The American Racing Manual: The Offical Encyclopedia of Thoroughbred Racing

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Long after similiar sports encyclopedias have come and gone, the American Racing Manual continues to serve and entertain fans of the Thoroughbred and members of the racing industry. The continued annual upgrade of statistical reports of leading horses, jockeys, trainers, and race recaps offers the racing aficando an endless supply of rich data. The 2007 edition of the American Racing Manual strengthens its legacy as the prime statistical resource for the Thoroughbred sport.

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Overview

Long after similiar sports encyclopedias have come and gone, the American Racing Manual continues to serve and entertain fans of the Thoroughbred and members of the racing industry. The continued annual upgrade of statistical reports of leading horses, jockeys, trainers, and race recaps offers the racing aficando an endless supply of rich data. The 2007 edition of the American Racing Manual strengthens its legacy as the prime statistical resource for the Thoroughbred sport.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932910865
  • Publisher: Daily Racing Form Press
  • Publication date: 6/25/2007
  • Series: American Racing Manual Series
  • Pages: 2390
  • Sales rank: 965,552
  • Product dimensions: 6.35 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 2.34 (d)

Table of Contents


A
Abbreviations for North American tracks     1133
Affirmed, pedigree and record     1102
American Stud Book, See Rules of Racing
Assault, pedigree and record     1100
Auctions, see Sales
B
Baze, Russell, year by year     712
Belmont Stakes
Chart, 2006     309
Facts     1109
Previous winners     1236
Beyer Figures
Overview     174
Top Figures, 1992-2006
2-year-olds     176
3-year-olds     178
Sprinters     180
Races more than 1 mile     182
Turf     184
Top Figures, 2006     174
Breeders' Cup
Charts, 2006     437
Statistics
Attendance, handle     1121
Breeding, states and countries     1125
Foreign-based winners     1126
Leading horses     1116
Leading owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys     1111
Leading sires     1115
Miscellany     1123
Payoff averages     1121
Program     1110
Stakes histories     1248
Status of previous winners     1117
Breeding
Annual leading breeder, money won     970
Annual leading breeder,races won     971
Annual leading broodmare sire money won     1054
Annual leading freshman sire money won     1064
Annual leading juvenile sire, money won     1029
Annual leading sire, money won     1006
Annual leading sire, races won     1007
Breeders of millionaires     972
Distribution of stallions and mares     801
Foals, annual production     799
Foal crop by state     800
Leading breeders, money won, 2006     958
Leading breeders, races won, 2006     964
Leading broodmare sires money won, 2006     1030
Leading broodmare sires races won, 2006     1034
Leading broodmare sires winning performers, 2006     1036
Leading freshman sires money won, 2006     1055
Leading freshman sires races won, 2006     1057
Leading freshman sires winning performers, 2006     1059
Leading juvenile sires, money won, 2006     1020
Leading juvenile sires, races won, 2006     1022
Leading juvenile sires, winning performers, 2006     1024
Leading sires, money won, 2006     987
Leading sires, races won, 2006     992
Leading sires, winning performers, 2006      994
Progeny of leading broodmare sires, 2006
Broad Brush     1052
Carson City     1043
Conquistador Cielo     1049
Crafty Prospector     1046
Deputy Minister     1038
Dixieland Band     1039
Meadowlake     1051
Mr. Prospector     1041
Storm Cat     1047
Valid Appeal     1044
Progeny of leading freshman sires, 2006
E Dubai     1063
Include     1062
Johannesburg     1061
Jump Start     1062
Officer     1061
Orientate     1061
Pure Prize     1061
Street Cry     1061
Three Wonders     1063
Yonaguska     1062
Progeny of leading juvenile sires, 2006
