The order wasn't especially demanding for The Pizza Man Oct. 23, as the Arlington Million (gr. IT) winner cruised through an easy breeze on the Churchill Downs turf in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT)
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2009
Most challengers in the 14-horse field have faced and beaten each other throughout 2015.
Many of the winners of the undercard stakes run June 6 at Belmont Park will next race at Saratoga, as will Belmont Stakes also-rans. But the West Virginia Derby and Secretariat Stakes could be in the cards for some.
Rigney Racing's gelded son of Purim gets his first win since October 2013 and breaks the dry spell with his first stakes win in graded company.
Something Extra took nine rivals gate to wire April 4 in the Shakertown Stakes (gr. IIIT), breaking through for a victory in his third attempt in the $125,000 turf sprint at Keeneland.
|Trainer||Philip A. Bauer|
|Jockey||Francisco C. Torres|
|Channel Marker View Five-Cross Pedigree||Purim||Dynaformer|
|Vivid Concert (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Buttonwood Bloodstock||Royal Pegasus||$17,000|
|Two-year-old||St. George Farm||Paul Sharp, agent||$130,000|