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Paddy O'Prado
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Paddy O'Prado

Status:
Retired
Owner(s):
Trainer:
Bred:
Kentucky (USA) by Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC
Pedigree:
El Prado  -  Fun House  by  Prized
Rating:
 

What the Nation is saying about Paddy O'Prado...

Who is the best active trainer who has not won the Kentucky Derby? Read More
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  • travel_vic · Coworker is in the vet clinic and I will ask her to talk to him about that · 32 days ago ·
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  • travel_vic · ONE THING I was told to NEVER mention to him (well that is if you want him to ever respond to you again later) is the handling of Izvestia. Horse had done enough for syndication. ads in the journals about his services being at Gainesway and then they HAD to race him one more time in the Fall with tragic results. I had noted that he had been fouled in a race in New England on the same back leg that gave way at Woodbine and wondered if that was the reason that he had been off most of that last summer. Topic never to be mentioned so I stayed away. · 32 days ago ·
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Feels like he should be there tomorrow
This year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies is shaping up as a most intriguing affair. Many of the top contenders have truly done nothing wrong in their short careers. With all of this unfettered potential coming together on the square at Santa Anita, the race for young distaffers could prove one of...Read More
Heres his confirmation: http://www.spendthriftfarm.com/horses/paddy-oprado-2275.html
Hello Nation! For those of you who don’t know me yet, my name is Brian Zipse, and this is my first blog on Horse Racing Nation. I am thrilled to be here as the brand new Managing Editor of the fastest growing, and most fan friendly website in the world of horse racing. While I get acclimated to my n...Read More
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  • Bio · Hi everyone, This site is amazing. I was searching the net to post a picture on my facebook page of a horse but could not find one anywhere. A NY Bred won the 6th race on 09/07/13 named STREET LORD, anyone have a photo? · 222 days ago ·
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  • Bio · Sorry, I for got to say at Belmont Park. duh! · 222 days ago ·
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Count Brian Zipse as one who feels strongly that Dullahan should be pointed to the Breeders’ Cup Turf, and not the Breeders’ Cup Classic.Read More
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  • footlick · have to agree with cugel the clever if either Danedream or Snow Fairy come. But I think it might be a slim chance that Danedream comes because the Arc takes alot out of a horse. But they said last year they were coming, but afer her Arc win they rerouted her to the Japan Cup. Snow Fairy would possibly go to the Far East again also. · 601 days ago ·
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  • LAZMANNICK · Of course if Danedream or Snow Fairy did come and shold happen to lose there is always the book of "One Hundred Excuses" to fall back on. · 600 days ago ·
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Thoroughbred owners can go a lifetime without acquiring a horse who can make an impact on the Triple Crown, but such success has come quickly for Donegal Racing, which on Saturday will attempt to win its first Classic when the partnership, headed by Jerry Crawford, sends out Dullahan in the Belmont ...Read More
Grade I winner Paddy O'Prado is back at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm near Lexington following colic surgery May 11 at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington. “It could not have gone any better,” said farm manager Ned Toffey. “Everything went as well as it possibly could. He’s going thr...Read More
Grade I winner and millionaire Paddy O'Prado is doing well after having colic surgery late May 11 at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington. Surgeon Dr. Michael Spirito discovered the 5-year-old son of El Prado—Fun House, by Prized, had a twist in his large colon. No re-sectioning of the di...Read More
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  • Capper · Good to hear all is well. He could be a great, versatile sire. Gotta keep that El Prado bloodline going. · 707 days ago ·
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  • AnneShaw · Love to the beautiful grey and his veterinary team. 5 would be way, way too young to lose him. · 707 days ago ·
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it's a shame she retired
Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing has long been considered one of the most important days of turf held in America...Read More
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  • KyOaksRunner · I'm rooting for Gio Ponti to win the Million again and Banned to capture the Secretariat. · 986 days ago ·
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  • tiznow · Great history lesson, a big impact race on year end honors. · 985 days ago ·
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Grade I winner Paddy O'Prado will stand his first season at stud in 2012 at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington it was announced July 8.A five-time graded stakes winner and earner of $1,721,297, the 4-year-old son of El Prado—Fun House, by Prized, was retired May 23 with a leg injury tw...Read More
