2010 Dark Bay or Brown Colt
|Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher|
|Jockey: Javier Castellano|
|Owner: Black Rock Stables, LLC|
|Breeder: Dell Ridge Farm, LLC|
|2011||Keeneland Associaton September 2011 Yearling Sale||$600,000|
Orb is a modern representative of a long and happy association between the Janneys and the Phipps family.
Violence, one of the winter book favorites for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), has been officially retired from racing and will reside at John G. Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington.Thursday, March 07, 2013
Grade I winner Violence, among the early favorites for this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), sustained a fracture to his right front medial sesamoid and is off the Triple Crown trail.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Fast-improving Orb was golden in his stakes debut for trainer Shug McGaughey in the $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (gr. II), coming from off the pace to run down odds-on choice Violence for a narrow win Feb. 23.Saturday, February 23, 2013
A pair of 50-point races are on tap this weekend.Friday, February 22, 2013
Claire and Pete preview the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, and the Risen Star (gr. II) at Fair Grounds.Thursday, February 21, 2013
Lenny and Steve discuss Foaling Season, the 'Old Guys' - Gary Stevens and Mike Smith, and talk to Nick Sallusto, Racing Manager and Bloodstock Agent, who purchased by Violence and Falling Sky. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The third spot in Steve's Derby Dozen is 'invaded', see where Shanghai Bobby ends up. Plus, there is a new name on the list of 12 contenders.Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Undefeated Violence tops a Feb. 23 Fountain of Youth field that includes He's Had Enough, Cerro, Orb, and Falling Sky among 11 starters.Monday, February 18, 2013
Undefeated Violence breezed five furlongs in 1:00.36 at Palm Meadows Training Center in his final preparation for a scheduled start in the $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Gulfstream ParkSunday, February 17, 2013
Recent allowance winner Orb will likely run Feb. 23 in the $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, providing that he pleases trainer Shug McGaughey in a workout scheduled for Feb. 18.Saturday, February 16, 2013
Pletcher vs. Baffert? Yes, the armies are massing and they could confront each other on the banks of the Ohio on the first Saturday in May.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Steve wants you to guess who has shifted on his Derby Dozen this week. Watch his video to find out why!Monday, February 11, 2013
As expected, the "all others" wagering interest was the heavy 6-5 favorite after the first day of betting in the first Kentucky Derby Future Wager pool was completed Feb. 8.Saturday, February 09, 2013
Churchill Downs oddsmaker Mike Battaglia made "All Others" the strong choice over Shanghai Bobby and Violence in the first pool of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which opens a three-day run Feb. 8.Wednesday, February 06, 2013
The first Derby Dozen of 2013 is officially here! Who has the top spot in Steve's list?Monday, January 28, 2013
Trainer Todd Pletcher said both Shanghai Bobby and Violence are on target for their respective 3-year-old debuts, the Jan. 26 Holy Bull (gr. III) and the Feb. 23 Fountain of Youth (gr. II).Friday, January 04, 2013
The equine Violence now must be considered a leading Triple Crown prospect for owner Black Rock Thoroughbreds and trainer Todd Pletcher.
Favored Violence remained unbeaten in three starts when he ran down front-running Fury Kapcori for victory in the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the final graded stakes of the autumn meet at Hollywood Park Dec. 15.Saturday, December 15, 2012
Tom and Pete preview the CashCall Futurity.Thursday, December 13, 2012
He's Had Enough, who missed by a head winning the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) last month, and Nashua Stakes (gr. II) victor Violence face a quartet from the Bob Baffert barn in the CashCall Futurity (gr. I).Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Trainer Bob Baffert, long a major player in the CashCall Futurity (gr. I), formerly the Hollywood Futurity, expects to have four entrants in the Dec. 15 renewal.Sunday, December 09, 2012
Violence proved profitable in the $200,000 Nashua Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-olds Nov. 4 at Aqueduct Racetrack.Sunday, November 04, 2012
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