TAMPA BAY DOWNS, Oldsmar, FL
|1||Watch Me Go||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$210,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | West Acre - Sabbath Song, Deputy Minister
Sire: West Acre, Bay, 1995. Lifetime: 69 yearlings sold, median $7,000. In 2009: 1.42 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
|2||Crimson Knight||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: C||$70,000|
2008 | Chestnut Gelding | Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) - For My Pleasure, Numerous
Sire: Leroidesanimaux (BRZ), Chestnut, 2000. Lifetime: 89 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
Broodmare Sire: Numerous, Bay, 1991.
|3||Brethren||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: A||$35,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Distorted Humor - Supercharger, A.P. Indy
Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 8 wins, $769,964. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Scratched: Uncle Mo.
|1||Watch Me Go||Luis Garcia||Kathleen O'Connell|
|2||Crimson Knight||Ronald Dale Allen, Jr.||Gerald S. Bennett|
|3||Brethren||Ramon A. Dominguez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Beamer||Leandro R. Goncalves||Carl A. Nafzger|
|5||Economic Summit||Frederic Lenclud||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
|6||Free Entry||Alan Garcia||Chad C. Brown|
|7||Too Experience||Willie Martinez||Mark Passley|
|8||Striding Ahead||Alex O. Solis||William I. Mott|
|9||Moonhanger||Carlos H. Marquez, Jr.||Bruce F. Alexander|
Evan Hammonds recaps his top 5 performances in Kentucky Derby prep races. Who else would you include?Sunday, April 21, 2013
Coolmore's latest purchase handled the jump up to stakes company with aplomb in the Tampa Bay Derby.
Verrazano, impressive winner of the March 9 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), leaps from fourth position a week ago to top this week's NTRA's weekly 3-Year-Old poll. Game On Dude is a solid No. 1 in the national poll.Monday, March 11, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the victories of Verrazano, Hear the Ghost, and the stumble of Fort Larned.Sunday, March 10, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher was keeping his options open on the next start for Verrazano, who became the early favorite for the 2013 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with his March 9 win in the Tampa Bay Derby.Sunday, March 10, 2013
Verrazano lived up to his billing as a top Triple Crown contender March 9 with a solid three-length score in the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) at Tampa Bay Downs.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Tampa Bay Derby and San Felipe Stakes this week. They also answer your questions submitted via Twitter at #THS.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Jane Cibelli: "He's 100% fit and ready to go."Friday, March 08, 2013
The road to the Kentucky Derby winner's circle has run through Tampa twice since 2007. On Saturday in his first run in graded company, Verrazano will follow the path of Street Sense and Super Saver and see where it leads.Thursday, March 07, 2013
Highly-regarded sophomore Verrazano makes his stakes debut against eight others March 9 in the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) at Tampa Bay Downs, rolling in off an impressive 16 3/4-length allowance win at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer Carl Nafzger recalls choosing the Tampa Bay Derby as a steppingstone for Street Sense's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) success.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Trainer Mark Casse is looking for a big effort against the undefeated Verrazano.Tuesday, March 05, 2013
With Tuesday's announcement that Verrazano is going to the Grade II Tampa Bay Derby, it seems timely to survey several leading names on the Kentucky Derby trail and where they may race next.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The first reported foals by champions Uncle Mo and Cape Blanco are both fillies foaled in Kentucky.Monday, January 14, 2013
The Keeneland January sale serves as a benchmark for new stallions, as mares in foal to stallions who will have their first foals in 2013 are offered and sires who have their first yearlings look to make their mark.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Toby's Corner, winner of the 2011 Resorts World New York Casino Wood Memorial Stakes (gr.I), will launch his stallion career in Japan at Hidaka Stallion Station.Sunday, December 02, 2012
TVG has announced it will air the 91-day meet at Tampa Bay Downs that begins Dec. 1 and continues through May 5.Friday, November 30, 2012
Global Stage and Forest Mouse, the first two finishers in the Veteran Stakes at Zia Park, head the field for the $200,000 Zia Park Distance Championship Dec. 3, the richest Thoroughbred race of the season at Hobbs, N.M.Thursday, November 29, 2012
Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner and Eclipse Award winner Hansen has been purchased to stand at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.Monday, November 05, 2012
Stay Thirsty, who ran a tough second in the TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, will enter stud in 2013 at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.Monday, October 01, 2012
For the second meeting in a row, Tampa Bay Downs will run 25 stakes worth $2,595,000.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Uncle Mo's breeder delivers again as the breeder of Mabee winner City to City.Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Supercharger, the dam of 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Super Saver and grade III winner Brethren, has been purchased privately by Hill 'n' Dale.Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Top Thoroughbred owners Kevin Plank and Mike Repole are facing off in court over a high-stakes trademark dispute, The Wall Street Journal reported July 13.Friday, July 13, 2012
Churchill Downs has announced the addition of four late nominees for the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), which will be run immediately prior to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on Saturday, May 5.Tuesday, April 17, 2012