Hollywood Gold Cup H. (G1)

Race 8 at Hollywood Park on July 9, 2011

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $500,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:01.57
Payoffs
7   First Dude $10.20 $4.80 $3.20
4   Game On Dude $5.60 $3.60
1   Twirling Candy $2.40
$2 Exacta (7-4) $39.60
$2 Trifecta (7-4-1) $109.40
$2 Superfecta (7-4-1-3) $400.80
Order of Finish
1

First Dude

Stephen Got Even  – Run Sarah Run

4YO Colt

$300,000
  • J:Martin Garcia
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Donald R. Dizney
  • O:Donald R. Dizney
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Stephen Got Even , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 351 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
2

Game On Dude

Awesome Again  – Worldly Pleasure

4YO Gelding

$100,000
  • J:Chantal Sutherland
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:Diamond Pride LLC, Lanni Family Trust, Mercedes Stable LLC and Schiappa, Berna
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Lifetime: 429 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Devil His Due , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEESEP, $210,000.
3

Twirling Candy

Candy Ride (ARG)  – House of Danzing

4YO Colt

$60,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:Sidney H. Craig & Jenny Craig
  • O:Craig Family Trust, Farish, William S. and Wygod, Martin J.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Candy Ride (ARG) , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 531 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Chester House , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995.
4

Setsuko

Pleasantly Perfect  – Dance With Grace

4YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Richard E. Mandella
  • B:Wertheimer & Frere
  • O:Wertheimer and Frere
5

8YO Gelding

$10,000
  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:Craig Dollase
  • B:Runnymede Farm Inc., Catesby Clay & Peter Callahan
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds
6

Dark Cove

Medaglia d'Oro  – Crystal Cove

4YO Colt

  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:Stonewall Farm Stallions
  • O:Engelhart, Joseph and Magdalena Racing
7

Miss Match (ARG)

Indygo Shiner  – Miss Simpatia (ARG)

6YO Mare

  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Neil D. Drysdale
  • B:La Quebrada
  • O:Matthew Cloros
8

Soul Candy

Birdonthewire  – Just Satisfaction

5YO Gelding

  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Patrick Gallagher
  • B:Madera Thoroughbreds
  • O:E Z Eight Racing Stable and Madera Thoroughbreds
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