LAUREL PARK, Laurel, MD
|1||The Lumber Guy||Margin: 4¼||TrueNicks: A+||$45,000|
2009 | Gray or Roan Colt | Grand Slam - Boltono, Unbridled's Song
Sire: Grand Slam, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Raced 2 years. 15 starts, 4 wins, $971,292. Lifetime: 754 yearlings sold, median $67,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993.
|2||Brimstone Island||Margin: 5¾||TrueNicks: A||$15,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Tiznow - Broad Sound, Broad Brush
Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 15 starts, 8 wins, $6,427,830. Lifetime: 427 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Broad Brush, Bay, 1983.
Keeneland Association January 2010 Horses of All Ages Sale, $170,000.
|3||Rocky Gap||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$8,250|
2009 | Bay Gelding | Rockport Harbor - Flowerbud, Cape Town
Sire: Rockport Harbor , Gray or Roan, 2002. Lifetime: 213 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cape Town, Bay, 1995.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2010 Eastern Fall Yearling Sale, $10,000.
|1||The Lumber Guy||Julian Pimentel||Michael E. Hushion|
|2||Brimstone Island||Xavier Perez||William A. Campbell|
|3||Rocky Gap||Forest Boyce||Linda S. Gaudet|
|4||Friscan||Kendrick Carmouche||H. Graham Motion|
|5||Mr. Handsome||Malcolm Franklin||Timothy J. Tullock, Jr.|
|6||Bear's Delite||Fredy Peltroche||Debra J. Ketterman|
Monmouth Park kicked off its 68th season of Thoroughbred racing May 11 with an enthusiastic crowd of 9,636 on hand despite monsoon-like weather. The New Jersey track reported a hefty increase in handle over last year.Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Lumber Guy, a finalist for the 2012 Eclipse Award for male sprinter, was named New York horse of the year, champion 3-year-old male, and champion male sprinter during the NYTB awards banquet April 15.Monday, April 15, 2013
Sahara Sky, benefitting once again by a super-hot pace, flew home on the outside to capture the $200,750 San Carlos Stakes Feb. 23 for his second grade II stakes win in a row at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Sprint division in 2012 took some odd twists during the course of the year, with the first half of the year focused on the defending champion Amazombie.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Jimmy Creed, a disappointment in last month's Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), rebounded with an emphatic victory in the $301,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day of the winter meet at Santa Anita Park Dec. 26.Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Lumber Guy, whose big effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) last month produced a runner-up finish, heads a field of 10 sophomores for the $300,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita.Friday, December 21, 2012
Trinniberg, overlooked at odds of 13-1, proved his doubters wrong when he posted his first grade I victory in the $1.5 million XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint by three-quarters of a length Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, November 03, 2012
The six-furlong Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) isn't the ideal distance for two top contenders in this race, say their trainers, but it's the race that fits them best at this time.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Trainer Mike Hushion says Vosburgh Invitational (gr. I) winner The Lumber Guy is headed for the Breeders' Cup Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park, but he and owner Barry Schwartz aren't sure which race.Sunday, September 30, 2012
Barry Schwartz's homebred The Lumber Guy rallies from just off the pace to win the six-furlong Vosburgh Invitational Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Belmont in his first start since mid-May.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Justin Phillip, Zayat Stables' First Samurai 4-year-old, is the 3-1 morning line favorite for the Sept. 29 Vosburgh Invitational Stakes (gr. I) on Super Saturday at Belmont Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Dwyer Stakes winner Teeth of the Dog, looking to rebound from a fourth in the Jim Dandy, heads a field of nine sophomores including Prospective and My Adonis in the $350,000 Smarty Jones Stakes Sept. 3 at Parx.Friday, August 31, 2012
Sum of the Parts, taking the lead shortly after the start, led at every pole to capture the $400,000 Red Legend Stakes by 3 3/4 lengths in an upset at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on the night of June 30.Saturday, June 30, 2012
Following a bullet work May 7, trainer Larry Jones had Mark Valeski ready to go in the Peter Pan. After a stalking trip while wide into the lane he put away pacesetter Right to Vote for his first stakes victory May 12.Saturday, May 12, 2012
Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra handicap the Peter Pan Stakes and quickly review the Kentucky Derby.Thursday, May 10, 2012
Because of their presence on the Triple Crown trail, Mark Valeski and The Lumber Guy are favored, but Waterford Stable's Summer Front has the potential to be one of the brightest 3-year-old stars in the country.Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Louisiana Derby (gr. II) runner-up Mark Valeski arrived at Belmont Park from Kentucky May 6 in advance of his scheduled start in the upcoming $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II).Sunday, May 06, 2012
The Lumber Guy enjoyed the cutback to a mile in the $200,000 Jerome (gr. II), as he fended off pressure all the way around the track to score by 2 3/4 lengths April 21 at Aqueduct Racetrack.Saturday, April 21, 2012
The Jerome drew a field of seven, four of them entering off failed Derby prep efforts. Trainer Bob Baffert, a two-time winner of this event, will send out of a pair including Sunland Derby third-place finisher Stirred Up.Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Fred Seitz's Flashy Dresser generated a big buzz at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 14 when he overcame a difficult trip to win the $250,000 Robert Hilton Memorial Stakes for 3-year-olds with relative ease.Saturday, April 14, 2012
WinStar Farm's Gemologist will head to the Kentucky Derby undefeated and one of the favorites after he held off a surging Alpha to win the $1 million Wood Memorial in thrilling fashion April 7 at Aqueduct.Saturday, April 07, 2012
Either Withers (gr. III) winner Alpha or the undefeated Gemologist could lay claim to the top 3-year-old spot if they were to impressively win the $1 million Wood Memorial (gr. I) April 7 at Aqueduct.Thursday, April 05, 2012
Undefeated Gemologist turned in his final work for the $1 million Resorts World Casino New York City Wood Memorial April 1 at Palm Meadows Training Center, breezing five furlongs in 1:00.44.Sunday, April 01, 2012
Undefeated The Lumber Guy, recently outfitted with a patch for a quarter crack, zipped five furlongs in 1:01 3/5 March 25 over the training track at Belmont Park in preparation for the Wood Memorial (gr. I).Sunday, March 25, 2012