Best Pal S. (G2)

Race 8 at Del Mar on August 4, 2013

  • Grade II
  • 6 1/2 furlongs
  • All Weather Track
  • $150,000
  • 2 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:16.71
Payoffs
5   Alberts Hope $7.00 $4.80 $3.40
7   Celtic Moon $9.00 $4.00
6   Guns Loaded
$2 Exacta (5-7) $40.70
$2 Trifecta (5-7-6) $123.80
$2 Superfecta (5-7-6-2) $520.80
Order of Finish
1

Alberts Hope

Run Away and Hide  – Accepting Fate

2YO Gelding

$90,000
  • J:Alonso Quinonez
  • T:Mike Puype
  • B:R. Kirk, J. Bates, G. McDonald, M. Riordan & S. Whisenant
  • O:Jaam Racing, Inc.
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Run Away and Hide , Bay, 2006. Lifetime: 97 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Saint Ballado , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEENOV, $20,000; 2012 OBSAUG, $39,000; 2012 BAROCT, $40,000.
2

Celtic Moon

Denis of Cork  – Beastlie Moon

2YO Ridgling

$30,000
  • J:Edwin A. Maldonado
  • T:Peter Miller
  • B:Suzanne Sharra-Maxwell & Kay Dennis
  • O:Richard C. Pell
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: NR
  • Sire: Denis of Cork , Bay, 2005. Lifetime: 6 yearlings sold, median $7,750.
  • Broodmare Sire: Three Wonders , Bay, 1997.
  • Sale History: 2012 OBSJAN, $4,500; 2012 OBSAUG, $10,000; 2013 OBSAPR, $100,000.
3

Guns Loaded

D'wildcat  – One in the Chamber

2YO Colt

$18,000
  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Cody Autrey
  • B:Equest Thoroughbreds, Inc.
  • O:Driver, Ywachetta H. and James Travis
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: D'wildcat , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 175 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Red Bullet , Chestnut, 1997.
  • Sale History: 2012 OBSAUG, $25,000; 2013 OBSAPR, $175,000.
4

Ontology

Tapit  – Shytoe Lafeet

2YO Colt

$9,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Simon Callaghan
  • B:Avalon Farms, Inc.
  • O:Reddam Racing LLC
5

Alpine Luck

Lucky J. H.  – I Can Yodele

2YO Colt

$3,000
  • J:Gary L. Stevens
  • T:Mike Harrington
  • B:Heinz H. Steinmann
  • O:Heinz Steinmann
6

Skydreamin

Sky Mesa  – Unfinished Dream

2YO Colt

$250
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Jeff Bonde
  • B:Northwest Farms LLC
  • O:Harlingten, Lorill, Klein, Alan Phillip and Lebherz, Philip
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