CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||I'll Have Another||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B+||$1,459,600|
Sire: Flower Alley , Chestnut, 2002. Lifetime: 136 yearlings sold, median $17,500.
Broodmare Sire: Arch , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $35,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $11,000.
|2||Bodemeister||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: B+||$400,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Empire Maker - Untouched Talent, Storm Cat
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: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $260,000.
|3||Dullahan||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$200,000|
Sire: Even the Score , Gray or Roan, 1998. Raced 4 years. 29 starts, 9 wins, $751,629. Lifetime: 147 yearlings sold, median $12,500.
Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $250,000.
Others: Went the Day Well, $100,000; Creative Cause, $60,000; Liaison; Union Rags; Rousing Sermon; Hansen; Daddy Nose Best; Optimizer; Alpha; El Padrino; Done Talking; Sabercat; Gemologist; Trinniberg; Prospective; Take Charge Indy; Daddy Long Legs.
Scratched: My Adonis.
|1||I'll Have Another||Mario Gutierrez||Doug F. O'Neill|
|2||Bodemeister||Mike E. Smith||Bob Baffert|
|3||Dullahan||Kent J. Desormeaux||Dale L. Romans|
|4||Went the Day Well||John R. Velazquez||H. Graham Motion|
|5||Creative Cause||Joel Rosario||Mike Harrington|
|6||Liaison||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|7||Union Rags||Julien R. Leparoux||Michael R. Matz|
|8||Rousing Sermon||Jose Lezcano||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|9||Hansen||Ramon A. Dominguez||Michael J. Maker|
|10||Daddy Nose Best||Garrett K. Gomez||Steven M. Asmussen|
|11||Optimizer||Jon Kenton Court||D. Wayne Lukas|
|12||Alpha||Rajiv Maragh||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|13||El Padrino||Rafael Bejarano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|14||Done Talking||Sheldon Russell||Hamilton A. Smith|
|15||Sabercat||Corey S. Nakatani||Steven M. Asmussen|
|16||Gemologist||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|17||Trinniberg||Willie Martinez||Bisnath Parboo|
|18||Prospective||Luis Contreras||Mark E. Casse|
|19||Take Charge Indy||Calvin H. Borel||Patrick B. Byrne|
|20||Daddy Long Legs||Colm O'Donoghue||Aidan P. O'Brien|
Dominating Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (gr. I) winner Fort Larned will be pointed to the Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course, trainer Ian Wilkes said on the morning of June 16.2 days ago
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned put his early season problems behind him June 15 as he scored a front-running victory in the $536,300 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs.3 days ago
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. Can Ron the Greek win again?3 days ago
Earners of a combined $9.5 million will line up including defending winner Ron the Greek, Breeders' Cup Classic victor Fort Larned, impressive Alysheba Stakes winner Take Charge Indy, and Ben Ali victor Successful Dan.6 days ago
The 2013 Triple Crown left us much to celebrate.Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Thoroughbred racing has its own unique way of transporting the past into the present, recycling great achievements and sometimes surpassing them.Monday, June 10, 2013
In his final serious preparation for the June 15 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (gr. I), Fort Larned breezed five furlongs in 1:01 2/5 over Churchill Downs' muddy main track June 10.Monday, June 10, 2013
Phipps Stable's Point of Entry captured his eighth victory in 12 starts on grass with a smooth come-from-behind win in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap (gr. IT) at Belmont Park June 8.Saturday, June 08, 2013
Though Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Preakness winner Oxbow did not manage to get the money in a Belmont Stakes won by Palace Malice, they combined for a statistic that is difficult to achieve.Saturday, June 08, 2013
Four contenders for the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (gr. I), including top-weighted Successful Dan, worked June 8 for the upcoming 1 1/8-mile race at Churchill Downs.Saturday, June 08, 2013
Here's a rundown of the field for the June 8 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), with reasons each contender could get the money... and why they might not.Friday, June 07, 2013
Trainer D. Wayne Lukas will send out a classic winner in Oxbow against another classic winner in Orb in this year's $1 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 8 at Belmont Park.Friday, June 07, 2013
Todd Pletcher will set a record if all five 3-year-olds he entered start in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), but the multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainer is most concerned about the race result.Friday, June 07, 2013
Dr. Larry Bramalge is back as the AAEP on-call vet for the final Triple Crown race after sitting out the first two following an incident at Churchill Downs.Friday, June 07, 2013
Kentucky Derby winner Orb grazes at Belmont June 6, two days before the Belmont Stakes.Thursday, June 06, 2013
Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the Belmont Stakes full field, which includes Kentucky Derby winner Orb on his home track, and Preakness winner Oxbow.Thursday, June 06, 2013
When D. Wayne Lukas sends Preakness winner Oxbow in the Belmont Stakes June 8, the Racing Hall of Fame trainer believes his competitors will be tangling with a much more mature horse.Thursday, June 06, 2013
In honor of D-Day, another look at WWII Veterans visiting with Normandy Invasion during Kentucky Derby Week.Thursday, June 06, 2013
Trainer Shug McGaughey said emphatically that turf star Point of Entry will compete in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap (gr. IT) June 8, despite the forecast for rain over the weekend.Wednesday, June 05, 2013
While the biggest wagering card of the year saw a 1% decline in handle, U.S. racing managed to register a strong month of May as pari-mutuel handle was up 3.57% compared with the same month last year.Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Clubhouse Ride, freed from Game On Dude for the first time in five months, finally had his day when he captured the $150,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II) for his first graded stakes win June 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, June 01, 2013
Multiple graded stakes winner Silver Max was the class of the $62,415 Opening Verse Stakes June 1 at Churchill Downs, and moving the race off the turf didn't give the 4-year-old gelding any trouble.Saturday, June 01, 2013
Superbly bred graded stakes winner El Padrino will enter stud in 2014 under the Northview Stallion Station banner, standing his first season at Northview PA in Peach Bottom.Friday, May 31, 2013
Six-S Racing Stable and Niko Petralia's Clubhouse Ride, second to Game On Dude in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) in his last start, will face six others in the $150,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II) June 1.Wednesday, May 29, 2013
by Anne Peters
Winning the Derby immediately marks a colt as a potential stallion prospect. Breeding success does not always follow, however, and the commercial market has been hard on Derby winners in recent years.