Ballerina S. (G1)

Race 9 at Saratoga on August 24, 2012

  • Grade I
  • 7 furlongs
  • $500,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:22.13
Payoffs
6   Turbulent Descent $2.90 $2.50 $2.10
7   Derwin's Star $5.00 $4.00
2   All Due Respect $5.10
$2 Exacta (6-7) $10.60
$2 Trifecta (6-7-2) $86.50
$2 Superfecta (6-7-2-4) $354.50
Order of Finish
1

Turbulent Descent

Congrats  – Roger's Sue

4YO Filly

$300,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Ocala Stud
  • O:Magnier, Mrs. John, Tabor, Michael and Smith, Derrick
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Congrats , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 509 yearlings sold, median $37,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Forestry , Bay, 1996.
  • Sale History: 2010 OBSS2Y, $160,000; 2014 FTKNOV, $2,450,000.
2

Derwin's Star

Wildcat Heir  – Powerful Package

5YO Mare

$100,000
  • J:David Cohen
  • T:Steve Klesaris
  • B:Woodsfield Farm
  • O:Cohen, Marcia and Klesaris, Steve
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Wildcat Heir , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 255 yearlings sold, median $19,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Star de Naskra , Dark Bay or Brown, 1975.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEENOV, $15,000; 2012 FTKNOV, $220,000; 2015 KEENOV, $180,000.
3

All Due Respect

Value Plus  – Aunt Due

5YO Mare

$50,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
  • B:Lau-Mor Farms
  • O:Pompa, Jr, Paul P. and Taylor Brothers Properties
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Value Plus , Gray or Roan, 2001. Lifetime: 167 yearlings sold, median $11,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Devil His Due , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSFMX, $17,000; 2008 OBSSYR, $47,000; 2009 OBSMAR, $80,000; 2012 KEENOV, $340,000; 2013 FTKNOV, $550,000.
4

Belle of the Hall

Graeme Hall  – Vines of Justice

5YO Mare

$25,000
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Thomas Albertrani
  • B:Leon Edward Do Little Farm L.L.C.
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds
5

Nicole H

Mr. Greeley  – Hot Chipotle

5YO Mare

$15,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Michael E. Hushion
  • B:JMJ Racing Stables, LLC
  • O:Gem, Inc. (Waken)
6

Island Bound

Speightstown  – Indy Mood for Luv

5YO Mare

$10,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Ian R. Wilkes
  • B:Nursery Place
  • O:Robert T. Manfuso
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Haveyougoneaway comes through with the victory in the Ballerina

    Haveyougoneaway Surges to Ballerina Win

    Since moving to New York and to the barn of Thomas Morley, Haveyougoneaway has been a different mare and she took another step forward Aug. 27 with a hard-earned victory in the $500,000 Ballerina (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Wavell Avenue wins Shine Again Stakes at Saratoga

    Ballerina Stakes Has Stage Full of Talent

    The Aug. 27 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) drew a field of 10 fillies and mares to go seven furlongs at Saratoga Race Course. The field is deep, from 6-year-old grade I winner Sheer Drama to the Acorn Stakes (gr. I)-winning 3-year-old filly Carina Mia.

  • Firing Line, Masochistic Aim for Del Mar

    Two of Southern California's standout horses of 2015 took early steps toward their season debuts May 10 at Santa Anita Park, and both figure to return to racing sometime over the summer at Del Mar.

  • La Verdad will put her four-race win streak on the line Aug. 29 in the Ballerina Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-s22g2xQ">Order This Photo</a>

    La Verdad Chases Grade I in Ballerina

    The 5-year-old New York-bred daughter of Yes It's True will put her four-race win streak on the line Aug. 29 in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Touching Promise wins the Ballerina Stakes.

    Touching Promise Takes Ballerina Stakes

    Mr. and Mrs. R.J. Bennett's Touching Promise rated in second behind leader Saturday Nite Ride, took over heading for home and won comfortably in the $100,000 Ballerina Stakes (Can-III) Oct. 13 at Hastings Race Course.

  • Ole's Miss won the 2014 Emerald Downs Handicap.

    Ole's Miss Meets Elders in Ballerina Stakes

    Three-year-old Ole's Miss, recent winner of the British Columbia Oaks, tackles older fillies and mares for the first time while making her graded stakes debut in the Ballerina (Can-III) Oct. 13 at Hastings Racecourse.

  • After the Wire: Travers Stakes

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Travers Stakes, Ballerina Stakes and what Artemis Agrotera could hold for the Breeders' Cup.

  • Live Saratoga Weekend Coverage from HRRN

    Horse Racing Radio Network will provide live on-site coverage of Saratoga's signature weekend beginning Friday, Aug. 22, with the Personal Ensign (gr. I) followed by the 145th Travers Stakes (gr. I) Saturday.

  • Better Lucky won Saratoga's seven-furlong Shine Again Stakes July 21.
<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-NGTcWvm">Order This Photo</a>

    Better Lucky Sticks With Dirt for Ballerina

    Better Lucky, a dual grade I winner on turf who won her first start on dirt in more than two years last month at Saratoga Race Course, returns to the upstate New York oval for the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 23.

  • Commander winning the BC Premiers Stakes.

    Commander, Madeira Park Win Hastings Stakes

    Commander defended his title in the British Columbia Premier's Stakes (Can-III) while Madeira Park secured the first graded stakes win in her career in the Ballerina Stakes (Can-III) Oct. 14 at Hastings Racecourse.

  • Miss Derek Part of Full Ballerina Field

    Miss Derek, third as the favorite in the British Columbia Oaks five weeks ago, will look to make amends when facing older rivals in the $100,000 Ballerina Stakes Can-III) at Hastings Racecourse Oct. 14 in Vancouver.

  • J. Paul Reddam

    Top Honors Go to Reddam, Fink, and Ocala Stud

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association named J. Paul Reddam the leading owner of 2012. Ocala Stud was named the top national breeder and Morton Fink was honored as the leading small breeder of 2012.

  • Dance to Bristol holds off Book Review to win the Ballerina.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2719391496&k=HgCS2Vc">Order This Photo</a>

    Sizzling Dance to Bristol Captures Ballerina

    Dance to Bristol ran her winning streak to seven races with her first grade I tally in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes, staving off favored Book Review by a head with determination Aug. 23 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Dance to Bristol winning the Honorable Miss.
<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2665080254&k=qbxSr8k">Order This Photo</a>

    Dance to Bristol Faces Steepest Test Yet

    Dance to Bristol has answered every question asked in her past six starts by delivering six wins. She faces a bigger task in the Aug. 23 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) against 10 others including Starship Truffles and Book Review.

  • Teddy's Promise won the Santa Monica by three lengths on Jan. 26.

    Teddy's Promise in Sharp Form for Las Flores

    Teddy's Promise, recent winner of the Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II), is a clear standout among eight older fillies and mares set for the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (gr. III) March 10 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Nicole H faces 9 in the Barbara Fritchie.

    Hushion Enters Top Duo in Barbara Fritchie

    Nicole H will try to secure her fourth straight stakes victory in five starts and ninth of her career when she returns to Laurel Park for the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) Feb. 16.

  • Kindle has a record of four wins and three seconds in nine lifetime starts.

    Kindle Switches to Dirt for Santa Monica

    After giving Mizdirection quite a tussle earlier this month on the hillside turf course, the speedster Kindle switches to dirt for the $250,000 Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 26 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Speightstown

    Slideshow: Progeny of Speightstown

    Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.

More Results

More Results