Desert Code

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Desert Code Notches Another on Hillside

Desert Code Notches Another on Hillside

If you saw Desert Code's dramatic come-from-behind win in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint last fall, this victory was nothing like that one. Instead, Desert Code took the lead shortly after the start of the $100,000 Daytona Handicap (gr. IIIT) Feb. 15 on the same hillside turf course at Santa Anita and was never threatened.

The Mig Finally Lands the Big One

The Mig Finally Lands the Big One

One of the most popular victories in this year's Breeders' Cup was the dramatic score by Richie Migliore, aboard Desert Code, in the inaugural Turf sprint. It was Migliore's first Breeders' Cup or Classic win after so many years of frustration.

Judge Orders ClassicStar Liquidation

Judge Orders ClassicStar Liquidation

A federal bankruptcy judge has signed an order to convert the Chapter 11 business reorganization of ClassicStar LLC to Chapter 7 liquidation, paving the way for creditors to pursue whatever assets they can find linked to the former broodmare-lease operator.

Tiago Tiptoes to Swaps Triumph

Tiago Tiptoes to Swaps Triumph

Jerry and Ann Moss' Tiago, guided through a narrow opening at the rail mid-stretch by jockey Mike Smith, went to victory as the even-money choice in the $368,250 Swaps Breeders' Cup (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Hollywood Park Saturday.

Tiago Looking to Earn Return Ticket Back East

Tiago Looking to Earn Return Ticket Back East

Yes, there are 3-year-olds west of the Mississippi this year. Which one, or ones, will earn the right to take on the big guns back east will be decided in Saturday's $350,000 Swaps Stakes (gr. II), where Tiago will make his first start in California since winning the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I).

Golden Balls Rolls to La Puente Victory

Golden Balls, an Irish-bred import whose name celebrates the soccer accomplishments of British superstar David Beckham, rallied furiously Saturday to nail odds-on favorite Desert Code in the final strides of Santa Anita's $108,300 La Puente Stakes for 3-year-olds at one mile on turf.

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Connections

Trainer David E. Hofmans
Jockey Richard Migliore
Owner Tarabilla Farms, Inc.
Breeder ClassicStar

Pedigree

Desert Code View Five-Cross Pedigree E Dubai Mr. Prospector
Words of War
Chatta Code Lost Code
Chattahoochee

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEESEP2005
Hip 1592
Yearling Mike Ryan, agent Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent $150,000
FTFFEB2006
Hip 43
Two-year-old Niall Brennan Stables, agent ($145,000)

Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.

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