CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Marketing Mix||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$116,881|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Medaglia d'Oro - Instant Thought, Kris S.
Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 8 wins, $5,754,720. Lifetime: 393 yearlings sold, median $120,000.
Broodmare Sire: Kris S., Dark Bay or Brown, 1977.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|2||Bizzy Caroline||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$37,703|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Afleet Alex - Sacre Coeur, Saint Ballado
Sire: Afleet Alex , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 287 yearlings sold, median $37,000.
Broodmare Sire: Saint Ballado, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
|3||Hungry Island||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A+||$18,852|
2008 | Bay Mare | More Than Ready - Flying Passage, A.P. Indy
Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 17 starts, 7 wins, $1,026,229. Lifetime: 1016 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
|1||Marketing Mix||Julien R. Leparoux||Thomas F. Proctor|
|2||Bizzy Caroline||Manoel R. Cruz||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|3||Hungry Island||Corey S. Nakatani||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|4||Smart Sting||John R. Velazquez||Roger L. Attfield|
|5||Don't Tell Sophia||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Philip A. Sims|
|6||Tourmaline||Dean P. Butler||Bernell B. Rhone|
|7||Groupie Doll||Greta Kuntzweiler||William Bradley|
|8||Holidaysatthefarm||Frederic Lenclud||Thomas F. Proctor|
|9||New Normal||Robby Albarado||Mark R. Frostad|
|10||Sea Level Drive||James Graham||George R. Arnold, II|
|11||Trac N Jam||Leandro R. Goncalves||Andrew M. Hansen|
History, it is said, repeats itself, and it will do just that in the 138th Preakness Stakes.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Flotilla, the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies' Turf (gr. IT) winner, caught Esoterique in the closing strides and won the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (Fr-I, French One Thousand Guineas) May 12 at Longchamp.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Groupie Doll, the champion female sprinter of 2012, is back at trainer Buff Bradley's barn at Churchill Downs after spending about three months at the Bradley family's Indian Ridge Farm in Frankfort, Ky.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Stephanie's Kitten came back of the layup and got the job done May 4 in the Distaff Turf Mile (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs. Hungry Island, winner of the same race in 2012, was second by a neck.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Grade I winner Marketing Mix, the 5-2 morning-line favorite has been scratched from the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile Stakes (gr. II) May 4 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Marketing Mix was made the 5-2 morning-line favorite for her 2013 debut, the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (presented by Longines) (gr. IIT) on the Derby Day undercard. Hungry Island, last year's winner, returns.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Morton Fink's Lisa Danielle, the dam of Horse of the Year Wise Dan, was honored April 25 as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon.Thursday, April 25, 2013
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez put his skills as a former rider to use on Tuesday, April 23, riding grade II winner Vyjack on the Churchill Downs main track in preparation for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Anita Cauley's On Fire Baby hadn't raced since May 28 of last year. She came back with a vengeance April 12, holding off Tiz Miz Sue to win the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) at Oaklawn by half a length.Friday, April 12, 2013
This year's edition of the $300,000 Madison Stakes (gr. I) may not feature a superstar such as 2012 winner Groupie Doll, but 10 older fillies and mares will provide a good wagering event at Keeneland April 13.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Grade I winner Grace Hall, seeking her first win of the 2013 campaign, will face six opponents in the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) April 12 at Oaklawn Park as the 118-pound top weight.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Tiz Miz Sue upset the Azeri Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park last year at odds of 8-1, and this season she did it again. The Cresran homebred ran down top contenders My Miss Aurelia and Don't Tell Sophia to get the job done.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Champion juvenile filly of 2011 My Miss Aurelia is scheduled to begin her 4-year-old season in the $150,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 16 at Oaklawn Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Trainer William "Buff" Bradley said Eclipse Award winner Groupie Doll is doing well during her turnout time at his Kentucky farm and remains on schedule for a late spring return to training.Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Don't Tell Sophia was a $1,000 yearling purchase in 2009. On Feb. 16 she ran them off their feet at Oaklawn Park, easily putting 6 1/2 lengths over her nearest competitor in the $98,000 Bayakoa Stakes.Saturday, February 16, 2013
One day before champion Royal Delta makes her 2013 debut in the Sabin Stakes (gr. III), a rival who gave her a run for her money returns to the races in the $100,000 Bayakoa Stakes at Oaklawn Park.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Southwest Stakes contenders Texas Bling and Brown Almighty were on the worktab at Oaklawn Park Feb. 9, along with Bayakoa Stakes hopefuls Tiz Miz Sue, Don't Tell Sophia, and She's All In.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Champion female sprinter Groupie Doll will be turned out with plans to target a fall racing campaign after trainer William "Buff" Bradley thought she appeared to be off her game in recent days at Gulfstream Park.Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A voting overview of the 2012 Eclipse Award winners and other candidates, along with number of first-place votes for each category is listed in this story.Sunday, January 20, 2013
A catchy name. Distinctive running style. The right connections. Quirky physical attribute. Talent. Personality. Intangibles. All factor into the elusive concept of charisma. One either has it or doesn't. Groupie Doll has it.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Breeder's Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) winner Groupie Doll, who arrived at Gulfstream Park Dec. 29, has yet to make it to the racetrack to train due to less-than-perfect blood work.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Finalists for the 2012 Eclipse Awards were announced Jan 5, with Fort Larned, I'll Have Another, and Wise Dan leading the 17 categories as nominees for Horse of the Year.Monday, January 07, 2013
Mucho Macho Man worked for the Florida Sunshine Millions Classic, Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint winner Groupie Doll arrived by van, and Gulfport turned in a final pre-race move on a busy Dec. 29 morning at Gulfstream.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Notching his first win since the 2011 Travers Stakes (gr. I), Repole Stables' Stay Thirsty got the bob on Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) winner Groupie Doll in the $343,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct Nov. 24.Sunday, November 25, 2012