PIMLICO, Baltimore, MD
|1||Strike a Deal||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: B+||$120,000|
2004 | Bay Horse | Smart Strike - Shag, Dixieland Band
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dixieland Band, Bay, 1980. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
Keeneland 2005 September Yearling Sale, $350,000.
|2||Just as Well||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: B||$40,000|
2003 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | A.P. Indy - No Matter What, Nureyev
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: Nureyev, Bay, 1977. In 2009: 3.57 AEI.
|3||Rahystrada||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A||$22,000|
2004 | Chestnut Gelding | Rahy - Ministrada, Deputy Minister
Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 6 wins, $343,386. Lifetime: 440 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Scratched: Rockaby Bay.
|1||Strike a Deal||Ramon A. Dominguez||Alan E. Goldberg|
|2||Just as Well||Julien R. Leparoux||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|3||Rahystrada||Inez Karlsson||Byron G. Hughes|
|4||Forgotten Dynasty||John R. Velazquez||Seth Benzel|
|5||Baltimore Bob||Vladimir Diaz||John B. Secor|
|6||Nicanor||Robby Albarado||Michael R. Matz|
|7||Wesley||Javier Castellano||Mark A. Hennig|
|8||Picou||Elvis Trujillo||Chad C. Brown|
|9||Coolcullen Times (IRE)||Edgar S. Prado||H. Graham Motion|
|10||Grassy||Garrett K. Gomez||Christophe Clement|
|11||Pick Six||Mike E. Smith||Ernest M. Oare|
|12||Lonely Whistle||Sheldon Russell||Edward Maher|
Calumet Farm's Skyring, winless in 11 starts since a victory at Pimlico Race Course last May, found the winner's circle again at the Maryland track in the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Yesterday
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has three starters in the May 18 Preakness Stakes and five in races on the undercard, including Optimizer and Skyring as part of a 13-horse field for the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).3 days ago
Dynaformer's death in April left a unique void in the American stallion market.
Runner-up as the favorite in the Hollywood Derby (gr. IT), Grandeur will try to become the first 3-year-old since Bien Bien in 1992 to win the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) Dec. 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Nicanor, a stakes-placed full brother to Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Barbaro, will enter stud at Shamrock Farm near Woodbine, Md.Monday, December 10, 2012
Florida Million Day returns to Calder Casino & Race Course for the 11th time Nov. 10, with title defenses in the Bonnie Heath Turf Cup by Bad Debt and the Elmer Heubeck Distaff by My Pal Chrisy highlighting the program.Thursday, November 08, 2012
The second time was the charm for Eldaafer in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) and his connections are hoping that the fourth will be, too.Monday, October 29, 2012
Roger Attfield, inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame this year, will try to add the Sycamore Stakes to his victory ledger when he sends out 10-year-old Musketier in the $100,000 race for 3-year-olds and older.Monday, October 15, 2012
Millionaires Musketier and Rahystrada, with a combined 10 graded stakes victories between them, head a field of seven turf marathoners entered for the $100,000 Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 18 at Keeneland.Sunday, October 14, 2012
Race seven at Laurel Park in Maryland literally went down to the wire Oct. 8 as four horses arrived at the finish line together, resulting in a rather unique climax, a dead heat for first and a dead heat for third.Monday, October 08, 2012
Turbo Compressor and Casino Host, both qualifiers for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) later this fall, will take a test spin over the Santa Anita Park course in the $150,000 John Henry Turf Championship (gr. IIT) Sept. 30.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Ioya Bigtime, staked to a loping lead by Jeffrey Sanchez, refused to buckle under relentless pressure from favored Rahystrada to win the $200,000 Kentucky Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) on the grass course at Kentucky Downs Sept. 15.Saturday, September 15, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs this weekend.Friday, September 14, 2012
Third in last month's Arlington Million (gr. IT), Rahystrada will have a little more ground to deal with as he attempts to defend his title in the $200,000 Kentucky Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) Sept. 15 at Kentucky Downs.Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Under a crafty front-running ride from Ramon Dominguez, Little Mike led every step of the way to claim the 30th running of the $1 million Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 18 on the Arlington Park turf.Saturday, August 18, 2012
Join Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk to talk Arlington Million and the rest of racing for the weekend of August 18.Friday, August 17, 2012
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Arlington Million and talk about Millions day.Thursday, August 16, 2012
A field of 11 is set for the 30th running of the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 18 at Arlington Park, with Phipps Stable's Boisterous installed as the 4-1 morning line favorite.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Arlington Million annually draws a star-studded cast of accomplished runners from all over the globe and this year's edition should be no different, as 11 runners were pre-entered.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Robert Courtney Jr.'s Rahystrada, an 8-year-old Rahy gelding, holds off 9-5 favorite Boisterous by a neck July 14 in the $200,000 Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT). Rahystrada won the Arlington Handicap in 2010.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Phipps Stable's Boisterous, third in the Manhattan Handicap on the Belmont Stakes undercard, will carry high weight as he heads a field of 11 turf specialists in $200,000 Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 14.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Turbo Compressor proved once again that speed can be dangerous. The 4-year-old Halo's Image ridgeling, who makes it a habit of being in front, got out to a narrow lead in the Colonial Turf Cup and won.Saturday, June 16, 2012
Eight-year-old Rahystrada defends his title in the Colonial Turf Cup June 16 at Colonial Downs against a full field that includes five horses that ran in last month's Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Hudson Steele stormed to the lead at the eighth pole then held off his rivals by 2 1/2 lengths in the $300,000 Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT) May 19 at Pimlico Race Course.Saturday, May 19, 2012
One race before trainer Graham Motion saddles Went the Day Well in the May 19 Preakness (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course, he will send out Augustin Stables' Smart Bid, the 7-2 overnight favorite in the Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Thursday, May 17, 2012