Edward C. Allred and Jack Liebau’s Wynstock (Solomini – Timberlea) set the pace in Saturday’s $200,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (G2), turned back a challenge on the turn, was headed briefly in the stretch, then came again to score by half a length. It was the stakes debut for the 2-year-old colt by Solomini, trained by Bob Baffert, now 4-2-0-0 with $162,740 in earnings. Consigned to the 2023 OBS Spring Sale by Caliente Thoroughbreds, he was purchased for $700,000 by Donato Lanni, Agent, on behalf of his connections after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5. watch his under tack videoSpring Sale walking video
OBS graduates took both $500,000 divisions of the New York Stallion Series Stakes for 2-year-olds at Aqueduct on Saturday.
Shea D Boy’s Stable’s My Shea D Lady (Solomini – Ladyberg) was a 2-1/2 length winner of the filly division, saving ground on the turn, moving to the leaders after turning for home and taking charge a furlong from home. The 2-year-old daughter of Solomini was a $100,000 purchase out of the Omar Ramirez Bloodstock consignment at the 2023 OBS Spring Sale after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. She’s trained by Carlos David and is now 5-2-0-1 with earnings of $336,500. watch her under tack video
Michael Imperio, Robert Cotrone, Hibiscus Stables LLC and Rudy R. Rodriguez’ Antonio of Venice (Laoban – Stella Performance) had an eventful journey in the roughly run open division. He was up close early, blocked on the turn and bumped at the head of the stretch, but kept coming and was best by three quarters of a length. OBS Spring Sale graduate Heavyweight Champs (Solomini – Miss Bonie) crossed the wire third but was awarded second by disqualification. The winner, a 2-year-old son of Laoban, is trained by Rudy Rodriguez and is now 6-2-1-1 and has earned $350,744. Consigned by Longoria Training & Sales, Agent, to the 2023 OBS March Sale, he was sold for $35,000 after breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. watch his under tack videoMarch Sale walking video