Cheyenne Stables LLC and Mac Nichol’s millionaire Madefromlucky surged to the front at the head of the stretch in Parx Racing’s $200, 000 Greenwood Cup Stakes (G3) on Monday and the race was over, drawing away with every stride on his way to a 12-1/4 length victory. It’s the third graded stakes win for the 5-year-old son of Lookin At Lucky, purchased by Mr. Nichol for $150,000 out of the Crupi’s New Castle Farm consignment at the 2014 OBS March Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Todd Pletcher, he’s now 23-5-5-5 with $1,231,500 in earnings. watch his under tack video
Starship Stables’ Starship Bonita picked a nice spot to break her maiden, stalking the early leaders in Saturday’s $200,000 FTBOA Susan’s Girl Stakes at Gulfstream, battling to the lead a sixteenth from home and holding off a late run by fellow OBS graduate Dessert Honeys (April ’17) to score by a head. It was the third start for the 2-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Gone Astray, trained by Steve Dwoskin, who has earned $134,400 to date. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by The Acorn LLC, Agent, at the 2016 Selected Yearling Sale before she was purchased for $72,000 out of the Whitman Sales consignment at the 2017 March Sale after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 flat. watch her under tack video Selected Sale conformation photo
Reddam Racing LLC’s Encumbered circled horses to reach contention turning for home in Sunday’s $103,105 Del Mar Juvenile Turf Stakes, took command a furlong out and went on to win by half a length. It’s the first stakes victory for the 2-year-old colt by Violence, consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, to the 2017 OBS April Sale and sold for $225,000 after breezing a quarter in :20 4/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Simon Callaghan, he’s now 3-2-0-0 and has earned $102,000. watch his under tack video
Julienne Lewis, Martha K. Gonzalez, Richard A. Rizzo and Ralph Klicker’s Like What I See went straight from a maiden win to Woodbine’s $102,200 Colin Stakes on Saturday, took the lead at the start and never looked back, scoring by half a length over fellow OBS graduate Piven (April ’17, Ocotber ’15). Now 5-2-2-0 for trainer Nick Gonzalez, he has earned $99,552 to date. He was sold for $13,000 by Thoroughstock, Agent, at the 2015 OBS Fall Mixed Sale.
Mario Silva’s Bonita brought up the rear in the early going of Saturday’s $75,000 Wasted Tears Stakes at Gulfstream, but the 4-year-old Florida-bred filly by Bluegrass Cat moved up on the turn, came out for the drive and kept on going en route to victory by a length and a half. That’s two straight stakes wins for the two-time OBS graduate, sold by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2014 August Yearling Sale, and then purchased for $25,000 by Mr. Silva out of the Sugar Hill LLC consignment at the 2015 April Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Now 16-5-2-4 for trainer Chad Stewart, she has earned $173,075. watch her under tack video
Tobey L. Morton’s Pacific Gale tracked the pace in Saturday’s $61,800 Sorority Stakes at Monmouth Park, collared the leader in deep stretch and drew away late to a 3-1/4 length victory. That’s two wins in three trips to the post for the 2-year-old filly by Flat Out, trained by John Kimmel, who has earned $82,000 to date. A two-time OBS graduate, she was sold by Stuart Morris, Agent, at the 2016 Selected Yearling Sale before she was resold for $72,000 by Woodside Ranch, Agent, at the 2017 April Sale after an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch her under tack video Selected Sale conformation photo
Anne D. Scott’s Galleon Mast posted his second straight stakes victory at Gulfstream on Monday, coming from off the pace to take command of the $50,000 The Vid Handicap a furlong from home and drawing away to win by 2-1/4 lengths. Trained by David Fawkes, he’s two for three this year, has a 19-6-5-4 career record and has earned $252,780 to date. Consigned to the 2015 OBS April Sale by Eddie Woods, Agent, he went through the ring after an Under Tack quarter in :22 flat. watch his under tack video