Florida Derby (G1)

Race 10 at Gulfstream Park on March 29, 2008

  • Grade I
  • One And One Eighth Miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:48.16
Order of Finish
1

Big Brown

Boundary  – Mien

3YO

$600,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
  • B:Monticule
  • O:IEAH Stables and Paul Pompa Jr., et al
  • Margin:5
  • Sire: Boundary , Bay, 1990. Lifetime: 200 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Nureyev , Bay, 1977.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEEAPR, $190,000; 2006 FTKOCT, $60,000.
2

Smooth Air

Smooth Jazz  – Air France

3YO

$200,000
  • J:Manoel R. Cruz
  • T:Bennie F. Stutts, Jr.
  • B:Mount Joy Stables
  • O:Mount Joy Stables, Inc.
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Smooth Jazz , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 26 yearlings sold, median $6,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: French Deputy , Chestnut, 1992.
3

Tomcito

Street Cry (IRE)  – Inside Or Outside

3YO

$100,000
  • J:Jorge F. Chavez
  • T:Dante Zanelli, Jr.
  • B:Chesapeake Farm & Darley
  • O:Jet Set Racing Stable
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Street Cry (IRE) , Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Lifetime: 580 yearlings sold, median $120,016.
  • Broodmare Sire: Eastern Echo , Bay, 1988.
  • Sale History: 2006 KEESEP, $7,500.
4

Hey Byrn

Put It Back  – Restraining Order

3YO

$50,000
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Edward Plesa, Jr.
  • B:Arthur I. Appleton
  • O:Beatrice Oxenberg
5

Cool Gator

Macho Uno  – Its a Ruby

3YO

$30,000
  • J:Eddie Castro
  • T:Daniel J. Vella
  • B:Garland E. Williamson
  • O:Garland Williamson
6

Majestic Warrior

A.P. Indy  – Dream Supreme

3YO

$20,000
  • J:Rene R. Douglas
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Kinsman Farm
  • O:Kinsman Stable, Derrick Smith, Michael B. Tabor and Mrs. John Magnier
7

Nistle's Crunch

Van Nistelrooy  – Sam Eye Am

3YO

  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:Alien Farms LLC
  • O:Alien Farm LLC
8

Face the Cat

Tale of the Cat  – Forty Love

3YO

  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Robert David Randal
  • O:Padua Stables and David R. and Marylin Randal
9

Da' Tara

Tiznow  – Torchera

3YO

  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:Robert V. LaPenta
10

Fierce Wind

Dixie Union  – Post Parade

3YO

  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:W. S. Farish, Hilbert Thoroughbreds, Inc. & Menard Thoroughbreds, Inc.
  • O:Minor Stables
11

3YO

  • J:Eibar Coa
  • T:Barclay Tagg
  • B:R. S. Evans
  • O:Robert S. Evans
12

B B Frank

Came Home  – Diaki

3YO

  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Amy Tarrant
  • B:John B Goodman
  • O:Hardacre Farm LLC
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Enterprising wins the 2017 Muniz Memorial

    The Week in Photos 4/4/2017

    Florida Derby, Gulfstream Park Oaks, Pan Americans, Louisiana Derby, Honey Fox, Muniz Memorial Handicap, New Orleans Handicap, Fair Grounds Oaks, Appleton, Orchid, Tokyo City Cup, Top Flight Invitaitonal, Australian Derby, T J Smith and more.

  • Dave Litfin - Litfin At Large

    Litfin: Handicapping South's Big Oaks and Derby Preps

    The Southern routes to Louisville come to a climax April Fools' Day, when Gulfstream Park and Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots each highlight their final stakes-studded April 1 programs with preps to Kentucky Oaks (G1) and Kentucky Derby.

  • Gunnevera works five furlongs 1:01 4/5 over the main track at Gulfstream Park West

    Gunnevera Leads Busy Sophomore Work Slate

    Peacock Racing Stables' multiple graded stakes winner Gunnevera put in his final breeze March 25 for the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) April 1 at Gulfstream Park, leading a coast-to-coast slate of sophomore works.

  • Mo Town wins the 2016 Remsen Stakes

    Mo Town Breezes for Possible Florida Derby Start

    Mo Town, winner of the Remsen Stakes (G2) last November, became acquainted for the first time with the Gulfstream Park surface March 16, working six furlongs for a possible start in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) April 1.

  • Battalion Runner wins an allowance optional claiming race Feb. 3 at Gulfstream

    Battalion Runner Works Toward Florida Derby

    St. Elias Stable's Battalion Runner, a promising 3-year-old who has yet to be tested in stakes company, continued his march to the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) by working six furlongs March 11 at Palm Beach Downs.

  • El Areeb winning the Feb. 4 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct

    Florida Derby in Play for El Areeb

    Add the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) April 1 at Gulfstream Park to the list of Triple Crown preps being considered for M M G Stables' impressive 3-year-old El Areeb, a winner of his last four races including back-to-back graded stakes.

  • Classic Empire, right, winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Santa Anita

    Casse Mulls Derby Path for Classic Empire

    A start in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland is the first choice for Classic Empire's final Derby prep, but the race's downgraded status has prompted his connections to put other options back into the discussion.

More Results

More Results