California Derby

Race 7 at Golden Gate Fields on January 15, 2011

  • STK
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:44.56
11   Positive Response $4.80 $3.40 $3.00
7   Jakesam $4.80 $3.80
4   Bluegrass Reward $10.20
$2 Exacta (11-7) $21.40
$2 Trifecta (11-7-4) $241.20
$2 Superfecta (11-7-4-12) $1,629.00
Order of Finish

Positive Response

Pomeroy  – Lisa's Approval

3YO Gelding

  • J:Julien Couton
  • T:William E. Morey
  • B:Rosebrook Farms LLC & Moreau Bloodstock Int'l Inc
  • O:Gevertz, Saul, Morey, William E., Newman, Roger and Pagano, Ray
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Pomeroy , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 148 yearlings sold, median $12,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Farma Way , Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2009 KEESEP, $35,000; 2010 OBS2HR, $21,000; 2009 KEEJAN, $15,000.


Smoke Glacken  – Deputy Sarah

3YO Colt

  • J:Frank T. Alvarado
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:Loch Lea Farm, Inc. & Smoke Glacken Syndicate
  • O:Bourque Goldstein Thoroughbreds LLC
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Smoke Glacken , Gray or Roan, 1994. Lifetime: 434 yearlings sold, median $30,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Deputy Commander , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEENOV, $20,000; 2009 KEESEP, $70,000.

Bluegrass Reward

Good Reward  – Bluegrass Belle

3YO Gelding

  • J:Juan J. Hernandez
  • T:Steven Miyadi
  • B:Nick Alexander
  • O:Nicholas B. Alexander
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C+
  • Sire: Good Reward , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 66 yearlings sold, median $4,100.
  • Broodmare Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993.

Grand Maneuver

Grand Slam  – Trickle Down

3YO Colt

  • J:Leslie Mawing
  • T:Danny Velasquez
  • B:Meritage LLC, Victor Flores & Angelo Ferro
  • O:John E. Pinner

Mr. Candy Bar

Candy Ride (ARG)  – Miss Puzzle (AUS)

3YO Colt

  • J:Hector R. Romero
  • T:O. J. Jauregui
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Nelson Bunker Hunt
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds


Eddington  – Spanish Harbor

3YO Colt

  • J:Francisco Duran
  • T:Adam Kitchingman
  • B:Fran Stolich
  • O:Firsthome Thoroughbreds

Northern Indy

A.P. Indy  – Polish Nana

3YO Colt

  • J:Inoel Beato
  • T:O. J. Jauregui
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Peter Walsh
  • O:Highland Yard LLC


Bluegrass Cat  – Winter Solstice

3YO Colt

  • J:Alex Bisono
  • T:Blaine D. Wright
  • B:Hertrich/McCarthy Livestock LLC
  • O:Heidi Nelson

Cut Fastball

Holy Bull  – Roaring Twenties

3YO Colt

  • J:Catalino Martinez
  • T:Terry Knight
  • B:Sergio De Sousa & Castle Park
  • O:Lynch, Randy and Lisa

3YO Colt

  • J:Omar Figueroa
  • T:Ed Moger, Jr.
  • B:Marylou Whitney Stables LLC
  • O:Dory, Bill and Sandy

Rule He Must

Tapit  – Mydaddysthemann

3YO Gelding

  • J:David G. Lopez
  • T:Roger W. Hansen
  • B:Shields Thoroughbreds, Inc.
  • O:Kjell H. Qvale

Dancing At Dark

Black Mambo  – Princess Marlise

3YO Colt

  • J:Barrington Harvey
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:Michelle Redding
  • O:Timothy Mickelson
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • James or Tammy McKenney's Coniah and jockey Kent Desormeaux win the G3, $100,000 Las Cienegas Stakes, Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.

    The Week in Photos 1/23/2018

    Las Cienegas, American Jockey Club, Sunshine Millions Sprint, Sunshine Millions Classic, Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf, Sunshine Millions Turf, Gasparilla, Dixie Belle, Fire Plug, Hedeman Mile, What a Summer, California Derby and more.

  • Finest City wins the 2017 Santa Monica Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita Park

    The Week in Photos for 1/24/2017

    Santa Monica, Lecomte, Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap, Sunshine Millions Classic; Distaff; Filly & Mare; Sprint; Turf, Silverbulletday, Dixie Bells, California Derby, Hong Kong Class Mile and more.

  • Quack, with Bill Shoemaker up, win the California Derby at Golden Gate on April 22, 1972.

    A Look Back at Quack's California Derby

    This week is a recap of the 1972 California Derby at Golden Gate Fields won by Quack. Written by Giles E. Wright with the headline, "The California Derby Cancelled Some Trips to the Kentucky Derby," the story appeared in the May 1, 1972 issue.

  • West Coast Indy comes home strong to become the first winner for Northern Indy

    Northern Indy Gets First Winner

    California sire Northern Indy got his first winner on the racetrack Sept. 9 at Golden Gate Fields, where Remmah Racing's 2-year-old gelding West Coast Indy won a maiden claiming race to kick off the Friday card.

  • Cross the Line and J. J. Hernandez take the California Derby.

    Cross the Line Strikes in California Derby

    Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was triple-handed entering the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 17 at Golden Gate Fields and emerged with an eighth win in the race after Cross the Line surged clear in early stretch.

  • Stand And Salute

    Stand and Salute Marches Toward Cal Derby

    The first four finishers from the Dec. 6 Gold Rush Stakes return to Golden Gate Fields Jan. 17 and stretch out a half-furlong longer in the $100,000 California Derby at 1 1/16 miles on the Tapeta all-weather surface.

  • Exit Stage Left stayed undefeated in the California.

    Exit Stage Left Steals Cal Derby Spotlight

    Exit Stage Left kept his record unblemished with his third consecutive stakes victory in the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 18 at Golden Gate Fields, denying favored Enterprising by half a length.

  • Enterprising won the Eddie Logan Stakes on the turf on December 28.

    Cal Derby Pits Enterprising, Exit Stage Left

    Enterprising, sharp winner of the Eddie Logan Stakes over the Santa Anita Park turf last time out, takes on undefeated local favorite Exit Stage Left in the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 18 at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Hudson Landing won the 2012 All American Stakes by a nose over Control Seeker.

    Veteran Runners to Line Up for All American

    Hudson Landing, who captured the 2012 All American Stakes (gr. III) by a nose over Control Seeker last fall, will try to repeat for trainer Blaine Wright and owner Jared Chappell at Golden Gate Fields on Memorial Day May 27.

  • Awesome Gem Gets Lucky, Wins Berkeley on DQ

    Favored Awesome Gem, making his 50th career start, was awarded victory in the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) when original winner Positive Response was disqualified at Golden Gate Fields May 28.

  • Awesome Gem has earned more than $2.7 million in his career.

    Awesome Gem Faces Hudson Landing in Berkeley

    Awesome Gem, lifetime winner of more than $2.7 million, and San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) victor Hudson Landing head the field for the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) at Golden Gate Fields May 28.

  • Gold Rush Stakes winner Russian Greek is the 122-pound high weight for the California Derby.

    Seven Sophomores Vie in California Derby

    Russian Greek, who overcame a stumble at the start to win the Gold Rush Stakes last month, is the 122-pound high weight for his return to Golden Gate Fields in the $100,000 California Derby Jan. 14.

More Results

More Results