Grade I winners, at ages 8 and 9, respectively, face talented field at Gulfstream.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2007
Citrus Kid, making his first start since September of 2011, held off 3-year-old El Padrino in a comeback race for both Dec. 19 at Gulfstream Park.
The $100,000 Harlan's Holiday Stakes may be ungraded, but the Dec. 16 renewal at Gulfstream Park still drew a strong collection of top contenders.
Hollinger will find an opportune spot in the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Race Course & Casino, in spite of hauling high weight on the Florida oval's closing day.
Woodbine-based Stormy Lord ventured to Philadelphia for the $250,000 PTHA President's Cup and produced a 9-1 upset for trainer Ian Black Sept. 17 on a yielding turf course at Parx Racing.
Haimish Hy rallied from last on the final turn for jockey Garrett Gomez, winning the $250,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) in the final couple of strides by a head over favored Sebastian Flyte on the turf Nov. 28.
Fantastic Pick will face four of the horses he defeated in the Oak Tree Derby (gr. IIT) last month when he goes for his first grade I victory in the $250,000 Hollywood Derby Nov. 28
Prince Will I Am closed from last on the turn for home to win the $250,000 Jamaica Handicap (gr. IT) going away over the Belmont Park inner turf course Oct. 9 for his first stakes win.
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin looks to have a strong hand in the Jamaica Handicap (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Oct. 9, as he sends out a pair of graded stakes winners to head a field of 11 3-year-olds.
Fantastico Roberto, who set the pace but tired in the Jersey Derby last out, was tabbed as the 5-2 morning-line favorite in the $100,000 Saranac (gr. IIIT) Sept. 5 on the Saratoga turf course.
|Trainer||John P. Terranova, II|
|Jockey||Joseph Rocco, Jr.|
|Owner||Golden Goose Enterprise LLC, Covello, James, Imperio, Michael and Sallusto, Nick|
|Breeder||Hurstland Farm, Inc. & W.S. Farish|
|Citrus Kid View Five-Cross Pedigree||Lemon Drop Kid||Kingmambo|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Eisaman Equine||Lane's End, agent||$70,000|
|Two-year-old||Gary Contessa, agent||Eisaman Equine, agent||$50,000|
|Hard Not to Like|