Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing rolled to a strong 3 1/4-length victory in the $750,000 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne April 20, proving his class after a third-place finish in the March 30 Louisiana Derby.
Siete de Oros
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2010
|Jockey||Angel S. Arroyo|
|Breeder||Glenn E. Brok|
|Siete de Oros View Five-Cross Pedigree||A. P. Warrior||A.P. Indy|
|Crafty Sarah||Crafty Friend|
|Shine On Sarah|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Ramon Preciado||Becky Merkel, agent||$2,000|
It may not be worth points on the road to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), but the $750,000 Illinois Derby (gr. III) drew a packed field of 14, including some familiar names, when entries were taken April 17
Heavy favorite will have to overcome the far outside post in his 3-year-old debut.
What WinStar Farm's Revolutionary lacks in seasoning he made up for in heart at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2, closing late with a tremendously game effort to win the $200,000 Withers Stakes (gr. III) by a neck.
Todd Pletcher's impressive maiden winner steps up to stakes company at the Big A.
Vyjack surged past longshot Siete de Oros to win the $200,000 Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct Jan. 5, a race after 3-year-old filly Princess of Sylmar put on a 7 1/2-length show in the $100,000 Busanda.