FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Mucho Macho Man||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B||$180,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Macho Uno - Ponche de Leona, Ponche
Sire: Macho Uno , Gray or Roan, 1998. Raced 3 years. 14 starts, 6 wins, $1,851,803. Lifetime: 237 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Ponche, Roan, 1989. In 2009: 1.03 AEI.
|2||Santiva||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | Giant's Causeway - Slide, Smarten
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: Smarten, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 1.70 AEI.
|3||Rogue Romance||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: C||$30,000|
2008 | Chestnut Colt | Smarty Jones - Lovington, Afleet
Sire: Smarty Jones , Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 8 wins, $7,613,155. Lifetime: 160 yearlings sold, median $29,500.
Broodmare Sire: Afleet, Chestnut, 1984.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $65,000.
|1||Mucho Macho Man||Rajiv Maragh||Katherine Ritvo|
|2||Santiva||Mike E. Smith||Eddie Kenneally|
|3||Rogue Romance||Julien R. Leparoux||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|4||Machen||Jamie Theriot||Neil J. Howard|
|5||Decisive Moment||Kerwin D. Clark||Juan D. Arias|
|6||Pants On Fire||Joe Bravo||Kelly J. Breen|
|7||Action Ready||A. R. Napravnik||W. Bret Calhoun|
|8||Justin Phillip||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|9||Sorgho||Eddie Martin, Jr.||William Don Bennett|
|10||Liondrive||Chantal Sutherland||Tim A. Ice|
Some prominent names -- including Flat Out and Pants On Fire -- are set to clash in the April 27 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) at Belmont Park.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Summer Front, third in last year's Jamaica Handicap and Secretariat Stakes (both gr. IT), makes his second start of 2013 in the $100,000 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Zayat Stables' Justin Phillip rallied in the stretch to win the $250,000 Count Fleet Sprint Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park April 13.Saturday, April 13, 2013
Lightly raced and undefeated Gentlemen's Bet will add some intrigue when he faces several tough competitors in the $250,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park April 13.Thursday, April 11, 2013
A year after Take Charge Indy left seven other 3-year-olds in his wake with a front-running score in the Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park, he returns as one of the favorites in the $100,000 Skip Away Stakes (gr. III).Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Defending Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) winner Mucho Macho Man will miss the March 9 event because of a mild virus, owner Dean Reeves confirmed Feb. 28.Thursday, February 28, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the results of the Risen Star Stakes and Fountain of Youth Stakes.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Though virtually assured of a starting slot in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Keith Desormeaux says he plans to run Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) winner Ive Struck a Nerve in the Louisiana Derby.Sunday, February 24, 2013
A 135-1 shot took the Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23, Matthew W. Bryan's Ive Struck a Nerve closing late in the furlong grounds and catapulting himself onto the Derby trail.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Reeves Thoroughbreds' multi-millionare Mucho Macho Man breezed five furlongs in 1:02 the morning of Feb. 23 at Gulfstream Park, prepping for a probable start in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) on March 9.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Carole Rio has been hired as the bloodstock agent for HallMarc Stallions at Stonewall Farm Ocala, the farm announced Feb. 22.Friday, February 22, 2013
A pair of 50-point races are on tap this weekend.Friday, February 22, 2013
Claire and Pete preview the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, and the Risen Star (gr. II) at Fair Grounds.Thursday, February 21, 2013
Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Rain couldn't extinguish Pants On Fire as the multiple graded stakes winner easily drew off to win by 5 1/4 lengths at Gulfstream Park Feb. 15.Friday, February 15, 2013
Two allowance events on the Feb. 15 and 16 Gulfstream Park cards feature some of racing's familiar names, with Pants On Fire taking on milers Feb. 15 and Capo Bastone making his first start since the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Southern California-based Ultimate Eagle has been confirmed for the Donn Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park, while other contenders Csaba and Take Charge Indy put in their final breezes for the race Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 2013
Ritvo said the 5-year-old Macho Uno horse came out of the race in good order and was able to return to his regular training schedule at Gulfstream.Monday, January 21, 2013
Sahara Sky took advantage of a blistering pace to tally a one-length victory from off the pace for a 21-1 upset in the $150,500 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Ron the Greek turned it on in a big way in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park Jan. 19, overpowering his state-bred foes by 11 1/4 lengths on an off track.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Mucho Macho Man and Ron the Greek, two of the leading older horses of 2012, embark on another title quest Jan. 19 when they face off in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Versatile Comma to the Top, who has produced wins on dirt, synthetic, and turf, as well as going long and sprinting, brings his best form recently into the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Favored Csaba ran his stakes winning streak to four and likely stamped his ticket to next month's Donn Handicap (gr. I) with his victory in the $100,000 Hal's Hope (gr. III) Jan. 13 at Gulfstream Park.Sunday, January 13, 2013
Breeders' Cup Classic runner-up Mucho Macho Man turned in his final pre-race move for the Florida Sunshine Millions Classic and Breeders' Cup Turf winner Little Mike got to work as well Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Csaba is the best he's ever been, and if he sails through the Hal's Hope Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 13, he'll punch his ticket to his first grade I stakes attempt in the $500,000 Donn Handicap on Feb. 9.Friday, January 11, 2013