SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Sky Kingdom||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: B+||$60,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Empire Maker - Sky Beam, Kingmambo
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: Kingmambo, Bay, 1990.
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, $180,000.
|2||Oilisblackgold||Margin: 4¼||TrueNicks: B||$20,000|
2007 | Chestnut Gelding | Tapit - Dancing Tempest, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $37,000.
|3||Richard's Kid||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B||$12,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Lemon Drop Kid - Tough Broad, Broad Brush
Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 24 starts, 10 wins, $3,245,370. Lifetime: 444 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Broad Brush, Bay, 1983.
|1||Sky Kingdom||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|2||Oilisblackgold||Edwin A. Maldonado||Craig Dollase|
|3||Richard's Kid||Tyler Baze||Doug F. O'Neill|
|4||Batti Man (ARG)||Victor Espinoza||Dan L. Hendricks|
|5||Calidoscopio (ARG)||Aaron T. Gryder||Mike Puype|
|6||Dhaamer (IRE)||Rafael Bejarano||Mike R. Mitchell|
|7||Dreamcatcher||Joseph Talamo||John W. Sadler|
|8||Jaycito||Alonso Quinonez||Simon Callaghan|
Odds-on choice Last Gunfighter collared pacesetter Eighttofasttocatch in the final furlong and drew off by 4 1/4 lengths for his sixth consecutive victory May 17 in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (gr. III) in Baltimore, Md.8 hours ago
John Gunther's Last Gunfighter, who has won five in a row since his maiden victory last October, will invade Maryland and face mostly locally based horses in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (gr. III) May 1.5 days ago
Cyber Secret has not won on the dirt at Churchill Downs, but fresh off a 5 3/4-length victory in the April 13 Oaklawn Handicap, trainer Lynn Whiting is willing to put his unbeaten season on the line.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Thirty-three years after his first victory in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT), Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally did it again April 21 with late-running Interaction on closing day of the Santa Anita Park meet.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Successful Dan, coming back off a layoff of nearly 10 months, dictated an easy pace and held off the pursuing Boisterous in the final furlong to post a one-length victory in the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) April 21 at Keeneland.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Sky Kingdom showed his staying ability with an easy win in the Tokyo City Cup last month, so now's the time to find out if he can transfer that same success to the turf in the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap April 21.Thursday, April 18, 2013
There was a time when "the other Dan" was Wise Dan, who went on to become Horse of the Year. On April 21 fans will witness the return of the original, Successful Dan, in the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Claire Novak catches up with the connections of Wise Dan, Richard's Kid, Ramsey Farm, and Daisy Devine.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Sky Kingdom, on the comeback trail for trainer Bob Baffert, spurted away from challenger Oilisblackgold in the stretch to easily record his first stakes victory in the marathon Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 23, 2013
The 10-year-old Breeders' Cup Marathon winner will enter the March 23 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) after a five-month absence for trainer Mike Puype, who has a reputation for getting horses ready off layoff.Thursday, March 21, 2013
Calidoscopio makes his first appearance since he scored a major upset in last fall's Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) when he takes on seven opponents in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) March 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, horses with contrasting styles but both possessing a victory in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), are the clear standouts in the marquee event for handicap horses March 2 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Called to Serve registered his third straight bullet work in preparation for the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) when he went five furlongs on Santa Anita Park's fast main track Feb. 22 in :59 1/5 with Gary Stevens up.Friday, February 22, 2013
Returning to his favored distance, Slim Shadey will try to win the San Marcos Stakes (gr. IIT) for a second straight year on Saturday at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, February 07, 2013
Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) winner Calidoscopio is preparing for his 10-year-old debut next month at Santa Anita Park under the guidance of trainer Mike Puype.Thursday, January 10, 2013
A quartet from the deep bench of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is entered in the $150,000 San Fernando Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 12 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Dual grade I winner Coil, soon to be a stallion, seems primed to go out on top in the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 5 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Game On Dude, looking to rebound from his seventh-place finish as the favorite in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), drew the rail for the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Multiple grade I winner Game On Dude heads an expected field of six or seven in the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes - Presented by the Oak Tree Racing Association (gr. III) Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Janis R. Whitham's Fort Larned led from gate to wire and held off a sustained stretch bid by Mucho Macho Man to win the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) before a crowd of 55,123 at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Trainer Bill Mott could not contain his excitement the morning after champion Royal Delta's gate-to-wire victory in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, saying the filly was G-R-E-A-T.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Stud Dona Pancha's Calidoscopio targeted the leaders at the top of the stretch and pulled away to win the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) by a widening 4 1/4 lengths at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
Game On Dude could put himself atop the favorites list for Horse of the Year with a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Friday, November 02, 2012
Doug O'Neill discusses Breeders' Cup horses such as Handsome Mike and Richard's Kid.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Handsome Mike, frontrunning winner of the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), is headed for the Breeders' Cup Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park although a decision on which race is still to be made, trainer Doug O'Neill said.Saturday, October 20, 2012