FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Smart Bid||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A||$240,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Smart Strike - Recording, Danzig
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Danzig, Bay, 1977.
|2||Expansion||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A||$80,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Maria's Mon - La Sylphide (SWI), Barathea (IRE)
Sire: Maria's Mon, Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 4 wins, $507,140. Lifetime: 496 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Barathea (IRE), Bay, 1990.
Keeneland Association January 2012 Horses of All Ages Sale, $7,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|3||Moryba (BRZ)||Margin: neck||$40,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Hard Buck (BRZ) - Valetza, Baronius (BRZ)
Sire: Hard Buck (BRZ), Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 19 starts, 9 wins, $1,073,674. Lifetime: 2 yearlings sold, median $3,250.
Broodmare Sire: Baronius (BRZ), Bay, 1976.
Scratched: Battle of Hastings (GB).
|1||Smart Bid||Edgar S. Prado||H. Graham Motion|
|2||Expansion||Gerard Melancon||Steven M. Asmussen|
|3||Moryba (BRZ)||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|4||Workin for Hops||A. R. Napravnik||Michael Stidham|
|5||Joinem||Shaun Bridgmohan||David M. Carroll|
|6||Sleepless Knight||Joe Bravo||Kelly J. Breen|
|7||Giant's Tomb||Corey J. Lanerie||Mark R. Frostad|
|8||Southern Anthem||James Graham||Jeffrey D. Thornbury|
George Strawbridge Jr.'s homebred grade II winner Smart Bid will stand in 2013 with Highcliff Stallions at Mill Creek Farm near Stillwater, N.Y.Thursday, November 29, 2012
Hollinger will find an opportune spot in the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Race Course & Casino, in spite of hauling high weight on the Florida oval's closing day.Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Mister Marti Gras goes for a repeat victory in the $150,000 Washington Park Handicap (gr. III) as a co-highweight at 119 pounds Sept. 1 on the Arlington Park Polytrack surface.Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Trainer Roger Attfield is hoping a stretch-out to 1 1/4 miles in the $250,000 Sky Classic (Can-IIT) will enable Forte Dei Marmi to land his first North American stakes victory Aug. 19 at Woodbine.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Charging on the outside of the Penn National Race Course, 34-1 shot Kyma registered his first stakes victory in the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup on the turf July 28.Saturday, July 28, 2012
Ben's Cat will be back to defend his crown against nine rivals in the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup on the night of July 28, at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.Thursday, July 26, 2012
Stella Perdomo's Musketier, three-time winner of the Singspiel Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Woodbine Race Course, headlines a field of 11 turf marathoners in the $150,000 Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 14 at Arlington.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Phipps Stable's Boisterous, third in the Manhattan Handicap on the Belmont Stakes undercard, will carry high weight as he heads a field of 11 turf specialists in $200,000 Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 14.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Eight-year-old Rahystrada defends his title in the Colonial Turf Cup June 16 at Colonial Downs against a full field that includes five horses that ran in last month's Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Canadian-based Simmard took the lead at the head of the stretch and held off Joinem to win the $115,200 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) in stakes record time at Churchill Downs May 26.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Simmard was assigned high weight in the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs at 1 1/2 miles May 26, and it's easy to see why.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
One race before trainer Graham Motion saddles Went the Day Well in the May 19 Preakness (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course, he will send out Augustin Stables' Smart Bid, the 7-2 overnight favorite in the Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Thursday, May 17, 2012
Casino Host, with a well-timed ride by John Velazquez, closed with determination on the outside to post a half-length win in the $400,000 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) at Fair Grounds April 1.Sunday, April 01, 2012
Smart Bid, who has claimed both of his graded stakes wins over the Fair Grounds turf course, will try to defend his Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) title against nine others in the $400,000 turf race on April 1Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Classy 6-year-old Smart Bid nailed pacesetter Mr. Vegas on the wire to score as the favorite in the $122,500 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) Feb. 25.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
Silver Medallion has found a home on grass since arriving at Todd Pletcher's barn last fall, but he'll face the toughest test of his career in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 11.Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Wise Dan came away with the lead coming off the turn and ran away to a four-length victory in the $150,000 Fayette Stakes (gr. II) on closing day of Keeneland Oct.29.Saturday, October 29, 2011
Phipps Stable's homebred Boisterous never stopped charging and finally overtook Sleepless Knight in the final 40 yards to win the $100,000 Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) by a half-length Oct. 15 at Belmont Park.Saturday, October 15, 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
Woodbine-based Stormy Lord ventured to Philadelphia for the $250,000 PTHA President's Cup and produced a 9-1 upset for trainer Ian Black Sept. 17 on a yielding turf course at Parx Racing.Saturday, September 17, 2011
Favored Yummy With Butter, ridden with procession by Paco Lopez, made it consecutive grade III wins on the Monmouth Park turf with a 3 1/4-length tally in the $100,500 Cliff Hanger Stakes Sept. 4.Sunday, September 04, 2011
Lothenbach Stable's Mister Mardi rallied from far back to get his first graded stakes win, taking the $100,000 Washington Park Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington.Saturday, September 03, 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