KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Winter View||Margin: 2||BRIS: 89||TrueNicks: A+||$93,000|
2004 | Chestnut Mare | Thunder Gulch - No Matter What, Nureyev
Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 9 wins, $2,915,086. Lifetime: 480 yearlings sold, median $41,648.
Broodmare Sire: Nureyev, Bay, 1977. In 2009: 3.57 AEI.
|2||Communique||Margin: neck||BRIS: 87||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2004 | Bay Mare | Smart Strike - Martinique, Pleasant Colony
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pleasant Colony, Dark Bay or Brown, 1978.
|3||Dress Rehearsal (IRE)||Margin: nose||BRIS: 87||TrueNicks: A||$15,000|
2005 | Bay Filly | Galileo (IRE) - Sassenach (IRE), Night Shift
Sire: Galileo (IRE), Bay, 1998. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $2,245,373. Lifetime: 750 yearlings sold, median $156,181.
Broodmare Sire: Night Shift, Bay, 1980.
Goff's Orby Million Sale 2006, $381,090.
|1||Winter View||Julien R. Leparoux||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|2||Communique||Garrett K. Gomez||George R. Arnold, II|
|3||Dress Rehearsal (IRE)||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|4||Caprice (GER)||Edgar S. Prado||H. Graham Motion|
|5||Russian Rosie (IRE)||John R. Velazquez||Roger L. Attfield|
|6||Favorite Fantasy||Tony Farina||Gregory Fox|
|7||Absolutely Cindy||Corey J. Lanerie||Ronald Keith Kinmon|
Upperline will be returning to the course and 1 1/2-mile distance where she captured the Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) in the spring.Thursday, October 18, 2012
Helen Alexander and Helen Groves' Acoma will make her 2010 debut June 5 as the 5-year-old mare attempts to defend her title in the Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.Thursday, June 03, 2010
A change in tactics helped Black Mamba capture the $125,000 Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes at Keeneland in likely the final start of her career Oct. 25.Sunday, October 25, 2009
German-bred mare Caprice, third in last year's Rood & Riddle Dowager at Keeneland, returns for the $125,000 turf event as one of the favorites for owner Sven A. Hanson's NP Bloodstock.Thursday, October 22, 2009
Brushwood Stable's Mushka took over approaching the quarter-pole, opened a clear lead in the stretch, and held on for a 1 1/4-length victory in the $110,500 Glen Falls Handicap (gr. IIIT) Sept. 7 at Saratoga.Monday, September 07, 2009
German-bred Caprice saved ground throughout, snuck through a hole on the inside in upper stretch, and held off Trensa by a neck to win the $171,050 Robert G. Dick Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 18 on the Delaware Park turf.Saturday, July 18, 2009
Augustin Stable's Winter View, riding a three-race win streak, the last two in graded stakes company, is the one to beat in the Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 18 at Delaware Park.Tuesday, July 14, 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
Darley Stable's homebred Criticism has been on quite a roll, winning four of her last five, all in graded stakes. Backseat Rhythm and Dynaforce, both grade I winners a year ago, are both coming off unplaced efforts last out. Will the hot horse continue her winning ways, will the proven grade I winners return to form, or will one of the other capable starters break through?Wednesday, June 17, 2009
There is no doubt in the mind of Frank Alexander that Lime Rickey is a stakes-caliber type of horse. One of these days, perhaps in the $500,000 Colonial Turf Cup (gr. IIT) on June 13, the son of Lemon Drop Kid will prove it, Alexander said. All he needs is a little bit of racing luck.Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Odds-on favorite Criticism notched her fourth graded stakes victory in a little more than six months, taking a short field of fillies and mares wire-to-wire in the $150,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. IIT) May 23 on the Belmont Park turf.Saturday, May 23, 2009
Augustin Stable's homebred Winter View went from last to first in her graded stakes debut, charging through the lane under Julien Leparoux to score the Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) by two lengths April 23 on the Keeneland turf.Thursday, April 23, 2009
G. Watts Humphrey's homebred Communique makes a return trip to Keeneland April 23 to defend her Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) title, but will have all she can handle when facing Dress Rehearsal and Winter View, each coming off impressive marathon victories.Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Dress Rehearsal, a steadily improving Irish-bred filly trained by Bill Mott, turned the tables on prohibitive favorite Criticism to win the $150,000 Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Gulfstream Park turf course March 22.Sunday, March 22, 2009
Darley Stable's homebred Criticism, winner of consecutive graded stakes and a half-length from being undefeated since coming to the United States, tops a field of eight fillies and mares in the $150,000 Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 22 on the Gulfstream Park turf.Thursday, March 19, 2009
The top five finishers from the competitive Suncoast Stakes in February will face each other again in the $200,000 Florida Oaks (gr. III) March 14 at Tampa Bay Downs.Friday, March 13, 2009
Apparently, English-bred Criticism has found the footing on American soil to her liking. The Darley homebred mare, who made her North American debut this past fall, wrapped up her second consecutive graded stakes when taking the $100,000 The Very One Stakes (gr. IIIT) in front-running fashion Feb. 22 at Gulfstream Park.Sunday, February 22, 2009
Bentley Smith's homebred Lady Carlock may have a small edge in the $100,000 Very One Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 22 at Gulfstream Park based on her victory in the Suwannee River (gr. IIIT) three weeks ago, but the wide-open turf event for fillies and mares is anyone's for the taking.Thursday, February 19, 2009
Lawrence Goichman's J'ray, who has raced well over the Calder Race Course turf throughout her career, will try to earn her third graded stakes victory of the season as she takes on 10 rivals Dec. 13 in the $150,000 La Prevoyante Handicap (gr. IIT).Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Jason and Tom analyze the Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs on November 8.Thursday, November 06, 2008
Communique will not run in the $2-million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Oct. 24 due to a foot abscess in her right front leg.Monday, October 20, 2008
Herboriste never let favored Palmilla get away from her and eventually wore her rival down in the stretch to win the $150,000 Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes by 1 1/2 lengths at Keeneland Oct. 19.Sunday, October 19, 2008
This week, Jason and Evan analyze the Lexus Raven Run Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland on October 18. Plus, Cary Fotias of Equiform looks at two October 18 races from Oak Tree at Santa Anita.Thursday, October 16, 2008
A sparkling group of female turf runners, representing both sides of the Atlantic, were pre-entered in the $2-million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT).Thursday, October 16, 2008
Tough racing luck has kept Rated Fiesty from maintaining the undefeated streak she enjoyed as a juvenile. The daughter of Exchange Rate, owned by Heiligbrodt Racing Stable and JMJ Racing Stable, tries again to reach the winner's circle for the first time this season Oct. 18 when she faces a dozen 3-year-old fillies in the $300,000 Lexus Raven Run Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland.Wednesday, October 15, 2008