Horse Profile

Strong Hope (KY)

TB, B, H, foaled February 19, 2000
( Grand Slam - Shining Through, by Deputy Minister )

Connections as of last Start:

Jockey: John R. Velazquez
Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
Owner: Melnyk, Eugene and Laura
Breeder: Trackside Farm, G.A. Seelbinder & Liberation Farm

BUYER / CONSIGNOR (MOST RECENT):

Sold to Eugene Melnyk
Consigned by Trackside Farm, agent

Career Statistics*
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
11 6 1 2 $767,460

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Best Racing Class Achieved:

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner

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*Current Year statistics include all North American races and Dubai World Cup Day. Career statistics include results from all countries.

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Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Highest Equibase Speed Figure Earnings Earnings Per Start
Career 11 6 1 2 122 $767,460 $69,769
2004 4 1 1 1 122 $185,100 $46,275
2003 7 5 0 1 113 $582,360 $83,194

*Current year Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics; all previous years include results from all countries.

Racing achievements and Top 100 Rankings include North American (U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico) Thoroughbred races only.

Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000):

Ranked 59th by Earnings - 2003

Track Date Race Race Type Breed Finish Chart Video
Saratoga 9/4/2004 8 Forego Handicap (Gr. 1) TB 4  
Belmont Park 5/31/2004 9 Metropolitan Handicap (Gr. 1) TB 3  
Aqueduct 4/10/2004 9 Carter Handicap (Gr. 1) TB 2  
Gulfstream Park 3/10/2004 8 Allowance Optional Claiming TB 1  
Saratoga 8/23/2003 11 Travers Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 3  
Saratoga 8/3/2003 9 Jim Dandy Stakes (Gr. 2) TB 1  
Belmont Park 7/6/2003 10 Dwyer Stakes (Gr. 2) TB 1  
Belmont Park 6/7/2003 4 Allowance TB 1  
Belmont Park 5/14/2003 9 Allowance TB 1  
Aqueduct 4/12/2003 4 Maiden Special Weight TB 1  
Gulfstream Park 3/8/2003 8 Maiden Special Weight TB 4  
Sale Code Hip Type Cover Sire Buyer Consignor Price Status
FTSAUG 194 Yearling N/A Eugene Melnyk Trackside Farm, agent $1,700,000 Sold

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