OAK TREE AT SANTA ANITA, Arcadia, CA
|1||April Pride (GB)||Margin: 1½||BRIS: 97||TrueNicks: D||$60,000|
2006 | Bay Filly | Falbrav (IRE) - Hasta, Theatrical (IRE)
Sire: Falbrav (IRE), Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 117 yearlings sold, median $67,635.
Broodmare Sire: Theatrical (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1982. In 2009: 2.42 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $120,000.
Goff's Breeze Up Sale for 2 year-olds at Kempton 2008, $52,755.
Tattersall's October 2007 Yearling Sale, ($38,471).
|2||Century Park||Margin: neck||BRIS: 95||TrueNicks: C+||$20,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | General Meeting - Ecclesiastes, Saint Ballado
Sire: General Meeting, Bay, 1988. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 4 wins, $441,125. Lifetime: 108 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Saint Ballado, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
|3||Starlarks (IRE)||Margin: ¾||BRIS: 95||TrueNicks: A++||$12,000|
2006 | Bay Filly | Mujahid - Violet (IRE), Mukaddamah
Sire: Mujahid, Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 173 yearlings sold, median $10,854.
Broodmare Sire: Mukaddamah, Bay, 1988.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $250,000.
Tattersall's October 2007 Yearling Sale, $46,932.
|1||April Pride (GB)||Garrett K. Gomez||James M. Cassidy|
|2||Century Park||Tyler Baze||Bob Baffert|
|3||Starlarks (IRE)||Alex O. Solis||Patrick Gallagher|
|4||Minute Limit (IRE)||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|5||Acting Lady||Rafael Bejarano||Doug F. O'Neill|
|6||Point of Reference||Michael C. Baze||Frank Lucarelli|
|7||Mrs Kipling (IRE)||David Romero Flores||Neil D. Drysdale|
|8||Strawberry Tart||Mike E. Smith||Jeff Bonde|
Noosa Beach was honored as the 2011 Washington Horse of the Year and a champion in two other divisions at the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association awards banquetSunday, February 19, 2012
Jenny's So Great has a chance to add additional luster to her name as she totes co-high weight of 123 pounds in the $400,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (gr. II).Wednesday, September 07, 2011
A full field of a dozen 3-year-old fillies take to the turf for Oak Tree's $100,000 Harold C. Ramser Sr. Handicap (gr. IIIT) Oct. 17 at Hollywood Park.Thursday, October 14, 2010
The ultra-consistent mare Tuscan Evening had no problem handling a little extra distance in the Santa Ana Handicap (gr. IIT), leading all the way for her ninth win in 13 Southern California races March 21 at Santa Anita.Sunday, March 21, 2010
Tuscan Evening, bidding for her ninth win in 13 starts since arriving in the United States last year, faces seven rivals in the $150,000 Santa Ana Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Santa Anita turf course March 21.Thursday, March 18, 2010
Making her first start since a rousing triumph in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) two months ago, Life Is Sweet returns in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Jan. 2.Wednesday, December 30, 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
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
A globetrotting sire and an all-American dam have strikingly similar pedigrees that combined to produce recent graded winner April Pride. Breeding analyst Alan Porter discusses how his "parallel pattern" theory is evident in the filly's pedigree.Wednesday, October 28, 2009
April Pride overcame her outside post and some heavy traffic in the homestretch to post an impressive upset win in Oak Tree's $100,000 Harold C. Ramser Sr. Handicap (gr. IIIT), her American graded stakes debut for trainer James Cassidy Saturday on the Santa Anita grass.Saturday, October 24, 2009
Mrs Kipling, on the comeback trail following a disappointing effort in the American Oaks (gr. IT), returns to action against 10 rivals in Oak Tree's $100,000 Harold C. Ramser Sr. Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Santa Anita Park Oct. 24.Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Jason, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com preview the Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT). Plus picks for the Alabama (gr. I).Thursday, August 20, 2009
American Oaks (gr. IT) runner-up Well Monied heads a full field of 3-year-old fillies for the $350,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) Aug. 22 on the turf at the seaside track.Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Starlarks flew from last for jockey Alex Solis to head Strawberry Tart in the final couple of jumps, winning the San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) in an 11-1 surprise at Del Mar Aug. 1.Saturday, August 01, 2009
Hollywood Oaks (gr. II) winner Carlsbad makes her turf debut as the 120-pound high weight in the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar Aug. 1.Wednesday, July 29, 2009
If this is to be its final renewal, the $700,000 American Oaks (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park is going out in style after drawing 16 entrants for the 1 1/4-mile turf event. The truly intriguing field of 3-year-old fillies includes three international aspirants and four challengers from the East Coast.Thursday, July 02, 2009
Five fillies with graded stakes wins on turf and a pair from renowned European trainer Dermot Weld are among 14 invitees to the $700,000 American Oaks (gr. I) at Hollywood Park July 5.Sunday, June 21, 2009
Well Monied made it look easy in her graded stakes debut, taking over in upper stretch and sprinting home for a 1 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Honeymoon Handicap (gr. IIT) May 31 on the Hollywood Park turf.Sunday, May 31, 2009
The 3-year-old filly turf division in Southern California has been difficult to sort out all year, and it remains a puzzle heading into the $150,000 Honeymoon Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park May 31. Six of the nine 3-year-old fillies entered also ran the Senorita Stakes (gr. IIIT) held earlier this month, although the winner, Mrs Kipling, isn't among them.Thursday, May 28, 2009
The undefeated Arizona firecracker Carlsbad puts her five-race win streak on the line in the $100,000 Railbird Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Hollywood Park May 10.Thursday, May 07, 2009
Favorite Mrs Kipling, allowed to relax much of the way under a confident David Flores, rallied from seventh at the top of the stretch May 3 en route to an easy 2 1/2-length victory over longshot Candilejas in $100,000 Senorita Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park.Sunday, May 03, 2009
Acting Lady, Mrs Kipling, Pasar Silbano and Burg Berg, the first four finishers in that order in the Providencia Stakes (gr. IIT) at one mile on the Santa Anita turf April 4, meet again in the $100,000 Senorita Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park May 3.Thursday, April 30, 2009
English-bred April Pride, fresh off her victory in last month's China Doll Stakes on the Santa Anita turf, ships in from California and was installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite in a wide-open edition of $100,000 Appalachian (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland April 16 .Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Acting Lady, a 20-1 outsider ridden by Victor Espinoza, repelled the charge of American newcomer Mrs Kipling to win the $150,000 Providencia Stakes (gr. IIT) by a half-length in a big surprise on the Santa Anita turf April 4.Saturday, April 04, 2009
Irish-bred import Pasar Silbano, winner of the La Habra Stakes (gr. IIIT) on Santa Anita Park's hillside turf course in her last start Feb. 1, will be among the contenders in the Providencia Stakes (gr. IIT) on April 4.Wednesday, April 01, 2009
Gabby's Golden Gal, trained by Bob Baffert, romped to a 13-length win with Victor Espinoza in the saddle in the $200,000 Sunland Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at New Mexico's Sunland Park March 29.Sunday, March 29, 2009