CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Buckleupbuttercup||Margin: 6¼||TrueNicks: A++||$67,261|
2007 | Gray or Roan Filly | Najran - Golden Borders, Conquistador Cielo
Sire: Najran, Gray or Roan, 1999. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 7 wins, $483,448. Lifetime: 90 yearlings sold, median $7,250.
Broodmare Sire: Conquistador Cielo, Bay, 1979.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $600,000.
|2||Visavis||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$21,697|
2007 | Bay Filly | Indian Charlie - Lady Cerise, Honor Grades
Sire: Indian Charlie, Bay, 1995. Raced 2 years. 5 starts, 4 wins, $616,120. Lifetime: 502 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Honor Grades, Bay, 1988. In 2009: 1.57 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $140,000.
|3||Hot Dixie Chick||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A++||$10,848|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Dixie Union - Above Perfection, In Excess (IRE)
Sire: Dixie Union, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 7 wins, $1,233,190. Lifetime: 451 yearlings sold, median $85,000.
Broodmare Sire: In Excess (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2009, $435,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2008 Select Yearling Sale, $340,000.
|1||Buckleupbuttercup||Julien R. Leparoux||Eddie Kenneally|
|2||Visavis||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steve Margolis|
|3||Hot Dixie Chick||Robby Albarado||Steven M. Asmussen|
|4||Bell's Shoes||Calvin H. Borel||William H. Fires|
|5||Sister Resistor||Rafael Bejarano||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|6||Decelerator||Terry J. Thompson||D. Wayne Lukas|
|7||Kantstopdancin||Tony Farina||William E. Hall|
by John P. Sparkman
Despite admirable objective accomplishments, some very good sires like Dixie Union seem fated not to be fully appreciated within their lifetimes.
With seven 3-year-old fillies contending in mid-stretch, Maggi Moss' So Many Ways proved best late to win the $177,150 Eight Belles Stakes May 3 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
The only stakes on the May 3 card to draw a maximum 14-horse field was not the Kentucky Oaks. It was another race for 3-year-old fillies, the Eight Belles Presented by Xerox (gr. III), with undefeated Calistoga favored.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The promising filly Contested disposed of pacesetter Good Deed near mid-stretch and cruised to victory in the $110,000 Eight Belles (gr. III), her stakes debut for trainer Bob Baffert May 4 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 04, 2012
Buckleupbuttercup got up in the final strides to win the $167,400 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) by a head over May Day Rose to complete the Breeders' Cup World Championships day card Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, November 05, 2011
Freedom Star, seeking her first win since taking the Iowa Distaff in June, is the 3-1 morning line favorite in the $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, the race that wraps up the final day of Breeders' Cup aWednesday, November 02, 2011
Barbara Banke is carrying on the prominent Thoroughbred operation, Stonestreet Stables, which will be represented by My Miss Aurelia and Wilburn in the Breeders' Cup World Championships.Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Tar Heel Mom and Pomeroys Pistol, both second in grade I events at Saratoga in their most recent starts, return to action in the $150,000 Foxwoods Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park Sept. 24.Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Sassy Image, upset winner of the Humana Distaff (gr. I) for the owner-trainer brother duo of Jerry Romans and Dale Romans, headlines a field of 10 fillies and mares entered in the $100,000 Winning Colors (gr. III).Friday, May 27, 2011
The comeback for millionaire Life At Ten continues May 21 when the daughter of Malibu Moon tops a seven-horse field in the Allaire DuPont Distaff (gr. III) on the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) undercard at Pimlico.Thursday, May 19, 2011
Victoria's Wildcat closed with a rush on the outside to take the $118,800 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) May 6 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 06, 2011
Pomeroys Pistol, winner of the Forward Gal Stakes (gr. II) earlier this year, is the slight favorite among a field of 10 sophomore fillies in the $100,000 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) May 6 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Hilda's Passion took over after a quarter-mile and repelled the bid of longshot Decelerator in the stretch to win the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies Oct. 23 at Keeneland.Saturday, October 23, 2010
The Aug. 7 seven-furlong Test Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga will feature a deep, talented field of 3-year-old fillies featuring stakes winners and undefeated up-and-comersWednesday, August 04, 2010
Terra Di Sienna's Pica Slew caught pacesetter Rapport at the eighth-pole and cruised to a two-length win in the $150,000 Azalea Stakes (gr. III) July 10 at Calder Race Course.Saturday, July 10, 2010
Remarkable 3-year-old sprinter D'Funnybone, entering off an authoritative victory last month, will be an overwhelming favorite in a short field entered for the $200,000 Carry Back Stakes (gr. III) July 10 at Calder.Tuesday, July 06, 2010
A full field of 13 fillies, including five Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) contenders, are set to go postward in the June 5 Betfair TVG Acorn Stakes (gr. I) on Belmont Stakes Day at the Jamaica, N.Y.-based Belmont Park.Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Dubai Majesty put away favored Hot Dixie Chick at the top of the lane and sprinted home to defend her title in the $100,000 Winning Colors Stakes (gr. III) May 31 at Churchill Downs in stakes record time.Monday, May 31, 2010
Martin Racing Stable and Dan Morgan's Dubai Majesty will try to defend her title in the Winning Colors Stakes (gr. III) but will have to face grade I winner Hot Dixie Chick, who is the lone 3-year-old in the sprint.Friday, May 28, 2010
Buckleupbuttercup, never off the board in six previous starts, earned her first stakes victory in her first attempt when taking the $100,000 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) over a sloppy Churchill Downs track May 1.Saturday, May 01, 2010
The daughter of Dixie Union is coming into the race off of four consecutive wins.Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Rachel Alexandra's attitude following a bullet six furlong work in 1:12 April 12 will play a key role in determining the 2009 Horse of the Year's next race, according to trainer Steve Asmussen.Monday, April 12, 2010
Headed by last year's champion She Be Wild, a field of seven 3-year-old fillies are on the probable list for the Central Bank Ashland Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland on Saturday, April 3.Monday, March 29, 2010
Late-running No Such Word, making her stakes debut for trainer Cindy Jones, upset 11-10 choice Beautician in the $125,000 Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Oaklawn Park March 13.Saturday, March 13, 2010
Decelerator, winner of the Marsha Washington Stakes as the favorite one month ago, battles Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) runner-up Beautician in the $125,000 Honeybee Stakes at Oaklawn Park March 13.Thursday, March 11, 2010