Besilu Stables Florida Derby (G1)

Race 12 at Gulfstream Park on March 30, 2013

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:50.87
Payoffs
6   Orb $7.80 $3.80 $3.40
3   Itsmyluckyday $3.00 $2.60
8   Merit Man $8.60
$2 Exacta (6-3) $23.40
$2 Trifecta (6-3-8) $309.40
$2 Superfecta (6-3-8-10) $4,861.00
Order of Finish
1

Orb

Malibu Moon  – Lady Liberty

3YO Colt

$600,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Claude R. McGaughey III
  • B:Stuart S. Janney, III LLC & Phipps Stable
  • O:Janney, III, Stuart S. and Phipps Stable
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 789 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Unbridled , Bay, 1987.
2

Itsmyluckyday

Lawyer Ron  – Viva La Slew

3YO Colt

$200,000
  • J:Elvis Trujillo
  • T:Edward Plesa, Jr.
  • B:Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm
  • O:Trilogy Stable and Plesa, Laurie
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Lawyer Ron , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 68 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Doneraile Court , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEESEP, $47,000; 2012 OBSMAR, $110,000.
3

Merit Man

With Distinction  – Precise Strike

3YO Colt

$100,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Robert B. Hess, Jr.
  • B:Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds & Stephen Barberino
  • O:Chandler, Bruce, McKee, Robert H. and Glavin, James
  • Margin:5
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: With Distinction , Dark Bay or Brown, 2001. Lifetime: 194 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Precise End , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997.
  • Sale History: 2010 OBSFMX, $2,200; 2012 OBSAPR, $75,000.
4

Narvaez

Holy Bull  – Miss Lulu

3YO Colt

$50,000
  • J:Paco Lopez
  • T:Agustin C. Bezara
  • B:Hargus Sexton & Sandra Sexton & Silver Fern Farm, LLC
  • O:Stipa Racing Stable, Inc.
5

3YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:Rosie Napravnik
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Stonehaven Steadings
  • O:Starlight Racing, Magnier, Mrs. John, Tabor, Michael B. and Smith, Derrick
6

Pick of the Litter

Kitten's Joy  – Eagle Sound

3YO Colt

$20,000
  • J:Jesus Lopez Castanon
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:Gabriel Duignan, Crosshaven Bloodstock & Vision Thoroughbreds
  • O:Carolyn Vogel
7

Frac Daddy

Scat Daddy  – Skipper's Mate

3YO Colt

  • J:Corey J. Lanerie
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:Nancy M. Leonard Living Trust
  • O:Magic City Thoroughbred Partners
8

Are You Kidding Me

Run Away and Hide  – Sweet Awakening

3YO Colt

  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Roger L. Attfield
  • B:John Bates, Ron Kirk, Greg McDonald & Riordan, Shaw, Sones
  • O:Kirk, Ronald K., Bates, John C., Riordan, Michael, Sones, Aaron and Shaw, A.
9

Indy's Illusion

A.P. Indy  – Miss Illusion

3YO Colt

  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Barclay Tagg
  • B:Charles Fipke
  • O:Charles E. Fipke
10

Pontiff

Giant's Causeway  – Preach

3YO Colt

  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:Claiborne Farm
  • O:Donegal Racing
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • TOBA November Member of the Month

    On September 13, one outstanding yearling colt shone like a copper penny—his breeder Alina Muther's Copper Penny Stables, that is. The dark bay son of Orb – Tally Ho Dixie, by Dixieland Band brought $1 million. 

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    StarLadies Pick a Pair for Breeders’ Cup

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  • Spicy Nelly wins easy Oct. 29 at Gulfstream Park West

    Beau Choix Gets First Winner

    Beau Choix, a multiple stakes winner on grass, had his first winner Oct. 29 when Spicy Nelly found the dirt just fine in a $35,000 maiden claiming race at Gulfstream Park West.

  • Craig Bernick of Glen Hill Farm

    Glen Hill's Purchases Include $285,000 Orb Filly

    After being quiet during the early part of the Keeneland September yearling sale, Glen Hill Farm's Craig Bernick has been busy, with one of his purchases being an Orb filly bought for $285,000 during the Sept. 18 session.

  • March X Press gallops home with her ears pricked in the Bolton Landing Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    March X Press Unleashed in Bolton Landing

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  • Hip 186, an Orb colt, was the Aug. 8 session topper and co-sale topper at $1 million

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    They nearly blew the roof off Humphrey S. Finney sales pavilion Aug. 8 as prices soared during the second and final session of the Fasig-Tipton selected yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., pushing the overall sale to levels not seen in years.

  • Radcliffe purchased six yearlings during the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale

    Radcliffe's First Saratoga Sale a Great Success

    Bloodstock agent Kerri Radcliffe was successful in purchasing several yearlings during the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale on behalf of Phoenix Thoroughbreds, in addition to a $1 million Orb colt that topped the Aug. 8 session and was the co-sale topper.

  • Scat Daddy

    Daddy's More Than Home

    For all the jaw dropping that surrounded the success of Scat Daddy's offspring at the Royal Ascot meet came a bit of head scratching about how this could have been predicted.

  • Weekend Hideaway winning last year's Commentator Stakes

    Familiar Faces Highlight New York Showcase

    Big Apple Showcase Day for New York-breds at Belmont Park has solid fields for all six of its stakes races. The $200,000 Commentator Stakes and $125,000 Kingston Stakes have drawn many top older runners.

  • Hip 373, a colt by Orb

    Agent O'Neill Bullish on Stallion Orb

    Agent Dennis O'Neill has high regard for Orb, whose progeny have been in high demand at 2-year-olds in training sales this year, purchasing one of the Claiborne Farm stallion's 2-year-olds for $710,000.

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