California Oaks

Race 8 at Golden Gate Fields on January 31, 2009

  • Grade
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:45.23
Payoffs
  Will O Way $3.00 $2.60 $2.10
  Point of Reference $8.00 $2.10
  Oro Blanco $2.60
$2 Exacta (4-1) $22.00
$2 Trifecta (4-1-2) $72.40
Order of Finish
1

Will O Way

Broken Vow  – Willow Woodman

3YO

$60,000
  • J:Russell A. Baze
  • T:Vladimir Cerin
  • B:Fred W. Pace
  • O:Ronald Waranch or Holly or David Wilson
  • Margin:nose
  • Sire: Broken Vow , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 596 yearlings sold, median $36,766.
  • Broodmare Sire: Woodman , Chestnut, 1983.
  • Sale History: 2010 KEENOV, $110,000; 2011 KEENOV, $245,000; 2016 KEENOV, $75,000.
2

Point of Reference

Benchmark  – It's Stevie's Time

3YO

$20,000
  • J:Leslie Mawing
  • T:Frank Lucarelli
  • B:John R Jack Jones & Ivor Allan Jones
  • O:Jack & Ivor Jones
  • Margin:1
  • Sire: Benchmark , Bay, 1991. Lifetime: 223 yearlings sold, median $7,300.
  • Broodmare Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986.
3

Oro Blanco

Hold for Gold  – White Angelica

3YO

$12,000
  • J:Roberto M. Gonzalez
  • T:Marcelo Polanco
  • B:Everest Stables Inc.
  • O:Everest Stables, Inc.
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Hold for Gold , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Lifetime: 17 yearlings sold, median $2,700.
  • Broodmare Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986.
4

Montana Fields

Pulpit  – Exceptionally

3YO

$6,000
  • J:William Antongeorgi III
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:Audley Farm
  • O:Jerry Hollendorfer or George Todaro
5

Digestivo

War Chant  – Gastronomical

3YO

$2,000
  • J:Frank T. Alvarado
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:C. H. O., LLC, Robert N. Clay & Fair Way Equine, LLC
  • O:Jerry Hollendorfer or George Todaro
6

Be So Special

Richly Blended  – East Leta

3YO

  • J:Alex Bisono
  • T:William Delia
  • B:B n D Chase Thoroughbreds, Inc.
  • O:BnD Thoroughbreds or Delia or Delia
7

Miss Lion Heart

Lion Heart  – Miss Belle O

3YO

  • J:Chad Phillip Schvaneveldt
  • T:Greg C. James
  • B:Four Quarters Corp
  • O:Four Quarters Corporation
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  • Zenyatta

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