Bob Black Jack

  • Dark Bay or Brown Colt
  • Born 2005
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Bob Black Jack Nears Long-Awaited Return

Bob Black Jack Nears Long-Awaited Return

Bob Black Jack, sidelined since winning the Malibu Stakes (gr. I) in December 2008, worked six furlongs Feb. 14 in 1:11.40 as he prepares for the $150,000 San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) at seven furlongs Feb. 20.

Kentucky Derby Trail: California Comets

Kentucky Derby Trail: California Comets

With each day, more and more questions are being answered. We now know Colonel John at least can work like the dickens on dirt; we know that Proud Spell will run in the Oaks, letting Bob Black Jack in the Derby; we know that Smooth Air is feeling fine again; and we know that Gayego is looking and training awesome.

Georgie Boy Fights On in San Felipe

Georgie Boy Fights On in San Felipe

Looking for a new favorite for the Derby after the disappointing efforts by 3-year-old stars War Pass and Z Fortune? Why not Georgie Boy? A grade I winner at 2, the favored California-bred son of Tribal Rule used a late burst to pass Gayego in deep stretch and win the $200,000 San Felipe (gr. II) in his first try around two turns March 15 at Santa Anita.

Bob Black Jack Stacks Up in SM Dash

Bob Black Jack Stacks Up in SM Dash

Odds-on choice Bob Black Jack re-broke in upper stretch after being headed by Winsome Charm, leaving his challenger behind while winning the $250,000 Sunshine Millions Dash by 3 1/2 lengths in a Cushion Track-record time for six furlongs at Santa Anita Jan. 26.

Santa Anita Opens and Records Fall

Santa Anita Opens and Records Fall

The renovated Cushion Track at Santa Anita Park produced a track record at seven furlongs in the second race of the opening day card on Dec. 26. Bob Black Jack hit the wire in 1:20.37, .53 seconds faster than the previous mark set during the fall Oak Tree Association meet. While new surfaces always mean new records, the previous dirt record for seven furlongs set by Spectacular Bid in 1980 was 1:20.

Little Drama in Massive Prevue Win

Little Drama in Massive Prevue Win

Trainer Bob Baffert appears to have another standout 2-year-old in his barn after Massive Drama drew away from co-favored Into Mischief mid-stretch for a 1 3/4-length win in the Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III) over the Cushion Track on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 22.

Connections

Trainer James M. Kasparoff
Jockey Joseph Talamo
Owner Harmon, Jeff and Kasparoff, Tim
Breeder Gary Howard, Marlene Howard & Bruce Dunmore

Pedigree

Bob Black Jack View Five-Cross Pedigree Stormy Jack Bertrando
Tiny Kristin
Molly's Prospector Native Prospector
Spell Victory

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
BARJAN2006
Hip 240
Yearling Robert A. Harabedian Hideaway Farms, agent $4,500

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