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It may have lacked the finesse that marked the finish
of the G1 Prince of Wales=s and G1 St James= Palace,
but the G1 Gold Cup produced one of its most
memorable stretch charges as Leading Light (Ire)
(Montjeu {Ire}) narrowly denied The Queen=s Estimate
(Ire) (Monsun {Ger}) a repeat success in the meeting=s
Registering a first black-type win in the Mar. 30
G3 Leopardstown 1000 Guineas Trial, Bracelet (Ire)
(Montjeu {Ire}) was among the back numbers in
Newmarket=s G1 1000 Guineas May 4, but rebounded
in determined fashion to
provide trainer Aidan
O=Brien with a first
renewal of the
G2 Ribblesdale S. at
Royal Ascot. Steadied
off the pace in midfield
as stable companion
Terrific (Ire) (Galileo
{Ire}) cut loose on the
front end, the hooded
10-1 chance took closer
order under pressure on
the home turn and
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stayed on resolutely
under an all-out drive once taking over passing the
furlong marker to repel the late thrusts of Lustrous (GB)
(Champs Elysees {GB}) and Criteria (Ire) (Galileo {Ire})
by a half-length and a head, respectively. AShe traveled
well, she did everything right through the race and they
went a nice even pace,@ explained winning rider Joseph
O=Brien. AWe got there plenty soon enough, but she=s
tough, she stays and she tries. I could hear [Richard
Hughes on] Lustrous coming, but I was always holding
him to the [email protected] Cont. 5
Leading Light gets his neck in front in G1 Gold Cup
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Successful in the G3 Queen=s Vase here last year and
also the G1 St Leger at Doncaster, Leading Light had
advertised his staying credentials further when taking
the G3 Vintage Crop S. on his return at Navan May 18
and employed his seemingly bottomless stamina
reserves to provide trainer Aidan O=Brien with a
remarkable sixth renewal out of the last nine.
Positioned just off the pace early by Joseph O=Brien,
the 10-11 favorite was driven along before the straight
with Ryan Moore looking more comfortable on last
year=s Royal winner just in behind. Holding his line on
Leading Light as Moore tried to switch out at the top of
the stretch, the younger O=Brien drew more from his
mount who, despite veering left and then right when in
front, had just enough left to hold on by a neck, with
just a short head between Estimate and the long-time
leader Missunited (Ire) (Golan {Ire}) in a pulsating finale.
AI kept a straight line all the way up the straight and
Ryan was looking for a bit of room, as he was entitled
to, but I was well entitled to keep what I had,@ Joseph
O=Brien explained. AWhen he got to the front, he had a
little look and just came out for a stride but he=s a big,
laidback horse. He stays well, but I think he=ll be better
over a mile and six. I was rowing away and trying to
hold off giving him a belt for as long as I could. Ryan
helped me, pushing me along a bit on the inside. But
this fella is as tough as [email protected]
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Baitha Alga Fastest in Norfolk
Al Shaqab Racing’s
Baitha Alga (Ire) gives his
freshman sire--Fast
Company (Ire)--his first
winner at the group level in
Thursday’s G2 Norfolk S. at
Royal Ascot.
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TDN’s Steve Sherack takes a closer look at the whereabouts of several top horses
that have been cooling their heels on the sidelines. Included among those on his
radar are GI Donn H. winner Lea (First Samurai) and Reneesgotzip (City Zip),
last seen finishing runner up behind Mizdirection in the GI Breeders’ Cup Turf
Sprint last November.
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Trackside with Liesl King
TDN correspondent Liesl King takes a behind-the-scenes look at Royal Ascot,
including the seemingly simply, yet always-daunting task of transporting the
reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II and her entourage from Windsor Castle to
Ascot for her prompt 2 p.m. arrival.
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Albany S.-G3, ASC
King Edward VII S.-G2, ASC
10:45a Coronation S.-G1, ASC
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Thursday, Royal Ascot, Britain
GOLD CUP-G1, ,375,000, ASC, 6-19, 4yo/up, 20fT,
4:21.09, gd/fm.
1--LEADING LIGHT (IRE), 126, c, 4, by Montjeu (Ire)
1st Dam: Dance Parade (MGSW-Eng & US,
$339,231), by Gone West
2nd Dam: River Jig, by Irish River (Fr)
3rd Dam: Baranova, by Nijinsky II
(520,000gns yrl >11 TATOCT). O-Derrick Smith,
Susan Magnier & Michael Tabor. B-Lynch-Bages Ltd
(IRE). T-Aidan O=Brien. J-Joseph O=Brien. ,212,662.
Lifetime Record: Hwt. 3yo-Eur & Eng at 14f+ &
GSW-Ire, 9-7-0-0, ,680,981. *Full to Warwick
Avenue (Ire), GSP-Ire. Werk Nick Rating: A+++
*Triple Plus*. Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
2--Estimate (Ire), 125, m, 5, Monsun (Ger)--Ebaziya
(Ire), by Darshaan (GB). O-The Queen. B-H H The Aga
Khan=s Studs SC (IRE). T-Sir M Stoute. ,80,625.
3--Missunited (Ire), 125, m, 7, Golan (Ire)--Lets Clic
Together (Ire), by Don=t Forget Me (Ire). O/B-Mrs
Vanessa Hutch (IRE). T-Michael Winters. ,40,350.
Margins: NK, SHD, 4HF. Odds: 0.91, 8.00, 40.00.
Also Ran: Brown Panther (GB), Simenon (Ire), Oriental
Fox (Ger), Altano (Ger), Havana Beat (Ire), Shwaiman
(Ire), Ahzeemah (Ire), Saddler=s Rock (Ire), Royal
Diamond (Ire), Ralston Road (Ire). Scratched: Tac de
Boistron (Fr), Pale Mimosa (Ire). Click for the Racing Post
result, the PPs or the free
catalogue-style pedigree. VIDEO, courtesy Racing UK.
Twelve months ago, Leading Light was becoming the
last to win the Queen=s Vase while it enjoyed Group 3
status, showing the kind of battling qualities that he
was to become famed for in a matter of weeks. Not
short of pace, as he had previously proven when
successful over 10 furlongs in a decent Navan
conditions event and the G3 Gallinule S. at The Curragh
in May, he returned after a summer break to beat the
G1 Oaks winner Talent (GB) (New Approach {Ire}) in
Doncaster=s St Leger before being allowed to take his
chance in the G1 Prix de l=Arc de Triomphe. With Gerald
Mosse on board, he blew the start and never looked
likely to get into contention on the testing ground,
winding up 12th in that Longchamp showcase. But all
the buzz was back as he returned to defy a penalty in
impressive style in the Vintage Crop. Allowed time to
cross over and join the group from his wide draw here,
he was soon perfectly positioned in fourth, with
Estimate covered up down on his inner and Missunited
happy setting the pace under Jim Crowley. That
remained largely the status quo until the approach to
the home turn, where Joseph O=Brien was starting to
row along and his animation was in contrast to the
smoothness of Richard Kingscote up ahead on Brown
Panther (GB) (Shirocco {Ger}) and Ryan Moore on
Estimate. Cont. p4
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Gold Cup cont. from p3
He=s very fast on the dam side, so he=s even a horse
With Missunited keeping on gamely in front and
that might come back in trip for a King George. It was
Brown Panther looming large, Moore and O=Brien were
tough that last half-mile, and when you get beyond two
jostling in behind, with the former keen to muscle his
miles you just don=t know what=s going to [email protected]
way to finding a path out. Leading Light, who had
The Queen=s Racing Manager, John Warren, was
come under the whip on the bend, kept responding and
taking the positives from a formidable run from
ground his way to the front
Estimate. AThe Queen got such
approaching the furlong pole, with
pleasure out of it,@ he explained.
Moore finding a way through on
AShe was so brave and you couldn=t
Estimate on the other side of tiring
ask for more, as we thought we
Brown Panther. Despite the efforts
were going to get a pasting from
of the defending champ and the
these young horses coming here
tenacity of longtime leader
with no prep. To see her put in a
Missunited, Derrick Smith=s
big effort like that was just
colorbearer had something extra
tremendous and Ryan said it was a
when straightened up late.
career best. She ran as well as you
AHe=s idle,@ Aidan O=Brien
could ever hope and, with all those
commented. AJoseph settled him
things that went against her, she=s
well in a lovely position and when
lost nothing in [email protected]
the race came on he was a little
Trainer Tom Dascombe was left
slow to react. I thought Joseph
wondering about the stamina of the
did well, as he was a little lazy
eventual fourth, Brown Panther,
The Queen presents the Gold Cup trophy
when he got there. The lads have
afterwards. AHe=s ran his heart out
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unbelievable horses with
and there are no excuses, but you=d
unbelievable pedigrees and an
have to doubt whether he did stay,
unbelievable place to train them. The team is so strong,
as he was the last off the bridle and first one beaten
from the time they=re conceived all the way along. We
coming to the final furlong,@ he said. AHe was beaten by
were worried about 2 1/2-miles, even though he=s won
better horses and we=re a little deflated but proud of
over two miles here, as he=s out of a mare who won
him, as he=s done his best and that=s all you can [email protected]
the Queen Mary.
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Cont. from p1
Thursday, Royal Ascot, Britain
RIBBLESDALE S.-G2, ,160,000, ASC, 6-19, 3yo, f,
12fT, 2:30.92, gd/fm.
1--BRACELET (IRE), 126, f, 3, by Montjeu (Ire)
1st Dam: Cherry Hinton (GB) (GSP-Ire), by Green Desert
2nd Dam: Urban Sea, by Miswaki
3rd Dam: Allegretta, by Lombard (Ger)
O-Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Susan Magnier;
B-Roncon & Chelston (IRE); T-Aidan O=Brien;
J-Joseph O=Brien; ,98,355. Lifetime Record: 5-3-0-0,
,140,091. *Full to Wading (Ire), GSW-Eng.
Werk Nick Rating: A. Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
2--Lustrous (GB), 126, f, 3, Champs Elysees (GB)-Tamzin (GB), by Hernando (Fr). O/B-Mrs Poilin Good
(GB); T-Richard Hannon. ,37,281.
3--Criteria (Ire), 126, f, 3, Galileo (Ire)-Aleagueoftheirown (Ire), by Danehill Dancer (Ire).
(535,000gns yrl >12 TATOCT). O-Cheveley Park
Stud; B-Lynch-Bages & Longfield Stud; T-John
Gosden. ,18,658.
Margins: HF, HD, 1. Odds: 10.00, 16.00, 20.00.
Also Ran: Vazira (Fr), Final Score (Ire), Wonderstruck
(Ire), Talmada, Nancy From Nairobi (GB), Emaratiya Ana
(Ire), Terrific (Ire), Bright Approach (Ire). Also Ran
(DNF): Inchila (GB). Click for the Racing Post result, the PPs or the free catalogue-style
pedigree. VIDEO, courtesy Racing UK.
Considered worthy enough and Ballydoyle=s numberone choice when eighth going six furlongs in the Listed
Naas Fillies= Sprint S. on debut last June 3, Bracelet
shed maiden status when upped one panel at
Leopardstown in her only other juvenile start 10 days
later. Continuing the theme when returning there to
garner the Foxrock track=s G3 1000 Guineas trial on
sophomore bow Mar. 30, she failed to land a blow
when tackling Miss France (Ire) (Dansili {GB}), et al in
the main event on the straight Rowley Mile last time
May 4. She provided a first win of the meet--and the
opening of a double--and a welcome boost to the
flagging fortunes of Team Ballydoyle with a brave score
in this stamina test. AThe yard=s horses have been
running very ordinary,@ admitted Aidan O=Brien. AThey
all seem healthy before they come here, but some have
been running very poor races, so it=s a big relief.
Some we thought would run better and for no reason
they=re running badly. We just have to be patient, but
we=re delighted to get [email protected] Alain de Royer-Dupre
trainee and 9-4 chalk Vazira (Fr) (Sea the Stars {Ire}),
runner-up in the May 25 G1 Prix Saint-Alary at
Longchamp last time, ran on from racing at the rear to
claim fourth nearing the line. However, jockey
Christophe Soumillon was less than satisfied with
procedures at the gate and felt that she may have fared
better with a delayed loading. ALast time, she showed
us that she was very difficult in the gate and since her
first start she=s worn a blanket for stalls entry,@ he
explained. AWe asked today to go late to the gate, but
she didn=t go last. She stayed there a bit too long and
didn=t jump out of the stalls. When you lose four or five
lengths with a filly who should be ridden up with the
pace, it=s very hard to make up ground even with a
good pace. I=m disappointed, because if we went in the
stalls last she would be fine and jump out much better.
