OAKLAWN PARK, Hot Springs, AR
|1||On Fire Baby||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A++||$75,000|
2009 | Gray or Roan Filly | Smoke Glacken - Ornate, Gilded Time
Sire: Smoke Glacken , Gray or Roan, 1994. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 10 wins, $759,560. Lifetime: 406 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gilded Time, Chestnut, 1990.
|2||Amie's Dini||Margin: 9½||TrueNicks: A++||$25,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Bandini - Run Kate Run, Cherokee Run
Sire: Bandini, Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Lifetime: 118 yearlings sold, median $7,100.
Broodmare Sire: Cherokee Run, Dark Bay or Brown, 1990.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $175,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $3,000.
|3||Colonial Empress||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: D||$12,500|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Empire Maker - Colonella, Pleasant Colony
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Pleasant Colony, Dark Bay or Brown, 1978.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $175,000.
|1||On Fire Baby||Joe M. Johnson||Gary G. Hartlage|
|2||Amie's Dini||Jon Kenton Court||Ron Moquett|
|3||Colonial Empress||Terry J. Thompson||D. Wayne Lukas|
|4||Silver Hustler||Corey S. Nakatani||Grant T. Forster|
|5||Our Domain||Israel Ocampo||Scott Becker|
|6||Inca Miss||Lindey Wade||Donnie K. Von Hemel|
|7||Forgotten People||Ramon A. Vazquez||Benard Chatters|
|8||Rocket Twentyone||Calvin H. Borel||W. T. Howard|
Champion Royal Delta will seek a title defense in the June 15 Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs. She is expected to be joined in her trip to the Louisville oval by sales-topping stablemate Mr. Besilu.Friday, May 31, 2013
Padua Stables' Authenticity held off On Fire Baby in a fierce stretch battle to win the La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) by a head May 3 at Churchill Downs. The 6-year-old mare sets a stakes record of 1:42.09 for 1 1/16-miles.Friday, May 03, 2013
Nearly one year after securing a victory in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Brereton Jones homebred Believe You Can returns to racing at Churchill Downs in the $300,000 La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) May 3.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Oaklawn Park stewards have suspended jockey Joe Johnson three days for his winning ride aboard On Fire Baby in the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I). The suspension runs April 17-19.Monday, April 15, 2013
Anita Cauley's On Fire Baby hadn't raced since May 28 of last year. She came back with a vengeance April 12, holding off Tiz Miz Sue to win the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) at Oaklawn by half a length.Friday, April 12, 2013
Grade I winner Grace Hall, seeking her first win of the 2013 campaign, will face six opponents in the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) April 12 at Oaklawn Park as the 118-pound top weight.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Rose to Gold put away heavily favored Flashy Gray in the stretch for a gate-to-wire triumph under Calvin Borel in the $150,000 Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) March 9 at Oaklawn Park.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Flashy Gray, the 6-1 favorite in the recent Kentucky Oaks Future Wager pool, makes her stakes and two-turn debut in the $150,000 Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) March 9 at Oaklawn Park.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Becky Winemiller's Wine Princess, whose sire and dam were both voted Horse of the Year, will try for consecutive graded stakes triumphs when she faces eight other 3-year-old fillies in the Indiana Oaks (gr. II).Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Book Review, disappointing when seventh as the second choice in last month's Test Stakes (gr. I), is the mild 3-1 favorite in the $400,000 Charles Town Oaks Sept. 22 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
In what could be the most visually impressive race of the weekend, Grace Hall left her foes in the dust while taking the $400,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) by 3 3/4 lengths July 14 at Delaware Park.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Anthony Dutrow will send out three of the seven runners in the July 14 Delaware Oaks (gr. II), including likely favorite Grace Hall, who has already banked $900,000 in her young career.Thursday, July 12, 2012
Even-money choice Contested went gate to wire as the easiest of winners in the $300,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) May 28 at Belmont Park.Monday, May 28, 2012
Anita Cauley's homebred On Fire Baby cuts back to a one-turn mile at Belmont Park in the May 28 TVG Acorn Stakes (gr. I). The Smoke Glacken filly was a disappointing fifth as the second choice in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Friday, May 25, 2012
Among the list of current Acorn probables is Anita Ebert-Cauley's homebred filly On Fire Baby, who is looking to redeem a lackluster fifth-place effort in the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Believe You Can predict the winner of this year's Kentucky Oaks?Thursday, May 03, 2012
A visual look at the Kentucky Oaks field in post position order.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
While the striking bay Grace Hall has the favored 5-2 morning line status in the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), there are plenty of other fillies in the full field of 14 that deserve much more than a passing glance.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Here is a look at some of the interesting meanings behind the names of this year's Kentucky Oaks filliesTuesday, May 01, 2012
Comments from Kentucky Oaks contender On Fire Baby's owner/trainer Anita Cauley and trainer Gary Hartlage.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Fifteen 3-year-old fillies entered for May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I). On Fire Baby draws the rail; Oaks Lilly on the outside looking in.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Trainer Todd Pletcher said Broadway's Alibi would start in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) while In Lingerie will be held back in favor of the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. I) May 18.Sunday, April 29, 2012
Helen Groves' And Why Not fired a :46 4/5 bullet in a half-mile drill at Churchill Downs April 28. The daughter of Street Cry was one of five fillies that worked under the Twin Spires for the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Saturday, April 28, 2012
Anita Cauley's homebred On Fire Baby tuned up for the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) with a seven-furlong breeze in 1:27 at Churchill Downs April 27.Friday, April 27, 2012
Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) possible Colonial Empress posted her second work in two weeks at Churchill Downs the morning of April 25 when she covered four furlongs in :48 2/5.Wednesday, April 25, 2012