Vernon O. Underwood S. (G3)

Race 8 at Betfair Hollywood Park on December 2, 2012

  • Grade III
  • 6 furlongs
  • All Weather Track
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:11.24
Payoffs
4   Smiling Tiger $5.40 $3.20 $2.20
7   Private Zone
1   Capital Account $2.60
$2 Exacta (4-7) $23.60
$2 Trifecta (4-7-1) $68.20
$2 Superfecta (4-7-1-6) $230.20
Order of Finish
1

Smiling Tiger

Hold That Tiger  – Shandra Smiles

5YO Horse

$60,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Jeff Bonde
  • B:Dr. Rodney Orr
  • O:Klein, Alan and Lebherz, Philip
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Hold That Tiger , Chestnut, 2000. Lifetime: 288 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cahill Road , Bay, 1988.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEEJAN, $32,000; 2008 WASYMX, $40,000.
2

Private Zone

Macho Uno  – Auburn Beauty

3YO Gelding

$20,000
  • J:Martin A. Pedroza
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:Good Friends Stable
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: NR
  • Sire: Macho Uno , Gray or Roan, 1998. Lifetime: 354 yearlings sold, median $26,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Siphon (BRZ) , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2010 KEESEP, $15,000.
3

5YO Horse

$12,000
  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Silverleaf Farms, Inc.
  • O:Thoroughbred Legends Racing Stable
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Closing Argument , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 158 yearlings sold, median $12,256.
  • Broodmare Sire: Private Account , Bay, 1976.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEESEP, $330,000.
4

Comma to the Top

Bwana Charlie  – Maggies Storm

4YO Gelding

$6,000
  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Peter Miller
  • B:Richard Thompson & Linda Thompson
  • O:Barber, Gary, Birnbaum, Roger and Tsujihara, Kevin
5

Smash

Smart Strike  – Dixie Holiday

4YO Colt

$2,000
  • J:Martin Garcia
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Peter E. Blum
  • O:Kaleem Shah, Inc.
6

5YO Horse

  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Mercedes Stables LLC
  • O:Mercedes Stables LLC
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