Pennsylvania Derby (G2)

Race 11 at Parx Racing on September 22, 2012

  • Grade II
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:51.63
Payoffs
3   Handsome Mike $40.40 $14.00 $9.80
8   Macho Macho $5.00 $4.20
6   Golden Ticket
$2 Exacta (3-8) $171.00
$2 Trifecta (3-8-6) $705.40
$2 Superfecta (3-8-6-1) $4,372.00
Order of Finish
1

Handsome Mike

Scat Daddy  – Classic Strike

3YO Colt

$568,000
  • J:Irad Ortiz, Jr.
  • T:Leandro Mora
  • B:John Liviakis
  • O:J. Paul Reddam
  • Margin:2
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Scat Daddy , Dark Bay or Brown, 2004. Lifetime: 498 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
2

Macho Macho

Macho Uno  – Dazzling Contrast

3YO Colt

$196,000
  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:C. Kidder, J. K. Griggs & Linda Griggs
  • O:Jerry Durant
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Macho Uno , Gray or Roan, 1998. Lifetime: 361 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: General Meeting , Bay, 1988.
  • Sale History: 2010 KEESEP, $160,000.
3

Golden Ticket

Speightstown  – Business Plan

3YO Colt

$112,300
  • J:David Cohen
  • T:Kenneth G. McPeek
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:Magic City Thoroughbred Partners
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Speightstown , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 506 yearlings sold, median $130,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister , Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
  • Sale History: 2011 KEEAPR, $100,000.
4

Stephanoatsee

A.P. Indy  – Oatsee

3YO Ridgling

$65,800
  • J:Sheldon Russell
  • T:H. Graham Motion
  • B:My Meadowview LLC
  • O:My Meadowview Farm
5

Casual Trick

Bernardini  – Casual Look

3YO Ridgling

$37,900
  • J:Stewart Elliott
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:W. S. Farish
  • O:Robert V. LaPenta
6

Alpha

Bernardini  – Munnaya

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Darley
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
7

Csaba

Kitten's Joy  – High Chant

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Philip A. Gleaves
  • B:Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey
  • O:Seahorse Stable and Hollander, Bruce
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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  • Canadian Horse of the Year Uncaptured is represented by his first crop at auction this year

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  • West Coast Offense

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

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  • 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

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

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  • Scat Daddy

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  • Nyquist

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

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

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  • Nyquist

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