CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||On Fire Baby||Margin: 6¼||TrueNicks: A++||$99,747|
2009 | Gray or Roan Filly | Smoke Glacken - Ornate, Gilded Time
Sire: Smoke Glacken , Gray or Roan, 1994. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 10 wins, $759,560. Lifetime: 406 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gilded Time, Chestnut, 1990.
|2||Goldrush Girl||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: D||$32,177|
2009 | Bay Filly | Political Force - Chasethegold, Touch Gold
Sire: Political Force, Gray or Roan, 2003. Raced 3 years. 17 starts, 4 wins, $607,232. Lifetime: 78 yearlings sold, median $11,500.
Broodmare Sire: Touch Gold , Bay, 1994.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $60,000.
|3||Back Spin||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: C||$16,088|
Sire: Successful Appeal , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 8 wins, $654,681. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 2.11 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992.
Keeneland Association January 2013 Horses of All Ages Sale, $24,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2010 Yearling Sale, ($18,000).
Scratched: Annie Russell.
|1||On Fire Baby||Joe M. Johnson||Gary G. Hartlage|
|2||Goldrush Girl||Manoel R. Cruz||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|3||Back Spin||Jon Kenton Court||William H. Fires|
|4||Golden History||Shaun Bridgmohan||Mark E. Casse|
|5||Customer Base||Julien R. Leparoux||Thomas F. Proctor|
|6||Glinda the Good||Corey J. Lanerie||Steven M. Asmussen|
|7||Karlovy Vary||Robby Albarado||George R. Arnold, II|
|8||Jamraa||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Tim Girten|
|9||Spring Eclipse||Edgar S. Prado||David R. Vance|
|10||Spirited Miss||Javier Castellano||Mark E. Casse|
Champion Royal Delta will seek a title defense in the June 15 Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs. She is expected to be joined in her trip to the Louisville oval by sales-topping stablemate Mr. Besilu.Friday, May 31, 2013
Padua Stables' Authenticity held off On Fire Baby in a fierce stretch battle to win the La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) by a head May 3 at Churchill Downs. The 6-year-old mare sets a stakes record of 1:42.09 for 1 1/16-miles.Friday, May 03, 2013
Nearly one year after securing a victory in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Brereton Jones homebred Believe You Can returns to racing at Churchill Downs in the $300,000 La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) May 3.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Oaklawn Park stewards have suspended jockey Joe Johnson three days for his winning ride aboard On Fire Baby in the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I). The suspension runs April 17-19.Monday, April 15, 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
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
Gal About Town finished second best to Sign in the Oct. 28 Pocahontas (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, but trainer Bret Calhoun is hopeful she'll build off that effort and prove best in the Golden Rod Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 24.Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Mercedes Stable homebred Lady Ten had her consistency rewarded Oct. 27 when she inched away from the pack late in the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes (gr.IIIT) and held on to win at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, October 27, 2012
Eleven sophomore fillies will have a chance to win their first graded stakes in the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 27 on the Santa Anita Park turf.Wednesday, October 24, 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
Irish One Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) heroine Samitar and Ashland Stakes (gr. I) winner Karlovy Vary head a field of seven 3-year-old fillies entered for the $300,000 Garden City (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 15.Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Leading Woodbine trainer Mark Casse carries a solid hand in the $150,000 Ontario Colleen Stakes (Can-IIIT) with three entrants for owner John C. Oxley in the one-mile turf event for 3-year-old fillies Aug. 25.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
John Oxley's Spirited Miss rallied from off the pace to take the Duchess Stakes at Woodbine July 28, earning her first stakes score.Saturday, July 28, 2012
Even-money choice Contested went gate to wire as the easiest of winners in the $300,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) May 28 at Belmont Park.Monday, May 28, 2012
Anita Cauley's homebred On Fire Baby cuts back to a one-turn mile at Belmont Park in the May 28 TVG Acorn Stakes (gr. I). The Smoke Glacken filly was a disappointing fifth as the second choice in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Friday, May 25, 2012
Among the list of current Acorn probables is Anita Ebert-Cauley's homebred filly On Fire Baby, who is looking to redeem a lackluster fifth-place effort in the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Trainer Todd Pletcher will saddle both Disposablepleasure and In Lingerie in the Black-Eyed Susan (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course May 18. The Bob Baffert-trained Mamma Kimbo is the morning line favorite at odds of 7-5.Monday, May 14, 2012
Believe You Can predict the winner of this year's Kentucky Oaks?Thursday, May 03, 2012
A visual look at the Kentucky Oaks field in post position order.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
While the striking bay Grace Hall has the favored 5-2 morning line status in the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), there are plenty of other fillies in the full field of 14 that deserve much more than a passing glance.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Here is a look at some of the interesting meanings behind the names of this year's Kentucky Oaks filliesTuesday, May 01, 2012
Karlovy Vary provided Alex G. Campbell Jr. his most recent adrenaline rush April 7 when she scored a front-running victory in the Central Bank Ashland Stakes (gr. I) and became a live contender for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Comments from Kentucky Oaks contender On Fire Baby's owner/trainer Anita Cauley and trainer Gary Hartlage.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Fifteen 3-year-old fillies entered for May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). On Fire Baby draws the rail; Oaks Lilly on the outside looking in.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Helen Groves' And Why Not fired a :46 4/5 bullet in a half-mile drill at Churchill Downs April 28. The daughter of Street Cry was one of five fillies that worked under the Twin Spires for the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Saturday, April 28, 2012