Remsen S. (G2)

Race 9 at Aqueduct on December 2, 2017

  • Grade II
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $250,000
  • 2 yo
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:52.50
5   Catholic Boy $10.20 $5.00 $3.70
3   Avery Island $3.70 $3.10
8   Vouch $6.00
$2 Exacta (5-3) $41.00
$2 Trifecta (5-3-8) $294.48
$2 Superfecta (5-3-8-7) $996.00
Order of Finish

Catholic Boy

More Than Ready  – Song of Bernadette

2YO Colt

  • J:Manuel Franco
  • T:Jonathan Thomas
  • B:Fred W. Hertrich III & John D. Fielding
  • O:Robert V. LaPenta
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Lifetime: 1509 yearlings sold, median $90,420.
  • Broodmare Sire: Bernardini , Bay, 2003.
  • Sale History: 2016 KEEJAN, $170,000.

Avery Island

Street Sense  – Kinda Spicy

2YO Colt

  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Godolphin
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Street Sense , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Lifetime: 448 yearlings sold, median $70,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.


Yes It's True  – Justmeandmyshadow

Keeneland Sales Graduate

2YO Colt

  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Arnaud Delacour
  • B:Fedai Kahraman
  • O:Lael Stables and Three Chimneys Farm
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Yes It's True , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 597 yearlings sold, median $45,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEENOV, $230,000.


Tapit  – Firdaws

2YO Colt

  • J:Jose L. Ortiz
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Shadwell Farm, LLC
  • O:Shadwell Stables

Tap Rap Strike

Tapit  – Cherokee Queen

2YO Colt

  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:John C. Servis
  • B:Doug Branham & Felicia Branham
  • O:Cash is King LLC and Green, Leonard C.


Tapit  – Storm Dixie

Keeneland Sales Graduate

2YO Colt

  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Barronstown Stud
  • O:China Horse Club International Ltd.

Millionaire Runner

Warrior's Reward  – Petite Charme

Keeneland Sales Graduate

2YO Colt

  • J:Oscar Ulloa
  • T:Jaime Mejia
  • B:Brandywine Farm (Jim & Pam Robinson)
  • O:Jaime Mejia

Triple Dog Dare

Paynter  – Ellie Boo

2YO Colt

  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Rudy R. Rodriguez
  • B:Southern Equine Stables, LLC
  • O:e Five Racing Thoroughbreds

V. I. P. Code

City Zip  – Oro Blanco

2YO Colt

  • J:Carlos Quinones
  • T:Phil Schoenthal
  • B:Everest Stables Inc.
  • O:Jeffrey L. Nielsen


Creative Cause  – Rafaelini

2YO Colt

  • J:Luis Saez
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:Calumet Farm
  • O:Calumet Farm
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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