SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Creative Cause||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$180,000|
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.
|2||Bodemeister||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: C||$60,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Empire Maker - Untouched Talent, Storm Cat
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $260,000.
|3||Midnight Transfer||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A++||$36,000|
2009 | Chestnut Colt | Hard Spun - French Satin, French Deputy
Sire: Hard Spun , Bay, 2004. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 7 wins, $2,673,470. Lifetime: 249 yearlings sold, median $53,475.
Broodmare Sire: French Deputy, Chestnut, 1992.
Keeneland Association April 2011 Two-Year-Olds in Training, $80,000.
|1||Creative Cause||Joel Rosario||Mike Harrington|
|2||Bodemeister||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|3||Midnight Transfer||Victor Espinoza||Carla Gaines|
|4||Liaison||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|5||Rousing Sermon||Joseph Talamo||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|6||Blingo||Mike E. Smith||John A. Shirreffs|
|7||American Act||Martin A. Pedroza||Jack Carava|
|8||Tiz Point||Eswan Flores||Richard E. Mandella|
|9||Empire Way||Brice Blanc||Mike Harrington|
|10||Groovin' Solo||Alonso Quinonez||Myung Kwon Cho|
One day after a Preakness Stakes (gr. I) victory by Oxbow, the barn area at the Maryland State Fairgrounds at Timonium was flush with activity on the eve of Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale May 20-21.Yesterday
With a surge through the stretch under Joe Talamo, 9-1 shot Open Water upset the field in the $150,000 Marjorie L. Everett Handicap (gr. II) for her first stakes victory May 18 at Betfair Hollywood Park.2 days ago
With three of the seven entrants in the $150,000 Marjorie L. Everett Handicap including grade II winner Lady of Fifty, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer brings a strong hand to the featured event at Hollywood Park May 18.4 days ago
Liaison disposed of favored Blueskiesnrainbows coming off the far turn and lengthened stride impressively through the stretch to take the Mervyn Leroy Handicap (gr. II) handily May 4 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Liaison returns to the scene of the biggest victory of his career when he battles six other well-matched older horses at Betfair Hollywood Park in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) May 4.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Shut off while making what appeared to be a winning bid along the rail, Lady of Shamrock was awarded the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIT) via disqualification April 20 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Lady of Shamrock, who just missed in her first try off the bench last month, is a clear standout in the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIT) April 20 over the Santa Anita turf course.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Idle since he was well beaten in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25, Liaison came back running in the $71,500 Santana Mile March 31, defeating favored Midnight Transfer by a half-length at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, March 31, 2013
Lady of Shamrock, a two-time grade I winner on turf last season, commences her 4-year-old campaign in the $150,000 Santa Ana Stakes (gr. IIT) March 24 on the turf at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, March 21, 2013
Bob Baffert's reputation at Oaklawn Park is that of a phenomenon, one you cannot afford to bet against. Selectively shipping in from his West Coast base with a remarkable 59% win rate, he has captured 17 of 29.Friday, March 15, 2013
Hear the Ghost blew past weakening favorites Flashback and Goldencents in deep stretch to post a half-length upset in the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 9 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Tampa Bay Derby and San Felipe Stakes this week. They also answer your questions submitted via Twitter at #THS.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Flashback and Goldencents, acknowledged by most as the leading 3-year-old males in Southern California, meet for the first time in the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 9 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Flashback moved a step closer to his much-anticipated showdown with Goldencents in the upcoming San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) with a five-furlong workout March 3 in a bullet 59 seconds flat under regular rider Julien Leparoux.Sunday, March 03, 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
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens stole the $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes (gr. II) aboard outsider Great Hot Feb. 16 for his third consecutive stakes win at Santa Anita Park over the past two weekends.Saturday, February 16, 2013
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer accounts for half the Santa Maria Stakes (gr. II) field of six older fillies and mares at Santa Anita Park Feb. 16, headed by 123-pound high weight Lady of Fifty.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Fed Biz, who outlasted Tritap by a head in the San Fernando Stakes (gr. II), will meet his rival once again in the $200,000 Strub Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 2 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, January 30, 2013
More Chocolate, making her first start on dirt for trainer John Sadler, put away Willa B Awesome in the stretch and shook clear for her first stakes victory in the $150,000 La Canada (gr. II) Jan. 20 at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, January 20, 2013
Already accomplished at both sprints and routes, Book Review will stretch out again in the $150,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 20 at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, January 17, 2013
Graded stakes winner Snow Top Mountain brought an impressive price of $950,000 from Audley Farm during the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Empire Way, a grade II stakes-placed full brother to two-time Breeders' Cup winner Royal Delta, and veteran California stallion Swiss Yodeler will stand in 2013 at Terry Lovingier's Lovacres Ranch near Warner Springs, Calif.Thursday, December 20, 2012
At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. In spite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their finishes.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Lady of Fifty charged down the outside to sweep past the leaders in the stretch, registering her first graded stakes win in the $200,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) Dec. 8 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, December 08, 2012