KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Never Retreat||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$210,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Smart Strike - Lisieux, Steady Growth
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Steady Growth, Chestnut, 1976.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2006 Select Yearling Sale, $410,000.
|2||Together (IRE)||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$70,000|
2008 | Bay Filly | Galileo (IRE) - Shadow Song (IRE), Pennekamp
Sire: Galileo (IRE), Bay, 1998. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $2,245,373. Lifetime: 750 yearlings sold, median $156,181.
Broodmare Sire: Pennekamp, Bay, 1992.
Tattersall's October 2009 Yearling Sale, $468,754.
|3||Daveron (GER)||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A||$35,000|
2005 | Chestnut Mare | Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Darwinia (GER), Acatenango (GER)
Sire: Black Sam Bellamy (IRE), Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 18 starts, 4 wins, $680,472. Lifetime: 69 yearlings sold, median $18,801.
Broodmare Sire: Acatenango (GER), Chestnut, 1982.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $750,000.
Baden-Baden 2006 Yearling Sale, $128,120.
Others: Wasted Tears, $17,500; Bay to Bay, $10,500; Gypsy's Warning (SAF), $1,000; C. S. Silk, $1,000; Cherokee Queen, $1,000; Eclair de Lune (GER), $1,000; Absinthe Minded, $1,000; Theyskens' Theory, $1,000; Category Seven, $1,000.
|1||Never Retreat||Julien R. Leparoux||Chris M. Block|
|2||Together (IRE)||Colm O'Donoghue||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|3||Daveron (GER)||Eddie Castro||H. Graham Motion|
|4||Wasted Tears||Joel Rosario||Bart B. Evans|
|5||Bay to Bay||Robby Albarado||Brian A. Lynch|
|6||Gypsy's Warning (SAF)||Ramon A. Dominguez||H. Graham Motion|
|7||C. S. Silk||Kent J. Desormeaux||Dale L. Romans|
|8||Cherokee Queen||Jon Kenton Court||Martin D. Wolfson|
|9||Eclair de Lune (GER)||James Graham||Ronald L. McAnally|
|10||Absinthe Minded||Terry J. Thompson||D. Wayne Lukas|
|11||Theyskens' Theory||Garrett K. Gomez||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|12||Category Seven||Shane J. Sellers||Kenneth L. Hargrave|
Morton Fink's Lisa Danielle, the dam of Horse of the Year Wise Dan, was honored April 25 as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon.Thursday, April 25, 2013
Team Valor International has hired Rick Mettee to train all of its North American-based racehorses, replacing Graham Motion, the partnership group announced April 5.Friday, April 05, 2013
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
From polo champion to Wasted Tears, Bart Evans knows horses.Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Craig Bernick of Glen Hill Farm near Ocala went to a sale-topping price of 200,000 euros to secure a Galileo filly at the Arqana February mixed sale Feb. 11 in Deauville.Monday, February 11, 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
The second-highest-priced yearling to ever sell at Keeneland January and the beginning of a dispersal of an apparently deep group of horses from Fares Farm helped the Lexington sale to a strong start.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The legacy of the late Barbara Hunter was on full display Jan. 8 during the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, with Keertana selling for $1 million and Snow Top Mountain bringing $950,000.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Graded stakes winner Snow Top Mountain brought an impressive price of $950,000 from Audley Farm during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8 when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Buyers will have the opportunity to purchase horses from the Issam Fares' Fares Farm dispersal at a Keeneland January sale that will feature a larger catalog compared with last year.Friday, January 04, 2013
The Turf Publicists of America honored trainer Dale Romans with the Big Sport of Turfdom Award Nov. 16, an honor that recognizes Romans' efforts to work with media and turf publicists to promote the sport.Friday, November 16, 2012
Barbara Hunter, 78, who owned Brownwood Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., died at the farm Nov. 8 after a long illness. She had recent success with homebreds Keertana and Snow Top Mountain.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Tapitsfly edged past Daisy Devine in the First Lady Stakes on Oct. 6 on the turf at Keeneland while 7-5 favorite Hungry Island settled for third.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
Jenny Wiley Stakes winner Daisy Devine will face fellow grade I winners Tapitsfly and Summer Soiree when she starts in the First Lady Stakes Oct. 6 at Keeneland Race Course.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Grade I winner Summer Soiree, last seen finishing second in the Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) last November, makes her 2012 debut in the $250,000 Ballston Spa Stakes Presented by Jose Cuervo (gr. IIT) on Saratoga's inner turf.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Craig B. Singer's homebred Salty Strike jumped out to the early lead and never looked back as the 4-year-old filly posted her third consecutive stakes win in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park Aug. 11.Saturday, August 11, 2012
Joyful Victory and Sassy Image top a strong field of 11 fillies and mares in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 11 at Ellis Park, the first race back in Kentucky for jockey Robby Albarado since his May 4 arrest.Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Phillips Racing Partnership's homebred Winter Memories accelerated coming off the second turn and continued on for an impressive victory in the $600,000 Diana Handicap (gr. IT).Saturday, July 28, 2012
Afleeting Lady, second to Royal Delta in the Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) last month, top a field of nine entered for the $200,000 Molly Pitcher (gr. II) at Monmouth July 29.Friday, July 27, 2012
Zagora won the Diana Stakes (gr. IT) in 2011, but the 5-year-old mare faces a steep challenge this time around at Saratoga Race Course as Tapitsfly, Winter Memories, Hungry Island, and two European invaders join the fray.Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Barbara Hunter's multiple graded stakes-winning mare Snow Top Mountain, in foal to Blame, has been retired from racing with earnings of $525,303.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Frank Calabrese's Romacaca gamely held off Snow Top Mountain by a neck in the Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT)at Arlington Park. The 6-year-old Running Stag mare covered the 1 3/16 miles in 1:56.67.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Two-time 2012 stakes winner Upperline carries top weight of 121 pounds July 14 in the 1 3/16-mile Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT). The Modesty is one of four stakes on Arlington's 'Million Preview Day.'Wednesday, July 11, 2012