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Dean's Kitten

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Kentucky (USA) by Kenneth L. Ramsey  -  Sarah K. Ramsey  -  [Add Data]
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What the Nation is saying about Dean's Kitten...

Before we look ahead to a new racing season, let's take pause to say good-bye and good luck to those that are leaving the track and moving on to their second careersRead More
Currently stands at Sohna Farm in Haryana, India
Retired today due to injury (bowed tendon). I'll always remember his loss by the closest of margins to Cape Blanco in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic last year.
  • footlick · the race where Cape Blanco was injured · 699 days ago ·
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  • AmbitiousD · The Joe Hirsch was a great race, one I was excited to witness in person. I'll remember that one for a long time. · 699 days ago ·
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Here they are, just in time for the New Year, I give you my Top 10 favorite races of 2011...Read More
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  • Capper · I love that Sassy Image race at Calder, it was Silky Sullivan-esque! I can't disagree with any of your selections, but that BC turf mile was pretty good as well. Sounds like you're all in on Mr. Commons & I hope he gives us lots of thrills this summer and a rooting chance against the Europeans in the BC. · 838 days ago ·
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  • quillg · Brian you hit a HOME RUN with this list... your recall is amazing. I would add Florida Derby (Dialed In & Shackleford) cuz final 1/16th was heart stopping)) · 833 days ago ·
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I like this horse
There were times during his career when I thought Tajaaweed might be more, but I’ve come to the realization that he simply will not come out victorious against the best … not that there’s anything wrong with that. The world needs solid grade three horses, and Tajaaweed is a very good one. Read More
Midday won the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf in '09 and was runner-up in that event last year, but her connections switch gears and shoot for more money in the $3,000,000 BC Turf this time around. The 5-year-old mare has captured seven group/graded events in her illustrious career and has bank...Read More
Day one of the serious Breeders’ Cup handicapping is complete, and have I got a winner for you ... I believe in eight days, we will be adding Sea Moon to this impressive list. Read More
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  • zilzal86 · Here is his victory at York http://www.racinguk.com/video/race-replays/20110817/1806957 · 901 days ago ·
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  • orangeman88 · I strongly believe that Midday hangs in the stretch and can never be trusted to take the top spot. St. Nick seems a cut below the others. I too like Sea Moon and Sarafina. How are people treating ATDs poor Judmontte International? Does he get a redo? Midday made him look second class there. · 900 days ago ·
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Odds-on favorite Cape Blanco holds off longshot Dean's Kitten to take the 35th running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park.Read More
  • medlocke · They had the turf at Belmont today officially listed as "yielding". Which was exactly what the turf was officially listed as at Arlington last month for the G1 Arlington Million. Which I personally found a little ridiculous. Because it was blatantly obvious that both Cape Blanco and Dean's Kitten were dealing with much heavier ground at Belmont today than either of them dealt with at Arlington last month. I sure take my hat off to the race that Dean's Kitten ran in defeat today!! Especially being his first ever career attempt trying 1-1/2, and on such taxing ground besides. But I think it was the class of Cape Blanco that ultimately held on and won the day here. In my mind, there should be no question that with this win in today's G1 Joe Hirsch, Cape Blanco should've surpassed Acclamation in the mind's of the Eclipse voters that will be voting for American Turf HOY. Even if Acclamation wins the G2 Hirsch Turf Championship at Santa Anita on Sunday? I still believe Cape Blanco would have the upper hand in the voting for Turf Champion. Acclamation also has 3 G1 wins this season. But only 2 of his 3 G1 wins came on the turf. Acclamation's