GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Honorable Dillon||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2010 | Gray or Roan Colt | Tapit - Shy Greeting (ARG), Shy Tom
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Shy Tom, Chestnut, 1986.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2012, $100,000.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, ($100,000).
|2||Forty Tales||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A+||$30,000|
2010 | Bay Colt | Tale of the Cat - Forty Love, Forty Niner
Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $360,900. Lifetime: 1075 yearlings sold, median $63,018.
Broodmare Sire: Forty Niner, Chestnut, 1985.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2011 Select Yearling Sale, $80,000.
|3||Undrafted||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A+||$15,000|
2010 | Chestnut Gelding | Purim - French Jeannette, French Deputy
Sire: Purim, Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 9 wins, $928,543. Lifetime: 71 yearlings sold, median $7,500.
Broodmare Sire: French Deputy, Chestnut, 1992.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $50,000.
|1||Honorable Dillon||Joseph Rocco, Jr.||Eddie Kenneally|
|2||Forty Tales||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Undrafted||Luis Saez||Wesley A. Ward|
|4||Merit Man||Paco Lopez||Robert B. Hess, Jr.|
|5||Weekend Hideaway||Joe Bravo||Philip M. Serpe|
|6||Singanothersong||Jozbin Z. Santana||Ronald Pellegrini|
|7||Pataky Kid||Corey J. Lanerie||Thomas F. Proctor|
|8||Really Sharp||Elvis Trujillo||Ian Black|
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
If Forty Tales is to achieve further fame it is far more likely that it will be as a sprinter rather than in the Classics.
Will Take Charge and Goldencents are at the opposite ends of this year's sales histories for horses entered in the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Jim Covello has enjoyed a good deal of success since getting into Thoroughbred ownership a decade ago, but he's hoping Falling Sky provides the icing on the cake in the May 4 Kentucky Derby.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Trainer John Terranova talks about Kentucky Derby contender Falling Sky.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Todd Pletcher will not enter Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) winner Winning Cause in the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 4 at Churchill Downs.Monday, April 29, 2013
In what he surely hopes is an omen for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) a week hence, trainer Todd Pletcher takes the exacta in the Derby Trial on opening night at rainy Churchill Downs April 27.Sunday, April 28, 2013
Vyjack, third in the Wood Memorial (gr. I) last time out, led a small group of workers for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) on the morning of April 26 at Churchill Downs. Also on the tab were Golden Soul and Falling Sky.Friday, April 26, 2013
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez put his skills as a former rider to use on Tuesday, April 23, riding grade II winner Vyjack on the Churchill Downs main track in preparation for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Trainer John Terranova confirmed April 21 that Falling Sky "is a go" for a start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 4 at Churchill Downs.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Mylute, runner-up in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II), continued his preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with a six-furlong breeze in 1:12 1/5 the morning of Apil 14 at Churchill Downs.Sunday, April 14, 2013
Overanalyze, rebounding from a lackluster seasonal debut, overpowered his rivals in the drive to easily win the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) and stamp his ticket for this year's Run for the Roses.Saturday, April 13, 2013
This is one of the most wide open editions of the race I've ever seen. So many directions to go.Thursday, April 11, 2013
War Academy has been installed as the 2-1 favorite in a field of 10 3-year-olds entered for the 77th running of the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) April 13 at Oaklawn Park.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
It was a crowded scene at the April 10 post-position draw for the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), as the connections crossed their fingers and hoped for good post positions.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II)winner Dreaming of Julia and undefeated Unlimited Budget arrived April 8 at 6:50 p.m. EDT at Churchill Downs, where they will continue their preparations for the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Java's War, a contender for the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I), and Falling Sky, headed for the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), posted bullet moves April 7 in preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preps.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) contenders Rydilluc, Uncaptured, Undrafted, and Dewey Square all turned in pre-race works April 5 at Keeneland. Also working were Dynamic Sky at Churchill and Fear the Kitten at Trackside.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Two 3-year-olds who registered impressive stakes wins in Florida sprint races this year will meet for the first time when Clearly Now and Honorable Dillon start in the $250,000 Bay Shore Stakes (gr. III).Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Mylute passed through the Churchill Downs stable gate at 3:30 a.m. (EDT) Tuesday, April 2 after vanning from Fair Grounds and was bedded down in Stall 20 of Barn 29 for trainer Tom Amoss.Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Trainer Shug McGaughey said he was waiting for Orb to take him to Louisville, and the Hall of Fame conditioner should be on his way with the colt's big win in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30.Saturday, March 30, 2013
A field of 10 has been entered for the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park, although three horses are getting almost all of the attention: Itsmyluckyday, Shanghai Bobby, and Orb.Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Champion Shanghai Bobby breezed five furlongs at Palm Meadows Training Center on the morning of March 24 in final preparation for a scheduled start in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I).Sunday, March 24, 2013
Baffert's Flashback, Power Broker and Tiz the Truth also work for upcoming prepsMonday, March 18, 2013
Breeder Bobby Trussell has the right Tempur-ment for the game. The former CEO of Tempur-Pedic focuses on acquiring broodmares with class.Tuesday, March 12, 2013
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.