HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, CA
|1||Turbulent Descent||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$245,550|
Sire: Congrats , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 129 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
Broodmare Sire: Forestry , Bay, 1996.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $160,000.
|2||Big Tiz||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$81,850|
2008 | Bay Filly | Tiznow - Squall City, Carson City
Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 15 starts, 8 wins, $6,427,830. Lifetime: 427 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
Keeneland Association January 2013 Horses of All Ages Sale, $600,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($240,000).
|3||Tell a Kelly||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$49,110|
2008 | Chestnut Filly | Tapit - Evrobi, Tabasco Cat
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Tabasco Cat, Chestnut, 1991.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($95,000).
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $45,000.
|1||Turbulent Descent||David Romero Flores||Mike Puype|
|2||Big Tiz||Patrick A. Valenzuela||Mark Glatt|
|3||Tell a Kelly||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|4||May Day Rose||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|5||Zazu||Mike E. Smith||John W. Sadler|
|6||True Way of Grace||Paul Atkinson||Alexis Barba|
|7||Nina Fever||Garrett K. Gomez||Wesley A. Ward|
|8||Luna Grande||Victor Espinoza||Kristin Mulhall|
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
Gainesway Farm's Tapit has three graded stakes winners in the span of about two hours Feb. 2. His winners, all 3-year-olds, came at Tampa Bay Downs, Santa Anita, and Gulfstream.Sunday, February 03, 2013
Trainer Bob Baffert viewed the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) as a scrimmage for untested Flashback, and the talented son of Tapit proved he was ready for tougher with an easy tally at Santa Anita Park Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 2013
The first session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale registered improved gross and average compared with the first session last year as 201 horses sold for $15,331,400, up 10.04%. Average price improved 14.42%.Monday, January 07, 2013
Big Tiz, a grade I stakes-placed daughter of Tiznow, brought $600,000 during the later portion of the Jan. 7 session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.Monday, January 07, 2013
Turbulent Descent, a grade I winner at 2 through 4, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare at John Magnier and partners' Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Evan recaps weekend racing including Rosie Napravnik's victory, Executiveprivilege's performance and more!Sunday, December 09, 2012
Pure Fun, the lone shipper in this year's grade I Hollywood Starlet Stakes, turned in an electric performance in rallying from last at the quarter pole to win by one length Dec. 8 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, December 08, 2012
Frank and Pete handicap the Hollywood Starlet Stakes.Thursday, December 06, 2012
With a victory in the $500,000 Hollywood Starlet Stakes (gr. I) Dec. 8 at Betfair Hollywood Park, Executiveprivilege could set off quite a debate for the Eclipse Award in the juvenile filly division.Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Dual grade I winner Zazu fetched $2.1 million from Katsumi Yoshida's Japan-based Northern Farm at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6. She was consigned by William S. Farish's Lane's End, agent.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Having stunned the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) a year ago at odds of 20-1, reigning divisional champion Musical Romance seeks to defend her title in the 2012 edition of the race.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
While Groupie Doll's stellar 2012 record puts her in a different league than many of her competitors in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I), the favorite will still have to face five other grade I winners.Monday, October 29, 2012
Trainer Chad Brown sent out undefeated Awesome Feather Oct. 21 at Belmont Park for her penultimate morning work prior to an expected start in the 1 1/8-mile Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I).Sunday, October 21, 2012
Dust and Diamonds, getting good at the right time, disposed of better-known rivals Musical Romance and Turbulent Descent with ease in capturing the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) by 1 1/4 lengths at Belmont.Saturday, September 22, 2012
Headed by national female sprint champion Musical Romance and multiple grade I winner Turbulent Descent, the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) Sept. 22 at Belmont Park came up as an exceptionally tough race.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Emma's Encore and Turbulent Descent are among the others targeting the Sept. 22 race at Belmont Park.Friday, September 14, 2012
Travers is the time for guys to go wild.Saturday, August 25, 2012
Turbulent Descent made her first start for her new connections a winning one Aug. 24, taking the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course and punching her ticket to the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.Friday, August 24, 2012
It's a good time to be Kiaran McLaughlin, but don't confuse that with an easy time. The trainer has his hands full conditioning and placing top runners for Godolphin Racing with year-end goals in mind.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Besilu Stable's Royal Delta, the reigning 3-year-old filly champion and 2011 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic winner looms an imposing favorite in the Personal Ensign for trainer Bill Mott.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Turbulent Descent returns to the scene of one of her most impressive victories when she makes her second start of the year Aug. 24 in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Hansen, the juvenile champion of 2011, worked five furlongs in 1:02 4/5 the morning of Aug. 18 in preparation for a start in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, where Turbulent Descent and It's Tricky also worked.Saturday, August 18, 2012
Trainer Mike Puype knew Turbulent Descent was going to be leaving his barn eventually, but the recent sale of the three-time grade I winning filly to Coolmore Racing still stings.Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Making her first start of 2012, Turbulent Descent remained undefeated at Betfair Hollywood Park with a victory in the $72,570 Desert Stormer Handicap June 17.Sunday, June 17, 2012