Lovely Pass took over from the pacesetter in the stretch and held back a strong challenge from runner-up Shuruq to win the $250,000 United Arab Emirates One Thousand Guineas Sponsored by Gulf News Feb. 7 at Meydan.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2004
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Doug F. O'Neill|
|Jockey||Jose Valdivia, Jr.|
|Owner||Janavar Thoroughbreds, LLC|
|Macadamia View Five-Cross Pedigree||Artax||Marquetry|
|Unique Creek||Tricky Creek|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Greg Bardakjian & Janavar Thoroughbreds||Paramount Sales, agent for Gaines-Gentry Thoroughbreds||$18,000|
|Two-year-old||Mary Knight, agent||($100,000)|
|Broodmare||Jean-Pierre De Gaste||Eaton Sales, agent||$200,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Colina Verde, winner of the Brazilian Oaks two years ago, will attempt to win for the second time in three U.S. starts in the $100,000 Wilshire Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf as Hollywood Park opens its 70th anniversary spring/summer meeting April 23.
Wake Up Maggie, an Irish-bred import from the United Kingdom making her first start in the U.S. for trainer Julio Canani, is the 119-pound high weight in the $100,000 Las Cienegas Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita April 13.
With only one race on her resume since she won the 2006 Monrovia Handicap (gr. III), Society Hostess figures have a tougher time of it when she seeks a repeat victory in the $100,000 hillside turf course event at Santa Anita Park Jan. 1.
In her first try down Santa Anita's hillside turf course, Dancing Edie squeezed through at the rail mid-stretch and dug in for a half-length victory in the Senator Ken Maddy Handicap (gr. IIIT) on opening day of the Oak Tree meeting at Santa Anita Park Sept. 26.
Trainer Doug O'Neill will be gunning for a one-two finish by entrants Super Freaky and Courtwood in the $100,000-added Senorita Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Hollywood Park.
Trainer Doug O'Neill capped a huge weekend at Santa Anita on Sunday when his Super Freaky captured the the $113,400 La Habra Stakes for 3-year-old fillies on the hillside turf course.
Godolphin Racing's Echoes in Eternity had to battle most of the way before prevailing by a neck over Macadamia in the Peugeot Sun Chariot Stakes (Eng-II) at Newmarket Saturday.
Sheikh Mohammed's Nevisian Lad appeared to have no running room with two furlongs to go but rebounded under jockey Kieran Fallon to post a length victory over Cape Fear in the TNT July Stakes (Eng-II) at Newmarket, England on Wednesday.