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What the Nation is saying about Medaglia d'Oro...

All of his first 8 starts were at different tracks... do not remember Frankel all that well, but wow
Samantha Nicole, a full sister to the 2009 Horse of the Year, Rachel Alexandra, finished second in her career debut today at Fair Grounds. Running for the familiar connections of Stonestreet Stables and trainer Steve Asmussen, the bay filly broke poorly under rider, Rosie Napravnik, and tracked the ...Read More
Always controversial, Dead Heat Debates' Laura Pugh gives her take on a decade of Classic Males.Read More
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  • dani.pugh · Bernardini raced seven times. Blame ran 5 and was beaten badly in the Gold Cup. He beat some very very good horses, but he did it on a light schedule. Bernardini won the Withers, Preakness, Jim Dandy, Travers, and Gold Cup, and was second to a great horse in Invasor. His season was nothing short of dominating while Blame was not. · 95 days ago ·
  • johnbarbaro · Just out of curiosity where would Zenyatta be on this list if mares were included? By the way great article and great job. This has really peaked my interest · 95 days ago ·
With the Travers just around the corner, ZATT decided to have a little fun with the historic and prestigious race, by ranking the 35 winners since Affirmed and Alydar...Read More
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  • EP Taylor · I really liked the 94 Travers. The Bull/Concern. As GAME as a race horse can be. · 237 days ago ·
  • MikeRullo · chiefs crown won 5 2yr old stakes and bernardini only lost was to a hall of famer. You should take this list down, Thunder gulch was slow, your list is way off please take it down. · 237 days ago ·
Is Violence his only son at stud?
Taking full advantage of a picture-perfect ride by Edgar Prado, Rydilluc sprinted home to score in the rich Penn Mile in impressive fashion.Read More
  • AndyScoggin · Great day of racing put on by Dan Silver, Director of racing at Penn National. Rydilluc was an easy winner in what should be a graded stakes in 2014. · 319 days ago ·
  • Sully · It's great to see tracks presenting new stakes that will receive graded accolades in the future. Nice win by Rydilluc, but I felt it was the perfect setup. Don't be surprised to see Noble Tune turn the tables in the summer. · 318 days ago ·
As the Kentucky Derby of 2009 approached, the trainer of my top ranked three-year-old made it clear that the horse’s owner had no interest in running his star in the Run for the Roses. I was disappointed that Hal Wiggins was so matter of fact in relaying the adamant wishes of Dolphus Morrison, but i...Read More
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  • SSilence86 · We likely won't see a performance like this anytime soon.. I look at my Fred Stone portrait of Rachel every day. She's what brought me back to horse racing when I had started drifting away from it. Thank you Rachel. · 348 days ago ·
  • LAZMANNICK · Nice article Brian. · 348 days ago ·
The 20 horses who will linGe up in the starting gate to run for the roses this year are horses like any of the other 28,000 Thoroughbreds born in 2010. Some are homebreds: born and raised by the same owners in whose silks they run. Others are purchased through the auction ring, sometimes multiple ti...Read More
  • Capper · The post didn't help his chances, but it was impressive that he was the only speed around at the end. · 368 days ago ·
As I go through and look at the potential contenders for the Derby and the Oaks and their pedigrees, it gets me thinking – if money wasn’t an issue and I owned a mare, which sire would I have her bred to?Read More
  • cocoa2 · Speightstown seems to be based off his wives, as far as distance goes. Haynesfield was out of a distance running mare while Speightstown's sprinters are usually out of sprinters. He is a good pick for any mare, but if you're looking for a colt who wants 10f and the mommy only wanted 8f, I think Hat Trick or Street Cry would be your man. · 370 days ago ·
anyone know how many hands he is?
Crop Report looks to be a horse with a big future, and yesterday he began to make good on all the favorable impressions he’s received since arriving back in the United States.Read More
I love his foal's confromation http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoosiershadow/8000691064/in/set-72157631545464250/
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  • Dressage3295 · Both have the D' Oro butt. Do not like the first one · 410 days ago ·
  • Dressage3295 · 's shouders- needs to be more defined (looks more like a jumper than a racer IMO). Second one is good looking. You just have to love the D' Oro babies! There are very few I don't like confirmation wise · 410 days ago ·
Brian Zipse explains why Rachel Alexandra will always be his favorite ... Read More
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  • travel_vic · Woodward: watch a good one almost flogged to death right before your eyes...Statement is NOT mine but from a friend who was there.................But I agree wholeheartedly. · 412 days ago ·
  • travel_vic · I can just imagine what her flank looked like back in the test barn. · 412 days ago ·
Orb and Violence both put on a fantastic show, but make no mistake, the best performance in the Fountain of Youth came from Violence.Read More
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  • kay.robinett · Mike in SB, I believe (someone please correct me if I am wrong) that every Triple Crown winner with the exception of Sir Barton began his three year old season in a sprint and stretched out in distance from there. Not sure why trainers have gotten away from this, and also from using well placed allowance races to bring their horses into form? · 415 days ago ·
  • dani.pugh · Mike, I believe the more you race/train while young the better the horse will handle racing down the road. There is no subsitute for the real thing, never. I get some horses run better off more rest, however not all are like that. I don't think that was the case of Violence's injury, meaning lack of conditioning. I think it was partially, but i also think the track and the pace had more to do with it. A horse who is lightly raced going 6f 1.08 in Feb is simply way way way too fast. Pletcher could not have forseen a pace that quick, nobody could. The only person who could have done anything at that point was the jockey, by keeping his colt farther off that pace, knowing it way too fast. · 415 days ago ·
Violence and Shanghai Bobby are the only two colts with victories on both coasts. Will Violence outshine his stablemate on the 2013 Kentucky Derby Trail?Read More
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  • dipak1 · Gone West had tremendous speed and MEDAGLIA D'ORO had staying power and stamina, that's why Violence makes interesting! so Mr.Bob Baffert horse Den Legacy? · 422 days ago ·
  • goblin · Violence has post #3 for the FOY per BH twitter. Apparently He's Had Enough is a last minute entry, although cross entered in another stakes.http://www.equibase.com/static/entry/GP022313USA-EQB.html#RACE11 · 422 days ago ·
Here's his half sister by Street Sense.http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoosiershadow/6141249604/in/photostream/
  • northport · This filly has been named Untold and made her debut last Saturday at Tokyo, finishing 9th of 16th. Here is a video of her in training from the fall - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yl0u2yMbJ1o&feature=player_embedded · 436 days ago ·
Was always one of my favorite race horses and is now my favorite stallion :)
With a springtime breeding to top Kentucky stallion Medaglia d’Oro all but assured, Shumoos, with Garrett Gomez aboard, pushed motherhood back a year by easily defeating five allowance rivals in Santa Anita’s sixth race on Friday, winning by 2 ½ lengths while covering six furlongs on a wet-fast surf...Read More
The third day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale saw a Medaglia d'Oro yearling colt make headlines while steady interest in both yearlings and broodmares helped the median nearly double compared with last year comparable session. Third-session median registered $13,000, up 73.33% compa...Read More
Sophomore Soiree day at Gulfstream Park ended up being a veritable tour de force for many of the winners. Four stakes races for 3-YOs were on today’s card, but it was not just the stakes runners that were making statements. Three winners of non-stakes races combined to win their races by 20 ¾ length...Read More
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  • Floridaf · After seeing her decimate the Old Hat field, I'm really excited for a potential match-up with Groupie Doll later on down the road. It would be nice to see it at this meet, but I doubt her connections would want to run KK against her elders so early in the year. · 470 days ago ·
  • BrianZipse · Top Beyers from yesterday include Kauai Katie - 101, Itsmyluckyday - 95, and Live Lively - 94. · 470 days ago ·

