SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Indian Winter||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$48,360|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Indian Charlie - Backroom Blues, Dixieland Band
Sire: Indian Charlie, Bay, 1995. Raced 2 years. 5 starts, 4 wins, $616,120. Lifetime: 502 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dixieland Band, Bay, 1980. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $125,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $50,000.
|2||City Cool||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A+||$16,120|
Sire: City Zip , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 2 years. 23 starts, 9 wins, $818,225. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Touch Gold , Bay, 1994.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $190,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $25,000.
|3||Sinai||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: D||$9,672|
2008 | Gray or Roan Horse | Rockport Harbor - Dontgetinmyway, Machiavellian
Sire: Rockport Harbor , Gray or Roan, 2002. Lifetime: 213 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Machiavellian, Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $50,000.
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $50,000.
|1||Indian Winter||Martin A. Pedroza||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|2||City Cool||Joseph Talamo||Steven M. Asmussen|
|3||Sinai||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|4||Mr Artistic M D||Joel Rosario||Kathy Walsh|
|5||Classic Legacy||Garrett K. Gomez||Bob Baffert|
|6||Arcadian||Patrick A. Valenzuela||Dan L. McFarlane|
|7||Industry Leader||Victor Espinoza||Kristin Mulhall|
Benefiting from a patient ride, Head Heart Hoof took control leaving the turn and held off a tenacious rally by Johannesburg Smile to win the 120th renewal of the Toboggan Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 2013
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
Triple Crown aspirations cast aside in a decisive loss in the San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) in March, Runflatout makes his return to action in the $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III) at Hollywood Park May 15.Thursday, May 12, 2011
The Cliff's Edge Derby Trial (gr. III) isn't much of a Kentucky Derby (gr. I) trial anymore, but that has not prevented the race from drawing a strong mix of sprinters/milers on opening night at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, April 27, 2011
With morning-line favorite Premier Pegasus scratched from the 2011 Santa Anita Derby, is it now anybody's race? Will Silver Medallion take to the dirt? Is it time for another surprise?Thursday, April 07, 2011
San Felipe winner and morning line favorite Premier Pegasus, owned and trainer by Myung Kwon Cho, is out due to a hairline fracture.Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Bob Baffert confirmed March 30 that he is leaning toward the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) for The Factor, but was still non-committal about what race his other Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contender, Jaycito, would point toward.Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Twice the Appeal, disqualified in his prior start, made the most of a second chance when he collared Astrology near mid-stretch en route to a 1 1/2-length victory in the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) in New Mexico.Sunday, March 27, 2011
With three Derby preps and the World Cup, this weekend offers plenty of action.Friday, March 25, 2011
Add Indian Winter to the list of probables for the $1 million Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) on April 9.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Astrology has been a bit star-crossed so far in 2011, but the well-regarded son of A.P. Indy will finally get his 3-year-old season started in the $800,000 Sunland Park Derby (gr. III) in New Mexico March 27.Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Beer Meister, at 40-1, rallied from last to win the $50,000 Turf Paradise Derby, upsetting the 7-10 favorite Indian Winter at the Phoenix, Ariz., track Feb. 26.Saturday, February 26, 2011
All others and Uncle Mo are getting heavily bet so far.Friday, February 18, 2011
Lightning-fast 3-year-old The Factor, who turned heads when he broke his maiden in track record time in December, will make his much-anticipated season debut in the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 20 at Santa Anita.Thursday, February 17, 2011
It just goes to show you how fragile life is on the Derby trail, metaphorically, of course. One minute you're sitting comfortably near the top of the contenders list and the next you're in a free fall.Wednesday, February 16, 2011
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Indian Firewater's grade II San Fernando score was the biggest victory for several Indian Charlie colts running the weekend of January 15.
Florida invader Gourmet Dinner, fresh off a big win in last month's $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot, looks to take another big bite out of the juvenile pie in the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Dec. 18.Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Premier Pegasus remained unbeaten in three starts with a front-running 1 1/2-length tally in the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 20 at Hollywood Park.Saturday, November 20, 2010
Florida shipper High Level Jeff attempts to remain unbeaten against another undefeated colt, Premier Pegasus, in the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds at Hollywood Park Nov. 20.Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Graded stakes winner Blue Laser leads a competitive field of 10 in the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) on Nov. 20. The lucrative purse assures the winner enough graded earnings for a berth in the 2011 Kentucky Derby.Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Blue Laser, in his stakes debut for trainer Mark Casse, outlasted Rockin Heat and Classic Legacy over the long Woodbine stretch to win the $250,441 Grey Stakes (Can-III) by a half-length Oct. 10.Sunday, October 10, 2010
In unbeaten Bear's Future and maiden Rockin Heat, Bear Stables and trainer Reade Baker have a strong pair of 2-year-olds entered in the $225,000 Grey Stakes (Can-III) Oct. 10 at Woodbine.Thursday, October 07, 2010
Three-time stakes winner J P's Gusto heads a field of 11 juveniles entered for the $250,000 Del Mar Futurity (gr. I) Sept. 8, the closing day of the popular 37-day summer meet.Sunday, September 05, 2010
Gayego figured to need a suicidal pace in order to catch the speedy Sea of Pleasure in the $79,700 San Pedro Stakes, and that's exactly what the Gilded Time colt received in setting a track record at Santa Anita Jan. 20.Sunday, January 20, 2008
Newly relocated apprentice sensation Joseph Talamo registered his first Santa Anita stakes victory aboard talented Try to Fly in Saturday's $83,250 San Pedro for 3-year-olds at 6 1/2 furlongs.Sunday, April 08, 2007