FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Unlimited Budget||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A||$300,000|
2010 | Bay Filly | Street Sense - Unlimited Pleasure, Valid Appeal
Sire: Street Sense , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 6 wins, $4,383,200. Lifetime: 225 yearlings sold, median $82,912.
Broodmare Sire: Valid Appeal, Bay, 1972. In 2009: 2.19 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2012 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $475,000.
|2||Flashy Gray||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A||$100,000|
2010 | Gray or Roan Filly | Flashy Bull - Pleasure Cat, Cat's Career
Sire: Flashy Bull , Gray or Roan, 2003. Raced 3 years. 19 starts, 5 wins, $844,313. Lifetime: 103 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cat's Career, Bay, 1993.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $775,000.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $45,000.
|3||Seaneen Girl||Margin: 5||TrueNicks: B||$50,000|
2010 | Chestnut Filly | Spring At Last - Afternoon Krystal, Afternoon Deelites
Sire: Spring At Last , Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 5 wins, $1,139,150. Lifetime: 63 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
Broodmare Sire: Afternoon Deelites, Dark Bay or Brown, 1992.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2011 Yearling Sale, $5,000.
|1||Unlimited Budget||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Flashy Gray||Junior Alvarado||William I. Mott|
|3||Seaneen Girl||Martin Garcia||Bernard S. Flint|
|4||Promise Me More||Miguel Mena||Wesley E. Hawley|
|5||So Many Ways||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Anthony W. Dutrow|
|6||Blue Violet||James Graham||J. Larry Jones|
|7||Ante Up Annie||Calvin H. Borel||Dallas Stewart|
Palace Malice is likely headed for a summer campaign at Saratoga Race Course, although trainer Todd Pletcher thinks that may be too far off for the winner of the 145th Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 8.Sunday, June 09, 2013
Here's a rundown of the field for the June 8 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), with reasons each contender could get the money... and why they might not.Friday, June 07, 2013
Todd Pletcher will set a record if all five 3-year-olds he entered start in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), but the multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainer is most concerned about the race result.Friday, June 07, 2013
It's time to try to analyze this year's Belmont Stakes.Friday, June 07, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher talks about his five Belmont starters on the day before the race.Friday, June 07, 2013
The transcript for the Live Blog is now available.Friday, June 07, 2013
When glory has worn off the winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) after a different horse comes along to claim the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) becomes anybody's race to win.Thursday, June 06, 2013
Lenny, Steve, and special guest Steve Byk discuss filly Unlimited Budget, Orb, the post position draw, and make their picks. Plus, comments from Dallas Stewart, trainer of Golden Soul. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Giant Finish, who finished 10th in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), turned in his final serious work for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 4, breezing a half-mile on the main track.Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Filly Unlimited Budget will take on the boys in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) when she is saddled by Todd Pletcher, the only living trainer to win the 1 1/2-mile race with a filly. Pletcher saddled 2007 winner Rags to Riches.Monday, June 03, 2013
Trainer Ken McPeek confirmed Monday June 3 that Magic City Thoroughbred Partners' Frac Daddy will run Saturday in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park in field that could include 15 starters.Monday, June 03, 2013
Trainer Shug McGaughey said June 2 that Orb definitely will be pointed toward the June 8 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) following the colt's half-mile work in :48 and gallop-out of five furlongs in a sharp 1:00 2/5.Sunday, June 02, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher said in a national teleconference May 30 that jockey Rosie Napravnik was "very likely" to ride Unlimited Budget in the June 8 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) if the filly competes.Thursday, May 30, 2013
Trainer Dallas Stewart said May 28 Golden Soul, runner-up in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), is doing "awesome" after taking a while to recover from his effort in the Derby.Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Palace Malice led a sizable contingent of trainer Todd Pletcher's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) contenders working at Belmont Park May 27 with an eye-catching five-furlong breeze on the main track.Monday, May 27, 2013
After bypassing the Preakness, trainer Todd Pletcher has a deep group of possible contenders for the Belmont Stakes, including Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) third-place finisher Unlimited Budget.Monday, May 20, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher, who saddled filly Rags to Riches to victory in the 2007 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), is considering a pair of fillies he trains for this year's 1 1/2-mile classic at Belmont Park.Monday, May 06, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher said May 4 the four Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) participants from his barn, including winner Princess of Sylmar, "came out of the race well."Saturday, May 04, 2013
Eric Mitchell recaps the Kentucky Oaks, won by Princess of Sylmar, and the other stakes action on Oaks day.Friday, May 03, 2013
With seven 3-year-old fillies contending in mid-stretch, Maggi Moss' So Many Ways proved best late to win the $177,150 Eight Belles Stakes May 3 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
Entered as the one also-eligible horse for this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Fear the Kitten was scratched Friday morning from the Saturday, May 4 classic.Friday, May 03, 2013
The only stakes on the May 3 card to draw a maximum 14-horse field was not the Kentucky Oaks. It was another race for 3-year-old fillies, the Eight Belles Presented by Xerox (gr. III), with undefeated Calistoga favored.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
West Point Thoroughbreds' Flashy Gray has been scratched from the May 3 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott told Churchill Downs racing secretary Ben Huffman May 1.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Dreaming of Julia is the freshest on the minds of most leading up to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) due to her extraordinary 21 3/4-length victory in the March 30 Gulfstream Park Oaks (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Dreaming of Julia, the remarkable 21 3/4-length winner of the March 30 Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II), drew post 8 of 11 sophomore fillies and was installed the 3-1 favorite for the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013