Keyword: Gulch

  • Storming Home, Nayef Retired to Nunnery in England

    Sheikh Maktoum's homebred Storming Home, whose chance for victory in the Oct. 25 John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) was compromised because of an injury to his right hind foot suffered during a bumping incident rounding the first turn, has been retired for stallion duty at Sheikh Hamdan's Nunnery Stud in England.

  • Scrimshaw Is In the House

    Scrimshaw, trainer D. Wayne Lukas' entrant for Saturday's Belmont Stakes (gr. I), arrived at Belmont Park at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

  • Mariensky splashes to victory in the Sheepshead Bay.

    Mariensky Splashes Away in Sheepshead Bay

    Waterville Lake Stable's 13-1 shot Mariensky scored the biggest win of her career Saturday in the $150,000 Sheepshead Bay Handicap (gr. IIT) on a soft grass course at rain-soaked Belmont Park, leaving 3-5 favorite Lilac Queen in her wake.

  • Scrimshaw drives to the finish line in the Coolmore Lexington Stakes, Saturday at Keeneland.

    Scrimshaw Carves Up Lexington for Lukas

    It looks like trainer D. Wayne Lukas will be bringing another surprise package to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) after his lightly regarded colt Scrimshaw and jockey Edgar Prado scored a three-length victory in Saturday's $363,675 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Keeneland.

  • Santa Catalina Starts Southern Cal Derby Road

    Ten 3-year-olds were entered to run in Santa Anita's $150,000 Santa Catalina Stakes (gr. II) on Saturday, the first major steppingstone to the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) on April 5.

  • Nasty Storm to Skip Saturday's Distaff

    Defending winner Nasty Storm developed a cough and will not make a bid for a repeat victory in Saturday's $250,000-added Churchill Downs Distaff (gr. II).

  • Nasty Storm to Skip Saturday's Distaff

    Defending winner Nasty Storm developed a cough and will not make a bid for a repeat victory in Saturday's $250,000-added Churchill Downs Distaff (gr. II).

  • Nasty Storm Back at Churchill

    Nasty Storm, who went through the ring at Keeneland on Tuesday, is back with trainer Dallas Stewart at Churchill Downs.

  • Nasty Storm Springs Upset in Gallant Bloom

    Overlooked by the public, Nasty Storm surprised favorites Raging Fever and Shine Again in Sunday's $150,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at Belmont Park.

  • Stallion Access Sale Averages $29,197

    After a year's hiatus, Stallion Access' Champagne Sale of Selected Seasons and Shares returned the evening of Aug. 9. Held at Fasig-Tipton's Humphrey S. Finney pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., the sale saw 33 of the 44 no-guarantee seasons for 2003 sell for $963,500. In addition, two stallion shares sold for $182,000. The auction, a bellwether sale for next year's stud fees, averaged $29,197.

  • Equine Spectrum Sells Gulch Season For $35,000

    A no guarantee season to the Mr. Prospector stallion Gulch sold for $35,000 to top Equine Spectrum's online sale of 2002 stallion seasons on Wednesday. The buyer was Headley Bell's Nicoma Bloodstock, which is based in Lexington. Gulch stands for a live foal fee of $50,000 at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Thunder Gulch takes a romp in his paddock.

    Thunder Gulch Rises to Top of 2001 Sire List

    The rise of Thunder Gulch from champion 3-year-old male to leading sire has been meteoric to say the least. Just six years removed from a championship season as North America's top sophomore, and with just three crops of racing age, the son of Gulch has made it to the apex of the sire charts.

  • Gulch Colt Sets Fasig-Tipton Workout Record At Calder

    A Gulch colt established what was believed to be a record for the Fasig-Tipton Florida juvenile sale when he zipped a quarter-mile in :21 1/5 seconds Sunday at Calder Race Course. The workout was the highlight of the second and final under tack show for the 2001 edition of the Florida auction, which will be conducted Tuesday.

  • First Winner For Miesque's Son

    Miesque's Son was represented by his first winner as a sire when Mr. Miesque came from off the pace to win a 5 1/2-furlong maiden race at Lone Star Park by 2 1/4 lengths.