You can=t come four-wide to make your move, you have
to wait for luck. She finished well, but if we had a better
position I think that we would be close to [email protected]
Having made all three prior starts going six furlongs,
including a last-out win in the Listed Woodcote S. at
Epsom on G1 Derby Day June 7, Baitha Alga (Ire) (Fast
Company {Ire}) exhibited scintillating speed dropped
one panel to secure a comfortable score in yesterday=s
G2 Norfolk S., continuing Al Shaqab Racing=s dream
start to the Royal meet. Steadied four lengths off the
pace in fourth through slick early fractions, the 8-1
chance loomed large going best with 1 1/2 furlongs
remaining, and was ridden clear once taking over
passing the eighth pole to easily account for Mind of
Madness (Ire) (Azamour {Ire}) by 1 1/2 lengths. Ahlan
Emarati (Ire) (Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}) was a further
2 1/4 lengths adrift in third. AHe ran a super race at
Epsom, the team were very confident and I=m so
pleased he got the job done,@ enthused winning rider
Frankie Dettori. ABeforehand, it looked like the race had
a lot of speed so I didn=t want to choke him up early. I
left him alone and we had the race won from two
[furlongs] out. It doesn=t happen often, but sometimes I
can use my [email protected] Cont. p6
Faces and Scenes
Marco & Stefano Botti
Sir Michael Stoute & Ryan
The Queen & The Duke of Edinburgh
Frankie Dettori’s flying dismount
Aidan O’Brien speaks to the press
Sir Bobby Charlton & Mick Channon
Ruby Walsh
Photos Courtesy Racing Post
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Thursday, Royal Ascot, Britain
NORFOLK S.-G2, ,80,000, ASC, 6-19, 2yo, 5fT,
0:59.81, gd/fm.
[email protected] ALGA (IRE), 127, c, 2, by Fast Company (Ire)
1st Dam: Tawaafur (GB), by Fantastic Light
2nd Dam: Mahasin, by Danzig
3rd Dam: Icing (Ire), by Prince Tenderfoot
(i35,000 wlng >12 GOFNOV; ,210,000 yrl >13
DONAUG). O-Al Shaqab Racing; B-Ms T Killen (IRE);
T-Richard Hannon; J-Frankie Dettori. ,45,368.
Lifetime Record: 4-3-1-0, ,76,777. *First
graded/group winner for freshman sire (by Danehill
Dancer {Ire}). Werk Nick Rating: A.
Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
2--Mind of Madness (Ire), 127, c, 2, Azamour (Ire)-Sioduil (Ire), by Oasis Dream (GB). (i30,000 wlng
>12 GOFNOV; 45,000gns yrl >13 TATOCT). O-Qatar
Racing Limited; B-Mrs J Norris (IRE); T-David Brown.
3--Ahlan Emarati (Ire), 127, c, 2, Holy Roman Emperor (Ire)-Indaba (Ire), by Indian Ridge. (i45,000 wlng >12
GOFNOV; i50,000 yrl >13 GOFORB). O-Ahmad
Abdulla Al Shaikh; B-Patrick F Kelly (IRE); T-Peter
Chapple-Hyam. ,8,608.
Margins: 1HF, 2 1/4, 3/4. Odds: 8.00, 14.00, 25.00.
Also Ran: Snap Shots (Ire), The Great War, Mukhmal
(Ire), Fine Prince (Ire), Mignolino (Ire), To Be
Determined. Click for the Racing Post result, the PPs or the free catalogue-style
pedigree. VIDEO, courtesy Racing UK.
Baitha Alga registered a debut second in a six-furlong
maiden at Haydock May 23, but made amends after
enduring traffic problems at Chester next time May 31.
He became the first stakes winner for his freshman sire
(by Danehill Dancer {Ire}) when annexing the June 7
Listed Woodcote S. at Epsom June 7, and maintained
his status as the Rathasker Stud resident=s standardbearer by becoming his first pattern race winner here.
AHe=s having his third run in two weeks, which is quite
a bit, but this horse can handle it,@ commented trainer
Richard Hannon. AI saw Frankie [Dettori] sitting in
behind and when he pulled him out he never looked like
getting beaten. He=s a very smart 2-year-old and we
might have a look at the [G1] Prix Morny [at Deauville
July 30] after that.
An impressive Ascot winner like that is really [email protected]
The Great War (War Front), sent off as the 5-6 chalk,
raced one spot behind the eventual winner and, despite
threatening inside the final quarter mile, could not carry
his effort through and faded late to finish fifth. Wesley
Ward trainee To Be Determined (Elusive Quality), the
sole distaffer in the field, got loose beforehand and was
never a factor after a sluggish exit and was eased in
the closing stages to finish last of nine.
Thursday, Royal Ascot, Britain
TERCENTENARY S.-G3, ,75,000, ASC, 6-19, 3yo,
10fT, 2:05.31, gd/fm.
1--#@CANNOCK CHASE, 126, c, 3, by Lemon Drop Kid
1st Dam: Lynnwood Chase, by Horse Chestnut (SAf)
2nd Dam: Lady Ilsley, by Trempolino
3rd Dam: Sue Warner, by Forli (Arg)
(310,000gns yrl >12 TATOCT). O-Saeed Suhail.
B-Hascombe Stud (KY). T-Sir Michael Stoute. J-Ryan
Moore. ,42,532. Lifetime Record: 4-3-1-0, ,61,452.
*Full to Pisco Sour, GSW-Fr & Eng, $403,880. Werk
Nick Rating: C+. Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
2--Mutakayyef (GB), 126, c, 3, Sea the Stars (Ire)-Infallible (GB), by Pivotal (GB). (260,000gns yrl >12
TATOCT). O-Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
B-Cheveley Park Stud Ltd (GB). T-W Haggas. ,16,125.
3--Postponed (Ire), 126, c, 3, Dubawi (Ire)--Ever Rigg
(GB), by Dubai Destination. (360,000gns yrl >12
TATOCT). O-Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum.
B-St Albans Bloodstock LLP (IRE). T-Luca Cumani.
Margins: 1HF, NK, NK. Odds: 1.75, 7.00, 8.00.
Also Ran: Postponed (Ire), Cloudscape (Ire), Barley Mow
(Ire), Spark Plug (Ire), Somewhat, Obliterator (Ire).
Scratched: Stormardal (Ire).
Click for the Racing Post result or the PPs.
VIDEO, courtesy Racing UK.
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Coming into this on the back of a win in Newbury=s
London Gold Cup H. May 17 and the subject of
significant market support, Saeed Suhail=s Cannock
Chase justified 7-4 favoritism in the G3 Tercentenary S.
to provide Sir
Michael Stoute with
a 70th Royal
winner. Introduced
over seven furlongs
on Kempton=s
Polytrack in
October, the bay
put up an
encouraging second
before returning to
score by four
lengths over this
Cannock Chase
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trip at Windsor Apr.
7. Following up in
the London Gold Cup, which has been used by
connections of the likes of Al Kazeem (GB) (Dubawi
{Ire}), he headed to post with infectious confidence
behind him as one of the day=s best-backed runners.
Settled towards the rear early by Ryan Moore, he had
two behind but was unable to move closer before the
approach to the home turn, with Obliterator (Ire)
(Oratorio {Ire}) laboring ahead. Eased wide at the top of
the straight, he enjoyed a clear run while some ran into
traffic down to his right and, once he had swooped on
the lead with just over a furlong remaining, was never
going to be reeled in. At the line, he had 1 1/2 lengths
to spare over Mutakayyef, with his trainer keen to look
to the future.
AI was a little bit concerned about the ground, as he
wouldn=t want it too quick at this stage,@ Stoute said.
AWe=ve always liked this horse--he=s a quality horse who
will go forward. He was a bit immature last year and
we only got one start into him, but he=s continued to
improve in his work. He=s got a turn of foot and he=s
got class, and I think he=ll get 1 1/2 miles. I would just
keep him off fast, summer ground, and I=m glad they
juiced it up a bit last night because it was necessary. I
think he could be a Group 1 horse in [email protected] Ryan Moore
added, AHe=s done it nicely. He traveled smoothly,
quickened up well and when he got to the front for
some reason he wanted to duck right. It was just
greenness. He=s a nice progressive horse and has only
been beaten on his debut. This is his level for now, but
he=s open to any amount of [email protected]
Sheikh Hamdan=s representative Richard Hills was
pleased with the effort of the runner-up and
commented, AHe=s a long horse to organize and he was
a bit slowly away, so Paul [Hanagan] had to ask him.
He was a bit keen for three-quarters of a furlong, but
apart from that we are really pleased. Whatever he
does this year, he=ll be even better next year. He=s a
stayer who will definitely get 1 1/2 miles, but he just
needs to fill out [email protected]
Luca Cumani said of the third, Postponed, who was a
neck behind Mutakayyef after meeting trouble in
running, AHe ran well, handled the track and handled
the ground. He was a little unlucky in the final furlong,
where he lost momentum, but it was a good run. It=s
difficult to know what to do now, as the 3-year-old
races over 1 1/4 miles are running out, so I will speak
to [owner] Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al [email protected]
Thursday, Leopardstown, Ireland
BALLYCORUS S.-G3, i60,000, LEO, 6-19, 3yo/up,
7fT, 1:25.43, gd/fm.
[email protected] BETTER (IRE), 132, f, 4, by Duke of Marmalade (Ire)
1st Dam: Wannabe (GB), by Shirley Heights (GB)
2nd Dam: Propensity (GB), by Habitat
3rd Dam: Kalamac (Fr), by Kalamoun (GB)
(95,000gns RNA yrl >11 TATOCT). O-Mrs T Gaffney;
B-Churchtown House Stud (IRE); T-Tommy Stack;
J-Wayne Lordan. i39,000. Lifetime Record:
18-4-1-3, i124,726. *3/4 to Wannabe Grand (Ire)
(Danehill), G1SW-Eng & GISP-US, $466,375; 1/2 to
Wannabe Posh (Ire) (Grand Lodge), SW & GSP-Eng,
GSP-Ire, $157,024; and Pirateer (Ire) (Danehill Dancer
{Ire}), SW-Ire. Werk Nick Rating: A+. Click for the
eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
2--Eastern Rules (Ire), 135, g, 6, Golden Snake--Eastern
Ember, by Indian King. O-S Hales; B-Michael
Woodlock & Seamus Kennedy (IRE); T-Michael
Halford. i12,000.
3--Brendan Brackan (Ire), 138, g, 5, Big Bad Bob (Ire)-Abeyr (GB), by Unfuwain. (i4,000 RNA yrl >10
TATFLT). O/B-Anamoine Ltd (IRE); T-G Lyons. i6,000.
Margins: HF, HD, 1HF. Odds: 10.00, 7.00, 1.50.
Also Ran: Big Break (GB), Leitir Mor (Ire), One Spirit
(Ire), Fountain of Youth (Ire). Click for the Racing Post
result or the PPs. VIDEO, courtesy
Kept mainly away from black-type company until her
breakthrough moment when winning the Listed Vincent
O=Brien Ruby S. at Killarney in August, Wannabe Better
doubled her tally in that sphere in the Listed Garnet S.
at Naas in October. Third in The Curragh=s G3 Gladness
S. Apr. 13 and May 5 G3 Athasi S., the bay was down
the field on a third visit there in the G3 Lanwades Stud
S. last time May 24. Breaking well, she was restrained
and ended up towards the back of the small field due to
the strong pace set by Brendan Brackan. Angled out in
the stretch, she kept finding to reel in that rival and
Eastern Rules with 50 yards remaining. AThey went
very quick and she was a bit crowded down the inner
and wasn=t enjoying it,@ winning rider Wayne Lordan
told AWhen I switched her out I knew
she had plenty left. The last day at Tipperary it didn=t
happen for her on the ground and I wasn=t hard on her.
The ground was perfect [email protected]
Photos Courtesy Racing Post
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Runner-up in both the G1 English and Irish 1000
Guineas, Mohammed Al Kubasi and Pearl Bloodstock=s
Lightning Thunder (GB) (Dutch Art {GB}) tries again in
today=s G1 Coronation S. at Royal Ascot. Beaten a neck
by Miss France (Ire) (Dansili {GB}) in the May 4
Newmarket Classic, she was put in her place by
Marvellous (Ire) (Galileo {Ire})
when three lengths down on
that rival at The Curragh three
weeks later. AShe=s in really
good form and has done well
since Ireland,@ trainer Olly
Stevens, who enjoyed Royal
Ascot success in his first year
Lightning Thunder
with a licence 12 months ago,
Racing Post
said. AShe doesn=t look like a
filly who has run in two Classics and seems fresh and
well. The Coronation has always been her aim--she had
a complication during the winter and was not supposed
to even make the Guineas. I guess the worry is she
could be exposed to a less-exposed filly who perhaps
missed the Classics, went for something smaller and is
now stepping up in class. Having said that, she=s run
two fantastic races and I think she deserves to win
[email protected] Two who trailed in the Guineas were last year=s
G1 Moyglare Stud S. and G2 Queen Mary S. heroine
Rizeena (Ire) (Iffraaj {GB}) and the G2 Debutante S.
winner Tapestry (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), and they are on
retrieval missions here. The former, who was seventh
at Newmarket, needs to revert to her admirably
consistent 2-year-old form, which also saw her finish
runner-up in the G1 Fillies= Mile at that track in
September. AShe=s all set to go and she=s in very good
form, so we are looking for her to bounce back to her
best,@ trainer Clive Brittain said. AShe couldn=t be in
better health and her work has been good. She was
working well before the Guineas and it surprised us
how she ran there. She=s won twice on fast ground at
Ascot on the straight track and has won going
right-handed at The Curragh, so we=re looking forward
to [email protected] J “TDN Rising Star” J Tapestry, who was
third before being promoted to second behind Rizeena
in the Moyglare in September, was eased up when her
chance had gone in the Guineas. AWe are hoping to put
a line through Newmarket, as we had a couple of
reasons for what happened there,@ jockey Joseph
O=Brien said. AWe haven=t done much with her and have
freshened her up, and she seems to be working nicely
and is in good form.
