SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Zagora (FR)||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
2007 | Chestnut Mare | Green Tune - Zaneton (FR), Mtoto (GB)
Sire: Green Tune, Chestnut, 1991. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 5 wins, $472,166. Lifetime: 236 yearlings sold, median $32,353. In 2009: 1.33 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Mtoto (GB), Bay, 1983.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $2,500,000.
Agence Francaise De Vente Du Pur-Sang, Deauville August, 2008 Yearling Sale, $139,394.
|2||Hungry Island||Margin: 3¾||TrueNicks: A||$50,000|
2008 | Bay Mare | More Than Ready - Flying Passage, A.P. Indy
Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 17 starts, 7 wins, $1,026,229. Lifetime: 1016 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
|3||Summer Soiree||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: D||$25,000|
2008 | Bay Filly | War Front - Mazel Tov, Mazel Trick
Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Mazel Trick, Chestnut, 1995. In 2009: 1.24 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2009 Select Yearling Sale, ($72,000).
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, ($70,000).
Scratched: Acting Happy.
|1||Zagora (FR)||Ramon A. Dominguez||Chad C. Brown|
|2||Hungry Island||John R. Velazquez||Claude R. McGaughey III|
|3||Summer Soiree||Julien R. Leparoux||H. Graham Motion|
|4||Ruthenia||Jose Lezcano||Christophe Clement|
|5||Heavenly Landing||Joel Rosario||Eddie Kenneally|
|6||Tapitsfly||Javier Castellano||Dale L. Romans|
|7||Thundering Emilia||Alfredo Clemente||Michael R. Matz|
|8||Mykindofladyfriend||Rosie Napravnik||Douglas J. Seyler|
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
Aidan O'Brien noted that Lines of Battle was sent to Dubai with the specific purpose of picking up Kentucky Derby-qualifying points offered in the race, and he earned 100 points, assuring him a spot in the starting gate.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Morton Fink's Lisa Danielle, the dam of Horse of the Year Wise Dan, was honored April 25 as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon.Thursday, April 25, 2013
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez put his skills as a former rider to use on Tuesday, April 23, riding grade II winner Vyjack on the Churchill Downs main track in preparation for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Team Valor International has hired Rick Mettee to train all of its North American-based racehorses, replacing Graham Motion, the partnership group announced April 5.Friday, April 05, 2013
by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
Stud TNT's Old Tune, winner of Tampa Bay Downs' Feb. 2 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT), returns to win the March 9 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at nine furlongs. Her score is trainer Todd Pletcher's fourth Hillsborough victory.Saturday, March 09, 2013
A voting overview of the 2012 Eclipse Award winners and other candidates, along with number of first-place votes for each category is listed in this story.Sunday, January 20, 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
Defending winner Heavenly Landing takes on nine older fillies and mares Jan. 5 in the $100,000 Marshua's River Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park, including Team Block's highly consistent Leading Astray.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Grade I winner Summer Soiree wrapped up her racing career by passing the $500,000 earnings plateau and adding to her grade I credentials with a third-place finish in the Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) Nov. 25.Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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
The Turf Publicists of America honored trainer Dale Romans with the Big Sport of Turfdom Award Nov. 16, an honor that recognizes Romans' efforts to work with media and turf publicists to promote the sport.Friday, November 16, 2012
Esther Marr reviews the Fasig-Tipton November sale and the purchase of Havre de Grace. Also, comments from Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning.Tuesday, November 06, 2012
The Fasig-Tipton November sale, which is known for its prominent cast of selected entries, will again feature several standouts, including this year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Zagora.Sunday, November 04, 2012
Trainer Bill Mott could not contain his excitement the morning after champion Royal Delta's gate-to-wire victory in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, saying the filly was G-R-E-A-T.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Martin Schwartz's Zagora took the lead leaving the second turn and held off a tenacious Marketing Mix for a game victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
Graded stakes-winning son of Empire Maker to stand at Vinery New York for $2,500. He won or placed in eight graded stakes and is a half brother to multiple graded stakes winner Hungry Island.Friday, November 02, 2012
"She's going to have to be dealt with on Friday," trainer Chad Brown remarked of Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf contender Zagora. "I have respect for the horses that have come over here, but mine is pretty good."Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Bill Mott sent his quartet of Breeders' Cup hopefuls out for their final works Oct. 28, with Royal Delta (:48.96), To Honor and Serve (:47.72) and Flat Out (:48.01) all turning in half-miles.Sunday, October 28, 2012
Royal Delta and Point of Entry, two of the top horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup World Championships on Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita Park, turned in bullet workouts on Oct. 22 at Belmont Park.Monday, October 22, 2012
Phillips Racing Partnership's homebred La Cloche, a half sister to Winter Memories, came flying with a tremendous late kick to win the $150,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park Oct. 13.Saturday, October 13, 2012
While Ruthenia and Laughing are co-highweights in the $150,000 Athenia Stakes at Belmont Park, they do not figure to hook up until late in the 1 1/16-mile turf race for females because of their different running styles.Wednesday, October 10, 2012