CALDER RACE COURSE, Miami, FL
|1||King Congie||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$58,900|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Ridgling | Badge of Silver - Wise Ending, End Sweep
Sire: Badge of Silver , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Lifetime: 141 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
Broodmare Sire: End Sweep, Bay, 1991.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2010, $100,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $47,000.
Keeneland Association January 2009 Horses of All Ages Sale, $30,000.
|2||Private Prize||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A++||$19,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | Pure Prize - Private Funds, Private Terms
Sire: Pure Prize , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 3 years. 17 starts, 5 wins, $475,459. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $13,000. In 2009: 1.88 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Private Terms, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2009 Yearling Sale, $35,000.
|3||Swift Warrior||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A||$9,500|
2008 | Chestnut Horse | First Samurai - Afleet Summer, Afleet
Sire: First Samurai , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 149 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Afleet, Chestnut, 1984.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($80,000).
|1||King Congie||Javier Castellano||Thomas Albertrani|
|2||Private Prize||Julien R. Leparoux||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|3||Swift Warrior||Paco Lopez||Steven Dwoskin|
|4||East of Danzig||Jose Lezcano||Michael R. Matz|
|5||Racing Aptitude||Luis Saez||Howard M. Tesher|
|6||Halo's Thunder||Kent J. Desormeaux||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|7||And I Like It Too||Manoel R. Cruz||William A. Kaplan|
|8||I Love It||Joe Bravo||Kelly J. Breen|
|9||Tag V Eye||John R. Velazquez||John P. Terranova, II|
|10||Relampago||Juan C. Leyva||Jose Garoffalo|
Second in his comeback race last month, Obviously gets back to his favored one-mile distance in the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. IIT) May 25 on the turf at Betfair Hollywood Park.1 hour ago
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has three starters in the May 18 Preakness Stakes and five in races on the undercard, including Optimizer and Skyring as part of a 13-horse field for the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).6 days ago
Wise Dan and Point of Entry face off May 4 at Churchill Downs in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), the race immediately preceding the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Jim Covello has enjoyed a good deal of success since getting into Thoroughbred ownership a decade ago, but he's hoping Falling Sky provides the icing on the cake in the May 4 Kentucky Derby.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
Feb. 16 the 18-year-old Afleet mare Afleet Summer accomplished something none of those four could. On opposite coasts, her 5-year-old son Swift Warrior and her 3-year-old colt Dice Flavor each won.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Dice Flavor, who scored an impressive victory in this year's El Camino Real Derby, has yet to start on dirt.
Surging in the final yards, Swift Warrior prevailed in a tight four-horse finish to the $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes for his second grade III victory in a row Feb. 16 on the turf at Tampa Bay Downs.Saturday, February 16, 2013
Roman Tiger and Doubles Partner, the past two winners of the Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT), are part of a full field entered for the 2013 renewal on turf Feb. 16 at Tampa Bay Downs.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Swift Warrior made his first-ever start at Sam Houston Race Park a successful one Jan. 26, when he beat nine rivals in the John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes (gr. IIIT) in a pacesetting effort.Sunday, January 27, 2013
Morton Fink's Woodbine Mile winner Wise Dan is the star attraction of a power-packed $750,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 6 at Keeneland, where he'll take on 11 other starters 20 days after his most recent score.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Jockey Martin Garcia, a 27-year-old native of Veracruz, Mexico, reached milestone victory 1,000 Aug. 30 when he booted home Bubba Fizz in the second race at Del Mar.Friday, August 31, 2012
Roman Tiger snapped a 13-race losing streak when he snuck through along the rail for jockey Angel Serpa to win the $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT) as a 28-1 shot on the turf Feb. 25.Saturday, February 25, 2012
There aren't many grade I races in California that Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert hasn't won, but the Malibu Stakes is one of them. He'll take a mighty whack this year with four entrants, including The Factor.Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Trainer Tony Pecoraro earned his 1,000th career victory in style Sept. 24 when I'm Steppin' It Up held off odds-on favorite King Congie to win the $265,300 Kent Stakes by two lengths at Delaware Park.Saturday, September 24, 2011
Tom, Jason and Tim handicap the Pennsylvania Derby and Kent Stakes this week.Thursday, September 22, 2011
All In Stable's Willcox Inn is the 3-1 favorite for the $250,000 Kent Stakes (gr. IIIT) Sept. 24 at Delaware Park. The 1 1/8-mile turf event has attracted a field of 13 sophomores.Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Back on turf after trying the Triple Crown trail this spring, Charlotte Weber's Brilliant Speed kicked clear in the final eighth of a mile to win the $103,000 Saranac Stakes (gr. IIIT) by 2 1/2 lengthsSunday, September 04, 2011
Brilliant Speed, winner of the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I) this spring, makes his return to the turf for trainer Tom Albertrani in the $100,000 Saranac Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the penultimate day of the 2011 season at Saratoga.Thursday, September 01, 2011
Banned, who has prospered after being switched to grass racing after just one start on the main track, heads a field of 12 in the 14th running of the $600,000 Virginia Derby (gr. IIT) Saturday, July 16.Thursday, July 14, 2011
Tom, Evan and James Scully of TwinSpires.com handicap the Delaware Handicap and Virginia Derby. Both notable grade II races this weekend.Thursday, July 14, 2011
Stuart Janney III's homebred Air Support, a graded stakes winner on the Belmont turf a year ago, returns to New York as the one to beat in the $100,000 Hill Prince Stakes (gr. IIIT) on June 18.Thursday, June 16, 2011
Meet the horses running in the 2011 Preakness Stakes.Thursday, May 19, 2011
Animal Kingdom was a surprise winner of the Derby and came out of the race in great shape. But will the pace of the Preakness, which will likely be much swifter, be a benefit or a hindrance to the Triple Crown hopeful?Thursday, May 19, 2011
The 2011 Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course had a little bit of everything, including laughter and tears.Thursday, May 19, 2011
Preakness Stakes (gr. I) contender Dance City, working in company, turned in a bullet five-furlong workout at Churchill Downs May 15. At Fair Hill in Maryland, Animal Kingdom galloped over the Tapeta surface.Sunday, May 15, 2011