Keyword: Mike Tomlinson

  • Race Day sold for $285,000 Nov. 11 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-jkZ4bBH">Order This Photo</a>

    Barbados, Race Day Head WinStar Sellers

    WinStar's offering of racing-age stock, led by $340,000 session-topper Barbados, contributed strongly to Keeneland November's eighth session returns. Barbados now heads to Gulfstream Park for new owner Paul Hanifl.

  • Sir Cherokee Sidelined After Ankle Surgery

    Domino Stud's Sir Cherokee, winner of the 2003 Arkansas Derby (gr. II), is taking some time off after undergoing surgery to remove a bone chip from his left front ankle.

  • Arkansas Derby winner Sir Cherokee emerged OK from the New Orleans Handicap.

    Sir Cherokee Seems OK, But Trainer Not Pleased

    Sir Cherokee, knocked off stride in a roughly run New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) Feb. 29 at Fair Grounds, returned to his Oaklawn Park base after having suffered body soreness and superficial cuts. But his trainer, Mike Tomlinson, isn't particularly happy with the events of the day.

  • Sir Cherokee Returns With Victory at Churchill

    Trainer Mike Tomlinson is eyeing stakes competition for Domino Stud's Sir Cherokee after Thursday's successful return to competition by the winner of the 2003 Arkansas Derby (gr. II).

  • Future Uncertain for Awesome Humor After First Career Loss

    The return to competition by WinStar Farm's previously unbeaten Awesome Humor on Wednesday at Churchill Downs did not turn out as well as hoped, so trainer Elliott Walden will take a "wait and see" approach on a game plan that had been pointing the filly toward the $250,000 Acorn (gr. I) at Belmont Park on June 6.

  • 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.

  • Arkansas Derby Helps Oaklawn Meet Recover

    The 2003 Oaklawn Park meet started with cancellation of the opening weekend's cards due to terrible weather, but ended its 49-day run with an outstanding crowd of 61,752 for the Arkansas Derby program April 12.