GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Union Rags||Margin: 4||TrueNicks: A||$240,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Dixie Union - Tempo, Gone West
Sire: Dixie Union, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 7 wins, $1,233,190. Lifetime: 451 yearlings sold, median $85,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2011, $390,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $145,000.
|2||News Pending||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A+||$80,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Harlan's Holiday - Motivated Sreva, Lear Fan
Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 9 wins, $3,632,664. Lifetime: 382 yearlings sold, median $56,500.
Broodmare Sire: Lear Fan, Bay, 1981.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2011, $250,000.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2011, ($185,000).
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($220,000).
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, $180,000.
|3||Discreet Dancer||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$40,000|
2009 | Chestnut Colt | Discreet Cat - West Side Dancer, Gone West
Sire: Discreet Cat , Bay, 2003. Raced 3 years. 9 starts, 6 wins, $1,694,180. Lifetime: 151 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984.
|1||Union Rags||Julien R. Leparoux||Michael R. Matz|
|2||News Pending||Kent J. Desormeaux||Dale L. Romans|
|3||Discreet Dancer||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Neck 'n Neck||Jose Lezcano||Ian R. Wilkes|
|5||Fort Loudon||Rajiv Maragh||Stanley I. Gold|
|6||Csaba||Paco Lopez||Philip A. Gleaves|
|7||Casual Trick||Corey S. Nakatani||Nicholas P. Zito|
After bypassing the Preakness, trainer Todd Pletcher has a deep group of possible contenders for the Belmont Stakes, including Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) third-place finisher Unlimited Budget.18 hours ago
by John P. Sparkman
Despite admirable objective accomplishments, some very good sires like Dixie Union seem fated not to be fully appreciated within their lifetimes.
Horse of the Year Wise Dan ran his winning streak to six races and surpassed $4 million in career earnings handily in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT) over yielding ground May 4 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Wise Dan and Point of Entry face off May 4 at Churchill Downs in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), the race immediately preceding the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Silverton Hill's Swagger Jack rallies to win the seven-furlong Carter Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct. The son of Smart Strike gets the trip in 1:21.44.Saturday, April 06, 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
Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer threatens to have grade I winners on both coasts April 6 as he ships Sahara Sky to Aqueduct Racetrack for the $400,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I).Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Verrazano and Normandy Invasion, leading contenders for the upcoming $1 million Wood Memorial (gr. I), both posted bullet moves March 31 at Palm Meadows Training Center.Sunday, March 31, 2013
Twilight Eclipse ruined the return of favored Newsdad while establishing a new world record for 1 1/2 miles on turf in the $150,000 Pan American Handicap (gr. IIT) March 23 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 23, 2013
Four runners from the Feb. 16 Mac Diarmida Stakes, headed by Resolute Group Stables' second-place finisher Teaks North, are among 10 entered to contest the $150,000 Pan American Stakes (gr. IIT) March 23 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
View Arch and several of his progeny who have had careers on the race track. View this feature in the March 23, 2013 issue of The Blood-Horse.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Verrazano, impressive winner of the March 9 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), leaps from fourth position a week ago to top this week's NTRA's weekly 3-Year-Old poll. Game On Dude is a solid No. 1 in the national poll.Monday, March 11, 2013
Fort Larned came out of his bad stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9 with a grabbed quarter, but otherwise escaped further injury, trainer Ian Wilkes reported the following morning.Sunday, March 10, 2013
E. Paul Robsham Stables' Discreet Dancer picked up the pieces of an incident-marred running of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9, when Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned stumbled at the start.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Three jockeys and horses escaped major injury March 9 when they were involved in a spill during the running of the fifth race at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 09, 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
Simmard, a grade II winner by Dixieland Band, will stand in 2013 at Anne Morgan and Tim Little's Mill Creek Farm near Stillwater, N.Y.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher had a busy Sunday morning at Palm Meadows Training Center March 3 with more than a dozen stakes runners from his powerful stable hitting the work tab for upcoming stakes engagements.Sunday, March 03, 2013
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned was assigned high weight of 124 pounds for his first of 2013 in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9 in south Florida.Sunday, March 03, 2013
Defending Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) winner Mucho Macho Man will miss the March 9 event because of a mild virus, owner Dean Reeves confirmed Feb. 28.Thursday, February 28, 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