SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Midnight Interlude||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$600,000|
2008 | Bay Colt | War Chant - Midnight Kiss (NZ), Groom Dancer
Sire: War Chant , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 5 wins, $1,130,600. Lifetime: 221 yearlings sold, median $57,000.
Broodmare Sire: Groom Dancer, Bay, 1984.
Barretts Equine Limited January 2013 Mixed Sale, ($47,000).
|2||Comma to the Top||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: B||$200,000|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Bwana Charlie - Maggies Storm, Stormy Atlantic
Sire: Bwana Charlie, Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 45 yearlings sold, median $4,000.
Broodmare Sire: Stormy Atlantic , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $22,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Fall Mixed Sale, $5,000.
|3||Mr. Commons||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: B||$120,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Artie Schiller - Joustabout, Apalachee
Sire: Artie Schiller , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 191 yearlings sold, median $19,000.
Broodmare Sire: Apalachee, Bay, 1971. In 2009: 1.52 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2009 Select Yearling Sale, $70,000.
|1||Midnight Interlude||Victor Espinoza||Bob Baffert|
|2||Comma to the Top||Corey S. Nakatani||Peter Miller|
|3||Mr. Commons||Mike E. Smith||John A. Shirreffs|
|4||Silver Medallion||Garrett K. Gomez||Steven M. Asmussen|
|5||Anthony's Cross||Joel Rosario||Eoin G. Harty|
|6||Indian Winter||Patrick A. Valenzuela||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|7||Bench Points||Rafael Bejarano||Tim Yakteen|
|8||Quail Hill||Martin A. Pedroza||David E. Hofmans|
|9||Offlee Wild Boys||Joseph Talamo||Steven Miyadi|
The Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner brings Team O'Neill back to Churchill Downs one year after their victory with I'll Have Another. Assistant trainer Jack Sisterson leads the colt into barn 45.Saturday, April 27, 2013
In his final breeze for the Kentucky Derby, Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Goldencents breezed six furlongs in 1:16 1/5 April 25 at Santa Anita Park under regular exercise rider Jonny Garcia.Thursday, April 25, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps his top 5 performances in Kentucky Derby prep races. Who else would you include?Sunday, April 21, 2013
Morton Fink's 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan easily won the $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT) by a length over Data Link at Keeneland April 12, successfully making his 2013 debut while recording his sixth straight victory.Friday, April 12, 2013
Morton Fink's reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan makes his 2013 debut for trainer Charlie LoPresti in the $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT) at Keeneland April 12, with only four contenders willing to face him.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Security at racetracks has been too reactionary.Tuesday, April 09, 2013
25 years ago today, Winning Colors won the Santa Anita Derby, her last start before becoming the 3rd filly to win the Kentucky Derby.Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) runner-up has small chip in his right knee and will be sent to Rood and Riddle April 10 to have the chip removed, trainer Bob Baffert said April 7.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Wood Memorial Stakes, Santa Anita Derby, and Ashland Stakes.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Goldencents was on top of his game April 6, turning back even-money choice Flashback to capture the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) and handing trainer Doug O'Neill consecutive wins in the important West Coast test.Saturday, April 06, 2013
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
Trainer Doug O'Neill registered four wins at Santa Anita Park April 5, including three consecutively, while jockey Kevin Krigger won four races in a row.Friday, April 05, 2013
In terms of Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) wins, trainer Bruce Headley is a rookie despite his 78 years. Jockey Gary Stevens, on the other hand, has won the West Coast's major 3-year-old race a record nine times.Friday, April 05, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Wood Memorial Stakes and Santa Anita Derby. Can anyone beat Verrazano?Friday, April 05, 2013
If you missed the Live Blog, you can read the transcript.Friday, April 05, 2013
This year's Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner will ship to Churchill Downs to begin Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preparations but the most recent Triple Crown winner took a much different path.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Jon & Joel recap last weekend's Florida Derby, Louisiana Derby, and UAE Derby, but did any performances affect the TCI Top 10? They also breakdown this Saturday's Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) and Wood Memorial (gr. I). Watch ItThursday, April 04, 2013
Hear the Ghost, one of the favorites for the upcoming $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), is off the Triple Crown trail after he was detected to be slightly lame during a morning jog April 4 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, April 04, 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
Flashback and Hear the Ghost, the two favorites for this year's $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 6, drew the inside post positions in a field of nine 3-year-olds.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Hear the Ghost could be the prey instead of the hunter after his San Felipe victory.Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Power Broker, one of three likely starters for trainer Bob Baffert in the April 6 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), worked four furlongs in company the morning of March 31 in :47 2/5.Sunday, March 31, 2013
Sham Stakes (gr. III) winner Goldencents had his final major drill for the upcoming $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), going six furlongs on a fast main track in 1:14 flat Marhc 29.Friday, March 29, 2013
San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) winner Hear the Ghost worked six furlongs March 24 at Betfair Hollywood Park as he approaches his next start for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer in the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I).Sunday, March 24, 2013
Calidoscopio makes his first appearance since he scored a major upset in last fall's Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) when he takes on seven opponents in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) March 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013