Excelsior S. (G3)

Race 9 at Aqueduct on March 23, 2013

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Inner track
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:50.78
Payoffs
2   Last Gunfighter $8.30 $3.90 $2.80
4   Mordi's Miracle $3.20 $2.60
3   Isn't He Perfect $4.30
$2 Exacta (2-4) $29.20
$2 Trifecta (2-4-3) $208.50
$2 Superfecta (2-4-3-6) $1,089.00
Order of Finish
1

Last Gunfighter

First Samurai  – Saratoga Cat

4YO Colt

$90,000
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:John D. Gunther
  • O:John D. Gunther
  • Margin:2
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: First Samurai , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 291 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sir Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1993.
2

Mordi's Miracle

Lawyer Ron  – Enchanted Woods

4YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:Christopher P. DeCarlo
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Zayat Stables, LLC
  • O:Zayat Stables, LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Lawyer Ron , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 68 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Woodman , Chestnut, 1983.
  • Sale History: 2011 FTFMAR, $475,000.
3

Isn't He Perfect

Pleasantly Perfect  – Reciclada (CHI)

5YO Horse

$15,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Edward Lotruglio
  • B:Diamond A Racing Corp.
  • O:Guy American Racing Stables
  • Margin:3
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Pleasantly Perfect , Bay, 1998. Lifetime: 183 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Rictorious , Bay, 1984.
  • Sale History: 2010 OBSS2Y, $27,000.
4

Joan's Choice

Alphabet Soup  – Roaring Twenties

6YO Gelding

$7,500
  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Richard A. Violette, Jr.
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:Samuel Saccardo
5

Ruler On Ice

Roman Ruler  – Champagne Glow

5YO Gelding

$4,500
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Kelly J. Breen
  • B:Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm
  • O:Hall, George and Lori
6

Colizeo

Distorted Humor  – Colony Band

6YO Horse

$1,500
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Gustavo Rodriguez
  • B:Wertheimer & Frere
  • O:Speranza, Steven and Silver Streak Stables
7

Heart Butte

Empire Maker  – Girl of Gold

6YO Horse

$1,500
  • J:David Cohen
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Dinwiddie Farm
  • O:Claude Paul
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