SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Grandeur (IRE)||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2009 | Gray or Roan Gelding | Verglas (IRE) - Misskinta (IRE), Desert Sun (GB)
Sire: Verglas (IRE), Gray or Roan, 1994. Raced 3 years. 14 starts, 3 wins, $201,921. Lifetime: 581 yearlings sold, median $29,770.
Broodmare Sire: Desert Sun (GB), Bay, 1988.
Goff's Orby Million and Sportsman's Yearling Sale 2010, $115,413.
|2||Speaking of Which (IRE)||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A+||$30,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Suitably Discreet, Mr. Prospector
Sire: Invincible Spirit (IRE), Bay, 1997. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 7 wins, $374,711. Lifetime: 540 yearlings sold, median $75,301.
Broodmare Sire: Mr. Prospector, Bay, 1970.
|3||Smart Ellis||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: B+||$18,000|
2009 | Chestnut Colt | Smarty Jones - Corrazona, El Gran Senor
Sire: Smarty Jones , Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 8 wins, $7,613,155. Lifetime: 160 yearlings sold, median $29,500.
Broodmare Sire: El Gran Senor, Bay, 1981. In 2009: 2.68 AEI.
|1||Grandeur (IRE)||William T. Buick||Jeremy Noseda|
|2||Speaking of Which (IRE)||Patrick J. Smullen||Dermot K. Weld|
|3||Smart Ellis||Corey S. Nakatani||Richard E. Mandella|
|4||All Squared Away||Garrett K. Gomez||Peter Miller|
|5||My Best Brother||Martin Garcia||Julio C. Canani|
|6||Power Foot||Edwin A. Maldonado||Richard E. Mandella|
|7||Old Time Hockey||Joseph Talamo||Thomas F. Proctor|
|8||Huntsville||Juan J. Hernandez||Barry Abrams|
|9||Hoist||Mario Gutierrez||Troy Taylor|
Trainer Christophe Clement will be well represented with two starters in the $150,000 Fort Marcy Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Belmont Park May 4, including 2-1 morning line favorite Speaking of Which.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Thirty-three years after his first victory in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT), Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally did it again April 21 with late-running Interaction on closing day of the Santa Anita Park meet.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Sky Kingdom showed his staying ability with an easy win in the Tokyo City Cup last month, so now's the time to find out if he can transfer that same success to the turf in the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap April 21.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Bright Thought, making his graded stakes debut, pulled away in the stretch to capture the $150,750 San Luis Rey (gr. IIT) in course record time on the turf March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Bourbon Bay makes his 7-year-old debut March 16 in a race he has won twice before, the San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Gary Stevens and Slim Shadey came up big right from the gate, leading the San Marcos field from flag fall to wire to score at Santa Anita Park Feb. 9.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Several 3-year-old colts will try to break through in the $150,000 Sir Beaufort Stakes (gr. IIT) Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park, opening day at the Arcadia, Calif. track.Friday, December 21, 2012
Favored Grandeur earned his second grade II win from three United States starts when he came from off the pace to capture the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup by three-quarters of a length at Betfair Hollywood Park Dec. 15.Saturday, December 15, 2012
Runner-up as the favorite in the Hollywood Derby (gr. IT), Grandeur will try to become the first 3-year-old since Bien Bien in 1992 to win the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) Dec. 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Unbridled Command, making his first appearance outside of New York, stepped into grade I company with an impressive victory in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby, the final race of the 2012 Turf Festival Nov. 25.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Fifteen 3-year-olds, including Travers Stakes (gr. I) dead-heat winner Golden Ticket, are entered in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) Nov. 25 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Friday, November 23, 2012
Irish-bred Grandeur, with William Buick up, rallies from last after stumbling at the start Nov. 2 to win the $150,000 Twilight Derby (gr. IIT) to cap off the Breeders' Cup Friday card at Santa Anita.Friday, November 02, 2012
Trainer Dale Romans looks to improve upon the considerable success he has already enjoyed in turf races this season when he sends out Quick Wit in the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT) Oct. 13 at Hawthorne Race CourseWednesday, October 10, 2012
Two grade III stakes at Hastings Racecourse, the Ballerina and British Columbia Premier's Handicap, highlight the Columbus Day holiday program at the Vancouver, B.C. track Oct. 8.Friday, October 05, 2012
Irish agent Demi O'Byrne outlasted all other bidders to acquire a Bernardini colt for $1,550,000 at the Sept. 12 third session of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington.Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Owner Glen Todd pulled out all the stops in an effort to claim his first British Columbia Derby with a three-horse entry that went off at 2-5 odds, but it wasn't enough to stop high-stepping Second City Sept. 9 at Hastings.Sunday, September 09, 2012
Jockey Mario Gutierrez will attempt to win the $200,000 British Columbia Derby Sept. 9 at Hastings Racecourse for his mentor, Glen Todd, who has entered a trio of strong challengers in the $200,000 event at 1 1/8 miles.Thursday, September 06, 2012
My Best Brother proved he was the best 3-year-old on turf at the Del Mar meet with a smart, front-running victory in the $300,000 Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) at 1 1/8 miles Sept. 2.Sunday, September 02, 2012
A year after Tom Proctor shipped Banned west to win the Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) for Glen Hill Farms, the trainer is back for the turf event Sept. 3 with La Jolla Stakes (gr. IIT) winner Old Time Hockey.Thursday, August 30, 2012
In a wild three-horse photo finish, Old Time Hockey outfought favored My Best Brother and Chips All In to win the La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 11 at Del Mar.Saturday, August 11, 2012
Bettors won't have to look hard to find something in common with all five of the contestants in the La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar Aug. 11 for 3-year-olds.Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Images from the 75th opening day at Del Mar.Thursday, July 19, 2012
My Best Brother and Midnight Crooner tallied victories in divisions of the Oceanside Stakes for 3-year-olds before a record opening-day crowd of 47,339 at Del Mar July 18.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
After upsetting Liaison in the Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) at 15-1 odds one month ago, Nonios will face his rival once again in the $150,000 Swaps Stakes (gr. II), the Independence Day feature at Betfair Hollywood Park.Sunday, July 01, 2012
The longest shot on the board at 70-1, All Squared Away pulled a massive upset in the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington (gr. III) when he overtook Hammers Terror late to win by 1 1/2 lengths April 21 at Keeneland.Saturday, April 21, 2012