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Race 8 at Aqueduct on March 21, 2013

  • STK
  • 1 mile
  • Inner track
  • $75,000
  • 4 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:36.46
Order of Finish
DH1

Awesome Vision

Awesome Again  – Blind Canyon

4YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Thomas Albertrani
  • B:Kaz Hill Farm & Adena Springs
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Lifetime: 426 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Valley Crossing , Dark Bay or Brown, 1988.
  • Sale History: 2010 FTNYYR, $65,000.
DH1

Saginaw

Peruvian  – Devilzene

7YO Gelding

$30,000
  • J:Junior Alvarado
  • T:David Jacobson
  • B:Ted Taylor
  • O:Drawing Away Stable and Jacobson, David
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Peruvian , Chestnut, 1992. Lifetime: 9 yearlings sold, median $5,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Devil's Bag , Bay, 1981.
3

Johannesburg Smile

Johannesburg  – Serenity's Smile

6YO Horse

$7,500
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Francis Paolangeli
  • O:Repole Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Johannesburg , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 690 yearlings sold, median $52,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Dixie Brass , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
4

Mine Over Matter

Mineshaft  – Hansel's Girl

6YO Horse

$3,750
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Michael E. Hushion
  • B:Chester Broman & Mary R. Broman
  • O:Broman, Sr., Chester and Mary
5

Uncle T Seven

Freud  – Holy Wish

7YO Gelding

$2,250
  • J:Eddie Castro
  • T:Gustavo Rodriguez
  • B:Anthony Grey
  • O:Vincent S. Scuderi
6

Socialsaul

Read the Footnotes  – So Social

5YO Gelding

$1,500
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Gary C. Contessa
  • B:Thomas-Narlinger LLC & A R Properties
  • O:Samotowka Stables LLC
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Strapping Groom finishes strong to win the Forego Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2735534217&k=4qGtFNT">Order This Photo</a>

    Strapping Groom Sloshes to Forego Surprise

    Pacesetter Strapping Groom, a $35,000 claim in May, captured the Forego Stakes (gr. I) in a 15-1 upset Aug. 31 at Saratoga Race Course, surging in the final strides to edge Jackson Bend on a sloppy track.

  • Saginaw

    Saginaw Euthanized After Fracturing Sesamoids

    Saginaw, the remarkable former claimer who excelled in New York-bred stakes company and won 14 of 18 starts for Drawing Away Stable and David Jacobson, was euthanized Aug. 30 after fracturing both sesamoids at Saratoga.

  • Saginaw

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    McLellan, Saginaw Honored by National HBPA

    Reid McLellan, executive director of the Groom Elite Program, and Saginaw, a winner of nine stakes since his claim for $30,000 in March 2012, were honored by the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association.

  • Saginaw outfinishes Fiddlers Afleet to win the Affirmed Success.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2548075981&k=jV3q9f8">Order This Photo</a>

    Determined Saginaw Gets Affirmed Success Win

    Drawing Away Stables' Saginaw turned in another remarkable effort in the $98,000 Affirmed Success Handicap, overcoming early trouble and a tepid pace before shoving his way out at the head of the stretch.

  • Readtheprospectus dominates the Commentator.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2548245801&k=rP6DVQ6">Order This Photo</a>

    New York Showcase Day Roundup

    Readtheprospectus made it six in a row by taking the Commentator Handicap, while Saginaw, Lovely Syn, Amberjack, Shakeira, Clear Pasaj, and King Kreesa were all winners on New York Showcase Day June 1 at Belmont Park.

  • Comma to the Top comes east for the Tom Fool Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack.

    Comma to the Top Ships East for Tom Fool

    While Comma to the Top registered his biggest win in the 2010 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the Bwana Charlie gelding has placed in three straight graded stakes, including a clear victory in the Daytona Stakes to close out 2012

  • Head Heart Hoof took powers home to victory in the Toboggan Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2347673694&k=GLFwVgQ">Order This Photo</a>

    Perseverance Pays Off for Head Heart Hoof

    Benefiting from a patient ride, Head Heart Hoof took control leaving the turn and held off a tenacious rally by Johannesburg Smile to win the 120th renewal of the Toboggan Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2.

  • Isn't He Perfect
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    Older Horses Seek Graded Win in Toboggan

    Six older horses seek their first graded stakes score in the $150,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2, led by 120-pound highweight Mine Over Matter and the recently claimed Johannesburg Smile.

  • Saginaw goes for 11th win in Alex M. Robb

    Saginaw, the winningest horse on the New York Racing Association circuit this year, looks to notch win no. 11 become the winningest horse in North America on December 26.

  • Caixa Eletronica streaks away from the field to win the Fall Highweight Handicap.
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    Caixa Eletronica Takes Fall 'Weight in Style

    Repole Stable's Caixa Eletronica made start number 60 a winning one Nov. 22, carrying 133 pounds across the finish line in the $147,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack in solid style.

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