Travers S. (G1)

Race 12 at Saratoga on August 28, 2010

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/4 miles
  • Dirt
  • $1,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:03.28
Payoffs
7   Afleet Express $16.00 $7.80 $4.90
8   Fly Down $6.90 $5.20
4   First Dude $4.60
$2 Exacta (7-8) $114.50
$2 Trifecta (7-8-4) $970.00
$2 Superfecta (7-8-4-10) $14,844.00
Order of Finish
1

Afleet Express

Afleet Alex  – Expanse

3YO Colt

$600,000
  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:James A. Jerkens
  • B:McMillin Brothers & James Devaney
  • O:Gainesway Stable, Cherry, Martin, L.
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Afleet Alex , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 453 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Distant View , Chestnut, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEEJAN, $245,000; 2008 KEESEP, $185,000.
2

Fly Down

Mineshaft  – Queen Randi

3YO Colt

$200,000
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Broadway Thoroughbreds Inc. & W.S. Farish
  • O:Pell, Richard, C.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Mineshaft , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 447 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Fly So Free , Chestnut, 1988.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEESEP, $80,000.
3

First Dude

Stephen Got Even  – Run Sarah Run

3YO Colt

$100,000
  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Dale L. Romans
  • B:Donald R. Dizney
  • O:Dizney, Donald, R.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Stephen Got Even , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 353 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
4

Afleet Again

Afleet Alex  – Lucky Again

3YO Colt

$50,000
  • J:Cornelio H. Velasquez
  • T:Robert E. Reid, Jr.
  • B:Roll Z Dice Racing Stable
  • O:Cash is King Stable
5

3YO Colt

$30,000
  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Anthony W. Dutrow
  • B:Edward P. Evans
  • O:Evans, Edward, P.
6

Friend Or Foe

Friends Lake  – Unbridled Star

3YO Colt

$3,334
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:John C. Kimmel
  • B:Chester Broman & Mary R. Broman
  • O:Chester and Mary Broman, Sr.
7

Miner's Reserve

Mineshaft  – Royal Reserves

3YO Colt

$3,334
  • J:David Cohen
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Manganaro LLC
  • O:LaPenta, Robert, V.
8

Ice Box

Pulpit  – Spice Island

3YO Colt

$3,334
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:Denlea Park Ltd.
  • O:LaPenta, Robert, V.
9

Trappe Shot

Tapit  – Shopping

3YO Colt

$3,334
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Hobeau Farm Ltd.
  • O:Mill House
10

Super Saver

Maria's Mon  – Supercharger

3YO Colt

$3,334
  • J:Calvin H. Borel
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:WinStar Farm
11

Admiral Alex

Afleet Alex  – Madam Lagonza

3YO Colt

$3,330
  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Leon J. Blusiewicz
  • B:Mike Connelly
  • O:Blusiewicz, Leon, J.
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