm, Storm Bird
Sire: Gulch, Bay, 1984. Raced 3 years. 32 starts, 13 wins, $3,095,521. Lifetime: 509 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Bird, Bay, 1978. In 2009: 2.27 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2007, $350,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $180,000.
|3||Loup Breton (IRE)||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A||$53,098|
2004 | Bay Horse | Anabaa - Louve, Irish River (FR)
Sire: Anabaa, Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 8 wins, $482,394. Lifetime: 499 yearlings sold, median $83,050.
Broodmare Sire: Irish River (FR), Chestnut, 1976.
|1||General Quarters||Rafael Bejarano||Thomas R. McCarthy|
|2||Court Vision||Robby Albarado||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|3||Loup Breton (IRE)||Garrett K. Gomez||Julio C. Canani|
|4||Battle of Hastings (GB)||Ramon A. Dominguez||Jeff Mullins|
|5||Blues Street||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Al Khali||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|7||Yate's Black Cat||Julien R. Leparoux||Dale L. Romans|
|8||Wise River||Calvin H. Borel||Clark Hanna|
|9||Pop Tarrt||Sal Gonzalez, Jr.||Joseph Deegan|
Horse of the Year Wise Dan ran his winning streak to six races and surpassed $4 million in career earnings handily in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT) over yielding ground May 4 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Wise Dan and Point of Entry face off May 4 at Churchill Downs in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), the race immediately preceding the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
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
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.
On the final Sunday morning of the 2013 Keeneland spring meet, there was still plenty of activity on the Keeneland backstretch.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Trainer Charlie LoPresti has the somewhat enviable if daunting task of bringing several top-level horses back off the bench this spring at Keeneland, including 2011 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (gr. IT) winner Turallure.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Nominations also close Saturday, Feb. 23 for the 28th running of the $500,000-added Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. I )Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Two-time grade I winner General Quarters had his first reported foal, a filly out of Hannah's Ink, by Pentilicus born at Jim Loebig's Red Sunset Farm near Ocala, Fla., in early January.Friday, January 25, 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
The Aiden O'Brein-trained 3-year-old Imperial Monarch drew position 10 of 11 and was installed as the 3-1 favorite on the morning line for the Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine Oct. 14.Thursday, October 11, 2012
Wigmore Hall, winless since last year's Northern Dancer Stakes Presented by Vtech (Can-IT), successfully defended his crown when he outfought favored Al Khali in the homestretch over Woodbine's turf course Sept. 16.Sunday, September 16, 2012
Defending victor Wigmore Hall, recent grade II winner Forte Dei Marmi, and Woodbine Oaks heroine Irish Mission top a field of eight for the $500,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes Presented by Vtech at Woodbine Sept. 16.Thursday, September 13, 2012
Point of Entry stamped himself as one of America's best turf competitors with a four-length triumph in the $600,000 Sword Dancer Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 18.Saturday, August 18, 2012
Turbo Compressor goes after the biggest score of his career Aug. 18 when he heads a field of nine in the 38th running of the $600,000 Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT) at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Bill Mott pair work for the Personal Ensign Stakes and Woodward Stakes, respectively.Monday, August 13, 2012
Easy front-runner Turbo Compressor, ridden expertly by Joe Bravo, put his six rivals to sleep and coasted to victory over Air Support in the $505,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 7 at Monmouth Park.Saturday, July 07, 2012
Turbo Compressor, winner of last month's Colonial Turf Cup, will attempt to give trainer Todd Pletcher his fourth victory in the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 7 at Monmouth Park.Wednesday, July 04, 2012
The trio of Boisterous, Desert Blanc, and Top Surprize--the respective top three finishers in the Fort Marcy Stakes (gr. IIIT)--figure to make things interesting again in the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap.Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Restaurateur Carlo Vaccarezza scores big with Little Mike.Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Little Mike caught a tough group of competitors by surprise with a wire-to-wire upset victory in the $561,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT) at Churchill Downs May 5.Saturday, May 05, 2012
Doubles Partner, third in the April 13 Makers 46 Mile (gr. IT) at Keeneland after an unfortunate trip, returns to one of his favorite grass courses for the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT) at Churchill May 5.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Churchill Downs has announced the addition of four late nominees for the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), which will be run immediately prior to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on Saturday, May 5.Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Court Vision has his first mare pronounced in foal. Coogee Sunrise, by Deputy Commander out of the Spectacular Bid mare Southern Affair, was pronounced in foal March 5.Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Silver Medallion has found a home on grass since arriving at Todd Pletcher's barn last fall, but he'll face the toughest test of his career in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 11.Wednesday, February 08, 2012
General Quarters, a two-time grade I winner, will enter stud at Stonewall Farm Ocala (Marc Haisfield, managing member) near Ocala, Fla.Thursday, January 12, 2012