FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Believe You Can||Margin: 5¾||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Proud Citizen - El Fasto, El Prado (IRE)
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: El Prado (IRE), Gray, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($70,000).
|2||Imposing Grace||Margin: 7||TrueNicks: B+||$30,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Empire Maker - Chao Praya, Gold Legend
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Gold Legend, Bay, 1990.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $75,000.
|3||Young and Lovely||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: C||$15,000|
2009 | Bay Filly | Istan - Cottoned On, Talk Is Money
Sire: Istan , Bay, 2002. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 9 wins, $461,455. Lifetime: 27 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
Broodmare Sire: Talk Is Money, Chestnut, 1998. In 2009: .82 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $38,000.
|1||Believe You Can||Rosie Napravnik||J. Larry Jones|
|2||Imposing Grace||James Graham||Wayne M. Catalano|
|3||Young and Lovely||C.J. McMahon||J. Larry Jones|
|4||Totally Tucker||Patrick A. Johnson||J. Larry Jones|
|5||Myriad||Miguel Mena||Merrill R. Scherer|
|6||Premo's Star||John Jacinto||John Anthony Leblanc|
Rosie Napravnik remembers galloping horses at Pimlico Race Course before she even earned her jockey's license. On May 18 aboard Mylute, she'll become just the third woman to ever ride in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Yesterday
Padua Stables' Authenticity held off On Fire Baby in a fierce stretch battle to win the La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) by a head May 3 at Churchill Downs. The 6-year-old mare sets a stakes record of 1:42.09 for 1 1/16-miles.Friday, May 03, 2013
Nearly one year after securing a victory in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Brereton Jones homebred Believe You Can returns to racing at Churchill Downs in the $300,000 La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) May 3.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Steve Bass, who booked mounts for nine-time leading Keeneland rider Julien Leparoux for the past seven years, will have Rosie Napravnik and Alan Garcia when the meet opens April 5.Friday, March 29, 2013
Believe You Can blew away the competition in the $150,000 New Orleans Ladies March 9 at Fair Grounds, posting her second straight win off the layoff; the $150,000 Duncan F. Kenner went to Delaunay for owner Maggi Moss.Saturday, March 09, 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
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
Brereton Jones' homebred Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can returned from a layoff of more than seven months to capture the $94,000 Tiffany Lass Stakes by 10 1/4 lengths Feb. 2 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.Saturday, February 02, 2013
Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can returns to Fair Grounds Feb. 2 to make her 2013 debut in the $75,000 Tiffany Lass Stakes against five other older fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles.Thursday, January 31, 2013
Believe You Can took a step toward her 4-year-old racing debut on Jan. 18 when she breezed five furlongs in a minute flat on a fast track at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, earning the bullet for the distance.Friday, January 18, 2013
Questing and My Miss Aurelia have both made a good case for championship honors.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
With the division wide open midway through August, each of seven fillies entered in the 132nd edition of the 1 1/4-mile event seeks to strengthen her championship credentials with a victory Aug. 18.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Brereton Jones' homebred Believe You Can, who had been working toward a start in the Aug. 18 Alabama Stakes (gr. I), will instead be given some time off at Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Grace Hall, one of four grade I winners pointing to the Aug. 18 Alabama (gr. I), had her final serious work prior to the 1 1/4-mile race this morning, breezing four furlongs at Delaware Park in :49.40.Sunday, August 12, 2012
Top competitors including KY Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can will be out in full force next weekend for the Alabama Stakes (gr. I), Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT), and Woodford Reserve Lake Placid (gr. IIT).Thursday, August 09, 2012
Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can had her first workout at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 6, breezing over the Oklahoma training track in preparation for the Alabama Stakes (gr. I) on Aug. 18.Monday, August 06, 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
Live Oak Plantation's Zo Impressive took the $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park June 23 when 1-2 favorite Contested faded badly and Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can failed to menace.Saturday, June 23, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Mother Goose Stakes and the Debutante Stakes.Thursday, June 21, 2012
Grade I event at Belmont Park is filly's first start for trainer Larry Jones since Oaks score; Acorn winner Contested challenges with four-race win streak on the line.Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the Peter Pan Stakes, Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes and a quick Preakness preview.Sunday, May 13, 2012
Trainer Larry Jones revealed May 11 he would likely point Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can to the 1 1/16-mile Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park June 23.Friday, May 11, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the 2012 Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks and several undercard races from the weekend.Sunday, May 06, 2012
Churchill Downs Inc. reported record total wagering for the 138th Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) day program of $39.9 million.Saturday, May 05, 2012