Vernon O. Underwood S. (G3)

Race 7 at Hollywood Park on November 22, 2008

  • Grade III
  • Six Furlongs
  • All Weather Track
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:07.90
Payoffs
  Johnny Eves $9.00 $4.80 $3.00
  Northern Soldier $11.80 $5.00
  Noble Court $2.80
$2 Exacta (6-7) $96.60
$2 Trifecta (6-7-3) 481.80
Order of Finish
1

Johnny Eves

Skimming  – Capote's Halo

4YO

$68,400
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Jay M. Robbins
  • B:Mooncoin LCC
  • O:Mooncoin, LLC
  • Margin:1
  • Sire: Skimming , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 55 yearlings sold, median $3,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Capote , Dark Bay or Brown, 1984.
  • Sale History: 2004 KEENOV, $19,000.
2

Northern Soldier

Yankee Victor  – Adorable Lydia

5YO

$20,000
  • J:Aaron T. Gryder
  • T:Brian J. Koriner
  • B:Pegasus Stud & Ledgelands, LLC
  • O:Berta, E Racing.Com & Wind River Stable
  • Margin:nose
  • Sire: Yankee Victor , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Lifetime: 171 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Carson City , Chestnut, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2003 KEENOV, $10,000; 2004 KEESEP, $40,000; 2005 OBSAPR, $30,000.
3

Noble Court

Doneraile Court  – Grey Dawn Grey

4YO

$12,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:Brereton C. Jones
  • O:Joy Ride Racing
  • Margin:nose
  • Sire: Doneraile Court , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Lifetime: 222 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Grindstone , Dark Bay or Brown, 1993.
  • Sale History: 2004 KEENOV, $35,000; 2005 KEESEP, $35,000; 2006 OBSMAR, $190,000.
4

Wiredfortwotwenty

Greatness  – Birthday Wire

3YO

$6,000
  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Brian J. Koriner
  • B:Todd R Graves & Michele M Graves
  • O:A & R Stables, LLC or Class Racing Stable
5

Bob Black Jack

Stormy Jack  – Molly's Prospector

3YO

$2,000
  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:James M. Kasparoff
  • B:Gary Howard, Marlene Howard & Bruce Dunmore
  • O:Harmon & Kasparoff
6

Six Pack Abs

Forest Wildcat  – Warren's Whistle

4YO

  • J:Tyler Baze
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:William A. Carl
  • O:Desert Sun Stables
7

Master Daniel

Broken Vow  – Saucy Countess

3YO

  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Crown Bloodstock & Chelsea Bloodstock
  • O:Royce S. Jaime Rcg.Stb, Inc. & Zabeel Rcg. Int. Corp.
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Bob Black Jack

    Injury Forces Bob Black Jack to Retire

    Bob Black Jack's career is over after the 6-year-old horse was injured during a sixth-place finish in the Citation Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park, trainer Jim Kasparoff confirmed Nov. 27.

  • Pacific Ocean flies home in the Vernon O. Underwood at Hollywood Park.

    Pacific Ocean Rolls to Underwood Win

    Pacific Ocean, bursting to the lead from his rail post, overpowered his rivals for the first graded stakes tally of his career in the Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Nov. 26.

  • Bob Black Jack will make his turf debut in the Citation.

    Bob Black Jack Makes Turf Debut in Citation

    Second in his return to racing following a 20-month layoff, grade I winner Bob Black Jack will make his turf debut for trainer James Kasparoff in the $250,000 Citation Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park Nov. 26.

  • Soul Candy won the 2010 California Cup Classic at Hollywood Park.

    Soul Candy Seeks Repeat in Cal Cup Classic

    Soul Candy, winner of the California Cup Classic last year when it was held on the Cushion Track at Hollywood Park, is back to defend his title against seven rivals in the $175,000 event on Santa Anita's turf course Oct. 29.

  • Noble Court

    Noble Court to Magali in California

    California grade II winner Noble Court will enter stud in 2012 at Rich and Gaby Sulpizio's Magali Farms near Santa Ynez, Calif.

  • Cost of Freedom

    Cost of Freedom Ready to Soar in Underwood

    Fresh from his romp in the California Cup Sprint last month, Cost of Freedom is the 126-pound high weight for his return to graded stakes action in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III) on Thanksgiving at Hollywood Park.

