SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Little Mike||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A+||$1,620,000|
2007 | Bay Gelding | Spanish Steps - Hay Jude, Wavering Monarch
Sire: Spanish Steps , Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 63 yearlings sold, median $6,500.
Broodmare Sire: Wavering Monarch, Bay, 1979. In 2009: 1.25 AEI.
|2||Point of Entry||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A+||$540,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Dynaformer - Matlacha Pass, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Raced 3 years. 30 starts, 7 wins, $671,207. Lifetime: 555 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
|3||St Nicholas Abbey (IRE)||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$297,000|
2007 | Bay Horse | Montjeu (IRE) - Leaping Water (GB), Sure Blade
Sire: Montjeu (IRE), Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 11 wins, $3,178,177. Lifetime: 581 yearlings sold, median $120,140.
Broodmare Sire: Sure Blade, Bay, 1983. In 2009: 1.04 AEI.
Tattersall's October 2008 Yearling Sale, $366,765.
|1||Little Mike||Ramon A. Dominguez||Dale L. Romans|
|2||Point of Entry||John R. Velazquez||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|3||St Nicholas Abbey (IRE)||Joseph Patrick O'Brien||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|4||Trailblazer (JPN)||Yutaka Take||Yasutoshi Ikee|
|5||Shareta (IRE)||Christophe P. Lemaire||Alain De Royer-Dupre|
|6||Kindergarden Kid||Julien R. Leparoux||Peter Miller|
|7||Cogito||Lanfranco Dettori||Doug F. O'Neill|
|8||Slim Shadey (GB)||Garrett K. Gomez||Simon Callaghan|
|9||Dullahan||Joel Rosario||Dale L. Romans|
|10||Treasure Beach (GB)||Jamie P. Spencer||Aidan P. O'Brien|
|11||Optimizer||Jon Kenton Court||D. Wayne Lukas|
|12||Turbo Compressor||Joe Bravo||Todd A. Pletcher|
A look back on the career of John Velazquez, as he records his 5,000th NA win.4 days ago
Last year's Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Little Mike breezed four furlongs in :50.80 June 11 on the Churchill Downs turf in preparation for a start in the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 6 at Monmouth Park.6 days ago
Little Mike is likely to start in the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 6, the first of a four-race series picked by breeder and co-owner Carlo Vacarezza that would end with a defense of his 2012 Breeders' Cup Turf title.Sunday, June 09, 2013
Phipps Stable's Point of Entry, winner of the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap (gr. IT) June 8, suffered a condylar fracture in his left hind cannon bone and will have surgery, trainer Shug McGaughey said.Sunday, June 09, 2013
All the action leading up to the big race on Belmont Stakes day.Sunday, June 09, 2013
Phipps Stable's Point of Entry captured his eighth victory in 12 starts on grass with a smooth come-from-behind win in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap (gr. IT) at Belmont Park June 8.Saturday, June 08, 2013
As fans started to trickle into Belmont Park on Saturday, June 8 for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), the sun began to peek through scattered clouds as more than 24 hours of rain had finally halted.Saturday, June 08, 2013
Trainer Shug McGaughey said emphatically that turf star Point of Entry will compete in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap (gr. IT) June 8, despite the forecast for rain over the weekend.Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Slim Shadey returns to his favorite distance of 10 furlongs as the 122-pound highweight in the $200,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf June 8 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 05, 2013
The Coolmore stallion has already posted some astonishing figures but he will have few weekends like the one he enjoyed on the biggest stage in Europe.Monday, June 03, 2013
Coolmore and partners' St Nicholas Abbey notched a record third consecutive Investec Coronation Cup (Eng-I) victory in convincing style on Derby day June 1 at Epsom.Saturday, June 01, 2013
Ordak Dan earned an automatic starting berth in the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) later this year when he won the Gran Premio 25 de Mayo (Arg-I) at San Isidro racecourse in Buenos Aries.Sunday, May 26, 2013
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).Saturday, May 18, 2013
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
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
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
Local rivalry and international challenge spice up the April 28 Audemars Piguet QE II Cup (HK-I) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong.Thursday, April 25, 2013
The son of Spanish Steps is Florida's horse of the year, older horse and turf male champion.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez put his skills as a former rider to use on Tuesday, April 23, riding grade II winner Vyjack on the Churchill Downs main track in preparation for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The dam of multiple grade I winner Little Mike will be bred back to Distorted Humor.Sunday, April 21, 2013
An unfortunate stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) last month cost Fort Larned his seasonal debut, but the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner is back in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II).Wednesday, April 10, 2013