Owner George Krikorian is thrilled to have a talented homebred in Big Score, who also has shown an ability to handle travel—not a bad combination as a lucrative spring and summer season of turf races for 3-year-olds heats up.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2014
Irish War Cry put doubts to rest April 8 in the $750,000 Wood Memorial Presented by NYRA Bets (G2), clearing Battalion Runner by open lengths to rebound from his lackluster performance last out.
In preparation for their next start in the Wood Memorial (G2) April 8, Todd Pletcher trainees Battalion Runner and Bonus Points both worked April 2.
After three straight dominating wins, including an 11 1/4-length score in the Jerome Stakes (G3) Jan. 2 at Aqueduct Racetrack, 3-year-old El Areeb is back at Aqueduct for a crack at the $250,000 Withers Stakes (G3) Feb. 4.
When the Fasig-Tipton winter mixed sale is conducted Sunday, Jan. 29, sale company management and consignors hope it builds on the 2016 edition.
Stretching out to two turns proved to be no problem for El Areeb Jan. 2 in the $150,000 Jerome Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct Racetrack; in fact it proved very much to the Exchange Rate colt's liking.
M M G Stables’ El Areeb is among the seven newly minted 3-year-olds looking for a graded stakes victory and points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby who will line up for the $150,000 Jerome Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Jan. 2.
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Owner||Three Diamonds Farm|
|Breeder||Country Life Farm|
|Bonus Points View Five-Cross Pedigree||Majestic Warrior||A.P. Indy|
|Baby Love||Not For Love|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Three Diamonds Farm||Bill Reightler, agent||$6,500|
|Yearling||Rod McVey||Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services, agent||$35,000|
|Two-year-old||Grassroots Training & Sales, agent||($60,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.