HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, CA
|1||Ball Four||Margin: 1¼||BRIS: 100||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2001 | Bay Gelding | Grand Slam - Making Faces, Lyphard
Sire: Grand Slam, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Raced 2 years. 15 starts, 4 wins, $971,292. Lifetime: 754 yearlings sold, median $67,000.
Broodmare Sire: Lyphard, Bay, 1969.
Fasig-Tipton New York 2004 Horses of Racing Age Sale, $110,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2002 Select Yearling Sale, $125,000.
Keeneland November 2001 Breeding Stock Sale, $140,000.
|2||Rail Trip||Margin: ½||BRIS: 99||TrueNicks: C||$30,000|
2005 | Bay Gelding | Jump Start - Sweet Trip, Carson City
Sire: Jump Start , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 1 years. 5 starts, 2 wins, $221,265. Lifetime: 264 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2006 Select Yearling Sale, $200,000.
|3||Dakota Phone||Margin: 4||BRIS: 98||TrueNicks: C||$18,000|
2005 | Bay Gelding | Zavata - World of Gold, Spinning World
Sire: Zavata , Bay, 2000. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 5 wins, $346,533. Lifetime: 118 yearlings sold, median $7,250.
Broodmare Sire: Spinning World, Chestnut, 1993.
Barretts Equine Limited May 2007 Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $67,000.
|1||Ball Four||Joseph Talamo||Patrick L. Biancone|
|2||Rail Trip||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||Ronald W. Ellis|
|3||Dakota Phone||Rafael Bejarano||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|4||Unusual Suspect||Joel Rosario||Barry Abrams|
|5||Fire Wood||Tyler Baze||Mike R. Mitchell|
|6||Aggie Engineer||Alex O. Solis||Patrick Gallagher|
Liaison disposed of favored Blueskiesnrainbows coming off the far turn and lengthened stride impressively through the stretch to take the Mervyn Leroy Handicap (gr. II) handily May 4 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Liaison returns to the scene of the biggest victory of his career when he battles six other well-matched older horses at Betfair Hollywood Park in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) May 4.Wednesday, May 01, 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
Tapizar, returning to the scene of his only graded stakes wins for trainer Steve Asmussen, took the lead in upper stretch and drew away for a handy win in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Breeders Maryann and Kevin Donohue are excited to see their grade I winner Rail Trip battle in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Working handily, Trailblazer completed five furlongs in 1:02 on the Cushion Track in preparation for the Breeders' Cup. Trailblazer has been pointing to the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Game On Dude maintained his unbeaten record at Santa Anita Park with a smooth victory in the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept, 29, a perfect tuneup for his return to the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Saturday, September 29, 2012
Though he came up half a length shy in the Pacific Classic (gr. I) last time out, Game On Dude should be back in his comfort zone as he goes for a repeat in the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Santa Anita.Thursday, September 27, 2012
The Aug. 26 edition of the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) at Del Mar is about more than a trophy for trainer Bob Baffert, who last week lost two-time Classic winner Richard's Kid in a swiftly-orchestrated sale.Thursday, August 23, 2012
The countdown to the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita officially hits the second half of the season with the Pacific Classic at Del Mar.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The field for Del Mar's $1 million TVG Pacific Classic, the fourth of six "Win and You're In" races for the Breeders' Cup Classic, is beginning to come together.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Grade I winner Rail Trip posted his first victory in more than two years when he outlasted a determined John Scott by a half-length in the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 28 at Del Mar.Saturday, July 28, 2012
Rail Trip will be making his first start at Del Mar in nearly three years when he lines up in the outside gate for the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 28.Friday, July 27, 2012
Take Control, the first foal out of 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, will make his second start after a layoff of 2 1/2 years in the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 28 at Del Mar.Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Odds-on favorite Roman Threat had too much speed for his seven opponents in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) in a dominating win on the Cushion Track at Betfair Hollywood Park May 28.Monday, May 28, 2012
Rail Trip, back in the Southern California barn of Ron Ellis, gets back into action in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) May 28 at Betfair Hollywood Park.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
After a brief scare April 26, champion Acclamation was declared fit and ready by trainer Don Warren, who said the 6-year-old could run in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park May 5.Sunday, April 29, 2012
A field of 16 runners, led by five grade/group I winners, will enter the starting gate for the $250,000 Dubai City of Gold Sponsored by Skywards (UAE-IIT) at Meydan Racecourse March 10.Thursday, March 08, 2012
Aggie Engineer, a multiple graded stakes winner, has been retired from racing because of arthritis in his joints.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Tizway picked up his second consecutive grade I victory Aug. 6 at Saratoga when he took over approaching the quarter-pole and breezed to an easy score in the $750,000 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I).Saturday, August 06, 2011
Jason Shandler takes a look at the Whitney and other weekend stakes.Friday, August 05, 2011
Will a Rail Trip make a Mission Impazible for Friend Or Foe running Flat Out?Wednesday, August 03, 2011
The handicap division has taken its lumps this year for not being especially deep, but its competitive nature has led to one of the more intriguing recent editions of the $750,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I), which drew 11.Wednesday, August 03, 2011