Crafty Bear, the longest shot in a four-horse field, motored up the rail and won $50,900 Miracle Wood Stakes for 3-year-olds Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park.
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 2004
|Trainer||Michael J. Trombetta|
|Jockey||Travis L. Dunkelberger|
|Owner||Meyerhoff, Harry C. and Tom O.|
|Breeder||Michael T. Barnett|
|Crafty Bear View Five-Cross Pedigree||Yonaguska||Cherokee Run|
|Mine Darlin||Crafty Prospector|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||H.C. & T.O. Meyerhoff||Blackburn Farm, agent||$45,000|
One & Won Stable's Heart Throbbin' was claimed for $40,000 in September by trainer King Leatherbury. Monday, he paid back his connections in full on the opening day of the 75-day winter meeting when he won the $63,200 Dancing Count Stakes for newly minted three-year-olds at muddy Laurel Park.
Hall of Fame trainer Grover G. "Bud" Delp, conditioner of the three-time champion Spectacular Bid, died Friday night at his Ellicott City home due to cancer. He was 74.
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