SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Midships||Margin: 1¾||BRIS: 108||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2005 | Gray or Roan Colt | Mizzen Mast - Interim (GB), Sadler's Wells
Sire: Mizzen Mast , Gray or Roan, 1998. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $554,146. Lifetime: 268 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
Broodmare Sire: Sadler's Wells, Bay, 1981.
|2||Medici Code (GB)||Margin: 3½||BRIS: 106||TrueNicks: B||$30,000|
2004 | Chestnut Gelding | Medicean (GB) - Fiveofive (IRE), Fairy King
Sire: Medicean (GB), Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 6 wins, $786,456. Lifetime: 348 yearlings sold, median $52,941.
Broodmare Sire: Fairy King, Bay, 1982.
Doncaster Breeze Up Sale 2006, $21,948.
Tattersall's December, 2004 Sale of Foals, $39,497.
|3||Artiste Royal (IRE)||Margin: ¾||BRIS: 103||TrueNicks: A++||$18,000|
2001 | Bay Ridgling | Danehill - Agathe, Manila
Sire: Danehill, Bay, 1986. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 4 wins, $321,064. Lifetime: 529 yearlings sold, median $144,174.
Broodmare Sire: Manila, Bay, 1983. In 2009: 1.76 AEI.
|1||Midships||Victor Espinoza||Robert J. Frankel|
|2||Medici Code (GB)||Joel Rosario||Darrell Vienna|
|3||Artiste Royal (IRE)||Rafael Bejarano||Neil D. Drysdale|
|4||Bonjour (NZ)||Joseph Talamo||Steve Knapp|
|5||Spring House||Alex O. Solis||Julio C. Canani|
Temida took command with just over a furlong to run and drew off to an easy two-length victory in the Grosser Preis von Bayern (Ger-I) at Munich Racecourse Aug. 12.Sunday, August 12, 2012
Bourbon Bay, fresh off a convincing win in the Cougar II Handicap (gr. II), returns to turf in the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 28 in San Diego.Friday, August 26, 2011
The Usual Q. T., in his first appearance since placing third in the TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), heads the field for the $150,000 San Gabriel Stakes (gr. IIT) on the second day of the Santa Anita season Dec. 27.Thursday, December 23, 2010
Midships, who developed into a grade I winner following two modest seasons of racing in England, has been retired from racing to stand at Haras de Saint Arnoult in France.Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Odds-on choice Bourbon Bay solidified his hold on the distance turf handicap division in Southern California when he rolled to a 2 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 San Luis Rey Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita March 20.Saturday, March 20, 2010
Bourbon Bay, who shot to the top of the Southern California turf marathon division one month ago, figures to be a strong choice in the $150,000 San Luis Rey Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Santa Anita grass March 20.Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Fifth win for Khalid Abdullah's global operation; won in 1995, 2001-03Monday, January 18, 2010
Trainer Humberto Ascanio says he'll push on in 2010 without his longtime mentor and friend, Hall of Fame member Bobby Frankel, even with the loss of the barn's blue-blood horses from its central client, Juddmonte Farms.Sunday, December 27, 2009
Trainer Mary Hartmann came west looking for firm turf for her star Presious Passion and found what she was looking for. The 6-year-old son of Royal Anthem hooked a paceless field and strolled gate to wire for a 2 1/2-length victory in Oak Tree's $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Oct. 11.Sunday, October 11, 2009
After heavy rains at Belmont Park forced her to make Presious Passion a late scratch from the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT) Oct. 3 at Belmont Park, trainer Mary Hartmann knew exactly what she had to do. She shipped her multiple grade I-winning 6-year-old cross-country to California where she knew she would find the kind of firm footing her star appreciates for a different Hirsch at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, October 08, 2009
Spring House earned a repeat victory in the $250,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) when he came from far off the pace Aug. 30 to catch the outsider Sir Dave by an extremely short nose on the turf.Sunday, August 30, 2009
The top four finishers of Hollywood Park's July 19 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIT), including two-length winner Black Astor, return for the Aug. 30 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) in Southern California.Thursday, August 27, 2009
Monterey Jazz gets back to his favorite distance and is reunited with former jockey David Flores for the $300,000 Del Mar Mile (gr. IIT) Aug. 29.Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Little-known Argentina bred Global Hunter surged past even-money choice Monterey Jazz in upper stretch and held sway for jockey Corey Nakatani to register a 14-1 upset in an eventful $350,000 Eddie Read Stakes (gr. IT) at Del Mar July 25.Saturday, July 25, 2009
Jason and Les Instone from Brisnet preview the Eddie Read Handicap (gr. IT) at Del Mar on July 25. Plus, quick picks for the Coaching Club American Oaks (gr. I).Thursday, July 23, 2009
A little more speed in the lineup and a turf course that's not quite so conducive to front-runners would help trainer John Sadler feel better about the chances of Whatsthescript in the $350,000 Eddie Read Stakes (gr. IT) at July 25, the highlight on the opening weekend of action at Del Mar.Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Black Astor, handed a 10-length lead with a mile to run in the closing-day $142,500 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park, made it stand up over his three rivals July 19.Sunday, July 19, 2009
The lack of horse inventory has troubled the 2009 spring/summer Hollywood Park season from its outset, so it's not surprising that the closing day $150,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIT) July 19 attracted just four horses to the turf course.Thursday, July 16, 2009
Einstein and Gio Ponti are just two of several talented turf horses considering the Aug. 8 race.Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Castleton Lyons' Gio Ponti notched his third consecutive grade I win when he came from off the pace to take the $500,000 Man o' War Stakes at Belmont Park July 11. The 4-year-old son of Tale of the Cat won for the fourth time in five starts on Belmont's turf course.Saturday, July 11, 2009
Castleton Lyons' Gio Ponti, fresh off victories in the Frank Kilroe Mile (gr. IT) and Manhattan Handicap (gr. IT), will shoot for his third consecutive grade I score July 11 in the $500,000 Man o' War Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park.Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Monterey Jazz and jockey Tyler Baze played come and catch me in Hollywood Park's American Handicap (gr. II) July 4 on the grass. Guess what? No one did.Saturday, July 04, 2009
Whatsthescript, a 29-1 upset winner a year ago, will carry high weight of 120 pounds as he defends his title in the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Independence Day program at Hollywood Park.Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Favored Midships gained a clear advantage in the home stretch and held off the surprising Globetrotter by a half-length to score his first grade I victory in the $300,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park June 6.Saturday, June 06, 2009
Midships had things his own way while registering back-to-back grade II victories on the front end at Santa Anita this spring. Chasing his first grade I win in the $300,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap June 6 on the Hollywood Park turf, the Juddmonte Farms homebred is undoubtedly a big threat to do it again.Wednesday, June 03, 2009