HOLLYWOOD PARK, Inglewood, CA
|1||Blind Luck||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A||$150,000|
2007 | Chestnut Filly | Pollard's Vision - Lucky One, Best of Luck
Sire: Pollard's Vision , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
Broodmare Sire: Best of Luck, Bay, 1996. In 2009: .67 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,500,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($10,000).
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2008 Select Yearling Sale, $11,000.
|2||Switch||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: C||$50,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Quiet American - Antoniette, Nicholas
Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. Raced 4 years. 12 starts, 4 wins, $754,650. Lifetime: 409 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Nicholas, Bay, 1986. In 2009: .96 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $4,300,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|3||Miss Match (ARG)||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: B+||$30,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Indygo Shiner - Miss Simpatia (ARG), Southern Halo
Sire: Indygo Shiner , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 104 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Southern Halo, Bay, 1983.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $500,000.
|1||Blind Luck||Garrett K. Gomez||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|2||Switch||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|3||Miss Match (ARG)||Joseph Talamo||Neil D. Drysdale|
|4||St Trinians (GB)||Rafael Bejarano||Mike R. Mitchell|
|5||She's Cheeky||Brice Blanc||Peter Eurton|
|6||American Story||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
Pollard's Vision, sire of champion Blind Luck, will stand this year at Dr. Jerry Bilinski's Waldorf Farm near North Chatham, N.Y.Thursday, February 28, 2013
At one minute past the stroke of midnight on Jan. 19, 2010 3-year-old champion filly Blind Luck delivered her first foal, a filly by Bernardini, at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Lexington, Ky.Saturday, January 19, 2013
John Sadler, who guided Switch through a career in which she earned more than $1.4 million, was proud as a peacock when the Quiet American mare was sold Nov. 5 at the Fasig-Tipson select mixed sale for $4.3 million.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Esther Marr reviews the Fasig-Tipton November sale and the purchase of Havre de Grace. Also, comments from Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
The sale of Havre de Grace for the third-highest price ever for a broodmare or broodmare prospect highlights a sale that saw gross receipts nearly double.Monday, November 05, 2012
Groupie Doll continued her domination of the female sprint division Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park, inhaling her rivals on the turn to take the $1 million Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) under a hand ride from jockey Rajiv Maragh.Saturday, November 03, 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
Game On Dude headed a parade of heavyweight hopefuls prepping for the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park Oct. 14 as the countdown began in earnest for the 28th World Championship events Nov. 2-3.Sunday, October 14, 2012
An interesting mix of talented fillies and mares, headlined by 2012 grade I winners Include Me Out, Love Theway Youare, and Love and Pride, and will go postward in the Sept. 29 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Favored Include Me Out, benefiting from a rail-skimming ride under Joe Talamo, was all out to deny Star Billing in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 4 at Del Mar for her second grade I win of the season.Saturday, August 04, 2012
Fresh off a victory in the A Gleam Handicap (gr. II), dual grade I winner Switch wheels right back for trainer John Sadler while returning to two turns in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 4 at Del Mar.Wednesday, August 01, 2012
In what was a pivotal race for her, favored Switch rallied in deep stretch on the outside to capture the $200,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park July 14.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Dual grade I winner Switch, seeking her first victory of 2012, carries top weight of 122 pounds in the $200,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park July 14.Thursday, July 12, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Love Theway Youare is an example of the cross of Arch over mares by Storm Cat and his sons that has now produced four stakes winners from only 17 starters.
When the $250,000 Vanity Handicap (gr. I) fell apart in the homestretch, 18-1 shot Love Theway Youare, rallying from last under Garrett Gomez, was there to take full advantage at BetFair Hollywood Park June 16.Saturday, June 16, 2012
Grade I winner Include Me Out puts her three-race victory streak on the line in the $250,000 Vanity Handicap (gr. I) Jan. 16 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 13, 2012
C C's Pal defeated Nicole H by a neck to win the Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park June 2.Saturday, June 02, 2012
Fourth as the favorite in the My Juliet Stakes, Nicole H makes a one-week turnaround for trainer Michael Hushion in the $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II) June 2 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Sassy Image will attempt to become the first repeat winner of the $300,000 Humana Distaff (gr. I) when she faces a strong lineup in the 26th renewal of the seven-furlong test May 5 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Cal-bred Rousing Sermon, trained by Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer, was the last and lone Derby worker May 1 at Churchill Downs. Jockey Jose Lezcano aboard the son of Lucky Pulpit for the first time.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Groupie Doll, who barely missed in the Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) last fall at Keeneland, broke through in a big way April 12 when she returned to Lexington to win the $300,000 Vinery Madison (gr. I) by three lengths.Thursday, April 12, 2012
Blind Luck, the 2010 champion 3-year-old filly, has been pronounced in foal to major sire Bernardini off a Feb. 10 cover.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Red-hot Izzy Rules, given a vigorous ride by Edwin Maldanado, romped to a front-running win March 11 in the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (gr. III) as the 6-5 favorite at Santa Anita, registering her fourth consecutive victory.Sunday, March 11, 2012
Home Sweet Aspen looms a solid favorite in the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita March 8 when the recent grade I winner takes on five opponents.Thursday, March 08, 2012
Little-known Home Sweet Aspen, a California homebred racing for Craig Stables, refused to give in when headed past mid-stretch and got up in the final couple of strides to win the $300,000 Santa Monica Stakes (gr. I).Saturday, January 28, 2012