Pennsylvania Derby (G2)

Race 11 at Parx Racing on September 24, 2016

  • Grade II
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,250,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:50.20
Payoffs
4   Connect $23.20 $9.80 $7.20
7   Gun Runner $5.40 $4.00
6   Wild About Deb $21.20
$2 Exacta (4-7) $122.40
$2 Trifecta (4-7-6) $2,601.40
Order of Finish
1

Connect

Curlin  – Bullville Belle

3YO Colt

$750,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Fox Straus KY
  • O:Paul P. Pompa, Jr.
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Curlin , Chestnut, 2004. Lifetime: 311 yearlings sold, median $97,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Holy Bull , Gray, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2014 FTKJUL, $150,000.
2

Gun Runner

Candy Ride (ARG)  – Quiet Giant

3YO Colt

$250,000
  • J:Florent Geroux
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Besilu Stables, LLC
  • O:Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC, Three Chimneys Farm and Besilu Stables
3

Wild About Deb

Eskendereya  – Smarty Deb

3YO Colt

$137,500
  • J:Tiago Josue Pereira
  • T:Ramon Preciado
  • B:Northwest Farms LLC
  • O:Marisa Lizza
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Eskendereya , Chestnut, 2007. Lifetime: 185 yearlings sold, median $45,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
  • Sale History: 2014 KEESEP, $37,000; 2015 OBSAPR, $30,000.
4

My Man Sam

Trappe Shot  – Lauren Byrd

3YO Colt

$75,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Chad C. Brown
  • B:Jay W. Bligh
  • O:Sheep Pond Partners, Newport Stables LLC and Bligh, Jay W.
5

Awesome Slew

Awesome Again  – Slewfoundmoney

3YO Colt

$37,500
  • J:Paco Lopez
  • T:Edward Plesa, Jr.
  • B:Live Oak Stud
  • O:Live Oak Plantation
6

Nyquist

Uncle Mo  – Seeking Gabrielle

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Mario Gutierrez
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Summerhill Farm
  • O:Reddam Racing LLC
7

Exaggerator

Curlin  – Dawn Raid

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:J. Keith Desormeaux
  • B:Joseph B Murphy
  • O:Big Chief Racing, LLC, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Rocker O Ranch, LLC et al.
8

Cupid

Tapit  – Pretty 'n Smart

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:JKG Thoroughbreds LLC
  • O:Tabor, Michael B., Magnier, Mrs. John, and Smith, Derrick
9

Summer Revolution

Summer Bird  – Revolutionary Act

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Rudy R. Rodriguez
  • B:Camelia Casby
  • O:Jeff Drown
10

Discreet Lover

Repent  – Discreet Chat

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Jose Luis Flores
  • T:Uriah St. Lewis
  • B:Woodford Thoroughbreds, LLC.
  • O:Trin-Brook Stables, Inc.
11

Sunny Ridge

Holy Bull  – Lignum Vitae

3YO Gelding

$10,000
  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Jason Servis
  • B:Dennis Drazin
  • O:Dennis A. Drazin
12

Hit It Once More

Hard Spun  – Sunday Geisha

3YO Colt

$10,000
  • J:Kendrick Carmouche
  • T:Gary Sciacca
  • B:JMJ Racing Stables, LLC
  • O:August Dawn Farm
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