SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Smiling Tiger||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2007 | Chestnut Horse | Hold That Tiger - Shandra Smiles, Cahill Road
Sire: Hold That Tiger, Chestnut, 2000. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 3 wins, $644,235. Lifetime: 265 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cahill Road, Bay, 1988.
Washington Thoroughbred Breeders' Association 2008 Summer Yearling Sale, $40,000.
Keeneland Association January 2008 Horses of All Ages Sale, ($32,000).
|2||Captain Cherokee||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Sir Cherokee - Candytuft, Dehere
Sire: Sir Cherokee, Bay, 2000. Raced 3 years. 19 starts, 6 wins, $628,296. Lifetime: 20 yearlings sold, median $3,350.
Broodmare Sire: Dehere, Bay, 1991.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2008 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $650,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|3||Mythical Power||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: B||$18,000|
2006 | Bay Horse | Congaree - School for Scandal, Is It True
Sire: Congaree , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 5 years. 25 starts, 12 wins, $3,267,490. Lifetime: 114 yearlings sold, median $19,500.
Broodmare Sire: Is It True, Bay, 1986.
|1||Smiling Tiger||Joel Rosario||Jeff Bonde|
|2||Captain Cherokee||Joseph Talamo||Steven M. Asmussen|
|3||Mythical Power||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|4||Ventana||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|5||Stacy's Hope||Victor Espinoza||Brian J. Koriner|
|6||Supreme Summit||Garrett K. Gomez||Mike Puype|
Favored Smiling Tiger, back on his home track at Betfair Hollywood Park, posted his first win of the year in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 2.Sunday, December 02, 2012
Grade I winners Comma to the Top and Smiling Tiger tackle four entrants from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, making for an intriguing Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, November 29, 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
Trainer Bob Baffert believes Fast Bullet deserves a shot in the Breeders' Cup Sprint, even though it is the ligthly raced colt's first start of the year.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Game On Dude headed a parade of heavyweight hopefuls prepping for the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park Oct. 14 as the countdown began in earnest for the 28th World Championship events Nov. 2-3.Sunday, October 14, 2012
Grade II winner Ventana will stand the 2013 breeding season at Indiana Stallion Station near Anderson, Ind.Monday, September 24, 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
Caixa Eletronica took advantage of a blistering early pace to rally in the stretch for a three-quarters of a length victory in the True North Handicap (gr. II) on the Belmont Stakes card June 8.Saturday, June 09, 2012
An accomplished field of seasoned, older spinters, headed by grade I victors Smiling Tiger and Giant Ryan, will vie for victory in the $400,000 True North Handicap (gr. II) on Belmont Stakes Day at Belmont Park.Wednesday, June 06, 2012
The Kentucky Derby undercard features a top-notch sprint at seven furlongs with millionaires Amazombie, Shackleford, and Smiling Tiger.Thursday, May 03, 2012
Smiling Tiger is expected to return to action during the Hollywood Park spring/summer meet with his ultimate goal a shot at the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), trainer Jeff Bonde said March 14.Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Castaway, who along with stablemate Secret Circle gave trainer Bob Baffert a sweep of the Southwest Stakes (gr. III) divisions at Oaklawn Park last month, worked a steady five furlongs at Santa Anita March 2.Friday, March 02, 2012
In spite of a small field, a dandy match-up between 2011 national male sprint champion Amazombie and two-time grade I winner The Factor is set for the $200,000 San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 25.Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Grade II winner Ventana has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2012 at Gayle Gerth's Dana Point Farm in Lenhartsville, Pa.Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Retrace the steps of Amazombie in a stellar 2011 campaign.Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Multiple grade I winner Smiling Tiger has been entered in the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale.Thursday, October 06, 2011
The Factor, knocked off the Triple Crown trail by an ankle injury more than four months ago, outfought crack sprinter Smiling Tiger and drew off in the stretch to win the $250,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes (gr. I) at Del Mar.Sunday, August 28, 2011
The Factor will face five older horses in the seven-furlong Pat O'Brien (gr. I) as he makes his first start in more than four months on Sunday, Aug. 28, at Del Mar.Thursday, August 25, 2011
Third in the Remington Sprint Cup in 2009, Ravalo made his return to Oklahoma City a winning one when he prevailed by a half-length over favored Captain Cherokee in the $200,000 event at Remington Park Aug. 20.Sunday, August 21, 2011
Euroears blazed to a Del Mar Polytrack record for six furlongs with a front-running effort in the $250,000 Bing Crosby Stakes, giving trainer Bob Baffert grade I wins on both coasts July 31.Sunday, July 31, 2011
Fresh off a dominating win in the Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I), Smiling Tiger is back to defend his title in the Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I) at Del Mar July 31.Thursday, July 28, 2011
Lenny and Steve reflect on the Independence Day racing weekend, John Veitch, Saratoga, and Lefty Lenny the Legend.Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Review graded stakes from Independence Day weekend.Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Smiling Tiger, rebounding from a troubled trip at Churchill Downs, earned the third grade I victory of his career with a dominant performance in the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I) at Hollywood Park July 2.Saturday, July 02, 2011
Still smarting from their most recent losses, Smiling Tiger and Amazombie will square off in a highly-competitive renewal of the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I) at Hollywood Park July 2.Wednesday, June 29, 2011