OAK TREE AT SANTA ANITA, Arcadia, CA
|1||Zenyatta||Margin: 1||BRIS: 109||TrueNicks: A||$2,700,000|
2004 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Street Cry (IRE) - Vertigineux, Kris S.
Sire: Street Cry (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Raced 3 years. 12 starts, 5 wins, $5,150,837. Lifetime: 399 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
Broodmare Sire: Kris S., Dark Bay or Brown, 1977.
Keeneland 2005 September Yearling Sale, $60,000.
|2||Gio Ponti||Margin: 1¼||BRIS: 108||TrueNicks: A+||$900,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Tale of the Cat - Chipeta Springs, Alydar
Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $360,900. Lifetime: 1075 yearlings sold, median $63,018.
Broodmare Sire: Alydar, Chestnut, 1975.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2007, ($45,000).
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, ($95,000).
|3||Twice Over (GB)||Margin: ¾||BRIS: 107||TrueNicks: B+||$495,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Observatory - Double Crossed (GB), Caerleon
Sire: Observatory, Chestnut, 1997. Raced 3 years. 10 starts, 6 wins, $539,786. Lifetime: 119 yearlings sold, median $23,087.
Broodmare Sire: Caerleon, Bay, 1980.
Scratched: Quality Road.
|1||Zenyatta||Mike E. Smith||John A. Shirreffs|
|2||Gio Ponti||Ramon A. Dominguez||Christophe Clement|
|3||Twice Over (GB)||Thomas P. Queally||Henry Cecil|
|4||Summer Bird||Kent J. Desormeaux||Tim A. Ice|
|5||Colonel John||Garrett K. Gomez||Eoin G. Harty|
|6||Richard's Kid||Alex O. Solis||Bob Baffert|
|7||Awesome Gem||David Romero Flores||Craig Dollase|
|8||Regal Ransom||Richard Migliore||Saeed bin Suroor|
|9||Mine That Bird||Calvin H. Borel||Bennie L. Woolley, Jr.|
|10||Rip Van Winkle (IRE)||John Patrick Murtagh||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|11||Einstein (BRZ)||Julien R. Leparoux||Helen Pitts|
|12||Girolamo||Alan Garcia||Saeed bin Suroor|
Odds-on choice Last Gunfighter collared pacesetter Eighttofasttocatch in the final furlong and drew off by 4 1/4 lengths for his sixth consecutive victory May 17 in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (gr. III) in Baltimore, Md.4 days ago
Eric Kronfeld, who made his mark in both the music and racing inudstries, died May 15 of cancer in New York. Kronfeld, under his Maverick Productions, bred Zenyatta, one of the most popular racehorses in history.6 days ago
by Anne Peters
Black Caviar raced from ages 2 to 6 with 25 starts, and was never beaten. She's just been retired, and thoughts now turn to which stallion her owners will send her to in the upcoming breeding season.
John Gunther's Last Gunfighter, who has won five in a row since his maiden victory last October, will invade Maryland and face mostly locally based horses in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (gr. III) May 1.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Kentucky Derby winners Funny Cide (left) and Mine That Bird, in paddock at Churchill Downs.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Now that the post positions have been drawn, Steve comments on the pace scenario. Plus Funny Cide and Mine That Bird.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Cyber Secret has not won on the dirt at Churchill Downs, but fresh off a 5 3/4-length victory in the April 13 Oaklawn Handicap, trainer Lynn Whiting is willing to put his unbeaten season on the line.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Rudy Rodriguez would like to celebrate the 10th anniversary of New York-based gelding Funny Cide winning the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) by sending out New York-based gelding Vyjack to a Derby victory.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Climbing like the temperature, the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training continued its record march April 24, posting another day of positive returns.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
An interview with new trainer Will VanMeter, Mike Smith's visit with Zenyatta, and a stop at Patchen Wilkes Farm to visit Lisa Danielle, dam of 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Successful Dan, coming back off a layoff of nearly 10 months, dictated an easy pace and held off the pursuing Boisterous in the final furlong to post a one-length victory in the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) April 21 at Keeneland.Sunday, April 21, 2013
A full brother to Horse of the Year Zenyatta was foaled April 9 at Ashford Stud in Lexington, according to Coolmore, which owns broodmare Vertigineux.Saturday, April 20, 2013
There was a time when "the other Dan" was Wise Dan, who went on to become Horse of the Year. On April 21 fans will witness the return of the original, Successful Dan, in the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland.Thursday, April 18, 2013
by Anne Peters
Awesome Again is one of the most consistent sires of high-class runners in North America.
Classic winner and champion Animal Kingdom will stand for Aus$38,500 (about $40,000 in U.S. funds) when he enters stud this year at John Messara's Arrowfield Stud in Australia.Monday, April 15, 2013
Mine That Bird, winner of the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will arrive at the Kentucky Derby Museum for an extended stay April 15 at 11 a.m.Sunday, April 14, 2013
Supercharger, the dam of 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Super Saver, delivered a healthy colt by champion sire Tiznow April 11 at 11:50 p.m. at Hill 'n' Dale Fam in Lexington, Ky.Saturday, April 13, 2013
Jay Robbins, the only trainer to win consecutive runnings of the Breeders' Cup Classic(gr. I), has announced his retirement after more than four decades.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Twin Creek Racing Stables' Graydar, back-to-back winner of the Donn Handicap (gr. I) and New Orleans Handicap (gr. II), will be sidelined for about 60 days after undergoing surgery to remove a chip from his left front ankle.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Claire Novak catches up with the connections of Wise Dan, Richard's Kid, Ramsey Farm, and Daisy Devine.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Zenyatta, the 2010 Horse of the Year, produced her second foal April 1, Team Zenyatta confirmed via Twitter.Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Japan's brilliant filly Gentildonna begins her international campaign March 30 in the $5 million Longines Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) undercard at Meydan.Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Sky Kingdom, on the comeback trail for trainer Bob Baffert, spurted away from challenger Oilisblackgold in the stretch to easily record his first stakes victory in the marathon Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 23, 2013
Calidoscopio makes his first appearance since he scored a major upset in last fall's Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) when he takes on seven opponents in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) March 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
After monitoring Fort Larned for the past few days, trainer Ian Wilkes said he is pleased with the manner in which the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic winner has emerged from his fall in the March 9 Gulfstream Park Handicap.Wednesday, March 13, 2013