Za Approval, runner-up to Wise Dan in last year's Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), tops the seven-horse field that will contest the Poker Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the May 26 Memorial Day card at Belmont Park.
Peace and Justice
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2010
|Trainer||John A. Shirreffs|
|Jockey||Alex O. Solis|
|Owner||Justice Family Racing|
|Breeder||Jay W. Bligh|
|Peace and Justice View Five-Cross Pedigree||War Front||Danzig|
|Strike the Sky||Smart Strike|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Justice Family Racing||Claiborne Farm, agent||$425,000|
Next to last going to the far turn under Mike Smith, Tom's Tribute came roaring down the stretch to win the $75,000 Thunder Road Stakes at Santa Anita Park while equaling Wise Dan's course record for a mile on turf.
Suggestive Boy, who went to the sidelines with a splint injury last spring, returns from an 11-month absence to defend his title in the $200,000 Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 1 at Santa Anita Park.