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2002 Triple Crown Late Nominations

Date: 04/03/02

Take Charge Lady is one of the best of the 12 late nominees
A total of 405 three-year-olds, including 14 fillies and 9 geldings, were nominated for a $600 fee in the early nominations which closed on January 19th. An additional 12 were nominated for a $6,000 fee in the late nominations which closed on March 30th. Two of these, One Tuff Fox and Puzzlement, were not known until April 2nd due to the offices at Aqueduct being closed for the Easter weekend. Other horses can still enter up until entries are drawn for the Derby, but a hefty $150,000 supplemental fee would be required. Here are the late nominees with their connections and pedigree info.

Codes used in table are
     Sex:   C = colt, G = gelding, F = filly
     Color:   CH = chestnut, B = bay, DKB/BR = dark bay or brown, GR/RO = gray or roan

Early nominations sorted by:   Name, Sire, Trainer, Owner

Horse Sex Color Sire - Dam Owner Trainer Breeder (State)
American Style C B Quiet American - Style Setter Buckram Oak Farm Nick Zito W.S. Farish (KY)
Buddha C GR/
Unbridled's Song - Cahooters Gary West H. James Bond Farfellow Farms (KY)
It'sallinthechase C B Take Me Out - Limestone Landing Darwin Olson Wilson Brown Theodore Kuster (KY)
Laissezaller C GR/
End Sweep - Laissez Faire Diane Snowden Bill Mott Franco Castlefranci (KY)
Lusty Latin C GR/
El Prado - Scarlet Ann Joey and Wendy Platt Jeff Mullins Applebite Farms (CA)
Medaglia d'Oro C DKB/
El Prado - Cappucino Bay Edmund Gann Bobby Frankel Albert and Joyce Bell (KY)
One Tuff Fox C CH Foxhound - Seer of Gold Italo-Erin Stables Richard Dutrow Jr. Italo-Erin Stables (KY)
Puzzlement C B Pine Bluff - Taine Joseph Shields Jr. Allen Jerkens Joseph Shields Jr. (FL)
Straight Gin C B Go For Gin - Valeta Marylou Whitney Nick Zito Arthur and Dell Hancock (KY)
Tails of the Crypt C DKB/
Regal Classic - Cryptic Tune Jam Jar Racing John Ross William and Dave Fishback (KY)
Take Charge Lady F B Dehere - Felicita Select Stable Kenneth McPeek William Schettine (KY)
Yankee Gentleman C B Storm Cat - Key Phrase Martin and Pam Wygod Bill Mott Martin and Pam Wygod (KY)

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