Kirkwood grad GENERAL DOWNS was a game winner of Native Dancer S at Laurel Park for West Point TB. He rated along the rail and then moved 4 wide to clear the field for the victory. The 6 year old Mineshaft gelding is trained by Kelly Rubley and has earned $209,056.
Kirkwood goes way back with this family including starting his dam Plaid who was trained by Dallas Stewart for Mt Joy Stables
I’M BETTY G is a stakes-winning and multiple graded stakes-placed newly turned 5 year old mare by Into Mischief. She dueled throughout and after a very game try, she had to settle for 2nd in the MARSHUA’S RIVER S. G2. Earlier this year she wired the field to win the Kentucky Downs Preview Ladies Turf Stakes at Ellis Park and right before that, she scored in the Lady Canterbury S. at Canterbury Downs. In 2017 she was victorious in the Pearl Necklace S. at Laurel and added a pair of thirds in the South Beach S. at Gulfstream and the Albert M. Stall Memorial at the Fair Grounds.
Sales history: CONSIGNED BY KIRKWOOD STABLES)$150,000 2yo ’16 EASMAY.
Lavender Chrissie, a daughter of Scat Daddy in foal to Union Rags, was sold for $400,000 to light up the Keeneland bid board early during the Jan. 8 second session of the January Horses of All Ages Sale.
Agent David Ingordo signed the sale receipt in the name of Montia Holdidngs.
Consigned as Hip 410 by Lane’s End, agent, the 7-year-old mare earned $281,093 and won the Zia Park Oaks. Lavender Chrissie was produced from the Rubiano mare Lavender Baby, an eight-time winner who earned $139,830 and is also the dam of grade 3 winner Baby J, and stakes winner and grade 1-placed Laureate Conductor.