Keyword: Lemon Drop Kid

  • KY-Bred Red Verdon Aimed for St. Leger

    Trainer Ed Dunlop is hoping the extended 1 3/4 miles of the Ladbrokes St Leger (Eng-I) will play to the strengths of Red Verdon Sept. 10 at Doncaster in the world's oldest classic, for which Idaho is the early favorite.

  • Da Big Hoss takes the American St. Leger

    Da Big Hoss Ignites Graded Double for Sire

    Sky Chai Racing's distance specialist Da Big Hoss easily held back good-closing Clondaw Warrior to win the $300,000 American St. Leger (gr. IIIT) Aug. 13 at Arlington International Racecourse.

  • Middleburg wins the Red Bank Stakes

    Middleburg Victorious in Red Bank

    Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Firestone's homebred Middleburg has shown his best at Monmouth Park and gave another example June 5 in the $100,000 Red Bank Stakes (gr. III).

  • Da Big Hoss Bounces Back in Elkhorn Stakes

    Da Big Hoss continued his good form in long turf races when he secured his second graded stakes win of the season going 1 1/2 miles on the grass April 23 in the Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland.

  • Hip 257 during the OBS March Undertack Show

    Horses to Watch for OBS Day 1

    Following is a list of horses to watch during the first session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s sale of 2-year-olds in training that begins March 15 at 11 a.m. EDT.

  • Saham rolls late to win the Jefferson Cup at Churchill Downs.

    Saham Breaks Through in Jefferson Cup

    Saham circled horses on the far turn and took command in midstretch to secure the first graded stakes of his career Sept. 26 in the $100,000 Jefferson Cup Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.

  • Middleburg wins the Cliff Hanger Stakes.

    Middleburg Comes Through in Cliff Hanger

    Even-money Favorite Middleburg had been knocking at the door of graded stakes success in his three previous starts and finally broke through Aug. 23 at Monmouth Park in the Cliff Hanger Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Brendan Walsh

    Kentucky Trainer Walsh Suspended 10 Days

    Kentucky stewards have suspended trainer Brendan Walsh for 10 days after multiple non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were found in post-race tests of Saham after his third-place finish in the Transylvania Stakes.

  • Don't Leave Me will try to notch a 2nd graded stakes win in Kentucky in the Regret Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-MXzmNb6">Order This Photo</a>

    Regret Stakes Next Up for Don't Leave Me

    Don't Leave Me will try to notch a second graded stakes win in Kentucky when she faces an expected six other 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 13 at Churchill Downs.

  • Unspurned bounds home to win the Whimsical Stakes.

    Unspurned Makes Grade in Whimsical

    Despite not having started since Nov. 8, Christine Hayden's Unspurned finished full of run to take the $146,287 Whimsical Stakes from Woodbine Race Course on April 18.

  • Hip 608, a filly by Big Drama, worked quarter of a mile in :20 3/5 to top the fourth under tack preview ahead of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale.

    First-Crop Big Drama Filly Speedy at OBS

    A Florida-bred daughter from the first crop of Big Drama ripped a quarter of a mile in :20 3/5 at Ocala Training Center April 16 to top the fourth under tack preview ahead of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale.

  • Hip 572, a filly by Any Given Saturday, breezed a quarter-mile in :20 4/5 April 15.

    Any Given Saturday Filly Tops OBS Preview

    A filly by Any Given Saturday turned heads with a quarter mile breeze in a bullet :20 4/5 April 15, to top the third under tack preview for Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • From left: Pin Oak general manager Clifford Barry, trainer Malcolm Pierce, Kentucky Sen. Damon Thayer, jockey Jose Lezcano, and Pin Oak's Nancy Stephens

    March Madness: Streaking Pin Oak Stable

    Pin Oak Stable rides a hot streak with two graded stakes winners this month, a $950,000 sale 2-year-old by sire Broken Vow, and general manager Clifford Barry-bred Florida Derby (gr. I) hopeful Itsaknockout.

  • Itsaknockout (right) finishes second to Upstart in the Fountain of Youth, but is awarded the win.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-5k6H4RJ">Order This Photo</a>

    Upstart DQ'd in FOY, Itsaknockout Wins

    Upstart was disqualified after crossing the wire first in the $400,000 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 21 at Gulfstream Park, with 5-1 Itsaknockout elevated from second to his first graded win.

