SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Spy in the Sky||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2004 | Chestnut Gelding | Thunder Gulch - Monaassabaat, Zilzal
Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992. Raced 2 years. 16 starts, 9 wins, $2,915,086. Lifetime: 480 yearlings sold, median $41,648.
Broodmare Sire: Zilzal, Chestnut, 1986.
|2||Left Unsaid||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A+||$18,000|
2005 | Bay Gelding | Dynaformer - Hello Soso (IRE), Alzao
Sire: Dynaformer, Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Raced 3 years. 30 starts, 7 wins, $671,207. Lifetime: 555 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Alzao, Bay, 1980.
|3||All Together||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$10,000|
2005 | Bay Gelding | Danzig - Unify, Farma Way
Sire: Danzig, Bay, 1977. Raced 2 years. 3 starts, 3 wins, $32,400. Lifetime: 375 yearlings sold, median $350,000.
Broodmare Sire: Farma Way, Dark Bay or Brown, 1987. In 2009: 1.05 AEI.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, ($225,000).
|1||Spy in the Sky||Danielle Hodsdon||James M. Day|
|2||Left Unsaid||Paddy Young||Thomas H. Voss|
|3||All Together||Xavier Aizpuru||Jack O. Fisher|
|4||Decoy Daddy (IRE)||Jeff Murphy||Joseph W. Delozier, III|
|5||Divine Fortune||Darren Nagle||Jonathan E. Sheppard|
|6||Country Cousin||Carl Rafter||Julie Gomena|
|7||The Jigsaw Man (IRE)||William McCarthy||Joseph W. Delozier, III|
|8||Tax Ruling||William Dowling||Brianne A. Slater|
|9||Via Galilei (IRE)||Ross Geraghty||Joseph W. Delozier, III|
|10||Dynaski||Brian Crowley||Thomas H. Voss|
Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative edged past Divine Fortune at the finish line to win the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois Steeplechase (NSA-I) by a head May 11 at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tenn.Saturday, May 11, 2013
Demonstrative, an Eclipse Award finalist in last season's steeplechase division, will make his 2013 jumps debut in the $150,000 Iroquois Steeplechase Saturday, May 11 at Percy Warner Park Course.Friday, May 10, 2013
The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association has named its champions and leaders for 2012.Monday, February 25, 2013
Pierrot Lunaire took a big step toward a possible steeplechase Eclipse Award when he came from off the pace to overtake Divine Fortune in the $250,000 Grand National (NSA-I) at New Jersey's 92nd Far Hills Races Oct. 20.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Demonstrative, winner of the New York Turf Writers Cup Handicap (NSA-I), will battle with several veteran runners and new arrivals to American racing in the $250,000 Grand National (NSA-I), at Far Hills Races Oct. 20.Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Pierrot Lunaire, longest shot on the board at 48-1, took the lead over the final jump and held off a furious late charge from Spy in the Sky to win the $150,000 Lonesome Glory steeplechase (NSA-I) Sept. 27 at Belmont Park.Thursday, September 27, 2012
It was only fitting that Irish day, a festival of step dancers and bagpipers, was held on a Thursday afternoon, Saratoga's traditional time for steeplechase racing.Friday, August 03, 2012
Randleston Farm's Spy in the Sky overcame his 25-1 odds as the longest shot in a 10-horse field and held on to win the $100,000 A.P. Smithwick Memorial Handicap (NSA-I) Aug. 2 at Saratoga Race Course.Thursday, August 02, 2012
Arcadius collapsed and died as he was being cooled down after winning the $150,000 Iroquois Steeplechase (NSA-I) May 12 at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tenn.Saturday, May 12, 2012
Tax Ruling, always prominent, surged through the Springdale Racecourse's stretch to score a gutty 1 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup (NSA-I) Nov. 19 in Camden, S.C.Saturday, November 19, 2011
Irish-bred Black Jack Blues, relishing the soft going at Far Hills Races in New Jersey Oct. 22, strode away to a front-running seven-length victory in the $250,000 Grand National (NSA-I).Saturday, October 22, 2011
Extra steeplechase adds lift to three Thursdays.Friday, August 05, 2011
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Slip Away swept to the lead approaching the Springdale Course's final turn and powered away to a remarkable 25 3/4-length victory in the Colonial Cup Steeplechase at Camden, S.C., on Nov. 13.Saturday, November 13, 2010
In his first United States start, Denmark-based Percussionist exploded through the stretch to win the $250,000 Grand National (NSA-I), featured race of the Far Hills Races Oct. 23 in New Jersey.Sunday, October 24, 2010
Trainer Jonathan Sheppard and owner William Pape kept their perfect meet record intact when Sermon of Love came from off the pace to win the $100,000 New York Turf Writers Cup (NSA-I) steeplechase Aug. 26 at Saratoga.Thursday, August 26, 2010
Front-runners scampered home first in all but one of six races run on the sloppy track.Friday, August 06, 2010
Irvin Naylor's Tax Ruling challenged front-running Slip Away before the next to last fence of the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois Steeplechase (NSA-I) May 8, took the lead before the last, and drew clear to win.Saturday, May 08, 2010
Leading every step for 2 1/2 miles, 21-1 shot Red Letter Day held off the late charge from Dyunaski to score his first stakes victory in the $157,600 Lonesome Glory Hurdle Stakes (NSA-I) Sept. 20 at Belmont Park.Sunday, September 20, 2009
Every Thursday afternoon before the first race, the mood in the press box is decidedly grim. Each card leads off with a steeplechase event, and the handicappers – some of which have not picked a steeplechase winner since before the Kennedy administration - have no idea where to begin.Thursday, August 16, 2007