CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Shackleford||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$265,578|
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||Amazombie||Margin: 5||TrueNicks: B||$85,670|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Northern Afleet - Wilshe Amaze, In Excess (IRE)
Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 5 wins, $626,671. Lifetime: 289 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: In Excess (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
Barretts Equine Limited January 2008 Mixed Sale, ($32,000).
|3||Gantry||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A+||$42,835|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Pulpit - Rhum, Go for Gin
Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $728,200. Lifetime: 364 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Go for Gin, Bay, 1991.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $140,000.
|1||Shackleford||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Dale L. Romans|
|2||Amazombie||Mike E. Smith||William Spawr|
|3||Gantry||Richard E. Eramia||Ron Faucheux|
|4||Alma d'Oro||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Smiling Tiger||Joel Rosario||Jeff Bonde|
|6||Apriority||Rafael Bejarano||David Fawkes|
|7||Hamazing Destiny||Corey S. Nakatani||D. Wayne Lukas|
|8||Will's Wildcat||Calvin H. Borel||James E. Baker|
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.Yesterday
Former claimer Delaunay increased his win streak to six when he swept past Trinniberg at the head of the stretch and prevailed by an easy four lengths over a sloppy track in the May 4 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II).Saturday, May 04, 2013
Champion sprinter Trinniberg heads a strong field for the 79th running of the $400,000 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) to be run May 4 at the Louisville track.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Reddam Racing's 2012 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) winner Handsome Mike took the $175,000 Commonwealth Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland April 13, earning his first victory for trainer Doug O'Neill since that upset score at Parx.Saturday, April 13, 2013
After finishing second in his two starts this season, Brittlyn Stable's Gantry will try to nail down the fifth stakes victory of his career in the $175,000 Commonwealth Stakes (gr. III) April 13 at Keeneland.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
B. Wayne Hughes, Richard Mandella, and Garrett Gomez score stakes double as Jimmy Creed takes Potrero Grande after Beholder wins Santa Anita Oaks.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Comma to the Top, Jimmy Creed, and Camp Victory all bring grade I victories into the Potrero Grande (gr. II) at Santa Anita, vying to become the West Coast's top sprinter.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Hamazing Destiny, a grade III winner and a Breeders' Cup Sprint runner-up, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Westrock Stables near Little Rock, Ark.Thursday, March 21, 2013
Rain couldn't extinguish Pants On Fire as the multiple graded stakes winner easily drew off to win by 5 1/4 lengths at Gulfstream Park Feb. 15.Friday, February 15, 2013
Two allowance events on the Feb. 15 and 16 Gulfstream Park cards feature some of racing's familiar names, with Pants On Fire taking on milers Feb. 15 and Capo Bastone making his first start since the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Donald Dizney's Bahamian Squall will go up against open company including Silverton Hill's Swagger Jack in the $150,000 Gulfstream Sprint Championship Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, February 06, 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
The Sprint division in 2012 took some odd twists during the course of the year, with the first half of the year focused on the defending champion Amazombie.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Forestry, sire of 2012 Eclipse Award finalist Shackleford, will shuttle to Claudio Pizarro's Haras El Catorce in Peru.Thursday, January 17, 2013
Versatile Comma to the Top, who has produced wins on dirt, synthetic, and turf, as well as going long and sprinting, brings his best form recently into the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19.Wednesday, January 16, 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
Keyser is first person to win Media Eclipse Awards in both writing and photography categories.Friday, December 28, 2012
At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. In spite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their finishes.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Revisit the racing career of the Shack Attack.Monday, December 10, 2012
Only in Thoroughbred racing can one of the greatest champions in the history of the sport share the same stage with a former $5,000 claimer from Penn National.Saturday, December 08, 2012
A visual look at some of the top new stallions for 2013.Friday, December 07, 2012
After seeing reaction to their initial five nominees, Penny Chenery and the Secretariat Vox Populi Committee have added two more nominees in Paynter and Shackleford.Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Favored Smiling Tiger, back on his home track at Betfair Hollywood Park, posted his first win of the year in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 2.Sunday, December 02, 2012
Grade I winners Comma to the Top and Smiling Tiger tackle four entrants from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, making for an intriguing Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, November 29, 2012
A farewell victory by Shackleford in the Nov. 23 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) provided an exclamation point near the end of Churchill Downs' 21-day fall meet that concluded Nov. 25.Wednesday, November 28, 2012