2007 Dark Bay or Brown Colt
|Trainer: John W. Sadler|
|Jockey: Joel Rosario|
|Owner: Craig Family Trust, Farish, William S. and Wygod, Martin J.|
|Breeder: Sidney H. Craig & Jenny Craig|
RECORD-SETTING GRADE 1 WINNER.
ALL SURFACE GRADED WINNER.
BROKE SPECTACULAR BID'S RECORD
IN THE GRADE 1 MALIBU STAKES.
The first reported foal by record-setting grade I winner Twirling Candy is a bay filly out of the A.P. Indy mare Silent Moccasins.Monday, January 14, 2013
Grade I winners Courageous Cat and Twirling Candy, who are standing their first year at stud at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., have gotten their first mares in foals.Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Images from some of the Kentucky Farm Open Houses in January 2012.Saturday, January 14, 2012
Graded stakes winner Chocolate Candy has been retired from racing for stallion duty in 2012 at Bar None Ranches near Dewinton, Alberta, Canada.Monday, December 05, 2011
Twirling Candy, who was being aimed for the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Churchill Downs Nov. 5, has been retired from racing because of an injury.Saturday, October 22, 2011
Acclamation, with a patented front-running ride from veteran jockey Patrick Valenzuela, held off favored Twirling Candy in the final furlong to win the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) by a head at Del Mar Aug. 28.Sunday, August 28, 2011
The top spot is on the line in the 3YO division.Friday, August 26, 2011
Twirling Candy, two-for-two on the Del Mar turf, will seek his first victory on the Southern California racetrack's synthetic surface when he faces nine others in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) Aug. 28.Thursday, August 25, 2011
With ownership partners Jenny Craig and Marty Wygod looking on from a grandstand box, potential TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) favorite Twirling Candy worked a mile in 1:37 4/5 over the main track at Del Mar Aug. 21.Sunday, August 21, 2011
The Travers, King's Bishop, and Pacific Classic could be must-see races.Friday, August 19, 2011
Potential Pacific Classic (gr. I) favorite Twirling Candy posted a bullet work Aug. 7 when he covered six furlongs in 1:11 3/5 at Del Mar. The 4-year-old son of Candy Ride was the fastest of 20 horses at the distance.Sunday, August 07, 2011
Two dudes from trainer Bob Baffert's barn proved better than heavy favorite Twirling Candy in the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) when First Dude came from off the pace to defeat Game On Dude by a nose July 9.Saturday, July 09, 2011
Who will win the 2011 Hollywood Gold Cup? Will Awesome Gem repeat? Or will it be a Dude? Or will a Candy horse prevail? How will the rest finish?Friday, July 08, 2011
Hollywood Gold Cup is chance to stamp himself as division leader.Friday, July 08, 2011
Jason, Evan and Les from TwinSpires.com handicap the Hollywood Gold Cup at Hollywood Park and Man o' War at Belmont Park.Thursday, July 07, 2011
Twirling Candy, considered the best of a so-so group of older handicap horses nationally in 2011, will have an opportunity to dazzle his critics as the favorite in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) July 9.Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Twirling Candy, a stylish winner of the $150,000 Californian (gr. II) June 4, was assigned top weight of 122 pounds for the upcoming $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I).Sunday, July 03, 2011
Californian (gr. II) winner Twirling Candy, Santa Anita Handicap upsetter Game On Dude (gr. I), talented filly Blind Luck (gr. I), and defending titleholder Awesome Gem are among 14 nominees for the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I)Friday, July 01, 2011
Racing across the world, and prepping for the Belmont Stakes.Monday, June 06, 2011
Twirling Candy enhanced his reputation as perhaps the best handicap horse in the nation when he overcame traffic problems to run down the field in the $150,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II) at Hollywood Park June 4.Saturday, June 04, 2011
Twirling Candy and Setsuko, on the sidelines since a rough-and-tumble Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) stretch run, are back for the $150,000 Californian (gr. II) June 4 at Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Twirling Candy and Setsuko, participants in a series of bumping incidents through the stretch of a roughly run Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 5, are to resume their rivalry in the $150,000 Californian (gr. II) June 4.Sunday, May 29, 2011
Still simmering from the non-call by stewards in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) following a rough stretch run March 5, trainer Richard Mandella reported that runner-up Setsuko sustained an injured left front leg.Sunday, March 06, 2011
Game On Dude survived a 12-minute stewards' inquiry to win the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) by a nose over Setsuko March 5, making Chantal Sutherland the first female jockey to win the race in 74 renewals.Saturday, March 05, 2011
Jason, Tom and Les handicap the Gotham Stakes (gr. III) and the Santa Anita H. (gr. I).Thursday, March 03, 2011
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Owner: Claiborne Farm and Dilschneider, Adele B.
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Jockey: John R. Velazquez
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Jockey: Kevin Krigger