Los Alamitos Race Course produced a major drawing card for the first graded stakes of its new meet when 2013 juvenile champion Shared Belief was entered for the $500,000 Los Alamitos Derby (gr. II) to be run July 5.
Friendswith K Mill
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2011
|Trainer||Doug F. O'Neill|
|Owner||Haymes, Neil, Kenney, Dave and Wonderland Racing Stables|
|Breeder||Kathy Herbener & Heather Herbener Ford|
|Friendswith K Mill View Five-Cross Pedigree||Flashy Bull||Holy Bull|
|Tight Lipped||Kissin Kris|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||James M. Herbener Jr., agent||($14,000)|
|Yearling||RJG Racing Management||James M. Herbener Jr., agent||$20,000|
|Two-year-old||Dennis O'Neill||Eddie Woods, agent||$70,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
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