Sky Classic S. (G2T)

Race 8 at Woodbine on August 23, 2009

  • Grade II
  • 1 3/8 miles
  • $231,075
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:16.56
Payoffs
  Marchfield $6.50 $3.00 $3.30
  Champs Elysees (GB) $3.90 $3,60
  Medjool $11.10
$2 Exacta (7-2) $21.30
$2 Trifecta (7-2-6) $263.80
Order of Finish
1

Marchfield

A.P. Indy  – Pico Teneriffe

5YO

$159,442
  • J:Patrick Husbands
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Eugene Melnyk
  • O:Melnyk Racing Stables, Inc.
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Red Ransom , Bay, 1987.
2

Champs Elysees (GB)

Danehill  – Hasili (IRE)

6YO

$46,215
  • J:Todd Kabel
  • T:Robert J. Frankel
  • B:Juddmonte Farms Inc
  • O:Juddmonte Farms
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Danehill , Bay, 1986. Lifetime: 518 yearlings sold, median $142,087.
  • Broodmare Sire: Kahyasi (IRE) , Bay, 1985.
3

Medjool

Monarchos  – Perfect Story

4YO

$25,418
  • J:Corey Fraser
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:John C. Oxley
  • O:Equine Prep Management LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Monarchos , Gray or Roan, 1998. Lifetime: 229 yearlings sold, median $16,908.
  • Broodmare Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
  • Sale History: 2006 KEESEP, $115,000; 2009 KEENOV, $57,000.
4

Marlang

Langfuhr  – Marienburg

4YO

$15,944
  • J:Richard Anthony Dos Ramos
  • T:Deborah England
  • B:Gustav Schickedanz
  • O:Gustav Schickedanz
5

Cool Gator

Macho Uno  – Its a Ruby

4YO

$7,972
  • J:Emma-Jayne Wilson
  • T:Ian Black
  • B:Garland E. Williamson
  • O:Hillsbrook Farms
6

Rahy's Attorney

Crown Attorney  – Rahy's Hope

5YO

$370
  • J:Slade Callaghan
  • T:Ian Black
  • B:Ellie-Boje Farm
  • O:Ellie Boje Farm, Peters, Read, Jean and Jim MacLellan
7

Catch the Luck

A.P. Indy  – Catch the Ring

4YO

$370
  • J:Eurico Rosa Da Silva
  • T:Mark R. Frostad
  • B:Sam-Son Farm
  • O:Sam-Son Farms
8

Woodbourne

Danzig  – Checker Hall

5YO

$370
  • J:Simon P. Husbands
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Eugene Melnyk
  • O:Melnyk Racing Stables, Inc.
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