DEL MAR, Del Mar, CA
|1||The Factor||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A+||$150,000|
2008 | Gray or Roan Colt | War Front - Greyciousness, Miswaki
Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Miswaki, Chestnut, 1978.
Barretts Equine Limited May 2010 Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $250,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2009 Select Yearling Sale, $40,000.
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $50,000.
|2||Camp Victory||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$50,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Forest Camp - Victory Trick, Clever Trick
Sire: Forest Camp, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 4 wins, $339,984. Lifetime: 267 yearlings sold, median $45,000. In 2009: 1.40 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Clever Trick, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 1.54 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $90,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2008 Select Yearling Sale, ($39,000).
|3||Crown of Thorns||Margin: head||TrueNicks: C||$30,000|
Sire: Repent , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 5 wins, $1,255,660. Lifetime: 163 yearlings sold, median $8,183. In 2009: .97 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $300,000.
|1||The Factor||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|2||Camp Victory||Joseph Talamo||Mike R. Mitchell|
|3||Crown of Thorns||Garrett K. Gomez||Richard E. Mandella|
|4||Smiling Tiger||Joel Rosario||Jeff Bonde|
|5||Don Tito||Alonso Quinonez||John W. Sadler|
Aidan O'Brien noted that Lines of Battle was sent to Dubai with the specific purpose of picking up Kentucky Derby-qualifying points offered in the race, and he earned 100 points, assuring him a spot in the starting gate.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Comma to the Top, Jimmy Creed, and Camp Victory all bring grade I victories into the Potrero Grande (gr. II) at Santa Anita, vying to become the West Coast's top sprinter.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Bob Baffert's reputation at Oaklawn Park is that of a phenomenon, one you cannot afford to bet against. Selectively shipping in from his West Coast base with a remarkable 59% win rate, he has captured 17 of 29.Friday, March 15, 2013
Crown of Thorns' first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 23 at Joe and Helen Barbazon's Pleasant Acres Farm near Morristown, Fla.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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
Repent, who began his stallion career at John Sykes' CloverLeaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla., will stand in 2013 on the same property, now called Woodford Thoroughbreds. The son of Louis Quatorze's fee is $3,000.Thursday, November 15, 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
The Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) was the most popular race among the 15 on the two-day World Championships programs, with a maximum 14 drawing into the field for the race.Monday, October 29, 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
Trainer Don Warren confirmed speculation that Acclamation, the 2011 Eclipse Award winner as outstanding older male, would not make the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2 and 3.Sunday, October 07, 2012
Cat Dreams, sire of grade II winner Caracortado, and other stallions Dr Large and Storm Account will stand in 2013 at Trifecta Trace in Indiana.Thursday, October 04, 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
The Factor, a multiple grade I-winning son of War Front, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2013 breeding season at Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky. His fee will be $15,000.Saturday, September 22, 2012
Capital Account and Coil gave trainer Bob Baffert a one-two finish in the $250,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes (gr. II) at Del Mar Aug. 26.Sunday, August 26, 2012
Featherston, Jacobsen, and Miller's Camp Victory, second in last year's Pat O'Brien Stakes (gr. II), will try again versus five others in the race when it is renewed Aug. 26 at Del Mar.Friday, August 24, 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
Mike Mitchell, recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumor, is doing well and is in fine spirits, according to his assistant trainer, Phil D'Amato, who visited the longtime Southern California conditioner July 3.Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Trainer Mike Mitchell, who had brain surgery a day earlier, surely got some much-needed tonic when his Camp Victory swept to victory in the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I) at Betfair Hollywood Park June 30.Saturday, June 30, 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
Odds-on favorite Roman Threat had too much speed for his seven opponents in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) in a dominating win on the Cushion Track at Betfair Hollywood Park May 28.Monday, May 28, 2012