Donegal Racing's Paddy O'Prado, an Eclipse Award finalist from a year ago, returns from a six-month layoff to face seven rivals in the $200,000 Dixie Stakes (gr. IIT) May 21 at Pimlico Race Course.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2007
|Jockey||Cornelio H. Velasquez|
|Owner||Drawing Away Stable and Class Personified Stable|
|Breeder||Barry Hardison & Debra Hardison|
|Grand Rapport View Five-Cross Pedigree||Grand Reward||Storm Cat|
|Dance Moccasin||Native Uproar|
|Full of Dance|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Bradley Thoroughbred Brokerage||Blake Agency, agent||$75,000|
|Two-year-old||Eddie Woods, agent||($75,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Coolmore must decide whether to go for the BC Classic or Mile with Rip Van Winkle.
Favored Grand Rapport charged home on the outside for jockey Ramon Dominguez to collar Workin for Hops in the final few strides, registering his first stakes victory in the $250,000 Kent Stakes (gr. IIIT) Sept. 25.
Interactif, runner-up in stakes company three times this season, finally broke through as a 3-year-old when barely holding off Grand Rapport to win the $150,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. IIT) Aug. 13.