Flower Bowl Invitational S. (G1T)

Race 8 at Belmont Park on October 3, 2009

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • Inner turf
  • $600,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:12.43
Payoffs
  Pure Clan $7.20 $3.50 $2.50
  Criticism (GB) $7.80 $4.10
  Queen of Hearts $7.10
$2 Exacta (3-5) $72.00
$2 Trifecta (3-5-6) $751.00
$2 Superfecta (3-5-6-7) $3,384.00
Order of Finish
1

Pure Clan

Pure Prize  – Gather The Clan (IRE)

4YO

$360,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Robert E. Holthus
  • B:A. Lakin & Sons, Inc.
  • O:Lakland Farm
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Pure Prize , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 253 yearlings sold, median $13,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: General Assembly , Chestnut, 1976.
  • Sale History: 2012 KEENOV, $4,500,000.
2

Criticism (GB)

Machiavellian  – Innuendo (IRE)

5YO

$120,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Thomas Albertrani
  • B:Darley
  • O:Darley Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Machiavellian , Dark Bay or Brown, 1987. Lifetime: 179 yearlings sold, median $147,029.
  • Broodmare Sire: Caerleon , Bay, 1980.
3

Queen of Hearts

Thunder Gulch  – Betrayer (ARG)

4YO

$60,000
  • J:Jose L. Espinoza
  • T:James A. Jerkens
  • B:Bernardo Alvarez Calderon & Ashford Stud
  • O:Susan Moore and M and M Thoroughbred Partners
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992. Lifetime: 487 yearlings sold, median $40,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Fain (ARG) , Bay, 1982.
  • Sale History: 2006 KEESEP, $115,000; 2010 FTKFMX, $250,000.
4

3YO

$30,000
  • J:Jamie P. Spencer
  • T:Michael L. W. Bell
  • B:Eurostrait Ltd.
  • O:Wright, Nick
5

Leamington

Pleasant Tap  – Muneefa

4YO

$18,000
  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:Gainsborough Farm LLC
  • O:Hickory Tree Stables
6

Dynaforce

Dynaformer  – Aletta Maria

6YO

$6,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Dr. John A. Chandler
  • O:John A. Chandler
7

Beauty O' Gwaun (IRE)

Rainbow Quest  – Angel of The Gwaun (IRE)

3YO

$6,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Abergwaun Farms
  • O:Jones, L. Neil
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Dynaformer in the 1988 Jersey Derby.

    Slideshow: Dynaformer Retrospective

    Dynaformer sired 25 Grade I winners, 10 Grade II winners, 31 Grade III winners and numerous other stakes winners following his racing career.

  • Laughing won the Matchmaker Stakes in 2012.

    Laughing No Punch Line in Flower Bowl

    Richard Santulli's Laughing has emerged as a middle-distance grass star this year, and hopes to add the Flower Bowl Sept. 28 at Belmont Park to victories in the Diana, Ballston Spa, and Eatontown.

  • Keeneland November Sale Day 2 Wrap

    Esther Marr recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including the sales of Pure Clan and Changing Skies, who both brought more than $4 million. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Seven-year-old Pure Clan is the highest-priced horse in the auction so far.

    Young, Beautiful Shine on Keeneland Day 2

    Wealthy buyers' enthusiasm for the young and the beautiful fueled the market again during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Pure Clan sold for $4.5 million during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington Nov. 7.

    Pure Clan Sells for $4.5 Million at Keeneland

    Goncalo Torrealba, who operates TNT Stud in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, went to $4.5 million to purchase the millionaire Pure Clan during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington Nov. 7.

  • Nahrain gets up late to win the Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes at Belmont Park.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2117891274&k=vLwXz6H">Order This Photo</a>

    Nahrain Wins Flower Bowl in a Thriller

    Sheikh Ahmed al Maktoum's Nahrain, second in last year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), edges Zagora and Dream Peace to win the $400,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 29 at Belmont Park.

  • Zagora won the Ballston Spa (gr. IIT) in her last start.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2046988640&k=6kdN9vZ">Order This Photo</a>

    Zagora Takes on Europeans in Flower Bowl

    Multiple graded stakes winner Zagora heads the $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, while European invaders I'm a Dreamer and Nahrain are poised to challenge.

  • Marguerite with Gallant Fox (by Sir Gallahad III)

    Pedigree Analysis: Again and Again

    However tempting it may be to follow the new hot sire, if a breeder believes in a certain mating or it has been proven to work on one occasion, why shouldn't it be tried again?

  • Stacelita flies home in the Flower Bowl.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9687644%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Stacelita an Emphatic Flower Bowl Winner

    Stacelita had no problems overcoming slow fractions or the yielding Belmont Park turf course, as she easily defeated an overmatched field by two lengths in the $500,000 Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) Oct. 1.

  • Beverly D winner Stacelita is being pointed to the Flower Bowl.

    Flower Bowl First Choice for Stacelita

    Stacelita is likely to use the Flower Bowl Invitational (gr. IT) as a final prep for the Breeders' Cup, trainer Chad Brown said a day after the 5-year-old French-bred mare handily captured the Beverly D. Stakes.

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