The Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey has named New Farm homebred Rainbow Heir, a winner of two stakes races last year, the New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year for 2014.
Exit Stage Left
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2011
Daniel J. Lopez's Geeky Gorgeous, a winner of three stakes races last year, has been named New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year for 2013.
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer lost his leading candidate for the $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. I) Feb. 15 when his undefeated colt Exit Stage Left sustained a training injury. But he had a good back-up plan.
Exit Stage Left, the undefeated colt expected to be among the favorites in the upcoming $200,000 El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) was injured during training at Golden Gate Fields the morning of Feb. 8 and has been declared.
Exit Stage Left kept his record unblemished with his third consecutive stakes victory in the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 18 at Golden Gate Fields, denying favored Enterprising by half a length.
Enterprising, sharp winner of the Eddie Logan Stakes over the Santa Anita Park turf last time out, takes on undefeated local favorite Exit Stage Left in the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 18 at Golden Gate Fields.
Exit Stage Left earned his second stakes victory in as many starts when he came from just off the pace to capture the $75,000 Gold Rush Stakes as the 3-5 pick Dec. 7 at Golden Gate Fields.
|Jockey||Russell A. Baze|
|Owner||Mark DeDomenico LLC and Hollendorfer, Jerry|
|Breeder||Bright View Farm, Inc.|
|Exit Stage Left View Five-Cross Pedigree||Noonmark||Unbridled's Song|
|In the Storm|
|Hana J||Peaks and Valleys|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Inside Move||Charlton, agent||$43,000|
|Two-year-old||Jerry Hollendorfer||Hebert Bloodstock, agent||$100,000|
|Hard Not to Like|