HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, CA
|1||Comma to the Top||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: B||$60,000|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Bwana Charlie - Maggies Storm, Stormy Atlantic
Sire: Bwana Charlie, Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 45 yearlings sold, median $4,000.
Broodmare Sire: Stormy Atlantic , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $22,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Fall Mixed Sale, $5,000.
|2||Moment of Weakness (IRE)||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A+||$20,000|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Kristal's Dream (IRE), Night Shift
Sire: Big Bad Bob (IRE), Brown, 2000. Lifetime: 15 yearlings sold, median $2,056.
Broodmare Sire: Night Shift, Bay, 1980.
Tattersall's July Mixed Sale 2010, $158,970.
|3||Surrey Star (IRE)||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A+||$12,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Dubawi (IRE) - Turning Light (GER), Fantastic Light
Sire: Dubawi (IRE), Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 328 yearlings sold, median $71,908.
Broodmare Sire: Fantastic Light, Bay, 1996.
Tattersall's Craven Breeze Up Sale 2010, $51,979.
Agence Francaise De Vente Du Pur-Sang, Deauville August, 2009 Yearling Sale, $70,945.
Tattersall's December 2008 Foal Sale, ($40,260).
|1||Comma to the Top||Corey S. Nakatani||Peter Miller|
|2||Moment of Weakness (IRE)||Brice Blanc||James Lloyd|
|3||Surrey Star (IRE)||Joseph Talamo||James M. Cassidy|
|4||Gab Power||Patrick A. Valenzuela||Peter Eurton|
|5||Boxeur des Rues||Rafael Bejarano||Doug F. O'Neill|
|6||Dominator (GB)||Martin A. Pedroza||Doug F. O'Neill|
|7||Mazarron||Joel Rosario||Adam Kitchingman|
|8||Tappin Tough||Victor Espinoza||Walther Solis|
|9||Divine Child||David Romero Flores||Doug F. O'Neill|
B. Wayne Hughes, Richard Mandella, and Garrett Gomez score stakes double as Jimmy Creed takes Potrero Grande after Beholder wins Santa Anita Oaks.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Comma to the Top, Jimmy Creed, and Camp Victory all bring grade I victories into the Potrero Grande (gr. II) at Santa Anita, vying to become the West Coast's top sprinter.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman discuss throwback horses after Comma to the Top's recent efforts, Salix in the Breeders' Cup, Vyjack, and recent events.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Favored Comma to the Top, making just his second appearance outside of California, proved a tenacious winner of the $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap (gr. III) March 2 at Aqueduct Racetrack, just a week after making his last start.Saturday, March 02, 2013
While Comma to the Top registered his biggest win in the 2010 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the Bwana Charlie gelding has placed in three straight graded stakes, including a clear victory in the Daytona Stakes to close out 2012Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Sahara Sky, benefitting once again by a super-hot pace, flew home on the outside to capture the $200,750 San Carlos Stakes Feb. 23 for his second grade II stakes win in a row at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Versatile Comma to the Top, who has produced wins on dirt, synthetic, and turf, as well as going long and sprinting, brings his best form recently into the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Lenny and Steve discuss Tweebster, Comma to the Top, and the Horse of the Year. Plus, an interview with Gary Stevens. Sponsored by Darby Dan FarmWednesday, January 09, 2013
Status change results in grade I winner Comma to the Top securing third graded stakes victory of his career.Thursday, January 03, 2013
It was the wrong lead but the right result for Comma to the Top, who slugged his way to victory while becoming racing's newest millionaire in an off-the-turf edition of the $100,000 Daytona Stakes Dec. 29 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Daytona Stakes at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, December 27, 2012
The $100,000 Daytona Stakes (gr. IIIT) attracted a dozen entrants to the hillside turf course at Santa Anita Park Dec. 29 including Great Mills, most recently fourth in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) on the course.Sunday, December 23, 2012
Grade I winners Comma to the Top and Smiling Tiger tackle four entrants from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, making for an intriguing Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, November 29, 2012
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
Comma to the Top and Mensa Heat, one-two finishers last out in the Pirate's Bounty Stakes, get a Sept. 28 rematch in the Eddie D. Stakes (formerly Morvich, gr. IIIT) on opening day at Santa Anita for the 2012 autumn meet.Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie returned to his best form in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), sitting just off a hot pace and coming to get the leaders in deep stretch to win going away on the Polytrack at Del Mar July 29.Sunday, July 29, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie and The Factor will duke it out one more time in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), the headline event at Del Mar July 29.Thursday, July 26, 2012
The Factor, making his first appearance since the Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) three months ago, and defending champion Smiling Tiger headline the field for the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. IT) June 30 at Hollywood.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Marathoner Birdrun is entered for a repeat chance in the Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II). Redeemed is the 5-2 morning-line choice for the June 5 feature, run at the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) distance: one lap around 'Big Sandy.'Tuesday, June 05, 2012
One race before trainer Graham Motion saddles Went the Day Well in the May 19 Preakness (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course, he will send out Augustin Stables' Smart Bid, the 7-2 overnight favorite in the Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Thursday, May 17, 2012
Churchill Downs has announced the addition of four late nominees for the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), which will be run immediately prior to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on Saturday, May 5.Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Several horses posted important works at Santa Anita Park the weekend of Feb. 18-19, while Caleb's Posse worked at Oaklawn Park.Sunday, February 19, 2012
Under a heady ride from Mike Smith, Mr. Commons split horses in the stretch and drew off to a convincing 3 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Sir Beaufort Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Dec. 26 opening day card at Santa Anita.Monday, December 26, 2011