SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||C C's Pal||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A||$120,000|
2007 | Bay Mare | Alex's Pal - Roca, Noactor
Sire: Alex's Pal , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 3 years. 19 starts, 6 wins, $163,680. Lifetime: 14 yearlings sold, median $2,850.
Broodmare Sire: Noactor, Bay, 1989. In 2009: .88 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, ($240,000).
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2007 Fall Mixed Sale, $7,500.
|2||Island Bound||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A||$40,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Speightstown - Indy Mood for Luv, A.P. Indy
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2008 Yearling Sale, ($95,000).
Keeneland Association 2007 November Breeding Stock Sale, ($90,000).
|3||Beat the Blues||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A+||$20,000|
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.
|1||C C's Pal||Junior Alvarado||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|2||Island Bound||Julien R. Leparoux||Ian R. Wilkes|
|3||Beat the Blues||Rosie Napravnik||W. Bret Calhoun|
|4||Belle of the Hall||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Thomas Albertrani|
|5||Maple Forest||Joe Bravo||Todd A. Pletcher|
|6||Roman Treasure||Ramon A. Dominguez||Michael E. Hushion|
|7||It's Me Mom||Willie Martinez||Lynne M. Scace|
|8||Winning Image||Jose C. Caraballo||Michael Charles Aro|
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
Teddy's Promise, recent winner of the Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II), is a clear standout among eight older fillies and mares set for the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (gr. III) March 10 at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, March 07, 2013
Alex's Pal, whose stakes winners include multiple grade II winner C C's Pal, will stand this year at Albert Geldmacher's Centennial Farm of New York near Gilbertsville, N.Y.Tuesday, February 26, 2013
After giving Mizdirection quite a tussle earlier this month on the hillside turf course, the speedster Kindle switches to dirt for the $250,000 Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 26 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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
The final contingent of Breeders' Cup runners, including Mile favorite Wise Dan and Classic contenders Mucho Macho Man, Fort Larned, and Brilliant Speed, arrived at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31.Wednesday, October 31, 2012
West Point Thoroughbreds' 5-year-old mare Belle of the Hall will head to California for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3, the partnership group announced Oct. 23.Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Headed by national female sprint champion Musical Romance and multiple grade I winner Turbulent Descent, the $200,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) Sept. 22 at Belmont Park came up as an exceptionally tough race.Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Four months after she wowed the racing world with a track-record victory at Churchill Downs, Groupie Doll returned to action with another impressive effort in winning the $400,600 Presque Isle Downs Masters (gr. II) Sept. 8.Saturday, September 08, 2012
Turbulent Descent returns to the scene of one of her most impressive victories when she makes her second start of the year Aug. 24 in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
One hundred forty-nine years ago on August 3, 1863, Saratoga Racecourse held its first meet. The anniversary passed unnoticed.Saturday, August 04, 2012
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
C C's Pal, who has won or placed in 22 of 30 starts for owner Eric Fein and trainer Rick Dutrow, tops the eight-horse field of older fillies and mares entered in the Aug. 3 Honorable Miss Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga.Monday, July 30, 2012
Derwin's Star, taking advantage of a seam at the head of the stretch, streaked to her first graded stakes win in the $150,000 Bed o' Roses (gr. III) July 1 at Belmont Park.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Eric Fein's C C's Pal searches for her second straight graded stakes victory July 1 at Belmont Park, facing seasoned sprinters in the $150,000 Bed O' Roses Handicap (gr. II).Thursday, June 28, 2012
Gleaming earned her third stakes victory of the year when she posted an upset over odds-on favorite Bold Affair in the $145,500 Sweet and Sassy Stakes at Delaware Park June 23.Saturday, June 23, 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
C C's Pal defeated Nicole H by a neck to win the Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park 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
Fourth as the favorite in the My Juliet Stakes, Nicole H makes a one-week turnaround for trainer Michael Hushion in the $200,000 Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II) June 2 at Belmont Park.Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Locally based Winning Image, owned by Martin Scafidi, asserted herself early and ended up wiring the field in the $150,000 My Juliet Stakes at Parx Racing May 26.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Five female sprinters with a combined 34 victories were entered in the $150,000 My Juliet Stakes, the May 26 feature that begins the 2012 stakes schedule in earnest at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania.Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Images from Oaklawn Park's 2012 Racing Festival of the South.Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Grade II winner Magical Feeling, a winner of more than half of her starts, added another victory to her record by taking the $200,000 Sugar Maple Stakes for fillies and mares at Charles Town Races April 14.Sunday, April 15, 2012
Godolphin Racing's It's Tricky swung three-wide into the stretch, fought her way to the front, and drew clear by 3 1/2 lengths in the $200,000 Distaff Handicap (gr. II) at Aqueduct April 14.Saturday, April 14, 2012