The Silver Deputy branch of the Deputy Minister sire line—has suffered two blows recently via export. They would be Silver Deputy’s son Posse, and Posse’s son Kodiak Kowboy, now in Uruguay and Brazil, respectively.
- Bay Ridgling
- Born 2014
A sterling performance by Cheyenne Stables' Mastery in the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes (G2) for a moment appeared to stamp him as the clear favorite for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1).
Cheyenne Stables owner Everett Dobson has a simple mantra heading into the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes (G2) March 11 at Santa Anita Park. "In Bob we trust," the Oklahoma City resident said with a laugh March 8.
The under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March sale of 2-year-olds in training begins March 9 and continues through March 11, with sessions beginning at 8 a.m. daily at the OBS track in Ocala, Fla.
It's a week of changes for the Derby Dozen, including a new top dog. Also, new faces mean that some old favorites are now on the outside.
Trainer Doug O'Neill used the 2016 San Vicente Stakes (G2) to launch Nyquist's 3-year-old campaign toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) and could have another Triple Crown contender after the 2017 edition.
Five maiden winners will look to break through for their first graded score Feb. 12 in the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita Park.
Owner Kaleem Shah sent seven horses to Doug O'Neill and six to Art Sherman.
Los Alamitos Race Course executive Brad McKinzie was significantly upbeat after the last race of Cypress, Calif., racetrack's two-week meet.
|Trainer||Doug F. O'Neill|
|Owner||Kaleem Shah, Inc.|
|Iliad View Five-Cross Pedigree||Ghostzapper||Awesome Again|
|Little Swoon||You and I|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Unicorn Racing||Romans Racing & Sales, agent||$50,000|
|Yearling||Bradley Thoroughbreds||Woods Edge Farm, agent||$80,000|
|Two-year-old||Bob Baffert, agent||Eddie Woods, agent||$285,000|