SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||It's Tea Time||Margin: 7¼||TrueNicks: B+||$90,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Dynaformer - Prof. McGonagall, Storm Cat
Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Raced 3 years. 30 starts, 7 wins, $671,207. Lifetime: 555 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
|2||Hatheer||Margin: 13½||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2007 | Bay Filly | Storm Cat - Golden Apples (IRE), Pivotal (GB)
Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $570,610. Lifetime: 462 yearlings sold, median $325,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pivotal (GB), Chestnut, 1993.
|3||Triple Cream||Margin:||TrueNicks: C+||$15,000|
2007 | Gray or Roan Filly | Tapit - Swearingen, Deposit Ticket
Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $557,300. Lifetime: 371 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Deposit Ticket, Bay, 1988. In 2009: .87 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $360,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2010 Mixed Sale, ($190,000).
Barretts Equine Limited March 2009 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $65,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $7,000.
|1||It's Tea Time||Julien R. Leparoux||George R. Arnold, II|
|2||Hatheer||Alan Garcia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|3||Triple Cream||Rajiv Maragh||James J. Toner|
With an eye-catching final burst, favored Stephanie's Kitten prevailed by a half-length in the $200,000 Woodford Reserve Lake Placid Stakes (gr. IIT) on the inner turf course at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 19.Sunday, August 19, 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
Winter Memories will attempt to win her fourth graded stakes at Belmont Park when she makes her 2012 debut in the $150,000 Beaugay (gr. IIIT) on May 5.Wednesday, May 02, 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
Even-money choice Arena Elvira passed longshot Afleeting Lady in deep stretch to give trainer Bill Mott his fourth win in the $193,725 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) on Thanksgiving at Churchill Downs.Thursday, November 24, 2011
Ravi's Song, second to well-regarded Deluxe in the Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) over the Churchill Downs turf earlier this month, switches to the main track for the Thanksgiving Day feature, the $175,000 Falls City Handicap.Sunday, November 20, 2011
Facing Winter Memories would seem an unenviable task for anyone right now, which is why the NYRA stakes coordinators should be commended for actually finding six 3-year-old fillies to face her in the Lake Placid.Thursday, August 18, 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
Upperline returns to Chicago for the first time since winning the Arlington Oaks (gr. III) last summer when she faces nine opponents in the $100,000 Arlington Matron Stakes (gr. III) May 28.Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Irish-bred No Explaining finally held on for the first black-type score of her career when she prevailed impressively by a length over a strong late challenge from two rivals in the May 21 Gallorette Handicap (gr. III).Saturday, May 21, 2011
Shared Account, winner of last year's Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), is the 4-5 morning-line favorite for the May 21 Gallorette Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Preakness undercard.Thursday, May 19, 2011
Embur's Song shot to an early lead and never looked back, as she held off a late bid from Check the Label to win the $125,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (gr. III) in track record time April 22 at Keeneland.Friday, April 22, 2011
Check the Label, who jumpstarted her four-race win streak on the Keeneland turf last year, makes her season debut in Lexington as the 121-pound high weight in the $125,000 Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) April 22.Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Never Retreat and Cherokee Queen were listed as the 119-pound high weights for the $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 5 at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, February 03, 2011
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Sophomore Pomeroys Pistol gives her young sire a first graded-winning progeny. The filly's pedigree represents multiple generations of crossing Northern Dancer with Mr. Prospector.
Alex G. Campbell Jr.'s homebred It's Tea Time worked at Keeneland on Oct. 29 in preparation for her next start in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) on Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.Friday, October 29, 2010
If a large field with no standout is an appealing quality for a feature race, the Pin Oak Valley View Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 22 at Keeneland sure fits the mold.Wednesday, October 20, 2010
California shipper Harmonious easily ran away from Evening Jewel in the stretch to win the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes (gr. IT) Oct. 16 at Keeneland.Saturday, October 16, 2010
Evening Jewel and Check the Label, who have won seven consecutive graded stakes between them, will meet in a showdown of star 3-year-old fillies Oct. 16 in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes (gr. IT) at Keeneland.Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Multiple stakes winner winner Acoma added a first grade I victory to her record when she seized the lead coming off the turn for home en route to taking the $500,000 Spinster Stakes at Keeneland Oct. 10.Sunday, October 10, 2010
Evening Jewel and Check the Label top a list of 10 3-year-old fillies issued invitations to the $400,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (gr. IT) Oct. 16 at Keeneland.Friday, October 08, 2010
A field of 11 was drawn for the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) Oct. 10 at Keeneland, with the winner receiving an automatic bid in the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) next month.Thursday, October 07, 2010
Check the Label, under a patient ride from Ramon Dominguez, came from off the pace and pulled away in the stretch to win the $250,000 Garden City Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 18 at Belmont Park for her fourth straight victory.Saturday, September 18, 2010
Lael Stables' 3-year-old filly Check the Label, scratched out of the off-the-turf Lake Placid (gr. IIT) last month, returns to Belmont Park where she seeks her first grade I win in the $250,000 Garden City Stakes.Wednesday, September 15, 2010