TURFWAY PARK, Florence, KY
|1||Silsita||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A++||$57,660|
2010 | Gray or Roan Filly | Macho Uno - Naturally Wild, Wild Again
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: Wild Again, Dark Bay or Brown, 1980. In 2009: 2.26 AEI.
|2||Marathon Lady||Margin: 3||TrueNicks: A+||$18,600|
2010 | Bay Filly | Graeme Hall - Abuela Esther (URU), Crater (ARG)
Sire: Graeme Hall , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 4 years. 22 starts, 7 wins, $1,147,441. Lifetime: 137 yearlings sold, median $11,000.
Broodmare Sire: Crater (ARG), Dark Bay, 1988. In 2009: 1.23 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2012 Spring Sales of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $45,000.
|3||Pure Fun||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: C||$9,300|
2010 | Chestnut Filly | Pure Prize - Chelsea Green, Key to the Mint
Sire: Pure Prize , Chestnut, 1998. Raced 3 years. 17 starts, 5 wins, $475,459. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $13,000. In 2009: 1.88 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Key to the Mint, Bay, 1969.
Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale, $22,000.
Keeneland Association November 2010 Breeding Stock Sale, ($5,000).
Others: Broken Spell, $4,650; Miss Squeal, $2,790; Street of Gold, $1,000; Anahauc, $1,000; Awesome Mama, $1,000; Always Kitten, $1,000; Le Fascinator, $1,000; Corporate Culture, $1,000; Martha's Moon, $1,000.
|1||Silsita||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|2||Marathon Lady||Robby Albarado||Steve Hobby|
|3||Pure Fun||Garrett K. Gomez||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|4||Broken Spell||Jon Kenton Court||D. Wayne Lukas|
|5||Miss Squeal||Alan Garcia||George R. Arnold, II|
|6||Street of Gold||Ben Creed||Eric R. Reed|
|7||Anahauc||Miguel Mena||Bernard S. Flint|
|8||Awesome Mama||Norberto Arroyo, Jr.||Shannon Ritter|
|9||Always Kitten||Rosie Napravnik||Michael J. Maker|
|10||Le Fascinator||Joel Rosario||H. Graham Motion|
|11||Corporate Culture||Julien R. Leparoux||Chad C. Brown|
|12||Martha's Moon||Joe Bravo||John C. Servis|
Jockey Joel Rosario's remarkable run continued May 17 when he cleverly brought Fiftyshadesofhay from off the pace to win the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) at Pimlico Race Course.4 days ago
Emollient, nine-length winner of the Ashland Stakes (gr. I) in April, is the 9-5 favorite in a field of nine 3-year-old fillies entered in the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.Sunday, May 12, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher said May 4 the four Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) participants from his barn, including winner Princess of Sylmar, "came out of the race well."Saturday, May 04, 2013
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's 3-year-old homebred filly Kitten's Dumplings overcame a poor effort in her last start and notched the first victory of her sophomore season in grand fashion in the May 3 Edgewood Stakes.Friday, May 03, 2013
Aron Wellman of Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, which co-campaigns Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) hopeful Silsita, is happy with the longshot status of his filly who is listed at 20-1 on the morning line.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Dreaming of Julia is the freshest on the minds of most leading up to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) due to her extraordinary 21 3/4-length victory in the March 30 Gulfstream Park Oaks (gr. I).Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Dreaming of Julia, the remarkable 21 3/4-length winner of the March 30 Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II), drew post 8 of 11 sophomore fillies and was installed the 3-1 favorite for the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Faced with a scheduling dilemma of wanting to work most of his classic horses in one day, trainer Todd Pletcher sent his contenders for the Kentucky Oaks to the Churchill Downs track shortly after it opened for training.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Here are some of the explanations I received on this year's stellar field of contenders. Which one is your favorite?Thursday, April 25, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher's quartet of Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) contenders, Dreaming of Julia, Princess of Sylmar, Silsita, and Unlimited Budget, galloped at Churchill Downs the morning of April 24.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Calumet Farm's Broken Spell was ruled out of the Kentucky Oaks the morning of April 23 by trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Trainer Bob Baffert said Fiftyshadesofhay will also not contend.Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Alto Racing's Winning Cause got up in the final strides of the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) April 20 at Keeneland, earning 20 points on the road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Saturday, April 20, 2013
Several contenders for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), including four trained by Todd Pletcher, went to the track at Churchill Downs the morning of April 20 as they continued to work toward the May 3 filly classic.Saturday, April 20, 2013
Trainer Kenny McPeek shared thoughts on Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) hopeful Pure Fun, who will take on the boys in the April 20 Coolmore Lexington Stakes.Thursday, April 18, 2013
The April 20 Coolmore Lexington (gr. III) offers 20 points and a potential place in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) starting gate, but not all contenders in the last-minute prep will aim for the first Saturday in May.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Magdalena Racing's Pure Fun, seeking to secure enough points to get into the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), is set to challenge males in the April 20 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland.Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Dreaming of Julia, 21 3/4-length winner of the Gulfstream Park Oaks (gr. II), led a trio of Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) contenders worked by trainer Todd Pletcher at Churchill Downs the morning of April 14.Sunday, April 14, 2013
Unlikely Rose to Gold stamped her ticket for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) with another dominating performance at Oaklawn Park April 10, splashing her way to a front-running 4 1/2-length victory in the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II)winner Dreaming of Julia and undefeated Unlimited Budget arrived April 8 at 6:50 p.m. EDT at Churchill Downs, where they will continue their preparations for the May 3 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Rags to riches story Rose to Gold, front-running winner of the Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) last month, returns to Oaklawn Park April 10 for the $400,000 Fantasy Stakes (gr. III).Friday, April 05, 2013
John Oxley's grade I winner Spring in the Air will face a full field of 13 rivals in the $500,000 Central Bank Ashland (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies going 1 1/16 miles on the main track at Keeneland April 6.Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Tanourin Stable's Silsita upset heavily favored Pure Fun and survived a stretch duel with 31-1 shot Marathon Lady to take the $100,000 Fathead Bourbonette Oaks at Turfway Park March 23.Saturday, March 23, 2013
Pure Fun, winner of the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) in December, gets her season started in the $100,000 Fathead Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) as the 8-5 favorite in a field of a dozen 3-year-old fillies March 23 at Turfway Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
After sending out Frac Daddy for a five-furlong breeze at Gulfstream Park on the morning of March 16, trainer Ken McPeek reported that the 3-year-old son of Scat Daddy would likely run next in the $1 million Florida Derby.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Flashy Gray, the 6-1 favorite in the recent Kentucky Oaks Future Wager pool, makes her stakes and two-turn debut in the $150,000 Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) March 9 at Oaklawn Park.Wednesday, March 06, 2013