Saratoga Special S. (G2)

Race 9 at Saratoga on August 14, 2016

  • Grade II
  • 6 1/2 furlongs
  • $200,000
  • 2 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:17.00
Payoffs
4   Gunnevera $20.40 $8.20 $10.20
3   Tip Tap Tapizar $8.50 $11.00
2   Sonic Mule $5.40
$2 Exacta (4-3) $153.50
$2 Trifecta (4-3-2) $377.00
$2 Superfecta (4-3-2-5) $316.50
Order of Finish
1

Gunnevera

Dialed In  – Unbridled Rage

Keeneland Sales Graduate

2YO Colt

$120,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Antonio Sano
  • B:Brandywine Farm & Stephen Upchurch
  • O:Peacock Racing Stables, LLC
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Dialed In , Dark Bay or Brown, 2008. Lifetime: 102 yearlings sold, median $26,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Unbridled , Bay, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $16,000.
2

Tip Tap Tapizar

Tapizar  – Counterpoise

Keeneland Sales Graduate

2YO Colt

$40,000
  • J:Ricardo Santana, Jr.
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Summer Hill Farm LLC
  • O:Whispering Oaks Farm LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Tapizar , Bay, 2008. Lifetime: 113 yearlings sold, median $50,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $175,000.
3

Sonic Mule

Distorted Humor  – Globe Trot

Keeneland Sales Graduate

2YO Colt

$20,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:Calumet Farm
  • Margin:15¾
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993. Lifetime: 602 yearlings sold, median $170,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $175,000.
4 Keeneland Sales Graduate

2YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Horacio DePaz
  • B:Claiborne Farm
  • O:Sagamore Farm
5

Get Lit N Get Wild

Wildcat Heir  – Moonlit Star

2YO Gelding

$6,000
  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Kevin Rice
  • B:David Char
  • O:Kevin Rice
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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