ELLIS PARK, Henderson, KY
|1||Direct Line||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2006 | Bay Filly | Tiznow - Irene's Talkin, At the Threshold
Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 15 starts, 8 wins, $6,427,830. Lifetime: 427 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: At the Threshold, Chestnut, 1981. In 2009: 1.11 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $500,000.
|2||West Hope (BRZ)||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A||$20,000|
2005 | Bay Mare | Crimson Tide (IRE) - West Night (BRZ), Slap Jack
Sire: Crimson Tide (IRE), Bay, 1994. Raced 5 years. 28 starts, 7 wins, $216,097.
Broodmare Sire: Slap Jack, Dark Bay or Brown, 1975.
|3||Choragus||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A+||$11,000|
2005 | Bay Mare | Harlan's Holiday - Tappanzee, Bet Big
Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 9 wins, $3,632,664. Lifetime: 382 yearlings sold, median $56,500.
Broodmare Sire: Bet Big, Dark Bay or Brown, 1980.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $42,000.
|1||Direct Line||Tony Farina||Vicki Oliver|
|2||West Hope (BRZ)||Greta Kuntzweiler||Eduardo Caramori|
|3||Choragus||Eduardo E. Perez||Chris M. Block|
|4||Lady's Laughter||Corey J. Lanerie||Charles Lopresti|
|5||Irish Witch||Thomas L. Pompell||Michael R. Thompson|
|6||Ravi's Song||Francisco C. Torres||Carl Bowman|
|7||Midway Holiday||Victor Lebron||Gregory D. Foley|
|8||Century Park||Larry J. Sterling, Jr.||Dale L. Romans|
|9||Secret Kin||Jamie Theriot||Michael Stidham|
|10||Tap Tap Tapping||Quincy Hamilton||David R. Vance|
Frank L. Jones Jr's Tapitsfly, who has started four times this year in graded events and has won or placed in all of them, will carry top weight of 121 pounds in the Early Times Mint Julep Handicap at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Absinthe Minded, who has dominated Oaklawn Park's older filly and mare division this meet, takes on a new challenge from Fair Grounds invader Joyful Victory in the $150,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 17.Thursday, March 15, 2012
Ravi's Song, second to well-regarded Deluxe in the Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) over the Churchill Downs turf earlier this month, switches to the main track for the Thanksgiving Day feature, the $175,000 Falls City Handicap.Sunday, November 20, 2011
Trainer Bill Mott put an exclamation point on his big Breeders' Cup weekend at Churchill Downs when the regally-bred Deluxe held on for a half-length victory in the $109,900 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov 6.Sunday, November 06, 2011
Tapitsfly, winner of the 2009 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita, will carry top weight of 117 pounds when she faces six rivals in the $100,000 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Churchill Downs turf Nov. 6.Thursday, November 03, 2011
Romacaca takes the Taylor Made Matchmaker after favorite C. S. Silk encounters major trouble leaving the gate.Sunday, July 31, 2011
My Baby Baby held off a late charge from fast-closing longshot Ravi's Song to win $113,900 Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (gr. IIIT) by a neck June 11 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, June 11, 2011
Hilda's Passion, who is a neck away from being unbeaten in her last four stakes tries, looms as the one to beat in the $150,000 Inside Information (gr. II) March 19 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, March 16, 2011
See race photos of Brethren, Always a Princess and many more!Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Distinctive Dixie, winner of the Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) earlier this month, will carry top weight of 120 pounds in the $150,000 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs Nov 25.Sunday, November 21, 2010
Direct Line, battling West Hope all the way around, got up by a nose at the wire to win the $100,000 Gardenia Handicap (gr. III) in an 11-1 surprise at Ellis Park Aug. 14.Saturday, August 14, 2010
Larry Richardson's Midway Holiday, a winner of three of six lifetime starts, is one of a pair of 3-year-old fillies entered in a wide-open edition of the $100,000 Gardenia Handicap (gr. III) Aug. 14 at Ellis Park.Thursday, August 12, 2010
Overwhelming 1-5 choice Informed Decision narrowly avoided an upset when she outfought 33-1 shot Rinterval in the final furlong to win the Chicago Handicap (gr. III) by a head July 4 at Arlington Park.Sunday, July 04, 2010
Informed Decision, last year's champion female sprinter, returns to Arlington Park to to defend her title in the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III).Friday, July 02, 2010
Team Block wins the White Oak Handicap with Shrewd Operator, while trainer Christine Janks scores with Big Looie in the Springfield Stakes June 19 at Arlington Park.Saturday, June 19, 2010
Starlight Partners' Ailalea, who ran fifth in the April 30 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), captured the Dogwood Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 29, 2010
Koolmen Racing Stable's Orchestrator determinedly held off Age of Humor after a long stretch duel, prevailing by a neck under Alex Solis to take the $125,000 Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) March 27 at Turfway Park.Saturday, March 27, 2010
Late-running No Such Word, making her stakes debut for trainer Cindy Jones, upset 11-10 choice Beautician in the $125,000 Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Oaklawn Park March 13.Saturday, March 13, 2010
Making her first start since a rousing triumph in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) two months ago, Life Is Sweet returns in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Jan. 2.Wednesday, December 30, 2009
April Pride overcame her outside post and some heavy traffic in the homestretch to post an impressive upset win in Oak Tree's $100,000 Harold C. Ramser Sr. Handicap (gr. IIIT), her American graded stakes debut for trainer James Cassidy Saturday on the Santa Anita grass.Saturday, October 24, 2009
Mrs Kipling, on the comeback trail following a disappointing effort in the American Oaks (gr. IT), returns to action against 10 rivals in Oak Tree's $100,000 Harold C. Ramser Sr. Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Santa Anita Park Oct. 24.Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Godolphin Racing's Flashing, a winner of four of six starts this season including the grade I Test Stakes, has a clear edge over a full field of 3-year-old fillies in the $300,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) Oct. 24 at Keeneland.Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Informed Decision, on a four-race winning streak following back-to-back grade I wins for trainer Jonathan Sheppard, towers over the field for the $150,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III), the Independence Day headliner at Arlington Park.Wednesday, July 01, 2009
The 3-year-old filly turf division in Southern California has been difficult to sort out all year, and it remains a puzzle heading into the $150,000 Honeymoon Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park May 31. Six of the nine 3-year-old fillies entered also ran the Senorita Stakes (gr. IIIT) held earlier this month, although the winner, Mrs Kipling, isn't among them.Thursday, May 28, 2009
Like her other five rivals, Marylou Whitney's Tweeter never had a chance when super filly Rachel Alexandra rolled to a record-setting 20 1/4-length victory in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 1 at Churchill Downs. Tweeter, who finished 51 lengths back of the winner, should be more evenly matched this time when taking on mere mortals in the $100,000-added Dogwood Stakes (gr. III), a test for 3-year-old fillies May 30 in Louisville.Wednesday, May 27, 2009