SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Flashmans Papers (GB)||Margin: ½||$45,870|
2006 | Bay Colt | Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Franglais (GER), Lion Cavern
Sire: Exceed And Excel (AUS), Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 671 yearlings sold, median $81,822.
Broodmare Sire: Lion Cavern, Chestnut, 1989.
Doncaster Bloodstock St. Leger 2007 Yearling Sale, $80,307.
Tattersall's December, 2006 Sale of Foals, $60,307.
|2||Kelly Leak||Margin: 1¼||$15,290|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Runaway Groom - Hasty Appeal, World Appeal
Sire: Runaway Groom, Gray, 1979. Raced 2 years. 18 starts, 6 wins, $347,537. Lifetime: 450 yearlings sold, median $16,500.
Broodmare Sire: World Appeal, Chestnut, 1980. In 2009: 1.10 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $110,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2007 Selected Sale of Yearlings, $29,000.
|3||Congor Bay||Margin: neck||$9,174|
2006 | Bay Horse | Speightstown - Pico Teneriffe, Red Ransom
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Red Ransom, Bay, 1987.
|1||Flashmans Papers (GB)||Rafael Bejarano||Doug F. O'Neill|
|2||Kelly Leak||Victor Espinoza||Michael Machowsky|
|3||Congor Bay||Joel Rosario||Mark E. Casse|
|4||Oil Man (IRE)||Mike E. Smith||John W. Sadler|
|5||Miguel's Mascot||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||J. Eric Kruljac|
|6||Tiz True||Alex O. Solis||David E. Hofmans|
|7||Scorpio Dog||Clinton L. Potts||Paula S. Capestro|
|8||Back At You||Garrett K. Gomez||Eddie Truman|
Two time Eclipse Award winning jockey Garrett Gomez, in his second comeback attempt since fracturing his left heel in a paddock mishap Jan. 8, piloted Kelly Leak to a second-place finish in Santa Anita's fifth race.Thursday, March 22, 2012
Aiming for her fourth grade I victory, Turbulent Descent will start as the heavy favorite against eight opponents in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes at Santa Anita Dec. 31.Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Eswan Flores, already a winner on Quarter Horses, gets his first Thoroughbred victory July 4 over the Hollywood Park turf course. It was the Mexico native's first ride ever over a grass course.Monday, July 04, 2011
The Usual Q. T., winner of the 2009 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT), returns to Hollywood Park on Easter Sunday, April 24, for the $100,000 Inglewood Handicap (gr. IIIT) against five rivals.Thursday, April 21, 2011
Looking for his first victory in nearly two years, Canadian classic winner Marlang joins a seven-horse field for the $100,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT), the traditional closing-day feature at Hollywood Park July 18.Thursday, July 15, 2010
Bold Chieftain, a 16-time winner of more than $1.4 million, is on one of the best form cycles of his six-year career as he prepares to race in the $150,000 San Francisco Mile Stakes (gr. IIT) at Golden Gate Fields April 24.Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Phipps Stable's homebred Gone Astray wrapped up his first graded stakes victory in a big way, as he drew off in the stretch to score in the $1-million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) by 9 1/4 lengths Sept. 7 at Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack.Monday, September 07, 2009
Nine 3-year-olds will face off in the $1-million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) Sept. 7 at Philadelphia Park Casino and Racetrack, led by Zayat Stables' Soul Warrior, the 3-1 morning line favorite.Saturday, September 05, 2009
Papa Clem faced plenty of hurdles during his Triple Crown campaign, and the road doesn't figure to get much easier when he makes his turf debut against a strong field in the $350,000 Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) Sept. 6.Thursday, September 03, 2009
Ashbrook Farm's Reb, winner of the three straight including the American Derby (gr. IIT), and Irish invader Black Bear Island, who has a group II victory in England this season, lead a wide-open field of 11 in the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) for 3-year-olds Aug. 8 on the Arlington Park turf.Wednesday, August 05, 2009
Well Armed makes his first start since his record 14-length romp in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) when he takes on eight rivals in the $250,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) at Del Mar Aug. 2.Thursday, July 30, 2009
Del Mar begins its 70th season of racing July 22 with the traditional opening-day feature, the $100,000 Oceanside Stakes, headlining the 10-race card.Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Last at the sixteenth pole, Reb unleashed a furious drive under jockey Julien Leparoux to nail No Inflation at the wire to win Arlington Park's $300,000 American Derby by a head in his stakes debut July 11.Saturday, July 11, 2009
Virginia Tarra Trust's homebred Giant Oak, successful in his seasonal turf debut while winning the Arlington Classic last out, will look for his first graded stakes win July 11 in the $300,000 American Derby (gr. II) at Arlington Park.Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Oil Man struck graded gold for the first time when he surged past his rivals with a big late kick in the $100,000 Cinema Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Hollywood Park turf June 21.Sunday, June 21, 2009
Elusive Bluff, who won both of his starts as a 2-year-old but has not raced since Oct. 1, returns to action in the $100,000 Cinema Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park June 21.Thursday, June 18, 2009
Some of the 3-year-olds entered in the $150,000 Central Bank Transylvania (gr. IIIT) made brief stops on the Triple Crown trail and are now switching gears. Others began their careers on dirt but have recently found success on turf. Whatever the individual case may be, it has made for an interesting field of eight in Keeneland's feature race April 3, which is opening day of the Lexington racetrack's 15-day spring meet.Tuesday, March 31, 2009
There are three ways of looking at the Florida Derby (gr. I): the best horse won, the best horse finished second, and both horses ran sensational races and established themselves as major Kentucky Derby contenders. The consensus would have to be number three.Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Favored Kelly Leak took the overland route for jockey Mike Smith to register a 1 1/2-length win in the $900,000 Sunland Derby before 16,388 at New Mexico's Sunland Park March 29.Sunday, March 29, 2009
Mayor Marv, one of two colts entered by trainer Bob Baffert, is the morning-line favorite for the $800,000 Sunland Park Derby March 29. It's the New Mexico racetrack's richest race.Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Pioneerof the Nile, heading into the $200,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 14 as the West Coast's top Triple Crown contender, takes on an ambitious group of six up-and-coming colts at Santa Anita.Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Battle of Hastings, an English-bred import making his second North American start for trainer Jeff Mullins, overhauled favored Flashmans Papers inside the final furlong en route to a 7-1 surprise in the $100,000 Baldwin Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Santa Anita hillside turf course March 1.Sunday, March 01, 2009
On March 1, Brother Keith will make his grass debut against seven rivals in the $100,000 Baldwin Stakes (gr. IIIT) on Santa Anita's downhill turf course. The 6 1/2-furlong sprint is the feature on Santa Anita's nine-race program.Friday, February 27, 2009
The Pamplemousse, who knocked off favored Square Eddie by two lengths in winning the San Rafael Stakes (gr. III) last month, heads a dozen 3-year-olds entered for the $200,000 Sham Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Feb. 28.Wednesday, February 25, 2009
An intriguing field of 10 3-year-olds was entered for the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 16 at Santa Anita, including the top three finishers from the San Pedro Stakes last month, two horses each from the barns of Bob Baffert and Jeff Mullins, and the Candy Ride filly Evita Argentina, who was second in the Santa Ynez (gr. II) last out and will look to make history by winning the 62-year-old event for the first time since 1947.Friday, February 13, 2009