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2009 Wood Memorial (G1)

Date/Track:
4/4/2009, Aqueduct
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:49.49

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Wood Memorial (G1)...

Coming off a year where it seemed as if a new Kentucky Derby contender emerged every week, the 2009 group was quite a bit more consistent with the creme rising to the top as the calendar moved towards April.  One serious player that emerged in early March was I Want Revenge, a son of [...]Read More
It's not quite the Sunshine Millions, but this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) is looking like a regional battle between California- and Florida-based horses, who at this point appear on their way to occupying the top four favorite roles in the Run for the Roses.Read More
Yet another great day at the Big-A. While others choose to waste hundreds of dollars to go to taxpayer park A & B($1.8 Billion in public debt)the smart discretionary money was at the Big-A. FreeRead More
Despite missing the break, then being caught in traffic at the top of the lane, I Want Revenge split horses in mid-stretch and went on to win the Wood Memorial in remarkable fashion at Aqueduct.Read More
  • mshutty · Brilliant ride by Joe Talamo. Showed a lot of cool in keeping his charge in contention without rushing him to the front. Later, when the seam closed in mid stretch, liked the way Talamo gathered I Want Revenge up after being ping-ponged and then found another opening to drive to the wire. Has the heart to win the Kentucky Derby. · 1921 days ago ·
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"He came out the race real well," said trainer Jeff Mullins, sipping a Red Bull outside of trainer Tony Dutrow's barn at Aqueduct. "We had him out this morning, went over him from head to toe, and everything looks good." Everything eventually looked ...Read More
You had to see the Wood Memorial to believe it: I Want Revenge is some kinda race horse. They can say what they want about the great race Pioneerofthe Nile ran in the Santa Anita Derby — BUT —Read More
Wow! How awesome was I Want Revenge today? You don't break slow, muscle through and win grade ones too often. He's good. Definitely top two in terms of 2009 Kentucky Derby. What a difference some dirt makes?
The Turk is getting ready to fly East after a great day at Santa Anita yesterday. While the Turk loves to analyze races on his 12 inch laptop screen, nothing beats watching the post parade in person,Read More
Saturday's big three Kentucky Derby preps should be pretty formful, with one or two standouts in each race. But, there's a lot more to these races than who is going to win. While they are all prestigious events, let's not forget the fact that they are indeed preps.Read More
The Grade I Wood Memorial looks like a two-horse race, and of course one of them has to be outside the other. On Saturday, Imperial Council gets that advantage as he and Edgar Prado will have their sights set on I Want Revenge and Joe Talamo.Read More
A field of eight was drawn for the 1 1/8-mile main track test, which is the final Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands prep for 3-year-olds in New York. Post time is set for 5:19 pm EDT. A Kentucky homebred of David ...Read More
The Wood Memorial, the most important New York stepping stone to the classics, takes place Saturday at historic Aqueduct Race Track. To be run for the 85th time, the Grade I event is at 1Þ miles on the main track for ...Read More
HELLO BROADWAY (Broken Vow), runner-up in the Hutcheson S. (G2) in his seasonal bow but only seventh in the Tampa Bay Derby (G3) last time, drilled five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 over the fast main track at Gulfstream Park. It was the quickest of 13 works ...Read More
The smashing winner of the Gotham S. (G3) last time out for his owner/breeder David Lanzman, the dark bay colt will now sport the famed silks of IEAH Stables, beginning in Saturday's Wood Memorial S. (G1) at Aqueduct. I Want Revenge will remain in ...Read More
Gotham Stakes (G3) winner I Want Revenge completed his final serious workout in preparation for the Wood Memorial Stakes (G1) on Saturday at Aqueduct. The Stephen Got Even colt breezed five furlongs in :59.80 on Sunday at Hollywood Park ...Read More
for 3-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles at Aqueduct on April 4. Owned by David Lanzman, I Want Revenge took his place among the top contenders for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) by virtue of his 8 1/2-length win in the Gotham on March 7. ...Read More
3/24/2009 Lime Rickey to Wood Memorial Brisnet.com LIME RICKEY (Lemon Drop Kid) will be pointed toward the $750000 Wood Memorial S. (G1) at Aqueduct on April 4, according to Dogwood President W. Cothran "Cot" Campbell. Lime Rickey has $131107 in purse earnings from a record of 9-1-4-3. ...Read More

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