SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Mr. Commons||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A+||$90,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Artie Schiller - Joustabout, Apalachee
Sire: Artie Schiller , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 191 yearlings sold, median $19,000.
Broodmare Sire: Apalachee, Bay, 1971. In 2009: 1.52 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2009 Select Yearling Sale, $70,000.
|2||Willyconker (IRE)||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$30,000|
2007 | Bay Gelding | Pyrus - Arme Fatale (IRE), Trempolino
Sire: Pyrus, Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Lifetime: 76 yearlings sold, median $10,042.
Broodmare Sire: Trempolino, Chestnut, 1984.
|3||Massone||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: A++||$18,000|
2006 | Chestnut Horse | Menifee - Stoneleigh's Hope, Damascus
Sire: Menifee, Bay, 1996. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 5 wins, $1,732,000. Lifetime: 156 yearlings sold, median $30,000. In 2009: 1.56 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Damascus, Bay, 1964.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2007 Select Yearling Sale, $40,000.
Scratched: El Gato Malo.
|1||Mr. Commons||Mike E. Smith||John A. Shirreffs|
|2||Willyconker (IRE)||Rafael Bejarano||Doug F. O'Neill|
|3||Massone||Corey S. Nakatani||Tim Yakteen|
|4||Calimonco||Victor Espinoza||John W. Sadler|
|5||Dewey's Special||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||Jeff Mullins|
|6||Pathfork||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
|7||M One Rifle||Joseph Talamo||Bruce Headley|
Morton Fink's 2012 Horse of the Year Wise Dan easily won the $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT) by a length over Data Link at Keeneland April 12, successfully making his 2013 debut while recording his sixth straight victory.Friday, April 12, 2013
Morton Fink's reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan makes his 2013 debut for trainer Charlie LoPresti in the $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT) at Keeneland April 12, with only four contenders willing to face him.Thursday, April 11, 2013
Pozo de Luna's Argentine-bred Suggestive Boy held off a late-flying Silentio by a nose in a thrilling edition of the $300,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park March 2.Saturday, March 02, 2013
Argentine-bred Suggestive Boy, an impressive 2 1/2-length winner of the Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT) over the Santa Anita Park turf one month ago, heads an eight-horse field in the $300,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile Stakes (gr. IT).Thursday, February 28, 2013
Suggestive Boy, overcoming a terrible post, burst away from his rivals in deep stretch to post a convincing victory in the Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Santa Anita turf course Feb. 2.Saturday, February 02, 2013
Lightly raced Silentio, a stylish winner of his stakes debut to begin the Santa Anita season in December, will be part of a packed starting gate for his first start as a 4-year-old in the $150,000 Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT).Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Donald Cohn and Martin Wygod purchased 10 distaffers at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale to be bred.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
M One Rifle, winner of the 2009 Malibu Stakes (gr. I), has been officially retired to trainer Bruce Headley's equine complex in Arcadia, Calif.Saturday, December 22, 2012
Calimonco, a multiple stakes winner and the only full brother to Breeders' Cup champions Sweet Catomine and Life is Sweet, will enter stud at Donald and Karen Cohn's Ballena Vista Farm in 2013.Friday, December 14, 2012
Morton Fink's homebred Wise Dan drew post 2 and was installed as the 9-5 favorite Oct. 29 for the $2 milion Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2, but must run the race of a lifetime to get the job done.Monday, October 29, 2012
Wise Dan and Animal Kingdom will enter the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park off vastly different preparation schedules.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Steve tells the tale of Shanghai Bobby.Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Favored Obviously led all the way in winning the $150,000 Arroyo Seco Mile (gr. IIT) in a very fast time over the Santa Anita Park turf course Oct. 6 and seems likely for next month's Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT).Saturday, October 06, 2012
Irish-bred Obviously, a nose better than Mr. Commons in the Del Mar Mile Handicap, is the likely favorite once again in the Arroyo Seco Mile (gr. IIT) as he goes for his third straight win on the turf Oct. 6 at Santa Anita.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Even-money pick Obviously set blazing fractions in the $200,000 Del Mar Mile (gr. IIT) and found the wire just in time while breaking the Jimmy Durante turf course record Aug. 26.Sunday, August 26, 2012
Just a little more than two months away from making a return appearance in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), Jeranimo heads a field of six for the $200,000 Del Mar Mile (gr. IIT) Aug. 26.Friday, August 24, 2012
Trailing the field into the stretch, outsider Jeranimo angled to the middle of the track and flew home for Garrett Gomez to earn his first grade I win in the $300,000 Shoemaker Mile June 30 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, June 30, 2012
Little Mike will try to make it consecutive grade I victories on turf when he makes his California debut in the $300,000 Shoemaker Mile June 30 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
In search of firm turf, Wilkinson wound up in the Southern California barn of Jeff Mullins, who sent the 4-year-old colt out to spring a 44-1 shocker in the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. IIT) at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Mr. Commons returns from a layoff of nearly three months to face 10 opponents in the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. II) on the Betfair Hollywood Park turf May 26.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Willa B Awesome, upset winner of the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I) last month, headlines the 2012 California Gold Rush at Betfair Hollywood Park April 28.Thursday, April 26, 2012
Multiple grade II winner Jeranimo stands out in a field of 11 drawn for the $150,000 San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) April 28 at Golden Gate Fields.Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Irish champion Pathfork has been purchased to stand at stud at the Beck family's Highlands Stud Farm in South Africa.Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Smart Bid, who has claimed both of his graded stakes wins over the Fair Grounds turf course, will try to defend his Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) title against nine others in the $400,000 turf race on April 1Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Former claimer Willyconker became a grade I winner when he outlasted odds-on choice Mr. Commons in a thrilling finish to the $300,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (gr. IT) at odds of 10-1 March 3 on the Santa Anita turf course.Saturday, March 03, 2012