Toyota Blue Grass S. (G1)

Race 9 at Keeneland on April 16, 2011

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $750,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:50.92
Payoffs
5   Brilliant Speed $40.20 $20.80 $13.00
7   Twinspired $21.20 $11.80
2   King Congie $8.80
$2 Exacta (5-7) $655.20
$2 Trifecta (5-7-2) $6,006.40
$2 Superfecta (5-7-2-1) $129,093,60
Order of Finish
1

Brilliant Speed

Dynaformer  – Speed Succeeds

3YO Colt

$450,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Thomas Albertrani
  • B:Live Oak Stud
  • O:Live Oak Plantation
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Dynaformer , Dark Bay or Brown, 1985. Lifetime: 564 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Gone West , Bay, 1984.
2

Twinspired

Harlan's Holiday  – Historical Drive

3YO Colt

$150,000
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:John Jain, Lawrence Opas & Frank Sinatra
  • O:Alpha Stables, Skychai Racing LLC and Sand Dollar Stable LLC
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 594 yearlings sold, median $72,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: El Prado (IRE) , Gray, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2009 KEESEP, $55,000; 2010 FTM2YO, $140,000.
3

King Congie

Badge of Silver  – Wise Ending

3YO Colt

$75,000
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Thomas Albertrani
  • B:Bob Austin
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Badge of Silver , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Lifetime: 162 yearlings sold, median $9,741.
  • Broodmare Sire: End Sweep , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2009 KEESEP, $47,000; 2010 FTF2YO, $100,000.
4

Newsdad

Arch  – Storm Tracer

3YO Colt

$37,500
  • J:Jesus Lopez Castanon
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:James S. Karp
  • O:James S. Karp
5

Crimson China

Giant's Causeway  – Parisian Affair

3YO Colt

$22,500
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:Plantation Stud/Silver Springs Stud Farm
  • O:Team Valor International
6

Joes Blazing Aaron

Graeme Hall  – Distorted Blaze

3YO Gelding

$2,143
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Joseph T. Witek MD
  • O:Joseph Witek
7

3YO Colt

$2,143
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey
  • O:Mill House
8

3YO Colt

$2,143
  • J:Rosie Napravnik
  • T:Michael Stidham
  • B:Dr. John A. Chandler
  • O:All In Stable
9

3YO Colt

$2,143
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Eddie Kenneally
  • B:Paget Bloodstock
  • O:Tom R. Walters
10

Wilkinson

Lemon Drop Kid  – Tasha's Delight

3YO Colt

$2,143
  • J:Jamie Theriot
  • T:Neil J. Howard
  • B:Gaillardia LLC
  • O:Gaillardia Racing LLC
11

Praetereo

Giant's Causeway  – Deb's Charm

3YO Colt

$2,143
  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:B. P. Walden, H. Sexton & Giants Causeway Syndicate
  • O:Starlight Partners
12

Sensational Slam

Grand Slam  – Roman Romance

3YO Colt

$2,142
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Hill 'N' Dale Farms
  • O:Bobby Flay
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