Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)

Race 9 at Oak Tree At Santa Anita on November 7, 2009

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • All Weather Track
  • $5,000,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 3:45 PM
  • 2:00.62
Payoffs
4   Zenyatta $7.60 $5.60 $3.80
7   Gio Ponti $9.20 $6.60
5   Twice Over (GB) $7.00
$2 Exacta (4-7) $87.40
$2 Trifecta (4-7-5) $1,192.40
$2 Superfecta (4-7-5-3) $6,834.00
Order of Finish
1

Zenyatta

Street Cry (IRE)  – Vertigineux

5YO

$2,700,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:John A. Shirreffs
  • B:Maverick Productions, Ltd.
  • O:Mr. & Mrs. Jerome S. Moss
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Street Cry (IRE) , Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Lifetime: 580 yearlings sold, median $120,016.
  • Broodmare Sire: Kris S. , Dark Bay or Brown, 1977.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEESEP, $60,000.
2

Gio Ponti

Tale of the Cat  – Chipeta Springs

4YO

$900,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Kilboy Estate, Inc.
  • O:Castleton Lyons
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Lifetime: 1267 yearlings sold, median $64,331.
  • Broodmare Sire: Alydar , Chestnut, 1975.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTF2YO, $45,000; 2006 KEESEP, $95,000.
3

Twice Over (GB)

Observatory  – Double Crossed (GB)

4YO

$495,000
  • J:Thomas P. Queally
  • T:Henry Cecil
  • B:JUDDMONTE FARMS LTD
  • O:Juddmonte Farms
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Observatory , Chestnut, 1997. Lifetime: 119 yearlings sold, median $23,087.
  • Broodmare Sire: Caerleon , Bay, 1980.
4

Summer Bird

Birdstone  – Hong Kong Squall

3YO

$300,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Tim A. Ice
  • B:Dr. K. K. Jayaraman & Dr. V. Devi Jayaraman
  • O:Dr. K.K. & Dr. Vilasini D. Jayaraman
5

Colonel John

Tiznow  – Sweet Damsel

4YO

$150,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Eoin G. Harty
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:WinStar Farms, LLC
6

Richard's Kid

Lemon Drop Kid  – Tough Broad

4YO

  • J:Alex O. Solis
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Fitzhugh, LLC
  • O:Arnold Zetcher, LLC
7

6YO

  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:Craig Dollase
  • B:Runnymede Farm Inc., Catesby Clay & Peter Callahan
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds
8

Regal Ransom

Distorted Humor  – Kelli's Ransom

3YO

  • J:Richard Migliore
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:Diamond A Racing Corp.
  • O:Godolphin Racing, LLC
9

Mine That Bird

Birdstone  – Mining My Own

3YO

  • J:Calvin H. Borel
  • T:Bennie L. Woolley, Jr.
  • B:Lamantia, Blackburn & Needham/Betz Thoroughbreds
  • O:Double Eagle Ranch & Buena Suerte Equine
10

Rip Van Winkle (IRE)

Galileo (IRE)  – Looking Back (IRE)

3YO

  • J:John Patrick Murtagh
  • T:Aidan P. O'Brien
  • B:ROBERTO BROGI
  • O:Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor & Derrick Smith
11

Einstein (BRZ)

Spend a Buck  – Gay Charm (BRZ)

7YO

  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Helen Pitts
  • B:Fazenda Mondesir
  • O:Stronach Stables
12

Girolamo

A.P. Indy  – Get Lucky

3YO

  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:B. P. Walden, P. Steinberg & Winstar Farm
  • O:Godolphin Racing, LLC
SCR
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