Forego S. (G1)

Race 9 at Saratoga on September 5, 2009

  • Grade I
  • 7 furlongs
  • Dirt
  • $300,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:21.48
Payoffs
  Pyro $10.20 $4.60 $3.60
  Kodiak Kowboy $3.20 $2.50
  Ready's Echo $5.30
$2 Exacta (1-2) $25.40
$2 Trifecta (1-2-3) $141.00
$2 Superfecta (1-2-3-10) $648.00
Order of Finish
1

Pyro

Pulpit  – Wild Vision

4YO

$180,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC
  • O:Godolphin Stable
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994. Lifetime: 395 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Wild Again , Dark Bay or Brown, 1980.
2

Kodiak Kowboy

Posse  – Kokadrie

4YO

$60,000
  • J:Gabriel Saez
  • T:J. Larry Jones
  • B:Hartwell Farm
  • O:Fox Hill Farm, Vinery Stables
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Posse , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 303 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Coronado's Quest , Chestnut, 1995.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEENOV, $40,000; 2006 OBSAUG, $70,000.
3

Ready's Echo

More Than Ready  – Menekineko

4YO

$30,000
  • J:Calvin H. Borel
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Meg T. Buckley & Michael J. Buckley
  • O:Let's Go Stable
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: More Than Ready , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Lifetime: 1465 yearlings sold, median $90,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Kingmambo , Bay, 1990.
  • Sale History: 2005 KEENOV, $20,000; 2006 KEESEP, $100,000.
4

4YO

$15,000
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Albert M. Stall, Jr.
  • B:John R. Penn
  • O:Spendthrift Farm
5

Riley Tucker

Harlan's Holiday  – My Sweet Country

4YO

$9,000
  • J:Edgar S. Prado
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Formal Gold LLC
  • O:Zayat Stables, LLC
6

True Quality

Elusive Quality  – Louve Mysterieuse

4YO

$858
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Roy Sedlacek
  • B:Seasongs Farms, LLC
  • O:Quality Racing Stable (Joseph Sgro)
7

Keep Laughing

Distorted Humor  – It's Personal

4YO

$858
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:Vision Racing LLC
8

Driven by Success

Precise End  – Afleet Closer

4YO

$858
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Bruce N. Levine
  • B:New Dawn Stud LLC
  • O:Repole Stable
9

Gold Trippi

Trippi  – Christmas Gold

5YO

$858
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Stanley M. Hough
  • B:E. Paul Robsham
  • O:E. Paul Robsham Stables LLC
10

Peace Chant

War Chant  – Safely Kept

6YO

$858
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Jayeff B Stables
  • O:Bogart, Kevin, Haymes, Neil, Gorman, Mark
11

Multidude

Fusaichi Pegasus  – Thunder Achiever

4YO

$858
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Carlos F. Martin
  • B:Flying Zee Stables
  • O:Flying Zee Stables
12

Law Enforcement

Posse  – Zambezi Belle

4YO

$852
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Mark A. Hennig
  • B:Camelia Casby
  • O:Casby, Camelia, J.
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