Steve Asmussen's latest bend on the Triple Crown trail took the two-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer back to New Mexico Feb. 26 where his maiden Fusa Code upset the field in the $100,000 Borderland Derby at Sunland Park.
- Dark Bay or Brown Ridgling
- Born 2008
Special Kid, a maiden winner in his most recent start at Santa Anita for trainer Doug O'Neill, is the 5-2 morning line choice in a field of 10 3-year-olds entered for the Borderland Derby Feb. 26 at Sunland Park.
|Jockey||M. Clifton Berry|
|Owner||Charles W. Fletcher|
|Breeder||Mr. & Mrs. John D Rio|
|Special Kid View Five-Cross Pedigree||Lemon Drop Kid||Kingmambo|
|Little Tom Cat||Tomorrows Cat|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Affirmed Investment Corp.||Castle Park Farm, agent||$25,000|
|Two-year-old||Wavertree Stables, agent||($55,000)|
|Two-year-old||Dennis O'Neill||Wavertree Stables, agent||$80,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.