SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Amazombie||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: B||$90,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Northern Afleet - Wilshe Amaze, In Excess (IRE)
Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 5 wins, $626,671. Lifetime: 289 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: In Excess (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
Barretts Equine Limited January 2008 Mixed Sale, ($32,000).
|2||Roman Threat||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A||$30,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Roman Ruler - Shameful, Flying Chevron
Sire: Roman Ruler , Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Lifetime: 229 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Flying Chevron, Dark Bay or Brown, 1992.
|3||Camp Victory||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: D||$18,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Forest Camp - Victory Trick, Clever Trick
Sire: Forest Camp, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 3 years. 11 starts, 4 wins, $339,984. Lifetime: 267 yearlings sold, median $45,000. In 2009: 1.40 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Clever Trick, Dark Bay or Brown, 1976. In 2009: 1.54 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $90,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2008 Select Yearling Sale, ($39,000).
|1||Amazombie||Mike E. Smith||William Spawr|
|2||Roman Threat||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|3||Camp Victory||Joseph Talamo||Mike R. Mitchell|
|4||Sway Away||Rafael Bejarano||Jeff Bonde|
|5||Mensa Heat||Garrett K. Gomez||Ted H. West|
|6||Thinking of Girls||Daniel P. Vergara||Denise E. Breuer|
Comma to the Top, Jimmy Creed, and Camp Victory all bring grade I victories into the Potrero Grande (gr. II) at Santa Anita, vying to become the West Coast's top sprinter.Thursday, April 04, 2013
The Sprint division in 2012 took some odd twists during the course of the year, with the first half of the year focused on the defending champion Amazombie.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Keyser is first person to win Media Eclipse Awards in both writing and photography categories.Friday, December 28, 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
Trinniberg, overlooked at odds of 13-1, proved his doubters wrong when he posted his first grade I victory in the $1.5 million XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint by three-quarters of a length Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Throw out his last race, said trainer Bill Spawr of Amazombie. The Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint favorite is ready to repeat.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap a few choice races from the Breeders' Cup providing insight from past performances and on site impressions. The Classic will be covered in tomorrow's show.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Amazombie, last year's champion sprinter and winner of the Breeders' Cup Sprint, is this year's Sprint favorite against four other grade I winners.Monday, October 29, 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
On a cool morning Oct. 26 at Keeneland, 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom turned in a workmanlike breeze preparing for his upcoming start in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park.Friday, October 26, 2012
Breeders' Cup candidates were out in full force at Santa Anita Park Oct. 20, going through the late stages of their major drills for the World Championships events.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Evan examines how weekend races will affect the Breeders' Cup race card.Monday, October 08, 2012
Coil earned his first stakes win since last year's Haskell Invitational and earned a spot in the XpressBet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with his upset victory in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I) Oct. 6.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
Comma to the Top and Mensa Heat, one-two finishers last out in the Pirate's Bounty Stakes, get a Sept. 28 rematch in the Eddie D. Stakes (formerly Morvich, gr. IIIT) on opening day at Santa Anita for the 2012 autumn meet.Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Capital Account and Coil gave trainer Bob Baffert a one-two finish in the $250,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes (gr. II) at Del Mar Aug. 26.Sunday, August 26, 2012
Featherston, Jacobsen, and Miller's Camp Victory, second in last year's Pat O'Brien Stakes (gr. II), will try again versus five others in the race when it is renewed Aug. 26 at Del Mar.Friday, August 24, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie returned to his best form in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), sitting just off a hot pace and coming to get the leaders in deep stretch to win going away on the Polytrack at Del Mar July 29.Sunday, July 29, 2012
Sprint champion Amazombie and The Factor will duke it out one more time in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I), the headline event at Del Mar July 29.Thursday, July 26, 2012
Mike Mitchell, recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumor, is doing well and is in fine spirits, according to his assistant trainer, Phil D'Amato, who visited the longtime Southern California conditioner July 3.Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Trainer Mike Mitchell, who had brain surgery a day earlier, surely got some much-needed tonic when his Camp Victory swept to victory in the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I) at Betfair Hollywood Park June 30.Saturday, June 30, 2012
The Factor, making his first appearance since the Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) three months ago, and defending champion Smiling Tiger headline the field for the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. IT) June 30 at Hollywood.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
If all goes as planned, Amazombie will take the exact same path as last year when he captured the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), using the Triple Bend, Bing Crosby, and Ancient Title as springboards.Thursday, May 31, 2012
Odds-on favorite Roman Threat had too much speed for his seven opponents in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) in a dominating win on the Cushion Track at Betfair Hollywood Park May 28.Monday, May 28, 2012
Rail Trip, back in the Southern California barn of Ron Ellis, gets back into action in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) May 28 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, May 26, 2012