DELTA DOWNS, Vinton, LA
|1||Rule||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: C+||$450,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Roman Ruler - Rockcide, Personal Flag
Sire: Roman Ruler , Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Lifetime: 229 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Personal Flag, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
|2||Uh Oh Bango||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Top Hit - French Debutante, French Deputy
Sire: Top Hit, Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Lifetime: 9 yearlings sold, median $5,000.
Broodmare Sire: French Deputy, Chestnut, 1992.
|3||Oak Motte||Margin: 10¾||TrueNicks: A++||$82,500|
2007 | Bay Horse | Valid Expectations - Raven's Bride, Cherokee Colony
Sire: Valid Expectations , Bay, 1993. Raced 3 years. 27 starts, 12 wins, $596,092. Lifetime: 215 yearlings sold, median $20,000. In 2009: 1.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Cherokee Colony, Bay, 1985. In 2009: 1.03 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Texas Winter Mixed Sale 2007, ($24,500).
|1||Rule||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Uh Oh Bango||Glenn W. Corbett||R. Kory Owens|
|3||Oak Motte||Diego Saenz||Thomas M. Amoss|
|4||Litigation Risk||Javier Castellano||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
|5||Grand Slam Andre||Shane J. Sellers||Steven M. Asmussen|
|6||My Time to Star||Robby Albarado||Dale L. Romans|
|7||Gallant Gent||Kent J. Desormeaux||Craig Anthony Lewis|
|8||Bench the Judge||Gerard Melancon||Guy Smith|
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
Vinery New York has scheduled its annual stallion show and open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at Sugar Maple Farm near Poughquag, N.Y.Monday, January 14, 2013
Rule, a multiple graded stakes winner, has been retired from racing and will stand stud in 2013 at Vinery New York near Poughquag, N.Y.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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
Donn Handicap (gr. I) winner Hymn Book returned to winning ways Oct. 19, taking the $80,750 Frank "Pancho" Martin Stakes by 5 3/4 lengths in the slop at Belmont Park.Friday, October 19, 2012
Suburban Handicap (gr. II) winner Mucho Macho Man seeks the first grade I stakes victory of his career in the Sept. 1 Woodward at Saratoga Race Course; it would also be a first for trainer Kathy Ritvo.Wednesday, August 29, 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
Top class stayer gets plenty of pace to run at.Thursday, August 02, 2012
Ron the Greek heads a nine-horse field as the 3-1 favorite for the $750,000 Whitney Invitational (gr. I) Aug. 4 at Saratoga Race Course.Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Several key contenders for the Aug. 4 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) breezed July 29 on the Oklahoma Training Track at Saratoga Race Course, and trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed Mike Repole's Caixa Eletronica.Sunday, July 29, 2012
Even though it's more than a week away, the Aug. 3-5 stakes extravaganza at Saratoga Race Course is taking shape, with the release by the New York Racing Association of a list of probables for the four graded stakes.Thursday, July 26, 2012
Rule made his 5-year-old debut a winning one July 7 in the $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. II) at Monmouth Park, sitting just off a dawdling early pace before drawing off under jockey Joe Bravo to get the job done.Saturday, July 07, 2012
Preston Stables' Flat Out will make his first start for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott in the $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. III) July 7, having been transferred from the barn of Scooter Dickey.Thursday, July 05, 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
Game On Dude makes his first start since he was unplaced in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) when he takes on Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) winner Morning Line in the Californian Stakes (gr. II) June 2 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
One year after registering his most lucrative victory, Duke of Mischief returns to Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races to defend his title in West Virginia's $1 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 14.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Trainer Bill Mott's team swooped into Southern California with Ron the Greek to snare the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) in convincing style March 3.Saturday, March 03, 2012
With defending champion Game On Dude skipping the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), Ultimate Eagle leads a field of 13 in the $750,000 event March 3.Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Game On Dude may have caused his backers a bit of concern when he trailed the field in the San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) after a tardy start, but it all worked out for the 3-10 favorite, who romped to victory at Santa Anita.Sunday, February 05, 2012
Game on Dude makes his first start since he nearly pirated the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) last fall when he takes on six opponents in the $200,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 5.Thursday, February 02, 2012
Uh Oh Bango disposed of pacesetter Skipshot in upper stretch and held favored Tres Borrachos safe through the lane to win the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 7 at Santa Anita.Saturday, January 07, 2012
Though he has never had much success on the Santa Anita Park main track, Tres Borrachos is the likely favorite for the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 7.Wednesday, January 04, 2012