CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Successful Dan||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$203,153|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Successful Appeal - Lisa Danielle, Wolf Power (SAF)
Sire: Successful Appeal , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 8 wins, $654,681. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 2.11 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Wolf Power (SAF), Gray, 1978. In 2009: 1.30 AEI.
|2||Fort Larned||Margin: 6||TrueNicks: A++||$65,533|
2008 | Bay Horse | E Dubai - Arlucea, Broad Brush
Sire: E Dubai , Bay, 1998. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $920,800. Lifetime: 315 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
Broodmare Sire: Broad Brush, Bay, 1983.
|3||Mucho Macho Man||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: A++||$32,767|
2008 | Bay Horse | Macho Uno - Ponche de Leona, Ponche
Sire: Macho Uno , Gray or Roan, 1998. Raced 3 years. 14 starts, 6 wins, $1,851,803. Lifetime: 237 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Ponche, Roan, 1989. In 2009: 1.03 AEI.
|1||Successful Dan||Julien R. Leparoux||Charles Lopresti|
|2||Fort Larned||Javier Castellano||Ian R. Wilkes|
|3||Mucho Macho Man||Ramon A. Dominguez||Katherine Ritvo|
|4||Golden Yank||Rafael Bejarano||Gary A. Thomas|
|5||Apart||Garrett K. Gomez||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|6||Nates Mineshaft||Jesse M. Campbell||Austin K. Smith|
|7||Colizeo||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|8||Plutonium||Rosie Napravnik||Jeffrey A. Radosevich|
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
Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who won the Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT)) on the Keeneland turf in his 2013 debut, breezed five furlongs in a bullet :59 3/5 over the main track April 24.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Successful Dan, coming back off a layoff of nearly 10 months, dictated an easy pace and held off the pursuing Boisterous in the final furlong to post a one-length victory in the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) April 21 at Keeneland.Sunday, April 21, 2013
There was a time when "the other Dan" was Wise Dan, who went on to become Horse of the Year. On April 21 fans will witness the return of the original, Successful Dan, in the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Blue Grass winner Java's War is the latest horse to go last to first during the Keeneland spring meet.Sunday, April 14, 2013
Oaklawn Park specialist Cyber Secret ran away with the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) for track owner Charles Cella April 13 as heavily favored Fort Larned folded.Saturday, April 13, 2013
An unfortunate stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) last month cost Fort Larned his seasonal debut, but the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner is back in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II).Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Charlie LoPresti talks about Wise Dan and Successful Dan at Keeneland on 4/2/2013.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Trainer Ian Wilkes said he is leaning toward the Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) for Fort Larned after last fall's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner breezed an easy half-mile at Palm Meadows Training Center March 21.Thursday, March 21, 2013
After monitoring Fort Larned for the past few days, trainer Ian Wilkes said he is pleased with the manner in which the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic winner has emerged from his fall in the March 9 Gulfstream Park Handicap.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the victories of Verrazano, Hear the Ghost, and the stumble of Fort Larned.Sunday, March 10, 2013
Fort Larned came out of his bad stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9 with a grabbed quarter, but otherwise escaped further injury, trainer Ian Wilkes reported the following morning.Sunday, March 10, 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
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
Wise Dan, Morton Fink's 2012 Horse of the Year, turned in his second work of the season at Keeneland March 2, a four-furlong move in :49 1/5. Stablemates Turallure and Successful Dan are also training well.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
Reeves Thoroughbreds' multi-millionare Mucho Macho Man breezed five furlongs in 1:02 the morning of Feb. 23 at Gulfstream Park, prepping for a probable start in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) on March 9.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Carole Rio has been hired as the bloodstock agent for HallMarc Stallions at Stonewall Farm Ocala, the farm announced Feb. 22.Friday, February 22, 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
Ritvo said the 5-year-old Macho Uno horse came out of the race in good order and was able to return to his regular training schedule at Gulfstream.Monday, January 21, 2013
Ron the Greek turned it on in a big way in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park Jan. 19, overpowering his state-bred foes by 11 1/4 lengths on an off track.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Horse of the Year finalist Fort Larned breezed a half-mile in 48 2/5 on the morning of Jan. 18 at Palm Meadows Training Center, his first recorded workout since his victory in last fall's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Friday, January 18, 2013
Mucho Macho Man and Ron the Greek, two of the leading older horses of 2012, embark on another title quest Jan. 19 when they face off in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 16, 2013