Sylvia E. Heft's Eighttofasttocatch returns to the Maryland Million Classic for the third year in a row, looking for his second victory in the 1 1/8-mile feature on the Maryland Million Day card at Laurel Park.
Romancing the Gold
- Bay Colt
- Born 2009
|Breeder||Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Bowman & Rebecca Davis|
|Romancing the Gold View Five-Cross Pedigree||Medallist||Touch Gold|
|Mass Romantic||Not For Love|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Becky Davis, agent||($15,000)|
|Two-year-old||Orlando Di Rienzo||Cary Frommer, agent||$60,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
In what is easily the most wide-open field of all the final Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preps, the $500,000 Illinois Derby (gr. III) drew a full field of 14 for the April 7 event at Hawthorne Race Course.