SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Tap It Light||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2004 | Chestnut Gelding | General Meeting - Popular Opinion, Half a Year
Sire: General Meeting, Bay, 1988. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 4 wins, $441,125. Lifetime: 108 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Half a Year, Chestnut, 1984. In 2009: 1.02 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited October Yearling Sale 2005, $5,000.
|2||Rendezvous||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A+||$20,000|
2006 | Chestnut Horse | Victory Gallop - Halo Babe, Southern Halo
Sire: Victory Gallop, Bay, 1995. Raced 3 years. 17 starts, 9 wins, $3,505,895. Lifetime: 239 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Southern Halo, Bay, 1983.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($4,500).
|3||Eagle Poise||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$12,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Empire Maker - Reams of Verse, Nureyev
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Nureyev, Bay, 1977. In 2009: 3.57 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $65,000.
|1||Tap It Light||Tyler Baze||Mike R. Mitchell|
|2||Rendezvous||Joel Rosario||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|3||Eagle Poise||Mike E. Smith||William I. Mott|
|4||Philatelist||Rafael Bejarano||Humberto Ascanio|
|5||Quindici Man||Martin Garcia||Craig Anthony Lewis|
|6||Snowmaster||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||H. Graham Motion|
|7||Unusual Suspect||Alonso Quinonez||Barry Abrams|
|8||High Court Drama (IRE)||Chantal Sutherland||Doug F. O'Neill|
Unusual Suspect won six stakes races in California and one in Australia, highlighted by the 2010 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT), during a 72-race career.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
The longest race at Santa Anita Park, the closing day San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT), was settled by about an inch when Bourbon Bay came from far out of it at the quarter pole to tag Eagle Poise at the wire.Sunday, April 22, 2012
Bourbon Bay will start as an overwhelming favorite in the marathon $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT) as the curtain comes down on Santa Anita Park for the 75th season April 22.Thursday, April 19, 2012
A field of 16 runners, led by five grade/group I winners, will enter the starting gate for the $250,000 Dubai City of Gold Sponsored by Skywards (UAE-IIT) at Meydan Racecourse March 10.Thursday, March 08, 2012
A six-time group/graded stakes winner and a veteran of 44 career starts, 10-year-old Musketier returns for yet another season when he opens up his 2012 campaign in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 26.Thursday, February 23, 2012
The 1 3/4-mile Valedictory Stakes (Can-III) came down to just a head when distance-loving Eagle Poise outfought Harrods Creek in deep stretch to capture the $150,388 event on Woodbine's closing day Dec. 4.Sunday, December 04, 2011
Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) winner Afleet Again is the headliner in the $150,000 Valedictory Stakes (Can-III) Dec. 4 at Woodbine, but for those looking for a better price there are reasons to look elsewhere.Thursday, December 01, 2011
Juniper Pass needed every yard of the San Juan Capistrano Handicap's 1 3/4-mile distance, getting up with a desperate lunge to defeat Imponente Purse by a head to drop the curtain on the 2010-11 Santa Anita season April 17.Sunday, April 17, 2011
With no standout for the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap (gr. IIT), 10 trainers are taking a shot in Santa Anita's traditional closing-day turf feature April 17.Thursday, April 14, 2011
A fast-closing fourth in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), Soul Candy seeks his first graded stakes win in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) at the marathon 1 1/2-mile distance March 26 at Santa Anita.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Game On Dude survived a 12-minute stewards' inquiry to win the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) by a nose over Setsuko March 5, making Chantal Sutherland the first female jockey to win the race in 74 renewals.Saturday, March 05, 2011
Who will win the 2011 Santa Anita Handicap? Will Twirling Candy keep on rolling? Will First Dude break through? Or will it be another Dude from Bob Baffert's barn?Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Making his stakes debut for hot trainer John Sadler, little-known Gladding dictated an easy pace and refused to give way in the stretch to capture the $150,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 6.Sunday, February 06, 2011
Aggie Engineer, a sharp stakes winner in his two most recent starts, looks for his fourth straight victory in the $150,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II), the featured race on Super Bowl Sunday at Santa Anita Feb. 6.Thursday, February 03, 2011
Bourbon Bay, the West Coast's premier turf marathoner for most of 2010, takes on last season's late-developing Champ Pegasus in the $150,000 San Marcos Stakes (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 17.Saturday, January 15, 2011
The tactics differed but the results remained the same for favored Aggie Engineer, who used a stalking trip to capture the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 8 in his first start on Santa Anita's new dirt track.Saturday, January 08, 2011
Aggie Engineer, whose soft early pace set him up for the first graded win of his career last month, could get a similar scenario Jan. 8 when the Paddy Gallagher trainee faces five rivals in the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes.Wednesday, January 05, 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
Imco Spirit, a 9-1 outsider, completed his rise from $12,500 claimer to stakes winner in three months with a track-record victory in the $218,000 Zia Park Distance Championship Dec. 5 in Hobbs, N.M.Sunday, December 05, 2010
Dakota Phone, the only California-based horse to win a Breeders' Cup race last month, will return Dec. 4 in the $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park.Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Unusual Suspect snapped his 16-race losing streak when he overcame pacesetter Temple City in the final strides to win the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT) Nov. 13 at Hollywood Park.Saturday, November 13, 2010
Grade II winner Treat Gently can become just the second female in 28 renewals to win the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT) on the turf course at Hollywood Park Nov. 13.Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Soul Candy made a success of his first synthetic start when he ran down favored Enriched in deep stretch to win the $150,000 California Cup Classic going away by 1 1/4 lengths Oct. 30 at Hollywood Park.Saturday, October 30, 2010
A reduced California Cup program featuring seven stakes for state-bred horses worth a total of $700,000 are on tap for the Oak Tree Racing Association's 21st annual event to be held at Hollywood Park Oct. 30.Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Undefeated in four races in 2010, Bourbon Bay makes his first start in 5 1/2 months for trainer Neil Drysdale in Oak Tree's $250,000 Clement L. Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship (gr. IT) Oct. 3 at Hollywood Park.Thursday, September 30, 2010