KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Never Retreat||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A++||$120,000|
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||Fantasia (GB)||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A||$40,000|
2006 | Bay Mare | Sadler's Wells - Blue Symphony (GB), Darshaan (GB)
Sire: Sadler's Wells, Bay, 1981. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 6 wins, $713,690. Lifetime: 627 yearlings sold, median $263,280.
Broodmare Sire: Darshaan (GB), Brown, 1981.
|3||Zagora (FR)||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2007 | Chestnut Mare | Green Tune - Zaneton (FR), Mtoto (GB)
Sire: Green Tune, Chestnut, 1991. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 5 wins, $472,166. Lifetime: 236 yearlings sold, median $32,353. In 2009: 1.33 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Mtoto (GB), Bay, 1983.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $2,500,000.
Agence Francaise De Vente Du Pur-Sang, Deauville August, 2008 Yearling Sale, $139,394.
|1||Never Retreat||Shaun Bridgmohan||Chris M. Block|
|2||Fantasia (GB)||Rosie Napravnik||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|3||Zagora (FR)||Julien R. Leparoux||Chad C. Brown|
|4||Forest Uproar||Alan Garcia||Mark R. Frostad|
|5||Eclair de Lune (GER)||Junior Alvarado||Ronald L. McAnally|
|6||Miss Keller (IRE)||John R. Velazquez||Roger L. Attfield|
|7||Gypsy's Warning (SAF)||Joel Rosario||H. Graham Motion|
|8||Kiss Mine||Rajiv Maragh||David R. Vance|
|9||C. S. Silk||Garrett K. Gomez||Dale L. Romans|
|10||Valli With a Vow||James Graham||Josie Carroll|
G. Watts Humphrey Jr.'s homebred Centre Court ran down 2012 Jenny Wiley (gr. IT) winner Daisy Devine in the final furlong of the 2013 renewal to get her first grade I victory for trainer Rusty Arnold at Keeneland April 13.Saturday, April 13, 2013
Defending Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IT) winner Daisy Devine is back to protect her title April 13 at Keeneland, but the 5-year-old daughter of Kafwain faces a steep question as she goes up against six stakes winners.Wednesday, April 10, 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
Stud TNT's Old Tune, winner of Tampa Bay Downs' Feb. 2 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT), returns to win the March 9 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at nine furlongs. Her score is trainer Todd Pletcher's fourth Hillsborough victory.Saturday, March 09, 2013
A voting overview of the 2012 Eclipse Award winners and other candidates, along with number of first-place votes for each category is listed in this story.Sunday, January 20, 2013
For the second year in a row, owner Martin Schwartz returned to the Eclipse Awards podium to receive a trophy in the female grass horse category, thanks to Zagora.Saturday, January 19, 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
While the young and beautiful have generated most of the financial fireworks at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale so far, the third session turned out to be the time for an older horse to sparkle.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Tell It, a winning stakes-placed daughter of Storm Cat, brought the highest price thus far during the third session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale when she fetched $540,000 from Blandford Bloodstock.Thursday, November 08, 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 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
Trainer Bill Mott could not contain his excitement the morning after champion Royal Delta's gate-to-wire victory in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, saying the filly was G-R-E-A-T.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Martin Schwartz's Zagora took the lead leaving the second turn and held off a tenacious Marketing Mix for a game victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
"She's going to have to be dealt with on Friday," trainer Chad Brown remarked of Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf contender Zagora. "I have respect for the horses that have come over here, but mine is pretty good."Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Bill Mott sent his quartet of Breeders' Cup hopefuls out for their final works Oct. 28, with Royal Delta (:48.96), To Honor and Serve (:47.72) and Flat Out (:48.01) all turning in half-miles.Sunday, October 28, 2012
Royal Delta and Point of Entry, two of the top horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup World Championships on Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita Park, turned in bullet workouts on Oct. 22 at Belmont Park.Monday, October 22, 2012
Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum's Nahrain, second in last year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), edges Zagora and Dream Peace to win the $400,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Zagora heads the $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, while European invaders I'm a Dreamer and Nahrain are poised to challenge.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Favored Zagora found firm going much to her liking in capturing the $250,000 Ballston Spa Stakes (gr. IIT), presented by Jose Cuervo, in record time on the inner turf course Aug. 25 at Saratoga Race Course.Saturday, August 25, 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
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
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
Trainer Chad Brown confirmed Martin Schwartz's Zagora for a title defense in the Diana Stakes, a 1 1/8-mile race for fillies and mares July 28, after the mare breezed four furlongs on the Oklahoma training track.Sunday, July 22, 2012
Bettors made Zagora the even-money favorite in the $150,000 Gallorette Handicap (gr. IIIT) and she rewarded their faith in her.Saturday, May 19, 2012
Zagora will be trying to pad her already impressive resume when she takes on six rivals in the $150,000 Gallorette Handicap (gr. IIIT) May 19 at Pimlico Race Course in Maryland.Thursday, May 17, 2012