HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, CA
|1||Crown of Thorns||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: C||$90,000|
Sire: Repent , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 5 wins, $1,255,660. Lifetime: 163 yearlings sold, median $8,183. In 2009: .97 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $300,000.
|2||Sidney's Candy||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2007 | Chestnut Colt | Candy Ride (ARG) - Fair Exchange, Storm Cat
Sire: Candy Ride (ARG) , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 6 wins, $749,149. Lifetime: 260 yearlings sold, median $36,071.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
|3||Spurrier||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A+||$18,000|
2005 | Gray or Roan Horse | Dixieland Band - Humble, Valiant Nature
Sire: Dixieland Band, Bay, 1980. Raced 3 years. 24 starts, 8 wins, $441,320. Lifetime: 593 yearlings sold, median $67,000. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Valiant Nature, Bay, 1991. In 2009: 1.12 AEI.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $45,000.
Others: Honour the Deputy, $9,000.
Scratched: Coffee Boy.
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
Crown of Thorns' first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 23 at Joe and Helen Barbazon's Pleasant Acres Farm near Morristown, Fla.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The first reported foal by grade I winner Sidney's Candy is a colt born Jan. 17 at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.Thursday, January 17, 2013
WinStar Farm will conduct drawings for its "Breed to Win" promotion, rewarding supportive breeders with a complimentary 2013 season to 12 stallions, the farm announced Jan. 4. The drawings will be held Feb. 9.Friday, January 04, 2013
Repent, who began his stallion career at John Sykes' CloverLeaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla., will stand in 2013 on the same property, now called Woodford Thoroughbreds. The son of Louis Quatorze's fee is $3,000.Thursday, November 15, 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
Multiple graded stakes winner Crown of Thorns had the first mares checked in foal from his introductory book at stud.Friday, March 09, 2012
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Drosselmeyer, who stands at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., and fellow WinStar stallion Sidney's Candy have had their first mares pronounced in foal.Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Repent, who began his stallion career at John Sykes' CloverLeaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla., will stand in 2012 at CloverLeaf, where he will join his newly retired son, Crown of Thorns, at stud.Wednesday, December 21, 2011
WinStar Farm announced 2012 fees for its expanded roster of stallions, led by North America's leading sire Distorted Humor, who will stand for $100,000 (stands and nurses) and will breed an exclusive book of 100 mares.Friday, November 11, 2011
An audible groan went up from the table of traveling lads from France at the Breeders' Cup World Championships post-position draw when it was announced three-time Mile (gr. IT) winner had drawn the rail.Monday, October 31, 2011
Mike Repole's pair of Uncle Mo and Stay Thirsty get in their final tune-ups at Churchill Downs for the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). Both colts went five furlongs.Sunday, October 30, 2011
Sidney's Candy, a TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) hopeful, covered a half mile on firm turf in :50 at Churchill Downs Oct. 25. He is trained by Todd Pletcher for WinStar Farm and Rubio Stable.Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Crown of Thorns, a multiple graded stakes winner, will enter stud in 2012 at John and Susan Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Spendthrift Farm's multiple grade II winner Crown of Thorns has been retired from racing. Breeding plans are undecided.Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Castleton Lyons Farm's Gio Ponti rallied past Get Stormy and Sidney's Candy in deep stretch to win the $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) for the second consecutive year Oct. 8 at Keeneland.Saturday, October 08, 2011
Jason, Tom, and James Scully of TwinSpires.com handicap the Shadwell Turf Mile and First Lady Stakes from Keeneland.Thursday, October 06, 2011
Multiple Eclipse Award winner Gio Ponti returns to Keeneland on Oct. 8 as he seeks to defend his title in the $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT), one of nine graded stakes over the Lexington track's opening weekend.Monday, October 03, 2011
Jon and Joel recap the Super Derby, and reveal the Dirt Mile Top 5. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.Friday, September 16, 2011
Robert LaPenta and Fred Brei's Jackson Bend comes from off the pace to win the seven-furlong Forego Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga in 1:22.08.Saturday, September 03, 2011
As versatile as Sidney's Candy is, the options for WinStar Farm and Todd Pletcher are virtually limitless. For his next start, the connections decided to sprint him on dirt in the $250,000 Forego (gr. I) Sept. 3 at Saratoga.Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Trainer Todd Pletcher said Aug. 29 that Travers (gr. I) winner Stay Thirsty would most likely head to the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) and Uncle Mo's options include the Kelso (gr. II) and Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II).Monday, August 29, 2011