Eight Belles S. (G3)

Race 7 at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2009

  • Grade III
  • 7 1/2 furlongs
  • Dirt
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:30.94
Payoffs
  Four Gifts $9.60 $4.20 $3.00
  Just Jenda $3.40 $2.80
  Warrior Maid $5.00
$2 Exacta (4-1) $22.40
$2 Trifecta (4-1-5) $171.80
$2 Superfecta (4-1-5-8) $784.20
Order of Finish
1

Four Gifts

Even the Score  – Agiftfromservice

3YO

$68,139
  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Millennium Farms
  • O:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable (L. William Heiligbrodt)
  • Margin:3
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Even the Score , Gray or Roan, 1998. Lifetime: 188 yearlings sold, median $11,750.
  • Broodmare Sire: Service Stripe , Dark Bay or Brown, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTKJUL, $125,000; 2006 KEENOV, $72,000; 2009 FTKFMX, $310,000; 2012 KEENOV, $340,000.
2

Just Jenda

Menifee  – Liberty School

3YO

$21,980
  • J:Gabriel Saez
  • T:J. Larry Jones
  • B:Lavin Bloodstock Services, Inc
  • O:Cindy Jones
  • Margin:2
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Menifee , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 156 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Pine Bluff , Bay, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $37,000.
3

Warrior Maid

Holy Bull  – Rejoice

3YO

$10,990
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:J. Larry Jones
  • B:Russell Welch
  • O:Russell Welch
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Holy Bull , Gray, 1991. Lifetime: 551 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Marsayas , Chestnut, 1978.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTTSYR, $9,500.
4

3YO

$5,495
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Charles Lopresti
  • B:Paul F. Gardner
  • O:The Robert B. and Beverly J. Lewis Trust (Beverly J. Lewis)
5

C. S. Silk

Medaglia d'Oro  – Remember the Day

3YO

$3,297
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:Hermitage Farm LLC
  • O:William Pacella, George Bonomo and Fred Barbara
6

Dave's Revenge

The Cliff's Edge  – Midnite Deelite

3YO

$1,133
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Robert B. Hess, Jr.
  • B:Hopewell Investments, LLC & Hersey Bloodstock, LLC
  • O:David Rippey
7

Auspicious

Indian Charlie  – Hannah's Doll

3YO

$1,133
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Hargus Sexton & Sandra Sexton
  • O:Padua Stables, LLC (Satish K. Sanan)
8

She's Extreme

Unbridled's Song  – Classic Threat

3YO

$1,133
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Gregory D. Foley
  • B:Payson Stud Inc
  • O:Larry Richardson
SCR
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Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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    Carina Mia came up short in points for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Nickname's connections opted not to run, but both graded winners will still be prominent on Oaks Day in the $200,000 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. II) May 6 at Churchill Downs.

  • Carina Mia works Monday at Churchill Downs.

    Carina Mia Breezes at Churchill Downs

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  • Bob and Myrna Luttrell

    TOBA June Member of the Month

    Robert Luttrell's homebred Promise Me Silver delivered gold to take the seven-furlong Eight Belles Stakes May 1. The sophomore filly came home in a speedy 1:22.90, posting a one-and-a-quarter length victory over Callback.

  • Grade I winner Callback

    Baffert Double Tough in Eight Belles

    Much like his two horses in the May 2 Kentucky Derby, trainer Bob Baffert seems to be playing a strong hand in the May 1 Eight Belles with grade I winner Callback and multiple stakes winner Enchanting Lady.

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    Fiftyshadesofgold Shines in Eight Belles

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    Champion She's a Tiger Headlines Eight Belles

    Champion juvenile filly She's a Tiger, disqualified from a win in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies in her final start of 2013, makes her first start of the year in the Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) May 2 Churchill Downs.

  • Fusaichiswonderful is 9-2 on the morning line for the Eight Belles.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2388092765&k=VBSqW7X">Order This Photo</a>

    Eight Belles Attracts Maximum 14-Horse Field

    The only stakes on the May 3 card to draw a maximum 14-horse field was not the Kentucky Oaks. It was another race for 3-year-old fillies, the Eight Belles Presented by Xerox (gr. III), with undefeated Calistoga favored.

  • Through the Lens: Mares in Japan 2012

    Fellow racing photographer and journalist Kate Hunter has the rare privilege of seeing some of the best horses, including mares and foals, from around the world.

  • Contested impresses in the Eight Belles.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1828804271&k=SF5c3qR">Order This Photo</a>

    Contested Shows Promise in Eight Belles Romp

    The promising filly Contested disposed of pacesetter Good Deed near mid-stretch and cruised to victory in the $110,000 Eight Belles (gr. III), her stakes debut for trainer Bob Baffert May 4 at Churchill Downs.

  • Daveron has won all three of her starts this year, including the Ballston Spa (shown).<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%3D9648640%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    First Lady Boasts Large, International Field

    German-bred Daveron, C.S. Silk, and Never Retreat, all graded stakes winners in 2011, headline an overflow field of 12 fillies and mares, plus two also-eligibles for the Oct. 8 First Lady Stakes (gr. IT) at Keeneland.

  • Get Serious won the Oceanport in 2009 and 2010 (shown).

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    Locally-based Get Serious has been off form this season but will try to get back to his winning ways when he goes for his third straight victory in the $200,000 Oceanport Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 31 at Monmouth Park.

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    Pomeroys Pistol, Arienza Meet in Eight Belles

    Pomeroys Pistol, winner of the Forward Gal Stakes (gr. II) earlier this year, is the slight favorite among a field of 10 sophomore fillies in the $100,000 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) May 6 at Churchill Downs.

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    Full Field for Keeneland's Jenny Wiley

    Grade I winner Gypsy's Warning will make her season debut as the 123-pound high weight in a full field of fillies and mares shooting for the $200,000 Jenny Wiley (gr. IIT) April 16 at Keeneland.

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