Medaglia d'Oro - Race Results & Past Performances

View DetailsView Video03/27/04Medaglia d'Oro2ndNad61 1/4 mDDubai World Cup-G1 4+ MPleasantly PerfectMedaglia d'OroVictory Moon2:00.24
View Details02/07/04Medaglia d'Oro1stGP101 1/8 mDDonn Handicap-G1 3+ MMedaglia d'OroSeattle FitzFunny Cide1:47.68
View DetailsView Video10/25/03Medaglia d'Oro2ndSA91 1/4 mDBreeders' Cup Classic-G1 3 MPleasantly PerfectMedaglia d'OroDynever1:59.88
View DetailsView Video08/24/03Medaglia d'Oro2ndDmr51 1/4 mDPacific Classic-G1 3+ MCandy RideMedaglia d'OroFleetstreet Dancer1:59.11
View DetailsView Video08/02/03Medaglia d'Oro1stSar91 1/8 mDWhitney Handicap-G1 3+ MMedaglia d'OroVolponiEvening Attire1:47.69
View Details04/05/03Medaglia d'Oro1stOP111 1/8 mDOaklawn Handicap-G2 4+ MMedaglia d'OroSliderKudos1:47.66
View Details02/01/03Medaglia d'Oro1stSA91 1/8 mDStrub Stakes-G2 4 MMedaglia d'OroOlmodavorTracemark1:48.04
View DetailsView Video10/26/02Medaglia d'Oro2ndAP101 1/4 mDBreeders' Cup Classic-G1 3 MVolponiMedaglia d'OroMilwaukee Brew2:01.39
View DetailsView Video08/24/02Medaglia d'Oro1stSar101 1/4 mDTravers-G1 3 MMedaglia d'OroRepentNothing Flat2:02.53
View DetailsView Video08/04/02Medaglia d'Oro1stSar91 1/8 mDJim Dandy-G2 3 MMedaglia d'OroGold DollarEssence Of Dubai1:47.82
View DetailsView Video06/08/02Medaglia d'Oro2ndBel101 1/2mDBelmont Stakes-G1 3 MSaravaMedaglia d'OroSunday Break2:29.71
View DetailsView Video05/18/02Medaglia d'Oro8thPim121 3/16 mDPreakness Stakes-G1 3 MWar EmblemMagic WeisnerProud Citizen1:56.36
View DetailsView Video05/04/02Medaglia d'Oro4thCD91 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MWar EmblemProud CitizenPerfect Drift2:01.13
View DetailsView Video04/13/02Medaglia d'Oro2ndAqu81 1/8 mDWood Memorial-G1 3 MBuddhaMedaglia d'OroSunday Break1:48.61
View Details03/17/02Medaglia d'Oro1stSA71 1/16 mDSan Felipe-G2 3 MMedaglia d'OroU S S TinosaSiphonic1:41.95
View Details02/09/02Medaglia d'Oro1stOP26 fDMSW 3+ MMedaglia d'OroTallest TimberGuppie's Secret1:10.97
View Details12/07/01Medaglia d'Oro2ndTP66 fDMSW 2 MSpicey MarcloudMedaglia d'OroBert's Nicky1:11.00