CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Blind Luck||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A||$200,808|
2007 | Chestnut Filly | Pollard's Vision - Lucky One, Best of Luck
Sire: Pollard's Vision , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
Broodmare Sire: Best of Luck, Bay, 1996. In 2009: .67 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,500,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($10,000).
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2008 Select Yearling Sale, $11,000.
|2||Unrivaled Belle||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A++||$64,777|
2006 | Gray or Roan Mare | Unbridled's Song - Queenie Belle, Bertrando
Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 3 years. 12 starts, 5 wins, $1,311,800. Lifetime: 666 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
Broodmare Sire: Bertrando, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,800,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $260,000.
|3||All Due Respect||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$32,388|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Value Plus - Aunt Due, Devil His Due
Sire: Value Plus, Gray or Roan, 2001. Lifetime: 157 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
Broodmare Sire: Devil His Due , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $340,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $80,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Selected Sale of Yearlings, ($47,000).
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2007 Fall Mixed Sale, $17,000.
Scratched: Miss Luann.
|1||Blind Luck||Garrett K. Gomez||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|2||Unrivaled Belle||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|3||All Due Respect||Javier Castellano||Michael Nevin|
|4||Absinthe Minded||Mike E. Smith||D. Wayne Lukas|
|5||Ravi's Song||Corey J. Lanerie||Carl Bowman|
|6||Quiet Giant||Ramon A. Dominguez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|7||Stage Magic||Calvin H. Borel||Helen Pitts|
|8||Seeking the Title||Julien R. Leparoux||Dallas Stewart|
Padua Stables' Authenticity held off On Fire Baby in a fierce stretch battle to win the La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) by a head May 3 at Churchill Downs. The 6-year-old mare sets a stakes record of 1:42.09 for 1 1/16-miles.Friday, May 03, 2013
Nearly one year after securing a victory in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Brereton Jones homebred Believe You Can returns to racing at Churchill Downs in the $300,000 La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) May 3.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Pollard's Vision, sire of champion Blind Luck, will stand this year at Dr. Jerry Bilinski's Waldorf Farm near North Chatham, N.Y.Thursday, February 28, 2013
At one minute past the stroke of midnight on Jan. 19, 2010 3-year-old champion filly Blind Luck delivered her first foal, a filly by Bernardini, at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Lexington, Ky.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Undefeated Awesome Feather returned from an eight-month layoff and took a 10th straight trip to the winner's circle Sept. 20, crushing a field of lesser foes in the $85,000 Nasty Storm Stakes at Belmont Park.Thursday, September 20, 2012
Turbulent Descent made her first start for her new connections a winning one Aug. 24, taking the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course and punching her ticket to the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.Friday, August 24, 2012
Turbulent Descent returns to the scene of one of her most impressive victories when she makes her second start of the year Aug. 24 in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Craig B. Singer's homebred Salty Strike jumped out to the early lead and never looked back as the 4-year-old filly posted her third consecutive stakes win in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park Aug. 11.Saturday, August 11, 2012
Joyful Victory and Sassy Image top a strong field of 11 fillies and mares in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 11 at Ellis Park, the first race back in Kentucky for jockey Robby Albarado since his May 4 arrest.Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Afleeting Lady, second to Royal Delta in the Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) last month, top a field of nine entered for the $200,000 Molly Pitcher (gr. II) at Monmouth July 29.Friday, July 27, 2012
Frank L. Jones Jr's Tapitsfly, who has started four times this year in graded events and has won or placed in all of them, will carry top weight of 121 pounds in the Early Times Mint Julep Handicap at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Love and Pride, who has made it a habit of getting out to the lead, will be trying for her second stakes win of the year when she takes on eight rivals in the Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes (gr. III).Thursday, May 17, 2012
William S. and Graydon Patterson's Juanita overtook heavily favored Plum Pretty in upper stretch and ran off to a 16-1 upset under Ramon Dominguez in the $327,000 La Troienne (gr. II) May 4 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 04, 2012
Plum Pretty, winner of last year's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), and runner-up St. John's River will square off in the La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs May 4 on the Kentucky Oaks undercard.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Cal-bred Rousing Sermon, trained by Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer, was the last and lone Derby worker May 1 at Churchill Downs. Jockey Jose Lezcano aboard the son of Lucky Pulpit for the first time.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Havre de Grace, pointing for the $300,000 La Troienne Stakes (gr. II), worked five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 over a fast track early on the morning of April 22 with exercise rider Jen Brasser aboard.Sunday, April 22, 2012
Plum Pretty hadn't been out in more than five months but her class showed through as she strolled to a comfortable win in the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) April 13 at Oaklawn Park.Friday, April 13, 2012
Blind Luck, the 2010 champion 3-year-old filly, has been pronounced in foal to major sire Bernardini off a Feb. 10 cover.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Last year's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner, Peachtree Stable's Plum Pretty, will carry top weight of 117 pounds in the 1 1/16-mile event for fillies and mares on the main track.Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Saying that weight assignments for the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) were "unfair," owner Rick Porter and trainer Larry Jones will bypass the April 13 race at Oaklawn Park with Horse of the Year Havre de Grace.Monday, April 09, 2012
Tiz Miz Sue, making her third start of the Oaklawn Park meet, finally broke through with Joe Rocco Jr. aboard, posting an 8-1 upset in the $147,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 17.Saturday, March 17, 2012
Absinthe Minded, who has dominated Oaklawn Park's older filly and mare division this meet, takes on a new challenge from Fair Grounds invader Joyful Victory in the $150,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 17.Thursday, March 15, 2012
Dr. Mark Dedomenico's Blind Luck, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2010, has been officially retired from racing and booked to Darley stallion Bernardini.Thursday, January 26, 2012
Voting is under way at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association web site, www.ntra.com, for the 13th annual "NTRA Moment of the Year." Voters can choose from among 12 images, drawn from the year's events.Thursday, December 08, 2011