DEL MAR, Del Mar, CA
|1||Evening Jewel||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$180,000|
Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 5 wins, $626,671. Lifetime: 289 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $8,000.
|2||Harmonious||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: B+||$60,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Dynaformer - Jade Tree, Storm Cat
Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Raced 3 years. 30 starts, 7 wins, $671,207. Lifetime: 555 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,800,000.
|3||Perfect Shirl||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: B+||$36,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Perfect Soul (IRE) - Lady Shirl, That's a Nice
Sire: Perfect Soul (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 108 yearlings sold, median $9,249.
Broodmare Sire: That's a Nice, Chestnut, 1974. In 2009: 1.28 AEI.
Scratched: Warren's Jitterbug.
|1||Evening Jewel||Victor Espinoza||James M. Cassidy|
|2||Harmonious||Mike E. Smith||John A. Shirreffs|
|3||Perfect Shirl||Chantal Sutherland||Roger L. Attfield|
|4||Antares World||Frank T. Alvarado||Steven Specht|
|5||Crisp||Rafael Bejarano||John W. Sadler|
|6||Berg Bahn (IRE)||Alex O. Solis||Gerard M. Lyons|
|7||Weekend Magic||Alonso Quinonez||Myung Kwon Cho|
|8||It Tiz||David Romero Flores||Mark Glatt|
|9||Distinctive (GB)||Brice Blanc||Bryan Smart|
Undefeated Black Caviar received a rare distinction Feb. 21 when she became only the second active racehorse to be inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.Thursday, February 21, 2013
The demand for quality bloodstock was in full force at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, but the middle and lower markets were soft.Friday, November 16, 2012
Charles Fipke's Perfect Soul, sire of 2011 Breeders' Cup winner Perfect Shirl, will stand in 2013 at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington for a fee of $7,500 stands and nurses.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Demand was strong for quality young mares and broodmare prospects as the Keeneland November breeding stock sale opened its 11-day run in Lexington.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Grade I winner Harmonious brought $2.8 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6. Acquired by Mandore International Agency, the daughter of Dynaformer was consigned by Lane's End, agent.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Lady of Shamrock's four stakes wins in 2012 have helped her sire Scat Daddy lead the second-crop sire list, just as he led the freshman sire list in 2011.
Even-money choice Lady of Shamrock was best by far in the $300,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT), taking the overland route from last to a half-length victory Aug. 18.Saturday, August 18, 2012
A game winner of the American Oaks (gr. IT) one month ago, Lady of Shamrock can make it back-to-back grade I wins when she takes on nine sophomore filly rivals in the $300,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) on the turf Aug. 18.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Harmonious, a leading 3-year-old turf filly in 2010 for Martin, Pam, and Emily Wygod, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare.Monday, July 16, 2012
Finishing with a flourish, Quiet Oasis produced a 15-1 upset in the $100,000 Wilshire Handicap (gr. IIIT) when she swept past pacesetter Briecat in the closing strides for a half-length victory at Betfair Hollywood Park.Sunday, April 29, 2012
Grade I winner Willa B Awesome, sent off as a heavy favorite in the $288,000 Melair Stakes, was all out to win by a nose over a determined Starry Skies at Befair Hollywood Park April 28.Saturday, April 28, 2012
The daughter of Northern Afleet is a millionaire and winner of two grade I stakes.Thursday, April 12, 2012
Taking advantage of a heady rail-skimming trip from Joe Bravo, Brazilian-bred Here to Win outkicked Keertana in the stretch for an 11-1 upset in $100,000 The Very One (gr. IIIT) Feb. 25 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 25, 2012
On Nov. 4, Charles Fipke's persistence paid off as his homebred 4-year-old filly Perfect Shirl gave the Canadian prospector a paydirt of a different kind: a win in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.Thursday, November 10, 2011
Charles Fipke's homebred champion Perfect Soul (IRE), sire of 2011 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Perfect Shirl, will stand the 2012 breeding season at the Hunderup family's Norse Ridge Farm.Sunday, November 06, 2011
A photographic review of the results of day 1 of the Breeders' Cup.Saturday, November 05, 2011
Daughter of Perfect Soul holds of European challengers to win her first race of the year.Friday, November 04, 2011
Friday actually has more intriguing longshot possibilities than Saturday, so here we go.Thursday, November 03, 2011
Marty and Pam Wygod's homebred Harmonious, 10th in last year's Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) is back with trainer John Shirreffs for another run at the brass ring.Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Favored Dubawi Heights gave jockey Joel Rosario his third grade I victory of the day at Santa Anita when she posted an impressive win in the $250,000 Yellow Ribbon Presented by Emirates Airline Stakes (gr. IT).Saturday, October 01, 2011
On a stakes-filled card at Santa Anita Park Oct. 1, the $250,000 Yellow Ribbon Stakes Presented by Emirate Airline stands out as the most contentious race of the bunch.Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Never Retreat picked up her second grade II win of the season on the Woodbine turf when she outlasted a deep field to capture the Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) Sept. 18.Sunday, September 18, 2011
Barry Irwin reached a significant milestone when Summer Soiree prevailed in the Aug. 20 Del Mar Oaks (gr. I). Irwin is in his 25th season syndicating and managing racehorses, and Summer Soiree is his 25th grade I winner.Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Summer Soiree went west in pursuit of her first grade I victory and the favorite had just enough left in the final jumps to nip fast-closing Star Billing and Nereid in the the $250,000 Del Mar Oaks Aug. 20.Saturday, August 20, 2011
Off a scintillating win in the Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. IIIT) in her turf debut, Summer Soiree ships cross-country for the $250,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) against a quality field Aug. 20.Wednesday, August 17, 2011