Keyword: Bonapaw

  • Bonapaw at Old Friends

    Grade 1 Winner Bonapaw Euthanized

    Grade 1-winning sprinter Bonapaw was euthanized July 7 at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, Ky., due to complications caused by the equine protozoal myeloencephalitis. He was 21.

  • Steve Asmussen

    Asmussen, Bridgmohan Dominate at FG

    The inaugural "Santa Sprint Saturday" package at Fair Grounds turned into a two-man show Dec. 22, as trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan combined to win all four $100,000 dirt stakes and racked up a whopping six victories on the 10-race card.

  • Thanksgiving Handicap winner Stormin Baghdad tries turf in the Bonapaw.

    'Baghdad' to Try Turf in Bonapaw

    A winner of five of seven starts this year, Midnight Cry Stable's homebred Stormin Baghdad headlines a field of 13 for the Dec. 22 Bonapaw Stakes, the last of four $100,000 stakes on the inaugural "Santa Sprint Saturday" card at Fair Grounds.

  • Gaff Makes No Mistakes in Bonapaw

    Heiligbrodt Racing Stable and Michael Smurfit's Gaff prompted the pace most of the way before taking over mid-stretch and capturing Saturday's inaugural running of the $75,000 Bonapaw Stakes by a neck Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course.

  • Smalltown Slew Lukewarm Choice in Bonapaw

    Steve Mongerson's Smalltown Slew, a close second in the opening day Thanksgiving Handicap, is the tepid 7-2 morning line choice over a full field for the inaugural running of the $75,000 Bonapaw Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course.

  • Clock Stopper Added to Colonel Power Cast

    The Dallas Stewart-trained Clock Stopper will make his next start in Sunday's $60,000 Colonel Power Handicap at Fair Grounds, and has been issued highweight of 122-pounds in the six furlong event.

  • Posse Corrals Thanksgiving Foes in Slop

    Posse rallied from last place at the top of the stretch to take a 1 1/2-length victory over Aloha Bold in the $60,000 Thanksgiving Handicap Thursday in the slop on opening day at Fair Grounds

  • Ex-Claimer Bluesthestandard Takes Texas Mile

    Rags to riches Bluesthestandard became a multiple graded stakes winner Saturday with an authoritative four-length score over Bonapaw in the $300,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Beau's Town Captures Pelleteri 'Cap

    Beau's Town did not disappoint as the favorite, winning the $150,000 Pelleteri Breeders' Cup Handicap at six furlongs at Fair Grounds Sunday.

  • Mineshaft Rolls Into Whirlaway Handicap

    Mineshaft brings a three-race winning streak into Sunday's Fair Grounds feature race, the $125,000 Whirlaway Handicap (gr. III). The son of A.P. Indy will face eight rivals in the 1 1/16-mile test for older horses.

  • Cojet Buzzes Mountain General in Col. Power

    With a short field and a sharp horse on his hands, trainer Bob Holthus took a chance on Cojet, who won the $75,000 Colonel Power Handicap at Fair Grounds Sunday.

  • Zucker Looks Forward to Thanksgiving in NY

    Former New Yorker trainer Howard Zucker could have a sweet homecoming when he brings Carl Grether's Crafty C. T. from California for the Nov. 30 Cigar Mile (gr. I).

  • Sprint Preview: Speed Thrills

    The contest to determine the world's fastest Thoroughbred will feature approximately a dozen speedsters from all types of backgrounds. In addition, the NAPA Auto Parts Sprint (gr. I) will mark the only Breeders' Cup race featuring a "War of the Sexes." As many as three fillies and mares--Kalookan Queen, Carson Hollow, and Xtra Heat, will take on the boys to see which gender will prevail over six furlongs.

  • Bonapaw Completes Sprint Preparations; Two Item Limit Works

    James & Dennis Richard's Bonapaw, winner of the grade I Vosburgh at last asking September 21 at Belmont Park, breezed five furlongs in a bullet move of :57 4/5 Monday at Arlington Park in preparation for the grade I NAPA Breeders' Cup Sprint.

  • 'Local' Hero Bonapaw Returns to Arlington

    James & Dennis Richard's Bonapaw, winner of last Saturday's Vosburgh Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park, returned to the more familiar environs at Arlington Park Thursday to prepare for the NAPA Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) to be held at Arlington Oct. 26.

  • It Could Be Miller's Time in Vosburgh

    Norman Miller may not be a household name when it comes to horse trainers. But the 47-year-old New Orleans native will have one of his most important opportunities Saturday when he saddles Jimmy and Dennis Richard's Bonapaw in the $300,000 Vosburgh (gr. I) at seven furlongs at Belmont Park.

  • Bonapaw Runs Away With Arlington Sprint

    Bonapaw, who races in the colors of twin brothers-owners Jimmy & Dennis Richard, picked up his second stakes win of the Arlington Park meet when he cruised to a 4 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 Arlington Sprint Saturday.

  • Bonapaw Heads Saturday's Arlington Sprint Challengers

    Jimmy & Dennis Richard's Bonapaw is likely to be a heavy favorite in a compact field of five in Saturday's $100,000 Arlington Sprint, a six-furlong dash for 3-year-olds & upward at Arlington Park.

  • Bonapaw: From Dubai to Des Moines

    James and Dennis Richard's Bonapaw, who finished sixth behind Caller One in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I), makes his stateside return in a command performance in the $150,000 Iowa Sprint Handicap July 4 as the Iowa Festival of Racing rolls into day two at Prairie Meadows.

  • Caller One, winner of  the Los Angeles Handicap last year, defended his title in the Dubai Golden Shaheen.

    Caller One Repeats in Golden Shaheen

    Caller One won the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) for the second straight year Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba as American-based horse swept the top finishing positions.

  • Bonapaw Sets Stakes Record in Dubai Prep

    In his final race before competing in the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) next month, Bonapaw carried 125 pounds to the winner's circle while setting a stakes record time in the $100,000 Taylor's Special Handicap at Fair Grounds Sunday.

  • Bonapaw to Prep Sunday for Dubai Golden Shaheen

    Bonapaw has been invited to participate in the $2-million Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) undercard. The Golden Shaheen will be run two races prior to the World Cup on March 23 on a straight six-furlong course at Nad Al Sheba.

  • Twin Dream

    <i>By Gary McMillen</i> -- Talking to twins Dennis and Jimmy Richard is like listening to a Cheech and Chong record. They finish each other's sentences. Each seems to know what the other is thinking about. Lately, they have a one-track mind, and that's getting their sprinter Bonapaw to Dubai.

  • Deja Vu in New Orleans: Bonapaw Sets Stakes Record

    For the second consecutive year, Jim and Dennis Richard's Bonapaw set a stakes record while winning the Thanksgiving Day Handicap on the opening-day card at Fair Grounds in New Orleans.