win in the G1 Pacific Classic on synthetics should have absolutely no bearing at all in the voting for Turf Champion. Only in the voting for American HOY outright. I think the only way Acclamation can take that away from Cape Blanco now would be to win the G1 BC Turf next month. Which isn't likely, because he's yet to prove that he can win outside of California. In all 3 of Acclamation's G1 win's this season, he's had to ship no further than locally in the state of California. Whereas, Cape Blanco has now shipped to America from Ireland 3 times this season, and is 3 for 3. Having won arguably 3 of the biggest G1 turf stakes in the country from 1-1/4 to 1-1/2. Should Cape Blanco ship back to America from Ireland for a fourth time, and win the G1 BC Turf at Churchill Downs next month? I think he would then have to be in the discussion for every Eclipse Award voter for American HOY outright. TJMO. · 928 days ago ·
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  • rossington · Three trips multi-thousand mile trips across the Atlantic from Ireland to America for Cape Blanco, and three wins in three of the biggest G1 turf stakes in the US from 10 to 12f. Cape Blanco's ability to accomplish that feat speaks volumes about his ability at this level. I agree with Medlocke. With his win in Saturday's G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic. I think Cape Blanco all but sewed up an Eclipse Award for 2011 American Turf Champion at the very least. Should Cape Blanco ship back a fourth time from Ireland to America for the G1 BC Turf, and end up winning that race, too? If that does happen, I think at that point a big and very valid argument could be made for Cape Blanco winning the Eclipse Award for 2011 American HOY, Outright!! Hypothetically speaking, assuming Cape Blanco did win the BC Turf, I can't even think of an American turf horse that's won the G1 Man O' War, Arlington Million, Joe Hirsch, and BC Turf in the same year? Much less one doing it that had to ship all the way from Ireland first to run in those four races. · 928 days ago ·
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  • shores · he did a great job!! also a great effort from dean's kitten. i hope nothing's wrong with Winchester... · 928 days ago ·
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Cape Blanco, the 2010 Irish Derby victor, is looking for his third straight Grade 1 triumph in the United States in Saturday’s 1 ½-mile Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational.Read More
Experiencing Arlington Million 2011 in person is something I'll never forget. As the day went by, the crowd grew by thousands. Early in the day, A beautiful blue sky with cotton like clouds greeted the fans who entered the track. But, as we got deeper into the race card, the skies opened up, and the...Read More
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  • Winplacsho · I haven't been to all the top level tracks, but Arlington is at the top of my list for sure. I made it to the 2002 BC & the Arlington Millions won by Chester House & Marlin. I was there last summer too, but that polytrack turns me off. · 972 days ago ·
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  • Eclipse First · Nice job, Scott--I am fortunate to have AP as my home track, and Million weekend is always a highlight --here's hoping Gov. Quinn signs the gambling bill to give us slots and also that the BC comes back again! · 971 days ago ·
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In a repeat of the Man O' War Stakes, Cape Blanco easily bested Gio Ponti in Saturday's Grade 1 Arlington Million. Read More
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  • icyhotboo · I love Gio Ponti, he runs his heart out every time. Sometimes it's hard to be a fan and a bettor but when the rains came I felt I didn't need a reversal. Strange to have a bittersweet win as money comes and goes but the horses you love always stay. · 977 days ago ·
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  • cowgirlie229 · Well, what were the rankings? All of the horses? What did they place? · 977 days ago ·
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There’s going to be a rumble late Saturday afternoon in northwest Chicago. It’s not the Jets versus the Sharks as it was in “West Side Story” – but it is three European-born equine invaders and their seven rivals foaled on American soil that will be “getting it on” in the 29th running of the Grade I...Read More
