LOUISIANA DOWNS, Bossier City, LA
|1||Apart||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A+||$300,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Flatter - Detach, Unbridled
Sire: Flatter , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $148,815. Lifetime: 199 yearlings sold, median $12,500. In 2009: .80 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
|2||Distorted Economy||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A+||$100,000|
2007 | Bay Colt | Distorted Humor - New Economy, Red Ransom
Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 8 wins, $769,964. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Red Ransom, Bay, 1987.
|3||Hurricane Ike||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: D||$55,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Graeme Hall - Parental Uproar, Future Storm
Sire: Graeme Hall , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 7 wins, $1,147,441. Lifetime: 137 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
Broodmare Sire: Future Storm, Chestnut, 1990.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Selected Sale of Yearlings, $115,000.
|1||Apart||Jesse M. Campbell||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|2||Distorted Economy||Patrick A. Valenzuela||Neil D. Drysdale|
|3||Hurricane Ike||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|4||Ricky Tick||Marlon St. Julien||Richard D. Jackson|
|5||Golden Moka||Anthony Stephen||Brian A. Lynch|
|6||Arctic Comet||John Jacinto||Tony J. Richey|
Z Thoroughbreds' homebred Infrattini earned his fourth straight victory, accomplished over four different tracks, by outfinishing odds-on choice Mark Valeski in the $100,000 Louisiana Handicap Jan. 19 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Bourbon Courage, under a head of steam for jockey Leandro Goncalves, blew past Master Rick at mid-stretch to win the $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) in a romp for the colt's first stakes victory Sept. 8 at Louisiana Downs.Saturday, September 08, 2012
California-based Blueskiesnrainbows, who won the grade II Swaps Stakes in the Golden State last time out, will take on eight rivals in the Super Derby at Louisiana Downs.Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Headed by grade II winners Apart and Nates Mineshaft, a solid field of eight older horses will compete in the $300,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III), the May 28 Memorial Day feature at the Texas track.Friday, May 25, 2012
Endorsement, on the comeback trail for trainer Eoin Harty, makes his first stakes appearance in more than two years in the $200,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) at Lone Star Park April 28.Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Zayat Stables' Prayer For Relief did not get on the plane from California the morning of Nov. 1 after spiking a fever and will miss the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Regal Ransom, a graded stakes winner in North America and a group winner the United Arab Emirates, has been retired from racing and will stand at Darley America near Lexington in 2012.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Zayat Stables' Prayer for Relief held off Populist Politics and Awesome Bet in the stretch to win the $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) in wire-to-wire fashion Sept. 10 at Louisiana Downs.Saturday, September 10, 2011
Jason, Tom and Evan from TwinSpires.com handicap the Super Derby from Louisiana Downs and the Kentucky Cup Turf S. at Kentucky Downs.Saturday, September 10, 2011
Three-year-olds from all over the country compete in the Super Derby (gr. II) at Louisiana Downs. Will it be a shipper, or a local favorite?Friday, September 09, 2011
Led by grade II winners Alternation and Prayer for Relief, a well-rounded field of nine was drawn for $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) Sept. 10 at Louisiana Downs.Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Jason, Tom, and Ed DeRosa of TwinSpires.com, handicap the Whitney Invitational Handicap and West Virginia Derby.Thursday, August 04, 2011
Will a Rail Trip make a Mission Impazible for Friend Or Foe running Flat Out?Wednesday, August 03, 2011
The handicap division has taken its lumps this year for not being especially deep, but its competitive nature has led to one of the more intriguing recent editions of the $750,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I), which drew 11.Wednesday, August 03, 2011
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Making his dirt debut, and running in a grade I event for only the second time, Pool Play won the Stephen Foster to become a player in the older male division.
William S. Farish Jr.'s Pool Play, making his first start on dirt in his 28th career start, pulled a 36-1 shocker in the $561,300 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) June 18 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, June 18, 2011
Jason, Tom and Steve from TwinSpires.com handicap the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs.Thursday, June 16, 2011
Eleven are scheduled to compete in the grade I Stephen Foster. Can you predict the order of finish?Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Nearly six months into the season, the handicap division is still looking for a clear-cut leader. With a breakout performance in the Stephen Foster Handicap June 18, there is an opportunity for someone to assume that role.Wednesday, June 15, 2011
An injury suffered during a June 13 workout has taken Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Bind out of consideration for the Matt Winn Stakes at Churchill Downs and could sideline him for the rest of the year.Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Of the eight entrants drawn for the $100,000 Aristides Stakes (gr. III), not only do all of them have one-turn wins at Churchill Downs, but six of them have stakes wins over the track.Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Apart may still be overshadowed by a prominent former stablemate-champion Blame-but similarities between the two horses exist.Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Adele Dilschneider's homebred Apart prevailed in a protracted stretch duel with Colizeo to capture the $100,000 William Donald Schaefer Memorial Stakes (gr. III) at Pimlico May 21.Saturday, May 21, 2011
The connections that won last year's William Donald Schaefer Memorial Stakes (gr. III) with eventual champion Blame will seek a double with Apart when the $100,000 event is held May 21 at Pimlico Race Course.Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The final load of horses from Al Stall Jr.'s barn at Fair Grounds in New Orleans is scheduled to arrive at Keeneland Friday morning, April 1.Thursday, March 31, 2011