After rolling to the easiest of victories in the 1 3/4-mile Birdstone Stakes, Micromanage will cut back to a mere 1 1/2 miles when the 4-year-old Medaglia d'Oro colt starts in the $200,000 Greenwood Cup Stakes.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2010
|Trainer||William I. Mott|
|Owner||Dubb, Michael, Bethlehem Stables and The Elkstone Group|
|Breeder||Dixiana Farms LLC|
|Abraham View Five-Cross Pedigree||Distorted Humor||Forty Niner|
|Tabarin||El Prado (IRE)|
|La Cucina (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Dixiana Farms, agent||($240,000)|
|Yearling||Twin Creeks Racing||Lane's End, agent||$300,000|
|Racing or stallion prospect||WinStar Racing, agent||($120,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Southern Equine Stables' Moreno made nine starts before he found the winner's circle for trainer Eric Guillot, but once he did, he rather liked it there.
Battier is the lone stakes winner in a field of six 3-year-olds who will assemble July 6 for the $200,000 Dwyer Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park, and all seek their first graded score.
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.
It may not be worth points on the road to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), but the $750,000 Illinois Derby (gr. III) drew a packed field of 14, including some familiar names, when entries were taken April 17
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).
Fast-developing Govenor Charlie became the latest colt to jump into the Triple Crown fray when the Bob Baffert trainee dominated eight 3-year-old opponents in winning the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) March 24.
Shakin It Up and Govenor Charlie looking for valuable 50 points in 1 1/8-mile test.