TURFWAY PARK, Florence, KY
|1||Went the Day Well||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: A++||$282,000|
Sire: Proud Citizen , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 16 starts, 3 wins, $638,822. Lifetime: 273 yearlings sold, median $30,000. In 2009: 1.72 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997.
Tattersall's October 2010 Yearling Sale, $43,385.
Keeneland Association November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale, $15,000.
|2||Holiday Promise||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: B+||$94,000|
2009 | Bay Colt | Harlan's Holiday - Cross Your Heart, Miswaki
Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 22 starts, 9 wins, $3,632,664. Lifetime: 382 yearlings sold, median $56,500.
Broodmare Sire: Miswaki, Chestnut, 1978.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $45,000.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2011 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $160,000.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $40,000.
|3||Heavy Breathing||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: C+||$47,000|
2009 | Chestnut Colt | Giant's Causeway - Takesmybreathaway, Gone West
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: Gone West, Bay, 1984.
Keeneland Association September 2010 Yearling Sale, $150,000.
Others: Handsome Mike, $23,500; Stealcase, $14,100; All Squared Away, $9,400; Ill Conceived, $5,000; Russian Greek, $5,000; Tizanexpense, $5,000; Red Jack, $5,000; Mr. Prankster, $5,000; Coach Royal, $5,000.
|1||Went the Day Well||John R. Velazquez||H. Graham Motion|
|2||Holiday Promise||Junior Alvarado||Todd A. Pletcher|
|3||Heavy Breathing||Javier Castellano||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Handsome Mike||Joel Rosario||Doug F. O'Neill|
|5||Stealcase||Rajiv Maragh||Mark E. Casse|
|6||All Squared Away||Luis Contreras||Peter Miller|
|7||Ill Conceived||Stewart Elliott||John C. Servis|
|8||Russian Greek||Corey S. Nakatani||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|9||Tizanexpense||Victor Lebron||Michael J. Maker|
|10||Red Jack||Marcelino Pedroza||D. Wayne Lukas|
|11||Mr. Prankster||Rosie Napravnik||Michael J. Maker|
|12||Coach Royal||Fernando Jara||Justin Sallusto|
Champion sprinter Trinniberg heads a strong field for the 79th running of the $400,000 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) to be run May 4 at the Louisville track.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Thirty-three years after his first victory in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT), Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally did it again April 21 with late-running Interaction on closing day of the Santa Anita Park meet.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Sky Kingdom showed his staying ability with an easy win in the Tokyo City Cup last month, so now's the time to find out if he can transfer that same success to the turf in the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap April 21.Thursday, April 18, 2013
Reddam Racing's 2012 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) winner Handsome Mike took the $175,000 Commonwealth Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland April 13, earning his first victory for trainer Doug O'Neill since that upset score at Parx.Saturday, April 13, 2013
After finishing second in his two starts this season, Brittlyn Stable's Gantry will try to nail down the fifth stakes victory of his career in the $175,000 Commonwealth Stakes (gr. III) April 13 at Keeneland.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Bright Thought, making his graded stakes debut, pulled away in the stretch to capture the $150,750 San Luis Rey (gr. IIT) in course record time on the turf March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Bourbon Bay makes his 7-year-old debut March 16 in a race he has won twice before, the San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Team Valor International's Went the Day Well, winner of the 2012 Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes (gr. III) and fourth in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will undergo a tie-back operation in Versailles, Ky.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Went the Day Well was a surprise non-factor at 1-2 odds at Aqueduct Racetrack March 3 when he apparently struggled to get his air in his first start since the 2012 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Sunday, March 03, 2013
Went the Day Well, winner of the 2012 Spiral Stakes (gr. III) and fourth after traffic trouble in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), returns March 3 at Aqueduct Racetrack.Thursday, February 28, 2013
Called to Serve registered his third straight bullet work in preparation for the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) when he went five furlongs on Santa Anita Park's fast main track Feb. 22 in :59 1/5 with Gary Stevens up.Friday, February 22, 2013
Gary Stevens and Slim Shadey came up big right from the gate, leading the San Marcos field from flag fall to wire to score at Santa Anita Park Feb. 9.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Fed Biz, who outlasted Tritap by a head in the San Fernando Stakes (gr. II), will meet his rival once again in the $200,000 Strub Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 2 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, January 30, 2013
He's Had Enough, game runner-up in last fall's Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), worked six furlongs over a wet-fast track at Santa Anita Park Jan. 25 in preparation for his upcoming 3-year-old debut.Friday, January 25, 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
A quartet from the deep bench of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is entered in the $150,000 San Fernando Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 12 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) winner Pool Play was scratched from the Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) the morning of the race, but not due to tendon issues similar to those he has battled in the past.Friday, November 23, 2012
Bill Farish Jr.'s Pool Play will be pointed toward the Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) Nov. 23 at Churchill Downs, but the 7-year-old might not be the only Clark starter for trainer Mark Casse.Friday, November 09, 2012
Janis R. Whitham's Fort Larned led from gate to wire and held off a sustained stretch bid by Mucho Macho Man to win the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) before a crowd of 55,123 at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.Saturday, November 03, 2012
Game On Dude could put himself atop the favorites list for Horse of the Year with a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).Friday, November 02, 2012
Doug O'Neill discusses Breeders' Cup horses such as Handsome Mike and Richard's Kid.Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A well-balanced field of nine, including 2011 top 3-year-old Shackleford, have been entered for the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Nov. 3.Monday, October 29, 2012
Handsome Mike, frontrunning winner of the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), is headed for the Breeders' Cup Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park although a decision on which race is still to be made, trainer Doug O'Neill said.Saturday, October 20, 2012
Trainer Dale Romans looks to improve upon the considerable success he has already enjoyed in turf races this season when he sends out Quick Wit in the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT) Oct. 13 at Hawthorne Race CourseWednesday, October 10, 2012
Handsome Mike is the fourth graded/group stakes winner of 2012 for Ashford Stud's Scat Daddy.