SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Hot Dixie Chick||Margin: 6¼||BRIS: 104||TrueNicks: A++||$66,600|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Dixie Union - Above Perfection, In Excess (IRE)
Sire: Dixie Union, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 7 wins, $1,233,190. Lifetime: 451 yearlings sold, median $85,000.
Broodmare Sire: In Excess (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2009, $435,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2008 Select Yearling Sale, $340,000.
|2||Beautician||Margin: 6¾||BRIS: 94||TrueNicks: B||$22,200|
2007 | Gray or Roan Filly | Dehere - Caroni, Rubiano
Sire: Dehere, Bay, 1991. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 6 wins, $723,712. Lifetime: 548 yearlings sold, median $59,417.
Broodmare Sire: Rubiano, Gray or Roan, 1987.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $110,000.
Keeneland Association January 2008 Horses of All Ages Sale, $42,000.
|3||Cowgirl Mally||Margin: 2¼||BRIS: 83||TrueNicks: B+||$11,100|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Gone West - Destination, Seattle Slew
Sire: Gone West, Bay, 1984. Raced 2 years. 17 starts, 6 wins, $682,251. Lifetime: 513 yearlings sold, median $175,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seattle Slew, Dark Bay or Brown, 1974. In 2009: 3.66 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $170,000.
|1||Hot Dixie Chick||Robby Albarado||Steven M. Asmussen|
|2||Beautician||Kent J. Desormeaux||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|3||Cowgirl Mally||Ramon A. Dominguez||Eddie Kenneally|
|4||Stormandaprayer||Javier Castellano||James J. Toner|
|5||Wild Without Wine||A. R. Napravnik||Dale Capuano|
|6||Decelerator||Julien R. Leparoux||D. Wayne Lukas|
|7||Vivid Colors||Calvin H. Borel||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|8||That's How I Roll||Jose Lezcano||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|9||Kinsolving||Edgar S. Prado||Steven M. Asmussen|
by John P. Sparkman
Despite admirable objective accomplishments, some very good sires like Dixie Union seem fated not to be fully appreciated within their lifetimes.
Craig B. Singer's homebred Salty Strike jumped out to the early lead and never looked back as the 4-year-old filly posted her third consecutive stakes win in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park Aug. 11.Saturday, August 11, 2012
Joyful Victory and Sassy Image top a strong field of 11 fillies and mares in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 11 at Ellis Park, the first race back in Kentucky for jockey Robby Albarado since his May 4 arrest.Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Problems with water, sound, and wi-fi, good racing, and long lines at Hattie's mark opening day at Saratoga.Saturday, July 21, 2012
One race after Rick Dutrow won the James Marvin Stakes (gr. III) on July 20, his brother Tony Dutrow sent 5-2 favorite So Many Ways to victory in the 94th running of the $150,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. II).Friday, July 20, 2012
Seven 2-year-old fillies line up July 20 for the $150,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) on opening day at Saratoga Race Course, and five are eligible for a $100,000 bonus.Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Sassy Image will attempt to become the first repeat winner of the $300,000 Humana Distaff (gr. I) when she faces a strong lineup in the 26th renewal of the seven-furlong test May 5 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
As bigger names garnered the publicity, Musical Romance completed her rags-to-riches story when she was named champion female sprinter for 2011.Monday, January 16, 2012
Barbara Banke is carrying on the prominent Thoroughbred operation, Stonestreet Stables, which will be represented by My Miss Aurelia and Wilburn in the Breeders' Cup World Championships.Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Multiple grade I winner Sassy Image has been taken out of consideration for the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) after a chip in a hind ankle was discovered.Monday, October 17, 2011
Front-running Hilda's Passion became a grade I winner with a romping triumph in the $250,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 27.Saturday, August 27, 2011
Already a dual grade I winner this year, Sassy Image can keep it going for brothers Jerry and Dale Romans in the $250,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 27.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Weekend racing, Fasig-Tipton July Sale and the JRHA Sale.Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Favored Sassy Image came from out of the clouds to capture the $350,000 Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) to highlight the "Summit of Speed" program at Calder Casino & Race Course July 9, her second grade I win in two months.Saturday, July 09, 2011
Grade I winners Sassy Image and Champagne d'Oro will knock heads with local sharpster Musical Romance going six furlongs in the Princess Rooney H. at Calder July 9.Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Sassy Image made her win in the grade I Humana Distaff look easy earlier this month at Churchill, but she was pushed to the limit by longshot Beat the Blues May 30 before prevailing by a neck in the Winning Colors (gr. III).Monday, May 30, 2011
Sassy Image, upset winner of the Humana Distaff (gr. I) for the owner-trainer brother duo of Jerry Romans and Dale Romans, headlines a field of 10 fillies and mares entered in the $100,000 Winning Colors (gr. III).Friday, May 27, 2011
The comeback for millionaire Life At Ten continues May 21 when the daughter of Malibu Moon tops a seven-horse field in the Allaire DuPont Distaff (gr. III) on the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) undercard at Pimlico.Thursday, May 19, 2011
Jerry Romans' filly, a daughter of Broken Vow, rallies from off the pace to win going away; 4-year-old filly was longest shot on the board at 16-1.Saturday, May 07, 2011
Hilda's Passion, a two-time graded stakes winner this season at Gulfstream Park, heads a strong field of eight older fillies and mares in the $300,000 Humana Distaff Stakes (gr. I) at Churchill Downs May 7.Thursday, May 05, 2011
Turtle Bird Stable's Haynesfield, winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) in 2010, has been honored as New York-bred Horse of the Year for the second year in a row.Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Hilda's Passion, who is a neck away from being unbeaten in her last four stakes tries, looms as the one to beat in the $150,000 Inside Information (gr. II) March 19 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Steven Michael Bell's Aegean, sent off at 9-1 odds, held off a determined 13-1 shot in Jessica Is Back to post an upset in the $200,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Sprint at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 29Saturday, January 29, 2011
Hilda's Passion took over after a quarter-mile and repelled the bid of longshot Decelerator in the stretch to win the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies Oct. 23 at Keeneland.Saturday, October 23, 2010
Sovereign Stable's Negligee, who scored her biggest career win at Keeneland in the 2009 Darley Alcibiades (gr. I), was one of a full field of 14 drawn for the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) on Oct. 23.Wednesday, October 20, 2010