CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Blame||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A||$391,467|
2006 | Bay Colt | Arch - Liable, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Arch , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 5 wins, $480,969. Lifetime: 385 yearlings sold, median $50,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
|2||Battle Plan||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A++||$126,279|
2005 | Bay Horse | Empire Maker - Flanders, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
|3||General Quarters||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$63,140|
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.
|1||Blame||Garrett K. Gomez||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|2||Battle Plan||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||General Quarters||Alex O. Solis||Thomas R. McCarthy|
|4||Giant Oak||Shaun Bridgmohan||Chris M. Block|
|5||Demarcation||Miguel Mena||Paul J. McGee|
|6||Arson Squad||Paco Lopez||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|7||A. U. Miner||Francisco C. Torres||Clark Hanna|
|8||Duke of Mischief||Eibar Coa||David Fawkes|
|9||Honest Man||Jose Lezcano||Anthony W. Dutrow|
|10||Macho Again||Robby Albarado||Dallas Stewart|
|11||No Advantage||Calvin H. Borel||Stephanie S. Beattie|
Evan Hammonds recaps the efforts of Fort Larned in the Stephen Foster Handicap. Evan also touches on the Fleur de Lis Handicap and Matt Winn Stakes.2 days ago
Dominating Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (gr. I) winner Fort Larned will be pointed to the Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course, trainer Ian Wilkes said on the morning of June 16.3 days ago
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned put his early season problems behind him June 15 as he scored a front-running victory in the $536,300 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs.3 days ago
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. Can Ron the Greek win again?4 days ago
Earners of a combined $9.5 million will line up including defending winner Ron the Greek, Breeders' Cup Classic victor Fort Larned, impressive Alysheba Stakes winner Take Charge Indy, and Ben Ali victor Successful Dan.Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Four contenders for the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (gr. I), including top-weighted Successful Dan, worked June 8 for the upcoming 1 1/8-mile race at Churchill Downs.Saturday, June 08, 2013
Successful Dan worked a strong six furlongs over the Keeneland Polytrack June 1 after trainer Charles LoPresti changed his mind about vanning to Churchill Downs due to expected showers and thunderstorms.Saturday, June 01, 2013
A. U. Miner, winner of the 2010 Greenwood Cup at Philadelphia Park (now Parx Racing) and third in the Breeders' Cup Marathon will enter stud for the 2014 season in Indiana.Thursday, May 30, 2013
Trainer Ian Wilkes sent 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned through a five-furlong breeze in :59 4/5 May 24 at Churchill Downs, continuing preparations for the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I).Friday, May 24, 2013
Take Charge Indy, six-length winner of the Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) on Kentucky Oaks Day, is to make his next start in the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) June 15 at Churchill Downs, according to trainer Pat Byrne.Sunday, May 19, 2013
Al Stall, Jr. and wife Nicole at the Alibi Breakfast discuss Departing, the Preakness, and Blame.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who won the Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT)) on the Keeneland turf in his 2013 debut, breezed five furlongs in a bullet :59 3/5 over the main track April 24.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Saturday April 20, 2013 Arson Squad visited Keeneland with Michael Blowen to help raise awareness of Old Friends Retirement facility and educate fans on the importance of Thoroughbred aftercare.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
View Arch and several of his progeny who have had careers on the race track. View this feature in the March 23, 2013 issue of The Blood-Horse.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Bernie Sams, bloodstock manager at Claiborne Farm, discusses the farm's stallion Arch, who is profiled in the March 23 issue of The Blood-Horse magazine.Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Rain couldn't extinguish Pants On Fire as the multiple graded stakes winner easily drew off to win by 5 1/4 lengths at Gulfstream Park Feb. 15.Friday, February 15, 2013
Two allowance events on the Feb. 15 and 16 Gulfstream Park cards feature some of racing's familiar names, with Pants On Fire taking on milers Feb. 15 and Capo Bastone making his first start since the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.Wednesday, February 13, 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
Bred by Mike Abraham, the filly is out of the Ghazi mare Silent Emotion, a stakes winner of $209,993 and dam of grade 1-placed multiple stakes winner Unspoken Word.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.Saturday, January 12, 2013
The Keeneland January sale serves as a benchmark for new stallions, as mares in foal to stallions who will have their first foals in 2013 are offered and sires who have their first yearlings look to make their mark.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
The $100,000 Harlan's Holiday Stakes may be ungraded, but the Dec. 16 renewal at Gulfstream Park still drew a strong collection of top contenders.Thursday, December 13, 2012
Duke of Mischief, a multiple graded stakes winner of more than $1.9 million, is set to make his return after an absence of eight months in the Harlan's Holiday Stakes Dec. 16 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, December 08, 2012
Off the success of multiple grade I winner Dullahan, Even the Score will see an increase in his stud fee from $10,000 to $12,500 in 2013 at Millennium Farms.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
The connections of Pool Play figured last year the horse wouldn't race again because of a tendon injury, but given time and sharp training by Mark Casse, the horse has made it to the Breeders' Cup Classic.Tuesday, October 30, 2012