Metropolitan H. (G1)

Race 10 at Belmont Park on May 31, 2010

  • Grade I
  • 1 mile
  • Dirt
  • $500,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 5:49 PM
  • 1:33.11
Payoffs
7   Quality Road $2.50 $2.10 $2.10
3   Musket Man $3.50 $2.90
2   Tizway $5.50
$2 Exacta (7-3) $12.20
$2 Trifecta (7-3-2) $71.00
$2 Superfecta (7-3-2-1) $356.00
Order of Finish
1

4YO

$300,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Edward P. Evans
  • O:Evans, Edward, P.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Elusive Quality , Bay, 1993. Lifetime: 939 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Strawberry Road (AUS) , Bay, 1979.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $110,000.
2

Musket Man

Yonaguska  – Fortuesque

4YO

$100,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Derek S. Ryan
  • B:Jim E. Nelson & Sergio De Sousa
  • O:Fein, Eric, Carlson, Vic
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Yonaguska , Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Lifetime: 292 yearlings sold, median $22,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect , Dark Bay or Brown, 1981.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $15,000; 2008 ESMAY , $35,000.
3

Tizway

Tiznow  – Bethany

5YO

$50,000
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:H. James Bond
  • B:Whisper Hill Farm
  • O:Clifton, Jr., William, L.
  • Margin:4
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 650 yearlings sold, median $110,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Dayjur , Dark Bay or Brown, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2006 KEESEP, $140,000.
4

Convocation

Pulpit  – Shade Dance

4YO

$25,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:James A. Jerkens
  • B:Darley
  • O:Centennial Farms
5

Le Grand Cru

Dynaformer  – Ice the Champagne

5YO

$15,000
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:H. Allen Jerkens
  • B:Earle I. Mack
  • O:Streicher, Judson, L.
6

Warrior's Reward

Medaglia d'Oro  – For All You Do

4YO

$3,334
  • J:Calvin H. Borel
  • T:Ian R. Wilkes
  • B:Jayeff B Stables
  • O:Miles, Jr., A., Stevens
7

Kensei

Mr. Greeley  – Private Feeling

4YO

$3,334
  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Gulf Coast Farms LLC
  • O:Stonestreet Stables, Gulf Coast Farms
8

5YO

$3,332
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Martin D. Wolfson
  • B:Edmund A. Gann
  • O:Algahtani, Jafar, Abdullah
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