Phipps Stable's 5-year-old homebred Philanthropist, who arrives from New York with a three-race win streak, and Robert LaPenta's 6-year-old gelding Seek Gold, runner-up in the Fred Hooper Handicap (gr. III) at Calder last out, will face off in a field of nine older horses entered for the 1 1/8-mile Hal's Hope at Gulfstream Park Saturday.
- Gray or Roan Horse
- Born 2001
Trainer Nick Zito holds a strong hand in Saturday's $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III) at Calder Race Course when he sends out the Robert LaPenta-owned entry of 3-year-old Andromeda's Hero and the 5-year-old Seek Gold.
|Trainer||Michael J. Collins|
|Jockey||Taylor M. Hole|
|Owner||James Masterson & Carmella Scafidi|
|Breeder||Hargus Sexton & Sandra Sexton|
|Itsawonderfulife View Five-Cross Pedigree||Skip Away||Skip Trial|
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|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Straight Away Farm, agent||Warrendale Sales, agent||$65,000|