She handled the track well at Newmarket and going
past the four I was going quite nicely, but she flattened
out very quickly. She=s back in great form, is fresh and
has put on plenty of weight. If she comes back to her
2-year-old form she should be there or [email protected]
Demoted in the Moyglare behind Tapestry was Qatar
Racing=s Kiyoshi (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), who had
previously beaten Sandiva (Ire) (Footstepsinthesand
{GB}) by 3 1/4 lengths in the G3 Albany S. here and
who finished up her juvenile campaign with a third in
the G1 Cheveley Park S. at Newmarket in September.
One who warrants respect despite not holding obvious
form claims is Christopher Tsui=s highly regarded
G3 C L Weld Park S. scorer My Titania (Ire) (Sea the
Stars {Ire}), who was forced to miss both Guineas due
to training problems and the weather. AShe=s in good
shape, the boss is happy with her and she=s working
well, so we=re looking forward to it,@ jockey Declan
McDonogh commented. AShe has her ground, which is
a big plus, and we=ll find out where we stand. It=s a
step up in class for her. She=s won a Group 3 and now
we=re hoping she can match up against the best, but
you never really know until you try. It=s a big step
forward. Hopefully she=s up to [email protected]
Friday, Royal Ascot, Britain, post time: 4:25 p.m.
CORONATION S.-G1, £375,000, 3yo, f, 8fT
1 1 Euro Charline (GB)
2 11 J Wonder K
3 3 Kiyoshi (GB)
4 8 Lesstalk in Paris (Ire)
5 9 Lightning Thunder (GB)
6 6 Lucky Kristale (GB)
7 4 My Titania (Ire)
8 10 Radiator (GB)
9 7 Rizeena (Ire)
10 12 Rosalind
11 5 Sandiva (Ire)
12 2 Tapestry (Ire)
All carry 126 pounds.
Myboycharlie (Ire)
Footstpsinthesand (GB)
Dubawi (Ire)
Cape Cross (Ire)
Dutch Art (GB)
Lucky Story
Sea the Stars (Ire)
Dubawi (Ire)
Iffraaj (GB)
Broken Vow
Footstpsinthesand (GB)
Galileo (Ire)
R Hughes
R Moore
J O'Brien
M Botti
C Hills
A O'Brien
Today=s G2 King Edward VII S. features the usual mix
of failed Derby contenders taking on fresher rivals, with
Derrick Smith, Susan Magnier and Michael Tabor=s
progressive Adelaide (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) fitting the
former category, which has proved more successful in
recent years. Bypassing the English and French
Classics, the son of the 2007 G2 Queen Mary S.
winner Elletelle (Ire) (Elnadim) followed a second in the
G2 Prix Hocquart over 11 furlongs at Longchamp May
11 with a clear-cut win dropping back a furlong in the
G3 Gallinule S. at The Curragh a fortnight later. Another
without Classic credentials is Godolphin=s Miner=s Lamp
(Shamardal), who took a decent Newmarket handicap
over this trip last time May 17, and he is held in high
regard by Charlie Appleby.
Cont. p9
Look for the K throughout the TDN graded stakes
entries, denoting Keeneland sales graduates.
TDN P HEADLINE NEWS • 6/20/14 • PAGE 9 of 14 •
Cont. from p8
Robin Geffen and Rachel Hood=s Western Hymn (GB)
(High Chaparral {Ire}) beat Khalid Abdullah=s Snow Sky
(GB) (Nayef) by 2 1/4 lengths in a 10-furlong conditions
event at Newbury Apr. 11 before following up in the
G3 Sandown Classic Trial over that trip two weeks later
and represents the Epsom Derby form, having finished
a staying-on sixth in that June 6 Classic. Snow Sky,
who was forced to miss the blue riband due to a late
setback, had gone on to win the Listed Lingfield Derby
Trial with authority May 10 and may be better suited by
this ground and trip than Western Hymn.
Racing Post
Friday, Royal Ascot, Britain, post time: 3:45 p.m.
KING EDWARD VII S.-G2, £185,000, 3yo, c/g, 12fT
1 8 Dylan Mouth (Ire)
Dylan Thomas (Ire)
2 4 Adelaide (Ire)
Galileo (Ire)
3 10 Bunker (Ire)
Hurricane Run (Ire)
4 5 Eagle Top (GB)
Pivotal (GB)
5 7 Miner's Lamp (Ire)
6 2 Odeon (GB)
Galileo (Ire)
7 6 Scotland (Ger)
Monsun (Ger)
8 1 Seagull Star (GB)
Sea the Stars (Ire)
9 3 Snow Sky (GB)
10 9 Western Hymn (GB) High Chaparral (Ire)
All carry 126 pounds bar Dylan Mouth, 129.
J O'Brien
R Moore
G Lee
R Hughes
S Botti
A O'Brien
C Appleby
Wednesday=s G2 Queen Mary S. success of Anthem
Alexander (Ire) (Starspangledbanner {Aus}) marked a
watershed moment in the life of Noel O=Callaghan, and
it is more than possible that Patience Alexander (Ire)
(Kodiac {GB}) can do the unthinkable and double her
owner-breeder=s Royal Ascot tally in today=s G3 Albany
S. One of Ireland=s leading nurseries, O=Callaghan=s
Mountarmstrong Stud had been denied a winner at this
meeting until two days ago, and this David Evans
trainee looks every bit the worthy successor. Off the
mark by nine lengths on Wolverhampton=s Polytrack
Apr. 5, the bay fought off the subsequent Queen Mary
runner-up Tiggy Wiggy (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}) in York=s
Listed Marygate S. over five furlongs May 16.
Already two up for the meeting, Starspangledbanner
has another representative in Cheveley Park Stud=s
June 2 Carlisle maiden scorer Effusive (GB). Godolphin
saddle a pair of talking Newmarket maiden winners in
Bitter Lake (Halling) from the Charlie Appleby stable and
the Saeed bin Suroor
trainee Elite Gardens
(Speightstown). The
former, a daughter of the
high-class Suez (GB) (Green
Desert), and therefore a
half-sister to the similarly
accomplished Lyric of Light
(GB) (Street Cry {Ire}), won
on soft ground in a decent
contest on the July Course
Patience Alexander
May 30, and Elite Gardens
Racing Post
drew high praise from
Kieren Fallon following her
win over five on the 1000 Guineas undercard May 4.
AWe have been very pleased with Bitter Lake=s progress
since her debut,@ Appleby commented. AShe surprised
us a little that day, as a lot of our juveniles have needed
their first run. I have been pleased with her preparation
and I am hopeful that she can run well. She won on
soft ground at Newmarket, but she is a decent mover
and faster ground won=t be a [email protected] Saeed bin
Suroor added, AElite Gardens won nicely first time out
and we gave her a little time afterwards. She is doing
well and the step up to six furlongs should suit her. I
am hoping for another good [email protected] From the Wesley
Ward raiding party is the June 6 Belmont maiden
special weight scorer Sunset Glow (Exchange Rate),
and by now it is an accepted truth that the stable=s
representatives can more than hold their own here.
Friday, Royal Ascot, Britain, post time: 2:30 p.m.
ALBANY S.-G3, £70,000, 2yo, f, 6fT
1 3 Appleberry (Ire)
2 24 Bazzana (GB)
3 19 Bitter Lake
4 23 Bond's Girl (GB)
5 17 Cursory Glance K
6 1 Effusive (GB)
7 21 Elite Gardens K
8 6 Expensive Date (GB)
9 2 Fujiano (GB)
10 22 Gilded Lace (GB)
11 16 Gold Waltz (GB)
12 12 Lady Gemini (GB)
13 14 Malabar (GB)
14 18 Ocean Crystal (GB)
15 4 Osaila (Ire)
16 10 Patience Alexander (Ire)
17 5 Peace and War K
18 15 Secret Liaison (Ire)
19 8 Secret Lightning (Fr)
20 13 Sexy Legs (GB)
21 9 Showcard (GB)
22 20 Sleepy Dust (Ire)
23 11 Sunset Glow K
24 7 York Express (GB)
All carry 126 pounds.
Approve (Ire)
Zebedee (GB)
Monsieur Bond (Ire)
Distorted Humor
Starspngldbnnr (Aus)
Monsieur Bond (Ire)
Equiano (Fr)
Virtual (GB)
Acclamation (GB)
Myboycharlie (Ire)
Raven's Pass
Stimulation (Ire)
Danehill Dancer (Ire)
Kodiac (GB)
War Front
Dandy Man (Ire)
Sakhee's Secret (GB)
Dutch Art (GB)
Showcasing (GB)
Rip Van Winkle (Ire)
Exchange Rate
Vale of York (Ire)
A Mullen M Appleby
R Moore Meade
C Appleby
R Hughes Fahey
de Sousa Haggas
bin Suroor
Hydn Jones
S Moore
Crowley Beckett
Twstn-Dvs Channon
R Powell J Ryan
Spencer Stevens
J Tate
Fortune G Moore
Espinoza Ward
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Saturday, Royal Ascot, Britain, post time: 4:25 p.m.
DIAMOND JUBILEE S.-G1, £525,000, 3yo/up, 6fT
1 6 Aljamaaheer (Ire)
Dubawi (Ire)
2 15 American Devil (Fr)
American Post (GB)
3 5 Darwin
Big Brown
4 8 Es Que Love (Ire)
Clodovil (Ire)
5 1 Gordon Lord Byron (Ire) Byron (GB)
6 7 Hawkeyethenoo (Ire)
Hawk Wing
7 10 Jack Dexter (GB)
Orientor (GB)
8 9 Medicean Man (GB)
Medicean (GB)
9 2 Montiridge (Ire)
Ramonti (Fr)
10 14 Music Master (GB)
Piccolo (GB)
11 4 Slade Power (Ire)
Dutch Art (GB)
12 13 Tawhid (GB)
Invincible Spirit (Ire)
13 11 Tropics K
14 3 Astaire (Ire)
Intense Focus
15 12 Due Diligence K
War Front
All carry 130 pounds bar Astaire & Due Diligence, 123.
J O'Brien
G Lee
R Hughes
R Moore
A O'Brien
bin Suroor
K Ryan
A O'Brien
Saturday, Royal Ascot, Britain, post time: 3:45 p.m.
HARDWICKE S.-G2, £200,000, 4yo/up, 12fT
1 3 Camborne (GB)
2 9 Dandino (GB)
3 1 Ektihaam (Ire)
4 4 Eye of the Storm (Ire)
5 6 Forgotten Voice (Ire)
6 2 Hillstar (GB)
7 7 Joshua Tree (Ire)
8 5 Pether's Moon (Ire)
9 10 Sharestan (Ire)
10 8 Telescope (Ire)
All carry 127 pounds.
Doyen (Ire)
Dansili (GB)
Invincible Spirit (Ire)
Galileo (Ire)
Danehill Dancer (Ire)
Danehill Dancer (Ire)
Montjeu (Ire)
Dylan Thomas (Ire)
Galileo (Ire)
J O'Brien
R Hughes
R Moore
M Botti
A O'Brien
E Dunlop
bin Suroor
Friday, Royal Ascot, post time: 5:00 p.m.
QUEEN’S VASE-Listed, £85,000, 3yo, 16fT
1 5 Anglo Irish (GB)
Dansili (GB)
2 6 Big Orange (GB)
Duke of Marmalade (Ire)
3 10 Century (Ire)
Montjeu (Ire)
4 11 God's Speed (Ire)
Oratorio (Ire)
5 2 Hartnell (GB)
Authorized (Ire)
6 4 Hatsaway (Ire)
Dubawi (Ire)
7 12 Loving Your Work (GB) Royal Applause (GB)
8 7 Marzocco
Kitten's Joy
9 1 Min Alemarat (Ire)
Galileo (Ire)
10 3 Montaly (GB)
Yeats (Ire)
11 8 The Corsican (Ire)
Galileo (Ire)
12 9 Gold Approach (GB)
New Approach (Ire)
All carry 129 pounds bar Gold Approach, 124.
J O'Brien
de Sousa
A O'Brien
M Botti
Demoted to Listed status this year, the Queen=s Vase
is nevertheless a forum for the future stars of the
staying game as the last two winner=s Leading Light
(Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) and Estimate (Ire) (Monsun {Ger}),
one-two in yesterday=s G1 Gold Cup, testify. Successful
four times since 2005, Mark Johnston sends forward
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum=s Hartnell
(GB) (Authorized {Ire}) and last year=s G1 Criterium de
Saint-Cloud third was runner-up to Snow Sky (GB)
(Nayef) in the Listed Lingfield Derby Trial last time May
10. Like that rival, Princess Haya of Jordan=s Marzocco
(Kitten=s Joy) has looked to be crying out for an
extreme trip based on his performances when second in
Epsom=s Derby Trial over 10 furlongs Apr. 23 and the
11-furlong Listed Cocked Hat S. at Goodwood May 23.
