Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1)

Race 7 at Oak Tree At Santa Anita on November 7, 2009

  • Grade I
  • 1 mile
  • All Weather Track
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 2:12 PM
  • 1:35.50
Payoffs
2   Furthest Land $44.60 $18.40 $9.60
10   Ready's Echo $18.20 $9.40
3   Midshipman $4.20
$2 Exacta (2-10) $658.20
$2 Trifecta (2-10-3) $5,866.80
$2 Superfecta (2-10-3-1) $13,323.80
Order of Finish
1

Furthest Land

Smart Strike  – Flagrant

4YO

$540,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Catherine Wills
  • O:Kenneth L. & Sarah K. Ramsey
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Lifetime: 585 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Rahy , Chestnut, 1985.
2

Ready's Echo

More Than Ready  – Menekineko

4YO

$180,000
  • J:Calvin H. Borel
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Meg T. Buckley & Michael J. Buckley
  • O:Let's Go Stable
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Lifetime: 1458 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Kingmambo , Bay, 1990.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEENOV, $20,000; 2006 KEESEP, $100,000.
3

Midshipman

Unbridled's Song  – Fleet Lady

3YO

$99,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:Stonerside Stable
  • O:Godolphin Racing, LLC
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 810 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Avenue of Flags , Dark Bay or Brown, 1988.
4

3YO

$60,000
  • J:John Patrick Murtagh
  • T:Aidan P. O'Brien
  • B:Lynch Bages Ltd.
  • O:Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier & Michael Tabor
5

Mambo Meister

King Cugat  – Bleu'slittlesecret

4YO

$30,000
  • J:Manoel R. Cruz
  • T:Philip A. Gleaves
  • B:J. R. Cavanaugh
  • O:Quantum Racing Team #1, LLC
6

Neko Bay

Giant's Causeway  – Brulay

6YO

  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:John A. Shirreffs
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. J. S. Moss
  • O:Mr. & Mrs. Jerome S. Moss
7

Mr. Sidney

Storm Cat  – Tomisue's Delight

5YO

  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Hilbert Thoroughbreds, Inc.
  • O:Circle E Racing
8

3YO

  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:Sid Craig & Jenny Craig
  • O:The Craig Family Trust
9

Bullsbay

Tiznow  – The Hess Express

5YO

  • J:Jeremy Rose
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:Brad Anderson
  • O:Mitchell Ranch, LLC, Franklin Lewkowitz & Joe Rice
10

Pyro

Pulpit  – Wild Vision

4YO

  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC
  • O:Godolphin Racing, LLC
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