Clutch Player, who broke his maiden last month in his first start and was considered a possible prospect for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), died Jan. 4 of pneumonia, Daily Racing Form reported.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2007
|Owner||Kaleem S. Shah|
|Clutch Player View Five-Cross Pedigree||Malibu Moon||A.P. Indy|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Winchell Thoroughbreds||Indian Creek, agent||$170,000|
|Two-year-old||Kaleem S. Shah||SGV Thoroughbreds, agent||$170,000|
Grade II winners Dollar Bill and Millennium Wind are expected to vie for favoritism when entries are taken Friday for Sunday's $750,000, grade II Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds.
A week ago the presence of Dollar Bill didn't scare anyone involved with bringing a top notch 3-year-old to the Louisiana Derby. And although highly touted Millennium Wind and Hero's Tribute are still on track for Sunday's grade II Kentucky Derby prep, the local flavor is simmering out.