Trailing the field for three-quarters of a mile, Soldier's Dancer made a late surge to emerge with a two-length victory in the $250,000 PTHA President's Cup over a yielding turf course at Philadelphia Park Sept. 13.
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 2000
Millionaire turf competitor Cosmonaut returned from a freshening to win the $148,500 Tampa Bay Breeders' Cup on soft going at odds of 4-5 in his first start for trainer Philip Serpe Feb. 23 in Oldsmar, Fla.
Grade II winner St Averil makes his first start for trainer H. Graham Motion in the $150,000 Cliff Hanger (gr. IIIT) Saturday night at the Meadowlands, the final graded stakes of the track's 2005 meet.
|Trainer||Dennis J. Manning|
|Breeder||Mr. & Mrs. Marty J. Hershe|
|Ballonenostrikes View Five-Cross Pedigree||Lost Soldier||Danzig|
|Saratoga Ball||Mr. Leader|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Turtle Pond Farm, Marty and Carol Hershe||($18,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.