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Five OBS grads score weekend stakes wins

Bruno Schickendanz’s Lady Samuri scored her first stakes win on Sunday at Monmouth, going to the front at the start of the $77, 250 Lighthouse Stakes and never looking back en route to an 8-1/4 length victory. It’s the fourth straight win for the 4-year-old First Samurai filly, now 20-7-2-1 with $130,553 in earnings. She was sold for $57,000 by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale. watch her under tack video

Three Lyons Racing’s Sensible Lady came from off the pace to win the $50,000 Buckland Stakes on Saturday at Colonial Downs by a length and three quarters. It was the second straight stakes win for the 4-year-old daughter of Street Sense, sold for $9,500 by Kings Equine Inc., Agent, at the 2011 OBS April Sale. With six stakes wins to her credit, she’s now 17-9-0-4 and has earned $401,030. watch her under tack video

B J D Thoroughbreds LLC’s Right to Vote took charge of Saturday’s $60,325 Kelly’s Landing Stakes at Monmouth at the start and romped to victory by five lengths. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old gelding by Political Force, now 12-4-2-3 with earnings of $233,864. He was sold for $20,000 by Jerry Bailey Sales Agency, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Saul Gevertz, William E. Morey, Roger Newman and Ray Pagano’s Positive Response closed strongly in the final furlong and scored by 2-1/4 lengths in Saturday’s $57,550 County of Alameda Handicap at Pleasanton. It’s the fourth stakes win for the 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding by Pomeroy, sold for $21,000 by W.D. North Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, at the 2010 OBS June Sale. The win gives him a 23-8-4-2 record and earnings of $353,433. watch his under tack video

Loooch Racing Stable’s Caviar N Champagne posted her second straight stakes win Sunday with a half length victory in the $50,000 J. Wm Petro Memorial Handicap at Thistledown. Sold for $13,000 by Lynne Boutte, Agent, at the 2010 OBS August Sale, the 4-year-old filly by Formal Dinner is now 22-6-4-4 and has earned $188,404 to date.