SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Winchester||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A||$300,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Theatrical (IRE) - Rum Charger (IRE), Spectrum (IRE)
Sire: Theatrical (IRE), Dark Bay or Brown, 1982. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 10 wins, $2,940,036. Lifetime: 394 yearlings sold, median $70,000. In 2009: 2.42 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Spectrum (IRE), Bay, 1992.
|2||Rahy's Attorney||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$100,000|
2004 | Bay Gelding | Crown Attorney - Rahy's Hope, Rahy
Sire: Crown Attorney, Dark Bay or Brown, 1993. Raced 5 years. 49 starts, 8 wins, $993,959. Lifetime: 34 yearlings sold, median $3,231. In 2009: .83 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
|3||Al Khali||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
2006 | Bay Ridgling | Medaglia d'Oro - Maya, Capote
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: Capote, Dark Bay or Brown, 1984.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $15,000.
|1||Winchester||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Christophe Clement|
|2||Rahy's Attorney||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Ian Black|
|3||Al Khali||Alan Garcia||William I. Mott|
|4||Teaks North||Eddie Castro||Justin Sallusto|
|5||Boisterous||John R. Velazquez||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|6||Bim Bam||David Cohen||Ron Moquett|
|7||Drosselmeyer||Jose Lezcano||William I. Mott|
On the final Sunday morning of the 2013 Keeneland spring meet, there was still plenty of activity on the Keeneland backstretch.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Successful Dan, coming back off a layoff of nearly 10 months, dictated an easy pace and held off the pursuing Boisterous in the final furlong to post a one-length victory in the Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) April 21 at Keeneland.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Trainer Kenny McPeek shared thoughts on Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) hopeful Pure Fun, who will take on the boys in the April 20 Coolmore Lexington Stakes.Thursday, April 18, 2013
There was a time when "the other Dan" was Wise Dan, who went on to become Horse of the Year. On April 21 fans will witness the return of the original, Successful Dan, in the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland.Thursday, April 18, 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
Optimizer has been a different horse since he moved to the grass, and streaks into the March 30 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds with two graded stakes scores under his girth.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Four runners from the Feb. 16 Mac Diarmida Stakes, headed by Resolute Group Stables' second-place finisher Teaks North, are among 10 entered to contest the $150,000 Pan American Stakes (gr. IIT) March 23 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Optimizer hopped at the break of the $150,000 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) but drew clear in the end, earning his second straight victory over the turf at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Amira's Prince remained a perfect three-for-three in the U.S. Feb. 16, collecting his first graded-stakes win in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida (gr. IIT) at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 16, 2013
Newsdad, Ioya Bigtime, and Twilight Eclipse will shake it up Feb. 16 in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, while Starformer and Closing Range tangle in the $100,000 Very One (gr. III).Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Optimizer went wire-to-wire in the $125,000 Col. E.R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Jan. 26 for red-hot Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas, who has won three stakes races in eight days.Saturday, January 26, 2013
Teaks North secured his first victory since 2011 when the two-time grade I winner opened a clear lead in the stretch on his way to a 2 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Turf Stakes Jan. 19 at Gulfstream.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Longtime Richard Dutrow Jr. assistant Michelle Nevin could officially saddle a horse for the first time Jan. 19 in the Florida Sunshine Millions Turf at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
After failing to find his best stride last year, two-time grade I winner Teaks North will look to turn things around when the Northern Afleet gelding opens his 6-year-old season in the $150,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Turf.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The first reported offspring by Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Drosselmeyer is a chestnut colt foaled Jan. 8 at Craig and Holly Bandoroff's Denali Stud near Paris, Ky.Thursday, January 10, 2013
WinStar Farm will conduct drawings for its "Breed to Win" promotion, rewarding supportive breeders with a complimentary 2013 season to 12 stallions, the farm announced Jan. 4. The drawings will be held Feb. 9.Friday, January 04, 2013
Shug McGaughey's Hall of Fame training career was built on good old American dirt, but he's rounding out his resume with several accomplished turf runners targeting starts at the Gulfstream Park meet in 2013.Friday, December 28, 2012
Runner-up as the favorite in the Hollywood Derby (gr. IT), Grandeur will try to become the first 3-year-old since Bien Bien in 1992 to win the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) Dec. 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Successfully rehabbed after a 15-month break for a bowed tendon, 30-1 shot Keep Up defeated multiple graded stakes winner Boisterous by a half-length Nov. 25 in the River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Boisterous, winner of the Red Smith Handicap and Knickerbocker in his previous two starts, carries top weight of 124 pounds against 11 rivals in the $100,000 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 25 at Churchill Downs.Friday, November 23, 2012
A competitive field of 24 is set for the Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I), including the event's two most recent winners, French stayers Americain and Dunaden, who will square off in Australia's greatest race Nov. 6.Sunday, November 04, 2012
For the second year in a row, Boisterous registered back-to-back graded stakes wins on turf in the Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park and the Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIT) at Aqueduct.Saturday, November 03, 2012
While most of Shug McGaughey's focus Nov. 3 will be on preparing Point of Entry for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park, the Hall of Fame trainer also will be starting a talented turf runner at Aqueduct.Thursday, November 01, 2012
Owner Anthony Mithen talks about Winchester and the Melbourne Cup.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The second time was the charm for Eldaafer in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) and his connections are hoping that the fourth will be, too.Monday, October 29, 2012