Golden Ticket, who dead-heated for the victory in the 2012 Travers Stakes at Saratoga and who won last year at Prairie Meadows, returns to Iowa and is the 3-1 morning-line choice in the nine-furlong Cornhusker Handicap.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2010
|Trainer||Dale L. Romans|
|Jockey||Corey J. Lanerie|
|Owner||Gainesway Stable (Antony Beck), Graves, William E. and Oxley, John C.|
|Breeder||PTS Ranch, LLC|
|Coin Broker View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tapit||Pulpit|
|Tap Your Heels|
|Pay On Demand||Red Ransom|
|Forced to Fly|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||BG Stables||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$245,000|
|Two-year-old||Niall Brennan Stables, agent||($165,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Champion Will Take Charge fizzled May 2 in the $342,000 Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, as former claimer Moonshine Mullin took a rail-skimming trip to victory.
Twisted Tale, a stakes-placed 5-year-old daughter of Tale of the Cat in foal to Indian Charlie, sold for $250,000 to top the Nov. 13 session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.