ELLIS PARK, Henderson, KY
|1||Salty Strike||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Smart Strike - Lake Huron, Salt Lake
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Salt Lake, Bay, 1989.
Keeneland Association January 2013 Horses of All Ages Sale, $800,000.
|2||Joyful Victory||Margin: 5||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2008 | Gray or Roan Mare | Tapit - Wild Lucy Black, Wild Again
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Wild Again, Dark Bay or Brown, 1980. In 2009: 2.26 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2010, $400,000.
Keeneland Association January 2009 Horses of All Ages Sale, $60,000.
|3||Ridgester||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: D||$11,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Cactus Ridge - Saltster, Salt Lake
Sire: Cactus Ridge, Bay, 2001. Raced 1 years. 4 starts, 4 wins, $187,850. Lifetime: 90 yearlings sold, median $10,500.
Broodmare Sire: Salt Lake, Bay, 1989.
|1||Salty Strike||Victor Lebron||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|2||Joyful Victory||Gabriel Saez||J. Larry Jones|
|3||Ridgester||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Rick Hiles|
|4||Holiday Soiree||Jon Kenton Court||D. Michael Smithwick, Jr.|
|5||Absinthe Minded||Calvin H. Borel||D. Wayne Lukas|
|6||Sassy Image||Robby Albarado||Dale L. Romans|
|7||Formal Plan||Greta Kuntzweiler||Jennifer Tooley|
|8||Find the Humor||Matthew Straight||Paul Vallance|
|9||She's Picky||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Dale L. Romans|
CresRan Stable's homebred Tiz Miz Sue took advantage of a speed duel between Joyful Victory and Authenticity to post an impressive victory in the Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park May 27.Monday, May 27, 2013
Trainer Larry Jones will offer a stiff one-two punch in the $400,000 Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I), with stablemates Joyful Victory and Believe You Can both entered for the May 27 event at Belmont Park.Friday, May 24, 2013
James Spence's homebred Aubby K won her second graded contest in a row, splashing to victory in the grade I Humana Distaff on the Kentucky Derby Day undercard at Churchill Downs May 4.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Dance to Bristol, giving the biggest effort of her career, waltzed to a nine-length romp in the $200,000 Sugar Maple Stakes at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 20.Saturday, April 20, 2013
In 2012, Book Review swept from eighth place past a game Holiday Soiree to win the $400,000 Charles Town Oaks for 3-year-old fillies. A year later, those two will rumble again April 20 in the $200,000 Sugar Maple Stakes.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Joyful Victory, winner of the richest Thoroughbred stakes in Texas, was named the 2013 horse of the meet at Sam Houston Race Park.Thursday, March 21, 2013
In her sixth try at the grade I level, Joyful Victory finally broke through with a front-running trip under Rosie Napravnik to capture the $294,250 Santa Margarita Stakes in style March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Trainer Mike Maker was represented by his 1,000th career winner March 16 when Magical Season won the third race at Fair Grounds.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Joyful Victory, shipping to Southern California from New Orleans, has a golden opportunity to secure her first grade I victory in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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
A freshened Joyful Victory was too much to handle for her rivals in the inaugural $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic at Sam Houston Race Park on the night of Jan. 26, setting a track record while drawing away for an easy win.Saturday, January 26, 2013
The inaugural running of the $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic -- -the richest race run at Sam Houston Race Park since it opened in 1994 -- -will feature round three for rivals Joyful Victory and Brushed by a Star.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Afleeting Lady built a three-race win streak and gave trainer Dale Romans his 19th graded stakes score of the season when she powered to victory in the $162,450 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) Nov. 22 at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 22, 2012
Less than three weeks after hooking up for a thrilling stretch duel in the Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, Brushed by a Star and Joyful Victory will meet again Nov. 22 in the Falls City Handicap (gr. II).Monday, November 19, 2012
A 4-year-old daughter of Eddington, Team Forster's Brushed by a Star is enjoying her best season as the Chilukki marked her third stakes win this season.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Fox Hill Farms' Joyful Victory, a multiple graded stakes-winning earner of more than $625,000, heads a competitive field of 11 fillies and mares entered for the $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 3 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Flaxman Holdings' Aruna seeks back-to-back wins in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) at Keeneland Oct. 6, facing 12 rivals as she attempts to become just the fourth horse to accomplish the feat.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Love and Pride, good enough to beat champion Royal Delta in her previous start, had little trouble dispatching her rivals in the $250,000 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I), going gate to wire at Santa Anita Park Sept. 29.Saturday, September 29, 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 Book Review, invading from New York for trainer Chad Brown, took down the $400,000 Charles Town Oaks with a big sweeping move from the back of the pack on the night of Sept. 22 at Charles Town.Saturday, September 22, 2012
Multiple grade I stakes winner Groupie Doll, who got a freshening in the spring and summer, is among the 12 fillies and mares entered in the Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (gr. II) at Presque Isle Downs & Casino Sept. 8.Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Craig B. Singer's homebred Salty Strike jumped out to the early lead and never looked back as the 4-year-old filly posted her third consecutive stakes win in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park Aug. 11.Saturday, August 11, 2012
Joyful Victory and Sassy Image top a strong field of 11 fillies and mares in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 11 at Ellis Park, the first race back in Kentucky for jockey Robby Albarado since his May 4 arrest.Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Afleeting Lady, second to Royal Delta in the Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) last month, top a field of nine entered for the $200,000 Molly Pitcher (gr. II) at Monmouth July 29.Friday, July 27, 2012
Godolphin Racing's It's Tricky, a daughter of Mineshaft who has won or placed in 11 of 12 starts, wore down pacesetter Cash for Clunkers to win the Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I) on the Belmont Park Memorial Day card.Monday, May 28, 2012