Besilu Florida Derby (G1)

Race 14 at Gulfstream Park on March 29, 2014

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:49.16
Order of Finish
1

Constitution

Tapit  – Baffled

3YO Colt

$600,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Grapestock LLC & Fox Hill Farms
  • O:WinStar Farm LLC and Twin Creeks Racing Stables, LLC
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Lifetime: 569 yearlings sold, median $182,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993.
  • Sale History: 2012 FTSAUG, $400,000.
2

Wildcat Red

D'wildcat  – Racene

3YO Colt

$200,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Jose Garoffalo
  • B:Moreau Bloodstock International, Inc. & Winter Racing Enterprise, Inc.
  • O:Honors Stable Corp.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: D'wildcat , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 175 yearlings sold, median $17,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Miner's Mark , Bay, 1990.
  • Sale History: 2013 OBSJUN, $30,000.
3

General a Rod

Roman Ruler  – Dynamite Eyes

3YO Colt

$100,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Hare Forest Farm
  • O:J. Armando Rodriguez
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Roman Ruler , Dark Bay or Brown, 2002. Lifetime: 276 yearlings sold, median $23,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Dynaformer , Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
  • Sale History: 2012 FTKJUL, $100,000; 2012 FTKOCT, $72,000.
4

Cairo Prince

Pioneerof the Nile  – Holy Bubbette

3YO Colt

$50,000
  • J:Luis Saez
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Richard L. Elam & Katherine H. Elam
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC, Murray, T., Braverman, P., Clarke, H. et al.
5

East Hall

Graeme Hall  – East Long Lake

3YO Gelding

$30,000
  • J:Juan C. Leyva
  • T:William A. Kaplan
  • B:Mary K. Haire
  • O:Hendricks, H. Jack. and Justice, Roger
6

Matador

Malibu Moon  – I'm Breathtaking

3YO Colt

$20,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Windhaven Farms Limited
  • O:John C. Oxley
7

Spot

Pulpit  – Quiet Summernight

3YO Gelding

  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Curtis C. Green
  • O:Joseph H. Moss
8

Allstar

Flower Alley  – Carolina Blue

3YO Colt

  • J:Orlando Bocachica
  • T:Marcus J. Vitali
  • B:Cindy Falter, Jenny Moyer & Sarah Wrather
  • O:Crossed Sabres Farm
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Mike Ryan

    Ryan Buys a 'Very Special' Cairo Prince Colt

    Agent Mike Ryan, the current second-leading buyer at the Keeneland September yearling sale, could barely contain his excitement over a Cairo Prince colt he bought for $350,000 during the Sept. 18 first session of Book 4.

  • Multiple Rewards for Jones at Keeneland September

    Airdrie Stud owner Brereton Jones turned his Kentucky Oaks winner Believe You can into another $1 million when he sold a Tapit filly out of the mare, but he got as emotional about a buy-back from his mare named Fought the Fight

  • Hip 564, a $975,000 colt by Will Take Charge, was bought by Willis Horton

    First-Crop Yearling Sire Showdown at Keeneland

    Three Chimneys Farm's champion Will Take Charge led the ranks of first-crop yearling sires during the Keeneland September yearling sale's third session Sept. 13, bolstered by a $975,000 colt that was the fourth-highest price of the day.

  • A striking son of Scat Daddy consigned by Gainesway topped the first day of Book 2 trade

    Late Buying Drives Keeneland's Second Session

    When Keeneland's radically reformatted September yearling sale moved into another phase with Book 2 Sept. 12, there was a predictable downturn in prices from Monday's blockbuster Book 1 but there was no drop-off in competition.

  • Hip 450, a Tiznow colt, sold for $250,000 for leading consignor Summerfield

    Cairo Prince, Summerfield Top New York-Bred Sale

    Airdrie Stud's Cairo Prince, Francis and Barbara Vanlangendonck's Summerfield, and Vineyard Ventures were leading sire, consignor, and buyer, respectively, by gross at the Aug. 12-13 Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • The $500,000 paid for a Cairo Prince colt set a record for the sale's highest price

    Curtain Falls on Record Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Sale

    They saved the best for last during the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale, when a son of Cairo Prince was sold for a sale-record price of $500,000 to highlight a session that brought down the curtain on an auction that eclipsed all records.

  • A Street Boss colt (Hip 546) consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency

    Taylor Made Colts Among Day 2 Hips to Watch

    Two yearlings from Taylor Made Sales Agency and a filly with a timely catalog page update are among the horses to watch during the Aug. 13 second session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Larry Best after buying hip 290, a Medaglia d'Oro filly who topped the July yearling sale

    $1 Million Filly Tops Fasig-Tipton Yearling Sale

    Horse racing newcomer Larry Best struck again, going to $1 million to acquire a Medaglia d'Oro filly during the waning minutes of the Fasig-Tipton July selected yearling sale, highlighting a strong auction that kicked off the yearling sale season.

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