OAK TREE AT SANTA ANITA, Arcadia, CA
|1||Life Is Sweet||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A+||$1,080,000|
2005 | Bay Mare | Storm Cat - Sweet Life, Kris S.
Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $570,610. Lifetime: 462 yearlings sold, median $325,000.
Broodmare Sire: Kris S., Dark Bay or Brown, 1977.
|2||Mushka||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$360,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Empire Maker - Sluice, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,400,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2006 Select Yearling Sale, $1,600,000.
|3||Music Note||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: D||$198,000|
2005 | Bay Filly | A.P. Indy - Note Musicale (GB), Sadler's Wells
Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 8 wins, $2,979,815. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
Broodmare Sire: Sadler's Wells, Bay, 1981.
|1||Life Is Sweet||Garrett K. Gomez||John A. Shirreffs|
|2||Mushka||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|3||Music Note||Rajiv Maragh||Saeed bin Suroor|
|4||Proviso (GB)||John R. Velazquez||Robert J. Frankel|
|5||Rainbow View||Julien R. Leparoux||John H. M. Gosden|
|6||Cocoa Beach (CHI)||Richard Migliore||Saeed bin Suroor|
|7||Lethal Heat||Alex O. Solis||Barry Abrams|
|8||Careless Jewel||Robert C. Landry||Josie Carroll|
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
During that time of year when champions are gearing up for their new campaigns, a familiar name popped up at Payson Park. Royal Delta is back on the worktab and prepping for a start in the Feb. 17 Sabin (gr. III).Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Questing and My Miss Aurelia have both made a good case for championship honors.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Calimonco, a multiple stakes winner and the only full brother to Breeders' Cup champions Sweet Catomine and Life is Sweet, will enter stud at Donald and Karen Cohn's Ballena Vista Farm in 2013.Friday, December 14, 2012
Godolphin Racing's Questing, who was eased in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) after showing no inclination to run, was found to have suffered an injury to her eye, though no one knows exactly how it happened.Monday, November 05, 2012
Esther Marr talks with Keeneland Director of Sales Geoffrey Russell. Esther also asks Geoffrey about Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic winner Royal Delta in last year's sale.Monday, November 05, 2012
Comments from the connections of Royal Delta after her win the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Besilu Stables' Royal Delta took control after an early scramble for the lead and never looked back en route to a strong victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Class Included, a big winner in the Pacific Northwest, takes on the top fillies and mares from across the continent for her hopeful Washington connections.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Trainer Bill Mott said Oct. 30 that a cut sustained by Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) favorite Royal Delta on her right hip was superficial and should not pose any problems for the daughter of Empire Maker.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) didn't draw the largest field, but it attracted eight fillies and mares that could put on quite a show in the $2 million event Nov. 2 at Santa Anita Park.Monday, October 29, 2012
The State of Washington will have one of its own to root for in the 2012 Breeders' Cup World Championships. Mike Feuerborn's Class Included is pre-entered in both the Ladies Classic and the Filly & Mare Sprint.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Although owner Benjamin Leon is still leaning heavily toward the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) for Royal Delta, he has decided to pre-enter last year's 3-year-old filly champion in the Classic (gr. I) as well.Monday, October 22, 2012
Trainer Chad Brown sent out undefeated Awesome Feather Oct. 21 at Belmont Park for her penultimate morning work prior to an expected start in the 1 1/8-mile Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I).Sunday, October 21, 2012
Godolphin Racing's multiple grade I winner It's Tricky has been retired with an injury to her right hind ankle.Saturday, October 20, 2012
There's plenty of time between now and pre-entry day on Oct. 22, but based on a survey of several sources, there's a list of six definites, with only one of them based in Southern CaliforniaThursday, October 11, 2012
Favored In Lingerie scored her first grade I victory when she took the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster Stakes by two lengths Oct. 6 at Keeneland in Central Kentucky.Sunday, October 07, 2012
Odds-on choice Grace Hall took command leaving the final turn and drew out to a dominating 5 3/4-length win over four opponents in the $205,600 Indiana Oaks (gr. II). Oct. 6 at Hoosier Park.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Even though there has been talk recently that Royal Delta should tackle males in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), the 4-year-old filly will try instead to win the Ladies' Classic (gr. I) for the second straight year.Friday, October 05, 2012
Flaxman Holdings' Aruna seeks back-to-back wins in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) at Keeneland Oct. 6, facing 12 rivals as she attempts to become just the fourth horse to accomplish the feat.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Steve and Lenny examine the BC Ladies' Classic, Juvenile Fillies, I'll Have Another, Aqueduct and the Illinois Derby. Plus a list of the top 10 things Churchill will do if it take's over NYRA. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Evan recaps the Jockey Club Gold Cup, Beldame, and Awesome Again Stakes from the weekend.Sunday, September 30, 2012
Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott says all four of his Super Saturday horses, including Beldame winner Royal Delta and repeat TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup victor Flat Out will be pointed to the 2012 Breeders' Cup Nov. 2-3.Sunday, September 30, 2012
Royal Delta blew It's Tricky away in the $400,000 Beldame Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, drawing off to a 9 1/2-length victory under wraps.Saturday, September 29, 2012
An interesting mix of talented fillies and mares, headlined by 2012 grade I winners Include Me Out, Love Theway Youare, and Love and Pride, and will go postward in the Sept. 29 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, September 26, 2012