Tale of Ekati, off since winning the Hill 'N' Dale Cigar Mile (gr. I) by disqualification last November, will make his return to the racetrack in the $150,000 Richter Scale Sprint (gr. II) Feb. 14 at Gulfstream.
Now a Victor
- Bay Colt
- Born 2004
Four Roses Thoroughbreds' Anak Nakal, who was prominent on the Triple Crown trail in 2008 and later won the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), will make his 4-year-old debut against 13 rivals during Gulfstream Park's opening day $100,000 Hal's Hope Handicap (gr. III) Jan. 3.
Now a Victor stalked the pace under John Velazquez and then wore down longtime leader Shopton Lane in the final sixteenth of a mile to take the $100,000 Discovery Handicap (gr. III) by a length on the main track at Aqueduct on Nov. 24.
Though making just his second start since February, Ontario-bred Buffalo Man could be the one to beat in the $100,000 Discovery Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 24 at Aqueduct.
There's no Zanjero in the field, so Bwana Bull figures to be the colt to beat in the $250,000 Pegasus (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Monmouth Park Oct. 27. The race kicks off the three stakes supporting the eight-race Breeders' Cup series that day.
|Trainer||Michael J. Trombetta|
|Jockey||John R. Velazquez|
|Owner||Three Diamonds Farm, Veratti, Robert, Joseph Besecker|
|Breeder||Brereton C. Jones|
|Now a Victor View Five-Cross Pedigree||Yankee Victor||Saint Ballado|
|Try a Gator Girl||Copelan|
|Gain a Star|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Future Bloodstock||Brereton C. Jones, agent||$75,000|
|Yearling||Brian Morgan, agent||Paramount Sales, agent||$127,000|
|Two-year-old||Leprechaun Racing, agent||($175,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.