Daniel Sullivan, president of The Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation, announced Feb. 14 that Giant Oak had been named the state's 2010 Horse of the Year and champion older handicap male.
St. Maximus Gato
- Gray or Roan Gelding
- Born 2007
|Trainer||Donald F. Hunt|
|Jockey||T. D. Houghton|
|Owner||Robert J. Hunt|
|Breeder||Barney Gallagher & Ann Gallagher|
|St. Maximus Gato View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tactical Cat||Storm Cat|
|Religious Colony||Cherokee Colony|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Indian Creek Farm, agent||Gallagher Farms, agent||$15,000|
Mambo Meister, who has recorded all nine of his lifetime wins at Calder Casino & Race Course, is the one to beat in the $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III) Dec. 11 at the South Florida racetrack.
Lookin At Lucky, buried near the back of the pack on a sloppy track, rallied wide for jockey Martin Garcia to score a popular victory by 1 1/4 lengths in the $510,900 Indiana Derby (gr. II) at Hoosier Park Oct. 2.