2015 Travers Stakes – August 29th, 2015, 5:46 ET – Saratoga – Purse $1,250,000. For Three Year Olds. By subscription of $1,250 each which should accompany the nomination; $9,000 to pass the entry box and an additional $9,750 to start. For horses not originally nominated, a supplemental payment of $12,500 along with the entry and starting fees may be made at any time prior to the closing of entries. The purse for the Travers shall be divided as follows: $670,000 to the owner of the winner, $230,000 to second, $125,000 to third, $85,000 to fourth, $50,000 to fifth, $35,000 to sixth, $30,000 to seventh and $25,000 to eighth. *Should a Triple Crown winner start in the Travers the guaranteed purse will be $1,600,000 to be distributed as such, $850,000 to the winner, $270,000 to second, $150,000 to third, $100,000 to fourth, $75,000 to fifth, $60,000 to sixth, $50,000 to seventh and $45,000 to eighth place. Weight 126 Lbs. Trophies will be presented to the winning owner, trainer and jockey. Closed Saturday, August 15, 2015 with 16 Nominations. One And One Fourth Miles.
|Upstart (NY)||3/R||I Ortiz, Jr.||126||R A Violette, Jr.||15/1|
|American Pharoah (KY)||3/C||V Espinoza||126||B Baffert||1/5|
|Mid Ocean (KY)||3/G||M Franco||126||G Weaver||50/1|
|Texas Red (KY)||3/C||K J Desormeaux||126||J K Desormeaux||8/1|
|Frammento (KY)||3/C||J L Ortiz||126||N P Zito||30/1|
|Frosted (KY)||3/C||J Rosario||126||K P McLaughlin||6/1|
|Keen Ice (KY)||3/C||J Castellano||126||D L Romans||12/1|
|Tale of Verve (KY)||3/C||G L Stevens||126||D Stewart||30/1|
|King of New York (KY)||3/C||J R Leparoux||126||K G McPeek||50/1|
|Smart Transition (KY)||3/C||J R Velazquez||126||J A Shirreffs||20/1|
1st – 2 American Pharoah
2nd – 1 Upstart
3rd – 4 Texas Red
4th – 8 Tale of Verve
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