Excelsior S. (G3)

Race 8 at Aqueduct on April 3, 2010

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $200,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 4:40 PM
  • 1:51.43
Payoffs
4   Goldsville $5.10 $2.70 $2.20
3   Nite Light $2.40 $2.10
1   Seniors Pride $3.00
$2 Exacta (4-3) $11.60
$2 Trifecta (4-3-1) $27.20
Order of Finish
1

Goldsville

Successful Appeal  – House d'Or

5YO

$120,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Michael E. Hushion
  • B:Fred Pace
  • O:Ferrell, Marc, C.
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Successful Appeal , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Lifetime: 365 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Housebuster , Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTF2YO, $450,000; 2006 FTKJUL, $175,000; 2005 FTKNOV, $140,000; 2008 KEENOV, $215,000.
2

Nite Light

Thunder Gulch  – Lite Light

6YO

$40,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Foxfield
  • O:Evans, Edward, P.
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Thunder Gulch , Chestnut, 1992. Lifetime: 487 yearlings sold, median $40,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Majestic Light , Bay, 1973.
  • Sale History: 2004 KEENOV, $190,000; 2010 KEENOV, $20,000.
3

Seniors Pride

Sweetsouthernsaint  – Aleutian Gold

4YO

$15,000
  • J:Channing Hill
  • T:Michael Tannuzzo
  • B:Joseph H. Pierce Jr. & Anthony Bardaro
  • O:Pecoraro, Jill
4

More Than a Reason

More Than Ready  – Sab's Reason

5YO

$10,000
  • J:David Cohen
  • T:Randi Persaud
  • B:Ron Kirby & Tom Kirby
  • O:C.P. Racing Stables, Persaud, Randi
5

Stargleam

Aldebaran  – Dance of Sunshine

4YO

$6,000
  • J:A. R. Napravnik
  • T:William Badgett, Jr.
  • B:John Phillips & Pam Gartin
  • O:Mario Kot Racing
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Wicked Strong
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    Wicked Strong Heads Excelsior Stakes

    Wicked Strong, winner of last year's TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial (gr. I) and Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II), tries to get back on a winning track April 25 as he takes on seven opponents in the $200,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III).

  • Marilyn's Guy holds off San Pablo to win the Excelsior under C. C. Lopez.

    Marilyn's Guy Hangs On to Take Excelsior

    A sharp claim a year ago, Marilyn's Guy notched his first graded stakes victory March 17 at Aqueduct when he held off a game effort by San Pablo to win by a neck in the $150,000 Excelsior (gr. III).

  • San Pablo faces graded stakes company for the first time in the Excelsior Stakes at Aqueduct.

    Excelsior Comes Up Small But Competitive

    Burning Sands Stable's San Pablo has been nearly flawless for more than a year, and now he will try to take his game to the next level in the $150,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) March 17 at Aqueduct.

  • Inherit the Gold keeps on rolling in the Excelsior Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9473386%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Inherit the Gold Dominates Excelsior Stakes

    New York-bred Inherit the Gold bagged his fifth consecutive win and scored in his graded-stakes debut when he powered home to a 6 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Excelsior Stakes (gr. III) April 2 at Aqueduct.

  • More Than a Reason outfinishes Stormy's Majesty and Arson Squad to win the Queens County.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9323289%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    More Than a Reason, 19-1, Grabs Queens County

    Sent off at 19-1 in a six-horse field, More Than a Reason came from off the pace and ran down Stormy's Majesty in the final strides to win the $100,000 Queens County (gr. III) Dec. 11 and notch his first stakes victory.

  • Rodman pulls away to an easy victory in the Queens County.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8693635%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Rodman Makes Easy Work of Queens County 'Cap

    Barry Schwartz's Rodman took advantage of an unexpectedly easy lead and was never seriously challenged while romping to a 5 3/4-length score in the $107,500 Queens County Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Dec. 12.

  • Parading takes on 9 in the Fayette Stakes at Keeneland.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8117794%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Parading Leads Closing-Day Field for Fayette

    Parading returns to the scene of his most lopsided stakes victory earlier this year when he takes on nine rivals in Keeneland's $150,000 Fayette Stakes on Oct. 31, closing day for the Lexington track's short fall meet.

  • Pilgrim winner Eskendereya<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8531973%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Countdown to the Cup: The Todd Squad

    Whatever name you want to give them, Todd's Tots, Pletcher's Pups, you can be sure you'll be hearing from Todd Pletcher's 2-year-olds in the Breeders' Cup juvenile races, and more importantly on next year's Triple Crown trail. That's when they really will shine.

  • Awesome Gem flies home in the Hawthorne Gold Cup.

    Hawthorne Gold Cup: Awesome Gem Finds Luster

    Southern California shipper Awesome Gem came from off the pace to run down Nite Light in deep stretch for a 1 1/4-length win in the $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (gr. II) at muddy Hawthorne Park Oct. 3.

  • Alcomo and Willie Martinez draw off in the Greenwood Cup at Philadelphia Park.

    Alcomo Earns BC Berth With Greenwood Cup Win

    Alcomo, a multiple stakes winner in his native Brazil, finally showed his winning U.S. form when he took over off the final turn and drew away for a 1 3/4-length score in the $200,000 Greenwood Cup July 18 at Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack.

  • Eldaafer defeated Nite Light by a nose in the Brooklyn.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8199922%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Eldaafer, Nite Light Meet Again in Greenwood

    Eldaafer and Nite Light, separated by only a nose in last month's Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II), will meet again July 18, this time with a Breeders' Cup berth on the line. The older horses will square off in the $250,000 Greenwood Cup at Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack.

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