KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Holiday for Kitten||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$120,000|
2008 | Bay Mare | Kitten's Joy - Blue Holiday, Cure the Blues
Sire: Kitten's Joy , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 133 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cure the Blues, Bay, 1978. In 2009: 1.96 AEI.
|2||Musical Romance||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A||$40,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Concorde's Tune - Candlelightdinner, Slew Gin Fizz
Sire: Concorde's Tune, Roan, 1989. Raced 4 years. 28 starts, 12 wins, $242,585. Lifetime: 69 yearlings sold, median $6,500.
Broodmare Sire: Slew Gin Fizz, Gray or Roan, 1991. In 2009: 1.50 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $1,600,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $22,000.
|3||Switch||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: C||$20,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Quiet American - Antoniette, Nicholas
Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. Raced 4 years. 12 starts, 4 wins, $754,650. Lifetime: 409 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Nicholas, Bay, 1986. In 2009: .96 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $4,300,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|1||Holiday for Kitten||Kendrick Carmouche||Wesley A. Ward|
|2||Musical Romance||Juan C. Leyva||William A. Kaplan|
|3||Switch||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|4||Rapport||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Ronny W. Werner|
|5||Indulgence||Julien R. Leparoux||Martin D. Wolfson|
|6||Shotgun Gulch||Garrett K. Gomez||C. R. Trout|
|7||I Knot||Jon Kenton Court||Richard B. Kohnhorst|
|8||Promised Mandate||Augusto A. Marin||Manuel Criollo|
|9||Devil by Design||Robby Albarado||Jose Fernandez|
|10||Dances With Ashley||Ramon A. Dominguez||Michael J. Maker|
|11||Diamond Song||Jamie Theriot||Dallas Stewart|
This year's edition of the $300,000 Madison Stakes (gr. I) may not feature a superstar such as 2012 winner Groupie Doll, but 10 older fillies and mares will provide a good wagering event at Keeneland April 13.Thursday, April 11, 2013
After a six-year hiatus, the Calder Casino & Race Course Hall of Fame will welcome nine new members to its roster when inducting three horses, two jockeys, two trainers, and two owners/breeders.Tuesday, February 19, 2013
John Sadler, who guided Switch through a career in which she earned more than $1.4 million, was proud as a peacock when the Quiet American mare was sold Nov. 5 at the Fasig-Tipson select mixed sale for $4.3 million.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Musical Romance, who sold for $1.6 million at the Fasig-Tipton November sale, is headed to Japan where she will be a broodmare, one of her former owners said.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Esther Marr reviews the Fasig-Tipton November sale and the purchase of Havre de Grace. Also, comments from Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
The sale of Havre de Grace for the third-highest price ever for a broodmare or broodmare prospect highlights a sale that saw gross receipts nearly double.Monday, November 05, 2012
The Fasig-Tipton November sale, which is known for its prominent cast of selected entries, will again feature several standouts, including this year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Zagora.Sunday, November 04, 2012
Groupie Doll continued her domination of the female sprint division Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park, inhaling her rivals on the turn to take the $1 million Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) under a hand ride from jockey Rajiv Maragh.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Trainer Bill Kaplan discusses champion sprinter Musical Romance.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Having stunned the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) a year ago at odds of 20-1, reigning divisional champion Musical Romance seeks to defend her title in the 2012 edition of the race.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
While Groupie Doll's stellar 2012 record puts her in a different league than many of her competitors in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I), the favorite will still have to face five other grade I winners.Monday, October 29, 2012
Fans at Santa Anita's Clockers' Corner had plenty of action on the morning of Oct. 25 as 10 horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup breezed. At Calder, defending Filly & Mare Sprint winner Musical Romance worked five furlongs.Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Breeders' Cup announced Oct. 24 that 180 horses, including eight former or defending winners, were pre-entered for the Nov. 2-3 World Championships at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, October 25, 2012
Champion Musical Romance breezed six furlongs in 1:14 1/5 at Calder Casino & Race Course Oct. 18 as she continues to work toward a defense of her title in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I).Friday, October 19, 2012
Game On Dude headed a parade of heavyweight hopefuls prepping for the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park Oct. 14 as the countdown began in earnest for the 28th World Championship events Nov. 2-3.Sunday, October 14, 2012
Pinnacle Racing Stables and Bill Kaplan's 2011 Eclipse Award-winning female sprinter Musical Romance bid a proper farewell to Calder Casino & Race Course Oct.6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Groupie Doll put her winning streak on the line at Keeneland and preserved it emphatically Oct. 6, taking the $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America (gr. II) by 6 1/2 lengths while pushing her earnings past the million mark.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Groupie Doll, a winner of three straight graded stakes by a combined 14 lengths, headlines Keeneland's $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 6.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Chenery's message: Remind people it's fun to go to the racesTuesday, October 02, 2012
Penny Chenery spoke to a packed house Sept. 29 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center at the 81st testimonial dinner of the Thoroughbred Club of America.Monday, October 01, 2012
An interesting mix of talented fillies and mares, headlined by 2012 grade I winners Include Me Out, Love Theway Youare, and Love and Pride, and will go postward in the Sept. 29 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Dust and Diamonds, getting good at the right time, disposed of better-known rivals Musical Romance and Turbulent Descent with ease in capturing the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) by 1 1/4 lengths at Belmont.Saturday, September 22, 2012
Headed by national female sprint champion Musical Romance and multiple grade I winner Turbulent Descent, the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) Sept. 22 at Belmont Park came up as an exceptionally tough race.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Musical Romance, the champion female sprinter of 2011, will be consigned to the upcoming Fasig-Tipton November sale, Three Chimneys announced Sept. 18.Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Emma's Encore and Turbulent Descent are among the others targeting the Sept. 22 race at Belmont Park.Friday, September 14, 2012