Keyword: Atlantic Ocean

  • Cat Fighter, sold for $1.3-million at Barretts sale.

    Cat Fighter Tops Thoroughbred Corp. Dispersal

    Cat Fighter, winner of the La Canada Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita on Feb. 14, was purchased by John Sikura for $1.3-million to top the dispersal of horses of racing age owned by The Thoroughbred Corp. that preceded the Barretts March sale of selected 2-year-olds in training Tuesday in Pomona, Calif.

  • Valentine Dancer will attempt to win the La Canada on Valentine's Day.

    Can Valentine Dancer Win on Valentine's Day?

    Valentine Dancer, winner of the $500,000 Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf Jan. 24, and Victory Encounter, who captured the El Encino (gr. II) a week earlier, head the field for Saturday's $200,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita.

  • Valentine Dancer cruises to victory in the Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Court's Sweet Ride Key for Valentine Dancer

    Under a patient ride from substitute jockey Jon Court, Valentine Dancer split horses at the head of the stretch and stormed to a three-quarters of a length victory in the $500,000 John Deere Filly and Mare Turf on Sunshine Millions Day Saturday on the Santa Anita turf course.

  • Congaree, winning the Cigar Mile.

    Congaree Likely for Donn Handicap

    Stonerside Stables' millionaire Congaree, an Eclipse Award finalist for 2003‚s older male, will most likely make his 6-year-old debut in the $500,000 Donn Handicap (gr. I) on Feb. 7 at Gulfstream Park, trainer Bob Baffert said.

  • Elloluv, in competitive La Brea field.

    Elloluv 'Ready to Go' in La Brea

    Elloluv, second to 40-1 outsider Adoration in the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 25, "is geared up and ready to go" for Saturday's $250,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I), first leg of the three-race La Canada Series won last season by Got Koko.

  • Thoroughbred Corp. to Disperse Racing Stock at Barretts

    The Thoroughbred Corp. will disperse all of its racing stock at the Barretts March 2-year-olds in training sale on March 2. Among the 58 horses to be sold is multiple graded stakes winner Atlantic Ocean.

  • Dessert Serves Up Sweet Stakes Debut

    The Thoroughbred Corp. homebred Dessert, making her debut in stakes company, captured Sunday's $300,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) in gate-to-wire fashion, holding off an unlucky Solar Echo by a neck on the grass.

  • Del Mar Oaks Pits San Clemente Foes

    Eight 3-year-old fillies, including two entries of two horses each, are set for Sunday's $300,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) at 1 1/8 miles on the Jimmy Durante Turf Course.

  • Eight Committed to Del Mar Oaks

    Headed by San Clemente Handicap winner Katdogawn and multiple stakes winner Atlantic Ocean, a field of at least eight appears likely for Sunday's 47th edition of the grade I, $300,000 Del Mar Oaks.

  • Krone, Katdogawn Deliver in San Clemente

    The little English-bred filly Katdogawn, beautifully ridden by jockey Julie Krone, mowed down the heavily favored Atlantic Ocean in the home stretch to win the featured $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old fillies before a crowd of 30,516 at Del Mar Saturday.

  • Buffy, Atlantic Ocean to Battle in San Clemente

    Led by multiple graded stakes winners Buffythecenterfold and Atlantic Ocean, a field of nine 3-year-old fillies go to the gate for Saturday's $250,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) at one mile on the Jimmy Durante Turf Course.

  • 'Buffy's Back, in Del Mar's San Clemente

    One of last season's top 2-year-old fillies on the grounds is back for a crack at the top 3-year-old filly stakes this season. Buffythecenterfold, owned by Allen Brian and Stronach Stables and trained by Mel Stute, leads the pack of prospects for Saturday's 35th edition of the grade II, $150,000 San Clemente Handicap.

  • Santa Catarina Makes Turf Debut in American Oaks

    Trainer Bob Baffert's Santa Catarina is the 7-2 favorite among fourteen 3-year-old fillies in Saturday's second running of the $750,000 American Oaks at 1 1/4 mile over Hollywood Park's Lakeside Turf Course. The Oaks tops a bill that includes the $300,000 Triple Bend Breeders' Cup Handicap at seven furlongs and the $100,000-added Royal Heroine Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Fourteen Invited to American Oaks July 5

    Hollywood Park Racing secretary Martin Panza has invited 14 fillies to the second running of the $750,000 American Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/4 mile on turf July 5.

  • Baze Guides Quero Quero to Honeymoon Upset

    Thanks to a well-timed ride from Tyler Baze, Old Friends Inc.'s Quero Quero hit the front at just the correct moment to upset favored Atlantic Ocean by a neck in Saturday's $215,950 Honeymoon Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old fillies on the Hollywood Park turf.

  • Oaks contender Atlantic Ocean, winning the Santa Ysabel earlier this year.

    Lady Tak, Atlantic Ocean Work Toward Kentucky Oaks

    The Thoroughbred Corporation's Atlantic Ocean worked five furlongs under exercise rider Dana Barnes in :59 3/5 according to Churchill Downs clockers. Also on Monday, three-time stakes winner Lady Tak worked six furlongs in 1:13 1/5 in company after the renovation break.

  • Unbeaten Lady Tak wins the Fair Grounds Oaks on Saturday.

