Watchem Smokey

  • Bay Gelding
  • Born 2000
  • OK -Bred
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G. Mandella's Milestone a Taste of Paradise

David Bloom's Taste of Paradise, the longest shot in the field at 26-1, gave trainer Gary Mandella his first graded stakes win by barely a nose over Watchem Smokey in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Sunday.

Top Sprinters Collide in Vosburgh

Three of the nation's top sprinters will vie for supremacy in the 65th edition of the Vosburgh Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park Saturday, Oct.2. What looked like a true Breeders' Cup field before the defection of grade I winner Midas Eyes, still has major implications for the Lone Star affair, just over four weeks away.

Frankel Sharpens Cajun Beat for Vosburgh

Padua Stables' Breeders' Cup Sprint winner Cajun Beat breezed five furlongs over the fast main track in 1:00 2/5 this morning as trainer Bobby Frankel points the four-year-old gelding to Saturday's Grade 1, $500,000 Vosburgh (gr. I)at six furlongs.

Southern Image Rides Upset Wave in Malibu

Away since Aug. 2, lightly raced Southern Image motored down the middle of the track to catch 33-1 shot Marino Marini in the final strides for a head victory in Friday's $250,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-olds on opening day at Santa Anita.

Watchem Smokey Fires Home in Underwood

Watchem Smokey, ridden by Julie Krone for trainer Bobby Frankel, came from well off the pace to post a one-length victory over Our New Recruit in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Thursday.

Avanzado Clear Choice in Underwood

Fresh off a dominant victory in the Ancient Title Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. I), Argentine-bred Avanzado will attempt to reaffirm his standing as California's premier sprinter in Thursday's $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III) at Hollywood Park.

Connections

Trainer Steven M. Asmussen
Jockey Tracy J. Hebert
Owner Whispering Oaks Farm LLC (Castille)
Breeder Barbara R. Smicklas & John E Smicklas

Pedigree

Watchem Smokey View Five-Cross Pedigree Alphabet Soup Cozzene
Illiterate
Karon's Dream Geiger Counter
Killapata

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEENOV2000
Hip 2434
Weanling M & M Farm Darby Dan Farm, agent $2,000
ARKFEB2001
Hip 87
Yearling Deborah Borel McDowell Farm $4,700

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