Birdbirdistheword

  • Dark Bay or Brown Colt
  • Born 2004
  • FL -Bred
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Marcavelly Matches Up in Even American Turf Field

Zayat Stable's Marcavelly, a 3 1/2-length winner of the Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Keeneland turf in his only 2007 start, could be the one to beat in an evenly matched field of 3-year-olds entered for the $150,000 Crown Royal American Turf (gr. IIIT) at 1 1/16 miles on the Churchill Downs lawn Friday.

'Bird' Off the Derby Trail; Wagering Suspended

Wagering on Raymond Cottrell, Sr.'s Birdbirdistheword, winner of the $1 million Delta Jackpot (gr. III) at Delta Downs in December, has been suspended for the April 12-15 Pool 3 of Churchill Downs' Kentucky Derby Future Wager after trainer Ken McPeek ruled out a run by the colt in the "Run for the Roses" on May 5.

Scat Daddy Heads Florida Derby Field

Post positions have been drawn for the next Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) stepping stone race, the March 31 Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park. Grade I winner Scat Daddy currently heads the field at morning line odds of 5-2.

Circular Quay Leads Field for Louisiana Derby

Michael and Doreen Tabor's Circular Quay has been installed as the 9-5 morning-line favorite in a field of eight 3-year-olds for the 94th running of the $600,000 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Race Course March 10.

Connections

Trainer Kenneth G. McPeek
Jockey Jesus Lopez Castanon
Owner Raymond H. Cottrell, Sr.
Breeder Lucy Edwards & Randell Edwards

Pedigree

Birdbirdistheword View Five-Cross Pedigree Pure Prize Storm Cat
Heavenly Prize
Berchta Rocky Mountain
Joan L.

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
OBSJAN2005
Hip 420
Yearling Sharon Biamonte, agent ($26,000)
OBSAUG2005
Hip 272
Yearling Kenneth McPeek, agent for Ray Cottrell Sharon Biamonte, agent $32,000

Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.

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