Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint S.

Race 7 at Calder Race Course on July 7, 2012

  • STK
  • 5 furlongs
  • Turf
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • :55.61
1   Tale of a Champion $11.60 $5.80 $4.40
7   Tripski $26.60 $4.40
4   Determinato
$2 Exacta (1-7) $265.20
$2 Trifecta (1-7-4) $843.20
$2 Superfecta (1-7-4-10) $4,950.00
Order of Finish

Tale of a Champion

Tale of the Cat  – If Angels Sang

4YO Colt

  • J:Luis Saez
  • T:Christos Gatis
  • B:Judy Hicks & Kathryn Nikkel
  • O:Bishop, Chester A. and Gatis, Christos
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Lifetime: 1265 yearlings sold, median $64,412.
  • Broodmare Sire: Seattle Slew , Dark Bay or Brown, 1974.
  • Sale History: 2009 KEESEP, $62,000; 2010 OBSS2Y, $13,000.


Trippi  – Kitty Dehere

5YO Gelding

  • J:Jesus M. Rios
  • T:Michael Yates
  • B:William Lussky
  • O:Shadybrook Farm, Inc. and Lussky, W.
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Trippi , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 488 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Dehere , Bay, 1991.


Closing Argument  – Twilight Mirage

4YO Colt

  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Larry Pilotti
  • B:Frank Marano
  • O:Ron Marano
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Closing Argument , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 158 yearlings sold, median $12,256.
  • Broodmare Sire: Jeblar , Bay, 1982.

Silver Cloud

Rahy  – Silver Clipper

4YO Colt

  • J:Fernando Jara
  • T:Jason DaCosta
  • B:Alfonso Figliolia
  • O:Jason DaCosta

Uno Caliente

Macho Uno  – Wild Warm Wind

4YO Colt

  • J:Manoel R. Cruz
  • T:Mickey Kroger
  • B:Maurice Miller
  • O:Maurice Miller LLC


Freefourinternet  – Way West Dolly

5YO Mare

  • J:Jose Angel Garcia
  • T:Robert G. Smith
  • B:Kevin O'Gorman
  • O:Adkins, Mary and Smith, Robert G.

Classic Brook

Came Home  – Lady Brook

5YO Horse

  • J:Cecilio Penalba
  • T:Henry Suckie
  • B:Paul Harmel & Sharri Harmel
  • O:Ramesh Gazader

Loch Dubh

Friends Lake  – Star Landing

6YO Gelding

  • J:Jozbin Z. Santana
  • T:Sharon McGlinchey
  • B:The Answer LLC
  • O:Hot Scot Racing Stables


Indian Express  – Because a Bonnie

4YO Filly

  • J:Jose E. Lopez
  • T:Monte R. Thomas
  • B:Ups and Downs Farm
  • O:Ups and Downs Racing
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