March 26: CAROLYN WILSON’S three-year-old colt ONASA (’20 c. Always Dreaming / Silent Candy) broke his maiden Sunday at Hawthorne while defeating eight other maiden special weight foes. Trained by LARRY RIVELLI, the bay colt dueled for the lead before shaking off the competition and drawing away to a four-length victory. ONASA was purchased by his owner at the 2022 OBS March Sale for $140,000
We wish ONASA much continued success!
March 26: DIAMOND COOL (’20 g. Prospective / Patriotic Brother) scored his first career black-type on Sunday at Tampa Bay Downs when he ran second in the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Sophomore Stakes. The PATRICK BIANCONE trainee sat mid-pack about four off the rail before making a late run under jockey JAVIER CASTELLANO to come within a length and a quarter of the winner at the wire.
Owned by DIAMOND 100 RACING CLUB LLC, AMY E. DUNNE & PATRICK BIANCONE the three-year-old now earned over $76,000.
We wish DIAMOND COOL and all his connections the very best!
March 26: Coming off his first stakes score in the Mine That Bird Derby at Santa Anita on February 28. HENRY Q (’20 c. Blame / Lunar Express) added Grade 3 black-type to his resume when finishing third in the Sunland Park Derby (G3) on Sunday.
Owned by THE DEL MAR GROUP and trained by DOUG O’NEILL, the DENNIS O’NEILL yearling purchase has 2 wins and 1 third out of 5 career starts. He has earned $151,140.
Best of racing luck to the talented HENRY Q!
March 26: REDDAM RACING LLC’s sophomore runner LOW EXPECTATIONS (’20 g. Nyquist / Eloquent Tribute) is out-performing his name having run second in Sunday’s Sunland Park Derby (G3). Coming into the race off of two consecutive wins, the ANTONIO GARCIA trainee took a big step up in class from starter-optional claiming company on March 3rd to Sunday’s Grade 3 contest. The chestnut gelding rose to the occasion to finish a length & a quarter behind the winner & earn his first career black type.
Best wishes to LOW EXPECTATIONS and all of his connections.
March 25: KEVIN STEDMAN’S Louisiana-bred colt LATE SEPTEMBER (’20 c. Munnings / Hello Maggie May) added another stakes placing to his name on Friday when finishing second in the Crescent City Derby at Fair Grounds. Purchased by his owner out of last summer’s Fasig-Tipton Horses of Racing Age Sale for $60,000 the bay colt is now a multiple stakes winner of over $190,000. He is trained by conditioner JOSE M. CAMEJO.
May LATE SEPTEMBER and his connections enjoy much continued success!