SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Hilda's Passion||Margin: 9¼||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
2007 | Bay Filly | Canadian Frontier - Executricker, El Prado (IRE)
Sire: Canadian Frontier , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 6 wins, $253,239. Lifetime: 64 yearlings sold, median $8,750.
Broodmare Sire: El Prado (IRE), Gray, 1989.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $1,225,000.
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, ($4,200).
|2||Tar Heel Mom||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Flatter - Perpetual Light, Sunny's Halo
Sire: Flatter , Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $148,815. Lifetime: 199 yearlings sold, median $12,500. In 2009: .80 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Sunny's Halo, Chestnut, 1980. In 2009: 1.18 AEI.
|3||Tamarind Hall||Margin: 4¼||TrueNicks: A++||$25,000|
2007 | Chestnut Mare | Graeme Hall - Turner's Hall, Forest Wildcat
Sire: Graeme Hall , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 7 wins, $1,147,441. Lifetime: 137 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
Broodmare Sire: Forest Wildcat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1991. In 2009: 1.55 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $250,000.
Scratched: Hour Glass.
|1||Hilda's Passion||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Tar Heel Mom||Alex O. Solis||Stanley M. Hough|
|3||Tamarind Hall||David Cohen||Jeremiah C. Englehart|
|4||Bronx City Girl||Julien R. Leparoux||Martin D. Wolfson|
|5||Devil by Design||Corey S. Nakatani||William I. Mott|
|6||Sassy Image||Robby Albarado||Dale L. Romans|
Travers is the time for guys to go wild.Saturday, August 25, 2012
It's a good time to be Kiaran McLaughlin, but don't confuse that with an easy time. The trainer has his hands full conditioning and placing top runners for Godolphin Racing with year-end goals in mind.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Besilu Stable's Royal Delta, the reigning 3-year-old filly champion and 2011 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic winner looms an imposing favorite in the Personal Ensign for trainer Bill Mott.Tuesday, August 21, 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
Hansen, the juvenile champion of 2011, worked five furlongs in 1:02 4/5 the morning of Aug. 18 in preparation for a start in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, where Turbulent Descent and It's Tricky also worked.Saturday, August 18, 2012
Craig B. Singer's homebred Salty Strike jumped out to the early lead and never looked back as the 4-year-old filly posted her third consecutive stakes win in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park Aug. 11.Saturday, August 11, 2012
Joyful Victory and Sassy Image top a strong field of 11 fillies and mares in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 11 at Ellis Park, the first race back in Kentucky for jockey Robby Albarado since his May 4 arrest.Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Last year, Musical Romance missed victory by a neck in the Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I). This season, the 2011 Eclipse Award-winning female sprinter would not be denied.Saturday, July 07, 2012
Sassy Image will attempt to become the first repeat winner of the $300,000 Humana Distaff (gr. I) when she faces a strong lineup in the 26th renewal of the seven-furlong test May 5 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
As bigger names garnered the publicity, Musical Romance completed her rags-to-riches story when she was named champion female sprinter for 2011.Monday, January 16, 2012
In the Horse of the Year category, fans made the multiple grade I winner Havre de Grace their top pick with 4,249 votes.Friday, January 13, 2012
Trainer Jeremiah Englehart, based at Finger Lakes Casino & Racetrack in upstate New York, will have his first Breeders' Cup starter in Tamarind Hall in the Nov. 4 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.Friday, October 28, 2011
Multiple grade I winner Sassy Image has been taken out of consideration for the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) after a chip in a hind ankle was discovered.Monday, October 17, 2011
Shotgun Gulch, winner of the Vinery Madison Stakes (gr, I) at the Keeneland spring meeting, will be gunning for her second stakes win at the Lexington track as she contests the Thoroughbred Club of America (gr. II).Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Orchid's Silver, sent off at 26-1 odds, came from off the pace to nip favored Class Included in the $100,000 Ballerina Stakes (Can-III) on the closing day of the Hastings Racecourse season Oct. 2 in Vancouver, B.C.Sunday, October 02, 2011
The final day of the 2011 Hastings Racecourse season Oct. 2 features full fields for two of the biggest events of the meet: the $100,000 Ballerina Stakes (Can-III) and the $100,000 British Columbia Premiers Handicap.Thursday, September 29, 2011
Pomeroys Pistol is likely headed to the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) after an emphatic four-length win in the $150,000 Foxwoods Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park Sept. 24.Saturday, September 24, 2011
Tar Heel Mom and Pomeroys Pistol, both second in grade I events at Saratoga in their most recent starts, return to action in the $150,000 Foxwoods Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park Sept. 24.Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Long-time breeder Ted Kuster found himself in a slump a few years back. Then Hilda's Passion came along.Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Hilda's Passion, winner of the Aug. 27 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I), will be offered as a racing or broodmare prospect during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale even though she has suffered an injuryWednesday, September 07, 2011
This week's nominees: Cape Blanco, Stacelita, Hilda's Passion, Celtic New Year, Acclamation.Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Todd Pletcher said Stay Thirsty and Uncle Mo were doing fine the day after their strong runs in the Travers Stakes and King's Bishop Stakes, respectively, but that Ballerina winner Hilda's Passion sustained a minor injury.Sunday, August 28, 2011
Front-running Hilda's Passion became a grade I winner with a romping triumph in the $250,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 27.Saturday, August 27, 2011
Already a dual grade I winner this year, Sassy Image can keep it going for brothers Jerry and Dale Romans in the $250,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 27.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Front-running Tar Heel Mom overpowered her four rivals in the $150,000 Honorable Miss Handicap (gr. II), drawing off in the stretch for a 5 3/4-length romp at Saratoga Aug. 7.Sunday, August 07, 2011