Ruffian Invitational H. (G1)

Race 9 at Saratoga on July 31, 2011

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $250,000
  • 3 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:50.46
Payoffs
1   Ask the Moon $38.00 $13.20 $6.70
2   Super Espresso $4.90 $3.00
5   Payton d'Oro $2.80
$2 Exacta (1-2) $173.50
$2 Trifecta (1-2-5) $570.00
$2 Superfecta (1-2-5-7) $2,188.00
Order of Finish
1

Ask the Moon

Malibu Moon  – Always Asking

6YO Mare

$150,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Martin D. Wolfson
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Charles McGinnes & Country Life Farm
  • O:Farnsworth Stables LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 780 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Valid Appeal , Bay, 1972.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSMAR, $125,000; 2006 EASSEP, $45,000; 2011 FTKFMX, $800,000; 2013 KEENOV, $1,800,000.
2

4YO Filly

$50,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Liberation Farm & Stonewall Farm
  • O:Bobby Flay
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 732 yearlings sold, median $144,398.
  • Broodmare Sire: Forty Niner , Chestnut, 1985.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEESEP, $1,100,000.
3

Payton d'Oro

Medaglia d'Oro  – Jealous and Jaded

5YO Mare

$25,000
  • J:Gabriel Saez
  • T:J. Larry Jones
  • B:T/C Stable & JAMES CARTER
  • O:Pressley, Mike and Taylor, Edward D.
  • Margin:2
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 732 yearlings sold, median $144,398.
  • Broodmare Sire: Jade Hunter , Chestnut, 1984.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $35,000; 2010 FTKFMX, $260,000.
4

Tiz Miz Sue

Tiznow  – Sue's Good News

4YO Filly

$12,500
  • J:Joseph Rocco, Jr.
  • T:Steve Hobby
  • B:CresRan LLC
  • O:Ricks, Carol, V.
5

4YO Filly

$7,500
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Angel J. Penna, Jr.
  • B:W. Bruce Lunsford
  • O:Bruce Lunsford
6

Absinthe Minded

Quiet American  – Rockford Peach

4YO Filly

$2,500
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:D. Wayne Lukas
  • B:Briland Farm, Robert Mitchell & Stacy Mitchell
  • O:Briland Farm
7

Dynazaper

Ghostzapper  – Broad Dynamite

4YO Filly

$2,500
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC
  • O:Lakland Farm
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