KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||J. B.'s Thunder||Margin: 4||TrueNicks: A++||$240,000|
Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 9 wins, $2,915,086. Lifetime: 480 yearlings sold, median $41,648.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $42,000.
|2||Santiva||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$80,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | Giant's Causeway - Slide, Smarten
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: Smarten, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 1.70 AEI.
|3||Willcox Inn||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$40,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Harlan's Holiday - De Aar, Gone West
Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 9 wins, $3,632,664. Lifetime: 382 yearlings sold, median $56,500.
Broodmare Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2009 Select Yearling Sale, $50,000.
|1||J. B.'s Thunder||Shaun Bridgmohan||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|2||Santiva||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Willcox Inn||Garrett K. Gomez||Michael Stidham|
|4||Typhoon Slew||Julien R. Leparoux||Michael J. Maker|
|5||Major Gain||Junior Alvarado||Wayne M. Catalano|
|6||Rough Sailing||Michael C. Baze||Michael Stidham|
|7||Silver Medallion||Ramon A. Dominguez||Chad C. Brown|
|8||Maybesomaybenot||Rajiv Maragh||Michael J. Maker|
|9||Lou Brissie||Robby Albarado||Neil J. Howard|
|10||Conservative Value||Calvin H. Borel||Tim Glyshaw|
|11||Brickyard Fast||Bryan McNeil||Joseph Petalino|
Calumet Farm's Skyring, winless in 11 starts since a victory at Pimlico Race Course last May, found the winner's circle again at the Maryland track in the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).6 days ago
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has three starters in the May 18 Preakness Stakes and five in races on the undercard, including Optimizer and Skyring as part of a 13-horse field for the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Thursday, May 16, 2013
Favored Amira's Prince recorded his fourth consecutive win since arriving in the United States, holding off a determined charge from Willcox Inn in the $400,000 Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) March 30.Saturday, March 30, 2013
After dominating in the Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) Jan. 26 at Fair Grounds, Optimizer will try for a second straight win on the Stall-Wilson Course in the Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) Feb. 23.Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Swift Warrior made his first-ever start at Sam Houston Race Park a successful one Jan. 26, when he beat nine rivals in the John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes (gr. IIIT) in a pacesetting effort.Sunday, January 27, 2013
Scarlet Stable's King David and jockey Rosie Napravnik figure to be a tough act in the John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Sam Houston Race Park Jan. 26.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Morton Fink's homebred Wise Dan drew post 2 and was installed as the 9-5 favorite Oct. 29 for the $2 milion Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2, but must run the race of a lifetime to get the job done.Monday, October 29, 2012
On a busy Saturday for Breeders' Cup drills Oct. 27, horses worked at Santa Anita Park, Belmont Park, and several tracks in between.Saturday, October 27, 2012
Mike Stidham on Breeders' Cup Mile contender Willcox Inn.Thursday, October 25, 2012
While Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) contender Wise Dan captivated the attention of many on the Keeneland grounds with his morning breeze Oct. 20, Willcox Inn, Atigun, Golden Ticket, and Brown Almighty were also on the worktab.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Santiva, a grade II winner by 2012 leading sire Giant's Causeway, has been retired from racing for stallion duty in 2013 at Gerry and Dana Aschinger's War Horse Place near Lexington.Friday, October 19, 2012
Morton Fink's homebred Wise Dan showed why he was the odds-on favorite in the $750,000 Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (gr. IT), rallying five wide to win by a decisive 2 1/4 lengths over 48-1 longshot Willcox Inn Oct. 6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Breaking from the rail, Joha withstood numerous challenges to score a front-running victory in the $400,000 Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland Oct. 6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Join Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk to talk about this weekend's racing, including opening weekend at Keeneland, and its implications for the Breeders' Cup. Sponsored by HRTV.Friday, October 05, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Dixiana Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland this weekend.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Pete handicaps the Polytrack and a huge field of 14 in the Breeders' Futurity.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Pataky Kid, winner of the Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III), heads a field of 14 runners in the Dixiana Breeders' Futurity Oct. 6 over Keeneland's Polytrack going 1 1/16 miles.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Swifty Farms' Pataky Kid, winner of the grade III Arlington-Washington Futurity, worked five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 for the grade I Dixianna Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland.Monday, October 01, 2012
Several stakes horses based at Arlington Park turned in preparatory moves there Sept. 29 for starts at the upcoming Keeneland meet that opens Oct. 5 in Lexington.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III) winner Pataky Kid and Arlington-Washington Lassie (gr. III) winner Gold Edge breezed Sept. 24 at Arlington Park in preparation for upcoming starts at Keeneland.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Join Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk to talk Arlington Million and the rest of racing for the weekend of August 18.Friday, August 17, 2012
A field of 11 is set for the 30th running of the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 18 at Arlington Park, with Phipps Stable's Boisterous installed as the 4-1 morning line favorite.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Arlington Million annually draws a star-studded cast of accomplished runners from all over the globe and this year's edition should be no different, as 11 runners were pre-entered.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
While the leading dirt runners of the 3-year-old division have fallen by the wayside, Silver Max steadily has been establishing dominance of the second-season runners on the turf.
Trainer Dale Romans says Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) winner Dullahan remains right on schedule to make his next start in the $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) July 29.Friday, July 20, 2012