2010 Bay Colt
|Trainer: Chad C. Brown|
|Jockey: Javier Castellano|
|Owner: Fox Hill Farms, Inc.|
|Breeder: Betz/Kidder/Gainesway/Graves/D.J. Stable/Cole|
|Tap Your Heels|
|Boston Lady||Boston Harbor|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
|2011||Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale||($145,000)|
|2012||Keeneland 2012 April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale||$230,000|
Rick Porter, owner of Normandy Invasion, said May 12 the Tapit colt will not compete in the upcoming Preakness Stakes (gr. I) in favor of a summer campaign instead.6 days ago
A wet track at Monmouth Park prompted trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. to postpone a scheduled pre-Preakness (gr. I) breeze for Itsmyluckyday the morning of May 11.Saturday, May 11, 2013
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb gave exercise rider Jenn Patterson all the right signs May 9 in his preparation for the 138th Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Experience an interactive turn-by-turn slideshow of the 2013 Kentucky Derby.Monday, May 06, 2013
Two horses who were unplaced in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Normandy Invasion and Vyjack, have been added to the list of possible candidates for the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico.Monday, May 06, 2013
One day after Orb took the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), it appears only a few of the 18 other horses that ran in the Derby will run back in two weeks in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).Sunday, May 05, 2013
Longshot Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Princess of Sylmar will assure a large payout in the Oaks-Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) double.Friday, May 03, 2013
World War II veteran Alan Reeves had some advice for Fox Hill Farm's Rick Porter on May 3 when he and three other veterans of the Normandy Invasion visited Barn 42 where Kentucky Derby contender Normandy Invasion is stabled.Friday, May 03, 2013
Veterans of the Normandy Invasion during World War II visit Derby contender Normandy Invasion at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 03, 2013
Now that the post positions have been drawn, Steve comments on the pace scenario. Plus Funny Cide and Mine That Bird.Thursday, May 02, 2013
Claire Novak and Frank Angst are at Churchill Downs to handicap the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).Thursday, May 02, 2013
Two days prior to the Kentucky Derby, Wood Memorial runner-up Normandy Invasion displayed some overly eager behavior in what was slated to be an easy morning gallop May 2 at Churchill Downs.Thursday, May 02, 2013
The four unknowingly helped inspire the name of Kentucky Derby contender Normandy Invasion, along with the other thousands of brave soldiers who participated in the historic events of June 6, 1944.Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Trainer Chad Brown talks about his Kentucky Derby runner Normandy Invasion.Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Rick Porter has seen both Hard Spun and Eight Belles finish second in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). He's hoping Normandy Invasion can make his patented late run to get to the Derby wire first.Sunday, April 28, 2013
Steve Haskin talks about all of the works today. Times and brief analysis on Normandy Invasion, Mylute, Black Onyx, Palace Malice, Overanalyze, Revolutionary, Charming Kitten, Verrazano, and more!Saturday, April 27, 2013
With the Louisville, Ky., weather forecast calling for rain later in the day and on Sunday, the April 27 work tab at Churchill Downs was crowded with prospects for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Saturday, April 27, 2013
Wood Memorial (gr. I) runner-up Normandy Invasion has been getting 'sharper and smoother every day he's been here,' trainer Chad Brown said at Churchill April 27, after the Tapit colt breezed five furlongs in :59 flat.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Trainer Chad Brown talks about the April 27 work of Normandy Invasion.Saturday, April 27, 2013
What better way to kick off live Kentucky Derby coverage than with a photo gallery of some of the major players and some early observations.Friday, April 26, 2013
Steve Haskin reshuffles his deck of 12 and reminds us how to handicap the old fashioned way this week on Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen.Monday, April 22, 2013
Normandy Invasion and Will Take Charge both worked over a fast Churchill Downs main track April 21 as they near their scheduled starts in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands.Sunday, April 21, 2013
Normandy Invasion has a running style that suggests the Derby distance will be no problem, but he has a pedigree that is ambiguous when it comes to stretching out to 10 furlongs.
The Blue Grass Stakes and Arkansas Derby have made an impact on Steve Haskin's Kentucky Derby Dozen this week.Monday, April 15, 2013
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