HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, CA
|1||Bench Points||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2008 | Chestnut Gelding | Benchmark - Mo Chuisle, Free House
Sire: Benchmark , Bay, 1991. Raced 5 years. 16 starts, 7 wins, $636,707. Lifetime: 219 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
Broodmare Sire: Free House, Gray or Roan, 1994. In 2009: 1.02 AEI.
|2||Runflatout||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Flatter - Slammin' Lil, Grand Slam
Sire: Flatter , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $148,815. Lifetime: 199 yearlings sold, median $12,500. In 2009: .80 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Grand Slam, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2010 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $165,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2009 Yearling Sale, $22,000.
|3||Ain't No Other||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$12,000|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Old Topper - Miami Margie, Shadeed
Sire: Old Topper , Chestnut, 1995. Raced 4 years. 25 starts, 7 wins, $655,861. Lifetime: 108 yearlings sold, median $5,600.
Broodmare Sire: Shadeed, Bay, 1982. In 2009: 1.24 AEI.
|1||Bench Points||Rafael Bejarano||Tim Yakteen|
|2||Runflatout||Garrett K. Gomez||John W. Sadler|
|3||Ain't No Other||Patrick A. Valenzuela||Steven Miyadi|
|4||Sinai||Mike E. Smith||Bob Baffert|
|5||Flightofalifetime||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
Idle since running third n the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) last fall, Obviously will make his 2013 debut for trainer Mike Mitchell in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Benefiting from a patient ride, Head Heart Hoof took control leaving the turn and held off a tenacious rally by Johannesburg Smile to win the 120th renewal of the Toboggan Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 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
Evan Hammonds recaps the Peter Pan Stakes, Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes and a quick Preakness preview.Sunday, May 13, 2012
Drill remained perfect in three tries at seven furlongs when he rallied between horses in deep stretch to defeat pacesetter American Act by a half-length in the $98,000 Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III) May 12.Saturday, May 12, 2012
All eyes will be on champion Uncle Mo when he makes his comeback in the $250,000 Foxwood's King's Bishop (gr. I) Aug. 27, but unlike his season debut that was light on talent, he will have to be at his best at Saratoga.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Making his stakes debut for trainer Neil Drysdale, Dreamy Kid caught hot 1-2 favorite Coil at the wire for a head victory in the $150,000 Swaps Stakes (gr. II) July 9 at Hollywood Park.Saturday, July 09, 2011
After living up to his billing with a win in the Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) last month, fast-improving Coil appears ready to strike again in the $150,000 Swaps Stakes (gr. II) July 9 at Hollywood Park.Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Still smarting from their most recent losses, Smiling Tiger and Amazombie will square off in a highly-competitive renewal of the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I) at Hollywood Park July 2.Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Coil appears to be the latest top-notch 3-year-old in the barn of trainer Bob Baffert after the son of Point Given passed his initial route test in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park June 11.Saturday, June 11, 2011
Awesome Patriot and Coil, two colts previously considered for races at Belmont Park June 11, give trainer Bob Baffert a strong hand in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) the same day at Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 08, 2011
Favored Bench Points, charging from last in upper stretch, nosed Runflatout in a terrific finish to the Lazaro Berrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III) at Hollywood Park May 15.Sunday, May 15, 2011
Triple Crown aspirations cast aside in a decisive loss in the San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) in March, Runflatout makes his return to action in the $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III) at Hollywood Park May 15.Thursday, May 12, 2011
With morning-line favorite Premier Pegasus scratched from the 2011 Santa Anita Derby, is it now anybody's race? Will Silver Medallion take to the dirt? Is it time for another surprise?Thursday, April 07, 2011
San Felipe winner and morning line favorite Premier Pegasus, owned and trainer by Myung Kwon Cho, is out due to a hairline fracture.Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Premier Pegasus, Jaycito, and Bench Points had strong works April 3 in preparation for the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 9.Saturday, April 02, 2011
Bob Baffert confirmed March 30 that he is leaning toward the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) for The Factor, but was still non-committal about what race his other Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contender, Jaycito, would point toward.Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Twice the Appeal, disqualified in his prior start, made the most of a second chance when he collared Astrology near mid-stretch en route to a 1 1/2-length victory in the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) in New Mexico.Sunday, March 27, 2011
With three Derby preps and the World Cup, this weekend offers plenty of action.Friday, March 25, 2011
Astrology has been a bit star-crossed so far in 2011, but the well-regarded son of A.P. Indy will finally get his 3-year-old season started in the $800,000 Sunland Park Derby (gr. III) in New Mexico March 27.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Premier Pegasus provided a clear leader for the previously wide open 3-year-old division on the West Coast with his smashing 7 3/4-length romp in the $250,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 12 at Santa Anita.Saturday, March 12, 2011
On the eve of his seasonal debut, unbeaten champion Uncle Mo emerged over the inexperienced Runflatout as the narrow choice in the March 11 first day of Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager.Saturday, March 12, 2011
Who will win the 2011 San Felipe? Will it be one of the grade I winners, Comma to the Top or Jaycito? Will it be a recent maiden winner like Runflatout or Alberatti?Thursday, March 10, 2011
Two grade I winners are in the lineup for the $250,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 12 at Santa Anita, but a ridgling son of Flatter making his first start against winners figures to draw plenty of attention as well.Wednesday, March 09, 2011