SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Backtalk||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: B+||$90,000|
2007 | Chestnut Colt | Smarty Jones - Apasionata Sonata, Affirmed
Sire: Smarty Jones , Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 8 wins, $7,613,155. Lifetime: 160 yearlings sold, median $29,500.
Broodmare Sire: Affirmed, Chestnut, 1975. In 2009: 2.43 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $250,000.
|2||Enumerate||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: B||$30,000|
2007 | Bay Colt | Proud Accolade - Clandestine, Grand Slam
Sire: Proud Accolade, Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Lifetime: 48 yearlings sold, median $8,750.
Broodmare Sire: Grand Slam, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($70,000).
|3||Louisvilleluminary||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
2007 | Bay Colt | Pulpit - Copelan's Bid Gal, Copelan
Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $728,200. Lifetime: 364 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Copelan, Bay, 1980.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, ($300,000).
|1||Backtalk||Miguel Mena||Thomas M. Amoss|
|2||Enumerate||Edgar S. Prado||Steven M. Asmussen|
|3||Louisvilleluminary||Julien R. Leparoux||Steven M. Asmussen|
|4||Nacho Friend||Joe Bravo||Kelly J. Breen|
|5||Bulls and Bears||Alan Garcia||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
|6||Bricklayer||Javier Castellano||Frank A. Alexander|
|7||Activity Report||Jamie Theriot||D. Wayne Lukas|
|8||Interactif||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|9||Soundman||Cornelio H. Velasquez||D. Wayne Lukas|
A new Ocala area farm named Sovereign Farm of Ocala will stand three stallions in 2013 in graded stakes winners Field Commission, Backtalk, and Motovato.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Repole Stable's Overdriven, an undefeated 2-year-old in 2011 and dominant winner of the Sanford Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga Race Course, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2013 breeding season at Ocala Stud.Thursday, December 06, 2012
Favored Bern Identity stalked a hot pace before sweeping to victory over front-running Handsome Jack in the $200,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-olds at Saratoga Race Course July 22.Sunday, July 22, 2012
Among Todd Pletcher's top 2-year-olds this year are Rose Junction and Onetwentyeight, who headline the $200,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. II) going six furlongs July 22 at Saratoga.Thursday, July 19, 2012
Grade II winner Interactif has been retired from racing to stand at Jay Adcock's Red River Farms near Coushatta, La.Monday, January 02, 2012
Boys At Tosconova, winner of last year's Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) and second to Uncle Mo in the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), continues his comeback in an optional claiming allowance feature at Gulfstream Dec. 23.Wednesday, December 21, 2011
GoldMark Farm's Backtalk, a multiple graded stakes-winning son of Smarty Jones, has been retired from racing and will stand the upcoming breeding season at Tom Simon's Vinery Florida near Summerfield, Fla.Monday, November 14, 2011
Overdriven follows Uncle Mo as a standout 2-year-old for owner Mike Repole. The Tale of the Cat colt's pedigree offers many clues to how he'll develop as a runner.
Trainer Todd Pletcher says he's not comparing new stable star Overdriven to last year's champion 2-year-old colt Uncle Mo. But he may have trouble keeping others from doing so after an easy win in the Sanford Stakes July 24.Sunday, July 24, 2011
Todd Pletcher, who has won three of the last seven editions of the Sanford (gr. II), will have another strong chance when he sends out impressive maiden winner Overdriven July 24 at Saratoga.Thursday, July 21, 2011
Favored Grand Rapport charged home on the outside for jockey Ramon Dominguez to collar Workin for Hops in the final few strides, registering his first stakes victory in the $250,000 Kent Stakes (gr. IIIT) Sept. 25.Saturday, September 25, 2010
Separated by just a nose in the recent Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. IIT), Interactif and Grand Rapport will meet again in the $250,000 Kent Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Delaware Park Sept. 25.Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Jamie Theriot scores Labor Day double with Thiskyhasnolimit in the Smarty Jones Stakes and Chamberlain Bridge in the Monster Turf Handicap.Monday, September 06, 2010
Three of the most impressive maiden winners this summer -- Boys At Tosconova, Stay Thirsty, and Wine Police -- headline a field of seven in the Hopeful Stakes (gr. I), the marquee event for juveniles at Saratoga.Friday, September 03, 2010
Todd Pletcher sent out Bittel Road and Interactif to win the With Anticipation the past two years and will have another live chance when he sends out Sensational Slam in a field of 10 and two also-eligibles.Tuesday, August 31, 2010
A crackdown on pin-wearing causes a ripple through the white cap community.Saturday, August 14, 2010
Interactif, runner-up in stakes company three times this season, finally broke through as a 3-year-old when barely holding off Grand Rapport to win the $150,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. IIT) Aug. 13.Friday, August 13, 2010
Kaleem Shah's Concord Point continued his rise up the 3-year-old ranks with a wire-to-wire victory in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort Aug. 7.Saturday, August 07, 2010
Several winners of graded stakes are among nine 3-year-olds entered in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort Aug. 7.Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Embarrassed to enter the hat contest, an elegantly dressed owner from Louisville got to hold her head up high when Maybesomaybenot won the Sanford.Monday, July 26, 2010
Overlooked Maybesomaybenot took the lead from the inside post for jockey Julien Leparoux and never looked back, springing a 9-1 surprise in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. II) by 1 1/2 lengths July 25 at Saratoga.Sunday, July 25, 2010
The two premier summer meets get underway with plenty of exciting stakes action.Friday, July 23, 2010
Dogwood Stable will send out a pair of juveniles for Saratoga's opening weekend Sanford Stakes (gr. II), including the only stakes winner, Lou Brissie.Thursday, July 22, 2010
Paddy O'Prado, a son of El Prado, showed again his top turf form in the July 17 Virginia Derby (gr. IIT), brushing to the lead in the stretch and defeating Interactif.Saturday, July 17, 2010