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Tencendur


Tencendur
Trainer:George Weaver
Owner: Philip S. Birsh
Foaling Date: 2012-03-09
Pedigree: Warrior's Reward and Still Secret of Hennessy
Dosage: 4-2-3-1-0 (10)
Dosage Index / CD: 3.00 / 0.90
Best Beyer Figure:

Notes: This son of Warrior s Reward punched his ticket to Louisville with a surprise runner-up effort behind Frosted in the G1 Wood Memorial on April 4 at Aqueduct. With Jose Ortiz in the irons for the first time, Tencendur tracked the early leaders while wide, gained the lead into the stretch and gave Frosted a battle before settling for second two lengths behind that rival. The colt covered the 1 1/8m distance in 1 50.7 and was awarded a career best 105 BRIS Speed Rating. The Wood Memorial result boosted his career bankroll to 253,500 and secured him a berth in the G1 Kentucky Derby with a total of 41 qualifying points. The Derby will be the first for his trainer, George Weaver, who is a native of Louisville . Tencendur began his career in mid-Decemb er with a show finish behind subsequent G3 Withers S. champ Far From Over in an Aqueduct maiden race. He broke his maiden there the following month against fellow New York breds then failed to hit the board in the Withers on February 7 and the G3 Gotham S. a month later. Bred by owner Philip S. Birsh, the bay is out of Still Secret, a daughter of Hennessy. He was foaled on March 9, 2012, and is a half-broth er to multiple stakes-win ning sprinter/m iler Mother Russia. Birsh, who is profession ally and personally involved in the theater and cultural arts industries , named Tencendur for the warhorse of King Charlemagn e in the French epic, The Song of Roland . He is expected to arrive at Churchill Downs by van on April 20 and begin final preparatio ns for the Derby, which will be his first start away from Aqueduct.


Statistics

Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2015 4 1 1 - $247,500
2014 1 - - 1 $6,000
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