Johannesburg     1026
Officer     1027
Pure Prize     1027
Rahy     1027
Stormy Atlantic     1026
Street Cry     1026
Swiss Yodeler     1028
Thunder Gulch     1027
Trippi     1026
Yes It's True     1027
Progeny of leading sires, 2006
A.P. Indy     996
Awesome Again      1003
Distorted Humor     998
Dynaformer     996
Giant's Causeway     1000
Langfuhr     999
Maria's Mon     997
Smart Strike     1002
Stormy Atlantic     1001
Unbridled's Song     1004
Records of broodmare sires, 2006     A-559
Records of juvenile sires, 2006     A-551
Records of sires, 2006     A-527
Sires of millionaires     1008
Sires of sales yearlings, leading     939
Stud fees, highest, 2006     986
C
Canadian champions
See Sovereign Awards
Canadian graded stakes
Charts     476
Histories     1537
Champions, 2006, past performances and three-generation pedigree
Invasor, Horse of the Year, Older Male     2
Bernardini, 3-Year-Old Male     5
Dreaming of Anna, 2-Year-Old Filly     4
Fleet Indian, Older Female     7
McDynamo, Steeplechase Horse     11
Miesque's Approval, Turf Male     8
Ouija Board, Turf Female     9
Street Sense, 2-Year-Old Male     3
Thor's Echo, Sprinter     10
Wait a While, 3-Year-Old Filly     6
Previous, See Eclipse Awards
Champions and leading sires and brood mares since 1936, alphabetical listing
Canadian     42
North American     30
Citation, pedigree and record     1100
Clockings
Fastest by each distance at North American tracks, 2006     1068
Fastest at each distance, all tracks, 2006     1083
Fastest at each distance, by age and gender, 2006     1084
Fastest times at common distances, 1991-2006     1087
Count Fleet, pedigree and record     1099
E
Eclipse Awards
See Champions
News/Commentary, 2006   Dick Jerardi     20
Feature/Enterprise, 2006   Mike Jensen     25
Past divisional champions     12
Previous winners, humans     16
Photography, 2006   Matt Coins     29
Vote totals     15
Experimental Handicap
2006     119
Previous highweights     118
F
Field size, and starts per horse year by year since 1950     795
Foal crops, by state     800
Foals, annual production     799
Foreign Racing
Year in review   Alan Shuback     1566
Major stakes histories     1574
Stakes results, 2006     1610
Timeform ratings, International classifications      1572
Leading horses, money won     1630
Leading jockeys, trainers, and owners in Europe     1617
Track profiles and diagrams
Ascot     1620
Chantilly     1621
The Curragh     1622
Deauville     1623
Epsom     1624
Goodwood     1625
Leopardstown     1626
Longchamp     1627
Newmarket     1628
York     1629
G
Gallant Fox, pedigree and record     1097
Gallery of Great Horses of the 20th Century, lifetime past performances
Affirmed     48
Buckpasser     49
Cigar     50
Citation     51
Colin     53
Count Fleet     53
Damascus     54
Dr. Fager     55
Equipoise     56
Exterminator     57
Forego     60
Holy Bull     62
John Henry     62
Kelso     65
Lady's Secret     67
Man o' War     68
Nashua     69
Native Dancer     70
Personal Ensign     71
Ruffian      71
Seabiscuit     72
Seattle Slew     74
Secretariat     75
Shuvee     75
Skip Away     77
Spectacular Bid     78
Swaps     79
Tom Fool     80
Twillight Tear     81
Graded Stakes
Changes for 2007 events     195
Charts for U.S. graded stakes     196
Charts for Canadian graded stakes     476
Index for American and Canadian graded stakes     188
North American Ratings Committee ratings of graded stakes     128
Past performances for all graded stakes winners, 2006     504
Stakes histories, Canadian     1537
Stakes histories, U.S.     1199
Stakes name thesaurus     192
H
Hall of Fame
2006 inductees     133
Members     135
National Museum of Racing     132
Handicapping
Abbreviations of tracks and training centers     1133
DRF Press Handicapping Feature From Exotic Betting   Steven Crist     1146
Glossary of racing terms     1135
Reading past performances     1127
DRF/NTRA handicapping championship     1151
Horses
All-time leading money-earners      164
All-time leaders, races won     172
