Front-running Thorn Song slammed the door on prohibitive choice Einstein in the stretch and held on for a one-length victory in the $213,250 Firecracker Handicap (gr. IIT) over a yielding Churchill Downs turf course July 4.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2004
|Jockey||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.|
|Owner||Terry Raymond, Jana Wagner and Gus Goldsmith|
|Breeder||Miller Thoroughbred Farm LLC|
|Faith's Magic View Five-Cross Pedigree||Langfuhr||Danzig|
|Sweet Briar Too|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||New Dawn Stud||Mill Ridge Sales, agent||$40,000|
|Two-year-old||Sharon Foley||Moonshadow Farm, agent||$70,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.