DELAWARE PARK, Wilmington, DE
|1||Blind Luck||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A||$450,000|
2007 | Chestnut Filly | Pollard's Vision - Lucky One, Best of Luck
Sire: Pollard's Vision , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
Broodmare Sire: Best of Luck, Bay, 1996. In 2009: .67 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,500,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($10,000).
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2008 Select Yearling Sale, $11,000.
|2||Havre de Grace||Margin: 18½||TrueNicks: A++||$165,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Saint Liam - Easter Bunnette, Carson City
Sire: Saint Liam, Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 47 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $10,000,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $380,000.
|3||Life At Ten||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$82,500|
2005 | Chestnut Mare | Malibu Moon - Rahrahsixboombah, Rahy
Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997. Raced 1 years. 2 starts, 1 wins, $33,840. Lifetime: 493 yearlings sold, median $70,000.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $1,950,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $35,000.
|1||Blind Luck||Garrett K. Gomez||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|2||Havre de Grace||Ramon A. Dominguez||J. Larry Jones|
|3||Life At Ten||David Cohen||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Love's Blush||Travis L. Dunkelberger||Rodney Jenkins|
|5||Thundering Emilia||Julian Pimentel||Michael R. Matz|
by Anne Peters
Black Caviar raced from ages 2 to 6 with 25 starts, and was never beaten. She's just been retired, and thoughts now turn to which stallion her owners will send her to in the upcoming breeding season.
A hearing officer for Kentucky Personnel Board has recommended that fired chief racing steward John Veitch should be reinstated to his former position and be awarded all back pay and benefits.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Delaware Park and the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association said April 10 they have signed a contract for 2013 for 81 days of racing, down from the originally scheduled 100 days.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A Circuit Court judge in Kentucky has rejected a motion from attorneys for John Veitch to be able to take a deposition from a member of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission in connection with the Life At Ten case.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Pollard's Vision, sire of champion Blind Luck, will stand this year at Dr. Jerry Bilinski's Waldorf Farm near North Chatham, N.Y.Thursday, February 28, 2013
Delaware Park plans to race from May 18-Nov. 9 this year but, as was the case in 2012, the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission approved the dates even though a contract with horsemen isn't in place.Thursday, February 28, 2013
A member of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said a key piece of information was withheld from commissioners when they voted last year to suspend former chief state steward John Veitch for a year.Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Here's a look at where Horses of the Year earned their first victories.Tuesday, January 22, 2013
At one minute past the stroke of midnight on Jan. 19, 2010 3-year-old champion filly Blind Luck delivered her first foal, a filly by Bernardini, at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Lexington, Ky.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Mandy Pope, who paid $14.2 million in November for major broodmare prospects Havre de Grace and Plum Pretty, has taken important steps in what she believes will pay off handsomely.Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Delaware Handicap at Delaware Park and Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga Race Course have been granted grade I status by the American Graded Stakes Committee, which met Nov. 28 in Lexington.Friday, November 30, 2012
Celebrating the career of 2011 Horse of the Year Havre de Grace, who recently sold for 10 million dollars at the Fasig-Tipton November sale.Thursday, November 15, 2012
Esther Marr reviews the Fasig-Tipton November sale and the purchase of Havre de Grace. Also, comments from Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
The sale of Havre de Grace for the third-highest price ever for a broodmare or broodmare prospect highlights a sale that saw gross receipts nearly double.Monday, November 05, 2012
Havre de Grace, the 2011 Horse of the Year and champion older mare, brought some major fireworks to the Fasig-Tipton November sale when she commanded a final bid of $10 million from Mandy Pope of Whisper Hill Farm.Monday, November 05, 2012
The Fasig-Tipton November sale, which is known for its prominent cast of selected entries, will again feature several standouts, including this year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Zagora.Sunday, November 04, 2012
Former Kentucky Chief Steward John Veitch is appealing a circuit court decision upholding his one-year suspension and aspects of his firing.Friday, October 05, 2012
Former Kentucky chief racing steward John Veitch finally got his day in court Aug. 1 when Franklin, Ky., Circuit Court judge Thomas Wingate heard arguments on both sides of the controversial Life At Ten case.Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Havre de Grace, the 2011 Horse of the Year who was retired earlier this year after sustaining an injured ligament, will be sold at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky breeding stock sale in Lexington Nov. 5.Saturday, July 28, 2012
A Kentucky Circuit Court judge has scheduled a hearing on former chief Kentucky racing steward John Veitch's request for the court to reverse his one-year suspension stemming from the Life At Ten case.Monday, July 23, 2012
Besilu Stables' Royal Delta held off a late challenger to win the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) by a neck at Delaware Park July 21, but it wasn't the nemesis everyone thought she'd face near the wire.Saturday, July 21, 2012
Finnegans Wake looks live in Va. Derby.Thursday, July 19, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Delaware Handicap and Virginia Derby.Thursday, July 19, 2012
Besilu Stables' Royal Delta headlines the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) at Delaware Park July 21, but the champion filly will have to fend off an old nemesis in Awesome Maria.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Havre de Grace, 2011's Horse of the Year, is "doing terrific" in retirement, according to her owner, Rick Porter, and he's planning to send her to a November mixed sale in Kentucky.Wednesday, July 18, 2012