KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||General Quarters||Margin: 1½||BRIS: 98||TrueNicks: A++||$465,000|
Sire: Sky Mesa , Bay, 2000. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $633,076. Lifetime: 320 yearlings sold, median $50,000. In 2009: .71 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $20,000.
|2||Hold Me Back||Margin: 1¼||BRIS: 96||TrueNicks: A||$150,000|
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $400,000.
|3||Massone||Margin: 1||BRIS: 95||TrueNicks: A++||$75,000|
2006 | Chestnut Horse | Menifee - Stoneleigh's Hope, Damascus
Sire: Menifee, Bay, 1996. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $1,732,000. Lifetime: 156 yearlings sold, median $30,000. In 2009: 1.56 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Damascus, Bay, 1964.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2007 Select Yearling Sale, $40,000.
|1||General Quarters||Eibar Coa||Thomas R. McCarthy|
|2||Hold Me Back||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|3||Massone||Garrett K. Gomez||Ronald L. McAnally|
|4||Terrain||Julien R. Leparoux||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|5||Join in the Dance||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Loch Dubh||Jamie Theriot||Jeff Talley|
|7||Charitable Man||Alan Garcia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|8||Mafaaz (GB)||Richard Hills||John H. M. Gosden|
|9||Theregoesjojo||Calvin H. Borel||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|10||Patena||Robby Albarado||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|11||Cliffy's Future||Jesus Lopez Castanon||Darrin Miller|
Trainer Chad Brown told Keeneland officials April 8 he will enter Balance the Books instead of Noble Tune in the April 13 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).Monday, April 08, 2013
Java's War, a contender for the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I), and Falling Sky, headed for the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), posted bullet moves April 7 in preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preps.Sunday, April 07, 2013
When entries for the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-olds are taken April 10, Keeneland officials are expecting a full field of 14.Monday, April 01, 2013
The $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) April 13 is one of 16 stakes that will highlight the 16-day Keeneland meet that begins April 5.Friday, March 29, 2013
Champion Shanghai Bobby and fellow top Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) contenders Orb and Verrazano lead the 189 nominees to this year's $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).Monday, March 11, 2013
Two-time grade I winner General Quarters had his first reported foal, a filly out of Hannah's Ink, by Pentilicus born at Jim Loebig's Red Sunset Farm near Ocala, Fla., in early January.Friday, January 25, 2013
Following their efforts in the Toyota Blue Grass, winner Dullahan returned to Churchill Downs and Hansen and Gung Ho, who ran second and third, returned to trainer Mike Maker's barn at Trackside Training Center.Sunday, April 15, 2012
The Horse Racing Radio Network has scheduled four live broadcasts this week, highlighted by the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland and the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) at Oaklawn Park.Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Four contenders for the April 14 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) went through their final preparations for the 1 1/8-mile test that is one of the final preps for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 09, 2012
Augustin Stable's Ever So Lucky, third in the Swale Stakes (gr. III) in March, worked five furlongs in :59 2/5 at Keeneland April 3 in preparation for an expected start in the grade I Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Hansen, the 2-year-old champion of 2011 who is among the favorites for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), breezed five furlongs in 1:01 1/5 March 24 at the Churchill Downs Trackside Training Center.Saturday, March 24, 2012
Champion Hansen, grade I winner Union Rags, and El Padrino head the list of 3-year-olds nominated to the 88th running of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.Friday, March 02, 2012
Mr. Commons took a big step on what his connections hope will be a special campaign when he rallied from off the pace to win the $150,000 Arcadia Stakes (gr. II) on turf Feb. 4, his second graded win of the Santa Anita meet.Saturday, February 04, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Hold Me Back sired his first reported foal Jan. 23 when a chestnut filly was born at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Five grade I races, including the newly upgraded Jenny Wiley Stakes, headline the 16 stakes worth $3.625 million slated for Keeneland's 2012 spring race meeting that was announced Jan. 19.Thursday, January 19, 2012
General Quarters, a two-time grade I winner, will enter stud at Stonewall Farm Ocala (Marc Haisfield, managing member) near Ocala, Fla.Thursday, January 12, 2012
Though he has never had much success on the Santa Anita Park main track, Tres Borrachos is the likely favorite for the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 7.Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Kettle Corn, glued to the rail by jockey Garrett Gomez, slipped by favored Tres Borrachos in deep stretch and held on tenaciously for a half-length victory in the $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park.Saturday, December 03, 2011
General Quarters, a grade I winner who gave his septuagenarian owner Tom McCarthy the thrill of a lifetime when contesting the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has been retired from racing.Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Who will win the Clark Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs? Will it be one of the horses that ran in the Breeders' Cup, or a new face? How will the others finish?Wednesday, November 23, 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
A field of 12, including six horses that have won over the Keeneland main track, line up for an interesting edition of the $150,000 Fayette Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 29 on closing day of the fall meet.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Future Prospect gave Dodson Skaggs his first graded stakes winner in 42 years as a trainer when the 7-year-old gelding left General Quarters behind in the stretch to capture the $169,999 WinStar Kentucky Cup (gr. II).Saturday, September 24, 2011
A field of eight was drawn for the $200,000 WinStar Kentucky Cup (gr. II), which was revived this year after a one-year hiatus.Thursday, September 22, 2011
Two-time grade I winner General Quarters tops the list of probable starters for the $200,000 WinStar Kentucky Cup (gr. II) at Turfway Park Sept. 24.Monday, September 19, 2011