Sunshine Millions Oaks

Race 8 at Gulfstream Park on January 26, 2008

  • Grade
  • Six Furlongs
  • $250,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:10.38
Order of Finish
1

American County

Gibson County  – Young American

3YO

$137,500
  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:North Star Equine, Inc
  • O:Mike Tarp
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Gibson County , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 19 yearlings sold, median $2,400.
  • Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus , Bay, 1984.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSFEB, $65,000; 2009 KEENOV, $32,000.
2

Robbie's Gal

Straight Man  – Flutterfree

3YO

$50,000
  • J:Jorge F. Chavez
  • T:Stephen L. DiMauro
  • B:Catherine J. Hudson
  • O:Robbies & Emmas Racing Stables Inc.
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Straight Man , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 139 yearlings sold, median $15,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Prospect Bay , Bay, 1992.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSJUN, $62,000; 2005 OBSOCT, $5,000; 2006 OBSAUG, $6,000; 2008 KEENOV, $60,000.
3

Validain

Kafwain  – Valid Annie

3YO

$30,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Rebecca Maker
  • B:Brylynn Farm, Inc.
  • O:Circle C Group Stables
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Kafwain , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Lifetime: 267 yearlings sold, median $14,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Valid Appeal , Bay, 1972.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSMAR, $135,000; 2006 KEESEP, $55,000; 2008 KEENOV, $90,000; 2009 KEENOV, $90,000; 2013 KEENOV, $9,500.
4

Yogi'ssplashofgold

Touch Gold  – Yogi's Polar Bear

3YO

$20,000
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Wesley A. Ward
  • B:Wesley Ward, Ron Brewer & Bell Bros.
  • O:Bell, Dan and Steve, Brewer, Ron and Ward, Wesley
5

Lovehi

Swiss Yodeler  – Love Lemhi

3YO

$12,500
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Patricia Harrington
  • B:Dr. Mikel C. Harrington & Patricia O. Harrington
  • O:Patricia Harrington
6

3YO

  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:New Dawn Stud LLC
  • O:Team Valor International and Barber, Gary
7

Cape Cod Lady

Yonaguska  – Miss Pine Top Az.

3YO

  • J:Eduardo O. Nunez
  • T:Rodolfo Garcia
  • B:John A. DeVault & Sue S. DeVault
  • O:Lone Stable, Inc.
8

Banga Ridge

Snow Ridge  – Time for a Crown

3YO

  • J:Elvis Trujillo
  • T:Jose Pinchin
  • B:Edward Poremba & Hannah Poremba
  • O:Jose Pinchin
9

Blitzing

Montbrook  – We Are Strike Ng

3YO

  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable
  • O:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable
10

Phantom Income

Montbrook  – Catch the Ghost

3YO

  • J:Eibar Coa
  • T:Richard A. Violette, Jr.
  • B:Centaur Farms
  • O:Klaravich Stables, Inc. & William Lawrence
SCR
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  • Icon Ike

    Icon Ike to Stand at Starfish in Arkansas

    Fletcher and Carolyn Gray's homebred Icon Ike, a stakes-winning son of Yes It's True, will stand the 2015 breeding season at Dr. Linda Robbins' Starfish Stallions near Hot Springs, Ark. His fee will be $1,000.

  • Unspurned wins the Bison City Stakes.

    No Catching Unspurned in Bison City Stakes

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  • Beltene outfights Hooh Why to take the Sunshine Millions Oaks.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D7536703%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Beltene Cinches Sunshine Oaks Upset

    Undefeated Beltene won her third straight race in an upset, when she rallied past Hooh Why in deep stretch to win the $250,000 Sunshine Millions Oaks by a head at Santa Anita Jan. 24.

  • Briecat winning the Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II).

    13 to Choose From in Sunshine Distaff

    Briecat and Amazing, riding three-race winning streaks, take on multiple grade II victor Leah's Secret in a highly competitive renewal of the $500,000 Sunshine Millions Distaff at Santa Anita Jan. 24. Other races in this series include the Sunshine Millions Sprint and the Sunshine Millions Oaks. Four races are run at Santa Anita and four are run at Gulfstream Park. The series is worth a total of $3.6 million.

  • Backseat Rhythm finished 3rd in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies behind champion Indian Blessing.

    Minus Indian Blessing, 'Miss' Intrigues

    With Indian Blessing resting up for a summer-fall campaign in shorter races, a pair of 3-year-old fillies who have tackled the Eclipse Award winner - Backseat Rhythm and Highest Class - are looking for their chance to shine.

  • Bsharpsonata (green silks, 2nd from left) moves between horses on her way to victory in the Davona Dale.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D3741925%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Bsharpsonata Stays Hot, Wins Davona Dale

    Bsharpsonata continued her ascent to the top of the 3-year-old filly ranks, splitting horses in the stretch to win the Davona Dale Stakes (gr. II) by two lengths March 2 at Gulfstream Park, her fourth consecutive triumph.

