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What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about Akilina...

Go Unbridled scored her first stakes victory Sunday afternoon at Belmont Park with a last-to-first rally in the $100,000 John Hettinger for New York-bred fillies and mares.   Her victory gave Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens his first stakes win of 2011.   “We win one every year,” said J...Read More
The always-consistent Gitchee Goomie goes for her second straight stakes victory Sunday at Belmont Park as she heads a field of eight New York-bred fillies and mares in the $100,000 John Hettinger on the inner turf course.   Trained by Rick Violette, Gitchee Goomie enters the 1 1/8-mile John He...Read More
It’s been nineteen months since New York-bred turf stalwart Banrock has visited the winner’s circle, but trainer Tom Bush hopes the 8-year-old gelding’s fortunes will shift Sunday afternoon at Belmont Park as he faces seven others in the 33rd running of the $100,000 Kingston. Race 9 on Belmont’s 10...Read More
Trainer Christophe Clement will have a full hand in next weekend’s turf stakes at Belmont, with Cheetah and Giants Play in the Sheepshead Bay, Mystical Star and Naples Bay expected for the Sands Point, and the New York-bred Akilina set to go in the one-mile Mount Vernon.   Cheetah, bred in Gre...Read More
Exclusive Scheme earned her second New York-bred stakes victory of the year in the second running of the $100,000 John Hettinger Stakes Sunday afternoon at Belmont Park.   The 4-year-old Saarland filly sat a stalking trip in the 1 1/8-mile event behind longshot Luna Charm, who ran modest openin...Read More
Sunday’s $100,000 John Hettinger Stakes brings together a small but highly competitive group of New York-bred fillies and mares headed by You Go West Girl, who will be returning to defend her title in the 1 1/8-mile race on Belmont Park’s inner turf.   Beaten a combined half-length at Saratoga...Read More
We all have them. Horses we back, no matter what. Maybe we saw them break their maidens, early on, saw something that caught the eye. Not a “buzz” horse, not an expensive yearling, not an ultra special pedigree, but just something that made us say …hmmm… gotta follow this one. Well I’ve had many of ...Read More
Minnie Punt came from well off the pace to win the Kingston, while Chestoria edged clear in the Mount Vernon to settle Sunday’s duo of $100,000 statebred turf stakes.    Sitting last of eight through swift early fractions of 23.69 and 46.42 set by Writingonthewall, Minnie Punt was forced ...Read More
The first graded stakes of Monmouth’s Elite Summer Meet is on tap here Monday, as the $150,000 Eatontown Stakes (G3) tops the Memorial Day program. The mile and a sixteenth turf event will be run as the 10th on a 12-race holiday program, and drew a field of seven fillies and mares. One who will att...Read More
New York-bred turf star Banrock will try for a three-peat in the $100,000 Kingston Stakes this weekend, one of two featured statebred  1 1/16-mile turf stakes on Sunday’s card at Belmont Park along with the $100,000 Mount Vernon for fillies and mares.   In both 2008 and 2009, Banrock won h...Read More
Oak Bluff Stable’s 4-year-old filly Akilina and Meritage Holdings’ 6-year-old Argentine-bred mare Cure for Sale each placed in graded turf stakes last out and will be the likely favorites in a field of 10 fillies and mares drawn for Saturday’s $50,000 South Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Jockey J...Read More
Trainer Christophe Clement has begun shipping runners from his powerful stable out of his Payson Park winter quarters back to New York, but will continue to have runners for spots that fit during the final weeks of the Gulfstream Park meet, including the $50,000 South Beach Stakes next Saturday (Ap...Read More
Akilina rallied to the lead in mid-stretch, then held off late-charging Dancin Perfect by a head to win the Pago Hop on Saturday on the Fair Grounds turf. Akilina’s victory gave jockey Shaun Bridgmohan his third victory on the card. Akilina, whom trainer Christophe Clement shipped to the Fair Ground...Read More
Fair Grounds Recap (Dec 5th) - Exciting renewal of the Pago Hop Stakes went to Akilina, who held on by a determined head over Dancin Perfect. Christophe Clement saddled the winner, and Shaun Bridgmohan capped off a big day in the irons.  When I perused the Saturday rider changes I noticed a fam...Read More
When perusing the stakes schedule for this weekend it becomes readily apparent- winter is here.  With Calder having to cancel a couple of graded stakes races because of issues with Equine Herpes, the richest events on the entire afternoon come at Zia Park in Hobbes, NM, Woodbine, and Hollywood....Read More
An 11-race program will be run at the Fair Grounds on Saturday, and four turf races are on the docket. The skies are expected to be mostly sunny with highs in the 50’s. Note that the races were taken off the turf on Thursday and Friday, and the track was sloppy (sealed) for the 10th race yesterday. ...Read More