Annual leader, races won, since 1975     151
Annual leading money-winner since 1902     147
Annual leading money-winner, by age     158
Annual leading stakes earners, since 1930     163
Leading money winners, 2006     144
Leading money winners, 2006 in foreign racing     1630
Leading money winners, by division     156
Leading, money won by age, 2006     162
Leading, races won, 2006     148
Leading, races won by age, 2006     162
Leading stakes money winners     152
Leading, turf, by money won     154
Records of all starters, 2006     A-1
J
Jockeys
All-time races won     706
Annual leaders, money won     704
Annual leaders, races won     705
Apprentices, money won, 2006     702
Apprentices, races won, 2006     703
Baze, Russell, year by year     712
Krone, Julie, year by year     713
Leading jockeys by meeting
By money     720
By wins     749
Leading, money won, 2006     693
Leading, races won, 2006     696
Leading, stakes earners, 2006      698
Leading, stakes won, 2006     700
Murphy, Isaac, award     714
Records of jockeys, 2006     A-515
Riding feats, six or more winners in a single day     715
K
Kentucky Derby
Chart, 2006     283
Facts     1105
Previous winners     1358
Krone, Julie, year by year     713
M
Match races     1551
Millionaires     164
Breeders of     972
Sires of     1008
N
National Steeplechase Association     912
National Thoroughbred Racing Association, see Racing Organizations
Necrology     113
North American Ratings Committee
Horses of 2005-2006     125
Graded stakes of 2005-2006     128
Previous leaders     123
O
Omaha, pedigree and record     1098
Owners
Annual leading, money won     678
Annual leading, races won     679
Leading, money won, 2006     668
Leading, races won, 2006     673
P
Pari -mutuel handle
2006     791
Historical     791
Preakness
Chart, 2006     295
Facts     1108
Previous winners      1432
Purses
Gross, in North America 1990-2006     793
Trends by distance     796
R
Racetracks
Abbreviations     1133
Directories, with track records, diagrams and meet leaders, 2006
Aqueduct     804
Arapahoe     805
Arlington     806
Assiniboia     807
Atlantic City     808
Atokad     809
Bay Meadows     810
Belmont     811
Beulah     812
Blue Ribbon Downs     813
Calder     814
Canterbury     815
Charles Town     816
Churchill     817
Colonial     818
Columbus     819
Delaware     820
Del Mar     821
Delta Downs     822
The Downs at Albuquerque     823
Ellis Park     824
Emerald Downs     825
Evangeline Downs     826
Fair Grounds     827
Fair Meadows-Tulsa     828
Fairmount Park     829
Fairplex Park     830
Ferndale     831
Finger Lakes     832
Fonner Park     833
Fort Erie     834
Fresno Fair     835
Golden Gate Fields     836
Grants Pass Downs     837
Great Falls     837
Great Lakes Downs     838
Gulfstream Park     839
Hastings Racecourse     840
Hawthorne     841
Hollywood Park     842
Hoosier Park     843
Horsemen's Park     844
Indiana Downs     845
Kamloops     846
Keeneland     847
Kentucky Downs     848
Kin Park     849
Laurel Park     850
Les Bois Park     851
Lincoln     852
Lone Star Park     853
Los Alamitos     854
Louisiana Downs     855
Marquis Downs     856
Meadowlands     857
Monmouth     858
Mountaineer     859
Mount Pleasant Meadows     860
Northlands Park     860
Oaklawn Park     861
Ocala Training Center     861
Penn National     862
Philadelphia Park     863
Pimlico Race Course     864
Pleasanton      865
Portland Meadows     866
Prairie Meadows     867
Remington Park     868
Retama Park     869
River Downs     870
Ruidoso Downs     871
Sam Houston     872
Santa Anita     873
Santa Rosa     874
Saratoga     875
Solano     876
Stampede Park     877
Stockton     878
Suffolk Downs     879
Sun Downs     879
Sunland Park     880
Sunray Park     881
Tampa Bay Downs     882
Thistledown     883
Tillamook County Fair     884
Timonium     884
Turf Paradise     885
Turfway Park     886
Woodbine     887
The Woodlands     888
Wyoming Downs     889
Yavapai Park     890
Yellowstone Downs     890
Zia Park     891
