SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Willa B Awesome||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2009 | Chestnut Filly | Awesome Gambler - Cause I'm Tricky, Nineeleven
Sire: Awesome Gambler, Chestnut, 2004. Lifetime: 12 yearlings sold, median $9,000.
Broodmare Sire: Nineeleven, Bay, 1993. In 2009: .65 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited January 2011 Mixed Sale, $18,000.
|2||Killer Graces||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: B||$20,000|
2009 | Chestnut Filly | Congaree - Heatherdoesntbluff, Old Trieste
Sire: Congaree , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 5 years. 25 starts, 12 wins, $3,267,490. Lifetime: 114 yearlings sold, median $19,500.
Broodmare Sire: Old Trieste, Chestnut, 1995. In 2009: 1.76 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $850,000.
|3||Lady of Shamrock||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: D||$12,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Scat Daddy - Blushing Issue, Blushing John
Sire: Scat Daddy , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Lifetime: 131 yearlings sold, median $45,000.
Broodmare Sire: Blushing John, Chestnut, 1985.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2011, $11,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $80,000.
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, ($35,000).
|1||Willa B Awesome||Martin A. Pedroza||Walther Solis|
|2||Killer Graces||Joseph Talamo||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|3||Lady of Shamrock||Mike E. Smith||John W. Sadler|
|4||Charm the Maker||Rafael Bejarano||Ronald L. McAnally|
|5||Batalha||Chantal Sutherland||A. C. Avila|
One day after a Preakness Stakes (gr. I) victory by Oxbow, the barn area at the Maryland State Fairgrounds at Timonium was flush with activity on the eve of Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale May 20-21.3 days ago
Shut off while making what appeared to be a winning bid along the rail, Lady of Shamrock was awarded the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIT) via disqualification April 20 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Lady of Shamrock, who just missed in her first try off the bench last month, is a clear standout in the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIT) April 20 over the Santa Anita turf course.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
A strong middle market helped pace the 2013 Keeneland April 2-year-olds in training sale to solid gains in both average and median April 8 in Lexington.Monday, April 08, 2013
Lady of Shamrock, a two-time grade I winner on turf last season, commences her 4-year-old campaign in the $150,000 Santa Ana Stakes (gr. IIT) March 24 on the turf at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, March 21, 2013
Willa B Awesome, a 2012 grade I winner and California champion, has been retired from racing and is booked to Darley stallion Medaglia d'Oro.Monday, February 11, 2013
Returning to the dirt for trainer Bob Baffert, Fiftyshadesofhay shook loose of her rivals and romped to her first stakes victory in the $100,000 Santa Ysabel (gr. III) over a wet/fast track at Santa Anita Park Jan. 26.Saturday, January 26, 2013
After four consecutive in-the-money stakes efforts, Scarlet Strike should be ready for her picture in the $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 26 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
More Chocolate, making her first start on dirt for trainer John Sadler, put away Willa B Awesome in the stretch and shook clear for her first stakes victory in the $150,000 La Canada (gr. II) Jan. 20 at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, January 20, 2013
A victory by Charm the Maker in the Paseana Handicap Jan. 13 would be beneficial on several fronts for trainer Ron McAnally, in addition to providing a good story line.Friday, January 11, 2013
Class Included, overmatched when seventh at 38-1 in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic last month, should get some class relief in the $200,000 Bayakoa Handicap Presented by Oak Tree Racing Association (gr. II) Dec. 8.Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Martin Schwartz's Zagora took the lead leaving the second turn and held off a tenacious Marketing Mix for a game victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
Mercedes Stable homebred Lady Ten had her consistency rewarded Oct. 27 when she inched away from the pack late in the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes (gr.IIIT) and held on to win at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, October 27, 2012
Eleven sophomore fillies will have a chance to win their first graded stakes in the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 27 on the Santa Anita Park turf.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Beaumont Stakes winner Gypsy Robin headlines a field of 14 sophomore fillies for the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) Oct. 20, including Killer Graces and Via Villagio from the West Coast barn of trainer Jerry Hollendorfer.Wednesday, October 17, 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
Odds-on choice Grace Hall took command leaving the final turn and drew out to a dominating 5 3/4-length win over four opponents in the $205,600 Indiana Oaks (gr. II). Oct. 6 at Hoosier Park.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Becky Winemiller's Wine Princess, whose sire and dam were both voted Horse of the Year, will try for consecutive graded stakes triumphs when she faces eight other 3-year-old fillies in the Indiana Oaks (gr. II).Wednesday, October 03, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Lady of Shamrock's four stakes wins in 2012 have helped her sire Scat Daddy lead the second-crop sire list, just as he led the freshman sire list in 2011.
Even-money choice Lady of Shamrock was best by far in the $300,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT), taking the overland route from last to a half-length victory Aug. 18.Saturday, August 18, 2012
A game winner of the American Oaks (gr. IT) one month ago, Lady of Shamrock can make it back-to-back grade I wins when she takes on nine sophomore filly rivals in the $300,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) on the turf Aug. 18.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Lady of Shamrock takes the Hronis brothers to the topTuesday, July 24, 2012
Trainer Bob Baffert wanted to experiment with the inconsistent filly Eden's Moon on turf and his hunch paid off when the odds-on choice led from the start to take the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar.Sunday, July 22, 2012
Making her career debut on turf, grade I winner Eden's Moon is the 121-pound high weight in an evenly-matched group of 3-year-old fillies entered for the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar July 22.Thursday, July 19, 2012
Jockey Mike Smith gambled at the rail with favored Lady of Shamrock and it paid off with a convincing victory in the $350,000 American Oaks (gr. IT) on the turf July 14 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, July 14, 2012