  • Lemon Drop Kid and Bill Farish

    Bill Farish talks about the career of Lemon Drop Kid and what he has meant to the Thoroughbred industry. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse. Find images for many of Lemon Drop Kid's progeny in this related slideshow.

  • Lemon Drop Kid and Bill Farish

    Bill Farish talks about the career of Lemon Drop Kid and what he has meant to the Thoroughbred industry.

  • Lemon Drop Kid conformation

    Progeny of Lemon Drop Kid

    View more photos from our continuing magazine series training offspring of sires, featuring Lemon Drop Kid this week. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Somali Lemonade is Lemon Drop Kid's leading distaff earner.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-dWcvRTG">Order This Photo</a>

    Lemon Drop Kid: A Class Act

    Lemon Drop Kid was the complete package when he went to stud in 2001 with an impeccable pedigree, top-of-his-class ability all three years racing, and dashing good looks.

  • Rusty Slipper rolls home to win the Violet Stakes at Monmouth Park.

    Rusty Slipper Shows Heels in Violet Score

    Zanim R. Meahjohn's 13-1 chance Rusty Slipper seized the lead nearing the sixteenth pole and comfortably earned her first graded stakes win in the $109,000 Violet Stakes (gr. IIIT) Aug. 23 at Monmouth Park.

  • Code West Guts Out Remington's Governor's Cup

    Code West, responding to strong handling from jockey Cliff Berry in the stretch, got up in time to win the $176,050 Governor's Cup Stakes the night of Aug. 16 at Remington Park for his first victory since June 2013.

  • First Reported Winner for Brandon's Oboe

    Making her career bow, Bells of Victory led at every call and drew off to victory in the first race at Marquis Downs in Saskatoon Aug. 1 to become the first winner for Canadian-based freshman sire Brandon's Oboe.

  • Somali Lemonade comes home strong to win the Diana Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-dWcvRTG">Order This Photo</a>

    Somali Lemonade Squeezes Out Diana Upset

    Somali Lemonade surged to the lead in deep stretch and just held off multiple grade I winner Stephanie's Kitten to win the $500,000 TVG Diana Stakes (gr. IT) July 19 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Unspurned wins the Bison City Stakes.

    No Catching Unspurned in Bison City Stakes

    Improving Unspurned made every pole a winning one to post a 2 1/4-length win in the $232,875 Bison City Stakes, the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Tiara for 3-year-old fillies at Woodbine July 13.

  • Hangover Kid comes up the inside to win the Bowling Green over Grandeur.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-Jd59mkr">Order This Photo</a>

    Hangover Kid Strikes Late in Bowling Green

    Hangover Kid, surging along the inside, produced a head-bobbing victory over odds-on Grandeur in the $200,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT), the 6-year-old's first graded stakes score July 12 at Belmont Park.

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    Kid Cruz to Bypass Belmont Stakes

    Kid Cruz, a two-time stakes winner in Maryland earlier this year, has been withdrawn from consideration for the June 7 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), trainer Linda Rice said after consultation with his owners.

  • Somali Lemonade takes the Gallorette Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-bKR8Tzn">Order This Photo</a>

    Somali Lemonade Holds for Gallorette Win

    Somali Lemonade had never been to Pimlico Race Course before, but on the track's biggest day in front of a Preakness Day throng, the 5-year-old mare galloped to victory in the $150,000 Gallorette Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Kid Cruz at Pimlico

    Winner's Circle: Cruz-ing to Baltimore

    Each time Steven Brandt would acquire a new horse, his mother Shirley would respond somewhat skeptically, "Oh, no, you didn't spend more money on horses." Until he bought Kid Cruz, that is.

  • Lot 233, a War Front filly, sold for 270,000 guineas on May 2.

    Six-Figure War Front Filly Tops Tattersalls

    The offspring of War Front continued to be a hot commodity in the auction ring as a filly by the Kentucky stallion sold for the highest price of 270,000 guineas ($478,304 in United States funds) at Tattersalls May 2.