TAMPA BAY DOWNS, Oldsmar, FL
|1||Swift Warrior||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
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).
|2||Doubles Partner||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A+||$22,500|
2007 | Bay Horse | Rock Hard Ten - Serena's Sister, Rahy
Sire: Rock Hard Ten, Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 201 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Rahy, Chestnut, 1985.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2008 Select Yearling Sale, $450,000.
|2||Alley Oop Oop||Margin: head||TrueNicks: B+||$22,500|
2008 | Bay Horse | Monsieur Cat - Nizy's Lizzie, Wheaton
Sire: Monsieur Cat, Bay, 1998. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 4 wins, $156,020. Lifetime: 10 yearlings sold, median $4,000. In 2009: .70 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Wheaton, Chestnut, 1990.
|1||Swift Warrior||Jose L. Espinoza||John P. Terranova, II|
|2||Doubles Partner||Christopher P. DeCarlo||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Alley Oop Oop||Fernando Jara||Stanley I. Gold|
|4||El Commodore||Angel Serpa||Gregory A. Griffith|
|5||Tiz Sardonic Joe||Ryan Curatolo||Eddie Kenneally|
|6||Allie's Event||Fernando De La Cruz||Lori A. Smock|
|7||Hollinger||Patrick Husbands||Roger L. Attfield|
|8||Roman Tiger||Scott Spieth||Dennis J. Manning|
|9||Argentine Tango||Willie Martinez||Stanley I. Gold|
|4||Swift Warrior||Jose L. Espinoza||$7.20||$3.40||$2.60|
|8||Doubles Partner||Christopher P. DeCarlo||$2.40||$2.60|
|1A||Alley Oop Oop||Fernando Jara||$4.20||$4.20|
|$2.00 Exacta (4-1)||$28.80|
|$2.00 Exacta (4-8)||$12.80|
|$2.00 Trifecta (4-1-8)||$99.80|
|$2.00 Trifecta (4-8-1)||$64.20|
|$2.00 Superfecta (4-1-8-7)||$477.00|
|$2.00 Superfecta (4-8-1-7)||$302.60|
With a well-timed ride from Joe Bravo, favored Za Approval caught outsider Tune Me In in the final yards to capture the $111,000 Red Bank Stakes (gr. III) on the turf May 18 at Monmouth Park.4 days ago
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).Thursday, May 16, 2013
A full field of 13, including four graded stakes winners, will clash in the May 18 Red Bank Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park.Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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
Summer Front, third in last year's Jamaica Handicap and Secretariat Stakes (both gr. IT), makes his second start of 2013 in the $100,000 Miami Mile Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Calder Casino & Race Course.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
After a brief freshening at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner Revolutionary arrived at Churchill Downs on April 12.Friday, April 12, 2013
Favored Za Approval took advantage of a hot pace to rally for his first career stakes victory in the $100,000 Appleton (gr. III) March 30 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Silver Max, who captured six consecutive races on turf last year, makes his 4-year-old debut March 30 in the $100,000 Appleton Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Optimizer has been a different horse since he moved to the grass, and streaks into the March 30 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds with two graded stakes scores under his girth.Thursday, March 28, 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.
After winning three graded stakes on turf last year, including the grade I Maker's 46 Mile Stakes, Data Link will make his 5-year-old seasonal debut on Feb. 23 in the Canadian Turf Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park.Monday, February 18, 2013
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
Majestic Hussar has run well in two allowance starts sprinting at Gulfstream Park this winter and will face his biggest challenge yet when he tries two turns for the first time in the Fountain of Youth Stakes Feb. 23.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
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
Teaks North secured his first victory since 2011 when the two-time grade I winner opened a clear lead in the stretch on his way to a 2 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Turf Stakes Jan. 19 at Gulfstream.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Ron the Greek turned it on in a big way in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park Jan. 19, overpowering his state-bred foes by 11 1/4 lengths on an off track.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Mucho Macho Man and Ron the Greek, two of the leading older horses of 2012, embark on another title quest Jan. 19 when they face off in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
After failing to find his best stride last year, two-time grade I winner Teaks North will look to turn things around when the Northern Afleet gelding opens his 6-year-old season in the $150,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Turf.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
He had one horse beaten in the stretch run, but Mucho Mas Macho kicked into gear when it mattered to upset the $150,000 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes (gr. IIT) Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Seeking redemption from a lackluster dirt effort last time out, Dominus returns to the lawn in the $150,000 Ft. Lauderdale Stakes (gr. IIT) Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Csaba, given a dream run through at the rail by Luis Saez, left Delegation behind in the stretch to win the $100,000 Harlan's Holiday Stakes Dec. 16 for his third consecutive victory in Florida.Sunday, December 16, 2012