Miner's Escape

  • Bay Colt
  • Born 2006
  • -Bred
  • Trainer:

    Nicholas P. Zito

  • Jockey:

    John R. Velazquez

  • Owner:

    LaPenta, Robert, V.

  • Breeder:

    Paul Carroll

Miner's Escape

Mineshaft A.P. Indy
Prospectors Delite
Spy Novel Broad Brush
Soviet Sojourn
Five-Cross Pedigree
Sale / Hip / Type Buyer / Consignor Price

KEESEP2007

Hip 199 | Yearling
  • Paramount Sales, agent
($225,000)

KEEAPR2008

Hip 64 | Two-year-old
  • Scanlon Training Center, agent
($325,000)

KEENOV2010

Hip 4123 | Stallion
  • Lucky Shamrock Partners
  • Lane's End, agent
$40,000
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
  • Commentator will try for Whitney #3 on August 8. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8230992%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Commentator Turns in Another Big Move

    Commentator, the 8-year-old who Aug. 8 will attempt to become only the third horse in history to win the $750,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) three times, turned in another excellent work Aug. 1 at Saratoga, covering a half-mile in :47.85, handily.

  • Mine That Bird will be the first Kentucky Derby winner to run in West Virginia when he runs in the West Virginia Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8063583%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    WV Derby Field Beginning to Take Shape

    Organized horse racing in West Virginia dates back at least 223 years, but no horse who has won the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) has ever competed in the Mountaineer State before. That status is going to change on Aug. 1, when Mine That Bird goes to the post in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort.

  • Summer Bird

    Belmont Contenders Post-Race Statuses Updated

    Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Summer Bird obviously loves New York. He loves it so much that he could return this summer to run at Saratoga Race Course in the Aug. 1 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) and the Aug. 29 Shadwell Travers Stakes (gr. I).

  • Robert LaPenta

    Twice Would Be Nice For LaPenta

    When considering company that you'd be honored to be associated with, Penny Chenery would make a fine start. Owner Robert LaPenta has two chances to join Chenery and her Meadow Stable as the most recent back-to-back winners of the Triple Crown's third jewel.

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