CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Island Bound||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: B+||$66,215|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Speightstown - Indy Mood for Luv, A.P. Indy
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, ($95,000).
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, ($90,000).
|2||Beat the Blues||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A+||$21,360|
2007 | Bay Mare | Great Pyramid (IRE) - Imtheblues, Pentelicus
Sire: Great Pyramid (IRE), Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 3 yearlings sold, median $1,200.
Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
|3||Speedacious||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: B+||$10,680|
2007 | Bay Mare | Yankee Gentleman - Blushing Trish, Rahy
Sire: Yankee Gentleman , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 4 wins, $202,547. Lifetime: 152 yearlings sold, median $13,500. In 2009: 1.02 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
Fasig-Tipton Texas 2008 Yearling Sale, $30,000.
|1||Island Bound||Leandro R. Goncalves||Ian R. Wilkes|
|2||Beat the Blues||Miguel Mena||W. Bret Calhoun|
|3||Speedacious||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||W. Bret Calhoun|
|4||Gleaming||Calvin H. Borel||W. Bret Calhoun|
|5||Good Deed||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steve Margolis|
|6||Fortune Play||Ramon A. Vazquez||John A. Booker, Jr.|
|7||Honey Chile||Corey J. Lanerie||Wayne M. Catalano|
|8||Page Springs SI 86||Manoel R. Cruz||Dan L. McFarlane|
Vuitton came from well off the pace to edge favored Beat the Blues by a nose in the $100,000 Carousel Stakes at Oaklawn Park April 11, capping a sensational afternoon for trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey Ricardo Santana Jr.Thursday, April 11, 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
After finishing second to Groupie Doll in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) in November, Dust and Diamonds looms as a prohibitive favorite in the Adena Springs Sugar Swirl (gr. III) Dec. 8 at Gulfstream ParkWednesday, December 05, 2012
Groupie Doll put her winning streak on the line at Keeneland and preserved it emphatically Oct. 6, taking the $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America (gr. II) by 6 1/2 lengths while pushing her earnings past the million mark.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Groupie Doll, a winner of three straight graded stakes by a combined 14 lengths, headlines Keeneland's $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 6.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Headed by national female sprint champion Musical Romance and multiple grade I winner Turbulent Descent, the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) Sept. 22 at Belmont Park came up as an exceptionally tough race.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Turbulent Descent returns to the scene of one of her most impressive victories when she makes her second start of the year Aug. 24 in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
C C's Pal closed into a torrid pace and held off a late run from Island Bound to get the victory Aug. 3 in the $200,000 Honorable Miss (gr. II) at Saratoga Race Course.Friday, August 03, 2012
C C's Pal, who has won or placed in 22 of 30 starts for owner Eric Fein and trainer Rick Dutrow, tops the eight-horse field of older fillies and mares entered in the Aug. 3 Honorable Miss Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga.Monday, July 30, 2012
Roxy Gap, enjoying a solid campaign so far this year with a pair of graded wins and two seconds in her past four starts, tries to transfer her form to turf against a good field in the $150,000 Royal North Stakes (Can-IIIT).Thursday, July 26, 2012
Maple Lane Farm's Ariana D, third in each of her last two trips postward, has accepted high impost of 121 pounds for her engagement in the $150,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Gleaming earned her third stakes victory of the year when she posted an upset over odds-on favorite Bold Affair in the $145,500 Sweet and Sassy Stakes at Delaware Park June 23.Saturday, June 23, 2012
For the third consecutive year, Brittlyn Stable homebred Star Guitar has been honored as Louisiana Horse of the Year.Thursday, June 21, 2012
Island Bound picked up the first added-money victory of her career when she came from off the pace to take the $110,100 Winning Colors Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs June 2.Saturday, June 02, 2012
The Bret Calhoun-trained trio of Beat the Blues, Speedacious, and Gleaming highlight a field of eight fillies and mares entered for the June 2 Winning Colors (gr. III) to be run under the lights at Churchill Downs June 2.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The promising filly Contested disposed of pacesetter Good Deed near mid-stretch and cruised to victory in the $110,000 Eight Belles (gr. III), her stakes debut for trainer Bob Baffert May 4 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 04, 2012
Contested, a lightly raced daughter of Ghostzapper from the Bob Baffert barn is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for the May 4 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Wide throughout, Roxy Gap wore down a determined Honey Chile in deep stretch to earn her first graded stakes win by a neck in the $183,200 Whimsical (Can-III) at Woodbine April 22.Sunday, April 22, 2012
Images from Oaklawn Park's 2012 Racing Festival of the South.Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Grade II winner Magical Feeling, a winner of more than half of her starts, added another victory to her record by taking the $200,000 Sugar Maple Stakes for fillies and mares at Charles Town Races April 14.Sunday, April 15, 2012
Star Guitar won the Louisiana Premier Night Championship for the fourth consecutive time, rallying from last early to capture the $200,000 event by 3 1/4 lengths on the night of Feb. 4 at Delta Downs.Sunday, February 05, 2012
Sacristy, winner of the Old Hat Stakes (gr. III) as the favorite on New Year's Day, appears to be a standout in the $200,000 Forward Gal Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 29.Thursday, January 26, 2012
Odds-on Star Guitar cleared off in the stretch for his third consecutive Louisiana Champions Day Classic title at Fair Grounds Racecourse and Slots Dec. 10.Saturday, December 10, 2011
Jason, Ian and Evan Ciannello from Brisnet.com handicap the Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland this week.Thursday, October 20, 2011
Strike the Moon, winner of the Charles Town Oaks in her last start, will try a synthetic surface for the first time when leading a field of 13 sophomore fillies in the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) Oct. 22 at Keeneland.Wednesday, October 19, 2011