Eclipse Thoroughbreds Partners’ Capo Bastone, overlooked at 28-1, had just two horses beaten after a quarter mile in Saratoga’s $500, 000 King’s Bishop Stakes (G1), but the 3-year-old son of Street Boss moved up on the turn, found room between horses in the lane and ran by the leaders to win by two lengths. His first stakes win gives him 9-3-1-2 record and earnings of $659,608. He was sold for $175,000 by de Meric Sales, Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video
Conquest Stable LLC’s Conquest Titan put the lessons learned in his debut at Churchill Downs in June to good use, going to the lead and giving nothing else a chance in Woodbine $125,500 Swynford Stakes, drawing away and winning under wraps by 5-1/4 lengths. It’s the first win in two tries for the 2-year-old colt by Birdstone, leaving him with $73,695 in earnings. He was sold for $475,000 by Paul Sharp, Agent, at the 2013 OBS March Sale after working an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack Show. watch his under tack video
DDRD Racing’s Sr. Quisqueyano led a 1-2-3 OBS sweep of Gulfstream’s $115,000 Eight Miles East Stakes on Saturday, leading gate to wire and edging favored Where’s Sterling (April ’09) by a neck, with Isutalkintome (April ’11) checking in third. That’s three stakes wins for the 3-year-old Florida-bred colt by Exclusive Quality, sold for $5,500 by Thoroughstock, Agent, at the 2011 OBS August Sale. The win gives him a 14-5-4-1 record and $414,150 in earnings.
Antonio Miuccio’s Palace came from off the pace to grab the lead a furlong from home and draw off to a three length victory in Friday’s $100,000 Chowder First Stakes at Saratoga. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old colt by City Zip, now 12-6-2-2 with earnings of $262,050. He was sold for $160,000 by Crupi’s New Castle Farm, Agent, at the 2011 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video
Gelfenstein Farm’s Brothersofthetime picked up his first stakes win at Calder on Saturday, closing late to beat fellow OBS graduate East Hall (April ’13, August ’12) by a nose in the $73,200 Seacliff Stakes. Three for four with his only defeat a second in the Frank Gomez Memorial Stakes, the 2-year-old Florida-bred son of Bob and John was sold for $32,000 by Summerfield (Francis & Barbara Vanlangendonck) Agent, at the 2012 OBS August Sale. He’s earned $107,200 to date.