KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Stately Victor||Margin: 4¼||TrueNicks: A++||$450,000|
2007 | Bay Horse | Ghostzapper - Collect the Cash, Dynaformer
Sire: Ghostzapper , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 172 yearlings sold, median $45,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
Adena Springs March 2009 Two-Year-Olds in Training, $250,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, ($110,000).
|2||Paddy O'Prado||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
2007 | Gray or Roan Colt | El Prado (IRE) - Fun House, Prized
Sire: El Prado (IRE), Gray, 1989. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 4 wins, $236,987. Lifetime: 392 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
Broodmare Sire: Prized, Dark Bay or Brown, 1986. In 2009: 1.40 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $105,000.
|3||First Dude||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B||$75,000|
Sire: Stephen Got Even , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $1,019,200. Lifetime: 297 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
|1||Stately Victor||Alan Garcia||Michael J. Maker|
|2||Paddy O'Prado||Kent J. Desormeaux||Dale L. Romans|
|3||First Dude||Ramon A. Dominguez||Dale L. Romans|
|4||Interactif||Rafael Bejarano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Codoy||John R. Velazquez||Mark Hubley|
|6||Make Music for Me||Mike E. Smith||Alexis Barba|
|7||Pleasant Prince||Julien R. Leparoux||Wesley A. Ward|
|8||Aikenite||Garrett K. Gomez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|9||Odysseus||Rajiv Maragh||Thomas Albertrani|
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Java's War demonstrated he was a legitimate Derby threat with a thrilling last-to-first victory in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).
Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin review the importance of race times, discuss Java's War in the Blue Grass Stakes, review performances of Spicer Cub and Incognito, and present a top 5 list! Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
View the races and sights from the Blue Grass Stakes weekend at Keeneland.Sunday, April 14, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Blue Grass Stakes and Arkansas Derby from the weekend. Did you think Java's War proved himself as a Derby winner with his last to first finish?Sunday, April 14, 2013
Owner/Breeder Charles Fipke discusses Blue Grass Stakes winner Java's War.Saturday, April 13, 2013
Trainer Ken McPeek discusses Blue Grass Stakes winner Java's War.Saturday, April 13, 2013
Charles Fipke's homebred Java's War overcame a troubled start in the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes April 13 at Keeneland, closing from last to first to earn his way into the field for the May 4 Kentucky Derby.Saturday, April 13, 2013
If you missed the Live Blog, you can read the transcript.Friday, April 12, 2013
This is one of the most wide open editions of the race I've ever seen. So many directions to go.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Jon & Joel recap last weekend's Wood Memorial & Santa Anita Derby. They also break down Saturday's final round of major Kentucky Derby preps - the Arkansas Derby and the Blue Grass Stakes.Thursday, April 11, 2013
"If horses could talk, what a job this would be," said one Gary Contessa, enjoying a bountiful breakfast at Keeneland. "I'd ask that sunofagun right now, 'Do you like that track as much as you like the grass?"Thursday, April 11, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk are on location at Keeneland to handicap the Blue Grass Stakes and Arkansas Derby.Thursday, April 11, 2013
This year's edition of the Grade I Blue Grass Stakes may be wide open, so let's have fun with it and try to bring home a winner.Thursday, April 11, 2013
While Shug McGaughey prepares his usual strong string of horses at the Keeneland spring meeting, more than a few of his thoughts are occupied by the stable's big 3-year-old Orb.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Norm Casse, assistant trainer for Uncaptured and Dynamic Sky, talks about their prospects in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Trainer Gary Contessa discusses Blue Grass Stakes contender Rydilluc.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
It was a crowded scene at the April 10 post-position draw for the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), as the connections crossed their fingers and hoped for good post positions.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) contenders Rydilluc, Uncaptured, Undrafted, and Dewey Square all turned in pre-race works April 5 at Keeneland. Also working were Dynamic Sky at Churchill and Fear the Kitten at Trackside.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Tampa Bay Derby runner-up will remain in the U.S. and point for the Kentucky Derby.Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The morning after stablemates Will Take Charge and Oxbow ran first and second in the March 16 Rebel Stakes (gr. II), trainer D. Wayne Lukas said he plans to keep his charges separated for their next starts.Sunday, March 17, 2013
Trainer Mike Maker was represented by his 1,000th career winner March 16 when Magical Season won the third race at Fair Grounds.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer Carl Nafzger recalls choosing the Tampa Bay Derby as a steppingstone for Street Sense's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) success.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Eclipse Award-winning trainer Dale Romans said his Siena Farm 3-year-olds will both make their next starts at Gulfstream Park; he has yet to determine an exact target in Dubai for Breeders' Cup Turf winner Little Mike.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington is moving the $300,000 Madison Stakes (gr. I) to Toyota Blue Grass Stakes Day, Saturday, April 13.Monday, February 04, 2013
Game On Dude took some heat for six furlongs, then sped away in the stretch to take the $196,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) as expected Feb. 3 for his sixth win in seven tries at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, February 03, 2013