lucky pulpit

Three Entrants Out Of Same Dam To Start In Sunshine Millions F&M Turf Sprint

Jon White, who is in his 11th year as Santa Anita’s morning line oddsmaker, has observed something highly unusual regarding Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf Sprint. “If all three of them start, there will be three siblings next to each other when they break from the starting gate,” White said. “Pulpit Rider, […]

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Barretts Catalogs 86 Yearlings For Aug. 28 Select Sale

Barretts has cataloged 86 yearlings for its Select Yearling Sale scheduled for Tuesday, August 28. The afternoon session will begin at 2:00 p.m. at Del Mar’s Surfside Race Place. The majority of the yearlings catalogued are eligible for the lucrative Golden State Series in addition to the California-bred/sired Maiden Bonus program. Leading California sires and major Kentucky […]

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California Chrome’s Full Brother Faversham Breaks Maiden On Turf

Long-time racegoers know that racing’s chart books are chock-full of well-related full and half siblings that simply couldn’t run.  That can no longer be said about Faversham, a chestnut full brother to two-time Horse of the Year and four-time Eclipse champion California Chrome, as Faversham, ridden by Tiago Pereira, rallied from off the pace to […]

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Chrome’s Brother Faversham Takes Aim At Monday’s California Cup Derby

California Chrome’s full brother, the maiden Faversham, goes from his first start at six furlongs on Jan. 15 to Monday’s co-feature, the $200,000 California Cup Derby at 1 1/16 miles at Santa Anita Park. The chestnut ridgling, a son of Lucky Pulpit-Love the Chase, closed from eighth and last after a slow start to finish second by a length-and-a-quarter […]

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Chrome’s Brother Faversham ‘Smoldered’ In Work For Cal Cup Derby

Faversham, a full brother to two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome, worked five furlongs early Saturday morning in 1:01.20 for the $200,000 California Cup Derby at a mile and one-sixteenth on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19 at Santa Anita. The chestnut ridgling by Lucky Pulpit-Love the Chase was ridden by Stewart Elliott, winner of the 2004 Kentucky […]

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Final Foal By Lucky Pulpit Born At Harris Farm In California

Lucky Pulpit’s only foal of 2018, and the final foal by the stallion, arrived at 8:35 p.m. on Jan. 31 at John Harris’ Harris Farm near Coalinga, California. The bay colt is out of the winning mare, Mother Luck (Street Sense x Alishir’s World). Mother Luck is a half-sister to multiple stakes winner and G1 […]

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Full Brother To California Chrome Eyeing Cal Cup Derby

It might too late for Faversham to follow in the Triple Crown footsteps of his accomplished full brother, California Chrome–his late racing debut put a dash in those hopes–but the three-year-old ridgling who ran a promising second in his first start last Monday at Santa Anita could still have a bright future ahead of him. […]

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Full Brother To California Chrome Preparing For June 16 Debut

Faversham is the only full brother to champion California Chrome, though dam Love the Chase did produce two fillies also sired by the late Lucky Pulpit. Owner Perry Martin and trainer Art Sherman are hoping Faversham can follow in his famous older brother’s footsteps, according to bloodhorse.com. “It’s pretty cool to have the last of […]

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Un Potro Muy Peculiar Hace Realidad El Sueño De Un Propietario

Un potro casi blanco, con muy peculiares características, de la última producción de Lucky Pulpit, padre del campeón California Chrome, nació el pasado 19 de mayo en el Stone Bridge Farm en New York, en lo que puede ser interpretado como la contínua consecución de un sueño de su propietario/criador Gary Tolchin, desde que iba […]

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Rare White Colt Born In New York From Last Crop Of Lucky Pulpit

An unusually marked, mostly white colt from the last crop of California Chrome’s sire Lucky Pulpit was foaled on May 19 at Stone Bridge Farm in New York in ongoing fulfillment of a dream sparked in owner/breeder Gary Tolchin when he attended races with his father as a youth. The colt was delivered by the […]

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