Game On Dude, idle since finishing fourth to Drosselmeyer in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) last June, returned to action at Santa Anita Jan. 27 with a sparkling victory as trainer Bob Baffert continued on his torrid pace.
Red Door Drive
- Bay Horse
- Born 2005
|Jockey||Martin A. Pedroza|
|Owner||Arnold Zetcher LLC|
|Breeder||Cloyce Clark Jr.|
|Red Door Drive View Five-Cross Pedigree||Sky Mesa||Pulpit|
|Sheza Nasty Lady||Sandpit (BRZ)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Legacy Bloodstock, agent||($55,000)|
|Two-year-old||Arnold Zetcher||Hebert Bloodstock, agent||$110,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
The tactics differed but the results remained the same for favored Aggie Engineer, who used a stalking trip to capture the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 8 in his first start on Santa Anita's new dirt track.
Aggie Engineer, whose soft early pace set him up for the first graded win of his career last month, could get a similar scenario Jan. 8 when the Paddy Gallagher trainee faces five rivals in the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes.