Keyword: afternoon deelites

  • Spring Venture is one of four stakes winners in Spring At Last's first crop.

    Spring At Last's First Crop

    by Ann Peters<br/> One of the surprise stallion developments of 2012 is Spring At Last, who finished second behind Henrythenavigator on the year-end first-crop sire rankings.

  • Private Terms

    Private Terms Dead at 25

    Unbeaten favorite for the 1988 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and sire of 23 stakes winners was euthanized due to the infirmities of old age at Claiborne Farm.

  • Zappa takes the Cougar II Handicap and earns a spot in the Breeders&#39; Cup Dirt Marathon.

    Zappa Freaks in Cougar, Earns BC Bid

    Controlling the tempo from the outset, Zappa galloped to an easy victory in the $150,000 Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar July 30 and earned a starting slot in the inaugural Breeders' Cup Dirt Marathon at Santa Anita this fall.

  • No Tolerance Shows Heart in Carey Memorial

    No Tolerance took the lead at the start for jockey Jesse Campbell and gamely held off 20-1 shot Rapid Proof to win the $150,000 Robert F. Carey Memorial Handicap (gr. III) by a head on the Hawthorne turf course Saturday as part of the Gold Cup day program.

  • Three Hour Nap Puts His NJC Rivals to Sleep

    Homewrecker Stable's Three Hour Nap came through a narrow opening on the turn for home and scooted away to a hard-fought one-length victory over Summer Book in Saturday's $250,000 National Jockey Club Handicap (gr. III) at Hawthorne Race Course.

  • Louisiana Stallion Afternoon Deelites Sidelined

    Afternoon Deelites, who stands at Clear Creek Stud near Folsom, La., has been relieved of stallion duty for this season because of a bad reaction to a strangles vaccination.

  • Gilded Time Colt Equals OBSC Fastest Workout Time

    A Gilded Time colt worked an eighth of a mile in :10 Saturday during the Under Tack show for horses consigned to the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June sale of 2-year-olds in training. The time equals the fastest eighth mile breeze ever recorded at an OBS Under Tack Show.

  • KEEP to Co-Sponsor Horse Industry Appreciation Day

    The Kentucky Equine Education Project is co-sponsoring a horse industry appreciation day and racehorse giveaway April 30 at Lexington's Applebee's Park during a Lexington Legends home baseball game.

  • Jockey Patrick Valenzuela, aboard Chester&#39;s Choice, right, is congratulated by Julie Krone (Woke Up Dreamin) after the  match race Sunday at Del Mar.

    Nose Separates Pat V., Krone in Match Race

    Patrick Valenzuela urged everything he could from Chester's Choice, dramatically nipping Julie Krone and Woke Up Dreamin by a nose at the wire in a match race at Del Mar Sunday that exceeded everyone's expectations.

  • Miss Pickums, With Ability Top Weighted in Arlington Matron

    Jay Em Ess Stables' Miss Pickums and Edward P. Evans' With Ability will share starting highweight of 116 pounds Monday when a field of six distaffers heads postward in the 67th running of the $150,000 Arlington Matron (gr. III), the Labor Day feature at Arlington Park.