DEL MAR, Del Mar, CA
|1||Global Hunter (ARG)||Margin: 1||BRIS: 102||TrueNicks: A+||$210,000|
2003 | Bay Horse | Jade Hunter - Griffe de Paris (BRZ), Telescopico (ARG)
Sire: Jade Hunter, Chestnut, 1984. Raced 3 years. 14 starts, 6 wins, $407,260. Lifetime: 228 yearlings sold, median $18,500.
Broodmare Sire: Telescopico (ARG), Bay, 1975.
|2||Awesome Gem||Margin: ¾||BRIS: 101||TrueNicks: D||$70,000|
2003 | Chestnut Gelding | Awesome Again - Piano, Pentelicus
Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 9 wins, $4,374,590. Lifetime: 319 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2005 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $150,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2004 Select Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|3||Whatsthescript (IRE)||Margin: head||BRIS: 100||TrueNicks: A||$42,000|
2004 | Bay Horse | Royal Applause (GB) - Grizel (GB), Lion Cavern
Sire: Royal Applause (GB), Bay, 1993. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 9 wins, $600,832. Lifetime: 715 yearlings sold, median $49,915.
Broodmare Sire: Lion Cavern, Chestnut, 1989.
Tattersall's October 2005 Yearling Sale, $123,214.
Tattersall's December, 2004 Sale of Foals, $132,636.
|1||Global Hunter (ARG)||Corey S. Nakatani||A. C. Avila|
|2||Awesome Gem||Alex O. Solis||Craig Dollase|
|3||Whatsthescript (IRE)||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|4||Artiste Royal (IRE)||Joseph Talamo||Neil D. Drysdale|
|5||Monterey Jazz||Tyler Baze||Craig Dollase|
|6||Dakota Phone||Garrett K. Gomez||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|7||Richard's Kid||Victor Espinoza||Bob Baffert|
|8||Thorn Song||Mike E. Smith||Mike R. Mitchell|
Odds-on choice Last Gunfighter collared pacesetter Eighttofasttocatch in the final furlong and drew off by 4 1/4 lengths for his sixth consecutive victory May 17 in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (gr. III) in Baltimore, Md.6 days ago
John Gunther's Last Gunfighter, who has won five in a row since his maiden victory last October, will invade Maryland and face mostly locally based horses in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (gr. III) May 1.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Cyber Secret has not won on the dirt at Churchill Downs, but fresh off a 5 3/4-length victory in the April 13 Oaklawn Handicap, trainer Lynn Whiting is willing to put his unbeaten season on the line.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Successful Dan, coming back off a layoff of nearly 10 months, dictated an easy pace and held off the pursuing Boisterous in the final furlong to post a one-length victory in the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) April 21 at Keeneland.Sunday, April 21, 2013
There was a time when "the other Dan" was Wise Dan, who went on to become Horse of the Year. On April 21 fans will witness the return of the original, Successful Dan, in the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland.Thursday, April 18, 2013
by Anne Peters
Awesome Again is one of the most consistent sires of high-class runners in North America.
Claire Novak catches up with the connections of Wise Dan, Richard's Kid, Ramsey Farm, and Daisy Devine.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Sky Kingdom, on the comeback trail for trainer Bob Baffert, spurted away from challenger Oilisblackgold in the stretch to easily record his first stakes victory in the marathon Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 23, 2013
Calidoscopio makes his first appearance since he scored a major upset in last fall's Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) when he takes on seven opponents in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) March 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, horses with contrasting styles but both possessing a victory in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), are the clear standouts in the marquee event for handicap horses March 2 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Grade I winning son of Jade Hunter has already been shipped to Buenos Aires and is in quarantine.Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Called to Serve registered his third straight bullet work in preparation for the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) when he went five furlongs on Santa Anita Park's fast main track Feb. 22 in :59 1/5 with Gary Stevens up.Friday, February 22, 2013
Returning to his favored distance, Slim Shadey will try to win the San Marcos Stakes (gr. IIT) for a second straight year on Saturday at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, February 07, 2013
Game On Dude, looking to rebound from his seventh-place finish as the favorite in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), drew the rail for the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Multiple grade I winner Game On Dude heads an expected field of six or seven in the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes - Presented by the Oak Tree Racing Association (gr. III) Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Janis R. Whitham's Fort Larned led from gate to wire and held off a sustained stretch bid by Mucho Macho Man to win the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) before a crowd of 55,123 at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Game On Dude could put himself atop the favorites list for Horse of the Year with a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Friday, November 02, 2012
Doug O'Neill discusses Breeders' Cup horses such as Handsome Mike and Richard's Kid.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Handsome Mike, frontrunning winner of the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), is headed for the Breeders' Cup Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park although a decision on which race is still to be made, trainer Doug O'Neill said.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Game On Dude maintained his unbeaten record at Santa Anita Park with a smooth victory in the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept, 29, a perfect tuneup for his return to the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Saturday, September 29, 2012
Though he came up half a length shy in the Pacific Classic (gr. I) last time out, Game On Dude should be back in his comfort zone as he goes for a repeat in the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Santa Anita.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Grade I winner and multi-millionaire Awesome Gem has been retired from racing. The 9-year-old son of Awesome Again was scheduled to run in the Sept. 23 Ralph M. Hinds Pomona Handicap at Fairplex.Friday, September 21, 2012
Shipped to Southern California by trainer Dale Romans after a pair of lackluster efforts, Dullahan collared Game On Dude in deep stretch to take the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) in track-record time at Del Mar.Sunday, August 26, 2012
The Aug. 26 edition of the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) at Del Mar is about more than a trophy for trainer Bob Baffert, who last week lost two-time Classic winner Richard's Kid in a swiftly-orchestrated sale.Thursday, August 23, 2012
The countdown to the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita officially hits the second half of the season with the Pacific Classic at Del Mar.Tuesday, August 21, 2012