DEL MAR, Del Mar, CA
|1||Executiveprivilege||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$180,000|
2010 | Bay Filly | First Samurai - Refugee, Unaccounted For
Sire: First Samurai , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 149 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unaccounted For, Bay, 1991. In 2009: 1.36 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2012 Spring Sales of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $650,000.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $23,000.
|2||Beholder||Margin: 4¼||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2010 | Bay Filly | Henny Hughes - Leslie's Lady, Tricky Creek
Sire: Henny Hughes , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 268 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Tricky Creek, Bay, 1986. In 2009: 1.01 AEI.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $180,000.
|3||Mechaya||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: B+||$36,000|
Sire: City Zip , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 2 years. 23 starts, 9 wins, $818,225. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Valid Expectations , Bay, 1993. In 2009: 1.45 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2012 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $240,000.
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) 2011 Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale, $35,340.
Keeneland Association January 2011 Horses of All Ages Sale, ($32,000).
|1||Executiveprivilege||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|2||Beholder||Garrett K. Gomez||Richard E. Mandella|
|3||Mechaya||Martin Garcia||John W. Sadler|
|4||Miss Empire||Kevin Krigger||Peter Miller|
|5||Heir Kitty||Corey S. Nakatani||Peter Miller|
|6||Renee's Titan||Edwin A. Maldonado||Leandro Mora|
|7||Pat's Back||Patrick A. Valenzuela||Michael Pender|
|8||Wasted At Midnight||Victor Espinoza||Alexis Barba|
With this year's Kentucky Oaks and Derby come and gone, I'm left with a lot of memories in the form of photos that I'd like to share.6 days ago
Trainer Todd Pletcher said May 4 the four Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) participants from his barn, including winner Princess of Sylmar, "came out of the race well."Saturday, May 04, 2013
Princess of Sylmar roared past Beholder in deep stretch to win the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 3 at Churchill Downs. At 38-1, she's the second highest-priced winner in Oaks history.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Kentucky Oaks contender Beholder, being 'schooled' in Churchill Downs paddock.Thursday, May 02, 2013
The only stakes on the May 3 card to draw a maximum 14-horse field was not the Kentucky Oaks. It was another race for 3-year-old fillies, the Eight Belles Presented by Xerox (gr. III), with undefeated Calistoga favored.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Dreaming of Julia is the freshest on the minds of most leading up to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) due to her extraordinary 21 3/4-length victory in the March 30 Gulfstream Park Oaks (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Dreaming of Julia, the remarkable 21 3/4-length winner of the March 30 Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II), drew post 8 of 11 sophomore fillies and was installed the 3-1 favorite for the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013
As in years past, 2012 champion juvenile filly Beholder might have been the expected and overwhelming favorite in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). But not this year.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Lenny Shulman discusses which Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders appeared on the track today, when Lines of Battle is expected to arrive, and the weather forecast this weekend.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Spendthrift Farm owner B. Wayne Hughes had plenty of horses to keep an eye on April 30 during the training time for those preparing for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands(gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Juddmonte Farms' Close Hatches drills a half-mile in :47 2/5 in advance of the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). The daughter of First Defence is unbeaten in three starts, all this year.Sunday, April 28, 2013
Here are some of the explanations I received on this year's stellar field of contenders. Which one is your favorite?Thursday, April 25, 2013
Morton Fink's Lisa Danielle, the dam of Horse of the Year Wise Dan, was honored April 25 as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon.Thursday, April 25, 2013
The fields for the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) the following day continue to take shape, with eligibility in each race to be determined by the new points system.Friday, April 19, 2013
Last year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winning connections will try to recreate some more magic in the blue grass when Zillah Reddam's Renee's Titan starts in the Beaumont Stakes at Keeneland.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Wood Memorial Stakes, Santa Anita Derby, and Ashland Stakes.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Spendthrift Farm's Beholder easily defeated five foes in the Santa Anita Oaks and will move on to contest the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) as one of the top choices.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Two-year-old filly champion of 2012 Beholder will be the heavy favorite when she faces five foes in the April 6 Santa Anita Oaks for Spendthrift Farm and Richard Mandella.Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Champion 2-year-old filly Beholder worked seven furlongs in company on a fast main track at Santa Anita Park March 29 as she closes in on her next scheduled start in the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I).Friday, March 29, 2013
The catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s 2013 spring sale of 2-year-olds in training is available on the OBS website at obssales.com.Monday, March 25, 2013
Verrazano, impressive winner of the March 9 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), leaps from fourth position a week ago to top this week's NTRA's weekly 3-Year-Old poll. Game On Dude is a solid No. 1 in the national poll.Monday, March 11, 2013
A total of 134 fillies, led by champion Beholder, have been nominated to Keeneland's $500,000 Central Bank Ashland Stakes (gr. I), scheduled for Saturday, April 6.Monday, March 11, 2013
A total of 120 fillies have been entered for the 139th running of Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), an increase of 27.7% compared with 2012 following the early nomination phase.Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Gotham Stakes, Santa Anita Handicap, and the Las Virgenes Stakes.Monday, March 04, 2013
The only Kentucky Oaks Future Wager of 2013 closed the evening of March 3 with Flashy Gray the 6-1 betting choice.Monday, March 04, 2013