SARATOGA, Saratoga Springs, NY
|1||Emcee||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: B||$300,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Unbridled's Song - Surf Club, Ocean Crest
Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 3 years. 12 starts, 5 wins, $1,311,800. Lifetime: 666 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
Broodmare Sire: Ocean Crest, Dark Bay or Brown, 1991. In 2009: .98 AEI.
|2||Hamazing Destiny||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$100,000|
2006 | Bay Horse | Salt Lake - Ms Proud Destiny, Artax
Sire: Salt Lake, Bay, 1989. Raced 2 years. 21 starts, 7 wins, $536,218. Lifetime: 534 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
Broodmare Sire: Artax, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $70,000.
|3||Jersey Town||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 10 wins, $1,258,256. Lifetime: 285 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Belong to Me , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association April 2008 Two-Year-Olds in Training, ($170,000).
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($95,000).
|1||Emcee||Alan Garcia||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|2||Hamazing Destiny||Rajiv Maragh||D. Wayne Lukas|
|3||Jersey Town||Edgar S. Prado||Barclay Tagg|
|4||Caixa Eletronica||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Pacific Ocean||Joel Rosario||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|6||Isn't He Perfect||Ramon A. Dominguez||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|7||Jackson Bend||Junior Alvarado||Nicholas P. Zito|
The connections of five horses who finished behind Orb in Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hope their starter can become 20th horse since 1973 to win the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after coming up short in Derby.3 days ago
A familiar name appeared on the worktab at Calder Casino & Race Course on May 5: dual grade I-winning millionaire Jackson Bend is back in training.Sunday, May 05, 2013
Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, two of the top older horses in training, are among the seven horses entered in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Game On Dude, second in the Charles Town Classic (gr. II) in 2011, is among the 52 nominees for and an expected entrant in this year's $1.5 million race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races April 20.Monday, April 08, 2013
Last Gunfighter overcame a troubled start and came through on the rail to win the $150,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) March 23 at Aqueduct, while 2011 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Ruler On Ice finished fifth.Saturday, March 23, 2013
Hamazing Destiny, a grade III winner and a Breeders' Cup Sprint runner-up, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Westrock Stables near Little Rock, Ark.Thursday, March 21, 2013
The 3-1 second choice on the morning line for the $150,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) March 23 at Aqueduct Racetrack is 2011 Belmont Stakes winner Ruler On Ice, who won an Aqueduct optional claimer Jan. 30.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Six older horses seek their first graded stakes score in the $150,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2, led by 120-pound highweight Mine Over Matter and the recently claimed Johannesburg Smile.Wednesday, January 30, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
It took five years for that hope to be fulfilled.
Jackson Bend, a multiple grade I winner who was retired from racing in October, will not stand his first season at stud in 2013 after it was determined that he would require more time to recover from a training accident.Monday, January 28, 2013
There are grade I races and there are grade I races--the races trainers see themselves winning in the most pleasant of dreams. In knocking down several races from the latter category, Dale Romans won his first Eclipse Award.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Forestry, sire of 2012 Eclipse Award finalist Shackleford, will shuttle to Claudio Pizarro's Haras El Catorce in Peru.Thursday, January 17, 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
Mike Lauffer, who bred and raced Shackleford in partnership with Bill Cubbedge, said the partners are looking for mares at the Keeneland sale to mate to the 2011 Preakness winner.Monday, January 07, 2013
At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. In spite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their finishes.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Revisit the racing career of the Shack Attack.Monday, December 10, 2012
Only in Thoroughbred racing can one of the greatest champions in the history of the sport share the same stage with a former $5,000 claimer from Penn National.Saturday, December 08, 2012
A visual look at some of the top new stallions for 2013.Friday, December 07, 2012
After seeing reaction to their initial five nominees, Penny Chenery and the Secretariat Vox Populi Committee have added two more nominees in Paynter and Shackleford.Wednesday, December 05, 2012
The purse for the grade II Charles Town Classic will increase to $1.5 million in 2013 and award the winner $1 million under a revised payment structure.Thursday, November 29, 2012
A farewell victory by Shackleford in the Nov. 23 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) provided an exclamation point near the end of Churchill Downs' 21-day fall meet that concluded Nov. 25.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Few classic crops have been maligned more than the class of 2011. Well, perhaps it is time for the critics to re-evaluate their position.Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Claire remembers Shackleford through all phases of his career.Monday, November 26, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the Thanksgiving holiday weekend races, including the Remsen S., Cigar Mile, Clark H., and Fall Highweight H.Monday, November 26, 2012
Charles Fipke's homebred Jersey Town has been scratched from the Nov. 24 Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct with a fever in what was supposed to have been the horse's final start.Saturday, November 24, 2012