CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Neck 'n Neck||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: C||$67,080|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Flower Alley - Bootery, Storm Boot
Sire: Flower Alley , Chestnut, 2002. Lifetime: 136 yearlings sold, median $17,500.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Boot, Chestnut, 1989.
|2||Fort Loudon||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A||$21,638|
2009 | Bay Colt | Awesome of Course - Lottsa Talc, Talc
Sire: Awesome of Course , Chestnut, 2000. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 5 wins, $152,440. Lifetime: 3 yearlings sold, median $7,500. In 2009: 2.53 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Talc, Bay, 1972.
|3||Stealcase||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$10,819|
2009 | Chestnut Colt | Lawyer Ron - Steal the Show, Cat Thief
Sire: Lawyer Ron, Chestnut, 2003. Raced 3 years. 26 starts, 12 wins, $2,790,008. Lifetime: 68 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cat Thief , Chestnut, 1996.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $320,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2010 Selected Yearlings, ($35,000).
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, $35,000.
Scratched: Good Lord.
|1||Neck 'n Neck||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Ian R. Wilkes|
|2||Fort Loudon||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Nicholas P. Zito|
|3||Stealcase||Miguel Mena||Mark E. Casse|
|4||Seruni||Jon Kenton Court||Philip J. Oliver|
|5||Dominus||Shaun Bridgmohan||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Zimmer||Victor Lebron||Patrick B. Byrne|
|7||Grand Berry (ARG)||Joseph Rocco, Jr.||William I. Mott|
The $100,000 Aristides Stakes (gr. III) may be the feature worth the most June 1 at Churchill Downs, but a familiar cast of characters makes the $65,000 Opening Verse a more intriguing contest.Thursday, May 30, 2013
Hogy pounced on the leaders coming out of the turn and took command in the stretch to register his first graded stakes win with an 8-1 upset in the $150,000 Hanshin Cup Stakes (gr. III) May 25 at Arlington Park.Saturday, May 25, 2013
The Met Mile (gr. I) at Belmont Park traditionally has been one of the most prestigious races in the country, and all you have to do is go down this year's list of entries to understand why.Friday, May 24, 2013
Multiple graded stakes winner Nates Mineshaft highlights the lineup for this year's $150,000 Hanshin Cup (gr. III) at Arlington Park May 25, making his first appearance for owner Windy Hill Farm in more than 11 months.Wednesday, May 22, 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
Donoharm, winner of the Fifth Season Stakes and Essex Handicap this winter at Oaklawn Park, headlines Lone Star Park's Texas Mile (gr. III) April 27.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer threatens to have grade I winners on both coasts April 6 as he ships Sahara Sky to Aqueduct Racetrack for the $400,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I).Wednesday, April 03, 2013
E. Paul Robsham Stables' Discreet Dancer picked up the pieces of an incident-marred running of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9, when Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned stumbled at the start.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Three jockeys and horses escaped major injury March 9 when they were involved in a spill during the running of the fifth race at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Fort Larned, who has not started since his gutsy victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), will face five opponents when he makes his 5-year-old debut March 9 in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. I).Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned was assigned high weight of 124 pounds for his first of 2013 in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9 in south Florida.Sunday, March 03, 2013
Defending Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) winner Mucho Macho Man will miss the March 9 event because of a mild virus, owner Dean Reeves confirmed Feb. 28.Thursday, February 28, 2013
Jacks or Better Farm's Fort Loudon earned his first victory since last July with a determined rail bid in the $150,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Donald Dizney's Bahamian Squall will go up against open company including Silverton Hill's Swagger Jack in the $150,000 Gulfstream Sprint Championship Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Multiple grade II winner Dominus has been retired from racing and will enter stud this year at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm.Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Seeking redemption from a lackluster dirt effort last time out, Dominus returns to the lawn in the $150,000 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes (gr. IIT) Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) winner Pool Play was scratched from the Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) the morning of the race, but not due to tendon issues similar to those he has battled in the past.Friday, November 23, 2012
Neck 'n Neck has sustained a sesamoid injury in his left front leg that will require surgery and sideline him for at least six months.Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Potential Clark Handicap (gr. I) highweight Shackleford breezed at Churchill Downs Nov. 17; a decision will be made Nov. 19 regarding his final start. Clark contenders Bourbon Courage and Cease were also on the worktab.Saturday, November 17, 2012
Game On Dude was named the 125-pound highweight for the $400,000-added Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Nov. 23, but is not expected to run. The likely highweight could be Shackleford.Friday, November 16, 2012
Nominations for five graded stakes events to be run closing week at Churchill Downs were released Nov. 10. Headlining 158 runners are Clark contenders Shackleford, Game on Dude, Pool Play, Take Charge Indy, and Coil.Saturday, November 10, 2012
Bill Farish Jr.'s Pool Play will be pointed toward the Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) Nov. 23 at Churchill Downs, but the 7-year-old might not be the only Clark starter for trainer Mark Casse.Friday, November 09, 2012
Jockey Brian Hernandez Jr., winner of the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) aboard Fort Larned Nov. 3, will move his tack to Gulfstream Park this winter following the fall meet at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
A. Stephens Miles' Neck 'n Neck comes from off the pace to win the Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
Indiana Derby (gr. II) winner Neck 'n Neck is the 120-pound starting high weight for his first race against older horses when he headlines the $100,000-added Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 2 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, October 31, 2012