Sycamore S. (G3T)

Race 8 at Keeneland on October 22, 2009

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/2 miles
  • $125,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:30.87
9   Cloudy's Knight $10.20 $4.80 $4.20
12   Winchester $3.20 $2.80
8   Yate's Black Cat $8.80
$2 Exacta (9-12) $33.00
$2 Trifecta (9-12-8) $361.60
$2 Superfecta (9-12-8-1) $5,051.80
Order of Finish

Cloudy's Knight

Lord Avie  – Cloudy Spot


  • J:Rosemary B. Homeister, Jr.
  • T:Jonathan E. Sheppard
  • B:Jerrald Schwartz
  • O:S J Stables, LLC (Shirley and Jerrold Schwartz)
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Lord Avie , Bay, 1978. Lifetime: 281 yearlings sold, median $14,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Solar City , Bay, 1981.


Theatrical (IRE)  – Rum Charger (IRE)


  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Bertram R. Firestone
  • O:Mr. and Mrs. Bertram R. Firestone
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Theatrical (IRE) , Dark Bay or Brown, 1982. Lifetime: 394 yearlings sold, median $70,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Spectrum (IRE) , Bay, 1992.


  • J:Miguel Mena
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:James P. Gallagher
  • O:Jerry Crawford, Adam Wachtel, Nils Brous and David Robinette
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: C+
  • Sire: Black Minnaloushe , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 433 yearlings sold, median $18,347.
  • Broodmare Sire: Slewacide , Bay, 1980.
  • Sale History: 2004 KEESEP, $20,000.

Timeless Fashion

Sky Classic  – Added Ruffles


  • J:James Lopez
  • T:Thomas Drury, Jr.
  • B:David E. Hager, II
  • O:Judy Miller and R-Cher Family Farms, LLC (Bob Liedel)


Distant View  – Formal Affair


  • J:Olaf Hernandez
  • T:Caryn Vecchio
  • B:Don E. Fizer
  • O:Donald Sexton, Matthew Jacobson and Thomas Baughman

Free Fighter

Out of Place  – Taxable Deduction


  • J:James Graham
  • T:Chris M. Block
  • B:Team Block
  • O:Thomas Fedro, Sr. and Team Block (David, Patricia and Ryan Block)


E Dubai  – Smashing Halo


  • J:Jesus Lopez Castanon
  • T:Thomas F. Proctor
  • B:Hokuyou Farm
  • O:John Metcalf

Tiger Woodman

Woodman  – Bangkok


  • J:Jamie Theriot
  • T:George R. Arnold, II
  • B:Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd.
  • O:John F. Goldthorpe


Dynaformer  – America (IRE)


  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Wertheimer & Frere
  • O:Wertheimer and Frere (Alain and Gerard Wertheimer)

Always First (GB)

Barathea (IRE)  – Pink Cristal (GB)


  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Thomas H. Voss
  • B:D. B. Clark and A. L. and Mrs Penfold
  • O:Merriefield Farm (Charles Noell)


  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Ralph E. Nicks
  • B:John Kerber & Ivetta Kerber
  • O:Nick Mamatas and John Kerber

Rumor Has It

Awesome Again  – Garden Secrets


  • J:Eduardo E. Perez
  • T:David H. Hinsley
  • B:W. Patterson, M. Patterson & J. Glenn
  • O:Gay Darsie and William S. Patterson
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