One of the outsiders with claims is the Farleigh Court
Racing Partnership=s Montaly (GB) (Yeats {Ire}), who
was runner-up in a decent 12-furlong handicap at
Haydock May 24 and who will come into his own over
this distance being by the champion of Ascot=s staying
Friday, Royal Ascot, post time: 3:05 p.m.
WOLFERTON H.-Listed, £70,000, 4yo/up, 10fT
Just the Judge (Ire)
Edu Querido (Brz)
Contributer (Ire)
Hall of Mirrors (Ire)
Bmshackerlacker (Ire)
First Mohican (GB)
Saxo Jack (Fr)
Wigmore Hall (Ire)
Baltic Knight (Ire)
Fattsota (GB)
Energizer (Ger)
Sennockian Star (GB)
Dick Dghtywylie (GB)
Bold Sniper (GB)
Rebellious Guest (GB)
Cafe Society (Fr)
Lawman (Fr)
Hgh Chaparral (Ire)
Dke of Mrmlde (Ire)
Dark Angel (Ire)
Tobougg (Ire)
King's Best
Hgh Chaparral (Ire)
Baltic King (GB)
Oasis Dream (GB)
Monsun (Ger)
Rck of Gibrltar (Ire)
Oasis Dream (GB)
New Approach (Ire)
Cckney Rebel (Ire)
Motivator (GB)
J O'Brien
R Moore
C Hills
M Botti
A O'Brien 131
bin Suroor 130
O'Meara 128
C Appleby 128
Johnston 127
Margarson 125
Last year=s G1 Irish 1000 Guineas winner Just the
Judge (Ire) (Lawman {Fr}), who was also runner-up in
the English equivalent and third in the G1 Coronation S.
here, bids to get back on track following some belowpar efforts and a latest third in the G3 Princess
Elizabeth S. at Epsom June 6. The Queen has a runner
here, and Bold Sniper (GB) (New Approach {Ire}) has
already won at this venue when taking a 12-furlong
handicap in July, while Godolphin=s Energizer (Ger)
(Monsun {Ger}) took the G3 Tercentenary S. at this
meeting two years ago and has been persevered with
despite his training troubles in the interim.
Sunday, Woodbine, post time: 4:40 p.m. EDT
KING EDWARD S.-GII, $200,000, 3yo/up, 1mT
River Seven K
Grand Arch K
Excaper K
Are You Kidding Me
Laugh Track K
Exchange Rate
Da Silva
Run Away and Hide Stein
Perfect Soul (Ire) Sutherland
Smart Strike
Distorted Humor Husbands
Lethan Force (Ire)
Black Caviar (Aus)
Society Rock (Ire)
Starspangledbanner (Aus)
Art Connoisseur (Ire)
Kingsgate Native (Ire)
Soldier's Tale
Les Arcs
Cape of Good Hope (GB)
Fayr Jag (Ire)
Choisir (Aus)
Dark Angel (Ire)
Bel Esprit (Aus)
Rock of Gibraltar (Ire)
Choisir (Aus)
Lucky Story
Inchinor (GB)
Fayruz (GB)
Danehill Dancer (Ire)
A O'Brien
TDN P HEADLINE NEWS • 6/20/14 • PAGE 11 of 14 •
While the route is being checked, the officers on traffic
duty get into position. At each point along the route, once
the Royal Procession leaves the Great Park, traffic will be
with Liesl King
stopped and all roads in the vicinity of the route are
closed for a short period until the Procession has passed
by. Even the Great Park is closed for cars, and spectators
wanting to enjoy the Changeover must either walk or get
to the park very early. Hence, it is quite normal to see a
Every day of the Royal Ascot Festival, come rain or
stream of cars entering the park at 9 a.m.
sunshine, Her Majesty The Queen arrives at the entrance
Next, officers are stationed at all the points where
of Ascot's straight mile at precisely 2 p.m. Drawn by the
Procession slows down. Turning a four-in-hand
famous Windsor Greys, Her Majesty's Landau leads the
safely cannot be done at speed!
procession of carriages up the mile,
Escorting the Procession along the
past the Silver Ring, Grandstand and
route are officers on motorbikes as
Royal Enclosure before finishing with
well as members of the Thames
a circuit of the Parade Ring.
Valley Mounted Police. Their mounts
Sounds simple enough, doesn't it?
are Irish Drafts with a bit of
Moving a Monarch from a castle
Clydesdale mixed in, and their sheer
several miles away to the center of
size is quite enough to dissuade
the Ascot Racecourse, in an open
carriage, is an extremely daunting
anybody from getting out of line. The
task, however. And each year this
route taken is not just a means to an
daunting task is very capably
end. It is also a chance for ordinary
The Long Walk from Windsor Castle
handled by the Thames Valley Police.
citizens to catch a glimpse of The
Liesl King
After all, they haven't even mislaid a
Queen. Hundreds line the route,
guest yet.
armed with flags, waving and
The route is fairly straightforward. Starting at Windsor
shouting good wishes to their Queen and the police,
Castle, Her Majesty and guests depart in a motorcade
while making sure that nobody steps out of line, also
after a sumptuous lunch. Proceeding up the Long Walk,
join in the spirit of the occasion. The last officer,
the motorcade then meets up with
following along on his bike,
the waiting carriages in the center of
traditionally high fives excited children
The Windsor Great Park. Here, a final
along the route.
decision is made as to whether the
Back at the Racecourse, officers
carriage covers stay down or not. Her
have been getting ready since midMajesty is made of extremely stern
morning for The Queen's arrival, while
stuff, and even in the most inclement
a police helicopter circles overhead.
weather, she prefers to keep the
Access to the walkway in front of the
covers down. However, lap rugs are
Royal Box has been blocked, and a
thoughtfully provided for any of her
large contingent of police officers take
guests who may be feeling the chill.
up their positions around the Parade
Once The Queen and her guests
Ring. Here, the Queen and her guests
Officer high-fiving the children
have climbed into the Landaus, the
exit the Landaus, and with a large
Liesl King
Royal Procession departs, with the
crowd surrounding the Parade Ring,
remainder of the guests and Her Majesty's Ladies in
safety is of the utmost importance. The Operations
Waiting going ahead by car. Exiting the Park at Ascot
Officer directs the entire procedure from his vantage
Gate, it winds its way through the lanes until arriving at
point at the edge of the Parade Ring,
the entrance to Ascot Racecourse at
while uniformed and plainclothes
the start of the Straight Mile. So
officers mingle with the watching
what role do the Thames Valley
racegoers. Stationed strategically,
Police play in all of this, you might
snipers keep an eagle-eye on
ask? A lot, I discovered.
Just after the sun stirs in the
Down the Straight Mile, four
morning, or at least is meant to stir, a
mounted police officers accompany
team of police searchers will have
the Royal Procession, ensuring that
walked the route from start to finish,
there is a barrier between the public
checking it thoroughly. Armed with
and Her Majesty at all times. Two
sticks, dogs and bright yellow bibs,
more mounted officers have been
they start in the Great Park, checking
Trojan & Samson
patrolling Car Park One, situated along
every inch of the shrubbery on both
Liesl King
the running rail, for a while already,
sides of the road, as well as lifting
Procession enters the mile, they
each and every traffic cone and even checking the drains
top of the straight, ensuring that
and manholes along the way.
no merry picnic goer makes a dash to meet The Queen.
TDN P HEADLINE NEWS • 6/20/14 • PAGE 12 of 14 •
Trackside cont.
It is here that I meet Samson and Trojan.
While Samson is an old hat at Royal Ascot, Trojan is
attending for the first time, and standing still is not
quite his thing. When the band strikes up with God
Save The Queen, his head reaches for the skies, while
the quivering, flared nostrils say it all. But, true to his
training and despite his eyes being on stalks, Trojan
stands his ground. It may, of course, have had
something to do with Samson, who, after lifting his
head once to check out the approaching Landaus, went
back to his daydreams.
The job is, however, far from done. For once Her
Majesty departs and the racing ends, revelers and
racegoers take to the High Street to continue the party
and, once again, it is the job of the Thames Valley
police and the likes of Trojan and Samson to ensure
that they do so in an orderly fashion. Finally, the streets
are quiet, Her Majesty is safely in back at Windsor
Castle, and the police, well, they are getting ready to
do it all over again tomorrow! Click here to share this story
AI have moved Normandy Invasion over to Larry
Jones,@ owner Rick Porter announced on Fox Hill
Farms=s Facebook page. AI
consider Chad Brown a fine
trainer and a personal
friend, but we just haven't
had the right luck together
with Normandy and I need
to try something [email protected]
Normandy Invasion kicked
off his 4-year-old season
with a track record-breaking
Normandy Invasion
optional claiming tally at
Adam Coglianese
Gulfstream Feb. 22, then
was a distant second to Palace Malice (Curlin) in the
GII New Orleans H. Mar. 29.
Al Shaqab Racing=s Treve (Fr) (Motivator {GB}), third
behind The Fugue (GB) (Dansili {GB}) as the favorite in
Wednesday=s G1 Prince
of Wales=s S. at Royal
Ascot, will undergo a
thorough veterinary
examination upon
returning to trainer
Criquette Head-Maarek=s
Chantilly base today.
"She's on her way
home and the Al Shaqab
vet, Duncan Moir, is
Racing Post
flying over to Chantilly
to look at her [today],@ Harry Herbert, Racing Advisor to
Al Shaqab, told PA Sport. "She'll be fully checked over
and we'll see if anything comes to light, but obviously
there was something [email protected]
Herbert added: AShe got a bit heated up in the
pre-parade ring and got up on her hind legs a couple of
times and got a bit upset. Whether she tweaked a
muscle doing that, I don't know. Take absolutely
nothing away from the winner, who is also a brilliant
filly and won like a proper star. It's just a great shame,
for whatever reason, we didn't see the real Treve turn
up. Unfortunately, racing isn't that straightforward."
G1 Investec Derby winner Australia (GB) (Galileo
{Ire}) is on target for the G1 Irish Derby at the Curragh
June 28, according to trainer Aidan O=Brien.
"Australia is in terrific form and the Dubai Duty Free
Irish Derby is the plan for him,@ O=Brien said. AHe is a
good ground horse so he would not want testing
conditions, and a final decision
on his participation will be taken
nearer the time."
Should Australia line up in the
Irish Derby, he will look to
complete the Derby double
achieved by his sire in 2001 and
his stable=s Camelot (GB)
Racing Post
(Montjeu {Ire}) two years ago.
Among those looking to dethrone Australia will likely
be Fascinating Rock (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}) and
Ponfeigh (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) from the Dermot Weld yard.
While Fascinating Rock was eighth in the Derby,
Ponfeigh was most recently a conditions winner at
Navan June 14.
"The plan is to run Ponfeigh in the Dubai Duty Free
Irish Derby,@ said Weld. AHe is a horse we have always
liked and that is why we have kept him in the race. The
horse had a bit of a setback in April, but he has gotten
over that now. He has had two quick runs, but he
appears to have taken those races well. Ponfeigh has a
terrific turn of foot, and hopefully the step up in trip
won't catch him out. The race is worth a lot of money
and it is great to have a horse good enough to run in
[email protected]
Australia is also likely to reoppose Kingston Hill (GB)
(Mastercraftsman {Ire}), last year=s G1 Racing Post
Trophy winner who ran a brave second in the Derby.
Fox Hill Farms= Normandy Invasion (Tapit), runner-up
in last year=s GI Wood Memorial S. and fourth in the
GI Kentucky Derby, has been transferred to trainer Larry
Jones. The bay made the first nine starts of his career
for Chad Brown, including a disappointing 10th in the
GI Metropolitan H. at Belmont Park last time June 7.
TDN P HEADLINE NEWS • 6/20/14 • PAGE 13 of 14 •
AWinning a race like that, he could be a stallion now,@
Hancock reflected. AWhether that=s the end of this year
or next, we=re looking forward to the future with [email protected]
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Top Horses on the Sidelines
(h, 5, First Samurai-Greenery, by Galileo {Ire})
O/B-Claiborne Farm & Adele B.
Dilschneider (KY); T-Bill Mott.
Lifetime Record: 12-6-2-2, $709,618.
Last Start: 1st GI Donn H. Feb. 9.
After missing an intended start in the GII Charles
Town Classic Apr. 19, the authoritative GI Donn H.
hero Lea (First Samurai) is currently being aimed at a
late summer/fall campaign with a long-term eye on the
GI Breeders= Cup Classic
at Santa Anita Nov. 1.
