St. Elias Stable and West Point Thoroughbreds' Ring Weekend sprang a 14-1 upset of the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) March 8 at Tampa Bay Downs, well clear of Vinceremos in an impressively speedy gate-to-wire score.
Surfing U S A
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2011
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Owner||Stonestreet Stables and Bolton, George|
|Surfing U S A View Five-Cross Pedigree||Roman Ruler||Fusaichi Pegasus|
|Cape Hope||Cape Town|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Stonestreet Stables & George Bolton||James M. Herbener Jr., agent||$150,000|
Conquest Titan was runner-up to Cairo Prince in the Holy Bull, while Vinceremos won the local prep for the March 8 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II).
Gotham Stakes (gr. III) hopefuls Deceived and Master Lightning took to the Belmont Park training track Feb. 23 in tune-ups for the March 1 race at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Highly touted Top Billing made easy work of a first-level allowance field as the even-money favorite in his second start as a 3-year-old Jan. 25 at Gulfstream Park.
|Will Take Charge|
|Vicar's in Trouble|