Grade I winner Presious Passion should get the firm ground he likes for his return to Gulfstream Park Feb. 21 in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. IIT) following a narrow miss in the Sunshine Millions Turf last month.
Phil the Power
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2004
Kip Deville, one of the nation's leading grass milers, will be asked to go a little farther when he makes his seasonal debut in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT) Feb. 1 for trainer Rick Dutrow Jr.
When Fox Hill Farms' Rick Porter acquired promising Argentine-bred Solar Flare last winter and sent him to trainer Larry Jones at Fair Grounds, there were high expectations. But as talented as the 4-year-old was, the son of Salt Lake arrived with issues to be worked out.
Five years after running in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita, Evening Attire will have a chance to run on America's richest day of racing once again, as the remarkable 10-year-old iron horse romped to a 8 1/4-length victory in the $250,000 Greenwood Cup at Philadelphia Park, in the process breaking a 16-year-old track record and locking up a berth in the newly-created Breeders' Cup Marathon.
|Trainer||Joseph F. Orseno|
|Owner||John R. Perrotta|
|Breeder||Philip Myerscough & John Perrotta|
|Phil the Power View Five-Cross Pedigree||Red Bullet||Unbridled|
|Miss Amy R||Deputy Minister|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Seaview Stable||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent||$60,000|
|Yearling||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent||($50,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.