English Channel

  • Chestnut Horse
  • Born 2002
  • KY-Bred
  • Trainer:

    Todd A. Pletcher

  • Jockey:

    John R. Velazquez

  • Owner:

    James T. Scatuorchio

  • Breeder:

    Keene Ridge Farm

English Channel

Smart Strike Mr. Prospector
Classy 'n Smart
Belva Theatrical (IRE)
Committed
Five-Cross Pedigree
Sale / Hip / Type Buyer / Consignor Price

KEESEP2003

Hip 1341 | Yearling
  • James T. Scatuorchio
  • EATON SALES AGENT, agent
$50,000
  • Smart Strike

    Solid Strike

    Smart Strike’s biomechanical profile reveals he was a natural two-turn individual with as much power as stride, the kind of horse that can get out there and stalk and then keep going until the rest are left behind.

  • Heart to Heart wins the 2016 Knickerbocker Stakes.

    Heart to Heart Speeds to Knickerbocker Win

    Trainer Brian Lynch pre-race pegged Heart to Heart as the pacesetter in the $200,000 Knickerbocker and the son of English Channel jumped out to the front early in the Oct. 10 test and led all the way, easily holding off runner-up Jay Gatsby.

  • The Pizza Man Aims for Second Woodbine GI Win

    Fresh off an impressive effort in the Northern Dancer Turf Stakes (Can-I) at Woodbine, 7-year-old The Pizza Man seeks back-to-back grade I scores, this time in $1 million Pattison Canadian International Oct. 16 at the Toronto racetrack.

  • Rachel Alexandra (left) and Zenyatta (right) are Hall of Fame finalists for 2016.

    Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta Hall Finalists

    The finalists are jockeys Ramon Dominguez, Victor Espinoza, Garrett Gomez, and Craig Perret; Thoroughbreds English Channel, Kona Gold, Rachel Alexandra, and Zenyatta; and trainers Steve Asmussen and David Whiteley.

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