CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||St Nicholas Abbey (IRE)||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A++||$1,620,000|
2007 | Bay Horse | Montjeu (IRE) - Leaping Water (GB), Sure Blade
Sire: Montjeu (IRE), Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 11 wins, $3,178,177. Lifetime: 581 yearlings sold, median $120,140.
Broodmare Sire: Sure Blade, Bay, 1983. In 2009: 1.04 AEI.
Tattersall's October 2008 Yearling Sale, $366,765.
|2||Sea Moon (GB)||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A+||$540,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | Beat Hollow (GB) - Eva Luna, Alleged
Sire: Beat Hollow (GB), Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 107 yearlings sold, median $27,785.
Broodmare Sire: Alleged, Bay, 1974. In 2009: 2.43 AEI.
|3||Brilliant Speed||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A+||$297,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Dynaformer - Speed Succeeds, Gone West
Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Raced 3 years. 30 starts, 7 wins, $671,207. Lifetime: 555 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984.
|1||St Nicholas Abbey (IRE)||Joseph Patrick O'Brien||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|2||Sea Moon (GB)||Ryan L. Moore||Sir Michael R. Stoute|
|3||Brilliant Speed||John R. Velazquez||Thomas Albertrani|
|4||Sarafina (FR)||Christophe P. Lemaire||Alain De Royer-Dupre|
|5||Stately Victor||Mike E. Smith||Michael J. Maker|
|6||Midday (GB)||Thomas P. Queally||Henry Cecil|
|7||Await the Dawn||Julien R. Leparoux||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|8||Teaks North||Javier Castellano||Justin Sallusto|
|9||Dean's Kitten||Ramon A. Dominguez||Michael J. Maker|
Wise Dan and Point of Entry face off May 4 at Churchill Downs in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), the race immediately preceding the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
After winning four of the first five races for juveniles or juvenile fillies at the Keeneland spring meeting, trainer Wesley Ward will sit out the finale Thursday, April 25.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
In just about every way possible, A.P. Indy has been the ideal Thoroughbred of the international era of American racing and breeding.
After a pair of runner-up finishes last season, Wertheimer and Frere homebred Anodin, a full brother to three-time Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner Goldikova, secured a clear victory in his 3-year-old debut.Monday, April 22, 2013
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
Morton Fink's 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan easily won the $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT) by a length over Data Link at Keeneland April 12, successfully making his 2013 debut while recording his sixth straight victory.Friday, April 12, 2013
Morton Fink's reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan makes his 2013 debut for trainer Charlie LoPresti in the $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT) at Keeneland April 12, with only four contenders willing to face him.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Howe Great, the 2012 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) victor whose last win came in the July 21 Jersey Derby at Monmouth, took a strong Keeneland allowance race April 6 in which 2011 Woodbine Mile winner Turallure ran sixth.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Trainer Charlie LoPresti has the somewhat enviable if daunting task of bringing several top-level horses back off the bench this spring at Keeneland, including 2011 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (gr. IT) winner Turallure.Thursday, April 04, 2013
View the races and sights from the Dubai World Cup race card.Monday, April 01, 2013
Footage before, during, and after the Dubai Sheema Classic, won by St Nicholas Abbey, including comments from the the winning connections.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Coolmore and partners' St Nicholas Abbey spoiled the international debut of filly Gentildonna as he drew off from the reigning Japanese Horse of the Year, winning the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic March 30 at Meydan.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Japan's brilliant filly Gentildonna begins her international campaign March 30 in the $5 million Longines Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) undercard at Meydan.Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Four runners from the Feb. 16 Mac Diarmida Stakes, headed by Resolute Group Stables' second-place finisher Teaks North, are among 10 entered to contest the $150,000 Pan American Stakes (gr. IIT) March 23 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Trainer Mike Maker was represented by his 1,000th career winner March 16 when Magical Season won the third race at Fair Grounds.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Globetrotter Jakkalberry led in the final 100 meters to defeat 3-5 favorite Await the Dawn and Cavalryman in the $250,000 Dubai City Of Gold Sponsored by Emirates SkyCargo on the Super Saturday card March 9 at Meydan.Saturday, March 09, 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
Trainer Mike de Kock talks about Zahee, Emotif, Treasure Beach, Await the Dawn, and Shea Shea.Thursday, March 07, 2013
Wise Dan, Morton Fink's 2012 Horse of the Year, turned in his second work of the season at Keeneland March 2, a four-furlong move in :49 1/5. Stablemates Turallure and Successful Dan are also training well.Sunday, March 03, 2013
Argentine-bred Suggestive Boy, an impressive 2 1/2-length winner of the Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT) over the Santa Anita Park turf one month ago, heads an eight-horse field in the $300,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile Stakes (gr. IT).Thursday, February 28, 2013
Godolphin's Sajjhaa spoiled the highly anticipated return of South African Horse of Year Igugu in the Balanchine (UAE-II) Feb. 21, rolling past the overwhelming favorite in the Meydan stretch and drawing off for the win.Thursday, February 21, 2013
Amira's Prince remained a perfect three-for-three in the U.S. Feb. 16, collecting his first graded-stakes win in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida (gr. IIT) at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 16, 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
Alain and Gerard Wertheimer's homebred champion Goldikova, the sole three-time Breeders' Cup winner, produced her first foal, a colt by leading sire Galileo.Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Lightly raced Silentio, a stylish winner of his stakes debut to begin the Santa Anita season in December, will be part of a packed starting gate for his first start as a 4-year-old in the $150,000 Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT).Wednesday, January 30, 2013