Keyword: champion sprinter

  • Amazombie in the Breeders' Cup Sprint.

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    Amazing Amazombie is Sprint Champ

    Winning the Breeders' Cup Sprint had been the flourishing finish to a splendid nine-race championship season for Amazombie that ran from late January to Nov. 5. Now he has been voted male sprint champion.

  • Champion sprinter Lost in the Fog

    Eclipse Award: Lost in the Fog, Sprinter

    The good news is, after a two-month vacation in Florida, Lost in the Fog reported back to work at Gilchrist's barn in early January to begin training for a 2006 campaign, the main target of which will be another crack at the Sprint, to be run this year at Churchill Downs. Gilchrist indicated he will likely map out a less-rigorous campaign for his star this time around, with early plans calling for an April debut in California.

  • Squirtle Squirt Sprints to Eclipse Award

    The racetrack is the great equalizer. Breeders' Cup Day 2001 hammered home that point. On racing's biggest day, not only did some of the game's heaviest hitters--like Sheikh Mohammed, Juddmonte Farms, and members of the Coolmore group--win races, but so, too, did David Lanzman.

  • Star de Naskra, shown here winning the Bold Ruler at Aqueduct in 1979 under jockey Jeffrey Fell.

    Champion Star de Naskra Euthanized

    Star de Naskra, champion sprinter in 1979 and the sire of 43 stakes winners, was euthanized Sunday at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington due to the infirmities of old age. The 25-year-old was pensioned in March of this year.