With a $300,000 purse, the 1 1/16-mile Ohio Derby has taken a step in the right direction in returning to the days when Lost Code, Broad Brush, Skip Away, Milwaukee Brew and Smarten graced the winner's circle.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2011
|Jockey||Jose Angel Garcia|
|Breeder||Marion G. Montanari|
|Brothersofthetime View Five-Cross Pedigree||Bob and John||Seeking the Gold|
|Hostility||Devil His Due|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Antonio Sano||Summerfield, agent||$32,000|
Making his initial start for trainer Nick Zito, Spot collared weakening No Nay Never in the drive and bounded away to a 2 1/2-length win in the $200,000 Swale Stakes (gr. II) March 1 at Gulfstream Park.
Two of the more accomplished juveniles of 2013 will make their 3-year-old season debuts March 1 when Havana and No Nay Never meet in the Swale Stakes (gr. II) March 1 at Gulfstream Park.