Illinois Derby (G2)

Race 7 at Hawthorne on April 4, 2009

  • Grade II
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $500,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:49.91
Payoffs
  Musket Man $7.60 $3.80 $3.20
  Giant Oak $4.20 $3.00
  His Greatness $11.80
$2 Exacta (8-2) $29.20
$2 Trifecta (8-2-5) $481.40
$2 Superfecta (8-2-5-1) $1,651.20
Order of Finish
1

Musket Man

Yonaguska  – Fortuesque

3YO

$285,000
  • J:Eibar Coa
  • T:Derek S. Ryan
  • B:Jim E. Nelson & Sergio De Sousa
  • O:Eric Fein & Vic Carlson
  • Margin:2
  • 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.
2

Giant Oak

Giant's Causeway  – Crafty Oak

3YO

$95,000
  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Chris M. Block
  • B:Virginia H. Tarra Trust
  • O:Virginia H. Tarra Trust (Virginia H. Tarra)
  • Margin:5
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Lifetime: 984 yearlings sold, median $140,342.
  • Broodmare Sire: Crafty Prospector , Chestnut, 1979.
3

His Greatness

Honour and Glory  – Klair Alley

3YO

$52,250
  • J:Larry J. Sterling, Jr.
  • T:Marco P. Salazar
  • B:Mereworth Farm
  • O:In His Favor Stable (Mike Kostich)
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Honour and Glory , Bay, 1993. Lifetime: 492 yearlings sold, median $28,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Well Decorated , Dark Bay or Brown, 1978.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $11,000.
4

Nowhere to Hide

Vindication  – Stirring

3YO

$28,500
  • J:Paco Lopez
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Robert Raphaelson
  • O:My Meadowview Farm (Leonard Riggio)
5

Il Postino

Distorted Humor  – Awful Smart

3YO

$14,250
  • J:Jesse M. Campbell
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:John D. Murphy
  • O:Peachtree Stable (John P. Fort)
6

Free Country

Big Country  – Smyrna

3YO

$5,000
  • J:Eusebio Razo, Jr.
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:George Brunacini & Bona Terra Farm
  • O:Silver Wing Stable (John Gerbas, Jr., et al)
7

Perfect Song

Pleasantly Perfect  – Prospector's Song

3YO

$5,000
  • J:Jeremy Rose
  • T:Michael J. Trombetta
  • B:Summer Wind Farm
  • O:Robert Veratti
8

3YO

$5,000
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Emory A. Hamilton
  • O:WinStar Farm, LLC (Bill Casner, et al)
9

Toccet Rocket

Toccet  – Tiy Buster

3YO

$5,000
  • J:Tanner Riggs
  • T:Brian La Mew
  • B:Nuckols Farm Inc
  • O:John & Lois Auer
10

Knight Shot

Red Bullet  – Joustabout

3YO

$5,000
  • J:Inez Karlsson
  • T:Frank J. Kirby
  • B:St George Farm LLC
  • O:Casa De Caballos, Ltd. (Greg Szymski)
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