by Anne Peters
During the first weekend in February, he was represented by three graded stakes winners: Flashback, Honorable Dillon, and Tapicat.
Tell a Kelly
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2008
by Anne Peters
Turbulent Descent, a winner of a pair of grade I races in California, ships into Lexington to lead a field of six in the $150,000 Beaumont (gr. II) April 17 at Keeneland.
Undefeated Turbulent Descent passed her first distance test with relative ease when she took command in the stretch and held sway to win the $409,250 Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) by 1 1/4 lengths Dec. 11 at Hollywood Park.
Jason, Evan, and Rich Nilsen of twinspires.com preview the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I). Watch Video
Sharp filly Turbulent Descent, unbeaten in two starts, faces a field that includes grade I winner Tell a Kelly in the $300,000 Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) Dec. 11 at Hollywood Park.
Selections for the six Friday Breeders' Cup races at Churchill Downs. Read Blog
A Z Warrior, winner of the Frizette Stakes (gr. I), will break from post 8 as the 7-2 morning line favorite in the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I).
With jockey Calvin Borel up, Hurricane Ike tuned up for his engagement in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) by working six furlongs at Churchill Downs in 1:12 2/5 after the renovation break Oct. 23.
Rigoletta outfought odds-on choice Tell a Kelly to the wire to score an exciting 32-1 upset in Oak Tree's $250,000 Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 3 at Hollywood Park.
Tell a Kelly, a romping winner of the Darley Debutante (gr. I), will try two turns for the first time when she faces six juvenile filly opponents in Oak Tree's $250,000 Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 3 at Hollywood Park.
Quality Road is back on track on the Classic trail following his Woodward victory.
Evan Hammonds recaps some of the performances from the weekend, including Quality Road, Boys At Tosconova, Tell A Kelly, and more. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Includes photos of Quality Road, Cape Blanco, Tell a Kelly, Here Comes Ben, R Heat Lightning and more. View Slideshow
Last on the turn for home, Tell a Kelly swept to an eye-catching victory in the $250,000 Darley Debutante (gr. I) at Del Mar Sept. 4 in her first try against winners.
Fresh off an eye-catching win in her bow at Del Mar last month, the Richard Mandella-trained Avid jumps right into the deep end of the pool in the $250,000 Darley Debutante (gr. I) at the seaside track Sept. 4.
|Trainer||Chad C. Brown|
|Jockey||Julien R. Leparoux|
|Owner||Thrash, Ike and Dawn|
|Breeder||Karen C West|
|Tell a Kelly View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tapit||Pulpit|
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|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||SCF||Hidden Brook, agent||$45,000|
|Two-year-old||Southern Chase Farm, agent||($95,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.