Itsmyluckyday romps in Gulfstream Park Derby

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The first Derby of the year goes to Trilogy Stables and Laurie Plesa’s 2012 OBS March graduate Itsmyluckyday,  who took command of the $100,000 Gulfstream Park Derby at the top of the stretch and cruised to a 6-3/4 length victory over fellow OBS graduate Sr. Quisqueyano (January ’11). It’s the third stakes win for the 3-year-old colt by Lawyer Ron, sold by Eisaman Equine, Agent, for $110,000. The win gives him an 8-4-1-1 record and earnings of $185,600. watch his under tack video

 

 

Hronis Racing LLC’s Sky High Gal took the lead in the stretch of Santa Anita’s $82,000 Blue Norther Stakes on New Year’s Day, then held off a late charge by fellow OBS graduate Scarlet Strike (March ’12) to win her first stakes race by a nose. That’s three straight wins for the 3-year-old filly by Leroidesanimaux (BGZ), sold for $30,000 by Kenny Lejeune, Agent, at the 2012 OBS June Sale. She’s now 4-3-1-0 and has earned $120,083.  watch her under tack video

Carolyn Wilson’s Arena Elvira was a neck the best in Aqueduct’s $71,250 Ladies Handicap on New Year’s Day, scoring her sixth stakes victory. The 5-year-old graded stakes winning daughter of Ghostzapper is now 17-9-3-3 and has earned $497,396 to date. She was sold by Straightaway Farm Agent, for $210,000 at the 2009 OBS March Sale.  watch her under tack video