Travers S. (G1)

Race 12 at Saratoga on August 24, 2013

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:02.68
Payoffs
5   Will Take Charge $21.20 $8.60 $5.20
6   Moreno
2   Orb $4.30
$2 Exacta (5-6) $313.00
$2 Trifecta (5-6-2) $1,950.00
$2 Superfecta (5-6-2-8) $5,098.00
Order of Finish
1

Will Take Charge

Unbridled's Song  – Take Charge Lady

3YO Colt

$600,000
  • J:Luis Saez
  • T:D. Wayne Lukas
  • B:Eaton Sales
  • O:Willis D. Horton
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 810 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Dehere , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEESEP, $425,000.
2

Moreno

Ghostzapper  – Danceinthesunlight

3YO Gelding

$200,000
  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Eric J. Guillot
  • B:Southern Equine Stables, LLC
  • O:Southern Equine Stable LLC
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Ghostzapper , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 369 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
3

Orb

Malibu Moon  – Lady Liberty

3YO Colt

$100,000
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Claude R. McGaughey III
  • B:Stuart S. Janney, III LLC & Phipps Stable
  • O:Janney, III, Stuart S. and Phipps Stable
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 780 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Unbridled , Bay, 1987.
4

Palace Malice

Curlin  – Palace Rumor

3YO Colt

$50,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:W. S. Farish
  • O:Dogwood Stable
5

Romansh

Bernardini  – Cologny

3YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Thomas Albertrani
  • B:Darley & Lynn B. Schiff
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
6

War Dancer

War Front  – Deed I Do

3YO Colt

$5,000
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:Cherry Valley Farm, LLC & Stuart S. Janney, III, LLC
  • O:Magdalena Racing (Susan McPeek) and Diamond M Stable
7

Verrazano

More Than Ready  – Enchanted Rock

3YO Colt

$5,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:EMORY A HAMILTON
  • O:Let's Go Stable, Tabor, Michael B., Magnier, Mrs. John and Smith, Derrick
8

Golden Soul

Perfect Soul (IRE)  – Hollywood Gold

3YO Colt

$5,000
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Dallas Stewart
  • B:Charles Fipke
  • O:Charles E. Fipke
9

Transparent

Bernardini  – Habiboo

3YO Colt

$5,000
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Hardacre Farm LLC
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Craig Bernick of Glen Hill Farm

    Glen Hill's Purchases Include $285,000 Orb Filly

    After being quiet during the early part of the Keeneland September yearling sale, Glen Hill Farm's Craig Bernick has been busy, with one of his purchases being an Orb filly bought for $285,000 during the Sept. 18 session.

  • Hip 564, a $975,000 colt by Will Take Charge, was bought by Willis Horton

    First-Crop Yearling Sire Showdown at Keeneland

    Three Chimneys Farm's champion Will Take Charge led the ranks of first-crop yearling sires during the Keeneland September yearling sale's third session Sept. 13, bolstered by a $975,000 colt that was the fourth-highest price of the day.

  • Hip 564, a colt by Will Take Charge, brought $975,000

    Will Take Charge Colt Brings $975,000

    Hip 564, a flashy son of champion Will Take Charge, sold to Willis Horton for $975,000 early during the Sept. 13 second session of Book 2 at the 2017 Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Travers day on-track handle improved slightly in 2017 compared with last year

    Star Power Helps Lift Travers Day Handle

    With a Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) field that featured this year's three different classic winners and a race card that included reigning champions Songbird and Drefong, Travers day 2017 enjoyed increases in handle.

  • West Coast rolls home to win the Travers Stakes

    West Coast is Best in Travers Stakes

    One year after champion Arrogate shipped in from California and turned the division on its ear with his win in the Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), West Coast emulated his stablemate when he registered a victory in the 1 1/4-mile test.

  • Dave Litfin - Litfin At Large

    Litfin at Large: Handicapping Spa's Saturday Stakes

    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.

  • Tapwrit will make his first start since he won the Belmont Stakes by two lengths

    Rested Tapwrit Seeks To Land Travers Knockout

    For the first time in months, Tapwrit is coming into a race rested. And if the classic winner lands another power punch in the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), it might be the hit that sends the rest of his division sprawling.

  • 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).

  • Girvin (inside) works under Robby Albarado in company with Line Judge under trainer Joe Sharp

    Girvin, Cloud Computing Work at Saratoga

    Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) winner Girvin made his final work for the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) a swift one Aug. 19 at Saratoga Race Course, where he earned the bullet for five furlongs on the day.

  • Irap is pointing toward the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    Stellar Wind, Irap Get to Work at Del Mar

    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

    Gunnevera Tunes Up for Travers Run

    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.

  • A Street Boss colt (Hip 546) consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency

    Taylor Made Colts Among Day 2 Hips to Watch

    Two yearlings from Taylor Made Sales Agency and a filly with a timely catalog page update are among the horses to watch during the Aug. 13 second session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Hip 186, an Orb colt, was the Aug. 8 session topper and co-sale topper at $1 million

    Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Ends on High Note

    They nearly blew the roof off Humphrey S. Finney sales pavilion Aug. 8 as prices soared during the second and final session of the Fasig-Tipton selected yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., pushing the overall sale to levels not seen in years.

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