CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Believe You Can||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$564,200|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Proud Citizen - El Fasto, El Prado (IRE)
Sire: Proud Citizen , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 3 wins, $638,822. Lifetime: 273 yearlings sold, median $30,000. In 2009: 1.72 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: El Prado (IRE), Gray, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($70,000).
|2||Broadway's Alibi||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A+||$182,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Vindication - Broadway Gold, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Vindication, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 1 years. 4 starts, 4 wins, $680,950. Lifetime: 231 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
|3||Grace Hall||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$91,000|
2009 | Bay Filly | Empire Maker - Season's Greetings (IRE), Ezzoud (IRE)
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Ezzoud (IRE), Bay, 1989.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $3,200,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $95,000.
Others: Summer Applause, $45,500; On Fire Baby, $27,300; Hard Not to Like, $10,000; Sacristy, $10,000; Amie's Dini, $10,000; And Why Not, $10,000; Jemima's Pearl, $10,000; Colonial Empress, $10,000; Karlovy Vary, $10,000; Yara, $10,000; Eden's Moon, $10,000.
Scratched: Oaks Lily.
|1||Believe You Can||Rosie Napravnik||J. Larry Jones|
|2||Broadway's Alibi||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Grace Hall||Javier Castellano||Anthony W. Dutrow|
|4||Summer Applause||Garrett K. Gomez||W. Bret Calhoun|
|5||On Fire Baby||Joe M. Johnson||Gary G. Hartlage|
|6||Hard Not to Like||Rafael Bejarano||Gail Cox|
|7||Sacristy||Mike E. Smith||Wayne M. Catalano|
|8||Amie's Dini||Jon Kenton Court||Ron Moquett|
|9||And Why Not||Julien R. Leparoux||Michael R. Matz|
|10||Jemima's Pearl||Joseph Talamo||Bob Baffert|
|11||Colonial Empress||Corey S. Nakatani||D. Wayne Lukas|
|12||Karlovy Vary||James Graham||George R. Arnold, II|
|13||Yara||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Jose Garoffalo|
|14||Eden's Moon||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
Trainer Larry Jones will offer a stiff one-two punch in the $400,000 Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I), with stablemates Joyful Victory and Believe You Can both entered for the May 27 event at Belmont Park.3 hours ago
Grade II winner Kauai Katie will stretch out to take on Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) also-rans Midnight Lucky and Close Hatches while those two turn back in distance in the $300,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) May 27 at Belmont.5 hours ago
Benefiting from a quick start, Pianist set a fast pace en route to a gate-to-wire victory in the Gallorette Handicap on the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) undercard at Pimlico Race Course.6 days ago
Summer Applause ground her way to the lead and held off Sea Island in the $150,000 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes Presented by Toyota (gr. III) at Pimlico Race Course May 18.6 days ago
Rosie Napravnik remembers galloping horses at Pimlico Race Course before she even earned her jockey's license. On May 18 aboard Mylute, she'll become just the third woman to ever ride in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).6 days ago
Grade II winners Brushed by a Star and Summer Applause tangle with local stakes contenders in the $150,000 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes (gr. III) at Pimlico Race Course May 18.Thursday, May 16, 2013
With this year's Kentucky Oaks and Derby come and gone, I'm left with a lot of memories in the form of photos that I'd like to share.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Stuart S. Janney III and Phipps Stables, who bred and race Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb, will receive an additional $50,000 bonus as a result of the colt's May 4 victory.Thursday, May 09, 2013
The KHRC received the post-race test results May 7 from both the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and all samples have been cleared.Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher, who saddled filly Rags to Riches to victory in the 2007 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), is considering a pair of fillies he trains for this year's 1 1/2-mile classic at Belmont Park.Monday, May 06, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher reflects on his five Derby horses and comments on where they may go next. Todd also explains how he feels about the week as a whole and the Kentucky Oaks.Sunday, May 05, 2013
Princess of Sylmar roared past Beholder in deep stretch to win the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 3 at Churchill Downs. At 38-1, she's the second highest-priced winner in Oaks history.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The Pennsylvania horse racing and breeding industry, currently concerned about a steady decline in the revenue it gets from slot machines, got some surprise public relations May 3 courtesy of the grade I Kentucky Oaks.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The backstretch at Churchill Downs was quiet the morning of May 4 as most of the talk centered on the previous day's Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and whether the weather would have an impact on the Kentucky Derby.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Churchill Downs set a record for its May 3 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) program when more than $45.8 million was wagered on a 12-race card.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Owner Ed Stanco discusses Princess of Sylmar's Kentucky Oaks victory.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Scenes from Kentucky Oaks day, including the race from start to finish.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The horses and people of Derby (and Oaks) Week 2013.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Eric Mitchell recaps the Kentucky Oaks, won by Princess of Sylmar, and the other stakes action on Oaks day.Friday, May 03, 2013
Comments from the connections of 2013 Kentucky Oaks winner Princess of Sylmar.Friday, May 03, 2013
Longshot Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Princess of Sylmar will assure a large payout in the Oaks-Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) double.Friday, May 03, 2013
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
Esther Marr sets scene for May 3, Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
If you missed the live blog, read the transcript.Friday, May 03, 2013
Entered as the one also-eligible horse for this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Fear the Kitten was scratched Friday morning from the Saturday, May 4 classic.Friday, May 03, 2013