Keyword: Storm Cat

  • Storm Flag Flying, with jockey John Velazquez, rides to the win at Gulfstream Park.

    Champion Storm Flag Flying Victorious in Return

    Champion Storm Flag Flying returned to the winner's circle Thursday at Gulfstream Park by notching a 3 3/4-length win in an optional allowance claiming contest. Redoubled Miss was second, with Keiai Sakura 1 1/4 lengths back for third. Storm Flag Flying completed the mile and 70-yard distance in 1:42.78.

  • Nick Zito, bought Storm Cat colt at Fasig-Tipton Calder sale Tuesday.

    Storm Cat Colt Brings Seven Figure Bid at Fasig-Tipton Sale

    Robert LaPenta, the Connecticut communications company executive who campaigns Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contender The Cliff's Edge, went to $1,050,000 Monday to acquire a son of <cr>Storm Cat</sr> to top the early portion of Fasig-Tipton selected sale of 2-year-olds in training at Calder Racecourse.

  • Storm Cat, Unbridled's Song Offspring Among Hot Horses for Fasig-Tipton Calder Sale

    Based on comments from buyers and consignors, Fasig-Tipton Florida's sale catalogue is full of quality 2-year-olds.Hot horses include the progeny of <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=935962&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Storm Cat</a> and <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1392779&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Unbridled's Song</a>.

  • Cat Fighter, right, overtakes Fencelineneighbor to win the La Canada Stakes, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Cat Fighter Scratches Out La Canada Triumph

    Cat Fighter relinquished the lead to Fencelineneightbor in the stretch and then surged back for a head victory in the $200,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) for 4-year-old fillies Saturday at Santa Anita Park.

  • Godolphin's Catstar Grabs UAE 1,000 Guineas

    Frankie Dettori, Saeed bin Suroor and Godolphin opened their account for the season when Catstar made virtually all the running to win the UAE 1,000 Guineas, a mile conditions race on the dirt.

  • Hold That Tiger to Shuttle to Australia

    Hold That Tiger, who will stand his first season at stud this year at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky., will shuttle to Australia for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • Pletcher Buys $425,000 Colt for Lewises at OBS Sale

    Trainer Todd Pletcher bought the first horse he has ever purchased for Bob and Beverly Lewis at public auction today, going to $425,000 for a colt by Sir Cat out of the Red Ryder mare Limestone Landing at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s juvenile auction at Calder.

  • Newfoundland (5) and jockey John Velazquez stay ahead of Millennium Dragon to win the $100,000 Canadian Turf Handicap, Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

    Newfoundland Finds Sloppy Going to Liking

    Sumaya Us Stable's Newfoundland, competing in Saturday's $100,000 Canadian Turf Handicap when it was switched to the sloppy Gulfstream Park main track because of showers, scored the most significant victory of his career by a neck over favored Millennium Dragon.

  • Tout Charmant Delivers First Foal

    Grade 1 millionaire Tout Charmant delivered her first foal, a Storm Cat filly, Thursday evening at Stonerside Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Jonathan Sheppard Named Steeplechase President

    Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard was elected president of the National Steeplechase Association. He succeeds George Strawbridge, who ends a five-year stint in the unpaid position.

  • Keeneland sales director Geoffrey Russell: &quot;There is great exuberance from buyers.&quot;

    Bull Market Continues at Keeneland Sale

    The bullish bloodstock auction market continued at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale in Lexington, Ky. on Thursday as the gross receipts and average and median prices soared over the comparable session one year ago.

  • Delmonico Cat Springs to Honey Fox Victory

    Mr. and Mrs. Martin J. Wygod's homebred Delmonico Cat surged to the lead in the final strides to win the $100,000 Honey Fox Handicap (gr. IIIT) for fillies and mares by a half-length Saturday at Gulfstream Park, registering her first career graded stakes victory.

  • Ipi Tombe Going to Sadler's Wells

    International star Ipi Tombe, whom many thought would be bred to Storm Cat next year, instead will be bred to Sadler's Wells at Coolmore Stud in Ireland.

  • Country Life Adds Parker's Storm Cat

    Filling the void left when his half-brother Malibu Moon was recently moved to Castleton Lyons Farm near Lexington, Parker's Storm Cat will enter stud in 2004 at the Pons family's Country Life Farm near Bel Air, Md. The son of Storm Cat's fee will be $3,000.

  • Coolmore Adds Six to Stallion Roster

    Dual Breeders' Cup hero High Chaparral, runaway Lockinge Stakes winner Hawk Wing, and international sprinting sensation Choisir will be joined on the new Coolmore stallion roster by Catcher In The Rye, Spartacus, and Statue Of Liberty.

  • One Cool Cat Struts to National Stakes Win

    Mrs. John Magnier's favored One Cool Cat, under a well-timed ride by Mick Kinane, pulled away in the 100 yards for a one-length victory in the Dunnes Stores National Stakes (Ire-I) for 2-year-olds at The Curragh Sunday.

