Sam F. Davis S. (G3)

Race 11 at Tampa Bay Downs on February 2, 2013

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • Dirt
  • $250,000
  • 3 yo
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:44.79
Order of Finish
1

Falling Sky

Lion Heart  – Sea Dragoness

3YO Colt

$120,000
  • J:Jose L. Espinoza
  • T:John P. Terranova, II
  • B:Copper Penny Stables
  • O:Newtown Anner Stud, Covello, James and Bulger, Joseph
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Lion Heart , Chestnut, 2001. Lifetime: 497 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sea Hero , Bay, 1990.
  • Sale History: 2010 KEENOV, $16,000; 2013 OBSJAN, $425,000.
2

Dynamic Sky

Sky Mesa  – Murani

3YO Colt

$40,000
  • J:Luis Contreras
  • T:Mark E. Casse
  • B:Arosa Farms
  • O:John C. Oxley
  • Margin:3
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Sky Mesa , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 531 yearlings sold, median $42,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993.
  • Sale History: 2011 ONTSEP, $25,243; 2016 KEENOV, $45,000.
3

My Name Is Michael

Macho Uno  – Graciously Soft

3YO Colt

$20,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Sun Valley Farm
  • O:Butzer, Barry and Wachtel Stable
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Macho Uno , Gray or Roan, 1998. Lifetime: 361 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Vindication , Dark Bay or Brown, 2000.
  • Sale History: 2010 KEENOV, $30,000; 2011 KEESEP, $22,000.
4

Speak Logistics

High Cotton  – Miss Sabrina

3YO Colt

$12,500
  • J:Angel Serpa
  • T:Edward Plesa, Jr.
  • B:Centaur Farms, Inc.
  • O:Hardaway Stables, Inc.
5

Midnite Poppa

Unbridled's Song  – Island Sand

3YO Colt

$6,000
  • J:Jose Lezcano
  • T:Nicholas P. Zito
  • B:My Meadowview LLC
  • O:My Meadowview Farm
6

Divine Ambition

Divine Park  – Window Woman

3YO Colt

$4,000
  • J:Willie Martinez
  • T:Darrin Miller
  • B:Shelby Lane Farm & Divine Park Syndicate
  • O:Silverton Hill LLC
7

Silver Day

Silver Train  – Boxing Day

3YO Gelding

  • J:Marcelino Pedroza
  • T:William A. Kaplan
  • B:Sally J. Andersen
  • O:Pinnacle Racing Stables and Kaplan, William A.
8

Lightning Stone

Stonesider  – Thunderella

3YO Colt

  • J:Daniel Coa
  • T:William F. Allyn
  • B:Melissa Grimm
  • O:Adirondack Rose Thoroughbreds
9

Balino

Mr. Elway  – Love That Touch

3YO Colt

  • J:Nik G. Goodwin
  • T:Bernell B. Rhone
  • B:Joe Serena & Vivi Serena
  • O:Vivi Serena
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