CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Aviate (GB)||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$135,589|
2007 | Bay Filly | Dansili (GB) - Emplane, Irish River (FR)
Sire: Dansili (GB), Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Raced 3 years. 14 starts, 5 wins, $570,686. Lifetime: 319 yearlings sold, median $73,878.
Broodmare Sire: Irish River (FR), Chestnut, 1976.
|2||Aruna||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$43,737|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Mr. Greeley - Surya, Unbridled
Sire: Mr. Greeley, Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 5 wins, $474,452. Lifetime: 863 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
|3||Fantasia (GB)||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A||$21,868|
2006 | Bay Mare | Sadler's Wells - Blue Symphony (GB), Darshaan (GB)
Sire: Sadler's Wells, Bay, 1981. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 6 wins, $713,690. Lifetime: 627 yearlings sold, median $263,280.
Broodmare Sire: Darshaan (GB), Brown, 1981.
|1||Aviate (GB)||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|2||Aruna||Ramon A. Dominguez||H. Graham Motion|
|3||Fantasia (GB)||Joel Rosario||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|4||Zapparition||Javier Castellano||Dale L. Romans|
|5||Kiss Mine||Rajiv Maragh||David R. Vance|
|6||Never Retreat||Shaun Bridgmohan||Chris M. Block|
|7||Tapitsfly||Julien R. Leparoux||Dale L. Romans|
|8||Wild Mia||Garrett K. Gomez||Thomas F. Proctor|
|9||Upperline||Rosie Napravnik||Michael Stidham|
Grade I winner Marketing Mix, the 5-2 morning-line favorite has been scratched from the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile Stakes (gr. II) May 4 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Marketing Mix was made the 5-2 morning-line favorite for her 2013 debut, the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (presented by Longines) (gr. IIT) on the Derby Day undercard. Hungry Island, last year's winner, returns.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Morton Fink's Lisa Danielle, the dam of Horse of the Year Wise Dan, was honored April 25 as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon.Thursday, April 25, 2013
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Tiz Flirtatious seeks her first graded stakes victory in the $150,000 Robert J. Frankel Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Santa Anita Park Dec. 30, and seems primed to take it off an impressive runner-up finish in the Nov. 25 Matriarch.Thursday, December 27, 2012
The Turf Publicists of America honored trainer Dale Romans with the Big Sport of Turfdom Award Nov. 16, an honor that recognizes Romans' efforts to work with media and turf publicists to promote the sport.Friday, November 16, 2012
World traveler Rhythm of Light, coming off a group II win in Turkey, turned in an explosive stretch run to capture the $150,000 Goldikova Stakes (gr. IIT) on closing day of the fall meet at Santa Anita Park Nov. 4.Sunday, November 04, 2012
The owners of 2012 multiple graded stakes winner Upperline have decided to withdraw the 5-year-old mare from the November Sale in order to keep her as a broodmare.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
In the final start of her career, multiple graded stakes winner Upperline outfought Ciao Bella in the homestretch to prevail in the $125,000 Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes Oct. 21 on the Keeneland turf.Sunday, October 21, 2012
Upperline will be returning to the course and 1 1/2-mile distance where she captured the Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) in the spring.Thursday, October 18, 2012
Tapitsfly edged past Daisy Devine in the First Lady Stakes on Oct. 6 on the turf at Keeneland while 7-5 favorite Hungry Island settled for third.Saturday, October 06, 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
Jenny Wiley Stakes winner Daisy Devine will face fellow grade I winners Tapitsfly and Summer Soiree when she starts in the First Lady Stakes Oct. 6 at Keeneland Race Course.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Several stakes horses based at Arlington Park turned in preparatory moves there Sept. 29 for starts at the upcoming Keeneland meet that opens Oct. 5 in Lexington.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
Halo Dolly won for the sixth time in nine starts this year when she rallied from off the pace to motor home by 1 1/4 lengths in the $250,000 Yellow Ribbon Handicap (gr. IIT) over the Del Mar turf Sept. 3.Monday, September 03, 2012
Grade I winner Summer Soiree, last seen finishing second in the Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) last November, makes her 2012 debut in the $250,000 Ballston Spa Stakes Presented by Jose Cuervo (gr. IIT) on Saratoga's inner turf.Wednesday, August 22, 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
With horses invading from at least four countries as well as various parts of the U.S. for the Beverly D. Aug. 18, it is somewhat ironic that the 3-1 morning line favorite has been based at Arlington much of the summer.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Beverly D. Stakes that is part of Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing is ripe with contenders who are hard to separate on paper.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Phillips Racing Partnership's homebred Winter Memories accelerated coming off the second turn and continued on for an impressive victory in the $600,000 Diana Handicap (gr. IT).Saturday, July 28, 2012
Zagora won the Diana Stakes (gr. IT) in 2011, but the 5-year-old mare faces a steep challenge this time around at Saratoga Race Course as Tapitsfly, Winter Memories, Hungry Island, and two European invaders join the fray.Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Frank Calabrese's Romacaca gamely held off Snow Top Mountain by a neck in the Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT)at Arlington Park. The 6-year-old Running Stag mare covered the 1 3/16 miles in 1:56.67.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Two-time 2012 stakes winner Upperline carries top weight of 121 pounds July 14 in the 1 3/16-mile Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT). The Modesty is one of four stakes on Arlington's 'Million Preview Day.'Wednesday, July 11, 2012