San Simeon H. (G3T)

Race 7 at Santa Anita Park on April 18, 2009

  • Grade III
  • About 6 1/2 furlongs
  • $100,000
  • 4 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:11.88
Payoffs
  Mr Gruff $7.60 $5.00 $3.60
  Doppio $17.60 $7.00
  Euroglide $5.40
$2 Exacta (8-3) $134.40
$2 Trifecta (8-3-1) $744.60
$2 Superfecta (8-3-1-4) $4,466.60
Order of Finish
1

Mr Gruff

Mr. Greeley  – Ruff

5YO

$60,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Ronald W. Ellis
  • B:Robert Spiegel
  • O:Gary S. Broad
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Mr. Greeley , Chestnut, 1992. Lifetime: 863 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Clever Trick , Dark Bay or Brown, 1976.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEESEP, $110,000; 2006 BARMAR, $200,000.
2

Doppio

Gentlemen (ARG)  – Gran Dama

7YO

$20,000
  • J:Alex O. Solis
  • T:Carla Gaines
  • B:John T. L. Jones Jr. & Bemak N.V.
  • O:Keith Brackpool
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Gentlemen (ARG) , Chestnut, 1992. Lifetime: 139 yearlings sold, median $9,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Rahy , Chestnut, 1985.
  • Sale History: 2003 KEESEP, $48,000.
3

Euroglide

Honor Glide  – Europass

5YO

$12,000
  • J:Michael C. Baze
  • T:Peter Eurton
  • B:Susan Gannon
  • O:Alesia, Bran Jam Stable or Ciaglia Racing, LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Honor Glide , Bay, 1994. Lifetime: 36 yearlings sold, median $4,750.
  • Broodmare Sire: Youmadeyourpoint , Dark Bay or Brown, 1986.
  • Sale History: 2006 OBSAPR, $30,000.
4

Tiz West

Gone West  – Tizso

4YO

$6,000
  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Richard E. Mandella
  • B:Diamond A Racing Corp.
  • O:Diamond A Racing Corp.
5

El Merito (CHI)

Dushyantor  – Granate (CHI)

5YO

$2,000
  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Mike Puype
  • B:Haras Matancilla
  • O:One Horse Power Racing, LLC
6

Prussian

Danzig  – Crystal Downs

4YO

  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Mike R. Mitchell
  • B:Monticule
  • O:Monticule Farm, LLC
7

Jungle Prince

Sir Cat  – Wayward Song

8YO

  • J:Agapito Delgadillo
  • T:Victor L. Garcia
  • B:Nick Bentley
  • O:Burk or Sciarra or Zamarripa, Et Al
8

Desert Code

E Dubai  – Chatta Code

5YO

  • J:Aaron T. Gryder
  • T:David E. Hofmans
  • B:ClassicStar
  • O:Tarabilla Farms, Inc.
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