Whitney H. (G1)

Race 10 at Saratoga on August 8, 2009

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $750,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:48.12
Payoffs
  Bullsbay $39.60 $12.00 $5.90
  Macho Again $4.90 $3.40
  Commentator $3.20
$2 Exacta (3-4) $179.50
$2 Trifecta (3-4-7) $554.00
Order of Finish
1

Bullsbay

Tiznow  – The Hess Express

5YO

$450,000
  • J:Jeremy Rose
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:Brad Anderson
  • O:Mitchell Ranch
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 635 yearlings sold, median $110,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Lord Carson , Bay, 1992.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEESEP, $130,000.
2

Macho Again

Macho Uno  – Go Donna Go

4YO

$150,000
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Dallas Stewart
  • B:Milan Kosanovich
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Macho Uno , Gray or Roan, 1998. Lifetime: 349 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Wild Again , Dark Bay or Brown, 1980.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSFEB, $150,000; 2006 OBSAUG, $85,000.
3

Commentator

Distorted Humor  – Outsource

8YO

$75,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Michael Martinez
  • O:Farmer, Tracy
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Lifetime: 629 yearlings sold, median $170,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Bird , Bay, 1978.
  • Sale History: 2001 KEENOV, $45,000; 2002 FTKJUL, $135,000.
4

Tizway

Tiznow  – Bethany

4YO

$37,500
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:H. James Bond
  • B:Whisper Hill Farm
  • O:Clifton, Jr., William, L.
5

Dry Martini

Slew Gin Fizz  – Jon's Kimberly

6YO

$22,500
  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:Barclay Tagg
  • B:Carol Hershe & Marty Hershe
  • O:Nyren, Carol
6

Smooth Air

Smooth Jazz  – Air France

4YO

$15,000
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Mount Joy Stables
  • O:Mount Joy Stables
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Archarcharch, Tizway to South Korea

    Both grade 1 winners stood at Spendthrift Farm, which has retained the first right of refusal if the new owner ever sells the stallions. They will be returned to the U.S. at the conclusion of their breeding careers.

  • Hip 940 works at the OBS under tack show

    Seven Share Fastest OBS Eighth-Mile Work Time

    The penultimate under tack session June 9 for next week’s Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2-year-olds in training sale once again resulted in a handful of juveniles sharing the day’s fastest times for both the eighth-mile and quarter-mile breezes.

  • The best of two half-mile workers was Hip 130 by Colonel John

    OBS Under Tack Sessions Get Underway

    An Into Mischief colt posted the fastest quarter-mile time of : 20 4/5 when the first of six under tack workout sessions for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s June sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age was conducted June 5.

  • Fasig-Tipton Saratoga: Hip 182 by Tapit

    This colt is out of a graded stakes-winning full sister to Commentator. Will be offered Aug. 11 at Saratoga. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions

  • Lea works at Saratoga Aug. 3.
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    Lea Tunes Up for Whitney in Workout

    Grade I winner Lea worked four furlongs in :49 3/5 on the main track at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 2 in preparation for the Aug. 8, $1.25 million Whitney Stakes (gr. I) that will be televised on NBC.

  • Argentine Sire Not For Sale Dies

    Not For Sale, sire of U.S. grade I winner Miss Serendipity, UAE Triple Crown winner Asiatic Boy, and 31 other stakes winners, died after a sudden onset of colic at Haras La Pasion, the Argentine farm announced via Facebook.

  • Hip 310, a Tizway filly, brought $250,000, at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale.

    F-T New York-Bred Sale Opens With Gains

    In what could be an indicator of the strength of the market for New York-breds, a first-time buyer at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale made his first dive a deep one by purchasing the session-topper for $250,000.

  • Haskin: The Eric Guillot Show

    There seemed to be an inordinate amount of people who were displeased with the result of the Aug. 2 Whitney Handicap, mainly due to the winning trainer Eric Guillot, who, to put it mildly, is not your typical trainer.

  • Whitney Winners Finding BC Classic Success

    More good news for connections of Moreno and his fans: In recent years, winners of the Whitney Handicap (gr. I) have enjoyed more Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) success than the winners of any other race conducted after June 1

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