Half a dozen sophomore fillies have an opportunity to land their first graded stakes victory in the $100,000 Arlington Oaks (gr. III) July 3.
Age of Humor
- Bay Filly
- Born 2007
Off the board in last month's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Ailalea and Age of Humor both look to rebound in the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes (gr. III) May 29 at Churchill Downs.
Randy Gullatt and Steve Davison of Twin Creeks are basking in the fact they have both a Derby and an Oaks contender this year in Mission Impazible and Age of Humor.
Probable Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) favorite Blind Luck drew post 5 during the official post position draw at Churchill Downs April 27.
Dean's Kitten and Age of Humor both worked five furlongs in :59.80 April 17 at Trackside. Age of Humor is on the outside looking in for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
Four contenders for the $500,000-added Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill Downs April 30 turned in workouts at Churchill Downs over the past three days.
Koolmen Racing Stable's Orchestrator determinedly held off Age of Humor after a long stretch duel, prevailing by a neck under Alex Solis to take the $125,000 Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) March 27 at Turfway Park.
Desk Farms' Helen Belen, who romped by nearly 15 lengths in the Valdale Stakes last out, is one of a trio of 3-year-old fillies highweighted at 121 pounds for the $125,000 Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) March 27 at Turfway Park.
Jody Slew, who trailed the field after six furlongs, streaked down the middle of the racetrack in a determined stretch drive and caught pacesetter Quiet Temper in the final jump to pull an 8-1 upset in the Silverbulletday.
Four contenders from the Jan. 23 Tiffany Lass Stakes at Fair Grounds -- including winner Jody Slew -- are set to meet again in the Silverbulletday Stakes (gr. III) at the New Orleans, La. track Feb. 20.
A 3-year-old Distorted Humor filly named Age of Humor was bought for $350,000 by Steve Davidson and Randy Gullatt's Versailles, Ky.-based Twin Creeks Farm at the Jan. 12 session of the Keeneland January sale.
|Trainer||Michael J. Maker|
|Owner||Bluegrass Equine Center, Sky Chai Racing LLC and Twin Creeks Farm|
|Breeder||R. L. Reineman Stable, Inc.|
|Age of Humor View Five-Cross Pedigree||Distorted Humor||Forty Niner|
|Age of Silver||Silver Deputy|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Mike Ryan, agent||Four Star Sales, agent for Nuckols Farm||$180,000|
|Two-year-old||Niall Brennan Stables, agent||($320,000)|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Twin Creeks Farm||Indian Creek, agent||$350,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.