Mint Lane

  • Bay Colt
  • Born 2005
  • KY -Bred
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Connections

Trainer James A. Jerkens
Jockey John R. Velazquez
Owner Pinebloom Stable
Breeder Pope McLean Sr., Pope McLean Jr., Marc McLean, William Schiffman et al

Pedigree

Mint Lane View Five-Cross Pedigree Maria's Mon Wavering Monarch
Carlotta Maria
Sister Girl Conquistador Cielo
Scipio

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEENOV2005
Hip 1547
Weanling James Lane Stable Pope McLean, agent $110,000
KEESEP2006
Hip 621
Yearling Sycamore Racing True North Farm, agent $270,000
FTFFEB2007
Hip 141
Two-year-old Niall Brennan Stables, agent ($420,000)

Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.

Macho Again Pulls Jim Dandy Upset

Macho Again Pulls Jim Dandy Upset

Preakness (gr. I) runner-up Macho Again split horses coming off the turn, took over inside the eighth-pole and held off a late charge from favored Pyro to post a half-length upset victory in the $500,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) July 27 at Saratoga.

Da' Tara Returns in Jim Dandy

Da' Tara Returns in Jim Dandy

Da' Tara, who shocked the nation when he wired the field at odds of 38-1 in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and denied Big Brown the Triple Crown, returns to the racetrack July 27 in the $500,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga.

Mint Lane Cruises in Postponed Stakes

With the heavy money going on the highly touted maiden winner Unbridled's Heart, it was the stakes-placed Mint Lane who took control of the 1 1/16-mile Postponed Stakes at Belmont Friday and cruised to a 5 3/4-length victory.

Icabad Crane Wakes Up in Tesio Stakes

Icabad Crane Wakes Up in Tesio Stakes

Launching a strong bid from between horses on the final turn, favored Icabad Crane ran down the front-running Mint Lane in the final sixteenth of a mile to register a head victory in the $100,000 Federico Tesio Stakes on opening weekend at Pimlico April 19. The triumph could provide trainer H. Graham Motion and owner Earle I. Mack with a prospect for the May 17 Preakness (gr. I) over the track.

Tesio: Servis Hopes to Make Splash

Tesio: Servis Hopes to Make Splash

John Servis has not been on the Triple Crown trail since Smarty Jones captivated the Thoroughbred racing world in 2004. The veteran trainer will try to change that this year, as he sends out Indian Jump in the $150,000 Federico Tesio Stakes April 19 at Pimlico Race Course, a 1 1/8-mile dirt event that serves as the local prep for the May 17 Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

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