Puerto Rico
Hipodromo Camarero     892
Mexico
Hipodromo de las Americas     892
Map of North American racetracks     780
Racing Commissions
Phone and web site directory      905
Racing Organizations
By state     909
Canadian     917
Equibase     897
Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation     900
InCompass     900
International     918
National Thoroughbred Racing Association     894
Puerto Rican     917
The Jockey Club     898
The Jockey Club Foundation     900
The Jockey Club Information Systems     899
The Jockey Club Technology Services     900
Thoroughbred Racing Associations     894
Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau     897
Records
Canadian, dirt     1067
Canadian, turf     1067
North American, dirt     1065
North American, turf     1066
World     1065
Richest stakes in North America     139
Richest stakes in the world     1570
Rules of Racing     920
S
Sales
Annual leading sires of sales yearlings     940
Annual top-priced yearlings in North America     941
Broodmares, top-priced, 2006     955
Broodmares, top-priced since 1980     954
Horses of racing age, top-priced, 2006     957
Horses of racing age, top-priced since 1980     956
Leading sires of sales yearlings, 2006     939
Status of top-priced yearlings (2004) through 3-year-old year     945
Two-year-olds, top-priced, 2006     953
Two-year-olds, top-priced since 1980     952
Weanlings, average and median, since 1980     951
Weanlings, top-priced, 2006     948
Weanlings, top-priced since 1980     947
Yearlings, average (1908-1979)     949
Yearlings, average and median, since 1980     950
Yearlings, summary of 2006 sales     937
Yearlings, top-priced, 2006     944
Yearlings, top-priced since 1980     943
Secretariat, pedigree and record     1101
Seattle Slew, pedigree and record     1101
Sir Barton, pedigree and record     1097
Sovereign Awards     40
Previous Horses of the Year     40
Year in Review   Bill Tallon     41
Stakes
Graded, see Graded Stakes
Results, 2006     1156
Richest of 2006 in North America     139
Richest of 2006 in world     1570
State racing organizations phone directory     905
Statistics
Annual foal production     799
Annual Statistics     792
Distribution of stallions and mares     801
Field size     795
Foal crop by state     800
Gross purses     793
Pari-mutuel handle     791
Purse distribution by distance     796
Starts per starter     795
Trends in racing     782
Two-year-old racing     794
Worldwide     797
Steeplechase
Histories of major stakes     1562
Leading owners, trainers, riders, horses of 2006     1560
Leading steeplechase earners, lifetime     1561
Year in review   Joe Clancy     1558
Stud Book Rules     920
Stud fees, highest, 2006     986
T
Takeout, by state     802
Timeform, see foreign
Times, see Clockings
Trainers
All-time leaders, money won     692
All-time leaders, races won     691
Annual leading, money won     689
Annual leading, races won     690
Leading, money won, 2006     680
Leading, races won, 2006     685
Leading trainers by meeting
By money     720
By wins     749
Records of trainers, 2006     A-461
Trends in Thoroughbred racing     782
Number of starters, purses in
North America     793
Worldwide     797
Two-year-old racing     794
Triple Crown
Belmont facts and figures     1109
Kentucky Derby facts and figures     1105
Kentucky Derby/Preakness winners who failed in Belmont     1103
Fillies in U.S. classics     1104
Preakness facts and figures     1108
Triple Crown winners     1097
Winners of two U.S. classics     1103
Triple dead heats for win     1557
W
Walkovers     1556
War Admiral, pedigree and record     1098
Whirlaway, pedigree and record     1099
Y
Year in review
Best Horses   Mike Watchmaker     98
Breeding   Glenye Cain Oakford     96
Canadian   Bill Tallon     40
International   Alan Shuback     1566
Industry   Matt Hegarty     88
Necrology   Daniel Kim     113
Racing   Jay Privman     82
Steeplechase   Joe Clancy     1558
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