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Emblem Road, Country Grammer one-two in G1 Saudi Cup

OBS Spring Sale graduates finished one-two in the $20-million Saudi Cup (G1) on Saturday.


Prince Saud Bin Salman Abdulaziz’s Emblem Road, turned in a powerful stretch run on the outside to catch fellow OBS graduate Country Grammer (April ’19) in the shadow of the wire and score by half a length. It’s the third stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by Quality Road, trained by Mitab Almulawah, now 9-7-1-1 and the latest OBS millionaire with earnings of $10,204,734. Consigned to the 2020 OBS Spring Sale by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, he was purchased for $80,000 by Bruno DeBerdt, Agent, after breezing a quarter in :21 3/5 at the Under Tack Show.
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Country Grammer also joined the OBS millionaire ranks, earning over $3-million for second. The multiple graded stakes winning 5-year-old son of Tonalist was purchased at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale out of the Wavertree Stables consignment for $450,000 by Bradley Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 flat. watch his under tack video

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