GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Awesome Maria||Margin: 8||TrueNicks: A||$90,000|
2007 | Gray or Roan Mare | Maria's Mon - Discreetly Awesome, Awesome Again
Sire: Maria's Mon, Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 4 wins, $507,140. Lifetime: 496 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994.
|2||Successful Song||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: B||$30,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Successful Appeal - Song for Annie, Sultry Song
Sire: Successful Appeal , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 8 wins, $654,681. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 2.11 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Sultry Song, Dark Bay or Brown, 1988.
|3||Unrivaled Belle||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
2006 | Gray or Roan Mare | Unbridled's Song - Queenie Belle, Bertrando
Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 3 years. 12 starts, 5 wins, $1,311,800. Lifetime: 666 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
Broodmare Sire: Bertrando, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,800,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $260,000.
Scratched: Joanie's Catch.
|1||Awesome Maria||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Successful Song||Edgar S. Prado||Edward Plesa, Jr.|
|3||Unrivaled Belle||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|4||Persuading||Javier Castellano||Dale L. Romans|
|5||Stephanie Got Even||Julien R. Leparoux||Martin D. Wolfson|
|6||Dubai Dancer||Alan Garcia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
Michael B. Tabor's Ciao Bella ran like a favorite should at Gulfstream Park March 30, holding the advantage from gate to wire and drawing off to a 4 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Rampart Stakes (gr. III).Saturday, March 30, 2013
Successful Song was supposed to be embarking on a new career as a broodmare by now, but her connections at Live Oak Plantation changed the plan for their homebred daughter of Successful Appeal thanks to her winning ways.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Pure Fun, winner of the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) in December, gets her season started in the $100,000 Fathead Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) as the 8-5 favorite in a field of a dozen 3-year-old fillies March 23 at Turfway Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
In what is expected to be her final start, Successful Song secured the most lucrative victory of her career when she cruised through the stretch to easily win the $300,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Distaff Stakes.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Successful Song was supposed to retire after the Dec. 30 Ocala Stakes, a one-mile dirt event run at Gulfstream Park. But when she won, her connections decided to run back in the $300,000 Sunshine Millions Distaff.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Florida Million Day returns to Calder Casino & Race Course for the 11th time Nov. 10, with title defenses in the Bonnie Heath Turf Cup by Bad Debt and the Elmer Heubeck Distaff by My Pal Chrisy highlighting the program.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Joyce Robsham's homebred Awesome Maria, a New York grade I winner, has been retired from racing because of a tendon injury discovered after her last race, the Delaware Handicap (gr. II) July 21, in which she finished third.Sunday, August 12, 2012
Team Forster's Brushed by a Star took her first graded stake in front-running fashion, going wire to wire under Corey Nakatani to win the $202,500 Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) at Monmouth Park July 29.Sunday, July 29, 2012
Afleeting Lady, second to Royal Delta in the Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) last month, top a field of nine entered for the $200,000 Molly Pitcher (gr. II) at Monmouth July 29.Friday, July 27, 2012
Besilu Stables' Royal Delta held off a late challenger to win the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) by a neck at Delaware Park July 21, but it wasn't the nemesis everyone thought she'd face near the wire.Saturday, July 21, 2012
Finnegans Wake looks live in Va. Derby.Thursday, July 19, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Delaware Handicap and Virginia Derby.Thursday, July 19, 2012
Besilu Stables' Royal Delta headlines the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) at Delaware Park July 21, but the champion filly will have to fend off an old nemesis in Awesome Maria.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Godolphin Racing's It's Tricky, a daughter of Mineshaft who has won or placed in 11 of 12 starts, wore down pacesetter Cash for Clunkers to win the Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I) on the Belmont Park Memorial Day card.Monday, May 28, 2012
Awesome Maria carries highweight of 124 pounds against four rivals May 28 in Belmont Park's Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I). The Phipps is one of three grade I races on the Memorial Day card in New York.Friday, May 25, 2012
Reigning Horse of the Year Havre de Grace tops the list of horses nominated to the stakes extravaganza that, along with the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), comprise the "Racing Festival of the South" at Oaklawn Park April 11-14.Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Sent off as the 1-10 favorite against five overmatched contenders, E. Paul Robsham Stables' Awesome Maria was a comfortable winner of the $150,000 Rampart (gr. III) March 31 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 31, 2012
Grade I winner Awesome Maria looked as good as ever romping in the Sabin Stakes (gr. III) last month; Where's Sterling leads the field in the Skip Away. Both races are part of the Florida Derby undercard at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, March 28, 2012
El Padrino put the finishing touches on his preparations for the upcoming Floriday Derby (gr. I) with a half-mile workout in :49 flat at Palm Meadows Training Center March 25.Sunday, March 25, 2012
E. Paul Robsham Stables' Awesome Maria, who hadn't raced since last June, destroyed four foes, including champion Royal Delta, to win the $98,000 Sabin Stakes (gr. III) by eight lengths at Gulfstream Park Feb. 25.Saturday, February 25, 2012
More than three months after winning the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) and locking up champion 3-year-old filly honors, Royal Delta will begin her 2012 season in the Sabin Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 25 at Gulfstream.Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Star Worship and Stephanie Got Even brought $150,000 and $110,000, respectively, during the afternoon of Feb. 6 at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale in Lexington.Monday, February 06, 2012
Awesome Maria, who hasn't competed since winning the Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I) last June, breezed five furlongs in 1:01 4/5 Jan. 16 at Palm Meadows in Florida.Monday, January 16, 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
Mad Flatter, winner of the Spend A Buck Handicap (gr. III) last month, heads the field for the co-featured $150,000 Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap on the annual Florida Million program at Calder Casino and Race Course.Wednesday, November 09, 2011