John Battaglia Memorial S.

Race 10 at Turfway Park on March 1, 2014

  • STK
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:47.21
Payoffs
2   Solitary Ranger $21.60 $8.40 $6.60
1   Poker Player $3.40 $2.80
11   Harry's Holiday
$2 Exacta (2-1) $78.40
$2 Trifecta (2-1-11) $579.60
$2 Superfecta (2-1-11-5) $3,122.40
Order of Finish
1

Solitary Ranger

U S Ranger  – Galileo's Star

3YO Colt

$59,520
  • J:Florent Geroux
  • T:Wayne M. Catalano
  • B:Richard Forbush & U S Ranger Syndicate
  • O:Susan Moulton
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: U S Ranger , Bay, 2004. Lifetime: 163 yearlings sold, median $8,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Lil E. Tee , Bay, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2012 OBSAUG, $28,000.
2

Poker Player

Harlan's Holiday  – Revel in the Win

3YO Colt

$19,200
  • J:Channing Hill
  • T:Wayne M. Catalano
  • B:Nicholas M. Lotz, Rosemary K. Lotz & Harlan's Holiday Syndicate
  • O:West, Gary and Mary
  • Margin:5
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 594 yearlings sold, median $72,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Red Bullet , Chestnut, 1997.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEENOV, $120,000.
3

Harry's Holiday

Harlan's Holiday  – Daisy Mason

3YO Colt

$9,600
  • J:Rodney A. Prescott
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Brereton C. Jones and B. Ned Jones
  • O:Skychai Racing LLC, Raymond, Terry and Wagner, Jana
  • Margin:8
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 594 yearlings sold, median $72,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Orientate , Dark Bay or Brown, 1998.
  • Sale History: 2012 KEESEP, $50,000.
4

3YO Gelding

$4,800
  • J:Ramon A. Vazquez
  • T:Kellyn Gorder
  • B:Paradise Productions, LLC
  • O:WinStar Farm LLC
5

Laddie Boy

War Pass  – Lil's Lassie

3YO Colt

$2,880
  • J:Jesus Lopez Castanon
  • T:Chuck Peery
  • B:Frederick J. McEwan
  • O:Kevin Jacobsen
6

Canzoni

Unbridled's Song  – Return to Paradise

3YO Colt

$1,000
  • J:Albin Jimenez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Pollock Farms & Unbridled's Song Syndicate
  • O:Alto Racing, LLC
7

Empower

Distorted Humor  – Magnificience

3YO Colt

$1,000
  • J:Jeremy Rose
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Darley
  • O:Darley Stable
8

3YO Colt

$1,000
  • J:Dylan Davis
  • T:Michael J. Maker
  • B:Lawrence Goichman
  • O:Conway, F. Thomas and Maker, Michael J.
9

3YO Gelding

$1,000
  • J:Ben Creed
  • T:Claudie Marshall Godsey
  • B:Papandrea & Barry LLC
  • O:Allied Racing Stable, LLC
SCR
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Harry's Holiday on the track at Churchill Downs ahead of the 2014 Kentucky Derby

    Harry's Holiday to Indiana for 2018

    Justice Farms' grade 3 placed stallion Harry's Holiday will move to Dr. Amy Youngblood's Southern Indiana Equine for the 2018 season to participate in the Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program. 

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    Surgical Strike Sweeps By, Takes Battaglia

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  • Whatawonderflworld (left) wins OBS Championship

    Whatawonderflworld Entered in Spiral Prep

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  • The Great War

    The Great War No Longer Pursuing Derby

    The Great War, who was last of 10 in the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway Park Feb. 28 after bleeding during the race, is no longer a candidate for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Royal Son cruises to victory in the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway Park.

    Royal Son Easily Captures Battaglia Memorial

    WinStar Farm's homebred Royal Son found a change of scenery and equipment to his liking as evidenced by a strong front-end victory in the $125,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Feb. 28 at Turfway Park.

  • The Great War

    The Great War Back for More in Battaglia

    The Great War, a blowout winner of the 96ROCK Stakes in his 2015 debut, will take the next step at Turfway Park when he faces 10 other 3-year-olds in the $125,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Feb. 28 at the Kentucky track.

  • Long On Value rolls to victory in the Mystic Lake Derby.

    Long On Value Captures Mystic Lake Derby

    Wachtel Stable and George Kerr's Long On Value, who won the first three starts of his career at 2, finally returned to the winner's circle in the $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby for 3-year-olds at Canterbury Park Sept. 13.

  • Long On Value is the 4-1 morning line favorite in the Mystic Lake Derby.

    Long On Value Choice in Mystic Lake Derby

    The richest race of the 68-day Canterbury Park season, the $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby, features a field of 12 3-year-olds Sept. 13 including 4-1 morning line favorite Long On Value, trained by Bill Mott.

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  • Global View

    Global View Tops Penn Mile Nominations

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  • Afortable makes his stakes debut in the Arlington Classic Stakes.

    Arlington Classic Stakes Debut for Afortable

    After rallying to an upset victory in a tough allowance race one month ago at Keeneland, Afortable will return to Arlington Park for his stakes debut May 24 in the Arlington Classic Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Harry's Holiday breezed five furlongs at Churchill Downs on April 26, 2014.  <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-dsFTdPp">Order This Photo</a>

    Vicar's in Trouble, Harry's Holiday Breeze

    On Saturday, April 26, trainer Mike Maker wrapped up serious work for two of his three Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hopefuls when Vicar's in Trouble and Harry's Holiday each breezed five furlongs at Churchill Downs.

  • Big Bazinga worked at Churchill Downs on April 26, 2014.  <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-vKMVHdx">Order This Photo</a>

    Busy Saturday for Derby, Oaks Horses

    It was a beautiful Saturday morning at Churchill Downs April 26 as a handful of hopefuls for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) went to the track.

  • Corey Lanerie

    Lanerie Lands First Kentucky Derby Mount

    Moments after Corey Lanerie learned he would ride Harry's Holiday in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) May 3 at Churchill Downs, surprisingly the first Derby mount for the veteran rider, he called his mother.

  • General a Rod went five furlongs in 1:03 2/5 April 23.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-2n3547T">Order This Photo</a>

    Slow Five-Furlong Move for General a Rod

    In preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), grade I-placed General a Rod completed a leisurely five-furlong breeze in 1:03 2/5 on April 23 at Churchill Downs.

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