CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Motor City||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$67,263|
2009 | Bay Gelding | Street Sense - Shawgatny, Danzig Connection
Sire: Street Sense , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 6 wins, $4,383,200. Lifetime: 225 yearlings sold, median $82,912.
Broodmare Sire: Danzig Connection, Bay, 1983.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($65,000).
|2||Seven Lively Sins||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: A+||$21,697|
2009 | Bay Gelding | Stormy Atlantic - Carson's Star, Carson City
Sire: Stormy Atlantic , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 6 wins, $148,126. Lifetime: 553 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($70,000).
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, ($22,000).
|3||Mr. Bowling||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A++||$10,848|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Istan - Goldilock's Bear, Irish Tower
Sire: Istan , Bay, 2002. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 9 wins, $461,455. Lifetime: 27 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
Broodmare Sire: Irish Tower, Dark Bay or Brown, 1977. In 2009: 1.59 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($14,000).
|1||Motor City||Calvin H. Borel||Ian R. Wilkes|
|2||Seven Lively Sins||Julien R. Leparoux||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|3||Mr. Bowling||Rajiv Maragh||J. Larry Jones|
|4||Fine||Jamie Theriot||W. Bret Calhoun|
|5||Chalybeate Springs||Jon Kenton Court||D. Wayne Lukas|
|6||Hollywood Script||James Graham||Patrick B. Byrne|
|7||Purely Determined||Greta Kuntzweiler||Charles L. Dickey|
Believe You Can is likely to make her next appearance in the March 9 New Orleans Ladies Stakes while stablemate Mark Valeski will aim for the Mineshaft Handicap, and other Larry Jones contenders are on the move.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Uncaptured overcame some traffic problems to register a convincing 5 1/2-length win in the $114,800 Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) Oct. 28 at Churchill Downs for his fifth win in six tries this year.Sunday, October 28, 2012
With owner Mike Repole choosing not to start horses in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 2 and 3 at Santa Anita Park, the New York-based owner will ship talented juvenile Overanalyze to Churchill Downs for the Iroquois.Thursday, October 25, 2012
Spendthrift Farm stallion Tiz Wonderful sired the first winner from his debut crop when 2-year-old filly Scammony earned an impressive debut victory in a $57,000 maiden special weight June 21 at Churchill Downs.Friday, June 22, 2012
Led by Zayat Stable's talented but lightly raced Paynter, a field of 11 sophomores was entered in the $200,000 The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial (gr. III) on opening night of the Churchill Downs spring meet April 28.Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The name doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, but if he wins the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) on April 1 at Fair Grounds, Triple Crown fans better get used to saying Mark Valeski.Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The coupled entry of Mark Valeski and Mr. Bowling was made the 2-1 morning-line favorite in a full field of 14 for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots April 1.Monday, March 26, 2012
As of March 21, a total of nine probables are expected for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds on April 1.Thursday, March 22, 2012
Larry Jones' two top 3-year-olds, Mark Valeski and Mr. Bowling, were both sent out on separate five-furlong works March 20 at Fair Grounds in preparation for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) on April 1.Tuesday, March 20, 2012
If Jonathan Sheppard could ever get Ever So Lucky started, he might find out if the colt is a legitimate Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contender. Hopefully, he will finally get a chance March 10 in the $150,000 Swale (gr. III).Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Motor City, a 3-year-old son of Street Sense and winner of last fall's Iroquois Stakes (gr. II), worked five furlongs in 1:01.88 at Palm Meadows Training Center Feb. 23. The bullet at the trip was recorded by Dialed In.Thursday, February 23, 2012
El Padrino, who showed himself to be a Triple Crown contender with a sharp allowance win at Gulfstream Park Jan. 29, heads a field of 11 entered for the $300,000 Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Feb. 25.Sunday, February 19, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Sons of Gone West had a strong strike rate Jan. 21, including Istan, whose son Mr. Bowling won the Lecomte.
Steve and Lenny have an amazing interview with David Milch, creator of Luck. They also discuss Mr. Bowling, Hansen and NBC hosting the Breeders' Cup coverage.Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Images from the week, including Believe You Can, Mr. Bowling, and more.Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Brereton Jones' homebred Mr. Bowling delivered a game effort in his 3-year-old debut, turning back Z Dager and Shared Property in an exciting finish to win the $175,000 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 21 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, January 21, 2012
The $175,000 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III), Fair Grounds' first graded 3-year-old race leading up to the Louisiana Derby (gr. II), drew a field of 13, a handful of them thought to be early Triple Crown prospects.Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Trainer has promising juveniles Motor City and Timely Tally.Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Led by grade I winner Drill, a trio of California juveniles will invade Louisiana for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III), a race that will give the winner plenty of earnings heading into next year's Triple Crown.Thursday, November 17, 2011
Street Sense, the 2007 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner and the previous year's Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner, came through with his first stakes winner.Monday, October 31, 2011
Motor City, chugging along at the rail for Calvin Borel, edged past Seven Lively Sins at mid-stretch and held on for a three-quarters of a length victory in the $110,700 Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Oct. 30.Sunday, October 30, 2011
Mr. Bowling, the lone stakes winner in a field of seven juveniles, will carry top weight of 120 pounds in the $100,000 Iroquois (gr. III) on opening day of the Churchill Downs fall meet Oct. 30.Thursday, October 27, 2011
Texas-bred Lil Cherokee, undefeated in two starts at Lone Star Park, leads a field of 11 in the $100,000 Bashford Manor (gr. III) for 2-year-olds July 2 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, June 29, 2011
How could you not be fascinated by an A.P. Indy colt with the flashy name of Astrology? Winner of the one-mile Iroquois Stakes (Gr. III). A TrueNicks pedigree profile.Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Heavily favored Astrology was an appropriate winner on Churchill Downs' Stars of Tomorrow card on opening day of the Louisville track's fall meet, convincingly taking the $122,300 Iroquois Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 31.Sunday, October 31, 2010