SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||George Vancouver||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A||$540,000|
2010 | Bay Colt | Henrythenavigator - Versailles Treaty, Danzig
Sire: Henrythenavigator, Dark Bay or Brown, 2005. Lifetime: 176 yearlings sold, median $42,390.
Broodmare Sire: Danzig, Bay, 1977.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $450,000.
|2||Noble Tune||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: C||$180,000|
2010 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Unbridled's Song - Serena's Cat, Storm Cat
Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 3 years. 12 starts, 5 wins, $1,311,800. Lifetime: 666 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, ($300,000).
|3||Balance the Books||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A+||$99,000|
2010 | Bay Colt | Lemon Drop Kid - Kreisleriana, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 24 starts, 10 wins, $3,245,370. Lifetime: 444 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
Keeneland Association April 2012 Two-Year-Olds in Training, $160,000.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $37,000.
Scratched: Rising Legend (GB).
|1||George Vancouver||Ryan L. Moore||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|2||Noble Tune||Ramon A. Dominguez||Chad C. Brown|
|3||Balance the Books||Julien R. Leparoux||Chad C. Brown|
|4||Dundonnell||James Doyle||Roger J. Charlton|
|5||Gervinho||Rafael Bejarano||Carla Gaines|
|6||Artigiano||Lanfranco Dettori||Mahmood Al Zarooni|
|7||Lines of Battle||Richard Hughes||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|8||Joha||Javier Castellano||Michael J. Maker|
|9||Brown Almighty||Kent J. Desormeaux||Tim A. Ice|
|10||Fantastic Moon (GB)||Kieren Fallon||Jeremy Noseda|
|11||Dry Summer||Joseph Talamo||Jeff Mullins|
|12||Summit County||Corey S. Nakatani||Dale L. Romans|
|13||Know More||Garrett K. Gomez||Doug F. O'Neill|
|14||I'm Boundtoscore||Sarah Rook||Troy Rankin|
Dawn Approach and Magician, the respective English and Irish Two Thousand Guineas winners, look set to clash in the St. James's Palace Stakes (Eng-I) June 18 at Royal Ascot in what may well be the defining race of the meet.2 days ago
After a minor injury derailed sale plans, grade I winner Joha is scheduled to return to racing June 15 at Belmont Park in the $150,000 Hill Prince Stakes (gr. IIIT).6 days ago
Eight sophomore turf contenders entered the inaugural edition June 1 edition of the $500,000 Penn Mile Stakes at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, including Noble Tune, Rydilluc, Jack Milton, and Charming Kitten.Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Trainer Aidan O'Brien will send out four of the 10 runners in the Tattersalls Irish Two Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) May 25 as he bids for a ninth win in the classic at the Curragh, including early favorite Magician.Thursday, May 23, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Arlington Classic Stakes with Brown Almighty and General Election.Thursday, May 23, 2013
Admiral Kitten leads 12 sophomore contenders in the $150,000 Arlington Classic (gr. IIIT) at Arlington Park on May 25, Illinois Derby (gr. III) runner-up Fordubai also in the mix.Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Favored Noble Tune, saving all the ground for Javier Castellano, fired through an opening along the hedge to register an easy victory in the $234,200 American Turf Stakes (gr. IIT) May 3 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
Entered as the one also-eligible horse for this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Fear the Kitten was scratched Friday morning from the Saturday, May 4 classic.Friday, May 03, 2013
A half-dozen horses entered in this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) field made their initial starts without race-day Salix, but for the 1 1/4-mile classic all six will receive the diuretic.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Godolphin's undefeated European champion Dawn Approach will make his highly anticipated 2013 debut in the QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I), the first classic of the European season May 4 at Newmarket.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Lines of Battle, who earned his ticket to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) via a win in the $2 million UAE Derby (UAE-II), arrived at Churchill Downs at 2:25 a.m. May 1 after a trip from Ireland.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Lenny Shulman gives the Kentucky Derby news for May 1, 2013.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Trainer Chad Brown brings 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf runner-up Noble Tune to the May 3 American Turf (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs after making a decision not to run him in the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 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
Lenny Shulman discusses which Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders appeared on the track today, when Lines of Battle is expected to arrive, and the weather forecast this weekend.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
If this year's Derby has you confused now, you'll really be tested if the projected forecast for rain on Saturday holds true.Monday, April 29, 2013
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Lines of Battle is likely to be the only starter in the Kentucky Derby to have won at in excess of nine furlongs.
This is one of the most wide open editions of the race I've ever seen. So many directions to go.Thursday, April 11, 2013
It was a crowded scene at the April 10 post-position draw for the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), as the connections crossed their fingers and hoped for good post positions.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Trainer Chad Brown told Keeneland officials April 8 he will enter Balance the Books instead of Noble Tune in the April 13 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I).Monday, April 08, 2013
Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen is shuffled in a major way this week. There are new horses on it, and one is from 'left field'!Monday, April 08, 2013
Java's War, a contender for the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I), and Falling Sky, headed for the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), posted bullet moves April 7 in preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preps.Sunday, April 07, 2013
John Oxley's Star Contender is highweighted at 123 pounds in a field of 11 for the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT), but SamSon Farms' Up With the Birds has beaten him and will likely be favored at Keeneland April 5.Tuesday, April 02, 2013
The Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby have led to big changes in Steve's Derby Dozen, plus Lines of Battle arrives!Monday, April 01, 2013