Indian Gracey, Good Lord score in weekend stakes

Jerry Hollendorfer’s graded stakes placed Indian Gracey posted her first stakes win on Saturday at Sacramento, edging fellow OBS graduate English Royal (April ’10) by a head in the $75,000 California State Fair Sprint Handicap. The 4-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Indian Ocean, sold by Nick de Meric, Agent, for $34,000 at the 2010 OBS April Sale, is now 8-3-2-2 with earnings of $145,360.  watch her under tack video

Thomas D. Shank and Stan Young’s Good Lord made it two stakes victories in a row on Saturday, wearing down fellow OBS graduate Noble’s Promise in the stretch of Ellis Park’s $50,000 Don Bernhardt Stakes to win by half a length. That’s two wins in seven starts for the 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Greatness, consigned by Tradewinds Farm, Agent, to the 2009 OBS June Sale. He’s now 41-6-8-10 and has earned $299,063 to date. watch his under tack video