HAWTHORNE, Stickney, IL
|1||Awesome Gem||Margin: 1¼||BRIS: 99||TrueNicks: A+||$282,000|
2003 | Chestnut Gelding | Awesome Again - Piano, Pentelicus
Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 9 wins, $4,374,590. Lifetime: 319 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2005 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $150,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2004 Select Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|2||Nite Light||Margin: 2||BRIS: 97||TrueNicks: A||$94,000|
2004 | Bay Horse | Thunder Gulch - Lite Light, Majestic Light
Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 9 wins, $2,915,086. Lifetime: 480 yearlings sold, median $41,648.
Broodmare Sire: Majestic Light, Bay, 1973. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $20,000.
Keeneland 2004 November Breeding Stock Sale, $190,000.
|3||Going Ballistic||Margin: 1½||BRIS: 95||TrueNicks: NR||$51,700|
2004 | Gray or Roan Horse | Lite the Fuse - Holy Lightning, Holy Bull
Sire: Lite the Fuse , Bay, 1991. Raced 3 years. 21 starts, 9 wins, $1,036,882. Lifetime: 143 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
Broodmare Sire: Holy Bull, Gray, 1991.
Keeneland Association 2005 January Horses of All Ages Sale, $4,000.
|1||Awesome Gem||David Romero Flores||Craig Dollase|
|2||Nite Light||Jon Kenton Court||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Going Ballistic||Luis S. Quinonez||Donnie K. Von Hemel|
|4||You and I Forever||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Martin D. Wolfson|
|5||Lowther Street||Joseph Talamo||Eoin G. Harty|
|6||Shadowbdancing||Randall A. Meier||Terrel Gore|
|7||Jonesboro||M. Clifton Berry||Randy L. Morse|
|8||Alcomo (BRZ)||Willie Martinez||Eduardo Caramori|
|9||Stonehouse||Perry Compton||Joseph E. Broussard|
|10||Eldaafer||Justin Shepherd||Diane Alvarado|
|11||Brothers Nicholas||Inez Karlsson||Louie J. Roussel, III|
by Anne Peters
Awesome Again is one of the most consistent sires of high-class runners in North America.
Rain couldn't extinguish Pants On Fire as the multiple graded stakes winner easily drew off to win by 5 1/4 lengths at Gulfstream Park Feb. 15.Friday, February 15, 2013
Two allowance events on the Feb. 15 and 16 Gulfstream Park cards feature some of racing's familiar names, with Pants On Fire taking on milers Feb. 15 and Capo Bastone making his first start since the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Stud Dona Pancha's Calidoscopio targeted the leaders at the top of the stretch and pulled away to win the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) by a widening 4 1/4 lengths at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
The second time was the charm for Eldaafer in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) and his connections are hoping that the fourth will be, too.Monday, October 29, 2012
Pool Play won for the first time since suffering a tendon tear last year, and picked a good race to do it. The 7-year-old son of Silver Deputy took the $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) at Hawthorne Oct. 6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Pin Oak Stable's homebred Alternation, winner of five of six starts this year, will make his first start in almost two months when he carries top weight in the $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Grade I winner and multi-millionaire Awesome Gem has been retired from racing. The 9-year-old son of Awesome Again was scheduled to run in the Sept. 23 Ralph M. Hinds Pomona Handicap at Fairplex.Friday, September 21, 2012
Red-hot Taylor Said, back in action just 13 days after setting a track record at Hastings Racecourse, held off Winning Machine in the final strides Aug. 19 to capture the $200,000 Longacres Miles (gr. III) by a head.Sunday, August 19, 2012
He's the gift that keeps on giving and the equine version of the Energizer Bunny. Making the 52nd start of his career Aug. 19, Awesome Gem steps forward to defend his title at Emerald Downs.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Jay Em Ess Stable's Redeemed, a 10-length winner of the Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II) in his last start, looms a tough customer in the $200,000 Greenwood Cup (gr. III) at Parx Racing July 14.Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Turbo Compressor, winner of last month's Colonial Turf Cup, will attempt to give trainer Todd Pletcher his fourth victory in the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 7 at Monmouth Park.Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Fort Larned, left alone on an easy pace, turned back heavy favorite Successful Dan in the lane to post an easy three-length triumph in the $300,000 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III) in Iowa June 30.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Highly regarded Successful Dan, winner of the Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) this spring, is 6-5 on the morning line for the $300,000 Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III) at Prairie Meadows on the night of June 30.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Favored Redeemed overcame an outside post to lead every step of the way in the $200,000 Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II), romping to victory by 10 lengths at Belmont Park June 8.Friday, June 08, 2012
Favored Awesome Gem, making his 50th career start, was awarded victory in the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) when original winner Positive Response was disqualified at Golden Gate Fields May 28.Monday, May 28, 2012
Awesome Gem, lifetime winner of more than $2.7 million, and San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) victor Hudson Landing head the field for the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) at Golden Gate Fields May 28.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Morning Line wanted no part of the starting gate at Betfair Hollywood Park, but once he finally acquiesced there was no catching the grade I winner in the $150,000 Mervyn Leroy Handicap (gr. II) May 5.Saturday, May 05, 2012
Grade I winner Morning Line debuts for new trainer John Shirreffs in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) May 5 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Nine-year-old Awesome Gem got his 2012 campaign underway with a handy allowance victory at Golden Gate Fields April 12.Thursday, April 12, 2012
With the 2012 Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) set for Santa Anita this fall, the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) is as good a place as any to find out which local horses can get the distance.Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Nine-year-old Awesome Gem, in the money in 19 graded stakes, is back on the work tab in California and will be pointed toward a seventh year of racing.Thursday, February 23, 2012
Going Ballistic, winner of the Super Derby (gr. II) and nearly $1.2 million in earnings, will begin his stud career in 2012 at Ellen Jackson's Victory Rose Thoroughbreds near Vacaville, Calif.Thursday, February 02, 2012
Rejuvenated 6-year-old Tres Borrachos returns to his favorite track at Hollywood Park as the 119-pound top weight in the $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) Dec. 3.Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Eight-year-old Awesome Gem, who has competed in the past four Breeders' Cups, will bypass the World Championships this year, according to West Point Thoroughbreds' website.Wednesday, October 19, 2011