GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||How's Your Halo||Margin: ½||BRIS: 99||TrueNicks: A||$90,000|
2003 | Bay Horse | Halo's Image - Say How You Feel, Little Current
Sire: Halo's Image, Dark Bay or Brown, 1991. Raced 5 years. 26 starts, 9 wins, $549,891. Lifetime: 162 yearlings sold, median $12,750.
Broodmare Sire: Little Current, Chestnut, 1971.
|2||Ikigai||Margin: 2¼||BRIS: 98||$30,000|
2005 | Chestnut Colt | Whywhywhy - Contessa Halo, Southern Halo
Sire: Whywhywhy, Chestnut, 2000. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 3 wins, $315,015. Lifetime: 152 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
Broodmare Sire: Southern Halo, Bay, 1983.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $27,000.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2007 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $470,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $400,000.
Keeneland Association January 2006 Horses of All Ages Sale, $35,000.
|3||Bold Start||Margin: 1¾||BRIS: 95||TrueNicks: B||$15,000|
2004 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Jump Start - Dorky, Flying Paster
Sire: Jump Start , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 1 years. 5 starts, 2 wins, $221,265. Lifetime: 264 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
Broodmare Sire: Flying Paster, Bay, 1976.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2005 Select Yearling Sale, $50,000.
|1||How's Your Halo||Juan C. Leyva||Brian Prichard|
|2||Ikigai||Jermaine V. Bridgmohan||Martin D. Wolfson|
|3||Bold Start||Manoel R. Cruz||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|4||Tale of Ekati||Edgar S. Prado||Barclay Tagg|
|5||Ling Ling Qi||Elvis Trujillo||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Now a Victor||Julien R. Leparoux||Michael J. Trombetta|
Shackleford, the 2011 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner and a grade I winner this year, will begin his stallion career for a $20,000 fee at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.Monday, November 12, 2012
Multiple grade I winner Tale of Ekati sired his first three reported foals on the same morning, as two fillies and a colt were born on Feb. 1.Thursday, February 02, 2012
Noble's Promise made headlines finishing a close third in the 2009 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) and fifth in the 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Wednesday, July 06, 2011
First-year stallion Tail of Ekati has his first mare pronounced in foal. The stakes-winning Sea Breezer is out of 2-year-old filly champ Lakeville Miss. Tale of Ekati stands at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.Monday, February 28, 2011
A visual look at some of the top new stallions for 2011, including Blame, Quality Road, Lookin At Lucky, and more.Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Darby Dan Farm will stand Perfect Soul and Tale of Ekati for the same $15,000 fee in 2011 that each stallion stood for last breeding season.Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Favored Big Drama dominated the $350,000 Smile Sprint Handicap (gr. II) to cap a grand day for owner/breeder Harold L. Queen on Summit of Speed day at Calder Casino & Race Course July 10.Saturday, July 10, 2010
Multiple grade I winner and millionaire Tale of Ekati will stand the 2010 breeding season at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington for his owner and breeder Charles Fipke, it was announced Sept. 15.Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Eaton's Gift seized the lead inside the eighth pole and held off 1-2 favorite Benny the Bull by 1 1/2 lengths in the $350,000 Smile Sprint Handicap (gr. II) on Summit of Speed day at Calder Race Course July 11.Saturday, July 11, 2009
Last season, IEAH Stables and partners' Benny the Bull capped a five-race win streak in the Smile Sprint Handicap (gr. II), a victory that solidified his Eclipse Award as the nation's top sprinter. Now, months after being brought back from retirement the 6-year-old horse will try to win the event for the second year in a row, as he takes on five rivals July 11 at Calder Race Course.Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Prominent names are expected for the June 20 Charles Town Races & Slots Sprint Festival, which will feature five stakes worth a total of $750,000.Thursday, June 11, 2009
Lawrence Carroll's Bold Start put away Semaphore Man approaching the sixteenth-pole and cruised to the wire 2 3/4 lengths in front for his biggest lifetime score in the $112,600 Aristides (gr. III) May 30 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 30, 2009
Double Bogey Stable's Semaphore Man, winner of the Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (gr. III) in consecutive years and the lone graded stakes winner in a full field of 11 sprinters, tops the Aristides Stakes (gr. III) May 30 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Tale of Ekati, winner last year of the Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I), has been sent to John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.Thursday, May 07, 2009
Favored Bribon used a huge sweeping move on the turn to open a big lead in the stretch en route to his first graded stakes win in the $110,000 Westchester (gr. III) April 29 as Belmont Park opened its 2009 spring/summer meet.Wednesday, April 29, 2009
After a pair of important grade I wins in New York as a sophomore last year, trainer Barclay Tagg had high expectations for Tale of Ekati in 2009, but so far things have not not panned out. Tagg will try blinkers on the son of Tale of the Cat as Belmont Park opens its 64-day spring/summer meet with the $100,000 Westchester Stakes (gr. III).Sunday, April 26, 2009
A field of eight accomplished sprinters, led by multiple graded stakes winner Tale of Ekati, Kodiak Kowboy, and Fabulous Strike, will line up in the starting gate in the $300,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I) April 4 at Aqueduct.Wednesday, April 01, 2009
If his last race is any indication, Mount Joy Stables' Smooth Air should be set up for a big run in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) on March 14 at Gulfstream Park, a race that has been shortened from 1 3/16 miles to one mile this season.Wednesday, March 11, 2009
How's Your Halo, off at odds of 47-1, caught Ikigai in the final strides to earn his first graded stakes win in the $150,000 Richter Scale (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park Feb. 14.Saturday, February 14, 2009
Tale of Ekati, off since winning the Hill 'N' Dale Cigar Mile (gr. I) by disqualification last November, will make his return to the racetrack in the $150,000 Richter Scale Sprint (gr. II) Feb. 14 at Gulfstream.Wednesday, February 11, 2009
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Whywhywhy is now back with a bang, with Nownownow capturing the San Fernando Stakes (gr. II) and another son, Ikigai, capturing the Mr. Prospector Stakes (gr. III).Thursday, January 22, 2009
Under jockey Alan Garcia, Break Water Edison breezed five furlongs in 1:00 4/5 in his first work since Kimmel shipped the son of Lemon Drop Kid from Payson Park to Gulfstream to prepare for a likely start in the $150,000 Hutcheson Stakes (gr. II) on Jan. 30.Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Edmund Gann's Ikigai scored for the fifth time in eight starts and captured his first graded stakes, as he drew away for an easy 2 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, January 17, 2009
The $100,000 Mr. Prospector Handicap (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park came up particularly strong with Summerplace Farm's 8-year-old gelding Kelly's Landing coming out for another season and Wind River Stable's 5-year-old Black Seventeen shipping in from California for the six-furlong dash on Jan. 17.Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Harold Queen's Florida homebred colt Big Drama will make his highly-anticipated 3-year-old debut in the $150,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) to be run at 1 1/8 miles at Gulfstream Park Jan. 31, according to trainer David Fawkes.Thursday, January 08, 2009