GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Cherokee Queen||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Cherokee Run - Virginia Bee, Virginia Rapids
Sire: Cherokee Run, Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Raced 4 years. 28 starts, 13 wins, $1,531,818. Lifetime: 455 yearlings sold, median $56,000.
Broodmare Sire: Virginia Rapids, Chestnut, 1990. In 2009: 1.38 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $365,000.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $240,000.
|2||Never Retreat||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Smart Strike - Lisieux, Steady Growth
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Steady Growth, Chestnut, 1976.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2006 Select Yearling Sale, $410,000.
|3||Persuading||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: C||$15,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Broken Vow - Peaks Mill, Stalwart
Sire: Broken Vow , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 9 wins, $725,296. Lifetime: 443 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
Broodmare Sire: Stalwart, Bay, 1979. In 2009: 1.48 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $425,000.
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, $240,000.
|1||Cherokee Queen||Alex O. Solis||Martin D. Wolfson|
|2||Never Retreat||Carlos H. Marquez, Jr.||Chris M. Block|
|3||Persuading||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Dale L. Romans|
|4||It's Tea Time||Julien R. Leparoux||George R. Arnold, II|
|5||Musical Rain (IRE)||Javier Castellano||Dale L. Romans|
|6||Miss Blakely||Ramon A. Dominguez||Joseph F. Orseno|
|7||Deputy Darling||E. T. Baird||Michael J. Maker|
|8||Project Rose||Kent J. Desormeaux||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|9||Trix in the City||Paco Lopez||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
|10||Miss World||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Christophe Clement|
Channel Lady led every step of the way and quickened late to hold off Abaco and score her first graded victory in the Suwannee River Stakes at Gulfstream Park Feb. 9.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Seven-year-old Romacaca will try to secure the 11th stakes victory of her career and third at Gulfstream Park when she faces an expected seven other fillies and mares in the $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes Feb. 9.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Team Block's Never Retreat narrowly beat out a pair of 3-year old champions in Inglorious and Pender Harbour to be named Canada's Horse of the Year for 2011 at the 37th Sovereign Awards.Friday, April 06, 2012
After being graded stakes placed four times in her career, Barbara Hunter's homebred mare Snow Top Mountain finally notched her first graded stakes in the Suwannee River (gr. IIIT) Feb. 11 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 11, 2012
Heavenly Landing, a 19-1 upsetter in last month's Marshua's River (gr. IIIT), will try to keep her perfect turf record intact Feb. 11 when she goes in the $150,000 Suwannee River (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, February 09, 2012
German-bred Daveron, who won three of her four starts in 2011, will tote top weight of 123 pounds in the $100,000 Marshua's River (gr. IIIT), which drew a full field of fillies and mares Jan. 7 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Team Block's Never Retreat, who had been scheduled to make her final start in the Jan. 7 Marshua's River Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park, has been retired from racing.Monday, January 02, 2012
Million-dollar earner Chamberlain Bridge snapped a six-race losing streak Dec. 17 when he led throughout to capture the Bonapaw Stakes at Fair Grounds, one of three $75,000 stakes races on the New Orleans program.Saturday, December 17, 2011
Star Billing, advancing along the inside for Victor Espinoza, edged away from front-running Summer Soiree for her first grade I victory in the $250,000 Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park Nov. 25.Friday, November 25, 2011
Even-money choice Arena Elvira passed longshot Afleeting Lady in deep stretch to give trainer Bill Mott his fourth win in the $193,725 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) on Thanksgiving at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 24, 2011
Trainer Graham Motion, fresh off a grade I win in the Hollywood Turf Cup, guns for another at Hollywood Park when he sends out three entrants in the $250,000 Matriarch Stakes on the turf Nov. 25.Sunday, November 20, 2011
Ravi's Song, second to well-regarded Deluxe in the Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) over the Churchill Downs turf earlier this month, switches to the main track for the Thanksgiving Day feature, the $175,000 Falls City Handicap.Sunday, November 20, 2011
Breeders' Cup contender works and arrivals.Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Hopefuls for the Breeders' Cup World Championships were on the work tab Oct. 24 at Keeneland and Santa Anita Park, including Euroears, who scorched five furlongs in :56 3/5 at the Southern California racetrack.Monday, October 24, 2011
Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor, and Derrick Smith's Together, who rallied to finish second in the Oct. 8 First Lady (gr. IT), will remain at Keeneland this week for a run in the Oct. 15 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.Sunday, October 09, 2011
Never Retreat, ridden by the red-hot Julien Leparoux, overcame the far outside post to capture the $350,000 First Lady Stakes (gr. IT) on the Keeneland turf Oct. 8.Saturday, October 08, 2011
German-bred Daveron, C.S. Silk, and Never Retreat, all graded stakes winners in 2011, headline an overflow field of 12 fillies and mares, plus two also-eligibles for the Oct. 8 First Lady Stakes (gr. IT) at Keeneland.Wednesday, October 05, 2011
A well-matched stakes undercard featuring a pair of grade III events and two other races worth $100,000 apiece supports the WinStar Kentucky Cup in its return to Turfway Park Sept. 24 after a one-year absence.Thursday, September 22, 2011
Never Retreat picked up her second grade II win of the season on the Woodbine turf when she outlasted a deep field to capture the Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) Sept. 18.Sunday, September 18, 2011
Shared Account, last year's winner of the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), figures to draw a good deal of interest in the Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine Sept 18.Thursday, September 15, 2011
As good as she has been during her current five-race winning streak, Romacaca will need to step it up a bit to keep her string alive in the $200,000 Ballston Spa Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Saratoga turf Aug. 27.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Third in her American debut in the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) last month, French-bred Stacelita heads a strong field of 11 older fillies and mares in the $750,000 Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT) at Arlington Park Aug. 13.Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Never Retreat, beaten as the favorite when second to Bay to Bay in last month's Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT), turned the tables on her rival at Woodbine in the $313,395 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) July 10.Sunday, July 10, 2011
Bay to Bay, convincing winner of the Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) on a yielding Woodbine turf course last month, returns to head a field of 10 older fillies and mares in the $300,000 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) July 10.Thursday, July 07, 2011