DEL MAR, Del Mar, CA
|1||Celtic New Year||Margin: head||TrueNicks: C+||$120,000|
2007 | Bay Gelding | North Light (IRE) - Reggae Queen, Dynaformer
Sire: North Light (IRE) , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 101 yearlings sold, median $6,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, ($19,000).
|2||Bourbon Bay||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A+||$40,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Sligo Bay (IRE) - Coral Necklace, Conquistador Cielo
Sire: Sligo Bay (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 4 wins, $484,695. Lifetime: 115 yearlings sold, median $4,013.
Broodmare Sire: Conquistador Cielo, Bay, 1979.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $1,700.
|3||Imponente Purse (BRZ)||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: D||$24,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Public Purse - White Tea (BRZ), Sunny's Halo
Sire: Public Purse, Bay, 1994. Raced 4 years. 14 starts, 7 wins, $1,103,324.
Broodmare Sire: Sunny's Halo, Chestnut, 1980. In 2009: 1.18 AEI.
|1||Celtic New Year||Victor Espinoza||John W. Sadler|
|2||Bourbon Bay||Joseph Talamo||Neil D. Drysdale|
|3||Imponente Purse (BRZ)||Chantal Sutherland||A. C. Avila|
|4||Make Music for Me||Rafael Bejarano||Alexis Barba|
|5||Soul Candy||Joel Rosario||Patrick Gallagher|
|6||Medici Code (GB)||Martin A. Pedroza||Darrell Vienna|
Bourbon Bay makes his 7-year-old debut March 16 in a race he has won twice before, the San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Game On Dude took some heat for six furlongs, then sped away in the stretch to take the $196,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) as expected Feb. 3 for his sixth win in seven tries at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, February 03, 2013
Game On Dude will have at most four rivals when he returns to Santa Anita Park in the $200,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) on Super Bowl Sunday Feb. 3.Thursday, January 31, 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
David Heerensperger's Bourbon Bay will not run in the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3, Breeders' Cup oficials said Oct. 28.Sunday, October 28, 2012
Turbo Compressor and Casino Host, both qualifiers for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) later this fall, will take a test spin over the Santa Anita Park course in the $150,000 John Henry Turf Championship (gr. IIT) Sept. 30.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Casino Host, a recent addition to the Southern California male turf division, conquered the 1 3/8-mile distance in his first try with a late-running victory in the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 25.Saturday, August 25, 2012
An automatic berth in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) will be on the line when nine well-matched horses line up for the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 25.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The injury that will keep Acclamation from defending his championship in the TVG Pacific Classic Aug. 26 has been determined to be a mild strain of a ligament in the area of the left front pastern.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Off for more than eight months, champion Acclamation makes his much-awaited return in the $250,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IT) at Betfair Hollywood Park June 9, a race he has won the past two years.Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Acclamation, the champion older male of 2011, tops a list of 10 nominees to the $250,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IT), which will be run at Betfair Hollywood Park June 9.Friday, June 01, 2012
The longest race at Santa Anita Park, the closing day San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT), was settled by about an inch when Bourbon Bay came from far out of it at the quarter pole to tag Eagle Poise at the wire.Sunday, April 22, 2012
Bourbon Bay will start as an overwhelming favorite in the marathon $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT) as the curtain comes down on Santa Anita Park for the 75th season April 22.Thursday, April 19, 2012
The 1 1/2-mile San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) at rainy Santa Anita came down to the final jump when favored Bourbon Bay nipped Slim Shadey by a head on the turf March 25.Sunday, March 25, 2012
Improving Slim Shadey aims for his second straight graded stakes win over Santa Anita's turf course when he faces five opponents in the $150,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) March 25.Thursday, March 22, 2012
Sanagas, a dominating 3 1/4-length winner of the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. I) last November, returns to action for new connections in the $150,000 San Marcos Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 11 at Santa Anita.Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Favored Sanagas joined the ranks of grade I winners with a dominating triumph for trainer Graham Motion in the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup at Hollywood Park Nov. 19.Saturday, November 19, 2011
There is no standout in the grade I Turf Cup, but Norvsky, Bourbon Bay, Falcon Rock, and Sanagas are all major contenders in the 1 1/2-mile race Nov. 19 at Hollywood Park.Friday, November 18, 2011
Multiple graded stakes winner Bourbon Bay and dual grade I victor Miss Match worked seven furlongs on the Hollywood Park turf course the morning of Nov. 13 in preparation for the Nov. 19 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT).Sunday, November 13, 2011
Soul Candy, winner of the California Cup Classic last year when it was held on the Cushion Track at Hollywood Park, is back to defend his title against seven rivals in the $175,000 event on Santa Anita's turf course Oct. 29.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
On a four-race tear for trainer Donald Warren, multiple grade I winner Acclamation is expected to face seven opponents as the favorite for the $150,000 Clement L. Hirsch Turf Championship (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Oct. 2.Thursday, September 29, 2011
California shipper Bourbon Bay and European invader Wigmore Hall are among eight older horses entered in a wide-open edition of the $500,000 Northern Dancer Turf presented by VTech (Can-IT) Sept. 18 at Woodbine.Thursday, September 15, 2011
This week's nominees: Cape Blanco, Stacelita, Hilda's Passion, Celtic New Year, Acclamation.Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Celtic New Year, coming from off the pace, got through an opening in the stretch and held off heavy favorite Bourbon Bay and Imponente Purse in a tight finish in the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf Aug. 28.Sunday, August 28, 2011
Bourbon Bay, fresh off a convincing win in the Cougar II Handicap (gr. II), returns to turf in the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 28 in San Diego.Friday, August 26, 2011