Odds-on Zeewat overcame a less than ideal trip to claim the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 12 at Golden Gate Fields for his second straight stakes score around two turns.
Tree of Life
- Bay Colt
- Born 2010
|Jockey||Edwin A. Maldonado|
|Owner||West Point Thoroughbreds|
|Breeder||Finsbury Bloodstock Ltd.|
|Tree of Life View Five-Cross Pedigree||Lion Heart||Tale of the Cat|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Hunter Valley Farm, agent||($27,000)|
|Yearling||David Scanlon, agent||Hunter Valley Farm, agent||$60,000|
|Two-year-old||West Point Thoroughbreds||Scanlon Training Center, agent||$70,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Zeewat, a front-running 3 1/4-length victor in the Gold Rush Stakes for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer one month ago, is the one to beat in the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 12 Golden Gate Fields.
Den's Legacy will stretch out for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert in pursuit of his first stakes victory in the $100,000 Generous (gr. IIIT) on turf.
Pataky Kid, winner of the Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III), heads a field of 14 runners in the Dixiana Breeders' Futurity Oct. 6 over Keeneland's Polytrack going 1 1/16 miles.