Virginia Oaks (G3T)

Race 10 at Colonial Downs on July 18, 2009

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:49.59
Payoffs
  Blind Date $7.20 $3.80 $3.20
  Shared Account $4.00 $3.80
  Katara $5.20
$2 Exacta (10-11) $23.40
$2 Trifecta (10-11-7) $185.20
$2 Superfecta (10-11-7-2) $1,303.40
Order of Finish
1

3YO

$87,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Hamilton A. Smith
  • B:William M. Backer
  • O:William M. Backer
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Not For Love , Bay, 1990. Lifetime: 377 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Fit to Fight , Bay, 1979.
2

Shared Account

Pleasantly Perfect  – Silk n' Sapphire

3YO

$29,000
  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:William A. Carl
  • O:Sagamore Farm
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Pleasantly Perfect , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 183 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $170,000.
3

Katara

Pulpit  – Nabla

3YO

$15,950
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Michael R. Matz
  • B:Whitewood Stable
  • O:Whitewood Stable, Inc.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994. Lifetime: 395 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Theatrical (IRE) , Dark Bay or Brown, 1982.
  • Sale History: 2010 FTKFMX, $50,000.
4

Super Poni

Volponi  – Donna Cum Laude

3YO

$8,700
  • J:Rosemary B. Homeister, Jr.
  • T:Keith Chudzik
  • B:Robby Rankin
  • O:Keith Chudzik
5

3YO

$4,350
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Darrin Miller
  • B:Michael Dalton
  • O:Silverton Hill, LLC
6

Oh So Nice

Smart Strike  – Silent Cat

3YO

$1,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Jonathan E. Sheppard
  • B:George Strawbridge Jr.
  • O:Augustin Stable
7

Combinate

Volponi  – Lunar Antics

3YO

$1,000
  • J:Eric Camacho
  • T:Rodney Jenkins
  • B:Concepts Unlimited & Nellie M. Cox
  • O:Concepts Unlimited and N. M. Cox
8

Spanish Wedding

Spanish Steps  – Victoria's Wedding

3YO

$1,000
  • J:James S. Vail
  • T:Joseph Hennessy
  • B:Martin Stables Inc.
  • O:Robert Webster
9

Five Diamonds

Flatter  – Smart Jane

3YO

$1,000
  • J:Jonathan Joyce
  • T:John E. Salzman, Jr.
  • B:Non Stop Stable
  • O:William Inman and Ralph Patten
10

Glorious Deal

Rahy  – Healing Hands (GB)

3YO

$1,000
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Kevin C. Boniface
  • B:Gainsborough Farm LLC
  • O:Eric Y. Long
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