Miller Lite Cradle S.

Race 9 at River Downs on September 1, 2008

  • Grade
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
  • Turf
  • $200,000
  • 2 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:42.40
Order of Finish

Night Action

Action This Day  – Saint Aubin


  • J:Victor Lebron
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Gary & Mary West Stables Inc.
  • O:Sand Dollar Stable, LLC, Skychai Racing, LLC and Michael J. Maker
  • Margin:4
  • Sire: Action This Day , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 121 yearlings sold, median $9,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Saint Ballado , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTKJUL, $30,000; 2008 OBSMAR, $50,000; 2006 KEENOV, $30,000.

Bourbon Bay

Sligo Bay (IRE)  – Coral Necklace


  • J:Julio E. Felix
  • T:Lowell T. Stevens
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:A.T. Breede and Lowell T. Stevens
  • Margin:¾
  • Sire: Sligo Bay (IRE) , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 149 yearlings sold, median $5,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Conquistador Cielo , Bay, 1979.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $1,700.


  • J:Cesar Camaque
  • T:Timothy E. Hamm
  • B:Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm, LLC
  • O:Blazing Meadows Farm, LLC and Brandywine Farm

Just Like Biscuit

Sligo Bay (IRE)  – Evita's Song


  • J:Bonnie Castaneda
  • T:Adrienne Moore
  • B:Kim Nardelli & Rodney Nardelli
  • O:Moorehaven Farms and Mistletoe Farms


Ecton Park  – Winter Song


  • J:Calvin H. Borel
  • T:Bruce Waltermire
  • B:Paul Tackett
  • O:Steve Green and John Krull


Seattle Fitz (ARG)  – Basic Instinct


  • J:Perry Wayne Ouzts
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:Buck Pond Farm
  • O:Alliance Racing III

Classic Bridges

Sky Classic  – Two Bridges


  • J:Otto Thorwarth
  • T:F. Hill Parker
  • B:Frances Hill Myers
  • O:Frances Hill Myers

Captain Bry

Snuck In  – Tropical Runner


  • J:Larry Melancon
  • T:Bryan R. Baker
  • B:Bryan R. Baker
  • O:Bryan R. Baker
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