Whitney Invitational H. (G1)

Race 10 at Saratoga on August 4, 2012

  • Grade I
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Dirt
  • $750,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:47.76
9   Fort Larned $16.40 $7.00 $4.30
6   Ron the Greek $3.90 $2.90
7   Flat Out $3.40
$2 Exacta (9-6) $76.50
$2 Trifecta (9-6-7) $288.00
$2 Superfecta (9-6-7-8) $535.00
Order of Finish

Fort Larned

E Dubai  – Arlucea

4YO Colt

  • J:Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.
  • T:Ian R. Wilkes
  • B:Janis R. Whitham
  • O:Janis R. Whitham
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: E Dubai , Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Lifetime: 347 yearlings sold, median $12,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Broad Brush , Bay, 1983.

Ron the Greek

Full Mandate  – Flambe'

5YO Horse

  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Jack T. Hammer
  • O:Brous Stable, Wachtel Stable and Hammer, Jack, T.
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Full Mandate , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 121 yearlings sold, median $6,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect , Dark Bay or Brown, 1981.

Flat Out

Flatter  – Cresta Lil

6YO Horse

  • J:Rosie Napravnik
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Nikolaus Bock
  • O:Preston Stables LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Flatter , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 418 yearlings sold, median $30,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cresta Rider , Dark Bay or Brown, 1978.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTKJUL, $85,000; 2006 OBSOCT, $11,000.

Hymn Book

Arch  – Vespers

6YO Gelding

  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:Claude R. McGaughey III
  • B:Stuart S. Janney, III LLC
  • O:Stuart S. Janney, III


Proud Citizen  – Afternoon Trick

5YO Horse

  • J:Ramon A. Dominguez
  • T:Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
  • B:Brereton C. Jones & Timothy C. Thornton
  • O:IEAH Stables, Pegasus Holdings Group Stables LLC and Frimmel, Mark


Distorted Humor  – Charmed Gift

5YO Horse

  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Eoin G. Harty
  • B:Kilroy Thoroughbred Partnership
  • O:Casner Racing, LP

Hunters Bay

Ghostzapper  – Smok'n Frolic

5YO Horse

  • J:Emma-Jayne Wilson
  • T:Reade Baker
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:Stronach Stables

7YO Horse

  • J:Javier Castellano
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:Richard Rowan
  • O:Repole Stable


Roman Ruler  – Rockcide

5YO Horse

  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:Todd A. Pletcher
  • B:WinStar Farm, LLC
  • O:WinStar Farm LLC
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