Samba Rooster

  • Dark Bay or Brown Colt
  • Born 2005
  • FL-Bred
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Behindatthebar in Front in Lexington

Behindatthebar in Front in Lexington

Two weeks ago, Todd Pletcher was sitting on the outside of the Derby picture looking in. But when Padua Stables and partners' Behindatthebar followed the hard-knocking efforts of Monba and Cowboy Cal in the April 12 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) with an impressive performance of his own in the $325,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II) April 19, the venerable trainer could count not one, but three potential contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

Lexington Field Begins to Take Shape

Lexington Field Begins to Take Shape

The April 19 Coolmore Lexington (gr. II), the final chance for Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hopefuls to pick up graded stakes earnings, closed April 11 with 39 nominations.

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Trainer Bob Baffert
Jockey Garrett K. Gomez
Owner Lanni Family Trust, Mercedes Stable LLC & Bernard C. Schiappa
Breeder Johnson Hollow Farm & Volan Corp


Samba Rooster View Five-Cross Pedigree Songandaprayer Unbridled's Song
Illumination Devil's Bag

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
Hip 713
Yearling JLT Bloodstock Johnson Hollow Farm, agent $45,000
Hip 316
Yearling Joseph Appelbaum JTL Bloodstock $200,000
Hip 497
Two-year-old Off the Hook Off the Hook, agent $280,000

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