Birdstone S.

Race 4 at Saratoga on August 7, 2014

  • STK
  • 1 3/4 miles
  • Dirt
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:58.13
Payoffs
5   Micromanage
2   Irsaal $4.50 $2.90
1   Slim Shadey (GB)
$2 Exacta (5-2) $12.40
$2 Trifecta (5-2-1) $39.80
$2 Superfecta (5-2-1-4) $48.60
Order of Finish
1

4YO Colt

$60,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Fiona Craig & Dermot Cantillon
  • O:Repole Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 734 yearlings sold, median $144,398.
  • Broodmare Sire: Flying Paster , Bay, 1976.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEESEP, $170,000.
2

Irsaal

More Than Ready  – Quiet Now

4YO Gelding

$20,000
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Edward P. Evans
  • O:Shadwell Stable
  • Margin:15½
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Lifetime: 1461 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEESEP, $325,000.
3

Slim Shadey (GB)

Val Royal (FR)  – Vino Veritas

6YO Gelding

$10,000
  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:David Jacobson
  • B:P. M. Cunningham
  • O:David Jacobson
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Val Royal (FR) , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Lifetime: 104 yearlings sold, median $20,348.
  • Broodmare Sire: Chief's Crown , Bay, 1982.
  • Sale History: 2009 W522 , $1,747.
4

Don Dulce

Maria's Mon  – Sweet Eloise

6YO Gelding

$5,000
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Jason Servis
  • B:Pin Oak Stud, LLC
  • O:Barry K. Schwartz
5

Seton Hall

Lion Heart  – New Jersey

7YO Gelding

$3,000
  • J:Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.
  • T:Ian R. Wilkes
  • B:Aleyrion Bloodstock Ltd.
  • O:Windridge Farms Inc and Donahoe, Donald
6

More Hundred Acre

Pulpit  – Exploding Star

4YO Gelding

$2,000
  • J:Angel S. Arroyo
  • T:Jena M. Antonucci
  • B:Claiborne Farm
  • O:NLG Racing Stable
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