TAMPA BAY DOWNS, Oldsmar, FL
|1||Roman Tiger||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2005 | Bay Gelding | Tiger Ridge - Sunny's Freckles, Sam's Sunny Hour
Sire: Tiger Ridge, Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Raced 1 years. 5 starts, $11,950. Lifetime: 263 yearlings sold, median $24,000. In 2009: 1.43 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Sam's Sunny Hour, Chestnut, 1988. In 2009: .48 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2006 Eastern Fall Yearling Sale, $15,000.
|2||El Commodore||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A+||$30,000|
2007 | Bay Gelding | El Prado (IRE) - Fancy Clancy, Rahy
Sire: El Prado (IRE), Gray, 1989. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 4 wins, $236,987. Lifetime: 392 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
|3||Swift Warrior||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$15,000|
2008 | Chestnut Horse | First Samurai - Afleet Summer, Afleet
Sire: First Samurai , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 149 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
Broodmare Sire: Afleet, Chestnut, 1984.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($80,000).
|1||Roman Tiger||Angel Serpa||Dennis J. Manning|
|2||El Commodore||Daniel Coa||Gregory A. Griffith|
|3||Swift Warrior||Mark Guidry||John P. Terranova, II|
|4||Allie's Event||Scott Spieth||Lori A. Smock|
|5||Lentenor||Luis Garcia||Leigh Delacour|
|6||Versailles Road||Ronald Dale Allen, Jr.||Ian R. Wilkes|
|7||Moryba (BRZ)||Luis Saez||William I. Mott|
|8||Successful Mission||Jeffrey Sanchez||Edward Plesa, Jr.|
|9||Guys Reward||Pablo Morales||Dale L. Romans|
|10||Hoofit (NZ)||Rosemary B. Homeister, Jr.||H. Graham Motion|
|11||Duke of Mischief||Daniel Centeno||David Fawkes|
|12||Union Bowman||Oriana Rossi||Joseph D. Davis|
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has three starters in the May 18 Preakness Stakes and five in races on the undercard, including Optimizer and Skyring as part of a 13-horse field for the Longines Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT).6 days ago
Wise Dan and Point of Entry face off May 4 at Churchill Downs in the $500,000 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT), the race immediately preceding the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Jim Covello has enjoyed a good deal of success since getting into Thoroughbred ownership a decade ago, but he's hoping Falling Sky provides the icing on the cake in the May 4 Kentucky Derby.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Summer Front used his usual come-from-behind tactics as he charged down the stretch on the outside and prevailed over front-runner El Commodore in the April 20 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Keeneland Race Course expects traffic issues at its upcoming spring meeting due to extensive construction along Versailles Road (U.S. 60), but the Lexington oval is doing the best it can to address the problem, officials say.Wednesday, April 03, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
Feb. 16 the 18-year-old Afleet mare Afleet Summer accomplished something none of those four could. On opposite coasts, her 5-year-old son Swift Warrior and her 3-year-old colt Dice Flavor each won.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Dice Flavor, who scored an impressive victory in this year's El Camino Real Derby, has yet to start on dirt.
Surging in the final yards, Swift Warrior prevailed in a tight four-horse finish to the $150,000 Tampa Bay Stakes for his second grade III victory in a row Feb. 16 on the turf at Tampa Bay Downs.Saturday, February 16, 2013
Rain couldn't extinguish Pants On Fire as the multiple graded stakes winner easily drew off to win by 5 1/4 lengths at Gulfstream Park Feb. 15.Friday, February 15, 2013
Roman Tiger and Doubles Partner, the past two winners of the Tampa Bay Stakes (gr. IIIT), are part of a full field entered for the 2013 renewal on turf Feb. 16 at Tampa Bay Downs.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Two allowance events on the Feb. 15 and 16 Gulfstream Park cards feature some of racing's familiar names, with Pants On Fire taking on milers Feb. 15 and Capo Bastone making his first start since the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Tampa Bay Downs Division of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America has established a fund to assist exercise rider Erasmo Tranquilino, who was critically injured Jan. 18 at the Florida track.Friday, February 08, 2013
Swift Warrior made his first-ever start at Sam Houston Race Park a successful one Jan. 26, when he beat nine rivals in the John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes (gr. IIIT) in a pacesetting effort.Sunday, January 27, 2013
Dynaformer's death in April left a unique void in the American stallion market.
The $100,000 Harlan's Holiday Stakes may be ungraded, but the Dec. 16 renewal at Gulfstream Park still drew a strong collection of top contenders.Thursday, December 13, 2012
Calumet Farm has listed stud fees for three new stallions scheduled to spend the 2013 breeding season at the historic Thoroughbred operation near Lexington.Thursday, December 13, 2012
Duke of Mischief, a multiple graded stakes winner of more than $1.9 million, is set to make his return after an absence of eight months in the Harlan's Holiday Stakes Dec. 16 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, December 08, 2012
Lentenor, a full brother to 2006 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro, will enter stud in 2013 at Calumet Farm near Lexington.Friday, November 30, 2012
Hollinger will find an opportune spot in the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Race Course & Casino, in spite of hauling high weight on the Florida oval's closing day.Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Boisterous, winner of the Red Smith Handicap and Knickerbocker in his previous two starts, carries top weight of 124 pounds against 11 rivals in the $100,000 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 25 at Churchill Downs.Friday, November 23, 2012
Nominations for five graded stakes events to be run closing week at Churchill Downs were released Nov. 10. Headlining 158 runners are Clark contenders Shackleford, Game on Dude, Pool Play, Take Charge Indy, and Coil.Saturday, November 10, 2012
Florida Million Day returns to Calder Casino & Race Course for the 11th time Nov. 10, with title defenses in the Bonnie Heath Turf Cup by Bad Debt and the Elmer Heubeck Distaff by My Pal Chrisy highlighting the program.Thursday, November 08, 2012
Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Take Charge Indy, out of action since the spring due to an ankle injury, makes his return in the $150,000 Fayette Stakes (gr. II), the closing day feature of the Keeneland fall meet Oct. 27.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Lentenor, a 5-year-old full brother to 2006 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Barbaro, has been retired from racing because of a tendon injury.Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Morton Fink's Woodbine Mile winner Wise Dan is the star attraction of a power-packed $750,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 6 at Keeneland, where he'll take on 11 other starters 20 days after his most recent score.Wednesday, October 03, 2012