04 April 10:22 PM

Owned Reddem Racing, three-year stallion Nyquist (Uncle Mo-Seeking Gabrielle (Forestry)), won on Saturday, May 2, jump the Florida Derby (Gr.1), with prize money of 1 million US dollars. Distance of 1818 meters at the Hippodrome Gulfstream Park (USA), has overcome stallion in agility 1.49,11, thus becoming the top favorite for the Kentucky Derby, which will be held on 7 May.
His nickname - Nyquist, the stallion was named after the famous Swedish professional hockey player who played in the most popular in America and abroad League NHL. Despite the heavy rain, overcame the distance Stallion "from place to place" comfortably finishing with a margin of 3 ¼ body of outsider Majesto (Tiznow-Unacloud (Unaccounted For)), who came second. The third was the Fellowship (Awesome Of Course - Go Girlfriend Go (Demidoff)).
Interestingly, the fourth in the Florida Derby horse race to become the undefeated, first-time start on the top of the Group 1, Mohaymen favorite (Tapit-Justwhistledixie (Dixie Union)), belonging to the empire of Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum. Sheikh Hamdan expect super-duel with the coach Dane O'Neill with his undefeated Nyquist triumfirovavshim October 31 in Santa Anita Racetrack Breeders' Cup Dzhuvenayl with his regular jockey Mario Gutierrez and trainer of his horse Kayar MakLoglins. Stallion Moheymen seemingly able to force the fight, but unfortunately quickly surrendered for a moment.
"Usually Moheymen spoke well, but today for some reason of it was nothing," - said the disappointed Jockey Alvarado. Nyquist on the contrary, has shown what he can do virtually the outer track.
"About a month ago we had doubts about the light rear hoof Nyquist. But we never doubted his abilities "- said O'Neill satisfaction. Nyquist is now the top favorite for the May 7 Kentucky Derby.
We offer you the video replay of the Florida Derby and results.

    HORSE/SP AGE WGT TRAINER/JOCKEY OR TS RPR  
 
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  Nyquist (USA) 6/5 3 8-10  Doug O'Neill * *  
b c Uncle Mo (USA) - Seeking Gabrielle (USA) (Forestry ) Mario Gutierrez
 
Made all, ridden clear in straight, drifted out inside final furlong but soon corrected and kept on well, comfortably
 
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Majesto (USA) 213/10 3 8-10  Gustavo Delgado * *  
b r Tiznow (USA) - Unacloud (USA) (Unaccounted For ) Javier Castellano
 
Midfield in touch, ridden and effort on rail into straight, soon outpaced by winner, kept on for well held 2nd
 
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1 Fellowship (USA) 167/10 3 8-10 b Stanley I Gold * *  
ch c Awesome Of Course (USA) - Go Girlfriend Go (USA) (Demidoff ) Jose Lezcano
 
Held up, closed and angled out when ridden 2f out, kept on in straight and went 3rd final furlong, no threat to winner
 
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4 Mohaymen (USA) 4/5F 3 8-10  Kiaran McLaughlin * *  
gr/ro c Tapit (USA) - Justwhistledixie (USA) (Dixie Union ) Junior Alvarado
 
In touch on outer, ridden and effort 3f out, readily outpaced by winner in straight, no extra in well beaten 4th final furlong
 
 

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Sawyers Mickey (USA) 125/1 3 8-10 b Peter R Walder * *  
b c Flatter (USA) - Mrs. Debbie M (USA) (War Chant ) Scott Spieth
 
Pressed winner on inner, ridden and lost place 2f out, no extra and weakened in straight
 
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2 Copingaway (USA) 180/1 3 8-10  Jaime Mejia * *  
b/br c Brother Derek (USA) - Copeaway (USA) (Copelan ) Miguel Angel Vasquez
 
Midfield in touch, ridden over 2f out, no extra straight, weakened
 
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Takeittotheedge (USA) 151/10 3 8-10  Dale Romans * *  
ch c Broken Vow (USA) - Willathewest (USA) (Gone West ) Tyler Gaffalione
 
Stumbled start, midfield, ridden and lost place over 2f out, well beaten in straight
 
 

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2 Fashionable Freddy (USA) 83/1 3 8-10  Nicholas Zito * *  
b c Tiznow (USA) - High Button Shoes (USA) (Carson City ) Nik Juarez
 
Always towards rear, ridden over 3f out, no impression and well beaten in straight
 
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Chovanes (USA) 136/1 3 8-10  Jorge Navarro * *  
b c Colonel John (USA) - Joyance (USA) (Pulpit ) Edgard J Zayas
 
Tracked winner on outer, lost place over 3f out, soon in rear and well beaten
 
 

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dist Isofass (USA) 103/1 3 8-10 b Francis Abbott III * *  
b/br c Rodman (USA) - Lucky Mama (USA) (El Corredor ) Julien R Leparoux
 
Always in rear, lost touch before straight, tailed off, never a factor
 
 

10 ran TIME 1m 49.11s Total SP 122%
1st OWNER: Reddam Racing LLC BRED: Summerhill Farm TRAINER: Doug O'Neill
2nd OWNER: Grupo 7C Racing Stable
3rd OWNER: Jacks Or Better Farm Inc
TOTE PARI-MUTUEL (all including 2 usd stake): WIN 4.40; PLACE (1-2) 3.20, 11.00; SHOW (1-2-3) 3.60, 6.20, 5.40; SF 50.00


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