Stormy Rush wins Gulfstream’s Lincoln Stakes


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True North Stable’s Stormy Rush picked up his first stakes victory on Saturday on the turf course at Gulfstream, scoring by a length and a quarter over fellow OBS graduate Bold Thunder (January ’13, June ’12) in the $75, 000 Lincoln Stakes. That’s two straight wins for the 6-year-old Stormy Atlantic gelding, leaving him with a 17-6-1-2 record and earnings of $286, 516. He was sold for $210,000 by Jerry Bailey Sales Agency, Agent, at the 2010 OBS March Sale.  watch his under tack video

Gary Barber’s Zensational Bunny sat just off the pace in Saturday’s $130,624 Star Shoot Stakes at Woodbine, hit the front in the final sixteenth and drove to a 1-3/4 length victory, with front-running OBS graduate Shanagarry (August ’12) settling for third. It’s the second stakes win for the three-year -old daughter  of Zensational, sold for $20,000 by Eddie Woods, Agent, after working an eighth in :10 1/5 at the 2013 OBS June Sale. She’s now 5-3-0-0 and has earned $178,138.  watch her under tack video