Stakes winners Chocolate Candy, Gallant Son, and undefeated Merus Miami top a group of seven 3-year-old colts entered for the $100,000 California Derby at Golden Gate Fields Jan. 17.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2006
- KY -Bred
|Jockey||Roberto M. Gonzalez|
|Owner||Jerry Hollendorfer or George Todaro|
|Breeder||WinStar Farm, LLC|
|Revoluta View Five-Cross Pedigree||Distorted Humor||Forty Niner|
|Call Me Chief||Chief Seattle|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Jerry Hollendorfer||Four Star Sales, agent||$130,000|
Odds-on choice Backbackbackgone earned the third stakes win of his five-race career when he held off a willing Free Action for a one-length victory in the $75,000 Golden Bear Stakes for 3-year-olds at Golden Gate Fields on New Year's Day.