AHe got a little sick
before the race, and it
actually was a bit more
serious than we originally
thought,@ Claiborne Farm
President Walker
Hancock revealed. AHe=s
on his way back and is
doing well [email protected]
The 5-year-old has
posted two workouts
over Saratoga=s
Oklahoma training track
this month, including a
best-of-23 three-furlong
bullet in :36.45
Walker & Dell Hancock
AWe=d like to get some
more miles on him before
making a decision [on his next start],@ Hancock added.
AThe [GI] Whitney [S. Aug. 2] is too close, but if he
could make the [GI] Woodward [S. Aug. 30] or maybe
the [GI] Jockey Club Gold Cup, something like that
would be the target. The Breeders= Cup Classic is the
goal for [email protected]
Lea made the first 10 starts of his career for trainer
Al Stall, Jr., mainly on grass, including a win in the
2012 GIII Commonwealth Turf S. and a second-place
finish behind two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan
(Wiseman=s Ferry) in the 2013 GII Firecracker H.
Transferred to Hall of Famer Bill Mott, Lea has been
perfect in two attempts on the Gulfstream dirt,
including the GIII Hal=s Hope S. Jan. 11 and his
aforementioned tally over champion Will Take Charge
(Unbridled=s Song) in the Donn Feb. 9 (video).
(m, 5, City Zip--No Dress Code,
by Distorted Humor)
*$3,500 yrl ‘10 FTKOCT;
$45,000 2yo ‘11 OBSAPR
O-Lanni Family Trust; B-John
Liviakis (KY); T-Peter Miller.
Lifetime: 13-7-4-1, $795,460.
Last Start: 2nd GI BC Turf Sprint
Reneesgotzip (City Zip) is gearing up for her seasonal
debut at Del Mar this summer. The speedy 5-year-old
mare--last seen dead-heating
for second behind
Mizdirection (Mizzen Mast) in
the GI Breeders= Cup Turf
Sprint at Santa Anita Nov. 2
(video)--is targeting that
lucrative spot once again.
The Lanni Family Trust
colorbearer also finished a
close third behind
Mizdirection in the 2012
renewal. Reneesgotzip,
unbeaten in three attempts
over the Del Mar Polytrack,
including the 2013
GIII Rancho Bernardo H., has
already posted two workouts
at Peter Miller=s San Luis Rey
Peter Miller
Training Center base. The
GI Santa Anita Oaks and
GI La Brea S. runner-up worked three furlongs in a
bullet :36 2/5 (1/4) June 6 and four furlongs in :50
(6/12) June 13. AShe is doing well and is up to a half
mile,@ Miller commented. AShe=ll be ready for Del [email protected]
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(g, 5, Macho Uno--Auburn Beauty,
by Siphon {Brz})
*$15,000 yrl ‘10 KEESEP
O-Good Friends Stable; B-Adena Springs
(ON); T-Doug O’Neill.
Lifetime Record: 21-5-7-1, $663,820.
Last Start: 2nd GI Cigar Mile H. Nov. 30
Private Zone (Macho Uno)--off since a strong secondplace finish at 32-1 behind Flat Out (Flatter) in the
GI Cigar Mile H. at Aqueduct Nov. 30--is gearing up for
his 2014 debut. Last term=s GI Vosburgh Invitational S.
winner worked three
furlongs in :36.20 (8/27)
June 2 and four furlongs in
:48.60 (22/41) June 12.
Both moves took place at
Santa Anita. AHe is doing
super and we haven't
decided where his
comeback race will be,@
trainer Doug O=Neill
commented. AThe time off
Doug O’Neill
was by design, we wanted
to give him a freshening.
We are working closely
with Private Zone's managing partner Rene Douglas [of
Good Friends Stable] and we should know more within
the next 30 [email protected] Private Zone, a Group 1 winner in
Panama, reeled off four straight second-place finishes
on these shores--including the 2012 GI Malibu S.-before finishing ninth in last year=s G1 Dubai Golden
Shaheen at Meydan in March. The front-running bay
put them back-to-back in game fashion in Del Mar=s
Pirate=s Bounty S. Sept. 4 and Belmont=s Vosburgh
Sept. 28, but could do no better than 10th in the GI
Breeders= Cup Sprint in Arcadia Nov. 2. Private Zone
quickly erased that memory with a stellar performance
when last seen in the Cigar Mile. Click here to share this story
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Time Race
Friday 20 June
Albany S.-G3
King Edward VII S-G2
Coronation S.-G1
Wolferton Rated S.-L
Queen’s Vase-G3
Buckingham Palace S. (hcp)
2yo, f, 6fT
3yo, c/g, 1 1/2mT
3yo, f, 1mT
3yo/up, 1 1/4mT
3yo, 2mT
3yo/up, 7fT
Saturday 21 June
Chesham S.-L
2yo, 7fT
Hardwicke S.-G2
4yo/up, 1 1/2mT
Golden Jubilee S.-G1
3yo/up, 6fT
Wokingham S. (hcp)
3yo/up, 6fT
Duke of Edinburgh S. (hcp) 3yo/up, 1 1/2mT
Queen Alexandra S. (cond) 4yo/up, 2 3/4mT
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A filly from the final crop of successful sire Indian
Charlie and a half-sister to dual Grade I winner The
Factor (War Front) was hammered down to Bridlewood
Farm General Manager George Isaacs for $500,000 to
top Thursday=s third session of the OBS June TwoYear-Olds and Horses of Racing Age
Sale in Central Florida. It was the
second consecutive year that a
horse crossed the half-million dollar
barrier at the June sale following
the sale of Conquest Top Gun
(Pioneerof the Nile), who sold to
Conquest Stables LLC for $525,000
and has gone on to win this year=s
Marine S. at Woodbine.
The Mar. 20 foal is a daughter of
(Miswaki), whose
George Isaacs
son The Factor defeated his elders
in the GI Pat O=Brien S. and added
the GI Malibu S. to close out his 3-year-old season.
Greyciousness was offered with this foal in utero at the
2011 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November Sale, but was
bought back on a bid of $300,000. Consigned to the
2013 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale by Woods Edge Farm,
the filly was RNA=d when bidding stalled out at
$285,000. Prepared for this sale by Eddie Woods,
agent, hip 756 covered a quarter mile in a fleet :21 1/5
during her under-tack preview.
AShe arguably had one of the top videos of the sale
and she made it into the small group of horses we=d
consider,@ Isaacs commented. AI keyed on her, because
she=s one I wanted to take home. She=s not a shortterm play, we=re going to take her to the races and then
she=ll join our broodmare [email protected]
Isaacs has long been general manager of Bridlewood
and remained in the farm=s employ when it was sold to
billionaire John Malone in 2013. Malone is the chairman
of the Englewood, Colorado-based Liberty Media Co.,
owns roughly 2.1 million acres of land and has a net
worth in excess of $6 billion. He purchased Bridlewood
from the family of Arthur Appleton, who passed away
in 2008 at the age of 92.
(718) 978-8200
Sponsors of the following stats for the:
No. Offered
No. Sold
% RNAs
High Price
Average (% change)
Median (% change)
*No corresponding session in 2013.
FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014
AThis purchase was for the new Bridlewood, so we=re
starting from scratch, going horse by horse,@ Isaacs
explained. AWe=re in no hurry. We want to develop a
racing stable with a strong emphasis on fillies. She fit
all the criteria we were looking for--strong physical,
strong pedigree and strong performanceBand it looks
like she has all the ingredients to be [email protected]
He continued, AShe had a lot of quality for an Indian
Charlie, and obviously they=re not making them
anymore. He=s a very established broodmare sire and in
the end, that was one of the reasons we were drawn to
her. She was especially beautiful for an Indian Charlie
because they can be coarse sometimes, but it looks like
she=ll withstand the rigors of [email protected]
Isaacs indicated that their new purchase would return
to Bridlewood before being sent to a yet-to-be
determined trainer.
The day=s second-best price was achieved a little
more than an hour later when hip 798, a New Yorkbred filly by Medaglia d=Oro--Hostess (Chester House)
was knocked down to bloodstock agent Bob Feld on
behalf of Kevin Plank=s
Sagamore Farm for
$260,000. She
worked an eighth of a
mile in an effortless
:10 2/5.
AJust watching her
breeze and watching
her around the barn,
you can tell she is a
really nice filly,@ Feld
Hip 798
commented. AYou get
a nice racing prospect and a nice broodmare prospect,
so it=s really a win/win for us, a dual-purpose purchase,
and we=re really excited to have [email protected]
For Feld, the purchase was also about more
intangible qualities.
AShe kind of has that swagger--every good horse I=ve
been around has that sort of mind and she had it all,@
he offered. AIt=s getting late in the season and a lot of
budgets have been spent and I think we got her for a
very fair [email protected]
Hip 798 was bred by Marlene Brody=s Gallagher=s
Stud, which acquired the filly=s two-time Grade IIIwinning dam for $650,000 at Keeneland November in
2008. The operation consigned the Jan. 30 foal via
Craig and Holly Bandoroff=s Denali Stud to last year=s
Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale, where she fetched
$170,000 from Sarazen & Talus Stable. She was
consigned to the June sale by Niall Brennan Stables,
agent. She hails from the female family of stakes
winner Indianapolis, also by Medaglia d=Oro.
On the session, a total of 196 horses changed hands
for gross receipts of $6,545,900, good for an average
of $33,397 and a median price of $17,000. As there
were only two days of bidding at the 2013 June sale,
there are no comparative statistics. The final day of
selling at OBS begins this morning at 10:30. For full
results, visit
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Hip Sex Sire
Price ($)
756 filly
Indian Charlie
($300,000 RNA i/u ‘11 FTKNOV; $285,000 RNA yrl ‘13 FTSAUG)
B-SF Bloodstock (KY)
Consigned by Eddie Woods, Agent XXXVI
Purchased by Bridlewood Farm
798 filly
Medaglia d’Oro
($170,000 yrl ‘13 FTSAUG)
B-Gallagher’s Stud (NY)
Consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent VI
Purchased by Sagamore Farm, Bob Feld, agent
825 colt Midshipman
($43,000 yrl ‘13 FTKOCT)
B-Woodford Thoroughbreds (KY)
Consigned by Eisaman Equine, Agent
Purchased by Donato Lanni, Agent for The Three Amigos
603 colt Curlin
Delta Rhythm
($110,000 i/u ‘11 KEENOV; $37,000 yrl ‘13 KEEJAN;
$87,000 RNA 2yo ‘14 OBSAPR)
B-Bluegrass Hall (KY)
Consigned by Stephens Thoroughbreds LLC
Purchased by Sky Chai Racing
676 filly
Favorite Feather
($140,000 yrl ‘13 FTKOCT)
B-Carl F Pollard (KY)
Consigned by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent VI
Purchased by Baugh, Van Leer, Agents for Slugo Racing
Yesterday=s Results:
1st-BEL, $80,000, Alw, Opt. Clm. ($62,500), NW2$X,
3yo/up, 6fT, 1:07 4/5, fm.
GOLDEN RIFLE (c, 4, Ghostzapper--Sierra Vista {GB}
{GSW-Eng, $454,900}, by Atraf {GB}), since being
claimed by his current connections, has won against
$40,000 taggers May 4 and went wire-to-wire in an
allowance here May 23. The even-money pick pressed
pacesetter Joe Can Gallop (Johannesburg), drew even
with that foe on the bend and kicked clear down the
lane to win by 2 3/4 lengths. Lifetime Record: 8-4-1-1,
$137,462. Click for the chart or VIDEO.
O-Paul P Pompa Jr. B-Adena Springs (KY). T-Chad C
8th-BEL, $80,000, Alw, Opt. Clm. ($62,500), NW2$X,
3yo/up, f/m, 1 1/16m, 1:43 4/5, ft.
TAHOE TIGRESS (m, 5, Stephen Got Even--Hot Dancer,
by Will's Way) last found the winner=s circle in an
optional claimer at the Big A in November. Stepping up
to stakes company for her next three, she finished
fourth in the Touch Of Love S. Dec. 6, second in the
Judy Soda S. Jan. 5 and fourth in the Critical Eye S.
May 31. The 5-2 third choice loped along well off the
early pace. She moved within striking distance heading
into the turn and swung out to the four path. She
gained the advantage shortly thereafter and pulled
away down the lane to hit the wire two lengths ahead
of rallying J “TDN Rising Star” J Miss Besilu
(Medaglia d=Oro). Lifetime Record: SP, 16-7-1-1,
$254,494. Click for the chart or VIDEO.
O-Neal M Allread. B-Anthony & Susan DePaula (NY).
T-Jeremiah C Englehart.
9th-BEL, $62,000, Alw, NW1$X, (S), 3yo/up, 1m,
1:37 2/5, ft.
NOBLE CORNERSTONE (g, 3, Noble Causeway--Besige,
by Polish Numbers) began his career for trainer Wesley
Ward. Although lightly raced, he earned a second in the
Springboard Mile as a sophomore. In his first start
under the care of trainer Thomas Morley, he finished
second by a head in an allowance at this venue
May 17. The 5-2 second choice rated off the rail in
midpack down the backstretch. He angled to the two
path to confront the leader at the top of the stretch,
began to pull away and just held off a late rally by
Onecats Chance (One Nice Cat) to win by 3/4 of a
length. The winner is a half to Proud Jefe (Proud
Citizen), SW, $174,357. Lifetime Record: SP, 6-2-2-0,
$138,100. Click for the chart or VIDEO.
