Firing Line fires off a big one in GIII Sunland Derby – Results and Replay

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(Firing Line) – finally got out of the shadow of Dortmund today by winning the $800,000, GIII Sunland Derby by 15 lengths and claiming a berth into the 2015 GI Kentucky Derby in the process!

Firing Line,  did what short prices are supposed to do with a run off and hide 15 lengths win in today’s $800,000 GIII Sunland Derby, for 3yos, at 1 1/8 mile in 1:47.39 over a red-hot Sunland Park main track!

Where’s the Moon, came from the back of the pack to claim the 2nd spot with Pain and Misery and Tiznow R J settling in the 3rd and 4th spots, respectively!

Firing Line – Now grabs the 50 Derby Points for the win and can now count on a May 2nd start in the 141st “Run for the Roses“!

Winning Time: 1:47.39 – A track record for 1 1/8 mile!

no. Horse Jockey Win Place Show
1.
Firing Line Gary L. Stevens 2.40 2.10 2.10
3.
Where’s the Moon Luis Contreras   4.40 3.00
7.
Pain and Misery Norberto Arroyo, Jr.     4.80
Also ran were:
6 – Tiznow R J , 8 – Dirt Monster , 4 – Why Two , 5 – Malibu Mogul
Scratched horse:
Lord Nelson  (Trainer)
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