Tin Cup Chalice

  • Bay Gelding
  • Born 2005
  • NY-Bred
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And They're Off: Sept. 10 (Video)

And They're Off: Sept. 10 (Video)

Hosted by Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin, "And They're Off" is a bi-monthly online video series sponsored by Darby Dan Farm. This week's topics include Curlin's Breeders' Cup Status, the 2010 Breeders' Cup site, Tin Cup Chalice, and remember Bill Donovan. Also, where to get the best lunch at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

Tin Cup Chalice Earns Big Apple Triple

Tin Cup Chalice Earns Big Apple Triple

Tin Cup Chalice, owned, bred, and trained by Michael Lecesse, became the first horse to sweep the OTB's Big Apple Triple on Aug. 20 at Saratoga, when he held off an upset bid by That'srightofficer to win the 31st running of the $150,000, nine-furlong Albany Stakes for 3-year-old New York-breds by a head.

Tin Cup Chalice Poised for Triple Title

Tin Cup Chalice Poised for Triple Title

MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter

A family full of consistent winners, albeit not terribly flashy, is propelling Tin Cup Chalice toward a shot at the Big Apple Triple, a series for New York-breds that offers a $250,000 to the horse that sweeps it. The son of Crusader Sword is out of the female family that produce Silky Sullivan.

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Trainer Michael A. Lecesse
Jockey Pedro A. Rodriguez
Owner Lecesse, Michael, A., Van Laer, Scott
Breeder Mike Lecesse


Tin Cup Chalice View Five-Cross Pedigree Crusader Sword Damascus
Twice Forbidden Spectacular Bid

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
Hip 181
Weanling Topsmeade, agent ($2,000)

Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.

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