CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Great Attack||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A+||$86,692|
2007 | Bay Horse | Greatness - Cat Attack, Storm Cat
Sire: Greatness, Chestnut, 1999. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 2 wins, $79,590. Lifetime: 61 yearlings sold, median $5,700. In 2009: .71 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $37,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Fall Mixed Sale, $7,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company January 2008 Winter Mixed Sale, ($10,000).
|2||Bridgetown||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A++||$27,965|
2007 | Chestnut Horse | Speightstown - Ellesmere, Tabasco Cat
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Tabasco Cat, Chestnut, 1991.
|3||Cactus Son||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: D||$13,983|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Cactus Ridge - Alex's Angel, Repriced
Sire: Cactus Ridge, Bay, 2001. Raced 1 years. 4 starts, 4 wins, $187,850. Lifetime: 90 yearlings sold, median $10,500.
Broodmare Sire: Repriced, Chestnut, 1988.
Others: Great Mills, $6,992; Spinning Move, $4,195; Chamberlain Bridge, $1,504; Stormy Going, $1,504; Amanecer de Oro, $1,503; Santo Gato, $1,503; Shabaab, $1,503; Speight the Halo, $1,503; City Sage, $1,503.
|1||Great Attack||Joel Rosario||Wesley A. Ward|
|2||Bridgetown||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Cactus Son||Garrett K. Gomez||Kenny P. Smith|
|4||Great Mills||Julien R. Leparoux||Steven M. Asmussen|
|5||Spinning Move||Corey J. Lanerie||Neil J. Howard|
|6||Chamberlain Bridge||Jamie Theriot||W. Bret Calhoun|
|7||Stormy Going||Gabriel Saez||James A. Dodgen|
|8||Amanecer de Oro||Richard E. Eramia||Steven Duke|
|9||Santo Gato||Rafael Bejarano||Merrill R. Scherer|
|10||Shabaab||Luis Contreras||Katerina Vassilieva|
|11||Speight the Halo||James Graham||Kerry Zavash|
|12||City Sage||Calvin H. Borel||Jon G. Arnett|
Owned by The Jim Stable of trainer King Leatherbury, Ben's Cat won the 21st race of his 31-race career with a solid come-from-behind tally in the $100,000 Jim McKay Sprint Presented by Apple Ford May 17 at Pimlico.5 days ago
Popular Ben's Cat will run in the Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes for the third straight time on the undercard for this year's Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) program May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Stud Sampaio's Berlino Di Tiger rebounded from an off-the-board finish at Keeneland to win the $138,250 Churchill Downs Turf Sprint (gr. III) by a nose over Chamberlain Bridge May 4.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Fletcher and Carolyn Gray's Icon Ike, two-for-two this year with stakes wins in turf sprints, will face seven foes in the $125,000 Churchill Downs Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs May 4.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Horses featured include Monsieur Joe (orange #8), Trailblazer (green #7), Private Zone (gold #6), Great Attack (orange #6), Taisei Legend (gold #7), French Fifteen (yellow #6), Royal Delta (white #1), Sarkiyla (blue #2).Friday, March 29, 2013
Trainer Mike de Kock's Meydan course-record setter Shea Shea aims for the most lucrative win of his career in the $1 million Al Quoz Sprint Sponsored By Emirates NBD (UAE-I) on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) undercard March 30.Tuesday, March 26, 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
The $100,000 Daytona Stakes (gr. IIIT) attracted a dozen entrants to the hillside turf course at Santa Anita Park Dec. 29 including Great Mills, most recently fourth in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) on the course.Sunday, December 23, 2012
Chamberlain Bridge and Daisy Devine are the stars of the show in a pair of $75,000 stakes events at Fair Race Course & Slots on "Super Santa Saturday" Dec. 22.Thursday, December 20, 2012
Although Wesley Ward believes Houyhnhnm Stable's Great Attack has a big chance to win the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, if the 5-year-old horse gets his picture taken in the winner's circle the trainer will not be in the photo.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) was the most popular race among the 15 on the two-day World Championships programs, with a maximum 14 drawing into the field for the race.Monday, October 29, 2012
California Flag and Tale of a Champion, two contenders for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), worked over the grass course at Santa Anita Oct. 28 in preparation for the Nov. 3 race.Sunday, October 28, 2012
Royal Delta and Point of Entry, two of the top horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup World Championships on Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita Park, turned in bullet workouts on Oct. 22 at Belmont Park.Monday, October 22, 2012
Breeders' Cup candidates were out in full force at Santa Anita Park Oct. 20, going through the late stages of their major drills for the World Championships events.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Trainer Wesley Ward discusses Breeders' Cup contenders Great Attack and Politicallycorrect.Friday, October 19, 2012
Bridgetown earned his first graded stakes win since 2009 when he ground out a one-length advantage in the $150,000 Woodford Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 6 at Keeneland.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Four years after taking the 2008 edition of the Woodford Stakes, Chamberlain Bridge will try to win the Keeneland turf sprint for a second time on Saturday.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Favored Ben's Cat surged from third in the final furlong to nip Chamberlain Bridge by a head, winning the $350,000 Turf Monster Handicap (gr. IIIT) for the second year in a row Sept. 3 over soft going at Parx Racing.Monday, September 03, 2012
Veteran turf sprinters Ben's Cat and Chamberlain Bridge, who have combined to win the past three renewals of the Turf Monster Handicap (gr. IIIT), head the field for this year's $350,000 race Sept. 3 at Parx Racing.Friday, August 31, 2012
NYRA scheduled the best horses to race Wednesday in the fifth race instead of the ninth or the tenth.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Perhaps bettors felt Ben's Cat had lost a step when they sent him off at 10-1 in the $150,000 Parx Dash Handicap June 17, but the 6-year-old dispelled that notion with an emphatic two-length victory in course record time.Sunday, June 17, 2012
Great Attack, closing from fifth at mid-stretch, collared favored Bridgetown close to home for a narrow victory in the $150,350 Twin Spires Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT), the first stakes race on the Kentucky Derby card May 5.Saturday, May 05, 2012
Chamberlain Bridge, winner of the 2010 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs, returns to familiar territory when he takes on 11 rivals in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint at the track.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Trainer Bret Calhoun won the 2,000th race of his career April 19 at Lone Star Park when Forty Winks won a claiming race under Clifton Berry.Friday, April 20, 2012
Perfect Officer needed the every inch of the short Keeneland stretch to run down pacesetter Great Mills, as the 6-year-old son of Officer won by a nose in an exciting finish of the $100,000 Shakertown (gr. IIIT) on April 14.Saturday, April 14, 2012