CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Dubai Majesty||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: A++||$66,455|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Essence of Dubai - Great Majesty, Great Above
Sire: Essence of Dubai, Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 5 wins, $2,001,058. Lifetime: 81 yearlings sold, median $8,000. In 2009: .37 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Great Above, Dark Bay or Brown, 1972.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2010 Mixed Sale, $1,100,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2006 Yearling Sale, ($7,000).
|2||Secret Gypsy||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: B+||$21,437|
2005 | Chestnut Mare | Sea of Secrets - Miss Utada, Rahy
Sire: Sea of Secrets, Bay, 1995. Raced 4 years. 10 starts, 4 wins, $155,757. Lifetime: 114 yearlings sold, median $6,500.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
Keeneland Association January 2011 Horses of All Ages Sale, $540,000.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds Sale 2007, $10,000.
|3||Hot Dixie Chick||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$10,719|
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||Dubai Majesty||Miguel Mena||W. Bret Calhoun|
|2||Secret Gypsy||Francisco C. Torres||Ronny W. Werner|
|3||Hot Dixie Chick||Robby Albarado||Steven M. Asmussen|
|4||Double Espresso||Leandro R. Goncalves||Thomas M. Amoss|
|5||Emmy Darling||Larry Melancon||John W. Sadler|
|6||Minewander||Frederic Lenclud||David R. Vance|
|7||J Z Warrior||Alex O. Solis||William I. Mott|
|8||Nadeshiko||Corey J. Lanerie||Gregory D. Foley|
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.
Island Bound picked up the first added-money victory of her career when she came from off the pace to take the $110,100 Winning Colors Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs June 2.Saturday, June 02, 2012
The Bret Calhoun-trained trio of Beat the Blues, Speedacious, and Gleaming highlight a field of eight fillies and mares entered for the June 2 Winning Colors (gr. III) to be run under the lights at Churchill Downs June 2.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Trainer Bret Calhoun won the 2,000th race of his career April 19 at Lone Star Park when Forty Winks won a claiming race under Clifton Berry.Friday, April 20, 2012
Dennis "Peaches" Geier, assistant to trainer Bret Calhoun, had a feeling about last year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT) with Chamberlain Bridge.Thursday, November 03, 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
The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale's reputation has improved dramatically in recent years.Friday, October 21, 2011
Carl Moore Management's Chamberlain Bridge, defending champion in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT), tuned up for an expected repeat bid the morning of Oct. 19 by working a bullet five furlongs in :59.Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Keeneland has slated 18 stakes--led by five grade I races on opening FallStars Weekend--with purse money totaling $4.375 million for its 2011 fall meeting.Wednesday, July 13, 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
Grade II winner Secret Gypsy is headed to Japan after being sold for $540,000 early in the afternoon of the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale in Lexington.Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Jason Shandler looks at the likely 2010 Eclipse Award winners.Friday, December 03, 2010
Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner Awesome Feather is the Kentucky auction's top seller, bringing $2.3 million.Sunday, November 07, 2010
Dubai Majesty was in the news again, two days after she won the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.Sunday, November 07, 2010
Eric Mitchell recaps Day 1 of the 2010 Breeders' Cup, including the extracurricular activities of the Marathon.Saturday, November 06, 2010
Photos of the day one winners at the 2010 Breeders' Cup.Saturday, November 06, 2010
Dubai Majesty took over coming off the turn and rolled to a commanding victory in the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.Friday, November 05, 2010
The $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II), which attracted a well-matched field of 12 fillies and mares, promises to help get the Breeders' Cup World Championships program off to a good betting start at Churchill Downs Nov. 6.Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Julien Leparoux, the 2009 Eclipse Award winner as America's top jockey who has dominated the standings the past four years at Churchill Downs, will be a busy man next weekend with 12 Breeders' Cup mounts.Thursday, October 28, 2010
Dubai Majesty, who narrowly lost to Informed Decision last out, turned the tables on the champion Oct. 9 at Keeneland, notching the biggest win of her career in the $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. II).Saturday, October 09, 2010
Augustin Stable's Informed Decision will seek to become only the second horse to win the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. II) in consecutive years when she faces eight rivals in the six-furlong sprint.Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Undefeated two-time champion Zenyatta stands alone as she goes for her 19th consecutive win over her home track in the $250,000 Lady's Secret Stakes (gr. I) at Oak Tree's Hollywood Park meet Oct. 2.Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Champion Informed Decision wins her second Presque Isle Masters in a tight finish with Dubai Majesty after racing last and then wide.Saturday, September 11, 2010
Richland Hills and John Kuehl's Secret Gypsy overcame a traffic-filled trip to win the $150,000 Endine Stakes (gr. III) Sept. 11 at Delaware Park.Saturday, September 11, 2010
Champion female sprinter Informed Decision will try to bounce back from an uncharacteristically subpar effort when she faces a full field in the $400,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters (gr. I), a race she dominated a year ago.Wednesday, September 08, 2010