2008 Chestnut Colt
|Trainer: Dale L. Romans|
|Jockey: Jesus Lopez Castanon|
|Owner: Lauffer, Michael and Cubbedge, W.D.|
|Breeder: Mike Lauffer & Bill Cubbedge|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
|2009||Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale||($275,000)|
Triple Grade 1 Winner
and Triple Millionaire.
Posted the Best Beyer at a Mile
on any surface in 2012 (115).
The connections of five horses who finished behind Orb in Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hope their starter can become 20th horse since 1973 to win the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) after coming up short in Derby.6 days ago
There are grade I races and there are grade I races--the races trainers see themselves winning in the most pleasant of dreams. In knocking down several races from the latter category, Dale Romans won his first Eclipse Award.Saturday, January 19, 2013
Forestry, sire of 2012 Eclipse Award finalist Shackleford, will shuttle to Claudio Pizarro's Haras El Catorce in Peru.Thursday, January 17, 2013
Mike Lauffer, who bred and raced Shackleford in partnership with Bill Cubbedge, said the partners are looking for mares at the Keeneland sale to mate to the 2011 Preakness winner.Monday, January 07, 2013
At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. In spite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their finishes.Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Revisit the racing career of the Shack Attack.Monday, December 10, 2012
Only in Thoroughbred racing can one of the greatest champions in the history of the sport share the same stage with a former $5,000 claimer from Penn National.Saturday, December 08, 2012
A visual look at some of the top new stallions for 2013.Friday, December 07, 2012
After seeing reaction to their initial five nominees, Penny Chenery and the Secretariat Vox Populi Committee have added two more nominees in Paynter and Shackleford.Wednesday, December 05, 2012
A farewell victory by Shackleford in the Nov. 23 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) provided an exclamation point near the end of Churchill Downs' 21-day fall meet that concluded Nov. 25.Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Few classic crops have been maligned more than the class of 2011. Well, perhaps it is time for the critics to re-evaluate their position.Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Claire remembers Shackleford through all phases of his career.Monday, November 26, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the Thanksgiving holiday weekend races, including the Remsen S., Cigar Mile, Clark H., and Fall Highweight H.Monday, November 26, 2012
Images from Shackleford's victory in the 2012 Clark Handicap.Friday, November 23, 2012
Shackleford gave his fans something to remember in the final start of his career with a gate to wire victory in the 138th edition of the $447,000 Clark Handicap (gr. I) Nov. 23 at Churchill Downs.Friday, November 23, 2012
Claire and Frank preview the Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Nov. 23.Wednesday, November 21, 2012
In his final career start, classic winner Shackleford will try to add one more highlight Nov. 23 in a compelling edition of the Clark Handicap presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Potential Clark Handicap (gr. I) highweight Shackleford breezed at Churchill Downs Nov. 17; a decision will be made Nov. 19 regarding his final start. Clark contenders Bourbon Courage and Cease were also on the worktab.Saturday, November 17, 2012
Game On Dude was named the 125-pound highweight for the $400,000-added Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs Nov. 23, but is not expected to run. The likely highweight could be Shackleford.Friday, November 16, 2012
The Turf Publicists of America honored trainer Dale Romans with the Big Sport of Turfdom Award Nov. 16, an honor that recognizes Romans' efforts to work with media and turf publicists to promote the sport.Friday, November 16, 2012
Shackleford, the 2011 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner and a grade I winner this year, will begin his stallion career for a $20,000 fee at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.Monday, November 12, 2012
Nominations for five graded stakes events to be run closing week at Churchill Downs were released Nov. 10. Headlining 158 runners are Clark contenders Shackleford, Game on Dude, Pool Play, Take Charge Indy, and Coil.Saturday, November 10, 2012
Shackleford, the 2011 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner, will likely make one more start before retiring to stud at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, according to trainer Dale Romans.Friday, November 09, 2012
Multiple Grade I winner Shackleford will be available to breeders for viewing at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington Nov. 9-11 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Tapizar, returning to the scene of his only graded stakes wins for trainer Steve Asmussen, took the lead in upper stretch and drew away for a handy win in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 3.Saturday, November 03, 2012
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