The Quality Road filly PURE broke her maiden at Santa Anita going 1 1/16 on the dirt. Although was forced wide around both turns, she gained on the leaders and kicked clear for the win. She has earned over $64,000. She is owned by DP Racing, LLC and was bred by Young Stables, LLC. She was prepped and sold by Kirkwood for $130,000 at Keeneland April.
Colt Rafale has been tipped to become 2015 Korean Triple Crown winner on KoreanRacing.WordPress.com. Rafale is from the first crop of COLORS FLYING (A.P. Indy / Storm Flag Flying) purchased for Moo Keun So by Kip Elser. Find the full write up here.
Almost always on the board in all 17 of his starts, four year old Kodiak Kowboy colt DUVAL, raced close to the pace and then challenged between horses to gain the lead and edge clear for the win. He was prepared by Kirkwood Stable and sold to Bill & Corinne Heiligbrodt. He is trained by Steven M. Asmussen and was bred in Pennsylvania by Mark Reid & DDS Stables.
Kirkwood prepped and consigned 3 year old Two Step Salsa colt, BLACK MARTINO, picked up black type in the Cutler Bay Stakes at Gulfstream going a mile on the turf. He went to the lead and dueled through the stretch, but had to settle for the show position. He is owned by Honors Stable Corp. and was bred by Bailey Bolen. His trainer is Jose Garoffalo.
West Point Thoroughbred’s three year old filly LAVENDER CHRISSIE won for the second time in three starts, taking an allowance race at Gulfstream. She stalked the pace and then came wide to take command and draw off to win handily by 5 lengths. She is trained by Dale L. Romans and was bred by Mrs. O. M. Patrick.
BLACK MARTINO edged up for the lead and held to win an SOC at Gulfstream. He has earned $65,000 for his connections, Trainer: Jose Garoffalo, Owner: Honors Stable Corp. and Breeder: Bailey Bolen
FIRST WHIPPOORWILL has made money for multiple owners with 8 wins and a bankroll of $231,739. He is currently owned by Fionn MacCumhal Racing and trained by Joe Sharp. His most recent win was at the Fair Grounds where he tipped outside going a mile on the turf and won by 4 1/2.
Carl F. Pollard bred three-year-old LORD TYRION won his last race and was claimed. He made quick work of finding the winner’s circle again for his new connections, coming from between horses for the score. He is now owned by Midwest Thoroughbreds, Inc. and trained by Jamie Ness.
Carl F. Pollard bred three year old LORD TYRION swung wide, passed the field and won off by over 6 lengths. He was claimed out of the race and we wish the new connections the best of luck.
INDICT swung wide in the stretch and won at the Fair Grounds for owners Jerry Mauzy, Fred Greaves, Mike Rust and trainer Vickie L.Foley. He has won 2 out of 6. He was bred Claiborne Farm & Adele B. Dilschneider.