SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Turbulent Descent||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
Sire: Congrats , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 129 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
Broodmare Sire: Forestry , Bay, 1996.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $160,000.
|2||Zazu||Margin: 5½||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
2008 | Gray or Roan Filly | Tapit - Rhumb Line, Mr. Greeley
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Mr. Greeley, Chestnut, 1992.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $2,100,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $285,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2008 Mixed Sale, $100,000.
|3||A Z Warrior||Margin: 5¼||TrueNicks: D||$30,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Bernardini - Carson Jen, Carson City
Sire: Bernardini , Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Lifetime: 305 yearlings sold, median $135,000.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $1,250,000.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($775,000).
|1||Turbulent Descent||David Romero Flores||Mike Puype|
|2||Zazu||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|3||A Z Warrior||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|4||Kilograeme||Garrett K. Gomez||Mike R. Mitchell|
|5||May Day Rose||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
Santa Anita Oaks was her third grade I win.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Spendthrift Farm's Beholder easily defeated five foes in the Santa Anita Oaks and will move on to contest the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) as one of the top choices.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Two-year-old filly champion of 2012 Beholder will be the heavy favorite when she faces five foes in the April 6 Santa Anita Oaks for Spendthrift Farm and Richard Mandella.Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Champion 2-year-old filly Beholder worked seven furlongs in company on a fast main track at Santa Anita Park March 29 as she closes in on her next scheduled start in the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I).Friday, March 29, 2013
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
Gainesway Farm's Tapit has three graded stakes winners in the span of about two hours Feb. 2. His winners, all 3-year-olds, came at Tampa Bay Downs, Santa Anita, and Gulfstream.Sunday, February 03, 2013
Trainer Bob Baffert viewed the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) as a scrimmage for untested Flashback, and the talented son of Tapit proved he was ready for tougher with an easy tally at Santa Anita Park Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 2013
Turbulent Descent, a grade I winner at 2 through 4, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare at John Magnier and partners' Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Dual grade I winner Zazu fetched $2.1 million from Katsumi Yoshida's Japan-based Northern Farm at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6. She was consigned by William S. Farish's Lane's End, agent.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Having stunned the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) a year ago at odds of 20-1, reigning divisional champion Musical Romance seeks to defend her title in the 2012 edition of the race.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
While Groupie Doll's stellar 2012 record puts her in a different league than many of her competitors in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I), the favorite will still have to face five other grade I winners.Monday, October 29, 2012
Trainer Chad Brown sent out undefeated Awesome Feather Oct. 21 at Belmont Park for her penultimate morning work prior to an expected start in the 1 1/8-mile Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I).Sunday, October 21, 2012
Dust and Diamonds, getting good at the right time, disposed of better-known rivals Musical Romance and Turbulent Descent with ease in capturing the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) by 1 1/4 lengths at Belmont.Saturday, September 22, 2012
Headed by national female sprint champion Musical Romance and multiple grade I winner Turbulent Descent, the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) Sept. 22 at Belmont Park came up as an exceptionally tough race.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Emma's Encore and Turbulent Descent are among the others targeting the Sept. 22 race at Belmont Park.Friday, September 14, 2012
Travers is the time for guys to go wild.Saturday, August 25, 2012
Turbulent Descent made her first start for her new connections a winning one Aug. 24, taking the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course and punching her ticket to the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.Friday, August 24, 2012
It's a good time to be Kiaran McLaughlin, but don't confuse that with an easy time. The trainer has his hands full conditioning and placing top runners for Godolphin Racing with year-end goals in mind.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Besilu Stable's Royal Delta, the reigning 3-year-old filly champion and 2011 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic winner looms an imposing favorite in the Personal Ensign for trainer Bill Mott.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Turbulent Descent returns to the scene of one of her most impressive victories when she makes her second start of the year Aug. 24 in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Hansen, the juvenile champion of 2011, worked five furlongs in 1:02 4/5 the morning of Aug. 18 in preparation for a start in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, where Turbulent Descent and It's Tricky also worked.Saturday, August 18, 2012
Trainer Mike Puype knew Turbulent Descent was going to be leaving his barn eventually, but the recent sale of the three-time grade I winning filly to Coolmore Racing still stings.Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Making her first start of 2012, Turbulent Descent remained undefeated at Betfair Hollywood Park with a victory in the $72,570 Desert Stormer Handicap June 17.Sunday, June 17, 2012
Grade I winner Include Me Out puts her three-race victory streak on the line in the $250,000 Vanity Handicap (gr. I) Jan. 16 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Favored Include Me Out nailed down her third consecutive graded victory this year after overcoming pacesetter Ellafitz narrowly in the $150,000 Marjorie L. Everett Handicap (gr. II) at Betfair Hollywood Park May 19.Saturday, May 19, 2012