In a result that could have implications later in the 3-year-old season, improving Bourbonize got up just in time to edge favored Knock Em Flat by a neck in the $100,000 Northern Spur Stakes April 12 at Oaklawn Park.
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 2011
|Jockey||Julien R. Leparoux|
|Owner||Bourbon Lane Stable|
|Breeder||Troy Rankin & Joe Davis|
|Bourbonize View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tiz Wonderful||Tiznow|
|Brown Eyes||Halo's Image|
|Hold the Dream|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||McMahon & Hill Bloodstock, agent||Tollgate Farm, agent||$40,000|
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