CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Shackleford||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$266,054|
2008 | Chestnut Colt | Forestry - Oatsee, Unbridled
Sire: Forestry , Bay, 1996. Raced 1 years. 11 starts, 7 wins, $591,225. Lifetime: 408 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($275,000).
|2||Take Charge Indy||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$85,824|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | A.P. Indy - Take Charge Lady, Dehere
Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 8 wins, $2,979,815. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dehere, Bay, 1991.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($80,000).
|3||Bourbon Courage||Margin: 6¾||TrueNicks: A++||$42,912|
2009 | Bay Colt | Lion Heart - Shine Forth, Carson City
Sire: Lion Heart, Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 5 wins, $1,390,800. Lifetime: 497 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $15,000.
Scratched: Pool Play.
|1||Shackleford||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Dale L. Romans|
|2||Take Charge Indy||Calvin H. Borel||Patrick B. Byrne|
|3||Bourbon Courage||Leandro R. Goncalves||Kellyn Gorder|
|4||Lunar Victory||Junior Alvarado||William I. Mott|
|5||Mission Impazible||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Cease||Miguel Mena||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|7||Stealcase||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Mark E. Casse|
|8||Fast Falcon||Shaun Bridgmohan||Nicholas P. Zito|
|9||Eye of the Leopard||Jon Kenton Court||D. Wayne Lukas|
Take Charge Indy, six-length winner of the Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) on Kentucky Oaks Day, is to make his next start in the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) June 15 at Churchill Downs, according to trainer Pat Byrne.6 days ago
The connections of five horses who finished behind Orb in Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hope their starter can become 20th horse since 1973 to win the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after coming up short in Derby.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Eric Mitchell recaps the Kentucky Oaks, won by Princess of Sylmar, and the other stakes action on Oaks day.Friday, May 03, 2013
Trainer Pat Byrne had Take Charge Indy sharp for the Alysheba Stakes (gr. III), but even he did not expect the overpowering 6-length performance the 2012 Florida Derby (gr. I) winner turned in May 3 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
Cyber Secret has not won on the dirt at Churchill Downs, but fresh off a 5 3/4-length victory in the April 13 Oaklawn Handicap, trainer Lynn Whiting is willing to put his unbeaten season on the line.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Pool Play will try to add a graded stakes victory on turf to a career resume that includes graded stakes scores on dirt and synthetic surfaces in the $150,000 Elkhorn Stakes (gr. II) April 25 at Keeneland.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The 4-year-old son of Unbridled's Song proved doubters wrong March 30 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when he held off Mark Valeski for a determined 1 3/4-length New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) score.Saturday, March 30, 2013
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Less than a year after Take Charge Indy first made his mark on the classic scene, his half brother Will Take Charge set forth his Derby credentials.
A power-packed field will assemble for the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) March 30 at Fair Grounds. In the lineup are Graydar, Bourbon Courage, Flat Out, and Mark Valeski.Thursday, March 28, 2013
A year after Take Charge Indy left seven other 3-year-olds in his wake with a front-running score in the Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park, he returns as one of the favorites in the $100,000 Skip Away Stakes (gr. III).Wednesday, March 27, 2013
An audacious Graydar took it to his more accomplished foes and carried on Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park, winning the $500,000 Donn Handicap (gr. I) wire-to-wire for Twin Creeks Racing Stable.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Twin Creeks Farm has announced that 21 of its Kentucky-based mares have been officially booked to multiple grade II-winning millionaire Mission Impazible for the 2013 breeding season in New York.Friday, February 08, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the loaded Donn Handicap field.Thursday, February 07, 2013
Grade I winners, at ages 8 and 9, respectively, face talented field at Gulfstream.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Southern California-based Ultimate Eagle has been confirmed for the Donn Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park, while other contenders Csaba and Take Charge Indy put in their final breezes for the race Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 2013
There are grade I races and there are grade I races--the races trainers see themselves winning in the most pleasant of dreams. In knocking down several races from the latter category, Dale Romans won his first Eclipse Award.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Eye of the Leopard, a Canadian champion and classic-winning son of A.P. Indy, has been retired from racing and will enter stud for $10,000 at Calumet Farm near Lexington.Thursday, January 17, 2013
Forestry, sire of 2012 Eclipse Award finalist Shackleford, will shuttle to Claudio Pizarro's Haras El Catorce in Peru.Thursday, January 17, 2013
Sequel Stallions New York in Hudson, N.Y., will hold an open house from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (EST) Saturday, Jan. 19.Monday, January 14, 2013
Favored Csaba ran his stakes winning streak to four and likely stamped his ticket to next month's Donn Handicap (gr. I) with his victory in the $100,000 Hal's Hope (gr. III) Jan. 13 at Gulfstream Park.Sunday, January 13, 2013
Csaba is the best he's ever been, and if he sails through the Hal's Hope Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 13, he'll punch his ticket to his first grade I stakes attempt in the $500,000 Donn Handicap on Feb. 9.Friday, January 11, 2013
Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Mike Lauffer, who bred and raced Shackleford in partnership with Bill Cubbedge, said the partners are looking for mares at the Keeneland sale to mate to the 2011 Preakness winner.Monday, January 07, 2013
Bloodhorse.com's most popular stories, blogs, videos, slideshows, and horse profiles for 2012.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Chuck and Maribeth Sandford's Take Charge Indy, winner of the $1 million Florida Derby (gr. I) in March, breezed three furlongs in :36 4/5 at Palm Meadows Dec. 21.Friday, December 21, 2012