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
Firing Line Gary L. Stevens 2.40 2.10 2.10
Where’s the Moon Luis Contreras   4.40 3.00
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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