PRAIRIE MEADOWS, Altoona, IA
|1||Fort Larned||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A++||$180,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | E Dubai - Arlucea, Broad Brush
Sire: E Dubai , Bay, 1998. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $920,800. Lifetime: 315 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
Broodmare Sire: Broad Brush, Bay, 1983.
|2||Successful Dan||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Successful Appeal - Lisa Danielle, Wolf Power (SAF)
Sire: Successful Appeal , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 8 wins, $654,681. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 2.11 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Wolf Power (SAF), Gray, 1978. In 2009: 1.30 AEI.
|3||Awesome Gem||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A||$30,000|
2003 | Chestnut Gelding | Awesome Again - Piano, Pentelicus
Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 9 wins, $4,374,590. Lifetime: 319 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2005 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $150,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2004 Select Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|1||Fort Larned||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Ian R. Wilkes|
|2||Successful Dan||Julien R. Leparoux||Charles Lopresti|
|3||Awesome Gem||David Romero Flores||Craig Dollase|
|4||Shadowbdancing||Israel Ocampo||Terrel Gore|
|5||Taptowne||Perry Compton||Michael L. Reavis|
|6||Headache||Ramon A. Dominguez||Michael J. Maker|
Take Charge Indy, six-length winner of the Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) on Kentucky Oaks Day, is to make his next start in the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) June 15 at Churchill Downs, according to trainer Pat Byrne.3 days ago
Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who won the Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT)) on the Keeneland turf in his 2013 debut, breezed five furlongs in a bullet :59 3/5 over the main track April 24.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
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.
Blue Grass winner Java's War is the latest horse to go last to first during the Keeneland spring meet.Sunday, April 14, 2013
Oaklawn Park specialist Cyber Secret ran away with the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) for track owner Charles Cella April 13 as heavily favored Fort Larned folded.Saturday, April 13, 2013
An unfortunate stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) last month cost Fort Larned his seasonal debut, but the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner is back in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II).Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Charlie LoPresti talks about Wise Dan and Successful Dan at Keeneland on 4/2/2013.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Trainer Ian Wilkes said he is leaning toward the Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) for Fort Larned after last fall's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner breezed an easy half-mile at Palm Meadows Training Center March 21.Thursday, March 21, 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
Evan Hammonds recaps the victories of Verrazano, Hear the Ghost, and the stumble of Fort Larned.Sunday, March 10, 2013
Fort Larned came out of his bad stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9 with a grabbed quarter, but otherwise escaped further injury, trainer Ian Wilkes reported the following morning.Sunday, March 10, 2013
E. Paul Robsham Stables' Discreet Dancer picked up the pieces of an incident-marred running of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9, when Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned stumbled at the start.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Fort Larned, who has not started since his gutsy victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), will face five opponents when he makes his 5-year-old debut March 9 in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. I).Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned was assigned high weight of 124 pounds for his first of 2013 in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9 in south Florida.Sunday, March 03, 2013
Wise Dan, Morton Fink's 2012 Horse of the Year, turned in his second work of the season at Keeneland March 2, a four-furlong move in :49 1/5. Stablemates Turallure and Successful Dan are also training well.Sunday, March 03, 2013
Defending Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) winner Mucho Macho Man will miss the March 9 event because of a mild virus, owner Dean Reeves confirmed Feb. 28.Thursday, February 28, 2013
Reeves Thoroughbreds' multi-millionare Mucho Macho Man breezed five furlongs in 1:02 the morning of Feb. 23 at Gulfstream Park, prepping for a probable start in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) on March 9.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Horse of the Year finalist Fort Larned breezed a half-mile in 48 2/5 on the morning of Jan. 18 at Palm Meadows Training Center, his first recorded workout since his victory in last fall's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Friday, January 18, 2013
Leading Horse of the Year candidate Wise Dan returned to the track Jan. 7 following some turnout time at trainer Charlie Lopresti's Forest Lane Farm near Lexington, joining Successful Dan and Turallure.Thursday, January 10, 2013
Steve Haskin breaks down the three finalists for 2012 Horse of the Year.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Finalists for the 2012 Eclipse Awards were announced Jan 5, with Fort Larned, I'll Have Another, and Wise Dan leading the 17 categories as nominees for Horse of the Year.Monday, January 07, 2013
Reeves Thoroughbred Racing's 5-year-old Mucho Macho Man worked a bullet five furlongs in :58 3/5 the morning of Jan. 5 at Gulfstream Park, with regular exercise rider Nick Petro, Jr. in the irons.Saturday, January 05, 2013
Fort Larned, jockey Ramon Dominguez, trainer Todd Pletcher, and owner Midwest Thoroughbreds are the year-end leaders for 2012.Monday, December 31, 2012