SUNLAND PARK, Sunland Park, NM
|1||Isn't He Clever||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A||$90,000|
2009 | Bay Gelding | Smarty Jones - Sharp Minister, Deputy Minister
Sire: Smarty Jones , Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 8 wins, $7,613,155. Lifetime: 160 yearlings sold, median $29,500.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $45,000.
|2||Zackn'mat||Margin: 10||TrueNicks: D||$33,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Northern Afleet - Pic Me for Fun, Piccolino
Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 5 wins, $626,671. Lifetime: 289 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Piccolino, Bay, 1987. In 2009: .87 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2010 Select Yearling Sale, $60,000.
|3||Major Hope||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: D||$15,000|
2009 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Lemon Drop Kid - Double Major, Bertrando
Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996. Raced 3 years. 24 starts, 10 wins, $3,245,370. Lifetime: 444 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Bertrando, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, ($57,000).
|1||Isn't He Clever||Alejandro Medellin||Henry Dominguez|
|2||Zackn'mat||Hector Isaac Berrios||Martin F. Jones|
|3||Major Hope||Roman Chapa||Steven M. Asmussen|
|4||So Far So Fast||Enrique Portillo Gomez||Henry Dominguez|
|5||Tequila Factor||Luis Robletto||C. L. Wilson|
|6||Justanoldsong||Ry Eikleberry||David Wolochuk|
|7||Strong Resolve||Casey T. Lambert||Neil A. Koch|
Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino begins an impressive $16 million live horse racing season Dec. 7 continuing through April 16.Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's homebred Gung Ho is the 5-2 morning line favorite for the inaugural running of the $150,000 Mystic Lake Derby July 28 at Canterbury Park.Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Six sophomores seeking their first graded stakes score head postward in the $100,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III) July 14, sprinting six furlongs at Monmouth Park. Isn't He Clever is the lone stakes winner in the field.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Racing Officials at Sunland Park have renamed the Borderland Derby in honor of Mine That Bird, upset winner of the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Friday, June 22, 2012
After Hierro breezed at Churchill Downs the morning of May 14, Stonestreet Stables announced the son of Hard Spun would not be sent to Pimlico for the May 19 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Monday, May 14, 2012
Stakes-placed colt will represent trainer Dale Romans in second leg of Triple CrownMonday, May 14, 2012
Both colts got their final tune-ups May 13 for the grade I Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.Sunday, May 13, 2012
Isn't He Clever, the Sunland Derby (gr. III) runner-up trained by Steve Asmussen, is no longer under consideration for the May 5 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Brereton Jones' Mark Valeski, runner-up in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) and Risen Star Stakes (gr. II), drilled five furlongs in :59 3/5 at Churchill Downs April 23 for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 23, 2012
Sunland Derby (gr. III) runner-up Isn't He Clever, most recently eighth in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), has been transferred to trainer Steve Amussen, according to owner J. Kirk Robison.Sunday, April 22, 2012
Analysis of the last 2 major Kentucky Derby preps: the Blue Grass and Arkansas Derby.Friday, April 13, 2012
Four of our highly touted horses, Holy Candy, Dullahan, Optimizer, and Sabercat, are running this weekend.Friday, April 13, 2012
Trainer Bob Baffert looks to continue his strong run of recent success at Oaklawn Park when he saddles Bodemeister and Secret Circle, the morning line favorites for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) April 14.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
New Mexico-based Isn't He Clever and the Todd Pletcher-trained Heavy Breathing were added to the mix for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) when nominations closed with 97 horses being made eligible for the race.Thursday, April 05, 2012
Twenty 3-year-olds added during the late nomination process to the Triple Crown that closed March 24. A total of 418 now eligible for Derby, Preakness, and Belmont.Monday, March 26, 2012
Daddy Nose Best proved his versatility once again when he ran down local hope Isn't He Clever in the final strides to claim the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) in New Mexico March 25.Sunday, March 25, 2012
There's something special about defending your home turf against an army of formidable invaders, and Isn't He Clever and trainer Henry Dominguez will get that chance in the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) March 25.Friday, March 23, 2012
Jason and Tom preview the Sunland Derby, and comment on the Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park.Thursday, March 22, 2012
One need only scan the names of multiple Eclipse Award-winning trainers Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher, and Steve Asmussen to realize that in 2012, New Mexico's $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) has come of age.Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Isn't He Clever happily returned to New Mexico for trainer Henry Dominguez, where he produced a sharp 1 3/4-length tally in the $150,000 Borderland Derby at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino Feb. 25.Saturday, February 25, 2012
Isn't He Clever, returning to New Mexico after a fourth-place finish in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita earlier this month, heads a field of seven entered for Sunland Park's $150,000 Borderland Derby.Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Lenny updates you from a soggy Churchill Downs on today's scratches, weather for Friday and Saturday as well as Steve Haskin honors. Sponsored by Taylor Made StallionsThursday, November 03, 2011
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Gung Ho, a 20-1 shot in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT), was scratched out of the race Nov. 3, opening a position in the starting gate that will now be filled by Tequila Factor.Thursday, November 03, 2011
Steve Asmussen's latest bend on the Triple Crown trail took the two-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer back to New Mexico Feb. 26 where his maiden Fusa Code upset the field in the $100,000 Borderland Derby at Sunland Park.Saturday, February 26, 2011
Special Kid, a maiden winner in his most recent start at Santa Anita for trainer Doug O'Neill, is the 5-2 morning line choice in a field of 10 3-year-olds entered for the Borderland Derby Feb. 26 at Sunland Park.Wednesday, February 23, 2011