FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Friesan Fire||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A++||$45,000|
2006 | Bay Ridgling | A.P. Indy - Bollinger (AUS), Dehere
Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 8 wins, $2,979,815. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dehere, Bay, 1991.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($725,000).
|2||General Quarters||Margin: 7½||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
Sire: Sky Mesa , Bay, 2000. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $633,076. Lifetime: 320 yearlings sold, median $50,000. In 2009: .71 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $20,000.
|3||Good and Lucky||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: C||$7,500|
2003 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Wild Rush - Shannon's Innocent, Accused
Sire: Wild Rush, Bay, 1994. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 8 wins, $1,386,302. Lifetime: 165 yearlings sold, median $34,000.
Broodmare Sire: Accused, Dark Bay or Brown, 1980.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2005 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $32,000.
|1||Friesan Fire||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|2||General Quarters||Robby Albarado||Thomas R. McCarthy|
|3||Good and Lucky||Shane J. Sellers||Josie Carroll|
|4||Secret Getaway||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Michael Stidham|
|5||Fundy||Francisco C. Torres||Helen Pitts|
|6||Coragil Cat||Curt C. Bourque||Greg Geier|
The first reported foal for 2009 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner Friesan Fire is a filly born January 22 at Maple Valley Farm in West Virginia for breeder Ken Lowe Jr.Monday, January 28, 2013
Two-time grade I winner General Quarters had his first reported foal, a filly out of Hannah's Ink, by Pentilicus born at Jim Loebig's Red Sunset Farm near Ocala, Fla., in early January.Friday, January 25, 2013
Z Thoroughbreds' homebred Infrattini earned his fourth straight victory, accomplished over four different tracks, by outfinishing odds-on choice Mark Valeski in the $100,000 Louisiana Handicap Jan. 19 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, January 19, 2013
General Quarters, a two-time grade I winner, will enter stud at Stonewall Farm Ocala (Marc Haisfield, managing member) near Ocala, Fla.Thursday, January 12, 2012
General Quarters, a grade I winner who gave his septuagenarian owner Tom McCarthy the thrill of a lifetime when contesting the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has been retired from racing.Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Who will win the Clark Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs? Will it be one of the horses that ran in the Breeders' Cup, or a new face? How will the others finish?Wednesday, November 23, 2011
A field of 12, including six horses that have won over the Keeneland main track, line up for an interesting edition of the $150,000 Fayette Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 29 on closing day of the fall meet.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Friesan Fire, winner of the 2009 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) and the favorite in that year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has been retired from racing and will stand at Merryland in Maryland.Friday, October 21, 2011
Future Prospect gave Dodson Skaggs his first graded stakes winner in 42 years as a trainer when the 7-year-old gelding left General Quarters behind in the stretch to capture the $169,999 WinStar Kentucky Cup (gr. II).Saturday, September 24, 2011
A field of eight was drawn for the $200,000 WinStar Kentucky Cup (gr. II), which was revived this year after a one-year hiatus.Thursday, September 22, 2011
Two-time grade I winner General Quarters tops the list of probable starters for the $200,000 WinStar Kentucky Cup (gr. II) at Turfway Park Sept. 24.Monday, September 19, 2011
Workin for Hops, winner of the Hanshin Cup Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park this spring, returns to his favorite track for the $100,000 Washington Park Handicap (gr. III) on Polytrack Sept. 3.Wednesday, August 31, 2011
The Churchill Downs' meet ends with a bang with the Firecracker Handicap. Can you predict the finish order?Friday, July 01, 2011
General Quarters, who scored the biggest turf win of his career last year at Churchill Downs, returns as the 119-pound high weight in the $175,000 Firecracker Handicap (gr. IIT) on closing day of the 38-day spring meet.Friday, July 01, 2011
Morning Line, winner of the seven-furlong Carter Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct in his last start, heads a field of seven in the Salvator Mile Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park.Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Wise Dan, General Quarters, Mister Mardi Gras among those that work the morning of June 28 in advance of Churchill Downs' July 4 Firecracker Handicap (gr. IIT).Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Favored Thiskyhasnolimit prevailed in a terrific stretch duel with Gladding to win the $200,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) by a half-length at Lone Star Park April 23 for his first graded stakes triumph since 2009.Saturday, April 23, 2011
Gladding, a grade II winner for trainer John Sadler, will attempt to become the latest California-based horse to win the Texas Mile (gr. III) when the $200,000 event is contested April 23 at Lone Star Park.Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Two-time Champion Gio Ponti tops the list of early nominees to the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic. He could face last year's winner General Quarters in the grade I race May 7.Friday, March 04, 2011
Strike Again and Gran Estreno, separated by less than a length last month, are among the top choices for the $100,000 Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) Jan. 22 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Gio Ponti, who captured last summer's Arlington Million (gr. IT) as the favorite, looms as an even stronger 7-5 choice on the morning line when facing nine rivals in the 28th running of the Aug. 21 race.Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Pre-entries for the Arlington Million (gr. IT) closed Aug. 13 with 10 older horses named to prestigious turf race.Saturday, August 14, 2010
Saratoga will kick off its 142nd meet with a stellar opening day card, highlighted by the $100,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies and the $75,000 James Marvin Stakes that drew a field of 10Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Jason Shandler looks at the Turf Division, dominated by Gio Ponti in 2009.Friday, July 16, 2010
Tuscan Evening puts her 2010 unbeaten record on the line in the Modesty Handicap and Woodford Reserve Turf Classic winner General Quarters tops an 11-horse field in the Arlington Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park July 17.Wednesday, July 14, 2010