SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Zagora (FR)||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$300,000|
2007 | Chestnut Mare | Green Tune - Zaneton (FR), Mtoto (GB)
Sire: Green Tune, Chestnut, 1991. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 5 wins, $472,166. Lifetime: 236 yearlings sold, median $32,353. In 2009: 1.33 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Mtoto (GB), Bay, 1983.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $2,500,000.
Agence Francaise De Vente Du Pur-Sang, Deauville August, 2008 Yearling Sale, $139,394.
|2||Aruna||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$100,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Mr. Greeley - Surya, Unbridled
Sire: Mr. Greeley, Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 5 wins, $474,452. Lifetime: 863 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Unbridled, Bay, 1987.
|3||Bay to Bay||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Sligo Bay (IRE) - Bala, With Approval
Sire: Sligo Bay (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 4 wins, $484,695. Lifetime: 115 yearlings sold, median $4,013.
Broodmare Sire: With Approval, Gray or Roan, 1986.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $425,000.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $35,000.
|1||Zagora (FR)||Javier Castellano||Chad C. Brown|
|2||Aruna||Ramon A. Dominguez||H. Graham Motion|
|3||Bay to Bay||Alan Garcia||Brian A. Lynch|
|4||Mekong Melody (IRE)||Alex O. Solis||Roger L. Attfield|
|5||Aviate (GB)||Julien R. Leparoux||William I. Mott|
|6||Dyna Waltz (GB)||Edgar S. Prado||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|7||Unbridled Humor||John R. Velazquez||H. Graham Motion|
|8||Justaroundmidnight (IRE)||Joe Bravo||Patrick L. Biancone|
|9||Giants Play||Rajiv Maragh||Christophe Clement|
The Ontario Racing Commission has suspended trainer Brian Lynch following his recent arrest Woodbine. He was charged with making death threats and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.Friday, May 31, 2013
Stud TNT's Old Tune, winner of Tampa Bay Downs' Feb. 2 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT), returns to win the March 9 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at nine furlongs. Her score is trainer Todd Pletcher's fourth Hillsborough victory.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Seven-year-old Romacaca will try to secure the 11th stakes victory of her career and third at Gulfstream Park when she faces an expected seven other fillies and mares in the $150,000 Suwannee River Stakes Feb. 9.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
A voting overview of the 2012 Eclipse Award winners and other candidates, along with number of first-place votes for each category is listed in this story.Sunday, January 20, 2013
For the second year in a row, owner Martin Schwartz returned to the Eclipse Awards podium to receive a trophy in the female grass horse category, thanks to Zagora.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Romacaca was back in familiar surroundings after capturing the $100,000 South Beach Stakes, but she wouldn't have been in the Gulfstream Park winner's circle had owner Frank Calabrese received his price at auction.Sunday, December 09, 2012
Esther Marr reviews the Fasig-Tipton November sale and the purchase of Havre de Grace. Also, comments from Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
The Fasig-Tipton November sale, which is known for its prominent cast of selected entries, will again feature several standouts, including this year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Zagora.Sunday, November 04, 2012
Trainer Bill Mott could not contain his excitement the morning after champion Royal Delta's gate-to-wire victory in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, saying the filly was G-R-E-A-T.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Martin Schwartz's Zagora took the lead leaving the second turn and held off a tenacious Marketing Mix for a game victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
"She's going to have to be dealt with on Friday," trainer Chad Brown remarked of Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf contender Zagora. "I have respect for the horses that have come over here, but mine is pretty good."Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Bill Mott sent his quartet of Breeders' Cup hopefuls out for their final works Oct. 28, with Royal Delta (:48.96), To Honor and Serve (:47.72) and Flat Out (:48.01) all turning in half-miles.Sunday, October 28, 2012
Royal Delta and Point of Entry, two of the top horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup World Championships on Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita Park, turned in bullet workouts on Oct. 22 at Belmont Park.Monday, October 22, 2012
Flaxman Holdings' Aruna seeks back-to-back wins in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) at Keeneland Oct. 6, facing 12 rivals as she attempts to become just the fourth horse to accomplish the feat.Thursday, October 04, 2012
Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum's Nahrain, second in last year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), edges Zagora and Dream Peace to win the $400,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Zagora heads the $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, while European invaders I'm a Dreamer and Nahrain are poised to challenge.Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Favored Zagora found firm going much to her liking in capturing the $250,000 Ballston Spa Stakes (gr. IIT), presented by Jose Cuervo, in record time on the inner turf course Aug. 25 at Saratoga Race Course.Saturday, August 25, 2012
Grade I winner Summer Soiree, last seen finishing second in the Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) last November, makes her 2012 debut in the $250,000 Ballston Spa Stakes Presented by Jose Cuervo (gr. IIT) on Saratoga's inner turf.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Hayley Turner became the first female jockey to win the $750,000 Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT) Aug. 18 when she rode I'm A Dreamer to hold off the late charge of Marketing Mix at Arlington Park by a nose.Saturday, August 18, 2012
With horses invading from at least four countries as well as various parts of the U.S. for the Beverly D. Aug. 18, it is somewhat ironic that the 3-1 morning line favorite has been based at Arlington much of the summer.Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Beverly D. Stakes that is part of Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing is ripe with contenders who are hard to separate on paper.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
No one will be forgetting Memories of Silver any time soon, because her daughter, Winter Memories, won some the same races at Saratoga as her dam.
Phillips Racing Partnership's homebred Winter Memories accelerated coming off the second turn and continued on for an impressive victory in the $600,000 Diana Handicap (gr. IT).Saturday, July 28, 2012
Silver Screamer, winner of the June 30 Eatontown Handicap (gr. IIIT) last out, is the 123-pound high weight in a field of eight fillies and mares entered for the $150,000 Taylor Made Matchmaker Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 29.Friday, July 27, 2012