With no logical dirt race to choose from, D. Wayne Lukas has decided on the Firecracker Handicap (gr. IIT), a turf contest July 4 at Churchill, as the starting point for Mine That Bird--or at least he is thinking about it.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2005
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Jockey||Garrett K. Gomez|
|Owner||Scatuorchio, James, T.|
|Breeder||Stewart L. Armstrong|
|Attempted Humor View Five-Cross Pedigree||Distorted Humor||Forty Niner|
|Day Lily||A.P. Indy|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Todd A. Pletcher, agent||Darby Dan Farm, agent||$500,000|
Spring House successfully defended his San Luis Obispo Handicap (gr. IIT) title on the Santa Anita turf Feb. 22, surging past odds-on favorite Zambezi Sun in deep stretch to win the $150,000 event.
French group I winner Zambezi Sun, in his first start since the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) last fall, makes his United States debut in the $150,000 San Luis Obispo Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Santa Anita turf Feb. 22 for trainer Bobby Frankel.