Bona Venture Stables’ Summer of Fun rallied wide on the turn, collared fellow OBS graduate Effie Trinket (April ’12, January ’11) inside the final furlong and eased away to a 1-1/2 length victory in Saratoga’s $100,000 Auntie Mame Stakes. It’s the first stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Include, sold for $95,000 by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, at the 2012 OBS March Sale. Now 8-3-1-2, she has earned $276,621 to date. watch her under tack video
Brinker Hill Farm’s Millennia scored her first stakes win on Saturday at Gulfstream Park, getting up in the final yards of the $100,000 TaWee Stakes and winning by half a length. It’s the first win in seven starts this year for the well-traveled 6-year-old Florida-bred daughter of Milwaukee Brew, now 37-6-5-5 with $305,237 in earnings. She was sold by Hidden Brook, Agent, for $70,000 at the 2008 OBS August Sale.
Solitaire Stable, Jim Sanders, Marion Sanders and Lisa Dominguez’s unbeaten Winter Book is three for three with two stakes wins after her 1-3/4 length victory in the $50,000 Aspen Cup Stakes at Ruidoso Downs on Saturday. The 3-year-old daughter of Any Given Saturday, sold for $50,000 by Eisaman Equine, Agent, at the 2010 OBS April Sale, has earned $75,000 to date. watch her under tack video