Ballerina S. (G1)

Race 9 at Saratoga on August 23, 2013

  • Grade I
  • 7 furlongs
  • Dirt
  • $500,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:23.11
Payoffs
1   Dance to Bristol
5   Book Review
2   Villanesca $4.50
$2 Exacta (1-5) $16.20
$2 Trifecta (1-5-2) $109.00
$2 Superfecta (1-5-2-4) $1,939.00
Order of Finish
1

Dance to Bristol

Speightstown  – Dance to Dawn

4YO Filly

$300,000
  • J:Xavier Perez
  • T:Ollie L. Figgins, III
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. David Garner
  • O:Susan H. Wantz
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 506 yearlings sold, median $130,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Louis Quatorze , Bay, 1993.
  • Sale History: 2011 FTMMAY, $42,000.
2

Book Review

Giant's Causeway  – Clever Babe

4YO Filly

$100,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Gary & Mary West Stables Inc.
  • O:West, Gary and Mary
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Lifetime: 984 yearlings sold, median $140,342.
  • Broodmare Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993.
3

Villanesca

Distorted Humor  – Balletto (UAE)

4YO Filly

$50,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Darley
  • O:Darley Stable
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Lifetime: 637 yearlings sold, median $170,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Timber Country , Chestnut, 1992.
4

Street Girl

Street Hero  – Kristy Beethoven

3YO Filly

$25,000
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Manuel J. Azpurua
  • B:James C Spence
  • O:Rontos Racing Stable Corp.
5

Classic Point

Flatter  – Discerning

4YO Filly

$15,000
  • J:Alex O. Solis
  • T:H. Allen Jerkens
  • B:J. V. Shields Jr.
  • O:Joseph V. Shields, Jr.
6

Starship Truffles

Ghostzapper  – Bobbie Use

4YO Filly

$2,000
  • J:Luis Saez
  • T:Martin D. Wolfson
  • B:Sanford Goldfarb & Irwin Goldfarb
  • O:Castleton Lyons
7

Fantasy of Flight

Tiznow  – Positive Energy

5YO Mare

$2,000
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Michelle Nevin
  • B:Kim Nardelli & Rodney Nardelli
  • O:Sanford H. Robbins LLC
8

Sure Route (GB)

Ishiguru  – Shore Light

5YO Mare

$2,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Danny Gargan
  • B:Malih L. Al Basti
  • O:Danny Gargan
9

Moment in Dixie

Dixieland Band  – Ellie's Moment

4YO Filly

$2,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:James J. Toner
  • B:Phillips Racing Partnership
  • O:Phillips Racing Partnership
10

Glorious View

Pleasant Tap  – Cayuga's Waters

4YO Filly

$2,000
  • J:Junior Alvarado
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Brant Laue
  • O:Laue Ranch
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • By the Moon holds off Highway Star to win the Ballerina Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    No Denying By the Moon in This Year's Ballerina

    Jay Em Ess Stable's By the Moon set a slow opening fraction then held off all challenges in the stretch to post a narrow victory in the $500,000 Ketel One Ballerina Stakes (G1) Aug. 26 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Hip 747, a colt by Paynter, brought $520,000.

    Paynter Colt Sells for $520,000 at Keeneland

    A colt from the first crop of grade I winner Paynter sold for $520,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 16, becoming the fourth session's highest-priced horse a bit more than a quarter of the way into the session.

  • 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.

  • Judy the Beauty

    Judy the Beauty Tries for F&M Sprint Repeat

    Resurgent champion jockey Frankie Dettori will be aboard Judy the Beauty when the reigning champion female sprinter bids for a repeat win in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) Oct. 31 at Keeneland.

  • Judy the Beauty worked five furlongs in :59 4/5 at Keeneland Race Course Oct. 26.

    F&M Sprint Champ Judy the Beauty Works

    Champion Judy the Beauty put in her final work toward the defense of her TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I) win with a five-furlong breeze at Keeneland Race Course Oct. 26.

  • Judy the Beauty worked Sept. 27 at Keeneland

    Champion Judy the Beauty Back in TCA Stakes

    When owner-trainer Wesley Ward decided to race champion female sprinter Judy the Beauty one more season this year, the goal was always to get back to the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I).

  • Dame Dorothy

    Dame Dorothy, La Verdad Top Gallant Bloom

    Dame Dorothy, whose seven wins in 10 starts includes the Humana Distaff Stakes (gr. I), seeks a return to the winner's circle in the $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) after finishing sixth in the Ballerina (gr. I).

  • La Verdad wins the Honorable Miss Stakes.
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    La Verdad Cruises in Honorable Miss

    La Verdad took the lead and never looked back July 29 in the $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap (gr. II) at Saratoga Race Course, cruising gate to wire under jockey Jose Ortiz to preserve her perfect record this season.

  • Hip 509, a colt by Into Mischief, worked a quarter of a mile in :20 3/5.

    Into Mischief Colt Tops OBS Breeze Show Three

    A colt by Into Mischief (Hip 509) consigned by Jaime Mejia's Thoroughbred Champions Training Center posted the fastest quarter of a mile breeze of the third under tack preview for the OBS June sale of 2-year-olds in training.

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    Dame Dorothy Upsets Judy the Beauty

    Dame Dorothy earned her first grade I victory May 2 and did so with distinction, running down game champion Judy the Beauty and surprisingly tough 18-1 pacesetter Moonlit Stroll in the $300,000 Humana Distaff Stakes (gr. I).

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