GOLDEN GATE FIELDS, Albany, CA
|1||Positive Response||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Pomeroy - Lisa's Approval, Farma Way
Sire: Pomeroy , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 109 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
Broodmare Sire: Farma Way, Dark Bay or Brown, 1987. In 2009: 1.05 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company June Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age Sale, $21,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $35,000.
Keeneland Association January 2009 Horses of All Ages Sale, $15,000.
|2||Jakesam||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: B||$20,000|
2008 | Gray or Roan Colt | Smoke Glacken - Deputy Sarah, Deputy Commander
Sire: Smoke Glacken , Gray or Roan, 1994. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 10 wins, $759,560. Lifetime: 406 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Commander, Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $70,000.
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $20,000.
|3||Bluegrass Reward||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: C+||$12,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Good Reward - Bluegrass Belle, Unbridled's Song
Sire: Good Reward, Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 65 yearlings sold, median $4,200.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993.
|1||Positive Response||Julien Couton||William E. Morey|
|2||Jakesam||Frank T. Alvarado||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|3||Bluegrass Reward||Juan J. Hernandez||Steven Miyadi|
|4||Grand Maneuver||Leslie Mawing||Danny Velasquez|
|5||Mr. Candy Bar||Hector R. Romero||O. J. Jauregui|
|6||Mazarron||Francisco Duran||Adam Kitchingman|
|7||Northern Indy||Inoel Beato||O. J. Jauregui|
|8||Zayda||Alex Bisono||Blaine D. Wright|
|9||Cut Fastball||Catalino Martinez||Terry Knight|
|10||The Great Caper||Omar Figueroa||Ed Moger, Jr.|
|11||Rule He Must||David G. Lopez||Roger W. Hansen|
|12||Dancing At Dark||Barrington Harvey||John W. Sadler|
Hudson Landing, who captured the 2012 All American Stakes (gr. III) by a nose over Control Seeker last fall, will try to repeat for trainer Blaine Wright and owner Jared Chappell at Golden Gate Fields on Memorial Day May 27.Friday, May 24, 2013
Odds-on Zeewat overcame a less than ideal trip to claim the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 12 at Golden Gate Fields for his second straight stakes score around two turns.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Zeewat, a front-running 3 1/4-length victor in the Gold Rush Stakes for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer one month ago, is the one to beat in the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 12 Golden Gate Fields.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
The 2012-2013 winter/spring meet at Golden Gate Fields, featuring 101 days of Thoroughbred racing in Northern California, opens Dec. 26 with a nine-race program.Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Southern California shipper Gladding will attempt to overcome a five-month absence as the favorite for the $100,000 All American Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 23 at Golden Gate Fields.Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Northern Indy, a stakes-winning, graded stakes-placed son of A.P. Indy, will stand in 2013 at Paradise Road Ranch near Lathrop, Calif.Monday, November 19, 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
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
Favored Russian Greek rallied from last on the far turn to register a one-length victory in the $100,520 California Derby at Golden Gate Fields Jan. 14.Saturday, January 14, 2012
Russian Greek, who overcame a stumble at the start to win the Gold Rush Stakes last month, is the 122-pound high weight for his return to Golden Gate Fields in the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 14.Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Local hope Freedoms Traveller provided a poignant victory in the $300,000 Canadian Derby (Can-III) Aug. 20 at Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta.Saturday, August 20, 2011
Keeneland racing secretary Ben Huffman said the Lexington track is expecting field of 10 or 11 for the 87th running of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I) on April 16.Monday, April 04, 2011
Animal Kingdom took the overland route to a possible start in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) when he drew off late for a 2 3/4-length win in the $500,000 Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes (gr. III) at Turfway Park March 26Saturday, March 26, 2011
With three Derby preps and the World Cup, this weekend offers plenty of action.Friday, March 25, 2011
Synthetic racing surfaces have brought out the best in Positive Response, so he'll get another opportunity over the Turfway Park Polytrack in the $500,000 Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes (gr. III) March 26.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Who will win the 2011 San Felipe? Will it be one of the grade I winners, Comma to the Top or Jaycito? Will it be a recent maiden winner like Runflatout or Alberatti?Thursday, March 10, 2011
Two grade I winners are in the lineup for the $250,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 12 at Santa Anita, but a ridgling son of Flatter making his first start against winners figures to draw plenty of attention as well.Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Positive Response made the trip from California worthwhile for his connections with a dominant victory in the $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes for 3-year-olds at Turfway Park March 5.Sunday, March 06, 2011
Twinspired, impressive winner of Turfway Park's WEBN Stakes one month ago, returns in the $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes the night of March 5 against a field that includes California Derby victor Positive Response.Thursday, March 03, 2011
After losing the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) an hour earlier, trainer Steve Asmussen landed a nice consolation prize when Silver Medallion drove to an upset victory in the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby Feb. 12.Saturday, February 12, 2011
Trainer William E. Morey says he can't see sending California Derby winner Positive Response with heavily favored Comma to the Top in the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) Feb. 12 at Golden Gate Fields.Wednesday, February 09, 2011
CashCall Futurity (gr. I) winner Comma to the Top, on a five-race winning streak, heads a list of 16 3-year-olds nominated to the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) at Golden Gate Fields Feb. 12.Sunday, February 06, 2011
Favored Positive Response seized the lead on the final turn and ran away with the $100,000 California Derby for his third consecutive victory at Golden Gate Fields Jan. 15.Saturday, January 15, 2011
Stakes winner Positive Response figures to have a slight edge on paper in the Jan. 15 California Derby. A field of 12 was drawn for the 1 1/16-mile race at Golden Gate Fields.Thursday, January 13, 2011