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Colonel John

Status:
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Kentucky (USA) by WinStar Farm LLC
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Older Comments about Colonel John...

congrats on your first stakes winner thats so awesome. Love your pedigree you were a beast on the track I wish you much success for the future
Named 2 yr olds.... http://cs.bloodhorse.com/blogs/maidenwatch/pages/colonel-john.aspx
His first winner happened today!
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  • Jay S. · Even, even better. God...how I love it. Please take me back to 1985! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvOtOzO71ug · 421 days ago
  • Jay S. · On the gallop-out for Eight Belles: "And now the hands of time are standing still. MIDNIGHT ANGEL, won't you say you will?" · 421 days ago
A yearling colt. http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoosiershadow/7992642342/
His progeny looks good so far.
  • rafirox · Always will love this guy. He was my derby horse in 2008. He has a wonderful pedigree, his progeny are looking good so far. Hopefully this multiple G1 winner's progeny are successful on the track. · 502 days ago
  • bigbill859 · rafirox are u on derby wars i will be soon · 502 days ago
I always loved this horse.
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  • shadowno · The final quarter was covered in 26.03 in the 08 Travers enroute to a 2:03.20 final time. The only time he raced in New York. Maybe you have Colonel John confused with another horse ? · 753 days ago
  • travel_vic · correcto, it was Lawyer Ron...the two have the same ring to them. · 753 days ago
Have always liked Colonel John but was not expecting such an impressive turf effort in the Wickerr. Tracked a strong pace and powered home. Connections certainly have options with the versatile stakes winner on dirt, turf, and synthetic. Still thinking they go in the Pacific Classic.
I didn't see it coming, but I have to admit, Colonel John ran pretty huge in the Wickerr. Would have to say that was one of the better (best?) races of his career... he may have a big future on turf!
The turf experiment worked out well. Wonder what's next after that performance...another try on the turf or as mdracing69 suggested maybe the Pacific Classic. Wherever he ends up...Colonel John will no doubt be a major contender.
Nice to see Colonel John returning to action in the Wickerr Handicap at Del Mar. He is probably using the flat mile restricted turf event as a prep for races such as the Pacific Classic.
My 2008 Kentucky Derby top Colonel John gave me a bit of redemption in Travers. Was an okay 6th of 11 in 2008 BC Classic. Pulled a muscle after disappointing 4th in Malibu, and he was forced to miss Strub Stakes. Came down with temperature and scratched out of the Big Cap.

Colonel John - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View DetailsView Video11/07/09Colonel John5thSA91 1/4 mSBreeders Cup Classic-G1 3+ MZenyattaGio PontiTwice Over2:00.62
View DetailsView Video10/10/09Colonel John2ndSA71 1/8 mSGoodwood Stakes-G1 3+ MGitano HernandoColonel JohnRichard's Kid1:48.39
View DetailsView Video09/06/09Colonel John5thDmr91 1/4 mSPacific Classic-G1 3+ MRichard's KidEinsteinRail Trip2:02.39
View DetailsView Video07/31/09Colonel John1stDmr81 mileTWickerr Stakes 3+ MColonel JohnBecruxFerneley1:32.77
View DetailsView Video12/26/08Colonel John4thSA87 fSMalibu-G1 3 MBob Black JackInto MischiefGeorgie Boy1:20.20
View DetailsView Video10/25/08Colonel John6thSA91 1/4 mSBreeders Cup Classic-G1 3 MRaven's PassHenrythenavigatorTiago1:59.27
View DetailsView Video08/23/08Colonel John1stSar111 1/8 mDTravers Stakes-G1 3 MColonel JohnMambo In SeattlePyro2:03.20
View DetailsView Video07/12/08Colonel John3rdHP81 1/8 mSSwaps-G2 3 MTres BorrachosTwo Step SalsaColonel John1:49.29
View DetailsView Video05/03/08Colonel John6thCD101 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MBig BrownEight BellesDenis Of Cork2:01.82
View DetailsView Video04/05/08Colonel John1stSA61 1/8 mSSanta Anita Derby-G1 3 MColonel JohnBob Black JackCoast Guard1:48.16
View DetailsView Video12/22/07Colonel John2ndHP91 1/16 mDCashCall Futurity-G1 2 MInto MischiefColonel JohnMassive Drama1:40.82