COLONIAL DOWNS, New Kent, VA
|1||Snow Top Mountain||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: B||$57,600|
2007 | Gray or Roan Mare | Najran - Motokiks, Storm Cat
Sire: Najran, Gray or Roan, 1999. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 7 wins, $483,448. Lifetime: 90 yearlings sold, median $7,250.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland Association January 2013 Horses of All Ages Sale, $950,000.
|2||Clare Skies Ahead||Margin: head||TrueNicks: NR||$19,200|
2007 | Chestnut Mare | Sky Classic - Runaway Clare, Runaway Groom
Sire: Sky Classic , Chestnut, 1987. Raced 4 years. 29 starts, 15 wins, $3,320,398. Lifetime: 229 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Runaway Groom, Gray, 1979.
|3||Shimmering Moment||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$10,560|
2007 | Chestnut Mare | Afleet Alex - Vassar, Royal Academy
Sire: Afleet Alex , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 287 yearlings sold, median $37,000.
Broodmare Sire: Royal Academy, Bay, 1987.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $280,000.
|1||Snow Top Mountain||Paco Lopez||Thomas F. Proctor|
|2||Clare Skies Ahead||Horacio Karamanos||Flint W. Stites|
|3||Shimmering Moment||Sheldon Russell||Francis Abbott, III|
|4||Speak Easy Gal||Joe Bravo||Martin D. Wolfson|
|5||La Pernelle (IRE)||Ramon A. Dominguez||Chad C. Brown|
|6||Pachattack||Rajiv Maragh||H. Graham Motion|
|7||The Real Future||Geovany Garcia||Rick Creel|
|8||Another Smokey||Alberto Delgado||Joyce Kielty|
|9||Thundering Emilia||Julian Pimentel||Michael R. Matz|
In what is expected to be her final start, Successful Song secured the most lucrative victory of her career when she cruised through the stretch to easily win the $300,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Distaff Stakes.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Successful Song was supposed to retire after the Dec. 30 Ocala Stakes, a one-mile dirt event run at Gulfstream Park. But when she won, her connections decided to run back in the $300,000 Sunshine Millions Distaff.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The second-highest-priced yearling to ever sell at Keeneland January and the beginning of a dispersal of an apparently deep group of horses from Fares Farm helped the Lexington sale to a strong start.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The legacy of the late Barbara Hunter was on full display Jan. 8 during the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, with Keertana selling for $1 million and Snow Top Mountain bringing $950,000.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Graded stakes winner Snow Top Mountain brought an impressive price of $950,000 from Audley Farm during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8 when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Buyers will have the opportunity to purchase horses from the Issam Fares' Fares Farm dispersal at a Keeneland January sale that will feature a larger catalog compared with last year.Friday, January 04, 2013
Barbara Hunter, 78, who owned Brownwood Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., died at the farm Nov. 8 after a long illness. She had recent success with homebreds Keertana and Snow Top Mountain.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Phillips Racing Partnership's homebred La Cloche, a half sister to Winter Memories, came flying with a tremendous late kick to win the $150,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park Oct. 13.Saturday, October 13, 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
It was Laughing all the way -- down the stretch, at least -- in the $150,500 Taylor Made Matchmaker Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park July 29.Sunday, July 29, 2012
Besilu Stables' Royal Delta headlines the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) at Delaware Park July 21, but the champion filly will have to fend off an old nemesis in Awesome Maria.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Barbara Hunter's multiple graded stakes-winning mare Snow Top Mountain, in foal to Blame, has been retired from racing with earnings of $525,303.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Frank Calabrese's Romacaca gamely held off Snow Top Mountain by a neck in the Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT)at Arlington Park. The 6-year-old Running Stag mare covered the 1 3/16 miles in 1:56.67.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Two-time 2012 stakes winner Upperline carries top weight of 121 pounds July 14 in the 1 3/16-mile Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT). The Modesty is one of four stakes on Arlington's 'Million Preview Day.'Wednesday, July 11, 2012
An evenly-matched field of nine older fillies and mares heads postward July 3 in the $250,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT), each seeking her first graded stakes score.Sunday, July 01, 2012
The 124-pound highweight rebounded from a sixth-place finish last time out to best 10 other fillies and mares in the grade III turf event.Saturday, June 16, 2012
Trainer Todd Pletcher sent the 4-year-old filly off a runner-up effort to grade III success at Delaware Park June 16.Saturday, June 16, 2012
Pachattack, a 6-year-old mare conditioned by Graham Motion, has been entered in the local prep for the July 21 Delaware Handicap (gr. II), but her connections are keeping their options open for this weekend and beyond.Thursday, June 14, 2012
Pachattack, winner of the Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) in her only start since finishing third in the 2011 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I), heads the field for the Edward P. Evans All Along Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 16.Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Frank L. Jones Jr's Tapitsfly, who has started four times this year in graded events and has won or placed in all of them, will carry top weight of 121 pounds in the Early Times Mint Julep Handicap at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Barbara Hunter's homebred Keertana, who last year became the first female to win the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) since Our Request in 1951, has been retired from racing.Sunday, May 20, 2012
Bettors made Zagora the even-money favorite in the $150,000 Gallorette Handicap (gr. IIIT) and she rewarded their faith in her.Saturday, May 19, 2012
On a day that belonged the Julien Leparoux, it was Rajiv Maragh that was able to narrowly outduel his fellow rider in the Keeneland feature, as Pachattack defeated Kathmanblu by a neck in the $100,000 Doubledogdare.Friday, April 20, 2012
Grade I winner Zagora, second in last year's Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) to Denomination in a tight finish, will attempt to turn the tables in 2012 when the two mares meet again in the grass event at Tampa Bay Downs.Wednesday, March 07, 2012