John Battaglia Memorial S.

Race 10 at Turfway Park on March 3, 2012

  • STK
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $75,000
  • 3 yo
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:46.55
Payoffs
4   State of Play $6.00 $4.20 $4.00
2   Ill Conceived $5.60 $7.40
1   Dynamical $5.40
$2 Exacta (4-2) $36.00
$2 Trifecta (4-2-1) $137.40
$2 Superfecta (4-2-1-6) $186.20
Order of Finish
1

State of Play

War Front  – Valeta

3YO Colt

$46,500
  • J:Victor Lebron
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:Stone Farm & Dell Hancock
  • O:Team Valor International
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: War Front , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 268 yearlings sold, median $215,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Procida , Dark Bay or Brown, 1981.
  • Sale History: 2010 KEESEP, $13,000.
2

3YO Colt

$15,000
  • J:Stewart Elliott
  • T:John C. Servis
  • B:S.M.D., Ltd.
  • O:S. M. D., Ltd.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Spanish Steps , Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 69 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sir Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1993.
3

Dynamical

Hard Spun  – Favorite Feather

3YO Colt

$7,500
  • J:Luis J. Martinez, Jr.
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Hermitage Farm LLC
  • O:John C. Oxley
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Hard Spun , Bay, 2004. Lifetime: 527 yearlings sold, median $52,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Capote , Dark Bay or Brown, 1984.
  • Sale History: 2010 KEESEP, $150,000.
4

Mr. Prankster

It's No Joke  – Cremedelacramer

3YO Colt

$3,750
  • J:John McKee
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Colby Fields LLC, Greg Scherr & Valorie Scherr
  • O:Conway, F. Thomas and Maker, Michael J.
5

Posey Rose

Purim  – Countus Affair

3YO Colt

$2,250
  • J:Marcelino Pedroza
  • T:Vernon D. Coyle
  • B:Charles G. Middleton III
  • O:T. L. Wise
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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