SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Be Fair||Margin: 4||BRIS: 98||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Exchange Rate - Go Donna Go, Wild Again
Sire: Exchange Rate , Gray or Roan, 1997. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 6 wins, $479,803. Lifetime: 272 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
Broodmare Sire: Wild Again, Dark Bay or Brown, 1980. In 2009: 2.26 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $300,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $37,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2007 Winter Mixed Sale, ($14,000).
|2||Mary's Follies||Margin: 9¾||BRIS: 93||TrueNicks: B+||$30,000|
2006 | Bay Mare | More Than Ready - Catch the Queen, Miswaki
Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 17 starts, 7 wins, $1,026,229. Lifetime: 1016 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
Broodmare Sire: Miswaki, Chestnut, 1978.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $40,000.
|3||The Best Day Ever||Margin: ¾||BRIS: 82||TrueNicks: A+||$15,000|
2006 | Bay Filly | Brahms - Added Asset, Lord At War (ARG)
Sire: Brahms , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 3 years. 17 starts, 5 wins, $843,050. Lifetime: 213 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
Broodmare Sire: Lord At War (ARG), Chestnut, 1980. In 2009: 2.59 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $260,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $24,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 November Breeding Stock Sale, $13,000.
Others: Consequence, $7,500.
|1||Be Fair||Rajiv Maragh||D. Wayne Lukas|
|2||Mary's Follies||Ramon A. Dominguez||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|3||The Best Day Ever||Robby Albarado||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|4||Consequence||John R. Velazquez||Claude R. McGaughey III|
The second-highest-priced yearling to ever sell at Keeneland January and the beginning of a dispersal of an apparently deep group of horses from Fares Farm helped the Lexington sale to a strong start.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The legacy of the late Barbara Hunter was on full display Jan. 8 during the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, with Keertana selling for $1 million and Snow Top Mountain bringing $950,000.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Keertana brought some excitement to the second session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 8 when she fetched $1 million from Craig Bandoroff of Denali Stud.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Buyers will have the opportunity to purchase horses from the Issam Fares' Fares Farm dispersal at a Keeneland January sale that will feature a larger catalog compared with last year.Friday, January 04, 2013
Barbara Hunter, 78, who owned Brownwood Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., died at the farm Nov. 8 after a long illness. She had recent success with homebreds Keertana and Snow Top Mountain.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Five of the top six finishers from the July 25 Lake George Stakes, including top two Centre Court and Better Lucky, return to fight for supremacy in the $200,000 Woodford Reserve Lake Placid (gr. IIT) Aug. 19 at Saratoga.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Jockey John Velazquez, sidelined since fracturing his collarbone in a June 16 spill at Churchill Downs, will return to the races July 25 at Saratoga Race Course.Sunday, July 22, 2012
Owner Martin S. Schwartz's eye for a good horse has led him to Samitar, who bears watching in the $200,000 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) at 1 1/16 miles for 3-year-old fillies on turf at Saratoga July 25.Sunday, July 22, 2012
Barbara Hunter's multiple graded stakes-winning mare Snow Top Mountain, in foal to Blame, has been retired from racing with earnings of $525,303.Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Barbara Hunter's homebred Keertana, who last year became the first female to win the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) since Our Request in 1951, has been retired from racing.Sunday, May 20, 2012
Five-time graded stakes winner Keertana was a close second in her most recent start and will likely be favored to break through this time when she leads a field of nine fillies and mares in the $150,000 Orchid (gr. III).Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Taking advantage of a heady rail-skimming trip from Joe Bravo, Brazilian-bred Here to Win outkicked Keertana in the stretch for an 11-1 upset in $100,000 The Very One (gr. IIIT) Feb. 25 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Odds-on favorite Zagora, off for nearly five months, was razor sharp in her return Feb. 4 at Tampa Bay Downs, taking over at the top of the stretch en route to winning the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT).Saturday, February 04, 2012
Keertana, a winner in four of her five starts last year including three in graded ranks, returns from an extended layoff as one of the main contenders in the $150,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 4 at Tampa Bay Downs.Thursday, February 02, 2012
All indices rose on the first day of the Tattersalls December Mare Sale led by Miss Keller, who brought 625,000 guineas from Waratah Thoroughbreds' Paul Fudge.Monday, November 28, 2011
On Nov. 4, Charles Fipke's persistence paid off as his homebred 4-year-old filly Perfect Shirl gave the Canadian prospector a paydirt of a different kind: a win in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.Thursday, November 10, 2011
Keeneland, Calder, and Woodbine highlight this week in photos.Monday, October 17, 2011
Out of the money in five starts this year, Miss Keller woke up in a huge way at Woodbine Oct. 16, taking the $991,288 E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) in heart-pounding style as part of a three-horse blanket finish.Sunday, October 16, 2011
An internationally-loaded field of 11 was drawn for the 1 1/4-mile E.P Taylor (Can-IT), which is the second of three grade I races on Woodbine's Sunday card.Thursday, October 13, 2011
Shared Account, last year's winner of the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), figures to draw a good deal of interest in the Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine Sept 18.Thursday, September 15, 2011
As good as she has been during her current five-race winning streak, Romacaca will need to step it up a bit to keep her string alive in the $200,000 Ballston Spa Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Saratoga turf Aug. 27.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Never Retreat, beaten as the favorite when second to Bay to Bay in last month's Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT), turned the tables on her rival at Woodbine in the $313,395 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) July 10.Sunday, July 10, 2011
Donver Stable's Inglorious, who defeated males in the Queen's Plate on June 26, will bypass the Prince of Wales, the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, in favor facing fillies in Saratoga's Alabama (gr. I) on Aug. 20.Friday, July 08, 2011
Bay to Bay, convincing winner of the Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) on a yielding Woodbine turf course last month, returns to head a field of 10 older fillies and mares in the $300,000 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) July 10.Thursday, July 07, 2011
Barbara Hunter's homebred Snow Top Mountain, first or second in 10 of 12 starts thus far, will seek her first stakes victory in the $100,000 Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs June 11.Thursday, June 09, 2011