Taylor Made Matchmaker S. (G3T)

Race 10 at Monmouth Park on July 29, 2012

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:48.93
Payoffs
6   Laughing (IRE) $4.40 $2.80 $2.60
1   Shimmering Moment $6.60 $4.20
3   Island School $4.20
$2 Exacta (6-1) $33.20
$2 Trifecta (6-1-3) $86.30
$2 Superfecta (6-1-3-5) $471.20
Order of Finish
1

Laughing (IRE)

Dansili (GB)  – Comic (IRE)

4YO Filly

$90,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Alan E. Goldberg
  • B:FLOORS FARMING & THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE
  • O:Richard Santulli
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Dansili (GB) , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Lifetime: 378 yearlings sold, median $96,623.
  • Broodmare Sire: Be My Chief , Bay, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2009 TATOCT, $459,488.
2

5YO Mare

$30,000
  • J:Sheldon Russell
  • T:Francis Abbott, III
  • B:Dapple Bloodstock & Gryphon Investments LLC
  • O:Mark T. Gittins
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Afleet Alex , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 421 yearlings sold, median $34,545.
  • Broodmare Sire: Royal Academy , Bay, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEESEP, $280,000.
3

Island School

A.P. Indy  – Mumbo Jumbo

4YO Filly

$15,000
  • J:Elvis Trujillo
  • T:Claude R. McGaughey III
  • B:Sarah S. Farish
  • O:Sarah Sharp Farish
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Kingmambo , Bay, 1990.
4

Island Time

Trippi  – Queen Candace

5YO Mare

$9,000
  • J:Kendrick Carmouche
  • T:Jason Servis
  • B:Karl M. Hohensee
  • O:Poston, Bill and Vicki
5

Silver Screamer

Cozzene  – West Sider

4YO Filly

$4,500
  • J:Jose L. Espinoza
  • T:Rudy R. Rodriguez
  • B:Palides Investments N.V., Inc.
  • O:Imperio, Michael and Olson, Donald W.
6

Unbridled Humor

Distorted Humor  – Devotion Unbridled

5YO Mare

$2,000
  • J:Joseph Rocco, Jr.
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:Live Oak Stud
  • O:Live Oak Plantation
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