SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Tar Heel Mom||Margin: 5¾||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
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.
|2||Beat the Blues||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A+||$30,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Great Pyramid (IRE) - Imtheblues, Pentelicus
Sire: Great Pyramid (IRE), Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 3 yearlings sold, median $1,200.
Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
|3||Champagne d'Oro||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Medaglia d'Oro - Champagne Glow, Saratoga Six
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: Saratoga Six, Bay, 1982. In 2009: 1.44 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, $210,000.
|1||Tar Heel Mom||Alex O. Solis||Stanley M. Hough|
|2||Beat the Blues||Miguel Mena||W. Bret Calhoun|
|3||Champagne d'Oro||David Cohen||Eric J. Guillot|
|4||Irish Gypsy||John R. Velazquez||Bob Baffert|
|5||Wild News||Charles C. Lopez||John Parisella|
Beat the Blues, runner-up in Churchill Downs' Winning Colors Stakes (gr. III) the last two years, gets the win May 27 in wire-to-wire fashion.Monday, May 27, 2013
Vuitton came from well off the pace to edge favored Beat the Blues by a nose in the $100,000 Carousel Stakes at Oaklawn Park April 11, capping a sensational afternoon for trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey Ricardo Santana Jr.Thursday, April 11, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
Whiteley's arrangement with Richard and Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm to support their young stallion Medaglia d'Oro resulted indirectly in the recent Palm Beach S. (gr. IIIT) winner Rydilluc.
C C's Pal closed into a torrid pace and held off a late run from Island Bound to get the victory Aug. 3 in the $200,000 Honorable Miss (gr. II) at Saratoga Race Course.Friday, August 03, 2012
Island Bound picked up the first added-money victory of her career when she came from off the pace to take the $110,100 Winning Colors Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs June 2.Saturday, June 02, 2012
The Bret Calhoun-trained trio of Beat the Blues, Speedacious, and Gleaming highlight a field of eight fillies and mares entered for the June 2 Winning Colors (gr. III) to be run under the lights at Churchill Downs June 2.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Images from Oaklawn Park's 2012 Racing Festival of the South.Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Dual grade I winner Champagne d'Oro has been retired from racing and is scheduled to ship to Darley Stud Jan. 11 to be bred to Bernardini.Friday, January 06, 2012
Top-weighted City to City and defending champion Washington Bridge form a potent duo in the $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) for Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer at Hollywood Park Dec. 4.Thursday, December 01, 2011
Friday actually has more intriguing longshot possibilities than Saturday, so here we go.Thursday, November 03, 2011
Multiple grade I winner Turbulent Descent drew post 3 for the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I). The daughter of Congrats will face 12 Nov. 4 going seven furlongs as the 6-5 favorite.Monday, October 31, 2011
The first inclination would be to dismiss Dullahan's chances in the Juvenile, based on his two mediocre performances over the Churchill Downs dirt surface in his first two career starts. That would be a mistake.Thursday, October 13, 2011
After getting most of the summer off, late-running sensation Blind Luck will return to action in the $250,0000 Lady's Secret Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 1 at Santa Anita.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
Jenny's So Great has a chance to add additional luster to her name as she totes co-high weight of 123 pounds in the $400,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (gr. II).Wednesday, September 07, 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
Favored Tanda turned the tables on Irish Gypsy to record her first victory since May 2010, taking the $147,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (gr. III) at Del Mar Aug. 21.Sunday, August 21, 2011
Bouncing back quickly from a disappointing trip to Saratoga two weeks earlier, Irish Gypsy heads the field in the $150,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (gr. III) at Del Mar Aug. 21.Thursday, August 18, 2011
This week's nominees: First Dude, Blind Luck, Irish Gypsy, A. U. Miner.Tuesday, August 09, 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
Fresh off her narrow win in the A Gleam Handicap (gr. II), California shipper Irish Gypsy tries New York racing for the first time when she faces four rivals in the $150,000 Honorable Miss Handicap (gr. II) Aug. 7 at SaratogaThursday, August 04, 2011
Front-running Irish Gypsy, all-out under urging from Martin Garcia, got to the wire in the $200,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) by an official nose over favored Ultra Blend at Hollywood Park July 16.Saturday, July 16, 2011
A starting spot in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) is at stake when a field of nine lines up for the $200,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) at Hollywood Park July 16.Wednesday, July 13, 2011