OAKLAWN PARK, Hot Springs, AR
|1||Rose to Gold||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: A++||$240,000|
2010 | Chestnut Filly | Friends Lake - Saucy, Tabasco Cat
Sire: Friends Lake, Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 3 wins, $696,400. Lifetime: 180 yearlings sold, median $12,750.
Broodmare Sire: Tabasco Cat, Chestnut, 1991.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Select and Open Sale of Yearlings, ($10,000).
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky February Mixed Sale 2011, $1,400.
|2||Manuka Honey||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A+||$80,000|
2010 | Bay Filly | Borrego - Al Max Diner, End Sweep
Sire: Borrego, Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 91 yearlings sold, median $8,500.
Broodmare Sire: End Sweep, Bay, 1991.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2012 Spring Sales of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $62,000.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2011 Eastern Fall Yearling Sale, $10,000.
|3||Marathon Lady||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A+||$40,000|
2010 | Bay Filly | Graeme Hall - Abuela Esther (URU), Crater (ARG)
Sire: Graeme Hall , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 7 wins, $1,147,441. Lifetime: 137 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
Broodmare Sire: Crater (ARG), Dark Bay, 1988. In 2009: 1.23 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2012 Spring Sales of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $45,000.
|1||Rose to Gold||Calvin H. Borel||Sal Santoro|
|2||Manuka Honey||Edgar S. Prado||John P. Terranova, II|
|3||Marathon Lady||Joe Bravo||Steve Hobby|
|4||Liberty Girl||Alex Birzer||Eoin G. Harty|
|5||Inspired Exchange||Victor Lebron||D. Wayne Lukas|
|6||Hung the Moon||Luis S. Quinonez||Donnie K. Von Hemel|
|7||Legal Mind||Terry J. Thompson||Jack A. Bruner|
Kathleen Amaya and Raffaele Centofanti's three-time graded stakes-winning filly Rose to Gold is recovering from surgery for bone chips and will not resume racing until this September at the earliest.Monday, May 27, 2013
Jockey Joel Rosario's remarkable run continued May 17 when he cleverly brought Fiftyshadesofhay from off the pace to win the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course.Friday, May 17, 2013
Emollient, nine-length winner of the Ashland Stakes (gr. I) in April, is the 9-5 favorite in a field of nine 3-year-old fillies entered in the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Rose to Gold may bear the distinction of having the most modest sale price of any of filly in the starting gate for the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), but you would never know it by looking at her race record.Friday, May 03, 2013
Dreaming of Julia, the remarkable 21 3/4-length winner of the March 30 Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II), drew post 8 of 11 sophomore fillies and was installed the 3-1 favorite for the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Jockey Calvin Borel had nothing but praise for Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) contender Rose to Gold after her four-furlong work at Churchill Downs April 26. The Friends Lake filly went the distance in :47 4/5.Friday, April 26, 2013
Here are some of the explanations I received on this year's stellar field of contenders. Which one is your favorite?Thursday, April 25, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher's quartet of Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) contenders, Dreaming of Julia, Princess of Sylmar, Silsita, and Unlimited Budget, galloped at Churchill Downs the morning of April 24.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Calumet Farm's Broken Spell was ruled out of the Kentucky Oaks the morning of April 23 by trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Trainer Bob Baffert said Fiftyshadesofhay will also not contend.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Several contenders for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), including four trained by Todd Pletcher, went to the track at Churchill Downs the morning of April 20 as they continued to work toward the May 3 filly classic.Saturday, April 20, 2013
The fields for the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) the following day continue to take shape, with eligibility in each race to be determined by the new points system.Friday, April 19, 2013
Unlikely Rose to Gold stamped her ticket for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) with another dominating performance at Oaklawn Park April 10, splashing her way to a front-running 4 1/2-length victory in the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Rags to riches story Rose to Gold, front-running winner of the Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) last month, returns to Oaklawn Park April 10 for the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (gr. III).Friday, April 05, 2013
Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Tanourin Stable's Silsita upset heavily favored Pure Fun and survived a stretch duel with 31-1 shot Marathon Lady to take the $100,000 Fathead Bourbonette Oaks at Turfway Park March 23.Saturday, March 23, 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
Rose to Gold returned to dirt and remained unbeaten on it, taking the $500,000 Delta Princess Stakes (gr. III) by half a length Nov. 17 at Delta Downs.Saturday, November 17, 2012
Steve Asmussen-trained Madame Cactus heads wide-open field stretching out to a mile.Wednesday, November 14, 2012
An overflow field of juvenile fillies will get the autumn meet at Keeneland off and running, with 16 entered for the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (gr. I) opening day Oct. 5.Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Oaklawn Park has increased purses on 13 of its 32 stakes planned for 2013, including a majority of the 3-year-old stakes races, and has lengthened the Feb. 18 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) from one mile to 1 1/16 miles.Thursday, July 26, 2012
Favored Mamma Kimbo, in just her second start, led at every call to win the $300,000 Fantasy Stakes (gr. II) during the Racing Festival of the South at Oaklawn Park April 11.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
With expected favorite On Fire Baby skipping the race, Hall of Fame trainers Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher, and Bill Mott have entered some improving fillies in the $300,000 Fantasy Stakes (gr. II) at Oaklawn Park April 11.Friday, April 06, 2012
Trainer Gary Hartlage said that owner Anita Cauley wants a fresh horse for the Kentucky Oaks, so their multiple graded stakes winner On Fire Baby will not run in either the Fantasy or Arkansas Derby.Thursday, April 05, 2012
Joyful Victory tuned up for next month's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) with her second dominating performance of the Oaklawn Park season in the $285,000 Fantasy Stakes (gr. II) April 10.Sunday, April 10, 2011
Joyful Victory and Arienza headline a field of five for the $300,000 Fantasy Stakes (gr. II) April 10 at Oaklawn Park.Saturday, April 09, 2011