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First Samurai Silks Ride
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First Samurai

Kentucky (USA) by John D. Gunther  -  [Add Data]

What the Nation is saying about First Samurai...

Justin Phillip wore down the still dueling leaders, before pulling clear late to earn his first grade 1 win by two lengths.Read More
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  • travel_vic · Looking at this contest in relation to the very biased early race course, it took about 10 seconds to call the winner: the only true early in the bunch. · 257 days ago ·
  • amino998 · Left plenty of time to make a T-shirt, eh? · 257 days ago ·
California juveniles hold the edge in the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita and a Bob Baffert pair are the most likely to take advantage...Read More
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  • Capper · I'm still on the Know More bandwagon, but there's no doubt Power Broker jumped up on normal dirt. · 555 days ago ·
  • kentuckyderbypost · Can't disagree, Power Broker caught my eye big time in the FrontRunner. Can't wait to see where the odds go on race day! · 555 days ago ·
With her easy victories in the Landaluce and Sorrento Stakes, Executiveprivilege has given notice that she’s the best two year old filly in California.Read More
Maybe claiborne is back?
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  • TampaBayDowns Fan · They get it from MOW, and he got it from his sire Hastings. Nasty line when it comes to temperment · 658 days ago ·
  • buckpasser · They did indeed TBDF. Hastings transferred his wicked temperment to Fair Play and of course to his grandson MOW. Even Seabiscuit had his moments as Hillenbrands book recounts · 658 days ago ·
We are still in the early furlongs of the freshman sires’ race, but the first returns have been promising for the well-regarded young stallions Bluegrass Cat, Sharp Humor, and First Samurai, who are the top three Kentucky-based sires on the list, as well as for the Florida freshmen Congrats, With Di...Read More
Le Mi Geaux came out of her surprise Opening Day victory in the Grade 3 Schuylerville in fine form, reported trainer Rick Dutrow, Jr., and most likely will make her next start in the Grade 1 Spinaway on September 5.   “I spoke with her owner [Lansdon B. Robbins, III] in Kentucky after the race...Read More
First Samurai, a leading 2-year-old of 2005, sired his first winner when his son Hornblower posted a 1 1/4-length triumph at Hastings Racecourse June 19 for owner Swift Thoroughbreds. Hornblower ran the six furlongs in 1:12.83.Read More
The Hancock family's Claiborne Farm has announced its 2010 stud fees. Major stallion Pulpit will be reduced from $80,000 to $60,000 in spite of his continuing success.Read More
Here is a list of horses that consignors and buyers think could be standouts Sept. 15 during the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale in Lexington.Read More
Fasig-Tipton reversed the negative business trends seen at Thoroughbred auctions this year at its recent Saratoga select yearling sale, where the gross revenue, average price, and median price all enjoyed significant upswings from 2008. The second and final auction on the company's upstate New York ...Read More
This is a list of horses that consignors and buyers consider to be among the top prospects during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale July 20 in Lexington.Read More
by Deirdre B. Biles Updated: April 17, 2006 Sinister Minister poured on the speed on a speed-favoring track and ran away with the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) Saturday at Keeneland, earning a May 6 trip to the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Read More

First Samurai - Race Results & Past Performances

View DetailsView Video04/15/06First Samurai5thKee91 1/8 mDBlue Grass-G1 3 MSinister MinisterStorm TreasureStrong Contender1:48.85
View Details03/04/06First Samurai1stGP101 1/8 mDFountain of Youth-G2 3 MFirst SamuraiFlashy BullCorinthian1:49.00
View Details02/04/06First Samurai2ndGP87 1/2 fDHutcheson-G2 3 MKeyed EntryFirst SamuraiExpress News1:27.12
View DetailsView Video10/29/05First Samurai3rdBel41 1/16 mDBreeders' Cup Juvenile-G1 2 MStevie WonderboyHenny HughesFirst Samurai1:41.64
View Details10/08/05First Samurai1stBel91 mileDChampagne-G1 2 MFirst SamuraiHenny HughesSuperfly1:36.29
View Details08/27/05First Samurai1stSar97 fDHopeful-G1 2 MFirst SamuraiHenny HughesToo Much Bling1:23.25
View Details08/07/05First Samurai1stSar36 fDAllow 2 MFirst SamuraiTrippi AppealMoon's Halo1:10.36
View Details07/09/05First Samurai1stCD116 fDMSW 2 MFirst SamuraiFourth Of GoldBacetto1:10.72