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Alsvid repeats in Churchill’s Aristides Stakes

Black Hawk Stable’s millionaire Alsvid defended his title in Saturday’s $100, 000 Aristides Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs, taking over in mid-stretch and hanging on gamely to win by a head. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 7-year-old son of Officer, sold for $55,000 by Stephens Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2011 OBS April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Chris Hartman, his tenth stakes win gives him a 42-14-11-7 record and $1,233,998 in earnings. watch his under tack video

Gelfenstein Farm’s Dearest scored her first stakes victory on Saturday at Gulfstream Park, moving to the lead at the head of the stretch and then drawing away in the lane to a six length win. The 3-year-old graded stakes placed filly by Midshipman, trained by Gilberto Zerpa, is now 4-3-0-1 and has earned $112,170 to date. Consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent, to the 2015 OBS March Sale, she sped an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 before being purchased by Gelfenstein for $150,000. watch her under tack video

Kathleen Amaya and Raffaele Centofanti’s Look Into My Eyes tried stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $60,000 Tellike Stakes at Evangeline Downs. The 4-year-old daughter of City Zip, came from off the pace, split horses in the stretch and drew off to win by 2-3/4 lengths. A two time OBS graduate, she was sold by Pelican State Thoroughbreds, Agent, at the 2013 January Sale before going through the ring at the 2014 June Sale after working an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. Trained by Efren Loza, Jr., she’s now 10-6-2-1 and has earned $160,560 to date. watch her under tack video

Perdido Pomeroy turned the tables on a fellow OBS graduate, Korean Grand Prix winner Gamdonguibada, on Sunday, beating him in The SBS Sports Korea/Japan Cup (G3) at Seoul Race Course. (download the race video)The 3-year-old colt by Pomeroy was purchased by BROA for $22,000 out of the DreamCatcher Farms (Tashaunda L. Amador) consignment at the 2015 OBS June Sale after working at quarter in :21 flat at the Under Tack Show. He has five wins from seven starts and has earned over $300,000 in USD. watch his under tack video