Dance With Fate in Good Order for Kentucky Derby
Dance With Fate in Good Order for Kentucky Derby: Dance With Fate: Dance With Fate is another top contender on the leader board in 3rd place with 108 points for the 2014 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 3, 2014. The three-year-old colt traveled from California with competitor California Chrome this morning and will arrive at barn 42 at Churchill Downs sometime this afternoon.
Dance With Fate had his final work at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, April 26, 2014 and reportedly came out of his :47 half-mile work in “good order.”
Dance With Fate teams up with jockey Corey S. Nakatani for the 2014 Kentucky Derby and is trained by Peter Eurton. Eurton actually began his horse racing career as a jockey and was mentored under his stepfather trainer Steve Ippolito. Eurton became a trainer in 1985 and has had horses who have ranked as graded stakes winners and even had a 3rd place finish in the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies with Weemissfrankie.
Dance With Fate was foaled on February 16th, 2011 with sire sprinter and miler Two Step Salsa and mare Flirting With Fate and bred by breeder Best A Luck Farm LLC. Dance With Fate is owned by Alesia, Sharon, Bran Jam Stable and Ciaglia Racing LLC.
Dance With Fate has placed in multiple graded stakes and is a graded stakes winner, including having participated in the 2013 Breederes’ Cup Juvenile race. This year, Dance With Fate has participated in 3 starts including 2 seconds and 0 thirds. Dance With Fate has had earned $524,800 in 2014 so far with $174,933 starts. Dance With Fate has had a total of 8 career starts with 3 firsts and 3 seconds and 0 thirds. Dance With Fate’s total career earnings are $680,050 with $85,006 earnings per start. Dance With Fate is ranked #10 out of 29,094 horses for the year 2014 to date.
Dance With Fate has competed in the 2013 Front Runner Stakes at Santa Anita Park and came in second place behind Bond Holder. This year, Dance With Fate competed in the El Camino Real Derby (watch El Camino Real Replay) at Golden Gate and came in second place behind Tamarando and then competed in the Blue Grass Stakes (watch Blue Grass Stakes replay) at Keeneland and came in first place.
The 2014 Kentucky Derby is the 11th race of the day at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 2, 2014 with a 6:32 PM EDT post time and will be aired on NBC from 4:00-7:00 PM.
Kentucky Derby 2014 Odds and Post Positions
1 Vicar’s In Trouble 20-1 and Rosie Napravnik
2 Harry’s Holiday 50-1 and Corey Lanerie
3 Uncle Sigh 30-1 and Irad Ortiz, Jr.
4 Danza 8-1 and Joe Bravo
5 California Chrome 5-2 and Victor Espinoza
6 Samraat 15-1 and Jose Ortiz
7 We Miss Artie 50-1 and Javier Castellano
8 General A Rod 15-1 and Joel Rosario
9 Vinceremos 30-1 and Joe Rocco, Jr.
10 Wildcat Red 15-1 and Luis Saez
Hoppertunity 6-1 and Mike Smith SCRATCHED
11 Dance With Fate 20-1 and Corey Nakatani
12 Chitu 20-1 and Martin Garcia
13 Medal Count 20-1 and Robby Albarado
14 Tapiture 12-1 and Ricardo Santana Jr.
15 Intense Holiday 8-1 and John Velazquez
16 Commanding Curve 50-1 Shaun Bridgmohan
17 Candy Boy 15-1 and Gary Stevens
18 Ride On Curlin 15-1 and Calvin Borel
19 Wicked Strong 6-1 and Rajiv Maragh
20 Pablo Del Monte 50-1 and Jeffrey Sanchez