Mine That Bird

Mine That Bird

Trainer:Bennie Woolley
Owner: Double Eagle Ranch and Bueno Suerte Equine
Foaling Date: 2006-05-10
Pedigree: Birdstone and Mining My Own of Smart Strike
Dosage: 8-3-5-0-0 (16)
Dosage Index / CD: 5.40 / 1.19

Notes: Mine That Bird is an American thoroughbr ed racehorse. He has courage and determinat ion. His enthrallin g performanc e on the racetracks won him the 2009 Kentucky Derby. The gelding is sired by Birdstone, winner of 2004 Belmont Stakes. 8 geldings have won Kentucky Derby, Mine That Bird is one of them. In 50 years 2 geldings won Kentucky Derby - Funny Cide (2003) and Mine That Bird (2009). In 2007 Fasig-Tipt on Kentucky October Yearling Sale, David Cotey bought Mine That Bird paying $9,500. He clinched the top position in 4 starts at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. In 2008, he got picked as Canadian Champion 2-yr-old Male Horse. Chantal Sutherland galloped him to win 2 stakes - Silver Deputy Stakes and Swynford Stakes. In October 11, 2008, Mine That Bird won Grey Stakes. He is owned by Double Eagle Ranch and Bueno Suerte Equine. His enthrallin g performanc e entertaine d the spectators . But, he dwindled to the 12th spot in the Breeder Cup Juvenile. At age 3, Chip Woolley trained Mine That Bird. Racing in the United States He commenced 2009 racing at Sunland Park. Mine The Bird was runner up in Borderland Derby on February 28 and 4th in Sunland Derby on March 29. Uptil now, Mine That Bird has earned $326,381. He was one of the 20 starters in Kentucky Derby. He travelled from New Mexico to compete in the big race - Kentucky Derby. He impressed the racing fans as the runner up in Preakness Stakes. This time jockey Mike Smith galloped the gelding to a remarkable finish. Mine That Bird entertaine d spectators with his astounding performanc e. He grabbed the 3rd spot behind Dunkirk at Belmont Stakes in June 2009

Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2009 8 1 2 2 $1,892,200

Major Racing Wins:- Silver Deputy Stakes (2008) Swynford Stakes (2008) Grey Stakes (2008)
American Classic Race wins: - Kentucky Derby (2009)
Racing Awards:- Canadian Champion 2-yr-old Male Horse (2008)


2009 Kentucky Derby - Mine That Bird