Noble Damsel H. (G3T)

Race 4 at Belmont Park on September 19, 2009

  • Grade III
  • 1 mile
  • Turf
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:34.34
Payoffs
  Rutherienne
  Quiet Meadow $5.00 $3.10
  Social Queen $3.80
$2 Exacta (7-5) $12.60
$2 Trifecta (7-5-6) $39.80
$2 Superfecta (7-5-6-1) $134.00
Order of Finish
1

Rutherienne

Pulpit  – Ruthian

5YO

$64,200
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Payson Stud, Inc.
  • O:Virginia Kraft Payson LLC
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994. Lifetime: 395 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Rahy , Chestnut, 1985.
2

Quiet Meadow

El Prado (IRE)  – Quiet Down

4YO

$21,400
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Arthur I. Appleton
  • O:Hidden Brook Farm, Zucker, Dan
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: El Prado (IRE) , Gray, 1989. Lifetime: 392 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTM2YO, $100,000; 2006 KEESEP, $185,000; 2008 KEENOV, $77,000.
3

Social Queen

Dynaformer  – Gal On the Go

5YO

$10,700
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Alan E. Goldberg
  • B:James E. English & Hermitage Farm LLC
  • O:Santulli, Richard
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Dynaformer , Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Lifetime: 564 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Irgun , Chestnut, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEESEP, $275,000.
4

Meadow Saffron

Military  – Gigi Gear

4YO

$5,350
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Frederick J. Seitz
  • B:Bradyleigh Farms Inc
  • O:Seitz, Frederick, J.
5

Grande Annee

Gone West  – Bollinger (AUS)

4YO

$3,210
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Michael R. Matz
  • B:Grapestock LLC
  • O:Vinery Stables
6

American Border

Boundary  – American Mambo

5YO

$1,070
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Jason Servis
  • B:Herman Heinlein
  • O:Mr. Amore Stables
7

Stealin' Kisses

Sky Mesa  – Seewillo

4YO

$1,070
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:D. Wayne Lukas
  • B:Kidder, Cole, Mamakos & Graves & Beck
  • O:Kidder, Charles, Cole, Nancy, M.
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    Strike the Bell Rings Noble Damsel Chimes

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  • Rutherienne (right) just gets up in the Noble Damsel at Belmont. <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%3D8494158%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Rutherienne Wins Noble Damsel Photo

    Rutherienne has had some tough beats during a 10-race stretch in which she won just once but finished on the board in every one of those starts. Her improbable victory in the $107,000 Noble Damsel Handicap (gr. IIIT) Sept. 19 at Belmont Park will make up for some of that disappointment.

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    Rutherienne Looks Best in Noble Damsel

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    Salve Germania Springs Ballston Spa Surprise

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    Ariege Looks Tough in Eatontown

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    Grade I winner Rutherienne returned to her winning ways with a three-length triumph in the $276,326 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine turf May 30, going over the $1 million mark in career earnings in the process.

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    Nassau: Can Rutherienne Return to the Top?

    On May 30, Rutherienne will look to return to her winning ways when she takes on nine rivals in the $300,000 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Woodbine turf. It will be the first start in Canada for the 5-year-old mare.

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    Social Queen Reigns in the Gallorette

    Social Queen went from last to first and defeated All Is Vanity by a head in a thrilling photo finish in the $100,000 Gallorette Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Pimlico May 16. It was her first victory since winning the Eatontown Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park last June.

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