SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Midnight Transfer||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$46,800|
2009 | Chestnut Colt | Hard Spun - French Satin, French Deputy
Sire: Hard Spun , Bay, 2004. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 7 wins, $2,673,470. Lifetime: 249 yearlings sold, median $53,475.
Broodmare Sire: French Deputy, Chestnut, 1992.
Keeneland Association April 2011 Two-Year-Olds in Training, $80,000.
|2||Got Even||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: B+||$20,100|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Stephen Got Even - Kathryns Birthday, Blare of Trumpets
Sire: Stephen Got Even , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $1,019,200. Lifetime: 297 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Blare of Trumpets, Bay, 1989. In 2009: .90 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited 2010 California Cup Yearling Sale, $14,000.
|3||Let's Get Crackin||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$9,360|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Eddington - I'maknightschoice, Knights Choice
Sire: Eddington , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 169 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
Broodmare Sire: Knights Choice, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $23,000.
Second in his comeback race last month, Obviously gets back to his favored one-mile distance in the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. IIT) May 25 on the turf at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Liaison returns to the scene of the biggest victory of his career when he battles six other well-matched older horses at Betfair Hollywood Park in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) May 4.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Idle since running third n the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) last fall, Obviously will make his 2013 debut for trainer Mike Mitchell in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Idle since he was well beaten in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25, Liaison came back running in the $71,500 Santana Mile March 31, defeating favored Midnight Transfer by a half-length at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, March 31, 2013
Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 20, 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
The Lumber Guy, whose big effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) last month produced a runner-up finish, heads a field of 10 sophomores for the $300,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita.Friday, December 21, 2012
Jockey Tyler Baze, sidelined since August 2011 due to substance abuse problems, earned his first stakes victory since returning to action a week ago, guiding Lucky Primo in the California Cup Classic Oct. 13 at Santa Anita.Saturday, October 13, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the Peter Pan Stakes, Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes and a quick Preakness preview.Sunday, May 13, 2012
Drill remained perfect in three tries at seven furlongs when he rallied between horses in deep stretch to defeat pacesetter American Act by a half-length in the $98,000 Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III) May 12.Saturday, May 12, 2012
Drill and American Act, separated by a nose in the San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) in February, will renew their acquaintance in the $100,000 Lazaro S. Barrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III) at Betfair Hollywood Park May 13.Wednesday, May 09, 2012
The top three finishers in the April 14 Arkansas Derby (gr. I) at Oaklawn Park were resting comfortably in their stalls the morning after each secured a spot in the May 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Sunday, April 15, 2012
Four contenders for the April 14 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) went through their final preparations for the 1 1/8-mile test that is one of the final preps for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 09, 2012
Creative Cause, one of the leading contenders for this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), drew the rail as the 6-5 favorite for the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 7.Thursday, April 05, 2012
Many horses move up in Steve's Dozen this week, see who is now knocking on the door!Monday, April 02, 2012
Headed by champion Hansen and Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) winner Prospective, there are 11 probable starters for the April 14 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland.Monday, April 02, 2012
Derby prep contenders Najjaar, My Adonis, Midnight Transfer, and I'll Have Another post timed workouts on the morning of March 30.Friday, March 30, 2012
Rebel Stakes (gr. II) winner Secret Circle remains on edge for his expected start in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) following a bullet five-furlong drill in :58 2/5 at Santa Anita Park March 29.Thursday, March 29, 2012
Trainer Carla Gaines says she's forging ahead with Midnight Transfer to the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 7, a day after the colt turned in a five-furlong drill at Santa Anita.Sunday, March 25, 2012
Creative Cause, Dullahan and Bodemeister shift this week's Derby Dozen.Monday, March 12, 2012
The Tampa Bay Derby has produced two Derby winners in last five years.Thursday, March 08, 2012
Though it experienced two substantial losses in the past few days, Santa Anita's field for the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 10 could still be the most competitive of the young 2012 Triple Crown season.Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Rousing Sermon is coming up to his next scheduled start in the San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) sharply after a bullet half-mile work in :46 3/5 over Hollywood Park's Cushion Track March 4.Sunday, March 04, 2012
Porter on Pedigrees, by Alan Porter
Drill is part of a revival of the Danzig line through Lawyer Ron.
Drill, who defeated American Act by a nose in the Feb. 19 San Vincente Stakes (gr. II), was a high-energy horse with a lot of potential even as a yearling.Tuesday, February 21, 2012