Mike Repole and Michael Dubb, who were in a neck-in-neck owner's title race for most of the 2011 Saratoga meet, square off once again in the Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 4, as each will send out a coupled entry.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2006
|Trainer||Rudy R. Rodriguez|
|Jockey||Ramon A. Dominguez|
|Owner||Dubb, Michael, Bethlehem Stables LLC and Aisquith, Gary|
|Breeder||Mohammed Jawad Abdul Mohsin Al Jamali|
|Flat Bold View Five-Cross Pedigree||Flatter||A.P. Indy|
|Be a Quiet Honey||Quiet American|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Buzz Chace, agent||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$150,000|
Sunrise Smarty took all the heat up front and still had just enough to hang on for a half-length win in the $100,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) on Thanksgiving at Aqueduct.
The Mike Repole/Todd Pletcher team will be formidable when they send out the coupled entry of Calibrachoa and Have You Ever the six-furlong event March 5 at Aqueduct. A field of six was drawn.
Let's start in Paris. Despite the presence of a number of top-class horses in Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I), all eyes will be on Sea the Stars as he attempts to put the finishing touch on an unforgettable 3-year-old campaign.
This year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) is such an odd concoction of grass and synthetic horses and undistinguished older dirt horses it's difficult to make a worthwhile list of potential starters.
Kensei notched his second straight grade II score Aug. 1 in the $500,000 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga, as he pulled away from Warrior's Reward in the stretch for a convincing victory under Edgar Prado.