SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Wise Dan||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A||$1,080,000|
2007 | Chestnut Gelding | Wiseman's Ferry - Lisa Danielle, Wolf Power (SAF)
Sire: Wiseman's Ferry , Chestnut, 1999. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 4 wins, $825,266. Lifetime: 82 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
Broodmare Sire: Wolf Power (SAF), Gray, 1978. In 2009: 1.30 AEI.
|2||Animal Kingdom||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$360,000|
2008 | Chestnut Horse | Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) - Dalicia (GER), Acatenango (GER)
Sire: Leroidesanimaux (BRZ), Chestnut, 2000. Lifetime: 89 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
Broodmare Sire: Acatenango (GER), Chestnut, 1982.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $100,000.
|3||Obviously (IRE)||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: D||$198,000|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Choisir (AUS) - Leala (IRE), Montjeu (IRE)
Sire: Choisir (AUS), Chestnut, 1999. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 7 wins, $1,260,052. Lifetime: 710 yearlings sold, median $38,934.
Broodmare Sire: Montjeu (IRE), Bay, 1996.
|1||Wise Dan||John R. Velazquez||Charles Lopresti|
|2||Animal Kingdom||Rafael Bejarano||H. Graham Motion|
|3||Obviously (IRE)||Joseph Talamo||Mike R. Mitchell|
|4||Excelebration (IRE)||Joseph Patrick O'Brien||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|5||Mr. Commons||Brice Blanc||John A. Shirreffs|
|6||Jeranimo||Garrett K. Gomez||Michael Pender|
|7||Suggestive Boy (ARG)||Mike E. Smith||Ronald L. McAnally|
|8||Moonlight Cloud (GB)||Thierry Jarnet||Frederic Head|
|9||Willcox Inn||James Graham||Michael Stidham|
Defending Horse of the Year Wise Dan will likely target the Firecracker Handicap at Churchill, trainer Charlie LoPresti said May 23. His half brother, Successful Dan, is on track for the June 15 Stephen Foster there.Yesterday
Woodbine Entertainment Group May 23 announced its 2013 Thoroughbred stakes calendar. There will be 107 stakes more than $20.25 million.Yesterday
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.2 days ago
Calumet Farm's Skyring, winless in 11 starts since a victory at Pimlico Race Course last May, found the winner's circle again at the Maryland track in the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).6 days ago
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has three starters in the May 18 Preakness Stakes and five in races on the undercard, including Optimizer and Skyring as part of a 13-horse field for the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Thursday, May 16, 2013
Assistant trainer Robin Trevor-Jones works with Red Cadeaux, who finished second to Animal Kingdom in the Dubai World Cup.Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Graham Motion, trainer of Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner Animal Kingdom, has decided that the Royal Ascot meeting's opening race over a mile will be the Kentucky-bred's target in his career finale June 18.Friday, May 10, 2013
Trainer Graham Motion reported via Twitter that Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner Animal Kingdom completed a four-furlong gallop in :52 May 9 at Lambourn.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Images from Kentucky Derby Day 2013.Sunday, May 05, 2013
Horse of the Year Wise Dan ran his winning streak to six races and surpassed $4 million in career earnings handily in the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT) over yielding ground May 4 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, May 04, 2013
At 3:20 p.m. Saturday, May 4, Churchill Downs officials announced Phipps Stable and Stronach Stable's Point of Entry had been scratched from the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes (gr. IT).Saturday, May 04, 2013
Wise Dan and Point of Entry face off May 4 at Churchill Downs in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), the race immediately preceding the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Aidan O'Brien noted that Lines of Battle was sent to Dubai with the specific purpose of picking up Kentucky Derby-qualifying points offered in the race, and he earned 100 points, assuring him a spot in the starting gate.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Orb, winner of the Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I), heads the NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll that came out April 29 in advance of the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 29, 2013
A face-off between 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan and multiple grade I-winning turf star Point of Entry is on for the Woodford Reserve (gr. IT) on Derby Day, trainer Charlie LoPresti confirmed April 29.Monday, April 29, 2013
John Velazquez will ride his Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Animal Kingdom when the recent Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) hero makes his career finale at the mid-June Royal Ascot meeting in England.Friday, April 26, 2013
Morton Fink's Lisa Danielle, the dam of Horse of the Year Wise Dan, was honored April 25 as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon.Thursday, April 25, 2013
Dam of 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan in Lexington on April 24, 2013, with commentary by farm manager Barry Ezrine.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who won the Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT)) on the Keeneland turf in his 2013 debut, breezed five furlongs in a bullet :59 3/5 over the main track April 24.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
An interview with new trainer Will VanMeter, Mike Smith's visit with Zenyatta, and a stop at Patchen Wilkes Farm to visit Lisa Danielle, dam of 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Animal Kingdom and Java's War, who is being pointed to this year's Louisville classic, are among the U.S.-trained horses being considered for Royal Ascot.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The son of Spanish Steps is Florida's horse of the year, older horse and turf male champion.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
After winning four of the first five races for juveniles or juvenile fillies at the Keeneland spring meeting, trainer Wesley Ward will sit out the finale Thursday, April 25.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Successful Dan, coming back off a layoff of nearly 10 months, dictated an easy pace and held off the pursuing Boisterous in the final furlong to post a one-length victory in the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) April 21 at Keeneland.Sunday, April 21, 2013
The dam of multiple grade I winner Little Mike will be bred back to Distorted Humor.Sunday, April 21, 2013