GOLDEN GATE FIELDS, Albany, CA
|1||Autism Awareness||Margin: head||BRIS: 94||TrueNicks: NR||$90,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Tannersmyman - Lady Essex, Sharp Victor
Sire: Tannersmyman, Bay, 1998. Raced 3 years. 9 starts, 4 wins, $99,500. Lifetime: 56 yearlings sold, median $3,500. In 2009: 1.32 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Sharp Victor, Chestnut, 1984. In 2009: 1.19 AEI.
California Thoroughbred Breeders' Association 2006 Northern California Yearling Sale, $1,000.
|2||Bold Chieftain||Margin: head||BRIS: 94||TrueNicks: C||$30,000|
2003 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Chief Seattle - Hooked On Music, Seattle Dancer
Sire: Chief Seattle, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 1 years. 4 starts, 1 wins, $327,000. Lifetime: 168 yearlings sold, median $11,500.
Broodmare Sire: Seattle Dancer, Bay, 1984.
|3||Awesome Gem||Margin: nose||BRIS: 94||TrueNicks: D||$18,000|
2003 | Chestnut Gelding | Awesome Again - Piano, Pentelicus
Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 9 wins, $4,374,590. Lifetime: 319 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2005 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $150,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2004 Select Yearling Sale, $150,000.
Scratched: Sierra Sunset.
|1||Autism Awareness||David G. Lopez||Genaro Vallejo|
|2||Bold Chieftain||Frank T. Alvarado||William J. Morey, Jr.|
|3||Awesome Gem||Alex O. Solis||Craig Dollase|
|4||Medzendeekron||Julio A. Garcia||Barry Abrams|
|5||Silent Soul||Ignacio Puglisi||David E. Hofmans|
|6||Unusual Suspect||Alex Bisono||Barry Abrams|
|7||Captain Roy||Omar Figueroa||Robert B. Hess, Sr.|
|8||Unusual Smoke||Martin Garcia||A. C. Avila|
|9||Our Partner||William Antongeorgi III||Jerry Hollendorfer|
by Anne Peters
Awesome Again is one of the most consistent sires of high-class runners in North America.
Graded stakes winner Bold Chieftain was represented by his first reported foal when a filly was born Feb. 2 at Sue Greene's Woodbridge Farm in Oakdale, Calif.Friday, February 15, 2013
The first reported offspring by grade II winner Sierra Sunset is a filly born Jan. 10.Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Unusual Suspect won six stakes races in California and one in Australia, highlighted by the 2010 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT), during a 72-race career.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Grade I winner and multi-millionaire Awesome Gem has been retired from racing. The 9-year-old son of Awesome Again was scheduled to run in the Sept. 23 Ralph M. Hinds Pomona Handicap at Fairplex.Friday, September 21, 2012
Red-hot Taylor Said, back in action just 13 days after setting a track record at Hastings Racecourse, held off Winning Machine in the final strides Aug. 19 to capture the $200,000 Longacres Miles (gr. III) by a head.Sunday, August 19, 2012
He's the gift that keeps on giving and the equine version of the Energizer Bunny. Making the 52nd start of his career Aug. 19, Awesome Gem steps forward to defend his title at Emerald Downs.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Fort Larned, left alone on an easy pace, turned back heavy favorite Successful Dan in the lane to post an easy three-length triumph in the $300,000 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III) in Iowa June 30.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Highly regarded Successful Dan, winner of the Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) this spring, is 6-5 on the morning line for the $300,000 Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III) at Prairie Meadows on the night of June 30.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Favored Awesome Gem, making his 50th career start, was awarded victory in the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) when original winner Positive Response was disqualified at Golden Gate Fields May 28.Monday, May 28, 2012
Awesome Gem, lifetime winner of more than $2.7 million, and San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) victor Hudson Landing head the field for the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) at Golden Gate Fields May 28.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Morning Line wanted no part of the starting gate at Betfair Hollywood Park, but once he finally acquiesced there was no catching the grade I winner in the $150,000 Mervyn Leroy Handicap (gr. II) May 5.Saturday, May 05, 2012
Grade I winner Morning Line debuts for new trainer John Shirreffs in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) May 5 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Nine-year-old Awesome Gem got his 2012 campaign underway with a handy allowance victory at Golden Gate Fields April 12.Thursday, April 12, 2012
A field of 16 runners, led by five grade/group I winners, will enter the starting gate for the $250,000 Dubai City of Gold Sponsored by Skywards (UAE-IIT) at Meydan Racecourse March 10.Thursday, March 08, 2012
Nine-year-old Awesome Gem, in the money in 19 graded stakes, is back on the work tab in California and will be pointed toward a seventh year of racing.Thursday, February 23, 2012
Golden Gate Fields will salute fan favorite Bold Chieftain Jan. 22. He was retired after his final race Jan. 16 to begin his new career as a stallion.Friday, January 20, 2012
Front-running Our Nautique maintained a hefty advantage into the stretch and held on gamely in the final strides to edge the closing favorite Bold Chieftain by a neck in the $100,260 All American Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.Friday, November 25, 2011
A well-balanced field of six, including four graded stakes winners, is set to go in the $100,000 Nov. 25 All-American (gr. III) as part of the long Thanksgiving weekend at Golden Gate Fields in northern California.Saturday, November 19, 2011
Eight-year-old Awesome Gem, who has competed in the past four Breeders' Cups, will bypass the World Championships this year, according to West Point Thoroughbreds' website.Wednesday, October 19, 2011
In his return to Santa Anita, Game On Dude won for the first time since taking the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) in March, holding sway over late-running Awesome Gem in the $250,000 Goodwood Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 1.Saturday, October 01, 2011
Grade II winner Sierra Sunset will stand his first year at stud in 2012 at Tom and Nancy Clark's Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif.Friday, September 30, 2011
Trainer Bob Baffert hopes to move a step closer to winning his first Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) when he sends out grade I winners Coil and Game On Dude in the $250,000 Goodwood Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 1 at Santa Anita.Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Awesome Gem, Royal Delta, Summer Soiree, and more.Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Awesome Gem, the richest horse to ever race in Washington, was too much for local star Noosa Beach in the $200,000 Longacres Mile Handicap (gr. III) at Emerald Downs.Sunday, August 21, 2011