O/B-My Meadowview LLC (NY). T-Thomas Morley.
Friday, Belmont Park, post time: 4:02 p.m. EDT
TREMONT S, $100,000, 2yo, 5 1/2f
1 Jamaalaree
2 Chocolate Wildcat Wildcat Heir
3 Bessie’s Boy
Smoke Glacken
4 King Rontos
Unbridled’s Song
5 Shrewd Move
Closing Argument
Click for PPs
A Lezcano
J Velazquez
I Ortiz Jr
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Career Victory
Who: Jockey John D. McKee
When: Wednesday, June 18
Where: 1st race, Charles Town
With: Silkentown (Speightstown)
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Yesterday=s Results:
6th-DEL, $38,625, Msw, 2yo, 4 1/2f, :53 1/5, ft.
GUDERIAN (c, 2, Stroll--Frillery, by Glitterman) was
second as the 7-5 pick first out at Pimlico May 30.
Favored again at 3-5, the speedy bay broke on top and
cruised through the first quarter in :22 3/5. Still under a
hand ride, he began to open up down the lane and
finished three lengths ahead of Rub the Rock (Kodiak
Cowboy). Sales history: $80,000 yrl '13 KEESEP;
$185,000 2yo >14 OBSMAR. Lifetime Record: 2-1-1-0,
$31,200. Click for the chart or VIDEO.
O-Germania Farms Inc. B-E H Beau Lane III (KY).
T-Timothy J Tullock Jr.
Bred, Raised, and Sold by BEAU LANE BLOODSTOCK
Casse Sales Graduate
Yesterday=s Results:
8th-CDX, $51,724, Alw, Opt. Clm. ($75,000), NW1X,
3yo, f, 6 1/2f, 1:17 3/5, ft.
MY CHRISTINI (f, 3, Flatter--Sweet Ober Melissa, by
Tale of the Cat) romped against $25,000 taggers for
her first victory at the Fair Grounds Mar. 21. Third in an
allowance here May 17, she then finished fourth in a
sloppy optional claimer going a mile May 30. The 10-1
chance was away slowly and caboosed the field along
the rail. She improved her position into the turn and sat
in striking position entering the lane. The bay scooted
up the inside to catch leader Spring Included (Include)
late and win by a half-length. Lifetime Record: 5-2-0-1,
$49,433. Click for the chart or VIDEO.
O-RAP Racing. B-Ol' Memorial Stables (KY). T-James E
Broken and Trained by Randy Bradshaw
4th-DEL, $38,375, Msw, 2yo, f, 4 1/2f, :54 1/5, ft.
+MY SISTER CARO (f, 2, Bop--Rite of Spring {SP}, by
Feel the Power) was close to the back of the pack and
off the rail through the opening exchanges. The 7-1
chance dove in to the two path in the stretch and
charged late up the rail to catch leader Southern
Christmas (Harlan=s Holiday) late and hit the wire a nose
in front of favorite Accelebrate (Northern Afleet), who
was putting in a late run from the outside. The winner
is a full-sibling to My Sister Margaret, SW, $360,122.
Sales history: $14,000 yrl '13 FTMSEP. Lifetime
Record: 1-1-0-0, $22,800. Click for the
chart or VIDEO.
O/T-Kenyon G Furlong. B-O'Sullivan Farms LLC (WV).
WinStar Farm has teamed with Monmouth Park as
the title sponsor of the Matchmaker S., set for its 48th
renewal Sunday, July 27.
AAs a two-time winner of the [GI] Haskell Invitational,
WinStar Farm is extremely excited about this joint
venture,@ said Elliott Walden, president and CEO of
racing operations for WinStar and himself a winner of
the Haskell, having trained 1999 victor Menifee
AWe=ve always had a great association with
Monmouth Park and are proud to offer three seasons to
the first three finishers of the WinStar Matchmaker S.,@
he added.
The three stallions are 2012 Haskell winner Paynter
(Awesome Again), who stands for $25,000;
GI Breeders= Cup Mile hero Artie Schiller (El Prado {Ire}),
current stud fee $15,000; and GI Breeders= Cup Classic
winner Drosselmeyer (Distorted Humor), who also
commands a $15,000 stallion fee.
AWe=re very thankful to Kenny Troutt and everyone at
WinStar for offering such wonderful stallions to
complement this year=s WinStar Matchmaker S.,@ Bob
Kulina, president of Darby Development LLC, operators
of Monmouth Park, said. AThis race has seen some
extremely talented fillies and we hope this year is no
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5th-CDX, $43,398, Msw, 2yo, 5f, :59 1/5, ft.
+HIGHWAY TO FAME (c, 2, Monarchos--Indy Cheers,
by A.P. Indy) , a 37-1 shot, rated in midpack through
the early stages. He swung out to the four path to bid
for the lead on the turn. Unfazed after being bumped in
the stretch, he continued to rally to take over by
midstretch and finished 2 1/2 lengths ahead of Magic
Apple (Hard Spun). Unraced second dam Blithe
(Unbridled) is a half-sibling to GI Kentucky Derby winner
Fusaichi Pegasus (Mr. Prospector). Sales history:
$22,000 yrl '13 KEESEP. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0,
$26,400. Click for the chart or VIDEO.
O-Anthony J Foyt Jr. B-Debby M Oxley (KY). T-William
H Fires.
Yesterday=s Results:
2nd-APX, $34,000, Msw, 2yo, f, 5f (AWT), 1:00, ft.
HEAT TRANSFER (f, 2, Latent Heat--My Gal Lexie {SP},
by Sultry Song) faded to third on debut as the 4-5
favorite going 4 1/2 furlongs here May 29. She went to
the early lead again here and set splits of :23.67 and
:47.70. The even-money favorite found more in the
stretch and finished 2 1/2 lengths clear of Daddy=s Duo
(Scat Daddy). This is the first foal to race out of SP My
Gal Lexie (Sultry Song), who is a half-sibling to MGSW
Perfect Officer. Heat Transfer, whose connections also
campaign the speedy Good Bye Greg (Teuflesberg),
was running without Lasix. Sales history: $65,000 yrl
'13 FTKOCT; $190,000 2yo >14 OBSMAR. Lifetime
Record: 2-1-0-1, $24,000. Click for the
chart or VIDEO.
O-Patricia's Hope LLC. B-Troy Rankin & Joe Davis (OH).
T-Larry Rivelli.
TDN P AROUND THE WORLD • 6/20/14 • PAGE 4 of 9 •
7th-LAD, $24,000, Msw, (S), 2yo, f, 4 1/2f, :53 3/5,
+FAB FOX (f, 2, Yes It=s True--Ayala Strand, by
Tiznow) battled for the early lead from the outside. She
took command at the eighth pole and held on to finish a
half-length ahead of Gold Chrome (Gold Tribute), at
odds of 7-1. Sales history: $17,000 yrl '13 LTBSEP;
$18,000 yrl '13 OBSJAN. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0,
$14,400. Click for the chart or VIDEO.
O-Knights Prairie Racing. B-Neal & Mary McFadden
(LA). T-Ralph R Irwin.
SELECT SALES Graduate...Exceeding Expectations
His dam was produced by two-time French Group 1
winner Sierra Madre (Fr) (Baillamont), making her a
full-sister to three-time Group 1 winner Aljabr (Storm
Cat). Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $33,600. Click for the chart or VIDEO. Click for the free catalogue-style pedigree.
O-J W Singer Inc. B-Tada Nobutaka (KY). T-Jerry
Hollendorfer. Click here to share this story
Sold by Hunter Valley Farm
Selected by Valerio Bloodstock & Management, LLC
Yesterday=s Results:
4th-SAX, $70,800, Alw, Opt. Clm. ($62,500), NW2$X,
3yo/up, 1 1/16m, 1:41 2/5, ft.
MAGIC MARK (g, 4, Benchmark--Jewel Magic {NZ}, by
Deputy Governor) tallied his first two wins in restricted
company here Jan. 9 and against optional claimers
Feb. 14. The homebred was seventh when trying open
company Mar. 29, but prevailed by 5 1/2 lengths in his
second attempt Apr. 25. The 2-1 chance pressed from
the outside through the first turn and down the
backstretch. He drew even with pacesetter
Secretsatmidnight (Midnight Lute) on the turn, battled
in upperstretch and kicked clear in the final furlong to
win by 1 1/4 lengths. Lifetime Record: 6-4-0-0,
$161,860. Click for the chart or VIDEO.
O/B-Dorine & John R Lanza (CA). T-Ronald W Ellis.
1st-SAX, $54,880, Msw, 2yo, f, 5f, :56 3/5, ft.
+CAVAL, f, 2, Blame
1st Dam: Sultana, by Storm Cat
2nd Dam: Sierra Madre (Fr), by Baillamont
3rd Dam: Marie d=Irlande (Fr), by Kalamoun (GB)
Caval, the even-money favorite in this short field of
four, pressed Haleys Rainbow (Songandaprayer) from
the outside down the backstretch and moved up to bid
entering the stretch. Despite problems switching leads
and bearing in early in the stretch, the bay began to
open up on that foe and, once straightened, extended
her winning margin to 5 1/2 lengths. Haleys Rainbow
completed the exacta. Caval becomes the first winner
for her freshman sire (by Arch). Her dam was
purchased with her in utero for $120,000 at Keeneland
November in 2011. The $150,000 KEESEP yearling is a
half to Derbaas (Seeking the Gold), GSW-UAE & MSPEng, $498,254.
An agreement has been reached for a new
partnership to take over the Vinery Sales company. The
newly formed group consists of former Vinery Director
of Sales Derek MacKenzie, who will now be the
managing partner, Matt Bowling of Bowling Bloodstock,
trainer Kenny McPeek, Keith Crupper of Whispering
Oaks Farm, and owner/breeder Perry Harrison.
AMatt, Kenny, Keith, Perry and I are extremely excited
to be taking over the reins of Vinery Sales, which is
synonymous with quality and integrity,@ said
MacKenzie. AWe are looking forward to prosperity for
our clients this year and for many years to come.
Continuing the tradition of selling horses that perform
well on the racetrack is our ultimate [email protected]
Edited Press Release
Nearly 100 supporters of the Thoroughbred
Retirement Foundation (TRF), including dignitaries from
New York State, gathered at the TRF=s horse farm on
the grounds of the Wallkill Correctional Facility
June 19. The event marked the 30th anniversary of the
TRF=s Second Chances program--a rehabilitation
initiative designed to teach inmates equine management
while rescuing racehorses. The TRF=s founding board of
directors established the program out of personal
concern for the well-being of retired Thoroughbreds.
One TRF board member, former state Senator Howard
Nolan Jr., conceived the idea to restore the farm at
Wallkill and put inmates to work caring for horses. The
program, now called ASecond Chances,@ in partnership
with the state Department of Corrections and
Community Supervision (DOCCS), has proven to be an
unequivocal success. Currently, the program has
expanded to nine other states.
Farm manager and vocational instructor Jim
Tremper, who has been there since day one, received a
plaque presented by Tom Donahue, Executive Board
Member of the NYS Public Employees Federation.
AThe most remarkable thing I have witnessed during
the last 30 years is the difference it makes in the
inmates who work at the farm, especially those with a
history of violent behavior. It is incredible to see how
working with horses changes the attitudes and
behaviors of these [email protected]
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The event featured two graduates of the Second
Chances Program, Steven Emery and Dax Rodriquez.
Diana Pikulski, TRF Vice President of External Affairs,
added, AThis farm is a very special place. It is full
of kindness, compassion and respect. The 30-year
partnership the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation
has enjoyed with DOCCS and the Wallkill Correctional
Facility is a shining example of how people and
institutions can work together long-term for the good of
man and horse and society. We hope it will continue
for, at least, 30 [email protected]
8:00p 5th-SA, $56K, Msw, 2yo, 5f
HR/TVG Richard Pell went to $260,000 to secure BOLD BID (Pulpit), a
$195,000 KEESEP yearling, at this year’s OBS March Sale.
