Taptam, one of two contenders entered by Bret Calhoun, will carry top weight of 122 pounds in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III), the featured race of the Ellis Park summer meet.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2006
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Wayne D. Mogge|
|Jockey||Rodney A. Prescott|
|Owner||Peter Redekop B. C., Ltd.|
|La Rocca View Five-Cross Pedigree||Toccet||Awesome Again|
|Perfect Wave||Boston Harbor|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Bradley Thoroughbred Brokerage||Eaton Sales, agent for Overbrook Farm||$32,000|
|Two-year-old||Tim Kegel, agent||Nick de Meric, agent||$310,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Team Block||Indian Creek, agent||$180,000|
Devil by Design, making her season debut for trainer Bill Mott, overcame early trouble to take control in the final furlong, winning the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III) July 3 at Arlington Park.
Grade I winners Dr. Zic and Hooh Why head a field of eight older fillies and mares in the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park July 3.
La Rocca, ridden by James McAleney, dictated an easy pace and then repelled odds-on choice Simply Splendid to win the $144,780 Ontario Matron Stakes by a half-length at Woodbine July 25.
Odds-on choice Tasty Temptation delivered her fourth consecutive victory when she collared pacesetter La Rocca in deep stretch to win the $115,338 Hill 'N' Dale Stakes at Woodbine June 20.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
With dual scores in the British Columbia classics, Toccet's progeny have made the stallion a hot second-crop sire.