Charles Town Classic S.

Race 10 at Charles Town Races & Slots on April 18, 2009

  • Grade
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $500,000
  • 4 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:49.86
Payoffs
  Researcher $8.40 $5.20 $3.80
  Ea $19.00 $15.00
  Dry Martini $4.40
$2 Exacta (3-7) $133.00
$2 Trifecta (3-7-1) $536.80
$2 Superfecta (3-7-1-6) $2,295.60
Order of Finish
1

Researcher

Two Smart  – Wild Magnolia

5YO

$360,000
  • J:Kendrick Carmouche
  • T:Jeff C. Runco
  • B:Virginia Tech Foundation Inc.
  • O:Rutledge Farm (H. Greenberg)
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Two Smart , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Lifetime: 5 yearlings sold, median $3,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Apalachee , Bay, 1971.
2

Ea

Dynaformer  – Enthused

5YO

$100,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Thomas Albertrani
  • B:Flaxman Holdings Ltd.
  • O:Darley Stable (Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum)
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Dynaformer , Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Lifetime: 564 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold , Bay, 1985.
3

Dry Martini

Slew Gin Fizz  – Jon's Kimberly

6YO

$75,000
  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:Barclay Tagg
  • B:Carol Hershe & Marty Hershe
  • O:Carol Nyren
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Slew Gin Fizz , Gray or Roan, 1991. Lifetime: 49 yearlings sold, median $9,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Criminal Type , Chestnut, 1985.
4

Commentator

Distorted Humor  – Outsource

8YO

$50,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Michael Martinez
  • O:Tracy Farmer
5

No Advantage

Posse  – Prime Advantage

4YO

$15,000
  • J:Brandon Whitacre
  • T:Stephanie S. Beattie
  • B:Viking Stud, Inc
  • O:Suarez Racing, Inc. (Pablo Swarez), Joseph Besecker and Kirk Wycoff
6

Magnum (ARG)

El Compinche (ARG)  – Merrymaker (ARG)

8YO

$15,000
  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:Darrell Vienna
  • B:La Quebrada
  • O:Herrick Racing LLC (William and Donna Herrick)
7

Mast Track

Mizzen Mast  – Nawal (FR)

5YO

  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Robert J. Frankel
  • B:Robert J. Frankel
  • O:Robert J. Frankel
8

Zappa

Afternoon Deelites  – Julie's Angel

7YO

  • J:Alonso Quinonez
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:Madeleine A. Paulson & Ernest Moody
  • O:Gary Barber
9

Ah Day

Malibu Moon  – Endette

6YO

  • J:J. D. Acosta
  • T:King T. Leatherbury
  • B:K. T. Leatherbury Assoc. Inc.
  • O:The Jim Stable (K. T. Leatherbury)
10

8YO

  • J:Paul A. Nicol, Jr.
  • T:Donald Edward Campbell
  • B:Land of Believe Farm, Inc.
  • O:Donald Edward Campbell
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