COLONIAL DOWNS, New Kent, VA
|1||Volcat||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: B+||$88,200|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | After Market - Kentucky Whisper, Southern Halo
Sire: After Market , Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 8 wins, $903,685. Lifetime: 106 yearlings sold, median $14,500.
Broodmare Sire: Southern Halo, Bay, 1983.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2010 Select Yearling Sale, ($149,000).
|2||Filare l'Oro||Margin: 5¼||TrueNicks: A||$29,400|
2009 | Bay Filly | Hard Spun - Elusive Gold, Strike the Gold
Sire: Hard Spun , Bay, 2004. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 7 wins, $2,673,470. Lifetime: 249 yearlings sold, median $53,475.
Broodmare Sire: Strike the Gold, Chestnut, 1988. In 2009: 1.02 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $18,000.
|3||Ski Holiday||Margin: head||TrueNicks: B||$16,170|
2009 | Bay Filly | Harlan's Holiday - Winter Morning, Rahy
Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 9 wins, $3,632,664. Lifetime: 382 yearlings sold, median $56,500.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
|1||Volcat||Robby Albarado||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|2||Filare l'Oro||Wesley Ho||John J. Robb|
|3||Ski Holiday||Julian Pimentel||H. Graham Motion|
|4||Julia's Star||Sheldon Russell||Joan Scott|
|5||Zultanite||Horacio Karamanos||David G. Donk|
|6||My Precious Secret||Ivan Sabol||Anthony F. D'Angelo, Jr.|
|7||Boastful Dancer||Alberto Delgado||Bryan R. Baker|
An overflow of 24 sophomore fillies passed the entry box for the $125,000 Pin Oak Valley View (gr. IIIT), forcing Keeneland officials to split the Oct. 19 running of the race into divisions for the second time in history.Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Leading Astray kicked off a big day for Team Block in fine fashion Sept. 15, notching her fourth triumph in a row and becoming a graded winner in the $175,000 Pucker Up Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Arlington Park.Saturday, September 15, 2012
A full field of 12 grass-favoring sophomore fillies, topped by Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) winner Volcat and Italian transplant Angegreen, will line up Sept. 15 for the $175,000 Pucker Up Stakes at Arlington Park.Wednesday, September 12, 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
Dancing Solo earned her second stakes win in a row on the Monmouth Park turf with a sharp effort in the $103,000 Boiling Springs Stakes(gr. IIIT) June 23.Saturday, June 23, 2012
Grade III winner Somali Lemonade seeks a return to form as she makes her first start over the Monmouth Park turf in the $100,000 Boiling Spring Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 23.Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Making her turf debut and first start in graded company, Darley Stable homebred Better Lucky lived up to her name when she outdueled Regalo Mia by a nose in the Sands Point (gr. IIT).Monday, May 28, 2012
Grade III winner Somali Lemonade seeks to get back on the winning track when she heads the eight-horse field entered in the May 28 Sands Point (gr. IIT) on the Memorial Day card at Belmont Park.Friday, May 25, 2012
Michael Tabor's Excited stalked the pace before taking control nearing the eighth pole and edged away for a half-length victory in the Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) at Colonial Downs July 16.Saturday, July 16, 2011
Dynamic Holiday has been on a roll in her last four starts, and she is looking to carry over her win streak into her first start at Colonial Downs in the July 16 Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT).Thursday, July 14, 2011
Brereton Jones' homebred Check the Label took over approaching the sixteenth-pole and drew clear to win the $150,000 Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) by 2 3/4 lengths July 17 at Colonial Downs.Saturday, July 17, 2010
Paddy O'Prado looks to continue his ascent to the top of the 3-year-old ranks when he meets seven rivals in the $600,000 Virginia Derby (gr. IIT). The El Prado colt is the 7-5 morning-line choice.Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Colonial Downs will host 17 stakes races, including a pair of grade II turf stakes, during the 2009 summer Thoroughbred meet which runs from June 5 â€" July 28. A total of $2.2 million will be doled out in stakes purses over the eight week, 40 day season.Monday, May 04, 2009
Flying Zee Stable's homebred I Lost My Choo came flying down the stretch and ran down longtime leader Julia Tuttle in the final strides to take the $200,000 Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) in thrilling fashion July 19 on the Colonial Downs turf.Saturday, July 19, 2008
Dreaming of Anna, the 2006 champion juvenile filly who struggled earlier this year, appears to be back on her game with a return to the turf, as the Frank Calabrese homebred went gate to wire to win the $210,000 Virginia Oaks at Colonial Downs by a half-length Saturday.Saturday, July 21, 2007
Colonial Downs has an agreement in place with CBS to nationally televise the 10th running of the $1-million Virginia Derby (gr. IIT). The one-hour broadcast begins at 5 p.m. (EST) July 21st with post time for the Virginia Derby set for 5:44 p.m.Friday, June 01, 2007
Although the winner of the $1 million Colonial Turf Cup isn't "showing up" for Saturday's $1 million Virginia Derby (gr. IIT) at Colonial Downs, the field includes plenty in its 12-horse field including two Triple Crown starters and four Turf Cup returnees.Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Lightning is landing in the Kent area during a stormy weekend at Colonial Downs where My Typhoon prevailed by a neck over Masseuse in the $200,000 Virginia Oaks.Saturday, July 16, 2005
Glen Hill Farm's Rich in Spirit figures to be heavily favored in Saturday's $200,000 Virginia Oaks at Colonial Downs. The 1 1/8-mile turf race kicks off an all-stakes Pick 3 that also consists of the Mede Cahaba All Along Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr, IIIT) and Virginia Derby (gr. IIIT).Wednesday, July 13, 2005
William M. Backer's Art Fan registered an authoritative front-running score in the inaugural running of the $200,000 Virginia Oaks at Colonial Downs on Saturday July 10.Saturday, July 10, 2004
William Carl's multiple stakes-winning Galloping Gal headlines a cast of eight 3-year-old fillies for the inaugural running of the Virginia Oaks Saturday at Colonial Downs. The $200,000 race will be run at 1 1/8 miles over the Secretariat Turf Course.Wednesday, July 07, 2004
Colonial Downs will host the first-ever "Virginia Million" July 10, which is highlighted by a trio of turf stakes and will be the richest day of racing in the state's history.Thursday, May 27, 2004
Colonial Downs will host the first-ever "Virginia Million," highlighted by a trio of stakes on the Secretariat Turf Course, July 10. It will be the richest card in Virginia racing history.Thursday, May 27, 2004
A new turf race for 3-year-old fillies, the $200,000 Virginia Oaks, highlights a fifteen-race stakes lineup this summer at Virginia's Colonial Downs. All but one of the stakes will be contested over the track's Secretariat turf course.Wednesday, March 03, 2004