CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Arena Elvira||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A+||$116,506|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Ghostzapper - Two Item Limit, Twining
Sire: Ghostzapper , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 172 yearlings sold, median $45,000.
Broodmare Sire: Twining, Chestnut, 1991.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $210,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $55,000.
|2||Afleeting Lady||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A+||$37,583|
2007 | Bay Mare | Afleet Alex - Oatsee, Unbridled
Sire: Afleet Alex , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 287 yearlings sold, median $37,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
|3||It's Tea Time||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: B||$18,791|
2007 | Bay Mare | Dynaformer - Prof. McGonagall, Storm Cat
Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Raced 3 years. 30 starts, 7 wins, $671,207. Lifetime: 555 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
|1||Arena Elvira||Junior Alvarado||William I. Mott|
|2||Afleeting Lady||Kent J. Desormeaux||Dale L. Romans|
|3||It's Tea Time||Manoel R. Cruz||George R. Arnold, II|
|4||Juanita||Edgar S. Prado||Michael J. Maker|
|5||Super Espresso||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Brushed by a Star||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Grant T. Forster|
|7||Secret File||Julien R. Leparoux||Charles Lopresti|
|8||Riviera Chic||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Michael J. Maker|
Summer Applause ground her way to the lead and held off Sea Island in the $150,000 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes Presented by Toyota (gr. III) at Pimlico Race Course May 18.Saturday, May 18, 2013
Grade II winners Brushed by a Star and Summer Applause tangle with local stakes contenders in the $150,000 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes (gr. III) at Pimlico Race Course May 18.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Disposablepleasure scored her second 2013 straight victory when she kicked clear in upper-stretch and prevailed by an easy 1 1/2 lengths over Brushed by a Star in the April 20 Sixty Sails Handicap (gr. III) at Hawthorne.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Out from the shadow of rival Joyful Victory, Brushed by a Star has a chance to shine in the $200,000 Sixty Sails Handicap (gr. III) at Hawthorne Race Course April 20.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
Whiteley's arrangement with Richard and Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm to support their young stallion Medaglia d'Oro resulted indirectly in the recent Palm Beach S. (gr. IIIT) winner Rydilluc.
Trainer Mike Maker was represented by his 1,000th career winner March 16 when Magical Season won the third race at Fair Grounds.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Joyful Victory, shipping to Southern California from New Orleans, has a golden opportunity to secure her first grade I victory in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Arena Elvira, a grade II winner by Ghostzapper, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare for owner Carolyn Wilson.Monday, January 28, 2013
A freshened Joyful Victory was too much to handle for her rivals in the inaugural $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic at Sam Houston Race Park on the night of Jan. 26, setting a track record while drawing away for an easy win.Saturday, January 26, 2013
The inaugural running of the $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic -- -the richest race run at Sam Houston Race Park since it opened in 1994 -- -will feature round three for rivals Joyful Victory and Brushed by a Star.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
At age 6, Nicole H will try to become the first mare to post three consecutive victories in the $75,000 Interborough Handicap. She faces seven others in the six-furlong event at Aqueduct Racetrack on New Year's Day.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Afleeting Lady built a three-race win streak and gave trainer Dale Romans his 19th graded stakes score of the season when she powered to victory in the $162,450 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) Nov. 22 at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Less than three weeks after hooking up for a thrilling stretch duel in the Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, Brushed by a Star and Joyful Victory will meet again Nov. 22 in the Falls City Handicap (gr. II).Monday, November 19, 2012
Nominations for five graded stakes events to be run closing week at Churchill Downs were released Nov. 10. Headlining 158 runners are Clark contenders Shackleford, Game on Dude, Pool Play, Take Charge Indy, and Coil.Saturday, November 10, 2012
While the young and beautiful have generated most of the financial fireworks at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale so far, the third session turned out to be the time for an older horse to sparkle.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Tell It, a winning stakes-placed daughter of Storm Cat, brought the highest price thus far during the third session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale when she fetched $540,000 from Blandford Bloodstock.Thursday, November 08, 2012
A 4-year-old daughter of Eddington, Team Forster's Brushed by a Star is enjoying her best season as the Chilukki marked her third stakes win this season.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Fox Hill Farms' Joyful Victory, a multiple graded stakes-winning earner of more than $625,000, heads a competitive field of 11 fillies and mares entered for the $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 3 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Afleeting Lady had things her way in the Turnback the Alarm Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park as she raced slightly off the pace set by All Due Respect before drawing clear in the final furlong to win by 3 1/2 lengths,Saturday, October 27, 2012
Closing weekend at Belmont Park is highlighted by a pair of grade III races, with both the $150,000 Bold Ruler Handicap and the $150,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap for fillies and mares set for Oct. 27.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
While Ruthenia and Laughing are co-highweights in the $150,000 Athenia Stakes at Belmont Park, they do not figure to hook up until late in the 1 1/16-mile turf race for females because of their different running styles.Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Flaxman Holdings' Aruna seeks back-to-back wins in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) at Keeneland Oct. 6, facing 12 rivals as she attempts to become just the fourth horse to accomplish the feat.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Royal Delta will make her first start at Saratoga since winning the 2011 Alabama (gr. I) as the 124-pound highweight in the Personal Ensign Invitational (gr. I) Aug. 26.Thursday, August 23, 2012
Joyful Victory and Sassy Image top a strong field of 11 fillies and mares in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 11 at Ellis Park, the first race back in Kentucky for jockey Robby Albarado since his May 4 arrest.Tuesday, August 07, 2012
The Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) heads a schedule of 12 stakes races with total purses of $1.8 million set for the Oct. 28-Nov. 25 fall meet at Churchill Downs, but the purse will be reduced.Friday, August 03, 2012