COLONIAL DOWNS, New Kent, VA
|1||Excited||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$87,300|
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992.
|2||Summer Savory||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: C+||$29,100|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Horse Chestnut (SAF) - Savory, Skywalker
Sire: Horse Chestnut (SAF), Chestnut, 1995. Raced 3 years. 10 starts, 9 wins, $474,036. Lifetime: 196 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Skywalker, Dark Bay or Brown, 1982. In 2009: 1.68 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $45,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($1,000).
|3||Wyomia||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A+||$16,005|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Vindication - Beyond the Sun, Kingmambo
Sire: Vindication, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 1 years. 4 starts, 4 wins, $680,950. Lifetime: 231 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Kingmambo, Bay, 1990.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $145,000.
|1||Excited||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Summer Savory||Kent J. Desormeaux||Michael Stidham|
|3||Wyomia||Frederic Lenclud||Curtis L. Garrison|
|4||Smart Sting||Alex O. Solis||Roger L. Attfield|
|5||Dynamic Holiday||Julien R. Leparoux||H. Graham Motion|
|6||Pink Pallet||Edgar S. Prado||Hamilton A. Smith|
|7||Mystical Star||Jose Lezcano||Christophe Clement|
|8||Sassy's Dream||Alan Garcia||Kenneth G. McPeek|
A resolute Ice Cream Silence withstood pace pressure throughout to prevail by a neck over Sisterhood for jockey Rosie Napravnik in the Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland April 19.Friday, April 19, 2013
Donver Stable's Inglorious, winner of the 2011 Queen's Plate against males, heads a field of eight entered for the $100,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) April 19 at Keeneland.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Stud TNT's Old Tune, winner of Tampa Bay Downs' Feb. 2 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT), returns to win the March 9 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at nine furlongs. Her score is trainer Todd Pletcher's fourth Hillsborough victory.Saturday, March 09, 2013
A strong group of 12 older fillies will contest the $150,000 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Tampa Bay Downs March 9, including Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) victress Old Tune and grade II winner Mystical Star.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Magic Broomstick flew home late under jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson to take the $154,535 Bessarabian Stakes (Can-III) by 1 1/4 lengths Nov. 24 at Woodbine.Saturday, November 24, 2012
Briefly headed in deep stretch but game every step of the way, Juddmonte Farms' homebred Starformer repealed the challenge of Mystical Star to take the $150,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Aqueduct Nov. 10.Saturday, November 10, 2012
Hit It Rich, who last year won her first graded stakes in the Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT), attempts to conclude her career with another victory in the race at Aqueduct Nov. 10.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Flaxman Holdings' Aruna seeks back-to-back wins in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) at Keeneland Oct. 6, facing 12 rivals as she attempts to become just the fourth horse to accomplish the feat.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Laughing returns to Woodbine for the first time since last fall's E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) as the likely favorite in the $300,000 Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) on the turf Sept. 16.Thursday, September 13, 2012
With horses invading from at least four countries as well as various parts of the U.S. for the Beverly D. Aug. 18, it is somewhat ironic that the 3-1 morning line favorite has been based at Arlington much of the summer.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Beverly D. Stakes that is part of Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing is ripe with contenders who are hard to separate on paper.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Volcat found the deep going at Colonial Downs to her liking when she opened up a commanding lead in the stretch and held on for a half-length victory in the $150,000 Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) in New Kent July 21.Saturday, July 21, 2012
Zultanite, coming off a pair of strong graded stakes turf efforts, should start a strong favorite in the $150,000 Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Colonial Downs July 21.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Mystical Star got sweet revenge in the $200,000 New York Stakes (gr. IIT) June 30 at Belmont, experiencing no difficulties at the start to keep her from victory as she did in the May 26 Sheepshead Bay (gr. IIT) last time out.Saturday, June 30, 2012
Flaxman Holdings homebred Aruna took charge at the five-sixteenths pole and held off Hit It Rich to win the Sheepshead Bay, a race that was impacted by a troubled start for Mystical Star and Magical Cat.Saturday, May 26, 2012
No factor in her only start this year, Aruna looks to get back on the beam for trainer Graham Motion in the $200,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. IIT), scheduled for the inner turf course at Belmont Park May 26.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The rapidly improving Hungry Island, who gave a good showing in her grade I debut last out, is one of several top contenders in a well-matched field of 12 for the $175,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) Nov. 12 at Churchill.Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Despite off-the-board efforts in their last starts, Bizzy Caroline and Dynamic Holiday are among the top contenders for the $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 21 at Keeneland.Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Smart Sting became the first stakes winner produced by the champion turf mare Perfect Sting when she pulled away from the field to win the $248,448 Selene Stakes (Can-III) by 3 1/2 lengths in an upset at Woodbine Sept. 25.Sunday, September 25, 2011
Never a factor in the Alabama Stakes (gr. I) one month ago, Queen's Plate winner Inglorious gets back on Woodbine's Polytrack for the $250,000 Selene Stakes (Can-III) Sept. 25.Thursday, September 22, 2011
An overflow field of 14 3-year-old fillies was entered for $100,000 Pucker Up Stakes (gr. IIIT) Sept. 17 at Arlington Park.Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Anne's Beauty became a graded stakes winner with her first turf victory in the $159,119 Ontario Colleen Stakes (Can-IIIT) at Woodbine, giving jockey Patrick Husbands his fifth triumph on the Aug. 27 card.Saturday, August 27, 2011
Anne's Beauty, two-length winner of the Duchess Stakes last month, tries the Woodbine turf this time against 10 rivals in the $150,000 Ontario Colleen Stakes (Can-IIIT) Aug. 27.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Fast-closing Hungry Island ran her winning streak to four races when she blew past her rivals in the final furlong to take the $150,000 Woodford Reserve Lake Placid Stakes (gr. IIT) going away by 2 1/2 lengths at Saratoga.Sunday, August 21, 2011
Facing Winter Memories would seem an unenviable task for anyone right now, which is why the NYRA stakes coordinators should be commended for actually finding six 3-year-old fillies to face her in the Lake Placid.Thursday, August 18, 2011