Pennsylvania Derby (G2)

Race 11 at Philadelphia Park on September 25, 2010

  • Grade II
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:47.85
Payoffs
5   Morning Line $9.60 $5.40 $3.60
6   First Dude $3.20 $2.20
4   A Little Warm $2.40
$2 Exacta (5-6) $37.20
$2 Trifecta (5-6-4) $90.00
Order of Finish
1

Morning Line

Tiznow  – Indian Snow

3YO Colt

$574,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Dell Ridge Farm, LLC
  • O:Thoroughbred Legends Racing Stable
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 650 yearlings sold, median $110,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEESEP, $700,000.
2

First Dude

Stephen Got Even  – Run Sarah Run

3YO Colt

$198,000
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:Donald R. Dizney
  • O:Donald R. Dizney
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Stephen Got Even , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 353 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
3

3YO Colt

$113,400
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Anthony W. Dutrow
  • B:Edward P. Evans
  • O:Edward P. Evans
  • Margin:8
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Stormin Fever , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Lifetime: 337 yearlings sold, median $23,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Alydar , Chestnut, 1975.
4

Exhi

Maria's Mon  – Soldera

3YO Colt

$66,400
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Wertheimer Et Frere
  • O:Wertheimer and Frere
5

Afleet Again

Afleet Alex  – Lucky Again

3YO Colt

$38,200
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Robert E. Reid, Jr.
  • B:Roll Z Dice Racing Stable
  • O:Cash is King LLC
6

Severe Weather

February Storm  – Tacky Town

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Rodrigo Madrigal, Jr.
  • T:Flint W. Stites
  • B:K. David Schwartz & Golden Orb Farm
  • O:Michael Laurato
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • West Coast Offense

    With his 7 1/4-length romp in the grade 1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby, West Coast has now rattled off four consecutive stakes victories, all dominating scores.

  • West Coast wins the Pennsylvania Derby by 7 1/4 lengths

    West Coast Dominates Pennsylvania Derby

    Gary and Mary West's West Coast once again put on an eye-catching display against his age group Sept. 23 in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1), and put himself in a position to seriously challenge top-level older horses later in the year.

  • Mark Casse, pictured here with Classic Empire, said he is unable to predict when the champion colt might race again

    Classic Empire to Bypass PA Derby, Future Undecided

    John Oxley's multiple grade 1 winner Classic Empire will not run in the Sept. 23 Pennsylvania Derby (G1) at Parx Racing and his connections do not have plans yet for the colt's next start, trainer Mark Casse said Aug. 29.

  • Classic Empire (outside) trains over the Churchill main track in his most recent work June 2

    Pennsylvania Derby in Play for Classic Empire

    With the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes (G1) looming and his presence on the work tab still unaccounted for since arriving at Saratoga Race Course, a start in the Sept. 23 Pennsylvania Derby (G1) is a "Plan B" that could become a reality for Classic Empire.

  • Without being asked, Surrender Now draws away to an eight-length victory in the Landaluce

    Surrender Now First Stakes Winner for Morning Line

    With an incredible turn of foot, Rockingham Ranch's Surrender Now opened up to an eight-length victory in the $100,000 Landaluce Stakes at Santa Anita Park July 2 to become the first stakes winner for her sire Morning Line.

  • Hip 199 sold for a final bid of $400,000

    First Dude Colt Tops Strong OBS June Opener

    Topped by a First Dude colt bought by his breeder for $400,000 on behalf of a racing partnership he heads, the Ocala Breeders' Sales' 2-year-olds and horses of racing age sale began on a strong note June 13.

  • Surrender Now scores on debut and gives her sire his first winner

    Surrender Now First Winner For Morning Line

    The Lane's End first-year sire and grade 1-winning millionaire Morning Line had his first winner when Surrender Now took a maiden special weight race for 2-year-old fillies June 9 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Blue Grass, Wood Memorial Downgraded

    In a dramatic reshaping of graded status of 2017 Triple Crown prep races, the American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders' Association has downgraded the Toyota Blue Grass and the Wood Memorial from grade I to grade II.

  • Nyquist

    Nyquist Shooting for Breeders' Cup Classic

    Despite reservations expressed by owner J. Paul Reddam after what he called "the worst performance of (Nyquist's) life" in the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), the Uncle Mo colt will target the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).

  • Connect, winning the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) from Gun Runner Sept. 24 at Parx Racing

    Connect in Good Shape After PA Derby Win

    Connect was in fine fettle Sept. 25, the day after his Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) victory at Parx Racing and trainer Chad Brown said the Breeders' Cup will be considered along with several other races.

  • Scat Daddy colt topped sale.

    Solid Keeneland Sale Ends With Declines

    Keeneland’s marathon September yearling sale highlighted by the sale of Beholder’s half brother for $3 million ended Sept. 25, with strength at the top and middle of the market and continued tepid demand for lower quality individuals.

  • Connect holds off Gun Runner to win the Pennsylvania Derby

    Connect Bounces Back in Pennsylvania Derby

    After a poor performance in his first graded stakes try in the Travers Stakes (gr. I), late-developing 3-year-old Connect bounced back with a narrow win over Gun Runner in the $1.25 million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) Sept. 24 at Parx Racing.

  • Nyquist gets familiar with Parx Racing backstretch Sept. 21.

    Nyquist, Exaggerator Set for Seventh Meeting

    After six previous meetings that include one-two finishes in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) and the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Nyquist and Exaggerator go toe to toe for Round 7 in the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II).

  • Nyquist

    Running Style Change Planned for Nyquist

    In most of Nyquist’s 10 starts, the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner has led or raced closed to the leaders early, but trainer Doug O’Neill doesn’t believe last year’s champion juvenile male needs to be close early.

  • Unbeaten Songbird arrives Sept. 19 at Parx Racing for Sept. 24 Cotillion (gr. I)

    Songbird Tops Cotillion, PA Derby Draws 12

    The stage was set for the biggest day of the year at Parx Racing when entries were taken and post positions drawn Sept. 19 for the Cotillion Stakes (gr. I) and Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II), which anchor a five stakes program Sept. 24.

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