The son of SW and GSP turf router My Magic Moment (Forest
Wildcat) breezed in :10 1/5 in Ocala, and will be saddled here
by solid debut conditioner Peter Miller. Al and Sandee
Kirkwood’s Red Button (Distorted Humor) also went for
$260,000, bringing that amount as a Keeneland September
yearling. The Mark Glatt pupil is out of juvenile debut winner
Skipping Around (Skip Trial), who took Philadelphia Park’s
GII Cotillion S. as a sophomore in 1999. Skipping Around is
already responsible for 2007 GI Santa Maria H. heroine Sugar
Shake (Awesome Again). Glatt, who also saddles Masters
Circle (Stormy Atlantic), is just one-for-41 with juvenile
firsters over the past five seasons, according to DRF
Formulator. Dan Hendricks unveiled the buzzed-about Story to
Tell (Bluegrass Cat) almost exactly a month ago, and he’ll
send out another Barretts March graduate in the Sareen
Family Trust’s Om (Munnings). The $60,000 KEESEP
yearling brought double that price plus another five grand
following a :10 2/5 move under tack. Reddam Racing’s Bad
Read Sanchez looks to add to a hot start for his freshman sire
Warrior’s Reward. A $130,000 KEESEP yearling, the Doug
O’Neill pupil RNA’d for $340,000 at Keeneland April after a
:9 4/5 breeze. Rontos Racing Stable Corp.’s Social Request
(Lookin At Lucky) is also by a fast-starting freshman and is
out of a half to champion 2-year-old Gilded Time (Timeless
Moment). He went for $75,000 at KEESEP and $100,000 at
OBS April (:9 4/5 breeze). PPs
First-crop starters to watch: Friday, June 20
Sire (Sire’s Sire), current farm, 2011 Fee, #foals of racing age/Winners/
BlackTypeWnrs * Race #-track, race type, distance, runner, odds (if available)
GRACE UPON GRACE (Rio Verde), Lovacres Ranch, $2K, 13/0/0
7-OTP, Msw, 5f, Don't Needa Reason, $1K RNA BAR JAN 2yo, 8-1
HONEST MAN (Unbridled's Song), Red River Farms, $2K, 17/0/0
1-LAD, Msw, 4 1/2f, +Coushatta Man, $8K ESL YRL yrl, 5-1
LOOKIN AT LUCKY (Smart Strike), Ashford Stud, $15K, 100/7/0
5-SA, Msw, 5f, Social Request, $100K OBS APR 2yo, 9-2
MANY RIVERS (Storm Cat), Victory Rose Thoroughbreds, $3K, 11/0/0
7-OTP, Msw, 5f, +Flying Tee, 7-2
MUNNINGS (Speightstown), Ashford Stud, $10K, 104/1/0
5-SA, Msw, 5f, +Om, $125K BAR MAR 2yo, 9-2
ORTHODOX (Pulpit), Peach Lane Farms, $1K, 27/0/0
1-EVD, Msw, 5f, +Flip Pit, 6-1
WARRIOR'S REWARD (Medaglia d'Oro), Spendthrift Farm, $13K, 104/3/0
5-SA, Msw, 5f, +Bad Read Sanchez, $340K RNA KEE APR 2yo, 5-2
First/second-crop starters to watch: Friday, June 20
Sire (Sire’s Sire), current farm, 2010 Fee, #foals of racing age/Winners/
BlackTypeWnrs * Race #-track, race type, distance, runner, odds (if available)
COLONEL JOHN (Tiznow), WinStar, $15K, 186/25/3
3-CBY, Msw, 6f, +Figtown Rambler, $18K KEE SEP yrl, 6-1
DIXIE CHATTER (Dixie Union), Bellena Vista, $5K, 84/21/1
7-OTP, Msw, 5f, +Rockin' Dixie, 10-1
HE'S DEELITEFUL (Afternoon Deelites), 3/0/0
3-ASD, Stk, 6f, Dr. Zing, 8-1
PIONEEROF THE NILE (Empire Maker), WinStar, $15K, 159/27/3
9-BEL, Msw, 6f, +Boston Strong, $145K KEE APR 2yo, 6-1
+Muqaawel, c, 2, Daaher. See [email protected]
Battle of Marathon, c, 2, War Front. See [email protected]
Cheyenne Home, g, 4, Empire Maker. See ABreeders=
Edition [email protected]
Yesterday=s Results:
BRITANNIA S. (HCP), ,120,000, ASC, 6-19, 3yo, c/g,
8fT, 1:38.40, gd/fm.
1--BORN IN BOMBAY (GB), 116, c, 3, Shamardal--Pearl
Dance, by Nureyev. O/B-George Strawbridge (GB).
T-Andrew Balding. J-David Probert. ,74,700.
Lifetime Record: 4-2-1-1, ,81,591. *1/2 to Sparkling
Beam (Ire) (Nayef), GSW-Fr, $188,731; and Rainbow
Springs (GB) (Selkirk), G1SP-Fr.
2--Bow Creek (Ire), 133, c, 3, Shamardal--Beneventa
(GB), by Most Welcome. (130,000gns yrl >12
TATOCT). O-Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al
Maktoum. ,22,368.
3--Hors de Combat (GB), 125, c, 3, Mount Nelson (GB)-Maid for Winning, by Gone West. (12,500gns wlng
>11 TATDEC; 40,000gns yrl >12 TATOCT). O-Chris
van Hoorn. ,11,184.
Margins: HF, HF, HF. Odds: 14.00, 25.00, 8.00. Click
for the Racing Post result. VIDEO, courtesy Racing UK.
Born in Bombay only made his debut with a promising
third in a seven-furlong Lingfield maiden
Feb. 12, and duly progressed to win easily going one
mile at Kempton Feb. 26. cont. p6
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Britannia S. result cont.
Relegated to second late by Hors de Combat on
handicap debut at Newmarket last time May 3, he took
an early pitch in the second rank
of the stands= side group
yesterday. Taking control
approaching the two-furlong
marker, the homebred bay kept
on gamely when driven to give
rider David Probert a first Royal
winner. AIt=s unbelievable, what
dreams are made of,@ said
Probert. AFrom a young age, I=ve
dreamt of riding at Royal Ascot,
let alone riding a winner here.
He=s very lightly raced and was a
bit keen last time at Newmarket,
which is probably why he didn=t
Born in Bombay
come out of the dip. We were
Racing Post
drawn stands= side and the main
aim was to get him settled early on, and he came home
strong. He jumped well and he was a little keen early,
but I just held on to as much horse as I possibly could
and just tried to finish [email protected] Trainer Andrew Balding
added, AHe=s always worked well prior to the last
month, when he just went off the boil a bit at home. If
you said two months ago that he was getting in this
race off [a rating of] 87, I would have thought that he
would have a hell of a chance, but he=s probably just
been going through the motions at home and David has
given him a fantastic ride. They say to win these
handicaps you need a group horse, and he might be just
that. I=m so pleased for George [Strawbridge] as well.
He=s been a big supporter for a long time and to have
an Ascot winner for him is [email protected]
KING GEORGE V S. (HCP), ,75,000, ASC, 6-19, 3yo,
12fT, 2:30.59, gd/fm.
1--ELITE ARMY (GB), 127, c, 3, Authorized (Ire)--White
Rose (Ger) (Co-Hwt. 2yo Filly-Ger, GSW-Fr &
G1SP-Ger, $181,398), by Platini (Ger). O-Godolphin.
B-Darley (GB). T-Saeed bin Suroor; J-Kieren Fallon.
,46,687. Lifetime Record: 4-3-0-1, ,58,759. *3/4 to
Champagnelifestyle (GB) (Montjeu {Ire}), SP-Eng &
US; 1/2 to Promesse de l=Aube (Fr) (Galileo {Ire}),
2--Windshear (GB), 128, c, 3, Hurricane Run (Ire)-Portal (GB), by Hernando (Fr). (25,000gns wlng >11
TATDEC; i95,000 yrl >12 ARQAUG). O-Michael
Daniels. ,13,980.
3--Captain Morley (GB), 123, g, 3, Hernando (Fr)--Oval
Office (GB), by Pursuit of Love (GB). (i75,000 yrl
>12 GOFSPT). O-Qatar Racing Ltd. ,6,990.
Margins: 3/4, 3 1/4, HF. Odds: 4.00, 4.00, 10.00.
Click for the Racing Post result. VIDEO, courtesy
Racing UK.
Elite Army powered home in a one-mile Kempton
maiden on racecourse bow Nov. 11, but could manage
only third in a Sandown handicap over 10 furlongs on
sophomore return Apr. 25. He looked more like an
Ascot contender with a ready score in a similar event
back at the Esher track last time May 22, and raced
keenly behind the leaders when dropped in from his
wide berth here. Looking for room on the fence as the
field straightened for home, the bay found daylight with
1 1/2 furlongs to race and stayed on strongly to collar
fellow joint-favorite Windshear 75 yards from the line.
ARiding a winner here is better than ever, but that was a
tough one,@ opined Kieren Fallon. AI was locked up with
nowhere to go--I had the perfect position, but it just
didn=t open up for us. He got stopped coming up the hill
and having to accelerate from there shows how good
he is. He=s a good horse with a big future. This is about
his trip. He travels well and he=ll keep improving.
[Trainer] Saeed [bin Suroor] has done a good job with
him because he=s a big [email protected] The winning conditioner
added, AHe won at Sandown on softer ground last time,
but was a little keen early, as he was today. Kieren
looked after him and 1 1/2 miles has improved him. He
was struggling at halfway, but he=s shown a good turn
of foot and finished his race well. You just need to keep
him interested in the race, and we=re now looking for
group races. It=s a very tough meeting, and if you win
one race, you=ve done your [email protected]
2nd-LEI, ,6,000, Mdn, 2yo, 7f 9yT, 1:28.23, gd/fm.
+MUQAAWEL (c, 2, Daaher--Ekleel {Ire}, by Danehill),
sent off at 7-1, was never far off the speed while
racing in mid-division. Eased to the front at the quarter
pole, the homebred was punched out to defy his
greenness and score readily by 1 1/4-lengths from
Critical Risk (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}). Lifetime Record:
1-1-0-0, ,3,881. VIDEO, courtesy
O-Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. B-Shadwell
Farm LLC. T-Mark Johnston.
Yesterday=s Results:
1st-LEO, i16,500, Mdn, 2yo, 6fT, 1:14.62, gd/fm.
BATTLE OF MARATHON (c, 2, War Front--Sayedah
{Ire} {GSW-Eng & SP-Fr}, by Darshaan {GB}), a
$250,000 KEENOV weanling, was a disappointing
seventh when favored for a five-furlong Tipperary
maiden on debut June 5, and raced handily in midfield
through the early strides. Niggled along at halfway, the
7-1 chance came with a strong run in the stretch to hit
the front at eighth pole and win by 2 3/4 lengths from
I Will Excel (Ire) (Exceed and Excel {Aus}). Lifetime
Record: 2-1-0-0, i11,385. VIDEO, courtesy
O-Derrick Smith & Mrs John Magnier & Michael Tabor.
B-Galleria Bloodstock & Rhinestone Bloodstock. T-Aidan
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2nd-LEO, i14,500, Mdn, 3yo/up, f/m, 8fT, 1:42.40,
ROYAL MEMORY (GB) (f, 3, Invincible Spirit {Ire}-Entre Nous {Ire}, by Sadler=s Wells), a 150,000gns
TATOCT yearling, was off the board in a maiden over
this track and trip June 6 and raced under restraint
towards the rear early. Shaken up on the home turn,
the 16-1 longshot kept finding under pressure to lead
with 150 yards to race and beat the fast-finishing Fire
Stone (Ire) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}), the half-sister to
Bankable (Ire) (Medicean {GB}), by a half-length.
Lifetime Record: 2-1-0-0, i10,005. VIDEO, courtesy
O-V I Araci. B-Brook Stud Bloodstock Ltd (GB). T-John
Sam Fairgray, Stud Manager of Arrowfield Stud since
2007, was appointed New South Wales Bloodstock
Manager for Inglis when a number of staffing changes
were announced yesterday. In addition, Jonathan
D=Arcy has been promoted to the newly formed
position of National Bloodstock Director; Bonnie
Connellan will be Group Marketing Manager and Peter
Twomey has been named Business Development
"All of us at Inglis are excited by the new
appointments and new structure we have put in place,@
said Inglis Managing Director Mark Webster. AWith an
outstanding team in both Sydney and Melbourne that is
dedicated to servicing our clients in the Thoroughbred
industry around the world, the future could not look
brighter. The bottom line is we have committed the
resources to further strengthen our team to provide the
best possible service to our clients, vendors and buyers
[email protected]
B R E E D E R S’ E D I T I O N
3rd-SAX, $59,294, Opt. Clm. ($40,000), NW1$X,
3yo/up, f/m, 1 1/8mT, 1:48 1/5, fm.
SCOOTER BIRD (f, 4, War Pass--Miz Emmalou {MSP,
$153,816}, by Well Decorated) Lifetime Record:
13-2-0-3, $96,370. O-Hronis Racing LLC. B-Eico Stable
(KY). T-John W Sadler. *$200,000 2yo >12 OBSMAR.
**1/2 to Daring Reality (Include), SW & GSP,
7th-CDX, $50,424, NW1X, 3yo/up, 5fT, :56 3/5, fm.
RINCON BEHR (g, 4, Any Given Saturday--Eliza's Gold,
by Seeking the Gold) Lifetime Record: 6-2-0-1,
$67,316. O-KatieRich Stables & Mark Hubley.
B-Hertrich/McCarthy Livestock LLC & Fred W Hertrich
III (KY). T-Mark Hubley. *$35,000 yrl '11 KEEJAN;
$34,000 RNA yrl '11 FTKOCT.
2nd-PID, $44,480, NW1X, 3yo/up, 6 1/2f (AWT),
1:17 1/5, ft.
