CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Perfect Shirl||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: B+||$1,080,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Perfect Soul (IRE) - Lady Shirl, That's a Nice
Sire: Perfect Soul (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 108 yearlings sold, median $9,249.
Broodmare Sire: That's a Nice, Chestnut, 1974. In 2009: 1.28 AEI.
|2||Nahrain (GB)||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$360,000|
2008 | Chestnut Filly | Selkirk - Bahr (GB), Generous (IRE)
Sire: Selkirk, Chestnut, 1988. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 6 wins, $843,661. Lifetime: 321 yearlings sold, median $64,985.
Broodmare Sire: Generous (IRE), Chestnut, 1988.
|3||Misty For Me (IRE)||Margin: head||TrueNicks: B||$198,000|
2008 | Bay Filly | Galileo (IRE) - Butterfly Cove, Storm Cat
Sire: Galileo (IRE), Bay, 1998. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $2,245,373. Lifetime: 750 yearlings sold, median $156,181.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Scratched: Announce (GB).
|1||Perfect Shirl||John R. Velazquez||Roger L. Attfield|
|2||Nahrain (GB)||Lanfranco Dettori||Roger Varian|
|3||Misty For Me (IRE)||Ryan L. Moore||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|4||Distorted Legacy||Rajiv Maragh||Angel J. Penna, Jr.|
|5||Aruna||Julien R. Leparoux||H. Graham Motion|
|6||Dubawi Heights (GB)||Joel Rosario||Simon Callaghan|
|7||Shared Account||Edgar S. Prado||H. Graham Motion|
|8||Cambina (IRE)||Garrett K. Gomez||Jeff Bonde|
|9||Harmonious||Martin Garcia||John A. Shirreffs|
|10||Stacelita (FR)||Ramon A. Dominguez||Chad C. Brown|
|11||Dynaslew||Corey S. Nakatani||Seth Benzel|
Steve Castagnola is relaunching Kempton Bloodstock in association with the Berger family's Woodstock Farm.Monday, March 04, 2013
Juddmonte on Jan. 29 announced the arrival of the first foal out of 2009 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Midday. The six-time group I-winning mare will form part of Frankel's first book in 2013.Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Sometimes it's nice to be a big fish in a small pond a couple of turns off the beaten path.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
For the second year in a row, owner Martin Schwartz returned to the Eclipse Awards podium to receive a trophy in the female grass horse category, thanks to Zagora.Saturday, January 19, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
England's all-time great racehorse faces some restricted options as a sire.
For awhile it appeared that Eric Kronfeld was snakebit when it came to his grade I stakes-winning mare Nereid. But the mare lit up the bid board at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, selling for $1.3 million.Monday, January 07, 2013
Lanwades Stud reports death of champion miler Selkirk. A son of Sharpen Up and the sire of 92 stakes winners, he was bred and raced by George Strawbridge.Friday, January 04, 2013
The demand for quality bloodstock was in full force at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, but the middle and lower markets were soft.Friday, November 16, 2012
Charles Fipke's Perfect Soul, sire of 2011 Breeders' Cup winner Perfect Shirl, will stand in 2013 at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington for a fee of $7,500 stands and nurses.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Demand was strong for quality young mares and broodmare prospects as the Keeneland November breeding stock sale opened its 11-day run in Lexington.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Grade I winner Harmonious brought $2.8 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6. Acquired by Mandore International Agency, the daughter of Dynaformer was consigned by Lane's End, agent.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Martin Schwartz's Zagora took the lead leaving the second turn and held off a tenacious Marketing Mix for a game victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
Despite poor visibility trackside due to fog, several European Breeders' Cup contenders managed their morning outings on both turf and dirt at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Eric Kronfeld's Nereid has been declared out of the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT) after sustaining a minor injury, according to trainer John Shirreffs.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
French raider Siyouma, unleashed in the homestretch by Gerald Mosse, stormed past the leaders to post an impressive win in the $1 million E. P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) at Woodbine Oct. 14.Sunday, October 14, 2012
Siyouma, a group I winner at Newmarket last month, is the 3-1 morning line favorite for the $1 million E. P. Taylor Stakes (gr. IT) at Woodbine Oct. 14.Thursday, October 11, 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
Glen Hill Farm's Marketing Mix took advantage of a quick early pace to win the grade I Rodeo Drive Stakes on the turf at Santa Anita Park Sept. 29.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum's Nahrain, second in last year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), edges Zagora and Dream Peace to win the $400,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Marketing Mix, coming off a tough loss in the Beverly D Stakes (gr. IT) last month, takes on 12 Southern California-based fillies and mares in the $250,000 Rodeo Drive Stakes (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Sept. 29.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Zagora heads the $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, while European invaders I'm a Dreamer and Nahrain are poised to challenge.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Fellow racing photographer and journalist Kate Hunter has the rare privilege of seeing some of the best horses, including mares and foals, from around the world.Thursday, September 20, 2012
A look at the career of the late German sire Monsun.Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Monsun, whose 108 stakes winners include champion and John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Shirocco and 2011 Eclipse Award winner Stacelita, has been euthanized.Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Hayley Turner became the first female jockey to win the $750,000 Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT) Aug. 18 when she rode I'm A Dreamer to hold off the late charge of Marketing Mix at Arlington Park by a nose.Saturday, August 18, 2012