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|
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
Game On Dude erased any doubts about his ability to get 1 1/4 miles and proved once more that he's the king of Santa Anita Park with a breathtaking front-running score in the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 2.Saturday, March 02, 2013
A pair of improving 4-year-olds worth a look in the Santa Anita Handicap.Saturday, March 02, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Gotham Stakes and the Santa Anita Handicap.Thursday, February 28, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, horses with contrasting styles but both possessing a victory in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), are the clear standouts in the marquee event for handicap horses March 2 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Though he wasn't happy with the 125-pound weight assignment, trainer Bob Baffert said Game On Dude would contest the upcoming Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) after the favorite worked a fast six furlongs Feb. 24.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Sunshine Millions Classic, Lecomte Stakes, and Silverbulletday Stakes.Sunday, January 20, 2013
Ron the Greek turned it on in a big way in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park Jan. 19, overpowering his state-bred foes by 11 1/4 lengths on an off track.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Lecomte Stakes and Sunshine Millions Classic this weekend.Thursday, January 17, 2013
Mucho Macho Man and Ron the Greek, two of the leading older horses of 2012, embark on another title quest Jan. 19 when they face off in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Two-time leading rider Cliff Berry got the 2013 Oaklawn Park season off to a good start Jan. 11 by guiding Donoharm to the horse's fourth consecutive victory in the $75,000 Fifth Season Stakes before 19,633 on opening day.Friday, January 11, 2013