Whitney S. (G1)

Race 9 at Saratoga on August 5, 2017

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • $1,200,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:47.71
6   Gun Runner $3.20 $2.30 $2.10
5   Keen Ice $3.20 $2.50
2   Breaking Lucky $3.50
$2 Exacta (6-5) $9.50
$2 Trifecta (6-5-2) $32.80
$2 Superfecta (6-5-2-1) $61.50
Order of Finish

Gun Runner

Candy Ride (ARG)  – Quiet Giant

4YO Colt

  • J:Florent Geroux
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Besilu Stables, LLC
  • O:Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Candy Ride (ARG) , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 491 yearlings sold, median $59,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.

Keen Ice

Curlin  – Medomak

Keeneland Sales Graduate

5YO Horse

  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Glencrest Farm LLC
  • O:Donegal Racing and Calumet Farm
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Curlin , Chestnut, 2004. Lifetime: 262 yearlings sold, median $80,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994.
  • Sale History: 2012 KEENOV, $48,000; 2013 KEESEP, $120,000.

Breaking Lucky

Lookin At Lucky  – Shooting Party

Keeneland Sales Graduate

5YO Horse

  • J:Luis Contreras
  • T:Reade Baker
  • B:Christine Hayden
  • O:Gunpowder Farms LLC, West Point Thoroughbreds et al.
  • Margin:7
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Lookin At Lucky , Bay, 2007. Lifetime: 201 yearlings sold, median $36,769.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sky Classic , Chestnut, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2012 KEENOV, $100,000.

War Story

Northern Afleet  – Belle Watling

Keeneland Sales Graduate

5YO Gelding

  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Jorge Navarro
  • B:Jack Swain III
  • O:Loooch Racing Stables, Inc., Ellis, Glenn K. and Imaginary Stables

Discreet Lover

Repent  – Discreet Chat

4YO Colt

  • J:Manuel Franco
  • T:Uriah St. Lewis
  • B:Woodford Thoroughbreds, LLC.
  • O:Uriah St. Lewis

Tu Brutus (CHI)

Scat Daddy  – Bresca (CHI)

5YO Horse

  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Gary C. Contessa
  • B:Haras Paso Nevado
  • O:Winning Move Stable, Green, Saltor Thoroughbred Stables, Pines Stables et al.

Cautious Giant

Giant's Causeway  – Dangerous Diva

Keeneland Sales Graduate

6YO Gelding

  • J:Paco Lopez
  • T:Anthony T. Quartarolo
  • B:Grousemont Farm
  • O:Loooch Racing Stables, Inc. and Imaginary Stables
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • NTRA Logo

    Arrogate Goes Into Pacific Classic Atop NTRA Poll

    Week 29 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages shows little to no changes in either direction after results were released Aug. 14. 

  • Gun Runner gets a bath at Saratoga Race Course

    Gun Runner Returns to Work Tab

    Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's Gun Runner returned to the work tab Aug. 14 after his score in the Whitney Stakes (G1) and is on target for the Woodward Stakes Sept. 2.

  • Whitney Stakes (G1) winner Gun Runner ranks second in this week's NTRA Poll.

    NTRA Poll Voters Stick With Arrogate

    Gun Runner's victory in the Whitney Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 5 didn't sway the minds of the NTRA voters with keeping the 2016 Longines World's Best Race Horse Arrogate on top in Week 28 of the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. 

  • ABR: Gun Runner Rules on Whitney Day

    ABR: Gun Runner Rules on Whitney Day

    Horse racing at its best was on display on Whitney Stakes Day at Saratoga. Gun Runner delivered a superstar performance in the Whitney while revelers made memories on another fantastic day at the Spa.

  • Keen Ice goes to his nose at the start of the Whitney as the field heads out of the gate Aug. 5

    Woodward 'Strong Possibility' for Gun Runner

    Gun Runner was in fine fettle Aug. 6, following his 5 1/4-length domination in the $1.2 million Whitney Stakes (G1)—a performance made all the more memorable by a wayward horseshoe that made its way into the chestnut colt's tail.

  • Gun Runner takes the Whitney with style

    Gun Runner Cruises in Whitney

    Cruising for home on his lonesome under a confident ride from Florent Geroux, the 3-5 Steve Asmussen-trained favorite continued to draw away en route to a 5 1/4-length win over Keen Ice.

  • Gun Runner leads by seven lengths at the wire in the Stephen Foster Handicap

    All Eyes on Gun Runner in Whitney Stakes

    With rain in the forecast and a rabbit entered to try and disrupt his rhythm, Gun Runner will no doubt elevate himself should the 4-5 morning-line favorite run to form in the Aug. 5 Whitney Stakes (G1) over 1 1/8 miles.

  • Arrogate Unanimous Top Choice in NTRA Poll

    The top ranked horses of all ages shows little change in week 22 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll,  which results were released today.

  • Gun Runner wins the Stephen Foster Handicap by seven lengths

    Gun Runner Powers to Easy Stephen Foster Win

    In his first start since finishing second in the March 25 Dubai World Cup (G1), Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's Gun Runner drew off in the stretch for an easy victory in the Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) June 17 at Churchill Downs.

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