Drilling for Oil

  • Chestnut Horse
  • Born 2003
  • KY -Bred
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Drilling for Oil Reported Dead in Peru

Drilling for Oil, a graded stakes winner who was sent in July to Peru for stallion duty, was reportedly taken off a farm where he had arrived for stud duty only a few days earlier. The horse was found dead a few miles from the farm, having been butchered for his meat.

Brass Hat Faces Full Elkhorn Field

Brass Hat Faces Full Elkhorn Field

Fred Bradley's homebred Brass Hat will make the 24th start of his career in the $200,000 Fifth Third Elkhorn Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland April 25, but he'll be up against a field of established turf contenders like morning line favorite Stream of Gold, second choice True Cause, Drilling for Oil, Dancing Forever, and Transduction Gold.

Jazil Draws Outside Post in Elkhorn

Last year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Jazil is scheduled to make his turf debut against several accomplished grass runners in the April 27 Fifth Third Elkhorn (gr. IIIT) stakes on closing day of the Keeneland spring meet. Other top contenders in the $200,000 race are Ramazutti and last year's Elkhorn winner Pellegrino.


Trainer Kenneth G. McPeek
Jockey Kent J. Desormeaux
Owner W. Bruce Lunsford and Lansdon B. Robbins, III
Breeder Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd.


Drilling for Oil View Five-Cross Pedigree Giant's Causeway Storm Cat
Mariah's Storm
Won't She Tell Banner Sport
Won't Tell You

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
Hip 804
Yearling Lansdon Robbins Gainesway, agent $270,000

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