Jim McKay Turf Sprint S.

Race 8 at Pimlico on May 15, 2009

  • Grade
  • 5 furlongs
  • Turf
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • :56.29
  Mr. Nightlinger $6.40 $4.80 $3.80
  Blue Sailor $9.20 $5.60
  Rouse the Cat $6.60
$2 Exacta (12-13) $66.20
$2 Trifecta (12-13-7) $459.80
$2 Superfecta (12-13-7-2) $1,627.00
Order of Finish

Mr. Nightlinger

Indian Charlie  – Timely Quarrel


  • J:Jamie Theriot
  • T:W. Bret Calhoun
  • B:Brereton C. Jones (KY)
  • O:Martin Racing Stable and Carl Moore Management LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Indian Charlie , Bay, 1995. Lifetime: 548 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Time for a Change , Chestnut, 1981.
  • Sale History: 2004 KEENOV, $45,000; 2005 KEESEP, $45,000; 2006 TEXMAR, ($45,000 RNA).

Blue Sailor

Northern Afleet  – Tropical Runner


  • J:Harry Vega
  • T:Howard E. Wolfendale
  • B:Bryan R. Baker (FL)
  • O:Robert Gorsuch & Robert Kreis
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Northern Afleet , Bay, 1993. Lifetime: 396 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Blue Ensign , Gray, 1977.

Rouse the Cat

Sir Cat  – Crouse Mill


  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Ollie L. Figgins, III
  • B:Marathon Farm Inc (FL)
  • O:Ray M. Pennington III
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Sir Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1993. Lifetime: 166 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Strike Gold , Dark Bay or Brown, 1980.

True to Tradition

Rahy  – Successful Dancer


  • J:Kendrick Carmouche
  • T:Scott A. Lake
  • B:Live Oak Stud (KY)
  • O:Ben Mondello & Adam Russo

Heros Reward

Partner's Hero  – Lifes Passage


  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Dale Capuano
  • B:Gretchen B. Mobberley (MD)
  • O:Rob Ry Farm & Jayne Marie Slysz

Natural Seven

Partner's Hero  – Dontforgethedealer


  • J:Abel Castellano, Jr.
  • T:Benjamin M. Feliciano, Jr.
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Charles McGinnes (MD)
  • O:Taking Risks Stable LLC

Sandbagin' Lover

Outflanker  – Only for Love


  • J:Josue Arce
  • T:Scott A. Lake
  • B:Frances Moser (MD)
  • O:Acclaimed Racing Stable

Crimson Sun

Danzig  – Crimplene (IRE)


  • J:Jeremy Rose
  • T:Thomas R. Smith
  • B:Darley (KY)
  • O:Robert A. Szeyller

Jazz Nation

City Zip  – Jazz Star


  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:D. Wayne Lukas
  • B:Box Arrow Farm (ON)
  • O:Westrock Stables, LLC

Green Suede Shoes

Meadow Monster  – Ever Imelda


  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Todd M. Beattie
  • B:Ellen B. Kill Kelley (WV)
  • O:Common Wealth New Era Racing LLC
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