John C. Oxley’s Delightful Mary, idle since last March, came from well off the pace with a big late charge and won Woodbine’s $150,000 Hendrie Stakes (G3) by a length. It’s the third stakes victory for the 2011 OBS Championship Stakes winner, now 11-6-2-1 with earnings of $588,055. The 5-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Limehouse was sold by Craig Wheeler, Agent, for a sale topping $500,000 at the 2010 OBS April Sale. watch her under tack video
Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence’s Readtheprospectus ran off his sixth straight win on Saturday, taking command of Belmont’s $150,000 Commentator Stakes a furlong from home and beating fellow OBS graduate So Scott (February ’09) by a length and a quarter. It’s the first stakes score for the 4-year-old gelding by Read the Footnotes, sold for $30,000 by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent For Blue Sky Farm LLC, at the 2011 OBS April Sale. Now 9-6-6-1, he has earned $304,280 to date. watch his under tack video
Dare To Dream Stable LLC (Michael Faber), Little Bear Racing Stables and Mason’s Flower Spell went to the lead at the start of Saturday’s $66,600 Meafara Stakes at Arlington and never looked back en route to a six length victory. It’s the second straight win and first stakes score for the 3-year-old Flower Alley filly, sold for $25,000 by Bobby Dodd, Agent, at the 2012 OBS June Sale. The win leaves her with a 11-4-1-1 record and earnings of $105,882. watch her under tack video
Terrell Jarrett Jr.’s Lattin Devil scored his second straight stakes win with a 3-1/2 length victory in the $50,000 Ragin Cajun Stakes at Evangeline Downs. The 3-year-old gelding by Latent Heat, sold for $10,000 by Paul Sharp, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale, is now 7-4-1-1 and has earned $134,940 to date. watch his under tack video
Ronald Ulrich’s King Henry overcame a slow start, circled his field and drew off to win Penn National’s $50,000 Penn Dash Stakes by a length and three quarters. His third straight win, and first stakes score, leaves him with a 29-8-5-6 record and $209,614 in earnings. The 5-year-old Florida-bred son of Congrats was sold for $17,000 by Summerfield, Agent, at the 2009 OBS August Sale.
Southern Equine Stable LLC and Whispering Oaks Farm LLC’s D’cajun Cat, sold for $300,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2013 OBS March Sale after an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show, romped to a 5-1/4 length victory in his debut at Churchill Downs. Trained by Steve Asmussen, the 2-year-old colt by D’wildcat earned $21,720 for his effort. watch his under tack video