Following a review, the American Graded Stakes Committee has decided to reinstate the grade III status of the W. L. McKnight Stakes, contested at Calder Casino & Race Course Dec. 28.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2008
|Breeder||Audley Farm Inc.|
|Dannhauser View Five-Cross Pedigree||Johannesburg||Hennessy|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Hidden Brook, agent for Paul Pompa Jr.||Brookdale Sales, agent for Audley Farm||$270,000|
|Two-year-old||Vision Racing 2010||Scanlon Training Center, agent||$350,000|
Turf or dirt, it made little difference to odds-on favorite Twilight Eclipse, who rolled to a front-running repeat victory in the $125,000 W. L. McKnight Handicap Dec. 28 at Calder Casino & Race Course.
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.