SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Striking Dancer||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A+||$90,000|
2006 | Chestnut Mare | Smart Strike - Dancing Shoes (IRE), Danehill
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Danehill, Bay, 1986.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $750,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $110,000.
|2||Gripsholm Castle||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: B+||$30,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Dynaformer - Randaroo, Gold Case
Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Raced 3 years. 30 starts, 7 wins, $671,207. Lifetime: 555 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Gold Case, Chestnut, 1994.
Agence Francaise De Vente Du Pur-Sang, Deauville August, 2007 Yearling Sale, $348,816.
|3||Floating Heart||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A||$18,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Giant's Causeway - Love Lock, Silver Ghost
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Silver Ghost, Gray, 1982.
Keeneland Association January 2013 Horses of All Ages Sale, $385,000.
|1||Striking Dancer||Alex O. Solis||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|2||Gripsholm Castle||Victor Espinoza||Ben D. A. Cecil|
|3||Floating Heart||Joseph Talamo||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Unrivaled Belle||Kent J. Desormeaux||William I. Mott|
|5||Freedom Star||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|6||Dream Empress||David Romero Flores||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|7||Stardom Bound||Julien R. Leparoux||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|8||Pretty Katherine||Joel Rosario||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|9||Miss Silver Brook||Garrett K. Gomez||Julio C. Canani|
|10||Spirit Seeker||Rafael Bejarano||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|11||Gumption||Mike E. Smith||Bruce Headley|
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
More Chocolate, making her first start on dirt for trainer John Sadler, put away Willa B Awesome in the stretch and shook clear for her first stakes victory in the $150,000 La Canada (gr. II) Jan. 20 at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, January 20, 2013
Already accomplished at both sprints and routes, Book Review will stretch out again in the $150,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 20 at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, January 17, 2013
Journalist Kate Hunter continues her visit with mares in Japan.Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Making her first start around two turns, Include Me Out registered a convincing 4 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Jan. 22.Sunday, January 22, 2012
Versatile filly Great Hot, winner of Keeneland's Raven Run Stakes (gr. II) last fall, will stretch out once again in the $150,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Jan. 22.Thursday, January 19, 2012
Royal Delta brought the second day of the Keeneland November breeding stock auction to an electrifying conclusion when her price soared to $8.5 million in a spectator-packed sale pavilion.Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Freedom Star, seeking her first win since taking the Iowa Distaff in June, is the 3-1 morning line favorite in the $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, the race that wraps up the final day of Breeders' Cup aWednesday, November 02, 2011
Every time he's asked her, trainer Art Sherman says Ultra Blend has met the challenge. In the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I) at Del Mar Aug. 6, the 5-year-old California-bred mare will take her biggest step yet.Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Breeders' Cup winner Unrivaled Belle, who broke her withers after falling backward in the paddock while waiting to be saddled for the Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park June 18, has been retiredSunday, June 19, 2011
One of three chances for Todd Pletcher, Awesome Maria seeks her first grade I win when she faces a small but solid field in the $250,000 Ogden Phipps Handicap.Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Favored Blind Luck overcame a bad stumble at the start to collar Unrivaled Belle in the final strides for half-length win in the $330,900 La Troienne (gr. II) May 6, the first of five graded stakes on Kentucky Oaks Day.Friday, May 06, 2011
Unrivaled Belle, who upset Kentucky Oaks winner Blind Luck in the 2010 BC Ladies Classic, set for a rematch in the La Troienne.Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Odds-on choice Awesome Maria scored her second straight dominating win at Gulfstream Park this season in the $150,000 Rampart Stakes (gr. III) April 2, spoiling the 2011 debut for Unrivaled Belle.Saturday, April 02, 2011
Unrivaled Belle makes her first start since capturing last fall's Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) when she faces six rivals in the Rampart Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park April 2.Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Bloodstock agent Tommy Eastham has opened his EastWynd Sales Agency near Lexington. The firm is accepting new clients.Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Always a Princess reprised her front-running victory over champion Blind Luck last month when she kicked away at the head of the stretch and scored a convincing 3 1/4-length win in the $147,000 La Canada Stakes Feb. 13.Sunday, February 13, 2011
Upset as the odds-on choice by Always a Princess in last month's El Encino Stakes (gr. II), champion filly Blind Luck looks to snap a three-race losing streak in the La Canada Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 13 at Santa Anita.Thursday, February 10, 2011
Reflect on the races that made headlines during 2010.Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Dundalk 5 LLC's Dundalk Dust, the only 3-year-old in the field, rallied from last in a six-horse field to win the $161,250 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares by three lengths at Churchill Downs Nov. 25.Thursday, November 25, 2010
Distinctive Dixie, winner of the Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) earlier this month, will carry top weight of 120 pounds in the $150,000 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs Nov 25.Sunday, November 21, 2010
Eric Mitchell recaps Day 1 of the 2010 Breeders' Cup, including the extracurricular activities of the Marathon.Saturday, November 06, 2010
Photos of the day one winners at the 2010 Breeders' Cup.Saturday, November 06, 2010
2010 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic winner Unrivaled BelleSaturday, November 06, 2010
Unrivaled Belle swept past the leaders at the head of the stretch, staving off favored Blind Luck after opening a big lead to win the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.Friday, November 05, 2010