OAK TREE AT SANTA ANITA, Arcadia, CA
|1||Gayego||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A||$180,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Gilded Time - Devils Lake, Lost Code
Sire: Gilded Time, Chestnut, 1990. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $975,980. Lifetime: 533 yearlings sold, median $38,000.
Broodmare Sire: Lost Code, Dark Bay or Brown, 1984. In 2009: 1.46 AEI.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $32,000.
|2||Crown of Thorns||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: C||$60,000|
Sire: Repent , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 5 wins, $1,255,660. Lifetime: 163 yearlings sold, median $8,183. In 2009: .97 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $300,000.
|3||Delta Storm||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: B+||$36,000|
2001 | Bay Gelding | Storm Boot - Talkin to Delta, Diesis (GB)
Sire: Storm Boot, Chestnut, 1989. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 4 wins, $70,510. Lifetime: 356 yearlings sold, median $21,500.
Broodmare Sire: Diesis (GB), Chestnut, 1980.
|1||Gayego||Garrett K. Gomez||Saeed bin Suroor|
|2||Crown of Thorns||Victor Espinoza||Richard E. Mandella|
|3||Delta Storm||Joel Rosario||Mike R. Mitchell|
|4||Cost of Freedom||Tyler Baze||John W. Sadler|
|5||Riley Tucker||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|6||Square Eddie||Rafael Bejarano||Doug F. O'Neill|
|7||Atta Boy Roy||Ricky Frazier||Valorie Lund|
|8||Nikki'sgoldensteed||Joseph Talamo||Robert B. Hess, Jr.|
|9||Supreme Summit||Richard Migliore||Doug F. O'Neill|
|10||Red Arrow (AUS)||Mike E. Smith||John W. Sadler|
Crown of Thorns' first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 23 at Joe and Helen Barbazon's Pleasant Acres Farm near Morristown, Fla.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Grade II winner Atta Boy Roy, one of the fastest Thoroughbreds in Washington state history, capped a brilliant career with a runner-up finish Feb. 1 in the Swift Stakes at Turf Paradise in Phoenix.Friday, February 01, 2013
Patricia Murphy's Irish Toast, the 2009 Washington Broodmare of the Year, has been pensioned and will spend her retirement time at her owner's Time Wise Farm near La Center in the Evergreen State.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Repent, who began his stallion career at John Sykes' CloverLeaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla., will stand in 2013 on the same property, now called Woodford Thoroughbreds. The son of Louis Quatorze's fee is $3,000.Thursday, November 15, 2012
Coil earned his first stakes win since last year's Haskell Invitational and earned a spot in the XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with his upset victory in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) Oct. 6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Trainer Todd Pletcher went to $750,000 Sept. 13 to acquire an attractive son of Giant's Causeway as the top-priced offering during the early portion of the Keeneland September yearling sale's fourth session.Thursday, September 13, 2012
Riley Tucker and Cash Refund figure to be the top two in the $100,000 Aristides Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs. The six-furlong stakes is one of three under the lights under the Twin Spires June 2.Thursday, May 31, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Crown of Thorns had the first mares checked in foal from his introductory book at stud.Friday, March 09, 2012
Retrace the steps of Amazombie in a stellar 2011 campaign.Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Repent, who began his stallion career at John Sykes' CloverLeaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla., will stand in 2012 at CloverLeaf, where he will join his newly retired son, Crown of Thorns, at stud.Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Grade I winner and millionaire Gayego will enter stud in 2012 at the Hunderup family's Norse Ridge Farm near King City, Ontario, Canada.Monday, November 07, 2011
Soul Candy, winner of the California Cup Classic last year when it was held on the Cushion Track at Hollywood Park, is back to defend his title against seven rivals in the $175,000 event on Santa Anita's turf course Oct. 29.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Crown of Thorns, a multiple graded stakes winner, will enter stud in 2012 at John and Susan Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Spendthrift Farm's multiple grade II winner Crown of Thorns has been retired from racing. Breeding plans are undecided.Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Irrefutable, who closed well to finish second behind victorious Amazombie in Santa Anita's Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 8, might have earned himself a shot in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.Sunday, October 09, 2011
With odds-on favorite The Factor cashing it in early, Amazombie closed from last on the far outside to take over past mid-stretch, winning the $250,000 Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Oct. 8.Saturday, October 08, 2011
George Bolton and Fog City Stable's The Factor will continue his preparations for the Breeders' Cup World Championships when he takes on five challengers in the Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 8 at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, October 06, 2011
J. Paul Reddam's grade I winner Square Eddie, who emerged from retirement for a second time earlier this year, worked a bullet three furlongs in :35 3/5 at Santa Anita.Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Jon and Joel recap the Super Derby, and reveal the Dirt Mile Top 5. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.Friday, September 16, 2011
Positive ontrack signals at Emerald Downs, Hastings Park, may add some pop to the 120-yearling WTOBA yearling sale Sept. 6 in Auburn, Wash.Friday, September 02, 2011
The Factor, knocked off the Triple Crown trail by an ankle injury more than four months ago, outfought crack sprinter Smiling Tiger and drew off in the stretch to win the $250,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes (gr. I) at Del Mar.Sunday, August 28, 2011
The Factor will face five older horses in the seven-furlong Pat O'Brien (gr. I) as he makes his first start in more than four months on Sunday, Aug. 28, at Del Mar.Thursday, August 25, 2011
Led by impressive True North Handicap (gr. II) winner Trappe Shot, eight older sprinters will try to catapult to the top of the sprint standings in the $250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap Aug. 7 at Saratoga.Thursday, August 04, 2011
Jason, Tom and Steve Pallardy of TwinSpires.com handicap the talent-laden CCA Oaks and James Marvin this week.Thursday, July 21, 2011
The $100,000 Schuylerville (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies is the feature on opening day of the 40-day Saratoga meet, but the ungraded James Marvin Stakes for older sprinters is the race that has everyone taking notice.Wednesday, July 20, 2011