Gotham S. (G3)

Race 9 at Aqueduct on March 1, 2014

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • $500,000
  • 3 yo
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:44.44
Payoffs
1A   Samraat
4   Uncle Sigh
2   In Trouble $3.70
$2 Exacta (1-4) $24.60
$2 Trifecta (1-4-2) $79.00
Order of Finish
1

Samraat

Noble Causeway  – Little Indian Girl

3YO Colt

$300,000
  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Richard A. Violette, Jr.
  • B:My Meadowview LLC
  • O:My Meadowview Farm
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Noble Causeway , Chestnut, 2002. Lifetime: 72 yearlings sold, median $4,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Indian Charlie , Bay, 1995.
2

Uncle Sigh

Indian Charlie  – Cradlesong

3YO Colt

$100,000
  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Gary C. Contessa
  • B:Milfer Farm Inc.
  • O:Wounded Warrior Stables and Robertson, Anthony C.
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Indian Charlie , Bay, 1995. Lifetime: 548 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Pine Bluff , Bay, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2012 FTNAUG, $270,000; 2013 FTFFEB, $330,000.
3

In Trouble

Tiz Wonderful  – Ballpark Butterfly

3YO Colt

$50,000
  • J:Joseph Rocco, Jr.
  • T:Anthony W. Dutrow
  • B:Joseph Duffel
  • O:Team D
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Tiz Wonderful , Bay, 2004. Lifetime: 326 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Grand Slam , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEENOV, $14,000; 2012 FTKOCT, $15,000; 2013 OBSAPR, $120,000.
4

Financial Mogul

Street Boss  – Trav n' Kris

3YO Colt

$25,000
  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Richard A. Violette, Jr.
  • B:Atlas Farm et al
  • O:Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.
5

Harpoon

Tapit  – Christmas Star

3YO Colt

$15,000
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC
  • O:Let's Go Stable
6

Master Lightning

Pulpit  – Maragold Princess

3YO Colt

$2,500
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Michael Joseph Cascio
  • O:Cook, Alan R. and Pratt, Larry
7

Deceived

Broken Vow  – Naughty Natisha

3YO Colt

$2,500
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Leah Gyarmati
  • B:Dr. William B. Wilmot & Dr. Joan M. Taylor
  • O:Treadway Racing Stable
8

Extrasexyhippzster

Stroll  – Extra Sexy Psychic

3YO Colt

$2,500
  • J:Julian Pimentel
  • T:Michael J. Trombetta
  • B:Toni M. Kirwan & Edward Hipps
  • O:Kirwan, Michael G. and Hipps, Edward
9

3YO Gelding

$2,500
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Wesley A. Ward
  • B:My Meadowview LLC
  • O:My Meadowview Farm
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