Za Approval, runner-up to Wise Dan in last year's Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), tops the seven-horse field that will contest the Poker Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the May 26 Memorial Day card at Belmont Park.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2009
|Trainer||William I. Mott|
|Owner||Wachtel Stable and Barber, Gary|
|Breeder||Peter E. Blum|
|Sinatra View Five-Cross Pedigree||Harlan's Holiday||Harlan|
|Christmas in Aiken|
|My Way||Unbridled's Song|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Dromoland Farm, agent||($140,000)|
|Two-year-old||Niall Brennan Stables, agent||($145,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Frank Sinatra and John Amerman, the former chief executive officer of Mattel Toys, will speak at seminar for new owners Aug. 24 at Del Mar. Bloodstock agent Gayle Van Leer also will be participating.