Bonnie Heath Turf Cup H.

Race 10 at Calder Race Course on November 14, 2009

  • STK
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Turf
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 4:17 PM
  • 1:48.91
Payoffs
8   Soldier's Dancer $3.20 $2.20 $2.10
3   Pickapocket $2.80 $2.40
6   Mean Sax $4.20
$2 Exacta (8-3) $7.80
$2 Trifecta (8-3-6) $40.40
$2 Superfecta (8-3-6-2) $102.20
Order of Finish
1

Soldier's Dancer

Lost Soldier  – Heather's Dancer

5YO

$90,000
  • J:Manoel R. Cruz
  • T:David A. Vivian
  • B:Franks Farm
  • O:Herman Heinlein
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Lost Soldier , Bay, 1990. Lifetime: 129 yearlings sold, median $9,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Gate Dancer , Bay, 1981.
  • Sale History: 2004 FTKNOV, $4,200; 2005 FTKOCT, $38,000.
2

Pickapocket

Mecke  – Lady Cerise

5YO

$30,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Martin D. Wolfson
  • B:Martin Cherry
  • O:Martin L. Cherry
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Mecke , Bay, 1992. Lifetime: 63 yearlings sold, median $16,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Honor Grades , Bay, 1988.
3

Mean Sax

Smooth Jazz  – Bold and Stormy

4YO

$16,500
  • J:Jeffrey Sanchez
  • T:Steven Dwoskin
  • B:Curtis G Mikkelsen & Patricia J Horth
  • O:Curtis Mikkelsen and Steven Dwoskin
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Smooth Jazz , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 26 yearlings sold, median $6,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Bold Ruckus , Dark Bay or Brown, 1976.
4

3YO

$9,000
  • J:Eibar Coa
  • T:William A. Kaplan
  • B:Dr. & Mrs. Cornelius A. Link
  • O:Teresa and James Remez
5

Fearless Eagle

Invisible Ink  – Proud Royale

5YO

$4,500
  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Edward Plesa, Jr.
  • B:Isaac Muhtar
  • O:Isaac Muhtar
6

Black Scorpion

Scorpion  – Su Fama

4YO

  • J:Jose Alberto Rivera II
  • T:Juan P. Rizo
  • B:Santa Cruz Ranch Inc.
  • O:Santa Cruz Ranch, Inc.
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