OAK TREE AT SANTA ANITA, Arcadia, CA
2004 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Chester House - Estala (GB), Be My Guest
Sire: Chester House, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 6 wins, $1,944,545. Lifetime: 87 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
Broodmare Sire: Be My Guest, Chestnut, 1974.
|2||Indian Blessing||Margin: 2||$200,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Indian Charlie - Shameful, Flying Chevron
Sire: Indian Charlie, Bay, 1995. Raced 2 years. 5 starts, 4 wins, $616,120. Lifetime: 502 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Flying Chevron, Dark Bay or Brown, 1992.
2005 | Gray or Roan Mare | Gone West - Zoftig, Cozzene
Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984. Raced 2 years. 17 starts, 6 wins, $682,251. Lifetime: 513 yearlings sold, median $175,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cozzene, Gray, 1980.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $1,400,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, ($190,000).
|1||Ventura||Garrett K. Gomez||Robert J. Frankel|
|2||Indian Blessing||John R. Velazquez||Bob Baffert|
|3||Zaftig||Rafael Bejarano||James A. Jerkens|
|4||Miraculous Miss||Ramon A. Dominguez||Steve Klesaris|
|5||Tizzy's Tune||Alex O. Solis||Ronald L. McAnally|
|6||Intangaroo||Alonso Quinonez||Gary Sherlock|
|7||Magnificience||David Romero Flores||Bruce Headley|
|8||Jazzy (ARG)||Alan Garcia||Mark A. Hennig|
|9||Lady Sprinter||Rene R. Douglas||Juan J. Reviriego|
|10||La Tee||Jon Kenton Court||Mark Glatt|
|11||Dearest Trickski||Mike E. Smith||John W. Sadler|
|12||Dream Rush||Kent J. Desormeaux||William Phipps|
|13||Tiz Elemental||Joel Rosario||Carla Gaines|
Barbara Banke's Dreaming of Julia, named after her daughter, has certainly made her presence known along the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) trail.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Stonestreet Stables' homebred Dreaming of Julia left her connections dreaming of victory in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) when she devastated the $300,000 Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II) March 30 at Gulfstream Park by 21 3/4 lengths.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap a few choice races from the Breeders' Cup providing insight from past performances and on site impressions. The Classic will be covered in tomorrow's show.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Heavily-favored Dreaming of Julia held off My Happy Face in a gritty stretch battle to win the $400,000 Frizette Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park Oct. 6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Stakes-placed Spaniard has been retired from racing and will stand the 2012 breeding season at Gardiner Farms near Caledon, Ontario, Canada.Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Indian Charlie, sire of multiple champions, was euthanized the morning of Dec. 15.Thursday, December 15, 2011
Zaftig, winner of the 2008 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) and in foal to Candy Ride, brought $1.4 million and became the highest-priced horse sold so far during the Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale.Sunday, November 06, 2011
Sweet Dreams, a daughter of Bernadini, brought the sweet price of $500,000 during the second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select sale of 2-year-olds in training in Central Florida.Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Two-time champion Indian Blessing gave birth to her first foal Jan. 30 when she produced a, a dark bay/brown colt by three-time grade I winner Zensational, according to Hill 'n' Dale Farms.Tuesday, February 01, 2011
The catalog is out for what traditionally is the fanciest juvenile auction, the Fasig-Tipton Florida sale. Here is a list of some of the 2-year-olds that are close relatives to top racehorses.Thursday, January 27, 2011
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Top 2-year-old colt Uncle Mo has to share some of the juvenile spotlight as newcomer Comma to the Top makes 2010 a bright year for the Indian Charlie sire line.
The Breeders' Cup Pre-Entries are out. Evan looks at the Filly and Mare Sprint, Filly and Mare Turf, Dirt Mile and Classic.Thursday, October 28, 2010
Rank the past winners of the Woodbine Mile. Compare your rankings to the rest of the BloodHorse.com community.Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Veteran California owner Tom Mankiewicz died July 31 after a bout with cancer.Sunday, August 01, 2010
Sweet Life, a daughter of Kris S. who is the dam of champion Sweet Catomine and grade I winner Life Is Sweet, was named Kentucky Broodmare of the Year.Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Proudest Romeo, sire of grade I winner Dearest Trickski, died Nov. 7 because of complications from abdominal problems.Thursday, February 25, 2010
Fifth win for Khalid Abdullah's global operation; won in 1995, 2001-03Monday, January 18, 2010
Trainer Humberto Ascanio says he'll push on in 2010 without his longtime mentor and friend, Hall of Fame member Bobby Frankel, even with the loss of the barn's blue-blood horses from its central client, Juddmonte Farms.Sunday, December 27, 2009
For the second day in a row, the barn of the late Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel scored a grade I victory on the Hollywood Park turf. On Nov. 28 Ventura captured the $300,000 Matriarch in a stakes record time by 1 3/4 lengths.Saturday, November 28, 2009
Ventura, one of the leading stars for the late trainer Bobby Frankel and Juddmonte Farms during the past two years, goes for her fourth grade I victory against six rivals in the Nov. 28 Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park.Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Two-time champion Indian Blessing has been retired from racing and booked to recently retired Zensational.Friday, November 13, 2009
Ventura, a multiple grade I stakes winner who finished second in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) at Santa Anita, is expected to return in Hollywood Park's $300,000 Matriarch (gr. IT) on Nov. 28.Thursday, November 12, 2009
Informed Decision, Augustin Stable's daughter of Monarchos, rolls in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I). The big gray filly is now seven for seven on synthetic surfaces and improved her record at seven furlongs to 7-6-0-1.Friday, November 06, 2009
Augustin Stable's Informed Decision faces a much-anticipated rematch with Ventura Nov. 6 in the $1-million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint at Santa Anita Park. When the two tangled back in April on Keeneland's Polytrack, Informed Decision defeated Ventura by a head in the Vinery Madison Stakes (gr. I).Wednesday, November 04, 2009
Ventura, who will be trying to win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint for the second consecutive year Nov. 6, was made the 8-5 morning line favorite in the Nov. 3 post position draw for the World Championships at Santa Anita Park. The Juddmonte Farms homebred, which likes to come from behind, is on the far outside in the field of nine and will be ridden by Garrett Gomez.Tuesday, November 03, 2009