TURFWAY PARK, Florence, KY
|1||Swift Warrior||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A++||$59,520|
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||Crimson China||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: C+||$19,200|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Giant's Causeway - Parisian Affair, Mr. Greeley
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Mr. Greeley, Chestnut, 1992.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, ($120,000).
|3||The Ole Gen||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$9,600|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | The Daddy - Hollie Collie, Roanoke
Sire: The Daddy, Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Lifetime: 44 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
Broodmare Sire: Roanoke, Dark Bay or Brown, 1987. In 2009: 1.04 AEI.
Keeneland Association November 2008 Breeding Stock Sale, $25,000.
|1||Swift Warrior||Javier Castellano||John P. Terranova, II|
|2||Crimson China||Alan Garcia||H. Graham Motion|
|3||The Ole Gen||Gabriel Saez||J. Larry Jones|
|4||Swagger Jack||Leandro R. Goncalves||Darrin Miller|
|5||Ocasta||Frederic Lenclud||Darrin Miller|
|6||Sorgho||Eddie Martin, Jr.||William Don Bennett|
|7||St. Ivan||Victor Lebron||Michael J. Maker|
|8||Disfraz||Kendrick Carmouche||Eddie Kenneally|
|9||Grandpa Gibby||James Lopez||Coty W. Rosin|
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).2 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
Aidan O'Brien noted that Lines of Battle was sent to Dubai with the specific purpose of picking up Kentucky Derby-qualifying points offered in the race, and he earned 100 points, assuring him a spot in the starting gate.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Silverton Hill's Swagger Jack rallies to win the seven-furlong Carter Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct. The son of Smart Strike gets the trip in 1:21.44.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Team Valor International has hired Rick Mettee to train all of its North American-based racehorses, replacing Graham Motion, the partnership group announced April 5.Friday, April 05, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer threatens to have grade I winners on both coasts April 6 as he ships Sahara Sky to Aqueduct Racetrack for the $400,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I).Wednesday, April 03, 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
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
E. Paul Robsham Stables' Discreet Dancer picked up the pieces of an incident-marred running of the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) March 9, when Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Fort Larned stumbled at the start.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Three jockeys and horses escaped major injury March 9 when they were involved in a spill during the running of the fifth race at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Fort Larned, who has not started since his gutsy victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), will face five opponents when he makes his 5-year-old debut March 9 in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. I).Wednesday, March 06, 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
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
Jacks or Better Farm's Fort Loudon earned his first victory since last July with a determined rail bid in the $150,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Donald Dizney's Bahamian Squall will go up against open company including Silverton Hill's Swagger Jack in the $150,000 Gulfstream Sprint Championship Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 9 at Gulfstream Park.Wednesday, February 06, 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
A sponsorship from Team Valor International will allow Turfway Park to restore the Rushaway Stakes to its Sprial Stakes (gr. III) undercard.Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Grade I winner Summer Soiree wrapped up her racing career by passing the $500,000 earnings plateau and adding to her grade I credentials with a third-place finish in the Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) Nov. 25.Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Better Lucky gave Godolphin Racing another grade I victory when she registered a 35-1 shocker in an adventurous renewal of the $250,000 Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) on the turf Nov. 25 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Sunday, November 25, 2012
Dayatthespa, who has won five in a row at three different tracks, will try to keep her streak alive in the $250,000 Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) Nov. 25 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Friday, November 23, 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
Jenny Wiley Stakes winner Daisy Devine will face fellow grade I winners Tapitsfly and Summer Soiree when she starts in the First Lady Stakes Oct. 6 at Keeneland Race Course.Wednesday, October 03, 2012