Bar Three's homebred Best of Buddies battled for the lead every step of the way from the rail and held off the fast closing Crested by a neck to capture the $250,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT) in his stakes debut Saturday.
Sea of Trees
- Bay Horse
- Born 2003
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||D. Wayne Lukas|
|Sea of Trees View Five-Cross Pedigree||Belong to Me||Danzig|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Longfield Farm, agent||($190,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Mill House's Brilliant has been made the 5-2 favorite in Saturday's $250,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT), which drew a field of eight 3-year-old grass runners, including Peter Vegso's Go Between, also a multiple graded stakes winner.
Mill House's homebred Brilliant, under steady handling from Mark Guidry, rolled to a 6 1/2-length win in the $492,500 Kent Breeders' Cup (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds on the Delaware Park turf Saturday.
Unbeaten After Market tries to stretch his winning streak to five when he faces a full field in the $500,000 Kent Breeders' Cup (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds on the Delaware Park turf course Saturday.