Grade I Winner Sky Mesa's First Foal
Updated: Monday, January 10, 2005 8:16 AM
Posted: Sunday, January 9, 2005 9:02 AM
Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm announced the arrival of Sky Mesa
's first foal, a bay colt out of Star of Africa, by Polish Precedent, born Jan. 5 at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.
Star of Africa is a half-sister to four stakes winners, including group winner Danefair, the dam of group winner Trade Fair. The colt's third dam is group I winner Cairn Rouge.
Darby Dan manager Wayne Sweezey described the youngster as "a nice colt. He is well balanced, his knees are correct, and he's a pretty foal."
Sky Mesa, by Pulpit
out of the Storm Cat
mare Caress, scored his big win in the Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) and earned a career total of $633,076. He stands at Three Chimneys near Midway, Ky., for a fee of $30,000.
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