    Lady Tak Comes From Behind, Stays Perfect

    Lady Tak proved her class and determination and extended her record to a perfect 5-for-5 in winning the $350,000 Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II) in New Orleans Saturday.

  • Lady Tak and Atlantic Ocean Streak Into Oaks

    At least one winning streak will come to an end Saturday in the Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II) when Lady Tak and Atlantic Ocean put their marks on the line in the 1 1/8-mile race.

  • Bullet Work for Domestic Dispute

    Santa Catalina Stakes (gr. III) winner Domestic Dispute, gearing up for his next start in the Mar. 16 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II), worked a bullet seven furlongs in 1:24 1/5 handily over a fast main track at Santa Anita Sunday.

  • Baffert's Heavy Hitters Work Sunday

    With rain forecast for Sunday night and continuing all day Monday, the Santa Anita work tab was full Sunday morning. In all, 275 workouts were recorded.

  • Fair Grounds Oaks Next for Atlantic Ocean

    The Thoroughbred Corp.'s Atlantic Ocean will make her next start in the Mar. 8 Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II), trainer Bob Baffert said on Thursday. The daughter of Stormy Atlantic will be heading to the Big Easy with stablemate Kafwain, who is set to start in the $750,000 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) the following day.

  • Kafwain sets his sights on Louisiana Derby.

    Kafwain Headed for Louisiana Derby

    Trainer Bob Baffert revealed Saturday that The Thoroughbred Corp.'s early Kentucky Derby (gr. I) favorite Kafwain will likely make his next start in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds.

  • David Flores leaps off Atlantic Ocean as trainer Bob Baffert watches in the winner's circle after their win in the $250,000 John Deere Oaks at Santa Anita.

    Atlantic Ocean Takes Sunshine Oaks

    Atlantic Ocean, who many thought was a $1.9 million flop, captured her third straight stakes Saturday in the $250,000 John Deere Sunshine Millions Oaks at Santa Anita

  • Atlantic Ocean runs to victory.

    Atlantic Ocean Too Deep for Sea Jewel

    The Thoroughbred Corporation's 3-year-old filly Atlantic Ocean is making her $1.9 million purchase price look better after winning the $110,900-added Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Sunday.

  • Sea Jewel Tries Atlantic Ocean in Santa Ysabel

    Sea Jewel, fourth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), faces stakes winners Atlantic Ocean and Summer Wind Dancer in Sunday's $100,000-added Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita Park.

  • Hollywood Starlet Next for Composure

    Composure, winner of the Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. II) and runner-up to Storm Flag Flying in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), figures to be a heavy favorite in the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles Dec. 14.

  • Atlantic Ocean Pounds Rivals in Grassy Miesque

    The Thoroughbred Corporation's Atlantic Ocean, a $1.9-million sale purchase who's been mostly disappointing in her 2-year-old season, woke up with a switch to the turf on Friday in Hollywood Park's $200,000 Miesque Stakes (gr. IIIT), posting an impressive one-length victory.

  • Puxa Saco Stalks to Moccasin Victory

    Jockey Mike Smith and trainer Jenine Sahadi teamed up with the 2-year-old filly Puxa Saco to win Saturday's seven-furlong $100,000 Moccasin Stakes.

  • Puxa Saco Likely Favorite in Hollywood Moccasin

    Florida import Puxa Saco, victorious in Oak Tree's Anoakia Stakes despite getting banged around at the start, will seek her fourth win in five starts Saturday as the probable favorite in Hollywood Park's $100,000 Moccasin Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at seven furlongs.

  • Take Charge Lady, Touch Tone Work

    Select Stable's Overbrook Spinster (gr. I) winner Take Charge Lady breezed a half-mile at Churchill Downs Saturday, preparing for her next scheduled start in the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr.i).

  • War Emblem Posts Another Sharp Drill

    Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem had his final major drill for next Saturday's $4 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Arlington Park, working publicly at Santa Anita just after noon on Saturday.

  • Westerly Breeze battles high winds to take the Alcibiades.

    Westerly Breeze Takes Sloppy Alcibiades

    The question in the grade II Walmac International Alcibiades (gr. II) at Keeneland Friday was who would relish the off going. The answer was Westerly Breeze and Ruby's Reception.

  • Breeders' Cup Future Bet: Final Pool Closes

    Storm Flag Flying and Vindication were made the favorites in the Breeders' Cup Future Bet for the juvenile championship races to be contested Oct. 26 at Arlington Park as part of the World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Record Purchase Atlantic Ocean Starting to Pay Off

    Making her first stakes appearance, The Thoroughbred Corporation's Atlantic Ocean posted an easy 3-length win in the $100,000 Kentucky Cup Juvenile Fillies at Turfway Park Saturday.

  • Quality Abounds on Ky. Cup Undercard

    Claiborne Farm's Trip has been made the 2-1 morning line favorite for the Turfway Breeders' Cup (gr. III), to be run during the Kentucky Cup card at the northern Kentucky track Sept. 14.

  • Record-priced Filly Wins at Del Mar

    Atlantic Ocean, whose price of $1.9 million at the Barretts March sale set a world record for a 2-year-old filly, won Aug. 29 at Del Mar.

  • Record Purchase Atlantic Ocean Breaks Her Maiden

    Atlantic Ocean, a record $1.9 million filly purchase at the March Barretts' sale for 2-year-olds, broke her maiden in her third attempt Thursday at Del Mar, defeating a field of seven opponents going a mile.