FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Stonehouse||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2004 | Bay Horse | Chester House - Jenny D., Regal Embrace
Sire: Chester House, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 6 wins, $1,944,545. Lifetime: 87 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
Broodmare Sire: Regal Embrace, Bay, 1975.
|2||General Quarters||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
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||Giant Oak||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: A++||$10,000|
2006 | Chestnut Horse | Giant's Causeway - Crafty Oak, Crafty Prospector
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Crafty Prospector, Chestnut, 1979.
Scratched: Country Flavor.
|1||Stonehouse||Miguel Mena||Joseph E. Broussard|
|2||General Quarters||Robby Albarado||Thomas R. McCarthy|
|3||Giant Oak||James Graham||Neil L. Pessin|
|4||Friesan Fire||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|5||Good and Lucky||Shane J. Sellers||Josie Carroll|
Brereton Jones' homebred Mark Valeski overcame traffic troubles and ran down a cavalcade of horses in the stretch of the $148,500 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23.Saturday, February 23, 2013
After a hard-fought finish in the Louisiana Handicap, Mark Valeski and Infrattini will face off once again in the $150,000 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) Feb. 23 at Fair Grounds.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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
Bred by Mike Abraham, the filly is out of the Ghazi mare Silent Emotion, a stakes winner of $209,993 and dam of grade 1-placed multiple stakes winner Unspoken Word.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Off the success of multiple grade I winner Dullahan, Even the Score will see an increase in his stud fee from $10,000 to $12,500 in 2013 at Millennium Farms.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Fair Grounds Race Course has boosted the purses of eight open-company races on its 2012-2013 stakes schedule released June 28, marking the third straight year the average stakes purse has increased at the New Orleans oval.Thursday, June 28, 2012
Nates Mineshaft led all the way in the $120,000 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) for his first stakes victory in a race marred by the breakdown of favorite Thiskyhasnolimit Feb. 25 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Will it be grass or dirt for Lothenbach Stables Mister Marti Gras? He was entered in the Feb. 25 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf and the Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) on dirt on the same card.Monday, February 20, 2012
Multiple grade I winner Giant Oak has been named the Illinois Horse of the Year and champion older handicap male for 2011Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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
Multiple grade I winner is Giant Causeway's leading runner on dirt.Monday, January 02, 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
Sent off at 41-1, Afleet Again ran down Birdrun and Giant Oak in deep stretch to pull a shocker in the opening race on Day 2 of the Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, November 05, 2011
A. U. Miner, third in last year's Breeders' Cup Marathon, draws post 11 for this year's renewal. The opener to the Nov. 5 program to be run at 1 3/4 miles.Monday, October 31, 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
Third at mid-stretch, former claimer Headache closed steadily to edge Where's Sterling by a half-length in the $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) in Illinois Oct. 8.Saturday, October 08, 2011
Grade I winner Giant Oak faces stiff competition from nine challengers in Hawthorne Racecourse's marquee fall event.Wednesday, October 05, 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