Grade II-placed Heritage Hall has been retired to stud at David Spears Racing in Hartshorne, Oklahoma.
- Dark Bay or Brown Horse
- Born 2006
|Trainer||Hugh I. McMahon|
|Owner||Premier Stables Unlimited|
|Breeder||Vallecito Farms, LLC|
|Heritage Hall View Five-Cross Pedigree||Unbridled's Song||Unbridled|
|Court Reception||A.P. Indy|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||B. Wayne Hughes||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$800,000|
Ventana, the only previous graded stakes winner entered in the Maryland Sprint (gr. III), is seeking his first score outside California. The race, which attracted a field of nine, will be contested at six furlongs May 21.
Suarez Racing Inc.'s No Advantage, winless in five previous starts at Laurel Park, made his victory count with a strong come-from-behind win in the $150,000 General George Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 21 at the Maryland racetrack.
Walkslikeaduck won the Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Derby (gr. IIIT) by two lengths Saturday, establishing a course and stakes record in the process. In his most recent race prior to Saturday, the 3-year-old Patrick Gallagher trainee equaled the Del Mar turf course record for 1 1/8 miles while winning the Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) in stakes-record time.
Walkslikeaduck will makes his first start since equaling the Del Mar turf course record for 1 1/8 miles when he starts as the 122-pound highweight in the $150,000 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Derby (gr. IIIT) Saturday at Bay Meadows.