SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Bourbon Bay||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: C||$90,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Sligo Bay (IRE) - Coral Necklace, Conquistador Cielo
Sire: Sligo Bay (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 4 wins, $484,695. Lifetime: 115 yearlings sold, median $4,013.
Broodmare Sire: Conquistador Cielo, Bay, 1979.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $1,700.
|2||Unusual Suspect||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2004 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Unusual Heat - Penpont (NZ), Crested Wave
Sire: Unusual Heat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 6 wins, $142,605. Lifetime: 74 yearlings sold, median $23,000.
Broodmare Sire: Crested Wave, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976.
|3||Skellytown||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: C||$18,000|
2003 | Chestnut Gelding | Thunder Gulch - Miss Dahlia, Strawberry Road (AUS)
Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 9 wins, $2,915,086. Lifetime: 480 yearlings sold, median $41,648.
Broodmare Sire: Strawberry Road (AUS), Bay, 1979.
|1||Bourbon Bay||Rafael Bejarano||Neil D. Drysdale|
|2||Unusual Suspect||Alonso Quinonez||Barry Abrams|
|3||Skellytown||Martin Garcia||Mike R. Mitchell|
|4||Falcon Rock (IRE)||Joseph Talamo||Simon Callaghan|
|5||Romp (ARG)||Joel Rosario||Kristin Mulhall|
|6||Tap It Light||Tyler Baze||Mike R. Mitchell|
|7||Yodelen Dan||Victor Espinoza||Kristin Mulhall|
|8||Muhannak (IRE)||Brice Blanc||Ben D. A. Cecil|
|9||Princess Taylor (GB)||Mike E. Smith||Dermot K. Weld|
|10||Stalingrad||David Romero Flores||James M. Cassidy|
Thirty-three years after his first victory in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT), Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally did it again April 21 with late-running Interaction on closing day of the Santa Anita Park meet.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Sky Kingdom showed his staying ability with an easy win in the Tokyo City Cup last month, so now's the time to find out if he can transfer that same success to the turf in the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap April 21.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Bourbon Bay makes his 7-year-old debut March 16 in a race he has won twice before, the San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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
Stud Dona Pancha's Calidoscopio targeted the leaders at the top of the stretch and pulled away to win the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) by a widening 4 1/4 lengths at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
David Heerensperger's Bourbon Bay will not run in the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3, Breeders' Cup oficials said Oct. 28.Sunday, October 28, 2012
On a light day for workouts by horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, Nonios turned some heads with a bullet five-furlong breeze at Betfair Hollywood Park Oct. 24.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Turbo Compressor and Casino Host, both qualifiers for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) later this fall, will take a test spin over the Santa Anita Park course in the $150,000 John Henry Turf Championship (gr. IIT) Sept. 30.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Trainer Mike Mitchell, who had surgery to remove a tumor from his brain late last month, was on hand as odds-on Dhaamer turned the closing-day Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) into a romp at Betfair Hollywood Park July 15.Sunday, July 15, 2012
Following his first United States victory for trainer Mike Mitchell, Dhaamer goes for his initial graded win in the $100,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf July 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, July 12, 2012
Acclamation, the champion older male of 2011, tops a list of 10 nominees to the $250,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IT), which will be run at Betfair Hollywood Park June 9.Friday, June 01, 2012
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
The 1 1/2-mile San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) at rainy Santa Anita came down to the final jump when favored Bourbon Bay nipped Slim Shadey by a head on the turf March 25.Sunday, March 25, 2012
Improving Slim Shadey aims for his second straight graded stakes win over Santa Anita's turf course when he faces five opponents in the $150,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) March 25.Thursday, March 22, 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
Sanagas, a dominating 3 1/4-length winner of the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. I) last November, returns to action for new connections in the $150,000 San Marcos Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 11 at Santa Anita.Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Favored Sanagas joined the ranks of grade I winners with a dominating triumph for trainer Graham Motion in the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup at Hollywood Park Nov. 19.Saturday, November 19, 2011
There is no standout in the grade I Turf Cup, but Norvsky, Bourbon Bay, Falcon Rock, and Sanagas are all major contenders in the 1 1/2-mile race Nov. 19 at Hollywood Park.Friday, November 18, 2011
Multiple graded stakes winner Bourbon Bay and dual grade I victor Miss Match worked seven furlongs on the Hollywood Park turf course the morning of Nov. 13 in preparation for the Nov. 19 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT).Sunday, November 13, 2011
California shipper Bourbon Bay and European invader Wigmore Hall are among eight older horses entered in a wide-open edition of the $500,000 Northern Dancer Turf presented by VTech (Can-IT) Sept. 18 at Woodbine.Thursday, September 15, 2011
Celtic New Year, coming from off the pace, got through an opening in the stretch and held off heavy favorite Bourbon Bay and Imponente Purse in a tight finish in the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf Aug. 28.Sunday, August 28, 2011
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
This week's nominees: Bourbon Bay, Tres Borrachos, Coil, Ask the Moon, Tizway, and Ultra Blend.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Bourbon Bay, who swept Santa Anita's distance turf races last season, showed his prowess on Polytrack, setting a track record while winning the Cougar II (gr. III) at Del Mar July 29.Friday, July 29, 2011