TAMPA BAY DOWNS, Oldsmar, FL
|1||Verrazano||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: B||$210,000|
Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 17 starts, 7 wins, $1,026,229. Lifetime: 1016 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $250,000.
|2||Java's War||Margin: 4¼||TrueNicks: A++||$70,000|
2010 | Bay Colt | War Pass - Java (GB), Rainbow Quest
Sire: War Pass, Dark Bay or Brown, 2005. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 5 wins, $1,583,400. Lifetime: 116 yearlings sold, median $30,973.
Broodmare Sire: Rainbow Quest, Bay, 1981.
|3||Falling Sky||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$35,000|
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.
|1||Verrazano||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Java's War||Willie Martinez||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|3||Falling Sky||Jose L. Espinoza||John P. Terranova, II|
|4||Dynamic Sky||Joel Rosario||Mark E. Casse|
|5||Eton Blue||Joe Bravo||Nicholas P. Zito|
|6||Park City||Edgar S. Prado||Todd A. Pletcher|
|7||Honorable Dillon||Corey J. Lanerie||Eddie Kenneally|
|8||Offlee Fast||Jozbin Z. Santana||Ronald Pellegrini|
|9||Purple Egg||Elvis Trujillo||Jane Cibelli|
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
Florida Derby winner Orb has Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey excited about the May 4 Kentucky Derby--more excited, said McGaughey, than he's ever been. But 19 other 3-year-olds also have their sights on the Derby.Saturday, May 04, 2013
The time finally has come to make something resembling selections.Friday, May 03, 2013
A half-dozen horses entered in this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) field made their initial starts without race-day Salix, but for the 1 1/4-mile classic all six will receive the diuretic.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez, who will ride undefeated Verrazano in Saturday's Kentucky Derby, returned to competition the afternoon of May 2 at Belmont Park, finishing seventh on his first mount since April 7.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Chuck Fipke's homebred Golden Soul, pegged at 50-1 on the morning line, is the ultimate outsider for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Thursday, May 02, 2013
Claire Novak and Frank Angst are at Churchill Downs to handicap the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Thursday, May 02, 2013
Lenny Shulman reports the news of the day, including Vyjack's work, Giant Finish's arrival, the Pletcher 5 on the track, and the weather.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Orb was made the 7-2 morning-line favorite for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) after drawing post 16 May 1 at Churchill Downs. Verrazano will break from post 14 and is the 4-1 second choice.Wednesday, May 01, 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
Each year, there is at least one horse you take an instant liking to.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The final Derby Dozen for 2013, are there any surprises?Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Trainer Ken McPeek talks about Derby contenders Frac Daddy and Java's War on April 30, 2013.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
If this year's Derby has you confused now, you'll really be tested if the projected forecast for rain on Saturday holds true.Monday, April 29, 2013
Orb, winner of the Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I), heads the NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll that came out April 29 in advance of the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Monday, April 29, 2013
Verranzano, Palace Malice, Charming Kitten and Revolutionary get baths after working out as trainer Todd Pletcher Watches.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Frac Daddy and Java's War getting bathed following April 27, 2013 works at Churchill Downs.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Ken McPeek talks about Frac Daddy and Java's War at Churchill Downs the morning of April 27.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Steve Haskin talks about all of the works today. Times and brief analysis on Normandy Invasion, Mylute, Black Onyx, Palace Malice, Overanalyze, Revolutionary, Charming Kitten, Verrazano, and more!Saturday, April 27, 2013
Frac Daddy and Java's War have five-furlong maintenance works at Churchill Downs April 27.Saturday, April 27, 2013
After watching five of his Derby contenders work April 27, trainer Todd Pletcher said he thought Verrazano and Revolutionary continued steady progress, while Overanzalyze registered his best workout ever.Saturday, April 27, 2013
With the Louisville, Ky., weather forecast calling for rain later in the day and on Sunday, the April 27 work tab at Churchill Downs was crowded with prospects for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Saturday, April 27, 2013
Keeneland concluded its 2013 spring race meeting April 26 with a number of records, including all-sources handle and most wins by an owner, trainer, and jockey.Friday, April 26, 2013