Nelson McMakin's Pleuven, a French-bred gelding who was a close second in the Opening Verse Stakes May 21 in his Churchill Downs debut, stepped up big time with a victory in the $200,000 Wise Dan Stakes (gr. IIT) at the Kentucky track June 18.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2011
Ever-popular The Pizza Man, winner of last year's Arlington Million (gr. IT), returns to Churchill Downs for the June 18 Wise Dan Stakes (gr. IIT). The race goes under the lights with an approximate post of 9:05 p.m.
Terry Hamilton's Heart to Heart bounced back from a 10th-place finish in the Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) to win the $100,000 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 26.
|Trainer||Ian R. Wilkes|
|Jockey||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.|
|Owner||Bloch, Randall L., Milner, Phil, Seiler, John and Amtietan, LLC|
|Breeder||Randy Bloch, et al|
|Thatcher Street View Five-Cross Pedigree||Street Sense||Street Cry (IRE)|
|Lenawee||Albert the Great|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Three Chimneys Sales, agent||($140,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.