FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Infrattini||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Include - Casa Frattini, Mr. Greeley
Sire: Include , Bay, 1997. Raced 4 years. 20 starts, 10 wins, $1,659,560. Lifetime: 257 yearlings sold, median $30,000. In 2009: 1.69 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Mr. Greeley, Chestnut, 1992.
|2||Mark Valeski||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Proud Citizen - Pocho's Dream Girl, Fortunate Prospect
Sire: Proud Citizen , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 3 wins, $638,822. Lifetime: 273 yearlings sold, median $30,000. In 2009: 1.72 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: 1.47 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($22,000).
|3||Hurricane Ike||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$10,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Graeme Hall - Parental Uproar, Future Storm
Sire: Graeme Hall , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 7 wins, $1,147,441. Lifetime: 137 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
Broodmare Sire: Future Storm, Chestnut, 1990.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Selected Sale of Yearlings, $115,000.
|1||Infrattini||Miguel Mena||Paul J. McGee|
|2||Mark Valeski||Rosie Napravnik||J. Larry Jones|
|3||Hurricane Ike||James Graham||Michael Stidham|
|4||Self Control||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Wayne M. Catalano|
|5||Brethren||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|6||Macho Bull||Iram Vargas Diego||Gennadi Dorochenko|
|7||Wash Park||Richard E. Eramia||Ron Faucheux|
|8||Raison d'Etat||Jon Kenton Court||D. Wayne Lukas|
The 4-year-old son of Unbridled's Song proved doubters wrong March 30 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when he held off Mark Valeski for a determined 1 3/4-length New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) score.Saturday, March 30, 2013
A power-packed field will assemble for the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) March 30 at Fair Grounds. In the lineup are Graydar, Bourbon Courage, Flat Out, and Mark Valeski.Thursday, March 28, 2013
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
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
Z Thoroughbreds' homebred Infrattini earned his fourth straight victory, accomplished over four different tracks, by outfinishing odds-on choice Mark Valeski in the $100,000 Louisiana Handicap Jan. 19 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Kentucky Horse Racing Commission veterinarians have had a couple of mistakes as they work to carry out a new policy in which they apply race-day Salix, as opposed to private veterinarians.Thursday, October 25, 2012
Supercharger, the dam of 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Super Saver and grade III winner Brethren, has been purchased privately by Hill 'n' Dale.Wednesday, August 01, 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
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
Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) winner Mark Valeski will be sidelined the remainder of the year after undergoing surgery for a small chip in his left knee.Monday, June 11, 2012
Connections were rewarded for their patience when Mark Valeski, making only the sixth start of his career, produced a decisive victory in the Peter Pan Stakes.Friday, May 25, 2012
Brereton Jones' homebred Mark Valeski probably won't compete in the June 9 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), trainer Larry Jones told Daily Racing Form May 21.Monday, May 21, 2012
A strong contingent of horses will attempt to spoil the Triple Crown bid of I'll Have Another when the 3-year-olds assemble at Belmont Park on June 9 for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I).Sunday, May 20, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the Peter Pan Stakes, Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes and a quick Preakness preview.Sunday, May 13, 2012
Following a bullet work May 7, trainer Larry Jones had Mark Valeski ready to go in the Peter Pan. After a stalking trip while wide into the lane he put away pacesetter Right to Vote for his first stakes victory May 12.Saturday, May 12, 2012
Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra handicap the Peter Pan Stakes and quickly review the Kentucky Derby.Thursday, May 10, 2012
Louisiana Derby (gr. II) runner-up Mark Valeski arrived at Belmont Park from Kentucky May 6 in advance of his scheduled start in the upcoming $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II).Sunday, May 06, 2012
The withdrawal of Mark Valeski, which allows Optimizer to run, Rousing Sermon's work, gallops from Alpha, Went the Day Well, Trinniberg, and Prospective, new arrivals, and more. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Trainer Larry Jones removed Mark Valeski from Kentucky Derby consideration .Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Brereton C. Jones' homebred Mark Valeski was declared out of the May 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) the morning of May 1.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
The works are done, and all that remains are the final gallops and observing how the horses are thriving during the final weekMonday, April 30, 2012
Lenny Shulman talks about the final Derby work outs for Creative Cause, Liaison, Daddy Nose Best, Sabercat and Mark Valeski. Daddy Long Legs works today across the Ocean and of course the weather forecast!Monday, April 30, 2012
It was a warm, humid day at Churchill Downs on Monday, April 30, and the track was fast as a handful of contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands went through their final workouts.Monday, April 30, 2012
Trainer Larry Jones did not commit to a potential start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) for Brereton C. Jones' homebred Mark Valeski after the colt breezed five furlongs in 1:00 1/5 at Churchill Downs.Monday, April 30, 2012