Sunland Derby

Race 12 at Sunland Park on March 29, 2009

  • Grade
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $800,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:50.02
  Kelly Leak $6.60 $4.00 $3.40
  Mythical Power $7.20 $4.80
  Scorewithcater $5.80
$2 Exacta (8-7) $46.20
$2 Trifecta (8-7-6) $351.40
$2 Superfecta (8-7-6-9) $2,728.00
Order of Finish

Kelly Leak

Runaway Groom  – Hasty Appeal


  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Michael Machowsky
  • B:Luis De Hechavarria
  • O:Blahut Racing LLC, Dennis Avila, Dave Johnson, et al
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Runaway Groom , Gray, 1979. Lifetime: 450 yearlings sold, median $16,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: World Appeal , Chestnut, 1980.
  • Sale History: 2007 OBSSYR, $29,000; 2008 OBSMAR, $110,000.

Mythical Power

Congaree  – School for Scandal


  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Peachtree Stable
  • O:Peachtree Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Congaree , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 133 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Is It True , Bay, 1986.


Even the Score  – Runaway Cater


  • J:Michael C. Baze
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Hall's Family Trust
  • O:Robert Master
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Even the Score , Gray or Roan, 1998. Lifetime: 188 yearlings sold, median $11,750.
  • Broodmare Sire: Runaway Groom , Gray, 1979.

Mine That Bird

Birdstone  – Mining My Own


  • J:Casey T. Lambert
  • T:Bennie L. Woolley, Jr.
  • B:Lamantia, Blackburn & Needham/Betz Thoroughbreds
  • O:Double Eagle Ranch and Bueno Suerte Equine


Chapel Royal  – Word o' Wisdom


  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Samuel H. Rogers Jr.
  • O:WinStar Farm LLC, Bill Casner et al


Maria's Mon  – Mispillion


  • J:Luis Contreras
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Millennium Farms
  • O:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable

Mark S the Cooler

Johar  – Felucca


  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Dr. John A. Chandler
  • O:J. Paul Reddam


Soto  – Besmirched


  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:Darrell Vienna
  • B:Lantern Hill Farm LLC
  • O:Ernest Auerbach


Sir Cherokee  – Flaming Satan


  • J:Mark Anthony Villa
  • T:Bart G. Hone
  • B:George M. Stryker
  • O:A and R Stables LLC and Class Racing Stable

Smokin' Legend

Smoke Glacken  – Binalegend


  • J:Jorge Espitia
  • T:O. Dwain Grissom
  • B:Dapple Bloodstock
  • O:R. Lynn Alexander

Mayor Marv

Distorted Humor  – Miss Wineshine


  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Michael Pegram
  • O:Michael E. Pegram

Valid Stripes

Valid Expectations  – Eccentric Lady


  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:O. D. Jamison, Sr.
  • B:Ed Few
  • O:Donald W. Erickson
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