Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1)

Race 11 at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2009

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • Dirt
  • $2,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:02.66
Payoffs
8   Mine That Bird $103.20 $54.00 $25.80
16   Pioneerof the Nile $8.40 $6.40
2   Musket Man $12.00
$2 Exacta (8-16) $2,074.80
$2 Trifecta (8-16-2) $41,500.60
$2 Superfecta (8-16-2-7) $557,006.40
Order of Finish
1

Mine That Bird

Birdstone  – Mining My Own

3YO

$1,417,200
  • J:Calvin H. Borel
  • T:Bennie L. Woolley, Jr.
  • B:Lamantia, Blackburn & Needham/Betz Thoroughbreds
  • O:Double Eagle Ranch (Mark Allen) and Buena Suerte Equine (Leonard P. Blach)
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Birdstone , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 229 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTKFYR, $9,500.
2

Pioneerof the Nile

Empire Maker  – Star of Goshen

3YO

$400,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Zayat Stables, LLC
  • O:Zayat Stables, LLC (Ahmed Zayat)
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Empire Maker , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Lifetime: 235 yearlings sold, median $165,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Lord At War (ARG) , Chestnut, 1980.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $290,000.
3

Musket Man

Yonaguska  – Fortuesque

3YO

$200,000
  • J:Eibar Coa
  • T:Derek S. Ryan
  • B:Jim E. Nelson & Sergio De Sousa
  • O:Eric Fein and Vic Carlson
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A
  • 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.
4

Papa Clem

Smart Strike  – Miss Houdini

3YO

$100,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Gary Stute
  • B:Bo Hirsch
  • O:Bo Hirsch
5

3YO

$60,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:Sid Craig & Jenny Craig
  • O:Craig Family Trust (Jenny Craig)
6

Summer Bird

Birdstone  – Hong Kong Squall

3YO

  • J:Chris R. Rosier
  • T:Tim A. Ice
  • B:Dr. K. K. Jayaraman & Dr. V. Devi Jayaraman
  • O:Kalarikkal K. and Vilasini D. Jayaraman
7

Join in the Dance

Sky Mesa  – Dance Darling

3YO

  • J:Christopher P. DeCarlo
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:The Answer LLC
  • O:Jake Ballis, Rashard Lewis, Reagan Swinbank, Reed Ballis and William Swinbank
8

Regal Ransom

Distorted Humor  – Kelli's Ransom

3YO

  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:Diamond A Racing Corp.
  • O:Godolphin Racing, LLC (Mohammed al Maktoum, et al.)
9

West Side Bernie

Bernstein  – Time Honored

3YO

  • J:Stewart Elliott
  • T:Kelly J. Breen
  • B:Polo Green Stable & Andrew Savas
  • O:Lori and George Hall
10

General Quarters

Sky Mesa  – Ecology

3YO

  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Thomas R. McCarthy
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. R. David Randal
  • O:Thomas R. McCarthy
11

Dunkirk

Unbridled's Song  – Secret Status

3YO

  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:W. S. Farish, James Elkins & W. T. Webber Jr.
  • O:Mrs. John Magnier, Michael B. Tabor and Derrick Smith
12

Hold Me Back

Giant's Causeway  – Restraint

3YO

  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Haras Santa Maria de Araras S.A. & WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:WinStar Farm, LLC (Bill Casner, et al.)
13

Advice

Chapel Royal  – Word o' Wisdom

3YO

  • J:Rene R. Douglas
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Samuel H. Rogers Jr.
  • O:WinStar Farm, LLC (Bill Casner, et al.)
14

3YO

  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:David Smith & Steven Sinatra
  • O:Godolphin Racing, LLC (Mohammed al Maktoum, et al.)
15

Mr. Hot Stuff

Tiznow  – Sweet Damsel

3YO

  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Eoin G. Harty
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:WinStar Farm, LLC (Bill Casner, et al.)
16

Atomic Rain

Smart Strike  – Paradise Pond

3YO

  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Kelly J. Breen
  • B:William L. S. Landes III, Laura Landes & Sarah Landes
  • O:Lori and George Hall
17

Nowhere to Hide

Vindication  – Stirring

3YO

  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Robert Raphaelson
  • O:My Meadowview Farm (Leonard Riggio)
18

Friesan Fire

A.P. Indy  – Bollinger (AUS)

3YO

  • J:Gabriel Saez
  • T:J. Larry Jones
  • B:Grapestock LLC
  • O:Vinery Stables, LLC (Tom Ludt) and Fox Hill Farms, Inc. (Richard C. Porter)
19

Flying Private

Fusaichi Pegasus  – Beautiful Treasure

3YO

  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:D. Wayne Lukas
  • B:John Mulholland & Martha Jane Mulholland
  • O:Robert C. Baker and William L. Mack
SCR
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Date Race Position / Horse
Spectacular Bid S.
  • GP
  • $100,000
  • 6 furlongs
Rebel S.
  • OP
  • $300,000
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
Tampa Bay Derby
  • TAM
  • $300,000
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
San Felipe S.
  • SA
  • $200,000
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
Lane's End S.
  • TP
  • $500,000
  • One And One Eighth Miles
Rushaway S.
  • TP
  • $100,000
  • One And One Sixteenth Miles
Florida Derby
  • GP
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Swale S.
  • GP
  • $150,000
  • 7 furlongs
Illinois Derby
  • HAW
  • $500,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Wood Memorial S.
  • AQU
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Santa Anita Derby
  • SA
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Toyota Blue Grass S.
  • KEE
  • $750,000
  • 1 1/8 miles
Arkansas Derby
  • OP
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/8 miles

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