KEENELAND, Lexington, KY
|1||Joha||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$240,000|
2010 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Johar - Mujado (IRE), Mujadil
Sire: Johar , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 6 wins, $1,494,496. Lifetime: 126 yearlings sold, median $14,300.
Broodmare Sire: Mujadil, Bay, 1988.
|2||Dynamic Sky||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$80,000|
Sire: Sky Mesa , Bay, 2000. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $633,076. Lifetime: 320 yearlings sold, median $50,000. In 2009: .71 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993.
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) 2011 Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale, $25,243.
|3||Java's War||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$40,000|
2010 | Bay Colt | War Pass - Java (GB), Rainbow Quest
Sire: War Pass, Dark Bay or Brown, 2005. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 5 wins, $1,583,400. Lifetime: 116 yearlings sold, median $30,973.
Broodmare Sire: Rainbow Quest, Bay, 1981.
Others: Pataky Kid, $20,000; Are You Kidding Me, $12,000; Hightail, $1,000; Positively, $1,000; He's So Fine, $1,000; Charming Kitten, $1,000; Tree of Life, $1,000; He's Had Enough, $1,000; Tizracer, $1,000; Craving Carats, $1,000.
|1||Joha||Rajiv Maragh||Michael J. Maker|
|2||Dynamic Sky||Luis Contreras||Mark E. Casse|
|3||Java's War||Richard E. Eramia||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|4||Pataky Kid||Paco Lopez||Thomas F. Proctor|
|5||Are You Kidding Me||Alex O. Solis||Roger L. Attfield|
|6||Hightail||Joseph Rocco, Jr.||D. Wayne Lukas|
|7||Positively||Calvin H. Borel||Patrick B. Byrne|
|8||He's So Fine||David Cohen||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|9||Charming Kitten||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|10||Tree of Life||Victor Espinoza||Craig Dollase|
|11||He's Had Enough||Mario Gutierrez||Doug F. O'Neill|
|12||Tizracer||Jose Lezcano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|13||Craving Carats||Kent J. Desormeaux||Dale L. Romans|
Seventy-three horses have been made eligible for the 154th edition of the historic Queen's Plate, to be held July 7 at Woodbine.Thursday, May 09, 2013
One day after Orb took the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), it appears only a few of the 18 other horses that ran in the Derby will run back in two weeks in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Sunday, May 05, 2013
The time finally has come to make something resembling selections.Friday, May 03, 2013
A half-dozen horses entered in this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) field made their initial starts without race-day Salix, but for the 1 1/4-mile classic all six will receive the diuretic.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Chuck Fipke's homebred Golden Soul, pegged at 50-1 on the morning line, is the ultimate outsider for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Thursday, May 02, 2013
Lenny Shulman reports the news of the day, including Vyjack's work, Giant Finish's arrival, the Pletcher 5 on the track, and the weather.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Trainer Chad Brown brings 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf runner-up Noble Tune to the May 3 American Turf (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs after making a decision not to run him in the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Trainer Ken McPeek talks about Derby contenders Frac Daddy and Java's War on April 30, 2013.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Charming Kitten will run with the hopes of the Ramsey family behind him, seeking to transfer his grass and synthetic form onto the Churchill Downs dirt in the Run for the Roses.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Todd Pletcher will not enter Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) winner Winning Cause in the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 4 at Churchill Downs.Monday, April 29, 2013
Verranzano, Palace Malice, Charming Kitten and Revolutionary get baths after working out as trainer Todd Pletcher Watches.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Frac Daddy and Java's War getting bathed following April 27, 2013 works at Churchill Downs.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Ken McPeek talks about Frac Daddy and Java's War at Churchill Downs the morning of April 27.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Steve Haskin talks about all of the works today. Times and brief analysis on Normandy Invasion, Mylute, Black Onyx, Palace Malice, Overanalyze, Revolutionary, Charming Kitten, Verrazano, and more!Saturday, April 27, 2013
Frac Daddy and Java's War have five-furlong maintenance works at Churchill Downs April 27.Saturday, April 27, 2013
After watching five of his Derby contenders work April 27, trainer Todd Pletcher said he thought Verrazano and Revolutionary continued steady progress, while Overanzalyze registered his best workout ever.Saturday, April 27, 2013
With the Louisville, Ky., weather forecast calling for rain later in the day and on Sunday, the April 27 work tab at Churchill Downs was crowded with prospects for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Saturday, April 27, 2013
Keeneland concluded its 2013 spring race meeting April 26 with a number of records, including all-sources handle and most wins by an owner, trainer, and jockey.Friday, April 26, 2013
What better way to kick off live Kentucky Derby coverage than with a photo gallery of some of the major players and some early observations.Friday, April 26, 2013
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Java's War demonstrated he was a legitimate Derby threat with a thrilling last-to-first victory in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).
Trainer Todd Pletcher said a decision on whether to point Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) winner Winning Cause toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) will be made after the colt breezes April 28.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Animal Kingdom and Java's War, who is being pointed to this year's Louisville classic, are among the U.S.-trained horses being considered for Royal Ascot.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Two of trainer Todd Pletcher's top contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) continued to progress toward the May 4 classic with solid workouts at Churchill Downs the morning of April 21.Sunday, April 21, 2013
The fields for the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) the following day continue to take shape, with eligibility in each race to be determined by the new points system.Friday, April 19, 2013