  • Gone West filly, topped Tuesday&#39;s Keeneland sale session.

    Gone West Filly Brings $3.8 Million; Keeneland Numbers Soar

    Sheikh Mohammed of Dubai bought a Gone West filly for $3.8 million to top the Tuesday session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. For the two days, a total of 339 horses were sold for $131,250,000, a 30.5% increase over the $100,576,000 gross last year. The cumulative two-day average price of $387,168 reflected a gain of 45.1% and the median was up 35.3% to $230,000.

  • Fabre Eyes BC Mile for Nebraska Tornado

    Nebraska Tornado became a potential star for trainer Andre Fabre after his 3-year-old filly, ridden by Richard Hughes, defeated a powerful field in Sunday's $337,020 Netjets Prix du Moulin de Longchamp (Fr-I).

  • Dessert Serves Up Sweet Stakes Debut

    The Thoroughbred Corp. homebred Dessert, making her debut in stakes company, captured Sunday's $300,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) in gate-to-wire fashion, holding off an unlucky Solar Echo by a neck on the grass.

  • Storm Cat Colt Tops Goffs France Summer Sale

    Mogok, an unraced 3-year-old son of Storm Cat, topped the Goffs France summer sale on July 3 , bringing a bid of 135,000 euros ($155,858 in U.S. funds) from the Kern Lillingston bloodstock agency.

  • Attraction Remains Unbeaten with Queen Mary Win

    The Duke of Roxburghe's homebred Attraction remained unbeaten as the 2-year-old filly defeated 13 of her peers in Wednesday's Queen Mary Stakes (Eng-III) at Ascot. Attraction led for the entirety of the five-furlong race, and finished three lengths ahead of Sheikh Mohammed's Catstar (Storm Cat--Advancing Star).

  • Storm Flag Flying

    Storm Flag Flying on Rail for Acorn

    Storm Flag Flying, seeking to get back to her championship form from a year ago, will break from post 1 for Friday's Acorn Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park. The Ogden Mills Phipps' homebred daughter of Storm Cat out of My Flag will face six 3-year-old fillies in the one-turn mile contest.

  • Final Round Sweeps to La Troienne Victory

    G. Watts Humphrey, Jr.'s favored Final Round came from off the pace with jockey Jerry Bailey to score a one-length victory Thursday in the the La Troienne Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.

  • Final Round Heads Open La Troienne

    Final Round, runner-up in the Forward Gal (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park March 14, is the likely favorite in a field of six 3-year-old fillies vying in Thursday's $100,000-added La Troienne at seven furlongs at Churchill Downs.

  • A New Twist splashes her way to victory in the Madison Stakes.

    A New Twist Wins Muddy Madison

    A New Twist topped a depleted field in Wednesday's Keeneland feature, the $132,769 Madison Stakes. Favorite You, September Secret, and Slews Final Answer all scratched after rain left the track muddy.

  • Lukas Works Ten Cents, Ozzie Cat; Scrimshaw Shelved

    Ken Ramsey's Ten Cents a Shine, who was transferred from trainer Ken McPeek's care in Florida to Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas in California this past week, worked for the first time over Santa Anita's fast main track Sunday morning, logging five furlongs in 1:01 3/5 handily.

  • Gross, Average Decline Slightly At Fasig-Tipton Calder Sale

    Not much changed in the market for 2-year-olds in training at Fasig-Tipton Florida's select sale at Calder Race Course Tuesday. Compared to 2002, the gross revenue and average price both were down by only 1.4% while the buy-back rate decreased slightly, from 45.2% last year to 43.5% this year.

  • Gross, Average Decline Slightly At Fasig-Tipton Calder Sale

    Not much changed in the market for 2-year-olds in training at Fasig-Tipton Florida's select sale at Calder Race Course Tuesday. Compared to 2002, the gross revenue and average price both were down by only 1.4% while the buy-back rate decreased slightly, from 45.2% last year to 43.5% this year.

  • Even Field Squares Off in Brown Bess

    A well-matched field of nine fillies and mares will meet on the turf Saturday in the $100,000 Brown Bess Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Standard Setter led throughout to post Golden Gate Derby upset.

    Golden Gate Derby Goes to Standard Setter

    Standard Setter surprised Saturday's $100,000 Golden Gate Derby (gr. III) field with a front-running victory at odds of 17-1. The only California bred in the field of 10 in the first derby of the year, the 3-year-old chestnut son of Benchmark held off Ozzie Cat by a neck in a tremendous stretch run.

  • Baffert Starts Triple Crown Run With Spensive

    Trainer Bob Baffert, who begins the 2003 Triple Crown campaign looking for his fourth Kentucky Derby winner, will send out Spensive Saturday in the $100,000 Golden Gate Derby (gr. III).