SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Blame||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A||$450,000|
2006 | Bay Colt | Arch - Liable, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Arch , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 5 wins, $480,969. Lifetime: 385 yearlings sold, median $50,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
|2||Quality Road||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
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).
|3||Musket Man||Margin: 9½||TrueNicks: B||$75,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Yonaguska - Fortuesque, Fortunate Prospect
Sire: Yonaguska, Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Raced 3 years. 18 starts, 6 wins, $536,355. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $22,000.
Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: 1.47 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds Sale 2008, ($35,000).
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $15,000.
|1||Blame||Garrett K. Gomez||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|2||Quality Road||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Musket Man||Rajiv Maragh||Derek S. Ryan|
|4||Haynesfield||Ramon A. Dominguez||Steven M. Asmussen|
|5||Mine That Bird||Calvin H. Borel||D. Wayne Lukas|
|6||Jardim (BRZ)||Julien R. Leparoux||Eduardo Caramori|
Al Stall, Jr. and wife Nicole at the Alibi Breakfast discuss Departing, the Preakness, and Blame.6 days ago
Kentucky Derby winners Funny Cide (left) and Mine That Bird, in paddock at Churchill Downs.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Now that the post positions have been drawn, Steve comments on the pace scenario. Plus Funny Cide and Mine That Bird.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Rudy Rodriguez would like to celebrate the 10th anniversary of New York-based gelding Funny Cide winning the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) by sending out New York-based gelding Vyjack to a Derby victory.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Mine That Bird, winner of the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will arrive at the Kentucky Derby Museum for an extended stay April 15 at 11 a.m.Sunday, April 14, 2013
View Arch and several of his progeny who have had careers on the race track. View this feature in the March 23, 2013 issue of The Blood-Horse.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Bernie Sams, bloodstock manager at Claiborne Farm, discusses the farm's stallion Arch, who is profiled in the March 23 issue of The Blood-Horse magazine.Tuesday, March 19, 2013
A look back at the career of Calvin Borel after his 5,000th win.Thursday, March 07, 2013
Upset winner of the 2009 Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) Mine That Bird will make the Kentucky Derby Museum his home during the spring meet at Churchill Downs this year.Thursday, March 07, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
It took five years for that hope to be fulfilled.
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
The first reported foal by grade I winner Haynesfield is a filly out of stakes winner Soundwave, a half sister to grade II winner Letgomyecho.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
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
Mining My Own, dam of Mine That Bird and Dullahan, has a new home at Ben and Elaine Walden's Pauls Mill following a recent acquisition that saw Pauls Mill purchase half interest in the 11-year-old Smart Strike mare.Thursday, November 01, 2012
A neck injury suffered earlier this season has prompted jockey Casey Chavez to retire from racing.Monday, October 29, 2012
A full-length motion picture titled "Wild Ride" about the improbable story of Mine That Bird is scheduled to be released in 2013. This is one person's behind-the-scenes look at the Mine That Bird story.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
The sharp end of a very open older horse division was added a new major player the first weekend in August when Fort Larned won the Whitney.
Evan Hammonds recaps the Whitney Invitational Handicap, West Virginia Derby and more!Sunday, August 05, 2012
Trainer Ian Wilkes reported that Fort Larned was a tired but happy horse the day after his breakthrough victory in the Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 4.Sunday, August 05, 2012
Fort Larned, impressive winner of the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III) last time out, became a grade I winner in the Whitney Invitational Handicap (gr. I) when he strutted clear Aug. 4 at Saratoga Race CoursSaturday, August 04, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Whitney Invitational Handicap and the West Virginia Derby this week.Thursday, August 02, 2012
Grade I winners Ron the Greek and Flat Out are on target for the Aug. 4 race.Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Even though it's more than a week away, the Aug. 3-5 stakes extravaganza at Saratoga Race Course is taking shape, with the release by the New York Racing Association of a list of probables for the four graded stakes.Thursday, July 26, 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