OAKLAWN PARK, Hot Springs, AR
|1||Alternation||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A++||$240,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Distorted Humor - Alternate, Seattle Slew
Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 8 wins, $769,964. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seattle Slew, Dark Bay or Brown, 1974. In 2009: 3.66 AEI.
|2||Ron the Greek||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$80,000|
2007 | Bay Horse | Full Mandate - Flambe', Fortunate Prospect
Sire: Full Mandate, Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 5 wins, $192,923. Lifetime: 121 yearlings sold, median $6,500.
Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: 1.47 AEI.
|3||Yawanna Twist||Margin: ¾||$40,000|
2007 | Bay Horse | Yonaguska - Twist and Pop, Oliver's Twist
Sire: Yonaguska, Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Raced 3 years. 18 starts, 6 wins, $536,355. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $22,000.
Broodmare Sire: Oliver's Twist, Dark Bay or Brown, 1992. In 2009: .71 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, ($70,000).
|1||Alternation||Luis S. Quinonez||Donnie K. Von Hemel|
|2||Ron the Greek||Jose Lezcano||William I. Mott|
|3||Yawanna Twist||Michael J. Luzzi||John Parisella|
|4||Hymn Book||John R. Velazquez||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|5||Stachys||Alex Birzer||Michael E. Biehler|
|6||Nehro||Corey S. Nakatani||Steven M. Asmussen|
|7||Win Willy||Israel Ocampo||McLean Robertson|
|8||Don Dulce||Jon Kenton Court||Randy L. Morse|
Dominating Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (gr. I) winner Fort Larned will be pointed to the Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course, trainer Ian Wilkes said on the morning of June 16.2 days ago
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned put his early season problems behind him June 15 as he scored a front-running victory in the $536,300 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs.3 days ago
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. Can Ron the Greek win again?4 days ago
Multiple graded stakes winner Mucho Macho Man ran third behind San Pablo and Hymn Book in the $88,200 Criminal Type Stakes at Belmont Park June 14, his first start in five months.4 days ago
Earners of a combined $9.5 million will line up including defending winner Ron the Greek, Breeders' Cup Classic victor Fort Larned, impressive Alysheba Stakes winner Take Charge Indy, and Ben Ali victor Successful Dan.6 days ago
In his final serious preparation for the June 15 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (gr. I), Fort Larned breezed five furlongs in 1:01 2/5 over Churchill Downs' muddy main track June 10.Monday, June 10, 2013
Four contenders for the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap Presented by Abu Dhabi (gr. I), including top-weighted Successful Dan, worked June 8 for the upcoming 1 1/8-mile race at Churchill Downs.Saturday, June 08, 2013
Jer-Mar Stable's Win Willy became the most recent addition to the equine millionaire ranks with his victory in the $50,000 Joseph French Memorial at Delaware Park June 1.Monday, June 03, 2013
Trainer Shug McGaughey said June 2 that Orb definitely will be pointed toward the June 8 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) following the colt's half-mile work in :48 and gallop-out of five furlongs in a sharp 1:00 2/5.Sunday, June 02, 2013
Pin Oak Stables' multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Alternation remains in light training at Churchill Downs with Donnie Von Hemel, according to a May 22 press release.Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Nehro, Zayat Stables' runner-up in the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), died from colic May 4 while en route to a clinic.Monday, May 06, 2013
Trainer Pat Byrne had Take Charge Indy sharp for the Alysheba Stakes (gr. III), but even he did not expect the overpowering 6-length performance the 2012 Florida Derby (gr. I) winner turned in May 3 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
Cyber Secret has not won on the dirt at Churchill Downs, but fresh off a 5 3/4-length victory in the April 13 Oaklawn Handicap, trainer Lynn Whiting is willing to put his unbeaten season on the line.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The Charles Town board of stewards, track officials, and Equibase have amended the official time for the April 20 Charles Town Classic (gr. II), won by Game on Dude.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Game On Dude earned $1 million the evening of April 20, but he had to work hard for it in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, two of the top older horses in training, are among the seven horses entered in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Game On Dude arrived at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 16 in anticipation of a start in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20 at the West Virginia track.Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Oaklawn Park specialist Cyber Secret ran away with the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) for track owner Charles Cella April 13 as heavily favored Fort Larned folded.Saturday, April 13, 2013
An unfortunate stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) last month cost Fort Larned his seasonal debut, but the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner is back in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II).Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Game On Dude, second in the Charles Town Classic (gr. II) in 2011, is among the 52 nominees for and an expected entrant in this year's $1.5 million race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 20.Monday, April 08, 2013
Trainer Ian Wilkes said he is leaning toward the Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) for Fort Larned after last fall's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner breezed an easy half-mile at Palm Meadows Training Center March 21.Thursday, March 21, 2013
View Arch and several of his progeny who have had careers on the race track. View this feature in the March 23, 2013 issue of The Blood-Horse.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Charles J. Cella's Cyber Secret, a son of Broken Vow, edges pacesetter Golden Ron by a head in the March 9 Razorback Handicap (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Alternation drew the far outside post in a field of 10 for his attempt at a repeat victory in the $150,000 Razorback Handicap (gr. III) March 9 at Oaklawn Park.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Full Mandate, sire of multiple grade I winner Ron the Greek, has been sold to stand in Saudi Arabia.Tuesday, March 05, 2013