SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Golden Ticket||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A||$400,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Speightstown - Business Plan, Deputy Minister
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Keeneland Association April 2011 Two-Year-Olds in Training, $100,000.
|1||Alpha||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A+||$400,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Bernardini - Munnaya, Nijinsky II
Sire: Bernardini , Dark Bay or Brown, 2003. Lifetime: 305 yearlings sold, median $135,000.
Broodmare Sire: Nijinsky II, Bay, 1967.
|3||Fast Falcon||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A+||$100,000|
2009 | Chestnut Colt | Awesome Again - My Chickadee, Pleasant Tap
Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 9 wins, $4,374,590. Lifetime: 319 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pleasant Tap, Bay, 1987.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $60,000.
|1||Golden Ticket||David Cohen||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|1||Alpha||Ramon A. Dominguez||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|3||Fast Falcon||Junior Alvarado||Nicholas P. Zito|
|4||Atigun||Mike E. Smith||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|5||Nonios||John R. Velazquez||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|6||Neck 'n Neck||Leandro R. Goncalves||Ian R. Wilkes|
|7||Stealcase||Shaun Bridgmohan||Mark E. Casse|
|8||Speightscity||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Gary C. Contessa|
|9||Liaison||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|10||Five Sixteen||Rosie Napravnik||Dominick A. Schettino|
|11||Street Life||Jose Lezcano||Chad C. Brown|
|3||Golden Ticket||David Cohen||$26.80||$26.40||$11.80|
|6||Alpha||Ramon A. Dominguez||$4.10||$5.10||$3.90|
|11||Fast Falcon||Junior Alvarado||$13.60|
|$2.00 Exacta (3-6)||$230.00|
|$2.00 Exacta (6-3)||$135.50|
|$2.00 Trifecta (3-6-11)||$5,275.00|
|$2.00 Trifecta (6-3-11)||$2,696.00|
|$2.00 Superfecta (3-6-11-7)||$38,545.00|
|$2.00 Superfecta (6-3-11-7)||$20,673.00|
After going the distance for his first career graded stakes win on the Keeneland Race Course turf, Dark Cove will try to do the same on the Churchill Downs green in the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) May 25.Yesterday
Rick Porter, owner of Normandy Invasion, said May 12 the Tapit colt will not compete in the upcoming Preakness Stakes (gr. I) in favor of a summer campaign instead.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Liaison disposed of favored Blueskiesnrainbows coming off the far turn and lengthened stride impressively through the stretch to take the Mervyn Leroy Handicap (gr. II) handily May 4 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Liaison returns to the scene of the biggest victory of his career when he battles six other well-matched older horses at Betfair Hollywood Park in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) May 4.Wednesday, May 01, 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
An unfortunate stumble at the start of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) last month cost Fort Larned his seasonal debut, but the 2012 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner is back in the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II).Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Idle since he was well beaten in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25, Liaison came back running in the $71,500 Santana Mile March 31, defeating favored Midnight Transfer by a half-length at Santa Anita Park.Sunday, March 31, 2013
Soft Falling Rain got a less than ideal trip in the $1 million Godolphin Mile before storming to victory in the first race on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) card March 30 at Meydan.Saturday, March 30, 2013
A year after Take Charge Indy left seven other 3-year-olds in his wake with a front-running score in the Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park, he returns as one of the favorites in the $100,000 Skip Away Stakes (gr. III).Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum's unbeaten colt Soft Falling Rain will get the first major test of his career in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) March 20 at Meydan.Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Charles J. Cella's Cyber Secret, a son of Broken Vow, edges pacesetter Golden Ron by a head in the March 9 Razorback Handicap (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Alternation drew the far outside post in a field of 10 for his attempt at a repeat victory in the $150,000 Razorback Handicap (gr. III) March 9 at Oaklawn Park.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Brereton Jones' homebred Mark Valeski overcame traffic troubles and ran down a cavalcade of horses in the stretch of the $148,500 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23.Saturday, February 23, 2013
After a hard-fought finish in the Louisiana Handicap, Mark Valeski and Infrattini will face off once again in the $150,000 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) Feb. 23 at Fair Grounds.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Godolphin's Hunter's Light provided trainer Saeed bin Suroor a ninth win in the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round II Sponsored by TABLOID (UAE-II) Feb. 7 with a convincing 3 1/4-length victory at Meydan.Thursday, February 07, 2013
Street Life, a multiple stakes winner by Street Sense, has been retired from racing to stand in 2013 at Terry Lovingier's Lovacres Ranch near Warner Springs, Calif.Thursday, February 07, 2013
Grade I winners, at ages 8 and 9, respectively, face talented field at Gulfstream.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
2012 Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner and former U.S. classics hopeful Alpha is set to make his Dubai debut Feb. 7 in the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 (UAE-II) Sponsored by Tabloid.Tuesday, February 05, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
It took five years for that hope to be fulfilled.
Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Game On Dude put his disappointing Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) behind him with a gritty front-running win in the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes Presented by the Oak Tree Racing Association Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, December 01, 2012
Game On Dude, looking to rebound from his seventh-place finish as the favorite in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), drew the rail for the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Multiple grade I winner Game On Dude heads an expected field of six or seven in the $250,000 Native Diver Stakes - Presented by the Oak Tree Racing Association (gr. III) Dec. 1 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) winner Pool Play was scratched from the Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) the morning of the race, but not due to tendon issues similar to those he has battled in the past.Friday, November 23, 2012
Fifteen 3-year-olds, including Travers Stakes (gr. I) dead-heat winner Golden Ticket, are entered in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) Nov. 25 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Friday, November 23, 2012