PIMLICO, Baltimore, MD
|1||Rachel Alexandra||Margin: 1||BRIS: 106||TrueNicks: A++||$660,000|
2006 | Bay Filly | Medaglia d'Oro - Lotta Kim, Roar
Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 8 wins, $5,754,720. Lifetime: 393 yearlings sold, median $120,000.
Broodmare Sire: Roar, Bay, 1993.
|2||Mine That Bird||Margin: ½||BRIS: 105||TrueNicks: A+||$220,000|
Sire: Birdstone , Bay, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $1,575,600. Lifetime: 151 yearlings sold, median $21,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2007 Yearling Sale, $9,500.
|3||Musket Man||Margin: 2½||BRIS: 104||TrueNicks: A||$121,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Yonaguska - Fortuesque, Fortunate Prospect
Sire: Yonaguska, Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Raced 3 years. 18 starts, 6 wins, $536,355. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $22,000.
Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: 1.47 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds Sale 2008, ($35,000).
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $15,000.
|1||Rachel Alexandra||Calvin H. Borel||Steven M. Asmussen|
|2||Mine That Bird||Mike E. Smith||Bennie L. Woolley, Jr.|
|3||Musket Man||Eibar Coa||Derek S. Ryan|
|4||Flying Private||Alan Garcia||D. Wayne Lukas|
|5||Big Drama||John R. Velazquez||David Fawkes|
|6||Papa Clem||Rafael Bejarano||Gary Stute|
|7||Terrain||Jeremy Rose||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|8||Luv Gov||Jamie Theriot||D. Wayne Lukas|
|9||General Quarters||Julien R. Leparoux||Thomas R. McCarthy|
|10||Friesan Fire||Gabriel Saez||J. Larry Jones|
|11||Pioneerof the Nile||Garrett K. Gomez||Bob Baffert|
|12||Tone It Down||Kent J. Desormeaux||William R. Komlo|
|13||Take the Points||Edgar S. Prado||Todd A. Pletcher|
Through the remainder of the year, I am going to recount some of my most memorable experiences/moments in racing over the past 40 years. We begin with Rachel Alexandra's victory in the 2009 Woodward Stakes.Yesterday
Dr. Larry Bramalge is back as the AAEP on-call vet for the final Triple Crown race after sitting out the first two following an incident at Churchill Downs.Friday, June 07, 2013
When glory has worn off the winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) after a different horse comes along to claim the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) becomes anybody's race to win.Thursday, June 06, 2013
While the biggest wagering card of the year saw a 1% decline in handle, U.S. racing managed to register a strong month of May as pari-mutuel handle was up 3.57% compared with the same month last year.Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Dual grade I winner and first-crop sire Pioneerof the Nile saw his first winner May 12 as juvenile filly Zarnica won her first start in a 1,000-meter race in Russia at the Rostov-On-Don Hippodrome.Thursday, May 23, 2013
From a field of 19 for the Kentucky Derby, the runners now number nine for the Preakness. This year Departing, Titletown Five, and Govenor Charlie opted to forego the Run for the Roses to chase black-eyed Susans instead.Saturday, May 18, 2013
While in recent years horse racing has made strides toward drug reform and uniform medication rules, one only need look at its biggest series, the Triple Crown, to see a lack of consistency.Friday, May 17, 2013
Doug O'Neill, the trainer who won 2012 Preakness Stakes with I'll Have Another is back with GoldencentsFriday, May 17, 2013
Trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. says throw out the Kentucky Derby...and asks the Archbishop of Baltimore for a favor.Friday, May 17, 2013
The connections of five horses who finished behind Orb in Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hope their starter can become 20th horse since 1973 to win the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after coming up short in Derby.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Sunland Derby (gr. III) winner Govenor Charlie had a routine first morning at Pimlico Race Course May 16, going to the track shortly after 6 o'clock for some exercise.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Trainer Tom Amoss and his gray colt Mylute went in different directions May 16 in their respective journeys from Churchill Downs to Pimlico Race Course.Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Hall of Fame trainer had the crowd laughing at the Alibi Breakfast, held before the Preakness Stakes, at Pimlico.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Todd Quast of GoldMark Farm discusses Mylute's chances in the Preakness.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Illinois Derby winner Departing on the backside of Pimlico on May 16.Thursday, May 16, 2013
Two charitable entities of The Jockey Club Foundation will benefit from a sponsorship arrangement between the Maserati car company and Orb, the even-money favorite for the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Thursday, May 16, 2013
The name Preakness has been right at the top of the racing vernacular for years, as the second leg of the Triple Crown, yet many people have no idea what or who Preakness is.Wednesday, May 15, 2013
To Brennan, success is a result of teamwork and talent. Along with wife, Stephanie, Niall operates Niall Brennan Stables in Ocala, Fl. where Kentucky Derby winner Orb received his initial training as a young colt.Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Hialeah Park Casino announced May 14 the return of full card simulcasting on Preakness Day, May 18, and every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday thereafter.Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Santa Anita Derby winner appears to have bounced out of the Kentucky Derby in great shape.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Retirement Assistance and Care for Equine Fund (R.A.C.E. Fund), a 501 C 3 non-profit organization, launches its spring fund drive with an online auction on eBay May 25 at 8 p.m. The auction ends June 1.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas plans a three-horse attack on Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Orb in the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I). His trio of Oxbow, Titletown Five, and Will Take Charge arrive at Pimlico May 14.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Kevin Krigger has never won a Triple Crown race, but he admits it's on his bucket list. May 18, he could become the first African-American jockey to win the Preakness in 115 years since Willie Simms' victory in 1898.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Horse Racing Radio Network, a Lexington-based broadcast organization, announced May 14 they will provide eight hours of Preakness Stakes (gr. I) coverage live from Pimlico Race Course beginning Friday, May 17.Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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.