Keyword: Cherokee Run

  • Major Sire Runaway Groom Pensioned

    Major sire Runaway Groom, who won a memorable Travers Stakes (gr. I), has been pensioned due to the infirmities of old age.

  • Elusive Quality to Remain at $100,000

    Elusive Quality, who stands at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley at Jonabell near Lexington, will retain the same $100,000 fee that he first stood for the year after his son, Smarty Jones, nearly made off with the 2004 Triple Crown.

  • Belong to Me Colt Paces Ocala Preview Session

    A colt by Belong to Me sped a quarter in :21 flat to post the fastest time at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Preview for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2006 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training.

  • Cherokee Run, Songandaprayer Fillies Sizzle in OBS March Works

    Fillies by <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1289390&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Cherokee Run</a> and <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=4476002&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Songandaprayer</a> were among the fastest workers Friday during an under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s March select sale of 2-year-olds in training in Central Florida.

  • Tani Maru Rolls to President's Cup at Philly

    Donald and Adam Newman's Tani Maru gained command with about a half mile to go and galloped home to a convincing 9 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $97,000 Larry Riviello President's Cup at Philadelphia Park.

  • Yonaguska's First Foal

    Grade I winner Yonaguska's first reported foal was born Jan. 25 at Robert Ochocki's Columbiana Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Game Sir Cherokee Wins Maxxam Gold Cup

    Favored Sir Cherokee, passed in the stretch by Freefourinternet, responded with a determined rally to inch away to a three-quarters of a length victory in Saturday's night's $100,000 Maxxam Gold Cup Handicap at Sam Houston Race Park.

  • During, red cap, defeats Unforgettable Max, foreground, in the Discovery Handicap.

    During Finds Mud to Liking in Discovery Win

    James McIngvale's During avenged a disappointing Aqueduct finish earlier this year by holding off Unforgettable Max to notch a hard-fought nose victory in Wednesday's $111,800 Discovery Handicap (gr. III), the nine-furlong feature on opening day of Aqueduct's fall meet.

  • Darley Raises Cherokee Run's Fee

    Successful stallion Cherokee Run will undergo a rise in stud fee from $20,000 to $40,000 for the 2004 breeding season at Darley at Jonabell near Lexington.

  • Mazarine Winner Something to Dream About

    Arosa Farms' Dream About established herself as Canada's top 2-year-old filly with the easiest of victories in Saturday's $268,250 Mazarine Breeders' Cup Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine.

  • Baffert's Trust Pay Off in During's Jerome Win

    Trainer Bob Baffert trusted the instincts of his long-time friend, Tonja Terranova, and the result was a three-quarter-length victory for During in Saturday's $150,000 Jerome Handicap (gr. III) for 3-year-olds.

  • Cherokee Run Filly Brings $270,000 to Top OBS Opener

    A Cherokee Run filly whose quarter-mile breeze in :21 1/5 June 14 was the fastest at the distance, went to Arosa Farms for $270,000 to top the June 17 opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. 2003 June sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age.

  • Trainer Tomlinson a First-Time Charmer

    While trainer Mike Tomlinson will be saddling his first Kentucky Derby starter, he's no stranger to Churchill Downs--the former Oklahoman has been on the Kentucky circuit since 1996.

  • No Pace, No Problem for Major Idea in Providencia

    Major Idea, favored in five of her last six races, will likely be the public choice once again Sunday in the $150,000 Providencia Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/8 miles on turf.

  • Pat Valenzuela, may be new jockey for Kafwain.

    Pat Valenzuela May Ride Kafwain

    After earlier saying he was not considering a change in jockey for Kafwain, his prime 3-year-old Kentucky Derby candidate, trainer Bob Baffert said he has offered the mount to Patrick Valenzuela, who was aboard the colt for a five-furlong work on Wednesday.

  • Major Idea Rallies in Some Sensation

    The Thoroughbred Corp.'s Major Idea rallied from fifth place to post a half-length victory over Star Vega in the $83,800 Some Sensation Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Thursday at Santa Anita Park.

  • 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.

  • Kafwain Moves to Front in Derby Future Bet

    The field remained the solid favorite at 6-5 over each of the 23 named betting interests at the conclusion of the second day of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager's opening pool Friday.

  • Kafwain races to the win in the San Vicente Stakes, Saturday at Santa Anita Park.

    Kafwain Romps in San Vicente Stakes

    The Thoroughbred Corp.'s Kafwain got his start on the Kentucky Derby trail off on the right foot in Saturday's $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II), turning in an easy victory in a field of five 3-year-olds.

  • Kafwain Shortens Up for Soft San Vicente

    Kafwain, who finished second to stablemate Vindication in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) on Oct. 26 at Arlington Park, stands out among a field of six 3-year-olds entered in Santa Anita's $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Saturday at seven furlongs.

  • Drysdale's Major Idea Wins Blue Norther

    Major Idea swept to the lead at the top of the stretch and drew clear for a two-length victory Wednesday in the $76,300 Blue Norther Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita Park.<br>

  • No Vindication, but Toccet Duels With Kafwain

    A pair of highly promising 2-year-olds, multiple stakes winner Toccet from the East and locally-based Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) runner-up Kafwain, are set to clash in Saturday's Hollywood Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park. A field of 11 fillies and mares also entered Saturday's Dahlia Handicap (gr. IIT).

  • Feathers Flies to Ontario Fashion Repeat

    Feathers flew down a muddy Woodbine stretch Saturday to win the six furlong $142,625 Ontario Fashion Stakes for fillies and mares for the second straight year.

  • Baffert-trained Kafwain, left, defeats stablemate Bull Market in Saturday&#39;s Norfolk Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Kafwain Noses Out Bull Market in Norfolk

    Favored Kafwain and Bull Market, a pair of Bob Baffert-trained juveniles, battled through the stretch Saturday in the $200,000 Norfolk (gr. II) at Santa Anita, with the Thoroughbred Corporation's Kafwain scoring a nose victory over his stablemate.

  • Champion Chilukki, retired to be bred to Storm Cat.

    Eclipse Winner Chilukki Retired; To Be Bred to Storm Cat

    Chilukki, who won an Eclipse Award as champion 2-year-old filly of 1999 for Robert and Janice McNair's Stonerside Stable, has been retired and will be bred to leading sire Storm Cat. Trainer Bob Baffert said the decision to retire the daughter of Cherokee Run was made by the McNairs after some filling was detected in an ankle just before Baffert left for Dubai, where he captured the March 24 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) with Mike Pegram's Captain Steve.

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    After Stock Market Plunges, Business Declines At Barretts March Sale

    One day after the stock market plunged dramatically, business at the Barretts Equine Ltd.'s March select sale of 2-year-olds in training suffered significant setbacks. Gross revenue dropped by 33.8%, and the average and median prices fell by 27.2% and 44.0%, respectively. The buy-back rate was 45.4%, reaching the second-highest level in the auction's history.

  • Bertrando, Cherokee Run Colts Post Fast Times

    Colts by Bertrando and Cherokee Run turned in the fastest workouts on March 5 at the under tack show for the Barretts March select sale of 2-year-olds in training in Southern California. The Bertrando colt, who is named Ashen, covered an eighth of a mile in :10.1, and the Cherokee Run colt breezed a quarter mile in :21.9.