Foxwoods Just a Game S. (G1T)

Race 9 at Belmont Park on June 11, 2011

  • Grade I
  • 1 mile
  • $400,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:40.53
Payoffs
4   C. S. Silk $27.20 $12.60 $7.50
6   Fantasia (GB) $5.80 $3.70
3   Amen Hallelujah $5.60
$2 Exacta (4-6) $145.50
$2 Trifecta (4-6-3) $1,248.00
$2 Superfecta (4-6-3-9) $12,697.00
Order of Finish
1

C. S. Silk

Medaglia d'Oro  – Remember the Day

5YO Mare

$240,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:Hermitage Farm LLC
  • O:Pacella, William, Bonomo, George and Barbara, Fred
  • Margin:3
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 698 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Settlement Day , Chestnut, 1977.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $120,000.
2

Fantasia (GB)

Sadler's Wells  – Blue Symphony (GB)

5YO Mare

$80,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Jonathan E. Sheppard
  • B:Ronchalon Racing Uk Ltd
  • O:Augustin Stable
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Sadler's Wells , Bay, 1981. Lifetime: 627 yearlings sold, median $262,252.
  • Broodmare Sire: Darshaan (GB) , Brown, 1981.
3

Amen Hallelujah

Montbrook  – Sara's Success

4YO Filly

$40,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
  • B:Thorobeam Farm
  • O:IEAH Stables, Stan Whisenant, Teel, Robert, Pegasus Holdings Group Stables LLC
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: NR
  • Sire: Montbrook , Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Lifetime: 273 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Concorde's Tune , Roan, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEESEP, $40,000; 2013 KEENOV, $950,000.
4

4YO Filly

$20,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Patrick L. Biancone
  • B:Lynch Bages Ltd.
  • O:Mrs. Paul Shanahan
5

Gypsy's Warning (SAF)

Mogok  – Gypsy Queen (SAF)

6YO Mare

$12,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:Rathmor Stud (nom: Mr B J McHardy)
  • O:Team Valor International, Masson, D., Richard
6

Aviate (GB)

Dansili (GB)  – Emplane

4YO Filly

$2,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Juddmonte Farms Inc
  • O:Juddmonte Farms, Inc.
7

Much Rejoicing

Distorted Humor  – Soaring Softly

4YO Filly

$2,000
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:James J. Toner
  • B:Phillips Racing Partnership
  • O:AJ Suited Racing Stable
8

Strike the Bell

Mizzen Mast  – Vesper Cat

5YO Mare

$2,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:David G. Donk
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Kuster & Mr. & Mrs. Howard Roberts
  • O:Rising Star Stables
9

Cherokee Queen

Cherokee Run  – Virginia Bee

6YO Mare

$2,000
  • J:Alex O. Solis
  • T:Martin D. Wolfson
  • B:J. Mack Robinson
  • O:Farnsworth Stables LLC
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