Delta Mile S.

Race 2 at Delta Downs on December 5, 2008

  • Grade
  • One Mile
  • Dirt
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:39.38
Payoffs
  Acting Zippy $23.20 $7.60 $3.80
  Smokeyjonessutton $4.20 $3.20
  Missed the Prom $4.00
$2 Exacta (5-6) $90.00
$2 Trifecta (5-6-4) $431.80
Order of Finish
1

Acting Zippy

City Zip  – Stormack

3YO

$60,000
  • J:Shane Laviolette
  • T:William Don Bennett
  • B:Carl Bowling & Ellen Thompson
  • O:William Don Bennett and Carl Bowling
  • Margin:neck
  • Sire: City Zip , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 488 yearlings sold, median $40,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Future Storm , Chestnut, 1990.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSMAR, $100,000.
2

Smokeyjonessutton

You and I  – Andelinian

5YO

$20,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Dallas Stewart
  • B:Chrysalis Stables & Stephanie S. Clark
  • O:Stephanie S. Clark
  • Margin:1
  • Sire: You and I , Dark Bay or Brown, 1991. Lifetime: 215 yearlings sold, median $19,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Barcelona , Chestnut, 1981.
3

Missed the Prom

Menifee  – Dancing Fool

5YO

$11,000
  • J:Gerard Melancon
  • T:Keith G. Bourgeois
  • B:Red Oak Farm Inc.
  • O:K. A. T. Racing Stable (K. Bourgeois, A. Distefano & T. Williams)
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Menifee , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 156 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Carson City , Chestnut, 1987.
4

Forty Grams

Distorted Humor  – Belle South

4YO

$6,000
  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:4M Ranch
  • O:A. Pesch, G. Bolton and Fog City Stables (David Shimmon)
5

Crook's Stinger

Cold Hearted Man  – My Fancy Affair

4YO

$3,000
  • J:Kirk Paul LeBlanc
  • T:W. Byron Crook
  • B:Byron Crook
  • O:W. Byron Crook
SCR
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