Chris Thomas Turf Classic S.

Race 7 at Tampa Bay Downs on May 2, 2009

  • Grade
  • About 1 1/8 miles
  • Turf
  • $75,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:46.68
Order of Finish
1

Dinner in Odem

Quaker Ridge  – North by Northeast

5YO

$42,500
  • J:Phil Teator
  • T:Peter Wasiluk, Jr.
  • B:T. H. Heard Jr.
  • O:Sharyn and Peter Wasiluk, Jr.
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Quaker Ridge , Chestnut, 1996. Lifetime: 39 yearlings sold, median $4,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Far North , Bay, 1973.
  • Sale History: 2006 OBSAPR, $7,000.
2

Sir Dave

Untuttable  – Queen Kaboom

4YO

$18,500
  • J:James Lopez
  • T:Kathleen O'Connell
  • B:Gilbert G. Campbell
  • O:Gilbert G. Campbell
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Untuttable , Chestnut, 1996. Lifetime: 45 yearlings sold, median $10,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sword Dance (IRE) , Bay, 1984.
3

Sporting Art

Doneraile Court  – Playful Run

4YO

$5,000
  • J:Daniel Centeno
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Frank Penn & John R. Penn
  • O:Sarah and Jon Kelly
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Doneraile Court , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Lifetime: 222 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Run Softly , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2007 TATGNS, $93,933; 2005 KEENOV, $17,000; 2006 OBSAUG, $20,000; 2007 TA07 , $474,243.
4

Victory Alleged

Victory Gallop  – Buck's Lady

8YO

$2,500
  • J:Ronald Dale Allen, Jr.
  • T:Dennis J. Manning
  • B:David E. Hager, II
  • O:Mac Fehsenfeld
5

Marquet Cat

Cat Thief  – To Marquet

4YO

$5,500
  • J:Federico Mata
  • T:Tony Wilson
  • B:Patricia Generazio
  • O:Patricia A. Generazio
6

Special Tiger

Tiger Ridge  – Light the River

4YO

$1,000
  • J:Huber Villa-Gomez
  • T:Gerald S. Bennett
  • B:Harold Queen
  • O:Susan Gannon and Jack Wall
7

Rare Ransom

Red Ransom  – Dream Wish

5YO

  • J:Octavio Bernal
  • T:Grover Cleveland Wheeler, Jr.
  • B:Kinsman Farm
  • O:Sharyl Knibbs
8

Jaunty Gale

Tiger Ridge  – Aphrodissia (FR)

5YO

  • J:Phil Teator
  • T:Peter Wasiluk, Jr.
  • B:Tony Bowling & Dawn Bowling
  • O:Raymond Dougherty and Peter Wasiluk Jr.
9

Fierce Wind

Dixie Union  – Post Parade

4YO

  • J:Dale V. Beckner
  • T:William Phipps
  • B:W. S. Farish, Hilbert Thoroughbreds, Inc. & Menard Thoroughbreds, Inc.
  • O:Minor Stables
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