SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Summer Bird||Margin: 3½||BRIS: 108||TrueNicks: A++||$600,000|
2006 | Chestnut Colt | Birdstone - Hong Kong Squall, Summer Squall
Sire: Birdstone , Bay, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $1,575,600. Lifetime: 151 yearlings sold, median $21,000.
Broodmare Sire: Summer Squall, Bay, 1987.
|2||Hold Me Back||Margin: 1½||BRIS: 104||TrueNicks: A||$200,000|
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $400,000.
|3||Quality Road||Margin: 2½||BRIS: 102||TrueNicks: A++||$100,000|
2006 | Bay Colt | Elusive Quality - Kobla, Strawberry Road (AUS)
Sire: Elusive Quality , Bay, 1993. Raced 3 years. 20 starts, 9 wins, $413,284. Lifetime: 786 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Strawberry Road (AUS), Bay, 1979.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($110,000).
|1||Summer Bird||Kent J. Desormeaux||Tim A. Ice|
|2||Hold Me Back||Julien R. Leparoux||William I. Mott|
|3||Quality Road||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Charitable Man||Ramon A. Dominguez||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|5||Warrior's Reward||Calvin H. Borel||Ian R. Wilkes|
|6||Kensei||Edgar S. Prado||Steven M. Asmussen|
|7||Our Edge||Alan Garcia||Nicholas P. Zito|
A yearling filly by Tale of the Cat was sold to Bill Fleming for $57,000 Jan. 16 to top the open session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s 2013 winter mixed sale.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Falling Sky, a 3-year-old colt by Lion Heart, sold for a session-topping $425,000 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale. Gross and average up during consignor preferred and the horses of racing age segments.Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Keeneland January sale serves as a benchmark for new stallions, as mares in foal to stallions who will have their first foals in 2013 are offered and sires who have their first yearlings look to make their mark.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Summer Bird, a three-time grade I winner and champion 3-year-old of 2009, has been purchased by the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association and will take up stud duty in Japan, WinStar Farm announced Nov. 13.Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Lane's End stallion Smart Strike, a two-time leading sire, will stand in 2013 for $85,000, the same fee he stood for in 2012.Monday, November 05, 2012
There is some kind of solid connection among A. Stevens Miles Jr., his horses, and his hometown of Louisville.Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The first reported foal by grade I winner Warrior's Reward is a filly born Jan. 18 at Gary Biszantz' Cobra Farm near Lexington.Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Hold Me Back sired his first reported foal Jan. 23 when a chestnut filly was born at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Three-time grade I winner and champion 3-year-old Summer Bird sired his first reported foal Jan. 26 when a colt was born at Fred Hertrich's Watercress Farm in Paris, Ky.Friday, January 27, 2012
Four-time grade I winner Quality Road had his first known foal arrive Jan. 17. The colt, out of stakes winner Dorm Fever, was foaled at WinStar Farm.Friday, January 20, 2012
WinStar Farm announced 2012 fees for its expanded roster of stallions, led by North America's leading sire Distorted Humor, who will stand for $100,000 (stands and nurses) and will breed an exclusive book of 100 mares.Friday, November 11, 2011
The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale's reputation has improved dramatically in recent years.Friday, October 21, 2011
Esther Marr talks with Chris Baker, Spring Hill Farm Manager, about the Edward P. Evans Dispersal, including thoughts of some of the top yearlings offered.Saturday, September 10, 2011
Spring Hill Farm manager Chris Baker talked about the standouts in the Estate of Edward P. Evans dispersal, as well as his bittersweet emotions leading up to the Keeneland September yearling sale.Saturday, September 10, 2011
Multiple grade II winner Kensei, a half brother to champion Lookin At Lucky, was euthanized Aug. 23 after breaking down during a gallop over the Belmont Park training track.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The legacy of the late Edward P. Evans was carried on in a big way when the 2010 Virginia-bred champions were announced by the Virginia Thoroughbred Association.Tuesday, August 02, 2011
WinStar Farm has acquired an interest in all four stallions -- Bellamy Road, Summer Bird, Artie Schiller, and U S Ranger -- from Pauls Mill and will relocate them to their Versailles, Ky. farm for the 2012 breeding season.Friday, July 29, 2011
One of the biggest events of the 2011 Thoroughbred auction season will be the complete dispersal of stock owned by the late Edward P. 'Ned' Evans. Lane's End will consign the more than 200 horses.Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Cash-strapped breeders prefer proven sires over young stallions, making it tougher to launch the careers of new studs.Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The catalog for the Edward P. Evans Estate's complete dispersal is available online at Keeneland's website.Friday, July 08, 2011
Review graded stakes from Independence Day weekend.Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Winless since August, 2009 and dismissed at 15-1 against an accomplished field, Kensei sprung a big upset in the $200,000 Salvator Mile (gr. III) when he came from off the pace under Edgar Prado to win July 2 at Monmouth ParkSaturday, July 02, 2011
Morning Line, winner of the seven-furlong Carter Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct in his last start, heads a field of seven in the Salvator Mile Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park.Wednesday, June 29, 2011
In no race is the blend of speed with stamina more important than in the Belmont. Mr. Prospector contributed the right stuff to produce descendants capable of dominating the 'Test of the Champion'.