SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Soldat||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | War Front - Le Relais, Coronado's Quest
Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Coronado's Quest, Chestnut, 1995.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $180,000.
|2||Powhatan County||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: B||$20,000|
Sire: Fusaichi Pegasus , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 6 wins, $1,994,400. Lifetime: 727 yearlings sold, median $75,480.
Broodmare Sire: Stormin Fever , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2010, ($85,000).
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($27,000).
|3||Typhoon Slew||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: B||$10,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Stormy Atlantic - Hepatica, Slewpy
Sire: Stormy Atlantic , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 3 years. 15 starts, 6 wins, $148,126. Lifetime: 553 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
Broodmare Sire: Slewpy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1980. In 2009: 1.55 AEI.
|1||Soldat||Alan Garcia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|2||Powhatan County||Javier Castellano||George Weaver|
|3||Typhoon Slew||Julien R. Leparoux||Michael J. Maker|
|4||Air Support||Rajiv Maragh||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|5||Silver Medallion||Garrett K. Gomez||Chad C. Brown|
|6||Kid Curry||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Stanley M. Hough|
|7||Grigio||Calvin H. Borel||James E. Baker|
|8||Manchurian High||Frederic Lenclud||William Phipps|
|9||Sensational Slam||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|10||Lou Brissie||Ramon A. Dominguez||Neil J. Howard|
Aidan O'Brien noted that Lines of Battle was sent to Dubai with the specific purpose of picking up Kentucky Derby-qualifying points offered in the race, and he earned 100 points, assuring him a spot in the starting gate.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Howe Great, the 2012 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) victor whose last win came in the July 21 Jersey Derby at Monmouth, took a strong Keeneland allowance race April 6 in which 2011 Woodbine Mile winner Turallure ran sixth.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Trainer Charlie LoPresti has the somewhat enviable if daunting task of bringing several top-level horses back off the bench this spring at Keeneland, including 2011 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (gr. IT) winner Turallure.Thursday, April 04, 2013
Soldat, a dual graded stakes winner by War Front, finished in the top two in eight of 12 starts and earned $622,760.Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Favored Csaba ran his stakes winning streak to four and likely stamped his ticket to next month's Donn Handicap (gr. I) with his victory in the $100,000 Hal's Hope (gr. III) Jan. 13 at Gulfstream Park.Sunday, January 13, 2013
Csaba is the best he's ever been, and if he sails through the Hal's Hope Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 13, he'll punch his ticket to his first grade I stakes attempt in the $500,000 Donn Handicap on Feb. 9.Friday, January 11, 2013
The Aiden O'Brein-trained 3-year-old Imperial Monarch drew position 10 of 11 and was installed as the 3-1 favorite on the morning line for the Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine Oct. 14.Thursday, October 11, 2012
Stuart S. Janney III's homebred Air Support found his best stride late in the Bowling Green Stakes Sept. 8 at Belmont Park, winning his first race of 2012 by a head and perhaps punching his ticket to the Breeders' Cup Turf.Saturday, September 08, 2012
Stuart S. Janney III's Air Support will be the 118-pound highweight in a compact field of five for the $200,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT) Sept. 8, as stakes action returns to Belmont Park.Wednesday, September 05, 2012
There were more people in the walking ring for the third to see Archwarrior than in the upper deck of Tropicana Field to witness Mitt Romney's nomination acceptance.Friday, August 31, 2012
Maiden Balance the Books, last in the homestretch, took the overland route to nab pacesetter Joha on the line in the $200,000 With Anticipation Stakes (gr. IIT) Aug. 30 on the turf at Saratoga Race Course.Thursday, August 30, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
While the leading dirt runners of the 3-year-old division have fallen by the wayside, Silver Max steadily has been establishing dominance of the second-season runners on the turf.
Easy front-runner Turbo Compressor, ridden expertly by Joe Bravo, put his six rivals to sleep and coasted to victory over Air Support in the $505,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 7 at Monmouth Park.Saturday, July 07, 2012
Turbo Compressor, winner of last month's Colonial Turf Cup, will attempt to give trainer Todd Pletcher his fourth victory in the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 7 at Monmouth Park.Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Turbo Compressor proved once again that speed can be dangerous. The 4-year-old Halo's Image ridgeling, who makes it a habit of being in front, got out to a narrow lead in the Colonial Turf Cup and won.Saturday, June 16, 2012
Eight-year-old Rahystrada defends his title in the Colonial Turf Cup June 16 at Colonial Downs against a full field that includes five horses that ran in last month's Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Silver Medallion has been retired following a suspensory ligament injury he sustained during a workout at Belmont Park.Friday, May 25, 2012
One race before trainer Graham Motion saddles Went the Day Well in the May 19 Preakness (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course, he will send out Augustin Stables' Smart Bid, the 7-2 overnight favorite in the Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).Thursday, May 17, 2012
Eight stakes winners are among the entrants for the $150,000 Fort Marcy Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the grass May 5 at Belmont Park, with Boisterous the 5-2 morning line choice.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
It's easy to see why his connections want to keep Soldat on turf after last year's Triple Crown contender scored an impressive comeback victory at Gulfstream Park March 4.Sunday, March 04, 2012
Soldat will make his first start since finishing 11th in last year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) when he goes to post in a turf allowance race at Gulfstream Park March 4.Friday, March 02, 2012
Get Stormy, making his first start since he was eased out of the TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) last fall, led throughout in the Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap Feb. 11 for his third grade I win.Saturday, February 11, 2012
Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra handicap the Donn Handicap and Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap.Thursday, February 09, 2012
Silver Medallion has found a home on grass since arriving at Todd Pletcher's barn last fall, but he'll face the toughest test of his career in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 11.Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Newly crowned juvenile champion Hansen breezed five furlongs at Gulfstream Park Jan. 22, completing the main preparation for his 3-year-old seasonal debut in the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III).Sunday, January 22, 2012