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2012 Cougar II Handicap (G3)

Date/Track:
7/27/2012, Del Mar
Post Time:
7:01 PM PT
Distance:
1 1/2m (Synthetic)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
2:29.22
*Rank is current Power Ranking among all active horses, based on highest HRN rating. Rating is based on HRN member voting.

What the Nation is saying about the 2012 Cougar II Handicap (G3)...

Zabeel Racing International’s seven-year-old Richard’s Kid, two-time winner of Del Mar’s signature race of the summer season, the $1 million Pacific Classic in 2009 and 2010, but winless in two tries to win the Cougar II Handicap, rectified that situation Friday with an impressive triumph in the mil...Read More
  • furlongs · So Richards Kid set the 12f track record in this G2 event and runner-up Worth Repeating was only 1 1/2 lengths back. If Richards Kid opts for the BC Classic, then Worth Repeating should have a good shot in the BC Maratihon. · 637 days ago ·
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  • travel_vic · Cougar II made his first North American start at Del Mar and paid double digits. That was the last time that happened. · 637 days ago ·
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A trio of graded stakes-winning horses, including Richard's Kid, have made triumphant returns at Del Mar in the past week.Read More
  • BrianZipse · Great to see all three back ... Richard's Kid will be hard to beat in his attempt for Pacific Classic #3. · 707 days ago ·
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  • Floridaf · If all that are possible for the Pacific Classic are entered, that race will be one of the toughest of the year. Fair odds all the way around. Great to see Richard's Kid, Rail Trip, and Coil back in the winner's circle! · 707 days ago ·
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Two-time TVG Pacific Classic champion Richard’s Kid is back in the barn of Bob Baffert and back on the same race schedule that led to the Classic victories in 2009-10. Read More
Can anyone hang with Richards Kid in this race. I see that Fly Lexi Fly has won at the distance, but some 2 2/5 slower than the rest.
  • travel_vic · named for a great one COUGAR....Imported by Joe Hernandz the voice of Santa Anita for years, I saw his first North American start at Del Mar and he never ran at those odds again! · 713 days ago ·
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Can anyone hang with Richards Kid in this race. I see that Fly Lexi Fly has won at the distance, but some 2 2/5 slower than the rest.
Thursday Del Mar Recap – July 26 Patient runners performed better than expected on both surfaces. Four-bagger for Rafael Bejarano. Trainer Bob Baffert saddled two winners including sharp comebacker Coil and Bejarano rode both. On the ticket front I tabbed two Primary (Coil, Midnight Con) winners and...Read More
Two-time TVG Pacific Classic winner Richard’s Kid is scheduled to make his first Del Mar start in nearly two years in the Grade III, $100,000 Cougar II Handicap on Friday (July 26). Read More
Game On Dude appeared to take a step toward the Pacific Classic with a four furlong workout on Saturday in 47.80 that got a “Game On Dude loved Del Mar today, worked lights out,” tweet from Baffert to his followers on Twitter.Read More
Waterford Stable’s Summer Front, who was cross-entered in Saturday’s Grade 2 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs and Sunday’s $100,000 Duluth at Saratoga Race Course, will run in the latter race, trainer Christophe Clement confirmed on Friday.Read More
Just heard, If if rains in Va, Summer Front will run in the Duluth instead
The Distance should set up perfectly for Heavy Breathing
Summer Front ? Hope he goes in the Va. Derby instead of here
Hope to see a rematch between Summer Front and Howe Great.

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