CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Drosselmeyer||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$2,700,000|
2007 | Chestnut Colt | Distorted Humor - Golden Ballet, Moscow Ballet
Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 8 wins, $769,964. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Moscow Ballet, Bay, 1982. In 2009: 1.23 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $600,000.
|2||Game On Dude||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$900,000|
Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 9 wins, $4,374,590. Lifetime: 319 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Devil His Due , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, ($210,000).
|3||Ruler On Ice||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: B+||$495,000|
2008 | Chestnut Gelding | Roman Ruler - Champagne Glow, Saratoga Six
Sire: Roman Ruler , Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Lifetime: 229 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Saratoga Six, Bay, 1982. In 2009: 1.44 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $100,000.
Scratched: Prayer for Relief.
|1||Drosselmeyer||Mike E. Smith||William I. Mott|
|2||Game On Dude||Chantal Sutherland||Bob Baffert|
|3||Ruler On Ice||Garrett K. Gomez||Kelly J. Breen|
|4||Havre de Grace||Ramon A. Dominguez||J. Larry Jones|
|5||Flat Out||Alex O. Solis||Charles L. Dickey|
|6||So You Think (NZ)||Ryan L. Moore||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|7||To Honor and Serve||Jose Lezcano||William I. Mott|
|8||Ice Box||Corey S. Nakatani||Nicholas P. Zito|
|9||Rattlesnake Bridge||Calvin H. Borel||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|10||Uncle Mo||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|11||Stay Thirsty||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|12||Headache||Paco Lopez||Michael J. Maker|
A full field of 13, including four graded stakes winners, will clash in the May 18 Red Bank Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park.2 days ago
by Anne Peters
Black Caviar raced from ages 2 to 6 with 25 starts, and was never beaten. She's just been retired, and thoughts now turn to which stallion her owners will send her to in the upcoming breeding season.
New Jersey-based trainer Kelly Breen and jockey 'Jersey' Joe Bravo have Black Onyx ready for a longshot run at the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Orb, winner of the Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I), heads the NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll that came out April 29 in advance of the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 29, 2013
After racing along the rail in the backstretch, jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. angled Master Rick out in the far turn and the Master Command colt rallied from third in the stretch to win the $200,000 Texas Mile Stakes (gr. III).Saturday, April 27, 2013
Two-time Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) winner Flat Out reaffirmed his affinity for the Belmont Park surface April 27, winning the $150,000 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) by a hard-fought head.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Some prominent names -- including Flat Out and Pants On Fire -- are set to clash in the April 27 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) at Belmont Park.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Game On Dude, Departing, Budweiser Clydesdales, Derby & Oaks workouts, and much more.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Charles Town board of stewards, track officials, and Equibase have amended the official time for the April 20 Charles Town Classic (gr. II), won by Game on Dude.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Game On Dude earned $1 million the evening of April 20, but he had to work hard for it in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, two of the top older horses in training, are among the seven horses entered in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Game On Dude arrived at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 16 in anticipation of a start in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20 at the West Virginia track.Tuesday, April 16, 2013
by Anne Peters
Awesome Again is one of the most consistent sires of high-class runners in North America.
Classic winner and champion Animal Kingdom will stand for Aus$38,500 (about $40,000 in U.S. funds) when he enters stud this year at John Messara's Arrowfield Stud in Australia.Monday, April 15, 2013
Jay Robbins, the only trainer to win consecutive runnings of the Breeders' Cup Classic(gr. I), has announced his retirement after more than four decades.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Twin Creek Racing Stables' Graydar, back-to-back winner of the Donn Handicap (gr. I) and New Orleans Handicap (gr. II), will be sidelined for about 60 days after undergoing surgery to remove a chip from his left front ankle.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Game On Dude, second in the Charles Town Classic (gr. II) in 2011, is among the 52 nominees for and an expected entrant in this year's $1.5 million race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 20.Monday, April 08, 2013
Stuart Janney III and Phipps Racing's Orb, winner of the March 30 Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I), leapfrogs Verrazano to top the April 1 NTRA 3-year-old poll.Monday, April 01, 2013
A power-packed field will assemble for the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) March 30 at Fair Grounds. In the lineup are Graydar, Bourbon Courage, Flat Out, and Mark Valeski.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Last Gunfighter overcame a troubled start and came through on the rail to win the $150,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) March 23 at Aqueduct, while 2011 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Ruler On Ice finished fifth.Saturday, March 23, 2013
The 3-1 second choice on the morning line for the $150,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) March 23 at Aqueduct Racetrack is 2011 Belmont Stakes winner Ruler On Ice, who won an Aqueduct optional claimer Jan. 30.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Trainer Bob Baffert plans to run two-time Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner Game On Dude in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20, according to the Santa Anita Park publicity office.Saturday, March 16, 2013
After monitoring Fort Larned for the past few days, trainer Ian Wilkes said he is pleased with the manner in which the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic winner has emerged from his fall in the March 9 Gulfstream Park Handicap.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Longtime friends and racing partners Bernie Schiappa and Ernie Moody getting thrills of a lifetime with Game on Dude.Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Verrazano, impressive winner of the March 9 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), leaps from fourth position a week ago to top this week's NTRA's weekly 3-Year-Old poll. Game On Dude is a solid No. 1 in the national poll.Monday, March 11, 2013