Spellbinder

  • Dark Bay or Brown Horse
  • Born 2001
  • USA-Bred
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Surf Cat Pounds Four Rivals in Mervyn LeRoy

Surf Cat Pounds Four Rivals in Mervyn LeRoy

Sent off at odds of 1-5, Surf Cat might have given his supporters reason for concern as he trailed the small field in Hollywood Park's $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) into the far turn. But by the time they reached the stretch, the Bruce Headley-trained 4-year-old colt had overtaken his four rivals and was firmly in control en route to his third successive grade II victory.

Wilko Surprise Entrant in San Antonio 'Cap

Wilko Surprise Entrant in San Antonio 'Cap

Wilko, a 4-year-old who has been winless since upsetting Afleet Alex in the 2004 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), is a surprise entrant in Santa Anita's $250,000 San Antonio Handicap (gr. II) on Sunday after also being named for Saturday's Strub Stakes (gr. II).

McCann's Mojave Stretches Again in Native Diver

McCann's Mojave, a 5-year-old whose first race beyond one mile resulted in a game triumph in last month's $250,000 California Cup Classic, will carry co-high weight of 118 pounds among ten entrants in Saturday's $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park.

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Connections

Trainer Juan Ruvalcaba
Jockey Miguel Mena
Owner Family Broodmares III LLC
Breeder James E. Jones

Pedigree

Spellbinder View Five-Cross Pedigree Tale of the Cat Storm Cat
Yarn
Thorough Fair Quiet American
Very Fair

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEESEP2002
Hip 1105
Yearling Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Moss Spendthrift Farm, agent $375,000

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