Arkansas Derby (G1)

Race 11 at Oaklawn Park on April 15, 2017

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:48.93
Payoffs
2   Classic Empire $5.80 $4.40 $3.80
11   Conquest Mo Money $12.00 $7.80
6   Lookin At Lee $5.40
$2 Exacta (2-11) $100.20
$2 Trifecta (2-11-6) $774.40
$2 Superfecta (2-11-6-7) $5,640.20
Order of Finish
1

Classic Empire

Pioneerof the Nile  – Sambuca Classica

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$600,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Steven Nicholson & Brandi Nicholson
  • O:John C. Oxley
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Pioneerof the Nile , Dark Bay or Brown, 2006. Lifetime: 293 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cat Thief , Chestnut, 1996.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $475,000.
2

Conquest Mo Money

Uncle Mo  – Stirring

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$200,000
  • J:Jorge Carreno
  • T:Miguel L. Hernandez
  • B:Twin Creeks Farm
  • O:Judge Lanier Racing
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Uncle Mo , Bay, 2008. Lifetime: 418 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold , Bay, 1985.
  • Sale History: 2015 SARAUG, $180,000; 2016 KEENOV, $8,500.
3

Lookin At Lee

Lookin At Lucky  – Langara Lass

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$100,000
  • J:Luis Contreras
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Ray Hanson
  • O:L and N Racing LLC
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Lookin At Lucky , Bay, 2007. Lifetime: 228 yearlings sold, median $35,885.
  • Broodmare Sire: Langfuhr , Bay, 1992.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $70,000.
4

3YO Colt

$50,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:J. Keith Desormeaux
  • B:Calumet Farm
  • O:Calumet Farm
5

Malagacy

Shackleford  – Classiest Gem

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:John Trumbulovic
  • O:Sumaya U.S. Stable
6

Untrapped

Trappe Shot  – Exit Three

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$2,858
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Indian Creek & Jonathan Sheppard
  • O:Michael Langford
7

Silver Dust

Tapit  – Filare l'Oro

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$2,857
  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:Randy L. Morse
  • B:Don Alberto Corporation
  • O:Tom R. Durant
8

3YO Colt

$2,857
  • J:Luis S. Quinonez
  • T:Donnie K. Von Hemel
  • B:Robert H. Zoellner
  • O:Robert H. Zoellner
9

Petrov

Flatter  – Saracina

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$2,857
  • J:Ricardo Santana, Jr.
  • T:Ron Moquett
  • B:Sun Valley Farm
  • O:Rialto Racing Stables, LLC, Southern Springs Stables, Head of Plains Partners
10

One Dreamy Dude

First Dude  – Dreamy Dream

3YO Colt

$2,857
  • J:Geovanni Franco
  • T:Jack C. Van Berg
  • B:Steve Tucker
  • O:Muddy Waters Stables LLC
11

Grandpa's Dream

Shackleford  – Haylie Brae

3YO Colt

$2,857
  • J:Alex L. Canchari
  • T:Chris A. Hartman
  • B:Mike Lauffer
  • O:Wayne Scherr
12

Rockin Rudy

Midshipman  – Ruthie the Rocket

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$2,857
  • J:Mario Gutierrez
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:H. Allen Poindexter
  • O:Reddam Racing LLC
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