Pre-entries for the 2011 edition of the Grade I Arlington Million closed Friday with 10 older horses named to the 29th running of the Arlington Park showcase.Read More
The first of three scheduled transatlantic equine charters carrying European invaders for Arlington’s International Festival of Racing on Aug. 13 is due in Saturday evening at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.  Its occupants will be transported by van and bedded down at Arlington Park sho...Read More
Improving from a third-place finish in this race a year ago, Shadwell Stable’s Tajaaweed stormed down the center of the course to win the Grade III $150,000 Arlington Handicap by 1 ½-lengths.  James Graham rode the Dan Peitz-trained son of Dynaformer who covered the mile and a quarter over fir...Read More
Juniper Pass, a winner of back-to-back Grade II events in California, and Interaction, a multiple Group I winner in his native Argentina, head a field of 10 older horses entered for Saturday’s Grade III Arlington Handicap.Read More
Where are they now? American Lion, Endorsement, and others from Kentucky Derby 2010 are currently in training and on the comeback trail. Read More
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  • KyOaksRunner · I think I'm most excited about seeing Dublin and Ice Box coming back. Noble's Promise looks great so far this year! · 1027 days ago ·
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  • mdracing69 · I was fond of American Lion and Endorsement last year. American Lion has worked six times and is up to 6f so he should be running soon. · 1027 days ago ·
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Exhi furthered his stature as a Polytrack specialist when returning from a layoff of more than six months to lead all the way Saturday in the Grade 3, $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland.With Javier Castellano carefully measuring out his speed, Exhi set a steady tempo from the start, turning back D...Read More

Dean's Kitten - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
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Race
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View DetailsView Video11/05/11Dean's Kitten9thCD81 1/2mTBreeders' Cup Turf-G1 3+ MSt Nicholas AbbeySea MoonBrilliant Speed2:28.85
View DetailsView Video10/01/11Dean's Kitten2ndBel61 1/2mTJoe Hirsch Turf Classic-G1 3+ MCape BlancoDean's KittenGrassy2:36.61
View DetailsView Video08/13/11Dean's Kitten3rdAP101 1/4 mTArlington Million-G1 3+ MCape BlancoGio PontiDean's Kitten2:05.39
View DetailsView Video07/09/11Dean's Kitten3rdAP101 1/4 mTArlington Handicap-G3 3+ MTajaaweedMister Marti GrasDean's Kitten2:01.83
View Details04/23/11Dean's Kitten2ndKee71 1/8 mSBen Ali Stakes-G3 4+ MExhiDean's KittenMister Marti Gras1:48.14
View Details03/19/11Dean's Kitten2ndTP91 1/8 mSTejano Run 4+ MBaryshnikovDean's KittenMint Chip1:51.92
View Details02/26/11Dean's Kitten5thGP71 1/16 mTAlwOC 4+ MMikoshiDeal MakingGuys Reward1:40.81
View Details10/09/10Dean's Kitten5thHaw81 1/8 mTHawthorne Derby-G3 3 MYankee FourtuneMister Marti GrasAsphalt1:46.26
View DetailsView Video08/21/10Dean's Kitten5thAP81 1/4 mTSecretariat Stakes-G1 3 MPaddy O'PradoWigmore HallWorkin For Hops2:05.71
View Details07/17/10Dean's Kitten4thAP81 3/16 mTAmerican Derby-G2 3 MWorkin For HopsMister Marti GrasGleam Of Hope1:55.47
View DetailsView Video06/19/10Dean's Kitten5thCnl101 3/16 mTColonial Turf Cup-G2 3 MPaddy O'PradoWorkin For HopsTwo Notch Road1:54.20
View DetailsView Video05/01/10Dean's Kitten14thCD111 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MSuper SaverIce BoxPaddy O'Prado2:04.45
View DetailsView Video03/27/10Dean's Kitten1stTP91 1/8 mSLane's End Stakes-G2 3 MDean's KittenNorthern GiantConnemara1:50.59
View DetailsView Video03/06/10Dean's Kitten2ndGP91 1/8 mTPalm Beach-G3 3 MPaddy O'PradoDean's KittenOur Champion1:45.40
View DetailsView Video02/07/10Dean's Kitten4thGP81 1/16 mTHallandale Beach 3 MBim BamInteractifAsphalt1:42.07
View DetailsView Video11/28/09Dean's Kitten6thCD61 1/16 mTGrand Canyon 2 MLost AptitudeThunder PerfectCat Park1:42.69
View DetailsView Video11/07/09Dean's Kitten6thSA21 mileTBreeders' Cup Juvenile Turf-G2 2 MPouncedBridgetownInteractif1:35.47
View DetailsView Video10/25/09Dean's Kitten1stBel61 1/16 mTVision 2 MDean's KittenImagingShrimp Dancer1:46.22
View DetailsView Video10/04/09Dean's Kitten5thBel91 mileDPilgrim 2 MEskendereyaWestern FlyerChairman Now1:37.85
View DetailsView Video09/04/09Dean's Kitten4thSar31 1/16 mTWith Anticipation-G3 2 MInteractifJung Man ScottPaddy O'Prado1:41.41
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