DELTA DOWNS, Vinton, LA
|1||Big Drama||Margin: 1||BRIS: 96||$450,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Montbrook - Riveting Drama, Notebook
Sire: Montbrook , Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Raced 1 years. 8 starts, 5 wins, $373,728. Lifetime: 253 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Notebook, Bay, 1985.
|2||West Side Bernie||Margin: ½||BRIS: 95||$150,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Bernstein - Time Honored, Gilded Time
Sire: Bernstein, Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $173,120. Lifetime: 373 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gilded Time, Chestnut, 1990.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $50,000.
Keeneland Association January 2007 Horses of All Ages Sale, $62,000.
|3||Stimulus Plan||Margin: 8½||BRIS: 94||$82,500|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Jump Start - Dutchess Alexandra, Judge Smells
Sire: Jump Start , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 1 years. 5 starts, 2 wins, $221,265. Lifetime: 264 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
Broodmare Sire: Judge Smells, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983. In 2009: 1.03 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($23,000).
|1||Big Drama||Eibar Coa||David Fawkes|
|2||West Side Bernie||Elvis Trujillo||Kelly J. Breen|
|3||Stimulus Plan||Kent J. Desormeaux||Mark E. Casse|
|4||Retap||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|5||Terrain||Jamie Theriot||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|6||Kick On||Ken S. Tohill||Joseph Petalino|
|7||Skipadate||Gerard Melancon||Mark E. Casse|
|8||Valid Message||Curt C. Bourque||Ellen Williams|
|9||Trinity Magic||Calvin H. Borel||Steven M. Asmussen|
|10||Three Part Harmony||Robby Albarado||Jose Pinchin|
All-sources handle for the season was $141,735,025, up 12.52% compared with the 2011-12 meeting that produced $125,963,850. This year's daily average handle from all sources was $1,629,138, or 13.81% higher.Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Eclipse Award-winning sprinter Big Drama, south Florida riding stalwart Eduardo Nunez, and top-five, all-time Calder trainer Dan Hurtak were among the nine new members elected to the Calder Hall of Fame.Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Champion sprinter Big Drama was represented by his first foal when a filly produced from multiple stakes winner Bucky's Prayer (by Meadow Prayer) was born Jan. 11 at Hal Queen Farm near Ocala, Fla.Friday, January 11, 2013
Goldencents went wire-to-wire in the $1 million Delta Jackpot (gr. III) at Delta Downs Nov. 17, setting quick early fractions and responding with something more to hold off a late run from 9-5 favorite Bern Identity.Saturday, November 17, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Delta Downs Jackpot.Thursday, November 15, 2012
Bern Identity turned in a sharp half-mile breeze Nov. 10 in preparation for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) in a week's time at the Vinton, La., track for trainer Kelly Breen.Saturday, November 10, 2012
Odds-on favorite Bern Identity made quick work of seven rivals in the $200,000 Jean Lafitte Stakes at Delta Downs Oct. 20 in preparation for next month's $1 million Delta Jackpot (gr. III).Saturday, October 20, 2012
Highlighted by the $1 million Delta Jackpot (gr. III), Delta Downs has announced a stakes schedule consisting of 32 stakes with purses totaling $4.64 million during the 2012-2013 meet.Monday, August 13, 2012
Churchill Downs announced major changes in the "Road to the Kentucky Derby" and Kentucky Oaks June 14, with a points system that rewards top finishes in selected races from this fall through the 2013 edition of the classics.Thursday, June 14, 2012
General Quarters, a two-time grade I winner, will enter stud at Stonewall Farm Ocala (Marc Haisfield, managing member) near Ocala, Fla.Thursday, January 12, 2012
Making his stakes debut, career claimer Jimanator outdueled odds-on favorite Mambo Meister to win the $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 26 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Saturday, November 26, 2011
Harold Queen's homebred champion sprinter Big Drama will enter stud in 2012 for $10,000 at Stonewall Farm near Ocala, Fla.Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Florida breeder/owner Harold Queen has retired his homebred Eclipse Award winner and Breeders' Cup winner Big Drama.Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Trainer David Fawkes has two for the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I): last year's winner Big Drama and Apriority.Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Harold Queen's homebred Big Drama was made the 5-2 morning line favorite to repeat in the Nov. 5 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). He'll break from post 8 in a field of 9.Monday, October 31, 2011
Breeders' Cup World Championships week began Oct. 31 at Churchill Downs with more than a dozen contenders going through their final exercise regimens.Monday, October 31, 2011
Jon and Joel take a first look at the Pre-Entries, focusing on the Filly & Mare Turf, the Sprint, the Turf, the Dirt Mile, the Mile, the Ladies' Classic, and the Classic. Brought to you by Taylor Made Stallions.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Last year's Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Big Drama breezed a bullet five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 at Calder Casino & Race Course Oct. 22. Stablemate Apriority worked in company in 1:00 4/5.Saturday, October 22, 2011
Bonnie Heath Farm's homebred Mad Flatter won the $100,000 Spend a Buck Handicap (gr. III) for the second straight year when he held off Mambo Meister by a length Oct. 15 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Saturday, October 15, 2011
Harold Queen's Florida homebred Big Drama worked six furlongs at Calder Casino & Race Oct. 15 between the third and fourth race.Saturday, October 15, 2011
Second-choice Big Drama scratched from Vosburgh after developing fever.Friday, September 30, 2011
The Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) is still five weeks away, but few would complain if the field resembled this weekend's $350,000 Vosburgh Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park.Friday, September 30, 2011
Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of TwinSpires.com handicap the Jockey Club Gold Cup and Vosburgh Inivitational at Belmont Park.Thursday, September 29, 2011
The champion sprinter expected to face stellar lineup in Vosburgh before BC.Thursday, September 22, 2011