GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Soldat||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A++||$240,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | War Front - Le Relais, Coronado's Quest
Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Coronado's Quest, Chestnut, 1995.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $180,000.
|2||Gourmet Dinner||Margin: 4¾||TrueNicks: A++||$80,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Trippi - Potluck Dinner, Pentelicus
Sire: Trippi , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 7 wins, $666,220. Lifetime: 355 yearlings sold, median $34,938.
Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $40,000.
|3||To Honor and Serve||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A++||$40,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | Bernardini - Pilfer, Deputy Minister
Sire: Bernardini , Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Lifetime: 305 yearlings sold, median $135,000.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $575,000.
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $250,000.
|1||Soldat||Alan Garcia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|2||Gourmet Dinner||Ramon A. Dominguez||Steven W. Standridge|
|3||To Honor and Serve||John R. Velazquez||William I. Mott|
|4||Bowman's Causeway||Julien R. Leparoux||Patrick L. Biancone|
|5||Shackleford||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Dale L. Romans|
|6||Racing Aptitude||Jose Lezcano||Howard M. Tesher|
|7||Casper's Touch||Alex O. Solis||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|8||El Grayling||Rajiv Maragh||Michael J. Maker|
Trainer D. Wayne Lukas will send out a classic winner in Oxbow against another classic winner in Orb in this year's $1 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 8 at Belmont Park.Friday, June 07, 2013
Second in his comeback race last month, Obviously gets back to his favored one-mile distance in the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. IIT) May 25 on the turf at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The connections of five horses who finished behind Orb in Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hope their starter can become 20th horse since 1973 to win the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after coming up short in Derby.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Aidan O'Brien noted that Lines of Battle was sent to Dubai with the specific purpose of picking up Kentucky Derby-qualifying points offered in the race, and he earned 100 points, assuring him a spot in the starting gate.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Summer Front, third in last year's Jamaica Handicap and Secretariat Stakes (both gr. IT), makes his second start of 2013 in the $100,000 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Orb is a modern representative of a long and happy association between the Janneys and the Phipps family.
Fort Larned, who has not started since his gutsy victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), will face five opponents when he makes his 5-year-old debut March 9 in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. I).Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the results of the Risen Star Stakes and Fountain of Youth Stakes.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Grade I winner Violence, among the early favorites for this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), sustained a fracture to his right front medial sesamoid and is off the Triple Crown trail.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Fast-improving Orb was golden in his stakes debut for trainer Shug McGaughey in the $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (gr. II), coming from off the pace to run down odds-on choice Violence for a narrow win Feb. 23.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Trilogy Stable and Laurie Plesa's 3-year-old Itsmyluckyday worked a half mile in :48 4/5 the morning of Feb. 23 at Calder Casino & Race Course for trainer Eddie Plesa Jr.Saturday, February 23, 2013
A pair of 50-point races are on tap this weekend.Friday, February 22, 2013
If you missed the live blog, you can read the transcript.Friday, February 22, 2013
Claire and Pete preview the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, and the Risen Star (gr. II) at Fair Grounds.Thursday, February 21, 2013
Undefeated Violence breezed five furlongs in 1:00.36 at Palm Meadows Training Center in his final preparation for a scheduled start in the $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Gulfstream ParkSunday, February 17, 2013
Recent allowance winner Orb will likely run Feb. 23 in the $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, providing that he pleases trainer Shug McGaughey in a workout scheduled for Feb. 18.Saturday, February 16, 2013
Majestic Hussar has run well in two allowance starts sprinting at Gulfstream Park this winter and will face his biggest challenge yet when he tries two turns for the first time in the Fountain of Youth Stakes Feb. 23.Friday, February 15, 2013
Discreet Dancer, whose most recent start resulted in a third-place finish in the Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) nearly a year ago to the day, returned with a victory Feb. 6 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Soldat, a dual graded stakes winner by War Front, finished in the top two in eight of 12 starts and earned $622,760.Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Pedigrees don't win races, but on paper, none of the new faces to emerge so far in 2013 looks better than Elnaawi.
There are grade I races and there are grade I races--the races trainers see themselves winning in the most pleasant of dreams. In knocking down several races from the latter category, Dale Romans won his first Eclipse Award.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Forestry, sire of 2012 Eclipse Award finalist Shackleford, will shuttle to Claudio Pizarro's Haras El Catorce in Peru.Thursday, January 17, 2013
Favored Csaba ran his stakes winning streak to four and likely stamped his ticket to next month's Donn Handicap (gr. I) with his victory in the $100,000 Hal's Hope (gr. III) Jan. 13 at Gulfstream Park.Sunday, January 13, 2013
Csaba is the best he's ever been, and if he sails through the Hal's Hope Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 13, he'll punch his ticket to his first grade I stakes attempt in the $500,000 Donn Handicap on Feb. 9.Friday, January 11, 2013
Antony Beck of Gainesway, which stands new stallions To Honor and Serve and Tapizar, has been shopping at both the Keeneland November breeding stock sale and the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale for mares.Thursday, January 10, 2013