GULFSTREAM PARK, Hallandale, FL
|1||Rydilluc||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: A||$90,000|
2010 | Bay Colt | Medaglia d'Oro - Swift and Classy, Clever Trick
Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 8 wins, $5,754,720. Lifetime: 393 yearlings sold, median $120,000.
Broodmare Sire: Clever Trick, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 1.54 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2012, $150,000.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2012, ($90,000).
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $55,000.
|2||Charming Kitten||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2010 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Kitten's Joy - Iteration, Wild Again
Sire: Kitten's Joy , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 133 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Wild Again, Dark Bay or Brown, 1980. In 2009: 2.26 AEI.
|3||Reporting Star||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: B||$15,000|
2010 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Circular Quay - Classic Beauty, Sword Dance (IRE)
Sire: Circular Quay , Chestnut, 2004. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 5 wins, $1,505,434. Lifetime: 23 yearlings sold, median $7,500.
Broodmare Sire: Sword Dance (IRE), Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.33 AEI.
|1||Rydilluc||Edgar S. Prado||Gary C. Contessa|
|2||Charming Kitten||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Reporting Star||Eduardo O. Nunez||Kathleen O'Connell|
|4||Quinzieme Monarque||Joel Rosario||Thomas Albertrani|
|5||Dewey Square||Javier Castellano||Dale L. Romans|
|6||Amen Kitten||Elvis Trujillo||Wesley A. Ward|
|7||Dad'z Laugh||Paco Lopez||Dubis Chaparro|
|8||Holiday Star||Joseph Rocco, Jr.||H. Graham Motion|
|9||Saturday Special||Luis Saez||Jose Pinchin|
|10||Summit County||Corey J. Lanerie||Dale L. Romans|
|11||Squall King||Jose Lezcano||Dale L. Romans|
One day after Orb took the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), it appears only a few of the 18 other horses that ran in the Derby will run back in two weeks in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Sunday, May 05, 2013
Lenny Shulman reports the news of the day, including Vyjack's work, Giant Finish's arrival, the Pletcher 5 on the track, and the weather.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Charming Kitten will run with the hopes of the Ramsey family behind him, seeking to transfer his grass and synthetic form onto the Churchill Downs dirt in the Run for the Roses.Tuesday, April 30, 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
Verranzano, Palace Malice, Charming Kitten and Revolutionary get baths after working out as trainer Todd Pletcher Watches.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Steve Haskin talks about all of the works today. Times and brief analysis on Normandy Invasion, Mylute, Black Onyx, Palace Malice, Overanalyze, Revolutionary, Charming Kitten, Verrazano, and more!Saturday, April 27, 2013
After watching five of his Derby contenders work April 27, trainer Todd Pletcher said he thought Verrazano and Revolutionary continued steady progress, while Overanzalyze registered his best workout ever.Saturday, April 27, 2013
With the Louisville, Ky., weather forecast calling for rain later in the day and on Sunday, the April 27 work tab at Churchill Downs was crowded with prospects for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Saturday, April 27, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher said a decision on whether to point Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) winner Winning Cause toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) will be made after the colt breezes April 28.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Two of trainer Todd Pletcher's top contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) continued to progress toward the May 4 classic with solid workouts at Churchill Downs the morning of April 21.Sunday, April 21, 2013
It may not be worth points on the road to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), but the $750,000 Illinois Derby (gr. III) drew a packed field of 14, including some familiar names, when entries were taken April 17Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands contender Verrazano galloped at Churchill Downs the morning of April 15 as trainer Todd Pletcher outlined the training regimen for the colt and his other probable Derby starters.Monday, April 15, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Blue Grass Stakes and Arkansas Derby from the weekend. Did you think Java's War proved himself as a Derby winner with his last to first finish?Sunday, April 14, 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
Charles Fipke's homebred Java's War overcame a troubled start in the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes April 13 at Keeneland, closing from last to first to earn his way into the field for the May 4 Kentucky Derby.Saturday, April 13, 2013
After a brief freshening at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner Revolutionary arrived at Churchill Downs on April 12.Friday, April 12, 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
"If horses could talk, what a job this would be," said one Gary Contessa, enjoying a bountiful breakfast at Keeneland. "I'd ask that sunofagun right now, 'Do you like that track as much as you like the grass?"Thursday, April 11, 2013
Trainer Gary Contessa discusses Blue Grass Stakes contender Rydilluc.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
Rather than make a last-ditch effort to get Dewey Square into the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Dale Romans said it is likely the colt will be pointed toward the $750,000 Illinois Derby.Monday, April 08, 2013
Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen is shuffled in a major way this week. There are new horses on it, and one is from 'left field'!Monday, April 08, 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
Hardway Stables' Speak Logistics, third behind subsequent Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Orb in the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II), heads a field of eight for the Calder Derby.Wednesday, April 03, 2013