CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Wrote (IRE)||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A+||$540,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | High Chaparral (IRE) - Desert Classic (GB), Green Desert
Sire: High Chaparral (IRE), Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 10 wins, $5,331,231. Lifetime: 582 yearlings sold, median $72,961.
Broodmare Sire: Green Desert, Bay, 1983.
Tattersall's October 2010 Yearling Sale, $242,945.
Tattersall's December 2009 Foal Sale, ($38,140).
|2||Excaper||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: C||$180,000|
2009 | Gray or Roan Colt | Exchange Rate - Ada Ruckus, Bold Ruckus
Sire: Exchange Rate , Gray or Roan, 1997. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 6 wins, $479,803. Lifetime: 272 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
Broodmare Sire: Bold Ruckus, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 2.38 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($30,000).
|3||Farraaj (IRE)||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: D||$99,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Dubai Destination - Pastorale (GB), Nureyev
Sire: Dubai Destination, Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 382 yearlings sold, median $29,262.
Broodmare Sire: Nureyev, Bay, 1977. In 2009: 3.57 AEI.
Others: Lucky Chappy (IRE), $60,000; Animal Spirits, $30,000; Daddy Nose Best; Finale; Caspar Netscher (GB); Shkspeare Shaliyah; Fantastic Song; Coalport; State of Play; Majestic City; Tequila Factor.
Scratched: Gung Ho.
|1||Wrote (IRE)||Ryan L. Moore||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|2||Excaper||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Ian Black|
|3||Farraaj (IRE)||Neil Callan||Roger Varian|
|4||Lucky Chappy (IRE)||Joel Rosario||H. Graham Motion|
|5||Animal Spirits||Robby Albarado||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|6||Daddy Nose Best||Julien R. Leparoux||Steven M. Asmussen|
|7||Finale||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|8||Caspar Netscher (GB)||Kieren Fallon||Alan McCabe|
|9||Shkspeare Shaliyah||Alex O. Solis||Doodnauth Shivmangal|
|10||Fantastic Song||Javier Castellano||Chad C. Brown|
|11||Coalport||Junior Alvarado||Wayne M. Catalano|
|12||State of Play||Ramon A. Dominguez||H. Graham Motion|
|13||Majestic City||Garrett K. Gomez||Peter Miller|
|14||Tequila Factor||Rafael Bejarano||Wayne M. Catalano|
Lines of Battle, who earned his ticket to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) via a win in the $2 million UAE Derby (UAE-II), arrived at Churchill Downs at 2:25 a.m. May 1 after a trip from Ireland.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Optimizer has been a different horse since he moved to the grass, and streaks into the March 30 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds with two graded stakes scores under his girth.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing March 30 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. Presented by AmWest Entertainment.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Jockey Gary Stevens talks about being back at Dubai for the World Cup. He rides Dullahan in the World Cup and Little Mike in the Dubai Duty Free.Thursday, March 28, 2013
If America is going to finally crack the Tapeta blockade that has prevented it from having a single horse finish in the money in the three Dubai World Cups run at Meydan, this will be the year.Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), drew post 12 of 13 when the field was drawn March 27 for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) at Meydan March 30.Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Dale Romans talks about Little Mike and Dullahan.Tuesday, March 26, 2013
With trainer Dale Romans watching from a perch at Meydan, both his multiple grade I winners Dullahan and Little Mike turned in strong works March 24 as they prepare for their races on the Dubai World Cup program March 30.Sunday, March 24, 2013
Champions Animal Kingdom, Royal Delta, and Trinniberg lead an eight-horse American delegation set to fly to the United Arab Emirates, leaving Florida at approximately 9 p.m. on March 19.Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Little Mike and Dullahan have emerged from their initial races in Dubai in good order, and trainer Dale Romans plans to send them for workouts March 24 prior to their starts on World Cup Day.Monday, March 18, 2013
Jerry Crawford, Donegal Racing president, announced that Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens will ride multiple grade I winner Dullahan in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 30 at Meydan Racecourse.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
African Story stormed along the rail to win the $200,000 Burj Nahaar (UAE-III) over Capital Attraction while U.S.-based Dullahan was unplaced in his warm-up for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) late this month.Saturday, March 09, 2013
U.S. turf standout Little Mike and 2012 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner Monterosso headline the $400,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 Sponsored by Emirates Airline (UAE-I) on the Super Saturday card March 9 at Medyan.Thursday, March 07, 2013
Donegal Racing's synthetic track specialist and Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) hopeful Dullahan will sharpen up for his planned start in the $10 million race later this month in the $200,000 Burj Nahar (UAE-III) March 9 at Meydan.Thursday, March 07, 2013
Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing March 9 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. The Super Saturday card includes starts by Dullahan and Little Mike, and the group I Jebel Hatta.Thursday, March 07, 2013
Horses featured include Little Mike (#211), Dullahan (#212), Secret Asset (#203), Mister Big Shuffle (#115), Bank of Burden (#110), Quiet a Mission (#112), Sole Power (#210), Munk N'Brass (#146), and more.Thursday, March 07, 2013
Kieren Fallon talks about Little Mike and Dullahan, both of which he will ride on March 9 at Meydan.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
America's Super Saturday contenders, Breeders' Cup Turf winner Little Mike and multiple grade I winner Dullahan, were released from quarantine and visited Meydan's all-weather track for the first time on March 4.Monday, March 04, 2013
Dale Romans' grade I winners are aiming for races during the Dubai World Cup Carnival's Super Saturday March 9 as preps for group I races being run on Dubai World Cup day March 30.Friday, March 01, 2013
Optimizer hopped at the break of the $150,000 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) but drew clear in the end, earning his second straight victory over the turf at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Eclipse Award-winning trainer Dale Romans said his Siena Farm 3-year-olds will both make their next starts at Gulfstream Park; he has yet to determine an exact target in Dubai for Breeders' Cup Turf winner Little Mike.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Moonwalk in Paris gamely charged through a gap and up the rail for a convincing two-length win in the $200,000 Firebreak Stakes Presented by Range Rover (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Newsdad, Ioya Bigtime, and Twilight Eclipse will shake it up Feb. 16 in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, while Starformer and Closing Range tangle in the $100,000 Very One (gr. III).Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The $200,000 Firebreak Stakes (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan features a rematch between Barbecue Eddie and Out of Bounds, the winner and runner-up, respectively, in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (UAE-II) last month.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Tattersalls launched its 2013 sales calendar on Feb. 7 at Park Paddocks in Newmarket and saw the one-day mixed sale continue the momentum of last year's successful sales season.Thursday, February 07, 2013