KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Indescribable||Margin: 2¼||BRIS: 98||TrueNicks: A||$62,000|
2004 | Chestnut Mare | Pleasant Tap - Catnip, Flying Paster
Sire: Pleasant Tap, Bay, 1987. Raced 4 years. 32 starts, 9 wins, $2,721,169. Lifetime: 362 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
Broodmare Sire: Flying Paster, Bay, 1976.
|2||Serenading||Margin: 2¼||BRIS: 95||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2004 | Bay Mare | A.P. Indy - Daijin, Deputy Minister
Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 8 wins, $2,979,815. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
|3||Tejida||Margin: neck||BRIS: 93||TrueNicks: B+||$10,000|
2003 | Bay Mare | Rahy - Batique, Storm Cat
Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 6 wins, $343,386. Lifetime: 440 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
|1||Indescribable||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|2||Serenading||Robby Albarado||Josie Carroll|
|3||Tejida||Julien R. Leparoux||Michael R. Matz|
|4||Miss Isella||Calvin H. Borel||Ian R. Wilkes|
|5||Awesome Ashley||Garrett K. Gomez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Crown of Diamonds||Edgar S. Prado||Eoin G. Harty|
|7||Drop a Line||Jeremy Rose||H. Graham Motion|
|8||Sefroua||John R. Velazquez||H. Graham Motion|
A Street Cry colt was the first seven-figure transaction at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale when he brought a final bid of $1.2 million from Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock agent John Ferguson.Monday, August 06, 2012
On a day that belonged the Julien Leparoux, it was Rajiv Maragh that was able to narrowly outduel his fellow rider in the Keeneland feature, as Pachattack defeated Kathmanblu by a neck in the $100,000 Doubledogdare.Friday, April 20, 2012
Daijin, herself a multiple stakes winner and the producer of stakes winners Handpainted and Serenading, was euthanized after complications from foaling.Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Juddmonte Farms' homebred Champs Elysees is the first U.S.-based runner to win the Sovereign Award's Horse of the Year title since 1995.Saturday, January 30, 2010
Gross and average rise, but results for overall sale remain down.Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Frank Stronach, owner of Adena Springs and chairman of Magna Entertainment, paid $1.085 million for Miss Isella, a grade II-winning daughter of Silver Charm and a half-sister to grade II winner Sir Cherokee.Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Serenading, who won the Nov. 26 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, has been retired from racing.Monday, November 30, 2009
John and Glen Sikura's Serenading drew away from Morena in midstretch to win the the $160,950 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) by three lengths on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 26, 2009
Mark Stanley's Swift Temper, who upset Seventh Street last month in the Ruffian Handicap (gr. I), will make her first start on a synthetic surface in more than three years as she preps for the Breeders' Cup in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) Oct. 11 at Keeneland.Thursday, October 08, 2009
With champion jockey Garrett Gomez aboard, Indescribable moved into contention approaching the final turn, put the challenge to pacesetter Whirlie Bertie, and drew off in mid-stretch to win the Kentucky Cup Distaff (gr. III) by 3-1/2 lengths.Saturday, September 26, 2009
Bear Now goes for back-to-back Kentucky Cup Distaff (gr. III) titles Sept. 26 at Turfway Park when she takes on nine rivals in the $100,000 Polytrack event for fillies and mares.Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Fields are beginning to jell for the three graded stakes races that form the centerpiece of the Sept. 26 Kentucky Cup Day card at Turfway Park.Monday, September 21, 2009
Favored Icon Project, ridden by Julien Leparoux, demolished her rivals with a Rachel Alexandra-type performance Aug. 30 in the $400,000 Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race course.Sunday, August 30, 2009
Multiple graded stakes winner Unbridled Belle tops a trio of charges from the barn of Todd Pletcher in the $400,000 Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I), Saratoga's Aug. 30 headliner.Thursday, August 27, 2009
Godolphin Stable's Seventh Street continued her dominance over an off track, as she wore down Spritely in mid-stretch and went on to win the $300,000 Go For Wand Handicap (gr. I) Aug. 2 at rainy Saratoga. It was the fifth victory in eight starts for the 4-year-old daughter of Street Cry, who became a multiple graded stakes winner.Sunday, August 02, 2009
Forever Together became the fifth horse to win the prestigious Diana Stakes (gr. IT) in back-to-back seasons when she burst past her rivals on the outside in the stretch and nipped Carribean Sunset by a head Aug. 1 at Saratoga Race Course.Saturday, August 01, 2009
Prohibitive choice Informed Decision shook off a pace challenge at the top of the stretch and drew off for her fifth consecutive win in $140,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III) July 4 at Arlington Park.Saturday, July 04, 2009
Informed Decision, on a four-race winning streak following back-to-back grade I wins for trainer Jonathan Sheppard, towers over the field for the $150,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III), the Independence Day headliner at Arlington Park.Wednesday, July 01, 2009
The cutback in distance didn't seem to bother George Strawbridge Jr.'s homebred Winter View, as the daughter of Thunder Gulch came from last at the top of the stretch to run them all down in the $150,000 All Along Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 20 on the Colonial Downs turf.Saturday, June 20, 2009
Miss Isella took a hard jolt from Distinctive Dixie when squeezing through a small opening at the top of the lane, then had the wherewithal to outduel Swift Temper in deep stretch to capture the $221,600 Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) June 13 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, June 13, 2009
Miss Isella, upset winner of the Louisville Distaff (gr. II) last out, looks to build upon that score when taking on eight rivals in the $200,000 Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) June 13 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Two grade III stakes to be contested on Polytrack -- the $150,000 Arlington Matron and the $100,000 Hanshin Cup -- join with a pair of top-notch grass events to provide a quality afternoon of racing at Arlington Park on May 23.Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Miss Isella defeated race favorite One Caroline in the Louisville Distaff (gr. II) at Churchill Downs May 1.Friday, May 01, 2009
The Louisville Distaff (gr. II) is a fine race in its own right, but with the surprise addition of undefeated champion Zenyatta, the $350,000 event has now become the main attraction on the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) undercard May 1 at Churchill Downs.Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Third in the Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) a year ago, Donald Adam's homebred Indescribable was much the best in the 2009 running of the $100,000 event, as she pulled away in the stretch to win by 2 1/4 lengths April 17 at Keeneland.Friday, April 17, 2009