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Broke both sesamoids in a Monday workout at FG and will have surgery.
Oakcrest Farm et al.’s Upperline, heroine of Saturday’s $58,800 Allen LaCombe Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds, came out of her race well and was doing fine Sunday morning, according to trainer Mike Stidham.   “She looks good today,” said Stidham. “The ($100,000) Bayou Handicap (at about 1 1/...Read More
Alex and JoAnn Lieblong’s Telling, winner of the last two renewals of Saratoga’s prestigious Grade I Sword Dancer Invitational Handicap, will journey to New Orleans later this week from his winter home in Hot Springs, Arkansas, to shoulder the top impost of 122 pounds in the Grade III Fair Grounds ...Read More
Feel The Thunder Stable’s Gran Estreno, the $20,000 claim that captured Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap over Fair Grounds’ Stall-Wilson turf course, came out of his weekend race in good order and is being targeted for a return to that surface for the Grade II Mervin Muniz Memorial ...Read More
Feel The Thunder Stable’s Gran Estreno, a two-time winner of the Grade III Washington Park Handicap over Arlington’s synthetic surface in Chicago, proved equally proficient in Grade III company on the grass by capturing Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap on Fair Grounds’ Stall-Wilson t...Read More
Nine players will take the field for Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap over Fair Grounds’ Stall-Wilson turf course, and one of them, Pin Oak Stable’s Strike Again, is the projected 7-2 second choice in the morning line.   The Col. Bradley is one of two graded races among six stak...Read More
Feel The Thunder Stable’s Gran Estreno, the $20,000 claim that keeps on giving, is expected to feel the thunder of Pin Oak Stable’s Strike Again next to him once again over the local Stall-Wilson turf course in Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap on Road to the Derby Kickoff Day Present...Read More
Feel the Thunder Stables’ Gran Estreno, two-time winner of the Grade III Washington Park Handicap at Arlington Park, closed steadily in the final furlong and inched clear to win by a half-length over Stacey Moak’s Southern Anthem in Wednesday’s $54,000 allowance/optional claiming feature for older h...Read More
Pin Oak Stable’s Strike Again caught even-money favorite Gran Estreno just steps from the wire to register a three-quarter length mild upset in Saturday’s fifth running of the $60,000 Buddy Diliberto Memorial Handicap.    Two races later Darrell and Lendy Brown’s Valli With a Vow scored an...Read More
The 25th anniversary edition of Fair Grounds’ $60,000 Pago Hop Stakes for sophomore fillies over the Stall-Wilson turf course will be bundled with the fifth running of the $60,000 Buddy Diliberto Memorial Handicap for 3-year-olds and up – also on the grass – as the co-featured highlights on the seco...Read More
With his half-length victory in the Grade III $120,000 Washington Park Handicap Saturday at Arlington Park, Feel The Thunder Stable’s Gran Estreno earned an automatic starting berth in the Grade I $5,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Classic to be held Saturday, Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs.    Ridden b...Read More
Feel the Thunder Stable’s Gran Estreno, who posted a mild upset when winning the 2009 edition of the Grade III Washington Park Handicap, returns in search of a repeat bid in Saturday’s $150,000 race that offers its winner an automatic berth into the Grade I $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churc...Read More
