HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, CA
|1||Who's Up||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: C+||$60,000|
2007 | Chestnut Colt | Graeme Hall - Divine Rockette, Is It True
Sire: Graeme Hall , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 7 wins, $1,147,441. Lifetime: 137 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
Broodmare Sire: Is It True, Bay, 1986.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($170,000).
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $95,000.
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, $55,000.
|2||Marcello||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A||$20,000|
2007 | Bay Colt | Johannesburg - Miramar Miracle, Affirmed
Sire: Johannesburg, Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 7 wins, $1,014,585. Lifetime: 687 yearlings sold, median $52,000.
Broodmare Sire: Affirmed, Chestnut, 1975. In 2009: 2.43 AEI.
Keeneland Association April 2009 Two-Year-Olds in Training, $200,000.
|3||Lucky Rave (GB)||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A||$12,000|
2007 | Bay Horse | Lucky Story - Rave On (ITY), Barathea (IRE)
Sire: Lucky Story, Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 79 yearlings sold, median $15,320.
Broodmare Sire: Barathea (IRE), Bay, 1990.
Doncaster Bloodstock St. Leger 2008 Yearling Sale, ($17,375).
|1||Who's Up||Victor Espinoza||Kathy Walsh|
|2||Marcello||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||Bob Baffert|
|3||Lucky Rave (GB)||Alex O. Solis||Peter Eurton|
|4||Bridgetown||Garrett K. Gomez||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|5||Ace of Aces (IRE)||Joel Rosario||Jeff Mullins|
|6||Alfarabi||Rafael Bejarano||Eoin G. Harty|
|7||Coloursoftheglen (IRE)||Alonso Quinonez||Eddie Truman|
|8||Summer Movie||Michael C. Baze||Art Sherman|
Owned by The Jim Stable of trainer King Leatherbury, Ben's Cat won the 21st race of his 31-race career with a solid come-from-behind tally in the $100,000 Jim McKay Sprint Presented by Apple Ford May 17 at Pimlico.Friday, May 17, 2013
Popular Ben's Cat will run in the Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes for the third straight time on the undercard for this year's Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) program May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Favored Den's Legacy gave trainer Bob Baffert a rare graded win for males on turf when he rallied in the stretch to capture the $100,000 Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 2-year-olds Nov. 24 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, November 24, 2012
Den's Legacy will stretch out for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert in pursuit of his first stakes victory in the $100,000 Generous (gr. IIIT) on turf.Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) was the most popular race among the 15 on the two-day World Championships programs, with a maximum 14 drawing into the field for the race.Monday, October 29, 2012
California Flag and Tale of a Champion, two contenders for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), worked over the grass course at Santa Anita Oct. 28 in preparation for the Nov. 3 race.Sunday, October 28, 2012
Breeders' Cup candidates were out in full force at Santa Anita Park Oct. 20, going through the late stages of their major drills for the World Championships events.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Bridgetown earned his first graded stakes win since 2009 when he ground out a one-length advantage in the $150,000 Woodford Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 6 at Keeneland.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Four years after taking the 2008 edition of the Woodford Stakes, Chamberlain Bridge will try to win the Keeneland turf sprint for a second time on Saturday.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Veteran turf sprinters Ben's Cat and Chamberlain Bridge, who have combined to win the past three renewals of the Turf Monster Handicap (gr. IIIT), head the field for this year's $350,000 race Sept. 3 at Parx Racing.Friday, August 31, 2012
NYRA scheduled the best horses to race Wednesday in the fifth race instead of the ninth or the tenth.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Perhaps bettors felt Ben's Cat had lost a step when they sent him off at 10-1 in the $150,000 Parx Dash Handicap June 17, but the 6-year-old dispelled that notion with an emphatic two-length victory in course record time.Sunday, June 17, 2012
Great Attack, closing from fifth at mid-stretch, collared favored Bridgetown close to home for a narrow victory in the $150,350 Twin Spires Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT), the first stakes race on the Kentucky Derby card May 5.Saturday, May 05, 2012
Chamberlain Bridge, winner of the 2010 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs, returns to familiar territory when he takes on 11 rivals in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint at the track.Wednesday, May 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
Stoney Fleece, closing with aplomb, won the $100,000 Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT) going away at Hollywood Park Nov. 27 for his first stakes victory.Sunday, November 27, 2011
Willcox Inn looks to wrap up his 2011 campaign with his first victory outside of Illinois when he squares off against a full field of 3-year-olds in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. I) Nov. 27.Friday, November 25, 2011
Bold Executive, a perennial leading Canadian sire, was euthanized the night of Sept. 26 at Gardiner Farms near Caledon, Ontario, Canada.Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Simon Burgess talks with Todd Pletcher about racing at Royal Ascot.Friday, June 17, 2011
Simon Burgess talks with Ginny DePasquale, assistant trainer to Todd Pletcher. They discuss Bridgetown and BC Champion More Than Real, owned by Bobby Flay.Friday, June 17, 2011
Vinery Stables' Regally Ready ran down Bridgetown in the late stages to win the $111,200 Twin Spires Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT) May 7 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 07, 2011
It's easy to see why Chamberlain Bridge has been made the 2-1 favorite in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs Derby Day.Thursday, May 05, 2011
Two-year-old Bwana Charlie colt has won 5 in a row, including the grade I CashCall Futurity.Sunday, December 19, 2010
Making his turf debut, even-money pick Comma to the Top cruised to a front-running 1 3/4-length victory in the $100,000 Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park Nov. 27 for his fourth consecutive win.Saturday, November 27, 2010