SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Perfect Shirl||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: B+||$90,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Perfect Soul (IRE) - Lady Shirl, That's a Nice
Sire: Perfect Soul (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 108 yearlings sold, median $9,249.
Broodmare Sire: That's a Nice, Chestnut, 1974. In 2009: 1.28 AEI.
|2||Exclusive Love||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: C||$30,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Bernstein - Magic of Love (GB), Magic Ring (IRE)
Sire: Bernstein, Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $173,120. Lifetime: 373 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
Broodmare Sire: Magic Ring (IRE), Bay, 1989.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($70,000).
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $50,000.
|3||No Explaining (IRE)||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$15,000|
2007 | Bay Filly | Azamour (IRE) - Claustra (FR), Green Desert
Sire: Azamour (IRE) , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 135 yearlings sold, median $38,611.
Broodmare Sire: Green Desert, Bay, 1983.
Goff's Orby Million and Sportsman's Yearling Sale 2008, $57,764.
|1||Perfect Shirl||John R. Velazquez||Roger L. Attfield|
|2||Exclusive Love||Shaun Bridgmohan||Mark E. Casse|
|3||No Explaining (IRE)||Jose Lezcano||Roger L. Attfield|
|4||Khancord Kid||Rajiv Maragh||John C. Kimmel|
|5||Crescenda||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Michael K. McDonald|
|6||Dynazaper||Julien R. Leparoux||William I. Mott|
|7||Neon Light (GER)||Edgar S. Prado||Andreas Wohler|
|8||House of Grace||Ramon A. Dominguez||Saeed bin Suroor|
|9||Bay to Bay||Robby Albarado||Brian A. Lynch|
|10||Caminadora||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|11||Go Ask Alex||Jon Kenton Court||John Glenney|
|12||Strike It Rich||Garrett K. Gomez||Christophe Clement|
The Ontario Racing Commission has suspended trainer Brian Lynch following his recent arrest Woodbine. He was charged with making death threats and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.Friday, May 31, 2013
Charles Fipke's Perfect Soul, sire of 2011 Breeders' Cup winner Perfect Shirl, will stand in 2013 at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington for a fee of $7,500 stands and nurses.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Centre Court, weaving through traffic in the stretch run on the Saratoga Race Course turf under Julien Leparoux, got the lead in deep stretch and prevailed in a roughly-run renewal of the $200,000 Lake George Stakes July 25.Wednesday, July 25, 2012
James Miller's Daisy Devine, allowed to get away with an easy lead under James Graham, went wire-to-wire in the $300,000 Jenny Wiley (gr. IT) April 14 at Keeneland.Saturday, April 14, 2012
Zagora, who ran third in last year's Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland, is back for this year running, but this time she's coming off two straight graded stakes wins.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Tapitsfly, given a patient ride by Julien Leparoux, swept past the leaders in deep stretch to pick up her first graded stakes victory in the $150,000 Honey Fox Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 18 on Gulfstream Park's firm turf course.Sunday, March 18, 2012
Robert Smithen's Bay to Bay hasn't won since taking the Nassau (Can-IIT) last summer at Woodbine, but she figures to be one of the main competitors in her season debut, the $150,000 Honey Fox Stakes March 18 at Gulfstream.Thursday, March 15, 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
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
Charles Fipke's homebred champion Perfect Soul (IRE), sire of 2011 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Perfect Shirl, will stand the 2012 breeding season at the Hunderup family's Norse Ridge Farm.Sunday, November 06, 2011
A photographic review of the results of day 1 of the Breeders' Cup.Saturday, November 05, 2011
Daughter of Perfect Soul holds of European challengers to win her first race of the year.Friday, November 04, 2011
German-bred Daveron, C.S. Silk, and Never Retreat, all graded stakes winners in 2011, headline an overflow field of 12 fillies and mares, plus two also-eligibles for the Oct. 8 First Lady Stakes (gr. IT) at Keeneland.Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Never Retreat picked up her second grade II win of the season on the Woodbine turf when she outlasted a deep field to capture the Canadian Stakes (Can-IIT) Sept. 18.Sunday, September 18, 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
Romacaca takes the Taylor Made Matchmaker after favorite C. S. Silk encounters major trouble leaving the gate.Sunday, July 31, 2011
Zagora earned her first United States win in five starts when she charged home on the outside to tally convincingly in the $500,000 Diana Stakes (gr. IT) on the Saratoga turf July 30.Saturday, July 30, 2011
Payton d'Oro, looking for her first win since returning from nearly a year's layoff in March, leads a closely-matched field for the $250,000 Ruffian Invitational (gr. I) at Saratoga July 31.Thursday, July 28, 2011
With an eye-catching burst down the middle of Saratoga's inner turf course, odds-on choice Winter Memories reminded many of her dam, Memories of Silver, in winning the $150,000 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) July 27.Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Aviate and Aruna, who ran one-two at Churchill Downs earlier this year, will square off again in a competitive edition of the $500,000 Diana (gr. IT) July 30 at Saratoga.Wednesday, July 27, 2011
More Than Real, who handed Winter Memories the only defeat of her career in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT), square off again in the $150,000 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) July 27 at Saratoga.Sunday, July 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
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
The Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Delaware Park July 9 could be the perfect opportunity for She Be Classy to step up in class.Wednesday, July 06, 2011