With a pair of stakes wins under his belt this season, Racing Bran will try to take the most lucrative prize on Saturday in the Claiming Crown Jewel Stakes at Canterbury Park. The $150,000 Jewel is one of six Claiming Crown races on Saturday’s card, worth a total of $500,000. The Claiming Crown, in ...Read More
County Flavor scored a significant upset in the $100,000 Hanshin Cup Handicap (G3) on Saturday at Arlington Park, rolling to three-quarter-length win at 21.20-to-1 odds. A four-year-old Empire Maker gelding making his stakes debut, Country Flavor pushed the pace before seizing the lead near the quar...Read More
Gran Estreno, a former claimer who registered his first graded stakes victory at Arlington Park last summer to cap a six-race winning streak, returns to his favorite track for the $100,000 Hanshin Cup Stakes (gr. III) May 29. Arlington's one-mile Polytrack event drew a field of nine, with the 7-year...Read More
Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra returned to the track Wednesday morning for an easy gallop three days prior to her 4-year-old debut in Saturday’s $200,000 New Orleans Ladies. On Tuesday, the Medaglia d’Oro filly walked the shed row in trainer Steve Asmussen’s barn, the normal routine on the morni...Read More
The $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) came up as a real hat pin special Jan. 30, attracting a capacity field of 14 entrants with no clear standouts at Sam Houston Race Park.Read More
Carl R. Moore Management's ANTRIM COUNTY (Giant's Causeway) is no stranger to the Thoroughbred industry's "blue-collar" day of racing, otherwise known as the Claiming Crown, capturing last year's running of the Iron Horse S. by 3 1/2 lengths. On Saturday, the Bret Calhoun trainee showed up at Canter...Read More

Gran Estreno - Race Results & Past Performances

View Details02/19/11Gran Estreno6thFG91 1/8 mTFair Grounds Handicap-G3 4+ MExpansionSleepless KnightDubious Miss1:54.94
View Details01/22/11Gran Estreno1stFG91 1/16 mTColonel E. R. Bradley Handicap-G3 4+ MGran EstrenoDubious MissJoinem 
View Details12/22/10Gran Estreno1stFG71 1/16 mTAlwOC 3+ M (S)Gran EstrenoSouthern AnthemReady Set1:46.02
View Details12/04/10Gran Estreno2ndFG71 1/16 mTBuddy Diliberto Memorial 3+ MStrike AgainGran EstrenoVanquisher1:45.03
View Details11/07/10Gran Estreno1stCD81 1/16 mTAlwOC 3+ MGran EstrenoMikoshiReady Set1:43.22
View DetailsView Video10/09/10Gran Estreno2ndKee51 1/16 mSAlwOC 3+ MSuccessful DanGran EstrenoOpen Outcry1:42.49
View Details09/04/10Gran Estreno1stAP81 3/16 mTWashington Park Hcp-G3 3+ MGran EstrenoGiant OakMad Flatter1:56.88
View Details08/21/10Gran Estreno3rdAP41 1/16 mTAlwOC 3+ MExchanging KissesOpen OutcryGran Estreno1:44.74
View Details05/29/10Gran Estreno3rdAP91 mileSHanshin Cup-G3 3+ MCountry FlavorTybaltGran Estreno1:38.16
View Details05/06/10Gran Estreno1stAP61 mileDAlwOC 3+ MGran EstrenoBrothers NicholasCrested1:38.74
View DetailsView Video03/13/10Gran Estreno9thFG91 1/16 mTAlwOC 4+ MSuccessful MissionBrentwood BulletUtterly Cool1:44.91
View Details01/30/10Gran Estreno4thHou91 1/8 mTJohn B Connally Turf Hcp-G3 3+ MActing ZippyOrientate ExpressBaltimore Bob1:52.31
View DetailsView Video01/03/10Gran Estreno4thFG91 1/16 mTAllow 4+ MGreycliff ExchangeErnestoBrentwood Bullet1:47.77
View Details10/30/09Gran Estreno3rdKee41 1/16 mDAlwOC 3+ MVacationDeal MakingGran Estreno1:45.24
View Details09/05/09Gran Estreno1stAP81 3/16 mDWashington Park Hcp-G3 3+ MGran EstrenoDubious MissWicked Style2:00.61
View Details03/27/09Gran Estreno1stGP51 1/16 mTClaim 4+ MGran EstrenoCity On LineFleet Appeal1:40.77
View Details02/13/09Gran Estreno3rdGP51 1/16 mTClaim 4+ MDrivingmaxandmitziGrandGran Estreno1:41.32
View Details01/24/09Gran Estreno3rdGP41 1/8 mTClaim 4+ MNational CaptainDemeteorGran Estreno1:48.25