Churchill Downs S. (G2)

Race 5 at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2008

  • Grade II
  • Seven Furlongs
  • Dirt
  • $250,000
  • 4 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:21.53
Order of Finish
1

Elite Squadron

Officer  – Sweet Mama

4YO

$169,595
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:James E. Baker
  • B:Matt Herbener
  • O:Tom R. Walters
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Officer , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 315 yearlings sold, median $28,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: High Brite , Bay, 1984.
2

Noonmark

Unbridled's Song  – In the Storm

5YO

$54,708
  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:John D. Murphy Sr.
  • O:George Bolton, Joan Corrigan and Antony Beck
  • Margin:head
  • Sire: Unbridled's Song , Gray or Roan, 1993. Lifetime: 810 yearlings sold, median $200,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
  • Sale History: 2004 FTKJUL, $275,000; 2005 KEEAPR, $1,150,000.
3

Hewitts

Concerto  – Romance Me

4YO

$27,354
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Robert B. Hess, Jr.
  • B:Dianne D. Cotter
  • O:Harold F. Greene
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Concerto , Chestnut, 1994. Lifetime: 78 yearlings sold, median $7,750.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cozzene , Gray, 1980.
  • Sale History: 2006 OBSAPR, $225,000.
4

Island Warrior

Cherokee Run  – Sanibel Island

5YO

$13,677
  • J:Jamie Theriot
  • T:Cody Autrey
  • B:Overbrook Farm
  • O:Cody Autrey
5

4YO

$8,206
  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:Robert J. Frankel
  • B:Juddmonte Farms Inc
  • O:Juddmonte Farms (Khalid Abdullah)
6

Junior College

Ide  – Smithie

6YO

$2,820
  • J:Jesus Lopez Castanon
  • T:Anthony L. Reinstedler
  • B:Mjaka I Stable
  • O:Mjaka Stables (Elizabeth S. Lavin)
7

Carnacks Choice

Carson City  – Ellesmere

4YO

$2,820
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Gregory D. Foley
  • B:Eugene Melnyk
  • O:Sassafras Racing I, LLC (Larry Richardson)
8

Spotsgone

Bright Launch  – Double's Lass

5YO

$2,820
  • J:Joe M. Johnson
  • T:William H. Fires
  • B:Hurstland Farm
  • O:Robert Yagos
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