MOUNTAINEER CASINO RACETRACK & RESORT, Chester, WV
|1||Concord Point||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$442,500|
2007 | Gray or Roan Colt | Tapit - Harve de Grace, Boston Harbor
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Boston Harbor, Bay, 1994.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2009 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($285,000).
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $220,000.
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, $70,000.
|2||Exhi||Margin: 8½||TrueNicks: A||$150,000|
2007 | Bay Colt | Maria's Mon - Soldera, Polish Numbers
Sire: Maria's Mon, Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 4 wins, $507,140. Lifetime: 496 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Polish Numbers, Bay, 1987.
|3||Nacho Friend||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$75,000|
2007 | Chestnut Colt | Friends Lake - You'renotlistening, Kennedy Road
Sire: Friends Lake, Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 3 wins, $696,400. Lifetime: 180 yearlings sold, median $12,750.
Broodmare Sire: Kennedy Road, Bay, 1968.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $30,000.
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, $62,000.
|1||Concord Point||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|2||Exhi||Robby Albarado||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Nacho Friend||Joe Bravo||Kelly J. Breen|
|4||Skipshot||Joel Rosario||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|5||Thiskyhasnolimit||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|6||Not Abroad||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Michael P. Petro|
|7||Toh's Grey Cat||Ricardo Feliciano||Gerald S. Bennett|
|8||Shookstown Road||Grant Whitacre||Vernon J. Allinson|
|9||Gunfighter||Frankie Pennington||Anthony W. Dutrow|
The West Virginia Racing Commission April 16 approved the expenditure of more than $2 million for projects and promotions at two racetracks.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Overnight races will receive a 10% increase compared with last year when Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort commences its 63rd season of live Thoroughbred racing Friday, March 1.Monday, February 25, 2013
The West Virginia Racing Commission Jan. 18 approved allocation of more than $1 million in purse and bonus money for this year's grade II West Virginia Derby, and also allowed for race schedule changes at Mountaineer.Friday, January 18, 2013
The final contingent of Breeders' Cup runners, including Mile favorite Wise Dan and Classic contenders Mucho Macho Man, Fort Larned, and Brilliant Speed, arrived at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Not Abroad and his jockey, Nick Petro, took advantage of an opening along the rail and won the $142,500 Maryland Million Classic Stakes Oct. 6 at Laurel Park.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Eighttofasttocatch has been tabbed as the 9-5 favorite as he goes for a repeat in the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park Oct. 6.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the Whitney Invitational Handicap, West Virginia Derby and more!Sunday, August 05, 2012
Jockey Corey Nakatani and Macho Macho let Louisiana Derby winner (gr. I) Hero of Order do the dirty work wearing out 3-5 favorite Hansen in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II), then rolled to victory Aug. 4.Saturday, August 04, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Whitney Invitational Handicap and the West Virginia Derby this week.Thursday, August 02, 2012
The brilliant, nearly white frontrunner will find the eyes of the nation upon him Aug. 4 when he heads postward as the 3-5 morning line favorite in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II)Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Dr. Kendall Hansen and Skychai Racing's Hansen, one of 10 3-year-olds entered for the Aug. 4 West Virginia Derby (gr. II), will finally get to race with a blue-tipped tail.Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith will be aboard 2011 2-year-old champion Hansen when the colt makes a start in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 4, owner Dr. Kendall Hansen confirmed July 25.Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Jay Em Ess Stable's Redeemed held off a nagging pressure from Not Abroad to win the $200,000 Greenwood Cup (gr. III) in track-record time at Parx Racing July 14.Saturday, July 14, 2012
The $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) will return to television this year during a live FOX Sports Net broadcast from 5-6 p.m. EDT Aug. 4.Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Marathoner Birdrun is entered for a repeat chance in the Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II). Redeemed is the 5-2 morning-line choice for the June 5 feature, run at the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) distance: one lap around 'Big Sandy.'Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Hansen, who won this year's Gotham (gr. III) and was last year's champion 2-year-old male, will not start in the June 9 Woody Stephens (gr. II) at Belmont Park due to a low red blood cell count.Monday, June 04, 2012
The $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) will return to television this year as part of an $800,000 promotional package approved April 13 by the West Virginia Racing Commission.Friday, April 13, 2012
One year after registering his most lucrative victory, Duke of Mischief returns to Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races to defend his title in West Virginia's $1 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 14.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
With the 2012 Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) set for Santa Anita this fall, the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) is as good a place as any to find out which local horses can get the distance.Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort will begin its 10-month meet March 2 with some upgrades and increased promotion, but officials also are keeping an eye on neighboring states as they expand gambling opportunities.Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Thiskyhasnolimit, who suffered a fracture to his right front cannon bone during the Feb. 25 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) at Fair Grounds, underwent successful surgery Feb. 26 and has a good prognosis for recovery.Monday, February 27, 2012
Live Thoroughbred racing returns this Friday, March 2, at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort. The track in West Virginia's northern panhandle will commence its 62nd season with a 10-race card.Monday, February 27, 2012
Nates Mineshaft led all the way in the $120,000 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) for his first stakes victory in a race marred by the breakdown of favorite Thiskyhasnolimit Feb. 25 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Thiskyhasnolimit, who led all the way in the Louisiana Handicap at Fair Grounds in mid-January, will try for his second straight triumph when he takes on eight rivals in the Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III).Monday, February 20, 2012
Game on Dude makes his first start since he nearly pirated the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) last fall when he takes on six opponents in the $200,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 5.Thursday, February 02, 2012