Travers S. (G1)

Race 12 at Saratoga on August 25, 2012

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:02.74
Payoffs
3   Golden Ticket
6   Alpha
11   Fast Falcon $13.60
$2 Exacta (3-6) $230.00
$2 Exacta (6-3) $135.50
$2 Trifecta (3-6-11) $5,275.00
$2 Trifecta (6-3-11) $2,696.00
$2 Superfecta (3-6-11-7) $38,545.00
$2 Superfecta (6-3-11-7) $20,673.00
Order of Finish
DH1

Alpha

Bernardini  – Munnaya

3YO Colt

$400,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Darley
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Bernardini , Bay, 2003. Lifetime: 616 yearlings sold, median $103,490.
  • Broodmare Sire: Nijinsky II , Bay, 1967.
DH1

Golden Ticket

Speightstown  – Business Plan

3YO Colt

$400,000
  • J:David Cohen
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:Magic City Thoroughbred Partners
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 497 yearlings sold, median $130,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister , Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEEAPR, $100,000.
3

Fast Falcon

Awesome Again  – My Chickadee

3YO Colt

$100,000
  • J:Junior Alvarado
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:B. P. Walden Jr. & H. G. King III
  • O:Richard C. Pell
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Lifetime: 426 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Pleasant Tap , Bay, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2010 KEESEP, $60,000.
4

Atigun

Istan  – Rimini Road

3YO Colt

$50,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:Brereton C. Jones
  • O:Shortleaf Stable, Inc.
5

Nonios

Pleasantly Perfect  – Stylish Manner

3YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:Hermitage Farm LLC
  • O:Green B. Smith, Jr.
6

Neck 'n Neck

Flower Alley  – Bootery

3YO Colt

$3,334
  • J:Leandro R. Goncalves
  • T:Ian R. Wilkes
  • B:A. Stevens Miles Jr.
  • O:A. Stevens Miles, Jr.
7

Stealcase

Lawyer Ron  – Steal the Show

3YO Colt

$3,334
  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Secret Whispers Partnership
  • O:John C. Oxley
8

Speightscity

Speightstown  – My American Girl

3YO Ridgling

$3,334
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Gary C. Contessa
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC, Polo Green Stable, Piacentino Farms, LP & Shannon Potter
  • O:Team Stallion Racing Corp. and McConnell Racing Stable
9

Liaison

Indian Charlie  – Galloping Gal

3YO Colt

$3,334
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:William A. Carl Estate
  • O:Arnold Zetcher
10

Five Sixteen

Invasor (ARG)  – Third Street

3YO Gelding

$3,334
  • J:Rosie Napravnik
  • T:Dominick A. Schettino
  • B:Machmer Hall
  • O:MeB Racing Stables LLC
11

Street Life

Street Sense  – Stone Hope

3YO Colt

$3,330
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Mueller Thoroughbred Stable, Ltd.
  • O:Magnolia Racing Stable LLC and Hidden Brook Farm
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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    Anyone who's anyone is running at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 26, where the 148th running of the Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) brings together three different winners of the three Triple Crown races for the first time since 1982.

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  • Jose Ortiz celebrates winning the Belmont Stakes aboard Tapwrit

    Tapwrit Favored on Travers Morning Line

    Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) winner Tapwrit was installed as the 7-2 morning-line favorite in the field of a dozen sophomores entered for the $1.25 million Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1).

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    Girvin, Cloud Computing Work at Saratoga

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    There will be plenty of quality on the track in the afternoon Aug. 19 at Del Mar, the biggest day of racing during the summer at the seaside racetrack every year, but the runners in the morning weren't too shabby, either.

  • Edgard Zayas gives Gunnevera a pat after winning the Tangelo Stakes

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    Multiple graded stakes winner Gunnevera tuned up for a scheduled start in the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) with a sharp five-furlong breeze in 1:00 at Gulfstream Park West Aug. 18.

  • Bronx Beauty and Eddie Castro soar clear in the Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park

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    Bronx Beauty, who made her second start off a maiden win at Penn National for trainer Anthony Margotta Jr. and owner Two W Stable, made a bold run to conquer a six-horse field of juvenile fillies in the Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park Aug. 5.

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    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.

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    While it is still too early to get a clear picture of who is going where, one thing is for certain: the Haskell, Jim Dandy, and Travers are going to be extremely competitive and entertaining events, from which a solid 3-year-old leader should emerge.

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