FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Mr. Vegas||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2007 | Chestnut Gelding | Freud - Lhotse, The Minstrel
Sire: Freud , Bay, 1998. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 1 wins, $44,016. Lifetime: 143 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: The Minstrel, Chestnut, 1974.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2008 Pref Yearling Sale, $23,000.
|2||Dubious Miss||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2004 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | E Dubai - Cryptoclover, Mountain Cat
Sire: E Dubai , Bay, 1998. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $920,800. Lifetime: 315 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
Broodmare Sire: Mountain Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1990.
|3||Strike Impact||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: C+||$10,000|
2004 | Bay Gelding | Smart Strike - Foret Noire, Time for a Change
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Time for a Change, Chestnut, 1981.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2005 Yearling Sale, $15,000.
Keeneland 2005 September Yearling Sale, ($12,000).
|1||Mr. Vegas||Miguel Mena||Richard R. Scherer|
|2||Dubious Miss||Corey J. Lanerie||Paul J. McGee|
|3||Strike Impact||Robby Albarado||Merrill R. Scherer|
|4||Suntracer||Rosie Napravnik||Neil L. Pessin|
|5||Lonesome Street||James Graham||Michael J. Maker|
|6||Baltimore Bob||Richard E. Eramia||Cody Autrey|
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas looks to continue his hot streak in the $125,000 Col. E.R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, sending out Optimizer in the Jan. 26 turf test for older males.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Grade I winner Daisy Devine made quick work of four rivals in the $72,000 Blushing K. D. Handicap, going gate to wire for a six-length victory on the turf at Fair Ground Race Course & Slots Dec. 22.Saturday, December 22, 2012
Opening day at Keeneland offers one of the last gateways to a spot in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), and it's a wide open contest.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
A dozen were entered in the inaugural running of the $400,000 American St. Leger at 1 11/16 miles on the turf, with much-traveled Irish-bred 6-year-old Jakkalberry favored at Arlington Park Aug. 18.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Essence Hit Man, last year's Canadian champion sprinter, should get a stern test from undefeated Eternal Rule in the $150,000 Bold Venture Stakes (Can-III) on the night of July 18 at Woodbine.Sunday, July 15, 2012
Backers who saw past a winless record in 2012 were rewarded by the 5-year-old Illinois-bred, who shocked in the $150,000 Stars & Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 14. He rolled to victory for Team Block at odds of 41-1.Saturday, July 14, 2012
With a well-timed ride by jockey Florent Geroux, Silverton Hills' Havelock got up in the final strides to overtake favored Lonesome Street to win the $150,000 Hanshin Cup (gr. III) by a neck.Saturday, May 19, 2012
An experienced field of older runners face off at Arlington in the grade III Hanshin Cup May 19 with a slew of recent winners set to go in a very competitive heat.Thursday, May 17, 2012
Lonesome Street and jockey Joel Rosario took advantage of a hotly contested early pace to rally from last to first for a decisive victory in the $175,000 Commonwealth Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland April 14.Saturday, April 14, 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
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
Mr. Vegas set a comfortable pace and had enough left in the stretch to defeat Dubious Miss in the $100,000 Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) Jan. 21 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, January 21, 2012
Jason and Evan handicap the Colonel E. R. Bradley H. and Lecomte S.Thursday, January 19, 2012
Eight-year-old gelding Dubious Miss has been close to winning graded stakes numerous times on Fair Grounds' turf course, and he will be given another shot Jan. 21 when he takes on seven in the Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap.Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Fast-closing Mister Marti Gras collared Alma d'Oro in deep stretch for a half-length victory in the Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Nov. 4.Friday, November 04, 2011
Pluck will make his first appearance at Churchill Downs since winning last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT) when he faces a full field of 3-year-olds in the $100,000 Commonwealth Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) Nov. 3.Sunday, October 30, 2011
Heavy choice Willcox Inn cut the final corner expertly for jockey Robby Albarado and sprinted away from his rivals in the stretch to win the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby Sponsored by TVG (gr. IIIT) by 4 1/2 lengths Oct. 15.Saturday, October 15, 2011
Proven over the Arlington Park turf course this year, grade II winner Willcox Inn switches Illinois venues to Hawthorne Racecourse for the first time in the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT) Sponsored by TVG Oct. 15.Wednesday, October 12, 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
Despite making his first start in North America, European-based grade I winner Treasure Beach was tabbed as the 2-1 morning-line favorite for the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) Aug. 13 at Arlington Park.Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Favored Willcox Inn's romp in the $200,000 American Derby (gr. IIT) on the Arlington Park turf July 9 will give trainer Michael Stidham a shot at sweeping the track's Mid-America Triple for the second year in a row.Saturday, July 09, 2011
Willcox Inn, winner of the Arlington Classic, which kicked off the Mid-America Triple May 28 at Arlington Park, returns in pursuit of the $200,000 American Derby (gr. IIT), the second leg of the series July 9.Wednesday, July 06, 2011