Cigar Mile H. (G1)

Race 8 at Aqueduct on November 26, 2011

  • Grade I
  • 1 mile
  • Dirt
  • $250,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:33.89
Payoffs
5   To Honor and Serve $4.10 $3.00 $2.10
4   Hymn Book $7.60 $3.20
1   Calibrachoa $2.10
$2 Exacta (5-4) $27.60
$2 Trifecta (5-4-1) $71.50
Order of Finish
1

3YO Colt

$150,000
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Twin Creeks Farm, Larry Byer & Rancho San MIguel
  • O:Live Oak Plantation
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Bernardini , Bay, 2003. Lifetime: 620 yearlings sold, median $103,245.
  • Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister , Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEENOV, $250,000; 2009 KEESEP, $575,000.
2

Hymn Book

Arch  – Vespers

5YO Gelding

$50,000
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Claude R. McGaughey III
  • B:Stuart S. Janney, III LLC
  • O:Stuart S. Janney, III
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Arch , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Lifetime: 558 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Known Fact , Dark Bay or Brown, 1977.
3

Calibrachoa

Southern Image  – Fort Lauderdale

4YO Colt

$25,000
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:N. B. Hunt
  • O:Repole Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Southern Image , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Lifetime: 154 yearlings sold, median $8,106.
  • Broodmare Sire: Montbrook , Dark Bay or Brown, 1990.
4

Haynesfield

Speightstown  – Nothing Special

5YO Horse

$12,500
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Barry Weisbord & Margaret Santulli
  • O:Turtle Bird Stable
5

6YO Horse

$7,500
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Richard Rowan
  • O:Repole Stable
6

Sangaree

Awesome Again  – Mari's Sheba

6YO Horse

$5,000
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:Stonerside Stable
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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