Black Tie Affair H.

Race 8 at Arlington Park on June 17, 2017

  • STK
  • About 1 1/16 miles
  • $50,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:47.87
Order of Finish
1

Oak Brook

Giant's Causeway  – Crafty Oak

5YO Gelding

$31,710
  • J:Santo Sanjur
  • T:Brian Williamson
  • B:Virginia H. Tarra Trust
  • O:Virginia H. Tarra Trust
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Lifetime: 957 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Crafty Prospector , Chestnut, 1979.
2

Cammack

Giant's Causeway  – Fort Pond

7YO Gelding

$10,570
  • J:Carlos H. Marquez, Jr.
  • T:Chris M. Block
  • B:Team Block
  • O:Team Block
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Lifetime: 957 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect , Dark Bay or Brown, 1981.
3

Super Soldier

Lost Soldier  – Kate the Great

7YO Gelding

$5,814
  • J:Julio E. Felix
  • T:Michele Boyce
  • B:Barr Three LLC
  • O:Cherrywood Racing Stables, II
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Lost Soldier , Bay, 1990. Lifetime: 129 yearlings sold, median $9,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Doc's Leader , Chestnut, 1986.
4

The Pizza Man

English Channel  – I Can Fan Fan

8YO Gelding

$3,170
  • J:Jose Valdivia, Jr.
  • T:Roger A. Brueggemann
  • B:Midwest Thoroughbreds
  • O:Midwest Thoroughbreds, Inc.
5

Always a Catch

Flatter  – Ms. Lydonia

5YO Gelding

$1,586
  • J:Edgar Perez
  • T:Eduardo Rodriguez
  • B:Carson Springs Farm
  • O:Ismael Thoroughbreds, LLC
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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