Pennsylvania Governor's Cup S.

Race 2 at Penn National on May 31, 2014

  • STK
  • 5 furlongs
  • Turf
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • :56.77
Payoffs
5   Tightend Touchdown $4.40 $3.40 $2.80
2   Stormofthecentury
7   Bold Thunder
$2 Exacta (5-2) $46.00
$2 Trifecta (5-2-7) $214.40
$2 Superfecta (5-2-7-9) $1,104.80
Order of Finish
1

5YO Gelding

$82,500
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Jason Servis
  • B:Chad Stewart & Laurie Stewart
  • O:Mr. Amore Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Pure Precision , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 31 yearlings sold, median $6,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Marquetry , Chestnut, 1987.
2

6YO Gelding

$28,500
  • J:Stewart Elliott
  • T:Louis V. Ruberto
  • B:University of Florida Foundation
  • O:Beechwood Racing Stable LLC
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Dark Kestrel , Bay, 2003. Lifetime: 11 yearlings sold, median $1,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Blue Buckaroo , Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
  • Sale History: 2009 OBSSYR, $1,700.
3

Bold Thunder

Bold n' Flashy  – Stormy Kristine

4YO Colt

$16,350
  • J:Orlando Bocachica
  • T:Patricia Farro
  • B:Ameer Group
  • O:Andrew Sulley
  • Margin:2
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Bold n' Flashy , Bay, 1989. Lifetime: 146 yearlings sold, median $8,987.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Creek , Bay, 1993.
  • Sale History: 2012 OBSJUN, $34,000; 2013 OBSJAN, $47,000.
4

Sensible Lady

Street Sense  – Awesome Lady

5YO Mare

$9,600
  • J:Angel Serpa
  • T:Alan E. Goldberg
  • B:Spendthrift Farm LLC
  • O:Richard Santulli
5

Stormy Rush

Stormy Atlantic  – Willow Rush

6YO Gelding

$5,550
  • J:Gabriel Saez
  • T:Lorne Richards
  • B:Gulf Coast Farms LLC
  • O:True North Stable
6

Ol Army

Posse  – Sambra

5YO Gelding

$1,500
  • J:Chris Landeros
  • T:Chuck Peery
  • B:Roger S. Braugh Jr.
  • O:Roger Braugh, Jr.
7

This Ain't No Bull

Holy Bull  – Disco Darlin'

7YO Gelding

$1,500
  • J:Jorge A. Vargas, Jr.
  • T:Cynthia G. Reese
  • B:Classic Thoroughbred XVIII
  • O:Cavanagh and Breen Stable
8

Tate's Landing

Orientate  – Treetop Landing

4YO Colt

$1,500
  • J:David Cora
  • T:Mark Shuman
  • B:Gaines-Gentry Thoroughbreds
  • O:Copper Penny Stables
9

Great Attack

Greatness  – Cat Attack

7YO Horse

$1,500
  • J:Kendrick Carmouche
  • T:Hugh I. McMahon
  • B:Edward Seltzer & Murray Durst
  • O:David A. Ross Racing Stable, LLC
10

Atlantic Seaboard

Stormy Atlantic  – East Is East

4YO Gelding

$1,500
  • J:Jose Luis Flores
  • T:Ramon Preciado
  • B:Nelson E. Clemmens
  • O:Hopkins, Barbara and Preciado, Ramon
SCR
SCR
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