Metropolitan H. (gr. I)

Race 10 at Belmont Park on

  • Grade I
  • 1 mile
  • $750,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 5:49 PM
  • 1:34.17
  • on HRTV/TVG
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Payoffs

Horse Win Place Show
7 Sahara Sky $11.60 $6.00 $3.80
1 Cross Traffic $5.10 $3.40
6 Flat Out $2.80
Exotic Payoffs  
$2 Exacta (7-1) $77.00
$2 Trifecta (7-1-6) $189.50
$2 Superfecta (7-1-6-3) $663.00

Order of Finish

Pos Horse / Age / Sex / TrueNicks / Pedigree Jockey / Trainer Margin Earnings
1 Sahara Sky
  • 6YO Horse, TN: A++
  • Pleasant Tap   — Seeking the Sky
  • Joel Rosario
  • Jerry Hollendorfer
nose $450,000
  • Breeder: Martin Stables Inc., Owner: Hollendorfer, Jerry and Lloyd, Kim
  • Sire: Pleasant Tap  , Bay, 1987. Lifetime: 362 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
2 Cross Traffic
  • 5YO Colt, TN: A
  • Unbridled's Song   — Stop Traffic
  • John R. Velazquez
  • Todd A. Pletcher
$150,000
  • Breeder: Diamond A Racing Corp., Owner: Goldmark Farm, LLC
  • Sire: Unbridled's Song  , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 714 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cure the Blues, Bay, 1978. In 2009: damSire.EarningsIndex.FormattedAEI AEI.
  • Sale History: 2010 FTSAUG, $300,000.
3 Flat Out
  • 8YO Horse, TN: A+
  • Flatter   — Cresta Lil
  • Junior Alvarado
  • William I. Mott
$75,000
  • Breeder: Nikolaus Bock, Owner: Preston Stables LLC
  • Sire: Flatter  , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 243 yearlings sold, median $17,000. In 2009: sire.EarningsIndex.FormattedAEI AEI.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cresta Rider, Dark Bay or Brown, 1978.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTKJUL, $85,000; 2006 OBSOCT, $11,000.
4 Mark Valeski
  • Rosie Napravnik
  • J. Larry Jones
6 $37,500
5 Fed Biz
  • Mike E. Smith
  • Bob Baffert
½ $22,500
6 Fort Loudon
  • Jose Lezcano
  • Nicholas P. Zito
1 $3,750
7 Swagger Jack
  • Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • Martin D. Wolfson
nose $3,750
8 Handsome Mike
  • Mario Gutierrez
  • Doug F. O'Neill
9 $3,750
9 Discreet Dancer
  • Javier Castellano
  • Todd A. Pletcher
$3,750

Record Sixth Eclipse for Pletcher

Record Sixth Eclipse for Pletcher

Todd Pletcher's deep bench of top quality runners sometimes make it difficult to gauge his accomplishments when compared to those of other trainers. But in 2013, he was in a league of his own.

Male Sprint Finalists Approach the Wire

Male Sprint Finalists Approach the Wire

In the male sprinter division, tragedy ended the spectacular season of Points Offthebench, Secret Circle made a memorable return to racing, and Sahara Sky delivered a stirring victory in the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I).

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