SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||The Factor||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2008 | Gray or Roan Colt | War Front - Greyciousness, Miswaki
Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Miswaki, Chestnut, 1978.
Barretts Equine Limited May 2010 Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $250,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2009 Select Yearling Sale, $40,000.
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $50,000.
|2||Sway Away||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A||$30,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | Afleet Alex - Seattle Shimmer, Seattle Slew
Sire: Afleet Alex , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 287 yearlings sold, median $37,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seattle Slew, Dark Bay or Brown, 1974. In 2009: 3.66 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2010 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $75,000.
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $170,000.
|3||Premier Pegasus||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A||$18,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Fusaichi Pegasus - Squall Linda, Summer Squall
Sire: Fusaichi Pegasus , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 6 wins, $1,994,400. Lifetime: 727 yearlings sold, median $75,480.
Broodmare Sire: Summer Squall, Bay, 1987.
|1||The Factor||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|2||Sway Away||Garrett K. Gomez||Jeff Bonde|
|3||Premier Pegasus||Alonso Quinonez||Myung Kwon Cho|
|4||Surrey Star (IRE)||Mike E. Smith||James M. Cassidy|
|5||Sinai||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|6||City Cool||Joseph Talamo||Steven M. Asmussen|
Aidan O'Brien noted that Lines of Battle was sent to Dubai with the specific purpose of picking up Kentucky Derby-qualifying points offered in the race, and he earned 100 points, assuring him a spot in the starting gate.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Bob Baffert's reputation at Oaklawn Park is that of a phenomenon, one you cannot afford to bet against. Selectively shipping in from his West Coast base with a remarkable 59% win rate, he has captured 17 of 29.Friday, March 15, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Southwest Stakes, Sabin Stakes, El Camino Real Derby, and San Vicente Stakes from the weekend.Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Given a patient ride by David Flores, Shakin It Up rallied between horses to capture the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 17 at Santa Anita Park, giving trainer Bob Baffert his eighth win in the sprint event.Sunday, February 17, 2013
Capo Bastone will be the latest horse to run back from the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) when he goes in race 9, a non-winners allowance, at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.Friday, February 15, 2013
Treasury Bill is among six 3-year-olds entered in the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 17 at Santa Anita Park, but trainer Ron Ellis said the seven-furlong event is a starting point for the son of Lemon Drop Kid.Thursday, February 14, 2013
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
The Factor, a multiple grade I-winning son of War Front, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2013 breeding season at Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky. His fee will be $15,000.Saturday, September 22, 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
Trainer Mike Mitchell, who had brain surgery a day earlier, surely got some much-needed tonic when his Camp Victory swept to victory in the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I) at Betfair Hollywood Park June 30.Saturday, June 30, 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
Rail Trip, back in the Southern California barn of Ron Ellis, gets back into action in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) May 28 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Amazombie, last year's Eclipse Award winner as the nation's outstanding sprinter, looks to get his 2012 going in the same direction when he meets eight rivals in the $150,000 Potrero Grande Stakes (gr. II) April 7.Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Krypton Factor charged past Rocket Man in deep stretch to win the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen Sponsored by Gulf News (UAE-I) at Meydan Racecourse March 31.Saturday, March 31, 2012
Giant Ryan and The Factor, the U.S. representatives in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, have worked well on the Tapeta surface at Meydan Racecourse and appear primed for big efforts.Friday, March 30, 2012
Dick Powell gives his selections for the Dubai World Cup program March 31 at Meydan Racecourse, including the Sheema Classic, Duty Free, Golden Shaheen, Al Quoz Sprint, and of course, the $10 million main event.Wednesday, March 28, 2012
George Bolton owns The Factor, who is entered in the Golden Shaheen this weekend. George also gives an update on Bob Baffert.Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The Factor will face Rocket Man and several other of the world's top sprinters when he goes to the post in the $2-million Dubai Golden Shaheen Sponsored by Gulf News (UAE-I) at Meydan Racecourse March 31.Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Game On Dude worked four furlongs in :48 2/5 at Meydan March 26 in preparation for a start in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 31 at the Dubai racecourse.Monday, March 26, 2012
America's contenders for the $27 million Dubai World Cup program, including champion Royal Delta and multiple grade I winner Game On Dude, have landed safely in Dubai and are in good health after the long flight from Florida.Thursday, March 22, 2012
Trainer Bob Baffert gave high marks to Game On Dude following a bullet seven-furlong work at Santa Anita March 16 in preparation for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I).Friday, March 16, 2012
Synthetic experience key to decisions to ship to DubaiTuesday, March 06, 2012
The Factor, making his seasonal debut in the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 25, started his 2012 campaign the same way he finished up last year, winning at seven furlongs on Santa Anita's main track.Saturday, February 25, 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