Michael Matz sent out Chelokee to win the inaugural Barbaro Stakes, a Pimlico race named after the deceased winner of the 2006 Kentucky Derby and Roy and Gretchen Jackson, the owners of Barbaro, made the winner's circle presentation to Matz.
- Gray or Roan Gelding
- Born 2004
- KY -Bred
|Jockey||Cornelio H. Velasquez|
|Owner||Four Roses Thoroughbreds|
|Silver Express View Five-Cross Pedigree||Unbridled's Song||Unbridled|
|My Last Alibi||Deputy Minister|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Buckram Oak Farm||Lane's End, agent||$300,000|
Michael Matz, who trained last year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro, will send out Centennial Farms' Chelokee against six rivals in the inaugural running of the Barbaro Stakes for 3-year-olds on the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) undercard.