GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Ice Box||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$450,000|
2007 | Chestnut Colt | Pulpit - Spice Island, Tabasco Cat
Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $728,200. Lifetime: 364 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Tabasco Cat, Chestnut, 1991.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $125,000.
|2||Pleasant Prince||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: C+||$150,000|
2007 | Chestnut Gelding | Indy King - Archduchess, Pleasant Tap
Sire: Indy King, Chestnut, 1999. Lifetime: 40 yearlings sold, median $4,500. In 2009: 1.21 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Pleasant Tap, Bay, 1987.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Open Sale of Yearlings, $30,000.
|3||Rule||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: B||$75,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Roman Ruler - Rockcide, Personal Flag
Sire: Roman Ruler , Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Lifetime: 229 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Personal Flag, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
|1||Ice Box||Jose Lezcano||Nicholas P. Zito|
|2||Pleasant Prince||Julien R. Leparoux||Wesley A. Ward|
|3||Rule||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Lentenor||Alan Garcia||Michael R. Matz|
|5||First Dude||Ramon A. Dominguez||Dale L. Romans|
|6||Pulsion||Corey S. Nakatani||Patrick L. Biancone|
|7||Game On Dude||Jeremy Rose||Michael Mareina|
|8||Soaring Empire||Eddie Castro||Cam M. Gambolati|
|9||Radiohead (GB)||Edgar S. Prado||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|10||Miner's Reserve||Kent J. Desormeaux||Nicholas P. Zito|
|11||Best Actor||Javier Castellano||Wayne M. Catalano|
Orb, winner of the Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I), heads the NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll that came out April 29 in advance of the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 29, 2013
Game On Dude, Departing, Budweiser Clydesdales, Derby & Oaks workouts, and much more.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Charles Town board of stewards, track officials, and Equibase have amended the official time for the April 20 Charles Town Classic (gr. II), won by Game on Dude.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Game On Dude earned $1 million the evening of April 20, but he had to work hard for it in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, two of the top older horses in training, are among the seven horses entered in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Game On Dude arrived at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 16 in anticipation of a start in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20 at the West Virginia track.Tuesday, April 16, 2013
by Anne Peters
Awesome Again is one of the most consistent sires of high-class runners in North America.
Starlight Racing reports Shanghai Bobby sustained a pelvic stress fracture exiting the Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park.Friday, April 12, 2013
Game On Dude, second in the Charles Town Classic (gr. II) in 2011, is among the 52 nominees for and an expected entrant in this year's $1.5 million race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 20.Monday, April 08, 2013
Stuart Janney III and Phipps Racing's Orb, winner of the March 30 Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I), leapfrogs Verrazano to top the April 1 NTRA 3-year-old poll.Monday, April 01, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the efforts of Orb and Revolutionary in the weekend's Kentucky Derby prep races; the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby.Monday, April 01, 2013
Shug McGaughey made the trip to Payson Park March 31 to check on Orb, his Besilu Stables Florida Derby winner (gr. I) the preceding afternoon, reporting that the son of Malibu Moon was looking bright and feeling good.Sunday, March 31, 2013
Trainer Shug McGaughey said he was waiting for Orb to take him to Louisville, and the Hall of Fame conditioner should be on his way with the colt's big win in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Flash back with me. Spring of 1962. The target everyone wants to hit, of course, is the Kentucky Derby--but in the meantime, as a stepping stone, the Florida Derby looms.Friday, March 29, 2013
If you missed the Live Blog, you can read the transcript.Friday, March 29, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby.Friday, March 29, 2013
Handicapping the weekend's major prep races.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Handicapper Ed DeRosa from Brisnet.com joins Joel on the set this week to discuss the Florida Derby (gr. I) and the Louisiana Derby (gr. II). So, who's primed to run big? Watch it. Comment.Thursday, March 28, 2013
A field of 10 has been entered for the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park, although three horses are getting almost all of the attention: Itsmyluckyday, Shanghai Bobby, and Orb.Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Both colts will be among the favorites for the Santa Anita and Florida Derbys.Monday, March 25, 2013
Champion Shanghai Bobby breezed five furlongs at Palm Meadows Training Center on the morning of March 24 in final preparation for a scheduled start in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I).Sunday, March 24, 2013
Itsmyluckyday worked a half-mile in :49 2/5 on the morning of March 23 at Calder Casino & Race Course for trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. in final preparation for the upcoming $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I).Saturday, March 23, 2013
Are You Kidding Me, second in last year's Summer Stakes Presented by TVG (Can-IIT) on turf at Woodbine, will try racing on a dirt surface for the first time in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I)Friday, March 22, 2013
Tampa Bay Derby runner-up will remain in the U.S. and point for the Kentucky Derby.Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Eclipse Award-winning Shanghai Bobby prepared for the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) at Palm Meadows Training Center on the morning of March 17, breezing five furlongs in company with Palace Malice.Sunday, March 17, 2013