In hopes of slowing the track down a little, Del Mar added some wax to its Polytrack synthetic racing surface July 29 for the first time this year, track spokesman C.P. (Mac) McBride said.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Louie J. Roussel, III|
|Breeder||B. P. Walden, P. Madden, Dearborn Stable, G McDonald & Winstar Farm LLC|
|Friendly Banter View Five-Cross Pedigree||Distorted Humor||Forty Niner|
|Sometime (IRE)||Royal Academy|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Heavy choice Willcox Inn cut the final corner expertly for jockey Robby Albarado and sprinted away from his rivals in the stretch to win the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby Sponsored by TVG (gr. IIIT) by 4 1/2 lengths Oct. 15.