Turf Paradise Derby

Race 8 at Turf Paradise on February 20, 2010

  • STK
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • Dirt
  • $50,000
  • 3 yo
  • 4:25 PM
  • 1:45.97
Order of Finish

Dixie Commander

Dixie Union  – Gin Running


  • J:Wilson Omar Dieguez
  • T:Steven Miyadi
  • B:Diamond A Racing Corp.
  • O:Blue Gate Corporation and Steve Miyadi
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Dixie Union , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Lifetime: 451 yearlings sold, median $85,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Go for Gin , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2008 FTKJUL, $90,000; 2009 OBSFEB, $140,000.


  • J:Martin Garcia
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:John H. Mulholland & Laura L. Mulholland
  • O:Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram and Paul Weitman
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Indian Charlie , Bay, 1995. Lifetime: 548 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Touch Gold , Bay, 1994.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEESEP, $400,000.


Rocky Bar  – Glassford Hill


  • J:Ry Eikleberry
  • T:Kevin Lewis
  • B:Dennis E. Weir
  • O:Dennis E. Weir
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Rocky Bar , Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Lifetime: 26 yearlings sold, median $8,250.
  • Broodmare Sire: Benton Creek , Bay, 1993.

Majestic Afleet

Northern Afleet  – Write Lite


  • J:Paul Atkinson
  • T:Robert Troeger
  • B:Tony Cissell & Northern Afleet Syndicate
  • O:Steve Burnett, CRT Stables LLC, John Terrana and Terry Burnett

Cheatin a Little

Calkins Road  – Our Blue Ribbon


  • J:Glenn W. Corbett
  • T:Sarina Obergfell
  • B:Superstition Ranch
  • O:Superstition Ranch

Raton Pass

Sky Mesa  – C. R. Ballerina


  • J:Juan G. Rivera
  • T:Joseph E. Johnson
  • B:Joe Turner
  • O:Joe Johnson and John Pendergast

Cause I'm Irish

Cause Ur Mine  – Irish Elms


  • J:Vicky Baze
  • T:Don Roberson
  • B:Wallace Pat Cagle & Brenda Kiser
  • O:Wallace Pat Cagle, Brenda Kiser and Richard Dickson


Benton Creek  – Fountain Hills


  • J:Daniel P. Vergara
  • T:Kevin Lewis
  • B:Dennis E. Weir
  • O:Dennis E. Weir

Tommy and Buster

Maria's Mon  – Unbridled Femme


  • J:Stephan Heiler
  • T:Robertino Diodoro
  • B:Duzee Stable
  • O:Randy Howg and Bob Butz
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