KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Dubious Miss||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2004 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | E Dubai - Cryptoclover, Mountain Cat
Sire: E Dubai , Bay, 1998. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $920,800. Lifetime: 315 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
Broodmare Sire: Mountain Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1990.
|2||Kiss the Kid||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2003 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Lemon Drop Kid - Black Tie Kiss, Danzig
Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 24 starts, 10 wins, $3,245,370. Lifetime: 444 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Danzig, Bay, 1977.
Keeneland 2004 September Yearling Sale, $270,000.
|3||Giant Oak||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
2006 | Chestnut Horse | Giant's Causeway - Crafty Oak, Crafty Prospector
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: Crafty Prospector, Chestnut, 1979.
|1||Dubious Miss||Calvin H. Borel||Paul J. McGee|
|2||Kiss the Kid||Rajiv Maragh||Amy Tarrant|
|3||Giant Oak||Shaun Bridgmohan||Neil L. Pessin|
|4||Just as Well||Julien R. Leparoux||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|5||Palladio||Kent J. Desormeaux||Roger L. Attfield|
|6||Big Top||Garrett K. Gomez||Nicholas P. Zito|
|7||Ready Set||Jamie Theriot||Ronny W. Werner|
|8||Timber Reserve||Javier Castellano||John C. Kimmel|
Successful Dan, coming back off a layoff of nearly 10 months, dictated an easy pace and held off the pursuing Boisterous in the final furlong to post a one-length victory in the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) April 21 at Keeneland.Sunday, April 21, 2013
There was a time when "the other Dan" was Wise Dan, who went on to become Horse of the Year. On April 21 fans will witness the return of the original, Successful Dan, in the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Morton Fink's reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan muscled his way through five furlongs in a bullet 1:00 flat April 4 at Keeneland, setting himself up perfectly for a 2013 debut in the April 12 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT).Thursday, April 04, 2013
Wise Dan, Morton Fink's 2012 Horse of the Year, turned in his second work of the season at Keeneland March 2, a four-furlong move in :49 1/5. Stablemates Turallure and Successful Dan are also training well.Sunday, March 03, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas looks to continue his hot streak in the $125,000 Col. E.R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, sending out Optimizer in the Jan. 26 turf test for older males.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Bred by Mike Abraham, the filly is out of the Ghazi mare Silent Emotion, a stakes winner of $209,993 and dam of grade 1-placed multiple stakes winner Unspoken Word.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Off the success of multiple grade I winner Dullahan, Even the Score will see an increase in his stud fee from $10,000 to $12,500 in 2013 at Millennium Farms.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
The 31st running of the 1 1/8-mile event sets up as a faceoff between two of the country's top older horses--Pin Oak Stable's Alternation and Morton Fink's Wise Dan.Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Wise Dan, a grade I winner in his final start of 2011, picked up right where he left off in his first race of the year, romping by 10 1/2 lengths while setting a Keeneland Polytrack record in the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes.Sunday, April 22, 2012
Wise Dan, a four-time stakes winner last season, will begin his 2012 campaign in the $150,000 Ben Ali (gr. III) April 22 at Keeneland.Thursday, April 19, 2012
Classy 6-year-old Smart Bid nailed pacesetter Mr. Vegas on the wire to score as the favorite in the $122,500 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) Feb. 25.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Multiple grade I winner Giant Oak has been named the Illinois Horse of the Year and champion older handicap male for 2011Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Kiss the Kid sired his first reported foals recently in Florida when a filly and colt were both born within a few days of one another at Hardacre Farm near Ocala.Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Mr. Vegas set a comfortable pace and had enough left in the stretch to defeat Dubious Miss in the $100,000 Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) Jan. 21 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, January 21, 2012
Eight-year-old gelding Dubious Miss has been close to winning graded stakes numerous times on Fair Grounds' turf course, and he will be given another shot Jan. 21 when he takes on seven in the Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap.Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Multiple grade I winner is Giant Causeway's leading runner on dirt.Monday, January 02, 2012
Sent off at 41-1, Afleet Again ran down Birdrun and Giant Oak in deep stretch to pull a shocker in the opening race on Day 2 of the Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, November 05, 2011
A. U. Miner, third in last year's Breeders' Cup Marathon, draws post 11 for this year's renewal. The opener to the Nov. 5 program to be run at 1 3/4 miles.Monday, October 31, 2011
Third at mid-stretch, former claimer Headache closed steadily to edge Where's Sterling by a half-length in the $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) in Illinois Oct. 8.Saturday, October 08, 2011
Grade I winner Giant Oak faces stiff competition from nine challengers in Hawthorne Racecourse's marquee fall event.Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Will Havre de Grace beat the boys? If not, then who's the winner?Saturday, September 03, 2011
Havre de Grace will face males for the first time in the $750,000 Woodward (gr.l) Sept. 3 at Saratoga, where she will meet seven rivals.Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Tizway picked up his second consecutive grade I victory Aug. 6 at Saratoga when he took over approaching the quarter-pole and breezed to an easy score in the $750,000 Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I).Saturday, August 06, 2011