Cliff Hanger S. (G3T)

Race 10 at Monmouth Park on August 25, 2013

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:41.49
Payoffs
7   Summer Front $4.00 $3.40 $2.20
1   Tune Me In
3   Howe Great $2.40
$2 Exacta (7-1) $33.20
$2 Trifecta (7-1-3) $109.00
$2 Superfecta (7-1-3-2) $227.60
Order of Finish
1

Summer Front

War Front  – Rose of Summer

4YO Colt

$60,000
  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Graceville Breeding
  • O:Waterford Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 249 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: El Prado (IRE) , Gray, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEEAPR, $475,000.
2

Tune Me In

Concorde's Tune  – Pleasant Courtney

6YO Gelding

$20,000
  • J:Elvis Trujillo
  • T:Bruce F. Alexander
  • B:Joseph Barbazon & Helen Barbazon
  • O:Patricia A. Generazio
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Concorde's Tune , Roan, 1989. Lifetime: 69 yearlings sold, median $6,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Court Trial , Bay, 1978.
3

Howe Great

Hat Trick (JPN)  – Ginger Sea (SAF)

4YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Richard C. Mettee
  • B:Barry Irwin
  • O:Team Valor International
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Hat Trick (JPN) , Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 179 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Western Winter , Dark Bay or Brown, 1992.
4

Sleepless Knight

War Chant  – Dream About

7YO Horse

$6,000
  • J:Paco Lopez
  • T:Kelly J. Breen
  • B:Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC
  • O:Hall, George and Lori
5

Hudson Steele

Johannesburg  – Strike the Sky

6YO Gelding

$3,000
  • J:Christopher P. DeCarlo
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Jay W. Bligh
  • O:R R Partners
6

Hobo Ridge

Tiger Ridge  – Allen's Ms

6YO Gelding

$2,000
  • J:Pedro L. Cotto, Jr.
  • T:Jorge Navarro
  • B:William Crigler & Dennis Myers
  • O:High Point Thoroughbred Partners
SCR
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