Given the colt's Chicago connections, it's not surprising Bob Baffert would send Midnight Hawk to the April 19 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne. As for his plans from there on out, you'll have to read between the lines.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2011
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Owner||WinStar Farm LLC|
|Breeder||Robert Muir, Des Scott & Sam Klein|
|King Cyrus View Five-Cross Pedigree||Bellamy Road||Concerto|
|Hurry Home Hillary|
|Queen of Empire||Empire Maker|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Maverick Racing||Ashview Farm, agent||$70,000|
Intense Holiday has drawn the rail post position as the 2-1 morning line favorite for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) March 29 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
Corfu and Wired Bryan, who put on quite a performance in the Aug. 11 Saratoga Special Stakes (gr. II), are back for a rematch Sept. 2 in the $300,000 Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes (gr. I).