SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Centre Court||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: B||$120,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Filly | Smart Strike - Let, A.P. Indy
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
|2||Better Lucky||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A||$40,000|
2009 | Bay Filly | Ghostzapper - Sahara Gold, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Ghostzapper , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 172 yearlings sold, median $45,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
|3||Samitar (GB)||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$20,000|
2009 | Bay Filly | Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) - Aileen's Gift (IRE), Rainbow Quest
Sire: Rock of Gibraltar (IRE), Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 10 wins, $1,888,048. Lifetime: 893 yearlings sold, median $65,838.
Broodmare Sire: Rainbow Quest, Bay, 1981.
Tattersall's October 2010 Yearling Sale, $64,836.
Scratched: Harbor Mist.
|1||Centre Court||Julien R. Leparoux||George R. Arnold, II|
|2||Better Lucky||Eddie Castro||Thomas Albertrani|
|3||Samitar (GB)||Ramon A. Dominguez||Mick R. Channon|
|4||Stephanie's Kitten||John R. Velazquez||Wayne M. Catalano|
|5||Medolina||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Somali Lemonade||Joel Rosario||Michael R. Matz|
|7||Dancing Solo||Joe Bravo||Todd A. Pletcher|
|8||Elusive Rumour||Junior Alvarado||Thomas Albertrani|
Benefiting from a quick start, Pianist set a fast pace en route to a gate-to-wire victory in the Gallorette Handicap on the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) undercard at Pimlico Race Course.21 hours ago
Already the most accomplished horse entered in the May 18 Gallorette Handicap at Pimlico Race Course, Irish classic winner Samitar appears to be entering top form after flashing a strong late kick in previous effort.3 days ago
Stephanie's Kitten came back of the layup and got the job done May 4 in the Distaff Turf Mile (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs. Hungry Island, winner of the same race in 2012, was second by a neck.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Marketing Mix was made the 5-2 morning-line favorite for her 2013 debut, the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (presented by Longines) (gr. IIT) on the Derby Day undercard. Hungry Island, last year's winner, returns.Thursday, May 02, 2013
G. Watts Humphrey Jr.'s homebred Centre Court ran down 2012 Jenny Wiley (gr. IT) winner Daisy Devine in the final furlong of the 2013 renewal to get her first grade I victory for trainer Rusty Arnold at Keeneland April 13.Saturday, April 13, 2013
Defending Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IT) winner Daisy Devine is back to protect her title April 13 at Keeneland, but the 5-year-old daughter of Kafwain faces a steep question as she goes up against six stakes winners.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
There was no moss growing on Centre Court, who made her 2013 debut a winning one by 1 3/4 lengths in the $150,000 Honey Fox Stakes (gr. IIT) March 16 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 16, 2013
After winning two grade II stakes on turf against other fillies of her age last season, Centre Court will take on older rivals for the first time when she begins her 4-year-old campaign March 16 in the Honey Fox Stakes.Thursday, March 14, 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
Racing as a homebred for the G. Watts Humphrey Jr. & Louise Ireland Humphrey Revocable Trust, Centre Court dominated a solid field of distaff turfers to notch her third graded stakes win of the year.
Better Lucky gave Godolphin Racing another grade I victory when she registered a 35-1 shocker in an adventurous renewal of the $250,000 Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) on the turf Nov. 25 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Dayatthespa, who has won five in a row at three different tracks, will try to keep her streak alive in the $250,000 Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) Nov. 25 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Friday, November 23, 2012
Centre Court served up an ace at Churchill Downs in the $175,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) Nov. 17, fulfilling expectations as the 3-2 favorite and extending her record on the Louisville turf to a perfect 3-for-3.Saturday, November 17, 2012
Centre Court carries top weight in a full field of 12 sophomore fillies looking to capitalize on one of the last local grass stakes of the season, the $175,000-added Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 17.Wednesday, November 14, 2012
An overflow of 24 sophomore fillies passed the entry box for the $125,000 Pin Oak Valley View (gr. IIIT), forcing Keeneland officials to split the Oct. 19 running of the race into divisions for the second time in history.Tuesday, October 16, 2012
New York-bred Dayatthespa took the lead early and scored a two-length victory in the $400,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (gr. IT) on the turf at Keeneland Oct. 13, remaining unbeaten in 2012 with five wins in a row.Saturday, October 13, 2012
Wayne Catalano talks about Stephanie's Kitten, who runs in the QEII on Saturday, including her prospects for the Breeders' Cup.Thursday, October 11, 2012
Owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey started the Keeneland fall season off with a bang, and will be represented by their top contender Oct. 13 when Stephanie's Kitten takes on eight in the $400,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Irish One Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) winner Samitar added a grade I score in North America Sept. 15, winning the $300,000 Garden City Stakes (gr. IT) by a head at Belmont Park.Saturday, September 15, 2012
Irish One Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) heroine Samitar and Ashland Stakes (gr. I) winner Karlovy Vary head a field of seven 3-year-old fillies entered for the $300,000 Garden City (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 15.Wednesday, September 12, 2012
With an eye-catching final burst, favored Stephanie's Kitten prevailed by a half-length in the $200,000 Woodford Reserve Lake Placid Stakes (gr. IIT) on the inner turf course at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 19.Sunday, August 19, 2012
Five of the top six finishers from the July 25 Lake George Stakes, including top two Centre Court and Better Lucky, return to fight for supremacy in the $200,000 Woodford Reserve Lake Placid (gr. IIT) Aug. 19 at Saratoga.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Centre Court, weaving through traffic in the stretch run on the Saratoga Race Course turf under Julien Leparoux, got the lead in deep stretch and prevailed in a roughly-run renewal of the $200,000 Lake George Stakes July 25.Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Jockey John Velazquez, sidelined since fracturing his collarbone in a June 16 spill at Churchill Downs, will return to the races July 25 at Saratoga Race Course.Sunday, July 22, 2012
Owner Martin S. Schwartz's eye for a good horse has led him to Samitar, who bears watching in the $200,000 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) at 1 1/16 miles for 3-year-old fillies on turf at Saratoga July 25.Sunday, July 22, 2012