MONMOUTH PARK, Oceanport, NJ
|1||Well Spelled||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2009 | Gray or Roan Colt | Spellbinder - Well, Well Decorated
Sire: Spellbinder, Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Raced 5 years. 29 starts, 6 wins, $499,057. Lifetime: 8 yearlings sold, median $12,500.
Broodmare Sire: Well Decorated, Dark Bay or Brown, 1978. In 2009: 1.22 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2011, $50,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2010 Yearling Sale, $15,000.
|2||Cape Cod Canal||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$20,000|
2009 | Bay Gelding | Wildcat Heir - Your Place Anytime, Out of Place
Sire: Wildcat Heir , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 178 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
Broodmare Sire: Out of Place, Chestnut, 1987.
|3||Scaramagna||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: C+||$10,000|
2009 | Chestnut Gelding | Speightstown - Cove, Pine Bluff
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pine Bluff, Bay, 1989.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($72,000).
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($65,000).
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2009 Mixed Sale, ($80,000).
|1||Well Spelled||Pablo Fragoso||Benjamin W. Perkins, Jr.|
|2||Cape Cod Canal||Elvis Trujillo||Jane Cibelli|
|3||Scaramagna||Paco Lopez||Marcus J. Vitali|
|4||Isn't He Clever||Michael J. Luzzi||Steven M. Asmussen|
|5||Wildcat Creek||Kendrick Carmouche||Edward Plesa, Jr.|
|6||Rass Stone||Francisco Z. Maysonett||Kevin J. Fields|
GSP Racing Stable's Well Spelled ambushed Trinniberg in the final strides of the $300,000 Gallant Bob Stakes at Parx Racing Sept. 22, closing from dead last to claim the victory by half a length over the top sprinter.Saturday, September 22, 2012
Currency Swap and Trinniberg will go at it again Sept. 22 in the $300,000 Gallant Bob Stakes at Parx Racing, but both seem vulnerable nearing the end of a long 2012 campaign.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
GSP Racing Stable's Well Spelled became a first-time graded winner when he rallied through the stretch at Monmouth Park July 14 to capture the $101,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III).Saturday, July 14, 2012
Six sophomores seeking their first graded stakes score head postward in the $100,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III) July 14, sprinting six furlongs at Monmouth Park. Isn't He Clever is the lone stakes winner in the field.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
After Hierro breezed at Churchill Downs the morning of May 14, Stonestreet Stables announced the son of Hard Spun would not be sent to Pimlico for the May 19 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Monday, May 14, 2012
Stakes-placed colt will represent trainer Dale Romans in second leg of Triple CrownMonday, May 14, 2012
Both colts got their final tune-ups May 13 for the grade I Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.Sunday, May 13, 2012
Isn't He Clever, the Sunland Derby (gr. III) runner-up trained by Steve Asmussen, is no longer under consideration for the May 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Brereton Jones' Mark Valeski, runner-up in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) and Risen Star Stakes (gr. II), drilled five furlongs in :59 3/5 at Churchill Downs April 23 for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 23, 2012
Sunland Derby (gr. III) runner-up Isn't He Clever, most recently eighth in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), has been transferred to trainer Steve Amussen, according to owner J. Kirk Robison.Sunday, April 22, 2012
Analysis of the last 2 major Kentucky Derby preps: the Blue Grass and Arkansas Derby.Friday, April 13, 2012
Four of our highly touted horses, Holy Candy, Dullahan, Optimizer, and Sabercat, are running this weekend.Friday, April 13, 2012
Trainer Bob Baffert looks to continue his strong run of recent success at Oaklawn Park when he saddles Bodemeister and Secret Circle, the morning line favorites for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) April 14.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
New Mexico-based Isn't He Clever and the Todd Pletcher-trained Heavy Breathing were added to the mix for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) when nominations closed with 97 horses being made eligible for the race.Thursday, April 05, 2012
Twenty 3-year-olds added during the late nomination process to the Triple Crown that closed March 24. A total of 418 now eligible for Derby, Preakness, and Belmont.Monday, March 26, 2012
Daddy Nose Best proved his versatility once again when he ran down local hope Isn't He Clever in the final strides to claim the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) in New Mexico March 25.Sunday, March 25, 2012
There's something special about defending your home turf against an army of formidable invaders, and Isn't He Clever and trainer Henry Dominguez will get that chance in the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) March 25.Friday, March 23, 2012
Jason and Tom preview the Sunland Derby, and comment on the Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park.Thursday, March 22, 2012
One need only scan the names of multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainers Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher, and Steve Asmussen to realize that in 2012, New Mexico's $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) has come of age.Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Isn't He Clever happily returned to New Mexico for trainer Henry Dominguez, where he produced a sharp 1 3/4-length tally in the $150,000 Borderland Derby at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino Feb. 25.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Isn't He Clever, returning to New Mexico after a fourth-place finish in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita earlier this month, heads a field of seven entered for Sunland Park's $150,000 Borderland Derby.Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Speedy multiple graded stakes winner Flashpoint has been retired by Peachtree Stable and may stand at stud in 2012.Friday, October 21, 2011
Flashpoint humbled three opponents en route to a seven-length romp in the $143,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III) on a muddy track at Monmouth Park July 3.Sunday, July 03, 2011
After giving way in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) in his most recent start, Flashpoint returns to sprinting in the $150,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park July 3.Thursday, June 30, 2011
Discreetly Mine, whose bid to capture a classic earlier this year was unsuccessful, returned to the winner's circle for the first time since February when he scored in the Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III).Sunday, July 04, 2010