SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Amazombie||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A||$110,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Northern Afleet - Wilshe Amaze, In Excess (IRE)
Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 5 wins, $626,671. Lifetime: 289 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: In Excess (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
Barretts Equine Limited January 2008 Mixed Sale, ($32,000).
|2||Apriority||Margin: head||TrueNicks: C+||$40,000|
2007 | Bay Horse | Grand Slam - Midway Squall, Storm Bird
Sire: Grand Slam, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Raced 2 years. 15 starts, 4 wins, $971,292. Lifetime: 754 yearlings sold, median $67,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Bird, Bay, 1978. In 2009: 2.27 AEI.
|3||Cost of Freedom||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A+||$22,000|
2003 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Cee's Tizzy - Freedom Dance, Moscow Ballet
Sire: Cee's Tizzy, Gray or Roan, 1987. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $173,150. Lifetime: 121 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
Broodmare Sire: Moscow Ballet, Bay, 1982. In 2009: 1.23 AEI.
|1||Amazombie||Mike E. Smith||William Spawr|
|2||Apriority||Rafael Bejarano||David Fawkes|
|3||Cost of Freedom||Joseph Talamo||John W. Sadler|
|4||Don Tito||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|5||Cayambe||Garrett K. Gomez||Victor L. Garcia|
|6||Quick Enough||Patrick A. Valenzuela||Doug F. O'Neill|
|7||Excessive Passion||Russell A. Baze||Jeff Bonde|
|8||Dance With Gable||Victor Espinoza||Michael Machowsky|
Comma to the Top will seek his third win of the year and fifth stakes victory at Betfair Hollywood Park against six opponents in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) on Memorial Day May 27.11 hours ago
B. Wayne Hughes, Richard Mandella, and Garrett Gomez score stakes double as Jimmy Creed takes Potrero Grande after Beholder wins Santa Anita Oaks.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Comma to the Top, Jimmy Creed, and Camp Victory all bring grade I victories into the Potrero Grande (gr. II) at Santa Anita, vying to become the West Coast's top sprinter.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Donald Dizney's Bahamian Squall will go up against open company including Silverton Hill's Swagger Jack in the $150,000 Gulfstream Sprint Championship Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
The Sprint division in 2012 took some odd twists during the course of the year, with the first half of the year focused on the defending champion Amazombie.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Versatile Comma to the Top, who has produced wins on dirt, synthetic, and turf, as well as going long and sprinting, brings his best form recently into the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Keyser is first person to win Media Eclipse Awards in both writing and photography categories.Friday, December 28, 2012
At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. In spite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their finishes.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Trinniberg, overlooked at odds of 13-1, proved his doubters wrong when he posted his first grade I victory in the $1.5 million XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint by three-quarters of a length Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Throw out his last race, said trainer Bill Spawr of Amazombie. The Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint favorite is ready to repeat.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap a few choice races from the Breeders' Cup providing insight from past performances and on site impressions. The Classic will be covered in tomorrow's show.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Amazombie, last year's champion sprinter and winner of the Breeders' Cup Sprint, is this year's Sprint favorite against four other grade I winners.Monday, October 29, 2012
On a cool morning Oct. 26 at Keeneland, 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom turned in a workmanlike breeze preparing for his upcoming start in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park.Friday, October 26, 2012
Breeders' Cup candidates were out in full force at Santa Anita Park Oct. 20, going through the late stages of their major drills for the World Championships events.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Evan examines how weekend races will affect the Breeders' Cup race card.Monday, October 08, 2012
Coil earned his first stakes win since last year's Haskell Invitational and earned a spot in the XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with his upset victory in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) Oct. 6.Saturday, October 06, 2012
California-bred Amazombie will defend his title against six other top sprinters in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) against six opponents in a race formerly known as the Ancient Title Oct. 6.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Trainer Todd Pletcher went to $750,000 Sept. 13 to acquire an attractive son of Giant's Causeway as the top-priced offering during the early portion of the Keeneland September yearling sale's fourth session.Thursday, September 13, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie returned to his best form in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), sitting just off a hot pace and coming to get the leaders in deep stretch to win going away on the Polytrack at Del Mar July 29.Sunday, July 29, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie and The Factor will duke it out one more time in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), the headline event at Del Mar July 29.Thursday, July 26, 2012
Trinniberg, Field Commission, and Gantry are highweighted trio in the six-furlong Smile Sprint (gr. II), the $400,000 highlight of Calder Race Course and Casino's Summit of Speed card July 7.Tuesday, July 03, 2012
The Factor, making his first appearance since the Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) three months ago, and defending champion Smiling Tiger headline the field for the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. IT) June 30 at Hollywood.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
If all goes as planned, Amazombie will take the exact same path as last year when he captured the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), using the Triple Bend, Bing Crosby, and Ancient Title as springboards.Thursday, May 31, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the 2012 Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks and several undercard races from the weekend.Sunday, May 06, 2012
After a thrilling stretch duel with champion Amazombie, Mike Lauffer and Bill Cubbedge's Shackleford inched clear in deep stretch to win the $441,600 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) May 5.Saturday, May 05, 2012