TAMPA BAY DOWNS, Oldsmar, FL
|1||Falling Sky||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A++||$120,000|
2010 | Bay Colt | Lion Heart - Sea Dragoness, Sea Hero
Sire: Lion Heart, Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 5 wins, $1,390,800. Lifetime: 497 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
Broodmare Sire: Sea Hero, Bay, 1990. In 2009: 1.35 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company January 2013 Winter Mixed Sale, $425,000.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, $16,000.
|2||Dynamic Sky||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A++||$40,000|
Sire: Sky Mesa , Bay, 2000. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $633,076. Lifetime: 320 yearlings sold, median $50,000. In 2009: .71 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993.
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) 2011 Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale, $25,243.
|3||My Name Is Michael||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A||$20,000|
2010 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Macho Uno - Graciously Soft, Vindication
Sire: Macho Uno , Gray or Roan, 1998. Raced 3 years. 14 starts, 6 wins, $1,851,803. Lifetime: 237 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
Broodmare Sire: Vindication, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, ($22,000).
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, ($30,000).
Scratched: Northern Lion.
|1||Falling Sky||Jose L. Espinoza||John P. Terranova, II|
|2||Dynamic Sky||Luis Contreras||Mark E. Casse|
|3||My Name Is Michael||Joel Rosario||William I. Mott|
|4||Speak Logistics||Angel Serpa||Edward Plesa, Jr.|
|5||Midnite Poppa||Jose Lezcano||Nicholas P. Zito|
|6||Divine Ambition||Willie Martinez||Darrin Miller|
|7||Silver Day||Marcelino Pedroza||William A. Kaplan|
|8||Lightning Stone||Daniel Coa||William F. Allyn|
|9||Balino||Nik G. Goodwin||Bernell B. Rhone|
Seventy-three horses have been made eligible for the 154th edition of the historic Queen's Plate, to be held July 7 at Woodbine.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Fear the Kitten will take on Bay Shore Stakes winner Declan's Warrior and Illinois Derby fourth-place finisher Abraham in the 1 1/8-mile Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park May 11.Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Will Take Charge and Goldencents are at the opposite ends of this year's sales histories for horses entered in the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (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
Trainer John Terranova talks about Kentucky Derby contender Falling Sky.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Vyjack, third in the Wood Memorial (gr. I) last time out, led a small group of workers for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) on the morning of April 26 at Churchill Downs. Also on the tab were Golden Soul and Falling Sky.Friday, April 26, 2013
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez put his skills as a former rider to use on Tuesday, April 23, riding grade II winner Vyjack on the Churchill Downs main track in preparation for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Trainer John Terranova confirmed April 21 that Falling Sky "is a go" for a start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 4 at Churchill Downs.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Mylute, runner-up in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II), continued his preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with a six-furlong breeze in 1:12 1/5 the morning of Apil 14 at Churchill Downs.Sunday, April 14, 2013
Overanalyze, rebounding from a lackluster seasonal debut, overpowered his rivals in the drive to easily win the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) and stamp his ticket for this year's Run for the Roses.Saturday, April 13, 2013
This is one of the most wide open editions of the race I've ever seen. So many directions to go.Thursday, April 11, 2013
War Academy has been installed as the 2-1 favorite in a field of 10 3-year-olds entered for the 77th running of the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) April 13 at Oaklawn Park.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Norm Casse, assistant trainer for Uncaptured and Dynamic Sky, talks about their prospects in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
It was a crowded scene at the April 10 post-position draw for the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), as the connections crossed their fingers and hoped for good post positions.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Java's War, a contender for the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I), and Falling Sky, headed for the Arkansas Derby (gr. I), posted bullet moves April 7 in preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preps.Sunday, April 07, 2013
Rosa Stephany Taveras' Sr. Quisqueyano pulls away from odds-on Speak Logistics to win the $250,000 Calder Derby by 7 1/2 lengths.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) contenders Rydilluc, Uncaptured, Undrafted, and Dewey Square all turned in pre-race works April 5 at Keeneland. Also working were Dynamic Sky at Churchill and Fear the Kitten at Trackside.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Hardway Stables' Speak Logistics, third behind subsequent Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Orb in the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II), heads a field of eight for the Calder Derby.Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Mylute passed through the Churchill Downs stable gate at 3:30 a.m. (EDT) Tuesday, April 2 after vanning from Fair Grounds and was bedded down in Stall 20 of Barn 29 for trainer Tom Amoss.Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Team Valor International's Crop Report, third in his United States debut in February, found the Polytrack at Turfway Park to his liking with a last-to-first victory in the $75,000 Team Valor Rushaway Stakes March 23.Saturday, March 23, 2013
Itsmyluckyday worked a half-mile in :49 2/5 on the morning of March 23 at Calder Casino & Race Course for trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. in final preparation for the upcoming $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I).Saturday, March 23, 2013
Team Valor is sponsoring the $75,000 Rushaway Stakes at Turfway March 23, and as fate would have it, it will also use the race as a last-ditch effort to get highly-regarded Crop Report to a Kentucky Derby prep.Wednesday, March 20, 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
Itsmyluckyday was one of three top 3-year-olds trained by Eddie Plesa to work at Calder Casino & Race Course March 9, breezing an easy mile as he prepares for the $1 million Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 09, 2013