Akilina - Race Results & Past Performances

View Details10/22/11Akilina6thBel81 1/8 mTTiconderoga 3+ F (S)HessoniteGitchee GoomieFrivolous Buck1:45.87
View Details09/25/11Akilina5thBel71 1/8 mDJohn Hettinger 3+ F (S)Go UnbridledSpa City PrincessRogue's Jewel1:51.33
View Details05/29/11Akilina4thBel71 mileTMount Vernon 3+ F (S)Gitchee GoomieParaibaChorus Music1:35.36
View Details04/29/11Akilina3rdBel41 mileTIrish Linnet 3+ F (S)Chorus MusicExclusive SchemeAkilina1:38.71
View Details02/27/11Akilina3rdGP81 1/16 mTAlwOC 4+ FMarquet MadnessTapitsflyAkilina1:41.39
View Details02/04/11Akilina4thGP51 1/16 mTAlwOC 4+ FFirey RedWild MiaGeneral Consensus1:41.69
View Details12/04/10Akilina8thCrc91 1/8 mTMy Charmer Stakes-G3 3+ FAskbut I Won'ttellTrip For A. J.Evading Tempete1:47.91
View Details10/23/10Akilina4thBel101 1/8 mTTiconderoga 3+ F (S)You Go West GirlChorus MusicExclusive Scheme1:49.32
View Details09/26/10Akilina3rdBel11 1/8 mTJohn Hettinger 3+ F (S)Exclusive SchemeFrivolous BuckAkilina1:49.14
View Details07/31/10Akilina5thSar11 1/16 mTWilliam B. Fasig 3+ F (S)Exclusive SchemeChestoriaYou Go West Girl1:42.07
View Details05/30/10Akilina3rdBel91 1/16 mTMount Vernon 3+ F (S)ChestoriaParaibaAkilina1:42.89
View DetailsView Video04/10/10Akilina2ndGP97 1/2 fTSouth Beach Stakes 4+ FWay With WordsAkilinaSandi's Ready1:27.53
View Details02/20/10Akilina3rdGP111 mileTHoney Fox-G3 4+ FWasted TearsQuiet HarborAkilina1:33.81
View DetailsView Video12/05/09Akilina1stFG91 mileTPago Hop 3 FAkilinaDancin PerfectAskbut I Won'ttell1:40.03
View Details11/18/09Akilina3rdAqu81 1/16 mTFlitalong  3+ FWest OceanDenominationAkilina1:46.48
View Details10/23/09Akilina1stBel11 1/16 mTAlwOC 3+ FAkilinaViva La FlagWhisked Away1:44.04
View Details10/02/09Akilina1stBel71 mileTShopping For Love 3+ F (S)AkilinaOur Golden DreamMother Russia1:35.71
View Details09/05/09Akilina2ndSar41 mileTPeerless Springs 3+ F (S)Mother RussiaAkilinaExclusive Scheme1:36.47
View Details07/23/09Akilina1stBel87 fTAlwOC 3+ FAkilinaAcquired CatSouthside Babe1:23.16