SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Champagne d'Oro||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Medaglia d'Oro - Champagne Glow, Saratoga Six
Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 8 wins, $5,754,720. Lifetime: 393 yearlings sold, median $120,000.
Broodmare Sire: Saratoga Six, Bay, 1982. In 2009: 1.44 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $210,000.
|2||Bonnie Blue Flag||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$50,000|
2007 | Bay Filly | Mineshaft - Tap Your Feet, Dixieland Band
Sire: Mineshaft , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 18 starts, 10 wins, $2,283,402. Lifetime: 239 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dixieland Band, Bay, 1980. In 2009: 2.07 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $1,500,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2008 Select Yearling Sale, $300,000.
|3||Belle of the Hall||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$25,000|
2007 | Chestnut Mare | Graeme Hall - Vines of Justice, Judge T C
Sire: Graeme Hall , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 7 wins, $1,147,441. Lifetime: 137 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
Broodmare Sire: Judge T C, Dark Bay or Brown, 1991. In 2009: 1.12 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $230,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $340,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $155,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2007 Fall Mixed Sale, $62,000.
Scratched: Franny Freud.
|1||Champagne d'Oro||Miguel Mena||Eric J. Guillot|
|2||Bonnie Blue Flag||John R. Velazquez||Bob Baffert|
|3||Belle of the Hall||Ramon A. Dominguez||Thomas Albertrani|
|4||Lovely Lil||Alan Garcia||Michael E. Hushion|
|4||Ash Zee||Rajiv Maragh||Steven M. Asmussen|
|6||Christine Daae||Pablo Fragoso||Patrick L. Biancone|
|7||Buckleupbuttercup||Julien R. Leparoux||Eddie Kenneally|
|8||Pica Slew||Manoel R. Cruz||Michael E. Hushion|
|9||Tidal Pool||Calvin H. Borel||D. Wayne Lukas|
by John P. Sparkman
Whiteley's arrangement with Richard and Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm to support their young stallion Medaglia d'Oro resulted indirectly in the recent Palm Beach S. (gr. IIIT) winner Rydilluc.
Teddy's Promise, recent winner of the Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II), is a clear standout among eight older fillies and mares set for the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (gr. III) March 10 at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, March 07, 2013
After giving Mizdirection quite a tussle earlier this month on the hillside turf course, the speedster Kindle switches to dirt for the $250,000 Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 26 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The final contingent of Breeders' Cup runners, including Mile favorite Wise Dan and Classic contenders Mucho Macho Man, Fort Larned, and Brilliant Speed, arrived at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
West Point Thoroughbreds' 5-year-old mare Belle of the Hall will head to California for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3, the partnership group announced Oct. 23.Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Contested overcame a flat-footed start and closed from slightly off the pace to win the $500,000 Test Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 25, nabbing her second grade I victory in New York this year.Saturday, August 25, 2012
Contested, a grade I winner who was last in her most recent start, will attempt to regain winning form and earn her most lucrative victory to date when competing in the $500,000 Test Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25 at Saratoga.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Turbulent Descent returns to the scene of one of her most impressive victories when she makes her second start of the year Aug. 24 in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Fourth as the favorite in the My Juliet Stakes, Nicole H makes a one-week turnaround for trainer Michael Hushion in the $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II) June 2 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Giant Ryan stole the show at the New York Thoroughbred Breeders' annual awards banquet April 2, winning top honors as 2011 New York-bred Horse of the Year, champion older male, and champion male sprinter.Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Her Smile, third in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) when last seen, will make her season debut for her new connections Feb. 19 in the $150,000 Hurricane Bertie (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, February 16, 2012
Led by a trio of in-form New York invaders, a field of nine was drawn for the $200,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) Feb. 18 at Laurel Park.Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Dual grade I winner Champagne d'Oro has been retired from racing and is scheduled to ship to Darley Stud Jan. 11 to be bred to Bernardini.Friday, January 06, 2012
Pomeroys Pistol began her season winning a graded stakes at Gulfstream Park and ended her season by doing the same, as she bounded away for a two-length win in the $100,000 Sugar Swirl (gr. III) on Dec. 10.Saturday, December 10, 2011
Pomeroys Pistol, winner of a graded stakes at Gulfstream Park earlier this year and coming off a solid effort in the Breeders' Cup, is the one to beat in the $100,000 Sugar Swirl (gr. III) Dec. 10.Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Top-weighted City to City and defending champion Washington Bridge form a potent duo in the $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) for Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer at Hollywood Park Dec. 4.Thursday, December 01, 2011
Barry Schwartz' 4-year-old daughter of Tiznow gets her first graded stakes victory Nov. 25 at Aqueduct.Friday, November 25, 2011
Arena Elvira will be seeking her fourth consecutive stakes win when the 4-year-old daughter of Ghostzapper tops a nine-horse field in the $150,000 Go for Wand (gr. II) Handicap Nov. 25 at Aqueduct.Sunday, November 20, 2011
Mad Flatter, winner of the Spend A Buck Handicap (gr. III) last month, heads the field for the co-featured $150,000 Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap on the annual Florida Million program at Calder Casino and Race Course.Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Bonnie Blue Flag, a stakes-winning 4-year-old in foal to Medaglia d'Oro, was the most expensive horse sold during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale as of 6:30 p.m. (EST). She commanded $1.5 million Nov. 6.Sunday, November 06, 2011
Buckleupbuttercup got up in the final strides to win the $167,400 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) by a head over May Day Rose to complete the Breeders' Cup World Championships day card Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.Saturday, November 05, 2011
Friday actually has more intriguing longshot possibilities than Saturday, so here we go.Thursday, November 03, 2011
Freedom Star, seeking her first win since taking the Iowa Distaff in June, is the 3-1 morning line favorite in the $150,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, the race that wraps up the final day of Breeders' Cup aWednesday, November 02, 2011
The first inclination would be to dismiss Dullahan's chances in the Juvenile, based on his two mediocre performances over the Churchill Downs dirt surface in his first two career starts. That would be a mistake.Thursday, October 13, 2011
After getting most of the summer off, late-running sensation Blind Luck will return to action in the $250,0000 Lady's Secret Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 1 at Santa Anita.Thursday, September 29, 2011