SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Drill||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: C+||$90,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Lawyer Ron - Cat Dancer, Storm Cat
Sire: Lawyer Ron, Chestnut, 2003. Raced 3 years. 26 starts, 12 wins, $2,790,008. Lifetime: 68 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $300,000.
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, ($170,000).
|2||American Act||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$30,000|
2009 | Bay Gelding | Quiet American - Revolutionary Act, Boston Harbor
Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. Raced 4 years. 12 starts, 4 wins, $754,650. Lifetime: 409 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Boston Harbor, Bay, 1994.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $45,000.
|3||Creative Cause||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$18,000|
2009 | Gray or Roan Colt | Giant's Causeway - Dream of Summer, Siberian Summer
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Siberian Summer, Gray or Roan, 1989. In 2009: 1.19 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $135,000.
Others: Let's Get Crackin, $9,000.
|1||Drill||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|2||American Act||Martin A. Pedroza||Jack Carava|
|3||Creative Cause||Joel Rosario||Mike Harrington|
|4||Let's Get Crackin||Victor Espinoza||Craig Dollase|
Idle since running third n the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) last fall, Obviously will make his 2013 debut for trainer Mike Mitchell in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Southwest Stakes, Sabin Stakes, El Camino Real Derby, and San Vicente Stakes from the weekend.Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Given a patient ride by David Flores, Shakin It Up rallied between horses to capture the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 17 at Santa Anita Park, giving trainer Bob Baffert his eighth win in the sprint event.Sunday, February 17, 2013
Capo Bastone will be the latest horse to run back from the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) when he goes in race 9, a non-winners allowance, at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.Friday, February 15, 2013
Treasury Bill is among six 3-year-olds entered in the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 17 at Santa Anita Park, but trainer Ron Ellis said the seven-furlong event is a starting point for the son of Lemon Drop Kid.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Versatile Comma to the Top, who has produced wins on dirt, synthetic, and turf, as well as going long and sprinting, brings his best form recently into the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The Lumber Guy, whose big effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) last month produced a runner-up finish, heads a field of 10 sophomores for the $300,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita.Friday, December 21, 2012
Grade I winner Creative Cause, one of the top performers of his generation at both 2 and 3, has been retired to stud duty at Brereton and Elizabeth Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.Monday, October 15, 2012
The revamped "Road to the Kentucky Derby" series kicks off Sept. 29 with points awarded to the top four finishers in the Juddmonte Royal Lodge (Eng-II) at Newmarket and the FrontRunner Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Liaison, sixth in the Kentucky Derby at odds of 56-1, should find the company a little more to his liking when he returns to action in the $100,000 Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) June 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, May 31, 2012
Preakness third-place finisher will be given a little break and may try the grass.Thursday, May 24, 2012
A half sister to Triple Crown competitor Creative Cause brought $310,000 early in the afternoon of May 22 during the second session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training in Maryland.Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Trainer Doug O'Neill has full confidence in the potential for I'll Have Another to handle the grueling 1 1/2 miles of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) after the colt captured the first two jewels of America's Triple Crown.Sunday, May 20, 2012
Relive the exciting rivalry of I'll Have Another and Bodemeister!Sunday, May 20, 2012
I'll Have Another heads to Belmont Park in three weeks with a chance to become Thoroughbred racing's 12th Triple Crown winner after nipping a determined Bodemeister in a terrific renewal of the Preakness Stakes May 19.Saturday, May 19, 2012
As of 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, Bodemeister remained the heavy betting favorite for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), sitting at odds of 9-5 while Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner I'll Have Another is the 3-1 second choice.Saturday, May 19, 2012
With bright sunshine and a forecast for a high temperature of 80 degrees and little humidity, Preakness Day 2012 is looming as a picture perfect day that should lure a large crowd to Pimlico Race Course.Saturday, May 19, 2012
Here we go again. This is where we left you two weeks ago trying to decipher a formula of countless possibilities.Friday, May 18, 2012
Though I'll Have Another ran him down in deep stretch in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill, all signs point to Bodemeister being the one to beat in Preakness 137 at Pimlico Race Course May 19.Friday, May 18, 2012
Will it be I'll Have Another once again? Will Bodemeister get revenge? Or will one of the new players take the Black-eyed Susans?Thursday, May 17, 2012
Evan Hammonds and Jason Shandler handicap the Preakness Stakes track-side at Pimlico. Evan successfully picked I'll Have Another to win the Kentucky Derby; will he be correct this time?Thursday, May 17, 2012
Creative Cause just may turn out to be the overlay special of the Preakness.Thursday, May 17, 2012
A Preakness tradition, the Alibi Breakfast gives trainers a chance to offer up an 'alibi' before the second jewel of the Triple Crown. This year there were few alibis and a lot more confidence from the connections.Thursday, May 17, 2012
Bodemeister, runner-up in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has been made the 8-5 morning line favorite for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 19 and will break from post 7.Wednesday, May 16, 2012