Pacific Classic S. (G1)

Race 9 at Del Mar on September 6, 2009

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:02.39
Payoffs
  Richard's Kid $50.80 $22.20 $12.40
  Einstein (BRZ) $6.40 $4.80
  Rail Trip $3.80
$2 Exacta (4-10) $422.40
$2 Trifecta (4-10-3) $2216.00
$2 Superfecta (4-10-3-11) $17239.00
Order of Finish
1

Richard's Kid

Lemon Drop Kid  – Tough Broad

4YO

$600,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Fitzhugh, LLC
  • O:Arnold Zetcher, LLC
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Lemon Drop Kid , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 653 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Broad Brush , Bay, 1983.
2

Einstein (BRZ)

Spend a Buck  – Gay Charm (BRZ)

7YO

$200,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Helen Pitts
  • B:Fazenda Mondesir
  • O:Stronach Stables
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Spend a Buck , Bay, 1982. Lifetime: 207 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Ghadeer (FR) , Bay, 1978.
3

Rail Trip

Jump Start  – Sweet Trip

4YO

$120,000
  • J:Jose Valdivia, Jr.
  • T:Ronald W. Ellis
  • B:Donarra Thoroughbreds, LLC
  • O:Jay Em Ess Stable
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Jump Start , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 330 yearlings sold, median $17,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Carson City , Chestnut, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2006 FTKJUL, $200,000.
4

Parading

Pulpit  – On Parade

6YO

$60,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Claude R. McGaughey III
  • B:Phipps Stable
  • O:Phipps Stable
5

Colonel John

Tiznow  – Sweet Damsel

4YO

$20,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Eoin G. Harty
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:WinStar Farms, LLC
6

Song of Navarone

Sultry Song  – Timely Legend

5YO

  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Henry Dominguez
  • B:E. H. Beau Lane III
  • O:George E. Coleman
7

6YO

  • J:Alex O. Solis
  • T:Craig Dollase
  • B:Runnymede Farm Inc., Catesby Clay & Peter Callahan
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds
8

Global Hunter (ARG)

Jade Hunter  – Griffe de Paris (BRZ)

6YO

  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:A. C. Avila
  • B:La Providencia
  • O:L-Bo Racing or Pyle
9

Informed

Tiznow  – Cajun Two Step

5YO

  • J:Tyler Baze
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Ernest C. Frohboese
  • O:Sarno or W. C. Racing or Westside Rentals.com
10

Misremembered

Candy Ride (ARG)  – Beyond Perfection

3YO

  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Bob Baffert
  • O:Baffert & Jacobs
11

Tres Borrachos

Ecton Park  – Pete's Fancy

4YO

  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:C. Beau Greely
  • B:Robert Shapiro, John J. Greely IV & Phil Houchens
  • O:Greely, IV, Houchens, Scott, Et Al
12

Mast Track

Mizzen Mast  – Nawal (FR)

5YO

  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:Robert J. Frankel
  • B:Robert J. Frankel
  • O:Robert Frankel
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