Making his stakes debut, career claimer Jimanator outdueled odds-on favorite Mambo Meister to win the $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 26 at Calder Casino & Race Course.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2006
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Jerry L. Balo|
|Jockey||Jason P. Lumpkins|
|Owner||Jerry L. Balo|
|Breeder||Nuckols Farm Inc|
|Stimulus Plan View Five-Cross Pedigree||Jump Start||A.P. Indy|
|Dutchess Alexandra||Judge Smells|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Four Star Sales, agent for Nuckols Farm||($23,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Bonnie Heath Farm's homebred Mad Flatter won the $100,000 Spend a Buck Handicap (gr. III) for the second straight year when he held off Mambo Meister by a length Oct. 15 at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Breeders' Cup is offering a $100 discount off the standard $500 nomination fee for all foals nominated to the Breeders' Cup program electronically by the close of business Aug. 1, the organization announced April 7.
Big Drama proved over the summer and fall that he could win big at Calder Race Course. He now has proved he can win big outside the friendly confines of the South Florida track.
Mine That Bird earned his fourth consecutive win Oct. 5 at Woodbine when he edged pacesetter Bear's Conductor by a half-length in the $232,100 Grey Breeders' Cup Stakes (Can-III) for 2-year-olds.
Two-year-olds take the spotlight Oct. 5 when Woodbine presents the Grey Stakes and the Mazarine Stakes, a pair of grade III events worth $250,000 apiece at 1 1/16 miles on the Polytrack racing surface.