KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Animal Spirits||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A||$90,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Arch - Pennant Champion, Mr. Prospector
Sire: Arch , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 5 wins, $480,969. Lifetime: 385 yearlings sold, median $50,000.
Broodmare Sire: Mr. Prospector, Bay, 1970.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $50,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2009 Mixed Sale, ($95,000).
|2||Coalport||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A||$30,000|
2009 | Chestnut Colt | Kitten's Joy - Ballade's Girl, Saint Ballado
Sire: Kitten's Joy , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 133 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Saint Ballado, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
|3||Lucky Chappy (IRE)||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | High Chaparral (IRE) - Germane (GB), Distant Relative (IRE)
Sire: High Chaparral (IRE), Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 10 wins, $5,331,231. Lifetime: 582 yearlings sold, median $72,961.
Broodmare Sire: Distant Relative (IRE), Bay, 1986.
Others: Splendiferous, $7,500; Chalybeate Springs, $4,500; Curfew Tower, $500; Gold Megillah, $500; Downtown Driggs, $500; Burn the Mortgage, $500; Monastic, $500; Smart Ellis, $500; Here Comes Frazier.
Scratched: Personal Interest.
|1||Animal Spirits||Robby Albarado||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|2||Coalport||Junior Alvarado||Wayne M. Catalano|
|3||Lucky Chappy (IRE)||Ramon A. Dominguez||H. Graham Motion|
|4||Splendiferous||John R. Velazquez||Steve Margolis|
|5||Chalybeate Springs||Jon Kenton Court||D. Wayne Lukas|
|6||Curfew Tower||Edgar S. Prado||Herbert R. Reed|
|7||Gold Megillah||Rajiv Maragh||H. Graham Motion|
|8||Downtown Driggs||James Graham||Paul McEntee|
|9||Burn the Mortgage||Corey J. Lanerie||Wayne M. Catalano|
|10||Monastic||Garrett K. Gomez||Thomas F. Proctor|
|11||Smart Ellis||Victor Espinoza||Richard E. Mandella|
|12||Here Comes Frazier||Julien R. Leparoux||Kenneth G. McPeek|
Thirty-three years after his first victory in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT), Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally did it again April 21 with late-running Interaction on closing day of the Santa Anita Park meet.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Sky Kingdom showed his staying ability with an easy win in the Tokyo City Cup last month, so now's the time to find out if he can transfer that same success to the turf in the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap April 21.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Newsdad, Ioya Bigtime, and Twilight Eclipse will shake it up Feb. 16 in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, while Starformer and Closing Range tangle in the $100,000 Very One (gr. III).Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Several 3-year-old colts will try to break through in the $150,000 Sir Beaufort Stakes (gr. IIT) Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park, opening day at the Arcadia, Calif. track.Friday, December 21, 2012
Unbridled Command, making his first appearance outside of New York, stepped into grade I company with an impressive victory in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby, the final race of the 2012 Turf Festival Nov. 25.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Fifteen 3-year-olds, including Travers Stakes (gr. I) dead-heat winner Golden Ticket, are entered in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) Nov. 25 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Friday, November 23, 2012
Balance the Books captured the $150,000 Bourbon Stakes (gr. IIIT) as the 4-5 favorite after much bumping in the stretch run of the 1 1/16-mile test of 2-year-olds at Keeneland Oct. 7.Sunday, October 07, 2012
Freshman sire Big Brown's first stakes winner, Brown Almighty, will try to secure the first graded win of his young career in the Bourbon Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland oct. 7.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Several stakes horses based at Arlington Park turned in preparatory moves there Sept. 29 for starts at the upcoming Keeneland meet that opens Oct. 5 in Lexington.Saturday, September 29, 2012
American Derby winner Cozzetti seeks a return to winning ways in the $200,000 Kent Stakes at Delaware Park Sept. 22, but plenty of new rivals including Lucky Chappy, Miami Cat, and Optimizer are ready to take him on.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
When jockey Ramon Dominguez piloted 10-1 shot Unbridled Command to victory in the Saranac Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Saratoga Race Course, he achieved another great milestone: a new record for number of wins during the meet.Sunday, September 02, 2012
Michael J. Bruder's Quick Wit returns to the grass in the Sept. 2 Saranac Stakes after winning an off-the-turf running of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes, but Lucky Chappy is the 2-1 morning line favorite.Thursday, August 30, 2012
It didn't go as smoothly as planned but odds-on choice Silver Max got the job done anyway in the $600,000 Virginia Derby (gr. IIT), registering his sixth consecutive turf win on yielding ground at Colonial Downs July 21.Saturday, July 21, 2012
Silver Max puts a five-race winning streak on the line as the 123-pound high weight July 21 in the $600,000 Virginia Derby (gr. IIT), the showcase event of the summer meet at Colonial Downs.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Silver Max and Howe Great, two of the expected favorites for the $200,000 American Turf (gr. IIT), drew the outside posts in an overflow field May 4 at Churchill Downs.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
The $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland April 21 could have implications on starting berths in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs May 5.Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Silver Max, allowed to clear the field early, left his rivals in the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) behind leaving the turn and romped to his first graded stakes win on opening day of the Keeneland spring meet.Friday, April 06, 2012
Team Valor International's State of Play, winner of the With Anticipation (gr. IIT) last September at Saratoga, heads the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) on opening day at Keeneland April 6.Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Gaining more poise with each day she trains at Meydan, champion Royal Delta was able to share some of her self-assurance with another American runner in Dubai on March 26, guiding UAE Derby (UAE-gr. II) contender Lucky ChappyMonday, March 26, 2012
America's contenders for the $27 million Dubai World Cup program, including champion Royal Delta and multiple grade I winner Game On Dude, have landed safely in Dubai and are in good health after the long flight from Florida.Thursday, March 22, 2012
Like the 2010 Kentucky Derby third-place finisher Paddy O'Prado, Dullahan will begin his Triple Crown quest on the turf March 11 in the $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream.Thursday, March 08, 2012
Team Valor came, they saw, they conquered.Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Daddy Nose Best, getting a great ground-saving trip from Julien Leparoux, won an all-out duel with Lucky Chappy to capture the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) by a nostril at Golden Gate Fields Feb. 18.Saturday, February 18, 2012
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, seeking his sixth El Camino Real Derby victory, sends out morning line choice Russian Greek and stakes-winning filly Lady of Fifty as part of a 10-horse field.Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Julien Leparoux, a two-time champion jockey in the United States, and Alan Garcia, who won the 2008 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), will both be at Golden Gate Fields Feb. 18 to compete in the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III).Sunday, February 12, 2012