Pennsylvania Derby (G2)

Race 11 at Parx Racing on September 21, 2013

  • Grade II
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:49.28
Payoffs
7   Will Take Charge $6.60 $3.80 $2.80
3   Moreno
4   Battier $6.80
$2 Exacta (7-3) $21.00
$2 Trifecta (7-3-4) $179.20
$2 Superfecta (7-3-4-1) $537.80
Order of Finish
1

Will Take Charge

Unbridled's Song  – Take Charge Lady

3YO Colt

$562,000
  • J:Luis Saez
  • T:D. Wayne Lukas
  • B:Eaton Sales
  • O:Willis D. Horton
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 810 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Dehere , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEESEP, $425,000.
2

Moreno

Ghostzapper  – Danceinthesunlight

3YO Gelding

$194,000
  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Eric J. Guillot
  • B:Southern Equine Stables, LLC
  • O:Southern Equine Stable LLC
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Ghostzapper , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 345 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
3

Battier

Tale of the Cat  – Whobabydatiz

3YO Colt

$111,200
  • J:Angel Castillo
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Loren Nichols & Dr Joseph Tripi
  • O:Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Lady Sheila Stable and Brahman Red LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Lifetime: 1241 yearlings sold, median $64,331.
  • Broodmare Sire: Boston Harbor , Bay, 1994.
  • Sale History: 2012 FTMMAY, $13,000.
4

Transparent

Bernardini  – Habiboo

3YO Colt

$65,200
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Hardacre Farm LLC
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
5

Fury Kapcori

Tiznow  – Gin Running

3YO Colt

$37,600
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:Diamond A Racing Corp.
  • O:Awtrey, Rick, Hollendorfer, Jerry and Todaro, George
6

Romansh

Bernardini  – Cologny

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Thomas Albertrani
  • B:Darley & Lynn B. Schiff
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
7

Speak Logistics

High Cotton  – Miss Sabrina

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Paco Lopez
  • T:Edward Plesa, Jr.
  • B:Centaur Farms, Inc.
  • O:Hardway Stables
8

Java's War

War Pass  – Java (GB)

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Barclay Tagg
  • B:Charles Fipke
  • O:Charles E. Fipke
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • A Street Boss colt (Hip 546) consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency

    Taylor Made Colts Among Day 2 Hips to Watch

    Two yearlings from Taylor Made Sales Agency and a filly with a timely catalog page update are among the horses to watch during the Aug. 13 second session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Classic Empire (outside) trains over the Churchill main track in his most recent work June 2

    Pennsylvania Derby in Play for Classic Empire

    With the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes (G1) looming and his presence on the work tab still unaccounted for since arriving at Saratoga Race Course, a start in the Sept. 23 Pennsylvania Derby (G1) is a "Plan B" that could become a reality for Classic Empire.

  • Blue Grass, Wood Memorial Downgraded

    In a dramatic reshaping of graded status of 2017 Triple Crown prep races, the American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders' Association has downgraded the Toyota Blue Grass and the Wood Memorial from grade I to grade II.

  • Will Take Charge

    Will Take Charge Weanlings Well Received

    At the current Keeneland November breeding stock sale, Three Chimneys Farm’s Will Take Charge leads sires with first foals of 2016 going under the hammer, with 18 sold for $2,312,000 through Nov. 15.

  • Unbridled's Song

    Legacy of Unbridled's Song Going Strong

    Less than two weeks after his son Arrogate reeled in champion California Chrome to capture the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), Unbridled's Song has top billing once more as the leading sire by gross through Book 4 at Keeneland November.

  • Nyquist

    Nyquist Shooting for Breeders' Cup Classic

    Despite reservations expressed by owner J. Paul Reddam after what he called "the worst performance of (Nyquist's) life" in the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), the Uncle Mo colt will target the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).

  • Connect, winning the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) from Gun Runner Sept. 24 at Parx Racing

    Connect in Good Shape After PA Derby Win

    Connect was in fine fettle Sept. 25, the day after his Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) victory at Parx Racing and trainer Chad Brown said the Breeders' Cup will be considered along with several other races.

  • Connect holds off Gun Runner to win the Pennsylvania Derby

    Connect Bounces Back in Pennsylvania Derby

    After a poor performance in his first graded stakes try in the Travers Stakes (gr. I), late-developing 3-year-old Connect bounced back with a narrow win over Gun Runner in the $1.25 million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) Sept. 24 at Parx Racing.

  • Nyquist gets familiar with Parx Racing backstretch Sept. 21.

    Nyquist, Exaggerator Set for Seventh Meeting

    After six previous meetings that include one-two finishes in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) and the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Nyquist and Exaggerator go toe to toe for Round 7 in the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II).

  • Nyquist

    Running Style Change Planned for Nyquist

    In most of Nyquist’s 10 starts, the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner has led or raced closed to the leaders early, but trainer Doug O’Neill doesn’t believe last year’s champion juvenile male needs to be close early.

  • Unbeaten Songbird arrives Sept. 19 at Parx Racing for Sept. 24 Cotillion (gr. I)

    Songbird Tops Cotillion, PA Derby Draws 12

    The stage was set for the biggest day of the year at Parx Racing when entries were taken and post positions drawn Sept. 19 for the Cotillion Stakes (gr. I) and Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), which anchor a five stakes program Sept. 24.

  • Exaggerator won this year's Haskell off a Preakness Stakes score

    Classic Winners Exaggerator, Nyquist Work

    Exaggerator delivered a five-furlong move Sept. 17 at Churchill Downs in preparation for a planned start in the Sept. 24 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II). Meanwhile at San Luis Rey Downs, Nyquist also worked.

  • Awesome Slew wins the Marty Jones Stakes.

    Awesome Slew Lives Up to Name in Smarty Jones

    After the worst start of his career in the William Hill Haskell Invitational Stakes (gr. I) July 31 at Monmouth Park, Awesome Slew bounced back with the top race of his young career in the $300,000 Smarty Jones Stakes (gr. III).

  • Nyquist

    Nyquist Begins Work for Pennsylvania Derby

    After noticing Reddam Racing's Nyquist was getting a little skinny at Del Mar, trainer Doug O'Neill decided to send the Uncle Mo colt north on Interstate 5 to train at the much more relaxed San Luis Rey Training Center.

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