GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Howe Great||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: B||$60,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Hat Trick (JPN) - Ginger Sea (SAF), Western Winter
Sire: Hat Trick (JPN) , Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 55 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
Broodmare Sire: Western Winter, Dark Bay or Brown, 1992. In 2009: 2.03 AEI.
|2||Lucky Chappy (IRE)||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | High Chaparral (IRE) - Germane (GB), Distant Relative (IRE)
Sire: High Chaparral (IRE), Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 10 wins, $5,331,231. Lifetime: 582 yearlings sold, median $72,961.
Broodmare Sire: Distant Relative (IRE), Bay, 1986.
|3||Empire Builder||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A+||$10,000|
Sire: Kitten's Joy , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 133 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $10,000.
Scratched: Argentine Tango.
|1||Howe Great||Edgar S. Prado||H. Graham Motion|
|2||Lucky Chappy (IRE)||Javier Castellano||H. Graham Motion|
|3||Empire Builder||Antonio A. Gallardo||Luis Duco|
|4||Cozzetti||Julien R. Leparoux||Dale L. Romans|
|5||Scorcher||Joseph Rocco, Jr.||Jose Garoffalo|
|6||Italo||Jeffrey Sanchez||Wesley A. Ward|
|7||El Romano||Juan C. Leyva||Manuel J. Azpurua|
Pete wonders how to make money on the Preakness card.5 days ago
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has three starters in the May 18 Preakness Stakes and five in races on the undercard, including Optimizer and Skyring as part of a 13-horse field for the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).6 days ago
Summer Front used his usual come-from-behind tactics as he charged down the stretch on the outside and prevailed over front-runner El Commodore in the April 20 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.Saturday, April 20, 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
Howe Great, the 2012 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) victor whose last win came in the July 21 Jersey Derby at Monmouth, took a strong Keeneland allowance race April 6 in which 2011 Woodbine Mile winner Turallure ran sixth.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Trainer Charlie LoPresti has the somewhat enviable if daunting task of bringing several top-level horses back off the bench this spring at Keeneland, including 2011 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (gr. IT) winner Turallure.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Silver Max, who captured six consecutive races on turf last year, makes his 4-year-old debut March 30 in the $100,000 Appleton Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Newsdad, Ioya Bigtime, and Twilight Eclipse will shake it up Feb. 16 in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, while Starformer and Closing Range tangle in the $100,000 Very One (gr. III).Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Odds-on choice Charming Kitten, a son of Kitten's Joy, won the $100,000 Kitten's Joy Stakes for 3-year-olds on the turf at Gulfstream Park Jan. 20.Sunday, January 20, 2013
Philly Ace closed with a good kick in the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Race Course & Casino, running down 9-5 favorite Hollinger to record his first graded stakes score Nov. 30.Friday, November 30, 2012
Hollinger will find an opportune spot in the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Race Course & Casino, in spite of hauling high weight on the Florida oval's closing day.Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Unbridled Command, making his first appearance outside of New York, stepped into grade I company with an impressive victory in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby, the final race of the 2012 Turf Festival Nov. 25.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Fifteen 3-year-olds, including Travers Stakes (gr. I) dead-heat winner Golden Ticket, are entered in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) Nov. 25 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Friday, November 23, 2012
Donegal Racing's TVG Pacific Classic Stakes (gr. I) victor Dullahan is the 4-5 morning-line favorite for the $400,000 Jamaica Handicap (gr. IT) when he faces seven other sophomores Oct. 6 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
American Derby winner Cozzetti seeks a return to winning ways in the $200,000 Kent Stakes at Delaware Park Sept. 22, but plenty of new rivals including Lucky Chappy, Miami Cat, and Optimizer are ready to take him on.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
My Best Brother proved he was the best 3-year-old on turf at the Del Mar meet with a smart, front-running victory in the $300,000 Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) at 1 1/8 miles Sept. 2.Sunday, September 02, 2012
When jockey Ramon Dominguez piloted 10-1 shot Unbridled Command to victory in the Saranac Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Saratoga Race Course, he achieved another great milestone: a new record for number of wins during the meet.Sunday, September 02, 2012
A year after Tom Proctor shipped Banned west to win the Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) for Glen Hill Farms, the trainer is back for the turf event Sept. 3 with La Jolla Stakes (gr. IIT) winner Old Time Hockey.Thursday, August 30, 2012
Michael J. Bruder's Quick Wit returns to the grass in the Sept. 2 Saranac Stakes after winning an off-the-turf running of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes, but Lucky Chappy is the 2-1 morning line favorite.Thursday, August 30, 2012
Trainer Dale Romans will saddle three in the Aug. 18 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) at Arlington Park, including streaking turf runner Silver Max.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Dale Romans will send a strong contingent to the Arlington Million and Secretariat (both gr. IT).Tuesday, August 14, 2012
It didn't go as smoothly as planned but odds-on choice Silver Max got the job done anyway in the $600,000 Virginia Derby (gr. IIT), registering his sixth consecutive turf win on yielding ground at Colonial Downs July 21.Saturday, July 21, 2012
Silver Max puts a five-race winning streak on the line as the 123-pound high weight July 21 in the $600,000 Virginia Derby (gr. IIT), the showcase event of the summer meet at Colonial Downs.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Evan recaps the American Derby, Man o War Stakes, and more from the weekend's races.Sunday, July 15, 2012
Cozzetti made the best of an inside trip along the rail as he got up to nip pacesetter All Stormy by a neck in a four-horse blanket finish in the American Derby (gr. IIIT) at Arlington Park.Saturday, July 14, 2012