It is not often that I choose to remember a horse so soon after his retirement, but the news that Paddy O' Prado's racing career had come to an end hit me like a ton of bricks yesterday. I had the good fortune of seeing Paddy several times in person last year, and whether the race was on turf or dir...Read More
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  • DougLogan · Sorry to see such a Great Grey , retire ...what a pleasure to see such a versatile horse · 1060 days ago ·
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  • GingerSmith · He reminded me of his sire, El Prado, whom I cheered on the many times he raced at Woodbine. Enjoy your retirement, Paddy!! Your papa would be proud !!! · 1060 days ago ·
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Who do you think are the best of the best in racing? Zipse lays out his sensational seven in each division here!Read More
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  • Waya · These lists point out that the state of American grass racing is more than a little depressing. · 1063 days ago ·
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  • tpatelzick · The older female list is nails! However, can any horse be ranked higher than Goldikova? · 1063 days ago ·
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Pretty horse.. too bad about his injury!
Grade I winner Paddy O'Prado, who sustained a sesamoid injury in his May 21 victory in the Dixie Stakes (gr. II), has been retired after a career in which he posted five wins, three seconds, and three thirds from 15 starts, with earnings of $1,721,297. Stud plans have not been finalized.Purchased at...Read More
  • medlocke · What a shame!! Paddy O' Prado had a pretty rare quality about him in that he had proven to be very durable on conventional dirt, synthetics, and turf all three!! Something you very rarely see in a horse. I personally thought that Paddy O' Prado had begun to excel on turf, in-particular, and that he would eventually replace Gio Ponti as America's best turf horse. Once Gio Ponti was retired. A big loss for American racing. I always thought Paddy O' Prado was a pretty classy horse!! · 1064 days ago ·
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Is he retired? I sure hope not.
Very disappointed by the news that Paddy O'Prado (America's best turf horse) has been retired,
If you are reading this then you, like me, survived the end of the world talk. So, we have that going for us. What we don't have going for us is a Triple Crown possibility in next month's Belmont Stakes. Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom was valiant in defeat, coming from far back and weaving thr...Read More
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  • mshutty · Brian, good call on Derby/Preakness winning connections speaking with bravado now but fading like Flashpoint as we get closer to the Big Sandy Marathon. · 1064 days ago ·
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  • zatt · Don't get me wrong, Mike, I want to see them there, but ... let's just say I will believe it when I see it. · 1064 days ago ·
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Heavy favorite Paddy O'Prado lived up to his top billing with a driving 1-1/2 length score in the Grade 2 Dixie Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday. Baryshnikov looked like the main competition on paper and he took the early initiative under Julien Leparoux. He set tepid splits of :24.76, :49.07, and 1:14...Read More
  • mark9811 · At 3/5 and against a bunch of elephants he only needed a six month layoff to beat 'em. I had $200 to W and P on him in the derby last year..we all know what happened next. Good running today though and hopefully a start of a good year for him. · 1065 days ago ·
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Paddy O'Prado - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View DetailsView Video05/21/11Paddy O'Prado1stPim111 1/8 mTDixie Stakes-G2 3+ MPaddy O'PradoBaryshnikovBim Bam1:53.56
View DetailsView Video11/06/10Paddy O'Prado5thCD111 1/4 mDBreeders' Cup Classic-G1 3+ MBlameZenyattaFly Down2:02.28
View DetailsView Video10/02/10Paddy O'Prado2ndBel91 1/2mTJoe Hirsch Turf Classic-G1 3+ MWinchesterPaddy O'PradoGrassy2:36.09
View DetailsView Video08/21/10Paddy O'Prado1stAP81 1/4 mTSecretariat Stakes-G1 3 MPaddy O'PradoWigmore HallWorkin For Hops2:05.71
View DetailsView Video07/17/10Paddy O'Prado1stCnl121 1/4 mTVirginia Derby-G2 3 MPaddy O'PradoInteractifKrypton2:02.58
View DetailsView Video06/19/10Paddy O'Prado1stCnl101 3/16 mTColonial Turf Cup-G2 3 MPaddy O'PradoWorkin For HopsTwo Notch Road1:54.20
View DetailsView Video05/15/10Paddy O'Prado6thPim121 3/16 mDPreakness Stakes-G1 3 MLookin At LuckyFirst DudeJackson Bend1:55.47
View DetailsView Video05/01/10Paddy O'Prado3rdCD111 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MSuper SaverIce BoxPaddy O'Prado2:04.45
View DetailsView Video04/10/10Paddy O'Prado2ndKee91 1/8 mSBlue Grass-G1 3 MStately VictorPaddy O'PradoFirst Dude1:48.69
View DetailsView Video03/06/10Paddy O'Prado1stGP91 1/8 mTPalm Beach-G3 3 MPaddy O'PradoDean's KittenOur Champion1:45.40
View DetailsView Video02/10/10Paddy O'Prado3rdGP91 1/8 mTMSW 3 MSaint JudeKaiser ChiefPaddy O'Prado1:47.43
View DetailsView Video09/04/09Paddy O'Prado3rdSar31 1/16 mTWith Anticipation-G3 2 MInteractifJung Man ScottPaddy O'Prado1:41.41
View DetailsView Video08/05/09Paddy O'Prado2ndSar41 1/16 mTMSW 2 MDean's KittenPaddy O'PradoMesa Vista1:43.95
View DetailsView Video07/04/09Paddy O'Prado7thCD116 fDMSW 2 MThiskyhasnolimitWorldlyShimmering Forest1:11.76