WIDE RECEIVER (g, 6, Hennessy--Spring Season {SW &
GSP, $280,224}, by Seeking the Gold) Lifetime Record:
SP, 17-6-2-3, $137,873. O/T-Randall R Russell.
B-George Strawbridge Jr (PA).
3rd-PID, $37,520, 6-18, NW1X, 3yo/up, f/m, 6 1/2f
(AWT), 1:18 1/5, ft.
RACE HUNTER (f, 3, Dixie Union--Shriek {SP}, by
Street Cry {Ire}) Lifetime Record: 6-2-1-0, $31,628.
O-Qatar Racing. B-Bruce & Laurie Berenson (KY). T-H
Graham Motion. *$160,000 yrl '12 KEESEP.
7th-APX, $36,000, NW1$X, (S), 3yo/up, f/m, a1mT,
1:39 4/5, yl.
LOVELY LOYREE (f, 3, Cactus Ridge--Lil Cora Tee {SP,
$146,619}, by Lil E. Tee) Lifetime Record: 4-2-0-0,
$44,862. O-Feel The Thunder Stable, Oak Rock Racing,
LLC, Bojarski, Biondo et al. B-Barr Three LLC (IL).
T-Michele Boyce.
6th-PID, $35,840, 6-18, NW2L, (S), 3yo/up, f/m, 6f
(AWT), 1:10 4/5, ft.
SPRING REASON (m, 5, El Prado {Ire}--Spring Season
{SW & GSP, $280,224}, by Seeking the Gold) Lifetime
Record: 12-2-7-0, $110,211. O-Augustin Stable.
B-George Strawbridge Jr (PA). T-Jonathan E Sheppard.
6th-APX, $35,000, Opt. Clm. ($40,000), NW2$X,
3yo/up, f/m, 1m (AWT), 1:38 4/5, ft.
MARIA MARIA (f, 3, Curlin--Hollow Miss {MSW,
$268,475}, by With Approval) Lifetime Record: SP,
12-3-1-3, $102,668. O/B-Curtis C Green (KY). T-James
P DiVito. *$45,000 RNA yrl '12 KEESEP. **1/2 to He=s
Got Grit (Songandaprayer), GSW, $291,255.
Trained at Crupi’s New Castle Farm
1st-PEN, $34,048, Opt. Clm. ($25,000), NW2X,
3yo/up, f/m, 1 1/16mT, 1:44, sf.
NASTY NOOZIE (m, 5, Partner's Hero--My Yellow
Diamond, by Housebuster) Lifetime Record: SP,
21-6-3-0, $149,478. O/T-Donald L Demeza. B-Toeldo
Racing Stable (PA). *Won by 6 1/4 lengths.
3rd-PEN, $33,300, 6-18, NW1X, (S), 3yo/up,
1 1/16mT, 1:42 2/5, gd.
ROB THE BANK (g, 4, Fairbanks--Outdone, by Polish
Numbers) Lifetime Record: 14-2-2-1, $61,870. O-Bran
Jam Stable & David W Clark. B-Wendy Kinnamon (PA).
T-Louis C Linder Jr.
4th-CTX, $27,200, 6-18, NW3L, (S), 3yo/up, 1 1/16m,
1:49 2/5, ft.
LOVE TO PROSPECT (g, 3, Luftikus--Prospector's Bliss,
by Personal Flag) Lifetime Record: 12-2-3-3, $59,550.
O-Taylor Mountain Farm LLC. B/T-James W Casey
(WV). *Full to Peaceful Bliss, MSW, $417,065;
Blisstikus, SW, $123,035.
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8th-CTX, $27,000, 6-18, NW3LX, 3yo/up, 4 1/2f,
:51 4/5, ft.
PURE HABIT (c, 3, Kitalpha--Jena Jena {MSW & GSP,
$272,888}, by Dixieland Band) Lifetime Record:
9-3-2-0, $61,060. O-Yvonne & Russell E Davis III.
B-Bigheart Thoroughbreds (OK). T-Russell E Davis.
*$6,000 yrl '12 OKCAUG; $15,000 2yo >13 FTMMAY.
2yo Purchase by Joseph Brocklebank, Agent
7th-CTX, $26,100, 6-18, NW2LX, 3yo, f, 6 1/2f,
1:20 2/5, ft.
MOUNTAIN SPRITE (f, 3, Limehouse--Grand Slalom, by
Broad Brush) Lifetime Record: 10-2-2-0, $45,995.
O-Joseph E Colgain. B-Rosalee C Davison Revocable
Trust (KY). T-Emanuel J Geralis. *1/2 to Experts Only
(Power of Mind), MSP, $180,143; Grand Valley (Valley
Crossing), SP, $160,407; Hear Us Roar (Lion Hearted),
MSW, $151,680.
8th-LAD, $24,500, NW1X, 3yo/up, f/m, 5f (off turf),
:58 3/5, ft.
GRAYNOLA (f, 3, Half Ours--Repo Zest, by My Friend
Max) Lifetime Record: 4-2-2-0, $41,500. O-Brittlyn
Stable Inc. B-Brittlyn Inc (LA). T-Ron Faucheux.
3rd-MNR, $22,200, 6-18, NW2L, 3yo/up, f/m, 1m70y
(off turf), 1:47 3/5, ft.
FONEPFERESH (IRE) (f, 3, Holy Roman Emperor {Ire}-Vee Gita {Ire}, by Vettori {Ire}) Lifetime Record:
7-2-1-0, $30,178. O-Jerry Jamgotchian. B-Patrick
Grogan (IRE). T-Eric R Reed. *i11,000 RNA yrl '12
GOFORB; ,16,000 2yo >13 GOFMAR; $170,000 HRA
7th-DEL, $21,340, Opt. Clm. ($20,000-$10,000),
3yo/up, 5f (off turf), :58 3/5, ft.
ATOMIC ORANGE VET (g, 5, Orientate-Li'lbito'sunshine {MSP, $100,930}, by Dixieland Heat)
Lifetime Record: 21-7-4-1, $137,740. O-Larry E Rabold.
B-Nick Polydoros (KY). T-Shellaine K Brown.
7th-TDN, $21,000, 6-18, NW1X, 3yo/up, 1m40y,
1:42 1/5, ft.
CRAFTY HOUR (g, 4, Elusive Hour--Crafty Personality,
by Crafty Prospector) Lifetime Record: 26-7-3-2,
$64,124. O/B-Elkhorn Oaks Inc (MI). T-James R
Jackson. *1/2 to Crafty Tricker (Crafty Prospector),
SW, $315,818.
1st-NPX, $16,186, 6-18, Opt. Clm. ($25,000), NW3L,
3yo/up, 1m, 1:38 2/5, ft.
DEADLY TRUTH (g, 4, Bold Truth--Deadly Dreamer, by
Woodman) Lifetime Record: SP, 15-3-1-3, $67,269.
O-Riversedge Racing Stables Ltd. B-Merrill Scherer (LA).
T-Tim Rycroft.
D'lovely Danuta, f, 3, Cat Dreams--Laabity Bluebelle, by
Laabity. TDN, 6-18, (S), 6f, 1:13 3/5. B-Monica Wells
Huntress Helena, f, 3, Hear No Evil--Gotham City Girl,
by Freud. MNR, 6-18, 5f (off turf), 1:00. B-Red Oak
Farm Inc (FL).
Carrick Bay, f, 3, Lemon Drop Kid--Grand Marq, by King
of Kings (Ire). APX, 6-19, (C), a1mT, 1:40. B-BD
Gibbs Farm LLC & Fleetwood Bloodstock LLC (KY).
*$27,000 RNA yrl '12 KEESEP.
Niigon's Turn, g, 3, Niigon--Winning Turn, by Tiznow.
WOX, 6-18, (S), 1 1/8m (off turf), 1:52 1/5.
B-Chiefswood Stables Limited (ON).
Annie Walker, f, 3, War Chant--Iron Goddess (SW,
$133,425), by More Than Ready. BEL, 6-19, (S), (C),
1m, 1:38 2/5. B-Stonewall Farm (NY). *Won by
13 1/2 lengths.
Flutter, f, 4, Flatter--Claudia's Type, by Forest Wildcat.
LAD, 6-19, 5f (off turf), :59. B-Mark Hansen DVM &
Carl Rodney Vaughn DVM (AR). *1/2 to Peyback
Manning (Repent), GSW-Per.
+Scotty's Model, f, 4, Mr. Scotty--Long and Leggy, by
Notebook. WOX, 6-18, (S), 6f (AWT), 1:10 1/5.
B-Bruno Schickedanz (ON).
Fire Dance, f, 4, Fire Blitz--Sultry Danse, by Sultry
Song. TDN, 6-18, 6f, 1:13 1/5. B-Campbell Stables
Plated, g, 5, Tiznow--Imaginary Gold, by Mr.
Prospector. BEL, 6-19, (C), 1 1/8mT, 1:50 2/5.
B-Overbrook Farm (KY). *$65,000 wlng '09
KEENOV; $75,000 yrl '10 KEESEP; $500,000 2yo
B R E E D E R S’ E D I T I O N
1st-LON, i29,000, 3yo, c/g, 12fT, 2:35.67, gd.
VADAMOS (FR) (c, 3, Monsun {Ger}--Celebre Vadala
{Fr} {SW-Fr}, by Peintre Celebre) Lifetime Record:
6 starts, 2 wins, 4 places, i37,700. O/B-Haras de
Saint Pair (FR). T-Francois Rohaut.
2nd-LON, i29,000, 3yo, f, 12fT, 2:39.76, gd.
SARAABA (IRE) (f, 3, New Approach {Ire}--Thamarat
{GB} {SP-Fr}, by Anabaa) Lifetime Record: 6 starts,
2 wins, 4 places, i38,150. O-Sheikh Hamdan bin
Rashid Al Maktoum. B-Shadwell Estate Company Ltd
(IRE). T-Freddy Head. *1/2 to Riqa (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}),
MSP-Fr, $112,875.
4th-LON, i28,000, 4yo, 12fT, 2:34.80, gd.
CHEYENNE HOME (g, 4, Empire Maker--Cheyenne
Dream {GB} {SW & MGSP-Fr}, by Dancing Brave)
Lifetime Record: 6 starts, 2 wins, 3 places, i45,800.
O-Khalid Abdullah. B-Juddmonte Farms Inc (KY).
T-Pascal Bary.
5th-LON, i28,000, 4yo, 8fT, 1:40.69, gd.
PONT NEUILLY (FR) (c, 4, Medecis {GB}--Panzella {Fr},
by Kahyasi {Ire}) Lifetime Record: 23 starts, 3 wins,
16 places, i117,800. O/T-Yves de Nicolay. B-Paul
Hilger (FR).
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Roossey (Ire), c, 2, Acclamation (GB)--Tatiana
Romanova, by Mr. Greeley. RIP, 6-19, 6fT, 1:14 1/5.
B-Ballyreddin Stud (IRE). *85,000gns wlng >12
TATDEC; 90,000gns yrl >13 TATOCT.
Make on Madam (Ire), f, 2, Captain Rio (GB)--Rye (Ire),
by Charnwood Forest (Ire). SWL, 6-19, 6f (AWT),
1:17 4/5. B-Mrs T Brudenell (IRE). i5,500 yrl >13
Power Play (Ire), c, 2, Zebedee (GB)--Elizabelle (Ire), by
Westerner (GB). LIN, 6-19, 6fT (AWT), 1:13 3/5.
B-Barnane Stud (IRE). *11th winner for first-season
sire (by Invincible Spirit {Ire}).
Holberg Suite (GB), f, 3, Azamour (Ire)--Humouresque
(GB) (GSW-Fr), by Pivotal (GB). SWL, 6-19, 11f
(AWT), 2:31 3/5. B-Cheveley Park Stud (GB). *Fullsister to Piano (GB), SP-Eng.
Dutch Breeze (GB), c, 3, Dutch Art (GB)--Oasis Breeze
(GB), by Oasis Dream (GB). RIP, 6-18, 6fT, 1:11 2/5.
B-Wilsdon & Habton (GB). ,62,000 yrl >12 DONAUG.
June 21 GII Summertime Oaks
GIII Bed o’ Roses H.
GIII Eatontown S.
June 22 GII King Edward S.
June 28 GI Mother Goose S.
GI The Gold Cup at Santa Anita
GI Triple Bend S.
GII New York S.
GII Firecracker S.
GII Royal Heroine S.
GIII Senorita S.
GIII Bashford Manor S.
GIII Chicago H.
GIII Iowa Derby
GIII Iowa Oaks
GIII Prarie Meadows Cornhusker H.
June 29 GII San Juan Capistrano S.
July 1
GIII Dominion Day
July 5
GI Belmont Derby Invitational
GI Belmont Oaks Invitational
GII Princess Rooney H.
GII Smile Sprint H.
GII Suburban H.
GII Delaware Oaks
GII Los Alamitos Derby
GIII Belmont Spring Championships
GIII Dwyer S.
GIII Robert G. Dick Memorial S.
GIII Azalea S.
GIII Carry Back S.