MONMOUTH PARK, Oceanport, NJ
|1||Quiet Giant||Margin: 5||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $3,000,000.
|2||Payton d'Oro||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: A||$50,000|
2006 | Bay Mare | Medaglia d'Oro - Jealous and Jaded, Jade Hunter
Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 8 wins, $5,754,720. Lifetime: 393 yearlings sold, median $120,000.
Broodmare Sire: Jade Hunter, Chestnut, 1984.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, ($750,000).
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $475,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2010 Mixed Sale, $260,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $35,000.
|3||Absinthe Minded||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A||$25,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Quiet American - Rockford Peach, Great Above
Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. Raced 4 years. 12 starts, 4 wins, $754,650. Lifetime: 409 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Great Above, Dark Bay or Brown, 1972.
Scratched: Arena Elvira.
|1||Quiet Giant||Julien R. Leparoux||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Payton d'Oro||Gabriel Saez||J. Larry Jones|
|3||Absinthe Minded||Michael J. Luzzi||D. Wayne Lukas|
|4||Debonair Darling||Elvis Trujillo||Gregory D. Sacco|
|5||Tesoro de Amor||Paco Lopez||Edward Plesa, Jr.|
|6||Champagne d'Oro||Kent J. Desormeaux||Eric J. Guillot|
|7||Check Point||Carlos H. Marquez, Jr.||Alan E. Goldberg|
|8||Blind Date||Sheldon Russell||Hamilton A. Smith|
by John P. Sparkman
Whiteley's arrangement with Richard and Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm to support their young stallion Medaglia d'Oro resulted indirectly in the recent Palm Beach S. (gr. IIIT) winner Rydilluc.
Arena Elvira, a grade II winner by Ghostzapper, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare for owner Carolyn Wilson.Monday, January 28, 2013
At age 6, Nicole H will try to become the first mare to post three consecutive victories in the $75,000 Interborough Handicap. She faces seven others in the six-furlong event at Aqueduct Racetrack on New Year's Day.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Closing weekend at Belmont Park is highlighted by a pair of grade III races, with both the $150,000 Bold Ruler Handicap and the $150,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap for fillies and mares set for Oct. 27.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
While Ruthenia and Laughing are co-highweights in the $150,000 Athenia Stakes at Belmont Park, they do not figure to hook up until late in the 1 1/16-mile turf race for females because of their different running styles.Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Craig B. Singer's homebred Salty Strike jumped out to the early lead and never looked back as the 4-year-old filly posted her third consecutive stakes win in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park Aug. 11.Saturday, August 11, 2012
Joyful Victory and Sassy Image top a strong field of 11 fillies and mares in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 11 at Ellis Park, the first race back in Kentucky for jockey Robby Albarado since his May 4 arrest.Tuesday, August 07, 2012
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
Afleeting Lady, second to Royal Delta in the Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) last month, top a field of nine entered for the $200,000 Molly Pitcher (gr. II) at Monmouth July 29.Friday, July 27, 2012
Trainer Todd Pletcher sent the 4-year-old filly off a runner-up effort to grade III success at Delaware Park June 16.Saturday, June 16, 2012
Pachattack, a 6-year-old mare conditioned by Graham Motion, has been entered in the local prep for the July 21 Delaware Handicap (gr. II), but her connections are keeping their options open for this weekend and beyond.Thursday, June 14, 2012
Love and Pride, who has made it a habit of getting out to the lead, will be trying for her second stakes win of the year when she takes on eight rivals in the Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes (gr. III).Thursday, May 17, 2012
Plum Pretty, winner of last year's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), and runner-up St. John's River will square off in the La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs May 4 on the Kentucky Oaks undercard.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
She's All In turned in the biggest effort of her career when she came from off the pace to dominate the $200,000 Sixty Sails Handicap (gr. III) by 8 3/4 lengths at Hawthorne April 21.Saturday, April 21, 2012
Arena Elvira looks to extend her winning streak to six races in a row when she faces a solid field of older fillies and mares in the $200,000 Sixty Sails Handicap (gr. III) at Hawthorne Race Course April 21.Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Plum Pretty hadn't been out in more than five months but her class showed through as she strolled to a comfortable win in the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) April 13 at Oaklawn Park.Friday, April 13, 2012
Last year's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner, Peachtree Stable's Plum Pretty, will carry top weight of 117 pounds in the 1 1/16-mile event for fillies and mares on the main track.Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Saying that weight assignments for the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) were "unfair," owner Rick Porter and trainer Larry Jones will bypass the April 13 race at Oaklawn Park with Horse of the Year Havre de Grace.Monday, April 09, 2012
Tiz Miz Sue, making her third start of the Oaklawn Park meet, finally broke through with Joe Rocco Jr. aboard, posting an 8-1 upset in the $147,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 17.Saturday, March 17, 2012
Absinthe Minded, who has dominated Oaklawn Park's older filly and mare division this meet, takes on a new challenge from Fair Grounds invader Joyful Victory in the $150,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 17.Thursday, March 15, 2012
Dual grade I winner Champagne d'Oro has been retired from racing and is scheduled to ship to Darley Stud Jan. 11 to be bred to Bernardini.Friday, January 06, 2012
After 11 months off, the 5-year-old mare was back at Calder Casino & Race Course for the same race, and this time she wired the field in the 1 1/2-mile turf race.Friday, December 02, 2011
Top-weighted City to City and defending champion Washington Bridge form a potent duo in the $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) for Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer at Hollywood Park Dec. 4.Thursday, December 01, 2011
See races from around the world from Thanksgiving weekend 2011.Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Even-money choice Arena Elvira passed longshot Afleeting Lady in deep stretch to give trainer Bill Mott his fourth win in the $193,725 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) on Thanksgiving at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 24, 2011