GiveTheMan a Cigar


GiveTheMan a Cigar

2014 Freud/Gift of Giving by Regal Classic Colt
Registered New York bred

Trained By:Steve Klesaris
Location: Belmont Park

This magnificent colt is by a leading New York sire and a well-bred mare. He has the breeding to to run on any surface and compete at classic distances.


Race Statistics

Date Track Type of Race Finish Earnings
Aug 13, 2017 Sar Md Sp Wt 73K 4 $3,650
Total Earnings for Hibiscus Stables $3,650


August 10

GiveTheMan a Cigar is entered to run in Sunday’s 5th race at Saratoga which is a Maiden Special Weight going 6 1/2 furlongs for 3-year-olds and up. He drew post position 4 and leading jockey Irad Ortiz is named to ride. Ortiz is currently ranked 2nd in the Saratoga jockey standings with 26 wins and a 21% winning percentage.

GiveTheMan a Cigar is currently 8-1 in the Daily Racing Form morning line.

The purse for this race is $73,000.

First race post time is 1:00 PM and GiveTheMan a Cigar's race is Race 5 which is scheduled to go off at 3:15 PM. As always we’ll be at the Hibiscus table in the clubhouse restaurant and Hibiscus Stables owner’s boxes. Everyone is invited to join us at Saratoga for a fun day of racing.

August 10

GiveTheMan a Cigar breezed on Wednesday working 4 furlongs in 49.17 over the Parx track. That work was 35th best out of 79 at the distance.

We spoke with trainer Steve Klesaris after the breeze. Steve said, “He worked well and he’s doing great. I’m just keeping him fresh waiting for his race at Saratoga to go.”

Steve will enter GiveTheMan a Cigar to the Maiden Special Weight going 6 furlongs at Saratoga on August 13th.