SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Willa B Awesome||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A||$180,000|
2009 | Chestnut Filly | Awesome Gambler - Cause I'm Tricky, Nineeleven
Sire: Awesome Gambler, Chestnut, 2004. Lifetime: 12 yearlings sold, median $9,000.
Broodmare Sire: Nineeleven, Bay, 1993. In 2009: .65 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited January 2011 Mixed Sale, $18,000.
|2||Reneesgotzip||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
Sire: City Zip , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 2 years. 23 starts, 9 wins, $818,225. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $45,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2010 Yearling Sale, $3,500.
|3||Eden's Moon||Margin: 7½||TrueNicks: A++||$36,000|
Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997. Raced 1 years. 2 starts, 1 wins, $33,840. Lifetime: 493 yearlings sold, median $70,000.
Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $1,525,000.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2011, $390,000.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2011, ($110,000).
|1||Willa B Awesome||Martin A. Pedroza||Walther Solis|
|2||Reneesgotzip||Garrett K. Gomez||Peter Miller|
|3||Eden's Moon||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|4||Bella's Fantasy||Mike E. Smith||Bob Baffert|
|5||Conjure the Spirit||Joel Rosario||Alexis Barba|
A strong middle market helped pace the 2013 Keeneland April 2-year-olds in training sale to solid gains in both average and median April 8 in Lexington.Monday, April 08, 2013
Santa Anita Oaks was her third grade I win.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Spendthrift Farm's Beholder easily defeated five foes in the Santa Anita Oaks and will move on to contest the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) as one of the top choices.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Two-year-old filly champion of 2012 Beholder will be the heavy favorite when she faces five foes in the April 6 Santa Anita Oaks for Spendthrift Farm and Richard Mandella.Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Champion 2-year-old filly Beholder worked seven furlongs in company on a fast main track at Santa Anita Park March 29 as she closes in on her next scheduled start in the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I).Friday, March 29, 2013
Willa B Awesome, a 2012 grade I winner and California champion, has been retired from racing and is booked to Darley stallion Medaglia d'Oro.Monday, February 11, 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
Gary and Mary West's homebred Book Review found California to her liking Dec. 26, when she got up over tough contender Reneesgotzip and 2011 2-year-old champion My Miss Aurelia in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes.Thursday, December 27, 2012
In spite of her abbreviated campaign, My Miss Aurelia can likely wrap up an Eclipse Award as the nation's leading 3-year-old filly with a win in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita Dec. 26.Friday, December 21, 2012
Class Included, overmatched when seventh at 38-1 in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic last month, should get some class relief in the $200,000 Bayakoa Handicap Presented by Oak Tree Racing Association (gr. II) Dec. 8.Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Mizdirection provided a rumble in The Jungle at Santa Anita Nov. 3, taking the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) with a thrilling stretch drive in near-record time.Saturday, November 03, 2012
The Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) was the most popular race among the 15 on the two-day World Championships programs, with a maximum 14 drawing into the field for the race.Monday, October 29, 2012
Odds-on choice Grace Hall took command leaving the final turn and drew out to a dominating 5 3/4-length win over four opponents in the $205,600 Indiana Oaks (gr. II). Oct. 6 at Hoosier Park.Saturday, October 06, 2012
California-bred Amazombie will defend his title against six other top sprinters in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) against six opponents in a race formerly known as the Ancient Title Oct. 6.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Becky Winemiller's Wine Princess, whose sire and dam were both voted Horse of the Year, will try for consecutive graded stakes triumphs when she faces eight other 3-year-old fillies in the Indiana Oaks (gr. II).Wednesday, October 03, 2012
A game winner of the American Oaks (gr. IT) one month ago, Lady of Shamrock can make it back-to-back grade I wins when she takes on nine sophomore filly rivals in the $300,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) on the turf Aug. 18.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Trainer Bob Baffert wanted to experiment with the inconsistent filly Eden's Moon on turf and his hunch paid off when the odds-on choice led from the start to take the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar.Sunday, July 22, 2012
Making her career debut on turf, grade I winner Eden's Moon is the 121-pound high weight in an evenly-matched group of 3-year-old fillies entered for the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar July 22.Thursday, July 19, 2012
Coming off an 11 1/2-length maiden score, Potesta outfought even-money pick Eden's Moon in a long stretch duel to win the $150,000 Hollywood Oaks (gr. II) by a nose June 23 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, June 23, 2012
Willa B Awesome, upset winner of the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I), goes for her third graded stakes win of the year against a couple of familiar rivals in the $150,000 Hollywood Oaks (gr. II) June 23 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Among the list of current Acorn probables is Anita Ebert-Cauley's homebred filly On Fire Baby, who is looking to redeem a lackluster fifth-place effort in the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Believe You Can predict the winner of this year's Kentucky Oaks?Thursday, May 03, 2012
A visual look at the Kentucky Oaks field in post position order.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
While the striking bay Grace Hall has the favored 5-2 morning line status in the May 4 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), there are plenty of other fillies in the full field of 14 that deserve much more than a passing glance.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Grade I winner Willa B Awesome, sent off as a heavy favorite in the $288,000 Melair Stakes, was all out to win by a nose over a determined Starry Skies at Befair Hollywood Park April 28.Saturday, April 28, 2012