COLONIAL DOWNS, New Kent, VA
|1||Winter View||Margin: head||BRIS: 101||TrueNicks: A+||$90,000|
2004 | Chestnut Mare | Thunder Gulch - No Matter What, Nureyev
Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 9 wins, $2,915,086. Lifetime: 480 yearlings sold, median $41,648.
Broodmare Sire: Nureyev, Bay, 1977. In 2009: 3.57 AEI.
|2||Tejida||Margin: 1¼||BRIS: 101||TrueNicks: B+||$30,000|
2003 | Bay Mare | Rahy - Batique, Storm Cat
Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 6 wins, $343,386. Lifetime: 440 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
|3||Dyna's Lassie||Margin: head||BRIS: 100||TrueNicks: A||$16,500|
2004 | Bay Mare | Dynaformer - Tortuga Lady, Thunder Gulch
Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Raced 3 years. 30 starts, 7 wins, $671,207. Lifetime: 555 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $240,000.
Keeneland April 2006 April Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($160,000).
Keeneland 2005 September Yearling Sale, $190,000.
|1||Winter View||Edgar S. Prado||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|2||Tejida||Corey S. Nakatani||Michael R. Matz|
|3||Dyna's Lassie||Ryan Fogelsonger||Paul Douglas Fout|
|4||Astrologie (FR)||Garrett K. Gomez||Christophe Clement|
|5||Julia Tuttle||Sheldon Russell||A. Ferris Allen, III|
|6||Precious Princess||Corey J. Lanerie||Vicki Oliver|
|7||Sales Tax||Rosemary B. Homeister, Jr.||Hamilton A. Smith|
|8||Indescribable||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|9||Kitty Cat Express||James S. Vail||Butch Silva|
Courageous Cat, last seen finishing a close second to champion Goldikova in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), stalked the early pace before taking the lead in midstretch and then held off a challenge to win the Canadian Turf.Saturday, February 20, 2010
Broodmare prospect is the highest-priced horse sold so far at the Kentucky winter mixed sale.Monday, February 08, 2010
Sale company officials hopeful the market has stabilized after big downturns in 2009.Sunday, February 07, 2010
Voting for the 2009 older female category has been revised to reverse an error made by a voter who mistakenly voted for Icon Project instead of Zenyatta.Thursday, January 21, 2010
Andrew Rosen announced Oct. 23 that his 4-year-old filly Icon Project, winner of the 2009 Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I), has been retired due to a tendon injury.Friday, October 23, 2009
German-bred mare Caprice, third in last year's Rood & Riddle Dowager at Keeneland, returns for the $125,000 turf event as one of the favorites for owner Sven A. Hanson's NP Bloodstock.Thursday, October 22, 2009
Mark Stanley's Swift Temper, who upset Seventh Street last month in the Ruffian Handicap (gr. I), will make her first start on a synthetic surface in more than three years as she preps for the Breeders' Cup in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) Oct. 11 at Keeneland.Thursday, October 08, 2009
Now that Rachel Alexandra is through for the year, it is time for Zenyatta, the defending Queen of all Turfdom, to take center stage, and her presence will be a welcome sight in a year where the Breeders' Cup has gone a bit haywire.Thursday, October 01, 2009
Looking at Icon Project's last three starts, her only races on dirt in an 11-race career, one can only wonder just how special this 4-year-old daughter of Empire Maker is.Wednesday, September 30, 2009
With champion jockey Garrett Gomez aboard, Indescribable moved into contention approaching the final turn, put the challenge to pacesetter Whirlie Bertie, and drew off in mid-stretch to win the Kentucky Cup Distaff (gr. III) by 3-1/2 lengths.Saturday, September 26, 2009
Bear Now goes for back-to-back Kentucky Cup Distaff (gr. III) titles Sept. 26 at Turfway Park when she takes on nine rivals in the $100,000 Polytrack event for fillies and mares.Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Fields are beginning to jell for the three graded stakes races that form the centerpiece of the Sept. 26 Kentucky Cup Day card at Turfway Park.Monday, September 21, 2009
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
It seems 2009 would be a year for filly phenoms, and they're all the result of young, distance-loving sires.Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Favored Icon Project, ridden by Julien Leparoux, demolished her rivals with a Rachel Alexandra-type performance Aug. 30 in the $400,000 Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race course.Sunday, August 30, 2009
Multiple graded stakes winner Unbridled Belle tops a trio of charges from the barn of Todd Pletcher in the $400,000 Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I), Saratoga's Aug. 30 headliner.Thursday, August 27, 2009
Forever Together became the fifth horse to win the prestigious Diana Stakes (gr. IT) in back-to-back seasons when she burst past her rivals on the outside in the stretch and nipped Carribean Sunset by a head Aug. 1 at Saratoga Race Course.Saturday, August 01, 2009
Tracy Farmer's Commentator, the expected elder statesmen of the $750,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) on Aug. 8 at Saratoga, turned in a bullet work over the Oklahoma track at Saratoga July 23, breezing five furlongs in :59.12.Friday, July 24, 2009
Swift Temper dictated the pace for jockey Alan Garcia and kicked away in the stretch to post a surprisingly easy 2 1/4-length upset in the $1-million Delaware Handicap (gr. II) July 19 at Delaware Park.Sunday, July 19, 2009
German-bred Caprice saved ground throughout, snuck through a hole on the inside in upper stretch, and held off Trensa by a neck to win the $171,050 Robert G. Dick Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 18 on the Delaware Park turf.Saturday, July 18, 2009
Team Valor International's Unbridled Belle has been simply terrific in her career at Delaware Park, winning five of seven starts at the track including the 2007 Delaware Handicap (gr. II). On July 19, the 6-year-old mare will try to continue her domination when she takes on six rivals in the $1 million event.Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Augustin Stable's Winter View, riding a three-race win streak, the last two in graded stakes company, is the one to beat in the Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 18 at Delaware Park.Tuesday, July 14, 2009
The cutback in distance didn't seem to bother George Strawbridge Jr.'s homebred Winter View, as the daughter of Thunder Gulch came from last at the top of the stretch to run them all down in the $150,000 All Along Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 20 on the Colonial Downs turf.Saturday, June 20, 2009
Heavy rain forced the $245,000 New York Stakes (gr. IIT) off the turf and that was just fine with Star Crown Stable's Icon Project, who took over from tiring favorite Criticism at the top of the lane and sailed to a 13 1/4-length victory June 20 on the slop at Belmont Park.Saturday, June 20, 2009
There is no doubt in the mind of Frank Alexander that Lime Rickey is a stakes-caliber type of horse. One of these days, perhaps in the $500,000 Colonial Turf Cup (gr. IIT) on June 13, the son of Lemon Drop Kid will prove it, Alexander said. All he needs is a little bit of racing luck.Tuesday, June 16, 2009
After kicking off her 5-year-old campaign with a confident win in the Jenny Wiley (gr. IIT), Forever Together will be favored to extend her three-race win streak in the $400,000 Just a Game (gr. IT) at Belmont Park June 6.Wednesday, June 03, 2009