HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, CA
|1||Champs Elysees (GB)||Margin: ½||BRIS: 100||$150,000|
2003 | Bay Horse | Danehill - Hasili (IRE), Kahyasi (IRE)
Sire: Danehill, Bay, 1986. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 4 wins, $321,064. Lifetime: 529 yearlings sold, median $144,174.
Broodmare Sire: Kahyasi (IRE), Bay, 1985.
|2||Obrigado (FR)||Margin: ¾||BRIS: 100||$50,000|
2003 | Bay Gelding | Enrique (GB) - Banakill (FR), Funambule
Sire: Enrique (GB), Bay, 1996. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 3 wins, $272,581. Lifetime: 58 yearlings sold, median $15,632.
Broodmare Sire: Funambule, Chestnut, 1987. In 2009: 1.11 AEI.
|3||Church Service||Margin: ¾||BRIS: 99||$30,000|
2003 | Bay Gelding | Pulpit - To Be Approved, With Approval
Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $728,200. Lifetime: 364 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: With Approval, Gray or Roan, 1986.
Keeneland 2004 September Yearling Sale, $32,000.
Scratched: Summer Survivor.
|1||Champs Elysees (GB)||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||Robert J. Frankel|
|2||Obrigado (FR)||Joel Rosario||Neil D. Drysdale|
|3||Church Service||Rafael Bejarano||Mike R. Mitchell|
|4||Black Mamba (NZ)||Mike E. Smith||John W. Sadler|
|5||Mr. Chairman||Michael C. Baze||Doug F. O'Neill|
|6||Winchester||Patrick J. Smullen||Dermot K. Weld|
|7||High Heel Sneakers (GB)||Tyler Baze||Ben D. A. Cecil|
|8||Rush Rush||Victor Espinoza||Michael Machowsky|
Freshman sire Rocket Legs was represented by his first foal when a filly produced from the Woodman mare Tangerine Spice was born April 19 at Overtime Farm in Westerlo, N.Y.Friday, April 26, 2013
Unusual Suspect won six stakes races in California and one in Australia, highlighted by the 2010 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT), during a 72-race career.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Favored Grandeur earned his second grade II win from three United States starts when he came from off the pace to capture the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup by three-quarters of a length at Betfair Hollywood Park Dec. 15.Saturday, December 15, 2012
Runner-up as the favorite in the Hollywood Derby (gr. IT), Grandeur will try to become the first 3-year-old since Bien Bien in 1992 to win the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) Dec. 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
A competitive field of 24 is set for the Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I), including the event's two most recent winners, French stayers Americain and Dunaden, who will square off in Australia's greatest race Nov. 6.Sunday, November 04, 2012
Owner Anthony Mithen talks about Winchester and the Melbourne Cup.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Trainer John Sadler talks about Winchester, his entry in the Caulfield Cup.Friday, October 19, 2012
Bert and Diana Firestone have retired their four-time grade I winner Winchester from racing for stallion duty.Wednesday, January 04, 2012
While lightly raced this year, four-time grade I winner Winchester has by far the most decorated career heading into the Nov. 26 W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Favored Sanagas joined the ranks of grade I winners with a dominating triumph for trainer Graham Motion in the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup at Hollywood Park Nov. 19.Saturday, November 19, 2011
There is no standout in the grade I Turf Cup, but Norvsky, Bourbon Bay, Falcon Rock, and Sanagas are all major contenders in the 1 1/2-mile race Nov. 19 at Hollywood Park.Friday, November 18, 2011
Multiple graded stakes winner Bourbon Bay and dual grade I victor Miss Match worked seven furlongs on the Hollywood Park turf course the morning of Nov. 13 in preparation for the Nov. 19 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT).Sunday, November 13, 2011
The Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) lost one of its contenders Oct. 29 when Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Firestone's Winchester was taken out of consideration following a workout at Belmont Park.Saturday, October 29, 2011
Cape Blanco and Teaks North, both two-time grade I winners on turf this year, headline a star-studded six-horse field for the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT).Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Grade I winners Royal Delta and Winchester work five furlongs at Belmont Park.Sunday, September 18, 2011
Proposals for horse racing and marriage abound.Sunday, August 14, 2011
Winchester delivered the fourth grade I victory of his career Aug. 13 when he rallied from last to take the Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT) at Saratoga.Saturday, August 13, 2011
Teaks North will try to jump to the top of the standings when he takes on seven rivals in the $500,000 Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT) Aug. 13 at Saratoga.Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The legacy of the late Edward P. Evans was carried on in a big way when the 2010 Virginia-bred champions were announced by the Virginia Thoroughbred Association.Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Free Fighter ended a drought of 14 months when he ground out a two-length victory in the off-the-turf Stars and Stripes Stakes at Arlington Park July 23.Saturday, July 23, 2011
Multiple grade I stakes winner Winchester heads a field of seven grass runners entered for the $100,000 Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT), a 1 1/2-mile turf event July 23.Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Snow Fairy cemented her status as the finest 3-year-old filly in the world when she rallied from far back to nab Irian in the final 50 yards to win the HK$20 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) at Sha Tin Dec. 12.Sunday, December 12, 2010
Winchester, the only United States-based horse taking part in the 2010 Cathay Pacific International Races at Sha Tin Racecourse Dec. 12, drew post post position 3 for the HK$14 million Hong Kong Vase (HK-I).Thursday, December 09, 2010
Unusual Suspect snapped his 16-race losing streak when he overcame pacesetter Temple City in the final strides to win the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT) Nov. 13 at Hollywood Park.Saturday, November 13, 2010