2010 Sam F. Davis (G3)

2/13/2010, Tampa Bay Downs
1 1/16 m (Dirt)
3 M

What the Nation is saying about the 2010 Sam F. Davis (G3)...

Rule captured the 30th running of the Grade III $225,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes, which headlined Festival Preview Day Presented by Lambholm South. Rule, a three-year-old son of Roman Ruler, captured his fourth lifetime win for owner/breeder WinStar Farm and trainer Todd Pletcher under reinsman Johnny V...Read More
  • Rossington · This colt is on a role, now having won 4 straight and never out of the money yet in his career. For me, if the Kentucky Derby were tomorrow, I'd have to bet Rule as my horse to win the Derby, unless between now and the first Saturday in May someone unexpected springs onto the scene that impresses me more than Rule has up to this point in the season. JMO. · 1518 days ago ·
  • mid0827 · Rule has put in some great efforts, and it would not surprise me to see him to continue to dominate fields going right into the Derby. But, unfortunately, game, classy frontrunners like this almost don't stand a chance in the Derby. Nearly every year, there are a few sprinters in there with no real chance, and they compromise the chances of frontrunners like this. There have been very few wire jobs in the Derby over the years, and even those came under specific circumstances. War Emblem was a horse nobody respected, and he wired the Derby the year after Monarchos won in a suicidal pace. Rule is much more likely to end up like Hard Spun or Lion Heart - flash speed, run a big race and then fight to hold on for second - than anything. · 1518 days ago ·
Rule was assigned a preliminary Beyer figure of 98 for his win in the G3-Sam F. Davis at Tampa Bay Downs yesterday.  The Todd Pletcher trainee was able to control the pace, put away his rivals at the top of the stretch, and run the final 3/16 of a mile in 31.79 to draw off to win by three lengt...Read More
For a few strides it looked like Rule was in trouble, but as they turned for home he found another gear and kicked-away to an impressive on-the-lead win in the Sam F. Davis.Read More
Jason, Tom, and Tim Holland of brisnet/twinspires.com preview the Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) on February 13 at Tampa Bay Downs.Read More
A solid group of 3-year-olds, led by Delta Jackpot (gr. III) winner Rule, is set to clash at Tampa Bay Downs in the $200,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 13.Read More

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