Bashford Manor S. (G3)

Race 7 at Churchill Downs on July 2, 2016

  • Grade III
  • 6 furlongs
  • Dirt
  • $100,000
  • 2 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:09.39
1   Classic Empire $11.40 $3.80 $2.80
9   Recruiting Ready $2.40 $2.10
3   Tip Tap Tapizar $2.80
$2 Exacta (1-9) $31.40
$2 Trifecta (1-9-3) $79.20
$2 Superfecta (1-9-3-2) $1,228.20
Order of Finish

Classic Empire

Pioneerof the Nile  – Sambuca Classica

2YO Colt

  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Steven Nicholson & Brandi Nicholson
  • O:John C. Oxley
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Pioneerof the Nile , Dark Bay or Brown, 2006. Lifetime: 294 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cat Thief , Chestnut, 1996.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $475,000.

2YO Colt

  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:Horacio DePaz
  • B:Claiborne Farm
  • O:Sagamore Farm
  • Margin:9
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Algorithms , Bay, 2009. Lifetime: 98 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Strong Hope , Bay, 2000.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $110,000; 2016 FTFMAR, $240,000.

Tip Tap Tapizar

Tapizar  – Counterpoise

2YO Colt

  • J:Ricardo Santana, Jr.
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Summer Hill Farm LLC
  • O:Whispering Oaks Farm LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Tapizar , Bay, 2008. Lifetime: 163 yearlings sold, median $36,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $175,000.

Boys From Boston

Pure Prize  – Woodland Shadow

2YO Colt

  • J:Eric Camacho
  • T:John J. Robb
  • B:Whisper Hill Farm
  • O:Hard Eight Racing Stables LLC

Raising Rumors

Sing Baby Sing  – Loveyasister

2YO Gelding

  • J:Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.
  • T:Randy L. Morse
  • B:Tom Durant
  • O:Tom R. Durant


Iqbaal  – Albata

2YO Colt

  • J:Jose Valdivia, Jr.
  • T:Larry Rivelli
  • B:Down the Stretch Racing
  • O:Patricia's Hope LLC

2YO Gelding

  • J:Francisco C. Torres
  • T:Danny Pish
  • B:Danny Keene
  • O:Keene Thoroughbreds LLC

U S Officer

U S Ranger  – Lacey Officer

2YO Colt

  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:Danny Pish
  • B:Jerry Durant
  • O:Durant, Jerry and Jordan, Bill

Capt. Grider

Astrology  – Majestic Dy

2YO Colt

  • J:James Graham
  • T:Dante Zanelli, Jr.
  • B:Kings and Queens Farm
  • O:Horse International
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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