CHARLES TOWN RACES & SLOTS, Charles Town, WV
|1||Sum of the Parts||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: B+||$235,200|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Speightstown - Enjoy the Moment, Slew's Royalty
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Slew's Royalty, Dark Bay or Brown, 1980. In 2009: 1.34 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2011 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $150,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $75,000.
|2||Il Villano||Margin: 6¾||TrueNicks: A++||$78,400|
2009 | Gray or Roan Colt | Pollard's Vision - Do the Wekiva, Wekiva Springs
Sire: Pollard's Vision , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
Broodmare Sire: Wekiva Springs, Gray, 1991. In 2009: .90 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2011, ($35,000).
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $60,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky February Mixed Sale 2010, $34,000.
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, ($9,500).
|3||Mr. Handsome||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$39,200|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Rock Hard Ten - Tomisue's Mamaloi, Gone West
Sire: Rock Hard Ten, Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 201 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $100,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $110,000.
|1||Sum of the Parts||Leandro R. Goncalves||Thomas M. Amoss|
|2||Il Villano||Jose Luis Flores||Susan L. Crowell|
|3||Mr. Handsome||J. D. Acosta||Timothy J. Tullock, Jr.|
|4||Flashy Dresser||Eddie Castro||Frederick J. Seitz|
|5||Jake N Elwood||Kyle Frey||Michael P. Petro|
|6||Majestic City||Travis L. Dunkelberger||Peter Miller|
|7||Always Smiling||Arnaldo Bocachica||Steven R. Brown|
|8||Innocent Man||Mario Gutierrez||Patrick L. Biancone|
Returning from a near-death experience last year, Paynter demolished an allowance field June 14 at Betfair Hollywood Park in his first start since winning last July's Haskell Invitational (gr. I).5 days ago
Comma to the Top will seek his third win of the year and fifth stakes victory at Betfair Hollywood Park against six opponents in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) on Memorial Day May 27.Friday, May 24, 2013
Trainer Mike Maker was represented by his 1,000th career winner March 16 when Magical Season won the third race at Fair Grounds.Saturday, March 16, 2013
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
Smith Farm and Stable's New Jersey-bred Javerre won his first graded- stakes race Feb. 18, taking the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III) at Laurel Park.Monday, February 18, 2013
Trainer Bob Baffert and Brigand will go back to the Laurel Park well Feb. 18 in the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III), where Brigand is the 9-5 morning-line favorite.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The remarkable Ben's Cat surged through an opening at mid-stretch to put his head in front in the final strides, capturing the inaugural running of the $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap at Penn National Race Course.Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Jason and Tom give their picks for the 138th Kentucky Derby.Friday, November 16, 2012
Giant's Causeway, who stands at John Magnier and partners' Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky., will stand in 2013 for $85,000.Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner and Eclipse Award winner Hansen has been purchased to stand at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.Monday, November 05, 2012
Trinniberg, overlooked at odds of 13-1, proved his doubters wrong when he posted his first grade I victory in the $1.5 million XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint by three-quarters of a length Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Action Andy closed relentlessly on the outside to get up in the final strides by a whisker over a game Il Villano in a terrific finish to win the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park Oct. 27.Saturday, October 27, 2012
On a busy Saturday for Breeders' Cup drills Oct. 27, horses worked at Santa Anita Park, Belmont Park, and several tracks in between.Saturday, October 27, 2012
The 3-year-old son of Speightstown earns a spot in the Breeders' Cup Sprint with the win.Friday, October 05, 2012
Opening day at Keeneland offers one of the last gateways to a spot in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), and it's a wide open contest.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Currency Swap and Trinniberg will go at it again Sept. 22 in the $300,000 Gallant Bob Stakes at Parx Racing, but both seem vulnerable nearing the end of a long 2012 campaign.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Hansen, last year's champion 2-year-old male and Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner, has been retired from racing due to a tendon injury.Monday, September 17, 2012
There is "less than a 10% chance" Hansen, the 2011 champion 2-year-old male who was withdrawn from the Travers Stakes (gr. I) due to a tendon injury, could ever return to competition.Monday, August 27, 2012
Trinniberg and Currency Swap, two of the nation's best 3-year-old sprinters, square off once again in the $500,000 Foxwood King's Bishop Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25 at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Last year's juvenile champion Hansen has been ruled out of consideration for the Aug. 25 Travers Stakes (gr. I) after sustaining a tendon injury and "likely won't race again" according to Dr. Kendall Hansen.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Hansen, the juvenile champion of 2011, worked five furlongs in 1:02 4/5 the morning of Aug. 18 in preparation for a start in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, where Turbulent Descent and It's Tricky also worked.Saturday, August 18, 2012
Turfway Park has announced the elimination of all stakes, including Kentucky Cup Day of Champions, from the schedule for its 16-day fall meet that begins Sept. 6 and concludes Sept. 30.Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the Whitney Invitational Handicap, West Virginia Derby and more!Sunday, August 05, 2012
Jockey Corey Nakatani and Macho Macho let Louisiana Derby winner (gr. I) Hero of Order do the dirty work wearing out 3-5 favorite Hansen in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II), then rolled to victory Aug. 4.Saturday, August 04, 2012