Keyword: Brereton C. Jones

  • No Such Word comes home strong in the Honeybee.

    No Such Word Stings Beautician in Honeybee

    Late-running No Such Word, making her stakes debut for trainer Cindy Jones, upset 11-10 choice Beautician in the $125,000 Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Oaklawn Park March 13.

  • Senator Damon Thayer

    Legislative Showdown Looming in Kentucky

    As the Kentucky Equine Education Project vows to continue its legislative push for racetrack gaming, a state lawmaker plans to move forward with his plan for statewide and local option votes on gaming.

  • Deputy Commander Euthanized

    Deputy Commander, the 1997 Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner, was euthanized Oct. 7 at Donald and Karen Cohen's Ballena Vista Farm near Ramona, Calif.

  • Eddington's First Winner

    Grade I winner Eddington came through with his first winner when his son Silenceofthewind won June 25 at Newcastle in England.

  • Noble Court Rules in Ack Ack Handicap

    Noble Court, closing furiously from the back of the field after following a ferocious pace, surged past the leaders on the far outside to win the $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) in the final strides at Hollywood Park June 6.

  • Mr. Nightlinger Back On Top in McKay Sprint

    Mr. Nightlinger, one of the better turf sprinters in the country, overcame a wide starting berth under Jamie Theriot to post a 1 1/2-length win in the $98,500 Jim McKay Turf Sprint at Pimlico May 15.

  • Champion Proud Spell will return to the races March 12, making her 2009 debut in a 1 1/16-mile allowance/optional claiming event.

    Proud Spell Returns March 12 at Oaklawn

    Champion Proud Spell returns to the races March 12 at Oaklawn Park, making her 2009 debut in a 1 1/16-mile allowance/optional claiming event. Her regular rider, Gabriel Saez, will be aboard as the 4-year-old filly prepares for the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) April 4 at Oaklawn.

  • Saratoga Sinner pulls away from Bear's Rocket in the Holy Bull.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D7610456%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Saratoga Sinner Shines in Holy Bull Win

    Saratoga Sinner, shadowing pacesetter Bear's Rocket from the start, took control in the final furlong to post a 12-1 upset in the $150,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 31.

  • Mr. Nightlinger

    BC Pedigree Profile: Mr. Nightlinger

    Mr. Nightlinger picked a good year for a strong improvement in form. The son of Indian Charlie could soon find himself in the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred championship, contesting the inaugural Turf Sprint.

  • Proud Spell pulls away in the Delaware Oaks.

    Proud Spell Rebounds in Delaware Oaks

    Prohibitive favorite Proud Spell bounced back from a rough trip in the Mother Goose (gr. I) just two weeks ago to win the $500,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. I) in determined fashion July 12.

  • Mr. Nightlander never looks back in the Aegon Turf Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D4376645%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Mr. Nightlinger Wires Aegon Turf Sprint

    Race favorite Mr. Nightlinger led from start to finish as he defeated seven rivals in the $100,000 Aegon Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs May 2. Salute the Count checked in second, while Atticus Kristy came running late to grab third.

  • Proud Spell will run in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 2 at Churchill Downs.

    Proud Spell to Oaks Only

    Former Kentucky Gov. Brereton C. Jones said April 27 that Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II) winner Proud Spell would be pointed only to the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and not the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Noble Court (right) runs by Law Breaker on the way to a determined San Vicente win, Sunday at Santa Anita.

    Noble Court Holds Off Law Breaker in San Vicente

    Joy Ride Racing's odds-on favorite Noble Court was all out to do it, but under a strong-armed ride from Corey Nakatani they held off the determined closer Law Breaker to win the $150,000 San Vicente (gr. II) for 3-year-olds by a head at Santa Anita Sunday.

  • Cash Included hits the head of the stretch on the way to a win in the Oak Leaf Stakes, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Cash Included Gets Oak Leaf BC Payday

    Cash Included, purchased privately by J. Paul Reddam after her maiden victory at Del Mar Sept. 2, left the 1-2 favorite Point Ashley in her wake to win the $247,000 Oak Leaf Breeders' Cup (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies Saturday at Oak Tree's Santa Anita meeting.

  • Keeneland Gross Surpasses Total for 2003 Sale

    With seven days remaining, gross receipts for Keeneland's November Breeding Stock Sale already top last year's total. Through Friday's fifth session of the 12-day auction, Keeneland has sold 1,180 horses for $236,323,000, an average of $200,274 and a median of $93,500.

  • Graded Winner Canadian Frontier to Airdrie

    Canadian Frontier, a graded stakes-winning sprinter this year, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.

  • Grade I winner Friends Lake to stand at Airdrie Stud.

    Grade I Winner Friends Lake to Airdrie

    Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud has purchased grade I winner Friends Lake for stallion duty from Chester Broman Sr. and his wife, Mary.

  • Classic Elegance noses past Angel Trumpet to win the 87th running of the Schuylerville Stakes.

    'Classic' Wins Schuylerville with Elegance

    Bob and Beverly Lewis' Classic Elegance came from far off the pace to win the Schuylerville Stakes (gr. II), the traditional opening day feature at Saratoga. The Carson City filly covered the six furlongs in 1:12.48, running down the front-running Angel Trumpet by a length in the final strides.

  • Grade I Winner Yankee Victor's First Winner

    Yankee Victor, winner of the 2000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I), was represented by his first winner when his son Miracle Man won May 8 at Churchill Downs at first asking.

  • Patton's Victory Marches to Fifth Season Win

    Marching from gate to wire, Patton's Victory held off Colorful Tour by a length Wednesday in the $100,000 Fifth Season Stakes for older horses at Oaklawn Park's "Racing Festival of the South."

  • Millionaire Include to Airdrie

    Grade I winner Include, who at one time captured nine of 10 starts, has been retired from racing and will stand at Brereton and Libby Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.

  • It's Common Sense

    <i> By Brereton C. Jones </i> -- It was with great sadness that I watched the industry I love unintentionally embarrass itself and many of us involved by the way it approached the Kentucky General Assembly in an effort to get slot machines at the horse tracks.

  • Adena Springs November Sale: SaleTrends Down

    The annual sale of broodmares from Frank Stronach's Adena Springs Farm was held at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Thursday night, with the top price of $225,000 paid by J. S. McDonald for Twist a Lime, a 9-year-old Copelan mare in foal to Touch Gold.