CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||My Miss Aurelia||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A||$1,080,000|
2009 | Bay Filly | Smart Strike - My Miss Storm Cat, Sea of Secrets
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Sea of Secrets, Bay, 1995.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $550,000.
|2||Grace Hall||Margin: 6||TrueNicks: A++||$360,000|
2009 | Bay Filly | Empire Maker - Season's Greetings (IRE), Ezzoud (IRE)
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: Ezzoud (IRE), Bay, 1989.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $3,200,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $95,000.
|3||Weemissfrankie||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$198,000|
2009 | Chestnut Filly | Sunriver - Starinthemeadow, Meadowlake
Sire: Sunriver, Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Raced 3 years. 17 starts, 6 wins, $816,414. Lifetime: 29 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
Broodmare Sire: Meadowlake, Chestnut, 1983.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $175,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2010 Open Yearling Sale, ($40,000).
Others: Self Preservation, $120,000; Questing (GB), $60,000; Miss Netta; Northern Passion; Putthebabiesdown; Frolic's Revenge; Say a Novena; Candrea; Awesome Belle; Rocket Twentyone; Homecoming Queen (IRE).
|1||My Miss Aurelia||Corey S. Nakatani||Steven M. Asmussen|
|2||Grace Hall||Ramon A. Dominguez||Anthony W. Dutrow|
|3||Weemissfrankie||Rafael Bejarano||Peter Eurton|
|4||Self Preservation||Joel Rosario||Ben D. A. Cecil|
|5||Questing (GB)||William T. Buick||John H. M. Gosden|
|6||Miss Netta||Rajiv Maragh||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|7||Northern Passion||Luis Contreras||Mark E. Casse|
|8||Putthebabiesdown||Alan Garcia||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|9||Frolic's Revenge||John R. Velazquez||Milton W. Wolfson|
|10||Say a Novena||Elvis Trujillo||Edward Plesa, Jr.|
|11||Candrea||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|12||Awesome Belle||Luis Jurado||Stanley I. Gold|
|13||Rocket Twentyone||Eusebio Razo, Jr.||W. T. Howard|
|14||Homecoming Queen (IRE)||Ryan L. Moore||Aidan P. O'Brien|
Overlooked Solid Appeal won for the second time in as many starts this year when she drew off in the Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) May 25 on the Woodbine turf for her first stakes tally.6 hours ago
Irish Mission and Northern Passion, first and second, respectively, in last spring's Woodbine Oaks, renew their acquaintance in the $200,00 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) May 25 on the grass at Woodbine.3 days ago
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
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
Acting Naughty had her consistency rewarded with her first stakes victory in the $149,689 Whimsical (Can-III) at Woodbine April 28, coming from off the pace in her seasonal debut.Sunday, April 28, 2013
Absent since a runner-up effort in last spring's Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser, Northern Passion returns in the $150,000 Whimsical Stakes (Can-III) April 28, the first graded stakes of the 2013 season at Woodbine.Thursday, April 25, 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
Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II)winner Dreaming of Julia and undefeated Unlimited Budget arrived April 8 at 6:50 p.m. EDT at Churchill Downs, where they will continue their preparations for the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Tuesday, April 09, 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
Twilight Ridge, winner of the 1985 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), died April 2 at Mike Rutherford's Manchester Farm. At 30, she was the oldest living Breeders' Cup victress.Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Evan Hammonds examines the Rebel Stakes and Azeri Stakes.Sunday, March 17, 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
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
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
Looking more powerful than ever, two-time champion Royal Delta tuned up for a possible return trip to the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) with an easy five-length victory in the $98,000 Sabin Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 17 at Gulfstream.Sunday, February 17, 2013
Few want anything to do with Besilu Stable's 5-year-old champion Royal Delta as she preps for a start in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) Feb. 17 at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Godolphin Racing's Questing, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2012, has been retired and will be bred this year to Darley stallion Bernardini.Friday, February 08, 2013
Making her first start outside her native Brazil, Stud TNT's Old Tune showed an affinity for her new surroundings when she won the $150,000 Endeavor Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Tampa Bay Downs Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 2013
Higher-energy Eclipse Award ceremony Jan. 19 honors longtime owner/breeder Morton Fink with three trophies. Godolphin/Darley also picks up three awards.Sunday, January 20, 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
Questing's amazing brilliance during the summer did not escape the Eclipse voters, despite her seemingly late-season decline and the return to top form by last year's 2-year-old filly champ My Miss Aurelia.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Questing and My Miss Aurelia have both made a good case for championship honors.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Defending winner Heavenly Landing takes on nine older fillies and mares Jan. 5 in the $100,000 Marshua's River Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park, including Team Block's highly consistent Leading Astray.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Gary and Mary West's homebred Book Review found California to her liking Dec. 26, when she got up over tough contender Reneesgotzip and 2011 2-year-old champion My Miss Aurelia in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes.Thursday, December 27, 2012
In spite of her abbreviated campaign, My Miss Aurelia can likely wrap up an Eclipse Award as the nation's leading 3-year-old filly with a win in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita Dec. 26.Friday, December 21, 2012