Irap wins the Ohio Derby

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Reddam Racing LLC’s Irap came from off the pace to catch odds-on favorite Girvin in the final sixteenth of Saturday’s $500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown and outfought him in the final strides to win by a nose. Fellow OBS graduate Untrapped (April ’16) took third with a good stretch run. It’s the second graded stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Tiznow, who broke his maiden in Keeneland’s Blue Grass Stakes (G2) in April. The newest OBS millionaire, he’s now 10-2-3-1 and has earned $1,072,600 to date for trainer Doug O’Neill. Consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, to the 2016 OBS March Sale, he breezed an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased by Dennis O’Neill for $300,000. watch his under tack video

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Speedway Stable LLC’s Collected sat just off the leader in the early going of the $100,000 Precisionist Stakes G3) at Santa Anita, took command on the far turn and romped from there to a fourteen length victory. It’s the third straight win for the 4-year-old son of City Zip, trained by Bob Baffert, leaving him with four graded stakes victories, a 10-7-1-0 career record and $660,500 in earnings. He was sold for $170,000 to Speedway Stable at the 2015 OBS March Sale by SGV Thoroughbreds (Steven Venosa), Agent, after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5.  watch his under tack video

West Point Thoroughbreds’ Street Surrender took the lead at the start of Santa Anita’s $101,500 Southern Truce Stakes on Sunday, turned back a challenge a furlong from home and eased away to her first stakes victory by a length and three quarters. After knocking at the door with seconds in stakes races in her last two starts, the 4-year-old filly by Street Boss, trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, is now 15-6-3-1 with $198,425 in earnings. Consigned by Grassroots Training & Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2015 OBS April Sale, she breezed an eighth in :10 flat prior to her purchase by West Point for $280,000. watch her under tack video