Iowa Distaff S.

Race 8 at Prairie Meadows on June 27, 2009

  • STK
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • Dirt
  • $125,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:42.71
Payoffs
  Euphony $4.40 $2.20 $2.20
  Bear Now
  Day of Victory $3.00
$2 Exacta (3-1) $9.40
Order of Finish
1

Euphony

Forest Wildcat  – Strike It Up

4YO

$75,000
  • J:M. Clifton Berry
  • T:Donnie K. Von Hemel
  • B:Pin Oak Stud, LLC
  • O:Pin Oak Stable LLC (Josephine Abercrombie)
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Forest Wildcat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1991. Lifetime: 460 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
2

Bear Now

Tiznow  – Controlled

5YO

$25,000
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Albert M. Stall, Jr.
  • B:ClassicStar
  • O:Town and Country Farm (Louise Courtelis)
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 638 yearlings sold, median $110,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: In Excess (IRE) , Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEESEP, $65,000; 2008 FTKFMX, $950,000; 2015 KENJAN, $240,000.
3

Day of Victory

Victory Gallop  – Gather the Day

4YO

$12,500
  • J:Terry J. Thompson
  • T:Robert E. Holthus
  • B:A. Lakin & Sons, Inc.
  • O:Lewis G. Lakin
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Victory Gallop , Bay, 1995. Lifetime: 239 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Dayjur , Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
4

Copper State

Jump Start  – Orrefor

5YO

$7,500
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Asiel Stable
  • O:Millennium Farms (Rosendo Parra)
5

5YO

$5,000
  • J:Glenn W. Corbett
  • T:Jason Mamakos
  • B:Mrs. Ellen B. Kill Kelley
  • O:Christine Hicklin Mamakos
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