DEL MAR, Del Mar, CA
|1||Euroears||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A||$150,000|
2004 | Chestnut Horse | Langfuhr - Unky and Ally, Heff
Sire: Langfuhr , Bay, 1992. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 9 wins, $698,574. Lifetime: 471 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Heff, Chestnut, 1989. In 2009: .89 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, ($320,000).
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2004 Mixed Sale, ($22,000).
|2||Smiling Tiger||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
2007 | Chestnut Horse | Hold That Tiger - Shandra Smiles, Cahill Road
Sire: Hold That Tiger, Chestnut, 2000. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 3 wins, $644,235. Lifetime: 265 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cahill Road, Bay, 1988.
Washington Thoroughbred Breeders' Association 2008 Summer Yearling Sale, $40,000.
Keeneland Association January 2008 Horses of All Ages Sale, ($32,000).
|3||Amazombie||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: B+||$30,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Northern Afleet - Wilshe Amaze, In Excess (IRE)
Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 5 wins, $626,671. Lifetime: 289 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: In Excess (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
Barretts Equine Limited January 2008 Mixed Sale, ($32,000).
Scratched: Coffee Boy.
|1||Euroears||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|2||Smiling Tiger||Joel Rosario||Jeff Bonde|
|3||Amazombie||Mike E. Smith||William Spawr|
|4||Carbonite||Joseph Talamo||Mike R. Mitchell|
|5||Color of Courage||Garrett K. Gomez||J. Paco Gonzalez|
|6||Kinsale King||Martin A. Pedroza||Carl O'Callaghan|
The Sprint division in 2012 took some odd twists during the course of the year, with the first half of the year focused on the defending champion Amazombie.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Keyser is first person to win Media Eclipse Awards in both writing and photography categories.Friday, December 28, 2012
At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. In spite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their finishes.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Favored Smiling Tiger, back on his home track at Betfair Hollywood Park, posted his first win of the year in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 2.Sunday, December 02, 2012
Grade I winners Comma to the Top and Smiling Tiger tackle four entrants from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, making for an intriguing Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, November 29, 2012
Trinniberg, overlooked at odds of 13-1, proved his doubters wrong when he posted his first grade I victory in the $1.5 million XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint by three-quarters of a length Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Trainer Bob Baffert believes Fast Bullet deserves a shot in the Breeders' Cup Sprint, even though it is the ligthly raced colt's first start of the year.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Throw out his last race, said trainer Bill Spawr of Amazombie. The Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint favorite is ready to repeat.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap a few choice races from the Breeders' Cup providing insight from past performances and on site impressions. The Classic will be covered in tomorrow's show.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Amazombie, last year's champion sprinter and winner of the Breeders' Cup Sprint, is this year's Sprint favorite against four other grade I winners.Monday, October 29, 2012
On a cool morning Oct. 26 at Keeneland, 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom turned in a workmanlike breeze preparing for his upcoming start in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park.Friday, October 26, 2012
Breeders' Cup candidates were out in full force at Santa Anita Park Oct. 20, going through the late stages of their major drills for the World Championships events.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Game On Dude headed a parade of heavyweight hopefuls prepping for the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park Oct. 14 as the countdown began in earnest for the 28th World Championship events Nov. 2-3.Sunday, October 14, 2012
Evan examines how weekend races will affect the Breeders' Cup race card.Monday, October 08, 2012
Coil earned his first stakes win since last year's Haskell Invitational and earned a spot in the XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with his upset victory in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) Oct. 6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
California-bred Amazombie will defend his title against six other top sprinters in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) against six opponents in a race formerly known as the Ancient Title Oct. 6.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie returned to his best form in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), sitting just off a hot pace and coming to get the leaders in deep stretch to win going away on the Polytrack at Del Mar July 29.Sunday, July 29, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie and The Factor will duke it out one more time in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), the headline event at Del Mar July 29.Thursday, July 26, 2012
The Factor, making his first appearance since the Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) three months ago, and defending champion Smiling Tiger headline the field for the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. IT) June 30 at Hollywood.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Caixa Eletronica took advantage of a blistering early pace to rally in the stretch for a three-quarters of a length victory in the True North Handicap (gr. II) on the Belmont Stakes card June 8.Saturday, June 09, 2012
An accomplished field of seasoned, older spinters, headed by grade I victors Smiling Tiger and Giant Ryan, will vie for victory in the $400,000 True North Handicap (gr. II) on Belmont Stakes Day at Belmont Park.Wednesday, June 06, 2012
If all goes as planned, Amazombie will take the exact same path as last year when he captured the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), using the Triple Bend, Bing Crosby, and Ancient Title as springboards.Thursday, May 31, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the 2012 Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks and several undercard races from the weekend.Sunday, May 06, 2012
After a thrilling stretch duel with champion Amazombie, Mike Lauffer and Bill Cubbedge's Shackleford inched clear in deep stretch to win the $441,600 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) May 5.Saturday, May 05, 2012
The Kentucky Derby undercard features a top-notch sprint at seven furlongs with millionaires Amazombie, Shackleford, and Smiling Tiger.Thursday, May 03, 2012