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Lookin At Lucky


Lookin At Lucky
Sire Smart Strike
Dam Private Feeling
Grandsire Mr. Prospector
Damsire Belong To Me
Gender Colt
Foaled 2007
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Gulf Coast Farms
Owner Michael E. Pegram, Karl Watson, Paul Weitman, Jonathan Pippin
Trainer Bob Baffert
Record 11: 8-1-1
Earnings US$2,113,000
Lookin At Lucky is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Private Feeling by Smart Strike. He was born around 2007 in the United States, and was bred by Gulf Coast Farms.
Major wins
Best Pal Stakes (2009)
Norfolk Stakes (2009)
Del Mar Futurity (2009)
CashCall Futurity (2009)
Rebel Stakes (2010)
Haskell Invitational (2010)
American Classic Race Wins:<b>
Preakness Stakes (2010)
American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt (2009)</td></tr>
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on 01:54, Saturday October 22 2016 (UTC)</td></tr>


Lookin At Lucky (foaled May 27, 2007 in Kentucky) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse and winner of the 2010 Preakness Stakes. Sired by Smart Strike, a half brother to Canadian Triple Crown Winner Dance Smartly, his dam, Private Feeling, was sired by Belong To Me by the North American Leading Sire of 1993, Danzig. He is a half brother to Grade II winner Kensei. [1]

Bred by Gulf Coast Farms (Lance Robinson and Jerry Bailey), Lookin At Lucky was bought back as a yearling for $35,000 at the 2008 Keeneland September Sale. After working 1/8 of a mile in 10.0, Lookin at Lucky sold at the 2009 Keeneland April Sale for $475,000.[2] Lookin At Lucky is owned by Michael Pegram, Karl Watson, Paul Weitman, and Jonathan Pippin and is trained by Bob Baffert.

2 Year Old Season (2009)

Maiden Race

Best Pal Stakes

Del Mar Futurity Stakes

  • His handlers then decided to try the 7 furlong, Grade I, Del Mar Futurity Stakes, with Garrett Gomez again in the saddle he won in final time of 1:22.85.

Norfolk Stakes

Breeders' Cup Juvenile

  • Going off as the favorite from post 13, Lookin At Lucky had a difficult trip and finished second behind the long shot European winner, Vale of York.

CashCall Futurity

Three-year-old season (2010)

Rebel Stakes

Santa Anita Derby

  • On April 3, he had a horrendous trip under Garrett Gomez in the Santa Anita Derby. Bumped, jostled and virtually ridden into the fence, Lookin At Lucky still managed third.

Kentucky Derby

  • Going into the 2010 Kentucky Derby, Lookin At Lucky was made the favorite after the scratch of brilliant Eskendereya. Drawing the number one inside post, the champion racehorse was pinned to the rail and had nowhere to go until a late run to wind up sixth, making it his first off-the-board finish.

Preakness Stakes

  • After a disappointing Kentucky Derby finish, trainer Bob Baffert turned to young jockey Martin Garcia and reluctantly fired Garrett Gomez, after three consecutive times the veteran jockey could not keep him out of trouble. On May 15, Garcia rode Lookin At Lucky to a win in the 135th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. Lookin At Lucky went off as the 2–1 second choice and paid $6.80 to win. The winning time was 1:55.47 while holding off the determined pacesetter, First Dude, and the late charging Jackson Bend. [3]

Haskell Invitational Handicap

  • Bob Baffert had Martin Garcia ride Lookin At Lucky again in the Haskell Invitational. The 6-5 favorite, he broke a bit awkward, but jockey Garcia managed to steady him, and positioned him 3-wide on the first turn. Entering the far turn while still 3 paths wide, he made his signature move and shot past his competitors, winning the race by four lengths over upcoming Trappe Shot, followed by First Dude, who finished second to him in the Preakness Stakes, and Super Saver, the Kentucky Derby Winner. He received a career-best 105 Beyer Speed Figure for the most dominant performance of his career.
Pedigree of Lookin At Lucky
Smart Strike
Mr. Prospector Raise a Native Native Dancer
Raise You
Gold Digger Nashua
Classy 'n Smart Smarten Cyane
No Class Nodouble
Classy Quillo
Private Feeling
Belong To Me Danzig Northern Dancer
Pas de Nom
Belonging Exclusive Native
Straight Deal
Regal Feeling Clever Trick Icecapade
Kankakee Miss
Sharp Belle Native Charger
Sleek Dancer




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