Breeders' Cup Marathon (G2)

Race 3 at Churchill Downs on November 5, 2011

  • Grade II
  • 1 3/4 miles
  • $500,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 3:00.39
Payoffs
8   Afleet Again $85.20 $35.80 $13.80
1   Birdrun $7.20 $5.80
5   Giant Oak $6.80
$2 Exacta (8-1) $668.40
$2 Trifecta (8-1-5) $4,147.40
$2 Superfecta (8-1-5-4) $39,533.20
Order of Finish
1

Afleet Again

Afleet Alex  – Lucky Again

4YO Colt

$270,000
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Robert E. Reid, Jr.
  • B:Roll Z Dice Racing Stable
  • O:Kasey K Racing Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Afleet Alex , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 421 yearlings sold, median $34,545.
  • Broodmare Sire: Wild Again , Dark Bay or Brown, 1980.
2

Birdrun

Birdstone  – Run Like Martha

5YO Horse

$90,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Arthur I. Appleton
  • O:Preston Stables LLC
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Birdstone , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 209 yearlings sold, median $24,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Jolie's Halo , Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $60,000; 2006 FTKNOV, $95,000.
3

Giant Oak

Giant's Causeway  – Crafty Oak

5YO Horse

$49,500
  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Chris M. Block
  • B:Virginia H. Tarra Trust
  • O:Virginia H. Tarra Trust
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Lifetime: 957 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Crafty Prospector , Chestnut, 1979.
4

Pleasant Prince

Indy King  – Archduchess

4YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Wesley A. Ward
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sarah K.
5

Cease

War Chant  – Limit

4YO Gelding

$15,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Albert M. Stall, Jr.
  • B:Claiborne Farm & Adele B. Dilschneider
  • O:Claiborne Farm and Dilschneider, Adele B.
6

Eldaafer

A.P. Indy  – Habibti

6YO Gelding

  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Diane Alvarado
  • B:Shadwell Farm, LLC
  • O:E-Racing.Com and Jacobsen, Kevin
7

Baryshnikov

Empire Maker  – Ski Dancer

5YO Horse

  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Summer Wind Farm
  • O:Columbro, Jeffrey A. and Apostelos, Connie
8

Brigantin

Cozzene  – Banyu Dewi (GER)

4YO Colt

  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Andre Fabre
  • B:Team Valor and Partners, Elisabeth Fabre & Denali Stud
  • O:Team Valor International
9

3YO Colt

  • J:Ryan L. Moore
  • T:Aidan P. O'Brien
  • B:Carragh Bloodstock and T. E. Pocock
  • O:Smith, Derrick, Magnier, Mrs. John and Tabor, Michael
10

Meeznah

Dynaformer  – String Quartet (IRE)

4YO Filly

  • J:Thomas P. Queally
  • T:David Lanigan
  • B:Swettenham Stud
  • O:Rabbah Bloodstock, LLC Lessee
11

A. U. Miner

Mineshaft  – Clerical Etoile (ARG)

6YO Horse

  • J:Calvin H. Borel
  • T:Clark Hanna
  • B:Ten Broeck Farm Inc
  • O:Don L. Benge
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