  • American County

    Outcross Wonder American County

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter <P> Gibson County was a total outcross when mated to Young American, a mare inbred to In Reality and Rough'n Tumble. The result was the star runner American County, who won the Sunshine Millions Oaks on Jan. 26. She is the sixth foal and first stakes winner produced from Young American, a daughter of the late Florida-based sire Pentelicus.

  • File photo.

    Blitzing Tops 'Millions' Oaks

    Although the Sunshine Millions races feature horses bred in Florida and California, the likely favorite for the Sunshine Millions Oaks will be shipping in from Louisiana's Fair Grounds with jockey Shaun Bridgmohan along to ride for trainer Steve Asmussen.

  • Steve Asmussen

    Asmussen, Bridgmohan Dominate at FG

    The inaugural "Santa Sprint Saturday" package at Fair Grounds turned into a two-man show Dec. 22, as trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan combined to win all four $100,000 dirt stakes and racked up a whopping six victories on the 10-race card.

  • Robbie&#39;s Gal cruises in the Live Oak Georgia Debutante Stakes.

    Robbie's Gal Wins Debutante

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  • Garrett Gomez celebrates his 71st stakes win of the year after leading Spring Awakening to victory in the Moccasin Stakes.

    Gomez Breaks Bailey's Stakes Mark

    Garrett Gomez established a North American record for stakes wins in a year when he drove favored Spring Awakening to victory in the $108,100 Moccasin Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at Hollywood Park Nov. 11. The 71st stakes win of the year for Gomez broke the mark set by Jerry Bailey in 2003.

  • More Happy Headlines the Spinaway.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D2017959%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    More Happy Headlines Talented Spinaway Field

    It's still early in the 2-year-old season, but it seems that Bob Baffert already has a slight leg up on the rest of the competition, as the trainer has a pair of good-looking prospects, both by 2002 Juvenile champion Vindication. One of them, More Happy, will headline a field of 10 in the 116th running of the $250,000 Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 2 at Saratoga, the nation's first Grade I event of the year for 2-year-olds.

  • Tasha&#39;s Miracle and David Flores hit the head of the stretch on a winning run in the Sorrento Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D1948974%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Sorrento Win Looks Routine for Tasha's Miracle

    Team Valor, which privately purchased a 50% interest in Tasha's Miracle after the 2-year-old filly's smart maiden score at Hollywood Park, got an immediate return on its investment when the daughter of Harlan's Holiday overwhelmed the field in the $150,000 Sorrento Stakes (gr. III) at Del Mar Aug. 8.

  • World record-setter One Hot Wish returns in the Sorrento.

    Record-Setting One Hot Wish Returns in Sorrento

    Led by world record-setter One Hot Wish, three-time winner Carbella, and graded stakes-placed American County, a field of nine is expected for Wednesday's $150,000 Sorrento Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies going 6 1/2 furlongs on the Del Mar Polytrack.

  • Subtle Aly (rear) wins a tight Schuylerville Stakes on opening day at Saratoga.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D1815539%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Subtle Aly Wins Tight One in Schuylerville

    In a dramatic finish with three horses on the wire, Saratoga's opening day feature Wednesday went to Subtle Aly, who just edged a game I Promise and Blitzing in the $111,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies.

  • No Holding Rated Fiesty in Quick-Paced Debutante

    Rated Fiesty smoked the field in 1:09.27 and remained unbeaten in three starts when she wired the field in Satuday's $100,000 Debutante (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs, during the Louisville track's final weekend of spring racing.

  • Three Share Fastest Workout Times in OBS Under Tack Show

    A Yes It's True colt, a Lightnin N Thunder colt, and a Forest Wildcat filly were the fastest workers at a quarter mile during the first under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. February sale of select 2-year-olds in training.

  • Mistical Plan (left) edges out Tiz Elemental to win the Sunshine Millions Oaks at Santa Anita.

    Millions Oaks Nod Goes to Mistical Plan

    J. Paul Reddam's favored Mistical Plan, in spite of lugging in through the lane, got the nod by a nose over outsider Tiz Elemental to win the $250,000 Sunshine Millions Oaks at Santa Anita Saturday.

  • Last year&#39;s Sunshine Millions Classic winner tries his luck in Saturday&#39;s SM Turf.

    Lava Man Starts New Year in 'Millions Turf

    Lava Man, the most prosperous claim in racing history, turns his attention back to grass racing on Saturday when the defending Sunshine Millions Classic champion lends his star power to the $500,000 Sunshine Millions Turf event at Santa Anita.

  • Florida-bred Hot Storm, right, with Jerry Bailey aboard, beats She&#39;s a Jewel to win the Sunshine Millions Pepsi-Cola Oaks, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Hot Storm Strikes in Sunshine Oaks Surprise

    Outsider Hot Storm, ridden by Jerry Bailey, overcame a wide trip to hold off She's a Jewel by a head in the $250,000 Sunshine Millions Oaks at Santa Anita Park Saturday, kicking off the eight-race series for California and Florida breds.

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