GOLDEN GATE FIELDS, Albany, CA
|1||Russian Greek||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Giant's Causeway - Sand Dollar, Grindstone
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Grindstone, Dark Bay or Brown, 1993. In 2009: 1.34 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, $100,000.
|2||Cahill Chrome||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2009 | Chestnut Gelding | Cahill Road - Takes Two to Mango, Bold Badgett
Sire: Cahill Road, Bay, 1988. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $370,280. Lifetime: 271 yearlings sold, median $13,000.
Broodmare Sire: Bold Badgett, Bay, 1985. In 2009: 1.58 AEI.
California Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Sales 2010 Northern California Yearlings, $13,000.
|3||Senor Rain||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A||$12,000|
2009 | Chestnut Gelding | El Nino - Make My Marq, Marquetry
Sire: El Nino, Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 9 yearlings sold, median $2,600.
Broodmare Sire: Marquetry, Chestnut, 1987.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $38,000.
|1||Russian Greek||Aaron T. Gryder||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|2||Cahill Chrome||Juan J. Hernandez||Roger W. Hansen|
|3||Senor Rain||Kevin Krigger||Peter Miller|
|4||Hodge||Russell A. Baze||Michael Machowsky|
|5||Unveiled Heat||Abel Cedillo||Steven Specht|
|6||Blacky the Bull||Kerwin John||Jeff Bonde|
|7||Reconstruction||Frank T. Alvarado||Jerry Hollendorfer|
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
Hansen, the 6-5 morning-line choice in a field of 13 in the April 14 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, could go to Louisville as the Kentucky Derby favorite with a win in the signature race at Keeneland.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The final work for probable Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) contender Ever So Lucky came April 10 at Keeneland when he breezed five furlongs in a speedy :57 with Julien Leparoux aboard.Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Hero of Order, the 109-1 winner of the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) April 1 at Fair Grounds, has joined the probable cast for Saturday's 88th running of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland.Monday, April 09, 2012
Gennadi Dorochenko, trainer of Louisiana Derby (gr. II) longshot winner Hero of Order, will try for another upset with Russian Greek in the April 14 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).Thursday, April 05, 2012
A large and wide-open field of 12 was entered for Turfway Park's signature race and at least one of the winners should be moving on to Louisville six weeks from now.Thursday, March 22, 2012
Jason and Tom handicap the El Camino Real Derby and Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint.Thursday, February 16, 2012
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, seeking his sixth El Camino Real Derby victory, sends out morning line choice Russian Greek and stakes-winning filly Lady of Fifty as part of a 10-horse field.Wednesday, February 15, 2012
A trio trained by Jerry Hollendorfer heads a list of 23 3-year-olds nominated for the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) Feb. 18 at Golden Gate Fields.Friday, February 10, 2012
Steve reveals his pedigree Derby Dozen.Saturday, January 21, 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
Undefeated Secret Circle, winner of the inaugural Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint two months ago, will make his first attempt around two turns for trainer Bob Baffert in the $100,000 Sham Stakes (gr. III).Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Russian Greek overcame a stumbling start to capture the $75,260 Gold Rush Stakes with a late surge by a neck in a 7-1 surprise at Golden Gate Fields Dec. 10.Saturday, December 10, 2011
Willcox Inn looks to wrap up his 2011 campaign with his first victory outside of Illinois when he squares off against a full field of 3-year-olds in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. I) Nov. 27.Friday, November 25, 2011
Favored So Brilliant fought hard to get the early lead and never gave it up, taking a field of juveniles all the way in the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue (gr. III) on Thanksgiving in Southern California.Thursday, November 24, 2011
Grade II stakes-placed El Nino sired his initial winner when his son Senor Rain scored at Del Mar Aug 12.Saturday, August 13, 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
Sue Dowling, who bred the stakes-winning gelding Ranger Heartley with her husband, Craig Upham, decided to name the horse after a local heroic army ranger, Sgt. Jeffrey Hartley, who was killed in Iraq in April 2008.Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Though somewhat erratic through the homestretch, Ranger Heartley held off odds-on choice Connemara to win the $100,000 California Derby by three-quarters of a length at Golden Gate Fields Jan. 16.Saturday, January 16, 2010
Connemara, undefeated in a pair of route tries for trainer Todd Pletcher last fall, makes his stakes debut against five rival 3-year-olds in the $100,000 California Derby at Golden Gate Fields Jan. 16.Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Connemara, an undefeated colt trained by Todd Pletcher, and Macias, a two-time stakes-winner from the Bob Baffert barn, are among the 16 runners nominated to the California Derby Jan. 16 at Golden Gate Fields.Sunday, January 10, 2010