A. U. Miner, winner of the 2010 Greenwood Cup at Philadelphia Park (now Parx Racing) and third in the Breeders' Cup Marathon will enter stud for the 2014 season in Indiana.
A. U. Miner
- Dark Bay or Brown Horse
- Born 2005
A. U. Miner, the 3-1 second choice in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II), is recovering from successful surgery to repair broken sesamoids sustained during the 1 3/4 mile race at Churchill Downs Nov. 5.
Dr. Wayne Mcllwraith updates the condition of A. U. Miner, who was pulled up in the Breeders' Cup Marathon. Watch Video
Dr. Wayne Mcllwraith updates the conditions of A. U. Miner and Meeznah after the Breeders' Cup Marathon. Watch Video
A. U. Miner, third in last year's Breeders' Cup Marathon, draws post 11 for this year's renewal. The opener to the Nov. 5 program to be run at 1 3/4 miles.
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For the second straight year, A. U. Miner earned an automatic berth in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) at Churchill Downs by winning the Greenwood Cup Stakes July 16 at Parx Racing.
Birdrun, Ponzi Scheme, and A.U. Miner are among the horses entered in the Greenwood Cup, a 1 1/2-mile stakes to be run July 16 at Parx Racing.
Jockeys Calvin Borel and Javier Castellano were fined for their post-rate fight in the winner's circle following the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. III) and Castellano was additionally handed a six-day suspension.
Kentucky racing stewards conducted a hearing Nov. 6 with the three jockeys involved in a nearly disastrous bumping incident in the homestretch and an ensuing brawl following the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. III).
A post-race fight between jockey Calvin Borel and rider Javier Castellano upstaged the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. III), the first race on the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup World Championship card at Churchill Downs.
We all know who the favorites are and who the contenders are. But we also know that no Breeders' Cup is complete without its share of longshots.
A well-matched field of eight older horses have been entered in the $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) at Hawthorne Racecourse on Oct. 2.
Don Benge's A. U. Miner, a 14-1 longshot, charged down the center of the racetrack and got up by a neck over favored Alcomo to win the $250,000 Greenwood Cup at Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack July 17.
|Jockey||Calvin H. Borel|
|Owner||Don L. Benge|
|Breeder||Ten Broeck Farm Inc|
|A. U. Miner View Five-Cross Pedigree||Mineshaft||A.P. Indy|
|Clerical Etoile (ARG)||The Watcher|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Whitehorse Stables||Lane's End, agent||$90,000|
|Two-year-old||Kirkwood Stables, agent||($42,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.