FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Mr. Bowling||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$105,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Istan - Goldilock's Bear, Irish Tower
Sire: Istan , Bay, 2002. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 9 wins, $461,455. Lifetime: 27 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
Broodmare Sire: Irish Tower, Dark Bay or Brown, 1977. In 2009: 1.59 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($14,000).
|2||Z Dager||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A+||$35,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Mizzen Mast - Fees Waived, Wavering Monarch
Sire: Mizzen Mast , Gray or Roan, 1998. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $554,146. Lifetime: 268 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
Broodmare Sire: Wavering Monarch, Bay, 1979. In 2009: 1.25 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $100,000.
|3||Shared Property||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A++||$17,500|
Sire: Scat Daddy , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Lifetime: 131 yearlings sold, median $45,000.
Broodmare Sire: Belong to Me , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2011, $90,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($12,000).
Others: Dan and Sheila, $7,000; Hero of Order, $3,500; Hammers Terror, $1,750; Capetown Devil, $1,750; Alexander Thegreat, $1,750; Ted's Folly, $1,750; Adena's Chance; Exfactor; Seven Lively Sins; Chalybeate Springs.
|1||Mr. Bowling||Robby Albarado||J. Larry Jones|
|2||Z Dager||Shane J. Sellers||Steven M. Asmussen|
|3||Shared Property||Leandro R. Goncalves||Thomas M. Amoss|
|4||Dan and Sheila||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Hero of Order||Iram Vargas Diego||Gennadi Dorochenko|
|6||Hammers Terror||James Graham||Michael Stidham|
|7||Capetown Devil||Corey J. Lanerie||David M. Carroll|
|8||Alexander Thegreat||John Jacinto||Bobby C. Barnett|
|9||Ted's Folly||Jose Angel Medina||Wilson L. Brown|
|10||Adena's Chance||Marlon St. Julien||Gennadi Dorochenko|
|11||Exfactor||Shaun Bridgmohan||Bernard S. Flint|
|12||Seven Lively Sins||Rosie Napravnik||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|13||Chalybeate Springs||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||D. Wayne Lukas|
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas sent Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) contenders Oxbow and Will Take Charge through their final pre-race moves April 29.Monday, April 29, 2013
Believe You Can looks to parlay a Feb. 2 tally at Fair Grounds into victory in the New Orleans Ladies Stakes March 9; Louisiana Derby winner Hero of Order will wheel back in the Duncan F. Kenner on the same day.Wednesday, March 06, 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
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
Believe You Can is likely to make her next appearance in the March 9 New Orleans Ladies Stakes while stablemate Mark Valeski will aim for the Mineshaft Handicap, and other Larry Jones contenders are on the move.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Trainer D. Wayne Lukas had an anxious moment when victorious Will Take Charge stumbled while pulling up after winning the Smarty Jones Stakes Jan. 21 at Oaklawn Park, but the Hall of Fame trainer said the colt is doing well.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Sunshine Millions Classic, Lecomte Stakes, and Silverbulletday Stakes.Sunday, January 20, 2013
Bluegrass Hall's Oxbow went wire-to-wire to win the $200,000 Lecomte Stakes by 11 1/2 lengths for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Jan. 19. Earlier, Touch Magic took the Silverbulletday.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Lecomte Stakes and Sunshine Millions Classic this weekend.Thursday, January 17, 2013
Grade III winner Circle Unbroken makes his 2013 debut Jan. 19 in the $200,000 Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds, stretching out in distance and taking on eight other 3-year-olds including Canadian stakes winner Avie's Quality.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The Claiming Crown comes to Gulfstream Park for the south Florida oval's season opener Dec. 1, and local horsemen have responded enthusiastically with 97 entrants in the seven-race series worth a total of $850,000 in purses.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will continue a 114-year tradition with live racing Thanksgiving Day as the 84-day 2012-13 meet will open with a 10-race holiday card Nov. 22.Monday, November 12, 2012
Eleven runners from around the globe line up for the $500,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) at Woodbine Oct. 14. Local hero Big Band Sound is the 3-1 favorite, but 7-2 second choice Fire Lily could roll.Friday, October 12, 2012
Recent grade I winner Willy Beamin is part of a 10-horse field that includes fellow shippers Prospective and and Daddy Nose Best on the biggest day of the season at Remington Park Sept. 30.Thursday, September 27, 2012
California-based Blueskiesnrainbows, who won the grade II Swaps Stakes in the Golden State last time out, will take on eight rivals in the Super Derby at Louisiana Downs.Wednesday, September 05, 2012
The brilliant, nearly white frontrunner will find the eyes of the nation upon him Aug. 4 when he heads postward as the 3-5 morning line favorite in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II)Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Hammers Terror won the inaugural running of the $161,250 Mystic Lake Derby at Canterbury Park July 28 in front-running fashion, surviving a lengthy inquiry into the final stages of the one-mile turf event.Saturday, July 28, 2012
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's homebred Gung Ho is the 5-2 morning line favorite for the inaugural running of the $150,000 Mystic Lake Derby July 28 at Canterbury Park.Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Late-running Patrioticandproud took the overland route to his first stakes victory in the $148,833 Toronto Cup at Woodbine July 14.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Dr. Kendall Hansen and Skychai Racing's Hansen returned from a layoff in a big way with a dominant victory in the $245,000 Iowa Derby (gr. III) June 30 at Prairie Meadows.Saturday, June 30, 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
Hansen, last year's champion 2-year-old male, makes his first start since a mid-pack finish in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) June 30 in Prairie Meadows' Iowa Derby (gr. III).Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Two-time graded stakes winner Silver Max appears the one to collar in the $125,000 Arlington Classic, which kicks off the "Mid-America Triple" on turf for 3-year-olds at Arlington Park May 26.Thursday, May 24, 2012
The $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland April 21 could have implications on starting berths in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs May 5.Tuesday, April 17, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Louisiana Derby winner Hero of Order, a $3,000 Keeneland September yearling who has made three starts in claiming company, is by a stallion that was banished to Korea.