SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Majesticperfection||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
2006 | Bay Colt | Harlan's Holiday - Act So Noble, Wavering Monarch
Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 9 wins, $3,632,664. Lifetime: 382 yearlings sold, median $56,500.
Broodmare Sire: Wavering Monarch, Bay, 1979. In 2009: 1.25 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2008 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $370,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2007 Select Yearling Sale, ($25,000).
|2||Big Drama||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: B||$50,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Montbrook - Riveting Drama, Notebook
Sire: Montbrook , Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Raced 1 years. 8 starts, 5 wins, $373,728. Lifetime: 253 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Notebook, Bay, 1985.
|3||Bribon (FR)||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: C||$25,000|
2003 | Chestnut Gelding | Mark of Esteem (IRE) - Rowat Arazi (GB), Arazi
Sire: Mark of Esteem (IRE), Bay, 1993. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 4 wins, $564,007. Lifetime: 276 yearlings sold, median $32,245.
Broodmare Sire: Arazi, Chestnut, 1989.
Goff's Turf Club October, 2004 Yearling Sale (Ireland), $22,385.
|1||Majesticperfection||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|2||Big Drama||Eibar Coa||David Fawkes|
|3||Bribon (FR)||Garrett K. Gomez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Gayego||Alan Garcia||Saeed bin Suroor|
|5||Temecula Creek||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Rudy R. Rodriguez|
|6||Mambo Meister||Manoel R. Cruz||Philip A. Gleaves|
|7||Smokey Fire||Javier Castellano||Sid C. Attard|
Eclipse Award-winning sprinter Big Drama, south Florida riding stalwart Eduardo Nunez, and top-five, all-time Calder trainer Dan Hurtak were among the nine new members elected to the Calder Hall of Fame.Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Champion sprinter Big Drama was represented by his first foal when a filly produced from multiple stakes winner Bucky's Prayer (by Meadow Prayer) was born Jan. 11 at Hal Queen Farm near Ocala, Fla.Friday, January 11, 2013
Ending a spate of runner-up finishes at Woodbine, Big Band Sound spurted away from the field at mid-stretch and held sway to win the Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) on the turf Aug. 26.Sunday, August 26, 2012
Big Band Sound, second in four consecutive Woodbine stakes races since this spring, looks to finally break through as the 3-1 morning line pick in the $200,000 Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) Aug. 26.Friday, August 24, 2012
Smokey Fire, making his first start in nearly 20 months, overcame traffic problems in upper stretch to sweep past the leaders close to home for a 1 1/4-length win in the $230,726 Highlander Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine.Sunday, June 24, 2012
Grade I winner Majesticperfection's first crop of foals include a colt out of Mazel Tov and one out of Silver Comic.Tuesday, March 13, 2012
A six-time group/graded stakes winner and a veteran of 44 career starts, 10-year-old Musketier returns for yet another season when he opens up his 2012 campaign in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 26.Thursday, February 23, 2012
General Quarters, a two-time grade I winner, will enter stud at Stonewall Farm Ocala (Marc Haisfield, managing member) near Ocala, Fla.Thursday, January 12, 2012
The Fort Lauderdale Stakes (gr. IIIT) not only drew a full field, but many of the entrants are recognizable names with both turf and dirt experience. It should make for an interesting race, as a field of 12 will do battle.Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Making his stakes debut, career claimer Jimanator outdueled odds-on favorite Mambo Meister to win the $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 26 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Saturday, November 26, 2011
While lightly raced this year, four-time grade I winner Winchester has by far the most decorated career heading into the Nov. 26 W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Mambo Meister, who got upended two races back in the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, will try for his third stakes win this year at Calder Race Course when he takes on seven rivals in the Fred W. Hooper Handicap.Monday, November 21, 2011
Harold Queen's homebred champion sprinter Big Drama will enter stud in 2012 for $10,000 at Stonewall Farm near Ocala, Fla.Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Florida breeder/owner Harold Queen has retired his homebred Eclipse Award winner and Breeders' Cup winner Big Drama.Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Grade I winner and millionaire Gayego will enter stud in 2012 at the Hunderup family's Norse Ridge Farm near King City, Ontario, Canada.Monday, November 07, 2011
Trainer David Fawkes has two for the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I): last year's winner Big Drama and Apriority.Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Harold Queen's homebred Big Drama was made the 5-2 morning line favorite to repeat in the Nov. 5 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). He'll break from post 8 in a field of 9.Monday, October 31, 2011
Breeders' Cup World Championships week began Oct. 31 at Churchill Downs with more than a dozen contenders going through their final exercise regimens.Monday, October 31, 2011
Jon and Joel take a first look at the Pre-Entries, focusing on the Filly & Mare Turf, the Sprint, the Turf, the Dirt Mile, the Mile, the Ladies' Classic, and the Classic. Brought to you by Taylor Made Stallions.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Last year's Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Big Drama breezed a bullet five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 at Calder Casino & Race Course Oct. 22. Stablemate Apriority worked in company in 1:00 4/5.Saturday, October 22, 2011
Bonnie Heath Farm's homebred Mad Flatter won the $100,000 Spend a Buck Handicap (gr. III) for the second straight year when he held off Mambo Meister by a length Oct. 15 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Saturday, October 15, 2011
Harold Queen's Florida homebred Big Drama worked six furlongs at Calder Casino & Race Oct. 15 between the third and fourth race.Saturday, October 15, 2011
Mad Flatter and Mambo Meister, the winners of the last two editions of the $100,000 Spend a Buck Handicap (gr. III), will face off again in the 1 1/16-mile race Oct. 15 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Second-choice Big Drama scratched from Vosburgh after developing fever.Friday, September 30, 2011
The Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) is still five weeks away, but few would complain if the field resembled this weekend's $350,000 Vosburgh Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park.Friday, September 30, 2011