Sold Short, the first winner by California champion Don'tsellmeshort, won at Golden Gate Fields May 20. The California-bred gelding won the 4 1/2-furlong maiden special weight race by 1 3/4 lengths in :52.50 for Sam J. and Debbie DiLaura (VIDEO).
Bred by RL Management, Sold Short is the fourth winner out of the Royal Egyptian mare Reign n’Ice.
Don’tsellmeshort (Benchmark—Miss Soft Sell, by Siyah Kalem) won three stakes at 2 during his championship season and was grade II stakes-placed at 3. He stands for a private fee at Running Luck Ranch near Parlier, Calif.