Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash S.

Race 9 at Laurel Park on October 22, 2011

  • STK
  • 6 furlongs
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:09.43
Payoffs
5   Candyman E $5.60 $3.80 $3.60
3   Immortal Eyes $6.20 $5.00
7   Sloane Ranger $6.60
$2 Exacta (5-3) $39.60
$2 Trifecta (5-3-7) $350.00
$2 Superfecta (5-3-7-8) $1,087.00
Order of Finish
1

Candyman E

Candy Ride (ARG)  – Flo Rose 'n Net

4YO Gelding

$90,000
  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Anthony W. Dutrow
  • B:Nelson Bunker Hunt
  • O:Kuehne Racing, Bailey, Morris, The Elkstone Group LLC, and Dubb, Michael
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Candy Ride (ARG) , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 490 yearlings sold, median $58,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sea of Secrets , Bay, 1995.
  • Sale History: 2013 FTKHRA, $60,000.
2

Immortal Eyes

Greatness  – Private Eyes

6YO Gelding

$30,000
  • J:Travis L. Dunkelberger
  • T:Damon R. Dilodovico
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:Robert Abbo Racing Stable LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Greatness , Chestnut, 1999. Lifetime: 74 yearlings sold, median $5,600.
  • Broodmare Sire: Private Terms , Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSFEB, $220,000; 2006 OBSWIN, $18,000; 2006 OBSAUG, $80,000.
3

5YO Gelding

$16,500
  • J:Horacio Karamanos
  • T:Martin E. Ciresa
  • B:Vicky Schowe
  • O:Vicki Schowe
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Parker's Storm Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Lifetime: 41 yearlings sold, median $2,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: You and I , Dark Bay or Brown, 1991.
4

Regal Solo

Louis Quatorze  – Sonata (GB)

6YO Gelding

$9,000
  • J:Forest Boyce
  • T:Damon R. Dilodovico
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. E. Allen Murray Jr.
  • O:Alvin M. Lapidus
5

5YO Horse

$4,500
  • J:Paco Lopez
  • T:Benjamin W. Perkins, Jr.
  • B:New Farm
  • O:GSP Stable
6

Sunrise Smarty

Smarty Jones  – Sunrise Slew

4YO Colt

  • J:Sheldon Russell
  • T:Michael E. Hushion
  • B:Dennis A Drazin
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds, Brooks, Donald and Cammarano, Nick
7

Congressional Page

Orientate  – Page Dancer

6YO Gelding

  • J:Rosie Napravnik
  • T:Michael J. Trombetta
  • B:Needham/Betz Thoroughbreds Inc., Corner Woods & Peter Lamantia
  • O:R. Larry Johnson
8

Ravalo

Mutakddim  – Momentary Hope

7YO Gelding

  • J:Jeremy Rose
  • T:Donald H. Barr
  • B:Heaven Trees Farm
  • O:Lindy M. Redding
9

Despite the Odds

Speightstown  – Lady Aloma

5YO Horse

  • J:Malcolm Franklin
  • T:Michael J. Trombetta
  • B:Walton Breeders
  • O:Johnson, R. Larry, Ryan, Michael J. and Dilger, Jerry
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Candy Ride

    Slideshow: Progeny of Candy Ride

    Candy Ride continues the series of training offspring of sires, which can be found in the Jan. 17, 2015 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Strapping Groom won the 2013 Forego. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2735534217&k=4qGtFNT">Order This Photo</a>

    Veteran Strapping Groom Tops Tom Fool

    Veteran campaigner Strapping Groom, winner of the Forego Stakes (gr. I) over a muddy track last year, has been installed the 7-5 morning line choice in the field of seven drawn for the March 1 Tom Fool Handicap (gr. III).

  • Candyman E gets by Dads Caps to win the Toboggan Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3053524166&k=8S4ZpFk">Order This Photo</a>

    Candyman E Gets Job Done in Toboggan

    Candyman E wore down pacesetter Dads Caps in the closing stages and won the $150,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 1 at Aqueduct Racetrack for a third consecutive victory.

  • Bowman Joins Heritage Stallions

    Veterinarian Tom Bowman has joined his son, Brooke Bowman, D.V.M., and veteran Maryland horseman Louis Merryman as a partner in the newly formed Heritage Stallions.

  • Immortal Eyes will attempt to get his first victory at Pimlico Race Course in the Maryland Sprint Handicap.

    Immortal Eyes Has MD Sprint 'Cap in Sights

    Robert Abbo Racing Stable's Immortal Eyes, a top Mid-Atlantic region sprinter with 13 victories and 12 seconds in 41 starts, will attempt to get his first victory at Pimlico Race Course in the May 18 Maryland Sprint Handicap.

  • Handsome Mike and Mario Gutierrez take the Commonwealth.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2455124282&k=kbWbdvc">Order This Photo</a>

    Handsome Mike Takes Commonwealth

    Reddam Racing's 2012 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) winner Handsome Mike took the $175,000 Commonwealth Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland April 13, earning his first victory for trainer Doug O'Neill since that upset score at Parx.

  • Discreet Cat overtakes Candyman E to win at Gulfstream.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2353844854&k=3fXCpXg">Order This Photo</a>

    Discreet Dancer Returns a Winner

    Discreet Dancer, whose most recent start resulted in a third-place finish in the Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) nearly a year ago to the day, returned with a victory Feb. 6 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Speightstown

    Slideshow: Progeny of Speightstown

    Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Ben's Cat Scratches Out Fabulous Strike Tally

    The remarkable Ben's Cat surged through an opening at mid-stretch to put his head in front in the final strides, capturing the inaugural running of the $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap at Penn National Race Course.

  • Action Andy gets up late to win the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park.

    Action Andy Gets Nod in De Francis Thriller

    Action Andy closed relentlessly on the outside to get up in the final strides by a whisker over a game Il Villano in a terrific finish to win the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park Oct. 27.

  • Sean Avery won the Affiliate Stakes at Belmont Park Sept. 8<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2074529938&k=sHbJRM8">Order This Photo</a>

    Sean Avery Can Bounce Back in De Francis Dash

    Grade I winner Sean Avery, who split the field in the Vosburgh Invitational (gr. I) as the favorite last month, is the 5-2 morning line choice for the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park Oct. 27.

  • Shackleford was feeling frisky at Saratoga.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2004496393&k=d4dsvWb">Order This Photo</a>

    Shackleford Towers Over Vanderbilt Foes

    Shackleford arrived at Saratoga Race Course fit and feisty the morning of Aug. 2, ready to tackle seven other runners in the $400,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. I) on Aug. 4.

  • Flat Out will make his first start for trainer Bill Mott in the Monmouth Cup Stakes.

    Flat Out Starts for Mott in Monmouth Cup

    Preston Stables' Flat Out will make his first start for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott in the $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. III) July 7, having been transferred from the barn of Scooter Dickey.

  • Sloane Ranger Steals Donald LeVine by a Neck

    Sloane Ranger Steals Donald LeVine

    Vicky Schowe's homebred Sloane Ranger upset the $150,000 Donald LeVine Memorial Handicap by a neck at Parx Racing June 23, while 2011 Wood Memorial winner Toby's Corner finished fourth.

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