KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Somali Lemonade||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: B+||$90,000|
2009 | Bay Filly | Lemon Drop Kid - Chic Corine, Nureyev
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: Nureyev, Bay, 1977. In 2009: 3.57 AEI.
|2||Sweet Cat||Margin: 9||TrueNicks: D||$30,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Kitten's Joy - Claire's Smile, Carson City
Sire: Kitten's Joy , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 133 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $260,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $95,000.
|3||Emerald Gold||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
2009 | Bay Filly | War Front - Dina Gold, Seeking the Gold
Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $130,000.
|1||Somali Lemonade||Alex O. Solis||Michael R. Matz|
|2||Sweet Cat||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Emerald Gold||Garrett K. Gomez||Thomas F. Proctor|
|4||Spring Eclipse||James Graham||David R. Vance|
|5||Grace for Grace||Corey J. Lanerie||Tevis Q. McCauley|
|6||Falconess||Jon Kenton Court||Bernard S. Flint|
|7||Honey Talk||Edgar S. Prado||Neil J. Howard|
|8||Quick Silver Song||Julien R. Leparoux||James E. Baker|
|9||Soonerette||Rajiv Maragh||Donnie K. Von Hemel|
|10||Piskacha||Manfredi Guzman||Marco A. Castaneda|
|11||Charming Vixen||Calvin H. Borel||Thomas M. Amoss|
|12||Bless My Halo||Miguel Mena||Steven Duke|
Centre Court carries top weight in a full field of 12 sophomore fillies looking to capitalize on one of the last local grass stakes of the season, the $175,000-added Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 17.Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey started the Keeneland fall season off with a bang, and will be represented by their top contender Oct. 13 when Stephanie's Kitten takes on eight in the $400,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Irish One Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) winner Samitar added a grade I score in North America Sept. 15, winning the $300,000 Garden City Stakes (gr. IT) by a head at Belmont Park.Saturday, September 15, 2012
Irish One Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) heroine Samitar and Ashland Stakes (gr. I) winner Karlovy Vary head a field of seven 3-year-old fillies entered for the $300,000 Garden City (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 15.Wednesday, September 12, 2012
With an eye-catching final burst, favored Stephanie's Kitten prevailed by a half-length in the $200,000 Woodford Reserve Lake Placid Stakes (gr. IIT) on the inner turf course at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 19.Sunday, August 19, 2012
Five of the top six finishers from the July 25 Lake George Stakes, including top two Centre Court and Better Lucky, return to fight for supremacy in the $200,000 Woodford Reserve Lake Placid (gr. IIT) Aug. 19 at Saratoga.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Dancing Solo earned her second stakes win in a row on the Monmouth Park turf with a sharp effort in the $103,000 Boiling Springs Stakes(gr. IIIT) June 23.Saturday, June 23, 2012
Grade III winner Somali Lemonade seeks a return to form as she makes her first start over the Monmouth Park turf in the $100,000 Boiling Spring Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 23.Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Making her turf debut and first start in graded company, Darley Stable homebred Better Lucky lived up to her name when she outdueled Regalo Mia by a nose in the Sands Point (gr. IIT).Monday, May 28, 2012
Grade III winner Somali Lemonade seeks to get back on the winning track when she heads the eight-horse field entered in the May 28 Sands Point (gr. IIT) on the Memorial Day card at Belmont Park.Friday, May 25, 2012
Favored Dayatthespa spoiled the Keeneland return of Somali Lemonade with a dominating front-running victory in the $100,000 Appalachian Stakes (gr. IIIT) by 2 3/4 lengths on the turf April 19.Thursday, April 19, 2012
Grade III winners Somali Lemonade and Dayatthespa headline a field of nine 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Appalachian (gr. IIIT) at a mile on the Keeneland turf April 19.Sunday, April 15, 2012
Peachtree Stable's Sacristy, the only graded stakes winner in a field of six 3-year-old fillies, tops the $150,000 Beaumont Stakes (gr. II) April 15 at Keeneland.Thursday, April 12, 2012
Ken and Sarah Ramseys' Stephanie's Kitten, a homebred daughter of Kitten's Joy, rallies to catch Stopshoppingmaria late to win the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT).Friday, November 04, 2011
The John Gosden-trained Elusive Kate, winner of the Prix Marcel Boussac (Fr-I) was made the 2-1 favorite for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT).Monday, October 31, 2011
Jockey Javier Castellano was at Churchill Downs Oct. 29 to send Stopshoppingmaria through a sparkling turf breeze in company with Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT) contender Sweet Cat.Saturday, October 29, 2011
Sidney's Candy, a TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) hopeful, covered a half mile on firm turf in :50 at Churchill Downs Oct. 25. He is trained by Todd Pletcher for WinStar Farm and Rubio Stable.Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Favored Somali Lemonade is on her way to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT) after sweeping to victory in the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes (gr. IIIT) on a yielding Keeneland grass course Oct. 13.Thursday, October 13, 2011
Team Valor International's State of Play tops a field of seven and is the horse to beat in the $100,000 Pilgrim Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 2 at Belmont Park.Thursday, September 29, 2011
Images from WinStar Kentucky Cup Day, September 24, 2011.Saturday, September 24, 2011
Juveniles of both sexes take the spotlight Sept. 10 at Arlington Park, with the $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III) and the $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie (gr. III) each sharing top billing.Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Making just her second start, favored Weemissfrankie took the overland route for a confident Rafael Bejarano to win the $250,000 Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) impressively Sept. 3.Saturday, September 03, 2011
The buzz turns from what was to what will be.Friday, September 02, 2011
Jockey John Velazquez passes agent, mentor, and "King of Saratoga" on all-time win list for jockeys at Saratoga. With 650 wins, he's now No. 2 behind Jerry Bailey (693)Thursday, September 01, 2011
With the 2-year-old filly division in California far from settled, trainer Peter Miller thinks his charge Woebegon has every chance to rebound in the $250,000 Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) Sept. 3.Wednesday, August 31, 2011