TURFWAY PARK, Florence, KY
|1||Black Onyx||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B+||$317,130|
2010 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Rock Hard Ten - Kalahari Cat, Cape Town
Sire: Rock Hard Ten, Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 201 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Cape Town, Bay, 1995.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2011 Select Yearling Sale, $125,000.
|2||Uncaptured||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A||$102,300|
2010 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Lion Heart - Captivating, Arch
Sire: Lion Heart, Chestnut, 2001. Raced 2 years. 10 starts, 5 wins, $1,390,800. Lifetime: 497 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
Broodmare Sire: Arch , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $290,000.
|3||Giant Finish||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: D||$51,150|
2010 | Chestnut Colt | Frost Giant - Apocalyptic, Hickman Creek
Sire: Frost Giant , Chestnut, 2003. Raced 4 years. 13 starts, 4 wins, $454,254. Lifetime: 16 yearlings sold, median $21,000.
Broodmare Sire: Hickman Creek, Bay, 1989. In 2009: .52 AEI.
Others: Taken by the Storm, $25,575; Fear the Kitten, $15,345; For Greater Glory, $5,500; Channel Isle, $5,500; My Name Is Michael, $5,500; Capo Bastone, $5,500; General Election, $5,500; Balance the Books, $5,500; Mac the Man, $5,500.
|1||Black Onyx||Joe Bravo||Kelly J. Breen|
|2||Uncaptured||Miguel Mena||Mark E. Casse|
|3||Giant Finish||Jose L. Espinoza||Anthony W. Dutrow|
|4||Taken by the Storm||Alan Garcia||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|5||Fear the Kitten||Rosie Napravnik||Michael J. Maker|
|6||For Greater Glory||Robby Albarado||Steve Hobby|
|7||Channel Isle||Jon Kenton Court||D. Wayne Lukas|
|8||My Name Is Michael||Joel Rosario||William I. Mott|
|9||Capo Bastone||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|10||General Election||Albin Jimenez||Kellyn Gorder|
|11||Balance the Books||Julien R. Leparoux||Chad C. Brown|
|12||Mac the Man||Norberto Arroyo, Jr.||Jeffrey L. Greenhill|
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
If Forty Tales is to achieve further fame it is far more likely that it will be as a sprinter rather than in the Classics.
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
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park this week. Are there any Belmont Stakes contenders in this field?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
Two horses who were unplaced in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Normandy Invasion and Vyjack, have been added to the list of possible candidates for the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico.Monday, May 06, 2013
Uncaptured, Canada's 2012 Horse of the Year, was caught a bit short in his return to Woodbine May 5 when Pyrite Mountain swept past him to deep stretch to take the $115,690 Wando Stakes.Sunday, May 05, 2013
Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes (gr. II) winner Black Onyx was scratched late Friday morning from the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), after a chip was detected in his left ankle.Saturday, May 04, 2013
Press conference discussing Black Onyx's scratching from the Kentucky Derby.Friday, May 03, 2013
Entered as the one also-eligible horse for this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Fear the Kitten was scratched Friday morning from the Saturday, May 4 classic.Friday, May 03, 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
A full field of 20 and one horse on the also-eligible list is expected to be entered in this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Giant Finish has 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, and bumped Fear the Kitten to the also-eligible list for the 20-horse field when it was announced he will run April 30.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Giant Finish, third in the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes (gr. III) last month, will enter the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Anthony Dutrow confirmed April 30.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Each year, there is at least one horse you take an instant liking to.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Lenny Shulman discusses which Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders appeared on the track today, when Lines of Battle is expected to arrive, and the weather forecast this weekend.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
New Jersey-based trainer Kelly Breen and jockey 'Jersey' Joe Bravo have Black Onyx ready for a longshot run at the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Alan Garcia on getting mount on late Kentucky Derby hopeful Fear the Kitten.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Although he only has six points on the road to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), the connections of Fear the Kitten said April 29 they're pointing the son of Kitten's Joy to the 1 1/4-mile Classic.Monday, April 29, 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
Todd Pletcher will not enter Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) winner Winning Cause in the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 4 at Churchill Downs.Monday, April 29, 2013
In what he surely hopes is an omen for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) a week hence, trainer Todd Pletcher takes the exacta in the Derby Trial on opening night at rainy Churchill Downs April 27.Sunday, April 28, 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
Black Onyx's final tune-up at Churchill Downs April 27 was less about time and more about attitude, said jockey Joe Bravo, who flew in specifically for the work. The son of Rock Hard Ten worked four furlongs in :48 3/5.Saturday, April 27, 2013