Blackberry presents the 58th running of the Florida Derby (G1)

Race 10 at Gulfstream Park on March 28, 2009

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $750,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:47.72
Payoffs
  Quality Road $4.40 $2.40 $2.10
  Dunkirk $2.40 $2.10
  Theregoesjojo $2.10
$2 Exacta (2-4) $9.00
$2 Trifecta (2-4-6) $12.00
$2 Superfecta (2-4-6-9) $72.20
Order of Finish
1

3YO

$450,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:James A. Jerkens
  • B:Edward P. Evans
  • O:Edward P. Evans
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Elusive Quality , Bay, 1993. Lifetime: 929 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Strawberry Road (AUS) , Bay, 1979.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $110,000.
2

Dunkirk

Unbridled's Song  – Secret Status

3YO

$150,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:W. S. Farish, James Elkins & W. T. Webber Jr.
  • O:Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor, and Derrick Smith
  • Margin:6
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 810 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $3,700,000.
3

Theregoesjojo

Brahms  – Slewie Blues

3YO

$75,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:Bob K Sliger
  • O:Samotowka Stables, LLC, Delfiner Partners, George Krall and Magdalena Racing
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Brahms , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Lifetime: 218 yearlings sold, median $10,250.
  • Broodmare Sire: Seattle Slew , Dark Bay or Brown, 1974.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTKFYR, $42,000; 2007 KEEJAN, $18,000.
4

Stately Character

Pleasant Tap  – London Valley

3YO

$37,500
  • J:Rene R. Douglas
  • T:Gerald Procino
  • B:New Life Stables Inc.
  • O:New Life Stable Inc. and Equus Racing Stable LLC
5

Sincero

Repent  – Twisted Truth

3YO

$22,500
  • J:Elvis Trujillo
  • T:Manuel J. Azpurua
  • B:Cloverleaf Farms II, Inc. & Brent Fernung
  • O:Korina Stable
6

Casey's On Call

Gimmeawink  – Silver Tear

3YO

$15,000
  • J:E. T. Baird
  • T:Alec Fehr
  • B:Cheryl A. Curtin
  • O:Terry Hamilton
7

Toby the Coal Man

Mineshaft  – Major Melissa

3YO

  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:IAS Management
  • O:Robert V. LaPenta
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