Merit Man

  • Bay Colt
  • Born 2010
  • FL-Bred
  • Trainer:

    Robert B. Hess, Jr.

  • Jockey:

    Corey S. Nakatani

  • Owner:

    Chandler, Bruce, Double Kee LLC and Purple Shamrock Racing

  • Breeder:

    Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds & Stephen Barberino

Merit Man

With Distinction Storm Cat
Extravagant Woman
Precise Strike Precise End
Nora November
Five-Cross Pedigree
Sale / Hip / Type Buyer / Consignor Price

OBSOCT2010

Hip 523 | Weanling
  • Donna Jordan
  • Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, agent
$2,200

OBSAPR2012

Hip 875 | Two-year-old
  • Xavier International Bloodstock, for Hess Racing
  • Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds, agent
$75,000
  • Mylute<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2438024868&k=wqdWcnS">Order This Photo</a>

    Mylute Posts Dandy Work at Churchill Downs

    Mylute, runner-up in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II), continued his preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with a six-furlong breeze in 1:12 1/5 the morning of Apil 14 at Churchill Downs.

  • Orb wears down the competition to win the Florida Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2433224229&k=h5jPjJW">Order This Photo</a>

    Orb Looks Golden With Powerful Florida Derby

    Trainer Shug McGaughey said he was waiting for Orb to take him to Louisville, and the Hall of Fame conditioner should be on his way with the colt's big win in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30.

  • Shanghai Bobby
<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Juvenile/26130125_Wz4K8f#!i=2194441456&k=9BPx2fq">Order This Photo</a>

    Big Three Ready for Florida Derby Showdown

    A field of 10 has been entered for the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park, although three horses are getting almost all of the attention: Itsmyluckyday, Shanghai Bobby, and Orb.

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