MONMOUTH PARK, Oceanport, NJ
|1||Just Jenda||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: B||$180,000|
2006 | Chestnut Filly | Menifee - Liberty School, Pine Bluff
Sire: Menifee, Bay, 1996. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $1,732,000. Lifetime: 156 yearlings sold, median $30,000. In 2009: 1.56 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Pine Bluff, Bay, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($37,000).
|2||Malibu Prayer||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: D||$60,000|
2006 | Bay Filly | Malibu Moon - Grand Prayer, Grand Slam
Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997. Raced 1 years. 2 starts, 1 wins, $33,840. Lifetime: 493 yearlings sold, median $70,000.
Broodmare Sire: Grand Slam, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,000,000.
|3||Milwaukee Appeal||Margin: 11¼||TrueNicks: C+||$30,000|
2006 | Bay Mare | Milwaukee Brew - Appealing Forum, Open Forum
Sire: Milwaukee Brew , Bay, 1997. Raced 4 years. 24 starts, 8 wins, $2,879,612. Lifetime: 162 yearlings sold, median $10,000. In 2009: .74 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Open Forum, Gray or Roan, 1994.
|1||Just Jenda||Terry J. Thompson||Cindy Jones|
|2||Malibu Prayer||Garrett K. Gomez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Milwaukee Appeal||Stewart Elliott||Scott H. Fairlie|
|4||Queen Martha||Joe Bravo||Patrick L. Biancone|
|5||Stage Trick||Elvis Trujillo||Alan E. Goldberg|
Team Forster's Brushed by a Star took her first graded stake in front-running fashion, going wire to wire under Corey Nakatani to win the $202,500 Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) at Monmouth Park July 29.Sunday, July 29, 2012
Odds-on choice Quiet Giant took charge midway on the far turn and drew away under brisk handling from jockey Julien Leparoux to register a five-length win in the $252,500 Hill 'N' Dale Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) Sept. 3.Saturday, September 03, 2011
Quiet Giant, off a strong victory at Monmouth Park a month ago, looms a tough customer in the Sept. 3 Hill 'n' Dale Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II), but the race lured a solid field of nine.Thursday, September 01, 2011
The legacy of the late Edward P. Evans was carried on in a big way when the 2010 Virginia-bred champions were announced by the Virginia Thoroughbred Association.Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Gary and Mary West have privately purchased Canadian champion Milwaukee Appeal from C. E. C. Farms and have retired her to their broodmare band.Tuesday, July 05, 2011
Upperline returns to Chicago for the first time since winning the Arlington Oaks (gr. III) last summer when she faces nine opponents in the $100,000 Arlington Matron Stakes (gr. III) May 28.Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Check the Label, who jumpstarted her four-race win streak on the Keeneland turf last year, makes her season debut in Lexington as the 121-pound high weight in the $125,000 Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) April 22.Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Todd Pletcher said all 11 of his Breeders' Cup horses were fine the morning of Nov. 7.Sunday, November 07, 2010
Todd Pletcher sent out five of his Breeders' Cup hopefuls Oct. 30 at Churchill Downs, including his Ladies' Classic (gr. I) duo of Cynthia DeBartolo's Life At Ten and Edward Evans' Malibu Prayer.Saturday, October 30, 2010
Todd Pletcher has pre-entered 11 horses -- more than any other trainer at the two-day Breeders' Cup World Championships to be held Nov. 5-6 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Led by Quality Road, Breeders' Cup World Championship contenders from the barn of trainer Todd Pletcher were hard at work at Belmont Park over the weekend.Monday, October 18, 2010
Multiple stakes winner winner Acoma added a first grade I victory to her record when she seized the lead coming off the turn for home en route to taking the $500,000 Spinster Stakes at Keeneland Oct. 10.Sunday, October 10, 2010
Life At Life At Ten, who had a six-race win streak stopped in the Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I) in her last start, will take on the Personal Ensign winner and four other rivals in the Beldame Stakes Oct. 2.Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Trainer Todd Pletcher will train the grade I winner up to the Breeders' Cup Classic Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, September 25, 2010
Just Jenda went out a winner when she overtook odds-on favorite Malibu Prayer in upper stretch and rolled to an easy 3 1/2-length victory in the $294,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 29.Sunday, August 29, 2010
Grade I winner Malibu Prayer will give six pounds to five fillies and mares when she goes to post as the favorite in the $300,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 29 at Monmouth Park.Thursday, August 26, 2010
This week's nominees are: Dakota Phone, Malibu Prayer, Blame, and Wasted Tears.Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Life At Ten, who will take a six-race winning streak into the Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 29 at Saratoga against Rachel Alexandra, worked five furlongs over the track for trainer Todd Pletcher Aug. 22.Sunday, August 22, 2010
Breezing in company over the main track at Saratoga early the morning of Aug. 15, Devil May Care had her final serious work for the matchup with West coast-based Blind Luck in the Aug. 21 Betfair TVG Alabama Stakes (gr. I).Sunday, August 15, 2010
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Alan Porter's focus this week is the interbreeding of close genetic relatives The Minstrel and Nijinsky II, as exemplified by recent stakes winners A Little Warm and Malibu Prayer.
Malibu Prayer turned back 3-5 favorite Unrivaled Belle in upper stretch and held on gamely to win the $250,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) Aug. 1 to give owner/breeder Edward P. Evans a second major victory at the Spa.Sunday, August 01, 2010
Timing can mean everything, and in the case of the $250,000 Ruffian Invitational Handicap (gr. I) Aug. 1 at Saratoga, it could result in a long-awaited grade I victory for Unrivaled Belle.Thursday, July 29, 2010
All year, it has been the opinion here that Rachel Alexandra has not performed near her level of last year and that she had several issues that needed to be worked out. That is what made Saturday's Lady's Secret so important.Monday, July 26, 2010
Rachel Alexandra did what the fans at Monmouth Park came to see her do -- win the $412,000 Lady's Secret. But it was not a walkover for the reigning Horse of the Year, as she was made to work by pacesetter Queen Martha.Saturday, July 24, 2010
It's not the race most people would have anticipated for her, but reigning Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra will continue her 2010 campaign in the Lady's Secret Stakes July 24 at Monmouth Park.Wednesday, July 21, 2010