Forego S. (G1)

Race 10 at Saratoga on August 30, 2014

  • Grade I
  • 7 furlongs
  • Dirt
  • $500,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:21.95
Order of Finish
1

Palace

City Zip  – Receivership

5YO Horse

$300,000
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Linda Rice
  • B:The Peter J. Callahan Revocable Trust Dated 2/28/02
  • O:Antonino Miuccio
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: City Zip , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 488 yearlings sold, median $40,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: End Sweep , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2011 OBSMAR, $160,000.
2

Big Business

Eddington  – Spanish Guitar

6YO Gelding

$100,000
  • J:Junior Alvarado
  • T:David Jacobson
  • B:Henthorn Racing, Inc.
  • O:Gary Barber
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Eddington , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 206 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Birdonthewire , Bay, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2009 FTNYYR, $45,000; 2010 OBSMAR, $27,000; 2010 FTM2YO, $115,000.
3

Vyjack

Into Mischief  – Life Happened

4YO Gelding

$50,000
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Rudy R. Rodriguez
  • B:Machmer Hall
  • O:Pick Six Racing (David Wilkenfeld)
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Into Mischief , Bay, 2005. Lifetime: 364 yearlings sold, median $68,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Stravinsky , Bay, 1996.
  • Sale History: 2011 FTKJUL, $45,000; 2012 FTMMAY, $100,000.
4

Capo Bastone

Street Boss  – Fight to Love

4YO Colt

$25,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Hargus Sexton, Sandra Sexton, Tom Bozarth & Silver Fern Farm, LLC
  • O:Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners
5

Sensational Slam

Grand Slam  – Roman Romance

6YO Horse

$15,000
  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Patrick J. Quick
  • B:Hill 'N' Dale Farms
  • O:Paradise Farms Corp.
6

Weekend Hideaway

Speightstown  – Apocalyptical

4YO Colt

$2,500
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Philip M. Serpe
  • B:Flying Zee Stables
  • O:Red and Black Stable
7

Zee Bros

Brother Derek  – Nyanza

4YO Colt

$2,500
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Seth Benzel
  • B:Eico Stable
  • O:Zayat Stables, LLC
8

4YO Colt

$2,500
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Brian A. Lynch
  • B:Claiborne Farm
  • O:Up Hill Stable
9

Confrontation

War Pass  – Successfully Sweet

4YO Gelding

$2,500
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Barclay Tagg
  • B:W. S. Farish
  • O:Dattner, Eric and Astarita, Harry
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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