  • Maker's Mark Mile winner Karelian will try to add the Shoemaker Mile to his resume.<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%3D8884619%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Karelian Invades Hollywood for Shoemaker Mile

    Eight-year-old Karelian, who scored the biggest win of his career in the Maker's Mark Stakes (gr. IT) last month, bids for consecutive grade I victories when he battles nine rivals in the $250,000 Shoemaker Mile (gr. IT).

  • Bob Black Jack<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%3D7224419%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Brilliant Sprinter Bob Black Jack Retired

    Grade I winner Bob Black Jack, who returned from a 14-month layoff to capture the San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 20, has been retired after sustaining a soft tissue injury during a workout March 19.

  • Bob Black Jack returns with a dominating performance in the San Carlos.<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%3D8802809%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Bob Black Jack Aces San Carlos Return

    Bob Black Jack had a 14-month layoff to overcome but all the cards were in his favor when he wired the field in the $150,000 San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) by 2 1/2 lengths at Santa Anita Feb. 20.

  • 2009 Breeders' Cup Sprint winner Dancing in Silks faces Bob Black Jack in the San Carlos Handicap.

    Dancing in Silks, Bob Black Jack Set to Clash

    Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) victor Dancing in Silks had his four-race winning streak halted in his first start of 2010. He'll try to bounce back in the $150,000 San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 20.

  • Malibu Stakes winner Bob Black Jack is preparing for a return to the track.<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%3D7224419%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Bob Black Jack Nears Long-Awaited Return

    Bob Black Jack, sidelined since winning the Malibu Stakes (gr. I) in December 2008, worked six furlongs Feb. 14 in 1:11.40 as he prepares for the $150,000 San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) at seven furlongs Feb. 20.

  • Kinsale King courageously held off Delta Storm by a neck in the Vernon O. Underwood Stakes at Hollywood Park.<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%3D8677044%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Kinsale King Rules Underwood for New Trainer

    Trainer Carl O'Callaghan earned his first stakes win when front-running Kinsale King courageously held off the veteran sprinter Delta Storm by a neck in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Dec. 6.

  • Noble Court is one of two entries for Trainer John Sadler in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint.

    Sadler to Saddle Two in Turf Sprint

    John Sadler wins races by the bushel in Southern California and is more often than not on the top of the trainer standings at each race meet. He has yet to win a Breeders' Cup race, but 2009 could be his year.

  • 22 horses were pre-entered in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, including last year's winner Desert Code.<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%3D6456198%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Turf Sprint Draws Largest Field of All

    What could be more specialized than horses that like to sprint on the turf? Yet all manner of runners make up the 22 pre-entries in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, which drew the largest field of all 14 Breeders' Cup races.

  • Zensational cruised to his third consecutive grade I victory in the Pat O'Brien Breeders' Cup Stakes at Del Mar.<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%3D8461205%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Zensational Bolts to O'Brien Win; 'Cup Next

    It keeps getting easier for the flashy sprinter Zensational, who cruised to his third consecutive grade I victory under Victor Espinoza in the $300,000 Pat O'Brien Breeders' Cup Stakes at Del Mar Sept. 6.

  • Zensational goes for his third consecutive grade I win in the $300,000 Pat O'Brien.
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    Zensational Zeroes In On Third Grade I Win

    Zensational, who has vaulted to the top of the national rankings for sprinters, goes for his third consecutive grade I win as the heavy favorite in the $300,000 Pat O'Brien Breeders' Cup Stakes at Del Mar Sept. 6.

  • Zensational goes wire to wire in the Triple Bend Handicap.<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%3D8301303%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Triple Bend: Zensational Baffert's New Beast

    Zensational is trainer Bob Baffert's newest sprint star. The front-running 3-year-old son of Unbridled's Song became a grade I winner in his stakes debut, leading all the way to win the $300,000 Triple Bend Handicap at Hollywood Park July 5.

  • Noble Court Rules in Ack Ack Handicap

    Noble Court, closing furiously from the back of the field after following a ferocious pace, surged past the leaders on the far outside to win the $100,000 Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) in the final strides at Hollywood Park June 6.

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