DEL MAR, Del Mar, CA
|1||Ultra Blend||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A||$180,000|
2006 | Bay Mare | Richly Blended - Ankha, Desert Classic
Sire: Richly Blended, Bay, 1998. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $323,280. Lifetime: 13 yearlings sold, median $4,700. In 2009: .51 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Desert Classic, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983. In 2009: .92 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $700,000.
|2||Zazu||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2008 | Gray or Roan Filly | Tapit - Rhumb Line, Mr. Greeley
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Mr. Greeley, Chestnut, 1992.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,100,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $285,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2008 Mixed Sale, $100,000.
|3||Switch||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: C||$36,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Quiet American - Antoniette, Nicholas
Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. Raced 4 years. 12 starts, 4 wins, $754,650. Lifetime: 409 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Nicholas, Bay, 1986. In 2009: .96 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $4,300,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|1||Ultra Blend||Tyler Baze||Art Sherman|
|2||Zazu||Garrett K. Gomez||John W. Sadler|
|3||Switch||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|4||St Trinians (GB)||Chantal Sutherland||Mike R. Mitchell|
|5||Freedom Star||Alonso Quinonez||Bob Baffert|
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
Gainesway Farm's Tapit has three graded stakes winners in the span of about two hours Feb. 2. His winners, all 3-year-olds, came at Tampa Bay Downs, Santa Anita, and Gulfstream.Sunday, February 03, 2013
Trainer Bob Baffert viewed the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) as a scrimmage for untested Flashback, and the talented son of Tapit proved he was ready for tougher with an easy tally at Santa Anita Park Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 2013
John Sadler, who guided Switch through a career in which she earned more than $1.4 million, was proud as a peacock when the Quiet American mare was sold Nov. 5 at the Fasig-Tipson select mixed sale for $4.3 million.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Dual grade I winner Zazu fetched $2.1 million from Katsumi Yoshida's Japan-based Northern Farm at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6. She was consigned by William S. Farish's Lane's End, agent.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Esther Marr reviews the Fasig-Tipton November sale and the purchase of Havre de Grace. Also, comments from Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
The sale of Havre de Grace for the third-highest price ever for a broodmare or broodmare prospect highlights a sale that saw gross receipts nearly double.Monday, November 05, 2012
Groupie Doll continued her domination of the female sprint division Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park, inhaling her rivals on the turn to take the $1 million Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) under a hand ride from jockey Rajiv Maragh.Saturday, November 03, 2012
While Groupie Doll's stellar 2012 record puts her in a different league than many of her competitors in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I), the favorite will still have to face five other grade I winners.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
An interesting mix of talented fillies and mares, headlined by 2012 grade I winners Include Me Out, Love Theway Youare, and Love and Pride, and will go postward in the Sept. 29 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Favored Include Me Out, benefiting from a rail-skimming ride under Joe Talamo, was all out to deny Star Billing in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 4 at Del Mar for her second grade I win of the season.Saturday, August 04, 2012
Fresh off a victory in the A Gleam Handicap (gr. II), dual grade I winner Switch wheels right back for trainer John Sadler while returning to two turns in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 4 at Del Mar.Wednesday, August 01, 2012
In what was a pivotal race for her, favored Switch rallied in deep stretch on the outside to capture the $200,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park July 14.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Dual grade I winner Switch, seeking her first victory of 2012, carries top weight of 122 pounds in the $200,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park July 14.Thursday, July 12, 2012
Grade I winner Include Me Out puts her three-race victory streak on the line in the $250,000 Vanity Handicap (gr. I) Jan. 16 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Favored Include Me Out nailed down her third consecutive graded victory this year after overcoming pacesetter Ellafitz narrowly in the $150,000 Marjorie L. Everett Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park May 19.Saturday, May 19, 2012
Grade I winners Zazu and Include Me Out will battle in the $150,000 Marjorie L. Everett Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park May 19 in a race that also attracted multiple grade II winner Ellafitz.Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Sassy Image will attempt to become the first repeat winner of the $300,000 Humana Distaff (gr. I) when she faces a strong lineup in the 26th renewal of the seven-furlong test May 5 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Include Me Out blew past odds-on choice Ellafitz on the turn for home and became a grade I winner with an easy victory in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Stakes March 17 on a sloppy track at rainy Santa Anita.Saturday, March 17, 2012
On a three-race stakes winning streak for trainer Bob Baffert, Ellafitz will go for her first grade I victory against five opponents in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes (gr. I) March 17 at Santa Anita.Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Front-running Ellafitz demonstrated her gritty determination when she turned back several challenges to capture Santa Anita's $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 18.Saturday, February 18, 2012
There was no staying with Ellafitz in last month's Pasaena Handicap and trainer Bob Baffert's 5-year-old mare could get the same kind of trip in the $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 18 at Santa Maria.Thursday, February 16, 2012
Eclipse Award winner Acclamation was voted California-bred Horse of the Year for 2011 by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association.Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Eclipse champions Acclamation and Amazombie, as well as multiple stakes-winning mare Ultra Blend are the finalists for the 2011 California-bred Horse of the Year.Friday, February 03, 2012